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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