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

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

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Amazing and Informative

By Andrew Kz - Feb 26 2020
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I listen to Pete and his guests every day on my way to work and cannot speak highly enough about this podcast. It energizing me to start the day and gives me tips that help me become a better project and team leader. I recommend Pete’s podcast to so many people struggling with time and people management. I appreciate you, Pete!! Keep it up!

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iTunes Ratings

726 Ratings
Average Ratings
559
67
42
28
30

Amazing and Informative

By Andrew Kz - Feb 26 2020
Read more
I listen to Pete and his guests every day on my way to work and cannot speak highly enough about this podcast. It energizing me to start the day and gives me tips that help me become a better project and team leader. I recommend Pete’s podcast to so many people struggling with time and people management. I appreciate you, Pete!! Keep it up!

Too many ads so annoying

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How to Be Awesome at Your Job

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

Rank #1: 001: Communicating with Inspiration and Clarity with Mawi Asgedom

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Mawi Asgedom shared some brilliant perspectives when it comes to speaking and writing with clarity.


— YOU'LL LEARN —

1) The surprisingly essential habits for the best speakers in the world. 

2) How to obliterate pre-speaking jitters. 

3) Keys to maintaining rhythm, interest, and engagement in writing. 


Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep001 for clickable versions of the links below. 


— ABOUT MAWI —

Mawi Asgedom is the founder and CEO of Mawi Learning. He has an inspiring story going from Ethiopian refugee to Harvard graduate & commencement speaker. He’s garnered many accolades as speaker, author, and educational entrepreneur. He’s published eight leadership books. He’s spoken to over 1,000,000 people at over 1,000 schools and educator conferences worldwide. His online courses have world-class completion rates and have earned his firm an illustrious CODiE award in education technology. Oprah has called him one of her Top 20 moments.

• Mawi’s book: Of Beetles and Angels

• Tool: Mawi Learning


— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

• Book: The One Thing by Jay Papasan and Gary Keller

• Tool: The ultradian rhythm

• Website: Florida Virtual School

• Personality: Zig Ziglar

Apr 21 2016

47mins

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Rank #2: 221: Becoming a Great Conversationalist with Celeste Headlee

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Journalist Celeste Headlee breaks down the steps towards being a better conversationalist.   You'll Learn: The top ways to have better conversations The myths you believe about good listening An eye-opening way to find out your bad habits as a conversationalist   About Celeste: Celeste Headlee, Public Broadcast Radio Show Host, and Author of Heard Mentality and We Need To Talk.  Celeste Headlee is the host of "On Second Thought" at Georgia Public Broadcasting in Atlanta and has been a host and correspondent for NPR and PRI since 2006. She has trained many journalists through NPR's Next Generation program. Headlee also has appeared as a guest on CNN, the BBC, and other international networks, and in 2012, she anchored presidential election coverage for PBS World.   View transcript, show notes, and links at http://AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep221

Oct 25 2017

37mins

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Rank #3: 335: Become a High Performer in Eight (Scientifically Proven) Steps with Marc Effron

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Marc Effron shares his extensive research on the eight essential steps to becoming a high performer at work.   You'll Learn: The eight steps to high performance The difference between goals and promises How to estimate and achieve your theoretical maximum of effort   About Marc: Marc Effron is the founder and President of the Talent Strategy Group and founder and publisher of Talent Quarterly magazine. He is coauthor of the book One-Page Talent Management and has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Influencers in HR.   View transcript, show notes, and links at http://AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep335

Aug 20 2018

47mins

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Rank #4: 186: The Practices of High-Performing Employees with Dr. Clint Longenecker

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Professor Clint Longenecker shares his research-based insights on career performance improvement.   You'll Learn: Research revealing the 5 key things high performers have in common The dangers of being too busy The power of a strategic S.T.O.P.   About Clint: Clinton Oliver Longenecker, is an award winning educator, is one of “America’s leaders in the area of rapid performance improvement” and is a Distinguished University Professor and the Director of the Center for Leadership and Organizational Excellence in The College of Business and Innovation at The University of Toledo.   View transcript, show notes, and links at http://AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep186

Jul 31 2017

41mins

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Rank #5: 487: Communicating Powerfully, Succinctly, and Clearly with Erica Mandy (Host of the Newsworthy podcast)

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Erica Mandy shares essential–but often overlooked–keys to becoming a more successful communicator in the modern environment. 


— YOU'LL LEARN — 

1) How what you’re doing on Facebook can damage your credibility at work. 

2) Words to purge from your communication. 

3) The fundamental test to improve your communication. 


Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep487 for clickable versions of the links below. 


— ABOUT ERICA — 

Erica Mandy is an award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter who is building a new kind of media network, starting with her daily news podcast, The NewsWorthy. It provides all the day’s news in less than 10 minutes in a convenient, unbiased, and less depressing way – in what she calls “fast, fair and fun.” 

Erica is one of the first podcasters to partner with Podfund, a company that invests in extraordinary emerging podcasters, and she’s been named one of “50 Women Changing the World in Media & Entertainment.” 

• Erica’s Website: theNewsWorthy.com


— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

• Study: “Almost seven-in-ten Americans have news fatigue, more among Republicans” by Jeffrey Gottfried 

• Study: Psychology Today references the study regarding visualization 

• Study: Stanford & NPR talk about the study regarding students’ online content literacy  

• Study: Science & NBC News talk about the study that found false info spreads faster 

• Book: “Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World—and Why Things Are Better Than You Think” by Hans Rosling 

• Book: “Knowing Your Value: Women, Money and Getting What You’re Worth” by Mika Brzezinski 

• App: Boomerang

• Conference: Podcast Movement


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Sep 09 2019

48mins

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Rank #6: 357: The Six Morning Habits of High Performers with Hal Elrod (Host of Achieve Your Goals podcast)

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Miracle Morning author Hal Elrod condensed the six habits of the most successful people in history into the SAVERS acronym and describes how they changed his life—and how they can change yours, too.   You'll Learn: Approaches for silence that generate new ideas How NOT to do affirmations The impact of tiny amounts of exercise   About Hal: He is one of the highest rated keynote speakers in America, creator of one of the fastest growing and most engaged online communities in existence and author of one of the highest rated, best-selling books in the world, The Miracle Morning—which has been translated into 27 languages, has over 2,000 five-star Amazon reviews and is practiced daily by over 500,000 people in 70+ countries.   View transcript, show notes, and links at http://AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep357

Oct 15 2018

47mins

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Rank #7: 244: Behavioral Science Insights on How to Have a Good Day, Everyday with Caroline Webb

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Caroline Webb reveals actionable insights from the latest science behind living our best days.   You'll Learn: The power of micro-mindfulness Pro-tips for maintaining focus and motivation Best ways to keep up your energy throughout your day   About Caroline: Caroline is CEO of Sevenshift, a firm that shows people how to use insights from behavioral science to improve their working life. Her book on that topic, How To Have A Good Day, is being published in 16 languages and more than 60 countries. She is also a Senior Advisor to McKinsey, where she was previously a Partner.   View transcript, show notes, and links at http://AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep244

Dec 20 2017

45mins

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Rank #8: 159: Increasing Confidence by Increasing Self-Awareness with Dr. Tasha Eurich

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Tasha Eurich shares insights on self-awareness, how we can benefit from it, and how to strengthen our self-awareness.    You'll Learn: 7 indicators that reveal if you’re actually self-aware (most aren’t!) Why you need to be more self-aware What you’re doing wrong when it comes to introspection   About Tasha: Dr. Tasha Eurich is an organizational psychologist, researcher, and New York Times bestselling author (Bankable Leadership). With a PhD in organizational psychology, she is also the founder of The Eurich Group, where she’s helped thousands of leaders and teams improve their effectiveness through greater self-awareness. Dr. Eurich has contributed to Entrepreneur, CNBC.com, and The Huffington Post, and has been featured in outlets such as Forbes, The New York Times, Fast Company, and Inc. She’s been named one of Denver Business Journal’s ”40 Under 40” as well as a “Top 100 Thought Leader” by Trust Across America, and in 2015 she was named a “Leader to Watch” by the American Management Association. Her TEDx talk has been viewed more than a million times.   View transcript, show notes, and links at http://AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep159

May 24 2017

36mins

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Rank #9: 570: How to Use Stories to Persuade, and Connect with Others with Shane Snow

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Shane Snow discusses how to make your message more compelling through storytelling. 


— YOU’LL LEARN — 

1) Why storytelling isn’t just for writers 

2) The four elements of the most captivating stories 

3) The surprisingly best way to improve at storytelling 

Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep570 for clickable versions of the links below. 


— ABOUT SHANE — 

Shane Snow is an award-winning journalist, explorer, and entrepreneur, and the author. He speaks globally about innovation and teamwork, has performed comedy on Broadway, and been in the running for the Pulitzer Prize for investigative journalism. 

 Snow has helped expose gun traffickers, explored abandoned buildings around the world, eaten only ice cream for weeks in the name of science, and taught hundreds of thousands of people to work better through his books, including the #1 business bestseller Dream Teams

Snow's writing has appeared in GQ, Fast Company, Wired, The New Yorker, and more. He is also a board member of the media technology company Contently, and the journalism nonprofit The Hatch Institute. 

• Shane’s book: The Storytelling Edge: How to Transform Your Business, Stop Screaming into the Void, and Make People Love You

• Shane’s book: Smartcuts: How Hackers, Innovators, and Icons Accelerate Success

• Shane’s website: ShaneSnow.com


— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

• App: Evernote

• App: Pocket

• Article: The Peekaboo Paradox (The Great Zucchini)

• Book: Influence: Science and Practice by Robert Cialdini 

• Book: Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade by Robert Cialdini 

• Book: A Book About Love by Jonah Lehrer 

• Netflix Documentary: Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates

• Past episode: 457: How to Persuade through Compelling Stories with DonorSee’s Gret Glyer


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May 14 2020

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Rank #10: 287: Establishing Motivation, Intention, and Boundaries Like a Boss with Emily Thompson and Kathleen Shannon (Hosts of the Being Boss podcast)

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Emily Thompson and Kathleen Shannon of Being Boss talk setting intentions and the importance of boundaries.   You'll Learn: The benefits of creating monthly intentions How to set boundaries – and stick to them How to have healthy dialogue with your boss   About Emily and Kathleen: Kathleen Shannon and Emily Thompson, self-proclaimed “business besties” and hosts of the top-ranked podcast “Being Boss,” know what it takes to launch a business, do the work, and be boss in work and life. Both successful independent business owners, Emily and Kathleen started the podcast in January of 2015 to talk shop and share their combined expertise with other creative entrepreneurs.   View transcript, show notes, and links at http://AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep287

Apr 16 2018

44mins

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Rank #11: 344: Confidence-Forming Habits with Jordan Harbinger

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Jordan Harbinger shares mindsets and practices to boost your confidence and your results with people.   You'll Learn: The secret strengths of introverts Why to ask for what you don’t deserve How a post-it note can transform  your non-verbal communication skills   About Jordan: Jordan Harbinger has always had an affinity for Social Influence, Interpersonal Dynamics and Social Engineering, helping private companies test the security of their communications systems and working with law enforcement agencies before he was even old enough to drive. Jordan has spent several years abroad in Europe and the developing world, including South America, Eastern Europe and the Middle East, and speaks several languages. He has also worked for various governments and NGOs overseas, traveled through war-zones and been kidnapped -twice. He’ll tell you; the only reason he’s still alive and kicking is because of his ability to talk his way into (and out of), just about any type of situation.   View transcript, show notes, and links at http://AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep344

Sep 12 2018

42mins

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Rank #12: 249: Leading When You’re Not in Charge with Clay Scroggins

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Clay Scroggins discusses how to lead without being in the top position.   You'll Learn: Three simple questions to help you collaborate better The equation for powerful leadership How to have difficult conversations with your boss   About Clay: Clay Scroggins is the lead pastor of North Point Community Church, providing visionary and directional leadership for all the local church staff and congregation. Clay understands firsthand how to manage the tension of leading when you’re not in charge. Clay holds a degree in industrial engineering from Georgia Tech, as well as a master’s degree and doctorate from Dallas Theological Seminary. Clay and his wife Jenny live in Forsyth County, Georgia, with their four children.   View transcript, show notes, and links at http://AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep249

Jan 15 2018

48mins

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Rank #13: 293: Body Language Insights that Get You Promoted with Dr. Denise Dudley

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Denise Dudley goes deep on the science and practice of optimizing your body language for making a powerful impression at work.   You'll Learn: How to smile more genuinely Postures for enhanced communication The powerful impact of speaking with a lower pitch   About Denise: Denise Dudley is a professional trainer and keynote speaker, author, business consultant, and founder and former CEO of SkillPath Seminars, the largest public training company in the world, which provides 18,000 seminars per year, and has trained over 12 million people in the US, Canada, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and the UK. Denise holds a Ph.D. in behavioral psychology, a hospital administrator's license, a preceptor for administrators-in-training license, and is licensed to provide training to medical professionals in the United States and Canada. She's also a certified AIDS educator, a licensed field therapist for individuals with agoraphobia, and a regularly featured speaker on the campuses of many universities across the US, and the author of Simon and Schuster’s best-selling audio series, “Making Relationships Last.”  Denise speaks all over the world on a variety of topics, including management and supervision skills, leadership, assertiveness, communication, personal relationships, interviewing skills, and career readiness.  Denise’s latest book, “Work it! Get in, Get noticed, Get promoted,” is currently available on Amazon.com, and is receiving all 5-star customer reviews.   View transcript, show notes, and links at http://AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep293

Apr 30 2018

49mins

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Rank #14: 086: Honing Your Persuasive Skills with Kwame Christian

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Lawyer Kwame Christian guides us through effective persuasion and negotiation in any situation. You'll Learn: The first crucial step to negotiation How to discover your limits by practicing rejection therapy What it takes to be a confident, powerful negotiator About Kwame Kwame Christian is passionate about teaching business professionals how to negotiate and be more persuasive. He sees himself as a professional problem solver and works with businesses and individuals to come up with tailored negotiation solutions to improve the bottom line and resolve conflict.  Kwame is an attorney at The Christian Law Office, specializing in business law for startups and entrepreneurs. He is a Legal Analyst at the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at the Ohio State University, focusing on health disparities and the social and political structures that create and maintain them. He is a consultant at the American Negotiation Institute and produces “Negotiation for Entrepreneurs” the top negotiation podcast on iTunes. View transcript, show notes, and links at http://AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep86

Nov 16 2016

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Rank #15: 406: How to Sharpen the Most Critical Communication Skill: Listening with Brenda Bailey-Hughes

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Brenda Bailey-Hughes shares why and how to become a better listener.   You'll Learn: The sad current state of listening How to fall in love with silence in a conversation The five focus areas of listening   About Brenda: Brenda Bailey-Hughes teaches communication and leadership skills at the Kelley School of Business undergrad program. She also teaches global leadership and emerging markets for Kelley Direct, the working professionals’ MBA program. She’s authored 9 LinkedIn Learning courses and specializes in communication training and coaching for Fortune 500 executives such as P&G, Samsung, Cummins, and John Deere.   View transcript, show notes, and links at http://AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep406

Feb 27 2019

44mins

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Rank #16: 530: How to Organize Your Time and Your Life with Julie Morgenstern

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Organizing guru Julie Morgenstern discusses how to manage your time for greater productivity.


— YOU'LL LEARN — 

1) A foolproof approach to managing your time. 

2) Two powerful questions to get a grip on your time. 

3) How to keep your inbox from taking over your day. 


Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep530 for clickable versions of the links below. 


— ABOUT JULIE — 

Julie is a New York Times best-selling author, and everyone’s favorite organizing guru. USA Today recently called Julie “The Queen of Putting Life in Order.” She’s been featured in publications such as Forbes, Harvard Business Review, the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Time, O, The Oprah Magazine, and Redbook, and makes frequent appearances on national television and radio programs, including the Today Show, Rachel Ray, and NPR’s Fresh Air.

Her company Julie Morgenstern Enterprises provides corporate speaking, training, coaching and books to help individuals, and companies, to tame the chaos so they can make their unique contribution. Julie’s non-judgmental, inside-out approach to problems offers smart, practical and insightful solutions that transform the way people and companies function.

• Book: Never Check Email in the Morning: And Other Expected Strategies for Making Your Work Life Work

Book: Time to Parent: Organizing Your Life to Bring Out the Best in Your Child and You

Website: JulieMorgenstern.com

• Instagram: @juliemorgenstern

• LinkedIn: Julie Morgenstern

• Twitter: @JulieMorgenstrn


— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

• Book: What Children Need (The Family and Public Policy) by Jane Waldfogel

Jan 06 2020

36mins

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Rank #17: 480: How to Become Ridiculously Likable with Vanessa Van Edwards

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Researcher Vanessa Van Edwards explains what causes people to like one another and how to make great impressions. 


— YOU'LL LEARN — 

1) Proven ways for making a fantastic first impression. 

2) What builds and what kills likability the fastest. 

3) Good and bad questions to ask during first meetings. 


Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep480 for clickable versions of the links below. 


— ABOUT VANESSA — 

Vanessa Van Edwards is a behavioral investigator at her human behavior research lab, the Science of People. She is a professional people watcher—speaking, researching and cracking the code of interesting behavior hacks for audiences around the world. She is a columnist for Entrepreneur Magazine and the Huffington Post. Her popular courses on Creative Live and Udemy have over 120,000 enrolled students. She’s been featured on NPR, CNN, Forbes and USA Today, but more importantly, she’s addicted to sour patch kids, airplane coffee and puppies. 

• Vanessa’s Book: “Captivate: The Science of Succeeding with People”

• Vanessa’s Facial Expression Guide: ScienceOfPeople.com/face

• Vanessa’s TED Talk: You are contagious | TEDxLondon

• Vanessa’s Website: Science of People

• Vanessa’s YouTube: Vanessa Van Edwards


— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW —

• Book: “Why Men Don’t Listen and Women Can’t Read Maps” by Barbara and Allan Pease 

• Researcher: Dr. Paul Ekman

• Term: Expectancy effect

• Personality research: The Big Five Personality Test


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Aug 21 2019

28mins

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Rank #18: 299: How to Rock an Interview with Pamela Skillings

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Founder of Big Interview, Pam Skillings, breaks down what makes an interview successful and how to best up your interview game.   You'll Learn: How to prepare without over preparing The best answers to the most commonly-occurring interview questions Your secret weapon for any interview   About Pam: Pamela Skillings is an author, entrepreneur, and career coach who  specializes in helping people find success and fulfillment in their dream careers. Her company, Skillful Communications, provides career coaching and training for individuals and training and development consulting for companies and organizations. Big Interview is her online job interview training system that helps clients ace their interviews and land big job offers. She is also the author of Escape from Corporate America: A Practical Guide to Creating the Career of Your Dreams (Random House) and has been featured as a career expert by The New York Times, Newsweek, ABC News, and other media outlets . Additionally, she is an adjunct professor at New York University and a contributing columnist for About.com and other publications.   View transcript, show notes, and links at http://AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep299

May 16 2018

51mins

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Rank #19: 500: Building Unshakeable Self-Esteem and Confidence with Victor Cheng

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Victor Cheng discusses the mindset and habits that lead to powerful self-esteem and self-confidence. 


— YOU'LL LEARN — 

1) The foundational mindset that yields self-esteem 

2) The three skills for developing healthy self-esteem 

3) How to recover from confidence-shaking setbacks 


Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep500 for clickable versions of the links below. 


— ABOUT VICTOR — 

Victor Cheng is the founder of CaseInterview.com, the most prominent blog on the management consulting industry. He also serves as a strategic advisor to Inc. 500 CEOs, and has been featured as a business expert in media, including Fox Business TV Network, MSNBC, TIME, The Wall Street Journal, and Forbes. 

Victor is a former McKinsey & Company consultant and has been a senior executive in several publicly owned technology companies. He’s a graduate of Stanford University with a degree in quantitative economics, and the author of several business books. 

• Victor’s website: CaseInterview.com

• Victor’s Free Guide: The 5 Steps to Building Self-Esteem: CaseInterview.com/Awesome


— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

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• App: Trello

• Tool: Google Calendar

• Product: Leatherman

• Book: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen Covey 

Oct 09 2019

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Rank #20: 265: Getting the Most Out of Each Day with Peter Shankman (Host of the Faster Than Normal podcast)

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Peter Shankman walks through his unique take on productivity and lessons learned from ADHD that anyone can apply.   You'll Learn: 4 simple rules to be more productive Tricks to eliminate distraction Why you should always ask for a deadline   About Peter: Peter Shankman is a spectacular example of what happens when you merge the power of pure creativity with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and a dose of adventure, and make it work to your advantage. An author, entrepreneur and corporate keynote speaker, this “worldwide connector” is recognized worldwide for radically new ways of thinking about customer service, social media, PR, marketing, advertising, and ADHD. He founded Help A Reporter Out, ShankMinds: Breakthrough, Geek Factory, and more.   View transcript, show notes, and links at http://AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep265

Feb 23 2018

31mins

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587: Finding the Beauty in Conflict with CrisMarie Campbell

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CrisMarie Campbell discusses how to get comfortable with handling disagreements. 


— YOU’LL LEARN — 

1) How to make conflict productive

2) The magic question for when you reach an impasse

3) A handy script for when you need to disagree with your boss


Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep587 for clickable versions of the links below. 


— ABOUT CRISMARIE — 

CrisMarie Campbell is a former Olympic and World Championship rower. She has also previously worked at Boeing as an engineer and helped initiate a groundbreaking cross-functional team approach for how Boeing designs and builds airplanes. 

CrisMarie, together with her partner Susan Clarke, founded Thrive!–a coaching and consulting firm that specializes in helping individuals, leaders, teams and entire companies learn how to deal with differences to ignite creativity and innovation. 

• CrisMarie’s book: The Beauty of Conflict: Harnessing Your Team’s Competitive Advantage

• CrisMarie’s website: ThriveInc.com

• CrisMarie’s LinkedIn: CrisMarie Campbell

• CrisMarie’s Facebook: CrisMarie Campbell

• CrisMarie’s partner: Susan Clarke


— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

• Anatomy: Vagus nerve

• Book: Permission to Feel: Unlocking the Power of Emotions to Help Our Kids, Ourselves, and Our Society Thrive by Marc Brackett 

• Personality: Peter Levine


— THANK YOU SPONSORS! — 

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Jul 13 2020

42mins

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586: Insights on Working from Home’s Largest-Ever Experiment with Nicholas Bloom

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Stanford professor Nicholas Bloom shares insights from the largest study on working from home to show how to adjust to the new world of work. 


— YOU’LL LEARN — 

1) Four key findings from the largest study on working from home 

2) What the ideal work from home week looks like 

3) Why this isn’t the end of the office 


Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep586 for clickable versions of the links below. 


— ABOUT NICHOLAS — 

Nicholas (Nick) Bloom is a Professor of Economics at Stanford University, and a Co-Director of the Productivity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship program at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research focuses on management practices and uncertainty. He previously worked at the UK Treasury and McKinsey & Company. His work has been covered in a range of media including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, BBC, Economist and Financial Times

On the personal side he is English living with his Scottish Wife and American kids - a multi-lingual English household on Stanford campus. 

• Nicholas’ TEDx Talk: Go Ahead, Tell Your Boss You Are Working From Home | Nicholas Bloom | TEDxStanford

• Nicholas’ study: “Does Working from Home Work? Evidence from a Chinese Experiment,” with James Liang, John Roberts, and Zhichun Jenny Ying 

• Nicholas’ academic profile: Nicholas Bloom


— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

• Product: Blue Yeti

• Product: Logitech C920 PRO HD Webcam


— THANK YOU SPONSORS! — 

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Jul 09 2020

40mins

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585: How to Boost Your Motivation by Using the Joy Mindset with John O’Leary

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Bestselling author John O’Leary discusses how embracing the joy mindset can help you find more purpose and drive at work–and life. 


— YOU’LL LEARN — 

1) The three questions to jumpstart your day 

2) How to spark your motivation with an ignition statement 

3) How to use “compound interest” to advance your career 


Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep585 for clickable versions of the links below. 


— ABOUT JOHN — 

In 1987, John O’Leary was a curious nine-year-old boy. Playing with fire and gasoline, John created a massive explosion in his home and was burned on 100% of his body. He was given less than a 1% chance to live. John‘s story, perspective and inspiration have inspired millions of people and 2,000 clients over the last decade. 

John is the author of the instant #1 National Bestselling book ON FIRE: The 7 Choices to Ignite a Radically Inspired Life, host of the top-rated Live Inspired Podcast and inspirational speaker teaching more than 50,000 people around the world each year how to live inspired. His second national bestselling book, IN AWE: Rediscover Your Childlike Wonder to Unleash Inspiration, Meaning and Joy, published May 2020 and its immediate success led many to say “it’s exactly what we all need right now."

• Book: In Awe: Rediscover Your Childlike Wonder to Unleash Inspiration, Meaning, and Joy

• Book: On Fire: The 7 Choices to Ignite a Radically Inspired Life

• Book site: ReadInAwe.com

• Podcast: Live Inspired

• Website: JohnOLearyInspires.com


— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

• Study: The Nun Study

• Book: The Return of the Prodigal Son: A Story of Homecoming by Henri Nouwen


— THANK YOU SPONSORS! — 

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Jul 06 2020

42mins

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584: How Curiosity Can Help You Reinvent Your Career and Stand Out with Francesca Gino

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Harvard professor Francesca Gino discusses why we shouldn’t be afraid to ask questions and nurture our curiosity. 


— YOU’LL LEARN — 

1) The mindset shift that leads to great innovation 

2) Why our fear of judgment is often overblown 

3) How to resolve conflict peacefully with curiosity 


Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep584 for clickable versions of the links below. 


— ABOUT FRANCESCA — 

Francesca Gino is an award-winning researcher who focuses on why people make the decisions they do at work, and how leaders and employees have more productive, creative and fulfilling lives. She is the Tandon Family Professor of Business Administration in the Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Unit at Harvard Business School and the author, most recently, of Rebel Talent: Why it Pays to Break the Rules in Work and Life. Gino is also affiliated with the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School, the Mind, Brain, Behavior Initiative at Harvard, and the Behavioral Insight Group at Harvard Kennedy School. 

Gino has been honored as one of the world’s Top 40 Business Professors under 40 and one of the world’s 50 most influential management thinkers by Thinkers 50.

• Book: Rebel Talent: Why It Pays to Break the Rules at Work and in Life

• Book website: RebelTalents.org

• Website: FrancescaGino.com


— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

• Book: Yes, And: How Improvisation Reverses "No, But" Thinking and Improves Creativity and Collaboration--Lessons from The Second City by Kelly Leonard and Tom Yorton

• Company: Second City

• Personality: Massimo Bottura

• Study: Carol Dweck: A Summary of Growth and Fixed Mindsets

• Past episode: 001: Communicating with Inspiration and Clarity with Mawi Asgedom


— THANK YOU SPONSORS! — 

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Jul 02 2020

35mins

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583: Dispelling the Motivation Myths of Passion and Willpower with Jeff Haden

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Jeff Haden discusses what we often get wrong about motivation—and what really works. 


— YOU’LL LEARN — 

1) The one thing that makes any goal feel motivating

2) The subtle shift in phrasing that makes goals more motivating

3) A surprising way to boost your willpower


Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep583 for clickable versions of the links below. 


— ABOUT JEFF — 

Jeff Haden is Inc.com's most popular columnist and one of LinkedIn's most widely-followed Influencers. His work has also appeared on Time, The Huffington Post, Fast Company, Business Insider, Entrepreneur, Yahoo! Small Business, MSNBC, and CNBC

• Book: The Motivation Myth: How High Achievers Really Set Themselves Up to Win

• LinkedIn: Jeff Haden

• Magazine: Inc.com


— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

• Phenomenon: The Ben Franklin Effect

• Book: So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love by Cal Newport

• Book: The Talent Code: Greatness Isn't Born. It's Grown. Here's How by Daniel Coyle

• Book: Radical Candor: Fully Revised & Updated Edition: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity by Kim Scott

• Previous episode: 150: Expressing Radical Candor with Kim Scott

• Personality: Tony Robbins

• Personality: Herb Kelleher


— THANK YOU SPONSORS! — 

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Jun 29 2020

45mins

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582: The Five Behaviors That Make You an Indispensable “Go-to” Person with Bruce Tulgan

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Bruce Tulgan discusses how to build real influence and become the go-to person in your workplace. 


— YOU’LL LEARN — 

1) The mindset that makes you indispensable 

2) Why you shouldn’t stick to your speciality 

3) How to stop juggling and start finishing tasks 


Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep582 for clickable versions of the links below. 


— ABOUT BRUCE — 

Bruce Tulgan is the best-selling author of It’s Okay to Be the Boss and the CEO of RainmakerThinking, the management research, consulting and training firm he founded in 1993. All of his work is based on 27 years of intensive workplace interviews and has been featured in thousands of news stories around the world. Bruce’s newest book, The Art of Being Indispensable at Work, is available July 21 from Harvard Business Review Press. You can follow Bruce on Twitter @BruceTulgan or visit his website at rainmakerthinking.com

• Bruce’s book: The Art of Being Indispensable at Work: Win Influence, Beat Overcommitment, and Get the Right Things Done

• Bruce’s website: RainMakerThinking.com

• Bruce’s LinkedIn: Bruce Tulgan

• Bruce’s Twitter: @BruceTulgan


— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

• Previous episode: 275: How to Manage Your Manager with Mary Abbajay

• Previous episode: 302: Curing the Under-Management Epidemic with Bruce Tulgan


— THANK YOU SPONSORS! — 

• Build your team’s learning library–the fast and fun way–with Rise.com/awesome

Jun 25 2020

49mins

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581: How to Empower Teams in Difficult Times through Coach-like Conversations with Michael Watkins

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Michael Watkins shares the new conversations leaders need to have in order to empower and support their teams during difficult times. 


— YOU’LL LEARN — 

1) The question all leaders must ask during a crisis 

2) Why you don’t need to solve problems to be of value 

3) The best thing to do when conversations get emotional 


Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep581 for clickable versions of the links below. 


— ABOUT MICHAEL — 

Michael Watkins is the co-founder of Genesis Advisers, a global leadership development consultancy based in Boston, Massachusetts, specializing in transition acceleration for leaders, teams and organizations, where he coaches C-level executives of global organizations. He is the Professor of Leadership and Organizational Change at the IMD Business School. He has spent the last two decades working with executives—both corporate and public—as they craft their legacies as leaders and was ranked among the leading management thinkers globally by Thinkers50 in 2019. 

• Michael’s LinkedIn: Michael Watkins

• Michael’s university: IMD

• Michael’s company: Genesis


— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

• Study: The Hawthorne Effect

• Digital Workplace: MURAL

• Book: Naturalistic Decision Making (Expertise: Research and Applications Series) by Caroline Zsambok 

• Past episode: 029: Gaining Quicker Traction in Your New Role with Dr. Michael D. Watkins 

Jun 22 2020

42mins

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580: How to Stop Overthinking and Become More Decisive with Anne Bogel

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Anne Bogel discusses how to stop second-guessing yourself and make decision-making easier. 


— YOU’LL LEARN — 

1) What we lose when we overthink 

2) Telltale signs you’re overthinking 

3) How to stop overthinking in three to eight minutes 


Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep580 for clickable versions of the links below. 


— ABOUT ANNE — 

Anne Bogel is the author of Reading People and I’d Rather Be Reading and creator of the blog Modern Mrs. Darcy and the podcasts What Should I Read Next? and One Great Book. Bogel has been featured in O, the Oprah Magazine, Real Simple, Bustle, Refinery 29, The Washington Post and more. Bogel’s popular book lists and reading guides have established her as a tastemaker among readers, authors, and publishers. She lives in Louisville, Kentucky. 

• Anne’s book: Don’t Overthink It: Make Easier Decisions, Stop Second-Guessing, and Bring More Joy Into Your Life

• Anne’s podcast: What Should I Read Next?

• Anne’s website: ModernMrsDarcy.com


— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

• Product: Lettermate

• Product: uni-ball VISION

• Poem: “I dwell in Possibility” by Emily Dickinson

• Personality: David Allen

• Personality: Lauran Vanderkam

• Previous episode: 576: How to Defeat Distraction and Build Greater Mental Resilience through Mindfulness with Rasmus Hougaard


— THANK YOU SPONSORS! — 

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Jun 18 2020

35mins

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579: How to Grow Your Influence and Lead Without Authority with Keith Ferrazzi

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Keith Ferrazzi discusses how to turn colleagues into teammates by changing how we lead and collaborate. 


— YOU’LL LEARN — 

1) How leaders (unknowingly) alienate their teams

2) How silos came to be—and how we can break them down

3) An exercise for creating authentic connections with your team


Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep579 for clickable versions of the links below.


— ABOUT KEITH — 

Keith Ferrazzi is the founder and CEO of Ferrazzi Greenlight, a management consulting and team coaching company that works with many of the world’s biggest corporations. A graduate of Harvard Business School, Ferrazzi rose to become the youngest CMO of a Fortune 500 company during his career at Deloitte, and later became CMO of Starwood Hotels. He is a frequent contributor to Harvard Business Review, Forbes, and Fortune and the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Who’s Got Your Back and Never Eat Alone. His mission is to transform teams to help them transform the world.

• Keith’s book: Leading Without Authority: How the New Power of Co-Elevation Can Break Down Silos, Transform Teams, and Reinvent Collaboration

• Keith’s book: Never Eat Alone, Expanded and Updated: And Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time

• Keith’s website: KeithFerrazzi.com

• Keith’s website: VirtualTeamsWin.com

• Keith’s company: Ferrazzi Greenlight

• Keith’s Instagram: @keithferrazzi


— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

• Software: Asana

• Software: Slack

• Software: Zoom

• Book: Upstream: The Quest to Solve Problems Before They Happen by Dan Heath

• Personality: Amy Edmondson

• Personality: Brene Brown 

Jun 15 2020

35mins

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578: How to Stay Calm and Productive Amid Uncertainty with David Lebel

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Professor David Lebel shares tactics for overcoming the fear of the uncertain and building the courage to speak up. 


— YOU’LL LEARN — 

1) Simple, but powerful ways to ease your anxiety 

2) The surprising cost of leaving things unsaid 

3) A handy script for when you need to disagree 


Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep578 for clickable versions of the links below. 


— ABOUT DAVID — 

David Lebel is an award-winning teacher and researcher, currently serving as Assistant Professor of Business Administration at the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. Dave has received multiple teaching awards and was the highest rated professor at the Katz school during the 2017-2018 academic year. His research focuses on proactive behaviors at work including voice/speaking up, innovation, and taking initiative. 

Dave received a BS in Economics, an MS in Management, and a PhD in Organizational Behavior, all from the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania. Prior to pursuing a PhD, he was a management consultant with Deloitte, providing strategy and operations expertise to public sector clients, and an analyst for a large $15 billion privately held supply chain organization. 

He lives with his family in Pittsburgh, PA. 

• David’s LinkedIn: David Lebel

• David’s academic profile: R. David Lebel


— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

• App: Headspace

• Researcher: Amy Edmondson

• Book: Tempered Radicals: How People Use Difference to Inspire Change at Work by Debra Meyerson 

• Book: Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport 

• Book: Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard by Chip and Dan Heath 


— THANK YOU SPONSORS! — 

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Jun 11 2020

41mins

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577: How to Manage and Engage Remote Teams with Kevin Eikenberry

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Kevin Eikenberry discusses the small, but powerful changes leaders must make when managing remote teams. 


— YOU’LL LEARN — 

1) The foundation of successful remote teams 

2) How to measure your remote team’s productivity 

3) Top tips for facilitating better online communication 


Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep577 for clickable versions of the links below. 


— ABOUT KEVIN — 

Kevin Eikenberry is a world renowned leadership expert, a two-time bestselling author, speaker, consultant, trainer, coach, leader, learner, husband and father. He is the Chief Potential Officer of The Kevin Eikenberry Group, a leadership and learning consulting company that has been helping organizations, teams and individuals reach their potential since 1993. 

Kevin also is the creator and content developer of The Remarkable Leadership Learning System, a continual leadership development process focused on developing the 13 competencies of remarkable leaders with virtually delivered content to leaders worldwide. Kevin and his family live in Indianapolis, Indiana. 

• Book: The Long-Distance Leader: Rules for Remarkable Remote Leadership

• Book: The Long-Distance Teammate: Stay Engaged and Connected While Working Anywhere

• LinkedIn: Kevin Eikenberry

• Website: KevinEikenberry.com


— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

• Assessment Tool: DISC

• Assessment Tool: Myers-Briggs

• Book: Think and Grow Rich: The Landmark Bestseller Now Revised and Updated for the 21st Century (Think and Grow Rich Series) by Napoleon Hill 

• Book: How To Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie 

• Personality: Bettina Buchel

• Software: GoToMeeting

• Software: Loom 

Jun 08 2020

39mins

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576: How to Defeat Distraction and Build Greater Mental Resilience through Mindfulness with Rasmus Hougaard

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Rasmus Hougaard discusses how to manage your attention by practicing mindfulness. 


— YOU’LL LEARN — 

1) Why we get distracted by the news—and how to curb that impulse 

2) The quantifiable benefits of mindfulness 

3) The small habits that build great resilience 


Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep576 for clickable versions of the links below. 


— ABOUT RASMUS — 

Rasmus Hougaard is the Founder and CEO of Potential Project - the global leader in building mindful leaders and organizations by enhancing performance, innovation and resilience through mindfulness. He is the author of One Second Ahead as well as The Mind of the Leader, a bestseller published by Harvard Business Review. In addition, he writes for Harvard Business Review and Forbes and lectures at the world’s leading business and executive education schools. 

• Rasmus’ app: PotentialProject.app

• Rasmus’ article: “Build Your Resilience in the Face of a Crisis”

• Rasmus’ website: PotentialProject.com

• Rasmus’ LinkedIn: Rasmus Hougaard


— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

• App: OneNote

• Book: Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear 

• Book: The Principles of Psychology, Vol.1 by William James 


— THANK YOU SPONSORS! — 

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Jun 04 2020

33mins

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575: How to Coach More Effectively using Reflective Inquiry with Dr. Marcia Reynolds

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Master coach Marcia Reynolds talks about the importance of reflective inquiry and why to think twice about giving advice. 


— YOU’LL LEARN — 

1) Key questions to challenge your thinking

2) Why it’s more important to be present than perfect

3) The value of a coaching buddy


Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep575 for clickable versions of the links below.


— ABOUT MARCIA — 

Dr. Marcia Reynolds is a world-renowned expert on how to evoke transformation through conversations. She is the Training Director for the Healthcare Coaching Institute in North Carolina, and on faculty for coaching schools in China, Russia, and the Philippines. She has spoken at conferences and taught workshops in 41 countries on leadership topics and mastery in coaching. Global Gurus has recognized her as one of the top 5 coaches in the world for four years. Her books include Wander Woman; Outsmart Your Brain; The Discomfort Zone; and her latest, Coach the Person, Not the Problem.

• Book: Coach the Person, Not the Problem: A Guide to Using Reflective Inquiry

• Email: Marcia@covisioning.com

• LinkedIn: Marcia Reynolds


— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

• Book: How We Think by John Dewey

• Book: The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever by Michael Bungay Stanier

• Organization: The International Coach Federation

• Past episode: 014: Emotional Mastery with Dr. Marcia Reynolds

• Personality: John Dewey


— THANK YOU SPONSORS! — 

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Jun 01 2020

43mins

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574: How to Navigate Overwhelming Data and Choices to Make Optimal Decisions with Vikram Mansharamani

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Harvard professor Vikram Mansharamani discusses how to break free from blind thinking and make more impactful decisions. 


— YOU’LL LEARN — 

1) The danger of deferring to experts and technology

2) Two critical steps for smarter decision-making

3) How to better predict the future with “prospective hindsight”


Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep574 for clickable versions of the links below. 


— ABOUT VIKRAM — 

Financial Bubbles Before They Burst and his latest, THINK FOR YOURSELF: Restoring Common Sense in an Age of Experts and Artificial Intelligence. He is a frequent commentator on issues driving disruption in the global business environment, and his ideas and writings have appeared in Fortune, Forbes, the New York Times, Worth, and many other publications. LinkedIn listed him as the #1 Top Voice for Money, Finance, and Economics for both 2015 and 2016, and Worth magazine profiled him as one of the 100 most powerful people in global finance in 2017. In addition to teaching and writing, Mansharamani also advises several Fortune 500 CEOs on how to navigate uncertainty in today's dynamic global business and regulatory environment. He holds a PhD and two master's degrees from MIT as well as a bachelor's degree from Yale University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. 

• Vikram’s book: Think for Yourself: Restoring Common Sense in an Age of Experts and Artificial Intelligence

• Vikram’s Twitter: @mansharamani

• Vikram’s website: Mansharamani.com


— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

• Term: Satisficing

• Personality: Daniel Kahneman

• Personality: Richard Thaler

• Personality: Amos Tversky

• Book: Expert Political Judgment: How Good Is It? How Can We Know? by Philip Tetlock 

• Book: The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom (A Toltec Wisdom Book) by Don Miguel Ruiz 

• Past episode: 453: Why Generalists Succeed and How to Learn Like One with David Epstein 

May 28 2020

39mins

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573: How to Leverage Your Time by 6000% through Effective Delegation with Bill Truby

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Bill Truby shares the simple trick to getting better results when delegating tasks. 


— YOU’LL LEARN — 

1) The biggest mistake leaders make when delegating 

2) The most crucial thing you need to delegate 

3) The only four reasons why people fail to follow through 


Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep573 for clickable versions of the links below. 


— ABOUT BILL — 

Bill brings the background of common-sense learning (being raised on a cattle ranch), a B.A. in Theology, an M.A. in Psychology, the experience of a MFT (Marriage and Family Therapist), and nearly 30 years of business practice to the table. 

These multiple perspectives and backgrounds synergize to bring amazingly simple, yet powerful tools to leaders and managers – tools that have been proven over and over for nearly four decades. 

• Bill’s book: Successful Delegation

• Bill’s website: TrubyAchievements.com


— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

• Book: FYI: For Your Improvement - Competencies Development Guide by Heather Barnfield, Michael Lombardo 

• Book: Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman 

May 25 2020

42mins

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572: How Morning Practices Like Savoring and Investing in Calm Boost Productivity with Chris Bailey

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Productivity THOUGHT LEADER(!) Chris Bailey shares how investing in your calm can boost your productivity and how savoring the little things every day can help you start your day right. 


— YOU’LL LEARN — 

1) How calm provides the greatest return on productivity 

2) Why you shouldn’t feel guilty over being less productive now 

3) How and why to savor 


Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep572 for clickable versions of the links below. 


— ABOUT CHRIS — 

Chris Bailey is a productivity expert, and the international bestselling author of Hyperfocus and The Productivity Project—which have been published in seventeen languages. Chris writes about productivity at Alifeofproductivity.com, and speaks to organizations around the globe on how they can become more productive, without hating the process. To date, he has written hundreds of articles on the subject of productivity, and has garnered coverage in media as diverse as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, New York magazine, The Huffington Post, Harvard Business Review, GQ, TED, Fortune, Fast Company, and Lifehacker.

• Book: Hyperfocus: How to Be More Productive in a World of Distraction

• Book: The Productivity Project: Accomplishing More by Managing Your Time, Attention, and Energy

• Podcast: Becoming Better

• Website: A Life of Productivity


— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

• Author: Shawn Achor

• Book: How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease by Michael Greger

• Product: Keychron K2 Wireless Mechanical Keyboard


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May 21 2020

36mins

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571: How to Crush Self-Doubt and Build Self-Confidence with Dr. Ivan Joseph

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Dr. Ivan Joseph discusses the critical practices that build unshakeable self-confidence. 


— YOU’LL LEARN — 

1) The fundamental building block of self-confidence 

2) How to control the negative tape in your head

3) A powerful trick for overcoming impostor syndrome


Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep571 for clickable versions of the links below. 


— ABOUT IVAN — 

Dr. Ivan Joseph an award-winning Performance Coach, Sports Psychologist, author and recognized educator and mentor. His TEDx talk on self-confidence - with over 18 million views to date - has been selected by Forbes magazine as one of the 10 Best TED Talks about the Meaning of Life.

Dr. Joseph travels extensively around the world to speak to organizations and teams about the power of self-confidence in leadership, career, sports and life - and how to build high-performing teams that exceed expectations.

• Ivan’s book: You Got This: Mastering the Skill of Self-Confidence

• Ivan’s Twitter: @DrIvanJoseph

• Ivan’s TED Talk: "The skill of self confidence | Dr. Ivan Joseph | TEDxRyersonU"


— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

• Term: Pygmalion Effect

• Study: Jacobson & Rosenthal study on Pygmalion Effect

• Book: Awaken the Giant Within: How to Take Immediate Control of Your Mental, Emotional, Physical & Financial Destiny! by Anthony Robbins

• Book: Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth

• Book: Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell

• Book: The Miracle Morning: The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed to Transform Your Life (Before 8am) by Hal Elrod

• Book: The Secret by Rhonda Byrne

• Book: The 5 AM Club: Own Your Morning. Elevate Your Life by Robin Sharma

• Previous Episode: 357: The Six Morning Habits of High Performers with Hal Elrod

• Commercial: “Think Different” by Apple 

May 18 2020

33mins

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570: How to Use Stories to Persuade, and Connect with Others with Shane Snow

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Shane Snow discusses how to make your message more compelling through storytelling. 


— YOU’LL LEARN — 

1) Why storytelling isn’t just for writers 

2) The four elements of the most captivating stories 

3) The surprisingly best way to improve at storytelling 

Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep570 for clickable versions of the links below. 


— ABOUT SHANE — 

Shane Snow is an award-winning journalist, explorer, and entrepreneur, and the author. He speaks globally about innovation and teamwork, has performed comedy on Broadway, and been in the running for the Pulitzer Prize for investigative journalism. 

 Snow has helped expose gun traffickers, explored abandoned buildings around the world, eaten only ice cream for weeks in the name of science, and taught hundreds of thousands of people to work better through his books, including the #1 business bestseller Dream Teams

Snow's writing has appeared in GQ, Fast Company, Wired, The New Yorker, and more. He is also a board member of the media technology company Contently, and the journalism nonprofit The Hatch Institute. 

• Shane’s book: The Storytelling Edge: How to Transform Your Business, Stop Screaming into the Void, and Make People Love You

• Shane’s book: Smartcuts: How Hackers, Innovators, and Icons Accelerate Success

• Shane’s website: ShaneSnow.com


— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

• App: Evernote

• App: Pocket

• Article: The Peekaboo Paradox (The Great Zucchini)

• Book: Influence: Science and Practice by Robert Cialdini 

• Book: Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade by Robert Cialdini 

• Book: A Book About Love by Jonah Lehrer 

• Netflix Documentary: Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates

• Past episode: 457: How to Persuade through Compelling Stories with DonorSee’s Gret Glyer


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May 14 2020

49mins

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569: Thriving in the Stress and Uncertainty of a Crisis with Dr. Joshua Klapow

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Dr. Joshua Klapow discusses how to keep your health and wellbeing strong during times of crisis. 


— YOU’LL LEARN — 

1) Why you shouldn’t feel guilty about being upset

2) How to quickly reboot your fatigued brain

3) The four pillars of excellent physical and mental health


Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep569 for clickable versions of the links below.


— ABOUT JOSHUA — 

Joshua C. Klapow is a licensed clinical psychologist and a performance coach. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor of Public Health at The University of Alabama at Birmingham and the author of Living SMART: Lifestyle Change Made Simple. Dr. Klapow works extensively with individuals and organizations in the area of performance optimization. His work focuses on leveraging behavioral science strategies to help both individuals and organizations achieve strategic goals. From athletes to executives, from start-ups to multinational companies, Dr. Klapow works with clients nationwide to help bring the power of behavioral science to human performance. Dr. Klapow was named by Yahoo Finance as a Top 20 Entrepreneur to Watch in 2020 and featured in Thrive Global for his approach to performance coaching. He is married with two children in college. He resides in Birmingham, Alabama.

• Joshua’s email: askdrjoshk@gmail.com

• Joshua’s Instagram: @drjoshk

• Joshua’s Twitter: @drjoshk

• Joshua’s website: JoshKlapow.com


— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

• App: Slack

• App: Asana

• Book: WOLFPACK: How to Come Together, Unleash Our Power, and Change the Game by Abby Wambach

• Book: Rising Strong: The Reckoning. The Rumble. The Revolution by Brene Brown

• Book: Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead by Brene Brown

• History: Spanish Flu (1917 Flu Pandemic)

• Personality: B.F. Skinner 

May 11 2020

48mins

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568: Minimizing Tasks While Maximizing Results with Laura Stack

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Productivity expert Laura Stack shares best–and worst–practices for prioritizing your tasks. 


— YOU’LL LEARN — 

1) The six steps to optimizing your workflow

2) The five productivity personality archetypes

3) How to work from home effectively


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— ABOUT LAURA — 

Laura Stack is a noted expert in employee and team productivity, she’s also best known by her moniker, “The Productivity Pro.” She is also an award-winning keynote speaker and a bestselling author of eight books. She is the President and CEO of The Productivity Pro, Inc., a boutique consulting firm helping leaders increase workplace performance in high-stress environments.

Laura has been featured in the New York Times, USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur and Forbes magazine. She is a high-content Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), who educates, entertains, and motivates professionals to deliver bottom-line results.

• Book: Leave the Office Earlier: The Productivity Pro Shows You How to Do More in Less Time...and Feel Great About It

• Book: What To Do When There's Too Much To Do: Reduce Tasks, Increase Results, and Save 90 Minutes a Day

• LinkedIn: Laura Stack

• Website: TheProductivityPro.com


— RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

• App: Todoist

• Book: The Effective Executive: The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done by Peter Drucker

• Software: Microsoft Outlook Tasks

• Software: ShortKeys


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Amazing and Informative

By Andrew Kz - Feb 26 2020
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I listen to Pete and his guests every day on my way to work and cannot speak highly enough about this podcast. It energizing me to start the day and gives me tips that help me become a better project and team leader. I recommend Pete’s podcast to so many people struggling with time and people management. I appreciate you, Pete!! Keep it up!

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