Career Self-Care

CareerCast - Life-long Career Development

Menda Setlin

Is it possible to apply the principles of self-care and still have a robust career? While the two may seem like in direct opposition to one another, Minda Zetlin, the author of Career Self-Care, The Geek Gap and highly popular “Laid-Back Leader” column for, would say that putting self-care into your career is essential now more than ever. In this CareerCast, Minda shares her research-backed advice and practical strategies to help you get the most out of your career and life – on your own terms.

Aired October 21, 2022

Minda Zetlin is the author of Career Self-Care and writes the highly popular “Laid-Back Leader” column for Her articles and workshops offer research-backed advice to help ambitious people get the most out of their careers and their lives. Additionally, she is the author or coauthor of several books, most recently The Geek Gap. A former president of the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA), she lives in Snohomish, Washington. She has a variety of resources at

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