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SPARKED
SPARKED
Jonathan Fields

We’re all in a moment. And, we’re asking the big questions. Especially about work. Should I join The Great Resignation? Should I... more

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Episodes

Defying Expectations: Unraveling the Secrets of the Portfolio Life

Are you tired of the 9-to-5 grind? Have you ever wondered what it takes to build a fulfilling and sustainable... more

28 Mar 2023 · 27 minutes
The Art of Decision-Making: Trusting Yourself and Avoiding Decision by Committee

Got a career or business question for the Brainstrust? Submit here. Have you ever found yourself stuck in the endless cycle... more

21 Mar 2023 · 36 minutes
Myth-Busting Productivity | Unlocking the Secret to More Free Time

Got a career or business question for the Brainstrust? Submit here. Question - when it comes to work, do you really... more

14 Mar 2023 · 46 minutes
How Workarounds offer a Solution to the Most Complex Problems

We constantly encounter complex problems at home, in our places of work, and in society at large. Even if we... more

07 Mar 2023 · 46 minutes
How to Find a Sense of Belonging in the Freelance World

Over the last few years, there’s been a massive acceleration in the trend of people leaving mainstream jobs to start... more

28 Feb 2023 · 35 minutes
How to Ask for Help and Actually Get What You Need

Following on from last week’s episode we dig deeper into how to ask for help in a way that is... more

21 Feb 2023 · 35 minutes
The Real Reason Why We Don’t Ask for Help

Got a career or business question for the Brainstrust? Submit here. There’s a mythology in work and in life, of the... more

14 Feb 2023 · 30 minutes
The Surprising Power of Creative Disappointment

It’s a challenge we all deal with. We show up, work incredibly hard, strive to create something powerful, unique, impactful.... more

07 Feb 2023 · 34 minutes
How to Succeed at Anything Worth Doing | 2023 Kickstart

What if this was the year you actually did the thing that you have dreamed of doing, the thing that’s... more

30 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
How Do You Scale a High-Touch Service Without Losing What Makes It Exceptional?

Got a career or business question for the Brainstrust? Submit here. You’ve spent years becoming really good at what you do.... more

24 Jan 2023 · 36 minutes
How to Make a Big Difference, In a Sustainable Way

Got a career or business question for the Braintrust? Submit here. So many of us look at the world we live... more

17 Jan 2023 · 33 minutes
How to Hold Onto Your Spark When Work Seems All-Consuming

How do we find the time to make our own art? How do you blend your own creative or expressive... more

10 Jan 2023 · 35 minutes
How Do We Know What Truly Sparks Us vs. What’s Social Conditioning?

Can social conditioning, past experiences, and external pressure affect the way we explore figuring out our Sparketype? Or, for that... more

03 Jan 2023 · 42 minutes
How to Thrive as a Multi-Passionate Person in a Specialist-Craving Work World

Got a career or business question for the Brainstrust? Submit here. How do you satisfy an impulse to build a living... more

27 Dec 2022 · 39 minutes
How to Reimagine Work in a Way that Re-energizes You

Got a career or business question for the Brainstrust? Submit here. Today’s listener Paulina asks, as an Essentialist who thrives and... more

20 Dec 2022 · 39 minutes
How to Overcome Perfectionism and Get the Job Done When You Don’t Feel Confident

How do you balance the desire to try something new whilst also wanting to feel like an expert in your... more

13 Dec 2022 · 37 minutes
How to Move Forward with Self Compassion & Curiosity after Loss

Loss and grief. They’re experiences none of us will escape. But some losses are so deep, they shatter your model... more

06 Dec 2022 · 32 minutes
How I Took a Month Off to Write & Make Art (and what REALLY happened)

Last week on SPARKED we heard from DJ Didonna about the potential life changing experience of taking a sabbatical. And after... more

29 Nov 2022 · 54 minutes
How to take a Life-Changing Sabbatical with DJ Didonna

What if you could take anywhere from a month to a year off work to clear your mind, pursue a... more

22 Nov 2022 · 41 minutes
How to Build the Team Habit of Belonging

Jonathan & Charlie discuss: Work ways vs team habits How the pandemic, #MeToo and Black Lives Matter came together to show us... more

15 Nov 2022 · 35 minutes
How to Handle the Parts of a Job You Love that Don’t Come Easily

So many people have said yes to the quest to blaze their own paths in business over these last few... more

08 Nov 2022 · 33 minutes
How to Use Your Shadow Sparketype to Amplify Different Impulses

What do you do when the job you’ve had for years and the organization you work for change in ways... more

01 Nov 2022 · 31 minutes
How to convert Creative Inspiration into Action Taking with Cynthia Morris

Jonathan & Cynthia talk about: What is the purpose of inspiration Who are your creative ancestors The dance between consuming vs being inspired... more

25 Oct 2022 · 37 minutes
How to navigate Career 'Gaps' with Courage & Purpose

Jonathan & Charlie discuss: 1. Stop conflating stability and freedom 2. How career gaps can be perceived 3. How to find freedom when... more

18 Oct 2022 · 32 minutes
How to Reframe the ‘Portfolio Career’ dilemma

Jonathan & Cynthia discuss: When considering options believing there are ‘no false steps’ Does your age affect your willingness to run ‘career... more

11 Oct 2022 · 29 minutes
Jonathan gets Personal about Creating the Sparketypes

Jonathan & Cyndie discuss: Creating a tool for folks to feel seen and understood If we can know ourselves and find work... more

04 Oct 2022 · 34 minutes
How to Unpack Assumptions about your Sparketypes

Jonathan & Karen discuss: Unpacking assumptions about yourself Alternative ways of sharing & teaching Identifying your advantages Busting the ‘6 Figure’ coaching myth Building the... more

27 Sep 2022 · 28 minutes
On Putting Yourself in the Path of Pivot with Jenny Blake

Jonathan & Jenny talk about: How you don't have to have your pivot planned out Using experiments to collect data Following the full... more

20 Sep 2022 · 39 minutes
Reimagining farming after almost losing everything with Azuraye Wycoff

Jonathan & Azuraye chat about: The call to come home to the family business Recovering from a natural disaster that almost took... more

13 Sep 2022 · 21 minutes
How to Innovate in a Workplace that Adapts Slowly

“We need people to lean on when things don't go as planned because we're gonna spiral down to the bottom.... more

06 Sep 2022 · 34 minutes
From the Military to Mentoring With Charlie Gilkey

We’re super excited to be introducing some fresh new formats to the mix here on the SPARKED podcast. Our new... more

01 Sep 2022 · 25 minutes
On Leading with Humanity with Karen Wright

“What we're seeing is that organizations are trending towards putting what I'll call programmatic things in place. Whereas employees are... more

30 Aug 2022 · 35 minutes
How to Have Patience in the Face of Uncertainty

Listener Marie asks, "When looking for niche job roles that match your criteria, how do you have patience in the... more

23 Aug 2022 · 32 minutes
How to Release the need to find ‘Our One True Passion’

Every week on the SPARKED podcast, we invite a listener to share what’s going on in their work & life,... more

16 Aug 2022 · 38 minutes
How to Bring more Compassion & Empathy to Leadership

Every week on the SPARKED podcast, we invite a listener to share what’s going on in their work & life,... more

09 Aug 2022 · 32 minutes
How to Balance a Family Legacy with Building Your Own

APPLY FOR THE SEPTEMBER INTAKE OF THE CERTIFIED SPARKETYPE ADVISOR TRAINING HERE. Every week on the SPARKED podcast, we invite a... more

26 Jul 2022 · 34 minutes
How to Harness your Skills to have a Big Impact

Every week on the SPARKED podcast, we invite a listener to share what’s going on in their work & life,... more

19 Jul 2022 · 33 minutes
How to Assess if your Chosen Project is the Right Project

Every week on the SPARKED podcast, we invite a listener to share what’s going on in their work & life,... more

12 Jul 2022 · 33 minutes
How to Embrace your Innate Impulses alongside Neurodiversity

Every week on the SPARKED podcast, we invite a listener to share what’s going on in their work & life,... more

05 Jul 2022 · 30 minutes
How to Reimagine your Style of Entrepreneurship

Every week on the SPARKED podcast, we invite a listener to share what’s going on in their work & life,... more

28 Jun 2022 · 37 minutes
How to Finish more Projects you Start

Every week on the SPARKED podcast, we invite a listener to share what’s going on in their work & life,... more

21 Jun 2022 · 32 minutes
How to Seek out Aligned & Anti-Burnout Roles

Every week on the SPARKED podcast, we invite a listener to share what’s going on in their work & life,... more

14 Jun 2022 · 35 minutes
How to Trust your Essential Nature throughout your Life

Every week on the SPARKED podcast, we invite a listener to share what’s going on in their work & life,... more

07 Jun 2022 · 35 minutes
How to Scale while Staying True to Yourself

Every week on the SPARKED podcast, we invite a listener to share what’s going on in their work & life,... more

31 May 2022 · 36 minutes
How to bring a Writing Passion Project to Life

Every week on the SPARKED podcast, we invite a listener to share what’s going on in their work & life,... more

24 May 2022 · 38 minutes
How to Blend Well Paid Work & Engaging Side Passions

Every week on the SPARKED podcast, we invite a listener to share what’s going on in their work & life,... more

17 May 2022 · 32 minutes
How to Reignite Team Collaboration during Global Burnout

Every week on the SPARKED podcast, we invite a listener to share what’s going on in their work & life,... more

10 May 2022 · 35 minutes
How to Choose Freedom over Familial Responsibility

Every week on the SPARKED podcast, we invite a listener to share what’s going on in their work & life,... more

03 May 2022 · 37 minutes
How to Know if You’re Doing Too Many Things

Every week on the SPARKED podcast, we invite a listener to share what’s going on in their work & life,... more

26 Apr 2022 · 35 minutes
How to Cultivate a Sense of Self Belief

Every week on the SPARKED podcast, we invite a listener to share what’s going on in their work & life,... more

19 Apr 2022 · 37 minutes
How do you Start from the Bottom when You’ve Been at the Top

Every week on the SPARKED podcast, we invite a listener to share what’s going on in their work & life,... more

12 Apr 2022 · 35 minutes
How to Stop Feeling like a Square Peg in a Round Hole

Every week on the SPARKED podcast, we invite a listener to share what’s going on in their work & life,... more

05 Apr 2022 · 34 minutes
How to Navigate Between Stability, Burnout & a New Passion

Every week on the SPARKED podcast, we invite a listener to share what’s going on in their work & life,... more

29 Mar 2022 · 32 minutes
How to Make Your Meaningful Work Sustainable

Every week on the SPARKED podcast, we invite a listener to share what’s going on in their work & life,... more

22 Mar 2022 · 35 minutes
How to Utilize your Superpowers in a Way That Makes Impact

Every week on the SPARKED podcast, we invite a listener to share what’s going on in their work & life,... more

15 Mar 2022 · 36 minutes
How to Focus & Decide What to Prioritize

Every week on the SPARKED podcast, we invite a listener to share what’s going on in their work & life,... more

08 Mar 2022 · 33 minutes
How to Know When to Jump into Your Side Hustle

Every week on the SPARKED podcast, we invite a listener to share what’s going on in their work & life,... more

01 Mar 2022 · 32 minutes
Welcome to the SPARKED podcast with Jonathan Fields

We’re all in a moment. Asking big questions. Especially about work. Should I stay, or should I go? Just keep... more

22 Feb 2022 · 3 minutes
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Every week on the SPARKED podcast, we invite a listener to share what’s going on in their work & life, then pose... more