Episode 10 - Interview with Leyla Okhai

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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 

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Soma x


Episode 9 - Three Reasons you should have an up-to-date LinkedIn profile

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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/ 

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Soma x


Episode 8 - Interview with Sharn Khaira

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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. 

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Wishing you Career Happiness in whatever you do 

Soma x 

Episode 7 - How can I restart my career after a career break

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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 LinkedInhttps://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 

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Soma x

Episode 6 - Interview with Riz Shabbir

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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/    

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Enjoy the episode and wishing you all the career happiness you deserve. 

Soma x