Solutions Oriented

Solutions Oriented
A podcast by young people for young people. Solving your work & life problems, one solution at a time. Hosted by Marc Wernicke.

Quality of life improvements while working from home
Apr 7 • 19 min
In this episode we dive into what you can do to make your life easier while stuck working from home. We’re all suffering from the COVID-19 pandemic, so most of us are forcibly working from home. Having spent the last 7 months working from home, I spend…
Debunking the “Passive Income” Myth
Apr 15, 2019 • 29 min
Passive income is a dream that millennials are obsessed with. Doing a bit of work “on the side” and then sitting on a beach watching as your money rolls in… doesn’t that sound like the dream? That’s because it is. The term “passive” income implies that…
How much do fresh grads from top schools really earn in Manila?
Apr 7, 2019 • 24 min
You spend a couple of years in college, your parents spending an unholy amount of money on your education and now it’s time for you to make some money… but just how much are you going to make at the beginning? I set out to find out how much someone like…
How to not be a shit teammate?
Dec 2, 2018 • 43 min
In this episode, Marc dives into the fun topic of how to be a great teammate if you’re a young person. What are the things you should avoid, what are the characteristics that you should develop? How do you integrate into a new team? How do you deal with…
How should you actually lead millennial teams?
Nov 22, 2018 • 31 min
In this episode, Marc dives into the details of how to lead a team of young millennial employees, looking at the issue from the perspective of the part of the millennial generation that’s now making up a significant part of the work force.
Dealing with Feedback
Nov 14, 2018 • 27 min
In this episode, we dive into feedback from the millennial perspective - why it’s so important to master the art of giving and receiving feedback, strategies to absorb feedback and Marc’s recommended approach to giving meaningful feedback.
Solving The Burnout Problem
Nov 4, 2018 • 37 min
Burnout is a prevalent problem among young people - whether it’s in the context of academics or work, the causes tend to be the same, yet rarely does anyone know how to deal with it. In this episode, Marc explores the main causes of burnout among young…
Why your first job should be in Sales.
Oct 21, 2018 • 26 min
No idea where to start your career path? Tried what Marc suggested last episode and are still unsure? Go into sales. Trust us - you won’t regret it. Let’s talk about the benefits to going into sales as your first (or second) job and the misconceptions…
Finding and Picking Your First Job out of University
Oct 17, 2018 • 21 min
Graduating from university or college? No idea where direction to start your job search in? This one’s for you. Using 3 simple questions, Marc illustrates his thought process in choosing a career path and what you can learn and copy from his experience.