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Episode 125: “The Ultimate Relaunch": From Telephone Repairman to Luxury Shoe Designer: Chris Donovan

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Career pivoter and relauncher Chris Donovan shares his remarkable career journey and evolution. Chris worked as a telephone repairman for 25 years, retired at 54, and pursued his dream of creating a designer shoe line. In order to fully realize his dream, he not only went back to school and apprenticeships in shoe design and production, but he had to learn the business side too. Hear how Chris earned his masters degree in Footwear at Polimoda Fashion Institute in Florence, Italy, and his amazing experience with Tim Gunn of Project Runway. To learn about Chris and see his full shoe line, see Links to Episode Content below.

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