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Graduate Theory uncovers the stories behind successful graduates and executives. We discuss their successes, failures and lessons learnt. Compiling the theory that leads to a fulfilling career.

Graduate Theory James Fricker

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Graduate Theory uncovers the stories behind successful graduates and executives. We discuss their successes, failures and lessons learnt. Compiling the theory that leads to a fulfilling career.

    Graduate Theory Compilation - Part Two

    Graduate Theory Compilation - Part Two

    This episode is a compilation of episodes 1-25 of Graduate Theory.

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    Content
    00:00 Intro
    01:16 26 - Abhi Maran
    03:43 27 - Kerry Callenbach
    05:54 29 - Lacey Filipich
    13:36 30 - Yaniv Bernstein
    16:25 31 - Gene Rice
    20:00 34 - Robby Wade
    22:02 35 - Cheran Ketheesuran
    26:09 36 - Max Marchione
    28:50 38 - Juliana Owen
    31:41 39 - Elizabeth Knight
    33:45 40 - Elaha Gurgani
    35:33 41 - Gabriel Guedes
    38:12 43 - Caleb Maru
    39:21 44 - Lisa Leong
    40:46 45 - Brendan Humphreys
    42:42 46 - Mykel Dixon
    48:05 47 - Dave Lourdes
    53:53 Conclusion

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    • 54 min
    Graduate Theory Compilation - Part One

    Graduate Theory Compilation - Part One

    This episode is a compilation of episodes 1-25 of Graduate Theory.

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    Content
    00:00 Intro
    01:07 1 - Joe Wehbe
    02:04 3 - Darren Fleming
    04:12 4 - Scott Mckeon
    06:00 5 - Oscar Trimboli
    07:19 6 - Ishan Galapathy
    10:53 7 - Lidia Ranieri
    14:45 8 - Andrew Akib
    16:22 9 - Aiden and Eric
    21:25 10 - James Fricker
    23:40 11 - Haynes D'Souza
    26:47 12 - Adam Ashton
    29:19 14 - Ingrid Messner
    33:17 15 - Dan Brockwell
    36:01 16 - Michael Gill
    44:44 17 - Aaron Ngan
    49:01 18 - Warwick Donaldson
    50:55 19 - Penny Talalak
    53:45 20 - Adam Geha
    55:49 21 - Nimarta Verma
    57:28 22 - Josh Farr
    01:00:54 23 - Josh Reyes
    01:02:43 24 - Mel Kettle

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    • 1 hr 4 min
    On Achieving Work-Life Balance

    On Achieving Work-Life Balance

    This episode is a deep-dive into work-life balance and how we can deal with it.

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    On Finding and Thriving in Your Dream Graduate Role with Kerry Callenbach
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    Content
    00:00 Work-Life Balance
    07:52 Part 1
    09:50 Ted Talk
    14:57 Brian Tracey
    19:05 James
    21:46 Part 2
    23:09 Jeff Bezos
    26:07 Michael Gill
    30:39 Sinek
    33:28 James
    34:37 Conclusion

    • 35 min
    Dave Lourdes | On Becoming The Best You Can Be

    Dave Lourdes | On Becoming The Best You Can Be

    Dave Lourdes is a professional speaker, elite performance coach and facilitator. His experience exceeds three decades and over 700 workshops, seminars and special events, addressing more than 15,000 people in talks and seminars worldwide, from everyday employees to middle management as well as C-Level audiences.

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    On Finding and Thriving in Your Dream Graduate Role with Kerry Callenbach
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    Content
    00:00 Intro
    00:17 From Social Anxiety to Coaching
    08:26 10% of your income on skill development
    20:01 Improving your confidence
    26:43 Implementing Advice
    29:18 Unblock your performance
    38:56 Dave Advice for Graduates
    46:12 Outro

    • 46 min
    Mykel Dixon | On Rediscovering Your Creativity

    Mykel Dixon | On Rediscovering Your Creativity

    Mykel Dixon is an award-winning speaker, author, musician & globally recognised authority on creativity, leadership and the human future of work.

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    Content
    00:00 Mykel Dixon
    00:29 Creativity as we get older
    03:56 Why does creativity matter
    06:40 How can we re-engage with creativity
    10:26 The Shift in Work
    18:14 Change comes from you
    21:13 Thoughts to Reality is a Muscle
    25:16 Creativity is life or death
    32:01 You being at your best makes things better for everyone
    35:26 Balancing Fun and Work
    37:16 Re-Engaging with Creativity
    42:52 How to be a good public speaker
    50:25 Advice for Graduates
    56:51 Outro

    • 57 min
    Brendan Humphreys | On Developing Your Engineering Career

    Brendan Humphreys | On Developing Your Engineering Career

    Brendan Humphreys is the Head Of Engineering at Canva.

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    Content
    00:00 Intro
    00:29 A Day in the Life
    05:11 Designing a Promotion Structure
    06:27 Did Brendan always want to be in management
    08:51 Measuring engineering teams
    12:51 What makes an effective manager
    17:31 10x engineers
    22:00 Skill improvement as an IC
    25:15 Tips for Junior Engineers
    34:58 Specialise vs Generalise
    38:21 Engineering traits that are undervalued
    43:01 Importance of startup journey
    49:29 Failure that ended up being a success
    51:45 Best investment of time or money
    54:37 Advice for Graduates
    57:25 Outro


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