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Modern Mentor

English, Management, 1 season, 809 episodes, 4 days, 15 hours, 51 minutes
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Modern Mentor is your guide to leadership and communication, helping you craft a workplace environment you can feel good about. She’ll share tips to help you balance your work and personal life, effectively invest your time, and be mindful about where you’re devoting your energy. Let Modern Mentor help you navigate your path to success—however you define it.
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How can one leader change a toxic workplace culture?

A listener asked Modern Mentor for strategies on how to change a toxic workplace culture. Here are 5 actions that listener might take.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
6/11/20248 minutes, 7 seconds
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Make the workplace irreplaceable with Kevin Kelley

Kevin Kelly, author of the new book Irreplaceable, delivers his insights around how a workplace can be designed to draw us in, to drive connection, innovation, and outstanding results.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
6/4/202447 minutes, 33 seconds
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New solutions to old problems

There are some really common challenges in the workplace. But in many cases we’ve been trying the same solutions for years. And often without results. So…maybe it’s time for a new approach?
5/28/20249 minutes, 12 seconds
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Getting creative about learning

We all know the importance of continuous learning. But classes and certifications aren’t the only way. There are plenty of ways we can – and should – be learning, to round out our skills and knowledge. Let’s discuss some today.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
5/21/20248 minutes, 35 seconds
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4 things givers do that pay off

Being a giver at work can actually help you get ahead. When we give meaningfully and intentionally rather than indiscriminately and at our own expense. Here are 4 things a strategic giver will do – to infuse meaning into any situation.
5/14/20248 minutes, 51 seconds
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I can’t keep up with the changing priorities

Employees at every level are feeling exhausted – not from too much work, but from too much changing of direction. If it feels like every day there’s a new set of priorities, here are some things you can do to stay afloat.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
5/7/20248 minutes, 18 seconds
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5 questions to help us keep burnout at bay

So many of us are still struggling with burnout. And while we can’t always conquer it in a single effort, sometimes just finding small ways to ease it in moments can give us the breathing space we need to move forward.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
4/30/20248 minutes
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Leading with vulnerability with Jacob Morgan

Vulnerability has become a buzzy word in the workplace. But author and speaker Jacob Morgan is here to say vulnerability can be a superpower when done well. But can also cause harm or damage when misunderstood.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
4/23/202444 minutes, 59 seconds
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How to Deal With a Disappointing Workplace

People are feeling really disappointed by and at work these days. Leaders are making (or not making) choices we don’t love. So how can we constructively manage this disappointment while holding onto our jobs?Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
4/16/20248 minutes, 40 seconds
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How to Solve an Organizational Problem That Won’t Go Away

Organizations lose tremendous productivity - and employee engagement - when breakdowns in the system go unnamed and unsolved. But there are some simple strategies that can equip and empower you to solve the thing once and for all. Here is a step by step plan.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
4/9/20247 minutes, 30 seconds
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How to Lead Up When the Moment Commands It

There’s a lot of information out there about leadership. Which we often assume to mean leading those reporting to us. But an ability to lead up – to manage our managers effectively – is an equally important part of the job. Here are some tips on doing it well.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
4/2/20247 minutes, 30 seconds
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Think Faster, Talk Smarter with Matt Abrahams

We’re all striving to be better communicators – in both formal and informal situations. Stanford Graduate School of Business Lecturer, Matt Abrahams, shares with Modern Mentor some of his top tips for being more focused, less anxious, and more successful in our everyday communication.
3/26/202430 minutes, 42 seconds
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What’s my job in leading change?

Change is just everywhere. And anyone in a leadership role – at any level – has a responsibility to lead themselves – and their teams – through change. But we can’t do it all. Let’s learn what is the job of the change leader. And what is not.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
3/19/20248 minutes, 15 seconds
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How to be impactful in meetings

If you feel like you’re sitting in too many meetings, the problem may be too many meetings. Or, the problem might be you’re not maximizing the impact you’re delivering in those meetings. Here are some ways you can amplify your impact in any meeting.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
3/12/20247 minutes, 25 seconds
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How to roll out your idea without leadership support

We tend to overinvest in executive buy-in. We stand still until we have full support of an idea. But what if there were a way to execute without the wait? Maybe there is.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
3/5/20246 minutes, 49 seconds
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Communication misses we need to start hitting

Communication is a key capability in absolutely every industry. Many of us do it well. But even the best of us are missing some opportunities to maximize its value. Learn some of the most commonly missed opportunities and how to lean into them next time.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
2/27/20248 minutes, 16 seconds
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Managing difficult stakeholders at work

In this episode, Rachel Cooke compares traffic jams to workplace issues, working through four key areas: unrealistic expectations, unclear directives, lack of stakeholder involvement, and ambiguous goals. Cooke's solution involves strategic negotiations, role clarity, active stakeholder participation, and formation of SMART goals.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
2/20/20248 minutes, 27 seconds
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Will it make the boat go faster?

As so many of us are chasing speed, efficiency and a bit of lightness at work, asking the important question, “Will it make the boat go faster?” can be an excellent solution.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletterto get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
2/13/20246 minutes, 35 seconds
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How to go from Great Gloom to Glow Up

We’ve finally moved beyond the Great Resignation and Reconsideration, but we’re now stuck in the Great Gloom. We’re languishing, feeling low and disconnected. Here are some strategies to overcome the gloom and find our Great Glow Up.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletterto get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
2/6/20248 minutes, 18 seconds
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How to be Invaluable at work with Lauren McGoodwin

An interview with Lauren McGoodwin, founder of Career Contessa, who makes the case for why invaluable beats indispensable…and shares some actions we can take to achieve this status.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletterto get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
1/30/202430 minutes, 26 seconds
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How to Implement that Leadership Development

Leadership Development not working? Well…maybe it’s time to take a fresh approach to taking action. Learn 5 strategies for bringing your leadership learning to life.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletterto get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
1/23/20248 minutes, 4 seconds
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Solving workplace conflict

In every workplace in every industry, there is a natural tension that occurs between teams. But rather than continuing to simmer and stew, it’s time to solve the tension once and for all.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletterto get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
1/16/20248 minutes, 16 seconds
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6 Ways to Make the Most of your In-Office Days

In a hybrid world of work we need to be thoughtful about how we spend our time in an office. No one wants to commute just to sit in a bunch of Zoom meetings all day. Here are some ways to make the most of your days in the office. Leave the heads-down work for virtual days.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletterto get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
1/9/20246 minutes, 56 seconds
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Resolution-Free Ways to Kick Off an Amazing Year

Rather than setting (and not keeping – as the stats tell us) another New Years Resolution, let’s talk about how to create a plan that’s meaningful, compelling, and totally sustainable to move you toward success in 2024.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletterto get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
1/2/20248 minutes, 15 seconds
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How to Focus When the World Feels on Fire

With scary headlines hitting us from all directions, it can be really challenging to stay focused on and productive at work. But there are strategies we can use in these moments to help us stay on task and in the professional zone of success.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
12/26/20237 minutes, 42 seconds
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Build your year-end highlight reel

Spending a few minutes at year-end curating a highlight reel of our own personal celebrations is an excellent way to boost our self-esteem, our personal brands, and our appeal as job candidates. Here’s an approach to making this happen.
12/19/20238 minutes, 6 seconds
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Design Your Own Employee Experience for 2024

Our Employee Experience - our ability to Deliver, Develop, Connect, and Thrive - has a huge influence on how we engage with our work. If you’re feeling frustrated by how your company is managing your experience, then it’s time to take control. Learn how to craft your own experience so 2024 is your best year yet.
12/12/20237 minutes, 31 seconds
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Peer Learning and Development – Your Rocket Fuel for 2024

We focus so much on learning from external experts and those senior to us – but there is so much untapped wisdom and insight hiding right in our peer networks. Here are some strategies you can use to unlock all that’s there.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
12/5/20237 minutes, 11 seconds
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Why Meetings Are Still Awful and How to Fix Them

In this episode of Modern Mentor, Rachel Cooke tackles the eternal woe of unproductive meetings and offers a refreshing take on reclaiming your time. Tune in for a dose of practical tips to make your meetings not only bearable but downright effective.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/  
11/28/20236 minutes, 53 seconds
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How to Communicate in a Hybrid World: Interview with Laura Fravel

Communication expert Laura Fravel joins Modern Mentor for a conversation on how to do it well in a hybrid world.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
11/21/202328 minutes, 47 seconds
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How to juggle when I have no choice

Are you spinning all the plates and have too many things going at once? You may wish you weren't, but if juggling truly is your only option, let’s talk about ways you might navigate that in a way that will leave you unbruised for the holidays.  Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
11/14/20237 minutes, 16 seconds
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How to navigate a season of layoffs

There’s so much uncertainty in the market these days. But whether the prospect of a layoff threatens you with a bruised ego, true financial insecurity, or anything in between, there are some constructive things you can be doing.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
11/7/20237 minutes, 27 seconds
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Communicate to activate your team

Communication is one of the most critical leadership skills in the modern workplace. But its job is to do so much more than just transmit information. Leaders who communicate with an intent to engage end up with, well, more engaged teams. Who perform better and stick around longer.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
10/31/20237 minutes, 39 seconds
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Your team needs a year-end review

Teams today are running at a million miles an hour just to keep the train on the tracks. So as we approach year-end, let’s talk about why – and how – to run a team performance review. To determine what to continue in the new year and how we might amplify engagement and performance.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
10/24/20236 minutes, 59 seconds
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How to Prioritize Using ICE

When we’re swimming in great ideas—too many priorities and possibilities—we need a way to effectively prioritize. The ICE framework is a simple way to assess an idea’s impact, confidence, and ease—helping us manage our limited resources wisely while delivering big results.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
10/17/20237 minutes, 29 seconds
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Move Fast and Fix Things with Frances Frei

In this conversation with Frances Frei, Professor of Technology and Operations Management at Harvard Business School, we ideas leaders can use to move fast, build trust, and accelerate excellence at work.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
10/10/202338 minutes, 30 seconds
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Golden circle your way to a winning Q4

If your team needs to stick a big landing in the final quarter of 2023, then use the Golden Circle to get everyone aligned, focused, and connected to delivering something big.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
10/3/20238 minutes, 10 seconds
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How to have meetings that shouldn’t have been emails

If your team is struggling to get things done because no one is willing to lead the hard conversations, then you might just need a stinky fish. Learn how to use this simple, fun tool to spark the very conversation your team just needs to have.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
9/26/20238 minutes, 43 seconds
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How stinky fish drive great team conversations at work

If your team is struggling to get things done because no one is willing to lead the hard conversations, then you might just need a stinky fish. Learn how to use this simple, fun tool to spark the very conversation your team just needs to have.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
9/19/20238 minutes, 29 seconds
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6 ways to influence without authority

Sometimes the success of your work depends on someone else’s contribution. If you’re the boss, it’s easy to ask for what you need. But when you’re not in charge, how can you lovingly compel someone to do a thing you need? Today we have some tips on doing this well.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
9/12/20237 minutes, 28 seconds
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How to keep up when everything is changing

Change, as they say, has become the new normal. But old ways of working—setting goals, building skills—are hard to maintain in the face of so many switches and pivots. How can we feel momentum at work in the face of so much change?Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
9/5/20237 minutes, 24 seconds
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How—and why—to be a great facilitator at work

Facilitation is a specialty and a profession. But it can also be a basic skillset we all own and leverage. It’s more critical today than ever. Learn why and how.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
8/29/20237 minutes, 52 seconds
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How to build better relationships at work

Organizations are struggling to build “Capital C” Connection in a world of hybrid teams. I’ve been challenging them, instead, to focus on helping teams build better relationships—one-on-one and on their own terms. This episode offers a series of pointers on how to do this well.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
8/22/20237 minutes, 52 seconds
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How to stop secretly procrastinating

So many of us are busy at work and the days keep flying by without us ticking projects off the to-do list. Have you wondered where all the time is going, how you’re always so busy, and yet the big things just aren’t getting done? Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
8/15/20236 minutes, 45 seconds
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How to stay positive-ish in tough times

Let’s talk today about some of the gifts you might offer your brain which, in turn, may help lift your spirit if you’re in a tough season.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
8/8/20238 minutes, 2 seconds
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How to rally support for your big idea

Here’s a conundrum: one of the best ways for an organization to get ahead is innovation, but there’s often nothing harder than getting institutional buy-in for a big idea. Here are some winning strategies for how to rally support for your innovative idea.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
8/1/20237 minutes, 45 seconds
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Is your team future-fit?

How do we maintain healthy workloads while meeting customer demands  and while resources are constrained?Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
7/25/20239 minutes, 8 seconds
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How to climb out of overwhelm at work

How do we maintain healthy workloads while meeting customer demands  and while resources are constrained? In this episode, Rachel explores 4 ways to manage the overwhelm.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
7/18/20238 minutes, 41 seconds
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It’s time to expand how we’re thinking of connection

Connection at work continues to be an area of deep disengagement. Yet companies trying to solve this through forced proximity aren’t winning. We might be thinking too narrowly about what connection is and what helps us experience it. Today we’ll discuss ideas to help broaden our scope and bring a more connective experience to our teams.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
7/11/20238 minutes, 22 seconds
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How to have a great 1-1 conversation at work

1-1 conversations are a staple of the boss-employee relationship. But so many of us just check the box when we could be having much richer, more productive conversations. Here are some tips on how to do them well.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
7/4/20238 minutes, 14 seconds
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Do your goals need a mid-year refresh?

Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
6/27/20238 minutes, 1 second
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Taylor Swift's lessons for workplace success

Sometimes the best advice on how to succeed in the workplace comes from the inspiration we get from not working. Like seeing Taylor Swift perform live. Let’s take some lessons from the insight in her music.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
6/20/20238 minutes, 1 second
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What we’ve learned about hybrid work… so far

So many organizations are doing hybrid work these days. But not all are doing it well. The target is still a moving one, but there’s a lot we’ve learned so far. Let’s look at some key practices that seem to be serving us.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/  
6/13/20238 minutes, 27 seconds
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Squelching the advice monster: an interview with Michael Bungay Stanier

Great organizations are defined by great leadership. And great leaders are great listeners and coaches. This interview with leadership and coaching expert Michael Bungay Stanier delivers simple, actionable advice any leader striving to listen and coach better can implement immediately.Get Michael's new book, How to Work with (Almost) Anyone, on Amazon or Bookshop.org.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
6/6/202340 minutes, 52 seconds
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How to break the spin cycle at work

 Sometimes bad things happen. But when the same bad things happen time and again, it’s time to break the cycle and start fresh.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
5/30/20238 minutes, 10 seconds
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Time to squelch invisible labor!

Too much invisible labor is being done in the workplace. And it’s high time our unsung heroes get the recognition they deserve. Here are the types of invisible labor happening today.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
5/23/20238 minutes, 1 second
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From self-care to team care

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. And in as we consider strategies for managing our own individual wellness, why not create a culture of team care at work? Because the more the merrier on the journey to wellness.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
5/16/20238 minutes, 19 seconds
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Can we talk about boreout?

Burnout doesn’t just come from overwork and overwhelm. Sometimes the very opposite can be the cause of disengagement at work. Let’s talk about boreout, the damage it can cause, and what we can all do to keep it at bay.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
5/9/20238 minutes, 53 seconds
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Should you go for that job?

Deciding to apply for a new job—in or outside your current company—can be a big and consequential choice. But there are some simple questions you can ask yourself to determine whether it makes sense to toss your hat in.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
5/2/20238 minutes, 5 seconds
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Who's in charge of workplace wellness?

Workplace wellness is a trending topic. We all know it’s important. But do we know whose job it is to bring it to life? Turns out, it’s everyone’s job.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
4/25/20238 minutes, 58 seconds
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5 strategies for managing your manager

Our bosses disappoint us. Sometimes often. But before we label them as bad or ill-intentioned, let’s recognize our bosses are human. And usually when they fail to meet our expectations, it’s simply that we’ve not trained them on how to lead us. Here’s how to do it gracefully.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
4/18/20238 minutes, 59 seconds
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4 questions to ask yourself when someone has disappointed you

Disappointment is a part of life. True. But sometimes there’s real intelligence in disappointment. When we feel disappointed by others, our instinct is typically to blame. But sometimes getting curious about what caused a disappointment can help us prevent them in the future.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
4/11/20237 minutes, 27 seconds
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4 more “Refine” strategies for staying on purpose

Saying no isn’t always an option, even when we’re feeling overwhelmed or overworked. So here are four more strategies for staying on purpose at work that aren’t quite “no,” but aren’t exactly “yes.”Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
4/4/20236 minutes, 48 seconds
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How to use "Refine" strategies to stay on purpose

Staying on “purpose” at work—keeping focused on the things that deliver the greatest impact—means sometimes saying yes and sometimes saying no. But sometimes… the best answer is neither. It’s a compromise—a way of refining what you’re doing or how you’re doing it so that your time and energy are protected while the outcome still comes to life.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
3/28/20237 minutes, 41 seconds
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3 ways to fill your Thrive bucket at work

Leaders are finally recognizing the need to refuel and recharge their teams. Here are 3 ways to help your team thrive.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
3/21/20238 minutes, 35 seconds
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How to finally have that dreaded conversation

There are so many conversations we know we should be having—the hard, the awkward, the uncomfortable. But we put them off for fear of making things worse. It’s time to have that conversation. Here’s a simple framework to help make it a win for everyone.Learn more about Crucial Conversations.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
3/14/20239 minutes, 38 seconds
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How to clarify roles and responsibilities

Some of the most frustrating experiences we have at work—of someone else dropping the ball or stepping on our toes or creating the need for rework—are caused in part by unclear roles and responsibilities on our team. Here’s how to establish better clarity so everyone’s work feels cleaner, clearer, and more impactful.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
3/7/20238 minutes, 26 seconds
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How to lead above your noise

Achieving more—more success, more results, more impact—isn’t about doing more. It’s about having absolute clarity on where to focus and invest our attention. Hard to do with so much distraction—so much noise—around us. One of the keys to success is being able to recognize noise for what it is and turn down the dial so you can focus on what matters.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
2/28/20238 minutes, 29 seconds
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How to care for your employee experience in a recession

Layoffs are swirling in the ether these days and teams are feeling anxious. That anxiety is holding back their work and employee experience. Here’s how to manage through this season of uncertainty.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
2/21/20238 minutes, 24 seconds
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Bringing self-care to work with Rachel Kanarowski

In this conversation with self-care expert Rachel Kanarowski, Rachel explores the variety of stressors that have found their way into our professional lives, and some simple strategies leaders and teams can use to effectively maintain a sense of balance and wellness while keeping burnout at bay.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke.Find Rachel Kanarowski at yearoflivingbetter.com.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
2/14/202331 minutes, 33 seconds
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How to manage through a season of layoffs

Layoffs are swirling in the ether these days and teams are feeling anxious. That anxiety is holding back their work and employee experience. Here’s how to manage through this season of uncertainty.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
2/7/20239 minutes, 32 seconds
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How to maximize your own learning and development

Even the best in their industry never stop learning. Here are 6 ways to maximize your development this year.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
1/31/20237 minutes, 56 seconds
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4 principles for keeping talent engaged at work this year

Keeping talent engaged has become something of a guessing game. But these 4 simple strategies are proving to be pretty fail-proof.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
1/24/20237 minutes, 56 seconds
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Four work lessons I’ve learned from my clients

In any situation—even when your role is that of “expert”—there are always opportunities to learn something new. Here are five lessons learned from clients that have shifted and enhanced how I get my best work done.Related Episode: Why "lifelong learning" is more than a buzzwordModern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
1/17/20238 minutes, 18 seconds
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The power of self-awareness at work

Self-awareness is more than just knowing who you are. It’s having the insight to fully leverage your strengths and to flex your style in any moment to amplify your impact. Learn how to understand yourself and use that knowledge for good.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
1/10/20237 minutes, 42 seconds
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How asking “who” and “what” can help you find your “why”

“Purpose” continues to get a lot of airtime in the world of work. But what, practically, is purpose and how do we find and align to ours? Here’s how three seemingly-simple questions can help you find your purpose at work.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
1/3/20237 minutes, 22 seconds
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Is there any escape from the 40-hour workweek?

Are you "over" the 40-hour workweek, but aren't sure how to make it better or escape it without going broke? Modern Mentor offers some new insights grounded in her own experience of burnout. (Originally published November 21, 2021.)Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
12/27/20228 minutes, 7 seconds
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How to be more strategic at work

Being strategic at work is about focusing less on quantity—how much you can get done—and leaning instead on doing the right stuff in the wisest and most impactful ways. Here are three strategies to unlock that superpower.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
12/20/20227 minutes, 16 seconds
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How to use LinkedIn like a pro

Think LinkedIn is just for job seekers and salespeople? Think again. LinkedIn expert and ghostwriter Emily Crookston is here to help you understand who LinkedIn is really for (everyone!) and how to use it in order to establish your voice, grow your brand, expand your network, and more.Find Emily Crookston at ThePocketPhD.com. Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
12/13/202235 minutes, 28 seconds
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Communication missteps to avoid in 2023

With all the wisdom about communication out there, somehow we’re still missing so many opportunities to get it right. Today Modern Mentor shares 5 key communication missteps she plans to avoid in 2023!Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links:https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
12/6/20227 minutes, 51 seconds
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What to do when virtues go wrong

There are certain behaviors—like collaboration, debate, and empowerment—that are known to be virtuous at work. And done well, they are. But unchecked, these virtues can have a dark side. Know what to look for and how to move behavior back into the golden zone.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links:https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
11/29/20227 minutes, 5 seconds
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Turn Your Critics Into Fuel for Success

Nobody loves a critic. But the right insights from the right people can turn feedback into rocket fuel to propel your big ideas in the right direction.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links:https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
11/22/20228 minutes, 13 seconds
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The SIMPLE answers to common leadership questions

Sometimes it feels like we have so overcomplicated what it means to be a leader. With so many frameworks, tools, and trainings out there, many leaders have lost touch with their instincts and the power of their own human judgment. In today’s episode, Modern Mentor fields some of the questions she is asked most commonly. You may be surprised at the simplicity of her replies.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links:https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
11/15/20228 minutes, 59 seconds
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How to dial up connection with Ryan Jenkins

In this conversation with Ryan Jenkins, co-founder of Less Lonely, we discuss why connection is so critical—for productivity and human health—and we touch on strategies to dial up connection at work.Get a copy of Ryan's book, Connectable: How Leaders Can Move Teams From Isolated to All In.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links:https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
11/8/202233 minutes, 10 seconds
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It’s time to rethink your “productivity”

“Productivity” is the thing we’ve been chasing for years—more, better, faster. But is it really serving us? Or is it time for us to rethink how we measure what the increments of our success?Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links:https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/  
11/1/20228 minutes, 31 seconds
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Why “lifelong learning” is more than a buzzword

"Lifelong Learning" has become one of those buzz phrases we hear so much it’s starting to become white noise. But understanding what it means and how to embody it can fuel our success. Here’s what it really means and how to bring lifelong learning to life.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links:https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
10/25/20229 minutes, 1 second
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How to hustle your way with Cin Fabré

In this conversation with Cin Fabré, Rachel explores Cin’s journey from the South Bronx to success on Wall Street. Frequently the only Black woman in a room full of White men, Cin shares what she learned about speaking up, letting her difference be her unique advantage, and playing by her own rules.Purchase Cin's new book, Wolf Hustle: A Black Woman on Wall Street, on Amazon or Bookshop.org.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links:https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
10/18/202222 minutes, 36 seconds
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Get the recognition you deserve at year-end

When it comes to year-end performance reviews, we all want to be recognized and celebrated for our achievements. But we don’t want to have to brag about ourselves. How can you capture the attention you deserve without tooting your own horn?Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links:https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/  
10/11/20227 minutes, 42 seconds
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How to take “employee experience” into your own hands

“Employee Experience” is a phrase we hear thrown around a lot in the workplace. And we all know we want a good one… we just don’t quite know what it is or how to change it. This episode offers some clear direction and tactics on how to own and enhance your own employee experience.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links:https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
10/4/20228 minutes, 40 seconds
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Wisdom for job seekers with Job Coach Amy

In this conversation with Job Coach Amy, learn strategies for identifying your dream job, leveraging your network, and taking actionable steps to land that job.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links:https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
9/27/202229 minutes, 31 seconds
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How to create more trust in the new world of work

With “work” no longer being confined to a time or place, it’s getting harder to “track” who is working where, when and how hard. We need to find new ways to establish and maintain trust in whatever our work environment.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links:https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
9/20/20229 minutes, 3 seconds
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What to do about quiet quitting—if it’s even real

The debate over “quiet quitting” in the workplace is raging. Is it real or made up? Good or bad? New or old? With so many questions swirling around, Modern Mentor takes a step back to see the bigger picture and offers some insight around how to rethink—and manage—quiet quitting.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links:https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/ https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
9/13/20228 minutes, 37 seconds
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How to stay cool through back to school

Back-to-school season brings chaos upon everyone—parents or not. That’s because the back-to-school season is really about the end of summer—a season in which things tend to be just a little bit slower and gentler—and a shift into high gear as we speed toward the year’s final quarter. This episode offers strategies relevant for everyone striving to pull some of summer’s ease through to the fall season.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links:https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
9/6/20228 minutes, 27 seconds
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The Future of Work with Naomi Titleman Colla

In this conversation with future-of-work enthusiast Naomi Titleman Colla, Rachel explores how the past few years have forever changed the nature of work, what the near future may hold, and how every one of us is empowered to create success in this new and evolving world of work.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
8/30/202230 minutes, 4 seconds
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How to be a great (new!) leader

Stepping—or preparing to step—into a new leadership role can be intimidating! We want to win—big and fast. But there are right ways and there are wrong ways to do this. Let's focus on the right way to lean into new leadership.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
8/23/20228 minutes, 17 seconds
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How to focus when the world feels on fire

With scary headlines hitting us from all directions, it can be really challenging to stay focused on and productive at work. But there are strategies we can use in these moments to help us stay on task and in the professional zone of success.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at [email protected] Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
8/16/20227 minutes, 43 seconds
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What can I do if layoffs are coming?

After hearing about the Great Resignation for months, we’re starting to see signs of a possible recession… which may be causing you to wonder whether company layoffs are ahead. This isn’t the end of the world—as long as you’re prepared. Here are some steps you can take to be ready for anything.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Find Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
8/9/20227 minutes, 40 seconds
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Why the buddy system works... at work

In school, the buddy system kept us from getting lost, getting hurt, and eating things off the floor. As working adults, we could all sometimes use a buddy. Here’s how to use them and use them well.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Find Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
8/2/20227 minutes, 55 seconds
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Why vulnerability is a misunderstood superpower

No matter how much you may want to, you can't be amazing at everything. Enter the most misunderstood workplace superpower around—vulnerability. Here's how to use it to propel yourself to personal and professional success.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Find Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
7/26/202210 minutes, 51 seconds
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How to have a hard conversation

When you know you need to have a hard conversation with someone—but your stomach is tense and your hands are sweating and you want to put it off for as long as you can… how do you find the courage—and the plan—to have a conversation that delivers a better outcome while preserving the relationship?Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Find Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
7/19/20228 minutes, 8 seconds
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How to overcome common workplace fears

Sometimes fear holds us back from doing the right thing—making the right call. And it’s time to look that fear in the eye, call it out, and step over it—just do the right thing. Here are some of the most common workplace fears and thoughts on how to conquer them.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Find Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
7/12/20227 minutes, 44 seconds
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How to create your own luck

Luck is not a passive thing that happens to us. It’s something we have the power to influence, to bring to life. There are certain habits that “lucky” people tend to have. Let’s learn what they are and how to put them to use.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Find Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
7/5/20228 minutes, 4 seconds
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How to explain a gap in your résumé

Worried that a gap in employment will hold you back in your job search? No way! Here's how to turn that résumé gap into a compelling part of your story that makes you uniquely qualified.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Find Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links:https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
6/28/20228 minutes, 17 seconds
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How to be more connected at work

Feeling connection at work really matters. It grounds you, it makes you feel part of an ecosystem, it provides space for collaboration and informal learning. Connection has been tough lately. Teams are struggling—they’ve never met in person or even haven’t seen each other in years, or they’re doing the hybrid thing but the workplace is emptier and just doesn’t feel as connective. Let’s talk about small steps we can each take to turn up that connection dial.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Find Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
6/21/20227 minutes, 36 seconds
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How to be better at failure

Failure is often conflated with carelessness, and we are (rightfully!) afraid of seeming careless. But failure—true failure—is something we achieve with intention. By understanding what failure is and how to use it as fuel rather than shame, we can take proactive steps to hone this skill over time.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Find Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
6/14/20226 minutes, 50 seconds
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How to delegate well—even if you're not a leader

Delegating effectively is not about “dumping the grunt work” on someone else, but rather about ensuring the right people do the right work in service of shared goals. With this mindset, there are some basic strategies anyone—people leader or not—can use to manage that delegation effectively.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Find Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 
6/7/20228 minutes
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Driving Inclusion and Belonging at Work: a Conversation with Bain’s Chief Diversity Officer

There’s a lot of buzz these days around the concepts of Inclusion and Belonging. We know they are important drivers of employee engagement and retention. We all want to experience inclusion and belonging and to help create that same experience for colleagues and team members around us. But how to make that happen can sometimes feel mysterious.I had the opportunity to speak with Bain & Company’s  Julie Coffman and Nishma Gosrani. Julie is Bain’s Chief Diversity Officer and the leader of their Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion practice. Nishma is a partner in Bain’s Financial Services practice whose work focuses on human capital transformation and the future of work and culture.Both Julie and Nishma bring a wealth of data-backed research and their own personal experience to the table in this rich conversation around what truly drives the experience of Inclusion and Belonging at work and what actions any of us can take as leaders or just citizens in order to amplify those experiences for ourselves and those around us.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke and is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Find Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
5/31/202235 minutes, 33 seconds
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Not feeling valued at work?

You're giving work your all, but you're just not feeling appreciated. Modern Mentor has 5 ways to find the love.Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Find Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
5/24/20227 minutes, 41 seconds
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Do I do it fast or right?

We get a lot of mixed messaging when it comes to managing the tension between speed and efficiency. We need to be sure—to have the data, to have done the research and the analysis before deciding or implementing. But also, we need to be agile, move quickly, test and learn, and not fall into analysis-paralysis. How do we find the middle ground?Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast.Find Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/https://www.leadabovenoise.com/
5/17/20228 minutes, 31 seconds
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Help! My company's hybrid policy isn't working for me

Has your company taken an “everyone in the office on Wednesday” approach to managing a hybrid workforce? Rachel Cooke, your Modern Mentor, explains what you can do if your office’s hybrid policy isn’t working for you.Modern Mentor is written and hosted by Rachel Cooke. Transcript available at Simplecast.Find Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success.Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips.Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterhttps://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://twitter.com/QDTModernMentorhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
5/10/20227 minutes, 57 seconds
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How to Productively Show Off What You've Learned

You love learning. So much so that you realize you may be over-consuming and under-executing what you've picked up. Modern Mentor shares her favorite strategies for productively showcasing what you've learned—so you look great and are delivering value to clients, colleagues, and customers. Read the transcript on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
5/2/20226 minutes, 53 seconds
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Harness the Power of Your Anxiety with Dr. Chloe Carmichael

If you've ever felt like your anxiety has been holding you back, then this interview with Dr. Chloe Carmichael is a must-listen for you. In her new book Nervous Energy: Harness the Power of Your Anxiety, Dr. Chloe shares her favorite tools for taking control of your anxiety and using it to fuel your professional—and personal—success. Get Dr. Chloe's book on Amazon, Bookshop.org, or your local bookstore. Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. Find Modern Mentor on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, or subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
4/19/202230 minutes, 54 seconds
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5 Red Flags to Watch For During a Job Interview

As the Great Resignation continues, talent has all the leverage these days. If you're hunting for a new job, you're evaluating the company as much as they're evaluating you. Today, Modern Mentor highlights some common red flags—and what to watch for before you decide to accept an offer. Read the transcript on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
4/18/20227 minutes, 15 seconds
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How to Catch Up When You've Fallen Behind

Happens to the best of us—we bite of more than we can chew, and suddenly we're drowning in work. Today, Modern Mentor shares an action plan you can follow when it's time to declare to-do list bankruptcy! Read the transcript on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
4/11/20227 minutes, 46 seconds
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How to Dial Up Your Confidence

Is something holding you back from chasing the professional outcome you want most right now—the bigger job, the senior mentor, the chance to lead a team? It's possible that your confidence needs a boost. Modern Mentor shares her favorite actionable strategies you can use immediately to dial that confidence way up! Read the transcript on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
4/4/20228 minutes, 17 seconds
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The Surprising Upside of Procrastination

We all groan about procrastination as though it's a problem we have to fix. But what if procrastinating offers some magical secret advantages? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/the-surprising-upside-of-procrastination https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
3/28/20228 minutes, 23 seconds
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How to See, Solve, Scale with Danny Warshay

If you’ve ever thought that you just weren't born with the creative spirit or entrepreneurial mindset, then today's interview with Danny Warshay is for you. His new book—See, Solve Scale—explains how anyone can be more creative in a structured way. Get your copy of See, Solve, Scale: Amazon Audible Bookshop.org Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
3/21/202231 minutes
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How to Prioritize When Everything Is a Priority

When it feels like everything is an emergency, how can you manage your work without taking on the weight of the world? Modern Mentor shares her favorite strategies for keeping your priorities in check. Read the transcript on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
3/14/20228 minutes, 9 seconds
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How to (Safely!) Take Risks at Work

We know that taking risks is the key to innovation. But playing is safe is just so... safe! If fear is holding you back from taking risks at work, Modern Mentor has some tips to share to help you contain and take risks without fear. Read the transcript at Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
3/7/20228 minutes, 53 seconds
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Missing Insights from the Virtual Water Cooler

How do you get informal insights about your work when you don't have a water cooler to chat around? Modern Mentor shares some of her favorite recent insights on what employees need from their workplaces right now. Read the transcript on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
2/28/20228 minutes, 7 seconds
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How to Achieve Executive Presence in 2022

Executive presence is one's ability to inspire trust, credibility, and poise. But what does that actually mean and how do you achieve it? Modern Mentor shares her favorite framework and some simple action steps you can take to inspire confidence in your leadership capability. Read the transcript on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
2/21/20227 minutes, 41 seconds
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How to Get More (and Better) Feedback at Work

Why can it be difficult to get feedback from our managers and peers? Today, Modern Mentor shares her favorite strategies for unlocking more feedback and receiving it with grace. Read the transcript on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
2/14/20227 minutes, 2 seconds
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How to Discover Your Ikigai

If your appetite for meaning and purpose is feeling heartier than ever right now, then a hunt for your Ikigai—your life's purpose—may be just what you need. Modern Mentor shares an action plan and a story of her own self-discovery. Read the transcript on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
2/7/20227 minutes, 47 seconds
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How to Deal With a Burned Out Boss

You know the importance of managing your energy and priorities to stave off burnout. But what happens when your boss is the one who's struggling, and you're left feeling the pain of it? Modern Mentor shares her favorite tips for helping your boss see and manage their burnout. Read the transcript on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
1/31/20227 minutes, 26 seconds
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Unleash Your Creativity with Todd Henry

If you’ve ever found yourself thinking that creativity is something mystical—reserved exclusively for artists and inventors, then Modern Mentor's conversation with Todd Henry, host of the Accidental Creative podcast, will change your mind and get you into your creative zone today! Read the companion article on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
1/24/202222 minutes, 46 seconds
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Languishing? Here’s How to Turn it Around

You may not be at the point of burnout... but might you be languishing? Many are experiencing a feeling of "meh" right now. And today Modern Mentor shares the three keys to overcoming the languishing and landing instead in a state of flourishing and flow. Read the companion article on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
1/17/20227 minutes, 44 seconds
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How to Run an Effective Hybrid Meeting

We've done in-person meetings. We've done virtual meetings. And now we're in the messy middle, trying to figure out how to run a great hybrid meeting. Modern Mentor shares her favorite strategies for running a great meeting in which virtual and in-person participants can all have an outstanding experience and deliver a meaningful outcome. Read the companion article on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
1/10/20228 minutes, 4 seconds
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The Secret to Winning at Work in 2022

If you're looking to level up your creative solutioning superpowers at work this year, then add this consulting secret to your toolbox: run an amazing discovery process, and watch your solutions land right on point. Read the companion article on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
1/3/20228 minutes, 37 seconds
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How to Set and Achieve Your New Year’s Resolutions

To celebrate the new year, Modern Mentor host Rachel Cooke moderates a special panel of Quick and Dirty Tips experts to discuss New Year's Resolutions and how to achieve your 2022 goals. You'll hear from: Monica Reinagel, host of Nutrition Diva Dr. Jonathan Su, host of Get-Fit Guy Laura Adams, host of Money Girl and me, Rachel Cooke, host of Modern Mentor, as your moderator Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
12/27/202118 minutes, 30 seconds
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Breaking into Your Genius Zone with Gay Hendricks

How do you unlock your best creative potential? Bestselling author Gay Hendricks joins Modern Mentor for a discussion of his new book The Genius Zone: The Breakthrough Process to End Negative Thinking and Live in True Creativity to help reveal the key. Read the companion article on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
12/20/202124 minutes, 53 seconds
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The Antidote to Workplace Hustle Culture

If your workplace insists that everything is a priority, vacation days are for the weak, and a moment not grinding out work is a moment wasted, then you're likely living in hustle culture. Modern Mentor shares her advice on why—and how—to dial back the hustle. Read the companion article on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
12/13/20218 minutes, 3 seconds
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Discover Your Spark with Jonathan Fields

Award-winning author Jonathan Fields joins Modern Mentor to discuss his new book, Sparked, and offer his research-backed wisdom on how we can all rediscover our spark—the thing that makes us feel most alive. Read the companion article on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
12/6/202135 minutes, 16 seconds
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Being a Giver Is the Secret to Getting Ahead

Givers have got an edge! Research shows that some of the most successful people are also generous with their time, wisdom, and insight. Here's why being a giver at work gives you a competitive advantage, along with some strategies to help you wisely distribute your gifts. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/be-a-giver-to-get-ahead https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
11/29/20219 minutes, 51 seconds
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It's Time to Question Your Workplace Defaults

Are your work defaults helping you stay organized, on track, and productive? Or are they bad habits that sap your energy and creativity? Today, Modern Mentor shares some bad habits to watch out for at work. Read the companion article on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
11/15/20217 minutes, 28 seconds
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Left Behind: What To Do When Everyone's Quitting but You

As many people continue to quit their jobs, what happens to those who choose to stay behind? Modern Mentor shares her actionable advice for those who are staying in place and are left to pick up the slack. Read the companion article on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
11/8/20217 minutes, 16 seconds
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Surrounded By Bad Bosses and Lazy Employees: Interview with Thomas Erikson

Thomas Erikson, bestselling author and behavioral expert, shares his insights and advice on how to deal with all the bad bosses and lazy employees in the workplace. In this interview with Modern Mentor, he describes a personality framework that can help us leverage the diversity of styles at work for better relationships and stronger outcomes. Pick up his book, Surrounded By Bad Bosses (and Lazy Employees); How to Stop Struggling, Start Succeeding, and Deal With Idiots at Work, to learn more about your own style at work, and the styles of those around you. Read the companion article on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
11/1/202117 minutes, 6 seconds
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How to Combat Toxic Productivity

While productivity is a virtue so many of us chase, is it possible you've fallen into the trap of toxic productivity? Modern Mentor shares her own experience with toxic productivity as well as the strategies she's using to combat it Read the companion article on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
10/25/20219 minutes, 14 seconds
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What the [BLEEP] is agility at work?

Hiring leaders are hungry for talent that can demonstrate agility. But what is agility, and how do you demonstrate your chops? Modern Mentor breaks it down for you in 4 simple steps. Read the companion article on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
10/18/20217 minutes, 32 seconds
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How To Tell Your Boss You’re Unhappy at Work

Feeling unhappy, bored, or under-valued at work? It may be time to talk to your boss about it. Don't be afraid! Modern Mentor shares her top strategies for a successful—and totally not awkward—conversation! Read the companion article on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
10/12/20218 minutes, 21 seconds
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BONUS: On Purpose with Jay Shetty

On Purpose with Jay Shetty brings you conversations with some of the most incredible people on the planet like Will Smith, Jennifer Lopez, and Oprah. Hear the real life stories behind their journeys, the tools they used, the books they read, and the people who made a difference in their lives. Follow On Purpose with Jay Shetty on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, Pandora, or wherever you find your podcasts.
10/8/20214 minutes, 21 seconds
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How To Be Your Own Best Advocate at Work

Are you striving for something at work—a promotion, a leave of absence, a leadership opportunity—but aren't sure how to make it happen? You may need to head down the path of self-advocacy. Modern Mentor shares her tips for being your own best advocate at work. Read the companion article on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
10/4/20217 minutes, 35 seconds
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A Guide to Solopreneurship: A Conversation with Money Girl Laura Adams

If you've ever considered making the leap into solopreneurship or side hustling but you're intimidated by all that you don't know...then QDT's own Money Girl, Laura Adams, is here to help. She speaks to Modern Mentor about all things finance, insurance, productivity, and purpose in starting up your own gig. Read the companion article on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
9/27/202129 minutes, 54 seconds
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How to Make the Peer-to-Boss Transition

Getting promoted is a thing to celebrate! But when you get promoted to boss on your own team... the transition can be hard to make. Modern Mentor answers a listener question about how to gracefully transition from peer to boss. Read the companion article on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
9/20/20218 minutes, 8 seconds
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Let's Bring Fun Back to the Workplace!

Stuck in an "all work no play" kind of moment? Modern Mentor shares her favorite tips for bringing fun back into the workplace! Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
9/13/20218 minutes, 30 seconds
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How to Ease Into Back-to-School Without Losing Your Mind

The back-to-school season can be incredibly demanding. Modern Mentor shares her own experience - and advice - for easing into the fall season with grace. These tips will help you balance high-productivity with a sense of humanity.
9/6/20219 minutes, 3 seconds
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How to Detect Bullshit with John Petrocelli

Bullshit can be found all around us. But how do you know when it's actually harmful and dangerous? John Petrocelli, social psychologist and author of the new book The Life-Changing Science of Detecting Bullshit joins Modern Mentor for a conversation to help decode, demystify, and push past the BS. And yes, it’s science. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
8/30/202131 minutes, 57 seconds
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5 Ways to Navigate Generational Conflict at Work

Generational conflict in the workplace is distracting and it limits what we're able to achieve collectively. Modern Mentor shares her action plan for pushing through this conflict and harnessing the power of a multigenerational workforce. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
8/22/20218 minutes, 25 seconds
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Productive, Happy, Focused—How Small Habits Bring Big Success

Can small habit changes really lead to a more productive, focused, and happy life? They can! Author and podcaster Jeff Sanders's shares his secrets to forming habits that lead to success. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/small-habits-big-success https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
8/16/202125 minutes, 20 seconds
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How to Manage Workplace Conflict

Workplace conflict is the absolute worst. We tend to avoid it at all costs. But when it strikes - and it will - there are constructive things you can do to repair the situation. Modern Mentor shares her favorite strategies. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
8/9/20216 minutes, 59 seconds
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How to Re-Enter the Workforce After a Pause

Millions of people who have left - or been forced to leave - the workforce in recent months are ready to climb back in. But where to begin and how? Modern Mentor shares her 5 tips on how to successfully re-enter the workforce after a pause. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
8/2/20217 minutes, 14 seconds
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How to Customize Your Career with Scott Anthony Barlow

If your career isn't delivering the levels of fulfillment you dream of, then it's time for a change. Modern Mentor sits down with Scott Anthony Barlow, host of the Happen to Your Career podcast, to learn how to start the journey to your dream job today. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
7/26/202122 minutes, 13 seconds
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How to Craft a Job You Love

Wish your job had a little more spice to it? Modern Mentor teaches you how to craft the job you love - without having to update your resume! Just follow these 5 steps. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
7/20/20218 minutes, 1 second
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4 Tips to Stand Out at Work

As you strive to smake a splash at work, you may focus on innovation, agility, and other sexy buzzwords. But don't overlook the power of the basics. Being someone who will always get the job done is invaluable. Modern Mentor has 4 tips to help you become every hiring leader's dream. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
7/12/20216 minutes, 57 seconds
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How to Change Careers

You're ready for a BIG career change. But you're overwhelmed and not sure where to start. Modern Mentor shares her own career pivot story, and a 5-step plan for turning your hopes into action. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
7/5/20217 minutes, 58 seconds
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How to Make Your Life Effortless

Greg McKeown, bestselling author of Essentialism and Effortless, joins the Modern Mentor podcast to share his wisdom on making things simpler, smaller, and generally more effective. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
6/29/202131 minutes, 8 seconds
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6 Ways My Daily Walk Drives My Success

A daily walk is a non-negotiable part of the Modern Mentor's workday. Learn how she uses that time to deliver outcomes that keep her in the zone of success. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
6/21/20216 minutes, 28 seconds
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How Companies Can Celebrate Pride Month

June is Pride Month in the United States, a celebration of the LGBTQ+ community. Many companies are showing symbolic support, but could they be delivering greater impact? Michelle Margulis - Macmillan's own editorial manager of podcasts - shares her advice, insights, and personal experience as a gay woman in the workplace. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
6/14/202124 minutes, 12 seconds
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How to Improve Creativity by Adding Constraints

Sometimes the struggle to be creative pushes us to seek more -- more information, more resources, more time. In this episode learn why taking the opposing approach -- forcing constraints on yourself -- may be the thing you need to unlock your next great idea. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
6/7/20218 minutes, 2 seconds
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How to Manage Distractions and Become More Productive

The secret to becoming your most productive self doesn't lie in an app or a tool – it's already within you. Bestselling author Nir Eyal joins the Modern Mentor to explain how we can all become Indistractible. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
5/24/202130 minutes, 33 seconds
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How to Show More Grit at Work

Do you struggle to keep going when something feels hard? Modern Mentor shares the secrets to developing grit (and how it can help you succeed at work). Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
5/17/20218 minutes, 39 seconds
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Bonus: Understanding Digital Body Language

Modern Mentor will be back with a regular episode next week, but today we're sharing an exclusive excerpt from the new audiobook Digital Body Language by Erica Dhawan. Have you ever obsessed over a punctuation mark in a text or dwelled on whether or not to disable read receipts? In Digital Body Language, Erica Dhawan explains why these moments are so tense and how we can move past them. Listen now and if you like what you hear, you can get your copy of Digital Body Language wherever books or audiobooks are sold.
5/13/202118 minutes, 47 seconds
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How to Design a Life You Love

Are you feeling stuck in a rut? Are more activities sapping your energy than fulfilling your goals? Modern Mentor outlines the 5 proven steps toward designing a life you love. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
5/10/20217 minutes, 56 seconds
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Use Storytelling to Get Ahead at Work

Data, facts, and figures may convince people you have the right answer. But sometimes the real challenge is creating a connection that inspires someone to collaborate with or support you. Telling a great story at the right moment may be exactly the tool you need. Learn how to choose your moment and craft that winning story. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/storytelling https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
5/3/20219 minutes, 23 seconds
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The Power of the Huddle with Brooke Baldwin

Brooke Baldwin, former CNN anchor and bestselling author of the new book, Huddle – How Women Unlock Their Collective Power, shares stories and lessons she learned from amazing women who harnessed the power of the collective to become unstoppable. In this interview with Modern Mentor, she shares her candid advice and tips for finding your own huddle. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/huddle-brooke-baldwin https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
4/26/202125 minutes, 41 seconds
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Bonus: WorkLife with Adam Grant

Today I'm sharing an episode of another podcast I love: WorkLife with Adam Grant, from the TED Audio Collective. Everyone’s career will hit some turbulence at some point. The past year has left us all reacting to dramatic change. Instead of pushing harder against the headwinds, we’re sometimes better off tilting our rudder and charting a new course. In this episode, hear from people who have taken unusual steps to battle uncertainty, rethought their approach to finding and landing a job, and reached out for help in unexpected places—as well as an expert on recessions who forecasts the future by looking to the past. If you enjoy this episode and want to hear more, find and follow WorkLife with Adam Grant wherever you’re listening to this.
4/15/202137 minutes, 5 seconds
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It's Time for a Spring Cleaning of Your Mind

After a long, hard year, your mental closet's looking pretty cluttered. Give your professional life a much-needed reset with this four-step spring cleaning to clear your mind of unnecessary stuff and make way for the things that bring you success. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/spring-cleaning-mind https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
4/12/20219 minutes, 32 seconds
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How to Give Your EQ a Raise

Don't write off the idea of emotional intelligence as some new-age concept involving rainbows and trust circles. Your EQ is critical for helping you lead, learn, negotiate, persuade, and collaborate effectively. Here are some simple steps for giving your EQ a boost. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/raise-your-emotional-intelligence https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
4/5/20218 minutes, 41 seconds
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Kim Scott On Creating a Just Workplace

We all want a just, inclusive work environment where everyone feels heard and valued ... but where do we start? Kim Scott, the bestselling author of Radical Candor, shares the lessons that informed her new book, Just Work: Get Sh*t Done, Fast & Fair in this interview with Modern Mentor. And they're just the tools and vocabulary you need! Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/just-work-kim-scott https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
3/23/202126 minutes, 54 seconds
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How To Self-Promote at Work Without Feeling Icky

Self-promotion can feel awkward and sleazy, but it doesn't have to! Here are five ways to toot your own horn without raising your colleagues' eyebrows. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/self-promote https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
3/22/20218 minutes, 10 seconds
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Frustrated with Your Professional Life? Do a Self-Check

If you find yourself banging your head against a wall because the same frustrations repeat on an endless loop in your professional life, it could be time to check in with yourself and see what part you play. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/learn-from-frustration https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
3/15/20219 minutes, 6 seconds
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639 - Stop Being Afraid to Ask Questions at Work

Do you ask questions at work? If you've been afraid that asking questions will make you seem incompetent or lazy, it's time to embrace the power of the Q! Here's how to ask the questions that will help you find solutions, get creative, and forge connections with your colleagues. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/asking-great-questions https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
3/8/20218 minutes, 34 seconds
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637 - Getting Unstuck When Your Career Is Stalled

What do you do when you realize it's been a hot minute since you've had a big win in your professional life? One (or more) of these five scenarios could be the culprit. Here's how to diagnose what's got you stuck and get rolling again. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/getting-unstuck-career-stalled https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
2/22/20217 minutes, 59 seconds
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636 - How to Be Your Own Coach

You've got big dreams! Now, if only you knew how to achieve them. This 5-step plan for coaching yourself will get you from dream to reality. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/how-to-be-your-own-coach https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
2/15/20219 minutes, 32 seconds
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635 - "How Will You Measure Your Life?" Is the Question that Changed Mine

OK, you've got a career. Maybe you've even got plenty of money. But are you fulfilled? Seven years ago, one article challenged my thinking and gave me clarity. I want to share its life-changing advice with you. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/how-will-you-measure-your-life https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
2/8/20218 minutes, 47 seconds
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634 - New Job Jitters? How to Be a Star in 5 Easy Steps

Changing jobs and joining a new team can be intimidating. But with these simple strategies, you can fit in quickly and become the hero you strive to be. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/joining-new-team https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
2/1/20217 minutes, 35 seconds
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633 - How to Use Rejection to Your Advantage

Rejection can feel like a gut punch when it happens. But what if you could take a moment to process, and then use rejection as rocket fuel for your professional success? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/use-rejection-to-your-advantage https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
1/25/20218 minutes, 6 seconds
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632 - How to Succeed as an Introvert at Work

Surprise! Working from home hasn't been easier on introverts. Here are some tips to boost your comfort, confidence, and success, even if you're "the quiet one." Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/succeed-introvert-work https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
1/18/20218 minutes, 51 seconds
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631 - How to Explain a Gap in Your Résumé

Worried that a gap in employment will hold you back in your job search? No way! Here's how to turn that résumé gap into a compelling part of your story that makes you uniquely qualified. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/how-to-explain-a-gap-in-your-resume https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
1/11/20218 minutes, 17 seconds
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630 - The 2021 Career Wisdom You Need from Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg left behind a legacy of wisdom that feels more relevant in 2021 than ever. Here are a few lessons we should all carry into the new year. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/lessons-ruth-bader-ginsburg https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
1/4/20218 minutes, 52 seconds
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629 - How to Make a Great Impression in a Virtual Interview

Are you thinking that a pandemic is no time to start a job search? Think again! Here's how to show up as the must-have candidate in a virtual interview! Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/virtual-interview https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
12/28/20208 minutes, 29 seconds
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628 - How to Be Confident, Not Arrogant

The struggle to exude confidence at work is real, but sometimes the quest for confidence slides into arrogance. Rachel shares her own hard-earned lessons with four tips to help you project confidence without being a jerk. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/how-confidence-not-arrogance https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
12/21/20207 minutes, 59 seconds
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627 - How to Become Open to Change

The urge to stay in your comfort zone is perfectly normal. But being ready to roll with change has also become a business-critical skill. Here are five easier-than-you-think strategies to help you embrace the unknown. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/how-to-become-open-to-change https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
12/14/20208 minutes, 52 seconds
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626 - How to Make Professional Resolutions You'll Actually Keep

About 80% of New Year's resolutions fail, including the ones we make about our work lives. That's because most of us approach them all wrong. Here's the right way to make professional resolutions for 2021 that you can actually stick to ... and celebrate! Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/set-professional-resolutions-2021 https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
12/7/20209 minutes, 40 seconds
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625 - How to Run a Virtual Brainstorm that Actually Works

Are you thinking that brainstorming just won't work in a virtual world? Think again! Here's how to prepare and run a brainstorm that inspires a flood of creative ideas. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/run-a-brainstorm-in-a-virtual-world https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
11/30/20209 minutes, 3 seconds
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623 - Prepare Yourself for the Future of Work

In 2020, a global pandemic and a powerful social justice movement have brought the future of work hurtling toward us. We talked to Vice President of People and Communities at Cisco Systems, Elaine Mason, about what to expect and how to prepare for professional success. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/prepare-yourself-for-the-future-of-work https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
11/16/202024 minutes, 2 seconds
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622 - Why Vulnerability Is a Misunderstood Professional Superpower

No matter how much you may want to, you can't be amazing at everything. Enter the most misunderstood workplace superpower around—vulnerability. Here's how to use it to propel yourself to personal and professional success. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/vulnerability https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
11/9/202010 minutes, 43 seconds
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621 - How to Use The Five Apology Languages

A disingenuous apology is worse than none at all. When you make a mistake, the five apology languages can help you step up and own it with grace. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/relationships/professional/5-apology-languages https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
11/2/20208 minutes, 37 seconds
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620 - Can Your Craft Become Your Livelihood? A Conversation with Grant Ginder

Many of us believe (or we've been told by well-meaning others) that our creative passions aren't the stuff careers are made of. Novelist Grant Ginder says that's wrong. The road to turning your creative loves into a career may be a winding path, but it's a path nonetheless. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/writing-creative-career-grant-ginder https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
10/26/202015 minutes, 11 seconds
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619 - Creative Talents Languishing at Your Job? Be an Intrapreneur

If you love to create and innovate, and you also love the comfort and security of working for a company, then it's time to consider Intrapreneurship, the perfect blend of both worlds! Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/how-to-be-an-intrapreneur https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
10/19/20209 minutes, 41 seconds
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618 - How to Get Referrals and Fuel Your Success

Whether you're looking to grow clients or get promoted at work, a referral can be your most powerful path to success. But how do you get people motivated to refer you? Here's your simple roadmap to building a referral network that works for you. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/get-referrals https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
10/12/20209 minutes, 3 seconds
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617 - How to End 2020 with a Bang, Not a Whimper

2020 hasn't been the year you planned for. But with one quarter of the year remaining, this is the perfect time to reflect on and learn from what's transpired so far, and to create a plan for closing out this year with a bang. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/how-to-successfully-close-out-2020 https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
10/5/20209 minutes, 4 seconds
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616 - A Fresh Approach to Managing Burnout

Burnout is more than just a feeling—untamed, it can pose a real medical risk. Dr. Greg Hammer, an intensive care physician, Stanford University professor, and author of the book GAIN Without Pain: The Happiness Handbook for Medical Professionals, shares his simple, medically-backed framework for conquering burnout and finding your healthier, happier place. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/managing-burnout-GAIN https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
9/28/202027 minutes, 31 seconds
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615 - 5 Steps to Kick Imposter Syndrome to the Curb

I'm not good enough. I'm not ready for this. I've got everyone fooled into thinking I'm competent. That nasty inner critic some of us have? It's imposter syndrome. Here's how to show it the door and make your dreams a reality. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/beat-imposter-syndrome https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
9/21/202011 minutes, 55 seconds
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614 - How to Defend Yourself Without Being Defensive

Being wrongly accused of something at work feels awful. Your instinct is to defend yourself, but you don't want to be perceived as defensive. Follow this road map for mounting a mature, professional, and effective defense. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/defend-yourself https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
9/14/202011 minutes, 22 seconds
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613 - How to Have a Conversation with Your Critical Boss

An overly critical boss can turn your dream job into your worst nightmare. But whatever your career path, you deserve to feel safe, respected, and valued at work. Learn what you can do to turn a bad boss situation around. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/how-to-manage-a-critical-boss https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
9/7/202010 minutes, 27 seconds
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612 - Don’t Label Me: A Conversation on Diversity, Humanity, and the Workplace

Conversations about diversity are essential, but engaging in them can be confusing and intimidating. Irshad Manji, the author of "Don't Label Me," shares tips for participating in a meaningful dialogue. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/talk-diversity-workplace https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
8/31/202033 minutes, 28 seconds
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611 - How to Check Out Other Careers without Losing the One You've Got

You're bored. Uninspired. Stuck. You can't walk away from your job, but you need a change. Give these low-risk alternatives a try and explore a new career. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/explore-alternative-career https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
8/24/20209 minutes, 1 second
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610 - How Can You (and Your Workplace) Embrace Intentional Integrity

Everyone talks about having integrity, both individually and at the company level. But what does it mean to act with integrity? How can we be more intentional about it? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/intentional-integrity-rob-chestnut https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
8/17/202018 minutes, 58 seconds
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609 - How to Give a Remote Presentation with Confidence

If public speaking makes you nervous, the uncertainty of presenting remotely can be a real recipe for cold sweats. Use these strategies to prepare and present with confidence. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/remote-presentation-confidence https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
8/10/20209 minutes, 30 seconds
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608 - How to Manage Meeting Overload with Style

Meetings are part of doing business, but if you're not careful, they can take over your professional life. These meeting strategies will keep you from getting overwhelmed. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/manage-meeting-overload https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
8/3/20208 minutes, 5 seconds
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607 - How to Build a Secret Circle of Mentors

A mentor can be a huge advantage on your journey to career success but finding and maintaining mentor relationships can mean a lot of work and pressure. Building a secret circle of mentors is an amazing way to find coaching and support without ever having to ask for it. Here's who to look for and how to make it happen. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/build-a-secret-circle-of-mentors https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/
7/27/20208 minutes, 42 seconds
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606 - How to Pull Out of a Work Slump

Experiencing highs and lows at work is totally normal. But a low that's too low and long-lasting may just be a slump. You don't want to ignore a slump—you want to climb out. Here's how I climbed out of mine. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/work-slump https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
7/20/20208 minutes, 58 seconds
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605 - Fire Up Your Personal Brand: An Interview with Dorie Clark

You can work hard and still not be successful. The key to catapulting forward in your career is standing out and harnessing your unique expertise. Personal branding expert Dorie Clark offers inspiration and simple tips to help you create big wins at work. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/personal-brand-dorie-clark https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
7/13/202030 minutes, 14 seconds
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604 - You Need a Career Development Plan

You can't navigate your way to career success without first plotting a course. This career development plan strategy will help you figure out where you want to go and exactly how to get there. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/career-development-plan https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
7/6/20208 minutes, 49 seconds
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603 - Digital Detox—The Key to Unplugging from Work on Vacation

Your Summer 2020 getaway plans may be canceled, but that doesn't mean you don't need a break. A true digital detox benefits your energy, creativity, and productivity. Here's how to unplug strategically so you're not overwhelmed when you get back to work. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/digital-detox https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
6/29/20209 minutes
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602 - How to Use LinkedIn to Be a Rockstar at Work

LinkedIn can so much more than a virtual Rolodex. Find cutting-edge insights, test ideas, be a brand ambassador, and claim your rockstar status. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter, and get even more tips on LinkedIn. Links: https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/linkedin-rockstar https://quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast
6/22/20208 minutes, 54 seconds
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601 - Listen Up! Not Listening Is Holding Your Career Back

The ability to listen isn't just an admirable trait; it's essential to your career. And according to author Kate Murphy, author of "You're Not Listening," we're all pretty bad at it. Here's how to do better. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/not-listening-holding-career-back https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
6/15/202029 minutes, 38 seconds
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600 - How to Answer “Tell Me About a Time You Failed”

"Tell me about a time you failed" is no one's favorite interview question. Understanding what the interviewer is really asking, choosing the perfect example, and having a template will set you up for success. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/how-answer-time-you-failed https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
6/8/20207 minutes, 26 seconds
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599 - Bullet Journaling—My Secret to Productivity, Creativity, and Balance

When I was stressed and overwhelmed, I discovered Bullet Journaling and it changed everything. Here's how I use my Bullet Journal to stay on track and achieve my goals. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/bullet-journaling https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
5/31/20208 minutes, 46 seconds
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597 - Everything's Changed—Is It Time to Reset Your Goals?

Goal-setting doesn't typically happen in May. But as the world has changed, so have your priorities. Here's how to revisit your goals and decide where to stick, pivot, or renegotiate to keep you inspired and motivated. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/reset-goals https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
5/18/20208 minutes, 16 seconds
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596 - You Can Land that Dream Entry-Level Job—Yes, Even Now

If you just got your degree or just entered the job market, the landscape right now looks frightening. Take heart! Your dream job is out there; you just have to know how to chase it down. #ENTRYLEVELBOSS author Alexa Shoen shares strategies for success.
5/11/202025 minutes, 2 seconds
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595 - Manage Burnout at Work with These Simple Strategies

You're juggling your professional and family life, taking up slack for absent colleagues, and worrying about your job security. It's a lot. But you've got this. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/manage-burnout-strategies https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
5/4/20209 minutes, 15 seconds
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594 - How to Think Positive to Be More Productive

In times of crisis, negative thoughts lurk around every corner. Use these techniques to rediscover your optimism and bump up your productivity. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Through the end of April, Podchaser will donate 25 cents to Meals on Wheels for every review. Leave a review for Modern Mentor! Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/think-positive-productivity https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor Podchaser #Reviews4Good: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/modern-mentor-15676
4/27/20208 minutes, 47 seconds
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593 - How to Be a Leader During a Crisis

Whether you're leading a team, family, community, or just yourself, leadership is complicated in a moment of crisis. These simple strategies can help you support yourself and those relying on you. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Through the end of April, Podchaser will donate 25 cents to Meals on Wheels for every review. Leave a review for Modern Mentor! Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/lead-during-crisis https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor Podchaser #Reviews4Good: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/modern-mentor-15676
4/20/20207 minutes, 49 seconds
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592 - Pause and Reflect—Now Is the Time to Take Stock of Your Career

If an unexpected career pause has taken you by surprise, here's how to use the time to take a breath, assess your career, and set yourself up for success. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/take-stock https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
4/13/20207 minutes, 38 seconds
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591 - Struggling to Manage Anxiety and Work? Give Yourself a Break

When you're anxious and afraid, getting work done is hard. Give yourself a break, find your purpose, and make it through your work life in this "new normal" with this sage advice. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/anxiety-work https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
4/6/20209 minutes
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590 - 5 Thoughtful Ways to Build Relationships Virtually

When you can't forge in-person relationships, connecting virtually can be a powerful tool. Here are powerful tips to make it work for you. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/build-relationships-virtually https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
3/30/20208 minutes, 15 seconds
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589 - How to Communicate Successfully When Working Remotely

Many of us suddenly find ourselves working from home—a familiar landscape with some unfamiliar work-life problems. Here's how to get your message across effectively even when you're working in your pajamas. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/communication/communicate-remotely https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
3/23/20209 minutes, 27 seconds
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588 - How to Be More Resilient at Work

Resilience means being able to recover from setbacks, adapt to change, and keep on rolling. That's great, but ... how do you do it? Modern Mentor explains. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/more-resilient https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
3/16/20208 minutes, 59 seconds
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587 - Can You Still Be Successful If You Don't Want a Promotion?

Congratulations—you're awesome! Your company wants to promote you. But what happens when what you want is to stay exactly where you are? Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/successful-not-promoted https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
3/9/20209 minutes, 12 seconds
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586 - 4 Simple Strategies to Boost Your Creativity and Be More Productive

Sometimes, productivity is about being creative enough to bring big projects to the finish line. These creativity tips will help you make that happen! Read the transcript of this episode. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links below: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/boost-creativity https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe
3/2/20208 minutes, 29 seconds
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585 - How Listening Makes You Smarter, Faster, Better

Listening effectively is one of the hardest things to do. But investing in it pays off. Learn how it makes you smarter, faster, and better at your job. Read the transcript here. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows at QuickandDirtyTips.com. Join the conversation on Twitter and Facebook.
2/24/20208 minutes, 22 seconds
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584 - How to Love Your Job Even When It Isn't Perfect

Not every job is a perfect fit, but that doesn't mean you can't love the one you're with. Your job can be a whole lot more than just a means to a paycheck. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/love-your-job | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor | Twitter: https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
2/17/20209 minutes, 29 seconds
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583 - Leadership is Everyone—Jocko Willink on Owning Your Success

Your career is what you make of it. Retired Navy SEAL and Leadership expert Jocko Willink shows us how lessons learned on the battlefield can help us achieve success at work. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/jocko-willink-interview | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor | Twitter: https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
2/10/202022 minutes, 27 seconds
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582 - The Awesome Power of "No"

Saying "no" is actually makes you more successful at work. These essential strategies will help you set workplace boundaries with grace. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/boundaries-work | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ModernMentor | Twitter: https://twitter.com/ModernMentor
2/3/20208 minutes, 46 seconds
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Get-it-Done Guy is now Modern Mentor!

With a new host, a new look, and an exciting direction focused on productivity, problem-solving, communication, leadership, and so much more ... Get-It-Done Guy has become Modern Mentor!
2/3/20202 minutes, 31 seconds
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581 - How to Increase Your Productivity by Managing Your Energy

Running all-out all the time is the sure path to burnout. Productivity happens when you know how to use your energy wisely. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/productivity-manage-energy | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/QDTGetItDoneGuy
1/27/20208 minutes, 6 seconds
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580 - How to Make Idea Curation Your Workplace Superpower

Great ideas are everywhere. You can become a hero by curating the best of them instead of reinventing a perfectly good wheel. Here are three ways to get started. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/idea-curating | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/QDTGetItDoneGuy
1/20/20208 minutes, 19 seconds
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578 - How to Be Productive when the Organization Isn't

What do you do when your personal productivity is high but the company you work for is dragging its feet? Anything but nothing. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/organizational-productivity | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/QDTGetItDoneGuy
1/6/202011 minutes, 41 seconds
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577 - Top Tips from My Time as Get-It-Done Guy

As Stever Robbins draws his time as Get-It-Done Guy to a close, he recounts his favorite tips from 12 years as host of the Get-it-Done Guy podcast. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/top-tips-get-it-done-guy | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/QDTGetItDoneGuy
12/30/20197 minutes, 11 seconds
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576 - 9 Pro Secrets to Perfect Podcasting

What do you get when you put two award-winning podcasters with nearly a quarter-century of combined experience together for an interview? Nine pro tips for making your podcast sensational. TRANSCRIPT: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/tech/podcasting-secrets | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
12/23/201922 minutes, 46 seconds
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473 - How to Measure Progress and Achieve Goals

Measuring progress is second nature to most people. But it's not second nature to measure progress well, which can lead to some real misjudgments. Put more thought into your progress checks, to make them a consistent source of good. TRANSCRIPT: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/how-to-measure-progress-achieve-goals | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
12/16/20195 minutes, 53 seconds
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575 - How to Memorize Anything with Ultimate Memory Magic

Author of the book Ultimate Memory Magic, Jim Karol, teaches us how to use and strengthen our memory so we can remember anything! TRANSCRIPT & LINKS: Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/memorize-anything-jim-karol | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
12/9/201930 minutes, 20 seconds
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476 - 'Growth Mindset' Tips to Boost Your Performance

Viewing traits as innate make coping with failure and success much harder. With a "growth mindset" you learn more, persist more, and overcome obstacles. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS: Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/growth-mindset-vs-fixed-mindset| Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy | Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
12/2/20196 minutes, 39 seconds
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574 - How to Find Anything On Google

With advanced search engine techniques, you can find relevant results that get just the information you want, while filtering out the noise. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/tech/web/find-anything-Google Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
11/25/20197 minutes, 22 seconds
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573 - How to Measure What Matters On the Job

How to measure success is easy in some jobs, and very difficult in others. Here’s how to choose your performance indicators. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/measure-performance Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
11/18/20195 minutes, 58 seconds
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572 - How to Prioritize Your Tasks—One Little Question, Big Results

The Eisenhower Matrix is a tried-and-true way to prioritize your tasks. You can double its effectiveness by asking just one simple question! TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/secret-prioritize-tasks Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
11/11/20197 minutes, 14 seconds
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495 - How to Tame Your Distractible Mind

Do you know how to focus when distractions are constantly competing for your attention? It starts by simply picking up a pencil. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/how-to-tame-your-distractible-mind Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
11/4/20196 minutes, 8 seconds
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571 - Manage Complex Projects and Connections with This Simple System

Managing complex projects with many people and connections? Here's a simple note-taking system to help you take over the world. Probably. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/organization/complex-project-note-system Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
10/28/20197 minutes, 19 seconds
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570 - Prospect Like a Pro in 5 Easy Steps

In business and life, prospecting can be the key to your success. This simple system will take your prospecting to the next level. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/small-business/5-step-prospecting Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: https://quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
10/21/20197 minutes, 28 seconds
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569 - The Art of Reading Minds with Henrik Fexeus

Henrik Fexeus, the author of The Art of Reading Minds, shares his techniques for developing social skills and using nonverbal communication. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/communication/art-of-reading-minds Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
10/13/201925 minutes, 33 seconds
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568 - 5 Simple Steps to Mastering a New Skill in 30 Days

Learn a new skill by developing a 30-day program of incremental, bite-sized progress. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/master-new-skill-30-days Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
10/7/20196 minutes, 15 seconds
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567 - Five Essential Rules for Changing Careers

Changing careers is a leap of faith, but with a little preparation and groundwork, you're sure to stick the landing. Fast Company editors Kate Davis and Anisa Purbasari Horton share their advice in this week's episode. Read the show notes at https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/changing-careers-tips Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
9/30/201919 minutes, 33 seconds
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566 - How to Use Colored Pens to Organize Absolutely Everything

If you've got an eye for color, using erasable colored pens for note-taking might just change your life. Here's how to use them to organize all the things! Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/organization/organize-colored-pens Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
9/23/20194 minutes, 40 seconds
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565 - How to prepare to make great video

How do you prepare for a video shoot? Good preparation makes great video. Use this six-step pre-flight checklist so everything goes off without a hitch. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/public-speaking/prepare-video-shoot Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
9/16/20197 minutes, 23 seconds
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564 - Use multiple schedules to keep your life under control

When the way you work changes depending on which phase of a project you’re in, design multiple templates to help you manage your time. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/multiple-schedules <p>Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows:<br /> www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts</p> <p>FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY<br /> Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy<br /> Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy</p>
9/9/20195 minutes, 20 seconds
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563 - How to Write Faster with Successive Drafts

Don’t try to get everything down on paper at once. Use the development process itself to create the piece you’re writing. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/education/writing/boost-writing-speed Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
9/3/20195 minutes, 45 seconds
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562 - Use online nonverbal communication

Are your grammar, spelling, punctuation, and structure making a good impression online? How you say things is as important as what you say. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/communication/good-impression-writing Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
8/26/20197 minutes, 17 seconds
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561 - Use Michael Port’s Technique to Rock Your Persuasive Presentations

Getting your ideas across is simple: structure your pitch so it hits every base the audience expects. Here's how. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/communication/persuasive-presentations/ Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
8/19/20196 minutes, 3 seconds
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560 How to Create and Use an Ideas File

Geniuses don’t have better ideas than you—probably—they just remember them better. Here’s how you can remember them, too, with an ideas file. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/organization/ideas-file Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
8/12/20195 minutes, 49 seconds
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559 - How to Admit Your Mistakes and Take Responsibility

When you’ve screwed up, the quickest way to move on is to admit what went wrong and apologize. When you do it right, it can even boost your reputation.
8/5/20196 minutes, 20 seconds
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503 - Want to Change Someone's Mind? Lead with Emotion

Convincing people and changing their minds begins by meeting them emotionally. Then and only then, can you begin to promote your agenda. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/communication/want-to-change-someones-mind-lead-with-emotion Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
7/29/20197 minutes, 16 seconds
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558 - Visualizing Will Help You Turn Dreams to Results

Wishing can't make things happen by magic, but it can make them happen by motivation. Gabrielle Oettingen’s WOOP method shows you how.
7/21/20198 minutes, 10 seconds
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557 - How to Deal with People Who Are Late to Meetings

When someone is chronically late, don’t coddle them. Give them consequences, and shape their behavior so they don’t impact the rest of the team. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/management/people-late-meetings Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
7/15/20195 minutes, 43 seconds
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556 - More Texting Tips for Better Communication

Texting isn't complicated ... and yet, it is. Here are some more texting tips from Get-It-Done Guy to help you do it even better.
7/8/20195 minutes
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555 - When Prospecting, Have a Strong Process in Place

Sometimes outreach is a numbers game. When it is, be systematic and you’ll find it easy to hit those numbers. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/ FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY On Facebook: facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy On Twitter: twitter.com/getitdoneguy
7/1/20197 minutes, 23 seconds
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471 - How to Be Persuasive Using the Right Language Cues

Not everyone communicates the same way. If you want to move people to action, you need to reach them in a way they understand: Use both abstract thinking and concrete examples to persuade them the smart way. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/communication/how-to-be-persuasive-using-the-right-language-cues Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
6/24/20197 minutes, 31 seconds
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554 - 5 Steps to Deal With Being Overloaded at Work

There's no app or life hack that will let you fit 25 hours of work into a 24 hour day. Here's what to do when there's too much on your plate. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/deal-with-overloaded Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
6/10/20197 minutes, 28 seconds
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553 - How to manage two projects at once

Trying to manage two teams at once can be a nightmare. With a little finesse, you can arrange your calendar, tasks, and notes to give each project the focus time it deserves. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/manage-two-projects Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
6/9/20197 minutes, 12 seconds
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552 - 5 Effective Ways to Manage People's Strengths

Understanding your team’s strengths can help you mix and match a group of high-performers to achieve results far above what you could otherwise reach. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/manage-strengths Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
6/3/20196 minutes, 50 seconds
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551 - Make the Most of Your Online Reading With a Learning Plan

Reading any interesting and informative article that crosses your path could be a huge waste of time. Focus your energies with a learning plan, instead. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/tech/web/online-learning-plan Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
5/27/20196 minutes, 27 seconds
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550 - Don't Micromanage: 6 Tips to Keep Your Team Happy

Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/management/micromanage-tips Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
5/20/20198 minutes, 7 seconds
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549 - Networking Tips for College Grads - Part 2

More tips on networking to build strong, lifelong relationships. Start now. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/networking/networking-tips-for-new-college-grads-part-2/ Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
5/13/20195 minutes, 41 seconds
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548 - Networking Tips for College Grads - Part 1

Get-It-Done Guy has six must-have tips to get you started on building your professional network.
5/6/20197 minutes, 37 seconds
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547 - Make Your Presentations Evergreen

Get-It-Done Guy explains how to make your presentations reusable from the start so you don't have to reinvent the wheel each time and save time. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/public-speaking/make-your-presentations-evergreen Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
4/29/20197 minutes, 10 seconds
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546 - How to Organize Reference Files

When you have years’ worth of files and bookmarks, you can organize them for quick reference using a mix of the cloud, shortcuts, folders, and sharing. Get-It-Done Guy has a simple way to unify your scattered files and bookmarks to create a comprehensive reference system. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/organization/how-to-organize-reference-files Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
4/22/20196 minutes, 25 seconds
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545 - Free to Focus: An Interview with Michael Hyatt

In this conversation between Michael Hyatt and Get-It-Done Guy, Stever Robbins, Michael covers a wide range of tools to make you more productive, more relaxed, and help you achieve the highest of all goals: freedom. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/free-to-focus-an-interview-with-michael-hyatt Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
4/15/201936 minutes, 10 seconds
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544 - What Do Managers Do, Anyway?

Being a manager is a whole different game from being an employee. But if you manage the transition well, the sky’s the limit. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/management/what-do-managers-do-anyway Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
4/8/20197 minutes, 14 seconds
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543 - How to Collaborate on Multiple Documents with Multiple People

If you're working on a group project, it can be hard to keep all your documents organized and accessible. Get-It-Done Guy has a few simple tricks to help you stop wading through shared files aimlessly and get to the business of collaboration. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/how-to-collaborate-on-multiple-documents-with-multiple-people Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
4/1/20197 minutes, 10 seconds
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469 - How to Critique a Colleague's Bad Decisions in 4 Steps

When you frame it the right way, your feedback can get your colleague on your side. Get-It-Done Guy explains how to criticize without making enemies. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/relationships/professional/how-to-critique-a-colleagues-bad-decisions-in-4-steps Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
3/25/20195 minutes, 49 seconds
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542 - Don’t Get the Varsity Blues

Don’t try to game the system to get your kid into college. That may lead to gun-wielding FBI agents storming your home. Instead, encourage your kid to become an applicant worth admitting. Get-It-Done Guy explains how. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/parenting/tweens-teens/don-t-get-the-varsity-blues Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
3/18/20197 minutes, 58 seconds
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541 - How to Protect Your Digital Files (Part 2)

As more and more of our lives are stored on computers, it's easy to rely on technology and forget that a small glitch can lead to catastrophe. Get-It-Done Guy has more tips on keeping your work safe (Hint: It involves regular backups). Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/tech/computers/how-to-protect-your-digital-files-part-2 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
3/12/20198 minutes, 59 seconds
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540 - How to Protect Your Digital Files (Part 1)

As more and more of our lives are stored on computers, it's easy to rely on technology and forget that a small glitch can lead to catastrophe. Get-It-Done Guy has tips on keeping your work safe. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
3/4/20197 minutes, 54 seconds
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345 - How to Take Care of Your Smartphone

Choosing, maintaining, and backing up your smartphone smartly will help insure that it serves you faithfully throughout the years. Get-It-Done Guy has the tips to take care of your beloved mobile device. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1ukZnhl
2/25/20197 minutes, 1 second
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BONUS: Introducing One Plus One

Every great collaboration is a love story. It’s intense. Passionate. Along the way, there are flashes of love, hate, pride, ego, ambition, and brilliance. This is One Plus One, the show about the spark that drives two original thinkers to ultimate success. We’ll unearth the stories of Paul McCartney & John Lennon, Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera, Beyonce & Jay-Z, Shaq & Kobe, and many more, and learn what it is about their chemistry that led them to greatness. Subscribe to One Plus One today at wondery.fm/OPO
2/21/201910 minutes, 20 seconds
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539 - How to Find and Fix Relationship Blind Spots

What’s your greatest weakness? Knowing it can become a strength. Get-It-Done Guy explains how to find and address the blind spots that can sabotage your relationships. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/relationships/professional/how-to-find-and-fix-relationship-blind-spots Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
2/18/20198 minutes, 26 seconds
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538 - Consolidate Your To-Do List With a Weekly Review

If your task list is scattered over numerous pages and you’re bogged down with too many items, use a weekly review to consolidate. Get-It-Done Guy explains how to cull your task lists, project lists, and someday/maybe lists into one streamlined master plan. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/consolidate-your-to-do-list-with-a-weekly-review Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
2/11/20197 minutes, 22 seconds
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537 - What to Do When Employees Aren't Performing

Just because you have minions, doesn’t mean they’ll do your bidding. Get-It-Done Guy explains what to do when employees aren't performing. Read the transcript at: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/what-to-do-when-employees-arent-performing Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
2/4/20198 minutes, 34 seconds
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536 - How to Prepare for a Conference

Get the most out of your next conference with a little advanced planning. Get-It-Done Guy explains and gives tips to make every opportunity work for you. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/networking/how-to-prepare-for-a-conference Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
1/28/20196 minutes, 7 seconds
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535 - How to Deal with Overwhelming Overload

You can find and fix your sources of overload by using your calendar to track, allocate, and flex your time. Get-It-Done Guy Stever Robbins gives you the tools to get the most productivity out of every day. Read the transcript at: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/how-to-deal-with-overwhelming-overload Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
1/21/20197 minutes, 18 seconds
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534 - 3 Steps to Perfectly Organized Files

When you need to organize your files, each paper you touch can become a complicated decision. The solution: don’t triage! Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
1/14/20196 minutes, 15 seconds
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533 - How to Quit Facebook and Instagram

Social media screws up your brain, gives you the illusion of connection, profiles you psychologically, and might be something worth no longer doing. If you decide to leave Facebook, here’s how to do it while retaining some of the good things. Read the transcript at: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/how-to-quit-facebook-and-instagram Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
1/7/201911 minutes, 25 seconds
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532 - How to Focus Better: A Guide in 6 Steps

Focus is not one skill. It’s a whole set of skills. Master them all and you’ll be able to accomplish far more than you ever thought possible. Unless you already focus, of course. In which case you’ll accomplish as much as you ever thought possible. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/how-to-focus-better-a-guide-in-6-steps Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
12/31/20188 minutes, 20 seconds
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487 - Forget Multitasking! How to Get Things Done with Parallelism

Get more done by understanding which of your tasks depend on which others, and sequence them to take the least amount of time. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/forget-multitasking-how-to-get-things-done-with-parallelism Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
12/24/20185 minutes, 40 seconds
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531 - 9 Ways URL Shorteners Make You Memorable

URL shorteners can make long URLs easy to deal with. But they can be used for so much more: bookmarks, audible ads, and links that change their destination. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/tech/software-apps/9-ways-url-shorteners-make-you-memorable Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
12/17/201810 minutes, 47 seconds
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BONUS: Introducing Time To Parent

Are you a parent? Then there’s a good chance you might be feeling disorganized. You’re in luck. Check out the new podcast, Time to Parent, from organizing expert Julie Morgenstern. Subscribe to the show here: https://us.macmillan.com/podcasts/podcast/time-to-parent/
12/13/201823 minutes, 55 seconds
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530 - A Guide to Escaping a Politically Feisty Holiday

How to disagree politely is a lost art in the age of online divisiveness. In this episode, Stever shares some tips for disagreeing, having real conversation, and not ending up at each other's throats. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/relationships/friendships/a-guide-to-escaping-a-politically-feisty-holiday Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
12/10/201810 minutes, 5 seconds
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529 - 2 Easy Ways to Manage Multiple Email Accounts

Create a single unified place—your email client, or a single inbox—where you can receive and respond to email from any of your email accounts. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/email/2-easy-ways-to-manage-multiple-email-accounts Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
12/3/201814 minutes, 41 seconds
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528 - Shoot the Messenger: How Chat Apps Are Security Hellholes

There are dozens of texting options available. Here are several options with different capabilities. Unfortunately, many of the apps (or their parent companies) can be used for terrible evil. Sadly, I'm not joking. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/tech/mobile/shoot-the-messenger-how-chat-apps-are-security-hellholes?page=3 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
11/26/201810 minutes, 35 seconds
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527 - 5 Powerful Tips for Productive Meetings

Too much time is wasted on meetings that don't do anything. In this episode, Get-it-Done Guy shares five tips (and a bonus) to fix your meetings so they work for you! Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/meetings/5-powerful-tips-for-productive-meetings Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
11/19/20187 minutes, 17 seconds
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526 - Find real work/life balance by getting Back to Human

Millennial leader Dan Schawbel shares tips for using technology wisely, using humanity wisely, and when to know the difference. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/how-to-balance-technology-and-your-life Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
11/12/201824 minutes, 20 seconds
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525 - 3 Ways to Use Doorways as Learning Tools

Stepping across a threshold is more than just walking. You can use doorways (yes, doorways) to help your brain learn better. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/3-ways-to-use-doorways-yes-doorways-as-learning-tools Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
11/5/20185 minutes, 36 seconds
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524 - The Benefits of Routine (or Why Being Boring Has Its Upside)

Don't let yourself be treated like a cog! Be boring for an old-fashioned personal touch. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/deals-coupons/the-benefits-of-routine-or-why-being-boring-has-its-upsides Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
10/29/20186 minutes, 16 seconds
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523 - 4 (Science-Backed) Tips on Being More Lucky

Richard Wiseman's book "The Luck Factor" gives four major principles about becoming more lucky. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/4-science-backed-tips-on-being-more-lucky Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
10/22/20187 minutes, 14 seconds
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445 GID How to De-Addictify Your Technology

Your devices are made to addict you. Literally. But you can reduce their addictive seductions. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2mpFVmG
10/15/201810 minutes, 4 seconds
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522 - How to Start a Huge Project in 4 Simple Steps

Doing something perfectly is great, except when it keeps you from starting. First, make a cheap plan, then a fast plan, then a perfect plan, and then merge your plans into something actionable. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/how-to-start-a-huge-project-in-4-simple-steps Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
10/8/20187 minutes, 51 seconds
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521 - To-Do List Essentials: How to Recruit Your Subconscious Mind

Time management expert Mark Forster's Fast Final Version Plus will help you manage your task list to a tee. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/to-do-list-essentials-how-to-recruit-your-subconscious-mind Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
9/30/20187 minutes, 9 seconds
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520 - How to Overcome Decision Paralysis

Too much choice can be paralyzing. In this episode, Stever shares techniques for making sure too much choice doesn't give too few results. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/how-to-overcome-decision-paralysis Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
9/24/20187 minutes, 4 seconds
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519 - How to Document Big Projects (So You Can Repeat Them Easily)

Policies and procedures can be easy to write. Just use a diary to know what happens when. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/how-to-document-big-projects-so-you-can-repeat-them-easily Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
9/17/20187 minutes, 14 seconds
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518 - Kanban Boards: How to Keep Track of Processes and People

Whether you're tracking progress through a sequence of steps, or progress through many disjointed steps, a kanban board may be just the tool you want. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/kanban-boards-how-to-keep-track-of-processes-and-people Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
9/10/20186 minutes, 21 seconds
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404 GID How to Gently Tell Off Anyone Asking You to Work For Free

In the working world, people work. Usually, it’s for money. But these days it seems like people have started asking for… free work? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1NMSO6f
9/3/20187 minutes, 49 seconds
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517 - The Art of Monotasking vs. Multitasking

Stop multitasking and use monotasking to give yourself a way to approach your work and life with mindfulness. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
8/27/20185 minutes, 57 seconds
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516 - 7 Pro Tips for Managing Your Bursting Email Inbox

Email is a top source of interruptions for most of us. A few simple tips can help you make it a tool you can use, rather than a burden you can bear. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/email/7-pro-tips-for-managing-your-bursting-email-inbox Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
8/20/20186 minutes, 32 seconds
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515 - Dream Job 101: How to Prepare for a Career Change

When your life isn't giving you what you want, consider jumping to a new phase. Mike Lewis, author of When to Jump, shares tips on making that shift. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/dream-job-101-how-to-prepare-for-a-career-change Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
8/13/201816 minutes, 17 seconds
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514 - Make Your Business Better with the (Physical) Kanban Method

Rather than forecasting when you'll need materials, design your business and life to be self-regulating. Use Kanban. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/organization/make-your-business-better-with-the-physical-kanban-method Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
8/6/20187 minutes, 10 seconds
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513 - How to Strengthen Relationships with 'Process Conversations'

How to start a new working relationship (or other kind!) is easy with a little advance planning. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/relationships/professional/how-to-strengthen-relationships-with-process-conversations Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
7/30/20187 minutes, 37 seconds
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512 - What Is the 80/20 Rule? The Pareto Principle Explained

The 80/20 rule (or Pareto Principle) can help you boost your productivity by doing what really moves your goals forward. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/what-is-the-80-20-rule-the-pareto-principle-explained Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
7/23/20186 minutes, 32 seconds
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511 - How to Job Hunt the Right Way: Use Constraints

How to get a job starts with knowing what you're looking for. This simple four-part framework will help you hone your desires just enough to embark on a successful job hunt. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/careers/how-to-job-hunt-the-right-way-use-constraints Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
7/16/20186 minutes, 27 seconds
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510 - How to Organize Smartphone Apps for Quick Access

Eliminate smartphone slowdown with a surprisingly simple trick: Each time you use an app, drag its icon to your home screen in the upper left position. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/organization/how-to-organize-smartphone-apps-for-instant-access Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
7/9/20185 minutes, 53 seconds
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509 - You've Been Writing 'Thank You' Notes All Wrong

Do onerous follow-up tasks in advance, when your motivation is at its peak. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
7/2/20183 minutes, 25 seconds
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508 - Online Shopping? Be Smart, Track Your Shipping Numbers

When you have a lot of packages in the mail, or irons in the fire, track your tracking numbers so you can move swiftly when disaster strikes. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/organization/online-shopping-be-smart-track-your-shipping-numbers Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
6/25/20186 minutes, 31 seconds
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507 - Make the Most of the 'Notes' App on Your Phone

Name your notes consistently, and expand into a folder of notes if needed. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/organization/make-the-most-of-the-notes-app-on-your-phone Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
6/18/20187 minutes, 43 seconds
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506 - Negotiating a Salary (Without Being Lowballed)

Companies use tricks to pay you as little as possible. Negotiate with integrity and honesty, and be firm. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/communication/negotiating-a-salary-without-being-lowballed Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
6/11/20186 minutes, 49 seconds
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505 - How to Meet Commitments Using 'Urgency' and 'Importance'

When you want something to get done, make sure you manage both its urgency and its importance when you motivate yourself to work. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/how-to-meet-commitments-using-urgency-and-importance Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
6/4/20185 minutes, 34 seconds
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504 - How to Use Bookmarks to Streamline Your Workflow

Use bookmarks to take you exactly where you need to be, when you need to be there, in the combinations you need to do your job best. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/organization/how-to-use-bookmarks-to-streamline-your-workflow Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
5/28/20187 minutes, 7 seconds
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502 - How to Succeed by Trying to Fail

Sometimes the best route to success is along the path that leads to failure. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/how-to-succeed-by-trying-to-fail Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
5/14/20185 minutes, 33 seconds
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501 - Is the Best Web-Building Workflow For You an All-in-One or Piecemeal Approach?

In this episode, sponsored by Weebly, Get-it-Done Guy explains the costs and benefits of all-in-one solutions and more customized "piecemeal" workflows. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/is-the-best-web-building-workflow-for-you-an-all-in-one-or-piecemeal Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
5/7/201810 minutes, 54 seconds
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500 - Use Your To-Do List to Spot Opportunity

The value in a task list is as much in what you don't get done as what you do! Here's how to mine your list for gold. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
4/30/20185 minutes, 48 seconds
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499 - How to Psych Yourself Up with Good Self-Talk

Self-talk, inner voices, self-criticism, and self-praise are all things we do to ourselves. But it may give you better results to engage in other-talk instead! Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/how-to-psych-yourself-up-with-good-self-talk Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
4/23/20185 minutes, 17 seconds
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498 - How to Quit Social Media Using an Anti-Social-Media Buddy

Social media is addictive, manipulative, and bad. Reclaim your high-quality life by working with an anti-social-media buddy to save the best, leave the rest, and return to your life in real life. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/how-to-quit-social-media-using-an-anti-social-media-buddy Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
4/16/20188 minutes, 51 seconds
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497 - How to Use 'Good Enough' to Beat Perfectionism

Perfectionism is caused by the illusion of immortality. Take away that illusion, and you'll get things done, pronto. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/how-to-use-good-enough-to-beat-perfectionism Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
4/9/20186 minutes, 34 seconds
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496 - How to Avoid Misunderstandings When Asking Questions

When asking or answering questions, make your underlying assumptions and motives explicit. You'll get and give answers more quickly, and avoid all kinds of potential emotional landmines. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/communication/how-to-avoid-misunderstandings-when-asking-questions Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
4/2/20185 minutes, 42 seconds
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BONUS: Introducing Safe For Work

If you listen to my show, you're someone who cares about creating a workplace environment that is productive, professional, and free from distractions. So I know you'll love this special bonus clip I have for you today, which comes from a new podcast from Wondery called Safe For Work, hosted by Liz Dolan and Matt Ritter.
3/20/201811 minutes, 8 seconds
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494 - How to Improve Communication by Text (and Texting)

Text is a very limited medium. Make sure you're using it so it gets your point across. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/communication/how-to-improve-communication-by-text-and-texting Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
3/20/20187 minutes, 3 seconds
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493 - It's Not About the Tool, It's About the Workflow

Before you start using a new tool, make sure that you aren't optimizing the trees and forgetting the forest. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/its-not-about-the-tool-its-about-the-workflow Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
3/13/20186 minutes, 38 seconds
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492 - How to Coach People Around You (Quickly and Effectively)

Rather than giving people answers, Michael Bungay-Stanier's book The Coaching Habit offers questions that lead them to find their own answers. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
3/5/20186 minutes, 30 seconds
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491 - How to Resist Social Media and Reconnect with IRL Friends

Rather than subjecting your brain and your relationships to the manipulative mechanisms of social media, use social media to trigger and deepen real life connections. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/how-to-resist-social-media-and-reconnect-with-irl-friends Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
2/26/20188 minutes, 31 seconds
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490 - How to Make Great Progress Using Accountability

The killer app when it comes to stopping procrastination and getting things done is to engage the part of your brain that feels social obligation. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/how-to-make-great-progress-using-accountability Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
2/19/20186 minutes, 19 seconds
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489 - How to Overcome Perfectionism

Perfectionism is one of the greatest obstacles to movement. Instead of the perfect product, shoot for the perfect process. You'll get farther than you ever imagined possible! Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/how-to-overcome-perfectionism Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
2/12/20186 minutes, 50 seconds
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488 - How to Be Deliberate with Your Distractions

Don't let clickbait run your life. Here's how to find and destroy the hidden time killers that seem useful but really suck away at your productivity. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/how-to-be-deliberate-with-your-distractions Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-FIT GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetFitGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/bengreenfield
2/5/20187 minutes, 55 seconds
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BONUS: Introducing Launch

Three out of five people dream of writing a book. Few follow through. What does it take to take that from dream to reality? Screenwriter John August (Go, Big Fish, Charlie and The Chocolate Factory) sought to find out as he tackled something he’d only ever dreamed of: writing a novel. From Wondery, this is a show about putting something out into the world. How will it turn out? You’ll know when we do.
1/25/201814 minutes, 22 seconds
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486 - How to Schedule Meetings When Traveling

When traveling and scheduling a lot of meetings, you want to make the best possible use of your time. Yet negotiating individual meeting times is a lot of work. There's a simpler way: batch your scheduling. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/how-to-schedule-meetings-when-traveling Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
1/22/20185 minutes, 34 seconds
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485 - How to Easily Manage and Secure Your Passwords

In this day and age, everything needs a password. Use good password hygiene so you use passwords, safely. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/tech/web/how-to-easily-manage-and-secure-your-passwords Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
1/15/20187 minutes, 34 seconds
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484 - How to Plan Properly with Deadlines and Milestones

Proper use of deadlines and milestones will help keep your project moving, even with an unrealistic boss and a daunting project plan. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/how-to-plan-properly-with-deadlines-and-milestones Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
1/8/20186 minutes, 28 seconds
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483 - Why You Should Memorize Phone Numbers (and How to Do It)

Phone numbers are a surprising lifeline to the world. Don't let convenience strand you in an emergency. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/learning/why-and-how-to-memorize-phone-numbers Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
1/1/20186 minutes, 34 seconds
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482 - Using Location-Based and Future Reminders

Not all reminders fit simply into a to-do list. But luckily (for once) our to-do list apps aren't simple. Use location-based and future reminders to remember the complex things in life. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/using-location-based-and-future-reminders Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
12/25/20177 minutes, 32 seconds
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481 - 5 Principles for Setting Good Goals

Not all goals are created equal. In this episode, Stever lays out the minimum requirements for setting goals you can achieve. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/principles-for-setting-good-goals Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
12/18/20176 minutes, 53 seconds
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480 - How to Avoid 'Yak Shaving' When Solving a Problem

Learn to rethink your process when you're spending too much time on the steps to your goal. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/project-management/avoid-yak-shaving-when-problem-solving Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
12/11/20175 minutes, 47 seconds
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015 - Overcommit? "No" More

Learn to say an honest "No" when people ask you to overcommit. Guest Byron Katie demonstrates. Questions go to [email protected] or 888-WRK-LESS. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!
12/4/20175 minutes, 5 seconds
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479 - The Top 10 Productivity Tools For the Holidays

Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
11/27/20178 minutes, 6 seconds
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478 - The Top 8 Must-Know Principles of Productivity

Stever's shares his top principles of productivity from ten years of productivity podcasting. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/top-principles-of-productivity Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
11/20/20178 minutes, 46 seconds
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477 - The 6 Best Tips to Creating a Basic To-Do List

Make a list, prune it often, and don't magically expect things on it to get done. Phrase your to-do items properly so your brain can get moving on them. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/time-management/creating-a-to-do-list Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
11/13/20176 minutes, 23 seconds
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475 - How to Agree on Deliverables Quickly and Clearly

You can prevent misunderstandings and get your whole team on the same page by using the simple tool of an IS-IS NOT list. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
10/29/20177 minutes, 27 seconds
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474 - How to Use the 'Idea Parking Lot' in 4 Simple Steps

It's hard to keep meetings focused when side issues and tangents come up. Use a “parking lot” to keep your tangents under control. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/meetings/idea-parking-lot-for-efficient-meetings Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
10/23/20175 minutes, 18 seconds
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472 - 4 Ways to Build Close Relationships That Last

Every relationship has a give and a take. The best relationships are founded on the principle of giving something other than what you get. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/relationships/professional/build-close-relationships-in-business-and-life Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
10/9/20177 minutes, 4 seconds
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470 - How Scanning Apps Can Organize Your Life

Scanning documents with your cell phone can be a huge time saver. Today, we review the major features to look for in a scanning app. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/productivity/organization/how-scanning-apps-can-organize-your-life Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
9/25/201710 minutes, 30 seconds
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468 GID How to Organize Purchased Products and Accessories

Create an organization system for all the bits that come with products: physical accessories, AC adapters, and warranties.
9/11/20175 minutes, 47 seconds
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324 GID How to Deal With People Who are Late

When people are late, they're wasting time you'll have to make up later. But as Get-It-Done Guy reveals, there are things you can do to manage them--and their behavior. Read the full transcript: http://bit.ly/UStBNt
9/4/20176 minutes, 26 seconds
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389 GID Get More Out of College by Prioritizing Learning

When priorities conflict in college, you can find yourself choosing between multiple good choices. At this stage of life, choose learning. Read the full transcript here: bit.ly/1Rbbey4
8/28/20176 minutes, 14 seconds
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414 GID How to Form Great Habits Using Triggers

Making habits is hard. And most times we have to do them. But by attaching a trigger to the thing we want to do more of, it gets easier to just do it. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/29LKeEs
8/21/20176 minutes, 39 seconds
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467 GID Write Faster by Separating Cognitive Tasks

There are many parallel tasks we do while writing, and computers can help with all of them. But doing them all at once is a distracting trap. Do the steps separately to keep focus and write faster.
8/14/20178 minutes, 27 seconds
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466 GID Make a Plan for Motivation

Even an inaccurate or incomplete plan can give you the motivation to do great things. Use plans everywhere, even when you don't think you're ready for them, and even in places where you wouldn't normally think of planning.
8/7/20178 minutes
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465 GID How to Make Your Own Luck

Luck is an essential ingredient to success! But by its nature, you can't plan for it. ... or can you?
7/31/20175 minutes, 50 seconds
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464 GID How to Organize Your Stuff for Camping

Get all the convenience of a tidy, organized closet, even when you’re camping Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/node/11481 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
7/24/20176 minutes, 52 seconds
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463 GID How to Send Perfect Calendar Invites

We often think of calendar invites as a quick throwaway activity. But they aren’t. They’re deliberate communication; treat them well!
7/17/20176 minutes, 46 seconds
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462 GID Take Charge of Your Career and Grow a Pair!

Don't leave your career to chance. Decide where you want to go, and how you'll get there. Then get your boss on board--or find a new boss.
7/9/20178 minutes, 14 seconds
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380 GID Negotiate More Money with These Simple Tricks

Good negotiators can reach good outcomes and keep the relationship strong by thinking differently about how they approach the bargaining table. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1MlgV4E
7/3/20175 minutes, 23 seconds
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461 GID Control Email Using Custom Domains and Catch-All Emails

Lots of sites want your email address. Keep them organized (and honest) by giving them each a unique address at a custom domain.
6/26/20177 minutes, 39 seconds
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460 GID The Simple Trick to Keep Track of What People Owe You

Great things that are more than one person can do require, well, multiple people. Delegating to others requires a good follow-up system. Fortunately, it’s just a tiny grid away. Read the transcript at http://bit.ly/2tLFZRe Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
6/19/20176 minutes, 18 seconds
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459 GID Get Even More Organized With a Table of Contents

Is your life full of half-full notebooks and jotted information everywhere? A table of contents might be just the thing you need to clear out the clutter. Read the transcript at http://bit.ly/2rAz78w Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
6/12/20176 minutes, 36 seconds
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458 GID Orient Your Life Around Results Not Hours

We've been trained by our corporate overlords to care about giving our hours, even though we'd all be better off organizing our lives around progress.
6/5/20177 minutes, 23 seconds
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457 GID How Customer Pictures Can Improve Your A-Game

Put the right external cues in place and you can do better work for your customers. Read the transcript at http://bit.ly/2stTi95 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW GET-IT-DONE GUY Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GetItDoneGuy Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetItDoneGuy
5/29/20175 minutes, 27 seconds
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456 GID Keep Your Roles Separate by Switching Hats

Different roles call for different actions. Avoid mix-ups between clashing roles by pairing them each with a context.
5/22/20177 minutes, 55 seconds
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455 GID How to Negotiate with Contingency Clauses

People can’t always agree on what will happen in the future. But they can agree to do something if something happens in the future. Use this to negotiate better across barriers in belief.
5/15/20176 minutes, 51 seconds
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454 GID How to Be Radically Candid: Q&A with Kim Scott, Part 2

In Part 2 of his interview with author and CEO Kim Scott, Git-It-Done-Guy learns how to be wrong, how to handle an angry boss, and why radical candor is the superior mode of interaction in the workplace.
5/9/201721 minutes, 40 seconds
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453 GID How to Be Radically Candid: Q&A with Kim Scott, Part 1

Get-It-Done Guy sits down with Kim Scott to discuss how to show care for others by giving feedback and getting vulnerable. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2qG2jtH
5/2/201718 minutes, 37 seconds
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452 GID PHow to Keep Track of Irregular Events

Scheduling the unscheduleable is a challenge. But with modern tools, as well as pen and paper, we can make sure you have what you need, when you need it, even if you don’t know enough to plan ahead in the traditional way. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2py9Qx9
4/24/20178 minutes, 7 seconds
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451 GID How to Turn Hopes into Actions

Everyone has something they wish would come true for themselves. Instead of just wishing, turn those hopes into productive dos. Make action-based plans for the dreams in each area of your life, with deadlines and consequences to keep you moving each step of the way. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2ojRykl
4/17/20176 minutes, 7 seconds
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450 GID Pick the Correct Medium for Your Message

Now we have more communication options than ever before. Choosing the right one is essential to getting your message across. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2pebTEi