This week’s episode comes with a twist as the podcast interviewer becomes the interviewee to celebrate the milestone of reaching 100 episodes. Stepping in to host this unique episode is Irish born, Sydney based guest Cathal Quinlan. Cathal holds over 20 years of experience working in corporate and has recently become the proud owner of Better@Work – helping people transform their working experiences and boosting performance personally and within others.
This week, listeners will get to absorb so much more about the founder of Happier at Work as we dive into Aoife’s personal and professional journey, learn about the evolution of her purpose and find out what the future looks like for the business. Listeners, get ready to embark on the squiggly road trip to Happier at Work. Whilst on the hot seat, Aoife will explore many topics that haven’t been discussed before and reveals a fascinating opportunity. The main points throughout the episode include:
– Stepping into employment after college.
– Working abroad: making big moves for an international career.
– Coping with feeling overloaded with work.
– Dealing with empty promises and a lack of recognition at work.
– The importance of confidence in the workplace.
– Returning to work after a career break.
– Falling in and out of love with your job.
– Choosing a career and igniting your strengths.
– Feeling unhappy at work and stepping into the unknown.
– The damaging effects of micromanagement and value conflict at work.
– Business attitudes: understanding the profile of an organisation.
– How to enhance retention to avoid the great resignation.
– When is Aoife happiest at work?
– Podcast learnings and the power of gratitude.
– The ongoing journey of Happier at Work and what is next for Aoife O’Brien.
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The Squiggly Career by Helen Tupper and Sarah Ellis.
The No Asshole Rule by Robert I. Sutton PhD