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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