4 Business podcasts to listen to on Spotify

Podcasting started around 2013 and has grown immensely over the past 15 years. Many rely on podcasts because they are not avid readers of books, the news etc. They even say, podcasts need to be added to one’s content marketing strategy because it is growing at a very fast pace and people enjoy listening to podcasts.

It is an easy way to consume information, a great alternative to videos and highly engaging.

Being well informed about the industry that you work in or just informed about business in general is very important when you are trying to grow in your field. Reading tech, business or financial information online can get overwhelming at times because of the very many jargons used and the abundance of information that you find on the internet. What to read and what to discard gets confusing. As mentioned earlier, podcasts can be a great alternative not only to videos but also to books or news articles!

Here is a list of 4 podcasts that you can listen to on Spotify for free if you are looking to grow in you corporate job:

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4 ways to perform well at work if you are new to corporate

Most of us want to be good at what we do. We want to perform well. It could be for our own satisfaction or because we love our jobs and want to make a mark for ourselves in our professions.

Sometimes being diligent and working on your day to day tasks may not give you the satisfaction you desire from the job. There are other ways you can improve your performance and excel at your job!

Here are four ways to perform well at work if you are new to corporate:

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Does coffee increase productivity?

The world consumes over 2.25 billion cups of coffee everyday. It’s the second most legally traded commodity in the world, only after crude oil. This magic beverage has found its way into the routines of millions of people, and helps them push through their busiest of days. But why do people suddenly find themselves more capable of pushing through tasks upon having that morning cup of coffee? Does coffee really make one more productive?

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4 ways to stay connected with your co-workers as you self-quarantine

You make some breakfast, drink your coffee, get dressed and head to work. You get there, meet your friends, login, have another cup of coffee and begin work. Then you catch up with some of your colleagues, have lunch, update them on what’s going on professionally (or personally), get on some virtual but mostly in-person meetings, finish the work left to do and finally head home. 

Missing your daily routine? Me too. As the virus continues to spread, most companies have declared work from home and everything that I said previously is just a fond memory. Most of us are working from home for the first time (for this long) and it is hard to keep up. It maybe really difficult to actually stay connected with people you’re not working with, but want to.

So here are 4 ways you can stay connected with your co-workers.

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4 Things I Wish I Knew Before starting Law School

A few years ago, I happened to sit in the wrong classroom. The instructor was teaching a module on negligence, and I was fascinated! What did I do next? I decided to study law! Little did I know what I was getting myself into. Don’t get me wrong, studying law was the best decision I’ve ever made. However, there are some things I wish I knew before starting law school.

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Women and the Workplace: Are workplaces cut out for women?

I recently watched a movie called “Down With Love” – a 2003 rom-com set in the 1960s, in New York City. What stuck with me after watching the movie, was a dialogue by Vikki Hiller (played by Sarah Paulson):

This got me thinking… is it actually true that workplaces aren’t made for women? Are women merely accommodated in the workplace even in the 21st Century?

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What is Kanban? And how you can use it every day

What is Kanban? Kanban literally means signboard in Japanese. It is a simple method used by large organizations to manage complex processes. It is a way of working in which you break down large pieces of work into smaller chunks and have clarity of what to produce, when to produce and how much to produce. All this is done by visualizing the work by creating a Kanban board.

This article explains how you can use the Kanban system to achieve your daily goals.

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