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Episode 133: How to find your career values and enjoy your work – with Fiona Moss

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You might be good at your job, but do you enjoy it?  Does it satisfy you? Why is it that you don’t always enjoy work you’re good at?  How can you do more of the work that you find fulfilling? In this week’s episode, we’re joined by career and business coach Fiona Moss who explains why doing work which is in alignment with your values is such an important part of enjoying your career.  We discuss why your values matter, how to find out what your own  values are and how you can use them to  find your purpose and the work and career that you truly enjoy. (more…)
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Episode 132: Creating your own work environment – with Alison Colley of Real Employment Law Advice

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You want to have a job that offers you flexibility and fits in better with your home life.  Do you try to find something that matches what you need?  Or could you create your own job? In this interview, Alison Colley talks about how she leveraged her background in law to start her own firm and reflects on why making that important leap led her to have a better work/life balance. (more…)
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Episode 130: I’m too busy! Overcoming overwhelm at work – with Dina Cataldo

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When you get so busy that you can’t switch off, and all you can do is think about work, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. So how do you overcome overwhelm?  How can you be more productive while feeling less stressed?  How do you reclaim your time when there’s so much to do? In this episode lawyer-coach, Dina Cataldo introduces the techniques you can use to get through and avoid overwhelm.  She also gives some tips on how to be more productive and explains the importance of your internal thought processes. (more…)
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Episode 129: How to sell your ideas to your boss – with Brigitta Hoeferle of Center of NLP

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Sometimes it’s hard to get your point across to your work colleagues. Trying and failing to persuade someone to your point of view can be extremely disheartening.  But what if there were techniques you could use to help you? In this episode, award-winning educator and NLP master, Brigitta Hoeferle, explains everything there is to know about neuro-linguistic programming and how it can help you get your ideas across and create better relationships with your co-workers. (more…)
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Episode 128: Stop trying to be a superhero! Avoiding burnout in work and life – with Matt Appleby of Apple Yoga

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What happens when you burn out? How do you take a step back, recover and make sure it doesn't happen again? This week Matt Appleby, a yoga teacher and well-being expert, discusses his own personal experience of burnout and how he now helps people avoid and recover from burnout.  We cover the importance of creating boundaries, the challenges of managing parenthood with your professional life and how people can recover from burnout. (more…)
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Episode 127: Does the job for life exist? – with Becca Ribbing

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Is it realistic to find a job for life or is it ok to change jobs every few years? In this episode Becca Ribbing, coach and author of The Clarity Journal, discusses why so many people look for new jobs every few years.  Becca explains how to recognise that things need to change, the issues that can arise with having a rigidly defined career path, and the ways you can improve your job satisfaction. (more…)
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Episode 126: How to negotiate your salary – with Margaret Buj, Interview Coach

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How do you negotiate your salary when applying for a new job?  And what about negotiating a pay rise within your existing job? In this episode we’re joined by Margaret Buj, an interview coach who helps professionals get hired, get promoted and earn more. Margaret explains how to assess how much you’re worth, how to handle salary negotiations when you’re interviewing for a new job and how to approach a request to increase your salary in an existing role without burning any bridges. (more…)
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Episode 125: Is perfectionism holding you back in your career? – with Isabeau Iqbal

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Do you spend hours working on tasks that should already have been submitted?  Are you missing deadlines at work because you don’t complete projects until they are ‘perfect’? In this interview, career coach Isabeau Iqbal dives into what perfectionism means, how being a perfectionist can hold you back and how to harness the characteristics associated with perfectionism and use them in a positive way. (more…)
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Episode 124: How to choose your next job – with Misha Rubin of Career Leap

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Do you apply for new jobs because they match your previous experience, even though past roles didn’t make you happy?  Have you accepted new positions in the past because they came with a higher salary, only to find that you were unhappy with the day-to-day tasks?  Do you feel like you want to change jobs but you’re not sure in which direction to go?  In this interview, Career Leap founder Misha Rubin explains how you can start to map out your values, strengths and unique career criteria to identify exactly what you need in your next job in order to thrive. (more…)
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