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How to Be Awesome at Your Job

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Get more fun, wins, meaning, and money from your job! This show helps grow your skills and impact at any job that requires thinking and collaborating. Each week, Pete interviews thought-leaders and results-getters to discover specific, actionable insights that boost work performance. Their stories and advice sharpen the universal skills every professional needs to flourish at work. Boost your time/energy management, leadership, confidence, career opportunities, and fulfillment—while still getting home earlier. The show has 10,000,000 downloads and mentions in The New York Times, Forbes, and Linkedin Learning. Try starting with episode 0: START HERE and listener favorite episodes we put at the beginning numbered: A, B, C, D, E, and F. Welcome!
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954: Rewriting Your Source Code: How to Identify and Cure the 12 Patterns Holding You Back with Dr. Sam Rader

Dr. Sam Rader discusses a fresh approach to identify and cure the unconscious patterns that keep us from living fully. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The surprising origins of many work dysfunctions 2) The 12 coping styles and their antidotes 3) How to build your patience for annoying co-workers Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep954 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT SAM — Dr. Sam Rader is a former psychologist who took what she learned about childhood development, personality, and growth and turned it into a new quantum healing  modality called Source Code.She is the author of SOURCE CODE, a forthcoming book about the 12 Coping Styles we adopt in childhood, which helped us then and hurt us now, and how we can heal. Dr. Sam believes that our early childhood experience writes a source code within us, which determines the rest of the way that our story unfolds. She helps people rewrite their code for a healthier, more beautiful life. • Instagram: @drsamrader • Website: DrSamRader.com • Quiz: https://learn.drsamrader.com/free-coping-styles-quiz-og — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: "Can't Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds" by David Goggins • Book: "The Gift" by Hafiz, translated by Daniel Ladinsky • Previous episode: 767: How to Build Tremendous Mental Strength with Amy MorinSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/18/20241 hour, 41 minutes, 53 seconds
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953: How to Transform Tension into Progress amid Tough Conversations with Todd Davis

Todd Davis shows how to fix strained relationships and shift conversations from difficult to productive. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to reduce the discomfort in difficult conversations 2) The three steps to turn tension into progress 3) How to recover from worst-case scenarios Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep953 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT TODD — Todd Davis is a senior consultant and thought leader at FranklinCovey, and has over 35 years of experience in human resources, talent development and executive recruiting. Todd has been with FranklinCovey for 28+ years and until recently, spent 18 of those years as Chief People Officer and Executive Vice President where he was responsible for the global talent development in over 40 offices reaching 160 countries. Additionally, he authored and co-authored best-selling books including Get Better: 15 Proven Practices to Build Effective Relationships at Work and Everyone Deserves A Great Manager. • Book: Get Better: 15 Proven Practices to Build Effective Relationships at Work • Course: Navigating Difficult Conversations: Turn Tension Into Progress • Website: FranklinCovey.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? by Seth Godin • Book: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen CoveySee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/15/202444 minutes, 41 seconds
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952: How Wonder Eliminates Stress and Improves Wellbeing with Monica Parker

Monica Parker discusses the surprising benefits of wonder—and shares easy ways to experience more of it in your life. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How wonder helps us at work 2) Easy ways to experience more wonder 3) How society discourages wonder—and how to overcome that Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep952 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT MONICA — A world-renowned speaker, writer, and authority on the future of work, Monica Parker has spent decades helping people discover how to lead and live wonderfully. The founder of global human analytics and change consultancy HATCH, whose clients include blue-chip companies such as LinkedIn, Google, Prudential, and LEGO, Parker challenges corporate systems to advocate for more meaningful work lives. In addition to her extensive advocacy work, she has been an opera singer, a museum exhibition designer, and a homicide investigator defending death-row inmates. A lover of the arts, literature, and Mexican food, Parker and her family split their time between Atlanta, London, and Nice. Her wonderbringers include travel, fellowship with friends, and Trey Anastasio’s guitar.• Book: "The Power of Wonder: The Extraordinary Emotion That Will Change the Way You Live, Learn, and Lead" • Website: Monica-Parker.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: “A Wandering Mind is an Unhappy Mind” by Matthew Killingsworth and Daniel Gilbert • Book: “Adrift: Seventy-six Days Lost at Sea by Steve Callahan” • Book: "Bittersweet: How Sorrow and Longing Make Us Whole" by Susan Cain • Book: "Things Fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe • Past episode: 775: Susan Cain Uncovers the Surprising and Uplifting Power of Sorrow and Longing See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/11/202424 minutes, 42 seconds
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951: The Three Sentences that Improve (almost) Every Conversation with Chris Fenning

Chris Fenning shares how to master the first minute of conversation for clearer, more concise, and more persuasive communication. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to capture your audience’s attention in 15 seconds2) Why meetings feel like a waste—and how to fix that 3) The one question that’s ruining your reputation Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep951 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT CHRIS — Chris Fenning makes it easier for us to communicate at work. He helps experts talk to non-experts, teams talk to executives, and much more. Chris's practical methods are used in organizations like Google and NATO, and have appeared in the Harvard Business Review. He is also the author of multiple award-winning books on communication and training that have been translated into 16 languages. Find out how Chris can help you at www.chrisfenning.com • Book: "The First Minute: How to Start Conversations That Get Results (Business Communication Skills Books)" • LinkedIn: Chris Fenning • Website: ChrisFenning.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Article: Egocentrism over e-mail: "Can we communicate as well as we think?" by Justin Kruger, Nicholas Epley, Jason Parker, and Zhi-Wen Ng • Book: "Thinking 101: How to Reason Better to Live Better" by Woo-kyoung AhnSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/8/202441 minutes, 39 seconds
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950: Cal Newport: Slowing Down to Boost Productivity and Ease Stress

Cal Newport shows how to achieve more by doing less. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why we’re measuring productivity all wrong 2) The surprising math showing how doing less means achieving more 3) The trick to eliminating tasks that don’t serve you Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep950 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT CAL — Cal Newport is a professor of computer science at Georgetown University and a founding member of the Center for Digital Ethics. In addition to his academic work, Newport is a New York Times bestselling author who writes for a general audience about the intersection of technology, productivity, and culture. He is also a contributor to The New Yorker and hosts the popular Deep Questions podcast. • Book: Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World • Book: Slow Productivity: The Lost Art of Accomplishment Without Burnout • Book: So Good They Can't Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life by Steve Martin • Book: Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time by Brian Tracy • Book: Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown • Book: Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen • Book: Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World by David Epstein • Book: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen Covey • Book: The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth About Extraordinary Results by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan • Book: The Sabbath by Abraham Joshua Heschel • Book: The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance by David Epstein • Past episode: 614: Making Smarter Decisions When You Can’t Know Everything with Annie DukeSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/4/202448 minutes, 54 seconds
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949: How to End Miscommunications, Unclarity, and Endlessly Repeating the Same Conversation with Marsha Acker

Marsha Acker reveals how to break free from the cycle of miscommunication and misunderstandings. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The root of misunderstandings and miscommunications 2) The four actions of every conversation 3) The more effective way to disagree with someone Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep949 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT MARSHA — Marsha Acker, CPCC, PCC, CPF, is the host of the Defining Moments of Leadership podcast, the founder and CEO of TeamCatapult, and the author of two groundbreaking and thought-provoking books:  The Art and Science of Facilitation and Build Your Model for Leading Change (a workbook). Marsha has an international presence and reputation as a facilitator of meaningful conversations, a host of dialogue, and a passionate agilest. She coaches leadership teams to grow their collective leadership and to build the capability of achieving true, sustainable behavior change through dialogue. • Book: "Build Your Model for Leading Change: A Guided Workbook to Catalyze Clarity and Confidence in Leading Yourself and Others" • Book site: BuildYourModel.com • LinkedIn: Marsha Acker • Website: TeamCatapult.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: “Essential Conflict In The Workplace Statistics In 2024” from ZipDo • Theory: 4 Player Model • Book: "Dialogue: The Art Of Thinking Together" by William Isaacs • Past episode: 159: Increasing Confidence by Increasing Self-Awareness with Dr. Tasha Eurich • Past episode: 366: Mastering Conversations through Compassionate Curiosity with Kwame Christian • Past episode: 707: Amy Edmondson on How to Build Thriving Teams with Psychological Safety See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/1/202441 minutes, 7 seconds
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948: The 3 Simple Steps to Compelling Stories with Mark Carpenter

Master storyteller Mark Carpenter shares handy keys for telling great stories that enrich all your communication. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why stories are more effective than numbers 2) The science behind why our brains love stories 3) The three elements of a memorable story Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep948 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT MARK — Mark Carpenter is a serial storyteller who is on a mission to bring more humanity into leadership and sales. Mark has leveraged his storytelling ability over the years in marketing communication, public relations, corporate facilitation, and as a college professor. Today, Mark works as a consultant and speaker to teach others what he has learned along the way, and he shares his secrets to purposeful and effective leadership in his best-selling book, Master Storytelling: How to Turn Your Experiences Into Stories that Teach, Lead, and Inspire. When he’s not speaking, training, coaching, or creating new content, Mark is likely hiking or snowshoeing in the mountains near his home in Utah, playing the piano, bragging about his grandchildren, or writing children’s books. • Book: Master Storytelling: How to Turn Your Experiences into Stories that Teach, Lead, and Inspire • LinkedIn: Mark Carpenter • Website: Master-Storytelling.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: How to Listen: Discover the Hidden Key to Better Communication by Oscar Trimboli • Book: The Hero's Journey: Joseph Campbell on His Life and Work (The Collected Works of Joseph Campbell) by Joseph Campbell • Video: Dan Harmon Story Circle: 8 Proven Steps to Better Stories by StudioBinder • Past episode: 560: How to Resolve Conflict and Boost Productivity through Deep Listening with Oscar Trimboli • Past episode: 124: The Science Behind Trust and High-Performance with Paul Zak See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/28/202440 minutes, 20 seconds
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947: How to Unlock Clarity through Your Brain’s Blueprint with Rachel Rider

Rachel Rider shares visualization and other approaches to gain individualized insights on improving your leadership. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) A powerful visualization to break out of negativity 2) The biological hack to overcome anxiety 3) How to decode your body’s tension signals Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep947 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT RACHEL — Rachel Rider founded MettaWorks in 2015 after a distinguished career in HR, receiving executive coaching certification from Columbia University, and extensive training in meditation, Somatic Experiencing, and Polarity Therapy. Starting as HR Business Partner responsible for developing and coaching leaders and teams at Bloomberg, she went on to specialize in leadership coaching at AppNexus (since acquired by AT&T) and Digital Ocean, the third-largest hosting company in the world. She studied under renowned teacher and Zen Mountain Monastery founder John Daido Loori Roshi for 13 years before continuing under his successor, Shugen Arnold Roshi.  Rider completed a three-year intensive certification in Somatic Experiencing in 2018, and a 2020 training in Polarity Therapy with the aim of bringing leaders tools to unlock effective, long-lasting change in concert with the body. Since 2020, she’s been working intensively with anti-racism coach Makeda Pennycooke. Rider lives in New York with her husband and two children. • Book: Who You Are Is How You Lead • Instagram: mettaworks • LinkedIn: Rachel Rider • Website: MettaWorks.io — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity by Andrew Solomon • Book: Magnificent Desolation: The Long Journey Home from the Moon by Buzz Aldrin & Ken Abraham • Podcast: Dr. Trevor Kashey’s “Coffee with Dr. Kashey”See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/25/202434 minutes, 17 seconds
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946: Why Most Projects Fail and What to Do About it with Kory Kogon

Kory Kogon offers her practical guide for effective project management–even when you’re not the official project manager. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why most projects fail 2) Key questions to ask before starting any project  3) The five behaviors of successful unofficial project managers Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep946 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT KORY — Kory Kogon is FranklinCovey’s vice president of Content and Senior Consultant. She is the Wall Street Journal bestselling co-author of The 5 Choices: The Path to Extraordinary Productivity, and has appeared as an expert on TODAY, MSNBC’s Your Business, Forbes.com, Inc.com, and on FastCompany.com.  She is also one of the authors of the following FranklinCovey work sessions: The 5 Choices to Extraordinary Productivity®, Project Management Essentials for the Unofficial Project Manager™, and Presentation Advantage®. Kory brings more than 25 years of business expertise, from frontline positions to an executive team member.  • Book: Project Management for the Unofficial Project Manager: A FranklinCovey Title • Website: FranklinCovey.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan CainSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/21/202447 minutes, 7 seconds
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945: How to Master Your Inner World and Flourish During Stress with Mawi Asgedom

Mawi Asgedom shares four tools anyone can use to master their emotions and thrive. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Easy ways to keep your cool when things go awry 2) The key investment that improves both happiness and success 3) The powerful reframe that makes you feel unstoppable Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep945 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT MAWI — Mawi Asgedom is an award-winning author and expert on Social Emotional Learning (SEL) who has inspired over 1000 audiences with his uplifting speeches. Mawi founded Mawi Learning, an organization that unlocks human potential through evidence-based social emotional learning. Under Mawi’s leadership, Mawi Learning won the prestigious CODiE award for excellence and innovation in educational technology, and achieved CASEL-designation for evidence-based Social Emotional Learning.  In 2023, Mawi launched his newest venture to help youth unlock their potential: Inner Heroes Universe, a media company that helps parents, educators, and therapists equip kids with crucial mental health and social emotional skills. • Mawi’s company: Inner Heroes Universe • Book: "Of Beetles and Angels: A Boy's Remarkable Journey from a Refugee Camp to Harvard" — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: "Nobody Will Play With Me: How To Use Compassionate Curiosity to Find Confidence in Conflict" by Kwame Christian • Book: "Positive Intelligence: Why Only 20% of Teams and Individuals Achieve Their True Potential AND HOW YOU CAN ACHIEVE YOURS" by Shirzad Chamine • Book: "Mindset: The New Psychology of Success" by Carol Dweck • Book: "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change" by Stephen Covey • Book: "Dragon Reborn (The Wheel of Time, Book 3)" by Robert Jordan • Past episode: 001: Communicating with Inspiration and Clarity with Mawi Asgedom • Past episode: 798: How to Have Difficult Conversations about Race with Kwame Christian See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/18/202448 minutes, 30 seconds
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944: Becoming a Leader that People Want to Follow with Jon Rennie

Former submarine officer Jon Rennie outlines the leadership principles that make people want to follow you. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to deepen your connection with your team 2) Why to let your colleagues fail more 3) Your fastest path to standing out Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep944 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT JON — Jon is the Co-Founder, President & CEO of Peak Demand Inc., a components manufacturer for electrical utilities. He is a former U.S. Navy Nuclear Submarine Officer who made seven deployments during the end of the Cold War. Before starting Peak Demand, he led eight manufacturing businesses for three global companies. He is the author of three best-selling leadership books and hosts the Deep Leadership podcast. • Book: All in the Same Boat: Lead Your Organization Like a Nuclear Submariner • Book: I Have the Watch: Becoming a Leader Worth Following • Website: JonSRennie.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth• Book: First, Break All the Rules: What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently by Jim Harter, Marcus Buckingham, Gallup Organization• Past episode: 149: Getting Consistently Good Behavior with S. Chris EdmondsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/14/202431 minutes, 7 seconds
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943: Crushing the 9 Barriers to Taking Action with David Nurse

David Nurse reveals how to identify and overcome the roadblocks preventing you from taking action. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to bridge the gap between knowing and doing 2) The nine reasons why we don’t take action 3) The force that’s more powerful than motivation Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep943 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT DAVID — A former professional basketball player, David Nurse is today a mindset coach who has trained over 175 NBA athletes including seven-time All Star Joe Johnson, “Linsanity’s” own Jeremy Lin, NBA champ Brook Lopez, Domas Sabonis, Norm Powell, Keegan Murray, and Top 10 player/All Star Shai Alexander. As a coach, David also took the Brooklyn Nets from 28th in three-point shooting percentage to 2nd overall in the NBA in just one season.  David is also the author of the best-selling books Pivot & Go, Breakthrough, and the 2023 release, Do It: The Life-Changing Power of Taking Action. He was named by Real Leaders as one of the Top 50 Motivational Speakers in the World, and his podcast, The David Nurse Show, is one of the fastest-growing podcasts on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. David resides in Marina del Rey, California, with his wife Taylor Kalupa. • Book: Do It: The Life-Changing Power of Taking Action • Website: DavidNurse.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown • Book: "The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy by Jon Gordon • Book: The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry: How to Stay Emotionally Healthy and Spiritually Alive in the Chaos of the Modern World by John Mark Comer and John Ortberg • Shia LaBeouf’s Video: "Just Do It" Motivational Speech (Original Video by LaBeouf, Rönkkö & Turner) See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/11/202442 minutes, 30 seconds
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942: How to Reach Better Team Decisions with Less Drama with Janice Fraser

Janice Fraser reveals her secrets to team decision-making with less drama. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to get to the root of any argument 2) How to know if your decision is good enough 3) Why a low consensus isn’t a bad thing Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep942 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT JANICE — Janice Fraser has coached teams and delivered workshops to organizations around the world, including startups, governments, non-profits, mom-and-pop shops, venture firms, and top business schools.She built a storied career as a Silicon Valley startup founder, product manager, and confidante for entrepreneurs and enterprise executives alike. Her hobbies include healing generational trauma, challenging the patriarchy, and icing migraines.Janice and her co-author husband Jason split their time between San Francisco and Minneapolis, where they live with a derpy dog, a bitter cat, and a very tall college student.• Book: Farther, Faster, and Far Less Drama: How to Reduce Stress and Make Extraordinary Progress Wherever You Lead • Website: JaniceFraser.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Past episode: 038: Establishing the Essential with Greg McKeown• YouTube channel: Brighter with HerbertSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/7/202442 minutes, 53 seconds
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941: The Best Way to Hire Top Talent with Mike Michalowicz

Mike Michalowicz reveals a surprising strategy for finding and retaining top talent. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The more effective alternative to job interviews 2) The key signs someone is perfect for your team 3) The three drivers of commitment and engagement Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep941 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT MIKE — Mike Michalowicz founded and sold two multi-million dollar businesses by his 35th birthday. He is the bestselling author of Profit First, The Pumpkin Plan, Clockwork, and Fix This Next. He has built two additional multimillion-dollar companies and has become one of the world's most popular speakers on small business topics. Fabled author, Simon Sinek deemed Mike Michalowicz “...one of the top contenders for the patron saint of entrepreneurs.” • Book: All In: How Great Leaders Build Unstoppable Teams • Website: MikeMotorbike.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: 10x Is Easier Than 2x: How World-Class Entrepreneurs Achieve More by Doing Less by Dan Sullivan and Dr. Benjamin Hardy • Book: The 3.3 Rule: The New Workday Standard of Creating More by Working Less by John Briggs See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/4/202435 minutes, 7 seconds
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940: How to Find the Best Job for you that Actually Exists with Lauren McGoodwin

Lauren McGoodwin challenges the notion of the “dream job” and makes the case for pursuing the “good-enough” job. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why the dream job actually doesn’t exist 2) The true drivers of happiness at work 3) Why to become invaluable–not indispensable Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep940 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT LAUREN — Lauren founded Career Contessa in 2013 after experiencing a gap in career development resources for women who might be job searching, soul searching, leading and managing, or trying to find new ways to advance within their careers. With women accounting for more than 50% of the workforce and the workforce being less defined than ever before, it seemed crazy (and outdated) that a resource for us didn't exist. Fast-forward to today, Career Contessa is now the largest online career site built inclusively for women. Lauren is also author of Power Moves: How Women Can Pivot, Reboot, and Build a Career of Purpose (2020), co-host of The Career Contessa podcast, and an educator/speaker on a variety of career topics. Formerly, Lauren was a University Recruiter for Hulu focused on hiring, employer branding, and program management. Lauren has a Bachelors in Education from the University of Oregon and a Masters in Communication Management from the University of Southern California where she wrote her thesis on millennials and career resources. When not Contessa-ing, you can find Lauren spending time with her family in Redondo Beach, CA where she lives with her husband and daughter. • Book: Power Moves: How Women Can Pivot, Reboot, and Build a Career of Purpose • LinkedIn: Lauren McGoodwin • Podcast: Career Contessa • Website: LaurenMcGoodwin.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear • Book: Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Wildhealth. Take control of your health and get 20% off at wildhealth.com/AWESOME with code AWESOME.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/29/202434 minutes, 43 seconds
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939: How to Waste Less Time on Meetings…and Spend More Time on Strategy with Rich Horwath

Rich Horwath reveals how to cut through the busywork and make more time for strategy. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) What being “strategic” really means 2) The critical questions that determine what truly matters 3) Why most meetings are useless—and how to fix them Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep939 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT RICH — Rich Horwath is a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of eight books on strategic thinking and has been rated the #1 keynote speaker on strategy at national conferences, including the Society for Human Resource Management Strategy Conference. He has appeared on ABC, NBC, CBS, and FOX TV to provide commentary on the strategic aspects of current events and his work has appeared in publications including Fast Company, Forbes, and the Harvard Business Review. A former Chief Strategy Officer and professor of strategy, Rich has created more than 700 resources to help leaders at all levels maximize their strategic potential. He designed the Strategic Quotient (SQ) Assessment, a validated tool to measure how effectively a person thinks, plans, and acts strategically. Rich created the Strategic Fitness System as an online platform for leaders to practice the skills to effectively navigate all areas of their business, including strategy, leadership, organization, and communication.• Book: Strategic: The Skill to Set Direction, Create Advantage, and Achieve Executive Excellence • Website: StrategySkills.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Software: Loom • Software: MindManager (formerly Mindjet) • Book: The Art of Learning: An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance by Josh Waitzkin See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/26/202436 minutes, 46 seconds
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938: William Ury on How to Thrive in Conflict

Renowned negotiation expert William Ury draws from his extensive experience of working in the world’s toughest conflicts to help transform conflict into opportunity.  — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why we need more conflict, not less 2) The true enemy to confront 3) How writing the other side’s victory speech can help you win Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep938 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT WILLIAM — William Ury is one of the world’s best-known experts on negotiation, and co-author of Getting to Yes, the world’s all-time bestselling book on negotiation with more than 15 million copies sold. A co-founder of Harvard’s Program on Negotiation, Ury has devoted his life to helping people, organizations, and nations transform conflicts around the world, having served as a negotiator in many of the toughest disputes of our times, taught negotiation to tens of thousands, and consulted for the White House, the State Department, the Pentagon, and dozens of Fortune 500 companies. He has served as a negotiation adviser and mediator in conflicts ranging from Kentucky wildcat coal mine strikes to family feuds, from US partisan battles to wars in the Middle East, Colombia, Korea, and Ukraine. Ury is an internationally sought-after speaker and has two popular TEDx talks with millions of viewers. He lives in Colorado where he loves to hike in the mountains. • Book: Possible: How We Survive (and Thrive) in an Age of Conflict • Book: The Power of a Positive No: Save The Deal Save The Relationship and Still Say No • Website: WilliamUry.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching translated by Chao-Hsiu Chen See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/22/202444 minutes, 29 seconds
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937: Speaking the Hidden Language of Connection with Charles Duhigg

Charles Duhigg shares the simple secret that helps you build powerful connections with anyone. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) What supercommunicators know that others don’t 2) How to ask questions that deepen and enrich relationships 3) How one sentence can dramatically ease workplace conflict Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep937 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT CHARLES — Charles Duhigg is a Pulitzer Prize–winning investigative journalist and the author of The Power of Habit and Smarter Faster Better. A graduate of Harvard Business School and Yale College, he is a winner of the National Academies of Sciences, National Journalism, and George Polk awards. He writes for The New Yorker and other publications, was previously a senior editor at The New York Times, and occasionally hosts the podcast How To!• Book: Supercommunicators: How to Unlock the Secret Language of Connection • Book: The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business • Website: CharlesDuhigg.com • Email: [email protected] — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: “The Experimental Genesis of Interpersonal Closeness: A Procedure and some Preliminary Findings” by Arthur Aron, et al. • Book: A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan • Book: The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study In Human Nature by William James See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/19/202447 minutes, 28 seconds
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936: The 8 Super Powers that Unlock Gravitas with Lisa Sun

Lisa Sun shares her tools for building true, lasting confidence. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) What gravitas really means2) The Six Forces ruining your confidence3) How to discover your “confidence language”Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep936 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT LISA — Lisa Sun is the founder and CEO of GRAVITAS, a company on a mission to catalyze confidence. GRAVITAS offers innovative size-inclusive apparel, styling solutions, and content designed to make over women from the inside out.Prior to founding GRAVITAS, Sun spent 11 years at McKinsey & Company, where she advised leading luxury fashion and beauty brands and retailers in the U.S., Asia, Europe, and Latin America on strategic and operational issues. Her first collection was featured in O, The Oprah Magazine, People, and the Today Show in the same month. Sun and GRAVITAS have been featured on CNN and in Forbes, Fast Company, New York Magazine, Elle, Marie Claire, InStyle, and more. GRAVITAS includes among its activities a commitment to AAPI causes and New York City’s Garment District. Often called the “dress whisperer,” Lisa is also a highly sought-after public speaker who likes to impart her hard-won knowledge on gravitas and how to best harness it to other women. • Book: Gravitas: The 8 Strengths That Redefine Confidence • LinkedIn: Lisa Sun • Quiz: MyConfidenceLanguage.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie • Book: Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck • HBR Article: Stop Telling Women They Have Imposter Syndrome by Ruchika Tulshyan and Jodi-Ann Burey • Past episode: 327: Unclog Your Brain through Unfocusing with Dr. Srini Pillay • Past episode: 852: Dale Carnegie’s Timeless Wisdom on Building Mental Resilience and Strong Relationships with Joe Hart See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/15/202438 minutes, 46 seconds
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935: The Five Steps to Winning Every Week with Demir Bentley

Demir Bentley reveals the five simple steps to successfully plan and execute vastly more satisfying and productive weeks. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why nobody really plans their week—and how to fix it 2) The master key to getting ahead of your to-do list 3) How to transform your calendar into a power tool  Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep935 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT DEMIR — Demir Bentley is an executive productivity coach, co-founder of Lifehack Method and WSJ Bestselling author of Winning The Week: How To Plan A Successful Week, Every Week.He teaches hard-hitting efficiency techniques and proven accountability strategies that have helped clients generate millions in revenue while saving thousands of hours.In the past eight years, he’s helped more than 70,000 professionals, including executives from Facebook, Google, Uber and PepsiCo, to prevent burnout and create more freedom in their lives.• Book: Winning the Week: How To Plan A Successful Week, Every Week • Website: WinningTheWeek.com • Website: LifeHackMethod.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth About Extraordinary Results by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan• Past episode: 080: Finding and Doing the One Thing with Jay Papasan See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/12/202439 minutes, 50 seconds
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934: Building Confidence by Facing Fears with Michelle Poler

Michelle Poler shares her epic story and strategies for facing fears head-on. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to instantly flip your fear perspective 2) Why to dare being disliked 3) The distinction between being brave versus fearless Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep934 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT MICHELLE — As the Founder of Hello Fears, Michelle Poler has created a social movement empowering millions to step outside of their comfort zone and tap into their full potential. She has inspired some of the world’s most influential organizations including Google, Facebook, Microsoft and many more. Poler is also the creator of the project 100 Days Without Fear and her work has been featured on CBS, CNN and Buzzfeed, among many others.• Book: Hello, Fears: Crush Your Comfort Zone and Become Who You're Meant to Be (Motivational Self-Confidence Book for Women and Men) • Instagram: @hellofears • Website: 100DaysWithoutFear.com  • Website: MichellePoler.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Maybe by Kobi Yamada • Book: The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles by Steven Pressfield See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/8/202436 minutes, 41 seconds
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933: How Building a Habit of Bravery Transforms Everything with Todd Henry

Todd Henry shares how to build the courage to chase after opportunities amidst uncertainty. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to muster courage in the moment 2) The biggest myth that holds us back 3) Five steps to feel braver every day Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep933 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT TODD — Todd Henry teaches leaders and organizations how to establish practices that lead to everyday brilliance. He is the author of seven books: The Accidental Creative, Die Empty, Louder Than Words, Herding Tigers, The Motivation Code, Daily Creative, The Brave Habit, which have been translated into more than a dozen languages, and he speaks and consults across dozens of industries on creativity, leadership, and passion for work.With more than fifteen million downloads, his podcast offers weekly tips for how to stay prolific, brilliant, and healthy.• Book: The Brave Habit: A Guide To Courageous Leadership • Book: Die Empty: Unleash Your Best Work Every Day • Book: The Accidental Creative: How to Be Brilliant at a Moment's Notice  • Podcast: The Daily Creative with Todd Henry • Website: ToddHenry.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: "Benjamin Franklin: An American Life" by Walter Isaacson • Book: "Harvard Classics Volume 1: The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin; The Journal of John Woolman; Some Fruits of Solitude" • Book: The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit (and When to Stick) by Seth Godin • Book: The Complete Harvard Classics 2020 Edition • Past episode: 614: Making Smarter Decisions When You Can’t Know Everything with Annie Duke • Past episode: 798: How to Have Difficult Conversations about Race with Kwame Christian See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/5/202433 minutes, 54 seconds
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2024 Survey Results

In this episode, Pete shares insights from the listener's survey and some of the changes happening to the podcast based on your feedback.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/1/20249 minutes, 24 seconds
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932: How to have breakthrough conversations with Dr. Marcia Reynolds

Master coach Dr. Marcia Reynolds reveals how to prompt more lightbulb moments through reflective inquiry. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why coaching is simpler than you think 2) How to shift into the ideal state of mind 3) Your most powerful coaching tool Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep932 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT MARCIA — Dr. Marcia Reynolds is passionate about researching, writing about, and teaching people around the world how to engage in powerful conversations that connect, influence, and activate change. She was the 5th global president of the International Coaching Federation and is recognized by Global Gurus as one of the top five coaches in the world. She is also the creator of the renowned WBECS program, Breakthrough Coaching. Interviews and excerpts from her books have appeared in many places including Fast Company, Forbes.com, CNN.com, Psychology Today, The Globe and Mail, and The Wall Street Journal and she has appeared in business magazines in Europe, Asia and on ABC World News. • Book: Breakthrough Coaching: Creating Lightbulb Moments in Your Coaching Conversations • Website: CoVisioning.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • App: Sanebox • Book: Determined: A Science of Life without Free Will by Robert Sapolsky • Past episode: 014: Emotional Mastery with Dr. Marcia Reynolds • Past episode: 575: How to Coach More Effectively using Reflective Inquiry with Dr. Marcia Reynolds — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • LinkedIn Jobs. Find quality hires fast with a free job posting at LinkedIn.com/beawesome. • BetterHelp. Celebrate your progress, with BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/awesome. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/29/202430 minutes, 26 seconds
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931: How to Overcome Obstacles and Kickstart Change with R. Michael Anderson

R. Michael Anderson shares how vulnerability can be your greatest strength as a leader. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why to be more open about your struggles 2) The drivers behind your worst decisions 3) The key relationship that everyone overlooks Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep931 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT MICHAEL — R. Michael Anderson, MBA, MA has a striking combination that creates truly impactful transformation in leaders – he has the real-life business success of founding, scaling and exiting three software companies, plus the educational background of a Masters Degree in Psychology.  This combination gives him the unique ability to connect to other leaders as a peer, then teaches evidence-based leadership skills that genuinely drive behaviour and performance. With his background in psychology and neuroscience, he transforms managers into true leaders with high-performing teams in high-growth companies. He’s written two best-selling business leadership books, contributes to Entrepreneur.com, and is a former radio-show host.  • Book: Leadership Mindset 2.0: The Psychology and Neuroscience of Reaching your Full Potential • Book site: LeadershipMindsetTheBook.com • Website: RMichaelAnderson.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Family Secrets - The Path from Shame to Healing by John Bradshaw • Book: Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl • Book: Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck • Past episode: 104: Overcoming Self-limiting Beliefs with R. Michael Anderson See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/25/202438 minutes, 53 seconds
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930: These Charting Mistakes Undermine Your Communication with Nick Desbarats

Nick Desbarats breaks down the surprisingly common mistakes we make when visualizing data–and shares basic principles for communicating data more effectively. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why most charts are confusing or ineffective 2) The top three mistakes people make with charts 3) Why a “neutral” chart is an ineffective chart Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep930 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT NICK — As an independent educator and author, Nick Desbarats has taught data visualization and dashboard design to thousands of professionals in over a dozen countries at organizations like NASA, Visa, Bloomberg, Shopify, and the United Nations. He delivers main-stage talks at major data conferences and is a guest lecturer at Yale University, and his new book, Practical Charts, is an Amazon #1 Top New Release. • Book: Practical Charts: The Essential Guide to Creating Clear, Compelling Charts for Reports and Presentations • Website: PracticalReporting.com • Article: "My favorite chart type" • Article: "Connected Scatterplots Make Me Feel Dumb" • Article: "I’ve Stopped Using Box Plots. Should You?" • Article: "Why I Stopped Using Bullet Graphs (and What I Now Use Instead)" — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Chart type: Marimekko • Chart type: Strip plot • SlideShare: a16z - Adreessen Horowitz • Book: The Elements of Style by William Strunk, Jr., E.B. White, Test Editor, and Roger Angell • Book: Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman • Book: How to Measure Anything: Finding the Value of "Intangibles" in Business by Douglas Hubbard • Book: The Comfort Crisis: Embrace Discomfort To Reclaim Your Wild, Happy, Healthy Self by Michael Easter See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/22/202444 minutes, 15 seconds
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929: Ending Overwhelm by Delegating Masterfully with Kelli Thompson

Kelli Thompson reveals how to beat the cycle of overwhelm through smarter delegation. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why you seem less capable when you don’t delegate 2) The four mindsets that hinder effective delegation 3) How to ensure others don’t screw up delegated tasks Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep929 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT KELLI — Kelli Thompson is a women’s leadership coach and speaker who helps women advance to the rooms where decisions are made. She has coached and trained thousands of women to trust themselves, lead with more confidence, and create a career they love. She is the founder of the Clarity & Confidence Women's Leadership Program, and a Stevie Award winner for Women in Business—Coach of the Year. She is the author of the critically acclaimed book, Closing The Confidence Gap: Boost Your Peace, Your Potential & Your Paycheck.• Book: Closing the Confidence Gap: Boost Your Peace, Your Potential, and Your Paycheck • Website: KelliRaeThompson.com • LinkedIn: Kelli Thompson • Instagram: @kelliraethompson — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: Women in the Workplace 2023 • Book: The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses by Eric Ries • Book: Lessons in Chemistry: A Novel by Bonnie Garmus • Book: Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It by Chriss Voss and Tahl Raz • Past episode: 311: Communication Secrets from FBI Kidnapping Negotiator Chris Voss • Past episode: 528: Building High-Performing Teams through Psychological Safety with Aaron Levy • Past episode: 805: How to Boost Your Confidence and Advocate for Yourself with Kelli Thompson — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Wildhealth. Take control of your health and get 20% off at wildhealth.com/AWESOME with code AWESOME.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/18/202438 minutes, 49 seconds
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928: The Introvert’s Powerful Approach to Networking with Matthew Pollard

Matthew Pollard shares networking wisdom that anyone, particularly introverts, can use for great benefit. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The best way to answer “What do you do?” 2) The two relationships that will transform your network 3) The simple trick to get people interested in your expertise Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep928 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT MATTHEW — Matthew Pollard, known as "The Rapid Growth Guy," works with businesses around the world, from startups to Fortune 500 companies like Microsoft and Capital One. Responsible for launching five zero-to-million-dollar businesses, he also founded Austin's Small Business Festival, which is now a nationwide event. A native of Australia, he splits his time between North Carolina and Texas.• Book: The Introvert’s Edge to Networking: Work the Room. Leverage Social Media. Develop Powerful Connections • Podcast: Better Business Coach • Podcast: The Introvert’s Edge • The Rapid Growth Formula Template: MatthewPollard.com/growth • Website: MatthewPollard.com • Website: TheIntrovertsEdgeToNetworking.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not! by Robert KiyosakiSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/15/202434 minutes, 27 seconds
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927: Fixing One-on-One Meetings Improves (almost) Everything with Dr. Steven Rogelberg

Dr. Steven Rogelberg explains why one-on-one meetings are so critical—and shares best practices for both managers and employees. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why having more one-on-ones actually saves time 2) How to create a meeting agenda that works 3) The right way to ask your manager for help Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep927 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT STEVEN — Dr. Steven G. Rogelberg, an organizational psychologist, holds the title of Chancellor’s Professor at UNC Charlotte for distinguished national, international and interdisciplinary contributions. He is an award-winning teacher and recipient of the very prestigious Humboldt Award for his research on meetings. Adam Grant has called Steven the “world’s leading expert on how to fix meetings”.Dr. Rogelberg’s previous book, The Surprising Science of Meetings: How You Can Lead Your Team to Peak Performance (Oxford) has been on over 25 “best of” lists including being recognized by the Washington Post as the #1 leadership book to watch for.He was the inaugural winner of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Humanitarian Award and just finished his term as President of SIOP, the largest professional organization in the world for I-O psychology.• Book: Glad We Met: The Art and Science of 1:1 Meetings • Website: StevenRogelberg.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: The Postmortal by Drew MagarySee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/11/202429 minutes, 43 seconds
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926: The Five Codes that Make and Break Trust with Jeremie Kubiceck

Jeremie Kubicek shares how to end misunderstandings with the five codes of communication. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The root of every misunderstanding  2) The simple trick to consistently meet people’s expectations 3) How to repair damaged relationships  Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep926 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT JEREMIE — Jeremie Kubicek is a powerful communicator, serial entrepreneur and content builder. He creates content used by some of the largest companies around the globe found in the books he has authored: The 100X Leader; 5 Voices, 5 Gears; the National Bestseller, Making Your Leadership Come Alive; and The Peace Index. His new book, The Communication Code, co-authored with his business partner, was released last November.Jeremie is the Co-Founder of GiANT, a company that certifies coaches and consultants that serve companies and their employees. Jeremie has started over 25 companies while living in Oklahoma City, Moscow, Atlanta and London.• Book: The Communication Code: Unlocking Every Relationship, One Conversation at a Time • Company: GIANT Worldwide • Website: JeremieKubicek.com • Housing: The Prairie at Post — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life by David Brooks • Past episode: 424: How to Help People Get to the Next Level with Jeremie KubicekSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/8/202432 minutes
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925: How to Stop People-Pleasing and Feeling Guilty with Dr. Aziz Gazipura

Dr. Aziz Gazipura explains the dangers of people-pleasing tendencies and shares actionable steps for overcoming it. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The massive costs of being a people-pleaser 2) How to not feel guilty when saying no 3) A surprising strategy to build your discomfort tolerance Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep925 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT AZIZ — Dr. Aziz is a clinical psychologist and one of the world's leading experts on social confidence. In 2011, Dr. Aziz started The Center For Social Confidence, which is dedicated to helping everyone break through their shyness and social anxiety. Through confidence coaching, audio and video programs, podcasts, a detailed blog, and intensive weekend workshops, Dr. Aziz has helped thousands of people all over the world increase their confidence and lives out his mission: To help every person who is stuck in shyness liberate themselves to pursue the relationship, career, and life they have always dreamed of.He lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife Candace and son Zaim. • Book: Not Nice: Stop People Pleasing, Staying Silent, & Feeling Guilty... And Start Speaking Up, Saying No, Asking Boldly, And Unapologetically Being Yourself (site) • Book: Less Nice, More You: Stop Hiding & Become The Most Bold, Authentic Version Of You Now • Mini course: “5 Steps to Unleash Your Inner Confidence” • Organization: Social Confidence Center • Website: DrAziz.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: Effect of Pain Reprocessing Therapy vs Placebo and Usual Care for Patients With Chronic Back Pain - A Randomized Clinical Trial • Book: Free to Focus: A Total Productivity System to Achieve More by Doing Less by Michael Hyatt • Book: The Way Out: A Revolutionary, Scientifically Proven Approach to Healing Chronic Pain by Alan Gordon, Alon Ziv • Previous episode: 830: Lessons Learned from the World’s Longest Scientific Study on Happiness with Dr. Robert Waldinger See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/4/202442 minutes, 35 seconds
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924: Enhancing Your Most Valuable Career Asset: Coachability with Jacquelyn Lane

Jacquelyn Lane shows why being coachable is the key to career progression–and how to improve your coachability. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The 4 key elements of coachability. 2) How to reframe how you view feedback. 3) What to do when you’re running low on motivation. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep924 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT JACQUELYN — Jacquelyn Lane is the president of the 100 Coaches Agency, codesigner of their proprietary curation process and relationship-first philosophy, and the Wall Street Journal bestselling author of Becoming Coachable. She has been with 100 Coaches Agency since its founding and is a critical pillar of the 100 Coaches Community. Jacquelyn comes to the world of executive coaching through her previous roles in the energy industry and lifelong commitment to improving the lives of all people by elevating the quality of leadership.  • Book: Becoming Coachable: Unleashing the Power of Executive Coaching to Transform Your Leadership and Life • Book site: BecomingCoachable.com • LinkedIn: Jacquelyn Lane • Website: Agency.100Coaches.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Publication: More in Common • Book: How to Know a Person: The Art of Seeing Others Deeply and Being Deeply Seen by David Brooks • Past episode: 766: Marshall Goldsmith on Simple Shifts for a More Fulfilling Career and Life — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • ContinuingStudies.Stanford.edu. Enhance your professional skills in the new year and get 15% off with promo code AWESOME. • UpliftDesk.com. Build your dream workstation and get 5% off with promo code AWESOME See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/21/202341 minutes, 50 seconds
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923: How to Upgrade Your Influence and Persuasion with Michael McQueen

Michael McQueen reveals the keys to persuading even the most stubborn minds. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why data and evidence don’t change minds. 2) How to sell change to anyone. 3) A surprising way to make people more agreeable. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep923 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT MICHAEL — Michael McQueen has spent the past two decades helping organizations and leaders win the battle for relevance. From Fortune 500 brands to government agencies and not-for-profits, Michael specializes in helping clients navigate uncertainty and stay one step ahead of change. He is a bestselling author of ten books and is a familiar face on the international conference circuit, having shared the stage with the likes of Bill Gates, Dr. John C. Maxwell, and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. Michael has spoken to hundreds of thousands of people across five continents since 2004 and is known for his high-impact, research-rich, and entertaining conference presentations. Having formerly been named Australia’s Keynote Speaker of the Year, Michael has been inducted into the Professional Speakers Hall of Fame. • Book: Mindstuck: Mastering the Art of Changing Minds • Book website: Mindstuck.net • Website: MichaelMcQueen.net — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: On Being Certain: Believing You Are Right Even When You're Not by Robert Burton • Past episode: 124: The Science Behind Trust and High-Performance with Paul Zak • Past episode: 746: How to Foster Deep Connection and Influence with Zoe Chance • Past episode: 780: How Minds Change and How to Change Minds with David McRaney • Past episode: 862: How to Create and Choose Better Solutions with Sheena Iyengar — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Storyworth. Give a personal gift from the heart this holiday season at StoryWorth.com/awesome See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/18/202347 minutes, 54 seconds
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REBROADCAST: 357: The Six Morning Habits of High Performers with Hal Elrod

Miracle Morning author Hal Elrod condensed the six habits of the most successful people in history into the SAVERS acronym and describes how they changed his life—and how they can change yours, too.You’ll Learn:Approaches for silence that generate new ideasHow NOT to do affirmationsThe impact of tiny amounts of exerciseAbout HalHe is one of the highest rated keynote speakers in America, creator of one of the fastest growing and most engaged online communities in existence and author of one of the highest rated, best-selling books in the world, The Miracle Morning—which has been translated into 27 languages, has over 2,000 five-star Amazon reviews and is practiced daily by over 500,000 people in 70+ countries.Items Mentioned in this Show:Hal’s website: www.MiracleMorning.comHal’s book: The Miracle Morning: The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed to Transform Your LifeApp: 7 Minute WorkoutTool: Five Minute JournalBook: Vision to Reality: How Short Term Massive Action Equals Long Term Maximum Results by Honoree CorderBook: Stop Trying so F*cking Hard: Live Authentically, Design a Life You Love, and Be Happy by Honoree CorderThank you, Sponsors!UpliftDesk.com. Build your dream workstation and get 5% off with promo code AWESOMESee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/14/202350 minutes, 13 seconds
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922: How to Reinvent Yourself and Your Career with Herminia Ibarra

Herminia Ibarra shares counter-intuitive perspectives on how to make successful career transitions. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to craft and execute your “identity experiments.”2) How to figure out your next best option in two questions. 3) How to reach out and build your network . Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep922 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT HERMINIA — Herminia Ibarra is the Charles Handy Professor of Organisational Behaviour at London Business School. Prior to joining LBS, she served on the INSEAD and Harvard Business School faculties.An authority on leadership and career development, Thinkers 50 ranks Herminia among the top management thinkers in the world. She is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Expert Network, a judge for the Financial Times Business Book of the Year Award, a Fellow of the British Academy, and the 2018 recipient of the Academy of Management’s Scholar-Practitioner Award for her research’s contribution to management practice.Herminia is the author of two bestselling books, Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader and Working Identity.  A native of Cuba, Herminia received her MA and PhD from Yale University, where she was a National Science Fellow. • Book: Working Identity: Unconventional Strategies for Reinventing Your Career • LinkedIn: Herminia Ibarra • Website: HerminiaIbarra.com • X: : @HerminiaIbarra — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Transitions: Making Sense of Life's Changes by William Bridges — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • UpliftDesk.com. Build your dream workstation and get 5% off with promo code AWESOMESee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/11/202335 minutes, 36 seconds
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921: Overcoming Failure and Achieving the Impossible with Astronaut Mike Massimino

Former NASA Astronaut Mike Massimino shares powerful insights on how to push past failure and achieve the impossible. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The 30-second rule for dealing with failure. 2) The trick to getting along with people you dislike. 3) The most important lesson Mike learned while in space. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep921 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT MIKE — Mike Massimino served as a NASA Astronaut from 1996-2014 and flew in space twice for the final two Hubble Space Telescope servicing missions. He became the first human to tweet from space, was the last human to work inside of Hubble, and set a team record with his crewmates for the most cumulative spacewalking time in a single space shuttle mission. He received his PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He is an engineering professor at Columbia and an advisor at the Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum. He is a frequent expert guest and has been called the real-life astronaut who inspired George Clooney’s role in the movie “Gravity.” • Book: Moonshot: A NASA Astronaut’s Guide to Achieving the Impossible • LinkedIn: Michael Massimino • Website: MikeMassimino.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: A Life in Parts by Bryan Cranston • Book: Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson • Book: The Stars: A New Way to See Them by H.A. Rey • Author: Brian Greene — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Wildhealth. Take control of your health and get 20% off at wildhealth.com/AWESOME with code AWESOME. • The Management Muse podcast. Sharpen your leadership skills with Cindi Baldi and Geoffrey Tumlin See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/7/202345 minutes, 43 seconds
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920: A Masterclass in Health Insurance Benefits with Dr. Noor Ali

Dr. Noor Ali simplifies the beast of United States health insurance—and shares insider tips for making the most out of yours. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to evaluate the biggest non-salary piece of your compensation. 2) Why you shouldn’t limit yourself to your company’s health insurance. 3) What most people overlook when it comes to insurance. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep920 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT DR. NOOR — Dr. Noor is a Bangladeshi-American medical doctor turned health insurance expert from NYC. She currently runs her own health insurance consulting practice out of Tampa, Florida offering healthcare insurance strategy to female founders all over the nation. Dr. Noor is also the founder of Think Like A Woman, a platform designed to amplify the aspirations and ambitions of female founders, worldwide. She hosts a highly curated roundtable business networking brunch called The Empresaria Brunch Experience. When she is not working on managing her current businesses or building her next retail venture, you can find her curled up in bed with a good fiction book. • Website: DrNoorHealth.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • UpliftDesk.com. Build your dream workstation and get 5% off with promo code AWESOME See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/4/202353 minutes, 44 seconds
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919: How to Find Fulfillment, Drive Engagement, and Unlock Your Greatness with Sean Patton

Sean Patton reveals his warrior mindset to help maximize your potential and performance. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to get better at feeling grateful. 2) The root of every workplace failure–and how to overcome it. 3) The coaching approach that really works. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep919 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT SEAN — Sean Patton’s mission is to transform modern leadership into a driver of fulfillment, abundance, and freedom. He applied these principles while growing his own companies and now helps others unlock greatness through Stronger Leaders Stronger Profits, a leadership coaching and consulting company. Sean’s leadership foundation was forged as a US Army Airborne Ranger and Special Forces Green Beret Commander, where he earned the respect of his men and chain of command while operating in hostile and politically sensitive environments. • Book: A Warrior's Mindset: The 6 Keys to Greatness • Website: StrongerLeadersStrongerProfits.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: The 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership: A New Paradigm for Sustainable Success by Jim Dethmer, Diana Chapman, Kaley Klemp • Book: The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World by Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, Douglas Carlton Abrams • Martial art: Jiu Jitsu • Concept: Dukkha • Study: The Harvard Happiness study as discussed by Robert Waldinger • Tool: Jasper — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • The Management Muse podcast. Sharpen your leadership skills with Cindi Baldi and Geoffrey Tumlin See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/30/202348 minutes, 33 seconds
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918: How to Think and Innovate Like a Genius with Paul Sloane

Paul Sloane discusses how to become more innovative and effective by adopting different styles of thinking. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The top question to ask when problem-solving. 2_ The simple trick for improving your memory. 3) How to build rapport with anyone with one phrase. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep918 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT PAUL — Paul Sloane is the author of many books on lateral thinking and the leadership of innovation. He graduated from Cambridge University with a degree in Engineering. He had a successful career in sales at IBM before becoming Marketing Director and then Managing Director at the database company, Ashton-Tate. He was subsequently the VP International and CEO of software companies. He now speaks and consults on lateral thinking and innovation with corporate clients. • Book: How to be a Brilliant Thinker: Exercise Your Mind and Find Creative Solutions • Website: DestinationInnovation.com • TEDx Talk: Are You Open Minded? Three Ways to Break Thinking Patterns | Paul Sloane | TEDxUniversityofBrighton • LinkedIn: Paul Sloane • Twitter: @PaulSloane — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie • Book: Six Thinking Hats by Edward de Bono • Book: The Innovator's Dilemma: The Revolutionary Book That Will Change the Way You Do Business by Clayton Christensen — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • UpliftDesk.com. Build your dream workstation and get 5% off with promo code AWESOME • BetterHelp. Find your bright spot this season, with BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/awesome. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/27/202341 minutes, 9 seconds
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Happy Thanksgiving 2023!

Happy Thanksgiving! Help us improve the show by answering this listener survey: AwesomeAtYourJob.com/advice. We're grateful for all our listeners and hope to help you be awesome at your job for many more years to come.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/23/20231 minute, 3 seconds
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917: Training Your Mind For Better Focus, Energy, and Willpower with Oren Jay Sofer

Oren Jay Sofer shares how to engage contemplative practices to improve your focus, energy, and quality of life. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The five-item list that will help you focus better. 2) How to be unstoppable in the face of procrastination. 3) The three-second trick for boosting energy. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep917 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT OREN — Oren Jay Sofer teaches meditation and communication internationally. He holds a degree in comparative religion from Columbia University and is a Certified Trainer of Nonviolent Communication and a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner for the healing of trauma. Oren is also the author of several books, including the best-seller Say What You Mean: A Mindful Approach to Nonviolent Communication and his latest book, Your Heart Was Made for This: Contemplative Practices toMeet a World In Crisis with Courage, Integrity, and Love. His teaching has reached people around the world through his online communication courses and guided meditations. A husband and a father, Oren lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, where he enjoys cooking, spending time in nature, and home woodworking projects. • Book: Your Heart Was Made for This: Contemplative Practices for Meeting a World in Crisis with Courage, Integrity, and Love • Website: OrenJaySofer.com • Previous episode: 292: Enhancing Work and Life through Mindfulness with Oren Jay Sofer • Previous episode: 375: How and Why to Communicate Mindfully with Oren Jay Sofer — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • AwesomeAtYourJob.com/advice : Our survey • Book: How to Stop Losing Your Sh*t with Your Kids: A Practical Guide to Becoming a Calmer, Happier Parent by Carla Naumburg • Book: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi • Book: Into the Magic Shop: A Neurosurgeon's Quest to Discover the Mysteries of the Brain and the Secrets of the Heart by James R. Doty — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Storyworth. Give a personal gift from the heart this holiday season at StoryWorth.com/awesome See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/20/202347 minutes, 6 seconds
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916: Six Principles for Writing to Busy Readers with Todd Rogers

Todd Rogers shares powerful writing principles to help capture your busy audience’s attention. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why people aren’t reading—and what to do about it 2) The critical question that will improve your writing 3) The simple trick to get people to respond to your requestSubscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep916 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT TODD — Todd Rogers is co-author of Writing for Busy Readers, and Professor of Public Policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. He is the faculty director of the Behavioral Insights Group, faculty chair of the executive education program Behavioral Insights and Public Policy, Senior Scientist at ideas42, and Academic Advisor at the Behavioral Insights Team.  Todd co-founded the Analyst Institute, which improves voter communications, and serves on its board. He also co-founded EveryDay Labs, which partners with school districts to reduce student absenteeism by communicating with families, is an equity holder and serves as Chief Scientist.  Todd received his Ph.D. jointly from Harvard's department of Psychology and the Harvard Business School.• Book: Writing for Busy Readers: Communicate More Effectively in the Real World, with Jessica Lasky-Fink• Study: “Poison Parasite Counter: Turning Duplicitous Mass Communications Into Self-Negating Memory-Retrieval Cues” with Robert B. Cialdini et al.• Website: WritingForBusyReaders.com• Tool: AI email editing• Tool: Writing checklist— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: “People systematically overlook subtractive changes” by Gabrielle S. Adams, et al.• Term: Butterfly ballot• Book: Pre-Suasion: Channeling Attention for Change by Robert Cialdini• Book: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini• Book: Give Your Speech, Change the World: How To Move Your Audience to Action by Nick Morgan• Book: Tiny Habits: The Small Changes That Change Everything by BJ Fogg• Book: Recoding America: Why Government Is Failing in the Digital Age and How We Can Do Better by Jennifer Pahlka• Book: Subtract: The Untapped Science of Less by Leidy Klotz• Past episode: 317: How to Form Habits the Smart Way with BJ Fogg, PhD• Past episode: 664: Dr. Robert Cialdini on How to Persuade with the 7 Universal Principles of Influence• Past episode: 684: Achieving More by Tapping into the Science of Less with Leidy KlotzSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/16/202342 minutes, 56 seconds
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915: How to Maximize the Power of Generational Diversity at Work with Dr. Tim Elmore

Tim Elmore reveals the keys to transforming generational differences into opportunities for enhanced collaboration. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How generalizations across the generations can be both helpful and harmful2) The do’s and don'ts of interacting with each generation3) The keys to turning generational conflict into team harmonySubscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep915 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT TIM — Dr. Tim Elmore is founder and CEO of Growing Leaders (www.growingleaders.com), an Atlanta‐based non‐profit organization created to develop emerging leaders. His work grew out of 20 years serving alongside Dr. John C. Maxwell. Elmore has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, USA Today, Psychology Today and he’s been featured on CNN’s Headline News, Fox Business, Newsmax TV and Fox and Friends to talk about leading multiple generations in the marketplace. He has written over 35 books, including Habitudes: Images That Form Leadership Habits and Attitudes, and his latest, A New Kind of Diversity: Making the Different Generations on Your Team a Competitive Advantage.• Book: A New Kind of Diversity: Making the Different Generations on Your Team a Competitive Advantage• Book: The Eight Paradoxes of Great Leadership: Embracing the Conflicting Demands of Today's Workplace• Website: TimElmore.com• Website: GrowingLeaders.com— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Build the Life You Want: The Art and Science of Getting Happier by Arthur C. Brooks and Oprah Winfrey• Book: From Strength to Strength: Finding Success, Happiness, and Deep Purpose in the Second Half of Life by Arthur C. Brooks— THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • The Management Muse podcast. Sharpen your leadership skills with Cindi Baldi and Geoffrey TumlinSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/13/202347 minutes, 10 seconds
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914: Turning Awkwardness Into Your Greatest Asset with Henna Pryor

Henna Pryor reframes awkwardness and shows how we can turn it into a superpower. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How not embracing awkwardness is hurting our performance. 2) How to work out your awkwardness muscles. 3) How to release the discomfort that follows awkward moments. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep914 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT HENNA — Henna Pryor, PCC is 2x TEDx and Global Keynote Speaker, Workplace Performance Expert, Author, and Executive Coach. Her talks blend 2 decades of work with corporate leaders and teams, with a modern, science-based approach to taking more strategic risks and being braver in the work that we do. • Book: Good Awkward: How to Embrace the Embarrassing and Celebrate the Cringe to Become The Bravest You • Instagram: hennypryor • LinkedIn: Henna Pryor • Website: GoodAwkward.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Americanah: A novel by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie • Book: The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brene Brown See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/9/202341 minutes, 59 seconds
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913: Upping your Influence with the Five Principles of Captivating Stories

Karen Eber shares neuroscience insights to help you maximize attention and impact in your communications. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why storytelling dramatically increases your influence. 2) The five factory settings of the brain. 3) The key to creating memorable stories. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep913 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT KAREN — Karen Eber is an author, leadership consultant, and keynote speaker. She has a TED Talk on storytelling and recently published, The Perfect Story: How to Tell Stories That Inform, Influence, and Inspire, with HarperCollins. As the CEO and Chief Storyteller of Eber Leadership Group, Karen helps Fortune 500 companies build leaders, teams, and culture, one story at a time. She’s a former Head of Culture, Learning, and Leadership Development at GE and Deloitte. • Book: The Perfect Story: How to Tell Stories That Inform, Influence, and Inspire • TED Talk: How your brain responds to stories -- and why they're crucial for leaders | TED • Website: KarenEber.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Don't Make Me Think, Revisited: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability (3rd Edition) (Voices That Matter) by Steve Krug • Book: The Many Lives of Mama Love: A Memoir of Lying, Stealing, Writing, and Healing by Lara Love Hardin • Person: Uri Hasson See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/6/202341 minutes, 38 seconds
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912: Maximizing Your Impact by Leading with both Head and Heart with Dr. Kirstin Ferguson

Kirstin Ferguson shares how modern leaders can best meet the challenge of the new work landscape. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why traditional leadership is lacking–and what you should do instead. 2) Why you may not be as self-aware as you think. 3) Why you might want to talk less in your next meeting. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep912 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT KIRSTIN — Dr. Kirstin Ferguson, PhD is an award-winning leadership expert, best-selling author, columnist, and keynote speaker. Kirstin has been called “Australia’s own Brene Brown” and been named one of the world’s top 30 thinkers to watch by Thinkers 50. Her latest book, Head & Heart: The Art of Modern Leadership, has been named one of the top 10 best new management books in the world in 2023. • Book: Head & Heart: The Art of Modern Leadership • Website: HeadHeartLeader.com • Website: KirstinFerguson.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Elon Musk by Walter Isaacson • Book: Going Infinite: The Rise and Fall of a New Tycoon by Michael Lewis • TV Show: Bluey • Website: Thinkers50 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/2/202333 minutes, 52 seconds
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911: Making Uncertainty your Friend with Maggie Jackson

Maggie Jackson talks about the power of uncertainty and how to harness it. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How uncertainty enhances learning. 2) How to manage the fear of uncertainty. 3) How routine can hold us back. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep911 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT MAGGIE — Maggie Jackson is an award-winning author and journalist. Her new book, Uncertain: The Wisdom and Wonder of Being Unsure (Nov. 2023) explores why we should paradoxically seek not-knowing in times of flux. The book’s been nominated for a National Book Award, Uncertain is a Next Big Idea Club “must read.” Jackson’s prior book, Distracted (2nd ed., 2018), sparked a global conversation on the steep costs of fragmenting our attention and won the 2020 Dorothy Lee Award. A former Boston Globe columnist, Jackson has written for the New York Times and other publications worldwide. Her work has been covered extensively in the global press. • Book: Uncertain: The Wisdom and Wonder of Being Unsure • LinkedIn: Maggie Jackson • Twitter: @Maggie8Jackson • Website: Maggie-Jackson.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • BetterHelp. Get a break from your thoughts with online therapy. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/awesome. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/30/202343 minutes, 16 seconds
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910: Mastering the Four Conversations that Transform all Your Interactions with Chuck Wisner

Chuck Wisner reveals the four universal types of conversation—and shares advice on how to maximize the effectiveness of each. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The four universal types of conversations—and why they matter. 2) How to stop your stories from limiting you. 3) The fundamental pattern for better collaboration. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep910 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT CHUCK — Chuck Wisner is president of Wisner Consulting. His client list includes companies such as Google, Rivian, Apple, Tesla, Harvard Business School, Ford, and Chrysler. Wisner was a senior affiliated mediator with the Harvard Mediation Program and was among the first to be certified through the Mastering the Art of Professional Coaching program at the Newfield Institute. He was also a specialist in organizational learning and leadership as an affiliate with MIT’s Center for Organizational Learning. • Book: The Art of Conscious Conversations: Transforming How We Talk, Listen, and Interact • LinkedIn: Chuck Wisner • Website: ChuckWisner.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy by David Burns • Book: Feeling Great: The Revolutionary New Treatment for Depression and Anxiety by David Burns • Book: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/26/202342 minutes, 16 seconds
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909: How to Stay Engaged and Accomplish Your Hardest Tasks with Tracy Maylett and Tim Vandehey

Tracy Maylett and Tim Vandehey reveal the reasons why we often end up quitting before achieving our goals. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why we often fail to finish things–and how to fix it. 2) The two things that will help you get through any task. 3) How to break the cycle of failure with MAGIC. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep908 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT TRACY AND TIM — Tracy Maylett, Ed.D, is a CEO, organizational psychologist, researcher, and professor. He advises leaders throughout the world in employee engagement and organizational effectiveness. Dr. Maylett is an internationally recognized, bestselling author who travels the globe exploring culture, motivation, and how people and organizations think. He has published numerous articles in the field of organizational psychology and employee engagement, and has authored three previous award-winning books, including bestsellers The Employee Experience: How to Attract Talent, Retain Top Performers, and Drive Results and ENGAGEMENT MAGIC: Five Keys for Engaging People, Leaders, and Organizations.  Tim Vandehey is a journalist, columnist, and New York Times bestselling ghostwriter of more than 65 nonfiction books in such genres as business, finance, advice, outdoor adventure, religion, memoir, parenting, and health. His work has been featured in Fast Company, Inc., Forbes and Entrepreneur, and his ghostwritten books have been published by major houses including HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, Hachette, Wiley & Sons, St. Martin’s Press, and The MIT Press. Tim’s work has also garnered numerous awards, including multiple Axiom Business Book medals and Independent Publisher Book awards. Tim is also a singer of a cappella jazz and Renaissance music, a sailor and a world traveler, and the father of two amazing daughters. He’s a California native, but currently lives in Kansas City, Missouri.  • Book: Swipe: The Science Behind Why We Don't Finish What We Start • Website: SwipeTheBook.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: On Writing: A Memoir Of The Craft (A Memoir of the Craft) by Stephen King • Book: The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe • Book: Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Dash Hudson. Manage your social media and stay up to speed with Dash Hudson’s Social Media Trends Report. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/23/202341 minutes, 6 seconds
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908: How to Work Across Differences and Overcome Polarization with David Livermore

David Livermore discusses how to engage and get along with people who strongly hold opposing views and beliefs. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why we’re better off when we address our differences. 2) How to overcome the discomfort of discussing differences. 3) The one question that helps bridge divides. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep908 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT DAVID — David Livermore PhD is a social scientist devoted to the study of cultural intelligence (CQ) and global leadership and the author of several award-winning books. He is a founder of the Cultural Intelligence Center in East Lansing, Michigan, and a visiting research fellow at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. Prior to leading the Cultural Intelligence Center, Livermore spent twenty years in leadership positions with a variety of nonprofits and taught in five universities. He is a frequent speaker and adviser to leaders in Fortune 500 companies, nonprofits, and governments, and he has worked in more than one hundred countries. He has been interviewed and referenced by myriad news sources, including The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, CBS News, Christian Science Monitor, The Economist, Forbes, NBC, the New York Times, USA Today, and the Financial Times. • Book: Digital, Diverse & Divided: How to Talk to Racists, Compete With Robots, and Overcome Polarization • Website: DavidLivermore.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: “Perspective-taking: Decreasing stereotype expression, stereotype accessibility, and in-group favoritism” by Adam D. Galinsky and Gordon B. Moskowitz • Book: Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Dash Hudson. Manage your social media and stay up to speed with Dash Hudson’s Social Media Trends Report. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/19/202342 minutes, 7 seconds
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907: Building Unwavering Confidence with Paul Epstein

Paul Epstein reveals master keys to building confidence and making better decisions faster. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The fundamental key to feeling more confident every day. 2) How to improve your decision outcomes in just two minutes. 3) The head-heart-hands equation for making better decisions faster. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep907 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT PAUL — PAUL EPSTEIN is a former high-level executive for multiple NFL and NBA teams and the bestselling author of The Power of Playing Offense. In 2022, he was named one of SUCCESS magazine’s top thought leaders who get results and his work has been featured on ESPN, NBC, Fox Business, and in USA Today. In fifteen years as a leader in the world of pro sports, Paul helped take NBA teams from the bottom of the league in revenue to the top two, broke every premium sales revenue metric in Super Bowl history, opened a billion-dollar stadium, and founded the San Francisco 49ers Talent Academy. As an award-winning keynote speaker, Paul’s impact continues offstage, providing leadership development and culture transformation programs for companies and teams including Amazon, Disney, Johnson & Johnson, NASA, the Los Angeles Lakers, and the Dallas Cowboys. He’s also the founder of the Win Monday Community and host of the Win Monday podcast, where he interviews high-profile guests who reveal their secrets of confidence and work-life mastery.  • Book: Better Decisions Faster: Unshakable Confidence When You Need It Most • Book: The Power of Playing Offense: A Leader's Playbook for Personal and Team Transformation • Website: PaulEpsteinSpeaks.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Dash Hudson. Manage your social media and stay up to speed with Dash Hudson’s Social Media Trends Report. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/16/202349 minutes, 59 seconds
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906: How to Optimize Your Workspace for Your Wellbeing with Dr. Esther Sternberg

Dr. Esther Sternberg reveals how to enhance your office environment to improve your health and boost performance. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How your workspace affects your wellbeing. 2) How your surroundings impact your sleep. 3) Tiny changes in lighting and sound that immediately improve your environment. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep906 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT ESTHER — Esther M. Sternberg, M.D. is a Professor of Medicine, Psychology, and Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Planning at the University of Arizona and has been internationally recognized for her pioneering discoveries on the mind-body-stress interaction in healing and the impact of built environments on integrative health and wellness. She’s advised the World Health Organization, the US Institute of Medicine, the Vatican, and more, and has been featured on national stages, including CBS’ 60 Minutes, SXSW, NPR, ABC News, and more. • Book: Healing Spaces: The Science of Place and Well-Being • Book: The Balance Within: The Science Connecting Health and Emotions • Book: Well at Work: Creating Wellbeing in any Workspace • Website: https://esthersternberg.com/ — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Article: “The Basque Sheepherder and the Shepherd Psalm by James K. Wallace • Book: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen • Study: Discovery of associative patterns between workplace sound level and physiological wellbeing using wearable devices and empirical Bayes modeling • Podcaster: Andrew Huberman — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Dash Hudson. Manage your social media and stay up to speed with Dash Hudson’s Social Media Trends Report. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/12/202346 minutes, 33 seconds
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905: How to Achieve Your Biggest Goals in One Year with Lisa McCarthy

Lisa McCarthy reveals five principles that help turn your boldest ambitions into reality. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to manage your inner critic. 2) The benefits of sharing your goals with others. 3) Three words to avoid using. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep905 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT LISA — Lisa McCarthy is Fast Forward’s CEO and co-founder. Prior to launching Fast Forward, she spent 25 years at prominent media companies Univision, Viacom, and CBS leading sales organizations that were responsible for billions in revenue. Recognized as a people-first leader and change agent, Lisa was named a “Woman to Watch” by Advertising Age and was included in Crain’s New York Business “40 Under 40” list. She experienced the costs of an always-on workplace where people end up simply surviving, putting out fires, and often putting their happiness and health on hold. Together, she and Wendy designed a simple and immediately actionable system of Power Principles to help people achieve success and fulfillment in their whole lives. • Book: Fast Forward: 5 Power Principles to Create the Life You Want in Just One Year • Email: [email protected] • Website: FastForwardGroup.net — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Article: “Debriefing: A Simple Tool to Help Your Team Tackle Tough Problems” by Doug Sundheim • Book: All In: An Autobiography by Billie Jean King, Johnette Howard, Maryanne Vollers • Book: Open: An Autobiography by Andre Agassi — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Dash Hudson. Manage your social media and stay up to speed with Dash Hudson’s Social Media Trends Report. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/9/202330 minutes, 9 seconds
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904: How to Gain Trust and Insight by Asking Better Questions with Mark Balasa

Mark Balasa shares the most important lessons learned on trust from his celebrated career in asset management. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to build trust with anyone. 2) How trying to sound smart can hurt you. 3) The most important question to ask in any meeting. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep904 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT MARK — Mark is the former founder and CIO of Balasa Dinverno & Foltz LLC, a wealth management firm. Mark has been a featured speaker on investment and technology topics with organizations such as Morningstar, the Financial Planning Association (FPA), Charles Schwab & Co., and Standard & Poor’s. He has been quoted in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Barron’s, Smart Money, and BusinessWeek. Mark has been recognized as one of the top wealth managers in the country by organizations such as Robb Report Worth magazine, Medical Economics and Bloomberg. He previously sat on Blackrock’s RIA Advisory Board, J.P. Morgan’s RIA advisory board, PIMCO’s advisory panel for RIAs, the advisory board for State Street Global Advisors, and the technology board for Charles Schwab & Co. Mark has written for INC. magazine website and publications for CCH. • Company: BVM Studio • Podcast: Is THIS for Kids? — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Website: Morningstar • Book: Nudge: The Final Edition by Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein • Book: Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics by Richard Thaler • Book: Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman • Book: The Ideal Team Player: How to Recognize and Cultivate The Three Essential Virtues by Patrick Lencioni • Book: The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable by Patrick Lencioni • Past episode: 552: The Foundational Principle that Separates Good Leaders from Bad Ones with Pat Lencioni — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Dash Hudson. Manage your social media and stay up to speed with Dash Hudson’s Social Media Trends Report.                                                           See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/5/202342 minutes, 55 seconds
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903: How to Save Time Using ChatGPT at Work with Donna McGeorge

Donna McGeorge provides practical examples of how to use ChatGPT to get work done faster and easier.. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to get started with ChatGPT. 2) What ChatGPT does better and worse than a human. 3) Tricks and prompts to get the most out of ChatGPT. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep903 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT DONNA — DONNA MCGEORGE is a passionate productivity coach with modern time management strategies designed to enhance the time we spend in our workplace.With more than 20 years of experience working with managers and leaders throughout Australia and Asia-Pacific, Donna delivers practical skills, training, workshops, and facilitation to corporations—such as Nissan Motor Company, Jetstar, Medibank Private, and Ford Motor Company—so they learn to manage their people well and produce great performance and results. As a captivating, upbeat, and engaging resource on time management and productivity, Donna has been featured on The Today Show, on radio interviews across Australia, and has written for publications including The Age, Boss Magazine, Smart Company, B&T Magazine, and HRM.• Book: The ChatGPT Revolution: How to Simplify Your Work and Life Admin with AI • Book: The First 2 Hours: Make better use of your most valuable time • Website: DonnaMcGeorge.com • Download: Planning pages • Download: ChatGPT worksheet — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Website: OpenAI ChatGPT • Study: Most Americans haven’t used ChatGPT; few think it will have a major impact on their job by Eugenie Park and Risa Gelles-Watnick • Article: “M.B.A. Students vs. ChatGPT: Who Comes Up With More Innovative Ideas?” by Christian Terwiesch and Karl Ulrich • Book: Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder (Incerto) by Nassim Nicholas Taleb • Book: Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals by Oliver Burkeman • Book: Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth • Book: Ode to Happiness by Keanu Reeves and Alexandra Grant — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Dash Hudson. Manage your social media and stay up to speed with Dash Hudson’s Social Media Trends ReportSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/2/202343 minutes, 55 seconds
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902: How to Ensure Great Career Fit with André Martin

André Martin discusses how to avoid wrong career fit and ensure your career aligns with your needs. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) What right fit and wrong fit look like in practice. 2) Four powerful questions to know if a job is the right fit. 3) Why it’s OK to have a boring job. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep902 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT ANDRÉ — Dr. André Martin is an organizational psychologist and author of the book Wrong Fit, Right Fit - Why How We Work Matters More Than Ever. He has spent 20+ years as the Chief Talent Officer of iconic brands such as Mars, Nike, Google, and Target. Now, acting as an operating advisor, coach, and consultant, André continues to counsel leaders and founders to peak performance. When André isn't working, he can be found with his wife and two English labs on the rain-soaked trails around Portland, Oregon. • Book: Wrong Fit, Right Fit: Why How We Work Matters More Than Ever • Website: WrongFitRightFit.com • Newsletter: MondayMatters.substack.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: MIT SMR / Glassdoor Culture 500 • Learning Platform: Arist.co • Book: Dopamine Nation: Finding Balance in the Age of Indulgence by Anna Lembke • Book: Dedicated: The Case for Commitment in an Age of Infinite Browsing by Pete Davis — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Factor. Get healthy, quick, delicious meals at factormeals.com/beawesome50. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/28/202340 minutes, 53 seconds
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901: How to Lead with Emotional Power with Julia DiGangi

Julia DiGangi shows you how to harness your emotional energy and turn it into your greatest strength. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) What others’ skepticism is telling you. 2) How to reframe your brain’s negative patterns. 3) The root cause of procrastination–and how to deal with it. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep901 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT JULIA — Dr. Julia DiGangi is a neuropsychologist, who completed her residency at Harvard Medical School, Boston University School of Medicine, and the US Department of Veterans Affairs. She has nearly two decades of experience studying the connection between our brains and our behavior. Dr. DiGangi has worked with leaders at The White House Press Office, global companies, international NGOs, and the US Special Forces. Her understanding of stress, trauma, and resilience is also informed by her work in international development and humanitarian aid, where she served some of the world’s most vulnerable communities. The founder of NeuroHealth Partners, a neuropsychology-based consultancy, DiGangi shows people—at work and at home—how to harness the power of the brain to lead more satisfying and emotionally intelligent lives. She is the author of Energy Rising: The Neuroscience of Leading with Emotional Power. • Book: Energy Rising: The Neuroscience of Leading with Emotional Power • Instagram: @drjuliadigangi • LinkedIn: Dr. Julia DiGangi • Website: DrJuliaDiGangi.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • BetterHelp. Get a break from your thoughts with online therapy. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/awesome. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/25/202349 minutes, 59 seconds
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900: Six Mindsets For Thriving in Uncertain Times with Charles Conn

Charles Conn shares how to be strategic and make breakthroughs when things are uncertain. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How talented people unknowingly self-sabotage. 2) The simple question that leads to clever breakthroughs. 3) How to communicate your ideas so people will care. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep900 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT CHARLES — Charles Conn is an investor, environmentalist, and entrepreneur. He is co-founder of Monograph, a venture firm, and was previously CEO of the Rhodes Trust in Oxford. He is Board Chair of Patagonia and sits on The Nature Conservancy European Council. He was founding CEO of Ticketmaster-Citysearch, and was a partner at McKinsey & Company. He is a graduate of Harvard, Oxford and Boston Universities. He is co-author with Robert McLean of Bulletproof Problem Solving: The One Skill That Changes Everything, published with Wiley in 2019, a best-seller now in six languages, and The Imperfectionists: Strategic Mindsets for Uncertain Times, 2023. • Book: Bulletproof Problem Solving: The One Skill That Changes Everything (website) • Book: The Imperfectionists: Strategic Mindsets for Uncertain Times (website) • LinkedIn: Charles Conn — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Article: “M.B.A. Students vs. ChatGPT: Who Comes Up With More Innovative Ideas?” by Christian Terwiesch and Karl Ulrich (and full-text PDF of paper) • Website: Kaggle • Book: Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman • Book: Obvious Adams: The Story of a Successful Businessman by Robert Updegraff • Book: The Selfish Gene (Popular Science) by Richard Dawkins • Book: Biodiversity by E. O. Wilson • Past episode: 896: Finding More Success and Joy in Everything You Do with Suneel Gupta See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/21/202349 minutes, 54 seconds
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899: How to Speak Smarter When Put on the Spot with Matt Abrahams

Matt Abrahams outlines six steps to improve your spontaneous speaking skills. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to feel more comfortable speaking on the spot. 2) Four tactics to keep speaking anxiety in check. 3) The easy formula for great self-introductions. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep899 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT MATT — Matt Abrahams is a leading expert in communication with decades of experience as an educator, author, podcast host, and coach. As a Lecturer in Organizational Behavior at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, he teaches popular classes in strategic communication and effective virtual presenting. He received Stanford GSB’s Alumni Teaching Award in recognition of his teaching students around the world. When he isn’t teaching, Matt is a sought-after keynote speaker and communication consultant. He has helped countless presenters improve and hone their communication, including some who have delivered IPO roadshows as well as TED, World Economic Forum, and Nobel Prize presentations. His online talks garner millions of views and he hosts the popular, award-winning podcast Think Fast, Talk Smart: The Podcast. He is the author of Think Faster, Talk Smarter: How to Speak Successfully When You’re Put on the Spot. His previous book Speaking Up without Freaking Out: 50 Techniques for Confident and Compelling Presenting has helped thousands of people manage speaking anxiety and present more confidently and authentically.  • Book: Think Faster, Talk Smarter: How to Speak Successfully When You're Put on the Spot • LinkedIn: Matt Abrahams • Podcast: Think Fast, Talk Smart • Website: MattAbrahams.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: “Get Excited: Reappraising Pre-Performance Anxiety as Excitement” by Alison Wood Brooks • Podcast episode: “Space, Pace, and Grace: How to Handle Challenging Conversations” with Matt Abrahams and Collins Dobbs • Book: Improv Wisdom: Don't Prepare, Just Show Up by Patricia Ryan Madson • Past episode: 253: How to Speak Out…Without a Freak Out with Matthew Abrahams See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/18/202333 minutes, 22 seconds
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898: How to Reduce Workplace Drama and Ego with Cy Wakeman

Cy Wakeman discusses why engagement is overrated and what really drives results. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How your ego ruins 2.5 hours of each day. 2) Three questions for breaking free from your ego. 3) Why to stop saying “should". Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep898 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT CY — Cy Wakeman is a drama researcher, international leadership speaker, and consultant. In 2001 she founded Reality-Based Leadership. She is the author of four books: Reality-Based Leadership: Ditch the Drama, Restore Sanity to the Workplace and Turn Excuses Into Results (2010), NY Times Bestseller, The Reality-Based Rules of the Workplace: Know What Boosts Your Value, Kills Your Chances, and Will Make You Happier (2013), No Ego: How Leaders Can Cut the Cost of Workplace Drama, End Entitlement, and Drive Big Results (2017), and her newest release, Life’s Messy, Live Happy. Deemed as “the secret weapon to restoring sanity to the workplace,” Cy Wakeman was voted in the top 100 leadership professionals to follow on twitter for 7 years in a row. In 2021, 2022, and 2023 she topped the Global Gurus list of Top 30 Leadership Professionals across the globe, coming in at #1. • Book: No Ego: How Leaders Can Cut the Cost of Workplace Drama, End Entitlement, and Drive Big Results • Newsletter: Reality-Based Leadership Newsletter • TED Talk: Ditch the Drama – How to Live Happy in a Messy World • Website: RealityBasedLeadership.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Consolations: The Solace, Nourishment and Underlying Meaning of Everyday Words by David Whyte • Book: Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy by David Burns • Figure: Byron Katie See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/14/202345 minutes, 48 seconds
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897: Jon Acuff: The Three Steps to Achieving Any Goal

Jon Acuff reveals why we often struggle to meet our goals—and shares practical advice for achieving results. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to make your loftiest goals more reachable. 2) The “right” amount of goals to pursue. 3) How to stay motivated when things get tough. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep897 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT JON — Jon Acuff is the New York Times bestselling author of nine books, including Soundtracks, Your New Playlist, and the Wall Street Journal #1 bestseller Finish: Give Yourself the Gift of Done. When he's not writing or recording his popular podcast, All It Takes Is a Goal, Acuff can be found on a stage as one of INC's Top 100 Leadership Speakers. He's spoken to hundreds of thousands of people at conferences, colleges, and companies around the world, including FedEx, Range Rover, Microsoft, Nokia, and Comedy Central. He lives outside of Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife and two daughters.  • Book: All It Takes Is a Goal: The 3-Step Plan to Ditch Regret and Tap Into Your Massive Potential • Book: Soundtracks: The Surprising Solution to Overthinking (Overcome Toxic Thought Patterns and Take Control of Your Mindset) • Podcast: All It Takes Is a Goal • Website: JonAcuff.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: “Automaticity of Social Behavior: Direct Effects of Trait Construct and Stereotype Activation on Action” by John A. Bargh, Mark Chen, and Lara Burrows • Product: Leuchtturm1917 Notebooks • Book: Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman • Book: The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles by Steven Pressfield • Book: The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit (and When to Stick) by Seth Godin • Personality: Mike Peasley, MTSU professor See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/11/202340 minutes, 18 seconds
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896: Finding More Success and Joy in Everything You Do with Suneel Gupta

Suneel Gupta shows how to find more joy and success every day by drawing from the wisdom of ancient Indian traditions. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The eight essential practices for daily success. 2) How to reset your energy in just five minutes. 3) Why you achieve more with only 85% of the effort. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep896 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT SUNEEL — Suneel Gupta lost his Dharma and then found it again. He is the founding CEO of RISE and co-founder of the Gross National Happiness Center in the United States. As an author, a visiting scholar at Harvard Medical School, and host of a hit documentary series, Suneel studies the most extraordinary people on the planet to discover and share simple, actionable habits to lift our performance and deepen our daily sense of purpose. His work has been featured by major outlets including CNBC, TED, and the New York Times. • Book: Everyday Dharma: 8 Essential Practices for Finding Success and Joy in Everything You Do • Past Episode: 708: The 7 Steps to Winning Others’ Support with Suneel Gupta • Website: SuneelGupta.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Tool: OmniFocus • Experiment: Dartmouth Scar Experiment • Book: The Bhagavad Gita translated by Eknath Easwaran • Book: Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl • Book: Be Here Now by Ram Dass • Previous episode: 625: How to Be Happier, More Fulfilled, and More Effective Every Day with Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/7/202351 minutes, 20 seconds
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895: The Keys to Continual Growth and Improvement with Eduardo Briceño

Eduardo Briceño reveals the fundamental factors that accelerate your growth and improvement. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How focusing on performance actually hurts results. 2) The one feedback method that always tells the truth. 3) The five key elements that drive growth. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep895 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT EDUARDO — Eduardo Briceño is a global keynote speaker and facilitator who guides many of the world’s leading companies in developing cultures of learning and high performance. Earlier in his career, he was the co-founder and CEO of Mindset Works, the first company to offer growth mindset development services. Previously, he was a venture capital investor with the Sprout Group. His TED Talk, How to Get Better at the Things You Care About, and his prior TEDx Talk, The Power of Belief, have been viewed more than nine million times. He is a Pahara-Aspen Fellow, a member of the Aspen Institute’s Global Leadership Network, and an inductee in the Happiness Hall of Fame. • Book: The Performance Paradox: Turning the Power of Mindset into Action • Website: Briceño.com • LinkedIn: Eduardo Briceño • Organization: MindsetWorks • TEDx Talk: The Power of belief -- mindset and success | Eduardo Briceno | TEDxManhattanBeach • TED Talk: Eduardo Briceño: How to get better at the things you care about | TED • Previous episode: 316: Maximizing Your Learning and Growth with Eduardo Briceño — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Tool: Roam Research • Tool: Otter • Study: “Systematic review: the relationship between clinical experience and quality of health care” by Niteesh K. Choudhry, Robert H. Fletcher, and Stephen B. Soumerai • Psychology: Goal Hierarchy • Book: The Art of Happiness, 10th Anniversary Edition: A Handbook for Living by the Dalai Lama • Book: Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck • Book: The Clan of the Cave Bear: Earth's Children, Book One by Jean Auel • Past episode: 001: Communicating with Inspiration and Clarity with Mawi Asgedom See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/31/202336 minutes, 19 seconds
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894: The Three Keys to Retaining Your Best People with Joe Mull

Joe Mull breaks down the fundamentals of why people leave their jobs then shares simple solutions to creating a happier, more committed workforce. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The true story behind the myth, “Nobody wants to work anymore.” 2) The sweet spot for a team’s workload. 3) How to talk to your boss about improving your job. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep894 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT JOE — Joe Mull is the author of 3 books including No More Team Drama and the forthcoming Employalty: How to Ignite Commitment and Keep Top Talent in the New Age of Work. He is the founder of the BossBetter Leadership Academy and hosts the popular Boss Better Now podcast, which was recently named by SHRM as a “can’t miss show for leaders” along with podcasts from Brené Brown and Harvard Business Review. In demand as a keynote speaker, Joe has taught leadership courses at two major universities and previously managed training at one of the largest healthcare systems in the U.S.  Joe has appeared as an expert in multiple media outlets including Forbes, the International Business Times, on ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, and on Good Morning America. • Book: Employalty: How to Ignite Commitment and Keep Top Talent in the New Age of Work • Book: Cure for the Common Leader: What Physicians & Managers Must Do to Engage & Inspire Healthcare Teams • Website: JoeMull.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Instrument: NASA Task Load Index • Article: “To Build a Top Performing Team, Ask for 85% Effort” by Greg McKeown • Book: Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel Pink • Book: It's the Manager: Moving From Boss to Coach by Jim Clifton and Jim Harter • Music: “Requiem” by Mozart — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • BetterHelp. Calm racing thoughts with online therapy. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/awesome. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/28/202338 minutes, 52 seconds
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893: How to Help Your Team Beat Distraction and Unleash Their Productivity with Maura Thomas

Maura Thomas shows you how to create a distraction-free work environment to make time for the tasks that matter most. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The underlying cause of derailed productivity. 2) How multitasking hurts your productivity and attention. 3) The two questions that will help you eliminate distractions. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep893 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT MAURA — Maura Nevel Thomas is an award-winning international speaker and trainer on individual and corporate productivity and work-life balance, and the most widely-cited authority on attention management. Her proprietary Empowered Productivity™ System has been embraced by the likes of NASA, Dyson, and Google. She is a TEDx Speaker, founder of Regain Your Time, author of six bestselling books, and was named a Top Leadership Speaker in Inc. Magazine. Maura is frequently featured in major business outlets including Business Insider, Fast Company, and Washington Post, and she’s also a regular contributor to both Forbes and the Harvard Business Review, with articles there viewed over a million times. • Book: Attention Management: How to Create Success and Gain Productivity ― Every Day (Empowered Productivity, 1) • Book: Everyone Wants to Work Here: Attract the Best Talent, Energize Your Team, and Be the Leader in Your Market (Empowered Productivity) • Forbes article: "Why Leaders Should Want Their Employees To Quiet Quit" • Website: MauraThomas.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • App: Blinkist • App: Todoist • App: Twist • Book: The Gift of Fear: And Other Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence by Gavin de Becker • Book: Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill • Book: Younger Next Year: Live Strong, Fit, and Sexy - Until You're 80 and Beyond by Chris Crowley and Henry Lodge • Company: Doist • Personality: Frank Kick • Personality: Gloria Mark — THANK YOU, SPONSORS! — • Factor. Get healthy, quick, delicious meals at factormeals.com/beawesome50.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/24/202346 minutes, 42 seconds
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892: Tools for Thriving amid Change with Curtis Bateman

Curtis Bateman shares simple tools that make uncertainty less frustrating and more rewarding. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The simple model that makes change predictable and actionable. 2) The critical first step to introducing any change initiative. 3) How to keep poor results from discouraging you. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep892 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT CURTIS — Curtis Bateman is one of FranklinCovey’s lead change experts and the author of Who Rocked the Boat: A Story about Navigating the Inevitability of Change and co-author of Change: How to Turn Uncertainty into Opportunity.  He is also the Vice President of International and a Senior Change Consultant. • Book: Change: How to Turn Uncertainty Into Opportunity, with Marché Pleshette, Andy Cindrich, and Christi Phillips, PhD • LinkedIn: Curtis A. Bateman • Speaking Profile: Franklin Covey Speaker’s Bureau — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • App: Day One • App: Evernote • Book: Who Moved My Cheese by Spencer Johnson and Kenneth Blanchard • Book: Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain • Book: When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing by Daniel Pink • Book: Great Expectations by Charles Dickens See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/21/202346 minutes, 39 seconds
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891: Finding Calm, Balance, and a Cure for Workaholism with Dr. Bryan Robinson

Dr. Bryan Robinson shares the dangers of work addiction–and how you can recover from it. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) What workaholism is–and how you can tell if you have it. 2) The 10 C’s to help you find your calm. 3) How to befriend your negative emotions. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep891 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT BRYAN — Bryan E. Robinson is Founder and Chief Architect Officer of Comfort Zones Digital, Professor Emeritus at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and a psychotherapist in private practice. He writes for Forbes.com and Thrive Global and is the author of over forty books, including three editions of Chained to the Desk: A Guidebook for Workaholics, Their Partners and Children, and the Clinicians Who Treat Them and #Chill: Turn Off Your Job and Turn on Your Life. • Book: Chained to the Desk in a Hybrid World: A Guide to Work-Life Balance • Book: Limestone Gumption: A Brad Pope And Sisterfriends Mystery • Website: BryanRobinsonBooks.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl • Book: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Chartwell Classics) by Mark Twain • News Site: The Huffington Post • Publication: Thrive Global See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/17/202343 minutes, 5 seconds
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890: The Five Laws to Asking for What You Want with Laura Fredricks

Laura Fredricks shares battle-tested tips to confidently ask for what you want. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to respond to “I’ll think about it.” 2) Why you want to talk only 25% of the time. 3) Persuasion pitfalls to avoid. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep890 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT LAURA — Laura Fredricks is an author, speaker, and consultant who trains and coaches individuals, businesses, and nonprofits. Her latest book is Hard Asks Made Easy: How to Get Exactly What You Want. Through her previous six books, Fredricks has helped hundreds of global executives, industry trailblazers, marketing and communication leaders, boards, fundraisers, entrepreneurs, teenagers, artists, philanthropists, and everyday people achieve their best professional and personal lives possible. Since 2005, Fredricks also has taught at New York University School of Professional Studies. • Book: Hard Asks Made Easy: How to Get Exactly What You Want • Email: [email protected] • Website: ExpertOnTheAsk.com • Website: LauraFredricks.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Tool: MailChimp • Software: Egnyte • Book: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee • Website: The Chronicle of Philanthropy • Website: Advancing Philanthropy See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/14/202330 minutes, 4 seconds
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889: Deploying Your Unique Problem-Solving Strengths with Cheryl Strauss Einhorn

Cheryl Einhorn provides tools to improve your decision-making skills. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The key to countering bias in decision-making. 2) The five Problem Solver Profiles–and which one you are. 3) How to work with different types of decision-makers. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep889 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT CHERYL — Cheryl Strauss Einhorn founded Decisive, a decision sciences company that trains people and teams in complex problem solving and decision-making skills using the AREA Method. AREA is an evidence-based decision-making system that uniquely controls for and counters cognitive bias to expand knowledge while improving judgment. Cheryl developed AREA during her two decades as an award-winning investigative journalist writing for publications ranging from The New York Times and Foreign Policy Magazine to Barron’s and The Stanford Social Innovation Review. Cheryl teaches at Cornell University and has authored three books Problem Solved, A Powerful System for Making Complex Decisions with Confidence and Conviction, about personal and professional decision-making, and Investing In Financial Research, A Decision-Making System for Better Results about financial and investment decisions. Her new book about Problem Solver Profiles, Problem Solver, Maximizing Your Strengths To Make Better Decisions, was published in March 2023 by Cornell University. Learn more by watching her Ted talk and visiting areamethod.com. • Book: Investing in Financial Research: A Decision-Making System for Better Results (AREA Method Publications) • Book: Problem Solved: A Powerful System for Making Complex Decisions with Confidence and Conviction • Book: Problem Solver: Maximizing Your Strengths to Make Better Decisions (AREA Method Publications) • Test: Problem Solver Profile • Website: AreaMethod.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: The Art of Learning: An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance by Josh Waitzkin • Poster: Cognitive Bias Poster See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/10/202332 minutes, 42 seconds
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888: How to Get Results without Damaging Relationships with Dr. Nate Regier

Dr. Nate Regier reveals his process for practicing compassionate accountability that builds relationships. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The three switches for greater compassion every day. 2) A handy template for dealing with any conflict. 3) Why lowering standards doesn’t help those struggling. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep888 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT NATE — Nate Regier, PhD, is the CEO and founding owner of Next Element Consulting, a global leadership consulting and training firm helping build cultures of compassionate accountability. Dr. Regier is a former practicing psychologist and expert in social-emotional intelligence, interpersonal communication, conflict skills, and leadership. Recognized as a Top 100 keynote speaker, he is a Process Communication Model® Certifying Master Trainer. Nate is the author of four books: Beyond Drama; Conflict without Casualties; Seeing People Through; and his newest book, Compassionate Accountability. He hosts a podcast called “On Compassion with Dr. Nate,” writes a weekly blog, contributes to multiple industry publications, and is a regular guest on podcasts. • Book: Compassionate Accountability: How Leaders Build Connection and Get Results • LinkedIn: Nate Regier • Previous episode: 216: Transforming Conflict Into Breakthroughs with Dr. Nate Regier — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Software: Calendly • Grill: Big Green Egg • Personality: Wayne Dyer • Book: Atlas of the Heart: Mapping Meaningful Connection and the Language of Human Experience by Brene Brown • Book: Compassionomics: The Revolutionary Scientific Evidence That Caring Makes a Difference by Stephen Trzeciak and Anthony Mazzarelli See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/7/202337 minutes, 22 seconds
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887: How to Navigate Conflict and Find Clarity with Marc Lesser

Marc Lesser shows how to navigate difficult emotions and conversations to build thriving relationships. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why we shouldn’t be afraid of conflict. 2) The one question you need to ask when dealing with difficult people. 3) How to assess any relationship in 4 words. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep887 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT MARC — Marc Lesser is a speaker, facilitator, workshop leader, and executive coach. He is the author of four books, including Seven Practices of a Mindful Leader: Lessons from Google and a Zen Monastery Kitchen, and CEO of ZBA Associates, an executive development and leadership consulting company. Lesser helped develop the world-renowned Search Inside Yourself (SIY) program within Google and was director of Tassajara Zen Mountain Center, the oldest Zen monastery in the Western world. He lives in Marin County, California, and leads Mill Valley Zen, a weekly meditation group. • Book: Finding Clarity: How Compassionate Accountability Builds Vibrant Relationships, Thriving Workplaces, and Meaningful Lives • Website: MarcLesser.net — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most by Douglas Stone, Bruce Patton, and Sheila Heen See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/3/202337 minutes, 27 seconds
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886: How to Become an Executive with Adam Bryant

Adam Bryant shares powerful insights on how to get promoted and be successful as a leader. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) What every aspiring leader should know about themselves. 2) How to get promoted without asking for a promotion. 3) The key ratio that positions you for advancement. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep886 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT ADAM — Adam Bryant is Senior Managing Director and Partner at the ExCo Group, where he works with hundreds of senior leaders and high-potential executives. As the creator and former author of the iconic “Corner Office” column in The New York Times, Bryant has mastered the art of distilling real-world lessons from his hundreds of interviews and turning them into practical tools, presentations, and exercises to help companies deepen their leadership benches and strengthen their teams. He also works with executive leadership teams to help drive their transformation strategies, based on a best-practices framework he developed for his widely praised book, THE CEO TEST: Master the Challenges That Make or Break All Leaders. • Book: The Leap to Leader: How Ambitious Managers Make the Jump to Leadership • Book: The Corner Office: Indispensable and Unexpected Lessons from CEOs on How to Lead and Succeed • Website: AdamBryantBooks.com • Company Website: ExCoLeadership.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Video: “Two Monkeys Were Paid Unequally: Excerpt from Frans de Waal's TED Talk” • Book: The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company by Robert Iger • Book: In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • BetterHelp. Make better decisions with online therapy. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/awesome. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
7/31/202347 minutes, 20 seconds
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885: How to Build the Mental Fitness and Resilience of a Champion with Greg Harden

Legendary coach Greg Harden shares the secrets of his world-famous athletes for conquering fear, fatigue, anxiety, and self-doubt. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to master your response to any situation. 2) The secret to being a top performer. 3) The #1 subject for you to become an expert on. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep885 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT GREG — Greg Harden is a Peak Performance Coach, motivational speaker, and executive consultant who is best known for his work with seven-time Super Bowl champion quarterback Tom Brady. He also worked with Heisman Trophy winner and Super Bowl MVP Desmond Howard, and twenty-three-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps. He’s spent over 30 years building them at the University of Michigan, including 400 future professional athletes, 50 NFL first-round draft picks, and 120 Olympians from over 20 countries. He gained national recognition when 60 Minutes Sports profiled him as “Michigan’s Secret Weapon.”  • Book: Stay Sane in an Insane World: How to Control the Controllables and Thrive • Website: GregHarden.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl • Book: Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
7/27/202338 minutes, 59 seconds
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884: How to Beat Distraction and Make Every Moment More Fulfilling with Dr. Cassie Holmes

Cassie Holmes shares powerful strategies for finding more meaning and fulfillment from your hours. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why more time doesn’t make us more happy. 2) Two tricks to make drudgery feel more enjoyable. 3) How to keep distractions from hijacking your attention. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep884 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT CASSIE — Cassie Holmes is a professor at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management, an award-winning teacher and researcher on time and happiness, and author of Happier Hour: How to Beat Distraction, Expand Your Time, and Focus on What Matters Most. Happier Hour was selected as a Forbes Must-Read and a Next Big Idea Club Must-Read for 2022, as well as an Amazon Best Business Book of 2022. It’s also been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the Today Show, CBS Mornings, and much other media. Holmes’s academic research has been widely published in lead academic journals and featured in such outlets as The Economist, The New York Times, The Atlantic, and more. The course that she developed and now teaches, Applying the Science of Happiness to Life Design, is among UCLA’s most popular for MBAs. Prior to joining UCLA, Cassie was a tenured faculty member at Wharton, and she has a Ph.D. from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business and a B.A. from Columbia.  • Book: Happier Hour: How to Beat Distraction, Expand Your Time, and Focus on What Matters Most • Study: “Having Too Little or Too Much Time Is Linked to Lower Subjective Well-Being” with Marissa A. Sharif and Hal Hershfield • Course: Applying the Science of Happiness to Life Design • LinkedIn: Cassie Holmes • Website: CassieMHolmes.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: American Time Use Survey • Book: Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy by David Burns • Book: The Hours: A Novel by Michael Cunningham See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
7/24/202355 minutes, 11 seconds
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883: How to Thrive in Uncertainty and Chaos with Dan Thurmon

Dan Thurmon shares powerful tools to make chaos your ally. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to reframe the stresses of uncertainty. 2) How to break the patterns of negative self-talk. 3) The tiny language shifts that make a huge difference. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep883 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT DAN — Dan Thurmon is the founder and President of Motivation Works, Inc, a company that helps leaders and their organizations move confidently through change and transformation, so they become, achieve, and contribute MORE. His clients include Bank of America, Coca-Cola, Delta Airlines, Honeywell, Johnson & Johnson, Kraft, Marriott, Microsoft, Procter & Gamble, Prudential, State Farm, and Walmart. He’s delivered thousands of presentations across six continents for audiences including world leaders, Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs, educators, and even troops on the front lines of battle in Iraq and Afghanistan. In 2011, he was inducted into the prestigious Speaker Hall of Fame -- and is one of fewer than 200 living speakers to have received this honor. Dan is also a writer and content producer. He’s authored three books: Success in Action, Off Balance On Purpose, and most recently, Positive Chaos. Along with his speeches and books, Dan produces an ongoing, weekly video-coaching series and podcast in which he shares leadership principles and life-enhancement strategies in under three minutes. • Book: Positive Chaos: Transform Crisis into Clarity and Advantage • Study: DanThurmon.com/research — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Tool: Theracane• Past episode: 876: How to Present Like the Pros with Michael J. Gelb • Book: The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment by Eckhart Tolle See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
7/20/202342 minutes, 49 seconds
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882: Setting your Future Self up for Success with Dr. Hal Hershfield

Hal Hershfield discusses how to make–and stick with–better decisions to enrich your future self. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why you should build a relationship with your future self. 2) How to motivate yourself to do the hard things now. 3) The key to creating lasting habits. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep882 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT HAL — Hal Hershfield is a Professor of Marketing, Behavioral Decision Making, and Psychology at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management and holds the UCLA Anderson Board of Advisors Term Chair in Management. His research, which sits at the intersection of psychology and economics, examines the ways we can improve our long-term decisions. He earned his PhD in psychology from Stanford University. Hershfield publishes in top academic journals and also contributes op-eds to the New York Times, Harvard Business Review, the Wall Street Journal, and other outlets. He consults with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, many financial services firms such as Fidelity, First Republic, Prudential, Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, and Avantis, and marketing agencies such as Droga5. The recipient of numerous teaching awards, Hershfield was named one of “The 40 Most Outstanding B-School Profs Under 40 In The World” by business education website Poets & Quants. His book, Your Future Self: How to Make Tomorrow Better Today, will be published in June. • Book: Your Future Self: How to Make Tomorrow Better Today • LinkedIn: Hal Hershfield • Twitter: @HalHershfield • Website: HalHershfield.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: “The End of History Illusion” by Jordi Quoidbach, Daniel T. Gilbert , AND Timothy D. Wilson • Book: A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan • Past episode: 090: Shocking Ways to Hack Your Habits with Maneesh Sethi • Past episode: 317: How to Form Habits the Smart Way with BJ Fogg, PhD • App: StickK See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
7/17/202341 minutes, 10 seconds
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881: How to Find Focus, Fight Distraction, and Boost Your Attention Span with Dr. Gloria Mark

Dr. Gloria Mark shares her science-based solutions for overcoming distractions and finding more flow. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The biggest hurdle for your attention span. 2) What drains your attention span tank–and how to refuel it. 3) How to design your day to maximize productivity. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep881 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT GLORIA — Dr. Gloria Mark has published over 150 papers in the top journals and conferences in the fields of human-computer interactions (HCI) and Computer-supported cooperative work (CSCW) and is author of the book Multitasking in the Digital Age. Her work on multitasking has appeared in outlets like the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, NPR, The Atlantic, the BBC, and many others. Her newest book, Attention Span: Find Focus and Fight Distraction, is out now.  She is the Chancellor Professor of Informatics at the University of California, Irvine. She received her PhD from Columbia University in psychology. She has been a visiting senior researcher at Microsoft Research since 2012. Her primary research interest is in understanding the impact of digital media on people's lives and she is best known for her work in studying people's multitasking, mood and behavior while using digital media in real world environments. • Book: Attention Span: A Groundbreaking Way to Restore Balance, Happiness and Productivity • LinkedIn: Gloria Mark • Twitter: @GloriaMark_PhD • Website: GloriaMark.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl • Past episode: 734: How to Train Your Mind to Focus and Handle Distractions Better with Dr. Amishi Jha See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
7/13/202352 minutes, 27 seconds
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880: How to Thrive and Succeed as a Middle Manager with Bill Schaninger

Bill Schaninger explains why middle managers are critical to an organization’s success—and shares powerful principles for better leading. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why middle managers are often underappreciated 2) The number one thing middle managers should be doing 3) The simple secret to retaining top talent Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep880 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT BILL — Bill Schaninger is a senior partner in McKinsey's Philadelphia office. He advises CEOs, government ministers, and senior executives on organizational health and improvement. He is McKinsey's expert on the power of culture, values, and leadership in improving business outcomes. He holds an MS and PhD in management from Auburn University and an MBA and Bachelor of Business Administration from Moravian College. He is a coauthor of Beyond Performance 2.0. • Book: Power to the Middle: Why Managers Hold the Keys to the Future of Work • Article: "Help your employees find purpose—or watch them leave" with Naina Dhingra • Email: [email protected] • LinkedIn: Bill Schaninger Ph.D. — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Past episode: 150: Expressing Radical Candor with Kim ScottSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
7/10/202343 minutes, 40 seconds
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879: How to Restore Confidence Quickly with Selena Rezvani

Selena Rezvani shares essential confidence-building habits to achieve your biggest goals. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The three elements of unshakeable confidence. 2) How to effectively deal with your biggest insecurities. 3) The secret to talking to intimidating people. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep879 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT SELENA — Selena Rezvani is a recognized consultant, speaker, and author on leadership. She’s coached and taught some of the brightest minds in business, addressing audiences at Microsoft, The World Bank, Under Armour, HP, Pfizer, Harvard University, Society of Women Engineers, and many others. Her advice has been featured in Harvard Business Review, The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Oprah.com, and ABC and NBC television. Today, she writes on leadership for NBC’s Know Your Value. Over the last three years, Rezvani has launched twenty-five popular online courses on LinkedIn Learning. She is also the author of two other leadership books—the bestseller Pushback: How Smart Women Ask—and Stand Up—for What They Want and The Next Generation of Women Leaders.  She has B.S. and Master of Social Work degrees from New York University, and has an MBA from Johns Hopkins University. Rezvani lives in Philadelphia with her husband Geoff and 10-year old boy/girl twins. • Book: Quick Confidence: Be Authentic, Boost Connections, and Make Bold Bets on Yourself — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: One Bold Move a Day: Meaningful Actions Women Can Take to Fulfill Their Leadership and Career Potential by Shanna Hocking • Book: The Student Leader's Field Guide by Pete Mockaitis See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
7/6/202343 minutes, 6 seconds
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Happy 4th of July! (2023)

Happy 4th of July!In this special episode, Pete shares past episodes that help you declare independence at work:878: Saying No Masterfully to Reclaim your Life with Vanessa Patrick683: How to Break Free from Negative Self-talk and Chatter with Ethan Kross267: Managing Self-Doubt to Tackle Bigger Challenges with Tara MohrSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
7/3/20232 minutes, 6 seconds
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878: Saying No Masterfully to Reclaim your Life with Vanessa Patrick

Vanessa Patrick shares the science behind why we struggle to say no—and what you can do to get better at refusing. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The three competencies of empowered refusal. 2) What to do when someone’s being pushy. 3) Why it’s better for your reputation to say no. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep878 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT VANESSA — Vanessa Patrick, PhD. is the Associate Dean for Research, the Bauer Professor of Marketing, and lead faculty of the Executive Women in Leadership Program at the Bauer School of Business at the University of Houston. She has a PhD in business from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. She is the author of The Power of Saying No: The New Science of How to Say No that Puts you in Charge of your Life. • Book: The Power of Saying No: The New Science of How to Say No that Puts You in Charge of Your Life • Instagram: vanpat23 • LinkedIn: Vanessa Patrick • Twitter: @vpatrick23 • Website: VanessaPatrick.net — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Lessons in Chemistry: A Novel by Bonnie Garmus • Past episode: 701: How to Get People to Say Yes through the Power of Persuasion with Vanessa Bohns See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
6/29/202342 minutes, 56 seconds
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877: Why Small Decisions Matter—and How to Make them Better with Richard Moran

Richard Moran makes the compelling case for why we should take the small decisions in life more seriously. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) One word to purge from your vocabulary. 2) The simple trick that makes making decisions easier. 3) How to use your gut effectively. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep877 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT RICHARD — Richard A. Moran is a Silicon Valley-based business leader, workplace pundit, bestselling author, venture capitalist, former CEO and college president. He is best known for his series of humorous business books beginning with the bestselling, Never Confuse a Memo with Reality, and is credited with starting the genre of “Business Bullet Books.” His body of work includes 10 books about using commonsense in business. He is the host of the CBS syndicated radio program, “In the Workplace.” Rich has appeared on CNN, NPR, and most major media outlets. He continues to work with organizations to help them make better decisions and is an "influencer" on LinkedIn where he is a regular contributor. • Book: Never Say Whatever: How Small Decisions Make a Big Difference • Website: RichardMoran.com • LinkedIn: Richard A. Moran — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: “Mindless Eating: The 200 Daily Food Decisions We Overlook” by Brian Wansink and Jeffrey Sobal • Book: This Is Happiness by Niall Williams — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • BetterHelp. Make better decisions with online therapy. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/awesome. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
6/26/202328 minutes, 10 seconds
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876: How to Present Like the Pros with Michael J. Gelb

Michael J. Gelb shows you how to shape your message so that your audience—big or small, in person or virtual—will care about it.  — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The three questions you need to ask before every presentation. 2) How to align your message with your body language. 3) How to channel your anxiety into your performance.  Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep876 for clickable versions of the links below.  — ABOUT MICHAEL — Michael J. Gelb is the world’s leading authority on the application of genius thinking to personal and organizational development.  He is the author of 17 books including How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci, Innovate Like Edison and Discover Your Genius.  Michael’s books have been translated into 25 languages and have sold more than one million copies. His new book is Mastering the Art of Public Speaking: 8 Secrets to Overcome Fear and Supercharge Your Career. • Book: How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci: Seven Steps to Genius Every Day • Book: Present Yourself!: Capture Your Audience with Great Presentation Skills • Book: The Healing Organization: Awakening the Conscience of Business to Help Save the World • Website: MichaelGelb.com  — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
6/22/202337 minutes, 38 seconds
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875: How to Unapologetically Ask for What You Want with Jenny Wood

Jenny Wood discusses how to overcome self-doubt and fear to confidently chase after what you want.  — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to flip negativity into positivity with one word. 2) How always aiming to be the best harms you. 3) Where to find the courage to take more risks.  Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep875 for clickable versions of the links below.  — ABOUT JENNY — Jenny Wood is an executive at Google running a large operations team that helps drive tens of billions of revenue per year. She is also the founder of Own Your Career, one of the largest career development programs in Google’s history with tens of thousands of people benefitting. • Book: The Chase: Unconventional, Uninhibited, Unapologetic Guide to Getting What You Really Want in Life • LinkedIn: Jenny Wood • Website: ItsJennyWood.com  — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Article: "Three-quarters of women lack confidence in the workplace" • Article: “Serendipity: 1. Spreadsheet: 0.” • Book: The Song of Significance: A New Manifesto for Teams by Seth Godin • Book: Build for Tomorrow: An Action Plan for Embracing Change, Adapting Fast, and Future-Proofing Your Career by Jason Feifer • Past episode: 100: “Going there” with (Uncle!) Topper Steinman • Past episode: 848: How to Quickly Grow and Future-Proof Your Career with Jason Feifer See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
6/19/202339 minutes, 59 seconds
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874: The Five Questions that Build the Best Possible Relationships with Michael Bungay Stanier

Michael Bungay Stanier reveals the simple secret to forging better relationships at work and in life. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The key factor that builds and ruins relationships. 2) The way to mend damaged relationships. 3) The simple question that helps maintain your relationships. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep874 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT MICHAEL — Michael Bungay Stanier helps people know they’re awesome and they’re doing great. He’s best known for The Coaching Habit, the best-selling coaching book of the century and already recognized as a classic. His new book, How to Work with (Almost) Anyone, does what it says on the label. Michael was a Rhodes scholar and dabbles in the ukulele. He’s Australian, and lives in Toronto, Canada. • Book: How to Work with (Almost) Anyone: Five Questions for Building the Best Possible Relationships (website) • Book: The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever • Website: MBS.works — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Managing Up: How to Move up, Win at Work, and Succeed with Any Type of Boss by Mary Abbajay • Book: An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us by Ed Young • Book: A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson • Book: An Imaginary Life by David Malouf • Past episode: 275: How to Manage Your Manager with Mary Abbajay • Past episode: 279: How to Feel More Alive at Work with Dan Cable • Past episode: 707: Amy Edmondson on How to Build Thriving Teams with Psychological Safety See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
6/15/202341 minutes, 46 seconds
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873: Dr. Steven Hayes on Building a More Resilient and Flexible Mind

Steven Hayes discusses how our instincts mentally trap us—and shares powerful tools for liberating your mind. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The benefits of psychological flexibility—and how to develop it. 2) Why you need to put your mind on a leash. 3) The key to taking the sting out of negative words. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep873 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT STEVEN — Steven C. Hayes is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno. He’s the originator of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). He’s authored 48 books including Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life (which reached #20 on Amazon’s best-seller list) and A Liberated Mind, which explains why psychological flexibility helps us navigate the world. Methods he has developed are distributed worldwide by the World Health Organization and other major agencies, and he is among the most cited psychologists in the world. • Book: A Liberated Mind: How to Pivot Toward What Matters • Website: StevenCHayes.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Walden Two by BF Skinner See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
6/12/202350 minutes, 29 seconds
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872: How to Get Unstuck and Break through Any Problem with Adam Alter

Adam Alter reveals the secret to breaking yourself out of any rut. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) When it pays to lower your standards. 2) The question to ask for better insights. 3) The essential skill to accomplish your goals. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep872 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT ADAM — Adam Alter is a professor of marketing, and the Stansky Teaching Excellence Faculty Fellow at New York University’s Stern School of Business. He also holds an affiliated professorship in social psychology at NYU’s psychology department. In 2020 he was voted professor of the year by the faculty and student body at NYU’s Stern School of Business, and was among the Poets and Quants 40 Best Professors Under 40 in 2017. Alter is the New York Times bestselling author of two books: Drunk Tank Pink and Irresistible. • Book: Anatomy of a Breakthrough: How to Get Unstuck When It Matters Most • LinkedIn: Adam Alter • Twitter: @adamleealter • Website: AdamAlterAuthor.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Goodbye, Columbus: And Five Short Stories (Vintage International) by Philip Roth • TED Talk: Why our screens make us less happy See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
6/8/202340 minutes, 52 seconds
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871: How to Lead More Powerfully by Being Human with Minette Norman

Minette Norman discusses what it takes to foster psychological safety for your team. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The secret to high-performing and high-engagement teams. 2) How to increase psychological safety in five steps. 3) What you should stop doing. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep871 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT MINETTE — Minette Norman is an author, speaker, and consultant focused on developing transformational leaders who create inclusive working environments. Before starting her own business, Minette spent three decades in the software industry.  Minette is the co-author of The Psychological Safety Playbook: Lead More Powerfully by Being More Human. Her second book, The Boldly Inclusive Leader, will be published in August 2023. • Book: The Psychological Safety Playbook: Lead More Powerfully by Being More Human • Book Website: ThePsychologicalSafetyPlaybook.com • Website: MinetteNorman.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Lessons in Chemistry: A Novel by Bonnie Garmus • Book: Social: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect by Matthew Lieberman • Book: The Fearless Organization: Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace for Learning, Innovation, and Growth by Amy Edmondson See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
6/5/202338 minutes, 6 seconds
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870: Becoming More Memorable and Persuasive with Diana Kander

Diana Kander reveals the simple secret to creating more memorable impressions and persuading others to say yes. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Precisely how forgettable you really are. 2) The simple secret to becoming more memorable. 3) Why you don’t want to start with a self-introduction. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep870 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT DIANA — Diana is a serial entrepreneur who entered the United States as a refugee from Ukraine at the age of eight. By her early thirties, she’d launched and sold millions of dollars’ worth of products and services. Today, she is an innovation consultant, keynote speaker, and New York Times bestselling author whose books have been taught in over one hundred universities. She can juggle, do a handstand, though not at the same time . . . yet. • Book: Go Big or Go Home: 5 Ways to Create a Customer Experience That Will Close the Deal • Website: DianaKander.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth About Extraordinary Results by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan • Book: Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen • Book: Giftology: The Art and Science of Using Gifts to Cut Through the Noise, Increase Referrals, and Strengthen Retention by John Ruhlin • Book: Tiny Habits: The Small Changes That Change Everything by BJ Fogg • Past episode: 080: Finding and Doing the One Thing with Jay Papasan • Past episode: 317: How to Form Habits the Smart Way with BJ Fogg, PhD— THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Storyworth. Give the fathers in your life something super special this Father’s Day with $10 off at StoryWorth.com/awesome See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
6/1/202351 minutes, 28 seconds
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869: Transforming Anxiety into Power with Luana Marques

Luana Marques pinpoints the root of anxiety–avoidance–and reveals how to approach it all the more effectively. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why anxiety isn’t the real enemy. 2) The three-step plan to transform your anxiety. 3) How to manage your thoughts effectively. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep869 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT DR. LUANA — Dr. Luana is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, Founder and Director of Community Psychiatry PRIDE at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and former President of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. She is the author of the critically acclaimed book, Almost Anxious: Is My (or My Loved One’s) Worry or Distress a Problem?, which has been lauded for its clear and practical approach to effectively dealing with anxiety. Frequently cited as one of the leading experts in Cognitive Behavioral Therapies (CBTs), Dr. Luana has been featured in publications such as The New York Times, CNN, Harvard Business Review, and more. She also has been a frequent guest on television broadcasts such as Good Morning America, Face the Nation, and CNBC and podcasts including Ten Percent Happier and How to Be Awesome at Your Job. • Book: Bold Move: A 3-Step Plan to Transform Anxiety into Power • Website: DrLuana.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: The Process and Practice of Mindful Change by Steven Hayes, Kirk Strosahl, Kelly Wilson • Book: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho • Book: The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times by Michelle Obama — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • BetterHelp. Invest in yourself with online therapy. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/awesome. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
5/29/202340 minutes
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868: Fostering the Sense of Community at Work with Christine Porath

Christine Porath discusses why community is critical to well-being and shares powerful examples of how to build it in the workplace. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The astounding benefits of a sense of community. 2) The one thing to avoid with community-building activities. 3) How vulnerability leads to richer communities. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep868 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT CHRISTINE — Christine Porath is a tenured professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. She’s the author of Mastering Civility: A Manifesto for the Workplace and co-author of The Cost of Bad Behavior. Christine is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, and has written articles for New York Times, Wall Street Journal, McKinsey Quarterly, and Washington Post. She frequently delivers talks and has taught in various Executive programs at Harvard, Georgetown, and USC. Prior to her position at Georgetown, she was a faculty member at University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business. Christine’s work has been featured worldwide in over 1500 television, radio and print outlets. It has appeared on 20/20, Today, FoxNews, CNN, BBC, NBC, msnbc, CBS, ABC, and NPR. It has also been included in Time, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, Fortune, Forbes, NY Times, The Washington Post, and L.A. Times. • Book: Mastering Community: The Surprising Ways Coming Together Moves Us from Surviving to Thriving • LinkedIn: Christine Porath • Twitter: @PorathC — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy, Not Time, Is the Key to High Performance and Personal Renewal by Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz • Book: The Joy of Movement: How exercise helps us find happiness, hope, connection, and courage by Kelly McGonigal • Book: TouchPoints: Creating Powerful Leadership Connections in the Smallest of Moments by Douglas Conant and Mette Norgaard • Book: Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl • Past episode: 150: Expressing Radical Candor with Kim Scott • Past episode: 310: Managing Your Energy to Perform at Your Best with Tony Schwartz See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
5/25/202333 minutes, 29 seconds
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867: How to Stop Being Busy and Start Being Strategic with Richard Medcalf

Richard Medcalf reveals how to free up time for the strategic activities that will advance your career. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why productivity won’t solve busy-ness. 2) The crucial question that makes you more strategic. 3) The powerful reframe that slashes busywork. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep867 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT RICHARD — Richard Medcalf describes himself as "what you get if you were to put a McKinsey consultant, a slightly unorthodox pastor and an entrepreneur into a blender".  He is the founder of Xquadrant, which helps elite leaders reinvent their 'success formula' and multiply their impact. His personal clients include CEOs of billion-dollar corporations, successful serial entrepreneurs, and the founders of tech 'unicorns'.  Richard has advised the C-Suite for over 25 years. After a Masters at Oxford University, where he came top in his year, he joined a premier strategy consultancy and later became the youngest-ever Partner. He then spent 11 years at tech giant Cisco in an elite team reporting to the CEO. Richard is bi-national English/French, lives near Paris, and is happily married and the proud father of two. He has an insatiable love for spicy food and the electric guitar. • Book: Making TIME for Strategy: How to be less busy and more successful • Strategy Score Test: XQuadrant.com/awesomeatyourjob • LinkedIn: Richard Medcalf — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth About Extraordinary Results by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan • Book: Unreasonable Hospitality: The Remarkable Power of Giving People More Than They Expect by Will Guidara • Past episode: 080: Finding and Doing the One Thing with Jay Papasan • Past episode: 544: How to Build Exceptional Influence in a Noisy Digital Age with Richard Medcalf See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
5/22/202341 minutes, 23 seconds
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866: How to Bounce Back, Find Your Flow, and Thrive in Adversity with Darleen Santore (“Coach Dar”)

Darleen Santore (AKA “Coach Dar”) coaches us on how to reframe setbacks and face adversity head on. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to bounce back from setbacks faster. 2) Why willpower isn’t enough. 3) How to reframe any setback. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep866 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT DARLEEN — Darleen Santore, best known as Coach Dar, is author, Occupational Therapist, motivational speaker, and the former Mental Skills Coach for the Phoenix Suns who works with professional athletes and CEO's around the world. As a therapist, executive advisor and mental edge coach, Coach Dar blends a knowledge of science, psychology and leadership with her personal passion for life. Her first book was just released, The Art of Bouncing Back: Find Your Flow to Thrive at Work and in Life - Anytime You’re off your Game. • Book: The Art of Bouncing Back: Find Your Flow to Thrive at Work and in Life ― Any Time You're Off Your Game • Instagram: thecoachdar • Website: CoachDar.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
5/18/202330 minutes, 9 seconds
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865: The Universal Principles of Successful People with Dave Crenshaw

Dave Crenshaw shares valuable insights on how people succeed, gleaned from his guests on The Dave Crenshaw Success Project podcast. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) One thing every professional should learn. 2) The trick to multiplying your career opportunities. 3) Why to take that risk now—not later. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep865 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT DAVE — Dave Crenshaw develops productive leaders in Fortune 500 companies, universities, and organizations of every size. He has appeared in Time magazine, USA Today, FastCompany, and the BBC News. His courses on LinkedIn Learning have been viewed tens of millions of times. His five books have been published in eight languages, the most popular of which is The Myth of Multitasking—a time management bestseller. As an author, speaker, and online instructor, Dave has transformed the lives and careers of hundreds of thousands around the world. • Book: The Myth of Multitasking: How "Doing It All" Gets Nothing Done • LinkedIn: Dave Crenshaw • Podcast: The Dave Crenshaw Success Project • Website: DaveCrenshaw.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Basic Economics by Thomas Sowell • Book series: Hustle 2.0 • Past episode: 632: How to Reclaim 40 Hours Every Month (WITHOUT Multitasking!) with Dave Crenshaw • Past episode: 241: How to Have More Fun While Achieving More with Dave Crenshaw See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
5/15/202343 minutes, 40 seconds
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864: How to Design a Career Portfolio that Beats Burnout, Navigates Disruption, and Future-Proofs Your Career with Christina Wallace

Christina Wallace discusses the benefits of having a diverse work portfolio that will help you weather any storm. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to diversify your work 2) How to lessen friction and hit your flow 3) The three questions that surface your hidden needs Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep864 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT CHRISTINA — Christina Wallace is a human Venn diagram with a career at the intersection of business, technology and the arts. A writer, podcaster, serial entrepreneur, and erstwhile theater producer, Christina spent a decade building businesses in New York City. She is currently a Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School, an active startup mentor, and angel investor. Christina holds undergraduate degrees in mathematics and theater studies from Emory University and an MBA from Harvard. In her free time she likes to sing in choirs, climb mountains, and run marathons (slowly). She lives in Cambridge with her husband and their two energetic children. • Book: The Portfolio Life: How to Future-Proof Your Career, Avoid Burnout, and Build a Life Bigger than Your Business Card • Instagram: Christina Wallace • LinkedIn: Christina Wallace • Website: PortfolioLife.com  — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: The Anxious Achiever: Turn Your Biggest Fears into Your Leadership Superpower by Morra Aarons-Mele• Book: The Innovator's DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators by Jeff Dyer, Hal Gregersen, Clayton ChristensenSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
5/11/202339 minutes, 47 seconds
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863: Mastering Empathy to Enrich Relationships and Reduce Stress with Anita Nowak

Anita Nowak shows how you can nurture powerful, genuine connections through purposeful empathy. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) What NOT to do when you’re trying to connect 2) The trick to improving your active listening 3) How to get into the empathic mood Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep863 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT ANITA — Anita Nowak, PhD, is an empathy expert, speaker, podcaster, award-winning educator, certified coach, and founder of Purposeful Empathy by Design, a boutique global advisory firm that helps purpose-driven organizations create cultures of empathy and social impact. Passionate about mentoring the next generation of changemakers, she teaches leadership, ethics in management, and social entrepreneurship and innovation at McGill University. Anita lives in Montreal with her husband and daughter. • Book: Purposeful Empathy: Tapping Our Hidden Superpower for Personal, Organizational, and Social Change • LinkedIn: Anita Nowak • YouTube: @anitanowak2977 • Website: AnitaNowak.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: A Politics of Love: A Handbook for a New American Revolution by Marianne Williamson • Book: Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts by Brene Brown • Book: Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead by Brene Brown • Past episode: 311: Communication Secrets from FBI Kidnapping Negotiator Chris Voss • Tool: The Personal Values Assessment — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • AutomateYourBusywork.com. Check out the book that helps you Automate Your BusyworkSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
5/8/202349 minutes, 13 seconds
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862: How to Create and Choose Better Solutions with Sheena Iyengar

Sheena Iyengar reveals the secret to how the world’s best thinkers come up with their biggest ideas–and how you can do it too. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How the world’s best ideas come to be 2) How to identify what the actual problem is 3) Where emotions fit into the creative process Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep862 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT SHEENA — Sheena S. Iyengar is the S.T. Lee Professor of Business at the Columbia Business School. She is one of the world’s experts on choice and innovation.In 2010, her book, The Art of Choosing, was ranked by the Financial Times, McKinsey, and Amazon as one of the Best Business Books of the Year. Her recorded TED Talks have received a collective 7 million views and she regularly appears in top tier media such as The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, The New Yorker, The Economist, Bloomberg Businessweek, CNBC, CNN, BBC, and NPR.She regularly appears on the Thinkers50 list of the Most Influential Business Thinkers. In 2012, she was recognized by Poets and Quants as one of the Best Business School Professors for her work merging academia with practice.Iyengar holds a dual degree from the University of Pennsylvania, with a BS in Economics from the Wharton School and a BA in psychology from the College of Arts and Sciences. She received her PhD from Stanford University.In her personal life, as a blind woman, Iyengar intuitively used Think Bigger to find her calling and strives to inspire others to do the same.• Book: Think Bigger: How to Innovate• LinkedIn: Sheena Iyengar• Website: Columbia Business School— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Self-Reliance by Ralph Waldo Emerson• Book: The Prophet (A Borzoi Book) by Kahlil Gibran— THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • AutomateYourBusywork.com. Check out the book that helps you Automate Your Busywork. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
5/4/202341 minutes, 34 seconds
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861: Helping Others Feel Heard, Valued, and Understood through Active Listening with Heather Younger

Heather Younger shares the simple steps anyone can take to help others feel heard and valued. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why others feel like we aren't listening—even when we are 2) The wrong and right way to paraphrase what you heard 3) How to keep your patience when things get heated Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep861 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT HEATHER — Heather R. Younger is the founder and CEO of Employee Fanatix. She is an international keynote speaker, host of the “Leadership with Heart” podcast, and a workplace culture, employee engagement and diversity, equity and inclusion consultant. Heather has a law degree from the University of Colorado Boulder. She is the best-selling author of The 7 Intuitive Laws of Employee Loyalty and The Art of Caring Leadership.• Book: The Art of Active Listening: How People at Work Feel Heard, Valued, and Understood • LinkedIn: Heather Younger — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Developing the Leader Within You by John Maxwell — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • BetterHelp. Invest in yourself with online therapy. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/awesome. • Storyworth. Give the moms in your life something super special this Mother’s Day with $10 off at StoryWorth.com/awesome See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
5/1/202328 minutes, 42 seconds
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860: The Science of Compelling Body Language with Richard Newman

Richard Newman reveals insights on the small–but impactful–shifts anyone can make to become a more powerful communicator. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to maximize your impact with two hand gestures. 2) The key to looking like a charismatic leader. 3) The most important question to ask before any presentation. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep860 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT RICHARD — Richard is the Founder of Body Talk. Over the past 22 years his team have trained over 120,000 business leaders around the world, to improve their communication and impact, including one client who gained over $1 Billion in new business in just one year, using the strategies that Richard teaches. • Research: “Non-Verbal Presence: How Changing Your Behaviour Can Increase Your Ratings for Persuasion, Leadership and Confidence” by Richard Newman, Adrian Furnham, Laura Weis, Marcus Gee, Roxana Cardos, Alixe Lay, Alistair McClelland • Book: Lift Your Impact: Transform Your Mindset, Influence, and Future to Elevate Your Work, Team, and Life (website) • Book: You Were Born to Speak • Website: UKBodyTalk.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Software: Mentimeter.com • Book: Peoplewatching: The Desmond Morris Guide to Body Language by Desmond Morris • Book: Can't Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds by David Goggins • Book: Never Finished: Unshackle Your Mind and Win the War Within by David Goggins See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/27/202358 minutes, 30 seconds
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859: How to Be a Leader–Instead of a Boss with Todd Dewett

Todd Dewett shares how to harness you and your team’s true power. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why and how to collaborate–not dictate. 2) Why you should go for candor over. 3) The low-cost way to optimize your team. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep859 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT TODD — Dr. Todd Dewett is a globally recognized leadership educator, author, and speaker. After working with Andersen Consulting and Ernst & Young, he completed his PhD at Texas A&M University in Organizational Behavior as well as a prestigious postdoctoral fellowship. He was an award-winning professor at Wright State University for ten years, teaching leadership-related courses to MBA students and publishing research. His activities grew to encompass speaking, training, consulting, and eventually online educational courses. To date, Todd has delivered over 1,000 speeches around the world (including several TEDx talks) and created a library of courses enjoyed by millions of professionals. His clients include Microsoft, IBM, GE, Pepsi, ExxonMobil, Boeing, MD Anderson, State Farm, and hundreds more. • Book: Dancing with Monsters: A Tale About Leadership, Success, and Overcoming Fears • LinkedIn: Todd Dewett • Website: DrDewett.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Please Understand Me: Character and Temperament by David Keirsey and Marilyn Bates • Book: Who Moved My Cheese by Spencer Johnson and Kenneth Blanchard — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • HelloFresh: Get 50% off and free shipping on your first box of America’s #1 Meal Kit HelloFresh.com/awesome50. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/24/202323 minutes, 17 seconds
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858: Managing Small Stresses Before They Create Big Problems with Rob Cross

Rob Cross explains the dangers of microstress and provides practical solutions to build your resilience. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why microstress is a much larger problem than we think. 2) Three types of microstress to watch out for. 3) Three solutions for when someone’s causing microstress. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep858 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT ROB — Rob Cross is the Edward A. Madden Professor of Global Leadership at Babson College and the cofounder and director of the Connected Commons, a consortium of more than 150 leading organizations. He has studied the underlying networks of relationships within effective organizations and the collaborative practices of high performers for more than twenty years. Working with over 300 organizations and reaching thousands of leaders from the front line to the C-suite, he has identified specific ways to cultivate vibrant, effective networks at all levels of an organization and any career stage. He is the author of Beyond Collaboration Overload: How to Work Smarter, Get Ahead, and Restore Your Well-Being and coauthor of THE MICROSTRESS EFFECT: How Little Things Pile Up and Become Big Problems—and What to do about it with Karen Dillon. • Book: The Microstress Effect: How Little Things Pile Up and Create Big Problems--and What to Do about It • Book: Beyond Collaboration Overload: How to Work Smarter, Get Ahead, and Restore Your Well-Being • Website: RobCross.org • Website: Connected Commons — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World by Vivek Murthy — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Storyworth. Give the moms in your life something super special this Mother’s Day with $10 off at StoryWorth.com/awesome See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/20/202343 minutes, 42 seconds
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857: How to Stop Feeling Doubtful and Start Feeling Successful with Laura Gassner Otting

Laura Gassner Otting reveals the surprising reason why success can sometimes feel like a burden—and what to do about it. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why success often makes us feel conflicted. 2) How to turn impostor syndrome on its head. 3) How to find your confidence when doubt settles in. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep857 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT LAURA — Author, Catalyst, and Executive Coach Laura Gassner Otting inspires people to push past the doubt and indecision that keep great ideas in limbo by helping audiences think bigger and accept greater challenges that reach beyond their current, limited scope of belief. She delivers strategic thinking, well-honed wisdom, and perspective generated by decades of navigating change across the start-up, corporate, nonprofit, political, as well as philanthropic landscapes. Laura is the author of Limitless: How to Ignore Everybody, Carve Your Own Path, and Live Your Best Life (2019), as well as Mission-Driven: Moving from Profit to Purpose (2015). Her most recent book is Wonderhell: Why Success Doesn't Feel Like It Should . . . and What to Do About It (2023). • Book: Wonderhell: Why Success Doesn't Feel Like It Should . . . and What to Do About It (website) • Book: Limitless: How to Ignore Everybody, Carve your Own Path, and Live Your Best Life • Website: heyLGO.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future by Dorie Clark • Book: Stones from the River by Ursula Hegi • Past episode: 426: How to Feel Limitless in Your Career with Laura Gassner Otting • Past episode: 001: Communicating with Inspiration and Clarity with Mawi Asgedom See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/17/202345 minutes, 1 second
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856: How to Awaken Your Genius and Become Extraordinary with Ozan Varol

Ozan Varol reveals how to surface your unique talents that enable you to achieve extraordinary results. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The surprising technique writers of The Office used to keep their ideas fresh. 2) A powerful question for uncovering your hidden genius. 3) How being a people pleaser is killing your genius. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep856 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT OZAN — Ozan Varol is a rocket scientist turned award-winning professor and #1 bestselling author. He is one of the world’s foremost experts in creativity, innovation, and critical thinking. His writing has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Time, Washington Post, and more. His latest book is called Awaken Your Genius: Escape Conformity, Ignite Creativity, and Become Extraordinary. • Book: Awaken Your Genius: Escape Conformity, Ignite Creativity, and Become Extraordinary • Book website: GeniusBook.net • Website: OzanVarol.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen • Book: How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence by Michael Pollan • Previous episode: 563: Accelerating Your Career by Thinking Like a Rocket Scientist with Ozan Varol See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/13/202342 minutes, 31 seconds
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855: Turning Anxiety into Your Source of Strength with Morra Aarons-Mele

Morra Aarons-Mele shares powerful tactics for channeling anxiety into a productive force. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why it’s powerful to admit you’re anxious. 2) The common thought traps that hold achievers back. 3) Three powerful solutions to stop negative self-talk. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep855 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT MORRA — Morra Aarons-Mele is the host of The Anxious Achiever, a top-10 management podcast that helps people rethink the relationship between their mental health and their leadership. Morra founded Women Online and The Mission List, an award-winning digital-consulting firm and influencer marketing company dedicated to social change, in 2010, and sold her business in 2021. She helped Hillary Clinton log on for her first internet chat and has launched digital campaigns for President Obama, Malala Yousafzai, the United Nations, the CDC, and many other leading figures and organizations. She lives outside Boston with her family and menagerie. • Book: The Anxious Achiever: Turn Your Biggest Fears into Your Leadership Superpower • Book: Hiding in the Bathroom: An Introvert's Roadmap to Getting Out There (When You'd Rather Stay Home) • LinkedIn: Morra Aarons-Mele • Podcast: The Anxious Achiever — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy by David Burns • Book: Feeling Great: The Revolutionary New Treatment for Depression and Anxiety by David Burns • Book: The Anxiety Toolkit: Strategies for Fine-Tuning Your Mind and Moving Past Your Stuck Points by Alice Boyes, PhD — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • BetterHelp. Discover your potential with online therapy. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/awesome See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/10/202338 minutes, 39 seconds
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854: Mastering Your Surprise Career Super Power: Notetaking with Anh Dao Pham

Anh Dao Pham shares pro tips on developing the most underrated skill that makes a world of difference: note-taking. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why note-taking is a powerful differentiator 2) The four-hour investment that ends up saving hundreds of hours3) How to synthesize your notes for maximum impactSubscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep854 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT ANH — Anh Dao Pham, VP of Product & Program Management at Edmunds.com, has successfully led technical projects for two decades at start-ups and major corporations.  In her book Glue: How Project Leaders Create Cohesive, Engaged, High-Performing Teams, Anh vividly brings compassionate, positive, nimble leadership to life, demonstrating with actionable guidance, the power of caring and connection to inspire outstanding results.Anh lives with her husband and two children in Los Angeles, California. • Book: Glue: How Project Leaders Create Cohesive, Engaged, High-Performing Teams• Website: GlueLeaders.com— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Be Water, My Friend: The Teachings of Bruce Lee by Shannon Lee• Book: On Writing: A Memoir Of The Craft (A Memoir of the Craft) by Stephen King• Book: On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction by William Zinsser• TED Talk: Derek Sivers: How to start a movementSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/6/202347 minutes, 34 seconds
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853: The Four Workarounds that Help Solve Nearly any Problem with Paulo Savaget

Paulo Savaget reveals unconventional tactics to solve just about any problem. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The four workarounds–and how to use them. 2) How to maximize incentives to start change. 3) Why you shouldn’t let limited resources stop you. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep853 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT PAULO — Paulo Savaget is associate professor at Oxford University’s Engineering Sciences Department and the Saïd Business School. He holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge as a Gates Scholar and has a background working as a lecturer, consultant, entrepreneur, and researcher finding innovative solutions for a more inclusive world. As a consultant, he worked on projects for large companies, non-profits, government agencies in Latin America, and the OECD. He currently resides in Oxford. • Book: The Four Workarounds: Strategies from the World's Scrappiest Organizations for Tackling Complex Problems • Website: Oxford Said Business School — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado-Perez • Book: Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World by Adam Grant See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/3/202336 minutes, 37 seconds
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852: Dale Carnegie’s Timeless Wisdom on Building Mental Resilience and Strong Relationships with Joe Hart

Joe Hart shares powerful wisdom on how to create the life you want based on the timeless principles of Dale Carnegie. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The questions that make your mind unshakeable 2) The powerful habit that sets you up for daily success 3) The secret to getting along with even the most difficult people Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep852 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT JOE — Joe Hart began his career as a practicing attorney. After taking a Dale Carnegie Course, Joe reassessed his career path and future, ultimately leaving the practice of law to start and sell a company then Joe become the president of Asset Health—all before becoming the President and CEO of Dale Carnegie in 2015. In 2019, the CEO Forum Group named Joe as one of twelve transformative leaders, giving him the Transformative CEO Leadership Award in the category of the People. He is the host of a top global podcast, “Take Command: A Dale Carnegie Podcast”, and he speaks around the world on topics such as leadership, resilience, and innovation, among other things. Joe and his wife, Katie, have six children, three dogs, and one cat. He is an active marathoner, having run many races, including Boston, New York, Chicago, Berlin, Detroit, and Toronto.• Book: Take Command: Find Your Inner Strength, Build Enduring Relationships, and Live the Life You Want (website) • Company: DaleCarnegie.com • LinkedIn: Joe Hart • Twitter: @josephkhart — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: How to Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie • Book: How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie • Book: The Earned Life: Lose Regret, Choose Fulfillment by Marshall Goldsmith and Mark Reiter • Book: Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport • Book: Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World by Cal Newport • Book: Can't Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds by David Goggins — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • LinkedIn Jobs. Find quality hires fast with a free job posting at LinkedIn.com/beawesome.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/30/202337 minutes, 40 seconds
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851: How to Build Confidence Through Trust with Nicole Kalil

Confidence sherpa Nicole Kalil busts the myth about confidence and validation and shows you how to develop true confidence. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) What confidence really means 2) The four questions to ask when you have low confidence 3) How to build trust within yourself Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep851 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT NICOLE — Nicole’s passion for eliminating gender expectations and redefining “Woman’s Work” is both what keeps her up at night, and what gets her up in the morning. Well that, and an abundant amount of coffee. An in-demand speaker, author of Validation is For Parking, leadership strategist, respected coach, and host of the “This Is Woman’s Work” Podcast, her stalker-like obsession with confidence sets her apart from the constant stream of experts telling us to BE confident. She actually shares HOW you build it, and gives actionable tools you can implement immediately. A fugitive of the C-suite at a Fortune 100 company, she has coached hundreds of women in business, which has given her insight as to what – structurally, systemically and socially – is and isn’t serving both women and leaders within an organization. Maintaining some semblance of sanity in her different roles of wife, mother, and business owner successfully is an ongoing challenge... in whatever free time she has, she enjoys reading and wine guzzling, is an avid cheese enthusiast, a hotel snob, and a reluctant peloton rider. • Book: Validation Is For Parking: How Women Can Beat the Confidence Con • Podcast: This is Woman’s Work • Website: NicoleKalil.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: The Miracle Morning: The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed to Transform Your Life (Before 8AM) by Hal Elrod • Book: Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know by Adam Grant • Past episode: 357: The Six Morning Habits of High Performers with Hal Elrod • Past episode: 842: How to Thrive in High-Stakes Situations with Carol Kauffman See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/27/202341 minutes, 58 seconds
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850: How to Reinvent Yourself in Life and Work with Joanne Lipman

Joanne Lipman reveals her strategies for reinventing how you live, work, and lead. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How struggle makes you better. 2) Three tricks to make any transition easier. 3) How to take the most efficient brain breaks. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep850 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT JOANNE — Joanne Lipman is a pioneering journalist and the author of the No. 1 bestseller THAT’S WHAT SHE SAID: What Men and Women Need to Know About Working Together and NEXT! The Power of Reinvention in Life and Work. She has served as Editor-in-Chief of USA Today, USA Today Network, Conde Nast Portfolio, and The Wall Street Journal’s Weekend Journal, leading those organizations to six Pulitzer Prizes. She is also an on-air CNBC contributor and Yale University journalism lecturer. • Book: Next!: The Power of Reinvention in Life and Work • Website: JoanneLipman.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy • Book: The Eureka Factor: Aha Moments, Creative Insight, and the Brain by John Kounios and Mark Beeman • Book: Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/23/202335 minutes, 3 seconds
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849: How to Build Better Teams through Better Inclusion with Sally Helgesen

Sally Helgesen provides practical ways to foster solidarity and inclusion rather than division. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The merits of true inclusivity. 2) Why it pays to give the benefit of the doubt. 3) How to manage your triggers effectively. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep849 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT SALLY — Sally Helgesen, cited in Forbes as the world’s premier expert on women’s leadership, is an internationally best-selling author, speaker and leadership coach, honored by the Thinkers 50 Hall of Fame. Her most recent book, How Women Rise, co-authored with Marshall Goldsmith, examines the behaviors most likely to get in the way of successful women, and its rights have been sold in 22 languages. Her previous books include The Female Advantage: Women’s Ways of Leadership, hailed as the classic in its field and continuously in print since 1990, and The Female Vision: Women’s Real Power at Work, which explores how women’s strategic insights can strengthen their careers. The Web of Inclusion: A New Architecture for Building Great Organizations, was cited in The Wall Street Journal as one of the best books on leadership of all time and is credited with bringing the language of inclusion into business. • Book: Rising Together: How We Can Bridge Divides and Create a More Inclusive Workplace • LinkedIn: Sally Helgesen • Twitter: @SallyHelgesen • Website: SallyHelgesen.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching translated by Chao-Hsiu Chen • Book: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen Covey See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/20/202340 minutes, 54 seconds
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848: How to Quickly Grow and Future-Proof Your Career with Jason Feifer

Jason Feifer shares the simple things you can do today to set yourself up for a more successful tomorrow. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The mindset that helps you uncover hidden opportunities. 2) Why real growth happens outside your role. 3) The biggest career mistake professionals make. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep848 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT JASON — Jason Feifer is the editor in chief of Entrepreneur magazine, a startup advisor, host of the podcasts Build For Tomorrow and Problem Solvers, and has taught his techniques for adapting to change at companies including Pfizer, Microsoft, Chipotle, DraftKings, and Wix. He has worked as an editor at Fast Company, Men's Health, and Boston magazine, and has written about business and technology for the Washington Post, Slate, Popular Mechanics, and others. • Book: Build for Tomorrow: An Action Plan for Embracing Change, Adapting Fast, and Future-Proofing Your Career • Podcast: Help Wanted — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius : A Memoir Based on a True Story by Dave Eggers • Book: Quit: The Power of Knowing When to Walk Away by Annie Duke • Book: Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek • Past episode: 665: How to Make Lasting Change – According to Science – with Katy Milkman • Past episode: 614: Making Smarter Decisions When You Can’t Know Everything with Annie Duke • Past episode: 217: An Effective (but Rare) Strategy to Snag Your Dream Job with Kristen Berndt See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/16/202343 minutes, 52 seconds
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847 : How to Enhance Your Team’s Greatness through Coaching with Sara Canaday

Sara Canaday shares the essential skills that help managers level up their leadership and engage employees. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The surprisingly simple principles of coaching well. 2) The two types of coaching and when to deploy each. 3) A step-by-step guide to coaching effectively. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep847 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT SARA — Sara Canaday is a leadership strategist and award-winning author who helps arm professionals with the practices and strategies they need to make the critical shift from informed to influential, from doer to driver, and from manager to leader. When she’s not speaking or working with her clients, she’s cheering on her son’s football team or hiding new shoe purchases from her husband and 20 year old daughter. • Book: Coaching Essentials for Managers: The Tools You Need to Ignite Greatness in Each Employee • LinkedIn: Sara Canaday • Website: SaraCanaday.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: “Action bias among elite soccer goalkeepers: The case of penalty kicks” • Book: The Chrysalis Code: Becoming the Type of Leader Other People Want to Follow by Ron West • Past episode: 710: How to Regain Control of Your Time, Energy, and Priorities with Carey Nieuwhof • Past episode: 431: Leadership Practices You Should Stop with Sara Canaday • Past episode: 175: How to See the Blind Spots Holding Back Your Career with Sara Canaday — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • BetterHelp. Discover your potential with online therapy. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/awesome See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/13/202338 minutes, 17 seconds
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846: How to Elevate and Empower Teams to Reach Their Full Potential with Robert Glazer

Robert Glazer shows how to build your team’s capacity and empower them to reach their full potential. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to cure exhaustion in teams. 2) The simple trick to making difficult conversations easier. 3) How to influence company culture without a leadership position. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep846 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT ROBERT — Robert Glazer is the founder and CEO of Acceleration Partners, a global partner marketing agency and the recipient of numerous industry and company culture awards, including Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Awards two years in a row. He is the author of the #1 Wall Street Journal, USA Today and international bestselling author of four books: Elevate, How To Thrive In The Virtual Workplace, Friday Forward, and Performance Partnerships. He is a sought-after speaker by companies and organizations around the world and is the host of The Elevate Podcast. He also shares ideas and insights around these topics via Friday Forward, a weekly inspirational newsletter that reaches over 200,000 individuals and business leaders across 60+ countries. • Book: Elevate Your Team: Empower Your Team To Reach Their Full Potential and Build A Business That Builds Leaders (Ignite Reads) (website) • Book: Elevate: Push Beyond Your Limits and Unlock Success in Yourself and Others (Motivational Leadership, Self-Help Book) (Ignite Reads) • Course: CoreValuesCourse.com • Article: “BS of Busy (#101)” • Website: RobertGlazer.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: Dunning-Kruger Effect • Paper: On the Folly of Rewarding A while Hoping for B • Book: One Last Talk: Why Your Truth Matters and How to Speak It by Philip McKernan • Book: Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts by Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson • Past episode: 602: Finding Greater Enjoyment and Fulfillment through Capacity Building with Robert Glazer See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/9/202331 minutes, 52 seconds
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845: The Surprising Power of Shutting Up with Dan Lyons

Dan Lyons shows why and how silence can be your greatest superpower. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How conversations dramatically influence overall health and happiness. 2) How to tell if you’re talking too much. 3) How pauses wield enormous power. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep845 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT DAN — Dan Lyons is the author of Disrupted: My Adventures in the Startup Bubble, a New York Times bestselling memoir, and Lab Rats: How Silicon Valley Made Work Miserable for the Rest of Us. He was also a writer for the hit HBO comedy series Silicon Valley. As a journalist, he spent a decade covering Silicon Valley for Forbes, ran tech coverage at Newsweek, and contributed to Fortune, the New York Times, Wired, Vanity Fair, and the New Yorker. • Book: STFU: The Power of Keeping Your Mouth Shut in an Endlessly Noisy World • Website: DanLyons.io — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: 1984 by George Orwell • Book: Animal Farm by George Orwell • Book: The Female Brain by Louann Brizendine • Book: The Making of the Atomic Bomb by Richard Rhodes See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/6/202341 minutes, 48 seconds
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844: The Six Words that Dramatically Increase Your Impact with Jonah Berger

Jonah Berger reveals how to massively increase your persuasiveness through simple shifts in your language. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The simple two letter shift that makes you more persuasive. 2) The easiest way to look–and become–smarter. 3) A tiny speech habit that’s undermining your impact. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep844 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT JONAH — Jonah Berger is a Wharton Professor, internationally bestselling author, and world‐renowned expert on change, word of mouth, influence, natural language processing, and how products, services, and ideas catch on. He has published over 70 articles in top-tier academic journals, teaches one of the world’s most popular online courses, and accounts of his work often appear in places like The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Harvard Business Review. Millions of his books, Contagious, The Catalyst, Invisible Influence, and most recently Magic Words, are in print in over 35 countries around the world. Berger has keynoted hundreds of major conferences and events like SXSW and Cannes Lions, advises various early‐stage companies, and consults for organizations like Apple, Google, Nike, Amazon, GE, Moderna, and The Gates Foundation. • Book: Magic Words • Book: The Catalyst: How to Change Anyone's Mind • LinkedIn: Jonah Berger • Twitter: @j1berger • Website: JonahBerger.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: "Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die" by Chip Heath and Dan Heath • Previous episode: 553: How to Change Minds and Organizations with Jonah Berger See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/2/202337 minutes, 31 seconds
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843: The Master Key to Overcoming Procrastination with Dr. Hayden Finch

Dr. Hayden Finch unpacks the psychology behind procrastination and shares strategies for overcoming it. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why time management won’t solve procrastination—and what will. 2) The easier way to do what you don’t want to do. 3) A powerful question to help motivate you into action. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep843 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT HAYDEN — Dr. Hayden Finch is a licensed clinical psychologist, behavior change expert, and dessert enthusiast. She is the founder of the Finch Center for High Functioning Anxiety, an online therapy clinic that helps anxious and overwhelmed high-achievers learn actionable, research-proven skills to turn self-doubt into self-confidence. She is a go-getter with a passion for empowering others to find meaning in a busy life. • Book: The Psychology of Procrastination: Understand Your Habits, Find Motivation, and Get Things Done • Website: HaydenFinch.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: A Manual for Being Human by Sophie Mort • Book: Solving the Procrastination Puzzle:A Concise Guide to Strategies for Change by Dr. Timothy Pychyl • Past episode: 475: Achieving 50% More with 1% Effort Using the 80/20 Rule with Perry Marshall — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • LinkedIn Jobs. Find quality hires fast with a free job posting at LinkedIn.com/beawesome. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/27/202345 minutes, 26 seconds
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842: How to Thrive in High-Stakes Situations with Carol Kauffman

Carol Kauffman reveals her secrets for finding your calm in the biggest moments. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The super question to ask yourself dozens of times a day. 2) How to avoid being hijacked by stress. 3) How to find the best approach in any situation. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep842 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT CAROL — Carol Kauffman is known internationally as a leader in the field of coaching. Carol works extensively with global CEOs and their teams, also serving as an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School, visiting professor at Henley Business School (University of Reading, UK), and a senior leadership adviser at Egon Zehnder. Marshall Goldsmith named her the #1 leadership coach, and Thinkers50 ranked her among the world's top eight coaches. • Book: Real-Time Leadership: Find Your Winning Moves When the Stakes Are High • Website: CarolKauffman.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Circe by Madeline Miller • Book: Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl • Book: Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/23/202336 minutes, 18 seconds
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841: How to Get Creative on Demand with Baronfig’s Joey Cofone

Joey Cofone shares what it really means to be creative and why everyone can be creative in any role. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why creativity isn’t just for the “creatives”. 2) Why we shouldn’t shy away from our fears. 3) How to come up with ideas on the spot. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep841 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT JOEY — Joey Cofone is the Founder & CEO of Baronfig, an award-winning designer and entrepreneur, and author of The Laws of Creativity. Joey has designed and art directed over 100 products from zero to launch. His work has been featured in Fast Company, Bloomberg, New York Magazine, Newsweek, Bon Appétit, Quartz, Mashable, Print, and more. Joey was named a New Visual Artist and, separately, Wunderkind designer, by Print magazine. He is also a 1st place winner of the American Institute of Graphic Arts design competition, Command X. Joey strives to make work that appeals to curious minds—work that’s beautiful, smart, and communicative. He believes that design is the least of a designer’s worries, that story is at the heart of all tasks, and jumping off cliffs is the only way to grow. He lives in New York City with his wife, Ariana, and his dog (and writing buddy), Luigi. • Book: The Laws of Creativity: Unlock Your Originality and Awaken Your Creative Genius • Website: JoeyCofone.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: The Count of Monte Cristo (Penguin Classics) by Alexandre Dumas • Book: The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury • Book: The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster and Jules Feiffer See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/20/202346 minutes, 10 seconds
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840: The Science Behind Strong, Lasting Friendships with Dr. Marisa G. Franco

Dr. Marisa G. Franco reveals how to harness the science of attachment to foster deeper relationships at work and in life. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The three types of loneliness we all experience. 2) Why work friends are critical to your wellbeing. 3) The six practices that help you make and keep friends. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep840 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT MARISA — An enlightening psychologist, international speaker, and New York Times bestselling author, Dr. Marisa G. Franco is known for digesting and communicating science in ways that resonate deeply enough with people to change their lives. She works as a professor at The University of Maryland and authored the New York Times bestseller Platonic: How The Science of Attachment Can Help You Make—and Keep—Friends. She writes about friendship for Psychology Today and has been a featured connection expert for major publications like The New York Times, The Telegraph, and Vice. She speaks on belonging at corporations, government agencies, non-profits, and universities. For tips on friendship, you can follow her on Instagram (DrMarisaGFranco), or go to her website, www.DrMarisaGFranco.com, where you can take a quiz to assess your strengths and weaknesses as a friend & reach out for speaking engagements. • Book: Platonic: How the Science of Attachment Can Help You Make--and Keep--Friends • Instagram: @drmarissagfranco • Website: DrMarisaGFranco.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: The Secret Life of Secrets: How Our Inner Worlds Shape Well-Being, Relationships, and Who We Are by Michael Slepian • Book: Ace: What Asexuality Reveals About Desire, Society, and the Meaning of Sex by Angela Chen • Book: All About Love: New Visions (bell hooks Love Trilogy)" by bell hooks • Book: Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help YouFind - and Keep - Love by Amir Levine and Rachel Heller See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/16/202343 minutes, 23 seconds
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839: The 12 Stages of Burnout: How to Identify and Recover from Yours with Hamza Khan

Hamza Khan provides an in-depth look into how professionals burnout—and offers powerful advice for recovery and prevention. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The 12 phases of burnout. 2) The D.R.A.G.O.N. framework for beating burnout. 3) How to set boundaries without ruining relationships. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep839 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT HAMZA — Hamza Khan is the Co-Founder of SkillsCamp, a leading soft skills training company, a top-ranked university educator, and respected thought leader. He is a TEDx speaker whose talk, “Stop Managing, Start Leading” has been viewed nearly two million times. His insights have been featured in notable media outlets such as VICE, Business Insider, and The Globe and Mail. Hamza is trusted by the world’s preeminent organizations to enhance human potential and optimize performance. His clients include the likes of Microsoft, PepsiCo, LinkedIn, Deloitte, Salesforce, TikTok, and over 100 colleges and universities. • Book: The Burnout Gamble: Achieve More by Beating Burnout and Building Resilience • TEDx Talk: Stop Managing, Start Leading | Hamza Khan | TEDxRyersonU • TEDx Talk: The Burnout Gamble | Hamza Khan | TEDxUTSC • Website: HamzaK.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Theory: The Dark Triad of Personality Traits • Theory: D Factor of Personality • Book: Death in the Haymarket: A Story of Chicago, the First Labor Movement and the Bombing that Divided Gilded Age America by James Green • Past episode: 710: How to Regain Control of Your Time, Energy, and Priorities with Carey Nieuwhof • Past episode: 832: How to Restore Yourself from Burnout with Dr. Christina Maslach — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • BetterHelp. Become a better version of yourself with online therapy. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/awesome See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/13/202343 minutes, 34 seconds
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838: How to Listen and Solve Problems Like a Master Innovator with Mark Rickmeier

Mark Rickmeier shares the specific approaches product innovators use to develop breakthrough solutions. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The double diamond framework for more effective problem solving. 2) How to quickly generate new, original ideas in two ways. 3) A handy tool to help you select the most resonant solution. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep838 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT MARK — Mark Rickmeier is the Chief Executive Officer at TXI, a boutique strategy and product innovation firm that specializes in UX research, design, and software development and closes the gap between ambition and reality. Over the past 20 years, he has created more than 100 mobile apps, custom-built web applications, and intuitive user experiences. • LinkedIn: Mark Rickmeier • Walkshop: walkshop.io • Website: TXIDigital.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Organization: Future Problem Solving Program International • Tool: ThoughtExchange • Book: Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business Paperback by Gino Wickman • Book: Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don't by Jim Collins • Book: Rituals for Work: 50 Ways to Create Engagement, Shared Purpose, and a Culture that Can Adapt to Change by Kursat Ozenc and Margaret Hagan See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/9/202337 minutes, 14 seconds
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837: How to Transition to a Better Career Future with Tricia Sitemere

Tricia Sitemere discusses how to prepare for and successfully execute a career transition. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The CTRL + ALT + DELETE mantra for developing your career. 2) The toxic trait holding many professionals back. 3) The telltale signs it’s time for a switch—and how to start. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep837 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT TRICIA — Tricia Sitemere is an action centered Career Strategist and Consultant supporting mid-career professionals on their career transition and professional development journeys. She is a published author, an international speaker, an alumna of the University of Texas at Arlington, where she earned her degree in Advertising, and Simmons University where she earned a master’s degree in Communication Management. She currently resides in Dallas, TX but works with clients all over the world. • Book: I’m Sick of This Sh*t • Instagram: triciasitemere • LinkedIn: Tricia Sitemere • Website: TriciaSitemere.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/6/202329 minutes, 40 seconds
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836: How to Drive Engagement to Get Your Project Done with Anh Dao Pham

Anh Dao Pham shares her battle-tested strategies for leading your team to project success, even without formal authority. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The one essential question to get any project moving. 2) An overlooked skill that boosts project success rates. 3) The two things you need for people to align with your goals. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep836 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT ANH DAO PHAM — Anh Dao Pham, VP of Product & Program Management at Edmunds.com, has successfully led technical projects for two decades at start-ups and major corporations. In her book Glue: How Project Leaders Create Cohesive, Engaged, High-Performing Teams, Anh vividly brings compassionate, positive, nimble leadership to life, demonstrating with actionable guidance, the power of caring and connection to inspire outstanding results. Anh lives with her husband and two children in Los Angeles, California. • Book: Glue: How Project Leaders Create Cohesive, Engaged, High-Performing Teams • Website: www.GlueLeaders.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Crying in H Mart: A Memoir by Michelle Zauner • Book: The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work by Shawn Achor • Book: Untamed by Glennon Doyle • Book: What Happy People Know: How the New Science of Happiness Can Change Your Life for the Better by Dan Baker and Cameron Stauth • Past episode: 001: Communicating with Inspiration and Clarity with Mawi Asgedom • Past episode: 830: Lessons Learned from the World’s Longest Scientific Study on Happiness with Dr. Robert Waldinger See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/2/202343 minutes, 11 seconds
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835: How to Thrive amid Stress and Irritation with Dr. Sharon Melnick

Sharon Melnick reveals how you can set the tone and be the best version of yourself all day long, no matter what situation you find yourself in. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to deal with your stress response effectively. 2) What do to when you’re emotionally hijacked. 3) How to turn a “no” into a “yes”. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep835 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT SHARON MELNICK — Sharon Melnick, PhD is the premier expert on being in your power as a leader, and an authority on women's leadership, resilience, and power. Her methods are informed by 10 years of research at Harvard Medical School, and field tested by 40,000 coaching/training participants at over 100 Fortune 500 companies, start-ups, and women-led companies. An international speaker and trainer, her presentations have created buzz at business and leadership conferences worldwide (and also at the White House, West Point, and the United Nations). Selected as a Marshall Goldsmith Top 100 Coach, she's an Executive Coach for women executives/entrepreneurs who hold the vision and drive results. She helps them have influence, prevent burnout, and end second-guessing. She advises companies how to advance and retain their multicultural female talent.  She is the best-selling author of Success under Stress: Powerful Tools to Stay Calm, Confident, and Productive when the Pressure’s On. An avid runner, dance floor lover, and student of human evolution, she enjoys hosting the Power Shift podcast. • Book: In Your Power: React Less, Regain Control, Raise Others • Book site: InYourPowerBook.com • Website: SharonMelnick.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Be Your Future Self Now: The Science of Intentional Transformation by Dr. Benjamin Hardy — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • LinkedIn Jobs. Find quality hires fast with a free job posting at LinkedIn.com/beawesome. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/30/202344 minutes, 8 seconds
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834: How to End Micromanagement Once and For All with Lia Garvin

Lia Garvin discusses how employees and managers can work together to put an end to micromanaging. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The three telltale signs of micromanaging. 2) How micromanaging makes everyone less effective. 3) How to expertly respond to a micromanager. Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep834 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT LIA GARVIN — Lia Garvin is the bestselling author of Unstuck, TEDx speaker and workplace strategist with experience leading team operations across Google, Microsoft, Apple, and Bank of America. As the Founder of the The Workplace Reframe organizational strategy firm, she equips innovative organizations of any size and industry with the tools to cultivate inclusive, motivated, high performing teams resulting in higher retention, more efficiency, and better business results. She is a sought after expert in the media, featured across Inc, FastCompany, ABC News, CNN Business, US News & World Report, HBR, and more.  • LinkedIn: Lia Garvin • Website: LiaGarvin.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Tool: Otter.ai • Study: Women in the Workplace study • Book: Lead to Win: How to Be a Powerful, Impactful, Influential Leader in Any Environment by Carla Harris — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • BetterHelp. Become a better version of yourself with online therapy. Get 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/awesome See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/26/202340 minutes, 13 seconds
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833: The Four-Step Process to Influencing People and Decisions with Andres Lares

Andres Lares reveals the surprising psychology behind decision-making and shares a four-step process to influence others. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to tap into the hidden driver behind most decisions2) The critical steps that set you up for greater influence3) What to say when you’re losing the other personSubscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep833 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT ANDRES — Andres Lares has been the Managing Partner and CEO of Shapiro Negotiations Institute since 2017. Prior to this role, Andres served various roles including Chief Innovation Officer where he led the company's development of technology and content. For over a decade Andres has advised professional sports teams in the NBA, NFL, MLB, and NHL on contract negotiations, trades, and other critical negotiations. He has been featured in publications including HBR, Forbes, CNBC, Entrepreneur, and Sports Business Journal.  Andres guest lectures at conferences and institutions around the world and teaches a course on negotiations at Johns Hopkins University.• Book: Persuade: The 4-Step Process to Influence People and Decisions• Website: ShapiroNegotiations.com— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: “The Mindlessness of Ostensibly Thoughtful Action: The Role of ‘Placebic’ Information in Interpersonal Interaction“ by Ellen Langer, Arthur Blank, and Benzion Chanowitz• Book: "Thinking, Fast and Slow" by Daniel KahnemanSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/23/202335 minutes, 45 seconds
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832: How to Restore Yourself from Burnout with Dr. Christina Maslach

Leading burnout expert Dr. Christina Maslach shares the fundamental causes of burnout and what individuals and organizations can do to fix them. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why burnout isn’t just an individual problem 2) The 6 key areas of job mismatch that cause burnout 3) What to do when you’re burnt out Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep832 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT CHRISTINA — Dr. Christina Maslach is Professor of Psychology, Emerita, at the University of California, Berkeley, and the co-creator of the Maslach Burnout Inventory, the most widely used instrument for measuring job burnout, and has written numerous articles and books, including The Truth About Burnout. In 2020 she received the Scientific Reviewing award from the National Academy of Sciences for her writing on burnout. In 2021, she was named by Business Insider as one of the top 100 people transforming business.  She also consults on the identification of sources of burnout and potential interventions. • Book: The Burnout Challenge: Managing People’s Relationships with Their Jobs • Website: Christina Maslach, UC Berkeley — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: A Burnt-Out Case by Graham GreeneSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/19/202336 minutes, 32 seconds
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831: How to Manage Multiple Projects without the Overwhelm with Elizabeth Harrin

Elizabeth Harrin lays out the five critical steps to making the management of multiple projects more manageable.— YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The easiest way to make managing multiple projects manageable 2) How to ensure follow through when you’re not the manager3)How to strike the right balance between time, cost, and qualitySubscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep831 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT ELIZABETH — Elizabeth Harrin teaches people how to juggle multiple projects so they can meet stakeholders’ expectations without working extra hours. She is a project management practitioner, trainer, mentor and founder of RebelsGuideToPM.com. An author of seven project management books, Elizabeth prides herself on her straight-talking, real-world advice for project managers. She uses her twenty years’ experience doing the job to help people deliver better quality results whilst ditching the burnout through her community membership programme, Project Management Rebels.• Book: Managing Multiple Projects: How Project Managers Can Balance Priorities, Manage Expectations and Increase Productivity• LinkedIn: Elizabeth Harrin• Website: RebelsGuidetoPM.com— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Tool: Infinity• Tool: Maltron keyboard• Study: “The Mindlessness of Ostensibly Thoughtful Action: The Role of ‘Placebic’ Information in Interpersonal Interaction“ by Ellen Langer, Arthur Blank, and Benzion Chanowitz• Book: Les Miserables by Victor Hugo• Book: Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers: The People Skills You Need to Achieve Outstanding Results by Anthony MersinoSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/16/202340 minutes, 10 seconds
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830: Lessons Learned from the World's Longest Scientific Study on Happiness with Dr. Robert Waldinger

Dr. Robert Waldinger breaks down key insights on happiness gathered from the Harvard Study of Adult Development. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The top stress regulator—and how to cultivate it in your life 2) Two big happiness myths to debunk 3) How to foster warm, authentic relationships with one question Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep830 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT ROBERT — Robert Waldinger is a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, director of the Harvard Study of Adult Development at Massachusetts General Hospital, and cofounder of the Lifespan Research Foundation. Dr. Waldinger received his AB from Harvard College and his MD from Harvard Medical School. He is a practicing psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, and he directs a psychotherapy teaching program for Harvard psychiatry residents. He is also a Zen master (Roshi) and teaches meditation in New England and around the world. Robert is the co-author of the book The Good Life: Lessons From the World’s Longest Scientific Study on Happiness. • Book: The Good Life: Lessons from the World's Longest Scientific Study of Happiness • Website: TheGoodLifeBook.com • Study: AdultDevelopmentStudy.org — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: “Happiness is Love: Full Stop” by George E. Vaillant • Article: “Why We Need Best Friends at Work” by Annemarie Mann • Book: The Power of Myth by Joseph Campbell and Bill Moyers • Book: Pride & Prejudice (Deluxe Edition) by Jane Austen • Book: The Overstory by Richard Powers • Book: Ending the Pursuit of Happiness: A Zen Guide by Barry Magid Past episode: 773: How to Amplify Your Message Through Powerful Framing and Storytelling with Rene Rodriguez See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/12/202335 minutes, 21 seconds
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829: How to Write so People will Read with Casey Mank

Casey Mank shows how to make your writing more effective by making it simpler.  — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why writing matters tremendously—even when you’re not a writer 2) How to make your writing more powerful in three steps 3) Why people aren’t reading what you write—and how to fix that Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep829 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT CASEY — Casey has taught in writing classrooms for over 10 years, most recently at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and School of Nursing and Health Studies. She has taught writing to professionals at organizations including Kellogg’s, MasterCard, Sephora, the Aspen Institute, Viacom Media, the EPA Office of the Inspector General, the PR Society of America, the National Association of Government Communicators, and many more. Casey serves on the board of directors at the nonprofit Center for Plain Language and is proud to have helped thousands of writers get to the point and reach their audiences with greater impact. • Email: [email protected]  • LinkedIn: Casey Mank • Website: BoldType.us — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Tool: WebFx.com • Tool: Hemingway • Tool: Difficult & Extraneous Word Finder• Tool: Grammarly • Study: "How Little Do Users Read?" by Jakob Nielsen • Study: "The Impact of Tone of Voice on Users' Brand Perception" by Kate Morgan• Website: PlainLanguage.gov• Book: "Letting Go of the Words: Writing Web Content that Works (Interactive Technologies)" by Janice Redish • Book: "Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die" by Chip Heath and Dan Heath • Book: "Brief: Make a Bigger Impact by Saying Less" by Joe McCormack• Book: "The Elements of Style" by William Strunk, Jr., E.B. White, Test Editor, and Roger Angell      See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/9/202350 minutes, 34 seconds
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828: How to Reach Your Epic Goals and Unlock Elite Performance with Bryan Gillette

Performance expert Bryan Gillette reveals the foundational principles for epic achievement. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The five pillars of EPIC performance 2) What you can learn from elite athletes to find your own peak performance 3) How to quantify tricky goals Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep828 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT BRYAN — Bryan Gillette knows what it is like to reach the peak as he has stood on the summits of many mountains and successfully completed many physically and mentally challenging ultra-distance endurance events. He’s reached several ‘summits’ in his career as well and before founding his own leadership consulting practice was the Vice President of Human Resource. Bryan has over 25 years of experience in Human Resources and Leadership and Organizational Development with executive-level responsibilities in small and large companies. His experience also includes consulting, speaking, coaching, and teaching all levels.  Bryan is also a dedicated endurance athlete and has cycled across the United States, run 8-marathons back-to- back, and ridden his bicycle 300 miles in one day.  When he is not traveling the world with his wife and two boys, he lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. • Book: EPIC Performance: Lessons from 100 Executives and Endurance Athletes on Reaching Your Peak  • LinkedIn: Bryan Gillette • Tool: EPIC Performance Assessment • Website: EpicPerformances.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage (Anniversary Edition) by Alfred Lansing • Book: Liftoff: Elon Musk and the Desperate Early Days That Launched SpaceX by Eric Berger • Book: Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/5/202348 minutes, 8 seconds
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827: How to Make the Most of Conflict with Liane Davey

Liane Davey discusses how to ease the friction of conflict to make way for more productive conversations.— YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why facts won’t solve a conflict—and what will2) How to productively respond to harsh criticism 3) What most people get wrong about feedback Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep827 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT LIANE — Liane Davey is a New York Times Bestselling author. Her most recent book is The Good Fight: Use Productive Conflict to Get Your Team and Your Organization Back on Track. She is a contributor to the Harvard Business Review and is called on by the media for her leadership, team effectiveness, and productivity expertise. As the co-founder of 3COze Inc., she has companies such as Amazon, RBC, Walmart, UNICEF, 3M, and SONY. Liane has a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology. • Book: The Good Fight: Use Productive Conflict to Get Your Team and Organization Back on Track• LinkedIn: Liane Davey• Website: LianeDavey.com— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Tool: The Birkman Method• Book: Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life: Life-Changing Tools for Healthy Relationships (Nonviolent Communication Guides) by Marshall Rosenberg and Deepak Chopra• Book: Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It by Chriss Voss and Tahl Raz• Past episode: 552: The Foundational Principle that Separates Good Leaders from Bad Ones with Pat Lencioni• Past episode: 770: How to Become the Manager that Your Team Wants with Russ LarawaySee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/3/202349 minutes, 21 seconds
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826: Finding Calm in an Uncertain and Stressful World with Jacqueline Brassey

Jacqueline Brassey shares powerful tactics for facing stress and uncertainty with calm and confidence. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to enjoy more calm with dual awareness 2) How to turn your voice into a calming tool 3) How to access flow more frequently Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep826 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT JACQUELINE — Jacqueline Brassey (PhD, MAfN) is a co-leader at the McKinsey Health Institute and a Senior Expert in the area of People & Organizational Performance. Jacqui has more than twenty years of experience in business and academia and spent most of her career before joining McKinsey & Company at Unilever, both in the Netherlands and in the United Kingdom. Jacqui holds degrees in both organization and business sciences, as well as in medical sciences.  She has worked and lived in five different countries, loves running, hiking and a good glass of wine, and currently lives with her South African/Dutch family in Luxembourg. • Book: Deliberate Calm: How to Learn and Lead in a Volatile World • LinkedIn: Jacqueline Brassey • Website: Jacqueline Brassey-McKinsey & Company — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Podcast: Huberman Lab • Book: Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/19/202238 minutes, 5 seconds
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825: The Six Steps of Masterful Delegation with Aaron Schmookler

Aaron Schmookler shares practical, hard-won wisdom on how to delegate wisely to minimize time, and frustration. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to get over the resistance to delegate 2) What you need to do before delegating anything 3) The simple trick to ensuring follow through Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep825 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT AARON — For nearly 30 years, Aaron has helped people find their intrinsic motivation, their capacity to collaborate, and the fulfillment that comes from harnessing their creativity. As the co-founder and CEO of The Yes Works, he specializes in supporting business leaders who believe that people are their greatest asset to create environments that bring out their best. Aaron and The Yes Works serve clients across the country and across industries including Microsoft, MOD Pizza, DiscoverOrg, Burkhart Dental Supply, SOG Knives, 9th Gear, and Textainer to make work good for people and people good for work. • LinkedIn: Aaron Schmookler • Website: TheYesWorks.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Who Not How: The Formula to Achieve Bigger Goals Through Accelerating Teamwork by Dan Sullivan and Dr. Benjamin Hardy • Book: Joy at Work: A Revolutionary Approach To Fun on the Job (Pocket Wisdom) by Dennis Bakke • Book: Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It by Chriss Voss and Tahl Raz • Past episode: 497: How to Prevent Burnout by Shifting Your Focus with Aaron Schmookler See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/15/202242 minutes, 53 seconds
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824: Thriving Amid Information Overload with Ross Dawson

Ross Dawson shares battle-tested strategies for excelling in a world of massive information. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The five information superpowers 2) How to consume information optimally 3) How to discern the good sources from the bad ones Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep824 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT ROSS — Futurist and author Ross Dawson has focused for over 25 years on the challenge and opportunity of how to thrive on unlimited information. The initial offering of his first company Advanced Human Technologies was helping financial market leaders and company directors develop their information capabilities. He shared early insights in his prescient 1997 article Information Overload: Problem or Opportunity? For over two decades Ross has applied and consistently refined his frameworks for enhancing information capabilities. As a leading futurist, keynote speaker and advisor he has travelled around the globe helping business and government leaders envisage and create positive futures for an immense array of industries and issues.  • Book: Thriving on Overload: The 5 Powers for Success in a World of Exponential Information • Book website: ThrivingOnOverload.com • Website: RossDawson.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Finite and Infinite Games: A Vision of Life as Play and Possibility by James P. Carse • Book: The Beginning of Infinity: Explanations That Transform the World by David Deutsch See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/12/202247 minutes, 23 seconds
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823: How to Collaborate Smarter with Dr. Heidi Gardner

Dr. Heidi Gardner reveals when, why, and how to collaborate optimally. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to stop overcommitment and overcollaboration 2) How diversity makes for better collaborations 3) How to overcome the barriers to collaboration Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep823 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT HEIDI — Heidi K. Gardner, PhD. is a Distinguished Fellow at Harvard Law School, and was previously a professor at Harvard Business School and a consultant at McKinsey & Co. Named by Thinkers50 as a Next Generation Business Guru, Dr. Gardner is a sought-after advisor, keynote speaker, and facilitator for organizations across a wide range of industries globally. She is the co-founder of the research and advisory firm Gardner & Co. and the author, alongside Ivan A. Matviak, of Smarter Collaboration.• Book: Smart Collaboration: How Professionals and Their Firms Succeed by Breaking Down Silos • Book: Smarter Collaboration: A New Approach to Breaking Down Barriers and Transforming Work • Tool: Smarter Collaboration Accelerator • Website: GardnerAndCo.co — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: The Russians by Hedrick Smith — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • LinkedIn Jobs. Find quality hires fast with a free job posting at LinkedIn.com/beawesome.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/8/202240 minutes, 47 seconds
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822: How to Take Your Next Best Step When Life is Uncertain with Jeff Henderson

Jeff Henderson shares powerful principles for shrinking the risk of your next career move. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The most important networking question you can ask 2) How to turn every “no” into powerful motivational fuel 3) The three things that shrink risk Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep822 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT JEFF — Jeff Henderson is an entrepreneur, speaker, pastor, and business leader. For seventeen years, he has led three of North Point Ministries’ multisite locations in Atlanta, Georgia—Buckhead Church and two Gwinnett Church locations. He has also helped launch North Point Online, which now reaches over 200,000 people. His bestselling book, Know What You’re FOR, launched a movement in nonprofits around the world and has become a focal point for many businesses. As the founder of the FOR Company, Jeff’s aim is to help organizations build a good name where purpose and profit grow together. Jeff was recently named by Forbes Magazine as one of twenty speakers you shouldn’t miss. Prior to working as a pastor, Jeff started his career in marketing with the Atlanta Braves, Callaway Gardens, Lake Lanier Islands, and Chick-fil-A, Inc., where he led the company’s regional and beverage marketing strategies. • Book: What to Do Next: Taking Your Best Step When Life Is Uncertain • Tool: Career Risk Assessment • Tool: The Four Presenter Voices • Website: JeffHenderson.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin • Book: The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You by John Maxwell and Steven Covey See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/5/202228 minutes, 18 seconds
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821: How to Keep Calm and Defuse Tensions in Conflict with Hesha Abrams

Master attorney mediator Hesha Abrams shares her tried-and-tested strategies for navigating conflict with ease. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to actually calm people down in an argument 2) The four part process to defuse any situation 3) The magic phrases that help any conflict Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep821 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT HESHA — Hesha Abrams is an internationally acclaimed master attorney mediator, with a unique talent to manage big egos and strong personalities and a keen ability to create synergy amongst the most diverse personality types, driving them toward agreement. Specializing in crafting innovative solutions for complex or difficult matters, Hesha has resolved thousands of cases in every conceivable area during her career including over the secret recipe for Pepsi. She coaches executives in politically difficult situations to prevent conflict and speed resolution. • Book: Holding the Calm: The Secret to Resolving Conflict and Defusing Tension • Website: HoldingTheCalm.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini • Book: Mosaic (Star Trek: Voyager) by Jeri Taylor • Book: Plays Well with Others: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Relationships Is (Mostly) Wrong by Eric Barker — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • StoryWorth. Help your family share their story this holiday season with StoryWorth today and save $10 on your first purchase!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/1/202249 minutes, 30 seconds
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820: How to Solve Tough Problems through Both/And Thinking with Marianne Lewis

Marianne Lewis shows how to turn tensions into opportunities for growth. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why to never ask yourself “Should I…?” 2) How to find and benefit from the yin and yang of everything 3) The three steps for better decision-making Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep820 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT MARIANNE — Marianne W. Lewis is dean and professor of management at the Lindner College of Business, University of Cincinnati. She previously served as dean of Cass (recently renamed Bayes) Business School at City, University of London, and as a Fulbright scholar. A thought leader in organizational paradoxes, she explores tensions and competing demands surrounding leadership and innovation. Lewis has been recognized among the world’s most-cited researchers in her field (Web of Science) and received the Paper of the Year award (2000) and Decade Award (2021) from the Academy of Management Review. She enjoys her three children and two grandchildren from her home base in Cincinnati. • Book: Both/And Thinking: Embracing Creative Tensions to Solve Your Toughest Problems • Website: BothAndThinking.net — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: The Tao of Physics: An Exploration of the Parallels Between Modern Physics and Eastern Mysticism by Fritjof Capra See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/28/202230 minutes, 41 seconds
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11/26/20221 minute, 7 seconds
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819: How to Stop Avoiding Conflict with Sarah Noll Wilson

Sarah Noll Wilson shows how avoidance harms work and relationships. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The many consequences of avoiding conflict 2)The key to overcoming avoidance 3) How to train your body’s fight-or-flight response Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep819 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT SARAH — Through her work as an Executive Coach, an in-demand Keynote Speaker, Researcher, Contributor to Harvard Business Review, and Bestselling Author of “Don’t Feed the Elephants”, Sarah Noll Wilson helps leaders close the gap between what they intend to do and the actual impact they make. She hosts the podcast “Conversations on Conversations”, is certified in Co-Active Coaching, Conversational Intelligence, and is a frequent guest lecturer at universities. In addition to her work with organizations, Sarah is a passionate advocate for mental health.With 15+ years in leadership development, Sarah earned a Master’s Degree from Drake University in Leadership Development and a BA from the University of Northern Iowa in Theatre Performance and Theatre Education. When she isn’t helping people build and rebuild relationships, she enjoys playing games with her husband Nick and cuddling with their fur baby, Sally. • Book: Don't Feed the Elephants!: Overcoming the Art of Avoidance to Build Powerful Partnerships • LinkedIn: Sara Noll Wilson • Twitter: @sarahnollwilson • Website: SarahNollWilson.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Conversational Intelligence: How Great Leaders Build Trust and Get Extraordinary Results by Judith Glaser • Book: Insight: Why We're Not as Self-Aware as We Think, and How Seeing Ourselves Clearly Helps Us Succeed at Work and in Life by Tasha Eurich • Book: Right Within: How to Heal from Racial Trauma in the Workplace by Minda Harts • Book: The Memo: What Women of Color Need to Know to Secure a Seat at the Table by Minda Harts • Book: The Waymakers: Clearing the Path to Workplace Equity with Competence and Confidence by Tara Jaye Frank • Book: Triggers: Creating Behavior That Lasts--Becoming the Person You Want to Be by Marshall Goldsmith and Mark Reiter • Previous episode: 798: How to Have Difficult Conversations about Race with Kwame Christian See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/21/202234 minutes, 22 seconds
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818: How to Find Greater Clarity, Satisfaction, and Fulfillment in Your Career with Scott Anthony Barlow

Scott Anthony Barlow shares powerful wisdom from many career changers on how to craft a fulfilling career path. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The massive costs of poor career fit 2) Why you shouldn’t wait on clarity to act  3) Three risk-free ways to get a feel for a career change Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep818 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT SCOTT — Scott Anthony Barlow wants you to find work you freakin’ love! He is CEO of Happen To Your Career and host of the HTYC podcast, which has been listened to over 3 million times across 159 countries, and is the largest career change podcast in the world. As a former HR Leader, Scott has interviewed over 2000 people for jobs and completely rejects the way that most organizations choose to do work. He’s a nerd for self development, human behavior and ice hockey. Scott lives in Washington state with his wife and 3 kids. • Book: Happen to Your Career: An Unconventional Approach to Career Change and Meaningful Work • Podcast: Happen to Your Career • Website: FigureItOut.co • Website: HappenToYourCareer.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: 80/20 Sales and Marketing: The Definitive Guide to Working Less and Making More by Perry Marshall • Past episode: 475: Achieving 50% More with 1% Effort Using the 80/20 Rule with Perry Marshall See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/17/202250 minutes, 55 seconds
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817: How to Navigate Complexity and Win with Jennifer Garvey Berger

Jennifer Garvey Berger shares how we can all tap into our natural capabilities to overcome the challenges of complexity. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How uncertainty affects your nervous system 2) The secret to boosting your nervous system 3) How laughter helps you be more awesome Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep817 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT JENNIFER — Jennifer Garvey Berger is Chief Cultivating Officer and Founder of Cultivating Leadership, a consultancy that serves executives and executive teams in the private, non-profit, and government sectors. Her clients include Google, Microsoft, Novartis, Wikipedia, and Oxfam International. She is the author of Unlocking Leadership Mindtraps: Changing on the Job: Developing Leaders for a Complex World. • Book: Unleash Your Complexity Genius: Growing Your Inner Capacity to Lead (The Stanford Briefs) • Book: Unlocking Leadership Mindtraps: How to Thrive in Complexity • Website: CultivatingLeadership.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers, Third Edition by Robert Sapolsky — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Storyworth. Give your family something super special this holiday season with $10 off at StoryWorth.com/awesomeSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/14/202242 minutes, 11 seconds
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816: How Anyone Can Build Powerful Executive Presence with Harrison Monarth

Harrison Monarth shares simple but effective approaches to get others to perceive you as a leader. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why it’s easier to build executive presence than you think 2) The easiest way to improve people’s perception of you 3) How to still contribute when you don’t have answers Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep816 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT HARRISON — Harrison Monarth is one of today's most sought-after leadership development-and executive coaches, helping CEOs, senior executives, managers, and high-potential employees develop critical leadership skills and increase their interpersonal effectiveness and ability to influence others. He has personally coached leaders from major organizations in financial services, technology, medical, legal, hospitality and consumer industries, as well as those in start-ups, nonprofits and politics.  Harrison’s client list covers organizations such as General Motors, Hewlett-Packard, MetLife, AT&T, Northrop Grumman, Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank, Deloitte Consulting, Cisco Systems, GE and Standard & Poor’s among others, as well as start-up entrepreneurs, political candidates and Members of Congress. • Book: Executive Presence, Second Edition: The Art of Commanding Respect Like a CEO • LinkedIn: Harrison Monarth • Website: GuruMaker.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: “A Little Thanks Goes a Long Way: Explaining Why Gratitude Expressions Motivate Prosocial Behavior” by Adam M. Grant and Francesca Gino• Book: Daily Rituals: How Artists Work by Mason CurreySee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/10/202226 minutes, 25 seconds
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815: How to Get Along with Anyone at Work with Amy Gallo

Amy Gallo shares how to constructively deal with difficult people at work.— YOU'LL LEARN —  1) The massive costs of bad relationships at work2) How to build your immunity to criticism3) How to work well with eight key types of difficult peopleSubscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep815 for clickable versions of the links below.— ABOUT AMY —  Amy Gallo is a contributing editor at Harvard Business Review. She is the author of the HBR Guide to Dealing with Conflict and Getting Along: How to Work with Anyone, and a cohost of HBR's Women at Work podcast. Her articles have been collected in dozens of books on emotional intelligence, giving and receiving feedback, time management, and leadership. As a sought-after speaker and facilitator, Gallo has helped thousands of leaders deal with conflict more effectively and navigate complicated workplace dynamics. She is a graduate of Yale University and holds a master’s from Brown University.• Book: Getting Along: How to Work with Anyone (Even Difficult People)• Book: HBR Guide to Dealing with Conflict (HBR Guide Series) • Podcast: Women at Work• TEDx Talk: "The Gift of Conflict"• Website: AmyEGallo.com— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW —  • Study: “Why We Need Best Friends at Work” by Annamarie Mann• Study: “Managing a Polarized Workforce” by Julia A. Minson and Francesca Gino• Study: “Conversational receptiveness: Improving engagement with opposing views” by Michael Yeomans, et al.• Book: Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy by David Burns• Book: Feeling Great: The Revolutionary New Treatment for Depression and Anxiety by David Burns• Book: The Office of Historical Corrections: A Novella and Stories by Danielle Evans• Past episode: 001: Communicating with Inspiration and Clarity with Mawi AsgedomSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/7/202245 minutes, 34 seconds
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814: How to Take Control of Your Mood and Feel More Powerful at Work with Steven Gaffney

Steven Gaffney shares the simple shifts that help you feel more powerful at work. — YOU'LL LEARN — 1) How to easily redirect negativity into productivity2) Three reframes that make problems more manageable3) Two quick hacks to snap you out of a funkSubscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep814 for clickable versions of the links below.— ABOUT STEVEN — Steven Gaffney is a leading expert on creating Consistently High Achieving Organizations (CHAO)™ including high achieving teams, honest communication, and change leadership. Steven has worked in more than 25 different industry and market segments for over 25 years. He uses cross-discipline solutions and best practices from other industry sectors to bring fresh, innovative and consistently successful approaches to his clients. He works directly with top leaders from Fortune 500 companies, associations, as well as the U.S. government and military; and is also an author, speaker, and trusted advisor.• Book: Unconditional Power: A System for Thriving in Any Situation, No Matter How Frustrating, Complex, or Unpredictable• Website: JustBeHonest.com— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard by Chip Heath•Book: Don't Sweat the Small Stuff . . . and It's All Small Stuff: Simple Ways to Keep the Little Things from Taking Over Your Life (Don't Sweat the Small Stuff Series) by Richard Carlson — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • LinkedIn Jobs. Find quality hires fast with a free job posting at LinkedIn.com/beawesome.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/3/202230 minutes, 59 seconds
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813: How to Make Time for the Things that Matter with Laura Vanderkam

Laura Vanderkam reveals the secret to carving out time for what’s truly important. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The right way to do leisure time 2) The perfect day to do your planning 3) How to make your schedule more flexible Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep813 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT LAURA — Laura Vanderkam is the author of several time management and productivity books, including The New Corner Office, Juliet's School of Possibilities, Off the Clock, I Know How She Does It, What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast, and 168 Hours. Her work has appeared in publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, and Fortune. She is the host of the podcast Before Breakfast and the co-host, with Sarah Hart-Unger, of the podcast Best of Both Worlds. • Book: Tranquility by Tuesday: 9 Ways to Calm the Chaos and Make Time for What Matters • Website: LauraVanderkam.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month of therapy at BetterHelp.com/AwesomeSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/31/202237 minutes, 49 seconds
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812: Bill George on How Emerging Leaders Can Succeed Today

Former Medtronic CEO and current professor, Bill George shares foundational principles for excelling as a leader in today’s world of work. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) What a “true north” is and why it’s so critical 2) The top three distractions leaders must overcome 3) Powerful questions to clarify your purpose Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep812 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT BILL — Bill George is the former chairman and chief executive officer of Medtronic.  He joined Medtronic in 1989 as president and chief operating officer, was chief executive officer from 1991-2001, and board chair from 1996-2002. He is currently a senior fellow at Harvard Business School, where he has taught leadership since 2004. Bill is the author of: Discover Your True North and The Discover Your True North Field book, Authentic Leadership, 7 Lessons for Leading in Crisis True North, Finding Your True North, and True North Groups. He served on the boards of Goldman Sachs, ExxonMobil, Novartis, Target, and Mayo Clinic.  He received his BSIE with high honors from Georgia Tech, his MBA with high distinction from Harvard University, where he was a Baker Scholar, and honorary PhDs from Georgia Tech, Mayo Medical School, University of St. Thomas, Augsburg College and Bryant University. • Book: True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership • Book: True North: Leading Authentically in Today's Workplace, Emerging Leader Edition — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Researcher: Richard Davidson• Book: Younger Next Year: Live Strong, Fit, and Sexy - Until You're 80 and Beyond by Chris Crowley and Henry Lodge • Past episode: 371: The Keys That Make a Great Team with Don YaegerSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/27/202236 minutes, 48 seconds
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811: How to Lead Positive Change and Grow Your Influence with Alex Budak

Alex Budak shows you how to initiate change at any level. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why you don’t need titles to be a leader 2) The five influence superpowers 3) How to build your leadership skills–one moment at a time Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep811 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT ALEX — Alex Budak is a social entrepreneur, faculty member at Berkeley Haas, and the author of Becoming a Changemaker. At UC Berkeley, he created and teaches the transformative course, “Becoming a Changemaker,” and is a Faculty Director for Berkeley Executive Education programs.  As a social entrepreneur, Alex co‐founded StartSomeGood, and held leadership positions at Reach for Change and Change.org.  He has spoken around the world from Cambodia to Ukraine to the Arctic Circle, and received degrees from UCLA and Georgetown. • Book: Becoming a Changemaker: An Actionable, Inclusive Guide to Leading Positive Change at Any Level • Changemaker Index: ChangemakerBook.com/index • LinkedIn: Alex Budak • Website: AlexBudak.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Life Entrepreneurs: Ordinary People Creating Extraordinary Lives by Christoher Gergen and Gregg Vanourek• Book: The Long View: Some Thoughts About One of Life's Most Important Lessons by Matthew KellySee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/24/202226 minutes, 40 seconds
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810: How to Get Stuff Done inside Bureaucracies with Marina Nitze

Marina Nitze reveals what makes bureaucracies tick and how you can work your way through them.  — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why bureaucracies can actually be great 2) Six favorite bureaucracy hacks 3) What not to do when trying to challenge a bureaucracy Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep810 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT MARINA — Marina Nitze, co-author of the new book Hack Your Bureaucracy, is a partner at Layer Aleph, a crisis response firm specializing in restoring complex software systems to service. Marina is also a fellow at New America's New Practice Lab, where she improves America's foster care system through the Resource Family Working Group and Child Welfare Playbook. Marina was the CTO of the VA after serving as a Senior Advisor on technology in the Obama White House. She lives in Seattle.• Book: Hack Your Bureaucracy: Get Things Done No Matter What Your Role on Any Team • Twitter: @MarinaNitze • Website: HackYourBureaucracy.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut• Book: Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen• Book: Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert• Book: The Success Principles(TM): How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be by Jack Canfield and Janet SwitzerSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/20/202238 minutes, 46 seconds
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809: How to Make Wise Decisions using Quantitative Intuition with Paul Magnone

Paul Magnone reveals how to make smarter decisions by tapping into both data and intuition.  — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why you shouldn’t disregard intuition 2) Why we make terrible decisions—and how to stop 3) Powerful questions that surface brilliant insights Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep809 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT PAUL — Paul Magnone is Head of Global Strategic Alliances at Google where he is developing a growing ecosystem of partners that will unlock the next generation of business value via the cloud and related technologies. Previously at Deloitte and IBM, he is a systems thinker and business builder focused on understanding where technology is headed and answering what it means for a business. He is an adjunct faculty member at Columbia University.• Book: Decisions Over Decimals: Striking the Balance between Intuition and Information with Christopher J. Frank and Oded Netzer • LinkedIn: Paul Magnone • Website: DODTheBook.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: The Road Less Traveled, 25th Anniversary Edition: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values, and Spiritual Growth by M. Scott Peck • Book: Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel KahnemanSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/17/202240 minutes, 28 seconds
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808: How to Become a Great Listener with Oscar Trimboli

Oscar Trimboli explores the science behind listening–and how you can become great at it. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The difference between a good listener and a great one 2) How to get into the great listening mindset 3) The one question that will cut your meetings in half Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep808 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT OSCAR — Oscar Trimboli is an author, host of the Apple award-winning podcast Deep Listening and a sought-after keynote speaker. Along with the Deep Listening Ambassador Community, he is on a quest to create 100 million deep listeners in the workplace.He is the author of How to Listen - Discover the Hidden Key to Better Communication - the most comprehensive book about listening in the workplace, Deep Listening - Impact beyond words and Breakthroughs: How to Confront Assumptions. We adapted our previous episode with Oscar into the LinkedIn Learning course called  How to Resolve Conflict and Boost Productivity through Deep Listening.Oscar is a marketing and technology industry veteran working for Microsoft, PeopleSoft, Polycom, and Vodafone. He consults with organizations including American Express, AstraZeneca, Cisco, Google, HSBC, IAG, Montblanc, PwC, Salesforce, Sanofi, SAP, and Siemens.Oscar loves afternoon walks with his wife, Jennie, and their dog Kilimanjaro. On the weekends, you will find him playing Lego with one or all his four grandchildren.• Book: How to Listen: Discover the Hidden Key to Better Communication • Quiz: ListeningQuiz.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: The Square and the Tower: Networks and Power, from the Freemasons to Facebook by Neil Ferguson See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/13/202242 minutes, 4 seconds
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807: How to Develop Confidence, Credibility, and Advocates with Heather Hansen

Heather Hansen shares powerful advice on how to build the confidence to believe in yourself and get others to believe in you. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The simple mindset shift that builds your confidence 2) Why you’re already more qualified than you think 3) The master key to winning over more advocates Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep807 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT HEATHER — Heather Hansen helps leaders, sales teams and high powered individuals master persuasion and build credibility with diverse stakeholders. She gives leaders the tools to make the case for their ideas, their products, and their leadership. With these tools, they change other's perspectives and help them to believe. Heather has worked with companies like Google, LVMH, SavATree, the American Medical Association and Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, and has lectured at Harvard Business School, Stanford Law School, Berkeley and the University of Pennsylvania. She’s also appeared on The Today Show, CNN, NBC, MSNBC, Fox Business and CBS.  Heather is the author of the bestselling book The Elegant Warrior-How to Win Life's Trials Without Losing Yourself, which Publishers Weekly calls "a template to achieving personal and career goals", and the host of The Elegant Warrior podcast, an Apple Top 100 Career podcast. Her most recent book is Advocate To Win-10 Tools to Ask for What You Want and Get It. • Book: Advocate to Win: 10 Tools to Ask for What You Want and Get It • Book: The Elegant Warrior: How To Win Life's Trials Without Losing Yourself • Website: HeatherHansenPresents.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • App: Insight Timer • App: Marco Polo • Study: “Listeners Glean Emotions Better from Voice-Only Communications” (Full text) • Article: “Why Women Don’t Apply for Jobs Unless They’re 100% Qualified” • Book: Golden: The Power of Silence in a World of Noise by Justin Zorn and Leigh Marz • Previous Episode: 783: How to Restore Energy and Clarity by Tuning in to Silence with Leigh Marz and Justin Zorn — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month of therapy at BetterHelp.com/AwesomeSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/10/202241 minutes, 27 seconds
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806: How to Get Unstuck and Achieve Your Goals with Dominique Henderson

Dominique Henderson outlines some stumbling blocks hindering success and how to overcome them. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The framework for managing any problem 2) How to make big changes easier and achievable 3) Key words you need to erase from your vocabulary Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep806 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT DOMINIQUE — Dominique Henderson, CFP® | Dominique is a husband, father and thought leader in the financial services industry. His personal mission statement is:  R.E.A.L. financial advice has the ability to change family trees, and everyone deserves an opportunity to change their family tree. As a Certified Financial Planner™, coach, speaker, podcaster and author, Dominique works to help people to get “unstuck” in their finances and careers so that they can be the best version of themselves.  When not serving his clients you can find him enjoying a glass of wine, traveling with his wife, or spending time with friends. • Book: Assess, Address, and Adjust: A Practical Guide to Becoming Unstuck and Achieving Your Goals • Website: DomHendersonSr.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Becoming Your Own Banker: Unlock the Infinite Banking Concept by R. Nelson Nash • Book: Building a Second Brain: A Proven Method to Organize Your Digital Life and Unlock Your Creative Potential by Tiago Forte • Book: Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen • Book: Killing Sacred Cows: Overcoming the Financial Myths That Are Destroying Your Prosperity by Garrett B. Gunderson • Book: The Big Leap: Conquer Your Hidden Fear and Take Life to the Next Level by Gay Hendricks • Book: The Noticer: Sometimes, all a person needs is a little perspective by Andy Andrews • Book: Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/6/202223 minutes, 56 seconds
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805: How to Boost Your Confidence and Advocate for Yourself with Kelli Thompson

Kelli Thompson shares strategies for overcoming impostor syndrome and asking for what you need. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) When self-doubt can be helpful 2) The exercises to boost your confidence 3) What not do when advocating for yourself Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep805 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT KELLI — Kelli Thompson is a women’s leadership coach and speaker who helps women advance to the rooms where decisions are made. She has coached and trained hundreds of women to trust themselves, lead with more confidence, and create a career they love. She is the founder of the Clarity & Confidence Women's Leadership Program, and a Stevie Award winner for Women in Business—Coach of the Year. She is the author of Closing The Confidence Gap: Boost Your Peace, Your Potential & Your Paycheck, releasing fall of 2022. • Book: Closing the Confidence Gap: Boost Your Peace, Your Potential, and Your Paycheck • Website: KelliRaeThompson.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brene Brown • Past episode: 674: Nailing Your Interview, Resume, and Negotiation FAST with Steve Dalton — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • LinkedIn Jobs. Find quality hires fast with a free job posting at LinkedIn.com/beawesome.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/3/202231 minutes, 30 seconds
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804: A Recruiter’s Insider Tips for Acing the Job Search with Zeinab Kahera

Zeinab Kahera shares the best job search practices learned from her decade of experience in recruiting, interviewing, and hiring in multiple industries. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) A behind-the-scenes look into what recruiters want to see 2) Powerful questions to identify your unique expertise 3) The most important thing to communicate in your resume Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep804 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT ZEINAB — Zeinab Kahera is a career specialist, who specializes in working with people to amplify their voice while utilizing expert techniques to build a cover letter and resume that is professional, strong, and best represents them.  Her professional expertise comes from a decade of experience in recruitment, interviewing, and hiring in multiple industries. She has also served in Human Resources and various management roles including for a Fortune 500 company.   Zeinab earned her Bachelor in Business Management from Georgia State University and a Master of Education in Counseling with a concentration in Student Affairs from the University of West Georgia.   • Email: [email protected] • LinkedIn: Zeinab Kahera • Website: ZeinabKahera.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Tool: Grammarly • Tool: Calendly • Assessment: Needs & Values Program • Book: The Big Leap: Conquer Your Hidden Fear and Take Life to the Next Level by Gay Hendricks • Book: The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom, A Toltec Wisdom Book by Don Miguel Ruiz — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Storyworth. Give the fathers in your life something special at StoryWorth.com/awesomeSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/29/202241 minutes, 33 seconds
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803: How to Write Like the Greatest Masters of Persuasion with Carmine Gallo

Carmine Gallo uncovers the communication secrets of masters like Jeff Bezos that help you write more clearly and concisely. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The basic grammar lesson that makes all the difference 2) The easiest way to simplify complexity 3) How a single sentence makes your data more impactful Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep803 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT CARMINE — Carmine Gallo is a Harvard instructor and program leader in executive education at the prestigious Harvard Graduate School of Design. A “communications guru,” according to Publishers Weekly, Carmine coaches CEOs and leaders for the world’s most admired brands.Carmine’s bestselling books, including Talk Like TED, The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs, and The Bezos Blueprint, have been translated into more than 40 languages. His latest, The Bezos Blueprint reveals the communication strategies that fueled Amazon's success and that help people build their careers.Carmine is one of the most influential voices in communication, business, and leadership and has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Success Magazine and on MSNBC, CNBC, CNN, and ABC’s 20/20. He has built a global reputation for transforming leaders into powerful storytellers and communicators.• Book: The Bezos Blueprint: Communication Secrets of the World's Greatest Salesman• Book: Talk Like TED: The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds• Book: The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs: How to Be Insanely Great in Front of Any Audience• Article: “How The First 15 Minutes Of Amazon’s Leadership Meetings Spark Great Ideas And Better Conversations”• Website: CarmineGallo.com• LinkedIn: Carmine Gallo— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: “Bad is Stronger than Good” by Roy Baumeister, Ellen Bratslavsky, Catrin Finkenauer, Kathleen D. Vohs• Book: Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman• Book: Leadership: In Turbulent Times by Doris Kearns Goodwin• Past episode: 771: How to Own Your Career and Build Your Dream Job with Ann HiattSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/26/202244 minutes, 13 seconds
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802: How to Level Up Your Career and Find a Job You Love with Brandi Nicole Johnson

Brandi Nicole Johnson shares simple and practical tips for streamlining your job search. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to get really clear on what you want  2) The best salary database I’ve ever seen 3) The tiny mistake that can ruin your entire resume Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep802 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT BRANDI — Brandi Nicole Johnson is an award winning international speaker, facilitator and coach. Currently, Brandi remains focused on her passion for developing the world's next generation of leaders and creating experiences that transform lives. Brandi spent most of her career at the Center for Creative Leadership, a globally ranked, internationally known provider of leadership development, research, and executive education. Brandi has a Master of Science Degree in Management and Leadership and two Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and Communication Studies. She loves consuming food that is life changing and asking provocative questions that inspire action.  • Brandi’s program: Level Up Your Career. Learn more about September’s Master Class here.  • Brandi’s website: BrandiNicoleJohnson.com  — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Website: H1B Salary Database • Website: 81cents • Book: Becoming by Michelle Obama See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/22/202222 minutes, 51 seconds
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801: How to Find the Upside amid Uncertainty with Nathan Furr

Nathan Furr discusses how to reframe your relationship with uncertainty to open up to new possibilities. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to turn the fear of the unknown into an excitement for possibilities 2) The six types of risk and how to manage them 3) How to deal with the frustrations of failure Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep801 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT NATHAN — Nathan Furr is a professor of strategy and innovation at INSEAD in Paris and an expert in the fields of innovation and technology strategy. His bestselling books include The Innovator’s Method and Innovation Capital. Published regularly in Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, Forbes and Inc., he is an Innosight Fellow, has been nominated for the Thinkers50 Innovation Award, and works with leading companies including Google, Microsoft, Citi, ING, and Philips.• Book: The Upside of Uncertainty: A Guide to Finding Possibility in the Unknown • Website: UncertaintyPossibility.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: “Prospect Theory: An Analysis of Decision under Risk” by Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky • Study: “Drop Your Tools: An Allegory for Organizational Studies” by Karl E. Weick • Book: The Colossus of Maroussi by Henry Miller • Book: Finite and Infinite Games by James Carse • Film: Son of a Lion • Past episode: 210: How to Generate Many Creative Ideas with Tina Seelig See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/19/202254 minutes, 39 seconds
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800: How to Get Better at Asking for Help with Dr. Heidi Grant

Dr. Heidi Grant reveals the secrets to asking for and getting the help you need. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why asking for help is beneficial for everyone involved 2) The do’s and don'ts of asking for help 3) The telltale sign that you need to ask for help Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep800 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT HEIDI — Dr. Heidi Grant is a leadership, influence and motivation expert, who is ranked among the top management thinkers globally.  Her books include 9 Things Successful People Do Differently, and Reinforcements: How to Get People to Help You.  She is a frequent contributor to Harvard Business Review and CBS Mornings, and her TED talk has been viewed more than 3 million times. • Book: Reinforcements: How to Get People to Help You • Website: HeidiGrantPhD.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Make It So: Leadership Lessons from Star Trek: The Next Generation: Make It So: Leadership Lessons from Star Trek: The Next Generation by Bill Ross and Wes Roberts • Book: The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien • Past episode: 773: How to Amplify Your Message Through Powerful Framing and Storytelling with Rene Rodriguez — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month of therapy at BetterHelp.com/AwesomeSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/15/202237 minutes, 28 seconds
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799: The Unspoken Rules of High Performers and High Potentials with Gorick Ng

Gorick Ng lays out the unspoken rules and expectations of managers that explain why top performers get ahead. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The three questions everyone is asking about you 2) The A+ way to ask for help 3) The mentality that keeps professionals from progressing Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep799 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT GORICK — Gorick Ng is the Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author of The Unspoken Rules: Secrets to Starting Your Career Off Right, a book published by Harvard Business Review Press. It is a guide to help professionals, especially those from underrepresented backgrounds, take control of their careers, based on 500+ interviews with professionals across geographies, industries, and job types. Gorick is a career adviser at Harvard College, specializing in coaching first-generation, low-income students. He has worked in management consulting at Boston Consulting Group (BCG), investment banking at Credit Suisse, and research with the Managing the Future of Work project at Harvard Business School. He has been featured in The Today Show, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, BuzzFeed, New York Post, Fast Company, and CNBC. He was named by Thinkers50 as one of 30 thinkers to watch in 2022. Gorick, a first-generation college student, is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School.• Book: The Unspoken Rules: Secrets to Starting Your Career Off Right • Website: Gorick.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Tool: Instapaper • Book: The Culture Map: Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business by Erin Meyer • Book: Hope for the Flowers by Trina Paulus — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Zapier. Save many hours a month by automating tasks with zapier.com/awesomeSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/12/202251 minutes, 28 seconds
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798: How to Have Difficult Conversations about Race with Kwame Christian

Kwame Christian lays out his three-step framework for masterfully handling difficult conversations around race and other sensitive issues at work. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why we struggle when discussing race 2) How discussing race enriches workplaces 3) A powerful three-step framework for any difficult conversation Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep798 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT KWAME — Kwame Christian is a best-selling author, business lawyer and CEO of the American Negotiation Institute (ANI). Following the viral success of his TedxDayton talk, Kwame released his best-seller Finding Confidence in Conflict: How to Negotiate Anything and Live Your Best Life in 2018. He’s also a regular Contributor for Forbes and the host of the number one negotiation podcast in the world, Negotiate Anything - which currently has over 5 million downloads worldwide. Under Kwame’s leadership, ANI has coached and trained several Fortune 500 companies on applying the fundamentals of negotiation to corporate success. Kwame was the recipient of the John Glenn College of Public Affairs Young Alumni Achievement Award in 2020 and the Moritz College of Law Outstanding Recent Alumnus Award 2021. He is the only person in the history of The Ohio State University to win alumni awards in consecutive years from the law school and the masters of public affairs program. That said, Kwame’s proudest achievement is his family. He’s married to Dr. Whitney Christian, and they have two lovely sons, Kai and Dominic. • Book: How to Have Difficult Conversations About Race: Practical Tools for Necessary Change in the Workplace and Beyond • Book: Finding Confidence in Conflict: How to Negotiate Anything and Live Your Best Life • Podcast: Negotiate Anything • Podcast: Negotiate Real Change • Website: American Negotiation Institute — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: "How to Be an Antiracist" by Ibram X. Kendi • Book: "How to Stop Losing Your Sh*t with Your Kids: A Practical Guide to Becoming a Calmer, Happier Parent" by Carla Naumburg • Book: "I Hear You: The Surprisingly Simple Skill Behind Extraordinary Relationships" by Michael Sorensen • Past episode: 693: Building Better Relationships through Validation with Michael Sorensen See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/8/202252 minutes, 45 seconds
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797: How to Find and Do Your Great Work with Amanda Crowell

Amanda Crowell shares practical wisdom on how to make time and space for the work that matters most to you. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to get clarity on the work that fulfills you most 2) How to say no to the commitments eating up your time 3) How to stop procrastination from sabotaging your goals Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep797 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT AMANDA — Dr. Amanda Crowell is a cognitive psychologist, speaker, author, and the creator of the Great Work Journals. Amanda's TEDx talk: Three Reasons You Aren’t Doing What You Say You Will Do has received 1.5 million views and has been featured on TED's Ideas blog and TED Shorts. Her ideas have also been featured on NPR, Al Jazeera, The Wall Street Journal, Quartz, and Thrive Global. Amanda lives in New Jersey with her husband, two adorable kids, and a remarkable Newfiepoo named Ruthie. • Book: Great Work: Do What Matters Most Without Sacrificing Everything Else • TEDx Talk: Three reasons you aren’t doing what you say you will do | Amanda Crowell | TEDxHarrisburg • Podcast: Unleashing Your Great Work • Website: AmandaCrowell.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich by Tim Ferriss • Book: Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen • Book: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline • Book: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month of therapy at BetterHelp.com/AwesomeSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/5/202242 minutes, 24 seconds
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796: How to Make Progress on Your Most Audacious Goals, Every Day with Grace Lordan

Grace Lordan offers actionable solutions and tips to help bring you closer to your goals, one step at a time. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to free yourself from the fear of making mistakes 2) How to break free from impostor syndrome 3) How to stop stress from hijacking your day Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep796 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT GRACE — Dr Grace Lordan is the Founding Director of The Inclusion Initiative and an Associate Professor at the London School of Economics and Political Science.   Grace is an economist and her research is focused on quantifying the benefits of inclusion within and across firms, as well as designing interventions that level the playing field for under-represented talent within firms.  Grace served as an expert advisor to the UK government sitting on their skills and productivity board, is currently a member of the UK government’s BEIS social mobility taskforce and is currently on the Women in Finance Charter’s advisory board. Her academic writings have been published in top international journals and she has written for the Financial Times and Harvard Business Review. Grace is a regular speaker and advisor to blue chip finance and technology firms. Think Big, Take Small Steps and Build the Future You Want is her first book. • Book: Think Big: Take Small Steps and Build the Future You Want • Website: www.GraceLordan.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Courage Is Calling: Fortune Favors the Brave (The Stoic Virtues Series) by Ryan Holiday — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • LinkedIn Jobs. Find quality hires fast with a free job posting at LinkedIn.com/beawesome.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
9/1/202236 minutes, 17 seconds
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795: How to Stop Being Crazy Busy and Take Back Your Time with Zena Everett

Zena Everett reveals the time-wasters to drop in order to make time for what matters. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The top things slowing us down at work 2) The questions to ask for effective prioritization 3) How to say no nicely Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep795 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT ZENA — Leadership Coach and Speaker Zena Everett is the author of Mind Flip, Take the Fear out of Your Career and the award winning Crazy Busy Cure. Originally a recruitment entrepreneur, Zena sold her business in 2007 then studied an MSc in Career Management and Coaching. She then took further postgraduate qualifications in psychological coaching and leadership with neuroscience (MIT Sloan Business School). She has coached on the Executive MBA Programme at Oxford University’s Saïd Business School and is a member of the Associate Faculty at Henley Business School. • Book: The Crazy Busy Cure: A productivity book for people who don’t have time to read productivity books • Website: ZenaEverett.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Million Dollar Consulting: The Professional's Guide to Growing a Practice by Alan Weiss • Book: Money Talks: How to Make a Million As A Speaker by Alan Weiss • Past Episode: 572: How Morning Practices Like Savoring and Investing in Calm Boost Productivity with Chris Bailey • Past episode: 766: Marshall Goldsmith on Simple Shifts for a More Fulfilling Career and Life — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Apple Card. Get up to 3% cash back with Apple card.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/29/202236 minutes, 42 seconds
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REBROADCAST: Liz Wiseman reveals the Five Practices of Indispensable, High-Impact Players

Liz Wiseman uncovers the small, but impactful practices of exceptional performers. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why it’s okay to not be working on what’s important to you 2) The five things impact players do differently 3) The trick to leading without an invitation UPDATE: Sign up for Liz's new masterclass and learn what the best professionals do to stand out and perform at their best. Early bird registration is FREE with your purchase of Liz's new book Impact Players.PLUS, we’re giving away copies of Liz's book! We’ll be picking 5 random winners who share a link to this post on LinkedIn, along with their favorite nugget of wisdom from the episode. Don’t forget to tag both Pete and Liz in your post! Giveaway ends Saturday, August 27, 11:59 PM Central time.Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep719 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT LIZ — Liz Wiseman is a researcher and executive advisor who teaches leadership to executives around the world. She is the author of New York Times bestseller Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter,; The Multiplier Effect: Tapping the Genius Inside Our Schools, and Wall Street Journal bestseller Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work. She is the CEO of the Wiseman Group, a leadership research and development firm headquartered in Silicon Valley, California. Some of her recent clients include: Apple, AT&T, Disney, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Nike, Salesforce, Tesla, and Twitter. Liz has been listed on the Thinkers50 ranking and in 2019 was recognized as the top leadership thinker in the world. She has conducted significant research in the field of leadership and collective intelligence and writes for Harvard Business Review, Fortune, and a variety of other business and leadership journals. She is a frequent guest lecturer at BYU and StanfordUniversity and is a former executive at Oracle Corporation, where she worked as the Vice President of Oracle University and as the global leader for Human Resource Development. • Liz’s book: Impact Players: How to Take the Lead, Play Bigger, and Multiply Your Impact  (website) • Liz’s book: Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter (website) • Liz’s book: Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work (website) • Liz’s Twitter: @LizWiseman • Liz’s website: TheWisemanGroup.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: Dunning-Kruger effect • Book: Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration by Ed Catmull and Amy Wallace— THANK YOU, SPONSORS! — • Apple Card. Get up to 3% cash back with Apple CardSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/25/202247 minutes, 9 seconds
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794: How to Get Comfortable with Discomfort with Sterling Hawkins

Sterling Hawkins shows you how to turn discomfort into fuel for transformative change. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why we need to hunt discomfort   2) Why you need your own “street gang”  3) What to do when you feel like quitting Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep794 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT STERLING — Sterling Hawkins is an internationally recognized entrepreneur, motivational leader, and public speaker. His 2019 TED Talk, “Discomfort is Necessary for Innovation,” has been viewed more than 100,000 times. Sterling serves as CEO and founder of the Sterling Hawkins Group, a research, training and development company focused on human and organizational growth. He has been seen in publications like Inc. Magazine, Fast Company, The New York Times and Forbes. Based in Colorado, Sterling is a proud uncle of three and a passionate adventurer that can often be found skydiving, climbing mountains, shark diving or even trekking the Sahara. • Book: Hunting Discomfort: How to Get Breakthrough Results in Life and Business No Matter What • TED Talk: Discomfort is Necessary for Innovation • Website: SterlingHawkins.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: The Catcher in the Rye by JD SalingerSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/22/202242 minutes, 1 second
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793: The Six Mind Shifts for Thriving at Work with Aliza Knox

Aliza Knox breaks down the six critical shifts that help turn around an unpleasant work situation. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to stay enthusiastic in the face of work hardships 2) What to do when you feel stagnant 3) How to engineer serendipity for your career Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep793 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT ALIZA — Aliza built and led APAC businesses for Google, Twitter and Cloudflare. She is a BCG advisor, Forbes columnist, and board director. Called a “Kick Ass Woman Slaying the World of Tech”, Aliza wrote Don't Quit Your Day Job, outlining 6 mindshifts you need to rise & thrive at work as part of  her commitment to empowering the next generation of leaders. She’s in the Top 100 Women in Tech, Singapore and was named IT Woman of the Year Asia, 2020. • Book: Don’t Quit Your Day Job: The Six Mind Shifts You Need to Rise and Thrive at Work. • Article: “The New Meaning Of CEO: Chief Empathy Officer - 4 Reasons Leaders Need Empathy Now” • LinkedIn: Aliza Knox • Twitter: @alizaknox • Website: AlizaKnox.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: “How Job Crafting Can Make Work More Satisfying” by Ben Laker, Charmi Patel, Pawan Budhwar, and Ashish Malik • Study: “The Power of Empathy in Times of Crisis and Beyond” by Tara Van Bommel, PhD • Book: Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity by Kim Scott • Book: Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Apple Card. Get up to 3% cash back with Apple CardSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/18/202244 minutes, 24 seconds
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792: How to Handle Negotiations and Difficult Conversations Like an Expert Hostage Negotiator with Scott Tillema

Scott Tillema shares powerful wisdom on handling emotional and tense conversations with ease and finesse. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Two powerful skills to help you connect with anyone 2) A handy strategy to get people to listen in closely 3) What people want to hear during emotional conversations Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep792 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT SCOTT — Scott Tillema is a top communication keynote speaker, FBI trained hostage negotiator, and senior associate with The Negotiations Collective.  He is a nationally recognized leader in the field of crisis and hostage negotiations, training thousands of negotiators across the country. Scott has developed a model for hostage negotiation, which is now being adapted by those in the private sector for use in sales, marketing, communication, and leadership. • TEDx Talk: “The Secrets of Hostage Negotiators” by Scott Tillema • Website: NegotiationsCollective.com • Website: ScottTillema.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini • Book: Beyond Reason: Using Emotions as You Negotiate by Dan Shapiro • TED Talk: “Your body language may shape who you are” by Amy Cuddy • Previous episode: 693: Building Better Relationships through Validation with Michael Sorensen — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Apple Card. Get up to 3% cash back with Apple CardSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/15/202230 minutes, 50 seconds
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791: Promoting and Sustaining Trust through Honest Leadership with Ron Carucci

Ron Carucci reveals the four keys to cultivating a culture of trust and honesty in your teams and organizations. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why people don’t trust you even if you think you’re trustworthy 2) Two fundamental questions to up your leadership3) A powerful exercise to build your honesty muscleSubscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep791 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT RON — Ron has a thirty-year track record helping executives tackle challenges of strategy, organization, and leadership — from start-ups to Fortune 10s, nonprofits to heads-of-state, turn-arounds to new markets and strategies, overhauling leadership and culture to re-designing for growth. With experience in more than 25 countries on 4 continents, he helps organizations articulate strategies that lead to accelerated growth, and then designs programs to execute those strategies.  The best-selling author of eight books, including the Amazon #1 Rising to Power and his recently released To Be Honest: Lead with the Power of Truth, Justice and Purpose, Ron is a regular contributor to the Harvard Business Review, where Navalent’s work on leadership was named one of 2016’s management ideas that mattered most. He is also a regular contributor to Forbes, and a two-time TEDx speaker.  • Book: To Be Honest: Lead with the Power of Truth, Justice and Purpose • Series: Moments of Truth • Firm: Navalent.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: “UMass researcher finds most people lie in everyday conversation” • Book: Choosing Courage: The Everyday Guide to Being Brave at Work by Jim Detert • Book: Crossing the Unknown Sea: Work as a Pilgrimage of Identity by David Whyte • Past episode: 702: Building the Courage to Speak Up and Stand Out at Work with Jim Detert — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Apple Card. Get up to 3% cash back with Apple CardSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/11/202241 minutes, 21 seconds
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790: How to Stop Being Overlooked, Underpaid, and Undervalued with Arika Pierce

Arika Pierce reveals the simple steps to improving your visibility and value in the workplace. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The critical assumption that keeps professionals from advancing 2) How to properly negotiate for a raise or promotion 3) Three rules for more visibility when working remotely  Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep790 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT ARIKA — Arika Pierce, President and Founder of Piercing Strategies, is a leadership development coach and expert with a passion for creating forward-thinking leaders. After 15 years of corporate leadership experience, her 360 view of leadership has empowered her to help individuals hone their goals and reach their full potential.  • Book: I CAN. I WILL. WATCH ME.: How to Not Be Overlooked, Underpaid or Undervalued  • LinkedIn: Arika Pierce • Website: ArikaPierce.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: The 5AM Club: Own Your Morning. Elevate Your Life by Robin Sharma • Book: Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson and Kenneth Blanchard • Book: Fear Is My Homeboy: How to Slay Doubt, Boss Up, and Succeed on Your Own Terms by Judi Holler — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Zapier. Save many hours a month by automating tasks with zapier.com/awesomeSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/8/202233 minutes, 44 seconds
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789: How to Beat Stress, Stagnation, and Burnout with Alan Stein Jr.

Alan Stein Jr. lays out the fundamental shifts that help sustain your game and build resilience in the face of stress, stagnation, and burnout. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to stop stress from overwhelming and controlling you 2) How to stay calm and in control in the face of stress 3) How to identify and remedy stagnation Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep789 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT ALAN — Alan Stein, Jr. is an experienced keynote speaker and author. At his core, he’s a performance coach with a passion for helping others change behaviors. He spent 15+ years working with the highest performing basketball players on the planet (including NBA superstars Kevin Durant, Steph Curry, and Kobe Bryant). Through his customized programs, he transfers his unique expertise to maximize both individual and organizational performance. Alan is a dynamic storyteller who delivers practical, actionable lessons that can be implemented immediately. He teaches proven principles on how to utilize the same approaches in business that elite athletes use to perform at a world-class level. His previous clients include American Express, Pepsi, Sabra, Starbucks, Charles Schwab, and Penn State Football, and many more. • Book: Raise Your Game: High-Performance Secrets from the Best of the Best • Book: Sustain Your Game: High Performance Keys to Manage Stress, Avoid Stagnation, and Beat Burnout • Website: AlanSteinJr.com • Website: StrongerTeam.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Author: Eckhart Tolle • Book: Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear • Book: Exactly What to Say: Your Personal Guide to the Mastery of Magic Words by Phil Jones — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • LinkedIn Jobs. Find quality hires fast with a free job posting at LinkedIn.com/beawesome.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/4/202240 minutes, 19 seconds
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788: Roger Martin Shares How to Make Better Strategic Choices By Rethinking Your Models

Roger Martin reveals how to identify the unconscious mental models holding you back from more superior management effectiveness. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why people will resist correcting outdated models 2) Powerful questions to dismantle outdated models 3) The simple word shift that makes you more strategic Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep788 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT ROGER — Professor Roger Martin is a writer, strategy advisor and in 2017 was named the #1 management thinker in the world. He is also former Dean and Institute Director of the Martin Prosperity Institute at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto in Canada.  • Book: A New Way to Think: Your Guide to Superior Management Effectiveness • Twitter: @RogerLMartin • Website: RogerLMartin.com • Medium: Playing to Win Practitioner — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Art as Experience by John Dewey • Book: Lord of the Flies by William Golding • Book: Social Limits to Growth by Fred Hirsch See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
8/1/202245 minutes, 33 seconds
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787: How to Consistently Perform at Your Peak with Dr. Haley Perlus

Dr. Haley Perlus shares everyday tactics to help you achieve consistent peak performance. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How just three words can transform your day 2) How to increase your attention span 3) The simple secret to feeling more energized Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep787 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT HALEY — Dr. Haley Perlus knows what it takes to overcome barriers and achieve peak performance. As an elite alpine ski racer, she competed and trained with the best in the world, pushing herself to the limits time and time again. Now, with a PhD in sport psychology, Haley continues to push boundaries and drive peak performance, helping athletes and Fortune 100 executives reach their goals. Dr. Perlus is a highly sought-after keynote speaker, professor, author and consultant to Division I athletes. She is an adjunct professor at the University of Colorado lecturing on applied sport and exercise psychology at the graduate level. She has authored several books including The Ultimate Achievement Journal and The Inside Drive and her articles have been featured in publications such as Thrive Magazine, Fitness Magazine, IDEA Fitness Journal, EpicTimes, Telluride Inside, MyVega and BeachBody®.• Website: DrHaleyPerlus.com— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: “The Dynamogenic Factors in Pacemaking and Competition” by Norman Triplett • Tool: Concentration grid • Podcast: Huberman’s Lab • Figure: Wim Hof • Book: A Life in Parts by Bryan Cranston • Book: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini • Past episode: 664: Dr. Robert Cialdini on How to Persuade with the 7 Universal Principles of Influence See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
7/28/202239 minutes, 29 seconds
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786: How to (Really) Strengthen Your Relationships with Eric Barker

Eric Barker shares science-based wisdom on how to make your relationships flourish. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The two critical elements of trust-building 2) The secret to dealing with difficult people 3) How to navigate difficult conversations Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep786 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT ERIC — Eric Barker is the author of The Wall Street Journal bestseller Barking Up the Wrong Tree, which has sold over half a million copies and been translated into 19 languages. It was even the subject of a question on “Jeopardy!” Over 500,000 people have subscribed to his weekly newsletter. His work has been covered by The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Financial Times, and others. Eric is also a sought-after speaker, having given talks at MIT, Yale, Google, the United States Military Central Command (CENTCOM), and the Olympic Training Center. His new book, Plays Well with Others, will be released by HarperCollins in May of 2022. • Book: Plays Well with Others: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Relationships Is (Mostly) Wrong • Website: EricBarker.org — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie • Book: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini • Book: Pre-Suasion: Channeling Attention for Change by Robert Cialdini • Book: Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World by David Epstein • Past episode: 275: How to Manage Your Manager with Mary Abbajay See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
7/25/202238 minutes, 23 seconds
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785: How to Improve Focus and Productivity through Smarter Deadlines with Christopher Cox

Christopher Cox discusses how to leverage deadlines to curb procrastination, improve productivity, and deliver better results. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The worst possible deadline you can give yourself 2) The trick restaurateurs and theater artists use to consistently deliver quality 3) The trick to making self-imposed deadlines more motivating Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep785 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT CHRISTOPHER — Christopher Cox has written about politics, business, books, and science for The New York Times Magazine, GQ, Harper’s, Wired, and Slate. In 2020, he was named a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT and a visiting scholar at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. He was formerly the chief editor of Harper’s Magazine and executive editor of GQ, where he worked on stories that won the Pulitzer Prize, the PEN Literary Award for Journalism, and multiple National Magazine Awards. His book The Deadline Effect is out in paperback now.  • Book: The Deadline Effect: Inside Elite Organizations That Have Mastered the Ticking Clock • Website: Deadline-Effect.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Research: “More and Less Effective Updating: The Role of Trajectory Management in Making Sense Again” by Marlys Christianson • Research: Procrastination of Enjoyable Experiences • Research: "Procrastination by pigeons: preference for larger, more delayed work requirements." by J.E. Mazur • Book: Predictably Irrational, Revised and Expanded Edition: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions by Dan Ariely • Book: The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York by Robert Caro See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
7/21/202240 minutes, 11 seconds
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784: How to Quadruple Your Reading Speed and Learn Faster with Abby Marks-Beale

Speed reading expert Abby Marks-Beale shares the key strategies to speed up your reading–on screens and paper–without compromising comprehension. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to quadruple your reading speed with just one notecard 2) The best ways to retain more of what you read 3) Awesome tools for optimal screen reading Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep784 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT ABBY — Abby Marks Beale is a speed reading expert, consummate educator and professional speaker who enjoys teaching busy people how to read smarter, faster and just plain better. For the past 30+ years, she has taught thousands to build reading confidence and competence through the knowledge of simple yet powerful active reading strategies. She is the author of 10 Days to Faster Reading, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Speed Reading and Speed Reading: A Little-Known Time-Saving Superpower. • Book: 10 Days to Faster Reading • Book: Speed Reading: A Little-Known Time-Saving Superpower • Website: RevItUpReading.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • App: BeelineReader.com • App: Spreeder • Concept: Ebbinghaus Curve of Forgetting • Book: "Rich Habits - The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals" by Thomas Corley • Book: "Yoga and the Quest for the True Self" by Stephen Cope — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Gusto.com. Make doing payroll easy and get three free months at Gusto.com/awesomeSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
7/18/202242 minutes, 24 seconds
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783: How to Restore Energy and Clarity by Tuning in to Silence with Leigh Marz and Justin Zorn

Leigh Marz and Justin Zorn share compelling research on the surprising benefits of silence—and how to find it amidst the noise and busyness of today’s world. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The small but powerful ways we can get more rest every day 2) How taking a hike can shorten your to-do list 3) How to resist the pull of your smartphone Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep783 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT LEIGH & JUSTIN— Justin Talbot Zorn is an author and policymaker, who has served as both a strategist and a meditation teacher in the US Congress. A Harvard-and-Oxford-trained specialist in the economics and psychology of human thriving, Justin’s writing on mindfulness and politics has been published in 12 languages and his work has appeared in the Washington Post, The Atlantic, Harvard Business Review, Foreign Policy, and other publications.   Leigh Marz is a leadership coach and collaboration consultant specializing in work with scientists, engineers, and creatives. She spent years working with the climate team at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and over a decade facilitating and advising a cross-sector team of chemists, advocates, government regulators, manufacturers, and retailers aiming to reduce toxic chemicals in our homes and environment. • Book: Golden: The Power of Silence in a World of Noise • Article: “The Busier You Are, the More You Need Quiet Time” • Article: “How to Build a Culture That Honors Quiet Time” • Website: AstreaStrategies.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Article: “Doing Something is Better Than Doing Nothing for Most People, Study Shows”  • Researcher: Joshua M. Smyth • Researcher: Gordon Hempton • Researcher: Judson Brewer • Book: Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport • Book: Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World by Cal Newport • Book: Chatter: The Voice in Our Head, Why It Matters, and How to Harness It by Ethan Kross • Book: Questions Are the Answer: A Breakthrough Approach to Your Most Vexing Problems at Work and in Life by Hal Gregersen — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • LinkedIn Jobs. Find quality hires fast with a free job posting at LinkedIn.com/beawesome.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
7/14/202245 minutes, 30 seconds
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782: How to Overcome Distraction through Minimalism with Joshua Becker

Joshua Becker shares his practical ideas for letting go of distractions so you can focus on what matters most. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The one thing that starts day right 2) How money can prevent us from growing in our jobs 3) How to tackle technology addiction Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep782 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT JOSHUA — Joshua Becker is the Wall Street Journal and USA Today best-selling author of five books: Things That Matter, The Minimalist Home, The More of Less, Clutterfree with Kids and Simplify. He is the Founder and Editor of Becoming Minimalist, a website dedicated to intentional living visited by over 1 million readers every month with a social media following of over 3 million. His blog was named by SUCCESS Magazine as one of the top ten personal development websites on the Internet and his writing has been featured in publications all around the world. • Book: Things That Matter: Overcoming Distraction to Pursue a More Meaningful Life • Website: BecomingMinimalist.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: The Greatest Salesman in the World by Og Mandino • Song: “Ill With Want” by The Avett Brothers See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
7/11/202238 minutes, 48 seconds
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781: How to Tackle Overwhelming Stress and Develop Mental Fitness with Jody Michael

Jody Michael uncovers the surprising cause of much of our stress and shares expert techniques to train your mind for greater resilience. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How you’re unknowingly stressing yourself out 2) How to keep stress at bay with ABC and SEE 3) How to go from triggered to calm in just 30 seconds Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep781 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT JODY — Jody Michael is CEO of Jody Michael Associates, and is recognized as one of the top 4% of coaches worldwide and is an internationally credentialed Master Certified Coach, Board Certified Coach, University of Chicago trained psychotherapist, and Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Among her clients are more than 120 senior executives across 18 Fortune 100 companies. She has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Forbes, Oprah Magazine, Huffington Post, Crain’s Chicago and as an expert guest on MSNBC, CNN, the TODAY Show, and NPR. • Book: Leading Lightly: Lower Your Stress, Think with Clarity, and Lead with Ease • App: MindMastery For Mental Fitness (App Store | Play Store) • Website: JodyMichael.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Article: “COVID-19 pandemic triggers 25% increase in prevalence of anxiety and depression worldwide” • Article: “How to win a global meditation contest, two years in a row” by Chris Taylor • Book: Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time by Brian Tracy • Book: Insight: Why We're Not as Self-Aware as We Think, and How Seeing Ourselves Clearly Helps Us Succeed at Work and in Life by Tasha Eurich • Book: Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting Out of the Box by The Arbinger Institute • Previous episode: 159 Increasing Confidence by Increasing Self-Awareness with Dr. Tasha Eurich See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
7/7/202244 minutes, 18 seconds
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In Memoriam: 457: How to Persuade through Compelling Stories with DonorSee’s Gret Glyer (Rebroadcast)

Gret Glyer discusses how you can increase your persuasion power by telling compelling stories. If you'd like to help Gret's family cover funeral expenses, please consider donating to his GoFundMe or organization DonorSee.— YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why stories succeed where statistics fail 2) What makes a story compelling 3) How storytelling can earn you a promotion Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep457 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT GRET — Gret Glyer has helped raise over a million dollars through storytelling. He is the CEO of DonorSee, the platform that shows you that your money is helping real people in need with personalized video updates. From 2013 to 2016, Glyer lived with the world’s poorest people in Malawi, Africa where he built more than 150 houses for the homeless and crowdfunded $100,000 to build a girls’ school in rural Malawi. Glyer has been featured in USA Today, National Review, HuffPo, Acton Institute and is a TEDx Speaker. He is currently fundraising for his first ever book on Kickstarter called, If The Poor Were Next Door.— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — Gret’s Organization: DonorSee Gret's GoFundMe Gret’s Kickstarter: “If The Poor Were Next Door” Gret’s TEDx talk: How to Wake Up Tomorrow Morning Like a Billionaire Person: Scott Harrison TV Show: Lost  TV Show: Game of Thrones TV Show: Breaking Bad Movie: A Quiet Place Movie: Les Miserables Book: Les Miserables by Victor Hugo Previous episode: Episode 403: Hollywood Secrets for Effective Business Storytelling with Matthew Luhn — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — Zapier. Save many hours a month by automating tasks with zapier.com/awesomeSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
7/4/202243 minutes, 31 seconds
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780b Persuasion Roleplay - David McRaney - Part 2

See the most powerful persuasion strategies in action as Pete and guest David McRaney roleplay. Check out the full episode, transcript, and notes at https://awesomeatyourjob.com/ep780.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
6/30/202217 minutes, 40 seconds
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780: How Minds Change and How to Change Minds with David McRaney

David McRaney breaks down why it’s so difficult to change people’s minds—and shares powerful strategies to get others to open their minds. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why facts alone can’t persuade others 2) One simple question to make you more persuasive 3) A step-by-step guide to changing even the most stubborn minds Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep780 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT DAVID — Science journalist, podcaster, and internationally bestselling author David McRaney is an expert in the psychology of reasoning, decision making, and self-delusion. His wildly popular blog became the international bestselling book You Are Not So Smart, revealing and celebrating our irrational and thoroughly human behavior. His second bestseller, You Are Now Less Dumb, gives readers a fighting chance at outsmarting their brains. His most recent book, How Minds Change, is a brain-bending and big-hearted investigation into the science of belief, opinion, and persuasion. David is an in-demand speaker whose work has been featured in The Atlantic and many others.He also created and hosted Exploring Genius: In-Depth Study of Brilliant Minds, an audio documentary for Himalaya, and is working on a TV series about how to better predict the psychological impact of technological disruption. • Book: How Minds Change: The Surprising Science of Belief, Opinion, and Persuasion • Website: YouAreNotSoSmart.com • Personal website: DavidMcRaney.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Cool It: The Skeptical Environmentalist's Guide to Global Warming by Bjorn Lomborg • Book: Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain by David Eagleman • Book: Joe by Larry Brown • Book: The Enigma of Reason by Hugo Mercier and Dan Sperber • Video: Why We Fight: Prelude to War See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
6/30/202246 minutes, 15 seconds
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779: How to Unlock Greater Potential through Unlearning with Barry O’Reilly

Barry O’Reilly shares his strategies on how to unlearn the mindsets and behaviors that hold us back. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The key to breakthrough improvement 2) How to identify what you need to unlearn 3) How to overcome the fear of change Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep779 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT BARRY — Barry O’Reilly is the founder and CEO of ExecCamp, an entrepreneurial experience for executives, and the management consultancy Antennae. A business advisor, entrepreneur, and sought-after speaker, O’Reilly has pioneered the intersection of business model innovation, product development, organizational design, and culture transformation. He works with the world’s leading innovators, from disruptive startups to Fortune 500 companies. He is a frequent writer and contributor to The Economist, Strategy+Business, and MIT Sloan Management Review, as well as a coauthor of the international bestseller Lean Enterprise: How High Performance Organizations Innovate at Scale―included in the Eric Ries Lean series and a Harvard Business Review “must-read” for would-be CEOs and business leaders. He is also an executive advisor and faculty member at Singularity University. • Book: Lean Enterprise: How High Performance Organizations Innovate at Scale • Book: Unlearn: Let Go of Past Success to Achieve Extraordinary Results • Studio: NobodyStudios.com • Website: BarryOReilly.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Maverick: The Success Story Behind the World's Most Unusual Workplace by Ricardo Semier— THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Gusto.com. Make doing payroll easy and get three free months at Gusto.com/awesomeSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
6/27/202230 minutes, 9 seconds
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778: How to Make and Break Habits Using Science with Russ Poldrack

Russ Poldrack reveals the science behind why our brains are habit-building machines and how to make the best out of it. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to make good habits stick 2) How to strengthen your brain against bad habits 3) Why habits never really go away–and what you should do instead Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep778 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT RUSS — Russell A. Poldrack is a psychologist and neuroscientist. He is the Albert Ray Lang Professor of Psychology at Stanford University. He is also the Associate Director of Stanford Data Science, a member of the Stanford Neuroscience Institute and director of the Stanford Center for Reproducible Neuroscience and the SDS Center for Open and Reproducible Science. Prior to his appointment at Stanford in 2014, he held faculty positions at Harvard Medical School, UCLA, and the University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of The New Mind Readers: What Neuroimaging Can and Cannot Reveal about Our Thoughts and Hard to Break: Why Our Brains Make Habits Stick. He lives in San Francisco. • Book: Hard to Break: Why Our Brains Make Habits Stick • Twitter: @russpoldrack — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy by Jenny Odell • Previous episode: 734: How to Train Your Mind to Focus and Handle Distractions Better with Dr. Amishi Jha See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
6/23/202229 minutes, 27 seconds
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777: How to Observe and Listen like a Master Interrogator with Certified Forensic Interviewer Michael Reddington

Michael Reddington shares valuable skills–learned from having engaged in many interrogations–that make you a more observant listener and influential communicator. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The trick to staying focused and attentive 2) The subtle conversation cues to look out for 3) How to ask better questions to get better answers Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep777 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT MICHAEL — Michael Reddington, CFI is a certified forensic interviewer and the President of InQuasive, Inc., a company that integrates the key components of effective non-confrontational interview techniques with current business research for executives. Using his background in forensics, and his understanding of human behavior through interrogation, Reddington teaches businesses to use the truth to their advantage.Reddington received his bachelor's degree in business administration and management from Southern New Hampshire University, and received additional education on  negotiation and leadership degree from Harvard University. He currently lives in Waxhaw, NC. • Book: The Disciplined Listening Method: How A Certified Forensic Interviewer Unlocks Hidden Value in Every Conversation • Website: DisciplinedListening.com • Website: InQuasive.com • Website: MichaelReddington.com • LinkedIn: Michael Reddington — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini • Book: Pre-Suasion: Channeling Attention for Change by Robert Cialdini • Book: Care to Dare: Unleashing Astonishing Potential Through Secure Base Leadership by Duncan Coombe, George Kohlrieser, Susan Goldsworthy • Book: Think Like a Freak: The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain by Seven Levitt and Stephen Dubner • Past episode: 341: Decoding Body Language with ex-FBI Special Agent Joe Navarro • Past episode: 664: Dr. Robert Cialdini on How to Persuade with the 7 Universal Principles of Influence — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • LinkedIn Jobs. Find quality hires fast with a free job posting at LinkedIn.com/beawesome.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
6/20/202248 minutes, 37 seconds
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776: How to Pushback Effectively and Stand Up For What You Want with Selena Rezvani

Selena Rezvani reveals why self-advocacy is critical for success–and how to do it effectively. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to turn a “vague no” into something you can use 2) The LARA framework for when you’re faced with a no 3) How to know when it’s time to stop pushing Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep776 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT SELENA — Selena Rezvani’s mission is to help professionals stand up for themselves at work and advocate for their needs. She’s the author of 2 leadership books, the bestseller Pushback and The Next Generation of Women Leaders. Selena addresses thousands of professionals each year and has been featured in TEDx, Oprah.com, Inc., Todayshow.com, and NPR. Today she’s a columnist for NBC News Know Your Value. Selena is based in Philadelphia where she lives with her husband Geoff and 9 year old boy-girl twins.  • Book: Pushback: How Smart Women Ask--and Stand Up--for What They Want  • Website: SelenaRezvani.com  — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: Enclothed Cognition by Adam Galinsky and Hajo Adam • Previous episode: 282: How to Manage Your Attention and Your Priorities with Neen James  • Previous Episode: 327: Unclog Your Brain through Unfocusing with Dr. Srini Pillay See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
6/16/202236 minutes, 40 seconds
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775: Susan Cain Uncovers the Surprising and Uplifting Power of Sorrow and Longing

Susan Cain explains how embracing bittersweetness helps us lead more creative, connected, and fulfilling careers and lives. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Two simple shifts to make you more courageous 2) How a bias for positivity is holding us back 3) How to keep your brain from wallowing in negativity Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep775 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT SUSAN — Susan Cain is the #1 bestselling author of Bittersweet: How Sorrow and Longing Make Us Whole and Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, which spent eight years on The New York Times best seller list, and has been translated into 40 languages. Susan’s TED talks have been viewed over 40 million times. LinkedIn named her the Top 6th Influencer in the World, just behind Richard Branson and Melinda French Gates. Susan partners with Malcolm Gladwell, Adam Grant and Dan Pink to curate the Next Big Idea Book Club. They donate all their proceeds to children’s literacy programs. Visit Susan at susancain.net.• Book: Bittersweet: How Sorrow and Longing Make Us Whole • Book: Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking • Quiz: Bittersweet Quiz • Website: SusanCain.net — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Article: “The Compassionate Instinct” by Dacher Keltner • Book: Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi • Video: Empathy: The Human Connection to Patient Care • Previous episode: 757: How to Find the Career You Truly Love with Marcus Buckingham See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
6/13/202243 minutes, 7 seconds
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774: How to Make Yourself Promotable with Amii Barnard-Bahn

Amii Barnard-Bahn shows you how to assess your unique strengths and opportunities to advance your career with her Promotability Index. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The five elements of the promotability index 2) The 4 steps to developing strategic thinking 3) The one question to get the feedback that you need Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep774 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT AMII — Amii is a former Fortune Global 50 executive and a current C-Suite consultant to global companies like Bank of the West, Adobe and The Gap. She’s been recognized by Forbes as one of the top coaches for legal and compliance executives. Amii also contributes to the Harvard Business Review, guest lectures at Stanford and UC Berkeley, and is a Fellow at the Harvard Institute of Coaching. She speaks regularly on workplace culture, leadership effectiveness and corporate governance. She is the creator of The Promotability Index® and author of the companion PI Guidebook. Amii earned her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center and her BA from Tufts. Amii is a lifelong diversity advocate who  testified for the successful passage of first laws in the U.S. requiring corporate boards to include women. • Website and free Promotability Index: BarnardBahn.com • Article: Promotions Are Not Just About Your Credentials — They’re About Your Relationships • Book: The PI Guidebook: How the Promotability Index(R) Can Help You Get Ahead in Your Career • LinkedIn: Amii Barnard-Bahn • Twitter: @amiibb — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Leadership BS: Fixing Workplaces and Careers One Truth at a Time by Jeffrey Pfeffer • Book: The Accursed by Joyce Carol Oates • Past episode: 217: An Effective (but Rare) Strategy to Snag Your Dream Job with Kristen Berndt See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
6/9/202247 minutes, 17 seconds
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773: How to Amplify Your Message Through Powerful Framing and Storytelling with Rene Rodriguez

Rene Rodriguez reveals a powerful three-step formula for amplifying your influence and getting your message heard. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The surprising reason why your audience isn’t listening 2) The most powerful communication skill in your arsenal 3) How to craft a narrative and message that sticks Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep773 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT RENE — For over two decades, René has been researching and applying behavioral neuroscience as a dynamic keynote speaker, leadership advisor, world-class sales expert, and renowned speaker coach. He has also trained more than 100,000 people in applying behavioral psychology and neurology methodologies to solve some of the toughest challenges in leadership, sales, and change. • Book: Amplify Your Influence: Transform How You Communicate and Lead • Instagram: @seerenespeak • Website: MeetRene.com • TEDx Talk: Harnessing the Power of Courage | René Rodriguez | TEDxYouth@MinnetonkaHS • TEDx Talk: Sequencing Communication to Amplify Your Influence | René Rodriguez | TEDxYouth@MinnetonkaHS — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • TEDx Talk: How Peas Will Save Our Planet | Julia Albrecht | TEDxHamlineUniversity • Book: Let's Get Real or Let's Not Play: Transforming the Buyer/Seller Relationship by Mahan Khalsa and Stephen R. Covey • Movie scene: Cedar Rapid reframes insurance sales See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
6/6/202247 minutes, 5 seconds
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772: How to Build Resilience to Thrive in Uncertainty with Gemma Leigh Roberts

Gemma Leigh Roberts shares recent science behind resilience and how to bounce back from whatever the world throws at you. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why you shouldn’t confuse grit with resilience 2) The challenges worth seeking out to build your resilience 3) How to build resilience into daily routines Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep772 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT GEMMA — Gemma Roberts is a chartered psychologist who has spent most of her working life teaching, writing, and speaking about what it takes to navigate challenges successfully, build resilience in the face of adversity, and create environments where each individual can thrive and perform at their peak, in their unique way. Her book, Mindset Matters: Developing Mental Agility and Resilience to Thrive in Uncertainty, which will be released in May 2022, came from her Mindset Matters newsletter on LinkedIn, which now has 500,000 subscribers. She is also a LinkedIn Learning instructor, with her courses garnering over 3 million learners. She also hosts the We Got This: Work+Life audio series on LinkedIn. • Book: Mindset Matters: Developing Mental Agility and Resilience to Thrive in Uncertainty • LinkedIn Newsletter: Mindset Matters • Website: GemmaLeighRoberts.com  — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: The Chimp Paradox: The Mind Management Program to Help You Achieve Success, Confidence, and Happiness by Dr. Steve PetersSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
6/2/202243 minutes, 46 seconds
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771: How to Own Your Career and Build Your Dream Job with Ann Hiatt

Ann Hiatt shares valuable lessons learned on career development from her 15 years working alongside Silicon Valley’s top CEOs. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The top three things you can do to develop your career 2) How to deal with the pressures of big-impact opportunities 3) How to carve out your path to promotion when there is none Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep771 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT ANN — Ann Hiatt is a best selling author, executive consultant, speaker, and investor. She is a Silicon Valley veteran with 15 years experience reporting directly to CEOs Jeff Bezos (Amazon) and Eric Schmidt (Google/Alphabet). She has published articles in publications such as Harvard Business Review, Fast Company and CNBC. She has also contributed to articles in The New York Times, Economic Times, The Financial Times and Forbes. Her first book, Bet On Yourself, was published by HarperCollins in 2021. • Book: Bet on Yourself: Recognize, Own, and Implement Breakthrough Opportunities • Website: BetonYourselfBook.com • LinkedIn: Ann Hiatt — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck • Book: The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers by Ben Horowitz • Book: Measure What Matters: How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs by John Doerr • Previous episode: 396: Insights into Embracing Emotions at Work with Liz Fosslien — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Gusto.com. Make doing payroll easy and get three free months at Gusto.com/awesomeSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
5/30/202245 minutes, 23 seconds
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770: How to Become the Manager that Your Team Wants with Russ Laraway

Russ Laraway reveals how being a great manager is simpler than you think. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The key to sharing feedback that actually works 2) How to get your manager to manage well 3) Why you need to “prioritize prioritization” and how to do it Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep770 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT RUSS — Russ has had a diverse 28 year operational management career. He was a Company Commander in the Marine Corps before starting his first company, Pathfinders. From there, Russ went to the Wharton School, and then onto management roles at Google and Twitter. He then co-founded Candor, Inc., along with bestselling author Kim Scott. Over the last several years, Russ served as the Chief People Officer at Qualtrics, and is now the Chief People Officer for the fast-growing venture capital firm, Goodwater Capital, where he is helping Goodwater and its portfolio companies to empower their people to do great work and be totally psyched while doing it. Over his career, Russ has managed 700 person teams and $700M businesses -- facing a vast array of leadership challenges along the way. He's the author of the book When They Win, You Win: Being a Great Manager Is Simpler Than You Think. • Book: When They Win, You Win: Being a Great Manager Is Simpler Than You Think • Website: www.WhenTheyWinYouWin.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: A Separate Peace by Jonathan Knowles • Book: Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity by Kim Scott • Book: Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day Long by David Rock — THANK YOU, SPONSORS! — • Storyworth. Give the fathers in your life something special at StoryWorth.com/awesome See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
5/26/202249 minutes, 27 seconds
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REBROADCAST: 399: Maximizing Your Mental Energy with Isaiah Hankel

Isaiah Hankel highlights the importance of your mental energy, the best time to use it, and how to protect it from the people and things that drain it. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The little ways we waste our limited mental energy 2) How to tactfully deal with people who drain your mental energy 3) How to gain more energy by closing mental loops Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/rb399 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT ISAIAH — Isaiah Hankel received his doctorate in Anatomy & Cell Biology and is an expert on mental focus, behavioral psychology, and career development. His work has been featured in The Guardian, Fast Company,and Entrepreneur Magazine. Isaiah’s previous book, Black Hole Focus, was published by Wiley & Sons and was selected as Business Book of the Month in the UK and became a business bestseller internationally. Isaiah has delivered corporate presentations to over 20,000 people, including over 300 workshops and keynotes worldwide in the past 5 years. — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Isaiah’s websites: www.IsaiahHankel.com and www.HankelLeadership.com • Isaiah’s book: The Science of Intelligent Achievement: How Smart People Focus, Create and Grow Their Way to Success • Podcast: Onnit • Tool: PX370 Mono Digital Voice Recorder PX Series • Tool: www.Rev.com • Tool: Qbserve • Research: Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time • Research: The Zeigarnik Effect Explained • Book: The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand • Book: Relentless: From Good to Great to Unstoppable by Tim Grover • Book: Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade by Robert Cialdini • Book: Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain • Book: Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi • Book: The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey • Book: Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen • Previous episode: 015: David Allen, The World’s Leading Authority on Productivity See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
5/23/202252 minutes, 24 seconds
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769: How to Command the Room, Connect with Your Audience, and Close the Deal with Laura Sicola

Laura Sicola breaks down the communication tools and techniques for building a strong presence and delivering maximum impact. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How you’re introducing yourself wrong—and how to do it better 2) The magic words to capture your audience’s attention 3) What it really takes to persuade your audience Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep769 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT LAURA — Dr. Laura Sicola is a leadership communication and influence expert, speaker, podcast host, and author of Speaking to Influence: Mastering Your Leadership Voice. Laura’s TEDx talk, “Want to Sound Like a Leader? Start by Saying Your Name Right,” has over 6.6 million views. As founder of Vocal Impact Productions, her mission is to help leaders master the Three Cs of Vocal Executive Presence so they can COMMAND the room, CONNECT with the audience, and CLOSE the deal. • Book: Speaking to Influence: Mastering Your Leadership Voice • TEDx Talk: Want to sound like a leader? Start by saying your name right | Laura Sicola | TEDxPenn • Website: VocalImpactProductions.com • Podcast: Speaking to Influence • LinkedIn: Dr. Laura Sicola — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Microphone: Shure SM7B • Microphone: Shure BETA 87A • Study: The Center for Talent Innovation's Key Findings: Executive Presence • Book: Psycho-Cybernetics: Updated and Expanded by Maxwell Maltz • Book: Life Is Magic: My Inspiring Journey from Tragedy to Self-Discovery by Jon Dorenbos and Larry Platt • Book: Pete the Cat 12-Book Phonics Fun!: Includes 12 Mini-Books Featuring Short and Long Vowel Sounds (My First I Can Read) by James Dean and Kimberly Dean See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
5/19/202256 minutes, 18 seconds
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768: How to Embrace Generational Differences and Resolve Conflict with Chris De Santis

Chris De Santis shares helpful insights about each generation and how to work more effectively across ages. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to turn generational friction into an opportunity 2) How to give feedback that works for every generation 3) How to motivate people from every generation Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep768 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT CHRIS — Chris De Santis is a speaker, author, consultant, and most recently podcaster specializing in Management and Organizational Development issues and interventions. He specializes in assisting individuals or groups in identifying and overcoming obstacles to effectiveness. He brings with him thirty-eight years of experience in training and development. He has an undergraduate degree in business from the University of Notre Dame, a graduate degree in Organizational Development from Loyola University in Chicago, an MBA from the University of Denver, and previous work experience in manufacturing, professional services, and not-for-profit environments.  His book, Why I Find you Irritating: Navigating Generational Friction at Work, will be available in May 2022 but until then you can listen to his advice podcast, “Cubicle Confidential” along with his co-host, Mary Abbajay. He resides in a quiet corner of Lincoln Park in Chicago. • Book: Why I Find You Irritating: Navigating Generational Friction at Work • Website: CPDeSantis.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Cultures and Organizations: Software of the Mind by Geert Hofstede • Book: Delta Of Venus by Anais Nin • Book: Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
5/16/202232 minutes, 1 second
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767: How to Build Tremendous Mental Strength with Amy Morin

Amy Morin delineates the bad mental habits that are holding us back from achieving our full potential. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The three elements of mental strength 2) The 13 things mentally strong people don’t do 3) How to more effectively tolerate discomfort and distress in our day-to-day Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep767 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT AMY — Amy Morin is editor-in-chief at Verywell Mind, a licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist, and psychology lecturer at Northeastern University. She’s also an international bestselling author. Her books, 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do, 13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don’t Do, and 13 Things Mentally Strong Women Don’t Do have been translated into 40 languages.The Guardian dubbed her “the self-help guru of the moment” and Forbes calls her a “thought leadership star.”Her TEDx talk, The Secret of Becoming Mentally Strong, is one of the most popular talks of all time with more than 15 million views. She’s a regular contributor to Forbes, Business Insider, and Psychology Today where her articles on mental strength reach more than 2 million readers each month.• Book: 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do: Take Back Your Power, Embrace Change, Face Your Fears, and Train Your Brain for Happiness and Success • TEDx Talk: The Secret of Becoming Mentally Strong | Amy Morin | TEDxOcala • Website: AmyMorinLCSW.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: The Gift: 14 Lessons to Save Your Life by Dr. Edith Eva Eger • Past episode: 602: Finding Greater Enjoyment and Fulfillment through Capacity Building with Robert Glazer • Poem: “The Guest House” by Rumi See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
5/12/202246 minutes, 59 seconds
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766: Marshall Goldsmith on Simple Shifts for a More Fulfilling Career and Life

Marshall Goldsmith unpacks the pervasive myths about happiness and provides an alternative path for finding fulfillment every day. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The three ingredients of a fulfilling life 2) Six powerful questions for increasing your happiness every day 3) The powerful mindset that stops people-pleasing Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep766 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT MARSHALL — Marshall Goldsmith has been recognized for years as the world’s leading executive coach and the New York Times bestselling author of many books, including What Got You Here Won’t Get You There, Mojo, and Triggers. He received his Ph.D. from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. In his coaching practice, Goldsmith has advised more than 200 major CEOs and their management teams. He and his wife live in Nashville, Tennessee.• Book: The Earned Life: Lose Regret, Choose Fulfillment • Book: Triggers: Creating Behavior That Lasts--Becoming the Person You Want to Be • Book: What Got You Here Won't Get You There • Book: How Women Rise: Break the 12 Habits Holding You Back from Your Next Raise, Promotion, or Job, with Sally Helgensen • Email: [email protected] • LinkedIn: Marshall Goldsmith • Website: MarshallGoldsmith.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: The Marshmallow Test • Book: Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas That Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries by Safi Bahcall • Book: Old Path, White Clouds: Walking in the Footsteps of the Buddha by Thich Nhat Hanh • Video: Budweiser Clydesdale reuniting commercial and Budweiser donkey commercial See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
5/9/202252 minutes, 45 seconds
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765: The Simple Actions behind Great Teams and Cultures with Daniel Coyle

Daniel Coyle shares many simple–yet highly effective–actions any team can take to foster a cohesive, positive culture. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Four simple actions that establish deep connection 2) The top thing that builds trust 3) How to craft a mantra that truly resonates Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep765 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT DANIEL — Daniel Coyle is the New York Times bestselling author of The Culture Code, which was named Best Business Book of the Year by Bloomberg, BookPal, and Business Insider. Coyle has served as an advisor to many high-performing organizations, including the Navy SEALs, Microsoft, Google, and the Cleveland Guardians. His other books include The Talent Code, The Secret Race, The Little Book of Talent, and Hardball: A Season in the Projects, which was made into a movie starring Keanu Reeves. Coyle was raised in Anchorage, Alaska, and now lives in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, during the school year and in Homer, Alaska, during the summer with his wife Jenny, and their four children. • Book: The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups • Book: The Culture Playbook: 60 Highly Effective Actions to Help Your Group Succeed • Website: DanielCoyle.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Tool: Bic pens • Study: The Robbers Cave Experiment • Book: It's Your Ship: Management Techniques from the Best Damn Ship in the Navy by Captain D. Michael Abrashoff • Book: The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
5/5/202242 minutes, 26 seconds
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764: Enhancing Your Communications by Mastering Your Own Style with Maryanne O’Brien

Maryanne O’Brien unpacks how understanding communication styles improves your ability to be heard. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The keys to better conversations 2) The four communication styles–and how to master yours 3) How to bridge the gap between your style and others’ Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep764 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT MARYANNE — Maryanne has spent her career helping leaders and teams learn how to consciously communicate, cultivate empathy, and deepen trust. She is the author of The Elevated Communicator: How to Master Your Style and Strengthen Well-Being at Work, which was born out of more than a decade of original research. Her proprietary self-assessment helps you identify your communication style––Expressive, Reserved, Direct, or Harmonious­­––raise your self-awareness and build the communication skills needed to create a positive impact at work.  • Book: The Elevated Communicator: How to Master Your Style and Strengthen Well-Being at Work • LinkedIn: Maryanne O’Brien • Style Assessment: TheElevatedCommunicator.com • Website: TheElevatedCommunicator.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom, A Toltec Wisdom Book by Don Miguel RuizSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
5/2/202233 minutes, 5 seconds
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763: Stephen M. R. Covey Reveals How Great Leaders Inspire Teams

Stephen M. R. Covey shares why command-and-control leadership is ineffective (yet widespread) and how to get superior results as a trust-and-inspire leader. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The two traits needed to build trust 2) Why so many leaders today fail to inspire their teams 3) The one belief that separates great leaders from the rest  Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep763 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT STEPHEN — Stephen M.R. Covey is cofounder and CEO of CoveyLink and of the FranklinCovey Global Trust Practice, and the author of the New York Times bestselling book, The Speed of Trust. A sought-after and compelling keynote speaker, author, and advisor on trust, leadership, ethics, culture, and collaboration, Covey speaks to audiences around the world. A Harvard MBA, he is the former CEO of Covey Leadership Center, which under his stewardship became the largest leadership development company in the world. Covey resides with his wife and children in the shadows of the Rocky Mountains. • Book: Trust and Inspire: How Truly Great Leaders Unleash Greatness in Others • Website: TrustandInspire.com • Twitter: @StephenMRCovey • Instagram: @StephenMRCovey • LinkedIn: Stephen M. R. Covey — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Article: “New Metrics For A New Reality” by Dov Seidman • Book: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen CoveySee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/28/202256 minutes, 37 seconds
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762: Reclaiming Your Day to Achieve More while Working Less with Donna McGeorge

Donna McGeorge shares how you can take back your time and maximize your productivity—all while doing less. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why less is often more for productivity 2) The one meeting you should always schedule 3) How to feel more energized throughout the day Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep762 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT DONNA — Donna is a passionate productivity coach with modern time management strategies designed to enhance the amount of time we spend in our workplace. With more than 20 years of experience working with managers and leaders throughout Australia and Asia-Pacific, Donna delivers practical skills, training, workshops, and facilitation to corporations—such as Nissan Motor Company, Jetstar, Medibank Private, and Ford Motor Company—so they learn to manage their people well and produce great performance and results. As a captivating, upbeat, and engaging resource on time management and productivity, Donna has been featured on The Today Show, on radio interviews across Australia, and has written for publications including The Age, Boss Magazine, Smart Company, B&T Magazine, and HRM. • Book: The 1 Day Refund: Take Back Time, Spend it Wisely • Website: DonnaMcGeorge.com • Website: TheProductivityCoach.com.au — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: The Principles of Scientific Management by Frederick Winslow Taylor • Book: The Game Changer: How to Use the Science of Motivation With the Power of Game Design to Shift Behaviour, Shape Culture and Make Clever Happen by Jason Fox • Book: Think Like a Rocket Scientist: Simple Strategies You Can Use to Make Giant Leaps in Work and Life by Ozan Varol • Book: The Stand by Stephen King • Book: On Writing: A Memoir Of The Craft (A Memoir of the Craft) by Stephen King • Figure: David Allen • Figure: Francesco Cirillo See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/25/202232 minutes, 16 seconds
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761: How to Shape Great Work Relationships Through Honor and Ritual with Erica Keswin

Erica Keswin reveals how you can shape your workplace to be both good for people and great for business. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The do’s and don’ts of honoring relationships 2) Three components of rituals that bring teams together 3) How you can make connections, even when working remotely  Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep761 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT ERICA — Erica Keswin is a bestselling author, internationally sought-after speaker, and workplace strategist. She helps top businesses, organizations, and individuals improve their performance by honoring relationships in every context, always with an eye toward high-tech for human touch. She was named one of Marshall Goldsmith’s Top 100 Coaches in 2020, as well as one of Business Insider’s most innovative coaches of 2020. Her first book, Bring Your Human to Work: 10 Sure-Fire Ways to Design a Workplace That’s Good for People, Great for Business, and Just Might Change the World was published in 2018 by McGraw Hill. Her second book, Rituals Roadmap: The Human Way to Transform Everyday Routines Into Workplace Magic was published by McGraw Hill in January, 2021. Both books debuted as Wall Street Journal bestsellers. • Book: Bring Your Human to Work: 10 Surefire Ways to Design a Workplace That Is Good for People, Great for Business, and Just Might Change the World • Website: EricaKeswin.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: American Dirt: A Novel by Jeanine Cummins See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/21/202239 minutes, 12 seconds
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760: Taking the Fear out of Feedback with Joe Hirsch

Joe Hirsch reveals why we all struggle with feedback and shares how we can get better at giving and receiving it. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The small shift that improves our relationship with feedback  2) Why to ditch the feedback sandwich and embrace the W.R.A.P. 3) What to do when you’re not getting the feedback you need  Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep760 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT JOE — Dr. Joe Hirsch helps leaders apply behavioral science to improve the way they listen, lead and learn. He's a TEDx and international keynote speaker and the author of The Feedback Fix, which has been praised by Fortune 500 executives, NFL coaches and educational reformers for its forward-looking view of human performance.  Joe's work and research has been featured in Harvard Business Review,  CNBC, Forbes, Inc., The Wall Street Journal and other major outlets. He's helped more than 10,000 people across three continents communicate with impact and hosts the popular podcast, I Wish They Knew. • Book: The Feedback Fix: Dump the Past, Embrace the Future, and Lead the Way to Change • Website: JoeHirsch.me • LinkedIn: Joe Hirsch • YouTube: Joe Hirsch • Twitter: @joeahirsch • Podcast: I Wish They Knew — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: “Crossing the line: What constitutes torture?” by Loran F. Nordgren, Mary-Hunter Morris McDonnell, and George Loewenstein (Full text) • Book: Team Genius: The New Science of High-Performing Organizations by Rich Karlgaard and Michael Malone — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • LinkedIn Jobs. Find quality hires fast with a free job posting at LinkedIn.com/beawesome.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/18/202256 minutes, 32 seconds
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759: How to Make the Most of LinkedIn and Get Hired with Jeremy Schifeling

Jeremy Schifeling walks you through the ins and outs of LinkedIn and how you can make it work for you and your career. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The top thing on your profile that you need to focus on  2) How to get a ton of LinkedIn connections fast 3) The simple thing that boosts your odds of getting hired by 10x Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep759 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT JEREMY — Jeremy Schifeling has devoted his career to helping students succeed in theirs. From recruiting top students at Teach For America to leading student marketing for LinkedIn, he’s touched the lives of millions of people just starting their journeys. Along the way, he’s published a top-selling book on job applications, served as the University of Michigan’s tech career coach, and produced the most-viewed video in LinkedIn’s history. He currently leads teacher outreach efforts at Khan Academy and shares his thoughts on Break into Tech, a site for anyone who wants to launch a tech career. • Book: Linked: Conquer LinkedIn. Get Your Dream Job. Own Your Future. • Website: LinkedInGuys.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: The 2-Hour Job Search: Using Technology to Get the Right Job Faster by Steve Dalton • LinkedIn video: Your Career Starts Here • Tool: Jobscan • Tool: FollowUpThen See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/14/202242 minutes, 34 seconds
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758: How to Thrive and Succeed Through Authentic Grit with Caroline Miller

Caroline Miller talks about why gritty people achieve more success–and how you can be one too. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why grit is essential to success 2) How humility cultivates grit 3) Why everyone needs a mastermind group Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep758 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT CAROLINE — For three decades, Caroline has been a pioneer with her groundbreaking work in the areas of goal setting, grit, happiness and success. She is recognized as one of the world’s leading positive psychology experts on this research and how it can be applied to one’s life for maximum transformation, flourishing and growth. Caroline helps people identify, come up with a plan for, and persist in pursuing their toughest goals — leading to their success, happiness and flourishing, while inspiring those around them. Achieving hard, meaningful goals is one of the most rewarding things we can do in both our personal and professional lives. A Harvard graduate with a Masters in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, she has authored seven books including Creating Your Best Life and Getting Grit. • Book: Creating Your Best Life: The Ultimate Life List Guide • Book: Getting Grit: The Evidence-Based Approach to Cultivating Passion, Perseverance, and Purpose • Book: "My Name is Caroline" • Website: CarolineMiller.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Fierce Self-Compassion: How Women Can Harness Kindness to Speak Up, Claim Their Power, and Thrive by Kristin Neff • Book: Washington: A Life by Ron Chernow • Research: “What Do You Do When Things Go Right? The Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Benefits of Sharing Positive Events” by Shelly Gable — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Storyworth. Get to know your loved ones better at StoryWorth.com/awesome.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/11/202243 minutes, 15 seconds
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757: How to Find the Career You Truly Love with Marcus Buckingham

Marcus Buckingham reveals strategies for identifying the work that fills you up. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The secret to finding your “love” at work 2) How you can be “irreplicable” at work 3) Why you should see your job as a scavenger hunt, instead of a ladder Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep757 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT MARCUS — Marcus Buckingham is a global researcher and New York Times bestselling author focused on unlocking strengths, increasing performance, and pioneering the future of how people work. He is the author of two of the bestselling business books of all time, has two of Harvard Business Review’s most circulated, industry-changing cover articles, and his strengths assessments have been taken by over 10 million people worldwide. He currently runs all ADP Research Institute’s studies on People and Performance. • Book: Love + Work: How to Find What You Love, Love What You Do, and Do It for the Rest of Your Life • Instagram: @marcusbuckingham • Website: LoveAndWork.org — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: The Discoverers: A History of Man's Search to Know His World and Himself by Daniel BoorstinSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/7/202247 minutes, 2 seconds
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756: Perfectionism: Solutions for all Five Types with Stephen Guise

Stephen Guise shares how imperfectionism can lead us to leading happier, healthier, and more productive lives. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The two-letter shift that stops rumination 2) Two tricks to stop caring about what other people think 3) How to move past the doubt of starting something new Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep756 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT STEPHEN — Stephen Guise is an international bestselling author, blogger, and entrepreneur. His books are read in 21 languages. He loves psychology, cats, and basketball, which completely defines him as a person. • Book: How to Be an Imperfectionist: The New Way to Self-Acceptance, Fearless Living, and Freedom from Perfectionism • Book: Mini Habits: Smaller Habits, Bigger Results • Challenge: The One Push-up Challenge • Website: StephenGuise.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Tool: Scrivener • Video: Heather Dorniden • Book: Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day Long by David Rock See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
4/4/202235 minutes, 6 seconds
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755: How to Market Yourself to Maximize Career Opportunities with Diana Chan

Diana Chan outlines best practices for improving your career prospects by marketing yourself well. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The biggest networking mistakes professionals make  2) The real first step to any successful job hunt 3) The right way to answer, “Tell me more about yourself” Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep755 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT DIANA — Diana YK Chan is a former Recruiter turned Executive Career Coach, Speaker and Trainer at My Marketability. Her mission is to empower you to own your greatness with confidence to shine and thrive in your career. She’s recognized as LinkedIn Top Voice in 2022 for Job Search & Careers, where she’s known for differentiating your personal brand, building strong relationships, and communicating with confidence. Diana is the Creator of Top Talent Academy, where she’s coached thousands of clients globally on how to stand out, get hired and earn more. She’s the host of the “Dare to Differentiate” live show on LinkedIn and YouTube. • LinkedIn: Diana YK Chan • Website: My Marketability — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Assessment: CliftonStrengths • Book: Cues: Master the Secret Language of Charismatic Communication by Vanessa Van Edwards • Book: Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life by Bill Burnett & Dave Evans See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/31/202242 minutes, 11 seconds
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754: How to Get More by Negotiating So Everyone Wins with Barry Nalebuff

Barry Nalebuff introduces a radical new way to negotiate so everyone gets their fair share of the pie. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Three questions to make any negotiation easier  2) The two key words to avoid and embrace 3) The popular negotiation tactic that can actually break trust Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep754 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT BARRY — Barry Nalebuff is the Milton Steinbach Professor at Yale School of Management where he has taught for over thirty years. An expert on game theory, he has written extensively on its application to business strategy. His best sellers include Thinking Strategically, The Art of Strategy, and Mission in a Bottle. He advised the NBA in their prior negotiations with the Players Association, and several firms in major M&A transactions. Barry has been teaching this negotiation method at Yale in the MBA core and online at Coursera. His Introduction to Negotiation course has over 350,000 learners and 4.9/5.0 rating. He is also a serial entrepreneur. His ventures include Honest Tea, Kombrewcha, and Choose Health. A graduate of MIT, a Rhodes Scholar, and a Junior Fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows, Barry earned his doctorate at Oxford University. • Book: Split the Pie: A Radical New Way to Negotiate • Website: SplitThePieBook.com • Course: Introduction to Negotiation: A Strategic Playbook for Becoming a Principled and Persuasive Negotiator — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Article: “In a Sea of Uncertainty, We All Have an Anchor” by Shankar Vedantam • Study: “The Mindlessness of Ostensibly Thoughtful Action: The Role of ‘Placebic’ Information in Interpersonal Interaction” by Ellen Langer, Arthur Blank, and Benzion Chanowitz • Tool: Blue Yeti Microphone • Book: Grant by Ron Chernow — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Athletic Greens. Support your health with my favorite greens supplement. Free 1-year supply of Vitamin D and 5 travel packs when you purchase from athleticgreens.com/awesome.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/28/202243 minutes, 33 seconds
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753: How to Stop Avoiding and Start Resolving Conflict with Ralph Kilmann

Ralph Kilmann, co-creator of the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument, reveals the surprising source of all conflict—and shares his best practices for expertly resolving them. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The surprising root of almost all conflict  2) Why collaboration isn’t your best and only option 3) Two strategies to overcome the stress and discomfort of conflict Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep753 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT RALPH — Ralph H. Kilmann, Ph.D., is CEO and Senior Consultant at Kilmann Diagnostics (KD) in Newport Coast, California. In this position, he has created as well as produced all of KD's online courses and assessment tools on conflict management, change management, and more. Ralph's online products are used by such high-profile organizations as Amazon, Bank of America, Harvard University, NASA, and more.Ralph is an internationally recognized authority on systems change. He has consulted for numerous corporations throughout the United States and Europe, including AT&T, General Electric, and the Office of the President of the United States.Ralph has published more than twenty books and one hundred articles and the coauthor of more than ten assessment tools, including the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI), the Kilmann-Saxton Culture-Gap(R) Survey, and the Kilmann Organizational Conflict Instrument (KOCI). • Book: Creating a Quantum Organization: The Whys and Hows of Implementing Eight Tracks for Long-Term Success • Book: Quantum Organizations • Website: KilmannDiagnostics.com • Tool: Thomas Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • App: Breathwrk • Technique: 4-7-8 Breath • Technique: Box Breathing • Book: Radical Forgiveness: A Revolutionary Five-Stage Process to Heal Relationships, Let Go of Anger and Blame, and Find Peace in Any Situation by Colin Tipping — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Storyworth. Get to know your loved ones better at StoryWorth.com/awesome.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/24/202248 minutes, 45 seconds
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752: How to Reframe Rejection, Beat Burnout, and Get Unstuck with Lia Garvin

Lia Garvin talks about the mental shifts that are crucial to moving forward at work. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Key phrases to avoid at work  2) The questions to ask when you’re stuck 3) How to overcome impostor syndrome Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep752 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT LIA — Lia Garvin is an operations leader, speaker and executive coach on a mission to humanize the workplace, one conversation at a time. She has nearly 10 years of experience working in some of the largest and most influential companies in tech including Microsoft, Apple and Google to explore the power of reframing to overcome common challenges found in the modern workplace. She is a TEDx speaker, presenting a talk at the 2022 TEDx Conference in Boca Raton, and will be featured at the SXSW Conference in Austin in 2022. Through her writing, leadership coaching and program management skills, she helps teams examine the challenges that hold them back and focus on what matters. She was recognized by the National Diversity Council as a 2021 DEI Champion. She is also a Co-Active- and ICF-certified professional coach with a certification in Hatha yoga. She lives in Corte Madera, California.• Book: Unstuck: Reframe your thinking to free yourself from the patterns and people that hold you back • Instagram: @lia.garvin • LinkedIn: Lia Garvin • Website: LiaGarvin.com • YouTube: Reframe with Lia — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Asking: A 59-Minute Guide to Everything Board Members, Volunteers, and Staff Must Know to Secure the Gift Jerold Panas • Book: The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups by Daniel Coyle • Past episode: 614: Making Smarter Decisions When You Can’t Know Everything with Annie Duke — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • LinkedIn Jobs. Find quality hires fast with a free job posting at LinkedIn.com/beawesome.• Athletic Greens. Support your health with my favorite greens supplement. Free 1-year supply of Vitamin D and 5 travel packs when you purchase from athleticgreens.com/awesome.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/21/202243 minutes
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751: How to Decrease Loneliness and Increase Belonging with Ryan Jenkins

Ryan Jenkins tackles the overlooked problem of loneliness in the workplace and shares expert tips for fostering connection and belonging for both yourself and your team. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why you can still feel lonely around other people 2) Just how loneliness is harming our health and productivity 3) The simplest thing you can do now to feel less lonely Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep751 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT RYAN — Ryan Jenkins CSP® is an internationally-recognized keynote speaker and three-time published author. He speaks all over the world to companies such as State Farm, Salesforce, Wells Fargo, FedEx, Liberty Mutual, and John Deere. For a decade, he has been helping organizations create engaged, inclusive, and high-performing teams by lessening worker loneliness and closing generational gaps. Ryan’s top-ranked insights have been featured in Forbes, Fast Company, and The Wall Street Journal. He is also co-founder of LessLonely.com, the world’s first resource fully dedicated to reducing worker isolation and strengthening team connections. Ryan lives in Atlanta, GA, with his wife, three children, and yellow Labrador. • Book: Connectable: How Leaders Can Move Teams From Isolated to All In • Tool: Team Connection Assessment • Tiktok: @ryanandsteven • Podcast: The Case for Connection — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Tool: Evernote • Tool: Asana • Tool: Boomerang • Study: Harvard Study of Adult Development • Study: Project Aristotle • Video: Space Oddity with Chris Hadfield • Figure: Christina Koch • Book: Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations by Thomas Friedman • Book: The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work by Shawn Achor • Past episode: 311: Communication Secrets from FBI Kidnapping Negotiator Chris Voss — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Lexus. Check out the lovely innovations in the all-new 2022 Lexus NX at https://lexus.com/nx See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/17/202240 minutes, 39 seconds
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750: How to Inspire Growth Amidst Discomfort with Bill Eckstrom

Bill Eckstrom discusses how top coaches inspire and challenge their teams to grow. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The six things effective coaches do differently 2) The wrong and right way to challenge your team to grow 3) Three morning habits to make every day a great day Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep750 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT BILL — Bill Eckstrom is the CEO and founder of Ecsell Institute. Bill’s robust professional career path has encompassed sales, sales leadership, executive leadership with both private and publicly traded companies, as a founder of start-ups, and even as an athletic coach. In 2008, he established Ecsell Institute to fill a void he witnessed and personally experienced in the coaching and leadership profession within businesses. Since then, EcSell’s research and improvement programming has been utilized in the athletic and academic worlds, spawning his new start-ups Ecsell Sports and Ecsell Education in 2019.  • Book: The Coaching Effect: What Great Leaders Do to Increase Sales, Enhance Performance, and Sustain Growth • TEDx Talks: “Why comfort will ruin your life” • Website: BillEckstrom.com • Company: EcSell Institute — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Documentary: The Playbook • Book: Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl • Past episode: 357: The Six Morning Habits of High Performers with Hal Elrod — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Athletic Greens. Support your health with my favorite greens supplement. Free 1-year supply of Vitamin D and 5 travel packs when you purchase from athleticgreens.com/awesome.• University of California Irvine. Chart your course to career success at ce.uci.edu/learnnowSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/14/202237 minutes, 20 seconds
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749: How to Break Free from Perfectionism with Dr. Thomas Curran

Behavioral psychologist Thomas Curran reveals the science behind perfectionism and why it’s perfectly OK to be imperfect. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why perfectionism is not correlated with performance 2) The self-limiting beliefs underlying perfectionism 3) The tools to combat perfectionism Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep749 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT THOMAS — Thomas Curran is a British Psychological Society chartered social psychologist. His primary area of expertise is the personality characteristic of perfectionism, how it develops, and how it impacts on mental health. He is the author of over 30 published papers and book chapters on related topics and has received numerous awards for his scholarship and research. Informed by his research and expertise in data analysis, he has previously lectured to undergraduates in the UK and Australia. He now teaches research methods and statistics units in the Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science. • Twitter: @thom_curran • Website: ThomasCurran.co.uk — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Our Inner Conflicts: A CONSTRUCTIVE THEORY OF NEUROSIS (International Library of Psychology) by Karen Horney • Book: The Neurotic Personality of Our Time by Karen Horney — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Lexus. Check out the lovely innovations in the all-new 2022 Lexus NX at https://lexus.com/nx See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/10/202237 minutes, 19 seconds
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748: How to Decrease Ambiguity and Increase Clarity with Karen Martin

Karen Martin shares her top tips for clearly communicating what you mean and getting others to do the same. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to speak your mind without coming off as harsh 2) The one question to ask when someone’s being unclear 3) Fuzzy words you should stop using immediately Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep748 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT KAREN — Karen Martin, president of the global consulting firm TKMG, Inc., is a leading authority on business performance and Lean management. Known for her keen diagnostic skills and rapid-results approach, Karen and her team have worked with clients such as AT&T, Chevron, Epson, GlaxoSmithKline, International Monetary Fund, Lenovo, Mayo Clinic, Prudential Insurance, Qualcomm, and the United States Department of Homeland Security to develop more efficient work systems, grow market share, solve business problems, and accelerate performance. • Book: Clarity First: How Smart Leaders and Organizations Achieve Outstanding Performance • Book: The Outstanding Organization: Generate Business Results by Eliminating Chaos and Building the Foundation for Everyday Excellence • Website: TKMG.com • Academy Website: TKMGAcademy.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Article: “Multitasking undermines our efficiency, study suggests” • Book: Out of the Crisis by Edwards Deming • Book: The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway • Past episode: 382: The Immense Power of Clarity with Karen Martin — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Lexus. Check out the lovely innovations in the all-new 2022 Lexus NX at https://lexus.com/nxSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/7/202241 minutes, 54 seconds
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747: How to Build your Career with Extraordinary Mentors with Patrick Kilner

Patrick Kilner reveals why traditional networking methods no longer work—and shares his simple process for expanding influence. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why everyone needs to find six key relationships 2) The simple secret to winning anyone over 3) One question you should never ask—and another you should always ask Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep747 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT PATRICK — Pat Kilner has created and led three companies: two in the real estate space and one in the training world. He’s currently the CEO of the Kilner Companies which includes The Kilner & Kirk Group, The Indispensable Agent, and Tower Hill Enterprises. Pat is also the co-founder of the DC Accelerator, a young professional development non-profit. Pat serves on the boards of primary education initiatives and donates time to develop strategic plans for inner-city non-profits at the service of youth in the DC metro area. His companies support the special needs community in the DC areas as well as in Jamaica. He studied business and philosophy at The Catholic University of America and taught and studied economics at the Universidad de Navarra in Pamplona, Spain, where he achieved a Master’s degree. Pat lives in the Maryland suburbs of Washington DC with his wife, Elena, and their children.  • Book: Find Your Six: Stop Lead Generating & Start Building Influence • Website: FindYourSix.com • Website: PatrickKilner.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Tool: Google Ngram • Tool: OptimalWork.com • Book: Who's Got Your Back: The Breakthrough Program to Build Deep, Trusting Relationships That Create Success--and Won't Let You Fail by Keith Ferrazzi • Book: Wanting: The Power of Mimetic Desire in Everyday Life by Luke Burgis • Book: The Wright Brothers by David McCullough — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Lexus. Check out the lovely innovations in the all-new 2022 Lexus NX at https://lexus.com/nx • FSAstore.com. Use your flex spending account funds with the greatest of ease!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
3/3/202247 minutes, 48 seconds
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746: How to Foster Deep Connection and Influence with Zoe Chance

Zoe Chance shares heartwarming, powerful, and practical advice for building relationships and getting people to say yes to you. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The one thing that motivates people more than money 2) How to exude more warmth and likability 3) The one question that helps you get along with anyone Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep746 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT ZOE — Zoe Chance is a writer, teacher, researcher, and climate philanthropist. She’s obsessed with the topic of interpersonal influence and her science-based book is called Influence Is Your Superpower: The Science of Winning Hearts, Sparking Change, and Making Good Things Happen. It is being published in more than 20 languages. Zoe earned her doctorate from Harvard and now teaches the most popular course at Yale School of Management (Mastering Influence and Persuasion). Her research is published in top academic journals and covered in global media outlets. She speaks on television and around the world, and her framework for behavior change is the foundation for Google’s global food policy. Before joining academia, Zoe managed a $200 million segment of the Barbie brand, helped out with political campaigns, and worked in jobs like door-to-door sales and telemarketing. She lives with her family in New Haven, CT. • Book: Influence Is Your Superpower: The Science of Winning Hearts, Sparking Change, and Making Good Things Happen • Website: ZoeChance.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Tool: reMarkable 2 • TED Talk: What is in Your Heart? | Lalin Anık | TEDxCharlottesville • Book: The World According to Star Wars by Cass Sunstein • Book: The Effortless Experience: Conquering the New Battleground for Customer Loyalty by Matthew Dixon, Nick Toman, Rick DeLisi • Book: The Luck Factor by Richard Wiseman • Book: Love Does: Discover a Secretly Incredible Life in an Ordinary World by Bob Goff — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Athletic Greens. Support your health with my favorite greens supplement. Free 1-year supply of Vitamin D and 5 travel packs when you purchase from athleticgreens.com/awesome. • Lexus. Check out the lovely innovations in the all-new 2022 Lexus NX at https://lexus.com/nx See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/28/202249 minutes, 48 seconds
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745: How to Handle Bad Bosses and Toxic Coworkers with Tessa West

Tessa West addresses the seven common types of jerks at work–and how to deal with them effectively. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to tell if someone is being an intentional jerk at work 2) How to identify your particular type of work jerk 3) How to tell if you’re the jerk at workSubscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep745 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT TESSA — Tessa West is an Associate Professor of Psychology at New York University, where she is a leading expert on interpersonal interaction and communication. She has published over 60 articles in the field of psychology's most prestigious journals, and has received multiple grants from the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health. She writes regularly about her research in the Wall Street Journal. • Book: Jerks at Work: Toxic Coworkers and What to do About Them • Quiz: “Am I a Jerk at Work?” • Website: TessaWestAuthor.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Children of Time by Adrian Tchaikovsky — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • University of California Irvine. Chart your course to career success at ce.uci.edu/learnnow See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/24/202248 minutes, 52 seconds
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744: Mastering the Skill of Confidence with Nate Zinsser

Nate Zinsser reveals practices that athletes and military cadets use to overcome pressure and build the confidence to perform anytime and anywhere.  — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why confidence is a skill–not a quality 2) How to make affirmations work for you 3) What to do when you feel unmotivated Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep744 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT NATE — Dr. Nate Zinsser is the Director of the Performance Psychology Program at the United States Military Academy at West Point, the most comprehensive mental training program in the country, where, since 1992, he has helped prepare cadets for leadership in the U.S. Army. He also has been the sport-psychology mentor for numerous elite athletes, including two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning and the NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers, as well as many Olympians and NCAA champions. He has been a consultant for the FBI Academy, U.S. Army Recruiting Command, and the Fire Department of New York. He earned his Ph.D. in sport psychology from the University of Virginia and his senior black belt rank from Shotokan Karate of America. • Book: The Confident Mind: A Battle-Tested Guide to Unshakable Performance • Website: DrNateZinsser.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: Talking Yourself Out of Exhaustion • Study: “The Psychology of Change: Self-Affirmation and Social Psychological Intervention” by Geoffrey Cohen and David Sherman (PDF download) • Book: Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance by Alex Hutchinson • Past episode: 357: The Six Morning Habits of High Performers with Hal Elrod — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • LinkedIn Jobs. Find quality hires fast with a free job posting at LinkedIn.com/beawesome. • Athletic Greens. Support your health with my favorite greens supplement. Free 1-year supply of Vitamin D and 5 travel packs when you purchase from athleticgreens.com/awesome. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/21/202247 minutes, 43 seconds
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743: How to Achieve and Flourish in the New World of Work with Keith Ferrazzi

Keith Ferrazzi reveals fresh best practices for working and leading in the post-COVID world of work.  — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The four critical shifts teams need to make 2) Two tiny tweaks that vastly improve team morale 3) Time-saving alternatives to time-wasting meetings Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep743 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT KEITH — Keith Ferrazzi is a bestselling author, speaker, investor, philanthropist, and executive team coach who helps teams transform enterprises. As Founder and Chairman of Ferrazzi Greenlight, its applied research institute, he coaches executive teams in top organizations to achieve extraordinary outcomes. He formerly served as CMO of Deloitte and Starwood Hotels. He is the author of the new book, COMPETING IN THE NEW WORLD OF WORK: How Radical Adaptability Separates the Best from the Rest. • Book: Competing in the New World of Work: How Radical Adaptability Separates the Best from the Rest • Book: Never Eat Alone: And Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time • Website: RadicallyAdapt.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Article: “Why We Need Best Friends at Work” by Annamarie Mann • Book: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald • Tool: MURAL — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Lexus. Check out the lovely innovations in the all-new 2022 Lexus NX at https://lexus.com/nx See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/17/202239 minutes, 42 seconds
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742: How to Break Bad Habits and Make Good Habits Stick with Wendy Wood

Wendy Wood reveals recent science behind habit formation and how you can use it to reshape your own behavior. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The trick to building habits 2) Why context is so crucial for habits 3) The one question to control your bad habit Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep742 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT WENDY — Wendy Wood is a behavioral scientist who is Provost Professor of Psychology and Business at the University of Southern California. She is the author of the book, Good Habits, Bad Habits. For the past 30 years, she has been researching the nature of habits and why they are so difficult to change. • Book: Good Habits, Bad Habits: The Science of Making Positive Changes That Stick • Instagram: @profwendywood • Twitter: @ProfWendyWood — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: The Principles of Psychology by William James • Book: Tiny Habits: The Small Changes That Change Everything by BJ Fogg • Past episode: 317: How to Form Habits the Smart Way with BJ Fogg, PhD • Past episode: 665: How to Make Lasting Change – According to Science – with Katy Milkman See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/10/202245 minutes, 41 seconds
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741: How to Stop Struggling and Start Thriving with Nataly Kogan

Nataly Kogan shares how to become the boss of your own brain and beat the negativity bias. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why struggle is optional 2) The two questions to boost your emotional fitness 3) How to combat your brain’s negativity bias Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep741 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT NATALY — Nataly Kogan is a former VC and the founder of Happier, a global technology and learning platform helping individuals and organizations to realize full potential by adopting scientifically-proven practices that improve their well-being. Since launching Happier, Nataly has been featured in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, New York Magazine and Time Magazine, and has appeared as an expert on Dr. Oz, Bloomberg TV, and "One World" with Deepak Chopra. She is a sought-out keynote speaker, having appeared at events that include at Million Dollar Roundtable, Fortune's Tech Brainstorm, Blogher, SXSW, the 92nd St. Y, Harvard Women's Leadership Conference, TEDxBoston, and many more. • Book: Happier Now: How to Stop Chasing Perfection and Embrace Everyday Moments (Even the Difficult Ones) • Book: The Awesome Human Project: Break Free from Daily Burnout, Struggle Less, and Thrive More in Work and Life • Company: Happier • Program: Elevating Women Leaders • Website: NatalyKogan.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • App: Todoist • Book: The Surrender Experiment: My Journey into Life's Perfection by Michael Singer • Podcast: Huberman Lab — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Athletic Greens. Support your health with my favorite greens supplement. Free 1-year supply of Vitamin D and 5 travel packs when you purchase from athleticgreens.com/awesome. • University of California Irvine. Chart your course to career success at ce.uci.edu/learnnowSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/7/202231 minutes, 20 seconds
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740: How to Reclaim Your Time and Calendar with Rick Pastoor

Rick Pastoor shares his tried and tested strategies for beating the calendar overwhelm so you can get back to what matters. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why your calendar isn’t working–and how you can fix it 2) Powerful questions to keep you on track 3) The simple trick to knocking out your biggest tasks Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep740 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT RICK — Rick Pastoor has always liked experimenting at work. He’ll try things out, then keep what works, ditch what doesn’t. Try. Rinse. Repeat. In his time at Blendle, the New York Times-backed journalism startup, Rick steadily refined his methods. That’s where GRIP was born, a flexible collection of tools and insights that helped the team do their best work. Originally self-published in Dutch in 2019, GRIP became an overnight bestseller in Holland. Rick’s mission today is the same: helping people make smarter decisions about their time. He divides his own time between his young family in Amsterdam, giving talks on GRIP, his weekly newsletter “Work in Progress,” and a new startup, where he’s building a next-generation calendar called Rise. • App: Rise Calendar • Book: Grip: The Art of Working Smart (And Getting to What Matters Most) • Twitter: @rickpastoor — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Blog: A List Apart • Book: Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen • Book: How To Live On 24 Hours A Day by Arnold Bennett • Book: Tiny Habits: The Small Changes That Change Everything by BJ Fogg • Previous episode: 015: David Allen, The World’s Leading Authority on Productivity See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
2/3/202246 minutes, 12 seconds
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739: Greater Happiness and Success through the Principles of Influence with Brian Ahearn

Brian discusses how influence really boils down to investing in people. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The secret to liking and being liked 2) How to use contrast to be more persuasive 3) How to use LinkedIn to create real-life connections Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep739 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT BRIAN — Brian Ahearn is the Chief Influence Officer at Influence PEOPLE. An international trainer and consultant, he specializes in applying the science of influence in everyday situations. He is one of only a dozen individuals in the world who holds the Cialdini Method Certified Trainer designation. Brian’s first book, Influence PEOPLE: Powerful Everyday Opportunities to Persuade that are Lasting and Ethical, was named one of the Top 100 Influence Books of All Time by BookAuthority. His LinkedIn courses have been viewed by more than 400,000 people around the world.  • Book: Influence PEOPLE: Powerful Everyday Opportunities to Persuade that are Lasting and Ethical • Book: The Influencer: Secrets to Success and Happiness. • Business: Influence PEOPLE — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: You Have More Influence Than You Think: How We Underestimate Our Power of Persuasion, and Why It Matters by Vanessa Bohns • Past episode: 701: How to Get People to Say Yes through the Power of Persuasion with Vanessa Bohns See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/31/202237 minutes, 6 seconds
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738: How to Get Inspired and Be Inspiring with Alise Cortez

Alise Cortez reveals what sets apart inspirational leaders, and how you can become one yourself. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The three principle sources of meaning 2) How to get yourself out of a job rut 3) What people look for in an inspirational leader Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep738 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT ALISE — Dr. Alise Cortez is the chief purpose officer at Alise Cortez and Associates, a management consulting firm. She is also an inspirational speaker, social scientist, author, and host of the Working on Purpose radio show. Having developed her expertise within the human capital / organizational excellence industry over the last 20 years, she is focused on helping companies, leaders, and individuals across the globe to live with “gusto,” meaning, and purpose. She is the author of Purpose Ignited: How Inspiring Leaders Unleash Passion and Elevate Cause, and the Curator of Passionately Striving in “Why”: An Anthology of Women Who Persevere Mightily to Live Their Purpose. • Book: Purpose Ignited: How Inspiring Leaders Unleash Passion and Elevate Cause • Website: AliseCortez.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Novella: The Beast in the Jungle by Henry James See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/27/202231 minutes, 10 seconds
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737: How to Make Decisions Smarter and Faster with Ralph Keeney

Ralph Keeney reveals his simple process for making wiser decisions. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The three steps to making better decisions 2) How to gain extreme clarity on your best options 3) How to quickly move past indecision Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep737 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT RALPH — Ralph L. Keeney has made significant contributions to the fields of decision analysis and value-focused thinking. He is a consultant, an award winning author, and a member of the National Academy of Engineering. He lives in San Francisco where he consults on business, organizational, and government decisions in the United States and overseas. • Book: Give Yourself a Nudge: Helping Smart People Make Smarter Personal and Business Decisions • Website: RalphKeeney.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Organization: Oji Life Lab • Book: Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness by Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein • Book: Raiffa: Decision Analysis by Howard Raiffa — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • LinkedIn Jobs. Find quality hires fast with a free job posting at LinkedIn.com/beawesome.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/24/202239 minutes, 25 seconds
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736: The Surprising Problem-Solving Insights from Art with Amy Herman

Amy Herman reveals the surprising framework agencies like the FBI, NATO, and Interpol have used to solve their most intricate problems. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) What to do when you don’t know what to do 2) Three simple steps for smarter problem solving 3) The top two do’s and don’ts of problem solving Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep736 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT AMY — Amy Herman is the founder and president of The Art of Perception, Inc., a New York–based organization that conducts professional development courses for leaders around the world, from Secret Service agents to prison wardens. Herman was the head of education at the Frick Collection for over ten years. An art historian and an attorney, Herman holds a BA in international affairs from Lafayette College, a JD from the National Law Center at George Washington University, and an MA in art history from Hunter College. A world-renowned speaker, Herman has been featured on the CBS Evening News, the BBC, and in countless print publications including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Daily Telegraph, the New York Daily News, Smithsonian Magazine, and the Philadelphia Inquirer. • Amy’s book: Fixed.: How to Perfect the Fine Art of Problem Solving • Amy’s website: ArtfulPerception.com • Amy’s website: ArtfulBooks.com • Amy’s Instagram: @amyhermanaop • Amy’s Twitter: @AmyHermanAOP — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: “The Effects of Including a Patient's Photograph to the Radiographic Examination” by Yehonatan Nizan Turner and Irith Hadas-Halpern • Art: “The Raft of the Medusa” by Theodore Gericault • Book: The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown • Previous episode: 707: Amy Edmondson on How to Build Thriving Teams with Psychological Safety • Previous episode: 696: How to Separate Truth from Bullsh*t for Smarter Decisions with John V. Petrocelli See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/20/202237 minutes, 51 seconds
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735: Cultivating the Mindset of Motivated and Successful People with Jim Cathcart

Legendary speaker Jim Cathcart shares powerful wisdom for overcoming the self-limiting beliefs that keep us from thriving in work and life. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The simple secret to motivating yourself and others 2) A powerful phrase to motivate you to be your best 3) The four steps to breaking bad habits Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep735 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT JIM — Jim Cathcart, CSP, CPAE is a person who has achieved every major milestone in professional speaking: President of the National Speakers Association, Speakers Hall of Fame, 22 published books, 3,300 highly paid speeches worldwide, speeches in China, South America, Europe, and in every one of the 50 US states. He received the Golden Gavel Award from Toastmasters International which was also presented to Tony Robbins, Zig Ziglar, Earl Nightingale and Walter Cronkite. He received The Cavett Award from the National Speakers Association, and more. Jim is also a guitarist and singer/songwriter who performs often in clubs, at conventions and special events. A fitness enthusiast who has logged over 10,000 miles of running mountain trails after age 60, and a lifetime member of the American Motorcyclist Association. A newscaster once said, “Jim Cathcart is what ‘Fonzie’ from Happy Days would have been if he had gone to business school.” To that end, in September of 2021 Jim received an honorary business degree from High Point University in North Carolina. • Jim’s book: The Power Minute: Your Motivation Handbook for Activating Your Dreams & Transforming Your Life • Jim’s book: The Acorn Principle: Know Yourself, Grow Yourself • Jim’s organization: Cathcart Institute • Jim’s website: Cathcart.com • Jim’s music: GuitarMusicLive.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Resource: Mathnasium • Book: Live a Thousand Years: Have the Time of Your Life by Giovanni Livera • Book: The Greatest Salesman in the World by Og Mandino See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/17/202244 minutes, 32 seconds
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734: How to Train Your Mind to Focus and Handle Distractions Better with Dr. Amishi Jha

Dr. Amishi Jha shares the results of her research to provide a simple solution to improve your focus. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The biggest myth about our attention spans 2) The four reasons your attention is getting hijacked 3) The three systems of attention—and how to train them Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep734 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT AMISHI — Dr. Amishi Jha is a professor of psychology at the University of Miami. She serves as the Director of Contemplative Neuroscience for the Mindfulness Research and Practice Initiative, which she co-founded in 2010. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California–Davis and postdoctoral training at the Brain Imaging and Analysis Center at Duke University. Dr. Jha’s work has been featured at NATO, the World Economic Forum, and The Pentagon. She has received coverage in The New York Times, NPR, TIME, Forbes and more. You can find Dr. Jha at http://amishi.com/lab. • Amishi’s book: Peak Mind: Find Your Focus, Own Your Attention, Invest 12 Minutes a Day • Amishi’s website: Amishi.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: The Stroop effect • Study: SART • Study: O-span Task • Methodology: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction • Book: The Essential Rumi by Jalal al-Din Rumi and Coleman Barks See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/13/202245 minutes, 17 seconds
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733: How to Keep Growing Over Your Whole Career with Whitney Johnson

Whitney Johnson shares key science behind learning and growth so you can continue growing your skills smartly over the long haul. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The 3 phases of growth–and how to master them 2) How to get your brain to learn faster  3) The tremendous power of ridiculously small goals Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep733 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT WHITNEY — Whitney Johnson is CEO of the tech-enabled talent development company Disruption Advisors, an Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private company in America and one of the 50 leading business thinkers in the world as named by Thinkers50. She is an award-winning author, a regular keynote speaker, and a frequent lecturer for Harvard Business School’s Corporate Learning.  A frequent contributor to Harvard Business Review and MIT Sloan Management Review, Johnson is author of several top-selling books including Disrupt Yourself and Build an A Team. Her latest book is Smart Growth: How to Grow Your People to Grow Your Company. She is also the host of the popular Disrupt Yourself podcast, with guests including Brené Brown, Simon Sinek, Susan Cain, and General Stanley McChrystal. • Book: Smart Growth: How to Grow Your People to Grow Your Company • Book website: SmartGrowthBook.com • Podcast: Disrupt Yourself • Tool: S Curve Insight Platform — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear • Book: Backable: The Surprising Truth Behind What Makes People Take a Chance on You by Suneel Gupta and Carlye Adler • Book: Once Upon a Wardrobe by Patti Callahan • Book: The Innovator's Dilemma: The Revolutionary Book That Will Change the Way You Do Business by Clayton Christensen • E-commerce: Rent the Runway • Study: The New Science of Wise Psychological Interventions by Gregory Walton • Tool: WHOOP • YouTube: Anxiety Skills – Therapy in a Nutshell with Emma McAdam • Past episode: 317: How to Form Habits the Smart Way with BJ Fogg, PhD • Past episode: 665: How to Make Lasting Change – According to Science – with Katy Milkman • Past episode: 708: The 7 Steps to Winning Others’ Support with Suneel Gupta See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/10/202243 minutes, 57 seconds
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732: How Aspiring Leaders Can Succeed Today with Clay Scroggins

Clay Scroggins lays out how leadership is rapidly changing and what aspiring leaders can do to adapt and succeed. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The 4As for mastering tricky conversations 2) Why the “right” people aren’t necessarily the right people 3) One question to surface your superpower Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep732 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT CLAY — Clay is the author of the best-selling books How to Lead When You’re Not in Charge and How to Lead in a World of Distraction. He holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech as well as a Master’s degree and Doctorate with an emphasis in Online Church from Dallas Theological Seminary. In January of 2022, Clay is releasing his 3rd book titled The Aspiring Leader’s Guide to the Future: 9 Surprising Ways Leadership is Changing. No one denies the changing landscape of leadership, but Clay explains how to become the kind of leader the future is demanding. For the past 20 years, Clay Scroggins has served in many pastoral roles at North Point Ministries, a multisite church started in Alpharetta, Georgia led by Andy Stanley. Most recently, Clay served as the lead pastor of Buckhead Church, one of North Point’s largest campuses.  He lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with his wife, Jenny, and their five children. • Book: The Aspiring Leader's Guide to the Future: 9 Surprising Ways Leadership is Changing • Website: ClayScroggins.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don't by Jim Collins • Book: Jack: Straight from the Gut by Jack Welch • Book: Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting Out of the Box by The Arbinger Institute • Book: Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/6/202236 minutes, 25 seconds
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731: How to Harness Motivation…According to Science with Ayelet Fishbach

Ayelet Fishbach reveals insights into motivation to help you achieve your goals. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The top variable for motivation 2) How to find motivation when you’re just not feeling it 3) How to make incentives really work Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep731 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT AYELET — Ayelet Fishbach is a psychologist and a professor at the University of Chicago. She’s the past president of the Society for the Study of Motivation. She is an expert on motivation and decision making and the author of Get it Done: Surprising Lessons from the Science of Motivation. Ayelet’s groundbreaking research on human motivation has won her several international awards, including the Society of Experimental Social Psychology’s Best Dissertation Award and Career Trajectory Award, and the Fulbright Educational Foundation Award. • Book: "Get It Done: Surprising Lessons from the Science of Motivation" • Website: AyeletFishbach.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • App: RepCount • Book: "How to Change: The Science of Getting from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be" by Katy Milkman • Book: "The Lying Life of Adults: A Novel" by Elena Ferrante • Past episode: 665: How to Make Lasting Change – According to Science – with Katy Milkman • Past episode: 727: How to Start Something New and See it Through with Michael Bungay Stanier See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
1/3/202240 minutes, 29 seconds
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730: How Leaders Can Succeed by Mastering the Eight Paradoxes of Effective Leaders with Dr. Tim Elmore

Dr. Tim Elmore sheds light on the eight paradoxes the leaders of today must embrace to more effectively inspire and connect with their teams. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why leaders say it’s more difficult to lead today 2) The eight conflicting demands of great leaders 3) The two behaviors that set aspiring leaders apart Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep730 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT TIM — Dr. Tim Elmore is the founder and CEO of Growing Leaders, an Atlanta-based nonprofit organization created to develop emerging leaders. Since founding Growing Leaders, Elmore has spoken to more than 500,000 students, faculty, and staff on hundreds of campuses across the country. Elmore has also provided leadership training and resources for multiple athletic programs. In addition, a number of government offices in Washington, D.C. have utilized Dr. Elmore's curriculum and training.From the classroom to the boardroom, Elmore is a dynamic communicator who uses principles, images, and stories to strengthen leaders. He has taught leadership to Delta Global Services, Chick-fil-A, Inc., The Home Depot, The John Maxwell Co., HomeBanc, and Gold Kist, Inc., among others. Committed to developing young leaders on every continent of the world, Elmore also has shared his insights in more than thirty countries. Tim's expertise on emerging generations and generational diversity in the workplace has led to media coverage in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes.com, Investor's Business Daily, Huffington Post, MSNBC.com, The Washington Post, WorkingMother.com, Atlanta Business Chronicle, Dallas Morning News, and Portfolio.com. Tim has appeared on CNN's Headline News and FOX & Friends discussing parenting trends and advice. • Tim’s book: The Eight Paradoxes of Great Leadership: Embracing the Conflicting Demands of Today's Workplace • Tim’s organization: GrowingLeaders.com • Tim’s website: TimElmore.com • Tim’s course: Habitudes for Young Professionals — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting Out of the Box by The Arbinger Institute • Previous episode: 397: Making the Shifts Necessary to Grow Your Influence with John C. Maxwell • Previous episode: 537: How to Develop and Multiply Leaders with John C. Maxwell See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/23/202146 minutes, 34 seconds
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729: A Veteran Broadcaster’s Top Tips for Great Listening and Speaking with Jane Hanson

Emmy-award-winning journalist Jane Hanson shares the secrets of communicating like the pros. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why we’re listening wrong–and how to fix it 2) How to communicate through body language 3) The words that undermine your credibility Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep729 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT JANE — Jane Hanson began as an anchor and correspondent for NBC New York in 1979. In 1988, Jane was named co-anchor of “Today in New York,” a position she held until 2003 when she became the station’s primary anchor for local programming and the host of “Jane’s New York”; She covered events ranging from the tragedy of 9/11 to the joy of Yankees victory parades to Wall Street and Washington; has interviewed presidents, business magnates, prisoners, and celebrities; traveled as far as the Gobi Desert of Mongolia and the great depths miles below New York City for her special reports.Jane has won 9 Emmy Awards. In addition, she was named Correspondent of the Year by New York’s Police Detectives and received a similar honor from New York’s Firefighters.She has also been the recipient of numerous other awards for her service to the community. Jane has served as the March of Dimes Walk-America Chairman, honorary chair for the Susan B. Komen Foundation’s Race for the Cure, and as a board member of Graham Windham, Phipps Houses, the Randall’s Island Sports Foundation, the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, and Telecare. She has taught courses on communication at Long Island University, Stern College, and the 92nd Street Y. Hanson is a Past President of the New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. • Website: JaneHanson.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: What Every BODY is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Speed-Reading People by Joe Navarro • Past episode: 341: Decoding Body Language with ex-FBI Special Agent Joe Navarro — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Blinkist. Read or listen to summarized wisdom from thousands of nonfiction books! Free trial available at blinkist.com/awesome. • FSAstore.com. Use your flex spending account funds with the greatest of ease! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/20/202138 minutes, 13 seconds
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728: Uncovering the Hidden Elements that Influence Decisions with Eric Johnson

Professor Eric Johnson shares compelling research revealing the tiny factors that have a huge impact on what we (and others!) end up choosing. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How changing order drastically changes what we choose 2) The key to minimizing indecision 3) The biggest decision-making mistake people make Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep728 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT ERIC — Eric J. Johnson is the Norman Eig Professor of Business and the director of the Center for Decision Sciences at Columbia Business School. He has been the president of both the Society for Judgment and Decision Making and the Society for Neuroeconomics. He lives in New York City. • Eric’s book: The Elements of Choice: Why the Way We Decide Matters • Eric’s Twitter: @ProfEricJohnson • Eric’s website: TheElementsofChoice.com • Eric’s study: “Do Defaults Save Lives?” with Daniel G. Goldstein — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Tool: Marvin • Study: “How Consumers Are Affected by the Framing of Attribute Information Before and After Consuming the Product” by Irwin P. Levin and Gary J. Gaeth • Book: On the Road by Jack Kerouac • Book: The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • FSAstore.com. Use your flex spending account funds with the greatest of ease!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/16/202132 minutes, 24 seconds
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727: How to Start Something New and See it Through with Michael Bungay Stanier

Michael Bungay Stanier shares his three-step process for starting and achieving your most ambitious goals. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The secret to crafting more motivating goals 2) Why we often falter—and how to strengthen your resolve 3) The four people you’ll want on your journey Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep727 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT MICHAEL — Michael Bungay Stanier is the author of six books which between them have sold more than a million copies. He’s best known for The Coaching Habit, the best-selling coaching book of the century and already recognized as a classic. His new book, How to Begin, helps people be more ambitious for themselves and for the world. Michael was a Rhodes Scholar and plays the ukulele badly. He’s Australian, and lives in Toronto, Canada. Learn more at www.MBS.works. • Book: How to Begin: Start Doing Something That Matters (website) • Book: The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever • Book: The Advice Trap: Be Humble, Stay Curious & Change the Way You Lead Forever • Book: Do More Great Work: Stop the Busywork. Start the Work That Matters • Podcast: 2 Pages with MBS • Website: MBS.works — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Product: Baron Fig • Book: Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen • Book: Virgil Wander by Leif Enger • Poem: “The Man Watching” by Rainer Maria Rilke — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Blinkist. Read or listen to summarized wisdom from thousands of nonfiction books! Free trial available at blinkist.com/awesome• FSAstore.com. Use your flex spending account funds with the greatest of ease!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/13/202151 minutes, 29 seconds
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726: Developing the Mind of a Champion and Leader with Dr. Jim Afremow

Dr. Jim Afremow reveals the secrets of how top performers prepare themselves mentally to succeed. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The five-minute mental training routine used by top athletes 2) Two easy ways to turn a bad day around 3) One powerful question to elevate your leadership Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep726 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT JIM — Dr. Jim Afremow is a much sought-after mental skills coach, licensed professional counselor, co-founder of the Champion's Mind app, and the author of The Champion’s Mind (over 140,000 copies sold), The Champion’s Comeback, and The Young Champion’s Mind. For over 20 years, Dr. Afremow has assisted numerous high-school, collegiate, recreational, and professional athletes. In addition, he has mentally trained several U.S. and international Olympic competitors. Jim also served as a senior staff member with Counseling Services and Sports Medicine at Arizona State University, and as a Mental Skills Coach and the Peak Performance Coordinator with the San Francisco Giants MLB organization. In addition, Jim has helped many business executives elevate their mental game. • Jim’s book: The Champion’s Comeback: How Great Athletes Recover, Reflect, and Re-Ignite, • Jim’s book: The Champion's Mind: How Great Athletes Think, Train, and Thrive • Jim’s book: The Leader's Mind: How Great Leaders Prepare, Perform, and Prevail • Jim’s Instagram: @jimafremow • Jim’s Twitter: @goldmedalmind • Jim’s website: GoldMedalMind.net — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: The Marshmallow Test • Book: The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas • Previous episode: 275: How to Manage Your Manager with Mary Abbajay— THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • FSAstore.com. Use your flex spending account funds with the greatest of ease! • University of California Irvine. Chart your course to career success at ce.uci.edu/learnnow See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/9/202136 minutes, 26 seconds
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725: How to Master Your Attention, To-Do List and Inbox with Maura Thomas

Productivity expert Maura Thomas reveals strategies for increasing your productivity and truly making an impact. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to regain control of your work day 2) The wrong places you’re putting your task list 3) How to really get to inbox zero Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep725 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT MAURA — Maura Thomas is an award-winning productivity and time management speaker, author of two books, founder of Regain Your Time, and nationally recognized expert delivering her unique message that the key to productivity and effectiveness is attention management. She is a TEDx Speaker, a regular contributor to the Harvard Business Review, and was invited by one of the largest publishers in the world to literally “write the book” on productivity (Personal Productivity Secrets was her first book.) Her work has appeared in hundreds of national media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, Inc. and The Huffington Post, to name a few. • Book: From To-Do to Done: How to Go from Busy to Productive by Mastering Your To-Do List (A Revolutionary Time Management Book to Take Control of Your Busy ... Professionally) (Empowered Productivity, 2) • Book: The Happy Inbox: How to Have a Stress-Free Relationship with Your Email and Overcome Your Communication Clutter (Empowered Productivity, 3) • Website: MauraThomas.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • App: Twist • Past episode: 317: How to Form Habits the Smart Way with BJ Fogg, PhD • Past episode: 496: How to Break The Habit of Distraction with Maura Nevel Thomas • Past episode: 572: How Morning Practices Like Savoring and Investing in Calm Boost Productivity with Chris Bailey • Book: Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence by Daniel Goleman • Book: Tiny Habits: The Small Changes That Change Everything by BJ Fogg • Software: Bulc Club • Software: Prattle See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/6/202142 minutes
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724: How to Master Your Executive Presence with Muriel Wilkins

Muriel Wilkins dispels myths surrounding executive presence and shows you how you can develop your own, no matter what your role is. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) What executive presence really means 2) The two muscles you need to train for executive presence 3) The key factors that affect your confidence Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep724 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT MURIEL — Muriel Maignan Wilkins, Managing Partner and Co-founder of Paravis Partners is a C-suite advisor and executive coach with a strong track record of helping already high performing senior leaders take their effectiveness to the next level. Muriel is the host of the Harvard Business Review podcast, “Coaching Real Leaders” and is the co-author, with Amy Su, of “Own the Room: Discover Your Signature Voice to Master Your Leadership Presence”. • Podcast: CoachingRealLeaders.com • Website: MurielWilkins.com • Website: ParavisPartners.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: "The Power of Positive Thinking" by Norman Vincent Peale • Book: "The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself" by Michael Singer — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • FSAstore.com. Use your flex spending account funds with the greatest of ease! • StoryBlocks. Enhance your video storytelling quickly, beautifully, and affordably at Storyblocks.com/awesome.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/2/202142 minutes, 35 seconds
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723: The Crucial Perspectives of Effective Leaders with Daniel Harkavy

Daniel Harkavy walks through his proven framework for elevating your leadership. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The seven perspectives of effective leaders 2) The critical first step to elevating your leadership 3) Three questions to help you build your compelling vision Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep723 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT DANIEL — Over the past twenty-five years, Daniel Harkavy has coached thousands of business leaders to peak levels of performance, efficacy, and fulfillment. In 1996, he harnessed his passion for coaching teams and leaders to found Building Champions where he serves as CEO and Executive Coach. Today the company has over 30 employees, with a team of 20 executive and leadership coaches who provide guidance to thousands of clients and organizations. His previous best-selling books include Living Forward, a simple framework for prioritizing your self-leadership, and Becoming a Coaching Leader, a step-by-step guide to moving from manager to coaching leader. • Daniel’s book: The 7 Perspectives of Effective Leaders: A Proven Framework for Improving Decisions and Increasing Your Influence • Daniel’s book: Living Forward: A Proven Plan to Stop Drifting and Get the Life You Want with Michael Hyatt • Daniel’s organization: SetPath.org • Daniel’s website: BuildingChampions.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: 1776 by David McCullough • Book: Six Thinking Hats by Edward de Bono • Book: The Extended Mind: The Power of Thinking Outside the Brain by Annie Murphy Paul • Book: Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know by Adam Grant • Book: Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman • Book: The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Blinkist. Read or listen to summarized wisdom from thousands of nonfiction books! Free trial available at blinkist.com/awesome • University of California Irvine. Chart your course to career success at ce.uci.edu/learnnow See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/29/202147 minutes, 37 seconds
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722: How to Hire and Get Hired Masterfully with Lou Adler

Seasoned recruiter Lou Adler shares insights from his decades of professional experience to help you hire and/or get hired. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) What’s wrong with most job descriptions 2) The real 30% increase you should be seeking 3) Why you shouldn’t apply for a job directly Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep722 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT LOU — Lou is the CEO and founder of The Adler Group – a consulting and training firm helping companies implement "Win-Win Hiring" programs using his Performance-based Hiring℠ system for finding and hiring exceptional talent. More than 40 thousand recruiters and hiring managers have attended his ground-breaking workshops over the past 20 years. Lou is the author of the Amazon top-10 best-seller, Hire With Your Head and The Essential Guide for Hiring & Getting Hired. Lou has been featured on Fox News and his articles and posts can be found on Inc. Magazine, BusinessInsider, Bloomberg and The Wall Street Journal. Prior to his executive search experience. Lou held senior operations and financial management positions at the Allen Group and at Rockwell International's automotive and consumer electronics groups. He holds an MBA from UCLA and a BS Engineering from Clarkson University. • Book: Hire With Your Head: Using Performance-Based Hiring to Build Outstanding Diverse Teams • LinkedIn Article: 15 Hack-a-Job Ideas for Getting a (Better) Job • Website: WinWinHiring.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen Covey — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Storyworth. Give a super meaningful holiday gifts this year at StoryWorth.com/awesome. • Setapp. Try out up to 200 of the best software tools in one streamlined place at setapp.com. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/22/202144 minutes, 12 seconds
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721: How to Balance Caregiving with Your Career with Liz O’Donnell

Liz O’Donnell shares her tips on how to deal with the stresses of taking care of your aging parents while managing your career. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The mindset that eases the burden of caregiving 2) The most important thing you can do when things get overwhelming 3) The motto to remember when times get tough Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep721 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT LIZ — Liz O’Donnell is the founder of Working Daughter, a community for women balancing eldercare, career, and more. An award-winning writer, her book, Working Daughter: A Guide to Caring for Your Aging Parents While Earning A Living, was named one of the Best Books of 2019 by Library Journal. Liz is a recognized expert on working while caregiving and has written on the topic for many outlets including The Atlantic, Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, Forbes, TIME, WBUR and PBS’ Next Avenue, and has been featured in Health and Ozy Media. She also works with companies to create programs in support of working caregivers. • Book: Working Daughter: A Guide to Caring for Your Aging Parents While Making a Living • Website: WorkingDaughter.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Lonesome Dove: A Novel by Larry McMurtry — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • StoryBlocks. Enhance your video storytelling quickly, beautifully, and affordably at Storyblocks.com/awesome.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/18/202135 minutes, 44 seconds
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720: Navigating the Great Resignation with Dr. David Rock

Dr. David Rock shares strategies to help both employees and employers come out of the Great Resignation feeling more satisfied. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why so many professionals are now quitting 2) The small shifts that drastically improve satisfaction and productivity 3) The telltale signs it’s time to quit your job Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep720 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT DAVID — Dr. David Rock coined the term neuroleadership, and is the Co-founder and CEO of the NeuroLeadership Institute (NLI). The Institute is a 23-year-old cognitive science consultancy that has advised over 50% of the Fortune 100. With operations in 24 countries, the institute brings neuroscientists and leadership experts together to make organizations better for humans through science. Dr. Rock has authored four successful books including Your Brain at Work, a business best-seller, and has written for and been quoted in hundreds of articles about leadership, organizational effectiveness, and the brain which can be found in Harvard Business Review, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Business Insider, CNBC, Forbes, Fortune, Inc., USA Today, BBC, The Boston Globe and more. Dr Rock is originally Australian, though based in the US since 2010. He holds a professional doctorate in the Neuroscience of Leadership from Middlesex University in the UK.• David’s book: Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day Long • David’s website: DavidRock.net • David’s organization: NeuroLeadership.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: “Cubicle, Sweet Cubicle: The Best Ways to Make Office Spaces Not So Bad” by S. Alexander Haslam and Craig Knight • Book: The Progress Principle: Using Small Wins to Ignite Joy, Engagement, and Creativity at Work by Teresa Amabile and Steven Kramer • Book: Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert • Book: A User's Guide to the Brain: Perception, Attention and the Four Theaters of the Brain by John Ratey — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Blinkist. Read or listen to summarized wisdom from thousands of nonfiction books! Free trial available at blinkist.com/awesome • University of California Irvine. Chart your course to career success at ce.uci.edu/learnnowSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/15/202138 minutes, 41 seconds
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719: Liz Wiseman reveals the Five Practices of Indispensable, High-Impact Players

Liz Wiseman uncovers the small, but impactful practices of exceptional performers. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why it’s okay to not be working on what’s important to you 2) The five things impact players do differently 3) The trick to leading without an invitation Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep719 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT LIZ — Liz Wiseman is a researcher and executive advisor who teaches leadership to executives around the world. She is the author of New York Times bestseller Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter,; The Multiplier Effect: Tapping the Genius Inside Our Schools, and Wall Street Journal bestseller Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work. She is the CEO of the Wiseman Group, a leadership research and development firm headquartered in Silicon Valley, California. Some of her recent clients include: Apple, AT&T, Disney, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Nike, Salesforce, Tesla, and Twitter. Liz has been listed on the Thinkers50 ranking and in 2019 was recognized as the top leadership thinker in the world. She has conducted significant research in the field of leadership and collective intelligence and writes for Harvard Business Review, Fortune, and a variety of other business and leadership journals.  She is a frequent guest lecturer at BYU and StanfordUniversity and is a former executive at Oracle Corporation, where she worked as the Vice President of Oracle University and as the global leader for Human Resource Development. • Liz’s book: Impact Players: How to Take the Lead, Play Bigger, and Multiply Your Impact  (website)  • Liz’s book: Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter (website)  • Liz’s book: Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work (website)  • Liz’s Twitter: @LizWiseman  • Liz’s website: TheWisemanGroup.com  — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: Dunning-Kruger effect  • Book: Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration by Ed Catmull and Amy WallaceSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/11/202147 minutes, 41 seconds
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718: How to Fearlessly Negotiate to Get More of What You Want with Dr. Victoria Medvec

Dr. Victoria Medvec offers her top strategies for greater confidence in asking for–and getting– what you want. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Four strategies to minimize your negotiation fears 2) The one thing even expert negotiators get wrong 3) The five Fs of fearless negotiation Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep718 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT VICTORIA — Victoria Medvec, PHD, is the Adeline Barry Davee Professor of Management and Organizations at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. In addition, Medvec is a co-founder and the Executive Director of the Center for Executive Women at the Kellogg School and the CEO of Medvec and Associates, a consulting firm focused on high stakes negotiations and strategic decisions. • Victoria’s book: Negotiate Without Fear: Strategies and Tools to Maximize Your Outcomes • Victoria’s email: [email protected] • Victoria’s website: MedvecAndAssociates.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: Prospect theory (full text) • Book: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini • Book: How We Know What Isn't So: The Fallibility of Human Reason in Everyday Life by Thomas Gilovich — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Setapp. Try out up to 200 of the best software tools in one streamlined place at setapp.com.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/8/202149 minutes, 14 seconds
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717: How Logical and Sensitive Professionals Work Best Together with Devora Zack

Devora Zack shares approaches to understand a key personality trait–in yourself and others–so thinkers and feelers can thrive together at work. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to tell if you’re a cactus or a snowflake 2) The leadership style that harms motivation 3) The platinum rule for giving feedback Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep717 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT DEVORA — Devora Zack is CEO of Only Connect Consulting, a Washington Post bestselling author, and a global keynote speaker with books in twenty languages. Her clients include Deloitte, the Smithsonian, Delta Airlines, the FDA, Johns Hopkins, and the National Institutes of Health. She has been featured by The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, US News & World Report, Forbes, Cosmopolitan, Self, Redbook, Fast Company, and many others. She is the author of Managing for People Who Hate Managing, Singletasking and her upcoming book is called The Cactus and the Snowflake at Work: How the Logical and Sensitive Can Thrive Side by Side, releasing November 2021. • Book: The Cactus and Snowflake at Work: How the Logical and Sensitive Can Thrive Side by Side • Book: Singletasking: Get More Done—One Thing at a Time • Book: Networking for People Who Hate Networking, Second Edition: A Field Guide for Introverts, the Overwhelmed, and the Underconnected • Book: Managing for People Who Hate Managing: Be a Success by Being Yourself • Website: MyOnlyConnect.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster and Jules Feiffer • Product: The Torpedo typewriter — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • StoryBlocks. Enhance your video storytelling quickly, beautifully, and affordably at Storyblocks.com/awesome.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/4/202131 minutes, 46 seconds
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716: How to Save Your Career without Leaving Your Job with Darcy Eikenberg

Darcy Eikenberg offers solutions for turning your job around when you feel like quitting. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The three shifts you can always make to improve any job 2) How to to ask for and get what you want 3) How to reset your relationships and boundaries at work Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep716 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT DARCY — Darcy Eikenberg is on a mission to help us change our lives at work without changing everything in our lives. She’s the author of Red Cape Rescue: Save Your Career Without Leaving Your Job which shows how to get more of what you want without changing careers or finding a new job—and without sacrificing yourself. She’s coached leaders at companies such as The Coca-Cola Company, State Farm, and Deloitte, and offers encouraging ways to change work for the better, for good. • Book: Red Cape Rescue: Save Your Career Without Leaving Your Job • Website: RedCapeRescue.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life by Rosamund Stone Zander and Benjamin Zander — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • University of California Irvine. Chart your course to career success at ce.uci.edu/learnnowSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/1/202131 minutes, 53 seconds
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715: How to Find and Stay in Your Genius Zone with Laura Garnett

Laura Garnett reveals her simple methodology for tapping into your genius and making any job more fulfilling. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Two key questions that unlock your genius zone 2) How to uncover what truly motivates you 3) A handy tool to help turn genius into a habit Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep715 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT LAURA — Laura Garnett is a performance strategist, mother, TEDx speaker, and author of, The Genius Habit and Find Your Zone of Genius. She guides CEOs, executives, entrepreneurs, and teams to new heights of success by shining a light on their unique purpose, values, and abilities, transforming the way they work and freeing them to make decisions with confidence and clarity. She has consulted with organizations including Google, Pandora, LinkedIn, and Splunk. Prior to launching her own company, New York City-based Garnett Consulting, she honed her marketing, strategy, and career-refining skills at companies like Capital One, American Express, IAC, and Google. • Laura’s book: The Genius Habit: Break Free from Burnout, Reduce Career Anxiety and Double Your Productivity by Leveraging the Power of Being Who You Are at Work • Laura’s book: Find Your Zone of Genius: Break Free from burnout, Reduce Career Anxiety, and Make the Work Your Doing Matter by Making Your Job The Right Job for You (Ignite Reads) • Laura’s quiz: ZoneOfGeniusQuiz.com • Laura’s website: LauraGarnett.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Product: Oura Ring • Book: What Color Is Your Parachute? 2021: Your Guide to a Lifetime of Meaningful Work and Career Success by Richard Bolles & Katharin Brooks • Book: The Pathfinder: How to Choose or Change Your Career for a Lifetime of Satisfaction and Success by Nicholas Lore • Book: Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi • Book: Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Setapp. Try out up to 200 of the best software tools in one streamlined place at setapp.com.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/28/202143 minutes, 51 seconds
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714: How to Find Success and Purpose with Tanya Dalton

Productivity expert Tanya Dalton lays out the daily steps for a more successful and purposeful life and career. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The life-changing habit we often shy away from 2) Why our brains hijack our motivation and willpower 3) The simple trick to propelling yourself into action Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep714 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT TANYA — Tanya Dalton is a nationally recognized productivity expert, best-selling author and speaker. Tanya serves as a growth strategist for female leaders in the corporate and entrepreneurial sectors. In addition to having her book being named one of the Top 10 Business Books of 2019 by Fortune Magazine, Tanya’s podcast, Productivity Paradox is ranked among the top 50 on iTunes. She is also a regular contributor for Entrepreneur and has been featured in some of the world’s leading publications including Forbes, Inc, Fast Company, and Real Simple. She has been awarded the elite Enterprising Women Award and has been named the Female Entrepreneur to Watch for the state of North Carolina. Tanya is also the founder and CEO of inkWELL Press Productivity Co. a multi-million dollar company providing tools that work as a catalyst in helping women do less while achieving success. • Book: On Purpose: The Busy Woman's Guide to an Extraordinary Life of Meaning and Success • Book: The Joy of Missing Out: Live More by Doing Less • Podcast: The Intentional Advantage • Website: TanyaDalton.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Blinkist. Read or listen to summarized wisdom from thousands of nonfiction books! Free trial available at blinkist.com/awesomeSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/25/202140 minutes, 32 seconds
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713: Accomplishing More with Fewer Hours: Insights on Productivity, Rest, and the 40-Hour Work Week with Joe Sanok

Joe Sanok shares compelling research on how we can achieve more by working fewer hours. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) What Iceland learned from a four-day work week2) The 1-minute trick for dramatically improving productivity3) Quick focus hacks for achieving flow fasterSubscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep713 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT JOE — Joe Sanok is the author of Thursday is the New Friday: How to work fewer hours, make more money, and spend time doing what you want. It examines how the four-day workweek boosts creativity and productivity. Joe has been featured in Forbes, GOOD Magazine, and the Smart Passive Income Podcast. He is the host of the popular The Practice of the Practice Podcast, which is recognized as one of the Top 50 Podcasts worldwide with over 100,000 downloads each month. Bestselling authors, experts, scholars, and business leaders and innovators are featured and interviewed in the 550 plus podcasts he has done over the last six years. • Joe’s book: Thursday is the New Friday: How to Work Fewer Hours, Make More Money, and Spend Time Doing What You Want • Joe’s website: ThursdayIsTheNewFriday.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: “Going Public: Iceland's Journey to a Shorter Working Week” • Study: “Brief diversions vastly improve focus, researchers find” (full text) • Book: The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth About Extraordinary Results by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan • Book: The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself by Michael Singer — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • University of California Irvine. Chart your course to career success at ce.uci.edu/learnnowSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/21/202132 minutes, 49 seconds
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712: How to Turn Pressure into Power with Dane Jensen

Dane Jensen shares powerful tactics for staying calm and confident in the face of pressure. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The equation that explains why we feel pressure 2) Why time management won’t solve your workload problems 3) The questions that make us “good at pressure” Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep712 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT DANE — Dane Jensen is the CEO of Third Factor, an acclaimed speaker, an instructor at Queen’s University and the University of North Carolina, a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review, and the author of The Power of Pressure. Dane oversees Third Factor’s delivery of leadership development programs to leading firms across North America including SAP, RBC, Uber, Twitter, the USGA, and others. He teaches in the Full-Time and Executive MBAs at Queen’s Smith School of Bus