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Helping you to GET the job, LOVE your work, and/or ADVANCE your career. Welcome to the Careers by Jenn Podcast (formerly Communication Diva). I'm Jenn Swanson. Are you bored and ready for a career change? Do you need help with a job search strategies? Do you need an updated resume that will get noticed? Want to learn how to ACE your next job interview? Are you looking to feel more satisfied in the work you are currently doing? Do you need some wellness reminders so you can feel better in min ...
 
Reconnect with the most powerful fuel of all – the fuel of loving your work. Best-selling author and award-winning designer David Kadavy helps you make it as a creative entrepreneur. Find your creative voice, cultivate the mindset you need to succeed, and be the first to capitalize on new opportunities to make a living making your art. Every Thursday, David presents either a guest or his own learnings from his decade-plus career as a creative entrepreneur. Hear from titans of industry like f ...
 
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Considering changing careers? Do you consider yourself "mid-life?" Are you wondering if this is even a good idea? Take a listen as I offer some thoughts, some motivation and some direction on how to get started with making a career change when you are "of a certain age"!By Jenn Swanson
 
When I first heard of Getting Things Done, I was skeptical. How could it possibly live up to the fanaticism of its cult following? But once I saw the power of the “next action,” of “someday/maybes,” and of organizing tasks by “context,” I knew there was a good reason for the hype: “GTD” works. More than fifteen years later, GTD still helps me stay …
 
Are you being micro-managed? Is it making you want to pull your hair out? Here is WHY people micro-manage, and ways you can work with them to help them stop. Are you the micro-manager? For coaching and more: Website: https://www.careersbyjenn.com/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLLfKP7MlLfPYkE5yv3vkjd-btCTEno67w Patreon: https://www…
 
Each November, writers around the world make a commitment. They commit to writing a novel within a month. It’s called NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writer’s Month. Since 2013, software developers have also been making a commitment. They’ve committed to generating a novel within a month. It’s called NaNoGenMo – National Novel Generation Month. The nove…
 
Do you believe you are powerful on the inside? Are there ways to access that power that can help you in your job search or career path or as you figure out what it is you want to do next? Check out this episode to find out more about what inner power is and how you can get more of it.By Jenn Swanson
 
Here’s a brain teaser for you: Imagine we’ve got a room full of people. We’re trying to figure if any two people in the room have the same birthday. For us to reach a fifty-percent probability that there are two people in the room with the exact same birthday, how many people need to be in the room? I told you this was a brain teaser, so suffice to…
 
Author, historian, editor and tree enthusiast Nina Shoroplova shares her wisdom and insight in this conversation about career paths that on the surface seem to wander. She also talks about her latest book about the beautiful trees of Vancouver's Stanley Park and all the ways in which a person could train for a career to work with trees.…
 
Maya Angelou was right, “People will forget what you said...but people will never forget how you made them feel.” Because I don’t remember what this woman said to me, but I do remember how I felt: Attacked. My heart was racing. I had two options: Lash out and defend my position, or excuse myself from the conversation. My brain hastily searched for …
 
I used to be a time management enthusiast. I say “used to be,” because time management eventually stopped working for me. How I became an accidental author It all started with an email. It was the kind of email that would trip up most spam filters. I wasn’t being offered millions of dollars from an offshore bank account, true love, nor improved per…
 
Sometimes people tell me, “Hey David, The Heart to Start is a great book, but now that I’ve figured out how to start, how do I finish?!” If you’re anything like me, finishing is tough. You can always find a good reason not to finish what you’ve started. It’s not fun anymore, you don’t want to paint yourself into a corner if it goes well, or – my pe…
 
How can you "be there" when you can't physically be there? Guest author and marketing expert Ethan Beute has some fantastic ideas using a method that not a lot of people are using yet. Join us for this advice-filled episode on how to show up more authentically at work using this idea.By Jenn Swanson
 
Offer expires soon. You don’t want to miss it! It’s the investment of a lifetime! It’s going to be the party of the century! Can you feel the anxiety piling up? You know what it is – it’s FOMO. The Fear of Missing Out. In a hyper-connected world, FOMO is more intense than ever. Our friends are sharing amazing travel photos on Instagram, people are …
 
To get exceptional results, you need to do exceptional things. Most things that are normal are normal only because very few people can resist them. Just because it’s normal, doesn’t mean it’s good for you. It often means the opposite. It’s like the Ancient Chinese proverb says, “If five million people do a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing…
 
Ari Meisel (@arimeisel) created a productivity system out of necessity. He was suffering from a chronic and life-threatening illness that was so severe, he had no choice but to make the most out of every ounce of energy he had. He took everything in his life and he applied what he now calls “OAO.” He Optimized, Automated, and Outsourced everything …
 
Andrew Mason (@andrewmason) started a little website called The Point. An investor friend of his gave him a million dollars in seed money. The Point failed, but Andrew then used that seed money to pivot his idea into the fastest-growing company in history. Groupon hit a $1 billion valuation in only sixteen months. For someone with no entrepreneuria…
 
A career move is a tough thing to contemplate at any time, but how is it even more so now during this global Covid-19 pandemic? Join executive consultant and career coach Michael Alan Tate as he shares his strategy for making your career move plan successful at any time.By Jenn Swanson
 
First of all, I hope that you are taking good care of yourself during these unprecedented times. I hope that you and the people you love are safe and healthy. I have something I’ve been working on for a looong time. And it’s very relevant to what we have going on today. Many people are working from home. They’re thrust into unstructured days, and t…
 
Many businesses have “SOP’s” It sounds very official as an acronym, and what it stands for sounds even more official: Standard Operating Procedure. It’s a document which outlines a process within a business. What’s the purpose of the process? What are the steps to follow? Who will do different parts of the processes, and which parts can’t begin unt…
 
Megan Devine (@refugeingrief) is the author of It’s OK That You’re Not OK, and runs the Writing Your Grief workshop. It wasn’t until Megan, a therapist, experienced grief herself that she discovered how we as a culture utterly fail to support the grieving. As loyal listeners know, I experienced a tragedy several months ago. My healthy, active, 69-y…
 
Has the Covid-19 pandemic got you stressed out? Are you sleeping? Have you felt more anxious than usual? Are you struggling with working from home? Neuroscientist and founder of Muse, the Brain-Sensing Headband, Ariel Garten, joins Jenn in this tip-filled and practical episode meant to help you cope during this global crisis.…
 
What are you doing?! Didn’t you read the title of this episode? I’m begging you: Stop listening to my podcast. You’re still here? Okay, I’ll see what I can do to persuade you to stop listening to my podcast. I’ll admit it: It bums me the fuck out that there aren’t more people listening to my podcast. I’ve been delivering an episode every week for t…
 
Dylan Evans (@evansd66) had an intense experience with uncertainty. He was fifty percent certain that civilization would collapse within several years. So, he sold his house, gave up his job, and set out to learn how to survive the apocalypse. He tells the story in his book, The Utopia Experiment. He and a team of volunteers constructed yurts on th…
 
Join Jenn and guest Kim Fulcher for this lively conversation about what makes up a successful career. Jam-packed with practical advice, this is one episode you'll need to take notes for! Kim shares her years of wisdom and coaching expertise and truly delivers.By Jenn Swanson
 
In the 1600s, Penelope Kent boarded a ship from Holland to the New World with her new husband. Their ship wrecked off the coast, but still, Penelope and her husband made it to shore. There, they were attacked and tortured by the natives who lived on the land. By the time the natives were done with them, Penelope’s husband was dead. Penelope was sti…
 
Dr. Aziz Gazipura is author of a great book, Not Nice: Stop People Pleasing, Staying Silent, & Feeling Guilty... And Start Speaking Up, Saying No, Asking Boldly, And Unapologetically Being Yourself. What does it mean to be a "good person?" If someone asks you to do something, do you have to do it? If someone invites you to hang out, do you have to …
 
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