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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Episode 167: How to lead when you’re not a leader – with Doug Lennick and Chuck Wachendorfer of think2perform

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Can you effect change in your company when you’re not a “leader”?  If you’re towards the bottom of the corporate hierarchy, what will make people listen to your ideas? Doug Lennick and Chuck Wachendorfer have been helping professionals develop and improve their lives for almost two decades.  They explain how everyone can step up to make change, the difference between being reactive and proactive in your workplace, and how identifying your key values will help you both to lead yourself and others (more…)
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Episode 166: Passion vs problem solving: which is more important for your career? – with Christopher Volk

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We all want to be passionate about the work we do, but how do we find out what we’re passionate about?  Christopher Volk is an entrepreneur, business leader, and accredited writer.  He explains how following opportunities can lead to discovering new passions, the different ways companies create value for people, and the importance of being deliberate about your career. (more…)
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Episode 165: The four career types: which one are you? – with Dan Freehling of Contempus Leadership

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There are many different aspects to having a successful career.  But how do you know you’re on the right track in your career, and that you’re not limiting your own career progression? Dan Freehling is a career coach specialising in working with top millennial leaders seeking to develop their leadership pipeline. He explains the different career types there are, the common career pitfalls people face, and how to uncover the category your career falls into (more…)
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Episode 164: The optimist’s guide to surviving a toxic workplace – with Michele Phillips of Key Performance

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We’ve all heard the phrase ‘happiness is a mindset’, but how do we know if it’s the mindset we have?  Can we train ourselves to have a happier mindset?  And if so, how? Michele Phillips is a happiness expert who specialises in individual performance in the workplace. She explains how your mindset affects your happiness, the way you can make happiness a habit, and how to stay positive when working a job you don't enjoy. (more…)
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Episode 163: Integrating work and parenthood in dual-income families – with Andy Goldstrom of Parents Journey Coaching

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In a world of dual-income families, managing the stress and strain of bringing up your children at the same time as pursuing your career can seem impossible.  Andy Goldstrom is a parent coach and founder of Parents Journey Coaching, where he works with parents across the globe. He explains the different challenges dual-income families face, the four key styles of parenting, and the ways couples can balance the demands of parenthood and professional life. (more…)
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Episode 162: Sleep well, live well: expert tips for restful nights and productive days – with Terry Cralle, RN

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Studies have shown that sleep makes you more productive, increases your life expectancy, and makes you more attractive.  So why are so many of us still not getting enough sleep?Terry Cralle is a Registered Nurse, clinical sleep health specialist and co-author of two sleep-related books. She explains why sleep is so important, the common reasons people don’t get enough sleep, and the quick hacks that will help you to improve your sleep. (more…)
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Episode 161: Hitting rock bottom: How I went from drug addict to top Bitcoin podcaster – with Peter McCormack of What Bitcoin Did

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Peter McCormack was addicted to cocaine and alcohol so badly he was unable to leave his house.  He now runs a podcast with over a million listeners, he’s interviewed presidents, and he even owns his own football team. So how did he do it? Peter explains how he escaped addiction and went through recovery, the elements all successful businesses share and the central importance of branding and marketing. He also talks about what it’s like running your own business, the ways he was able to monetize his podcast and the online abuse that comes with being successful. (more…)
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Episode 160: The year that nearly killed my business and sent me back to a job – with Trudy Rankin of Online Business Lift-Off

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Imagine spending a year working on the most important project of your life only to find out the project isn’t going ahead and you’re not getting paid for the work you’ve done. It sounds brutal but that’s exactly what happened to Trudy Rankin, founder of Online Business Lift-Off. Trudy explains the lessons she learned from almost losing her business, how she stayed motivated during financial struggles and the value of speaking to family when things get tough. She also talks about why business owners might move away from a 1-to-1 service model, the adjustments you need to make when you become a business owner and the differences between having a job and running a business. (more…)
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