Cicely wraps up her discussion with Christina Wallace, the author of The Portfolio Life: How to Future-Proof Your Career, Avoid Burnout, and Build a Life Bigger than Your Business Card. Christina is a writer, podcaster, serial entrepreneur, and Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School, who has created a successful and fulfilling career by combining her multiple passions and interests. In the first part of our conversation, we talked about Christina’s journey and how she discovered the concept of a portfolio life. If you haven’t listened to that episode yet, I highly recommend you go back and check it out. In this episode, we dive deeper into the practical aspects of creating a portfolio life. Christina shares with us the four essential pillars of a portfolio life: vision, strategy, execution, and evaluation. She explains what each pillar means and how to apply it to your own situation. She also gives us some examples of how she and other portfolio lifers have used these pillars to design their own unique careers and lives. This episode is full of valuable insights and advice that will help you take action and start creating your own portfolio life today. Whether you’re looking for more freedom, creativity, or impact in your work and life, this episode will inspire you to think differently about your career and life choices. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from one of the most inspiring and successful portfolio lifers out there. Pull up your chair and listen now!
About Christina Wallace: Christina is a self-described “human Venn diagram” who has crafted a career at the intersection of business, the arts, and technology. She is currently a Senior Lecturer of Entrepreneurial Management at Harvard Business School and an active startup mentor and angel investor. She was previously cohost of The Limit Does Not Exist and co-authored New To Big (April 2019, Currency). A serial entrepreneur, Christina spent a decade building businesses in fashion, media, and edtech, including a venture inside the American Museum of Natural History focused on getting girls into STEM. She was a management consultant with the Boston Consulting Group and began her career at the Metropolitan Opera. Christina holds undergraduate degrees in mathematics and theater studies from Emory University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. She lives in Cambridge with her husband, Chas Carey, and their two children, Arden and Sebastian.
Hosted By: Cicely Simpson