Sometimes you are stuck in a terrible commute, or out on a walk, or just getting a much needed break from your screen.
We’ve all been there!
But, that doesn’t mean that you can’t access amazing and awesome career advice :).
So why not grab a podcast?
(Argggh- but which one?)
No worries, we’ve listened to them ALL, and here are the best and brightest podcasts out there – plus our personal review of each :).
So, in no particular order, here are the 4 best podcasts for your career!
Women Taking the Lead
This podcast, lead by
Have you ever thought about quitting your job and starting a business…
…but then you immediately panic?
What if you fail?
What if you end up homeless?
What if you NEVER FIGURE OUT HOW TO SUCCEED AND HAVE TO TAKE UP OFF-KEY STREET BUSKING?
It’s enough stress and worry to reduce you to using symbols instead of words, like this: “#$%^^$$#!!!!”
I’m not going to pretend it’s simple or easy to start a business, and frankly, it’s not for everyone.
But for those of you who feel the call to strike out on your own, don’t fret!
Have you ever sat at your desk and daydreamed about quitting your job and starting a business?
Maybe it’s a vague thought, or maybe you have a really specific plan in mind.
But either way, you struggle with one big question: “Am I ready? How do I know WHEN to quit and start my own thing?”
If this sounds familiar you aren’t alone!
So many of us stay stuck, wondering how and when to pull the trigger, and it can feel paralyzing.
But be paralyzed no more!
Here is exactly how to know when you are ready to quit and
Have you ever thought about networking and then thought “meh. NOPE.”
Or “maybe later?”
You aren’t alone!
But networking doesn’t have to be scary and that thing you avoid.
You already know why it’s so important (it gets you raises, better jobs, promotions, and even help finding your passion! Seriously!).
So why not make more money and enjoy your job more?
The easy way to start is by avoiding these three mistakes (and doing the easy homework I give you, especially in Mistake #2).
Just click to watch – it’s short and painless! 🙂
Want to make more money?
Of course you do!
Even if you hate your current job with the fire of one thousand suns, there’s nothing wrong with being more well paid while you plan your next move.
And chances are, you deserve an increase anyway!
So here’s the good news: 75% of people who ask for a raise, get it according to Payscale.com.
So it’s obviously time for you to ask.
(Not sure how? Read this blog over here ).
But I digress.
One of the big stumbling blocks of getting a raise is not in asking, but in knowing what
This month we are diving into some of the more technical career skills, like resumes, interviews, and of course MONEY.
I think we can all agree that making more money is never a bad thing, no matter where you are in your career.
So if you are hating your job, in a triage job, or just treading water for now – it’s okay to increase your pay check while you figure the rest out!
So let’s talk about how to make more money, shall we?
How to make more money: Part 1
Part one of making more money
Here’s a story that involves crest white strips and careers. I know! Stick with me :).
So, here I am doing some pre-wedding stuff like working out and using moisturizer.
As a part of that, I also decided to go the extra mile and get Crest Whitestrips.
So picture me, hanging out in my favorite easy chair, doing work like writing this blog, happily Crest Whitestripping away.
Three days in and I’m starting to have success!
Then, a friend of mine comes into town.
To prepare for her arrival, I of course clean my house.
Part of that house
Careers are dicey things, aren’t they?
I mean, first off, they are your source of survival. So of course it’s stressful if you contemplate a change or think about stepping off the beaten path.
Then, for many of us, they are also a key foundation of our self-worth. It’s where we derive confidence, satisfaction, and a big chunk of fulfillment.
Or, it’s where we feel beaten down, mediocre, trapped, or just plan tapped out.
Long story short, it’s easy to overthink, be overanxious, or just do nothing (so as not to rock the boat).
But let’s talk about that
Have you ever felt 100% lost in your career?
Or just like you really REALLY need help?
I have *totally* been there.
And it’s absolutely no fun.
So how do you get out of that rut and into some long overdue clarity on your next career step (or just if you are going to even update your resume or not?).
Here’s how to make progress: Step 1 – Get some help
Not to be all “You need some help” but you NEED some help!
The first rule of career fight club is admitting that you can’t go it alone.
So, I unexpectedly turned officially older recently.
I say unexpectedly because in my mind, I’m always about 24.
(I know, feel free to laugh!).
IF you are going blind, AND the room is candle-lit, AND I’m at least 10 feet away from you…then maybe I could be 24? 🙂
Anyway, each year on my birthday I reflect back on what I’ve learned in the last year, and how I can take those lessons forward.
You can see last year’s post right here.
I share these thoughts and lessons to inspire you to make changes in your career, because I know