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69: How to become a brilliant speaker – BBC TV and radio presenter Jeremy Nicholas

24/02/2017

In this episode of ‘Grow Your Own Career’ podcast,  I interview the BBC TV and radio presenter Jeremy Nicholas. Jeremy teaches media training techniques to clients that he’s acquired from thirty years on TV and radio, and is also an accomplished host of business events working for clients such as IBM, Carling, Ericsson, Boots and Samsung. […]

68: What I learned from writing and publishing “Taking Charge of your Career”

27/01/2017

So this month it’s me in the spotlight! 2016 was a tumultuous and extraordinary year. But for me and my co-author Camilla, a huge chunk of it was taken up with writing “Taking Charge of Your Career”, a major update to our 2011 book “If not now, when? How to take charge of your career”. […]

67: Journalist, author, festival organiser, garden designer and sometime minicab driver – Kit Peel

30/12/2016

There is a definite thread running through Kit Peel’s career, and that is a love of writing and nature. These are the cornerstones of his working life to date, as he has transitioned from journalism, to managing a team of foreign correspondents, to driving a mini cab, to becoming an author of the children’s book […]

Mind over matter: why mindset matters more than age

15/12/2016

The last few weeks has found me talking about careers both ends of the age spectrum. At the beginning of December I was interviewed by Eddie Mair for BBC Radio’s PM programme about careers for the over 50s. This was a big deal for me, and my first time on national radio. Luckily one of […]

66: Testing 25 jobs before she’s 25 – The Radical Sabbatical with Emma Rosen

24/11/2016

How do you find out what you want to be when you grow up? Emma Rosen’s parents asked her every year at New Year in a kind of social experiment. The recordings of those conversations became a useful source of inspiration when she found, after rotating on the graduate scheme on the Civil Service Fast […]

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