Squiggly Careers

Updated: 20 Feb 2024 • 386 episodes
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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 (https://www.amazingif.com/), 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 practice straight away.  Every so often they take a break from talking to each other to interview other people who are leading the way in making work better. Past guests include entrepreneur and philanthropist Dame Stephanie Shirley, author of The Joy of Work Bruce Daisley, and neuroscience expert Amy Brann.  The Squiggly Careers podcast has been recommended by Harvard Business Review, Stylist, Marie Claire and Management Today. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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This week Sarah and Helen are talking about how to cage your confidence gremlins - the beliefs that hold us back. Together they talk about common gremlins that can mean we stall or get stuck in our careers and some of the 'foods' (people, past and places) that grow our gremlins. They share 3 ideas for how you can cage

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This week, Helen and Sarah explore how to spot the red flags that get in the way of your career success. They discuss short and specific ideas for action for 5 common career red flags including 'directionless development', 'enmeshment', and 'busy burnout'. Spotting and solving your red flags can help you get unstuck an

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In this weeks Ask the Expert episode Sarah talks to author and adjunct professor at Columbia Business School, Cheryl Strauss Einhorn about problem solving and how to make smart decisions. Sarah and Cheryl talk about 5 different problem-solver profiles and how these profiles provide useful perspective for improving your

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This week, Helen and Sarah are deep diving into the world of deliberate practice to explore how it can apply to what we do at work. Together, they talk about the process of deliberate practice and use their own examples to bring it to life. If you want to make your learning more intentional and your career development

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In squiggly careers, if we want to be at our best at work, we need to punctuate our days with pauses. This week, Helen and Sarah talk about how adding long or short pauses into your day can help to increase your performance and productivity. From playing around with pauses in meetings to reflecting on your levels of 's

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This week, Helen and Sarah are tackling a topic that's close to home. Having worked together for over 10 years, Helen and Sarah have learnt to bring their opposite profiles together to increase the impact of their work. It might not always have been easy, but over time they have learnt how much more effective they are

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