Leaving the linear path: Kai-Erik’s story

Kai-Erik Sunell always knew he had a passion for engineering – so much so that he spent almost 30 years working as a researcher, developer and standardisation delegate in telecommunications and radio technologies for international companies. Yet something about that path just wasn’t working. It was too linear. Too focused on the now and not … Continued

What type of portfolio career is right for you?

There’s something to be said about refusing to settle for the status quo. We get it – a traditional 9-to-5 career isn’t for everyone. In fact, we’ve built a whole community on that concept. Every day, more and more professionals are shifting from the narrow focus of a single corporate job to something flexible and … Continued

What is a portfolio professional?

Many of us have spent our lives chasing the misconception that careers are meant to be linear. You get a job, move your way up, and eventually retire with a smooth path in the rear view mirror. In reality, many people get stuck on a path that turns out very different to expected. Or they … Continued

Portfolio Journey Series: Cara de Lange

With career foundations in business administration for global organisations, including Google, Cara has taken her mental health advocacy to the next level, continuing her portfolio career as a wellbeing and business consultant, founder, author, and changemaker. Reflecting on the burnouts we can experience both in “traditional” and portfolio careers, Lexi caught up with Cara on … Continued

Portfolio Journey Series: Steve Chambers

Steve is an advocate for charities of all sizes involved in the built environment and sustainable transport sectors. Whilst leading policy and campaigning roles, his portfolio career also includes being a lecturer and media spokesperson.Reflecting on how he got to be the subject matter expert he is now, Lexi caught up with Steve on our … Continued

Portfolio Journey Series: Tina Orlando

Having co-founded a strategic business communications firm in New York, and worked at some of the best-known global companies, Tina has built a portfolio career using this foundation to brand, coach and counsel executive professionals.Reflecting on the different stages of her career, Lexi caught up with Tina on our podcast seriesPortfolioCast to discuss how her … Continued

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