Building Doors with Lauren Karan

Byron Dempsey is the founder of the Driven Young Podcast, a platform that helps educate and inspire the younger generation around entrepreneurship and practical life skills. Byron’s vision is to establish programs and communities worldwide, fostering environments where young people can engage and support one another.

In this episode Byron:
  • Shares his journey and how he came to start his podcast. 
  • Talks about being grateful for the privilege we have in life, especially as Australians.
  • Discusses various issues plaguing the current education system.
You can connect with Byron on LinkedIn

About your host: 
Lauren Karan, Director and Founder of Karan & Co

With over a decade of experience as a recruiter and development coach, Lauren Karan found that her priorities rapidly changed after the birth of her two children. In 2022 she founded Karan & Co flipping the out-dated recruitment model with a focus on retention through career coaching and development. 

Lauren believes that If opportunity doesn't knock, you have to build a door - and it's this same philosophy that inspired her to create the Building Doors podcast.  The Building Doors podcast is for anyone undergoing a transformation in their life. Regardless of whether you feel stuck in your current role, need some inspiration on what steps to take next, want to learn how to level up as a business owner or simply want to listen to the experiences of successful entrepreneurs and industry professionals, the Building Doors podcast is all about unlocking your potential.

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What is Building Doors with Lauren Karan?

Building Doors is a podcast about Inspiring Leaders who have created their own opportunities and are thought leaders, industry advocates and change makers in their field. This podcast gives you the resources, insights and steps to stop waiting for opportunities and start building your doors for success. Listen to this podcast to gain the resources, career tips and hands-on advice on how you can gain clarity and build doors in your own life and career.