Humanizing Learning
Clarify Your Goals and Unlock Your Potential with Coaching

Clarify Your Goals and Unlock Your Potential with Coaching

January 6, 2020

Karina Cuello, a professional and personal coach, explains in this episode what coaches do, what coaching is all about, and why you might want to enlist the help of a coach to help you achieve some breakthroughs at work and in life.

How Do You Learn To Learn?

How Do You Learn To Learn?

December 18, 2019

We all know that continually learning is important, but how do we improve our ability to learn?

In this week's Humanizing Learning, we are joined by Vanda North, who is the CEO of The Change Maker Group. In this episode, Vanda shares her thoughts on the importance of lifelong learning, and also shares some useful tips on How to learn.

Give Me The Quick & Dirty On … FinTech

Give Me The Quick & Dirty On … FinTech

December 11, 2019

Starting this month, "Humanizing Learning" will be accepting requests from our listeners who want to learn something, ANYTHING, from an expert in their field. To get things going, we will start with Dr. Paul Condylis, CTO of Jewel PaymentTech, explaining what FinTech is all about and why the fuss about it in recent years. Got a topic you want a speedy intro to? Drop us a note at hello@smartup.io today.

The Hottest Skills In Demand By Startups Today

The Hottest Skills In Demand By Startups Today

December 4, 2019

Elena Chow is the founder of ConnectOne, a talent solutions company specializing in partnering high-growth tech startups in building and developing teams. In this episode of Humanizing Learning, Elena sheds some insights on how startups hire, on the right questions to ask candidates, and the hottest skills - both hard and soft - that are in demand right now.

Companies Expect Their Leaders To Be Always Learning

Companies Expect Their Leaders To Be Always Learning

November 26, 2019

Stephen Bailey, founder and CEO of ExecOnline, joins us in this episode of Humanizing Learning and talks to us about how leaders are developed, why companies expect their leaders to be always learning, and why data and resilience are some of the key factors to making a great leader.

Behind The Scenes at SmartUp ft. Alexandra Baranova

Behind The Scenes at SmartUp ft. Alexandra Baranova

November 18, 2019

Every few episodes, we interview a member of the SmartUp team so you can get a better idea of the people powering the platform. This week, we put junior frontend developer Alexandra Baranova in the hot-seat and learn more about her career change from public relations to tech.

How Human Capital Management Can Drive The Learning Experience

How Human Capital Management Can Drive The Learning Experience

November 11, 2019

The second season of our series starts with Michael Jenkins, CEO of The Human Capital Leadership Institute. Here, Jenkins talks about how organizations can promote learning and development as an experience, and in what ways some companies are still making it so difficult for their people to embrace learning.

Exactly How Easy Is It For An Adult To Learn To Code?

Exactly How Easy Is It For An Adult To Learn To Code?

October 31, 2019

Michelle Sun is the founder of First Code Academy, a leading coding and STEM education institute for kids from 4 to 18 years old and author of Amazon Best Seller First Time Coders. She is also an advisor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)’s Computer Science Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL). In this episode, she talks about how easy it is for anyone, be it a child or an adult, to learn how to code.

You’ve Got To Respect Your Dreams!

You’ve Got To Respect Your Dreams!

October 24, 2019

Founder and Strategic Advisor of the ASEAN Human Organization Bob Aubrey shares in this inspiring episode why it's so important for us to respect our dreams and take concrete steps into making them a reality. Not only is this important from a personal development point of view, it is also crucial for companies to help their employees reach their dreams.

Do Simulations Give Us Better Bankers?

Do Simulations Give Us Better Bankers?

October 17, 2019

Michelle Katics, CEO and founder of PortfolioQuest and BankersLab, runs a company that provides simulation training for bankers. In this episode, Michelle talks about why it is time bankers should start getting uncomfortable with their current job situations, what actually happens during a simulation training, and how it can sometimes make bankers emotional.