Career Fulfilment Podcast

Hosted by the founder of Leap coaching, Patricia Tiernan, a Career & Executive Coach based in Ireland.

In Season 1, Patricia interviews people who changed careers and found more fulfilling livelihoods. She uncovers what makes their work fulfilling, what supported them to change careers and the realities of what finding fulfilling work entails.

Episode 1 – Academic Research to Business

Patricia speaks to Dr Siobhain Bradley, about the challenges of moving from a career in Social Policy Research to Business Support within the public sector. Siobhain shares some tips on how to make a career change.


Episode 2 – IT to Education

Patricia speaks to a primary school teacher, Ber Houlihan, about leaving a ‘good job’ in a multi-national to find a career that suited her and the needs of her young family.


Episode 3 – Construction to the Arts

Patricia speaks to Orla O’Regan, owner of Orla O’ Visual, about her career change, from a Project Scheduler to the owner of a successful ceramic business.


Episode 4 – Recruitment to Software Quality & Delivery

Patricia speaks to Jeff Davis about his transition from HR into Software testing. As an American, Jeff is open about the challenges and opportunities that he experienced within the Irish job market. He shares the sacrifices he and his family made to allow him to find more enjoyment in his day-to-day work.


Episode 5 – Fund Administration to Animal Care

Patricia speaks to Cliona Kearney, who was stuck wondering for years how she could find more fulfilment at work. It all changed when she started to take some radical steps that transformed her life.