The Career Happiness Podcast

The Career Happiness Podcast

By Soma Ghosh
This podcast is about all things careers, and will help you if you are looking for a career change, job change or thinking about starting a business or going freelance.
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Episode 17- My parents and Career Happiness
In this episode I talk about my parents and their career happiness. Both my dad and mum have had a profound impact on my career choices. They both changed how they worked in different ways to find out more please listen to the episode and had career had job changes because they weren't happy at work.  In episode 11 I shared my own story about my career happiness please go the episode here to listen to this.  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/episode-11-my-story/id1450116167?i=1000439931106  If you haven’t listened to this already as this shows again how they influenced my journey and what happened to me to help create my career happiness.  You can also read my story on my about me page here  Also if you want to consider career mentoring with me I have spaces open to work with me you can apply for a call here  I am also doing a series of Facebook lives right now too so please go and visit my Facebook page here  To get more updates about “The career happiness mentor” why not subscribe to the career happiness newsletter https://thecareerhappinessmentor.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=3cbb0dae04c3c14700da9770e&id=e2f25afd53&fbclid=IwAR1krAWUAv3brZVJ3Qeidc-FkKS2oTS4brZ7fBQP4WXbzXoskWlZ4e6rW0o  If you are enjoying listening to the podcast please subscribe if you haven’t already and leave us a review on apple podcasts. 
32:57
August 19, 2019
Episode 16 Interview with Nicky Raby
   In this episode I talk to Nicky Raby a actor, podcaster and amazing life and business coach.  Nicky is a force to be reckoned with and is someone I really admire.  To follow her work please connect with her on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nickyraby/  Connect with her on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nickyraby/  Follow her on Twitter: https://twitter.com/nickyraby Go to her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/nickyraby/  To find out more about Nicky you can visit her website on https://www.nickyraby.com/ 
39:01
August 5, 2019
Episode 15 - How can Careers Advice help you?
 Careers advice isn’t just for those of you who are at school and the awareness about what careers advice can be confusing and not always accurate.  So, in this episode I talk about what careers advice is? The difference between careers advice and career coaching and also why you should consider getting careers advice.  This episode will especially be helpful to anyone who is confused about their current career options and wants to understand more about what advice can help them.  If you enjoy listening to this podcast and episode and feel you would like more tips and advice why not subscribe to the free newsletter here  https://thecareerhappinessmentor.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=3cbb0dae04c3c14700da9770e&id=e2f25afd53&fbclid=IwAR3wLoleneQb4FcbjMdWydADGQToDqqGwiAf287ZYdgkABaejdip4AaK8oQ that gets send out twice a month and also check out the careers happiness blog http://www.thecareerhappinessmentor.com/blog  If you think you would benefit from 1-1 careers advice you can also reach out and book a free 15-minute consultation to see if the support I offer is for you. You can book a call here  https://soma-ghosh.youcanbook.me/  For further information about me and what I do please visit the site here www.thecareerhappinessmentor.com 
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July 22, 2019
Episode 14 - Interview with Victoria Ademosu
In this episode I talk with the award-winning Victoria Ademosu a business owner and founder of “The Tutoress”. Victoria is a dear friend of mine and has a lot of wise words about business and starting a business realistically.  To connect with Victoria, you can  Follow her on Twitter - https://twitter.com/TheTutoress  Visit her website to find out more about the tutoress - http://www.thetutoress.com/  If you enjoy the podcast why not subscribe to the newsletter that gets sent out twice every month. You subscribe to the newsletter here https://thecareerhappinessmentor.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=3cbb0dae04c3c14700da9770e&id=e2f25afd53&fbclid=IwAR1em0UUzXxfHB40sZsA0p5WnAwoa7yyPSJ_Qn6R63ex1PzY6NsjgMtFb9s  Also, if you like the podcast I would really appreciate you taking the time to leave me review on Apple Podcasts. It will help with the visibility of the podcast and mean so much to me. 
35:46
July 8, 2019
Episode 13 Burnout and five tips to help you move forward with it
   Burnout is real and is now being recognised as a condition that is affecting so many of us in the workplace. In this episode I explore burnout with you share some of my own personal journey and give you 5 tips on how you can move forward with it. I spoke about the man who coined the term burnout called Herbert Freudenberger if you want to find out more about google him.  To watch the live, I mentioned in the episode please go to the link https://www.facebook.com/147585885401916/videos/327095891221537/  To read the blog post I mentioned around a career holiday please go to the in below.   http://www.thecareerhappinessmentor.com/blog/2018/9/20/do-you-need-a-career-holiday  To see the talk, I mentioned in the episode by Devdutt Pattanaik please go to the link here https://youtu.be/ZD_Gh3Igoe0. He talks about leadership at 15 minutes into the video for a about 40 secs in this video. I am being specific here in case some of you aren’t interested in mythology or not familiar with Mahabharata so you can hear how wonderfully he explains leadership here.  If you feel you need support through career counselling I would love to invite you to a 15 minute call please book a call here  https://soma-ghosh.youcanbook.me/ or email me at soma@thecareerhappinessmentor.com to see if I would be a good fit for you. I will only work with a client if its right or both of us. Please see blog posts around why career mentoring may not be for you here http://www.thecareerhappinessmentor.com/blog/2019/6/20/5-reasons-why-the-career-mentoring-programs-arent-for-you  and what it is here http://www.thecareerhappinessmentor.com/blog/2018/10/17/career-mentoring-and-how-it-can-help-you  If you want further support and career happiness tips please follow the blog here http://www.thecareerhappinessmentor.com/blog and sign up for the free newsletter which is sent out two times every month here https://thecareerhappinessmentor.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=3cbb0dae04c3c14700da9770e&id=e2f25afd53&fbclid=IwAR2kzqo8ZAoVqBGLhSjqdOsJoKAYv6yVDy8ocGaWlQNZCslytvebCbmeifQ  If you have a question about this episode please get in touch you can also follow me on twitter at @sgcareers27. Catch my weekly Facebook live every Tuesday on my Facebook page here  https://www.facebook.com/The-Career-happiness-mentor-147585885401916/ or connect with me on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/soma-ghosh-26086638/ 
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June 24, 2019
Episode 12 Interview with Sonal Dave
 In this episode I speak to the very inspirational Sonal Dave. Sonal is an award-winning business owner, toastmaster and public speaking coach.  We speak about what a toastmaster and celebrant does. What her career has been like over the years. Highs and lows in her career and some of her own personal challenges.  If you want to find out more about Sonal you can visit her at https://www.sonaldave.com/  You can connect with Sonal on the following social media links.  Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/sonaldaveofficial  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sonal_dave68/  YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgNEWPr3b2BKfiR_M9ZOPWg  Twitter: https://twitter.com/sonaldave68  If you have any questions about the episode or think you would benefit by having a conversation with me you can book in a 15-minute call please book a call with me here https://soma-ghosh.youcanbook.me/  or email me at soma@thecareerhappinessmentor.com    Also if you could leave us a review on apple podcasts or rating on this would be really appreciated. Enjoy the episode and wishing you all the career happiness you deserve.  Soma x 
49:26
June 8, 2019
Episode 11 - My Story
   In today’s episode I talk about my own personal story. I also share with you a little bit about my parents, school life, university and career choices. To how career happiness was something which was already something that was simmering in the background. I just didn’t know it at the time. I will be doing a further episode about this soon.  To read my full story please go to the about me page on my site. http://www.thecareerhappinessmentor.com/aboutsoma you can also read my career unhappiness story to do with redundancy here http://www.thecareerhappinessmentor.com/blog/2018/11/22/my-career-unhappiness-story  I also mention some tips around what to do if you are unhappy at work.  See these links here http://www.thecareerhappinessmentor.com/blog/2019/3/19/what-can-i-do-if-i-cant-currently-quit-a-job-i-am-unhappy-in  http://www.thecareerhappinessmentor.com/blog/2017/9/25/how-to-find-career-happiness-strategies-of-dealing-with-unhappiness-at-work  If you enjoy listening to the podcast and want to connect and ask me more either email me at soma@thecareerhappinessmentor.com Or you can connect with on LinkedIn here https://www.linkedin.com/in/soma-ghosh-26086638/  Also if you could leave us a review on apple podcasts or rating on this would be really appreciated. Enjoy the episode and wishing you all the career happiness you deserve.  Soma x
27:52
May 28, 2019
Episode 10 - Interview with Leyla Okhai
In this episode I speak to Leyla Okhai.  Leyla is a coach and founder of a unique and really special business called “Diverse Minds”.  In this episode we speak a lot about the importance of mental health and why it’s so vital in the workplace. We also speak about workplace bullying and your working rights. We also touch on why it’s important you get support from your employers if you have a SPLD condition and how you can get support if you have dyslexia, autism etc.  To find out more about Leyla and connect with her you can visit her site https://diverseminds.co.uk/about/  Connect with her on Twitter https://twitter.com/diversemindsuk  Connect with her on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/leyla-okhai-diversemindsuk/  Or visit her Facebook page here https://www.facebook.com/diversemindsuk/  If you have any questions about the episode or think you would benefit by having a conversation with me you can book in a 15 minute call please book a call with me here https://soma-ghosh.youcanbook.me/ or email me at soma@thecareerhappinessmentor.com  Also if you could leave us a review on apple podcasts or rating on this would be really appreciated. Enjoy the episode and wishing you all the career happiness you deserve.  Soma x
40:19
May 13, 2019
Episode 9 - Three Reasons you should have an up-to-date LinkedIn profile
   In this episode I talk about how having a current and up- to- date LinkedIn Profile is an important aspect of your overall career development.  If you aren’t fully using LinkedIn to it’s potential and you are looking for a new job or want to be promoted this will be an important episode for you to listen to.  It’s also a great episode or those of you who have a niche career, have a portfolio career or considering changing your career to fit your unique skills and abilities.  LinkedIn has massive potential to help you move forward if you use it in the right way and I am really passionate about using it not only as an avid user but also as a business owner who has built relationships with clients and other business owners too.  To find out more about why your profile should be up to date please tune into the episode.  You can also gain more value by watching a LinkedIn training I did here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dR6YrlDO4M4&t=1884s  If you are interested in finding out more about how I can help you on a one to one basis with LinkedIn please email me at soma@thecareerhappinessmentor.com  Lastly of you want to connect with me on LinkedIn and see my daily posts please go here https://www.linkedin.com/in/soma-ghosh-26086638/  Also if you could leave us a review on apple podcasts or rating on this would be really appreciated. Enjoy the episode and wishing you all the career happiness you deserve.  Soma x
24:26
April 28, 2019
Episode 8 Interview with Sharn Khaira
   In this episode I had the pleasure of speaking to Sharn Khaira. Sharn is the founder of not one but two amazing businesses.  One of these businesses is a wedding planning business which you can find out about here. https://desibridedreamsplanning.co.uk/  Sharn is a business coach and mentor who helps women with a wide range of product and service-based businesses. Her other business is called the Asian Female Entrepreneur Collective. You can join her supportive Facebook group here https://www.facebook.com/groups/1878900742399436/  In this interview we talk about what its like to be an Asian female business owner. The challenges of running an online business and why branding and marketing is so important. We also spoke about what people may want to consider if they are thinking of creating an online business.  Sharn also interviewed me around workplace bullying a few days prior to this and we spoke about the detrimental effect it can have. To watch this Facebook live you can go here https://www.facebook.com/191730234721483/videos/243379289931290/   We also speak about humility and having a business as this something that really resonated with me about Sharn when I met her online.  If you are interested in staying connected with Sharn you can do so on the following links.  Follow her on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/asian_female_entrepreneur/  Follow her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Asian-Female-Entrepreneur-Collective-191730234721483/?eid=ARCuk5ez_ABCXYYijCh1lUmHM_uQjgWn5fKblCQpxKTztfZG-Lv_3wcN85LGIU5OMOsP6NwYRHONFX49  If you have any questions about this episode or anything we spoke please contact me at soma@thecareerhappinessmentor.com as always hearing from you.  Also if you could leave us a review on apple podcasts or rating on this would be really appreciated. Enjoy the episode and wishing you all the career happiness you deserve.  Soma x 
31:13
April 14, 2019
Episode 7 - How can I restart my career after a career break
   In this episode I share advice around how to restart our career after a career break. A theme that comes up with at least half of the women I speak to.  If you are thinking about restarting your career due to motherhood, redundancy, a sabbatical, illness or for other reasons this is definitely a great episode to help you move forward.  I share with you some practical advice about what you should do and if you enjoy this episode why not also check out this blog post here http://www.thecareerhappinessmentor.com/blog/2016/6/16/stay-true-to-yourself  Remember you can also follow me on Instagram here https://www.instagram.com/careerhappinessmentor/  Or send me a connection request on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/soma-ghosh-26086638/ If you haven’t already signed up to the fortnightly newsletter you can do so here https://thecareerhappinessmentor.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=3cbb0dae04c3c14700da9770e&id=e2f25afd53  Also if you could leave us a review on apple podcasts or rating on this would be really appreciated. Enjoy the episode and wishing you all the career happiness you deserve.  Soma x
24:46
April 1, 2019
Episode 6 - Interview with Riz Shabbir
In today’s episode I talk to my friend and fellow business owner Riz Shabbir.  Riz is a mindset coach who helps women through divorce and their relationships.   We talk about quite a few things in this episode including: 1. What it’s like to be an Asian female entrepreneur and the additional challenges that come with it.  2. Career unhappiness and what you can you to overcome this.  3. Leaving your job to pursue what you want.  4. Mindset and why it’s powerful and important when you are starting a business or changing careers.  And so much more to find out about all this and more why not tune in to the episode.  If you want to connect to Riz you can follow her on following social media platforms.  1. Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/rizcoaching/  2. Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/rizshabbir/     Also if you could leave us a review on apple podcasts or rating on this would be really appreciated. Enjoy the episode and wishing you all the career happiness you deserve.  Soma x
41:34
March 18, 2019
Episode 5 - Three tips to help with Career Confusion
 In this episode we look at what career confusion is and I share with you some of the main things I see with clients and that has happened to me.  I share 3 practical tips to help you with this. It’s a lot more common then we all think and a lot of guilt is associated with feeling confused.   A lack of clarity is something that really held me back and I still have women ask me how they can overcome this.  In December I created an online “clarity workshop” to help women further with this. I do have a recording of this available which you can purchase if you feel this episode has helped you and want some further support. To get access to this please go to the following link http://www.thecareerhappinessmentor.com/online-workshops.  To get more tips and advice around career happiness why not sign up to the free newsletter you can do so here https://thecareerhappinessmentor.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=3cbb0dae04c3c14700da9770e&id=e2f25afd53   You can also follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/careerhappinessmentor/   Or connect with me on LinkedIn. https://www.linkedin.com/in/soma-ghosh-26086638/ If you haven’t already subscribed to the podcast please do so and leave us a review on iTunes to let us know what you think.  Soma x
29:26
March 5, 2019
Episode 4 - Interview with Kiki Kirby
   In this podcast episode I speak with the inspiring Kiki Kirby of Kiki Kirby coaching.  Kiki is a life and business coach who helps her clients in a heart centered way to align with their true purpose  She is a truly amazing lady and someone you can learn a lot from. So, if you want to feel inspired and motivated by someone who has already had a truly amazing journey both in her life and business this is a great episode to listen to.  Kiki gives some amazing advice about how to not give up on your dreams and keep going.  If you want to connect with her more you can do so at the following links  LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/kiki-stanton-b66a6b56/  Twitter -https://twitter.com/kiki_kirby?lang=en  Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/kiki.kirby.coaching/  Facebook - https://business.facebook.com/kikikirbycoaching/ To find some of her free resources you can go to the following links  1. Habit tracker - http://www.kikikirbycoaching.co.uk/blog/designed-with-love  2. Create the vision you want for you life and work-https://kikikirby.kartra.com/page/All-About-Your-Vision  To find out more about Kiki please also visit her site here http://www.kikikirbycoaching.co.uk/  If you want to feel more confident around your career and find your version of career happiness why not sign up to the free newsletter here https://thecareerhappinessmentor.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=3cbb0dae04c3c14700da9770e&id=e2f25afd53  Also if you could leave us a review on apple podcasts or rating on this would be really appreciated. Enjoy the episode and wishing you all the career happiness you deserve.  Soma x
40:34
February 19, 2019
Episode 3 - How to be more confident at work and find work you truly love.
In this episode we will be looking at confidence in the workplace and finding work you truly love. This is an area that comes up a lot with the women I support.  If you are looking to get a promotion or want to feel more respected at work this is a great episode to help you look at what confidence is and start taking action to feel more confident and happier at work.  To get more tips and advice around career happiness why not sign up to the free newsletter you can do so here https://thecareerhappinessmentor.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=3cbb0dae04c3c14700da9770e&id=e2f25afd53  You can also follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/careerhappinessmentor/  Or connect with me on LinkedIn. https://www.linkedin.com/in/soma-ghosh-26086638/  Also if you could leave us a review on apple podcasts or rating on this would be really appreciated. Enjoy the episode and wishing you all the career happiness you deserve.  Soma x
29:12
February 8, 2019
Episode 2 - Interview with Aliya Rajah
   In this episode I speak with an amazing confidence coach who is passionate about empowering women with confidence.  Aliya is an NLP practitioner, coach and is based in Abu Dhabi  To find out more about her  · You can follow her on Instagram here https://www.instagram.com/coach_aliya/  · Go to her YouTube channel here  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9RHBycu8phPt4-NPXHWzZQ  · Visit her Facebook page here https://www.facebook.com/AliyaRajahCC/  · And go to her website here http://www.aliyarajah.com/  We talk about:  · Why confidence is so important in relation to your life and career?  · Women and empowerment and why it’s a revolution at the moment.  · Career challenges and so much more 😊!!  If you want to feel more confident around your career and find your version of career happiness why not sign up to the free newsletter here https://thecareerhappinessmentor.us3.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=3cbb0dae04c3c14700da9770e&id=e2f25afd53  Also if you could leave us a review on apple podcasts or rating on this would be really appreciated. Enjoy the episode and wishing you all the career happiness you deserve.  Soma x 
36:24
January 29, 2019
Episode 1 - Welcome to the Career Happiness Podcast
In this introductory episode we will be looking at what the podcast will be all about. This is a seasonal podcast where I will be publishing 2-3 episodes per month. We will be looking at career happiness, career change, job hunting tips and how you can create your own business and have a portfolio career.   To get more support around your version of career happiness why not sign up to the Career Clarity Checklist here: https://mailchi.mp/84c14c6aafab/thecareerclaritychecklist?fbclid=IwAR1yosk6_1HTB3xO0svpVfBb_9Masj85het6ostM7TPbhB7GexZ-2B5hbzE  Also if you could leave us a review on apple podcasts or rating on this would be really appreciated. Enjoy the episode and wishing you all the career happiness you deserve.  Soma x
09:32
January 20, 2019
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