The Job Podcast - Series 1
In series 1 Nigel brings the thoughts, skills, advice from experts across a number of different industries on subjects relating to career transition, leadership and human resource management.
As a chartered Psychologist Lucinda has many years Corporate experience as a People Professional. She also hosts the No 1 ranking #HRUprising podcast and recently launched a bestselling business book called "How to be a Change Superhero". Lucinda’s wealth of knowledge has enabled her to bring a broad perspective on this topic and has some valuable advice for both employers and employees on negotiating “win win” contracts, especially in the current ever evolving climate which has seen dramatic changes to working conditions since the start of the pandemic. Lucinda talks about moving away from a parental relationship between employer and employee to a “sell and influence” approach which encourages collaboration, negotiation and achieving a win win solution for the organisation, manager and the individual.
Sylvia is an Executive leader; currently Senior Director for Health Equity at Medtronic and previously Senior Global Director for The Medtronic Foundation. She is also an author, and recognized advocate and champion of social change. Sylvia describes her work as guided by a greater spiritual purpose, one rooted in mindfulness and intentionality. Sylvia is recognized as an impactful leader inspiring change and strengthening communities, exemplified through numerous awards, including the Top 100 Most Influential and Powerful Black Briton in 2022, 2021, 2020, and 2019, the Medtronic HR Stewardship Award 2021, Women in Business Award in 2017, and Diversity in Business Awards in 2013 from Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. Sylvia is also a 2014 Bush Fellow and AARP/Pollen's 50 over 50 award recipient. And most recently has taken her work to a new platform and published her first book “Turning the Tide: Neuroscience, Spirituality and My Path Toward Emotional Health” which outlines the links between our brains and our souls while inspiring readers to change the world with that knowledge. Throughout the podcast Sylvia shares with us how her values have helped to shape her as a person and achieve her career goals and ambitions by continually asking herself “What is my path and purpose”, “What is my Why?” .
Chemmy is Britain's most successful female alpine skier having a career high ranking of 8th in the World. She is a 4 x winter Olympian and 7 x British National Overall Champion and most recently is lead presenter on Ski Sunday and also brand ambassador for Stratiam by Intergence. Nigel explores with Chemmy how to build resilience through learning from our mistakes, knowing your own capabilities, risk taking, visualisation, handling fear and building confidence. Chemmy is engaging and shares some life stories showing real determination and resilience, her life motto is “I never lose, I either win or I learn” - Ask yourself mentally “am I giving it my all?”
Jeff Haden, international bestselling author of the The Motivation Myth: How High Achievers Really Set Themselves Up to Win. Jeff is also well known for being a keynote speaker, ghost writer, LinkedIn Influencer (over 1 million followers) and contributing editor to Inc. magazine https://www.inc.com/author/jeff-haden .
In this episode Nigel explores with Jeff the topic of Motivation and shares some great advice including:
Why fulfilment and enjoyment is key to being motivated
Understanding it is essential to know what success looks like to stay motivated to achieve your goal.
How to move from ground zero and take steps towards the horizon using the 2 week rule.
The benefits of finding a mentor to support and help you on your road to success.
EFFORT + ACHIEVEMENT + FULFILMENT = MOTIVATION
Colin W D McLean, a leading expert in presentation skills discusses how to perform your best in "Zoom" Interviews. Including:
1. Setting your stage - physical environment and sound quality online during your interview.
2. Preparing yourself - how are you going to look and present yourself.
3. Being very familiar with your video platform and testing your equipment and settings in advance.
In this period of unprecedented change, how best can we deal with it?
Change for companies and individuals is inevitable and is something that people are dealing with every single day on many levels and in the last 18 months has been amplified as a result of Covid19.
In this Podcast Nigel Job discusses this important subject of 'Dealing with Change' with leading international expert Holger Rathgeber, bestselling co-author of “Our Iceberg is Melting” and “That’s Not How We Do It Here”. https://amzn.to/3B3WkDd . Holger is engaging, humorous and gives some great advice and wisdom on how to manage and cope with change and draws the listeners attention to a key phrase “Change what you can control and accept what you can’t change”. He explores the process of change, how to build confidence and to sharpen your tools to provide clarity and focus and how it can be managed for better outcomes. It is a must listen for anyone currently in a period of change and those who are in leadership or Human Resource Management.