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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 ...
 
Welcome to Career and 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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On this podcast episode, Segun Akiode hosted John Obidi to discuss “3 Ways Personal Branding Can Boost Your Career”. John Obidi is a thought leader in Online Marketing and Personal Development. He’s the founder of SmartBcamp Big Business Community – a business network of over 80,000 Nigerian thought leaders. In 2013, he was nominated for the […]…
 
On this podcast episode, Segun Akiode hosted Eric B Horn to discuss “5 Ways To Find Clarity In Your Career”. Eric B. Horn is an author, speaker and trainer in the area of professional development and career management. He has a unique passion for equipping college graduates, mid-level professionals, and business owners who have the […]…
 
On this podcast episode, I shared on “7 Tips for Winning at Job Interviews”. In my line work, of helping organizations to solve their talent issues, I have come to discover that many job seekers both fresh graduates and young professionals fail to win at job interviews. On this episode, you would learn: That the very […]…
 
“Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.” —Dalai Lama This week's episode of Lead Your Life Series features the story of how Peace, grew up with so much anger and depression, and how it led to discover what she's passionate about. Today, she is a super emerging Techprenuer helping business use digital marketing to grow their ...…
 
On this podcast episode, Segun Akiode hosted Tinukemi Olaoye to discuss “How To Create Your Ideal Career”. Tinukemi Olaoye is a Certified Career Coach, a Learning and Development Professional, and a Lawyer. Her personal mission is to inspire, challenge, empower and liberate people to discover and maximise their unique potentials in and through ...…
 
“There are no constraints on the human mind, no walls around the human spirit, no barriers to our progress except those we ourselves erect” — Ronald Reagan Everyone loves to listen to a grass to grace story, but not many would want to actually take the grass to grace journey. Truly, life is full of difficulties but it seems like not everyone ge ...…
 
On this podcast episode, I shared my recording of my presentation at International Podcast Day 2017 presentation where I represented Nigeria. The presentation was titled “How a Chemical Engineer Became a Podcaster”. On this podcast episode: You would get to know how I transitioned from Chemical Engineering into Human Resources You would get to ...…
 
On this podcast episode, Segun Akiode hosted Teju’ Fola’-Alade to discuss “Job Search in Nigeria with a Focus on CV writing tips“. Teju is a Certified Human Resource Manager and a member of the Chartered Management Institute and an affiliate member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK. She has more than 9 years experience […]…
 
On this podcast episode, Segun Akiode hosted Teju’ Fola’-Alade to discuss “Job Search in Nigeria“. Teju is a Certified Human Resource Manager and a member of the Chartered Management Institute and an affiliate member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK. She has more than 9 years experience as a career professional within the telecoms […]…
 
On Today’s podcast episode, I shared on “5 Key Lessons from the Book – The Start-Up of You!”, this is in response to the question young professionals often ask me that ‘what type of books do I read?’ So my book pick for this podcast episode is “The Start-Up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in […]
 
Today’s podcast is a snippet of my radio interview on The Terabyte Show with Mercy Franck on Kiss FM Lagos where we discussed “How Technology Can Advance Your Career”. In this episode, you’ll discover: How technology helped me secure my first job in Human Resources How you can use technology to your advantage in your career […]…
 
In this podcast episode, I made a compilation of audio answers to the question “What is Your Definition of a Lucrative Job?”. According to Collins Online Dictionary – Lucrative job is job or activity producing a profit or one that is profitable. Synonyms: profitable, rewarding, productive, fruitful. On this episode, you would learn: That perspe ...…
 
“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” — Eleanor Roosevelt Have you ever been in that situation where you successfully convinced your friends and family that you were making the right decision on a certain matter? Only for them to see you struggling and failing repeatedly? You know that feeling? I can tell you ...…
 
“If you want something to change in your present situation, you have to do something to change it. You have to take a step.” — Habiba Kehinde When there's a discussion about how to find clarity in life, my favourite statement is this: clarity is a process. Many people think they have got to figure everything out before they can start something. ...…
 
Today’s podcast episode is a follow up to the salary negotiation tips series of episodes, I shared on “5 Key Factors That Determine What Employers Pay” Earlier episodes in this salary negotiation series of episodes are Episode 7 – Salary Negotiation Tips for Job Seekers and Episode 53 – How To Negotiate Salary With An Employer. […]…
 
In this podcast episode, I shared from my privileged position as a recruiter on “How to Negotiate Salary with an Employer”. This is a common interview question, employers usually asks job seekers. For you, as a job seeker, to be able to give an appropriate answer to this question, it is important that you understand […]…
 
(* “Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.” —Mary Kay Ash I have come to discover that self sabotage can show up in different ways in the lives of people. There are some who are not confident about life because of th ...…
 
On today’s episode of the podcast I would be sharing on “Where All the Jobs Are Hiding…”. I am 100% sure you are wondering, what do I mean, you would have to listen till the end of the podcast to fully understand. This podcast episode is based on questions job seekers ask me via emails/social media […]…
 
(* “ 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 ...…
 
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 ...…
 
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? – […]…
 
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 ...…
 
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 ...…
 
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 ...…
 
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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