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Podcasts to Inspire your Career Goals
How long do you spend commuting from one place to another? Imagine using that time to listen to a podcast that can help you improve your personal and professional life. You can find a plethora of podcasts dedicated to career growth. Whether you are a podcast lover or not, give the below shows a listen to help improve your career and achieve your professional goals.
According to the Podcasting & UAE report released by marketiers MENA in 2019, 1.3 million of the UAE population listen to podcasts regularly. Across the MENA region, podcasting is growing in popularity. Here are some of the podcasts to inspire you and get you pumped for months of hard work ahead.
1. My Career Story by Steve Keith
Steve Keith, Founder & Chief Behavioral Officer of the Branding man created a podcast series focusing on sharing career journeys of successful people today, and encouraging the future generations to come to enjoy & trust in the process of life rather than stressing over getting it right the first time. Steve’s aim is to inspire people in getting a head start in their career.
Suggested episode: Charolette Edwards, Graduate Development Lead at EY MENA
2. Why losing your job is the best thing that can happen to you?
Career Cloud Radio, a podcast dedicated to individuals looking for a career change, interviews Stephanie Brown who talks about her career journey. Brown held senior roles at Nike before leaving to take a chance on a job at a smaller company, which subsequently fired her. She then spent several months hustling and sniffing out the best jobs in the city with her own unique networking strategy! Listen to this podcast where she shares some of her advice and experience.
3. How to become a boss that nobody will leave?
For all the mid-level managers, Scott Love tells managers how to be the boss everyone wants to work with. With 20 years of empirical research, he gives managers tactical ideas to lead in a way that increases employee retention, reduces turnover, and attracts high achievers. A successful entrepreneur, professional keynote speaker, author of career changing books, listen to this podcast to find more on how he reveals the story behind his new book “Why they follow”, his thoughts on leadership and more.
4. How to prepare yourself for the job market
For all the fresh college graduates whose career path is unclear, listen to this CareerCloud podcast where the host interviews Jeff Kavanaugh, a Managing Partner & Campus Recruitment Officer at Infosys (one of the largest IT consulting firms) and Adjunct Professor at the University of Texas. This interview will highlight his passion for consulting where he talks about how today’s college graduates can better prepare themselves for entering the job market.
5. The Ken Coleman Show
Do you feel stuck in your job? Do you dread going to work on Monday mornings? Do you want positive outcomes out of the work that you do? Are you looking for a career change? Meet Ken Coleman, a career expert, author of the Proximity Principle and national radio host of The Ken Coleman Show. With callers approaching him every day, he advices or coaches them on how to tackle their issue to reach long term or better goals.
Suggested episode: Embrace The "No," It'll Lead You To The "Yes"
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