Episodes
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...
Published 05/10/21
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...
Published 05/03/21
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...
Published 04/26/21
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. 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...
Published 04/19/21
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...
Published 04/15/21
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...
Published 04/12/21
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...
Published 04/05/21
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,...
Published 03/23/21
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...
Published 03/22/21
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...
Published 03/15/21
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...
Published 03/08/21
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...
Published 03/01/21
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...
Published 02/22/21
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...
Published 02/15/21
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...
Published 02/08/21
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...
Published 02/01/21
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...
Published 01/25/21
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...
Published 01/18/21
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...
Published 01/11/21
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...
Published 01/04/21
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...
Published 12/28/20
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...
Published 12/21/20
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...
Published 12/14/20
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...
Published 12/07/20
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...
Published 11/30/20