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Lead Your Life Podcast
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Every individual in this world wants to leave a legacy. We all have the inner hunger to be remembered for something. Although, many persons express this desire differently at varying degrees, majority struggle daily to find full expression. The gap between desire and fulfillment is ultimately leadership. This podcast show serves to help you bridge that gap. Hosted by Abraham Ologundudu, founder of Seasoned Life Journal. #LeadYourLife show is a platform to help passionate individuals like you ...
 
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Career & Employability Talk with Segun Akiode
 
Welcome to Career & Employability Talk with Segun Akiode. The central theme of this podcast is – “Without good direction, people lose their way; the more wise counsel you follow, the better your chances.” This podcast is all about wise career counsel for a better you!
 
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(* “ Be yourself; everyone else is already taken." - Oscar Wilde Many people are trying to be a copy of another person. I do not say this to spite anyone, it's just a reality I have come to discover overtime. Most times it's not like you want to be someone else - It's just that the expectations of friends, family, and the society at large can m ...…
 
(* One of my core philosophies of life is that your life experiences are great assets. You might not have the best childhood like your colleagues and friends, but through those experiences, you can turn the story around. Today's episode of Lead Your Life Series features the story of how Victor Onyekere - who we may say had a disadvantaged child ...…
 
(* To know who you are is the greatest power of all. - Sherilyn Kenyon and Diana Love Today's episode of Lead Your Life Series features the story of Oluwatobi Adesanya who from a tender age was greatly curious about his identity. Today, he is helping many people achieve their dreams of authoring their own books. He also leads amazing initiative ...…
 
Have you ever had a period in your life when you felt like you were trapped in your own body? There was so much going on at the same time and it appeared there was no way of escape and you just wanted to vanish from this world? Our guest on today's episode has once felt like that. Today's episode of Lead Your Life Series features the story of h ...…
 
"When you meet someone with disability on the road, it's not time to give them money. It's more appropriate to find ways that they could be their best in their situation." This is one of the most striking statement Ayoola Efunkoya made in this episode of Lead Your Life Series. We live in a society where there is no proper system for inclusion o ...…
 
How would you feel when your mother say to you, "I never prayed for a child like you." This was the reality of our guest today at some point in her life. Today's episode of Lead Your Life Series features the brief story of how Pelumi Obisesan went from being an all-round failure as a teenager to the point where she discovers the way to succeed. ...…
 
The World Health Organisation (WHO) in its 2017 World Health Day message says over 7 million Nigerians suffer from one of the most ignored and misunderstood form of mental disorder in the country – depression. Today's episode of Lead Your Life Series features the brief story of how Toluse Francis fell into depression and how he eventually got o ...…
 
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Career & Employability Talk with Segun Akiode
 
On today’s episode of the podcast I would be shared on “3 Secrets To Make Your Job Search Easier”. Let me open with a quote attributed to Albert Einstein “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” In view of the above, it would not be out of place to say […]…
 
Lead Your Life Series, is a special edition of Lead Your Life Podcast. We would be sharing real life experiences of how personal struggles and seeming setbacks were turned into phenomenal stories of hope and grace. Joseph Campbell said, "Our true reality is in our identity and unity with all life." There are many people out there who are living ...…
 
Winston Churchill said, "Mountaintops inspire leaders, but valleys mature them." Men and women discover themselves during their days in the valley. Those Valley experiences prepare them for the mountaintop. However, the key to successfully move through the valley is personal leadership. Sadly, when some people hear about personal leadership, th ...…
 
In my last post. I interviewed 22 of my colleagues from the Young African Leaders Initiative, Regional Leadership Center (YALI RLC). They shared their before and after YALI experience. A number of people asked me to share my experience. Therefore, I am resuming Lead Your Life Podcast by sharing some leadership lessons I learnt during the onsite ...…
 
It is a new year, and the race has begun. I am assuming you have set goals and you are really looking forward to to attract the goals into your life. Once again, you have hope that you can really make things happen in you life. Nothing can stand in your way because you are now invisible. This is what it feel like in the heads of many at this ti ...…
 
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Career & Employability Talk with Segun Akiode
 
On today’s episode of the podcast, I shared snippet from the just concluded “Career Blueprint with Segun Akiode” event. One of the exercises which I took participants through at Career Blueprint is the center of the podcast episode and I have titled it “Your Personal Values and Your Career”. What values are in general? – […]…
 
Today’s podcast episode is the concluding part of the radio show interview I had few weeks ago on Unilag FM Lagos, where I discussed “Securing and Sustaining Your Career as An Employee”. The radio show was very interesting as I had a great time with Deborah. In this episode, you’ll get to learn: What employers […]…
 
Today’s podcast episode is the second part of the radio show interview I had few weeks ago on Unilag FM Lagos, where I discussed “Securing and Sustaining Your Career as An Employee”. The radio show was very interesting as I had a great time with Deborah. In this episode, you’ll discover: The right mindset to […]…
 
Few weeks ago, I was on Unilag FM Lagos to discuss “Securing and Sustaining Your Career as An Employee”. The radio show was very interesting as I had a great time with Deborah. This is the first Part of the radio show interview. In this episode, you’ll discover: Who an Employee and an Employer is […]…
 
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Welcome to my very first podcast episode for 2017, though coming a little late but it is worth the wait 🙂 On today’s episode of the podcast, I shared on how my first 31 Days of 2017 had being. And centered it on “Perception”, that is why the episode is titled “Career Perception: What Do […]
 
Do you know that 99 percent of the time you are the one sabotaging your dreams? More often than not, you permit inertia to take its full course in your life. The life you live is designed to operate from inside-out. You need to discover those fundamental things that stop you from maximizing your potential. One of them is called "Greatness Inert ...…
 
We are a social being by our natural design. Therefore, to some degree we can make sense of people reactions to rejection. No one likes to be turned down or turned away. We all want to belong and feel accepted in one way or the other. However, all that can go wrong. As much as we have the idea that we want to feel loved and accepted, in the rea ...…
 
On today’s episode of the podcast I shared on a gratitude topic titled – “Celebrating The Small Victories in Your Career”. Opening quote by Kara Goucher – “Acknowledge all of your small victories. They will eventually add up to something great.” Many times in life we often focus on what is not working and forget […]…
 
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Today’s episode of the podcast is a form of admonition topic, it is titled “Take Responsibility for Your Career!” As a recruiter, when I interview candidates, fresh graduates most especially, I often ask them why they picked the courses they studied in their respective tertiary institutions. Why do I ask this question? It is a […]…
 
The world we live in at this time is full of information. One Google search will bring about a billion results. If you are like me, who likes to read a lot. I spend time researching for solutions to the challenges I face daily. But with the availability of all these knowledge, comes another problem. It is what we call, information overload. You ...…
 
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Today’s episode of the podcast is a follow-up to an earlier episode on Self Discovery, I have titled this – “Your Personality and Your Career”. The term “personality” refers to a person’s patterns of thinking, feeling and acting. It has to do with individual differences among people – differences in behavioural patterns, cognition and emotion. […]…
 
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Today’s episode of the podcast I made an attempt to debunk the idea of job seekers looking for ‘ANY JOB’, No “You CANNOT Do ANY JOB!” I get mails and social media messages regularly from various job seekers, ranging from both active and passive ones to the locals, repatriates and expatriates; all asking for one […]…
 
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Today’s episode of the podcast I shared on – “Embracing Online and Social Learning!” It is no longer news that, the advent of the internet and the World Wide Web has fundamentally altered the practice of learning. You can learn virtually anything today with an internet enabled Smartphone or electronic device – all you need […]…
 
There are over 7 billion humans on the earth. All are endowed with great potential. Irrespective of age, gender, or race, everyone of us are pregnant with greatness. Some are conscious of this truth, some have no idea, while some others are indifferent. However, despite different dispositions from several persons, one thing remains constant. We ...…
 
To everything on the surface of the earth, there is a season. The Journey of every individual in this life differs but one common denominator is the presence of phases. One proof of this fact is that you are not where you were a year ago. Things are surely different. In this episode, I am more concerned with how to handle those seemingly challe ...…
 
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On today’s episode of the podcast, I shared on a subject that I am passionate about – The Brand Called YOU! According to Tom Peters – ‘Big companies understand the importance of brands. Today, in the age of the individual, you have to be your own brand”. I learnt this quote about 7-years ago and […]
 
Every individual in this world wants to leave a legacy. We all have the inner hunger to be remembered for something. Although, many persons express this desire differently at varying degrees, majority struggle daily to find full expression. The gap between desire and fulfillment is ultimately leadership. Our newly launched podcast show serves t ...…
 
There is a saying that "Excuse is the tool of the incompetent." It's one thing for you to have big dreams in life, it is another thing to live those dreams. Because of how our dreams are much bigger than our resources, it is very easy to dwell on that as an excuse. We could get scared of what we want to accomplish and shy away. In this episode, ...…
 
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Today’s episode of the podcast is dedicated to help fresh graduates learn how to write Winning CVs and I have titled the podcast – “CV Writing Tips For Fresh Graduates”. This is a follow up to the events of last weekend, I was hosted on a tweet chat by MyJobAnswers Career Community and I discussed on […]…
 
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On today’s episode of the podcast, I shared on something intriguing – “Your CV Is Not A Career Obituary!” Many of you are wondering what do I mean by that – Your CV Is Not A Career Obituary! Yes, I mean it – Your CV Is Not A Career Obituary! Many individuals make this mistake a […]
 
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On today’s episode of the podcast, I shared on – “How To Make Wise Career Decisions“. Many individuals often do not realize that their career decisions are sometimes taken unconsciously. And this trend only gets confirmed during career coaching sessions. When the subject of career decisions or choices comes to mind, one fundamental fact must […]…
 
In this week’s podcast episode, Segun Akiode hosts Tinukemi Olaoye to discuss “The Benefits of Career Coaching”. Tinukemi Olaoye is a Lawyer turned Certified Career Coach, Corporate Trainer and Speaker. On this episode she shares on how she transited from the law profession into career coaching and corporate training. Her decision was based on ...…
 
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On today’s episode of the podcast, I shared on a subject centered on self-discovery titled – Can You Tell Me About Yourself? Can You Tell Me About Yourself? – It is an intriguing question, right? Yes, it is! This question is synonymous to asking – Can I get to meet you? Can You Introduce Yourself? […]…
 
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Career & Employability Talk with Segun Akiode
 
On today’s episode of the podcast, I shared on – “Please Take Action Today!” An opening quote by Tony Robbins “A real decision is measured by the fact that you’ve taken a new action. If there’s no action, you haven’t truly decided.” During the week, while on my social media runs, I came across a […]
 
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Career & Employability Talk with Segun Akiode
 
On today’s episode of the podcast, I would be sharing on an experience I had over this weekend and I have decided to tag it – “Take Charge of Your Learning”. Opening quote by Jim Rohn “You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change […]…
 
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Welcome to Episode 32 of Career & Employability Talk. This is a follow-up to Episode 31. On today’s episode of the podcast, I shared on “Using SWOT Analysis for Career Planning”. Before we proceed, it is important for you to know that “The key to a successful career lies in knowing what you are good […]…
 
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Career & Employability Talk with Segun Akiode
 
On today’s episode of the podcast, I shared on an interesting topic which comes as a question – Is Your Career Plan Bullet-Proof? Yes, you read that right – Is Your Career Plan Bullet-Proof? Let’s start with an opening quote by Jesse Owens – “We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into […]…
 
In this week’s podcast episode, Segun Akiode hosts Dayo Samuel to discuss “5 Ways Podcasts Can Enhance Your Career”. A podcast is a form of an ‘online radio’. Podcasts as simply episodic online content, which can can either be in audio or video formats. The key word in a podcast is that it is episodic, meaning it […]…
 
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On today’s episode of the podcast, I would be sharing on a very interesting topic. I would be discussing – 5 Job-Search Mistakes You Must Stop! A statement of fact is that the principles that govern the job search process are universal in nature; they don’t change from place to place, irrespective of economic peculiarity […]…
 
In this week’s podcast episode, Segun Akiode hosts Samuel Ekundayo PhD to discuss “Arise & Succeed in your Career”. One of the major causes of frustration in life and career is when you try to separate purpose from your career. The beauty of any job/career is when you link it together with your purpose. When […]…
 
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Today’s episode of the podcast, is a follow-up to Episode 26. On this episode, I shared on a topic titled “Enhancing Graduates Employability”, this subject is close to my heart as a Career & Employability Coach. Let me open with this quote by Anon – “Going to college won’t guarantee you a job, but it’ll give […]…
 
On this week’s episode of the podcast, I would be sharing on a topic that is close to my heart as a Career & Employability Coach, that topic is – “Are Nigeria Graduates Unemployed or Unemployable“. There is no doubt that thousands of graduates go through the mandatory NYSC scheme, in Nigeria, on a yearly […]…
 
On this week’s episode of the podcast, I would be sharing my personal story with you on “How I Secured My First Job 8 Weeks After My NYSC.” Yes, you heard me right; I secured my very first job, barely 8 weeks after completing the mandatory National Youth Service Scheme (NYSC) programme. In this episode, […]…
 
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This week’s episode of the podcast is titled – “Safeguarding Your Job in A Recession”. Few weeks back, I was hosted on a TweetChat tagged #CareerConvos by @myjobanswers and today’s podcast episode is my attempt to share again what was taught during that session for the message to reach more people. In this episode, you will […]…
 
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This week’s episode of the podcast is titled – “You Need A Career Makeover”. Yes, you read right – you need a career makeover! Considering a few definitions of the word – ‘Makeover’: a makeover is a a complete transformation of the appearance of someone or something; a complete reconstruction and renovation of something; a […]…
 
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Career & Employability Talk with Segun Akiode
 
This week’s episode of the podcast is titled – “Would You HIRE You?”. If you were the hiring manager and you had the opportunity to hire one candidate among thousands and your CV lands on your table – would you hire you? This is an intriguing question to ask, but it one you do not […]
 
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