44 episodes

This podcast, hosted by Narkis Alon and Amalya Duek, talks about self-fulfillment in the 21st century;

In our shows we share tools, opportunities and insights for our career journey. We host courageous people, that are successful inside and out, and they honestly share about their desires, challenges, fears, and greatest wins regarding their career journey.

In the same way people choose to practice yoga so they become healthier, stronger, focused and happier- we practice "career yoga" for receiving clarity about our career path, learn methodologies for observing it and develop the courage needed for walking on our unique career.

In today's world especially, when 45% of employees plan to stay on the same job for less than 2 years, the need to adjust and re-examine your career path becomes relevant than ever. Similar to yoga, it's a life time practice, and its purpose is to make sure you are making a living from being who you are and from doing what you are passionate about.

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Career Yoga Narkis Alon and Amalya Duek

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    • 5.0, 2 Ratings

This podcast, hosted by Narkis Alon and Amalya Duek, talks about self-fulfillment in the 21st century;

In our shows we share tools, opportunities and insights for our career journey. We host courageous people, that are successful inside and out, and they honestly share about their desires, challenges, fears, and greatest wins regarding their career journey.

In the same way people choose to practice yoga so they become healthier, stronger, focused and happier- we practice "career yoga" for receiving clarity about our career path, learn methodologies for observing it and develop the courage needed for walking on our unique career.

In today's world especially, when 45% of employees plan to stay on the same job for less than 2 years, the need to adjust and re-examine your career path becomes relevant than ever. Similar to yoga, it's a life time practice, and its purpose is to make sure you are making a living from being who you are and from doing what you are passionate about.

Opening and closing track:
Up In My Jam (All Of A Sudden) by - Kubbi https://soundcloud.com/kubbi
Creative Commons — Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported— CC BY-SA 3.0
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...
Music provided by Audio Library https://youtu.be/tDexBj46oNI

    Our Final Episode

    Our Final Episode

    It is not easy to end projects, especially successful ones. In the last two years we recorded 44 episodes: we had over 38,000 downloads from more than 35 countries across the
    world.

    We started our podcast when we started our friendship- we had so many questions about the right way to manage our careers in the 21st century and we wanted to partner on this research project.

    Although we have a lot more to learn, we reached a conclusion; how do you manage a career in the 21st century? Similar to a yoga practice; listening to the body, combining constant challenge and persistence.

    Throughout the episodes we had the privilege to interview fascinating people and learn from them
    valuable lessons about decision making, passion and courage.

    For this final episode, we recorded a conversation in which we summarize our learnings, talk about what’s next, and share the top insights from our best episodes, including some samples from them. This is an episode for anyone that wants to hear the essence of some of the lessons learned on this podcast and to summarize the journey with us.

    We want to thank all of our listeners and interviewers. It was a wonderful ride. May we all continue and practice our career yoga.

    • 28 min
    Roni Dori about being an independent Journalist

    Roni Dori about being an independent Journalist

    Roni Dori is an independent Journalist, and has been since 2006. She is intrigued mainly by current cultural issues. Roni was a staff member of the Galeria magazine, a supplement of “Ha’aretz” for four years. After quitting her day job, she became an independent journalist, initiating her own stories. Her articles appeared in: Ha’aretz, Calcalist, Mako, TimeOut Tel Aviv and others. In our conversation with her we talk about the advantages and challenges of being an independent Journalist, the day to day work of independent journalists, pricing and her personal agenda.

    • 17 min
    Gil Ackerman about making a living from being a 'Foodie'

    Gil Ackerman about making a living from being a 'Foodie'

    Gil Ackerman is a passionate Food & Beverage Consultant and Entrepreneur for the past 13 years and excels in culinary growth and innovation.
    Gilgul Culinary Productions is an exceptional catering company with an international presence. The company is creating unique culinary experiences for private and corporate clients around the world. Gil's professional background is in psychology and production. In this episode we talk about what led him to the F&B path, how to build a brand around experience and customer service, the opportunities of today and the secret sauce that allows him to have a successful company with an international presence. This is an episode for people who are committed to making a living out of their passion. Gilgul’s story is an inspiration for this.

    • 19 min
    Tal Shavit about the importance of soft skills in today’s corporate environment

    Tal Shavit about the importance of soft skills in today’s corporate environment

    Tal Shavit is a Senior Consultant at McKinsey and Co., where she focuses on people and culture related topics in organizations around the world. Prior to that, she served as the Executive Director at Seeds of Peace Israel. With a professional background in conflict resolution, Tal always received feedback as being a 'people person', allowing people around her to feel good, communicate better with each other and feel safe. Professionally, these are called: soft skills. Although research shows that in some corporate environments, soft skills are more important than “hard skills”. But when people think about the typical business consultant, they imagine the analytical person, who prioritize numbers over people. In our fascinating conversation with Tal, we talk about the importance of soft skills in corporate environments, how company culture influences the bottom line and how many resources McKinsey invests in developing their understanding in soft skills. She also shares about the changes happening now in the business world and about the momentum for people with soft skills to join and lead the business world.This is an episode for people who love people, and are wondering about the value of that skill.

    • 20 min
    Guy Seemann about being an Expert Generalist

    Guy Seemann about being an Expert Generalist

    As part of the ongoing debate of whether to focus on one field in your career or engaging in a variety of fields, Guy Seemann is sharing with us the idea of being an Expert Generalist. Expert Generalists (a term coined by Orit Gadiesh, chairman of Bain & Company) study widely in many different fields, understand deeper principles that connect those fields and then apply these principles to their core specialty.

    After nearly 10 years in both American and Israeli government, Guy Seemann became an entrepreneur and started various organizations in the fields of politics, pharmaceuticals and the arts, just to name a few:Rethink Pharmaceuticals, The Stage and Kol Ole. His current project, titled The American Question, is a documentary film. Guy believes he breaks the mold of an entrepreneur where industry specific expertise is what everyone is looking for. Expert Generalists are taking the things you’re strong in extrapolating it for different fields you’re passionate about.

    In our conversation with him he shares the challenges and opportunities in pursuing multiple passions and how to etablish projects that converge the different fields altogether.

    • 17 min
    Keren Etkin about being a Gerontechnologist

    Keren Etkin about being a Gerontechnologist

    Keren Etkin is a Gerontechnologist. She holds a B.Sc in life sciences and M.A in gerontology. She has been working with older adults for almost a decade, in NGOs and in the private sector. For the past two years she has been the Gerontechnologist at Intuition Robotics- the world’s first social robot designed for older adults. In our conversation with her we talk about the meaning of being a Gerontologist, the problem of ageism, the impact technology solutions can have on older adults and Keren’s passion for the topic.
    This episode is for everyone, as Keren said, all of us are getting old, so we better invest in solutions, so this world stays a place we can live in.
    Visit her blog here : http://www.thegerontechnologist.com/

    • 13 min

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