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Kristin Graham on Business Communication During a Pandemic

Conversations on Careers and Professional Life

Release Date: 12/18/2020

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Conversations on Careers and Professional Life

On this episode I speak with Austin Guyette, Foster MBA 2019.  Austin is an investor with Voyager Capital, a Seattle based venture capital firm. We talk about his career journey and how he successfully landed his dream job in venture capital. Austin shared some valuable insights about the Seattle startup and venture ecosystem, and even one his biggest regrets from his time at Foster. Some of the most important advice Austin shared during our conversation is that if you are an MBA student with a non-traditional career goal, it is important to stay focused on that goal, but also know how...

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Professor Warren Boeker, the Douglas Olesen/Battelle Chaired Professor of Management  at the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business joins me for a conversation about design thinking, innovation, and preparing for careers in innovative companies and innovation roles. Full show notes at http://conversationsoncareers.com

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Rebecca Lovell talks about her experience in the Foster MBA program, and her career in Seattle's startup and venture capital ecosystem, along with advice for MBAs or anyone interested in pursuing a career working in startups.  Visit http://ConversationsOnCareers.com for full episode show notes. 

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Sam Ushio, founder of Ikigai Lab, host of the Ikigai Stories podcast and fellow Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach joins me for a conversation that will appear on both podcasts. We talk about how we both got to where we are today, the Japanese concepts of Ikigai & moai, wellbeing, purpose and meaning. Sam asks me about How students use CliftonStrengths, and whether more students are seeking out purpose driven companies or impact careers. Visit http://conversationsoncareers.com

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Tony Back and Larissa Benson are trained facilitators for the Search Inside Yourself program. We discuss mindfulness at work and in life, communication and ways you can get started practicing mindfulness. Visit Http://ConversationsOnCareers.com for full show notes and references it books and websites.

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On this episode I share some tips for improving your behavioral interviewing. Find out more at http://conversationsoncareers.com

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Kristin Graham on Business Communication During a Pandemic show art Kristin Graham on Business Communication During a Pandemic

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I speak with former journalist and current technology leader Kristin Graham about business communication advice for normal times and this moment in 2020/2021 when we are working and learning remotely during the Covid-19 Pandemic.  Check http://conversationsoncareers.com for the full show notes.

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Foster MBA Career Coach Julie Boden and I discuss reframing internship application rejection and put it into the broader context of an MBA career plan, and the application and review process. For more episodes, visit http://conversationsoncareers.com

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I speak with researcher, author, and speaker, Dr. Alexandra Samuel. Alex is a regular contributor to the Harvard Business Review, The Wall Street Journal and JSTOR. We talked about networking during the Covid Pandemic, digital wellness, and more. Full epsiode shownotes at http://conversationsoncareers.com

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Steve Dalton, Program Director For Career Services at Duke's Fuqua School of Business and author of the 2-Hour Job Search talks about the method and how the Covid pandemic has impacted job searching with it.  Visit http://conversationsoncareers.com for full show notes.

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I speak with former journalist and current technology leader Kristin Graham about business communication advice for normal times and this moment in 2020/2021 when we are working and learning remotely during the Covid-19 Pandemic.  Check http://conversationsoncareers.com for the full show notes.