100 episodes

A podcast where I speak with people about their career path. Focusing on their decisions, success, advice, key traits, career moves, mentoring and listening to interesting stories. This podcast is an interesting perspective on how careers can take a linear path to success, but all often career paths take a zig-zag path. Fun Stuff to learn about. Enjoy!

Wish I Knew . . ‪.‬ Gary Nowak

    • Business
    • 4.2 • 5 Ratings

A podcast where I speak with people about their career path. Focusing on their decisions, success, advice, key traits, career moves, mentoring and listening to interesting stories. This podcast is an interesting perspective on how careers can take a linear path to success, but all often career paths take a zig-zag path. Fun Stuff to learn about. Enjoy!

    #37 Gareth Chegwidden (Re-Release) - Transformation Business Strategy Principle / Spread your wings / why MBA / Experience as much as possible

    #37 Gareth Chegwidden (Re-Release) - Transformation Business Strategy Principle / Spread your wings / why MBA / Experience as much as possible

    Today you will hear my conversation with a dear friend, colleague and all around great guy Gareth Chegwidden Career OverviewEducated in Sydney Australia at Macquarie and University of Technology, SydneyBig 4 experience with DeloitteAMP as head of relationship mngt and portfolio servicesAdjunct lecturer at University of Sydney going on over 5 yearsCurrently at Telstra at their Transformation business Strategy Principle HighlightsHated being a tutor while in high schoolGetting a McDon...

    • 1 hr 1 min
    #34 Angel Hoover (Re-Release) - Partner Willis Towers Watson (Benelux) / GREAT first job story / Needing Sales Exp / Living past 100 years

    #34 Angel Hoover (Re-Release) - Partner Willis Towers Watson (Benelux) / GREAT first job story / Needing Sales Exp / Living past 100 years

    I'm your host Gary Nowak and today I have one of my dearest friends who I've know for over 15 years and has done so much with her career and I'm really humbled to be her friend and have her on my Podcast. Get ready for my conversation with Angel Hoover coming to us from Amsterdam Career Background:Currently in her 9th role at Willis Towers Watson as Managing Director of Benelux (18 years experience)Prior to WTW we met at NiSource where she spent 5 yearsAccenture for 5 yearsUniversi...

    • 1 hr 8 min
    #45 Levi Watters & Pete Collins (Re-Release) - Big 4 Executives / Navy & Brisbane / The "Why" / Take the Opportunity in Front of You

    #45 Levi Watters & Pete Collins (Re-Release) - Big 4 Executives / Navy & Brisbane / The "Why" / Take the Opportunity in Front of You

    I'm your host Gary Nowak and I've got my first 3 way . . . . Conversation with 2 great friends from Australia Levi Waters and Pete Collins. This was one of my favorite podcasts to record and I just had the best time with these two "Blokes".Career Background:- Normally I walk you through individually, however with this one these guys are very similar in background:They grew up in BrisbaneBoth joined the Navy for the same reasonBoth left the Navy for the same reasonBoth Joined consulting ...

    • 1 hr 4 min
    #74 Anne-Claude Tessier (Re-Release) - KPMG Partner / Paris at 7 am / Life Long Learner

    #74 Anne-Claude Tessier (Re-Release) - KPMG Partner / Paris at 7 am / Life Long Learner

    HighlightsMoving around 10 times prior to age of 20Saw the world early and oftenParis at 7 am is MagicThe freedom of being a consultantYou can take a 10 euro taxi home, c'monNo clue on what to do with her career, that changed quicklyLearning something is a great dayFalling in love with Japan and learning yet another languageTraveling to China & Russia with her financial reporting floppy disksBringing value at an early age and being very eagerWorking in the Salt MinesBeing told how to make...

    • 51 min
    #65 Mark Bladon (Re-Release) - Career is like a Roller Coaster / His Consulting Perspective / Big 4 Partner / Who Mark hires

    #65 Mark Bladon (Re-Release) - Career is like a Roller Coaster / His Consulting Perspective / Big 4 Partner / Who Mark hires

    I'm your host Gary Nowak and you are going to have to "buckle up" for this one as I bring you a colleague and good friend from down under, Mr. Mark Bladon. As only Mark can do, he brings a unique, authentic perspective throughout our conversation. Background overviewKPMG Partner in IT Advisory since 2010Partner with IBM for 6 yearsPWC Partner for 13 yearsUniversity of Queensland for a Philosophy degreeHighlights:Lacking enthusiasm at the chicken shopComparing himself to: Joe ...

    • 1 hr 14 min
    #4 - Lee Ann Moore (Re-Release) - COO / Marketing & Sales Executive Roles / Being a Leader NOT a Manager

    #4 - Lee Ann Moore (Re-Release) - COO / Marketing & Sales Executive Roles / Being a Leader NOT a Manager

    Welcome to another episode of "Wish I Knew . . . " A podcast where I speak with people about their careers focusing on their success, advice, mentoring and listening to interesting stories.You are going to Love my conversation with Lee Ann MooreSome guests "wing it" and some guests "Prepare", well my conversation with Lee Ann Moore will tell you that she came prepared and ready to go.Career Highlights- Began her career in commercial banking providing investment and lending support for bu...

    • 55 min

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