213 episodes

Chicago Booth believes in life-long career development to help you maintain your professional edge. Through CareerCast, an online, audio recording series, we give alumni and students the chance to hear experts discuss topics such as crafting your story, making an industry or function change, managing employees, taking the entrepreneurial plunge and more. Because these talks are available online, you can access them anytime, anywhere and as often as you want.

You will have the opportunity to submit questions to the speaker in advance of the broadcast. Then check in the third Friday of each month to listen to the interview. For 24 hours after the broadcast, you can submit follow-up questions.

We’ve created a CareerCast webpage for each broadcast where you can get more information about that month’s topic. The page will feature useful links to tools, books, articles and first-hand stories.

CareerCast by the University of Chicago Booth School of Business The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 27 Ratings

Chicago Booth believes in life-long career development to help you maintain your professional edge. Through CareerCast, an online, audio recording series, we give alumni and students the chance to hear experts discuss topics such as crafting your story, making an industry or function change, managing employees, taking the entrepreneurial plunge and more. Because these talks are available online, you can access them anytime, anywhere and as often as you want.

You will have the opportunity to submit questions to the speaker in advance of the broadcast. Then check in the third Friday of each month to listen to the interview. For 24 hours after the broadcast, you can submit follow-up questions.

We’ve created a CareerCast webpage for each broadcast where you can get more information about that month’s topic. The page will feature useful links to tools, books, articles and first-hand stories.

    Strategies for Overcoming Unexpected Career Challenges

    Strategies for Overcoming Unexpected Career Challenges

    The CareerCast at Chicago Booth presents an insightful discussion on "Strategies for Overcoming Unexpected Career Challenges," featuring Gary McClain, psychotherapist, relationship coach, and educator, specializing in working with adults in transition. He is the author of "The Power of Closure." This episode delves into the various obstacles that professionals may encounter in their careers and offers practical strategies for navigating and overcoming these challenges. Gary McClain brings his expertise and unique perspective to the conversation and will provide valuable insights and actionable advice for individuals facing unexpected career hurdles. Whether it's dealing with setbacks, transitions, or professional roadblocks, this CareerCast can equip you with the tools and mindset needed to thrive in the face of adversity.

    • 34 min
    Using Intuition to Succeed at Work

    Using Intuition to Succeed at Work

    Unleash the power of intuition in the workplace with this episode of Chicago Booth's CareerCast featuring the insightful Jessica Pryce-Jones. Join us as Jess shares her expertise on harnessing intuition to achieve success at work. In this episode, she delves into the art of intuitive decision-making, building trust in your instincts, and fostering a dynamic work environment that embraces intuition. Tune in to gain invaluable insights into creating new opportunities, greater career satisfaction, and more meaningful contributions.

    • 32 min
    Navigate Difficult Conversations at Work

    Navigate Difficult Conversations at Work

    How do you react when someone at work is challenging, rejects your ideas, and is even confrontational? Some people leave the situation, while others fight back. Todd Davis, a renowned leadership expert and best-selling author, recommends approaching difficult conversations confidently and empathetically. In this CareerCast episode, Todd provides practical tips and strategies to manage conflicts and foster better outcomes. Whether you're a seasoned leader or early in your career, this episode is a must-listen for anyone looking to improve their communication skills and build stronger relationships.

    • 28 min
    Cutting Through Decision-Making Noise

    Cutting Through Decision-Making Noise

    Are you working through a (big or small) decision and have so much information that you are stuck? On top of this, which information is reliable, credible, and useful? Nuala Walsh, award-winning business consultant, behavioral scientist, independent non-executive director, ex-CMO, and author of Tune In: How to make smarter decisions in a noisy world, would tell you to learn how to hear what others don’t and secure an advantage – in your career and life. In this CareerCast, Nuala shares her successful approach to equipping yourself with the tools, knowledge, and confidence to make more effective decisions for now and into the future. 

    • 25 min
    Rising to Lead in Challenging Times

    Rising to Lead in Challenging Times

    Have you ever noticed that when a challenge, or even crisis, occurs, some people blame, complain, and run away while others lean in and take full responsibility? What is the difference between the two types of individuals? What is innate and what can be learned? Anita Mendiratta, a trusted and respected global strategic advisor, with a professional foundation in companies like IBM, Unilever, and The Coca-Cola Company would say that there is a powerful inner determination that drives leaders to courageous action. In this CareerCast, Anita shares her knowledge, wisdom, and research-based insights on how to elevate yourself and others and authentically succeed in challenging times.

    • 35 min
    What's Your Future Normal

    What's Your Future Normal

    Many people feel a future normal isn’t going to happen anytime soon. For those who believe that a future normal is possible, their vision is filled with pessimism, darkness, and hopelessness. Henry Coutinho-Mason, one of the world's leading authorities on consumer trends, Managing Director of TrendWatching, and author of The Future Normal, has a different perspective. He believes there are plenty of reasons to be profoundly hopeful about the way the world is changing. In this CareerCast, Henry shared his insights on how you can build a happier, more successful, and more expansive future. 

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

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27 Ratings

27 Ratings

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More than Careers

Top guests, engaging and thoughtful questions, perfect length. I always enjoy this podcast and appreciate the mentorship and channels to deeper discovery that it offers. Brilliant work, Anita! Many thanks.

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