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Lucky and Charmed: K.C. Danzansky on staying the course and finding the new

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Guest K.C. Danzansky could barely believe that one could make a major by reading classic literature, analyzing it, and writing about it. She considered her English major not only fun but a good grounding in the liberal arts that would prove useful in a career. But because she loved the literary world, she figured she would remain in it, working at a publishing house or something similar. The famously low salaries and the prospect of living in the publishing mecca of New York City did not appeal, however. So she took a look at the companies that defended on campus for corporate recruiting. Consumer packaged goods giant General Mills seemed open to her liberal arts background and she thought she could put up with sales trips in pant suits for a few years. What she came to realize was that the scope and size of the organization allowed for her to try on a number of roles.

While she has remained at the company for 25 years, her husband was the casualty of a round of layoffs. But even that had a silver lining, as both of their time in CPG helped them launch a beverage company that provides the spice in her life. In this episode, find out from KC how taking one path doesn't always mean doing the same thing. In this episode, find out from K.C. how taking one path doesn't always mean doing the same thing…on ROADS TAKEN...with Leslie Jennings Rowley.

 

About This Episode's Guest

K.C. Danzansky, currently Director of Sales Communications, Analytics, Trade and Ecommerce within Convenience and Foodservice at General Mills, has held a variety of roles within the consumer packaged goods giant during her 25-year career there. She also plays CMO and general support staff to her husband Scott's beverage company that features apple-cider-vinegar-based cocktail mixers and health shots. Find out more and see K.C. playing the role of harried bartender in their brand video at TheTwistedShrub.com

 

Executive Producer/Host: Leslie Jennings Rowley

Music: Brian Burrows

 

Find more episodes at https://roadstakenshow.com

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