Gain Greater Awareness Through Mindset Development with Jeff Perry

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Jeff Perry

The guest on this episode of the show is Jeff Perry. Jeff helps engineering and software professionals develop soft skills to unlock hidden potential and remove self-imposed roadblocks. This includes Leadership Training & Development, Career & Mindset Coaching and Personal Branding. Jeff is the founder of More Than Engineering and the host of The Engineering Career Coach podcast. In this episode Phil and Jeff talk about the importance of increasing your awareness, why we can sometimes over value career stability & much more.


Jeff Perry

Resources – Click on the link to check out Jeff’s website! – Click on the link for the free resource mentioned in this episode!

2 Top Career Tips

1) Increase your self-awareness. You can gain greater awareness through mindset development, enabling you to react and respond positively in different situations.
2) Don’t try to do everything alone. Get help from other people and build relationships.

Show Notes

Worst Career Moment

After making a career switch I realised that technical software development was not for me. However I was able to take on other responsibilities which I wouldn’t have learnt if I hadn’t taken that job.

Career Highlight

Working with my first client and seeing their transformation and growth. Seeing how many challenges he overcame and receiving multiple job offers was an honour.

The Future

Technology is going to define so much of growth in industry and economically. But also social problems that can be solved through technological opportunities. For me it’s about the people behind the technology making the tools and utilising Artificial intelligence, Machine Learning and other technologies to solve problems.

The Reveal

What first attracted you to a career in I.T.?

It was the opportunity to learn something new. I wanted to learn about Software Development, Agile and Automation.

What is the best career advice you’ve ever received?

Truth is a gift. Don’t be scared to tell people the truth.

What is the worst career advice you’ve ever received?

Stick around and stay with something that feels stable and secure. Sometimes we over value stability which can limit our growth opportunities.

If you had to begin your career again in today’s world, what would you do?

I’d spend more time learning about Data Science.

What career objectives are you currently focusing on?

Working on the impact and development of my coaching practice.

What’s the number one non-technical skill that has helped you in your career so far?

Being able to communicate and to be able to see and understand different perspectives.

What do you do to keep your own career energized?

Finding new things to learn and grow.

What do you do in your spare time away from technology?

Spending time with family and playing sports.

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