Episodes
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
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...
Published 11/23/20
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...
Published 11/16/20
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...
Published 11/09/20
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...
Published 11/02/20
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...
Published 10/26/20
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...
Published 10/19/20
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...
Published 10/12/20
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...
Published 10/05/20
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...
Published 09/28/20
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...
Published 09/21/20
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...
Published 09/14/20
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...
Published 09/07/20
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 dialog. 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 08/31/20
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...
Published 08/24/20
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...
Published 08/17/20
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...
Published 08/10/20
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...
Published 08/03/20
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...
Published 07/27/20