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Work with Marty Nemko, 9/17/17: An Artist's Travails

On the Sep. 17, 2017 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I talk with MIT-trained artist Ben Wood about his successes, failures, and lessons learned in the art world.

In the program's second segment, I do Workovers on callers.  Whatever career conundrum is besetting you or someone you care about, I can usually help.

Through Oct. 1, Work with Marty Nemko is heard every Sunday from 11 AM to noon. For a few weeks after that, the show will be take a hiatus but will resume, probably on Oct 26 or Nov 2 (The date hasn't been finalized) at a new time: Thursdays from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

The programs are archived on NPR.org and iTunes and in perpetuity on this web page.

Marty Nemko was called "job coach extraordinaire" by U.S. News and "The Bay Area's best career coach" by the San Francisco Bay Guardian. He has written 20 essays in TIME's Ideas section, and 1240 for PsychologyToday.com. Previously, his career column appeared for six years in the San Francisco Chronicle and then wrote The Big Idea continuing series on WashingtonPost.com and the Working it Out column on TheAtlantic.com. In his 30th year as a career and education advisor, Marty Nemko has served 5,400 clients and enjoys a 96% client-satisfaction rate. He is a part-time instructor of medical students at the UCSF School of Medicine.