Disrupt Your Career

Claire Harbour and Antoine Tirard

Welcome to the Disrupt Your Career podcast series hosted by Claire Harbour and Antoine Tirard. We talk with those on the forefront of talent and career management — academics, HR professionals, coaches — to explore the most interesting and cutting edge ideas in the world of career transition and development. Join us as we reimagine careers https://disrupt-your-career.com/. read less

Al Dea: Helping Individuals and Organizations Flourish in the Changing World of Work
Jan 7 2023
Al Dea: Helping Individuals and Organizations Flourish in the Changing World of Work
Al is the founder of Betterwork Labs, a talent advisory firm, and works with companies on how to attract, develop, and retain diverse workforces. Throughout his professional career, he has helped hundreds of professionals build growth-oriented mindsets and achieve their career goals. He also writes, researches, and speaks about trends related to the future of career development, learning, and the employee experience. Al received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Theology from Boston College, and his MBA from the University of North Carolina Chapel-Hill.We met with Al as we share a common passion for helping individuals and organizations flourish in the changing world of work. We talk with Al about his own career journey, his transition out of corporations to becoming a full time solo entrepreneur, his advice to early career professionals, why he wrote The MBA Insider and what are the main ideas from his book, examples of inspiring guests from his podcast, what Al would like to see organizations doing better when managing talent and careers, what he would like to change about the world of work and his most exciting projects going forward. Links from the episode: Al’s Betterwork Labs homepageAl’s MBASchooled community and MBA Insider podcastAl’s book MBA InsiderAl’s LinkedIn profileThanks for listening!Visit our homepage at https://disrupt-your-career.comIf you like the podcast, please take a moment to rate it and leave a review in Apple Podcast
Avivah Wittenberg-Cox: Gender, Generational Balance and (Much) Longer Careers
Dec 15 2022
Avivah Wittenberg-Cox: Gender, Generational Balance and (Much) Longer Careers
Avivah is a speaker, author, consultant and CEO of 20-first, one of the world’s leading gender balance consultancies. She is a global expert on 21st century leadership, gender and generational balance, longevity and the future of work and careers. Avivah is currently finishing up a year at Harvard as a 2022 Advanced Leadership Fellow researching longevity and gender differences in aging. She blogs at Harvard Business Review and has authored several best-selling books. She speaks widely at leadership conferences and events across the globe, is a certified coach and is the Founder and Honorary President of the European Professional Women’s Network.We talk with Avivah about her own career journey, the improvements she has seen in the long crusade towards building the 50/50 balance between genders in business, how she pivoted from the topic of gender to the topic of generations and aging, the challenges and opportunities around longevity and multi-generational workplaces, her advice in this respect both for organizations and individuals, the characteristics of leaders who are successfully creating balance in their organizations, her experience at Harvard researching longevity and gender differences in aging – and how to manage individuals and teams through the 3rd and 4th Quarters of 100-year lives – plus her many other exciting projects coming up. Links from the episode: 20-First homepageThriving to 100 homepageAvivah’s LinkedIn profileAvivah’s Elderberries blogThanks for listening!Visit our homepage at https://disrupt-your-career.comIf you like the podcast, please take a moment to rate it and leave a review in Apple Podcast
Joseph Liu: Relaunching Your Career to Do More Meaningful Work
Oct 7 2022
Joseph Liu: Relaunching Your Career to Do More Meaningful Work
As a keynote speaker, career consultant, podcast host, webinar host, and certified coach, Joseph Liu leverages 10 years of experience relaunching consumer brands combined with professional coaching to help people relaunch their personal brands. As host of the Career Relaunch® podcast and an international keynote speaker, he has crossed paths with thousands of professionals during their career turning points, sharing and learning about what it takes to successfully change career directions. He shares these insights with his clients and as a contributing writer to Forbes, Fast Company, and Glassdoor.We talk with Joseph about his own career journey and the key lessons he has learned along the way, how his identity shifted from the corporate world to independent consulting, his advice to early career professionals, the origins, audience and a few guest stories of his Career Relaunch podcast, his philosophy of letting go to make room for something else more meaningful, his 7-step Career Change Roadmap to clarify how to relaunch your own career, which organizations he sees as good examples of talent and career management and other exciting prospects on his horizon for the rest of the year.Links from the episode: Joseph’s personal websiteJoseph’s Career Relaunch podcastJoseph’s LinkedIn profileThanks for listening!Visit our homepage at https://disrupt-your-career.comIf you like the podcast, please take a moment to rate it and leave a review in Apple Podcast