14 episodes

Being Heard is a podcast exploring not what we do, but how we got there. Whether it’s podcasters, business owners, entrepreneurs - these are the stories of creative women who have left behind their previous careers to navigate a more creative, fulfilling path. In Season 2, each week a new guest explores their personal stepping stones to a fulfilling career and what career change has taught them about themselves. Together their stories will teach us about the common challenges and misconceptions of career change, whilst guiding you along your own path to finding a career you love.

Being Heard Karen Andrews | The Happy Side of 40

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Being Heard is a podcast exploring not what we do, but how we got there. Whether it’s podcasters, business owners, entrepreneurs - these are the stories of creative women who have left behind their previous careers to navigate a more creative, fulfilling path. In Season 2, each week a new guest explores their personal stepping stones to a fulfilling career and what career change has taught them about themselves. Together their stories will teach us about the common challenges and misconceptions of career change, whilst guiding you along your own path to finding a career you love.

    Helen Wills: There is Nothing About My Age That Limits My Tenacity or My Energy for a Job Worth Doing

    Helen Wills: There is Nothing About My Age That Limits My Tenacity or My Energy for a Job Worth Doing

    Popping up in her trademark bright yellow coat this week is my guest Helen Wills. While at home with her first child she simultaneously discovered the world of blogging and a joy in writing that she never knew she had. With her bold colours on Instagram and her honest opinions, Helen is an advocate for every woman over 50 who still feels she has so much more left to give.
    Full show notes at http://www.thehappysideof40.com/podcast/helen-wills/

    • 48 min
    Charlie Swift: Follow Your Curiosity, Use What You Have Available and Be Playful

    Charlie Swift: Follow Your Curiosity, Use What You Have Available and Be Playful

    This week my guest is creative business mentor and fellow podcaster, Charlie Swift. Back in 2016 Charlie was working in social media marketing when she was made redundant for the second time. Realising that employment did not equal job security, Charlie decided to try self-employment and see where it would take her.
    Full show notes at http://www.thehappysideof40.com/podcast/episode-12-charlie-swift/

    • 43 min
    Helen Perry: Just Start - If You Do Nothing, Nothing Will Change

    Helen Perry: Just Start - If You Do Nothing, Nothing Will Change

    For the last two years Helen Perry has steadily created her own colourful corner of the internet. Previously a BBC journalist, she started her instagram account (@notaboutthekids) to help transition from the role of full-time mum back into work after a break of eight years.
    Full show notes at http://thehappysideof40.com/podcast/helen-perry/

    • 40 min
    Becky Avery: Taking Time to Develop Your Business Without Pressure

    Becky Avery: Taking Time to Develop Your Business Without Pressure

    My guest this week on the podcast is the wonderful Becky Avery, owner of Hazel & Blue - a Wiltshire based company making soy based candles and candle making kits that smell absolutely divine. Becky is someone who has always dreamed of having her own business. But a perfect storm of falling in love with the candle-making process, hitting a milestone birthday and having time off for a major operation all combined to give her the push to launch her business and she hasn’t looked back since.

    • 48 min
    Season 2 is here!

    Season 2 is here!

    Welcome back to Season 2 of Being Heard! This is a very quick solo episode from me to explain why I’m switching up the format a little.

    This season I'll be interviewing creative women who have left behind their previous careers to navigate a more creative, fulfilling path. Each week a new guest explores their personal stepping stones to a fulfilling career and what career change has taught them about themselves. 

    • 2 min
    Sas Petherick: The Danger of Vulnerability as Currency

    Sas Petherick: The Danger of Vulnerability as Currency

    This week is the last episode of Season 1 and my guest is a researcher, coach and podcaster who helps humans transcend self-doubt. Sas Petherick has a degree in Educational Psychology, is qualified with the Coaches Training Institute and has a Masters in Coaching & Mentoring alongside a multitude of other academic qualifications.

    • 1 hr 3 min

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