You’re not totally happy with your career (obviously!) You also know that there “has to be something out there that’s better.” That hope that you can find meaningful and fulfilling work, that also pays you well, has led you here!
This is the show that provides the inspiration, tools, and roadmaps to move from where you are to work that matters to you and uniquely fits your strengths and talents.
When Your Role No Longer Fits: How To Uncover Your Strengths To Make A Dramatic Change
You may have had a role that matched your skills and experience, but it drastically changed over time. Now it doesn’t fit your strengths. So, what do you do?
In less than 2 years, Nick’s customer service role morphed into a sales role - which did not fit him. He explains how he went from uncovering his strengths, to making connections and having conversations to learn what roles could fit him, and finally landing a role that actually plays to his strengths.
Stuck in a Career You're Unhappy With? Fear Of Taking Risks Could Be Keeping You There
Many people are afraid to take risks because it’s easier to stay where they feel safe and comfortable.
But the problem is that if you aren’t willing to get uncomfortable, you could be cheating yourself out of career happiness.
Stephanie was plagued with an aversion to risk and was comfortably unhappy in her role. Once she finally saw the writing on the wall, she decided to face her fears and embrace the unknown to find her ideal role.
Take Control: How To Thrive In Your Role And Become Your Best Self
Many companies focus on the idea of “Employee Engagement”, but much of that concept is employer dependent. What most people don’t realize is that there are things you can actually do to take ownership of your role yourself and make it work for you.
Rachel Cooke joins us today to share how you can take control to deliver your best work, and thrive in your role.
Negotiating Career Happiness: Getting The Raise You Want Without Changing Companies
You know the value you bring to your organization, and you really want to be paid more than what you’re currently making.
But the real question is, how do you go about asking for it? How do you even begin? And how do you do that in a way that is going to actually get you what you want?
Justin is a technical engineer who found himself in this position. He was able to stay with the company he loved and negotiated the raise... more than the amount that he thought he would actually get.
Making Conversations And Negotiations Work For You With Alexandra Carter
Many college graduates never actually work in the field of study. Alternatively, for those that are able to land a job in their field, the honeymoon phase wears off and then they start to feel like they were meant to do something else entirely.
Alexandra Carter, Clinical Professor of Law and world-renowned negotiation trainer, shares how to cultivate relationships, identify what really brings you joy, and then learn to apply negotiation skills to build a bridge to the role that fits you.
Maximize Your Job Offer: Negotiation Techniques That Really Work
Negotiation is tricky.
When it comes to negotiating a job offer, it’s even trickier. You’re probably not close to the person from your new company who you’re negotiating against. And you’re scared of blowing the offer by asking for too much. What should you do? Listen to hear how I lay out an entire negotiation strategy for maximizing your job offer without blowing it. You’re welcome.
Actional Advice - Great Conversation
I just listened to the episode with Alexandra Carter about Making Conversations and Negotiations Work for You. So many take-aways from beginning to channel your VALUE well before money is mentioned, to asking open-ended questions and listening. Well done, Scott Anthony Barlow and Alexandra Carter!
Thoughtful and practical tools to help you with your career
I love the topics and helfulness of this podcast. The issues addressed are the real problems people have. Scott asks his guests great questions and really delves into the subject matter to help listeners better understand and learn. Informational, friendly, and fun-- a great host!
Since I am listening this “Happen To Your Career” I have learned something and I felt like this is the best thing I was missing! So powerful conversations ever I have found. Five stars for your entire team.