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Want to have a happy career and love your job but not sure where to start? The Amazing If podcast brings you practical, action focused advice on how to take control of your career and make better choices about your future. Full of tips, tools and techniques that you can put into practice straight away. Hosted by the founders of Amazing If, Sarah Ellis and Helen Tupper, whose courses and coaching have helped 1000's of people have a happier career and authors of 'how to overcome your confidence gremlins.'

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Want to have a happy career and love your job but not sure where to start? The Amazing If podcast brings you practical, action focused advice on how to take control of your career and make better choices about your future. Full of tips, tools and techniques that you can put into practice straight away. Hosted by the founders of Amazing If, Sarah Ellis and Helen Tupper, whose courses and coaching have helped 1000's of people have a happier career and authors of 'how to overcome your confidence gremlins.'

    #196 Your Brilliant Best - Self-Belief with Cate Sevilla and Rita Clifton

    #196 Your Brilliant Best - Self-Belief with Cate Sevilla and Rita Clifton

    This weeks podcast is the final in our be your brilliant best series and you’ll hear Sarah in conversation with Cate Sevilla and then Rita Clifton (CBE). Sarah and Cate talk about how to work without losing your mind, and what to do when those, sadly inevitable, tough challenges in our careers (awful bosses, unexpected redundancy, overwork and overwhelm) come our way. Rita then talks to Sarah about how to love rather than fight with your imposter, sharing her words of wisdom on how we can all be our best at work and why feel the fear and do it anyway isn’t always good career advice.
     
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    #195 Your Brilliant Best - Entrepreneurship with Jim Collins and Anne Boden

    #195 Your Brilliant Best - Entrepreneurship with Jim Collins and Anne Boden

    In our third of our 4-part series, 'How to be your brilliant best', Sarah talks entrepreneurship with Jim Collins and Anne Boden MBE. Jim is a legendary researcher and author who has influenced leaders all around the world through his book 'Good To Great', and his book 'Beyond Entrepreneurship', the bible for any new business owners. In their conversation, Sarah talks to Jim about his flywheel concept, the hedgehog model, and what makes up an entrepreneur. Meanwhile, Anne is the founder of Starling Bank and author of 'Banking On It', in her chat with Sarah, Anne talks about the highs and lows of founding a business, what she learnt and the importance of resilience.


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    #194 Your Brilliant Best - Mindset with Ben Williams

    #194 Your Brilliant Best - Mindset with Ben Williams

    This is the second episode in a new 4-part series called 'How to be your brilliant best'. Today's episode focuses on mindset with Ben Williams, author of Commando Mindset. In his conversation with Helen they discuss courage, values and resilience. Ben's book is out now and you can find out more about his work at https://www.findyouredgecoaching.com/commando-mindset1
     
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    #193 Your Brilliant Best - Goals with Cath Bishop & Adrienne Herbert

    #193 Your Brilliant Best - Goals with Cath Bishop & Adrienne Herbert

    Squiggly Careers is starting 2021 with a brand new series! This January, Helen and Sarah are talking about how to be your brilliant best and they are kicking the conversation off with the topic of goals. Sarah talks to olympic medalist Cath Bishop about how to set yourself up for success and Helen talks to author, speaker and wellness professional Adrienne Herbert about a framework you can put into action for your career goals this year. Find out more about our guests and their work at www.amazingif.com
     
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    #192 A very squiggly year in review

    #192 A very squiggly year in review

    In this final episode of 2020, Helen and Sarah reflect on the year and what they have learnt. They share insights into who inspired them, what's helped them to be resilient and what's kept them motivated along the way.


    If you'd like to reflect on the year, here are 10 questions to think about:


    1. One word to describe work this year?
    2. What are you most proud of?
    3. Who have you helped?
    4. What have you been surprised by?
    5. What have you learnt for the first time?
    6. Who have you been inspired by?
    7. What is your most memorable moment of the year?
    8. What has been your biggest challenge?
    9. What would you like to be true in twelve months time that isn’t true today?
    10. Who would you like to say thank you to?
     
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    • 26 min
    #191 2020 Special with Secret Leaders & The High Performance Podcast

    #191 2020 Special with Secret Leaders & The High Performance Podcast

    This week, Helen and Sarah are joined by fellow podcasters Dan Murray-Serter (Host of Secret Leaders podcast) and Damian Hughes (co-host of The High Performance Podcast). They chat about the highs and lows of podcasting in 2020, what they have learnt from their guests, who they we're most nervous to talk to and who is on their wish list for 2021!
     
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Customer Reviews

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8 Ratings

8 Ratings

Aoif88 ,

Super podcast for career tips

I love listening weekly or when I need some time to gather my thoughts before a career conversation at work or just general tips on getting the most out of yourself (and others) at work

xxxxxxccbn ,

Motivational & inspiring

This is one of the best podcasts I’ve listened to, really tangible, action oriented and inspiring. Every episode is packed with insightful career tips, and well researched gems that leave you feeling ready to make that change. Helen and Sarah are so warm and bubbly and dive straight in which is perfect for time pressed listeners!

EliseLondon ,

If you're looking for practical, wise Career advice listen to this podcast!

Wise, warm and inspiring. The advice you'll get from listening to this podcast will be invaluable throughout your career. Great guests, practical tools and gentle reminders of the wisdom of how to manage our own individually squiggly careers!

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