The Person You Want to Be, with Eric Teplitz

Ep. 36: Associate Producer for TV Turned Social Worker and Author, Kent Weishaus

October 31, 2023 Eric Teplitz / Kent Weishaus Season 2 Episode 36
Ep. 36: Associate Producer for TV Turned Social Worker and Author, Kent Weishaus
The Person You Want to Be, with Eric Teplitz
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The Person You Want to Be, with Eric Teplitz
Ep. 36: Associate Producer for TV Turned Social Worker and Author, Kent Weishaus
Oct 31, 2023 Season 2 Episode 36
Eric Teplitz / Kent Weishaus

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Kent Weishaus had a successful career in television when, in his fifties, he decided to completely switch gears in search of work that would have a more positive social impact.

He is the author of the recently released book "Stop Breaking Down: The Secret to Avoiding Overwhelm and Crack-Up".

Kent Weishaus Links:
Website: https://www.kentw.net/
Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Stop-Breaking-Down-Avoiding-Overwhelm/dp/B0C8786FMB/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

About Your Host, Eric Teplitz:
Website: http://ericteplitz.com/
Schedule a FREE coaching consultation: http://ericteplitz.com/work-with-me/
Access a FREE preview of Eric's online course "Opening to Greater Possibilities": https://ericteplitz.thinkific.com/

Support the Show.

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Send us a Text Message.

Kent Weishaus had a successful career in television when, in his fifties, he decided to completely switch gears in search of work that would have a more positive social impact.

He is the author of the recently released book "Stop Breaking Down: The Secret to Avoiding Overwhelm and Crack-Up".

Kent Weishaus Links:
Website: https://www.kentw.net/
Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Stop-Breaking-Down-Avoiding-Overwhelm/dp/B0C8786FMB/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

About Your Host, Eric Teplitz:
Website: http://ericteplitz.com/
Schedule a FREE coaching consultation: http://ericteplitz.com/work-with-me/
Access a FREE preview of Eric's online course "Opening to Greater Possibilities": https://ericteplitz.thinkific.com/

Support the Show.

Opening Clip
The Person You Want to Be intro
Introducing Kent Weishaus
Family background and early influences
Interest in theatre
Stories we tell ourselves
From college to a career in TV production
Dick Clark
Arsenio Hall
Freeze response
Meeting Amy
Unease about TV career
"Becoming Attached"
The healing power of validating relationships
How Kent made a career change in his 50s
Social work
Being an older grad student
"Stop Breaking Down"
Challenges with the current mental health system
The person Kent wants to be now