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The Careers Beyond Motherhood Podcast is the place for working mums who want to build a career they love whilst raising a family.Janine Esbrand from LightBox Coaching shares strategies, tips and conversations with amazing women from various backgrounds that will help you reduce the struggle in your juggle and thrive in your career beyond motherhood.To learn more about LightBox Coaching visit www.lightboxcoaching.com

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The Careers Beyond Motherhood Podcast is the place for working mums who want to build a career they love whilst raising a family.Janine Esbrand from LightBox Coaching shares strategies, tips and conversations with amazing women from various backgrounds that will help you reduce the struggle in your juggle and thrive in your career beyond motherhood.To learn more about LightBox Coaching visit www.lightboxcoaching.com

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By Amy Dunkel - Sep 04 2019
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I love hearing from Janine, she's not only smart but authentic in her approach. So many of us feel stuck after motherhood, so stuck. Janine's helping women break the mold and find themselves once again, thank you janine! Always cheering for you! XO, Amy Dunkel

Fantastic advice for mothers looking to return to work

By Dafirstkey - Apr 17 2019
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I'm a (male) career coach and I needed some advice for a client of mine who was looking to return to work after taking time off to be with her new family. Janine's podcast offered some fantastic advice, I wholeheartedly recommend it to anyone who is struggling with returning to work after taking time off!

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12 Ratings
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THANK YOU!

By Amy Dunkel - Sep 04 2019
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I love hearing from Janine, she's not only smart but authentic in her approach. So many of us feel stuck after motherhood, so stuck. Janine's helping women break the mold and find themselves once again, thank you janine! Always cheering for you! XO, Amy Dunkel

Fantastic advice for mothers looking to return to work

By Dafirstkey - Apr 17 2019
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I'm a (male) career coach and I needed some advice for a client of mine who was looking to return to work after taking time off to be with her new family. Janine's podcast offered some fantastic advice, I wholeheartedly recommend it to anyone who is struggling with returning to work after taking time off!
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The Careers Beyond Motherhood Podcast

Latest release on Apr 27, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: #59 - Why I Quit (And What's Next)

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In this episode I am sharing the process I went through to make a tough career decision. If you are at a career crossroads, this episode is going to be relevant for you.

I share why I decided to quit my role as part-time legal counsel.

Here is what you will learn:

- The importance of getting clear on your values and using them as a filter

- Why a change of circumstances means a once perfect role can turn into a position that no longer serves you

- What I love about having a portfolio career

Key parts of my career fulfillment process that helps working mum to find work that they love

- How you can take control of your career direction.

lightboxcoaching.com/episode59

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Apr 04 2019

14mins

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Rank #2: #63 - When to Hire a Career Coach

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In today's episode, I delve into when you should seek out a career coach. Janine will enlighten you on what the benefits are of hiring a career coach and what a successful interaction with a coach can look like.

Episode Highlights:

- Janine Esbrand shares a story of a mother she met that was returning to work.

- What are the common negative feelings that mothers may have when returning to work?

- How did career coaching assist the working mom Janine met?

- How can a career coach help you if you feel stuck?

- What can a career coach do to help if you lack clarity of how to move into your career?

- When you feel unsupported, hire a career coach.

- What types of career mother clients Janine has worked with?

3 Key Points:

- Common feelings of a mother returning back to work include: negotiating flexibility, how her colleagues will view her, depleted confidence, and worrying about the balance between work and family life.

- If you are lacking clarity on how to proceed in the workforce as a mother, working with a career coach can help.

- Working with a career coach is a great way to feel supported.

Tweetable Quotes:

“Many times, people feel stuck in their careers particularly after a huge life transition.” – Janine Esbrand

“The average person is said to have 60,000-80,000 thoughts a day. And research shows that 95% of those thoughts are repetitive.” – Janine Esbrand

“One of the really huge benefits of working with a coach is that you will have somebody who can bring a different judgement-free perspective and help you to snap out of that usual train-of-thought and that way that you think.” – Janine Esbrand

lightboxcoaching.com

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May 23 2019

14mins

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Rank #3: #66 Empowering Women in the Law with Sally Penni

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In this week's episode I speak to Sally Penni who is a barrister and mother of 3. She wears many different hats. We talk about the importance of playing the long game when it comes to your career. She has some great suggestions for career advancement / development after having children.

What you will learn:

- How Sally has maintained her career as a barrister for 20 years while growing her family.

- What inspired Sally to start Women in the Law UK.

- Ways professional working women can develop and grow in their careers through the right support and training.

- How the workplace is evolving and ways that we need to adapt to accommodate these changes.

Tweetable Quotes:

“Nobody should be working in the office until 9 o’clock in the evening. If the partners are doing that, then of course the staff are not going to leave earlier.”

Check out full show notes at lightboxcoaching.com/episode66

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Jun 21 2019

42mins

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Rank #4: #67 Signs its Time for a Career Change

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I am excited that we are kicking off our Career Change series.

If you are a cross-roads in your careers, you may be wondering whether you should take the leap and change career direction. In this episode, I talk about the 5 signs that it is time for a career change.

Dive in and let me know if any of these resonate with you.

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To get support with your career transition and connect with like-minded ambitious working mums, join the Careers Beyond Motherhood Movement - facebook.com/groups/careersbeyondmotherhoodmovement/

lightboxcoaching.com

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Jul 23 2019

11mins

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Rank #5: #61 - Organization Hacks for Busy Working Mums with Katherine Tupy

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This week on the show, I interview one of the awesome ladies in my monthly membership community, The Collective.

It has been so great to see Katy’s progress. When she first joined the Collective she was negotiating a flexible return to work and now she is launching her podcast where she will be sharing tips on organisation and productivity. She is sharing some of those tips with us today.

You will learn:

- How being part of The Collective has helped Katy to achieve some of her professional goals

- Top organization hacks for busy mums

- Easy ways to boost your confidence before a job interview

- How to be present in parenting

- How to launch your passion project

lightboxcoaching.com/episode61

Want to learn more about membership sites?

Join The Tribe Workshop - mo311.isrefer.com/go/workshop/a382/

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Apr 18 2019

25mins

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Rank #6: #62 - Confessions of a Working Father with Brian Ballantyne

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In this week's episode, I chat with Brian Ballantyne about working fatherhood. Brian has been advocating for women's rights in the workplace for the last 10 years. I am really looking forward to sharing this perspective as we don't hear enough of the challenges that working fathers face who are juggling work and parenting.

What You Will Learn:

- Some of the great insights that Brian shares:

- What his career life looked like pre-children compared to post fatherhood

- How family dynamics, priorities and time management have shifted

- The challenges Brian has faced as a working father

- How Brian's experience in diversity and inclusion has impacted how he now does things within his role at his organisation.

- The impact his new book 'Confessions of a Working Father' is having and the conversations it is starting.

Links & References:

lightboxcoaching.com/program/

linkedin.com/in/brian-ballantyne-336754/

amazon.co.uk/Confessions-Working-Father-Brian-Ballantyne-ebook/dp/B07JMGJD84

savvyhippo.com/

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May 09 2019

28mins

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Rank #7: EP64 - Redefining Motherhood with Martha Spirk

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In this episode I speak to Marta Spirk, Success Coach, Motivator, and Host of the Mom Does it All podcast for this 64th episode. Marta opens up about her experience becoming a mother of triplets, finding her gifts to share as a success coach, and the importance of getting to know and love yourself.

Episode Highlights:

Marta Spirk introduces her journey from Brazil to becoming a triplet mom and teaching English.

What led Marta to coaching?

What is it like for Marta to have triplets?

Marta explains the toddler stage of her children.

Why does Marta suggest that her clients take the Enneagram Test?

What are some challenges that Marta faced as a working mom?

Marta Spirk describes her podcast Mom Does it All.

Marta Spirk released a guide called, Release Your Happy.

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May 30 2019

25mins

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Rank #8: #60 Simple Ways To Improve Money Management With Christina Sjahli

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In today's episode we are focusing on the importance of money management in your personal life or business growth. Christina Sjahli gives us some simple but impactful tips that we can start implementing today.

What you will learn:

- How Christina rebuilt her finance career from scratch after relocating

- Why Christina walked away from her finance career after reaching the C-suite.

- Simple ways to get started with tracking your personal or business finances

- Why making more money is pointless if you are not doing some simple but important things

- How increasing your cash flow can lead to making a BIG impact in the world

lightboxcoaching.com/episode60

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Apr 11 2019

45mins

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Rank #9: #58 - International Women's Day 2019 #Betterforbalance

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In this episode we are celebrating International Women's Day by hearing from a range of women leaders from varied industries about their experience and advice on women progressing in their careers beyond motherhood.

We hear from the following amazing ladies :

- Katy Fridman - Founder of Flexible Working for People Like Me

- Lydia Rumley - Branding Expert

- Sian Heath-Hadley- Consultant

- Marlis Huebner - Founder and creator of Ctaft1Life

- Miisa Mink, Founder of DrivenWomen

lightboxcoaching.com/episode58

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Mar 08 2019

19mins

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Rank #10: #65 - 3 Easy Ways to Find New Opportunities

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Today I share some simple steps you can take to bring new opportunities in your direction. These are small actionable steps you can start implementing today.

Episode Highlights:

Janine Esbrand describes a recent opportunity that came her way.

The common experience of working mums that Janine comes across

What is the ideal scenario for the work you want to do?

Why is your network a golden asset?

What are ways to strengthen your relationships?

Janine Esbrand is conducting a Live Career Kickstart Session on August 29th 2019 in the Guildford area of Surrey, England.

3 Key Points:

Know what you are looking for.

Share what you are looking for with other people in your network.

Nurture your relationships, not just when you are looking for something.

Tweetable Quotes:

“One of the things that I hear a lot of working mums say, especially the clients that I work with or people that I speak to that are feeling stuck, is that they aren’t quite sure what to do next.” – Janine Esbrand

“A lot of people stay stuck in where they are and say they are not happy, but don’t spend the time to unpack what being happy or fulfilled in your role or your work would actually look like.” – Janine Esbrand

“Where am I heading? And then I can work backwards and figure out the steps that I need to take.” – Janine Esbrand

Resources Mentioned:

Janine Esbrand: Linkedin Twitter

lightboxcoaching.com

The Careers Beyond Motherhood Podcast

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Jun 05 2019

10mins

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Rank #11: #82 - How to Decide if a Role is Right for you

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In today's episode I talk about how move past analysis paralysis and decide whether a role or opportunity is right for you.

I recently accepted a part-time legal role working for a start-up company and I share the process that I went through (which I also use with my coaching clients) to determine whether this opportunity was right for me in this season of life.

If you want to learn more about the Career Fulfilment Framework and how this process can help you gain clarity on the best next step for you, visit lightboxcoaching.com/kickstart.

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Feb 19 2020

15mins

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Rank #12: # 80 - Peaceful Parenting with Sarah Rosensweet

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In this episode we are going to be diving into the topic of parenting.

I am fascinated by how quickly one phase ends and another starts in the lives of little people.

So it often feels like you are playing catch-up and trying to figure out how best to parent in a particular season.

I interview the amazing parenting coach, Sarah Rosensweet about peaceful parenting. She shares so many gems.

So dive in and learn some practical tips for reducing the meltdowns and improving co-operation.

What you will learn:

- Why traditional parenting techniques don’t always work

- Simple strategies for reconnecting with your child

- The one phrase that can completely shift your mindset about your child’s behavior.

Links and references:

Sarah’s website - sarahrosensweet.com/

Sarah’s Facebook group - facebook.com/groups/peacefulparentingfreegroup/

Sarah’s peaceful parenting membership - sarahrosensweet.com/membership/

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Feb 04 2020

27mins

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Rank #13: #73 How to Market Yourself to Stand Out with Mallory Schlabach

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In this episode, I interview Mallory Schlabach, Marketing Expert and mother of 4 about how she has grown her business while raising her family. She shares some amazing guidance on how you can use marketing stand out.

What You Will Learn:

The power and importance of personal branding.

What Mallory Schlabach’s career looks like before and after her children?

The simple approach to marketing yourself or business

How can we blend traditional marketing with modern internet marketing?

3 Key Takeaways:

Personal Branding is about how you can be intentional about the messaging you put out about who you are, what you do, and what you stand for.

Scale what you already do well, get a really refined goal and strategy for your business, and remain consistent.

Figure out where and how to get in front of your core audience and start local.

Tweetable Quotes:

“What I like to define marketing as is it’s like the very first impression you make in the relationships you start to build to make sales.” – Mallory Schlabach

“Who do you want to be? How do you want to show up? That is kind of the thing that is going to set the tone for everything you do because it is going to dictate what your branding looks like.” – Mallory Schlabach

Visit lightboxcoaching.com/episode73 for the links to resources mentioned in this episode.

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Nov 18 2019

48mins

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Rank #14: #72 How Writing a Book Can Build Your Personal Brand with Deborah Ager

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In this episode I interview Deborah Ager, Book Mentor and Founder of Radiant Media Labs, who helps clients write books that build their businesses and their personal brands. She also shares how she balances her career with being a mum.

If you are anything like me, writing a book has been on your bucket list for some time, but it has always seemed like such a huge task. Well, I am so grateful that Deborah breaks things down today and shows us how simple writing your book can be.

What you will learn:

- Deborah's interesting career journey to date.

- The importance of looking at your plan from your employer's point of view and thinking about what would entice them to say yes to your proposal.

- How Deborah's unique approach helps people write books that others actually want to read.

- Why self-publishing could be a good option for getting your message out to the world faster.

- How her love of writing has passed on to her daughter.

Head over to lightboxcoaching.com/episode72 to download Deborah's 3 Secrets to writing a book people will actually read 

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Oct 11 2019

25mins

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Rank #15: Quick Announcement

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I am just about to end the launch of my brand new coaching program and realised that I never shared the awesome details here on the podcast.

If you are feeling stuck in your career, head over to lightboxcoaching.com/academy and join us for a 90-day coaching experience that will give you clarity and direction.

Doors Close At 10pm on Thursday 26 September 2019.

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Sep 26 2019

1min

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Rank #16: #E71 - Mental Health in Motherhood with Amy Dunkell

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In this episode, I interview Amy Dunkell, mother, photographer, nurse, and host of the Moms Rule the World podcast.

We hear about how changing career direction helped her navigate the challenges of motherhood.

Here is what you will learn:

- How Amy's expectations of motherhood were different from her reality.

- Why Amy started her podcast in the middle of a sleepless night with her baby.

- What made Amy want to start a business shortly after having her baby.

- How Amy dealt with unexpected postpartum depression.

- Tips on changing your career path in stages.

If you are thinking about changing careers, come and join us in The Career Change Bootcamp. It is totally free.

It is happening between 16-23 September 2019.

Sign up here - lightboxcoaching.com/bootcamp

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Sep 06 2019

37mins

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Rank #17: #70 - Getting Hired Without Online Applications with Austin Belcack

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Career Change Series

In this episode, we are talking about applying for new roles. My guest Austin Belcack will be sharing how you can avoid making applications that end up in the black hole of the internet.

He talks about taking a more effective approach to your job search. This is a must-listen episode!

Share it with a friend who is job searching.

Connect with Austin via the show notes at lightboxcoaching.com/episode70

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Aug 16 2019

40mins

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Rank #18: #69 - Improving Your Negotiation Skills with Michelle Gyimah

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We are continuing the Career Change series. In this episode, I speak to Gender Pay Gap Consultant, Michelle Gyimah about a really important topic - negotiation. 

Here is what you will learn: 

- How Michelle navigated her transition back to work after maternity leave

- The importance of learning how to negotiate your salary 

- What to do if you start a business that doesn't work out 

- Ways to shift your mindset to overcome reluctance to ask for what you want

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Find show notes at lightboxcoaching.com/episode69

Download my negotiation checklist - lightboxcoaching.com/negotiation

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Aug 07 2019

35mins

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Rank #19: #57 - Creating a winning work schedule with Tarzan Kay

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Finding the right work schedule for you and your family can be challenging. There are so many moving parts when it comes to achieving good work/life integration.

In this episode, award-winning copywriter, entrepreneur and mum of 2, Tarzan Kay shares how she created a work schedule that truly works for her and her young family.

Here is what you will learn

- Why Tarzan loved law school but didn't become a lawyer

- How she decided to become the sole breadwinner for her family

- What happened after her surprise pregnancy

- The importance of having the right people around you

- Why "letting it be easy" is such a great life motto

Quote of The Day

"Let it be easy"

Check out the show notes for this episode at lightboxcoaching.com/episode57

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Feb 26 2019

38mins

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Rank #20: #56 - How To Get What You Want Through Effective Email with Maggie Frank-Hsu

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Communication is key to relationships in both our personal and professional lives. As women we can often be passive when it comes to getting what we want in our corporate work or in our businesses.

In this episode, I speak to email marketing expert, Maggie Frank-Hsu about why using email the right way can lead to more sales or more yes' from the right people within your organisation.

We also hear about Maggie's career journey and her experience as a mum of 2 boys. There is so much goodness in this conversation, you do not want to miss this.

For more info about this episode and Maggie head to the show notes at lightboxcoaching.com/episode56

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Feb 20 2019

45mins

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