Balancing Work and Olympic Sport

Monday, January 01, 2018

Worth Knowing/Balancing Work and Olympic Sport

Originally Released: January 1, 2018

Balancing Work and Olympic Sport


Today’s guest is 2016 Olympian in rowing Meghan O’leary. Meghan played softball and volleyball in college. After college she discovered rowing and went on to become a full time athlete. In Her money memoir she shares her strategy to maintaining a tight budget while pursuing her dreams.

Today Meghan will share with us more about what she learned about money as a child and how that helped her as she pursued her dream job and then transitioned to being a full time athlete. We will also discuss the importance of budgeting for your future.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • ​How to navigate money decisions when you get your first job.
  • ​How to add opportunities to your resume that will aid in pursuing your dream job.
  • ​The importance of making your dollars stretch
  • ​Why you need a solid plan when setting out for your dream opportunities
Lauryn Williams

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