26: Custodian Work Meets Lifelong Achievement with Michael Vaudreuil

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Michael Vaudreuil - Ep. 26

Michael Vaudreuil lost everything in the 2008 recession and took the best opportunity in front of him at the time which was a custodian position at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He took classes by day and cleaned floors by night over 8 years to earn his degree in mechanical engineering. His story went viral and he was immediately hired by a huge aerospace engineering company right after college. In this episode:

  • The effects of the 2008 financial crisis

  • How unconditional support in a marriage can transform someone's life

  • Taking classes and taking a custodian job at 46 years old

  • The fuel that kept him pursuing his degree

  • What it feels like to walk across the graduation stage after 8 years of academic work

  • Walking through the cancer diagnosis of a spouse

  • Why choosing the best opportunity in front of you tends to be the correct way to go

 

You can reach out to Michael on his facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/michael.vaudreuil.3