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Episode 145: How to optimise your brain and improve your performance – with Dr. Mary Rensel of Brain Ops Group

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Does your brain ever wander, you get distracted and find it hard to concentrate on the work in front of you?  We’d all like to perform better but what can you do to improve your brain function to allow this? Neurologist and neuro immunologist Dr. Mary Rensel explains the importance of brain health, how it affects every aspect of your life and some of the ways you can optimise your brain and performance. She talks about the different lifestyle changes that affect brain performance, the practice and value of emotional processing and the first steps to improving your brain health. (more…)
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Episode 144: Redundancy: how to bounce back and come out fighting when you lose your job – with Tina Neve of Human Decisions

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Redundancy can be one of the scariest parts of your professional life, but it also has the potential to be a positive experience that you can come out of stronger than before. Career coach and counsellor Tina Neve explains the legal framework around redundancies in the UK, the rights you have as an employee and how to communicate during redundancy negotiations to get the best exit package possible. She talks about common traps you should avoid when going through redundancy, how you can turn redundancy into a positive part of your career and how to respond to employers asking why you were made redundant. (more…)
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Episode 143: Turning failure into success – with Emily Sander of Next Level Coaching

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Everyone knows we learn from our mistakes, but when you make a mistake it can be difficult to put this into practice and it’s all too easy to fall into the trap of seeing yourself as a failure. Founder of Next Level Coaching Emily Sander explains how we can turn failure into success, develop a positive mindset, and keep ourselves anchored during hard times.She talks about what leads people to think of themselves as a failure, how best to respond to situations that make you feel like a failure and the importance of defining what success looks like for you. (more…)
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Episode 142: Relationships and careers: how to talk to your partner about career change – with Executive Coach Yosef Lynn

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Changing careers can be exciting but it’s important to remember that it can also be scary and unsettling for your loved ones. Executive coach Yosef Lynn talks in this episode about the best ways to discuss a potential career change with your partner and how to address any feelings of fear or insecurity your partner may have.  He explains the ways work and home life are inevitably intertwined, the importance of communication and how you can prevent change from putting a strain on your relationship. (more…)
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Episode 141: How to make big career decisions – with Lindsay Gordon of A Life of Options

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Changing jobs is one of the five most stressful things you can do in your life, so how do you make sure you’re making the right decision and stop worrying that you’re making a mistake? Lindsay Gordon is an award-winning career coach who works with senior leaders that are evaluating a possible career change and want to make a clear and confident decision about their next steps so they can move forward with purpose. She explains how to foster the right mindset when making a decision, how to know if you’re ready to make a career-changing decision, and what to do if you think you’ve made the wrong decision. (more…)
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Episode 140: How to discover and use your natural talents – with Steven Rudolph of Multiple Natures International

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Everyone has natural talents and abilities but how do you identify what these are and make sure you’re using them in your day-to-day life? Steven Rudolph is a coach and founder and CEO of Multiple Natures International.  He explains how to find out what your natural talents and abilities are, focus on work that you both enjoy and are good at and escape the societal expectations that don’t serve you. (more…)
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Episode 139: How to get the most out of LinkedIn – with Jeremy Schifeling of The Job Insiders

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You probably have a profile on LinkedIn, but how much do you use it as a platform?  What can LinkedIn be used for?  How do you get the most out of it?  And how can you optimise your profile to attract the right attention? Jeremy Schifeling is a former hiring manager at LinkedIn.  He explains exactly what LinkedIn can be used for, how to make useful connections on LinkedIn, and how you can use LinkedIn to develop and change your career. (more…)
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Episode 138: How to work remotely from anywhere, even when you have a full-time job – with Ali Greene of Remote Works

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The idea of working for a few hours each day on the beach sounds great but how realistic is it to work remotely in a full-time job? Is the reality of full-time remote work more stressful than freeing? Ali Green was a remote worker for years before she fully transitioned to the digital nomad life and started her company which helps people and companies thrive in making work more freeing, flexible and focused. She explains the benefits and drawbacks to remote work, how to approach your employer about transitioning into a remote position, and the surprising professions she’s seen people work remotely. (more…)
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Episode 137: How to start meditating and why you should do it – with Josh Schmidt

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You may have dabbled with meditation but found it difficult to start a practice that you can consistently maintain over time.  So how do you make it part of your routine?  And what are the benefits in doing so? Josh Schmidt is a life coach who uses principles from meditation and yoga to help his clients engage in their work and life in a more meaningful and fulfilling way. He explains how mediation can help you, how you can get started with mediation, and the techniques you can use to maintain your mediation practice. (more…)
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Episode 136: How to be well-liked at work – with Ryan Lindner

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Everybody knows that first impressions are important, but how do you make a good first impression and how do you continue to come across positively in your working relationships?  What can you do to be well-liked at work and to contribute to a healthy, positive working environment that avoids toxicity? Ryan Lindner is a personal development specialist and behavioural coach who focuses on helping his clients prioritise their time and energy while creating and maintaining positive relationships. He explains how to make a good first impression, get your colleagues to like you and contribute to a positive work environment for all. (more…)
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