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Want to learn what it takes to start, develop and build a successful career in tech? The IT Career Energizer podcast enables you to find out how. More than 250 IT professionals, consultants and experts have shared their career experiences and insights to help you to succeed. Previous guests have included Jeff Atwood (Stack Overflow), Troy Hunt (Have I Been Pwned), Laurence Bradford (Learn To Code With Me), April Wensel (Compassionate Coding), Kent Beck (Agile Manifesto) and many more industry recognised figures. Join Phil Burgess and his latest featured guest every Monday.

I.T. Career Energizer Phil Burgess

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    • 4.7 • 6 Ratings

Want to learn what it takes to start, develop and build a successful career in tech? The IT Career Energizer podcast enables you to find out how. More than 250 IT professionals, consultants and experts have shared their career experiences and insights to help you to succeed. Previous guests have included Jeff Atwood (Stack Overflow), Troy Hunt (Have I Been Pwned), Laurence Bradford (Learn To Code With Me), April Wensel (Compassionate Coding), Kent Beck (Agile Manifesto) and many more industry recognised figures. Join Phil Burgess and his latest featured guest every Monday.

    The Importance of Mastering Foundational Skills and Using Technology To Further Your Passion with Jeff Ton

    The Importance of Mastering Foundational Skills and Using Technology To Further Your Passion with Jeff Ton

    Phil’s guest is Jeff Ton, a sought-after speaker, author and thought leader, having led powerful teams and built successful Information Technology departments for over 30 years. His mission is to change the face of IT.

    Jeff discusses the importance of mastering basic skills that are sometimes forgotten in favour of technical prowess & why your passion can benefit your career.

    Full show notes and links to related resources are available on the IT Career Energizer website - https://itcareerenergizer.

    • 28 min
    It’s Okay To Admit You Don’t Have All The Answers with Danny Thompson

    It’s Okay To Admit You Don’t Have All The Answers with Danny Thompson

    Phil’s guest on today's show is Danny Thompson, a Software Developer who has a passion for tech and programming.  He is also Chapter Founder & Leader of GDG Memphis, providing resources for aspiring developers.

    In this episode Danny joins Phil to talk about why it’s okay to admit when you don’t have the answer, and how it can lead to personal growth.

    Full show notes and links to related resources are available on the IT Career Energizer website - https://itcareerenergizer.com

    • 36 min
    Always Seek To Innovate And Be Clear About Your Career Destination with Sam Lightstone

    Always Seek To Innovate And Be Clear About Your Career Destination with Sam Lightstone

    Phil’s guest on today’s show is Sam Lightstone, IBM’s Chief Technology Officer for AI Strategy, an IBM Fellow and a Master Inventor in the IBM Data and AI group.

    Sam joins Phil to discuss the power of innovation, and why we must always seek to first convince people that we have good ideas by allowing them to visualise, and innovate through creative thinking.

    Full show notes & links to related resources are available on the IT Career Energizer website - https://itcareerenergizer.com

    • 39 min
    Discovering New Perspectives And Why Facilitation Is The Key To The Future with Douglas Ferguson

    Discovering New Perspectives And Why Facilitation Is The Key To The Future with Douglas Ferguson

    Phil’s guest on today’s show is Douglas Ferguson, an entrepreneur and technologist with over 20 years of experience.  He is a master facilitator and the author of three innovation books: Beyond the Prototype, How to Remix Anything, and Start Within.

    • 34 min
    Build Your Personal Brand And Don’t Be Afraid To Change Your Life with Raj Subrameyer

    Build Your Personal Brand And Don’t Be Afraid To Change Your Life with Raj Subrameyer

    Phil’s guest on today’s show is Raj Subrameyer, an international speaker, writer and tech coach who helps people step into the leadership role of their dreams through his services and speeches.

    In this episode Phil and Raj discuss the importance of establishing your own brand, and how an effective network can help to energise our career path.

    Full show notes and links to related resources are available on the IT Career Energizer website - https://itcareerenergizer.com

    • 26 min
    Build Better Business Relationships And Welcome Feedback Gratefully with Doug Arcuri

    Build Better Business Relationships And Welcome Feedback Gratefully with Doug Arcuri

    Phil’s guest on the show this time is Doug Arcuri, a Software Engineering Manager for IBM who has worked in the IT industry for 15 years.  His interest in computers began when his parents purchased a Gateway PC in 1998 which led to him developing a few successful game modifications for Half Life. Subsequently, Doug went on to learn engineering concepts, C++, website design and game modification tooling setting the foundation for his IT career.

    • 21 min

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6 Ratings

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Very informative

Been listening to these podcasts for a while and find them very informative and interesting, great for people wanting to progress their IT career.

Oscar Lagatta ,

Great

I've listened Dan Wahlin and made me realise even more how much I love my career. Great Podcast, looking forward for more.

gutfeelboy ,

Very informative....and interesting

great podacst beacuse its ordinary people who just happen to be IT professionals that can offer real world experience.

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