ProfessionalChaghig is Lebanese with Armenian roots (speaks Arabic, English, French, Armenian, and half Italian). After completing a Masters (MA) and Ph.D., she started Globetrot with Arabic, where you will find her teaching the Arabic language globally online. In this Skype conversation, we learn something about the differences between Lebanese and Armenian culture, dialect, language and get an insight into her journey to developing Globetrot with Arabic, including her motivations, challenges (like self-doubt) and growth. What comes across clearly is her quest for freedom, independence, discovery, and continued learning. In this conversation, you gain some useful tips about consistency, persistency, organisation, that should help on your journey to discover your own independence.ViewProfessionalMelissa is a career coach, and in this conversation, she considers practical steps to be used by those that are at risk or have lost their jobs in these times. We discuss the importance of looking at your network, including those that you know like friends, family, colleagues, and the importance of putting out feelers for opportunities, especially if you are looking to do something different. She also covers ways that you can use professional networks like Linked In. In this conversation, Melissa covers topics like structuring your message, applying for jobs using CVs, and completing online application forms. You will get some tips around structuring your message and updating your CV, completing online application forms. Melissa builds recruitment systems, so she provides an insight into the things to watch when applying for jobs. Companies nowadays are using recruitment tools that look for keywords and skills that could rule you out if your application is not done correctly. This means that you maybe be rejected without being screened properly, as a recruiter might not have seen your CV at this stage.ViewProfessionalShola has been into health and fitness for around 30 years. He has also been into personal development for a similar amount of time. In this Skype conversation, he discusses the mindset required to start on the journey. The journey for him starts as a tall skinny kid, growing up with a complex, because of his slim physique, something he then decides to change. It was about having the right mindset to even start the process. The first training session was a killer, just doing basic stuff. It was then a case of getting over the muscle ache. He is now his ideal weight and feels amazing every day because of this. The use of vision boards and affirmations have given him ways of driving home his goalsViewPersonalTahiya is our guest from Uganda, and on this Skype call, she shares her perspective on the effects of Coronavirus, curfew, and lockdown. She discusses the challenges of raising a 2-year-old without a job and shares her concerns for her family, especially her mother, who still needs to go out to work to ensure that she can still feed herself and continue to have a roof over her ahead. She can’t help any of them, and they can’t help her, as they all have too little to spare, especially when bills are still piling up. Tahiya struggles to also help her only employee in these difficult times. Despite her difficulties, she encourages others not to give up and press on.ViewProfessionalThis Skype conversation with Melissa considers the effect of the Coronavirus and the potential opportunities for individuals that can be worked on today to better prepare for what is coming. She reflects on the economy, jobs, family, the role of the side hustle and ways of working that may change, once this pandemic is behind us. She also provides an insight into her approach. Checkout her top 5 recommendations.ViewPersonalJackie Alecho has completed her first book. We look at her 180-degree journey. She talks about her challenges with depression. Where she found help, support, and the tools she has found along the way. She tells us about how she found confidence and the importance of continuing to learn.ViewProfessionalAyushi and Vishrant are part of a team that developed the Nifty Conversations site. The conversation covers important areas like communication, requirements gathering, people and honesty. We also cover the key learnings and challenges from this project. Listen for more…View
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