The Learning with NatWest podcast series

Episode 5: Lift as you climb with Jennifer Holloway and Debbie Phillips

Creating authentic connections in your career

Have you ever heard the saying, “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know”? Having a great network can undoubtedly help you along in your career, whether that’s helping you to solve problems, access opportunities or call upon experts for their knowledge and advice.

But where do you start? Often networking can feel forced and even daunting, so how do you forge genuine and mutually beneficial connections? And what if you’re naturally introverted?

Zara Janjua chats with Jennifer Holloway and Debbie Phillips to learn their tips and tricks. Both introverts – Jennifer and Debbie share how they have successfully worked with this in their careers.

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Episode 4: Innovate like a spammer or hacker with Alexa Clay

Creativity and innovation skills are two of the most valued skills by employers today – so what exactly do we mean by innovation skills and how do we embrace them?

Alexa Clay delves into the fascinating subject with Zara Janjua and shares how we can learn from natural born innovators from the underworld.

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Episode 6: “When kindness is the currency we can all be millionaires” with Pinky Lilani

Kindness is the currency we all have at our disposal – and the world needs more kindness. Can kindness towards others, as well as a little curiosity and the ability to value differences really make a difference in your career?

The ever-fascinating Pinky Lilani, OBE, shares her experiences and advice with Zara Janjua. 

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