Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Bridget Butler, The Bird Diva and the Owner of Bird Diva Consulting - Episode 3105


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Hello everyone, and welcome back for another episode of the Outdoor Adventure Series Podcast. The Outdoor Adventure Series celebrates individuals & families, businesses, and organizations that seek out and promote the exploration of the great outdoors. 

Our guest today is Bridget Butler.

Monday, November 29, 2021

Pat Wray, Outdoor Enthusiast, Freelance Writer, and Author - Episode 3104


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Hello everyone, and welcome back for another episode of the Outdoor Adventure Series Podcast. The Outdoor Adventure Series celebrates individuals & families, businesses, and organizations that seek out and promote the exploration of the great outdoors. 

Our guest today is Pat Wray

Saturday, November 27, 2021

Career Focus Series Q&A with Anita Jenke, Part III - Episode 3103

 

Howard00:00

Hello, this is Howard Fox host of the Career Focus Series on the Success InSight Podcast. I want to welcome you to Career Focus Q & A. Our guest today is Anita Jenke, the Executive Director of the Career Transition Center of Chicago. Anita joined us this year on the Career Focus Series for episode 87, which was published on October 25, 202.

We received emails from individuals who listened to the episode and they had questions for Anita, who has been gracious to come back on the show and share her answers and insights with our listeners.

Anita, welcome.

Anita00:42

Glad to be back. Thanks for having me.

Howard00:45

Fantastic. Anita question number three is, what's the number one book or your favorite book you recommend to someone to read or review when they're faced, or right at the beginning of their job loss?

Anita01:00

Okay, so I'm going to answer the question with two books that I have read, and two books that I'm planning to read. I think it's an oldie, but a goodie, is What Color is Your Parachute by Richard Bolles? I know it's old school, andl it's been around forever, but it really does have good advice in the sort of the psychological and the emotional aspects of job searches, as well as helping you hit the reset button.

Click here for a link to What Color is Your Parachute on Amazon.

I also like StrengthFinders 2.0 by Tom Rath. It’s a very positive forward-looking book. If you’re beginning to feel like I've got nothing to offer, take their assessment, and it'll give you your top five strengths and that can help you reinvigorate yourself.

Click here to find StrengthFinders 2.0 on Amazon.

Two books that I'm really interested in reading, and I have to confess I haven't done it yet, is Rising Strong by Brené Brown. She interviewed leaders and successful people who overcame challenges, and she gives insight on how you can overcome challenges.

Click here to find Rising Strong: How the Ability to Reset Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead on Amazon.

Then there's a new book out that I'm really intrigued by Designing Your Life by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans, using a design mindset to ask questions and problem solve your way into a job that's meaningful and fulfilling.

They have exercises, checked boxes, helpful advice, and websites you can reference. And that's one that I'm kind of intrigued by because I liked this idea of using a design like product design, design mindset.

Click here to find Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life on Amazon

Howard02:22

Anita, thank you for the answer to the question. And again, for joining us for Career Focus, Q & A.

Anita02:29

My pleasure.

Howard02:31

Folks, you can learn more about Anita and the Career Transition Center of Chicago by visiting their website at https://ctcchicago.org. We'd also love for you to add your likes and comments to this short post, and also to share it with your friends, family, and colleagues as well.


You can also visit us online at https://successinsightpodcast.com, or you can search for Success InSight, and follow us on the leading podcast platforms like Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Audible, and Spotify.

Take care now.

Friday, November 26, 2021

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Rick Saez, Host of the Outdoor Biz Podcast - Episode 3101


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Hello everyone, and welcome back for another episode of the Outdoor Adventure Series on the Success InSight Podcast. The Outdoor Adventure Series celebrates individuals & families, businesses, and organizations that seek out and promote the exploration of the great outdoors. 

Our guest today is Rick Saez

Monday, November 22, 2021

Jacob Deutsch, Outdoor Recreation Enthusiast & Freelance Writer - Episode 3100


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Hello everyone, and welcome back for another episode of the Outdoor Adventure Series on the Success InSight Podcast. The Outdoor Adventure Series celebrates individuals & families, businesses, and organizations that seek out and promote the exploration of the great outdoors. 

Our guest today is Jacob Deutsch

Saturday, November 20, 2021

Career Focus Series Q&A with Anita Jenke, Part II - Episode 3099

Career Focus Series Q&A with Anita Jenke, Part II

Howard 00:00

Hello, this is Howard Fox host of the Career Focus Series on the Success InSight Podcast. I want to welcome you to Career Focus Q & A. Our guest today is Anita Jenke, Executive Director of the Career Transition Center of Chicago. Anita joined us this year on the Career Focus series for episode 87, which was published on October 25, 2021.

We received emails from individuals who listened to the episode and they had questions for Anita, who has been gracious to come back on the show and share her answers and insights with our listeners. Anita, welcome.

Anita 00:42

Glad to be back. Thanks for having me.

Howard 00:45

Anita question, number two, what can companies do to prepare their staff before the layoff?  

Anita 00:55

I think the first and most important thing is to be transparent. In many cases, companies do have the time and know that their financial situation is getting tight. And I think it's important to communicate with employees throughout the process. That things are a little tough. I know that employees understand during the pandemic how rough it was.

So it's not like it would be a shock, but I think, you know, out of your integrity, communicate with them and let them know and make it clear to them. You know, this is not about performance. an economic situation where we have no choice and make clear to them that this is a last resort, that you've looked at options like, you know, management, taking a reduction in pay, maybe reducing people to part-time and keeping the benefits going.

Just let them know that you care. I think that's one of the things you can do. In preparation. I also think out of respect for the employee, be prepared and do your due diligence. Make sure that when you meet with them, you’ve figured out the outplacement piece. And I think that's mandatory. I think employers need to and must do that.

There are a lot of options out there. There are. Non-profits like us, there are independent coaches. That'll do outplacement. There are the big companies. I think it's really important that you have that make sure you have the Cobra paperwork, the layoff letter, everything that they need to be packaged up in a folder so that it's turnkey and they don't feel like they have to keep coming back to you to get things in drips and drabs.

And then I think the next two things are really important, when you conduct the layoff session, sit down with the employee. And if it is handled professionally, and with compassion, it'll probably reduce the anger and the resentment. And there are things you can do to prepare, read articles, you know, think about the times you've been laid off so that you can come at this in a place where you can be of support and help to them with good boundaries.

And. I think it's super important to be prepared to talk afterward about the layoff to the rest of your workforce because it's, they're going to be, they're going to be rumors. there's going to be anxiety, people wondering who's next. And I think, again, transparency, we had to do something very difficult as you know, because of our financial position, but we're committed to going forward with our current workforce. 

We believe we can hold the line here. We have ensured that all. People laid off, got outplacement, and they've got what they need to move to the next step. And, you know, we encourage you to be of good support to them. 

I think those are the kinds of, sort of things you can do, those sort of four biggies that I think could really make a difference in how people respond to a layoff?

Howard 03:46

Anita, thank you for your answer and for joining us for career focus, Q & A

Anita 03:51

My pleasure.

Howard 03:53

Folks, you can learn more about Anita and the Career Transition Center of Chicago by visiting their website at ctcchicago.org. We'd also love for you to add your likes and comments to this short post, and also to share it with your friends, family, and colleagues as well.

You can also visit us online at successinsightpodcast.com or you can search for Success InSight, and follow us on the leading podcast platforms like Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Audible, and Spotify.

Take care now.

Friday, November 19, 2021

Linda Edmiston, Founder of Empower Your Best Business - Episode 3098


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Hello everyone, and welcome to Coaching & Consulting Insights Series on the Success InSight Podcast.

The Coaching & Consulting Insights series introduces you to coaches and consultants that work with professionals, managers, leaders, and organizations to perform at their full potential.

Our guest today is Linda Edmiston.

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Dr. Debi Silber, Founder of The PBT Institute and host of the From Betrayal to Breakthrough Podcast - Episode 3097


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Hello everyone, and welcome to the Mind, Body, and Soul series on the Success InSight Podcast.

The Mind, Body, and Soul series celebrates the journeys and stories from health & wellness professionals who are committed to helping their clients and patients realize their physical, emotional, and spiritual courage and well-being.

Our guest today is Dr. Debi Silber

Monday, November 15, 2021

Andrée Martin, Mindset Monday - The Seven Key Questions to Ask in a Time of Thanks and Giving - Episode 3096


MINDSET MONDAY - Change Begins in Your Language

Andrée Martin is Your Leadership Mindset & Golf Performance Coach.

Andrée is an LPGA Class A Life Member, a Nationally Recognized Top 50 Golf Teacher and Expert, and a member of the Maine Golf Hall of Fame.

Friday, November 12, 2021

Career Focus Series Q&A with Anita Jenke - Part I - Episode 3095

 

Career Focus Series Q&A with Anita Jenke, Part I

Howard00:00

Hello, this is Howard Fox, host of the Career Focus series on the Success InSight Podcast. I want to welcome you to Career focus Q and A.

Our guest today is Anita Jenke, the Executive Director of the Career Transition Center of Chicago. Anita joined us this year on the Career Focus Series for episode 87, which was published on October 25, 2021.

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Jeff Seckendorf, Founder of Coach Me Strong - Episode 3094


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Hello everyone, and welcome to the Mind, Body, and Soul Series on the Success InSight Podcast.

The Mind, Body, and Soul series celebrates the journeys and stories from health & wellness professionals who are committed to helping their clients and patients pursue their physical, emotional, and spiritual courage and well-being.

Our guest today on the Mind, Body, and Soul Series is Jeff Seckendorf

Monday, November 8, 2021

Meryl Arnett, Meditation Teacher and the Creator of The Mindful Minute Podcast - Episode 3093


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Hello everyone, and welcome to the Mind, Body, and Soul series on the Success InSight Podcast.

The Mind, Body, and Soul series celebrates the journeys and stories from health & wellness professionals who are committed to helping their clients and patients realize their physical, emotional, and spiritual courage and well-being.

Our guest today is Meryl Arnett

Friday, November 5, 2021

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Isabelle (Izzy) Edwards, Wildlife & Nature Photographer, Artist, and Conservationist - Episode 3091


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Hello everyone, and welcome back for another episode of the Outdoor Adventure Series on the Success InSight Podcast. The Outdoor Adventure Series celebrates individuals & families, businesses, and organizations that seek out and promote the exploration of the great outdoors. 

Our guest today is Isabelle Edwards

Monday, November 1, 2021

Andrée Martin, Mindset Monday - The Mindset and Artful Leadership of a Warrior - Episode 3090


MINDSET MONDAY - Change Begins in Your Language

Andrée Martin is Your Leadership Mindset & Golf Performance Coach.

Andrée is an LPGA Class A Life Member, a Nationally Recognized Top 50 Golf Teacher and Expert, and a member of the Maine Golf Hall of Fame.

Friday, October 29, 2021

Sam Thiara, Speaker & Storyteller, Educator & Entrepreneur, and Author of Lost and Found: Seeking the Past and Finding Myself, Episode 3089

 

Hello everyone, and welcome to the Coaching and Consulting Insights Series on the Success InSight Podcast.

The Coaching and Consulting Insights Series introduces you to coaches and consultants that work with professionals, managers, leaders, and organizations to perform at their full potential.

Our guest today is Sam Thiara.

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Scott Spires, Translator, Linguist, Award-winning Writer & Editor, and The Author of Abandon All Hope, Episode 3088

Hello everyone, and welcome to the Author Series on the Success InSight Podcast.

Our guest today is Scott Spires.

Scott is a Translator, Linguist, Writer & Editor based in the Chicago suburb of Lake Bluff, IL.

Monday, October 25, 2021

Anita Jenke, Executive Director of the Career Transitions Center of Chicago, Episode 3087

Hello everyone, and welcome to the Career Focus Series on the Success InSight Podcast.

The Career Focus Series supports individuals who are pursuing careers that tap into their skills and passions and introduces you to the entrepreneurs and organizations that are helping to make that dream a reality.

Our guest today is Anita Jenke.

Friday, October 22, 2021

Dr. Richard Goulding, Physician, Surgeon, and Chairman & Chief Medical Officer at Gold River Productions, Inc., a Medical Nutraceutical Company, Episode 3086

Hello everyone, and welcome to the Mind, Body, and Soul Series on the Success InSight Podcast.

The Mind, Body, and Soul series celebrates the journeys and stories from health & wellness professionals who are committed to helping their clients and patients realize their physical, emotional, and spiritual courage and well-being.

Our guest today is Dr. Richard Goulding.

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

David Alexander, Sr. Procurement Specialist, Discusses His Recent Career Transition Journey, Episode 3085


Hello everyone and welcome to the Career Focus Series on the Success InSight Podcast.

The Career Focus Series supports individuals who are pursuing careers that tap into their skills and passions, and introduces you to the entrepreneurs and companies that are helping to make that dream a reality.

Our guest today is David Alexander.

David is a Sr. Procurement Specialist who recently navigated a career transition, and he has been gracious to accept our invitation to come on to Career Focus Series to chat about his journey.

To learn more about Dave, he invites you to connect with him on LinkedIn.



The Career Focus Series on Success InSight is a Podcast Production of Fox Coaching, Inc.

Monday, October 18, 2021

Andrée Martin, Mindset Monday - Change Begins in Your Language - Episode 3084


MINDSET MONDAY - Change Begins in Your Language

Andrée Martin is Your Leadership Mindset & Golf Performance Coach.

Andrée is an LPGA Class A Life Member, a Nationally Recognized Top 50 Golf Teacher and Expert, and a member of the Maine Golf Hall of Fame.

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Danielle Taylor, Outdoor Adventure and Travel Journalist and Managing Editor of The Journal of Wildlife Photography - Episode 3082


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Hello everyone, and welcome back for another episode of the Outdoor Adventure Series on the Success InSight Podcast. The Outdoor Adventure Series celebrates individuals & families, businesses, and organizations that seek out and promote the exploration of the great outdoors. 

Our guest today is Danielle Taylor.


Monday, October 4, 2021

Andrée Martin, Mindset Monday - I Am What I Tell Myself - Episode 3081


MINDSET MONDAY - I Am What I Tell Myself

Andrée Martin is Your Leadership Mindset & Golf Performance Coach.

Andrée is an LPGA Class A Life Member, a Nationally Recognized Top 50 Golf Teacher and Expert, and a member of the Maine Golf Hall of Fame.