Episode 177: Using ChatGPT to supercharge your career – with Ben Gold

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a powerful tool and, with the emergence of Large Language Models, the way AI is being used is rapidly changing.  Ben Gold is an AI consultant, thought leader and speaker specialising in practical AI solutions for individuals and organisations. He explains the different ways AI can help you in the workplace, how you can use ChatGPT to get a job, and how you can use large language models successfully to get the results you want. He also talks about the types of jobs AI will replace, ways to stop generative AI from replacing your job, and how to keep up to date with the AI advancements in your field. (more…)
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Episode 176: How to use stories to elevate your career – with Karen Eber

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Stories are a powerful tool, they can make your message more impactful and more memorable.  So how can you use stories to help your career?  What can stories do for you in an appraisal, interview or a negotiation for a pay rise? Karen Eber is an author, leadership consultant and keynote speaker, well known for her TED Talk on how your brain responds to stories.   She explains why storytelling is such a powerful tool, what makes stories memorable, and the ways you can use stories to advance your career.  She also talks about the different techniques you can use to make your story more impactful, how to use stories to improve the way people see you at work, and how to improve communication with your manager.  (more…)
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Episode 175: Teaching, online business and all that jazz: transferable skills and finding your personal store of value – with Olly Richards

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It’s natural for people's careers to change over time, but how do you evolve your career if you don’t feel like you have anything special to offer? Olly Richards had a series of random careers, from jazz musician to English teacher, before eventually starting a language learning blog and growing it into a $10 million business.  He explains how to identify the transferable skills you have, stand out in your field and learn the essentials of business.  He also talks about common thought patterns that indicate a career change is a good move, why you shouldn’t compare your career to others, and how the evolution of the internet has created more business opportunities. (more…)
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Episode 174: How to build successful relationships at work (and why you should do it) – with Nicolas Rion

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The relationships you have with people at work can have a huge impact on your happiness and overall well-being. But what can you do to nurture and improve those relationships?  How can you be intentional about setting up good working relationships?  Nicolas Rion is a life and executive coach who specialises in helping people become confident at building supportive relationships that stand the test of time.  He explains how to improve the relationships you have at work, communicate with people about your needs and build trust and support with colleagues.  He also talks about what it means to have emotional intelligence, how your behaviour affects your relationships and the importance of identifying what you need from particular relationships. (more…)
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Episode 173: From professional footballer to athlete career coach – with Ryan Gonsalves of 2nd Wind

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What happens to professional athletes who don’t hit the big time? What do they do after dedicating themselves to a dedicated career that all of a sudden ends?  Ryan Gonsalves is a former professional footballer and the founder and CEO of 2ndwind Academy, a platform empowering former elite athletes in their transition to fulfilling careers. He explains the challenges athletes face when their career ends, the transferable skills professional athletes have and how they can be successful in their career transition.  He also talks about how your identity is intertwined with your career, the types of communication skills you need to be a good leader and how to seek feedback in a new career. (more…)
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Episode 172: Avoiding career change mistakes: insights and strategies for a successful transition – with Natasha Stanley of Careershifters

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Lots of people have changed careers, and lots of people have made mistakes in the process.  So what are some of the biggest mistakes people make when changing careers?  And how can you avoid the mistakes that people have made before you?  Natasha Stanley is a career coach and has helped thousands of people overcome the challenges that arise when changing careers and finding jobs that they love.  She explains the value of job-hopping, the power of talking to other people and how to redefine your identity and find a career that you love.  She also talks about the common mistakes people make when changing their careers, the transferable nature of skills, and how to find people to support your career change. (more…)
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Episode 171: Accountancy, parenthood and Bitcoin journalism: a radical career reinvention – with Susie Violet Ward

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Everyone wants to be passionate about the work they do, but what can you do when you're stuck in a career you're no longer passionate about?  Susie Violet Ward was in a prosperous but unfulfilling career and knew the only way she could get out was by being made redundant.  She explains how she got made voluntarily redundant, built a job around something she was passionate about and why she doesn’t have a Plan B. (more…)
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Episode 170: From motivation to automation: how to create change through consistent habits – with Julie DeLucca-Collins of Go Confidently Coaching

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New Year’s resolutions are easy to make but how do you keep going when the motivation disappears?  With the power of habits. Julie DeLucca-Collins is passionate about the fact that change is possible, and it’s possible when you feel good through positive reinforcement of habits.  She explains the different automations your brain makes, how to build habits that stick over time, and what to do if you stop practising a good habit. (more…)
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Episode 169: How to give engaging presentations at work and beat your fear of public speaking  – with Joshua D. Smith of Your Speaking Voice

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Public speaking is something anyone can learn to do, but how do you overcome public speaking nerves?  Joshua D. Smith is a public speaking trainer, podcast host and two-time Distinguished Toastmaster.  He explains some key public speaking techniques, how to overcome the fear associated with public speaking, and ways to construct your presentation and keep your audience engaged. (more…)
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Episode 168: Career identity, transition and avoiding burnout – with Susan Pasley of In The Business Of Nursing

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Realising you’re not happy in your career is one thing, but how do you work out what else you can do and find a career that is more suited to you, especially when your identity is so wrapped up in your current career? Susan Pasley was unhappy as a bedside nurse so transitioned to working in a business where she could still use her nursing skills.  She explains the transferable skills that nurses have, the opportunities nurses have for side hustles, and how to make the transition from bedside nursing to business.  And even if you’re not a nurse, there’s plenty of advice which will relate to you no matter what career you’re currently in. (more…)
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