204 episodes

This podcast is hosted by Soma Ghosh, a Careers adviser who supports women who are unhappy at work.

There are solo episodes from Soma about a specific theme that comes up with the clients she supports. Some of themes already covered included bullying at work, redundancy, career change, finding a new job, starting a business etc.

Plus insights and stories into how Soma and her guests have been on their own career happiness journey and practical career advice for professional women, parents of teenagers who need careers advice and inspiration for business owners.

Copyright 2023 @somaghosh

The Career Happiness Podcast Soma Ghosh

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This podcast is hosted by Soma Ghosh, a Careers adviser who supports women who are unhappy at work.

There are solo episodes from Soma about a specific theme that comes up with the clients she supports. Some of themes already covered included bullying at work, redundancy, career change, finding a new job, starting a business etc.

Plus insights and stories into how Soma and her guests have been on their own career happiness journey and practical career advice for professional women, parents of teenagers who need careers advice and inspiration for business owners.

Copyright 2023 @somaghosh

    Episode 204 - 2 reasons why being a business owner isn’t what you may think it is

    Episode 204 - 2 reasons why being a business owner isn’t what you may think it is

    The main format of this episode is detailed below.


    Intro about the change up in theme for this week’s episode
    What promoted me to talk about this
    2 reasons why being a business owner isn’t what you think it may
    be

    LinkedIn post I mentioned in the episode by Alice Lyons - https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7165976568622735360/


    Other episodes you may find useful

    Episode 52 - Should I turn a hobby into a business

    Episode 163 - Should you start a business podcast

    If you have any thoughts or questions about this episode please

    Email me at soma@thecareerhappinessmentor.com
    or soma@somaghghosh.com

     



























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    Episode 203 - Creating a Business or Side Hustle whilst being a mum with Zina Kular

    Episode 203 - Creating a Business or Side Hustle whilst being a mum with Zina Kular

    It was a real pleasure to talk to Zina Kular business owner

    The main themes in our conversation and what we spoke about:

    1. Zina’s business and what she does - 0:00- 4:46

    2. Zina’s experiences of going to school and her
    education whilst going to a private school - 4:47 - 7:41

    3.  Learning through Failure in a positive way and
    how this helped Zina learn about real life and her career - 7:42 - 12:11

    4. Private education and State school education - 12:12- 15:09

    4. Young people and what they need from education
    and teachers- 15:11- 20:18

    5. Pressure to do certain careers and talking about
    STEM careers -20:20 - 23:14

    6. Working in education and what we both learnt
    from this - 23:15 - 25:39

    7.  More insights into why Zina created her business
    and why she help business owners who are mums - 24:45 - 30:38

    8. Advice and tips around speaking in your business
    and how Zina utilised this in her business and the different forms of using
    your voice to speak up to promote your business- 30:50 - 34:33

    9.Tips and advice around helping mums and women to create a side hustle and business - 34:40 - 40:11

    10. Where can you connect with Zina - 40:12 -41:22

    Where can you connect with Zina

    Connect with here on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/zinakular/

    Visit her Website here

    https://www.zinakular.com/




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    Episode 202 - We need to talk about why work colleagues aren’t talking to each anymore?

    Episode 202 - We need to talk about why work colleagues aren’t talking to each anymore?

    In this episode we cover the following:

    1. Why I wanted to talk about this topic?- 0:00- 6:43

    2.  What are some of the reasons this is happening -6:44- 18:37

    3. How this creating problems in the workplace - 18:38- 28:40

    4.  What can we do about this? -28:41 -34:52

    5. How can I support you currently and episode ending 34:53 -35:58

    Other episodes you may find useful

    Episode 55 - 3 ways to communicate better with your colleagues
    Episode 71 - How your personality can impact your career?

    Episode 174 - Is how you communicate at work affecting your career progression?

     Episode 181 - Feeling lonely whilst working in a hybrid role and what to do about it.

    How can you work with me

    Women in employment page - https://www.somaghosh.com/women-in-employment

    Career Happiness Mentoring program – https://www.somaghosh.com/career-happiness-program

    Apply for a call here - https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1_op9hNEHtgubM1Q5dfspOqSTonc5dsz9ktl1TpVa0Hs/viewform?edit_requested=true&fbzx=1337396816529605572#responses

    Any questions about the podcast email me at soma@thecareerhappinessmentor.com
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    Episode 201 - Why are we so unhappy at work and 3 ways to handle this?

    Episode 201 - Why are we so unhappy at work and 3 ways to handle this?

    I spoke about unhappiness at work and 3 ways to handle this.

    The main format for this episode was:


    Intro about unhappiness at work – 0:00- 3:51


    What are some the reasons around why we are unhappy at work – 3:52- 10:54


    The 4 pillars and career unhappiness at work – 10:56 - 15:47


    What is your definition is career happiness exercise for you 15:48- 21:59


    3 ways to handle this - 22:00- 30:29


    Ways to connect further and outro - 30:31- 31:30

    Links that you may find useful that I mentioned in
    this episode

    Article about Laurie Santos - https://www.shondaland.com/live/body/a31196398/what-exactly-is-happiness/



    Other episodes that are key to this episode

    Episode 145 - 3 tips to help you have a healthy, happy
    business mindset

    Episode 157 - How can you find your career purpose and 2
    ways to do this

    Episode 100 - (Milestone Episode.) Has career happiness
    evolved since the podcast started in 2019?

    Episode 89 - Why Career Happiness is a journey

    Episode 82 - Career confidence and Career Happiness what can
    you do to reignite your career now.

    Any questions you can email me at soma@somaghosh.com or soma@thecareerhappinessmentor.com


    If you want to connect with me on LinkedIn you can do so
    here

    Or follow the podcast here on Twitter. – https://twitter.com/CareerHappyPod

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    • 31 min
    Episode 200 - (Special Episode) The Career Happiness Pillars

    Episode 200 - (Special Episode) The Career Happiness Pillars

    In this episode we spoke about the following:

    1.  Introduction and purpose of episode - 0:00- 4:00

    2.  The 4 Career Happiness Pillars 4:15- 11:29

    3. How the top ten popular episodes tie into these
    pillars 11:32- 49:45

    4. Popular themes throughout the seasons 49:46- 1;00:29

    6.  Conclusion to episode 1:00:30-1:02:12

    Links that you may find useful

    - https://www.somaghosh.com/ as the four pillars are showcased here
    Previous Episodes I mention in this Episode

    1. Episode 2 - Let Confidence be your superpower in your career (Interview with Aliya Rajah)

    2. Episode 3 - How to be more confident in your career and find work you truly love.

    3. Episode 158 - Career confusion in your 20s and 30s and how
    to tackle this with Alana Kilmartin

    4. Episode 5 - Three tips to help with Career Confusion

    5. Episode 4 - Finding your true purpose in your career
    (Interview with Kiki Kirby)

    6. Episode 5 - Three tips to help with Career Confusion

    7. Episode 50 - Are you being undermined at work?

    Support and further tips

    You can sign up to the newsletter here - https://thecareerhappinessmentor.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=3cbb0dae04c3c14700da9770e&id=e2f25afd53




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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Episode 199 - Why are we rejecting Hustle Culture

    Episode 199 - Why are we rejecting Hustle Culture

    Hustle Culture is something that many seem to be rejecting

    What we covered in this episode included:

    1. Why I wanted to about Hustle culture and what’s changed
    around this when I spoke about in Episode 65

    2. Why Hustle Culture is causing Burnout, stress
    and mental health issues

    3. The pandemic and it’s aftermath of how
    workplaces had changed

    4. Working culture is different and will continue to
    be ever evolving

    5. Why are we rejecting Hustle Culture ?

    6. The Pillars and career happiness Mentor

    Links mentioned

    · Debate I mentioned in the episode - https://www.youtube.com/watch?si=VNdce1LpgF2G9Tr0&v=sFU6qCT0vxE&feature=youtu.be&ab_channel=GoodMorningBritain


    · Article about the film I mentioned Fake Famous -
    https://www.newyorker.com/culture/on-television/fake-famous-and-the-tedium-of-influencer-culture


    ·  Link about job crafting- https://tailoredthinking.co.uk/blog/2020/5/12/different-types-of-job-crafting


    ·   Article I mentioned about loneliness at work
    https://www.stylist.co.uk/life/careers/loneliness-burnout-at-work/855917


    Previous episodes linked to this episode

    1.  Episode 65 – Do we have a hustle problem?

    2. Episode 110 - Should you consider the great
    resignation as part of your career journey?

    3. Episode 140- How deal with The Great Resignation
    and Burnout Culture with Sara J. McElroy

    4. Episode 146 - What is quiet quitting and what do
    you need to know about it?

    5. Episode 196 - 4 practical tips to help you quit
    your job

    Working with me

    Find out how to work with me visit the link here - https://www.somaghosh.com/women-in-employment

    If you have any thoughts or questions about the podcast please email me at soma@somaghosh.com or soma@thecareerhappinessmentor.com


     



















































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