Sept. 12, 2022

015. Who Are You Answering To?

015. Who Are You Answering To?

Kristin Engen shares her story of how she transitioned from being a corporate girl to an entrepreneur, and how she answers to God rather than to those in authority. She talks about the unhealthy relationship she had with her identity and how God...


Kristin Engen shares her story of how she transitioned from being a corporate girl to an entrepreneur, and how she answers to God rather than to those in authority. She talks about the unhealthy relationship she had with her identity and how God helped her to see that she needed to answer to Him first to be fulfilled. Kristin discusses how fear can lead us down a destructive path in our lives, and how Christ can help us find freedom and peace. 

 

[00:01 - 05:31] Opening Segment

  • Introducing Kirstin to the show
  • Brief background and career
  • Working for a startup and its implications

 

[05:32 - 13:32] How Identity Impacts Your Life

  • How Kirstin’s new career made her realize her true identity
  • Kristin emphasizes the importance of having healthy boundaries in all areas of one's life
  • How being an over-performer can be unhealthy if it leads to sacrificing other aspects of one's life

 

[13:33 - 21:06] Women in Corporate America

  • We teach people how to treat us
  • Career Beyond Fear Summit
    • A need in the market for faith-led women in corporate America

 

[21:07 - 23:57] Closing Segment

  • See the links below to know more about Kirstin!
  • Kirstin’s advice for her 15-year-old self

 

 

Quotes:

 

"And I'm able to sit where I am today doing work that I love because I worked for those corporate companies. And so absolutely I'm grateful for that.” - Kristin Engen

 

“God is for you.” - Kristin Engen

 

 

Connect with Kirstin by visiting CareerBeyondFear.com.

 

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Kristin Engen

Career Coach

Kristin is a former Fortune 50 Corporate professional turned career coach who helps faith-based women in Corporate America and abroad (just like you!!) find work that fulfills them without taking a pay cut! Kristin believes that individualized career coaching is the fastest way to secure a position in a company that you will thrive in! Kristin believes that those God sized dreams in your heart for your career are absolutely achievable and that you will go farther, faster when your career and calling are in alignment with the will of God!