Making Ways talks to Andy Whelan all about his path from pre-med student to Second City comic, how he turned a side hustle doing building maintenance into a full-fledged business in New York City, and his realization that his passion for performing and helping people was perfectly suited for teaching and professional development. This episode is also chock-full of advice for anyone looking to jump-start their career or switch tracks midstream.
“If you develop relationships where you help others, where you are available to be there when they need something, then you will build your career.”
– Andy Whelan
Andy Whelan is an accomplished small business owner and career coach, whose results-oriented, growth mindset approach has helped hundreds of people achieve professional success. He currently focuses on guiding General Assembly immersive students and entrepreneurs through their branding and job searches. His background includes performing at the Second City and Late Night with Conan O’Brien.
Think about the people who have made the biggest impact on your life — the friends, family, and teachers who have invested in you as a person. They push you to be better, can be asounding board for bold new ideas, and have your back when you’re facing life’s harshest challenges. The road to professional success can be tumultuous, and as you navigate the highs and lows…