34 episodes

Dr Paul Tern works as a doctor by day, but in his spare time he finds and interviews people who have chosen to pursue more unconventional careers, hobbies or side projects. Focusing on the Asian context where traditional professional careers still rule, he explores the stories of individuals who have bucked the trend and built an alternative CV. Join him for some far-reaching conversations as he listens to their journeys, explores varied and interesting fields, and ultimately unearths advice and wisdom that we can all learn from. Come and be inspired - new episodes every Thursday.

Alternative CV Paul Tern

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Dr Paul Tern works as a doctor by day, but in his spare time he finds and interviews people who have chosen to pursue more unconventional careers, hobbies or side projects. Focusing on the Asian context where traditional professional careers still rule, he explores the stories of individuals who have bucked the trend and built an alternative CV. Join him for some far-reaching conversations as he listens to their journeys, explores varied and interesting fields, and ultimately unearths advice and wisdom that we can all learn from. Come and be inspired - new episodes every Thursday.

    ACV Relaunch! (Season 2)

    ACV Relaunch! (Season 2)

    I promised to be back on August 6 but better late than never... Alternative CV is RELAUNCHING with Season 2!New this season: In addition to the usual guests who have pursued interesting hobbies / side projects and careers, I make a special effort to...

    • 2 min
    A Special Announcement

    A Special Announcement

    Alternative CV takes a break, until August 6th.

    • 5 min
    ACV29: Turning A Hobby Into A Business (Alvin Chow, CEO of DrWealth, Part 2)

    ACV29: Turning A Hobby Into A Business (Alvin Chow, CEO of DrWealth, Part 2)

    Alvin Chow, CEO of Dr Wealth, discusses how he built and audience and turned his hobbyist blog into a full fledged coaching business.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    ACV28: Teaching Yourself About Personal Finance (Alvin Chow, CEO of DrWealth, Part 1)

    ACV28: Teaching Yourself About Personal Finance (Alvin Chow, CEO of DrWealth, Part 1)

    Alvin Chow, CEO of Dr Wealth, talks about the strategies he uses to teach himself about new subjects and much much more.

    • 46 min
    [ACV REWIND]: ACV09: The Greatest Superpower - Being Willing To Learn with Brennan Ong, Founder of Lawadvisor

    [ACV REWIND]: ACV09: The Greatest Superpower - Being Willing To Learn with Brennan Ong, Founder of Lawadvisor

    I speak to Brennan Ong about his entrepreneurial journey, and how he ended up leaving the legal profession to start a law tech startup

    • 1 hr 1 min
    [ACV REWIND]: How to Get Going with Ali Abdaal, Doctor/Youtuber

    [ACV REWIND]: How to Get Going with Ali Abdaal, Doctor/Youtuber

    This episode contains some golden advice from Ali about how to get started on any project. It's especially useful for those thinking about starting creative, crowd-fronting projects (i.e. youtube channels, blogs, podcasts).

    • 29 min

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2 Ratings

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Educational and Inspiring

This is a well produced podcast with an excellent interview style. I am looking forward to future podcasts.

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