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EP 62: Simon Hazlitt - Olympian and Army Officer, the dual career transition to Technology Leader

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In today's episode, Ryan speaks to Simon Hazlitt, a former British field hockey player who competed in the Olympics and an operations officer in the British Army. Since leaving the army and elite sport, he has brought his IT and investment skills to build Majedie Asset Management.

Having specialized in cloud environments (before it was even a thing) and being among the pioneers to implement cloud services in an enterprise context, Simon co-founded Majedie.

Tune in to learn more about:

  • Simon’s hockey and military experience careers
  • The commonalities and differences between sports and the army, especially when it comes to transitioning into a more traditional career
  • His innate desire and efforts to better himself increased his chances of achieving his goals
  • His inspiration for juggling hockey, the army, and studying
  • Simon's experience of going through the hierarchy in the army and why he decided to leave
  • How he brought his competitive edge of focus to the corporate world
  • Navigating his first three/four years after retiring from hockey
  • Amazing insights from his experience in the corporate world

… and so much more!

Are you looking for Career Clarity for your next step, for more information, or to book a consultancy, make sure you check out www.2ndwind.io

Links:
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shazlitt
X: https://twitter.com/simonhazl
Instagram: https://instagram.com/shazlitt


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In today's episode, Ryan speaks to Simon Hazlitt, a former British field hockey player who competed in the Olympics and an operations officer in the British Army. Since leaving the army and elite sport, he has brought his IT and investment skills to build Majedie Asset Management.

Having specialized in cloud environments (before it was even a thing) and being among the pioneers to implement cloud services in an enterprise context, Simon co-founded Majedie.

Tune in to learn more about:

  • Simon’s hockey and military experience careers
  • The commonalities and differences between sports and the army, especially when it comes to transitioning into a more traditional career
  • His innate desire and efforts to better himself increased his chances of achieving his goals
  • His inspiration for juggling hockey, the army, and studying
  • Simon's experience of going through the hierarchy in the army and why he decided to leave
  • How he brought his competitive edge of focus to the corporate world
  • Navigating his first three/four years after retiring from hockey
  • Amazing insights from his experience in the corporate world

… and so much more!

Are you looking for Career Clarity for your next step, for more information, or to book a consultancy, make sure you check out www.2ndwind.io

Links:
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shazlitt
X: https://twitter.com/simonhazl
Instagram: https://instagram.com/shazlitt


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