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Thinking of Career Pivoting? 'When Aligned with God, Doors Open' - with Dr. Diane van Staden

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Thinking of  CAREER  Pivoting?

by Dr. Ioana Popa

As we navigate through our daily lives, we often encounter challenges as we try to give to others and serve in Christ. Whether you're a professional seeking guidance in your own journey or simply looking for encouragement and inspiration in your walk with Christ, this interview is sure to uplift and empower you.

In this Renewal Conversation, I want to share with you a remarkable opportunity to gain insight and inspiration from Dr. Diane van Staden, a passionate optometrist who has dedicated her career to serving others and making a difference in the world.

Her story is one of faith, determination, and unwavering commitment to her calling, no matter how long it took to discover it.

She also shares about the challenges she faced, including times of doubt, frustration, chronic stress and even burnout.

Yet, through it all, she remained steadfast in her faith and found clarity and purpose in her mission to make a meaningful impact in her profession and beyond.

Ready to explore the power of alignment in God, the importance of setting healthy boundaries, and the transformative impact of living out our faith in our daily lives? Click PLAY NOW.

Do you want to know more about Dr. Diane van Staden?
☀️ Dr. Diane trained as an optometrist in South Africa and initially pivoted her career from clinical practice into international development
☀️ She went on to build a successful academic career in optometry, with a focus on health professions education and has an ongoing passion for seeing health professionals thrive
☀️ She is currently an Adjunct Professor at the University of British Columbia Okanagan in Canada and hosts the Life Beyond Clinical Practice podcast.

🎧 Check out Dr. Diane's podcast 'Life Beyond Clinical Practice - Healthcare Careers, Finding Purpose, Professional Development, Career Planning, Career Pivot' -

📞 Schedule a Coaching Call with Dr. Diane -

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Sending you many blessings and prayers!

Your sister in Christ,
Dr. Ioana

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