Join Robert as he tries to be seen in the job market after a 9 Year Gap! He'll interview insightful and talented people with success stories. They'll reveal how it all happened and the mindset involved. Let's learn from each other, have some laughs and 'get the conversation going!' Check out our website and socials - LINKTREE @9yeargap INSTA @9yeargap Hosted by singer, entertainer and lawyer Robert Barbaro: www.robertbarbaro.com INSTA: @robarbaro
#14 " The Guests so far" - Robert Barbaro & Bobbi Cannoli
With guests from all around the world including France, Australia and England, host Robert Barbaro takes us through the guests on 9 Year Gap and points out some of the noteworthy themes featured in the interviews so far.
These include: 1) the organic process of career development, 2) not being afraid to ask questions, 3) trusting past experiences and instinct, 4) focus and 5) teamwork.
Robert will also tell us his plans for the podcast in 2021 and introduce a special guest 'Bobbi Cannoli' who shares a delicious recipe for a bruschetta.
For information about Robert, please visit his Instagram @robarbaro, his Link Tree @9yeargap and his website www.robertbarbaro.com
#13 "Bouncing back!" - Anisha Gangotra
This week we are joined by Anisha Gangotra. Her story involves being diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis and surviving a traumatic car accident. We discuss learning how to be a natural leader; putting life’s pieces back together; dealing with trauma; and the magic of travelling, languages & dance.
Her career has developed from recruitment to a successful role in marketing and sales and now she works within the NHS mental health service specialising in supporting people with their mental health and employment. She also runs inclusive dance and Zumba classes, is a mental health advocate and holds a BA Honours in Sociology.
Our chat goes in many directions!
For more information about Anisha and her inclusive dance and Zumba classes, head to her Instagram @zumbawithanisha
#12 "The edge for success..." - Cailin Howarth
From Melbourne, Australia, Cailin Howarth starting out as a trained classical singer and performed throughout Australia and Europe. She’s changed direction, studied psychology and become a Performance Psychology Coach to the performing arts, sporting and corporate worlds to name a few!
Cailin tells us about discovering the psychological challenges, needs and solutions for people in the performing arts and how this led to forming her company The Performer's Edge : a company which offers various personalised psychology coaching and workshops helping performers overcome challenges and reach their goals. We also talk being awareness of career and personal direction, growing a business, describing the role of a coach and self motivation.
Cailin is passionate about the wellbeing of artists and her purpose is to support performers and creatives to be their best so that they can make a positive impact on the world.
For more information about Cailin and The Performer's Edge, see the following links:
The next intake of Cailin's online group coaching course, Performance Dynamics, will be starting in mid November.
#11 “Life is a collage..." - Kara R Bieber
Based in London, UK, Kara R Bieber began her career as a photographer, having her first exhibition at the age of 12. She has now moved into the medium of hand cut collage.
Her amazingly vibrant collages have been featured internationally in galleries, private collections and even department stores!
Her flair for design, colours and language have led to being the Founder and Editor of Yes Please! Magazine - accessible on Flipboard and Instagram (see links below). This online magazine showcases the latest in trending art, design, innovation food and fashion.
We'll discuss becoming a collage artist, naming artwork, the importance of music in our lives, travel experiences and how networking needs tailoring for the individual's personality.
Yes Please! Magazine can be accessed on Flipboard: https://flipboard.com/@krb/yes-please-c54m2o9rz
Kara's instagram is full of new collages and colourful updates on the world through Kara's eyes: @yes_please_magazine
Check out Kara's collages this exhibition 'I don't wanna be famous': https://augustusbrandt.co.uk/i-dont-wanna-be-famous-an-exhibition-by-kara-bieber/
Interesting article on Kara: https://about.flipboard.com/inside-flipboard/spotlight-collage-artist-kara-bieber/
#10 "A crafty career" - Yiran Duan
From Dali in the Yunnan Province, China, Yiran Duan has shifted from theatre costume making to starting a business in London, UK.
She founded Yi Crafts which promotes and celebrates the history of crafts, tea and indigo manufacturing of the Chinese ethnic minority called Bai. The company offers workshops and classes.
Yiran will discuss: her journey to London, using an Entrepreneur visa (Tier 1) from the UK, finding a hole in the marketplace, growing the business online during COVID-19, how she balances running Yi Crafts with her freelance business making costumes, her development as a teacher and being an ambassador of the Bai culture.
The documentary Yiran described in the episode can be found on this link: https://www.yiranduan.com/news/2020/2/11/meet-culture-chinese-ethnic-minorities-traditional-handcrafts-in-dali-yunnan-china
For more information about Yiran, please see www.yiranduan.com and her instagram https://www.instagram.com/yicraftslondon/ (@yicraftslondon)
#9 "A vocal connection" - David Corcoran
This week's guest is my friend and mentor David Corcoran. Originally from Melbourne, Australia, he now lives with his amazing wife and kids in Vienna, Austria.
We discuss his career history and the mixed bag of jobs he has had over the years: from the corporate world, to cycling instructor, to psychology graduate, to opera singer, to English instructor. He now practices as an executive voice coach and runs his own business called Resonant Personal Development.
We delve deep into the personal development aspect of one's career direction and heavy choices that need to be made. David touches on family considerations, honest self assessment of our skills and abilities, how Toast Masters has helped him and the paramount importance of identifying when we get that yummy feeling of satisfaction.
For more information on David please see his websites: www.davidcorcoran.com.au and www.resonantpd.com