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  1. For a special episode Sarah talks to Dr. Margaret Heffernan - author of 'Uncharted: How to Map the Future Together'. They talk about the difference between a complicated and complex world, why we need to build relationships based on generosity and the importance of friends at work (particularly in a crisis). For more visit amazingif.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacyView the full article
  2. This week Sarah and Helen discuss the difference between your comfort and courage learning zones and why they both matter. Together they discuss ideas and actions you can take to spend more time in either zone including building your BMDs (brief moments of discomfort), connecting with challengers and knowing that not right now is not the same as not ever. For more information on this episode head to www.amazingif.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacyView the full article
  3. As our working lives go through a significant period of change, it's never been more important to show kindness to others. Everyone is going through their own challenges and we can all play a role in supporting each other. In this week's episode, Helen and Sarah talk through small and practical ways we can all show up with kindness at work. For more information on this episode, head to www.amazingif.com. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacyView the full article
  4. Listening plays a big part in our working lives, but often it's something we struggle to do well. Distractions, our own agendas, thoughts and feelings can all affect the quality of our listening efforts. In this week's Squiggly Careers podcast, hosts Helen and Sarah talk about their 4 top tips for being a brilliant listener, including how to assess yourself against '6 listening levels', how to create 'time to think' and how to make sure your listening efforts creates insight that lasts. Head to amazingif.com for links to resources. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacyView the full article
  5. In the final episode Sarah interviews two women leading the charge to make our world a better place. Kajal Odedre, director of change.org and author of 'Do Something': together they discuss how everyone can be an activist. She then chats to Lauren Bravo, author of 'How to break up with fast fashion', to figure out what we can all do to make better choices about the clothes that we buy and wear, benefitting ourselves and our planet. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacyView the full article
  6. In this special episode for International Women's Day, Helen talks to 3 guests about the topic of female entrepreneurship. With Sarah King and Claire Dunn (founders of We Are Radikl) she discusses the systemic barriers that can hold women back from starting and scaling businesses and how they are supporting women to break them down. She then talks to Natalie Campbell, a serial entrepreneur about the confidence that has enabled her to succeed, what she has learned through her journey and what her advice is to other female founders. To find out more about Sarah and Claire's work head to www.weareradikl.co.uk To follow Natalie, head to @nataliedcampbell (Instagram). For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacyView the full article
  7. In this special episode for International Women's Day, Helen and Sarah talk to two men who champion women in the workplace. First, Helen talks to Josh Graff (UK Country Manager for LinkedIn) about the actions he takes as a leader to support women at work. Sarah then talks to Daniele Fiandaca about Token Man, an initiative he founded to include men in the discussion of diversity and focus on solutions that benefit everyone. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacyView the full article
  8. In part 2 of this special episode for International Women's Day, Helen talks to Ann Francke, CEO of the Chartered Management Institute about the commercial benefit of gender diverse workplaces and where issues arise in our organisations. Ann's book is: Ann Francke OBE - Creating Gender Diverse Workplaces For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacyView the full article
  9. In part 1 of 2 of this special episode for International Women's Day, Helen and Sarah talk to different guests to get their perspective on how women can break through glass walls and glass pyramids at work. In part 1 they talk to Kathryn Jacob OBE and Sue Unerman, about the strategies for success that women can use to combat bias and barriers at work. Their book is called: Kathryn Jacob OBE and Sue Unerman - The Glass Wall: Success Strategies for Women at Work - and Businesses that Mean Business For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacyView the full article
  10. In this episode Sarah talks to three CEOs who happen to be women. Sarah interviews Cilla Snowball, Eithne O'Leary and Kate Stephens about the reality of life as a CEO, the role of a support network and how to build the confidence to put yourself forward for, and succeed, in the top job. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacyView the full article
  11. In this episode of our special series, Sarah interviews Ella Dolphin, CEO of The Stylist Group. Together they discuss how gender is portrayed in the media and how with great power, comes great responsibility. The media has always set the narrative around women – but its permeating untruths, false expectations and dangerous stereotypes. Research by Dove shows that 70% of women do not feel represented by media and advertising. Ella reveals how to challenge outdated views and change the representation of women in the media. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacyView the full article
  12. In this special epsiode to support International Women's Day, Helen interviews broadcaster, journalist and author Emma Barnett. Together, they discuss Emma's book 'It's about bloody time. Period.". They get into the issues that arise at work when people feel unable to talk about their periods, the reasons why it's become taboo and how we can fight back. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacyView the full article
  13. It's easier than ever to think the grass is always greener, we see perfect lives and curated workplaces on social media and can feel left out. In this episode Sarah and Helen give tips on how to avoid comparing yourself to others, including knowing your triggers, the 'Shine Theory' and shifting from comparison to control. For more, visit amazingif.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacyView the full article
  14. This week's Squiggly Careers episode was recorded Live at the Sunday Times Life Lessons festival where Helen and Sarah were joined by Tom Chapman, Pip Murray and Dr Sabrina Cohen-Hatton to talk about work and wellbeing. With Tom, Helen and Sarah explore the need to create safe spaces for people to talk about mental health and the the venture he started (Lions Barber Collective). With Pip Murray, founder of Pip & Nut, they talk about the challenge of prioritising your wellbeing when you are starting and scaling a business. Finally, with Dr Sabrina Cohen-Hatton, they talk about overcoming adversity, development resilience and dealing with discrimination. For more information on this week's guests, see links below: - Tom Chapman (https://www.thelionsbarbercollective.com/) - Pip Murray (www.pipandnut.com) - Dr Sabrina Cohen-Hatton (https://www.penguin.co.uk/authors/1082529/dr-sabrina-cohen-hatton.html) For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacyView the full article
  15. For a special bonus edition of the show Sarah takes to the streets to talk to David Pearl, founder of Street Wisdom and author of 'Wanderful'. They discuss using walking for ideas, embracing the unexpected and the real meaning of the word career. For more resources, visit to www.amazingif.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacyView the full article