Get advice and insights from successful professionals who have established themselves in marketing, advertising, public relations and interactive positions. Allie Osmar Siarto gets to the bottom of what it takes to succeed and how you can prepare yourself for a career in one of these ever-changing fields. Visit TheCreativeCareer.com to read the blog and show notes.
An Interview with Stever Robbins, Author of ‘Get it Done Guy’s 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More’
Today's interview is with Stever Robbins, the voice behind the popular Get it Done Guy podcast and author of the new book Get-It-Done Guy's 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More (Quick #38; Dirty Tips).
Catherine Hudon, Co-Founder of Shorty Clothing
Catherine Hudon has worked in everything from music journalism to fashion. She co-founded Shorty Clothing, and she's now working on a new line called Kaahn. Catherine's story proves that it's all about hard work and creating valuable relationships.
Happiness at Work – an Interview with Jessica Pryce-Jones
"If you're really happy at work, you'll be 180% happier with life overall, have 180% more energy, and be nearly 50% more productive than your least happy colleagues."
Jessica Pryce-Jones, author of Happiness at Work: Maximizing Your Psychological Capital for Success, is CEO and founder of the UK-based consultancy iOpener. She has been featured in the BBC series Making Slough Happy and CNNrsquo;s special on happiness at work. She teaches and coaches leaders at London Business School, Chicago Booth School of Business, Saiuml;d Business School in Oxford and Judge Business School in Cambridge.
In this interview, Jessica Pryce-Jones discusses some of the major factors around happiness at work, as well as what people can do to start improving their own happiness.
More Tips for Networking Events – an Interview with Author, Sandy Jones-Kaminski
An interview with Sandy Jones-Kaminski, author of I'm at a Networking Event--Now What???: A Guide to Getting the Most Out of Any Networking Event.
For more tips, visit Sandy's blog, Bella Domain. A few posts of interest include:
- 7 Savvy Networking Tips for 2010
- Networking myths debunked
Generations in the Workplace
"Before you go to a foreign country, what do you do? You study the land. You study the heritage. You study the culture. Who are the tribal leaders? What do people wear? What do people do? And I think millennials need to study the workplace they're going into."
We've all heard a lot about the "millennial" generation. In this interview with David Stillman, co-author of The M-Factor: How the Millennial Generation Is Rocking the Workplace, learn about the main drivers that shape this generation (based on extensive research), and how the workplace is changing.
Main drivers generally include:
The role of parents
The search for meaning
The need for speed
Learn more at generations.com.
The Nine Personality Types – Differing Personalities at Work
Elizabeth Wagele, co-author of The Career Within You: How to Find the Perfect Job for Your Personality, discusses the nine personality types based on differing personal motivationsmdash;and how discovering your own personality type can help you find the career that's right for you (or work with others in the career you already have).
The nine personality types include:
- The Perfectionist: motivated to make improvements
- The Helper: motivated to meet other people's needs
- The Achiever: motivated to attain a successful image
- The Romantic: motivated to express individuality (I've decided that I fall into this camp)
- The Observer: motivated to acquire knowledge
- The Questioner: motivated to reduce risk
- The Adventurer: motivated to explore possibilities
- The Asserter: motivated to set clear boundaries
- The Peace Seeker: motivated to maintain inner calm
Check out The Career Within You: How to Find the Perfect Job for Your Personality to find out which career/personality type you fit into.
Just started listening to this podcast and the content is great! I am very inspired by what I've heard so far--keep it coming. The interviews are full of useable information. I am in the fashion industry and I want to hear more from Allie.
Great podcast for Pr, journalism, marketing and advertising majors !
Very good interviews and content.