Change and Transition

Change and Transition

By Change and Transition
Welcome to the ‘Change and Transition’ podcast (formerly know as the 'They Don't Tell You' podcast), for busy people who want to transition from their current career/lifestyle to something they actually want to do. Done using examples from my own transformation; practical coaching methods; & inspiring interviews with people who have transformed. My voice is pretty smooth too!
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S4: Ep5 How to thrive in difficult times - RESILIENCE with Sabrina Woods & Jim Peacock

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S4: Ep8 Progressing into leadership with Dr Kate Daubeny
If you want to progress into leadership or you're very early on in your leadership journey, you NEED to listen to this episode. Dr Kate Daubeny treats us to an episode overflowing with wisdom about how to be a great leader (I've witnessed her leadership and it's tremendous). We touch on areas such as, "when are you ready for leadership?" "What does a good leader look like?" "Is everyone capable of leadership?" and more. Kate's twitter: @careerampersand Podcast hosted by Crystal Debrah-Ekolie from voraicoach.com  Instagram: @voraicoach
36:31
August 12, 2020
S4: Ep7 Creating institutional change for underrepresented groups with Edleen John
This is the episode that keeps on giving. We cover 2 topics! How to rise to the top in the corporate world AND ways to create institutional equality for unrepresented groups. Edleen has risen to leadership positions in large corporations including Morgan Stanley, KPMG and The Football Association. Edleen is very generous with the lessons she’s learned along the way, in this episode! Take heed. As a bonus, Edleen has been kind enough to share her expertise to help us all to not only understand institutional bias which disadvantages underrepresented groups but also what institutions and individuals can do to combat it. I learned A LOT from this conversation and I’m sure you will too. Be the change! You can find Edleen John on LinkedIN. Podcast hosted by Crystal Debrah-Ekolie from voraicoach.com Instagram: @voraicoach
52:36
July 29, 2020
S4: Ep6 Building a really successful business from scratch - what's required? With Emery (aka DJ MRI)
He is the master of CHANGE! At a young age Emery moved between multiple countries before eventually settling in the UK. Despite all of the change he encountered, he managed to build a very successful business from the ground up. In this episode we learn how he did it and what inspired him. You can find Emery on all social media, including soundcloud @djmri. Podcast hosted by Crystal Debrah-Ekolie from voraicoach.com Instagram: @voraicoach
24:01
July 15, 2020
S4: Ep5 How to thrive in difficult times - RESILIENCE with Sabrina Woods & Jim Peacock
With expert Career Coaches Sabrina Woods and Jim Peacock, we talk about how to thrive in difficult times by being resilient. In this insightful episode we talk about what resilience is, why it's important and how you can develop your own resilience so that you come out of adversity better and stronger than before. You get the insights of 3 career coaches in 1 episode! Enjoy! Sabrina Woods, Holistic Career / Life Coach & Consultant  sabrina-woods.com linkedin.com/in/sabrinawoods Jim Peacock is the Principal of Peak-Careers Consulting  peak-careers.com linkedin.com/in/peakcareers facebook.com/PeakCareers Podcast hosted by Crystal Debrah-Ekolie from voraicoach.com Instagram: @voraicoach
28:42
July 1, 2020
S4: Ep4, Part 2 - Creating social change through your work with Arnold Sarfo Kantanka
In this two part interview, we hear from the CEO of the Future of Ghana movement. Arnold tells us what it's like to not only begin a movement set to change peoples' lives, but also what it really takes to pursue purpose. It's a story of determination, leadership, collaboration, opportunity and impacting lives. Website: futureofghana.com Twitter: @FutureofGh & @arnoldsarfo Podcast hosted by Crystal Debrah-Ekolie from voraicoach.com Instagram: @voraicoach
23:43
June 17, 2020
S4: Ep3, Part 1 - Creating social change through your work with Arnold Sarfo Kantanka
In this two part interview, we hear from the CEO of the phenomenal Future of Ghana movement. Arnold tells us what it's like to not only begin a movement set to change peoples' lives, but also what it takes to pursue purpose. It's a story of determination, leadership, collaboration, opportunity and impacting lives. Website: futureofghana.com Twitter: @FutureofGh & @arnoldsarfo Podcast hosted by Crystal Debrah-Ekolie from voraicoach.com Instagram: @voraicoach
23:12
June 3, 2020
S4:Ep2 Reinventing Yourself with Gracey Mae
In today's ever-changing economy it pays to be multi-skilled and multi-talented. This is true for changing careers, running a business or juggling both! Gracey Mae (Radio Host, Project Manager, Wedding Planner & PR consultant) is a fine example of someone who has harnessed her gifts to diversify into different sectors. She's a master of change. In this episode, we find out what it truly takes to reinvent yourself when adopting different roles and what it's really like being a radio host! This episode is oooozing with useful tips - enjoy! You can find Gracey Mae on social media using the following social media handles on twitter & Instagram: @_graceymae &  @themaecomp  Radio: 89.6fm (UK) or http://www.thisiswestside.com/(outside UK)   Podcast hosted by Crystal Debrah-Ekolie from voraicoach.com
37:04
May 21, 2020
Season 4, Ep1: My 1 year hiatus and introduction to Season 4 "Stories about Change"
Welcome back and hello! The Change and Transition podcast is back! In this short episode, I update you on what I've been up to for the past year since being proposed to AND I introduce you to what's coming in future episodes. You're in for a treat. Podcast hosted by Crystal Debrah-Ekolie from voraicoach.com
04:01
May 6, 2020
S3 Finale- You owe it to yourself to leap. I did - literally.
In this season finale, I encourage you to take ‘the leap’ and make that change you’ve been contemplating for ages. I also make a huge announcement about a recent life changing experience. You’ll be smiling by the end of this episode!!!
06:17
January 30, 2019
S3:Ep11 Career change & money concerns - Interview with Pete Matthew of the Meaningful Money Podcast
In today’s episode we talk career change and money management. Some people feel trapped in careers because they don’t feel they will be able to survive if they have to take a pay cut. There is so much to consider. Personal money expert, Pete Matthew, talks us through how to look after our money during a career change.  Pete’s website: www.meaningfulmoney.tv Pete’s book: The Meaningful Money Handbook Pete’s podcast: Meaningful Money My instagram:@theydonttellyou
21:26
January 23, 2019
S3:Ep10 Interview with health expert Hannah Armah. Part 2
Today we talk health and career change. Career change can require a lot of work and it’s easy to neglect your health. Here in Part 2, I interview Personal Trainer and Nutritionist, Hannah Armah about easy ways to stay healthy during change. We focus on doable ways to exercise and stay motivated. Hannah’s Instagram: @hannaharmah_ My Instagram: @theydonttellyou
13:18
January 16, 2019
S3:Ep9 Interview with health expert Hannah Armah. Part 1
Today we talk health and career change. Career change can require a lot of work and it’s easy to neglect your health. In today’s episode, I interview Personal Trainer and Nutritionist, Hannah Armah about easy ways to stay healthy during change. Hannah’s Instagram: @hannaharmah_ My Instagram: @theydonttellyou
19:59
January 9, 2019
S3:Ep8 Interview with Shelly of Alphastute. Part 3
In this final episode of a 3 part interview with Shelly from Alphastute, she recommends useful resources to help you grow. We then move into a discussion about future aspirations to make the world a better place through collaboration. A special thank you to Shelly for conducting this wonderful interview. Shelly’s Instagram:@alphastute. My Instagram: @theydonttellyou
09:33
December 19, 2018
S3:Ep7 Interview with Shelly of Alphastute. Part 2
In part 2 of this interview with Shelly from Alphastute, we talk about whether or not you can change careers as well as the importance of strong support systems when making a career change. Sit back, take notes and enjoy our candid conversation. Shelly’s Instagram:@alphastute. My Instagram: @theydonttellyou
27:07
December 12, 2018
S3:Ep6 Interview by Shelly Ann Gajadhar of Alphastute. Part 1.
In this special episode, I am being interviewed by the incredible Shelly from Alphastute. We met at work and immediately connected! We talk about why and how we changed careers, the factors we considered before taking the leap and the importance of strong support systems when making a career change. Sit back, take notes and enjoy our candid conversation. Shelly’s Instagram:@alphastute. My Instagram: @theydonttellyou
23:03
December 5, 2018
S3:Ep5 Working in a new team. It’s like a box of chocolates- you never know what you’re gonna get!
Being the new person in a team is awkward. There’s already a culture in place and you want to perform well! In this episode I tell you a story of what it’s like to join a new team and how to handle those initial clashes with people. You’ll enjoy this one!
08:46
November 28, 2018
S3: Ep4 How to excel in your new job/career
In today’s episode I talk to you about how to excel in your new job/career. I start by telling you a story which led me to work in a call centre for a while. Here is where I met someone who opened me up to the principles I share with you in this episode around excelling in your new job/ career. Listen with an open mind! Enjoy!
10:24
November 21, 2018
S3 Ep3 Feeling incompetent in your new job and how to manage it successfully.
Starting a new role/career can make you feel incompetent. New info, new people and new systems make your transition more challenging. In this episode I tell you of my own experience coupled with tips on how to excel in your new role. Enjoy!
10:55
November 14, 2018
S3: Ep2, Part 2. Why do we doubt after making a major change?
Once you’ve made a deliberate change to improve your life, you may doubt your decision. Why? In this 2 part series, we look at why we doubt & how to manage our niggling doubts even though we’ve made a change for the better. Today, you’ll the hear the story of a man who everyone else doubted but he ended up saving the world.
11:25
November 7, 2018
S3: Ep1, Part 1. Why do we doubt after making a major change?
Once you’ve made a deliberate change to improve your life, you may doubt your decision. Why? In this 2 part series, we look at why we doubt and how to manage our niggling doubts even though we’ve made a change for the better. Enjoy the stories!
07:44
October 31, 2018
Season 3 Introduction
I’m excited!!!! Season 3 is all about “starting again”. When you make a change in your life/ career and find yourself in unfamiliar territory it can feel strange. You can doubt yourself, feel incompetent and face a whole new set of challenges as well as opportunities. I can’t wait to share my insights with you. I also give a short recap of Seasons 1 and 2 so that new listeners can follow our story here on the Change and Transition podcast.
06:45
October 24, 2018
S2: Ep6 - End of season catch up with Crystal
This is a short episode encouraging you to enjoy life and to engage in new experiences. Instagram @changeandtransition
02:07
October 17, 2018
S2: Ep5 - A fun interview with journalist Funmi Olutoye
In this fun and raw interview with journalist Funmi Olutoye, we learn about what it really takes to make it in one of the most competitive sectors today. Listen to how Funmi went against the grain and almost gave up. You're in for a treat! Funmi's social media handles: Twitter: @funmiolutoye Instagram:@funmio
45:13
October 10, 2018
S2: Ep4 - How to stop analysing the situation & decide
Once you've explored your career options, there comes a point when you must decide what you are going to pursue. But for some of us, making a decision can be stressful for a host of reasons. In this short episode, I talk about 'analysis paralysis' and how to beat it and make a decision. Instagram @changeandtransition
05:29
October 3, 2018
S2: Ep3 - How to explore something new
So you're seriously considering making a career change but how are you going to do it? In this episode I talk about how to explore your options. I'll take you through the process and pepper it with real life stories. 1. Analyse your skills & values. 2. Do your research. 3. Get out there & talk to people. 4. Try it. 5. Decide. 6. Start again (if necessary). Follow on instagram @changeandtransition
12:09
September 26, 2018
S2: Ep2 Are you sure you want to change careers?
“I want to change careers.” Are you sure? In this episode I question whether or not you need to change careers. People change careers for a number of reasons but not everyone needs to. It could be that a few adjustments need to made to make your work enjoyable again. Today, I talk about what to consider before deciding to change careers. Instagram @changeandtransition
08:46
September 19, 2018
S2: Ep1 - Understanding seasons. When is it time to change?
Our lives go through seasons and those seasons require us to change. It could be a new career, job, health plan, country, the list goes on. We talk about what happens when it's time to change and you can't put it off anymore. Follow on insta @changeandtransition
11:51
September 12, 2018
Season 2 - Thinking about making a change... how do i do it?
Season 2 is finally here! If you are thinking about or going through a major change in your life, then this episode is for you. What is it really like to change your life? Find out here.
07:50
September 5, 2018
S1: Ep16 - Change Announcement!
In this episode, I tell you about an important change for this podcast.
04:57
June 27, 2018
S1: Ep15 - How to get unstuck
Have you ever wanted to change something but found that you couldn't? Were you stuck? In this episode we look at what point people are willing to change; what holds them back from changing; and how they can change. As usual, the episode contains thought provoking stories and anecdotes. You'll enjoy this episode!
12:40
June 20, 2018
S1: Ep14 - Courage.
In this short episode, I speak about how essential courage is. Without being courageous, you'll remain stagnant. No one wants that surely. Enjoy the episode and I look forward to hearing how you found the task at the end.
08:07
June 13, 2018
S1: Ep13 - How to see things clearly
How do you see situations? With optimism or negatively? How you choose to see situations greatly impacts on your success. This episode has two short interesting stories about perception. Learn how to see and seize opportunities today! One more thing, don't forget to show your support for @_myafricandream (mentioned in this episode).
12:06
June 6, 2018
S1: Ep12 - If you don't change, you'll become irrelevant.
This episode is all about change! You can't run from it, you can't bury your head in the sand, you must face it. Do you dread or embrace change? In this episode, you're given 3 ways to manage change effectively. The first person to get in contact today will get a shout out on the next episode (listen for more details). Enjoy!
11:59
May 30, 2018
S1: Ep11 - You need to get yourself off of your mind.
In this episode I talk about how those who dare to dream can fall into a mild depression. There are things one can do to feel better and regain momentum. I'll tell you how. P.S. This is not an episode about clinical depression.
10:32
May 23, 2018
S1: Ep10 - Don't you dare lose your vision
When you step out and make a change, things don't go according to plan. There are distractions and delays and we can quickly lose sight of our goal. In this episode we talk about how to keep the dream alive no matter what happens. Enjoy the episode 😀
09:29
May 16, 2018
S1: Ep9 - Hitting rock bottom & how to start to bounce back
In this episode I talk about ‘hitting rock bottom’. When you’re on your way to achieving a big goal you will face opposition and sometimes you feel hopeless when you lose things such as money. How can you recover and start to bounce back? I talk about HOW.
08:02
May 9, 2018
S1: Ep8 - How to inspire your great great grandchildren!
This is a fun episode where I tell you about how you can inspire generations that you will never meet. I hope you'll take up the fun challenge that I leave you with at the end!
04:31
May 2, 2018
S1: Ep7 - Watch out for sharks!
In this episode, I'll be talking about "being taken advantage of" when you're transitioning to something new. Change is tough and can leave you vulnerable to "sharks". I'll talk about how to spot the predators and how to protect yourself against them. Enjoy the stories!
08:24
April 25, 2018
S1: Ep6 - Pride, the silent dream killer. Part 2
In this episode we look at how pride can kill your dreams. Pride doesn't seem like a problem but it is. Find out why on today's episode. You'll learn about the 3 U's associated with pride and how to conquer them. Enjoy! It's a thought-provoking episode.
10:36
April 17, 2018
S1: Ep5 - Pride, the silent dream killer. Part 1
In this episode we look at how pride can kill your dreams. Pride doesn't seem like a problem but it is. Find out why on today's episode. You'll learn about the 3 U's associated with pride and how to conquer them. Enjoy! It's a thought-provoking episode.
10:25
April 10, 2018
S1: Ep4 - How gratitude can supercharge your life. Part 2
In this episode, we explore the 2 remaining B's regarding how gratitude can help you to become even better. We look at how bittrness can be overcome because bitterness is a heavy emotion to carry. We then look at how gratitude can make you more attractive *wink*. Enjoy the episode!
09:04
April 4, 2018
S1: Ep3 - How gratitude can supercharge your life. Part 1
Life is full of ups and downs and it can be tough to stay on track. In this episode we discuss how gratitude can make you bulletproof and help you to push through challenges.
06:05
March 25, 2018
S1: Ep2 - Show Worry The Door
In this episode we speak about how destructive worry can be and how to begin dealing with it. It’s thought-provoking, contains interesting stories and is digestible! Enjoy!
06:19
March 16, 2018
S1: Ep1 - The WHY behind the “They Don’t Tell You” Podcast
It’s about mental toughness and transition for people on the go. Short, thought-provoking and creative.
02:43
March 16, 2018