By creating a professional life that celebrates the independent spirit, every person has the freedom to thrive at their chosen job, profession, career, or business.
"Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experience"
"Nothing is unthinkable, nothing impossible to the balanced person, provided it arises out of the needs of life and is dedicated to life's further developments"
"I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones"
"Don't follow trends - start trends"
"The wise man doesn't give the right answers - he poses the right questions"
Claude Levi Strauss
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Where We Are Coming From:
Harnessed Lightning: Igniting Business With A Social Beat is a company whose name is synonymous with the two greatest energy sources on the Planet: the human brain and lightning. When you ignite your brain with incredible energy you can create anything.Harnessed Lightning is a Southern California Company specializing in helping people who feel trapped in their job, profession, career, or business see and find a way out. We are Career Designers who help our clients design a clear path to a professional life they can call their own; where they have free rein to excel at what they do best; where they stay committed to a pursuit or venture with plenty of choices and possibilities to keep them interested; where the combined hours of their working day are spent where their talents, skills, and desires work for them, instead of against them.
Harnessed Lightning believes your professional life is worth more than money. You may see many of your colleagues struggling and see others as 'successful'. Appearances can be deceiving. There are CEO's who live in mansions with panic rooms who distrust just about everyone who crosses their path. There are homeless people who love the freedom of moving around without any restrictions. They seem to find a warm bed, a hot shower, and a hot meal.
Bob Dylan has a famous quote, "What's money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in-between does what he wants to do." You can be a CEO with a support group or a street person who feels alive every day. Wouldn't you rather design and create work that works for you?
You've probably adapted to a certain lifestyle and maybe concerned about losing it. You like the "nice stuff" but hate each month worrying whether you'll make the mortgage payment and other bills. You don't want to go backwards to a time when there wasn't "much". You're uncertain about your future and even more uncertain of making any change that will upset what you've accomplished so far. You feel like an elephant chained by a piece of string.
As Career Designers we help you break free from the burden of a professional life created by others to a passion, pursuit, vocation, or venture designed by, and for, you.
When you can't stand one more day where you are now, contact us for a complimentary "Break Free of Your Career Trap" consultation at firstname.lastname@example.org or 818-430-4295.
Bio: Renee Shatanoff - Founder and CEO
My professional journey began during a time when doors were opening for women. I was able to experience the areas of television news that were predominantly run by male engineers and knew technology was where I wanted to be. There was growth, opportunity, excitement, and variety in the work, as each day was new and different. It was exhilarating, scary, frustrating, hair-pulling, endorphin-raising, and never knowing what's going to happen next type of work. I fell more times on my glorious maximus than I care to remember. But I kept at it. There was so much to do and so much to learn. I was laying down more neural pathways than I knew my brain could handle. Technology was moving at lightning speed and I learned to adapt to this fast pace. Working in a newsroom is akin to a hospital emergency room (without the blood). It's quick, chaotic, and stress inducing. I was fortunate to 'fall' into this career as it has served me well these past years. My skills and talent were put to good use as my ability for innovative problem solving and alternative methods of achieving desired outcomes led me to where I am now. By helping you break free from the career trap you're in, you will experience a new type of exhilaration as you begin to design and create a passion, pursuit, vocation, or venture that works for you, where each day you will say, "This is where I belong; I'm home."