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179 | Career Reinvention | Chip Conley, NYT Best Selling Author & Disruptive Business Rebel, San Francisco, CA

Episode 179 is live! This week, we talk with Chip Conley in San Francisco, CA.

Chip is a New York Times Best Selling Author, a hospitality entrepreneur, a disruptive business rebel, and a social change agent. He currently serves as a strategic advisor for Airbnb. He is also on the boards of Burning Man, and the Esalen Institute. And, he’s the founder of the Modern Elder Academy.

On today’s episode, Chip shares:

  • The secret to career reinvention
  • The role disruption plays in our careers today
  • How the life stages of learn, earn, and retire have changed
  • How to have a beginner’s mind at any age
  • What it means to be a modern elder
  • Where to begin if we want to reinvent our careers

Listen and learn more! You can play the podcast here, or download it on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher.

To learn more about Chip’s work, visit his website at https://chipconley.com/. You can also learn more about the Modern Elder Academy here https://chipconley.com/modern-elder-academy.

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178 | Gutsy Job Seeking | Kate White, Author & Former Cosmopolitan Editor-In-Chief, New York, NY

Episode 178 is live! This week, we talk with Kate White in New York, NY.

Kate is the New York Times bestselling author of twelve murder mysteries AND multiple career books, including I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This: How to Ask for the Money, Snag the Promotion, and Create the Career You Deserve, and The Gutsy Girl Handbook: Your Manifesto for Success.

On today’s episode, Kate shares:

  • What she learned from her career as Editor-In-Chief at Cosmopolitan magazine
  • Her advice for media and journalism job seekers
  • Brave job search strategies for job seekers
  • Tips on your appearance during an interview
  • What she learned about asking for a higher salary that will help you in your job search

Listen and learn more! You can play the podcast here, or download it on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher.

To learn more about Kate’s work, visit her website at http://www.katewhitespeaks.com/.  You can also follow her on Twitter at @katemwhite. You can find her books on Amazon.

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177 | Happiness at Work | Dr. Srikumar Rao, New York, NY

Episode 177 is live! This week, we talk with Dr. Srikumar Rao in New York, NY.

Srikumar has been called The Business Buddha, and The Happiness Guru. He helps intelligent, driven, ambitious people to find deep meaning in their careers. He is also the author of multiple books, including Happiness At Work: Be Resilient, Motivated, and Successful – No Matter What.

On today’s episode, Srikumar shares:

  • Why happiness is your birthright
  • How to stop chasing an unrealistic view of happiness
  • How our resilience impacts our happiness
  • How to improve your happiness when you have been fired, or are stuck in a dead-end job

Listen and learn more! You can play the podcast here, or download it on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher.

To learn more about Srikumar’s work, visit his website at https://theraoinstitute.com/. You can also follow him on Twitter at @srikumarsrao.

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176 | Cutting Out Drama | Cy Wakeman, Reality-Based Leadership, Omaha, Nebraska

Episode 176 is live! This week, we talk with Cy Wakeman in Omaha, Nebraska.

Cy is the President of her company, Reality-Based Leadership. She is an international keynote speaker, drama researcher & New York Times best-selling author who has spent more than 25 years cultivating a revolutionary approach to leadership.

On today’s episode, Cy shares:

  • What you can do to cut down on the drama in your workplace
  • What you can do if you’re switching jobs and you’re looking for less drama
  • How work drama can impact us emotionally

Listen and learn more! You can play the podcast here, or download it on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher.

To learn more about Cy’s work, visit her website at http://www.realitybasedleadership.com/.

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175 | Increasing Diversity | Maya Beasley, T10 Group, Washington, DC

Episode 175 is live! This week, we talk with Maya Beasley in Washington, D.C.

Maya is the Co-Founder of the T10 Group, a diversity consulting group. She is also a Research Professor and the Director of the Diversity 360 Initiative at the University of Maryland. She earned her A.B. from Harvard University and her Ph.D. in sociology from Stanford University.

On today’s episode, Maya shares:

  • Her thoughts on whether or not Starbucks recent diversity training will work
  • Why there are still large income gaps between different racial groups, long after the civil rights movement
  • How families impact careers
  • The importance of networking connections and why they matter to diversity

Listen and learn more! You can play the podcast here, or download it on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher.

To learn more about Maya’s work, visit her website at http://thet10group.com/. You can also visit https://ischool.umd.edu/diversity-initiatives. And, you can follow her on Twitter at https://twitter.com/inequalitymtrs.

Thank YOU for listening! If you’ve enjoyed the show today, don’t forget to help me out. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts! When you subscribe, it helps to make the show easier for other listeners to find — and to get great free job search advice!

174 | Neurodiversity at Work | Steve Allen, Colorado Vocational Rehabilitation, Denver, CO

Episode 174 is live! This week, we talk with Steve Allen in Denver, CO.

Steve works at Colorado’s Division of Vocational Rehabilitation where he helps job seekers navigate the job search process. Over the past ten years, he has identified many best practices for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and has helped with job placements ranging from retail stores to the high-tech industry.

On today’s episode, Steve shares:

  • What the term neurodiversity means
  • The biggest challenges faced by neurodiverse job seekers
  • When we should disclose that we’re neurodiverse (if at all)
  • Tips for those looking for a job, and how to help if you’re a loved one

Listen and learn more! You can play the podcast here, or download it on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher.

To learn more about Steve’s work, visit his website at https://www.colorado.gov/dvr. You can also follow him on Twitter at @seallen21. And, you can find him on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/steve-allen-6467417/.

Thank YOU for listening! If you’ve enjoyed the show today, don’t forget to help me out. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts! When you subscribe, it helps to make the show easier for other listeners to find — and to get great free job search advice!