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Squiggly Careers is a weekly podcast that will help you take control of your career development. Hosted by the founders of Amazing If, Sarah Ellis and Helen Tupper, together they cover all things work: from how to manage stress and overcome your confidence gremlins to micro-aggressions and discovering your strengths. Each episode is full of ideas, actions, hints and tips that you can put into practise straight away. Once a month they take a break from talking to each other to interview other ...
 
The consumer psychology podcast - listen to the researchers, authors, and pioneers in behavioral science and learn small nudges you can use to improve your work. Host, Phill Agnew, shares tips and tricks to attract boost your marketing strategy, grow your brand, and create better products. Episodes reveal cost-free ways to garner attention, simple hacks to improve your productivity and tips for hiring a great team. Guests include best-selling authors and thought leaders like Richard Shotton, ...
 
Welcome to the HR Uprising Podcast. This engaging podcast explores HR ‘hot’ topics and challenges through conversations with relevant experts and real-life HR; O.D. or L&D professionals. HR Uprising is about creating an inclusive forum that enables us to share and learn from experts and everyday professionals. HR Uprising is all about learning through collaboration; taking evidence-based action and helping colleagues to have the confidence and skills to rise-up through their organisations by ...
 
My name is Jon Ratcliffe. I spent years working for Google around the world and then two years ago launched a business. While building our business, so many interesting topics and issues have cropped up. Everything from purpose to vision to hiring great talent to marketing your business to keeping great talent to strategy to the value of a great coach to what should I do next to who should I hire next to how to sell..Its all so complicated and at times intimidating and I cant over state the ...
 
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In this weeks episode of Ask the Expert Sarah interviews Shellye Archambeau, previous silicon valley CEO and author of Unapologetically Ambitious. Shellye shares with Sarah why imposter syndrome still stops so many of us from succeeding and what we can do about it. Together they also discuss whether planning is possible in squiggly careers and what…
 
Halfway through our new mini-series, Virtual People & Performance Management, Lucinda discusses the ‘Feedback Development’ element of the PERFORM model. When it comes to managing performance effectively, research consistently shows that goal setting combined with regular feedback are the two most effective ways of maximising individual and organisa…
 
In this week’s episode Sarah and Helen discuss dealing with difficult people. Together they share their own experiences of difficult relationships, why it’s something we can take control of and 5 ideas for action you can put into practise. Sarah and Helen end this week’s episode by sharing 10 extra hints and tips from their insightful instagram com…
 
How do you create a brand people rave about? Turns out, there’s more to it than just fancy fonts and packaging. Tim Newton, senior creative officer at Ramsey Solutions, argues that truly amazing brands dig deeper. They use what they value to influence every touchpoint they have with customers. Does it really make a difference? Yes. Because over 53%…
 
This week, Lucinda talks about developing a learning culture, a task that may be a little more challenging now that so many of us are working in a hybrid environment. How do we create a sense of engagement with our workers remotely? In this week’s show, Lucinda offers some practical ways in which you can ensure that learning remains a vital part of…
 
In this week’s Ask the Expert interview, Helen talks to author James Clear about habits. James is the author of global bestseller Atomic Habits and together they talking about how to build new career habits and break up with the bad ones! James share practical ideas for action and his own personal experiences of relooking at his habits during lockd…
 
Last week, in this new mini-series Virtual People & Performance Management we shared practical advice on the importance of setting clear expectations. Without doubt, we must follow with Regular Reviews. After all, high performance is not accidental. It's a process. In this episode we focus on Regular Review's through formal or informal 1 to 1’s or …
 
In this weeks episode Sarah and Helen discuss career transitions. Together they discuss all the different types of transition that are now part of our careers and why they’re typically some of the hardest moments in our working lives. Based on the latest research and reflecting on their own experiences Sarah and Helen share three actions (manage yo…
 
We’re obsessed with food. We spend more time creating it and more money on it than we ever have before. But do we love the actual taste of what we eat or simply how it makes us feel. In this episode I’m joined by Eve Turow-Paul, a globally recognized expert on food. We discuss our modern-day obsession with food, our irrational views of what we like…
 
Time is a limited resource. And somehow it seems to be extra precious to come by when you’re running a business. It’s actually one of your most valuable assets as a leader and should be protected. But how? Tricia Sciortino, CEO of Belay, shows us how finding a passionate, high-performing assistant (who thinks like a leader) can help business owners…
 
"When I moved to New York City, I realised what it meant to be truly lonely for the first time. I had no consistent community — people who would wonder where I was if I didn’t show up. I was disconnected. At the time, I thought that I was the only one who felt this way… but I was VERY wrong.Turns out, loneliness is a huge issue in the United States…
 
This week, Lucinda is joined by Vicky Roberts of Vista Employer Services. In this masterclass they discuss the intricacies and complexities of employment law. Furthermore, how it applies to those finding themselves in hybrid working scenarios. Indeed, as the way in which we work continues to evolve in this brave new world, it’s worth taking time to…
 
In last week’s episode of our Virtual People & Performance Management mini-series we talked about putting people first. Indeed, the importance of understanding them as individuals and building trust. Without doubt, trust builds a powerful foundation for performance. This week Lucinda discusses how imperative it is to set and manage clear expectatio…
 
In this week’s Ask the Expert interview, Helen talks to author Elizabeth Uviebinené about the topic of confidence. Elizabeth is the co-author of bestselling book Slay in Your Lane and Loud Black Girls. Together they discuss the catalysts for confidence and how to build and invest in your confidence community. You can listen to the Slay in Your Lane…
 
Once a successful attorney, Shawn Askinosie had it all—security, a winning track record, and good money. So why did he find himself struck by a panic attack as he left the courtroom one day? Shawn took a hard look in the mirror and discovered he was completely unfulfilled by his job and his life. And so, his search for meaningful work began, leadin…
 
Sign up for the newsletter. We're at part 3 of our series about community at work. Today's guest is one of the most respected community thinkers in the world, Casper ter Kuile, Fellow at the Harvard Divinity School and author of The Power of Ritual. His book is a practical guide to the way that communities come to life, not only is it practical it'…
 
As HR professionals, we’re adept at conducting great interviews. However, playing the role of a great interviewee is a very different art, and one that seems daunting for many. In this episode, Lucinda talks to Jo Irwin, of i4 Training, about the practical ways in which you can sell yourself at interviews. Indeed, how you can make the most of your …
 
In this week's Ask the Expert Sarah interviews philosopher and author Roman Krznaric. Together they discuss how we can all become more empathetic (at work and in the rest of our lives) through making imaginative leaps and being intentional in how we craft our conversations. Roman shares why it can be helpful to build empathy with our enemies, pract…
 
Certainly, when it comes to virtual people performance management, what this year has taught us is we must be human centric, by building trust and understanding what makes people tick. In this week’s episode of our brand-new series on Virtual People & Performance Management Lucinda discusses People First as part of her PERFORM model. Indeed, Utilis…
 
Fear, anger and shame are generally NOT the emotions we get excited about using in our leadership toolkits (or in life). In fact, leaders are trained to leave emotions at the door or to believe that emotions are a sign of weakness. But Dr. Chip Dodd, author of The Voice of the Heart, says these “weaknesses” are actually tools for strength in busine…
 
Today's episode is a further exploration of how firms will try to evolve their culture by hiring Community Managers. If you've not listened to last week's episode featuring Sarah Drinkwater pull up, back up and tuck in to that one first. Sarah said the person I should talk to is Abadesi Osunsade from Brandwatch - and so that's who we are talking to…
 
This week, Natasia Hieber joins Lucinda for a masterclass in apprenticeships, focusing specifically upon helping to make them work for our organisations, but also to understand how we can use apprenticeships to further our HR careers. KEY TAKEAWAYS HR apprenticeships are a wonderful way to learn, as so often we learn about HR, but are unable to tra…
 
In this week’s Ask the Expert interview Sarah is in conversation with Priya Parker - a trained conflict facilitator and author of The Art of Gathering (how we meet and why it matters). Together they discuss connection, good controversy and how we can all be more creative in how we get together. Priya shares ideas on how we can make our meetings mor…
 
Certainly, this year we have seen the world suddenly have to switch to remote working. As People Managers, this presented a whole new set of concerns and challenges. Consequently, we must now adopt good virtual people and performance management practices. Not easy! In light of this, we are introducing a brand-new series on Virtual People & Performa…
 
Our relationships at work influence our happiness and our impact. For some people, they will spend more time connected to their work colleagues than they do their friends and family. This week, Helen and Sarah talk about what it means to have brilliant work relationships and how to balance the transactional, interdependant and transformational rela…
 
Sign up for the Eat Sleep Work Repeat newsletter here. New podcast today - the first of four podcasts about what’s next with work - specifically how can we make work feel like a community again, especially when you’re hunkered down under the duvet trying to survive the November chill. Over the next few weeks I’m going to be chatting to some incredi…
 
Have you ever been confused by the difference between purpose, vision and mission? A lot of business owners use these words interchangeably. But while they’re highly interconnected, they’re actually not the same. Ramsey Personality Ken Coleman clarifies the purpose of these three important concepts and how they work together to keep you and your co…
 
To mark the milestone of reaching The HR Uprising Podcast Episode 75 and over 50,000 downloads, Lucinda is in conversation with a very special guest to discuss HR & The Joy of Work. Bruce Daisley is the former VP of Twitter (Europe), and a best-selling author and technology leader, who has dedicated himself to improving workplace culture. Bruce dis…
 
In our next episode of our Ask The Expert Series, Sarah talks to David Epstein, author of 'Range: Why Generalists Triumph In A Specialised World', about experimentation. In their conversation they talk about experimentation vs expertise, the difference between hedgehogs and foxes (in the workplace!), and David gives his best bit of career advice. F…
 
Working away from the office has become the default mode for many people this year and as a result, we need to adapt how we show up and stand out to stay visible. In this week's episode, Helen and Sarah talk about why visibility is important to think about and their top tips to ensure you and your work show up. For resources mentioned in this week'…
 
What’s the point of branding? Why do companies spend billions every year on it? To understand that we need to look beneath the surface at the brain. In this episode, neuroscientist Dr. Matt Johnson and marketing expert Prince Ghuman discuss how brands change how we perceive a product, what happens in our brains when we see a brand and what makes so…
 
Between coming up with your initial business concept and building your company into what it is today, you probably had to wade through a good bit of learning how not to do a few (or 100) things. That’s certainly what happened for former Special Forces Sergeant Jason McCarthy on his journey of starting the GORUCK brand a decade ago. What started as …
 
It's the season four finale! Before we take a break, we reflect on the highlights of the season and what we've learned about how work is changing so drastically right before our eyes. Links: Pause for celebration, The Tiff Weekly Dare to dream, The Tiff Weekly Everyone is totally just winging it, all the time How To Fail With Elizabeth Day:Bernardi…
 
There’s change afoot in the HR world, with the founding of the HRi, the HR Independents is a community of predominantly self employed HR professionals working together to provide innovative, professional and quality HR services to businesses across the UK. In this week’s show, Lucinda talks to the co-founders of the HRi, Ruth Cornish and Katy McMin…
 
In the first episode of Ask the Expert - Series 2, Sarah is in conversation with retail expert, entrepreneur, author, podcaster, presenter (a leader with many talents!) Mary Portas. Together they explore the topic of kindness. Mary shares her perspective on why kindness matters at work, the difference it makes to people, the planet and profit and w…
 
The combination of a September state of mind and all things Covid mean that many of us are thinking about our career choices and the jobs we want to do. This week, Helen and Sarah talk through 6 practical ideas to support you in exploring and applying for new roles. To find out more about Helen and Sarah's work head to www.amazingif.com or join one…
 
Author and podcast host Guy Raz has interviewed thousands of leaders. Between working on his new book, How I Built This, and his day-to-day role hosting the popular NPR podcast of the same name, he’s heard the good, the bad and the ugly when it comes to how some of the top names in business say they’ve gotten it right (or really wrong) in their lea…
 
This week, we interviewed Bruce Daisley, the former European Vice-President for Twitter, host of the UK's number one business podcast, Eat Sleep Work Repeat, and author of the Sunday Times best-seller, The Joy of Work. We had a lot of fun talking about how we can all make work better. Where to find Bruce: twitter.com/brucedaisley eatsleepworkrepeat…
 
Inspired by discussion on one of our forums, this week's HR Uprising Podcast episode is all about how to design an appraisal process. Lucinda shares easily-actionable, practical steps - from pre-planning considerations to execution. Thus, giving you the best ways to design an appraisal process that works for you and your organisation. KEY TAKEAWAYS…
 
Can't Even can be ordered now AHP's original article in Buzzfeed AHP's newsletter is here Last year Anne Helen Petersen’s Buzzfeed article about burnout became a viral sensation, spawning a seemingly never-ending wave of ‘Year of Burnout’ headlines. Petersen’s writing triggered such recognition because she rooted it in the ordinary, in everyday exp…
 
If it's feeling like your career confidence has taken a hit, you're not alone. The uncertainty and change we're all coping with at the moment creates a lot of career challenges. This, Helen and Sarah talk about 5 ways in which you can build you career confidence including telling strengths stories and building your confidence community. For links m…
 
If we’re honest with ourselves, sometimes we, as business leaders, expect opportunity to show up on our doorstep like the pizza delivery guy. But most of the time? Opportunity knocks in a much more subtle way—it’s faint and far off, and you’ve got to go out and find it. Sometimes, you’ve got to create it. And no one knows that better than The Baker…
 
Subscribe to the newsletter Today's interviewees: Bhushan Sethi leads PwC's workplace strategy business and Ben Waber is the CEO of workplace analytics firm, Humanyze. Read the Humanyze research about the way work has changed since lockdown. Here's the previous episode I recorded with Ben Waber. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out informa…
 
This week's HR Uprising Podcast episode is a Masterclass with Greg Kinnaird of Corporate Learning Solutions, who discusses the future of the workplace, and how best we can manage and empower our future leaders. Among the topics covered are how leaders must adapt and change in order to empower their organisations remotely, the importance of technolo…
 
In this weeks episode Sarah interviews Bill Burnett and Dave Evans the authors of Design your Life and Design your Work Life. They discuss how we can all adopt a designer mindset and why reframing is a design superpower we can all learn. Sarah also shares some of her favourite tools and frameworks from the book including the 'maker mix' and the dif…
 
Some days it's not easy to connect the dots between your day-to-day and what drove you to start your business in the first place. But a strong sense of purpose is the very thing that will get you and your team through whatever life throws at you. Jimmy Mellado, President and CEO of Compassion International, draws from his experience leading all siz…
 
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