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I'm Jacqueline Shepherd and I'm delighted to present Taking the LEAP™. After a few years working in the charity sector, followed by a career as a recruitment consultant – I listened to my inner voice and took the LEAP to satisfy my craving to work in media and present. 10 years later, having hosted a Sky One Saturday morning TV show for a number of years, voiced the premium content for a successful sports channel and hosted content for some of the UKs most loved brands, I’m combining my presenting experience and my desire for helping people in this podcast all about taking the LEAP. LEAP is an acronym for Listen, Equip, Action Patience™ and the conversations on the podcast are based around this concept, with people who themselves have TAKEN THE LEAP. And if you're after career advice with your cup of inspiration, the Star Tips installments from staffing expert Stevie Hutson, will give you practical help you need. Episodes are biweekly and published on MondaysFollow me online @JaxxSheps.

Taking the LEAP™ Jacqueline Shepherd

    • Careers

I'm Jacqueline Shepherd and I'm delighted to present Taking the LEAP™. After a few years working in the charity sector, followed by a career as a recruitment consultant – I listened to my inner voice and took the LEAP to satisfy my craving to work in media and present. 10 years later, having hosted a Sky One Saturday morning TV show for a number of years, voiced the premium content for a successful sports channel and hosted content for some of the UKs most loved brands, I’m combining my presenting experience and my desire for helping people in this podcast all about taking the LEAP. LEAP is an acronym for Listen, Equip, Action Patience™ and the conversations on the podcast are based around this concept, with people who themselves have TAKEN THE LEAP. And if you're after career advice with your cup of inspiration, the Star Tips installments from staffing expert Stevie Hutson, will give you practical help you need. Episodes are biweekly and published on MondaysFollow me online @JaxxSheps.

    5. From the corporate world to curly girls - Jamelia Donaldson, natural hair entrepreneur

    5. From the corporate world to curly girls - Jamelia Donaldson, natural hair entrepreneur

    This one's for you!

    • 41 min
    4. When one door slams in your face, become a Global Head of Comms!

    4. When one door slams in your face, become a Global Head of Comms!

    Andrea is a black woman who deserves to be celebrated, despite experiencing doors literally being slammed in her face she has now found her voice as the Global Head of Communications for Travelex.

    • 33 min
    Star Tips - Before you take action, you must first EQUIP!

    Star Tips - Before you take action, you must first EQUIP!

    In this second Star Tips installment Stevie and I discuss E of the LEAP acronym and the many ways in which you can Equip yourself before taking action!

    • 33 min
    3. Finding oneself and founding a business

    3. Finding oneself and founding a business

    We chat Bring Back Our Girls, losing oneself and becoming a design entrepreneur.

    • 50 min
    Star Tips: Listen - Could I Be Happier?

    Star Tips: Listen - Could I Be Happier?

    Stevie and I discuss L of the LEAP acronym to establish whether one could be happier in their employment.

    • 12 min
    2. From pipe dream to published author.

    2. From pipe dream to published author.

    From pipe dream to published author.

    • 19 min

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