Ep190: Nobody understands my problems at work.

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In this episode, Mei Phing discusses the frustrations of seeking career advice from friends and family, and the need for guidance and perspectives from someone who understands the corporate world.



00:00 πŸŽ₯: Common problem of not finding adequate career advice from friends and family.

01:30 πŸŽ₯: Scenario 1 - Feeling overwhelmed at work with no support, and receiving unhelpful advice from loved ones.

03:00 πŸŽ₯: Scenario 2 - Struggling with a difficult colleague and seeking advice, but not finding satisfactory answers online or from friends and family.

04:30 πŸŽ₯: Need for guidance from someone with experience in navigating the corporate world.

06:00 πŸŽ₯: Introduction to “The Corporate Survivor” career program, offering a comprehensive framework and one year of personalized mentoring.

08:30 πŸŽ₯: Benefits of joining “The Corporate Survivor,” including access to all modules, mentoring calls, and learning from like-minded professionals.

11:00 πŸŽ₯: Importance of personalized support and deep understanding of the corporate world for long-term career transformations.


Key Insights

πŸ’‘ The frustration of not receiving adequate career advice from friends and family is a common experience for many individuals. Seeking guidance from someone who understands the corporate world can provide valuable insights and perspectives. #SupportNeeded

πŸ’‘ “The Corporate Survivor” career program offers a three-step framework and personalized mentoring to help individuals navigate the ups and downs of their careers. It provides comprehensive knowledge and support to set oneself up for success in the corporate world. 

πŸ’‘ The program’s mentoring calls and workshops create a supportive community of like-minded professionals. Learning from others’ experiences and strategies can be inspiring and motivating. 

πŸ’‘ The program focuses on deep understanding and behind-the-scenes insights of the corporate world, which cannot be obtained from generalized information online or from friends and family. 

πŸ’‘ Personalized support and guidance from someone who has experienced and overcome similar challenges in their career can be a game-changer. The program aims to build self-belief, trust in one’s decisions, and empower individuals to navigate their careers successfully. 

πŸ’‘ The program offers a unique opportunity to learn and grow in the corporate world, with access to all modules and mentoring calls. It provides a comprehensive roadmap for managing expectations, communication, networking, and achieving career goals. 



πŸ‘‹ Welcome to the Corporate Survivor with Mei Phing — ex-Global Head of Department turned Career Coach & Founder of The Corporate Survivor™. On this podcast, Mei Phing shares her corporate world insights and experiences so you can survive, navigate and grow your career with clarity, confidence, competence and opportunities.

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— Mei Phing




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