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Is it your dream to have a business with a social mission? To do something that is going to be financially successful whilst also having a positive impact on society? The Mission Driven Entrepreneurs podcast showcases the stories of people doing just that. Get inspiration and advice on setting up your own mission driven business from the social entrepreneurs behind some of Europe's most innovative companies - making a positive impact on their community or the environment. Whether you want inspiration, motivation, practical advice or resources, Mission Driven Entrepreneurs will give you the inside track on the ups and downs of entrepreneurial life with a purpose - the challenges and the triumphs. Join us at thecareerfarm.com for show notes from every interview.

Is it your dream to have a business with a social mission? To do something that is going to be financially successful whilst also having a positive impact on society? The Mission Driven Entrepreneurs podcast showcases the stories of people doing just that. Get inspiration and advice on setting up your own mission driven business from the social entrepreneurs behind some of Europe's most innovative companies - making a positive impact on their community or the environment. Whether you want inspiration, motivation, practical advice or resources, Mission Driven Entrepreneurs will give you the inside track on the ups and downs of entrepreneurial life with a purpose - the challenges and the triumphs. Join us at thecareerfarm.com for show notes from every interview.
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Is it your dream to have a business with a social mission? To do something that is going to be financially successful whilst also having a positive impact on society? The Mission Driven Entrepreneurs podcast showcases the stories of people doing just that. Get inspiration and advice on setting up your own mission driven business from the social entrepreneurs behind some of Europe's most innovative companies - making a positive impact on their community or the environment. Whether you want inspiration, motivation, practical advice or resources, Mission Driven Entrepreneurs will give you the inside track on the ups and downs of entrepreneurial life with a purpose - the challenges and the triumphs. Join us at thecareerfarm.com for show notes from every interview.

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English


Episodes

78: How my MBA prepared me for a successful career in Consulting – with Surbhi Dhir

11/24/2017
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How an MBA transformed Surbhi's consulting career Surbhi completed an MBA 9 years ago and went into consulting, moving from Accenture to Ernst & Young in 2013. She thought the MBA was an opportunity to open doors and found it to be life-changing. In fact, in her words, an MBA is not a degree, it’s […] The post 78: How my MBA prepared me for a successful career in Consulting – with Surbhi Dhir appeared first on The Career Farm.

Duration: 00:37:33


77: Using an MBA to raise millions in funding and start two extraordinary social enterprises – with Todd Hannula, founder of Shine and daCunha

10/26/2017
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After getting his Executive MBA at Georgia State University, Todd Hannula found himself in the usual post-MBA corporate gig. Living in a small New Hampshire village he found that on top of his work he was spending up to 30 hours a week volunteering across a whole range of areas — everything from the local […] The post 77: Using an MBA to raise millions in funding and start two extraordinary social enterprises – with Todd Hannula, founder of Shine and daCunha appeared first on The Career...

Duration: 00:59:29


76: What recruiters REALLY care about – with Zena Everett, co-author of Mind Flip

9/28/2017
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In this episode, I speak with Zena Everett, author of Mind Flip. Zena talks about becoming an author and shares some of the wisdom she’s gleaned from her years in recruitment, her Masters in Organisational Psychology and more recently, her coaching, which she boils down to helping people in their careers. Sounds simple, but we […] The post 76: What recruiters REALLY care about – with Zena Everett, co-author of Mind Flip appeared first on The Career Farm.

Duration: 00:50:26


75: Why job shadowing is a crucial step for your career change – Lucy Standing of Viewvo

8/24/2017
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Led by her love of psychology, Lucy Standing put her successful career as a head-hunter on hold to pursue her passion through a Master’s Degree. Afterwards, she honed her skills further as a graduate recruiter for investment banks. It’s an expensive and time-consuming process and she realised that the traditional series of interviews didn’t always […] The post 75: Why job shadowing is a crucial step for your career change – Lucy Standing of Viewvo appeared first on The Career Farm.

Duration: 00:48:11


74: Which career books to pack in your suitcase this summer holiday

7/27/2017
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It can be overwhelming to look in the career section of a bookshop and try and work out which career book to take away with you if you want to take the time over the summer to reconsider your career. So I want to make that choice easier for you by picking out my top 2 […] The post 74: Which career books to pack in your suitcase this summer holiday appeared first on The Career Farm.

Duration: 00:15:33


73: How to raise your profile at work – with Personal Branding Specialist, Jennifer Holloway

6/29/2017
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Jennifer Holloway is the author of 'Personal Branding for Brits', which is now in it's 4th edition and is a best seller on Amazon in the category of 'Personal Branding'. With a background in PR, running press offices and dealing with journalists, Jennifer now runs workshops with organisations such as Santander, Vodaphone, RBS and Asda, […] The post 73: How to raise your profile at work – with Personal Branding Specialist, Jennifer Holloway appeared first on The Career Farm.

Duration: 00:39:49


72: How to use social media effectively in your job search – Tony Restell, founder of social-hire.com

5/25/2017
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Entrepreneur and social media expert Tony Restell regularly delivers webinars and workshops for our clients on how to use social media in job searching and how to get results in your business. Tony was originally a strategy consultant but had always wanted to set up his own business. He founded niche recruitment site www.top-consultant.com which […] The post 72: How to use social media effectively in your job search – Tony Restell, founder of social-hire.com appeared first on The Career...

Duration: 00:45:44


70: Behind the scenes in setting up a cafe and restaurant with Paul Rawlinson from Baltzersens and Norse

4/1/2017
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How do you set up a cafe and restaurant with zero experience? This was the question I had for Paul Rawlinson, formerly a Platoon Commander and Training Officer in the British Army. I interviewed Paul in the new premises for his Scandinavian inspired restaurant, Norse, in my home town of Harrogate (North Yorkshire, UK). Upstairs […] The post 70: Behind the scenes in setting up a cafe and restaurant with Paul Rawlinson from Baltzersens and Norse appeared first on The Career Farm.

Duration: 00:40:00


69: How to become a brilliant speaker – BBC TV and radio presenter Jeremy Nicholas

2/23/2017
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In this episode of 'Grow Your Own Career' podcast, I interview the BBC TV and radio presenter Jeremy Nicholas. Jeremy teaches media training techniques to clients that he’s acquired from thirty years on TV and radio, and is also an accomplished host of business events working for clients such as IBM, Carling, Ericsson, Boots and Samsung. […] The post 69: How to become a brilliant speaker – BBC TV and radio presenter Jeremy Nicholas appeared first on The Career Farm.

Duration: 00:40:24


68: What I learned from writing and publishing “Taking Charge of your Career”

1/26/2017
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So this month it's me in the spotlight! 2016 was a tumultuous and extraordinary year. But for me and my co-author Camilla, a huge chunk of it was taken up with writing "Taking Charge of Your Career", a major update to our 2011 book "If not now, when? How to take charge of your career". […] The post 68: What I learned from writing and publishing “Taking Charge of your Career” appeared first on The Career Farm.

Duration: 00:12:33


67: Journalist, author, festival organiser, garden designer and sometime minicab driver – Kit Peel

12/30/2016
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There is a definite thread running through Kit Peel's career, and that is a love of writing and nature. These are the cornerstones of his working life to date, as he has transitioned from journalism, to managing a team of foreign correspondents, to driving a mini cab, to becoming an author of the children's book […] The post 67: Journalist, author, festival organiser, garden designer and sometime minicab driver – Kit Peel appeared first on The Career Farm.

Duration: 00:38:12


66: Testing 25 jobs before she’s 25 – The Radical Sabbatical with Emma Rosen

11/24/2016
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How do you find out what you want to be when you grow up? Emma Rosen's parents asked her every year at New Year in a kind of social experiment. The recordings of those conversations became a useful source of inspiration when she found, after rotating on the graduate scheme on the Civil Service Fast […] The post 66: Testing 25 jobs before she’s 25 – The Radical Sabbatical with Emma Rosen appeared first on The Career Farm.

Duration: 00:28:42


65: Managing professional relationships – How to spot a ‘Taker’ and why ‘Giving’ wins (but only if you avoid the pitfalls)

10/27/2016
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Okay, I admit it. I have a bad Amazon habit. I buy books and (most of the time!) read them - but often I don't properly reflect on what I've learned. I zealously highlight passages that I want to reflect on, and I might remember some of the key themes, but generally the learning points […] The post 65: Managing professional relationships – How to spot a ‘Taker’ and why ‘Giving’ wins (but only if you avoid the pitfalls) appeared first on The Career Farm.

Duration: 00:12:28


64: The things mentally strong people don’t do when job seeking – with bestselling author Amy Morin

9/29/2016
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Amy Morin is the a bestselling Author of 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do and in our interview we discuss how relevant her book is to people job searching or changing careers. A trained psychotherapist, Amy originally wrote an article on "the 13 things mentally strong people don't do" as a letter to herself. […] The post 64: The things mentally strong people don’t do when job seeking – with bestselling author Amy Morin appeared first on The Career Farm.

Duration: 00:27:46


63: Bringing London-inspired coffeeshops & bars to Harrogate – Tim Bosworth of Hoxton North

8/25/2016
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Tim describes his journey to setting up the successful and stylish Hoxton North coffee shop and bar as a series of moments. When Tim was six, he was told to tie someone else's shoe laces and that was the moment he thought "No way! I don't want to do that!" - starting him down a […] The post 63: Bringing London-inspired coffeeshops & bars to Harrogate – Tim Bosworth of Hoxton North appeared first on The Career Farm.

Duration: 00:31:37


62: How we’ll work, live and learn in the future – David Price, author of ‘Open’

7/28/2016
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David Price is a learning futurist who explores how digital technologies are impacting the ways we live and learn in the 21st century. David has a portfolio career and is involved in lecturing, training and speaking. He works with companies to help them create a learning culture that will appeal to a younger generation who […] The post 62: How we’ll work, live and learn in the future – David Price, author of ‘Open’ appeared first on The Career Farm.

Duration: 00:44:13


61: How to get more energy & have brilliant brainpower – Rebecca Hirst, from Glorious Wellness

6/30/2016
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Do you want high energy to work on your business or do well in your job? I know I do! So with a strong personal interest I interviewed Rebecca Hirst who recently gave up her highflying corporate career to set up a consultancy to ensure people are operating with peak energy. After many years in […] The post 61: How to get more energy & have brilliant brainpower – Rebecca Hirst, from Glorious Wellness appeared first on The Career Farm.

Duration: 00:35:01


60: Double your win rate for proposals and tenders – Scott Keyser, bid winning expert

5/29/2016
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I admit it: completing tenders, especially when procurement are involved, is not my favourite activity! If you're growing a business then it's likely you'll have to get involved in "tendering" for business at some point. There's definitely an art to it, and understanding the process could make or break your business in the early stages. […] The post 60: Double your win rate for proposals and tenders – Scott Keyser, bid winning expert appeared first on The Career Farm.

Duration: 00:29:36


59: From corporate job to running a sustainable urban farming business with 7 figure backing in just 3 years – Kate Hofman of GrowUp

4/28/2016
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"I listen to your podcast, please can you interview my neighbour?" This was how I was introduced to Kate Hofman who with her co-founder has set up an innovativeaquaponics business. For those of you not in the knowaquaponics is basically a system whereby you grow fish and plants together. The waste from the fish provides […] The post 59: From corporate job to running a sustainable urban farming business with 7 figure backing in just 3 years – Kate Hofman of GrowUp appeared first on The...

Duration: 00:32:36


58: Lessons I’ve learned from successful crowdfunding campaigns – Guy Jeremiah, Ohyo

3/25/2016
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I really enjoy watching companies I admire develop. So when Guy collaborated with Felix Conran to produce a foldable bag and was using crowdfunding to fund it, I wanted to know more. I pledged to buy one of the bags as a christmas present for my husband and so experienced the campaign he ran on […] The post 58: Lessons I’ve learned from successful crowdfunding campaigns – Guy Jeremiah, Ohyo appeared first on The Career Farm.

Duration: 00:24:27

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