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The Speaking Up Podcast

Nov 25, 2021

If someone cuts in front of you in line, or sits in your seat at the movie theatre, do you confront them? Or do you constantly run through in your mind all the things you’d wish you said? 

If you choose not to face a difficult situation, it’s probably because you fear what might happen, and most of the time it...


Nov 23, 2021

In today’s world with social media, whether you like it or not, you have a personal brand. And it’s important for all of us to know not just how to manage our personal brand, but how to sell it. The elevator pitch is a powerful tool that helps you to sell yourself to anyone, at any time, and turn your idol into...


Nov 18, 2021

It feels like a lifetime ago when Covid wasn’t part of our vocabulary and Zoom wasn’t an essential tool for work, but nowadays it seems like everyone and their pets are using Zoom or some other video conferencing app on a daily basis.

Most of us are not used to seeing ourselves on camera, and so this new virtual...


Nov 16, 2021

If you don’t already list your soft skills on your resume, you may want to start considering it. Employers value soft skills, and promoting them could be the difference between you getting that dream... or not. 

You may be wondering exactly what soft skills are, and in this episode we take a look at five...


Nov 11, 2021

We spend a huge part of our working lives surrounded by our colleagues and peers, so it’s natural that so many of you have been asking about how to build friendships and a strong support network from your working relationships. 

Colleagues are like family – you don’t get to choose them, but if you have to...