From Hairdresser to Power Platform Senior Analyst: Exploring Natalie Leenders' Tech and Life Journey

From Hairdresser to Power Platform Senior Analyst: Exploring Natalie Leenders' Tech and Life Journey

Tune in for an inspiring and engaging conversation with Natalie Leenders, a Power Platform Senior Analyst who has followed a fascinating career path, transitioning from a hairdresser to a tech expert. In this podcast episode, you'll get a glimpse into Natalie's life beyond her tech role, including her love for cooking, Argentine tango, and her adorable cat.

Natalie's unique journey teaches us that it's never too late to switch careers and embrace a whole new path. She shares insights on her transition from an IT support role to her current position, where she harnesses the power of Power Apps, Power Automate, and Power BI to replace legacy systems in her organization. She also discusses her recent Power Automate exam and her growing interest in Robotic Process Automation (RPA).

Other resources discussed in the podcast include a Microsoft MVP YouTube series on how to become a Microsoft MVP, a 90-day mentoring challenge, and Natalie's Github and CodePen profiles. The episode is an enriching source of inspiration and insights, offering a refreshing perspective on tech careers and beyond. Lastly, Natalie shares exciting news about her selection as a speaker at an upcoming Vegas conference.

If you're seeking to explore a career shift or just curious about the journeys of others, this podcast is definitely worth a listen.

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Microsoft Business Applications Podcast

The Microsoft Business Applications Podcast is an education, technology, business and career podcast for the Power Platform, Dynamics 365, and those that work with these digital transformation tools. The format is guest interviews with Microsoft, Community, and experts who work with Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, Dataverse and Power Virtual Agents. The podcast has three shows that are released twice weekly. #Power365Show #PowerPlatformShow #MVPShow https://podcast.nz365guy.com

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