SIWIKE “Stuff I Wish I Knew Earlier”: the podcast

SIWIKE “Stuff I Wish I Knew Earlier”: the podcast - what you didn’t know you needed to know about jobs, careers and life

About the show

A companion to the book: SIWIKE “Stuff I Wish I Knew Earlier”: how to unlock your career potential

Hosted by Luki Danukarjanto

Sharing insights and learning about jobs (search, resumes, interviews, networking), careers (purpose, promotions, wealth) and life (fulfillment, health, wisdom)

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  • Episode 013: Network Audit [CAREER]

    September 2nd, 2020  |  6 mins 11 secs
    audit, bmc, building meaningful connections, net worth, networking, relationships, siwike, success

    "It's now what you know, it's who you know." So who do you actually know? Take a minute to take a look at the 5 people you spend the most time with. "You are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with". Then be proactive about who you know and who you spend time with.

  • Episode 012: What do you want - Getting Started [LIFE]

    May 18th, 2020  |  15 mins 57 secs
    fulfillment, goals, mindset, purpose, siwike, target, what do you want

    What do you want? It seems like a simple question. For jobseekers: can you think about the specific industry, company, and role that you'd want? For others: allow yourself to dream. Listen to the episode for various exercises and reflection exercises to help you find out what you want

  • Episode 011: Networking and Building Meaningful Connections - Deeper Dive [CAREER]

    May 14th, 2020  |  18 mins 25 secs
    bmc, building meaningful connections, net worth, networking, relationships, siwike, success

    Your Network is your Net Worth" (Porter Gale) and "It's not what you know, it's who you know" and other sayings can give you the sense of why networking and building meaningful connections can be helpful. We chat about why networking is important, getting over your shyness, making the connections more meaningful and building on them

  • Episode 010: Interviews - Deeper Dive [JOB]

    May 11th, 2020  |  16 mins 8 secs
    frameworks, interview, job hunt, preparation, questions, share, siwike

    What are some of the activities you need to do to prepare for a job interview? Practice the top 100 interview questions on Google. Research job-specific questions online. What about the job posting? how could that help with interview prep? What should I look to improve as I practice? listen to the answer to these and more questions

  • Episode 009: Resumes - Deeper Dive [JOB]

    May 7th, 2020  |  12 mins 1 sec
    achievements, best practices, dates, fonts, format, jobs, resume, siwike, upgrade

    Want more information on writing a resume that gets selected for interviews? Listen and follow the guidance

  • Episode 008: What do you want - and how to find it if you don't know [LIFE]

    May 4th, 2020  |  11 mins 30 secs
    career coaching, fulfillmnt, mentorship, purpose, siwike, want, what

    What do you want? It seems like an obvious question and often folks don't take the time to ask themselves the question. I've also found that age is having less to do with it as there are fewer people late in their careers that ask themselves this question, and more younger people asking themselves.

    Learn more on the podcast!

  • Episode 007: Job Hunt Basics [JOB]

    April 27th, 2020  |  8 mins 13 secs
    basics, interview, job hunt, networking, resume, siwike

    Job hunting can be stressful. Though doesn't have to be. Think of it as three main parts: resumes (you can lump cover letters with them), interviews, and networking. All three are skills that you can develop and get better at. We start with a high-level overview of the job hunt, then will have deeper-dive episodes to get into more detail.

  • Episode 006: Learning-to-learn Students [LIFE]

    April 20th, 2020  |  12 mins 31 secs
    education, learning, memory, note-taking, school, siwike, studying

    Have you learned how to learn? It's interesting how you spend a decade and a half in school, and there isn't a class on learning. Memory techniques, note-taking methods, studying techniques and learning mindset are not taught. How would your school be different if you had learned those before learning everything else?

  • Episode 005: Physical Health - Foundations [LIFE]

    April 6th, 2020  |  8 mins 1 sec
    eating right, exercise, health, movement, nutrition, physical, siwike, sleep

    Your body is your temple. And the only one you've got. If you take care of it, it can help you achieve all of your career and life goals. If you don't take care of it, it can challenge you based on the health choices you've made. Choose wisely.

  • Episode 004: Mindset - Choice, perspective and mindfulness as a path to success [LIFE]

    April 6th, 2020  |  12 mins 29 secs
    choice, mindfulness, mindset, optimism, perspective, positivity, siwike

    After you've allocated recurring time in your day to discover what you want and invest in yourself to become the person to get what you want, your mindset becomes important to attain your goals and ambitions. Often times with perspective and a bit of mindfulness, you can capitalize on the present

  • Episode 003: Non-negotiable time - investing in yourself [LIFE]

    April 6th, 2020  |  8 mins 49 secs

    Non-negotiable time is the time you allocate in your week, day to invest in yourself to do the things that are important but not urgent.

  • Episode 002: Self-Service Career Coaching with FI-A: FOCUS Inspired Approach [LIFE]

    April 6th, 2020  |  7 mins 19 secs
    approach, career coaching, fi-a, how, purpose, siwike, what, why

    To get you started on your journey to discover the SIWIKE "Stuff I Wish I Knew Earlier", we start with the FI-A FOCUS inspired approach. A simple 3 step career coaching framework to unlock your career potential.

  • Episode 001: Introduction - About me, my mission and what you can look forward to for the podcast

    April 6th, 2020  |  12 mins 42 secs
    careers, fulfillment, health, interview, introduction, jobs, life, luki danukarjanto, networking, purpose, resume, siwike, soft-skills

    Join us for the SIWIKE "Stuff I Wish I Knew Earlier" the podcast. The podcast that shares what you didn't know you needed to know about jobs, careers, and life.

    This is an introductory podcast to learn more about your host Luki Danukarjanto. A computer scientist turned management consultant turned entrepreneur/educator.

    He will share his goals that he's looking to turn into a movement. To:

    • to weave mentorship into the fabric of society
    • elevate education
    • to positively impact a billion people

    We'll speak about what you can expect from the podcast:

    • sharing SIWIKE and insights about jobs (resumes, interviews, networking, etc.), career (purpose/fulfillment, professional development: effective communication, productivity, etc.) and life (health, mindset, learning, etc).
    • interviews with various interesting guests
    • excerpts from workshops and other sessions
    • and whatever else we feel would be of value