Episode 37: What Stand-Up Comedy Taught Me About Communication – Interview with Judy Carter

Going for a job interview is like going on stage…[and] audiences judge you – yes or no – in the first 17 seconds.

judy carter design draw speak Judy Carter is a keynote speaker, author and motivational humorist who knows a LOT about being a great performer – whether on stage, at work or in a job interview.

Helping people find their unique message is one of her specialties, as is helping people de-stress and lighten up in the workplace through the use of humor.

In this episode, Judy shares what years as a successful stand-up comedian taught her about being a GREAT communicator.  

Episode 36: How to Thrive in a Large Company and Propel Yourself to the TOP: Interview with Anthony Fasano of EngineeringCareerCoach.com

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Want to work for a large firm? Or maybe you’re already working and want to discover how to get the projects you want, more responsibilities, the best training and the resulting bigger paycheck?

If so, this episode is a must-listen!

Anthony Fasano (@AnthonyJFasano) is a bestselling author, speaker and host of the Engineering Career Coach podcast.

He helps young engineers achieve remarkable success in their careers. In this episode, we chat about how developing good communication, networking and leadership skills helped him to move up quickly within his large civil engineering company and become a partner at only 27 years of age! Talk about inspiring!

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Episode 35 – How To Construct A Kick-Ass Elevator Pitch with Andrew Lovick

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“So, what do YOU do?”

It’s a common question, the answer to which we often don’t give much thought to.

But if you are studying, job hunting, looking for new career opportunities or building your own brand, having an effective, prepared answer – by way of an elevator pitch – could be just the thing that gets you that big breakthrough.

Imagine if you had a 40-60 second prepared speech that showed your passion and your best qualities, and made your listener think “Wow, I would hire this person!”, or “I wanna help this person because they are awesome!”

This is what communication skills expert Andrew Lovick and I are talking about on the podcast this week.

I’m very excited to have Andrew back on the show, you may remember him from Episode 23. If you enjoyed this episode, be sure to tweet Andrew to tell him so!

Want the worksheet?

Click here to download your free copy of “How to Construct A Kick-Ass Elevator Pitch”!

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My Latest Video: A Message for Andrew Warner of Mixergy.com

Doing podcast interviews has been incredibly rewarding for me.

Not only do I learn from what my expert guests have to say (and share it with my awesome listeners); I also get to connect with them on a real personal level. And building these sorts of relationships has led to new opportunities, new connections and more exposure to my business. Win, win, and win!

Andrew Warner has experienced the same with his podcast, albeit to a much higher level. And that’s an understatement. Take my podcast, inject with steroids, multiply by a bazillion, point a wand at it and chant “Engorgio!”, give it 16,000 Twitter followers, add a man with a beard, and you have the Mixergy podcastwhere Andrew has interviewed over 1000 highly successful entrepreneurs and has built a thriving business.

I want to find out what Andrew has learned from these extraordinary people, how doing interviews has helped grow his business and networks, and how doing interviews with people in YOUR industry is going to benefit you.

So, as always, I made a video. Ans I can say for now that yes, I have made contact, woot woot!! Watch this space for the upcoming interview…

What question would YOU like to ask Andrew? Just shoot me an email or leave a comment below!

Episode 34: Want a Job in a Small Business? How to Get Your Foot in The Door with Museum Hack Founder Nick Gray

“The thing with small businesses is…the job you want possibly doesn’t even EXIST yet.”

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Enjoy this episode? Click here to tweet Nick about it!

Nick Gray is the energetic and straight-talking founder of Museum Hack, a New York-based company that runs renegade tours of museums like the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Natural History. Their aim? Make museums fun for people who don’t like museums! I love it!

I took one of their tours at the Met, and was so impressed I just had to reach out to Nick (via video, of course! Scroll down to watch)

In this episode we’re chatting about how to get a job at a small company. Nick started Museum Hack just over a year ago, and now has around 12 employees. As the owner of a young, fun and innovative company, he receives a LOT of requests from people looking for jobs. I was keen to pick his brain about what it would take to get HIS attention and stand out from the hoards of other job seekers. [Read more…]