11 episodes

A podcast aimed at people in tech providing advice on how to take control of their careers and reach that next stage in their personal development.

I will be interviewing someone from the Microsoft Community to get their advice on career success, and guest will involve Microsoft MVPs, business owners and frankly anyone who I think has an interesting career story to tell.

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A podcast aimed at people in tech providing advice on how to take control of their careers and reach that next stage in their personal development.

I will be interviewing someone from the Microsoft Community to get their advice on career success, and guest will involve Microsoft MVPs, business owners and frankly anyone who I think has an interesting career story to tell.

    Episode 11: John Lunn

    Episode 11: John Lunn

    John Lunn is a Microsoft MVP currently working in the Microsoft Azure space.

    He blogs, vlogs, tweets, tiktoks and twitches at JonnyChipz about all things Azure, and has founded the Welsh Azure User Group. Today, John talks with us about his career to date, how he has pivoted on a number of occasions which has allowed him to reinvent himself a couple of times, and about what has caused a step-change in his career over the past couple of years.

    John has great passion and fantastic tips and career advice - have a listen!

    • 59 min
    Episode 10: Megan V Walker MVP

    Episode 10: Megan V Walker MVP

    Megan is a Microsoft MVP for Business Applications, has a background in Microsoft Dynamics and the Power Platform suite, and is a Consultant working for herself in this space.

    She co-hosts the UP Podcast where she discusses all the latest updates in the Dynamics space, blogs at MeganVWalker.com and is on Twitter & LinkedIn.

    We discuss her career to date starting out in the Hospitality and Retail sector, how she has pivoted and levelled up several times over her career, the importance of creating a brand image and her tips for what you should do if you are looking for that next step in your career.

    Have a listen, and tell your friends!

    • 1 hr
    Episode 9: Peter Rising MVP

    Episode 9: Peter Rising MVP

    Peter Rising is a Microsoft MVP who works as a Principal Consultant with a focus on M365 Security & Compliance at Softcat.

    Peter is a blogger, an author of 2 books, he writes for Practical365,  and can be found on Twitter & LinkedIn.

    In this episode Peter and I discuss his tips for career success including having a mindset that says yes, how you can be a 'late bloomer' and still find your passion for technology, and we discuss how his career has developed at pace over the past few years starting out with taking some Microsoft certifications through to becoming a Microsoft MVP.

    Have a listen!

    • 45 min
    Episode 8: Joe Hodkinson

    Episode 8: Joe Hodkinson

    Joe Hodkinson is a Cloud Architect at global manufacturer PZ Cussons.

    Joe is a co-founder of the Northern Azure User Group, he blogs and you can find him on LinkedIn & Twitter.

    In this episode Joe discusses his career path to date, and we dig into his decision to move towards a less technical role.

    We talk about his mindset for learning and the challenges around the pace of change in the technical world, and the importance of building a network and finding your community.

    Have a listen!!

    • 36 min
    Episode 7: Justin Morris

    Episode 7: Justin Morris

    Justin Morris is currently working for Microsoft as a Microsoft Teams Meeting Ranger helping customers get the most out of Teams.

    He is a former Microsoft MVP for Unified Communications, comes from a consulting and architectural background, and you can find him on LinkedIn and Twitter.

    In this episode, Justin discusses his evolution from technologist into a more commercial sales driven role and back again including time spent building a business unit from scratch, and how his technical skills have changed alongside this. His advice today revolves around identifying where & how you can add value in an organisation, and being proactive in creating opportunities for your self.

    Have a listen!

    • 43 min
    Episode 6 - Angela Bos

    Episode 6 - Angela Bos

    Angela Bos is a Senior Marketing Manager at Microsoft, and comes from a tech background working as a Presales Consultant and Technical Specialist in the Microsoft Unified Communications space. You can find her on LinkedIn and Twitter.

    Angela is a champion for Diversity & Inclusion in the tech scene and is the Women in Technology lead on the Women@Microsoft UK board, she speaks globally on a range of subjects and was nominated for a CRN Women in Channel Award 2020.

    In this episode, Angela shares her story and gives some fascinating insights into a 'Squiggly' Career Path, the importance of community and Personal Brand in career development, and discusses some options for increasing the candidate pool of diverse applicants.

    • 44 min

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