Episodes
Lauren McGoodwin challenges the notion of the “dream job” and makes the case for pursuing the “good-enough” job.  — YOU’LL LEARN —  1) Why the dream job actually doesn’t exist  2) The true drivers of happiness at work  3) Why to become invaluable–not indispensable  Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep940 for clickable versions of the links below.  — ABOUT LAUREN —  Lauren founded Career Contessa in 2013 after experiencing a gap in career development resources for women...
Published 02/29/24
Rich Horwath reveals how to cut through the busywork and make more time for strategy.  — YOU’LL LEARN —  1) What being “strategic” really means  2) The critical questions that determine what truly matters  3) Why most meetings are useless—and how to fix them  Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep939 for clickable versions of the links below.  — ABOUT RICH —  Rich Horwath is a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of eight books on strategic thinking...
Published 02/26/24
Renowned negotiation expert William Ury draws from his extensive experience of working in the world’s toughest conflicts to help transform conflict into opportunity.   — YOU’LL LEARN —  1) Why we need more conflict, not less  2) The true enemy to confront  3) How writing the other side’s victory speech can help you win  Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep938 for clickable versions of the links below.  — ABOUT WILLIAM —  William Ury is one of the world’s best-known...
Published 02/22/24
Charles Duhigg shares the simple secret that helps you build powerful connections with anyone.  — YOU’LL LEARN —  1) What supercommunicators know that others don’t  2) How to ask questions that deepen and enrich relationships  3) How one sentence can dramatically ease workplace conflict  Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep937 for clickable versions of the links below.  — ABOUT CHARLES —  Charles Duhigg is a Pulitzer Prize–winning investigative journalist and the author...
Published 02/19/24
Lisa Sun shares her tools for building true, lasting confidence.  — YOU’LL LEARN —  1) What gravitas really means 2) The Six Forces ruining your confidence 3) How to discover your “confidence language” Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep936 for clickable versions of the links below.  — ABOUT LISA —  Lisa Sun is the founder and CEO of GRAVITAS, a company on a mission to catalyze confidence. GRAVITAS offers innovative size-inclusive apparel, styling solutions, and content...
Published 02/15/24
Demir Bentley reveals the five simple steps to successfully plan and execute vastly more satisfying and productive weeks.  — YOU’LL LEARN —  1) Why nobody really plans their week—and how to fix it  2) The master key to getting ahead of your to-do list  3) How to transform your calendar into a power tool   Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep935 for clickable versions of the links below.  — ABOUT DEMIR —  Demir Bentley is an executive productivity coach, co-founder of...
Published 02/12/24
Michelle Poler shares her epic story and strategies for facing fears head-on.  — YOU’LL LEARN —  1) How to instantly flip your fear perspective  2) Why to dare being disliked  3) The distinction between being brave versus fearless  Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep934 for clickable versions of the links below.  — ABOUT MICHELLE —  As the Founder of Hello Fears, Michelle Poler has created a social movement empowering millions to step outside of their comfort zone and...
Published 02/08/24
Todd Henry shares how to build the courage to chase after opportunities amidst uncertainty.  — YOU’LL LEARN —  1) How to muster courage in the moment  2) The biggest myth that holds us back  3) Five steps to feel braver every day  Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep933 for clickable versions of the links below.  — ABOUT TODD —  Todd Henry teaches leaders and organizations how to establish practices that lead to everyday brilliance. He is the author of seven books: The...
Published 02/05/24
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Published 02/01/24
Master coach Dr. Marcia Reynolds reveals how to prompt more lightbulb moments through reflective inquiry.  — YOU’LL LEARN —  1) Why coaching is simpler than you think  2) How to shift into the ideal state of mind  3) Your most powerful coaching tool  Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep932 for clickable versions of the links below.  — ABOUT MARCIA —  Dr. Marcia Reynolds is passionate about researching, writing about, and teaching people around the world how to engage in...
Published 01/29/24
R. Michael Anderson shares how vulnerability can be your greatest strength as a leader.  — YOU’LL LEARN —  1) Why to be more open about your struggles  2) The drivers behind your worst decisions  3) The key relationship that everyone overlooks  Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep931 for clickable versions of the links below.  — ABOUT MICHAEL —  R. Michael Anderson, MBA, MA has a striking combination that creates truly impactful transformation in leaders – he has the...
Published 01/25/24
Nick Desbarats breaks down the surprisingly common mistakes we make when visualizing data–and shares basic principles for communicating data more effectively.  — YOU’LL LEARN —  1) Why most charts are confusing or ineffective  2) The top three mistakes people make with charts  3) Why a “neutral” chart is an ineffective chart  Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep930 for clickable versions of the links below.  — ABOUT NICK —  As an independent educator and author, Nick...
Published 01/22/24
Kelli Thompson reveals how to beat the cycle of overwhelm through smarter delegation.  — YOU’LL LEARN —  1) Why you seem less capable when you don’t delegate  2) The four mindsets that hinder effective delegation  3) How to ensure others don’t screw up delegated tasks  Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep929 for clickable versions of the links below.  — ABOUT KELLI —  Kelli Thompson is a women’s leadership coach and speaker who helps women advance to the rooms where...
Published 01/18/24
Matthew Pollard shares networking wisdom that anyone, particularly introverts, can use for great benefit.  — YOU’LL LEARN —  1) The best way to answer “What do you do?”  2) The two relationships that will transform your network  3) The simple trick to get people interested in your expertise  Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep928 for clickable versions of the links below.  — ABOUT MATTHEW —  Matthew Pollard, known as "The Rapid Growth Guy," works with businesses around...
Published 01/15/24
Dr. Steven Rogelberg explains why one-on-one meetings are so critical—and shares best practices for both managers and employees.  — YOU’LL LEARN —  1) Why having more one-on-ones actually saves time  2) How to create a meeting agenda that works  3) The right way to ask your manager for help  Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep927 for clickable versions of the links below.  — ABOUT STEVEN —  Dr. Steven G. Rogelberg, an organizational psychologist, holds the title of...
Published 01/11/24
Jeremie Kubicek shares how to end misunderstandings with the five codes of communication.  — YOU’LL LEARN —  1) The root of every misunderstanding   2) The simple trick to consistently meet people’s expectations  3) How to repair damaged relationships   Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep926 for clickable versions of the links below.  — ABOUT JEREMIE —  Jeremie Kubicek is a powerful communicator, serial entrepreneur and content builder. He creates content used by some...
Published 01/08/24
Dr. Aziz Gazipura explains the dangers of people-pleasing tendencies and shares actionable steps for overcoming it.  — YOU’LL LEARN —  1) The massive costs of being a people-pleaser  2) How to not feel guilty when saying no  3) A surprising strategy to build your discomfort tolerance  Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep925 for clickable versions of the links below.  — ABOUT AZIZ —  Dr. Aziz is a clinical psychologist and one of the world's leading experts on social...
Published 01/04/24
Jacquelyn Lane shows why being coachable is the key to career progression–and how to improve your coachability.  — YOU’LL LEARN —  1) The 4 key elements of coachability.  2) How to reframe how you view feedback.  3) What to do when you’re running low on motivation.  Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep924 for clickable versions of the links below.  — ABOUT JACQUELYN —  Jacquelyn Lane is the president of the 100 Coaches Agency, codesigner of their proprietary curation...
Published 12/21/23
Michael McQueen reveals the keys to persuading even the most stubborn minds.  — YOU’LL LEARN —  1) Why data and evidence don’t change minds.  2) How to sell change to anyone.  3) A surprising way to make people more agreeable.  Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep923 for clickable versions of the links below.  — ABOUT MICHAEL —  Michael McQueen has spent the past two decades helping organizations and leaders win the battle for relevance. From Fortune 500 brands to...
Published 12/18/23
Miracle Morning author Hal Elrod condensed the six habits of the most successful people in history into the SAVERS acronym and describes how they changed his life—and how they can change yours, too. You’ll Learn:Approaches for silence that generate new ideasHow NOT to do affirmationsThe impact of tiny amounts of 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...
Published 12/14/23
Herminia Ibarra shares counter-intuitive perspectives on how to make successful career transitions.  — YOU’LL LEARN —  1) How to craft and execute your “identity experiments.” 2) How to figure out your next best option in two questions.  3) How to reach out and build your network .  Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep922 for clickable versions of the links below.  — ABOUT HERMINIA —  Herminia Ibarra is the Charles Handy Professor of Organisational Behaviour at London...
Published 12/11/23
Former NASA Astronaut Mike Massimino shares powerful insights on how to push past failure and achieve the impossible.  — YOU’LL LEARN —  1) The 30-second rule for dealing with failure.  2) The trick to getting along with people you dislike.  3) The most important lesson Mike learned while in space.  Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep921 for clickable versions of the links below.  — ABOUT MIKE —  Mike Massimino served as a NASA Astronaut from 1996-2014 and flew in space...
Published 12/07/23
Dr. Noor Ali simplifies the beast of United States health insurance—and shares insider tips for making the most out of yours.  — YOU’LL LEARN —  1) How to evaluate the biggest non-salary piece of your compensation.  2) Why you shouldn’t limit yourself to your company’s health insurance.  3) What most people overlook when it comes to insurance.  Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep920 for clickable versions of the links below.  — ABOUT DR. NOOR —  Dr. Noor is a...
Published 12/04/23
Sean Patton reveals his warrior mindset to help maximize your potential and performance.  — YOU’LL LEARN —  1) How to get better at feeling grateful.  2) The root of every workplace failure–and how to overcome it.  3) The coaching approach that really works.  Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep919 for clickable versions of the links below.  — ABOUT SEAN —  Sean Patton’s mission is to transform modern leadership into a driver of fulfillment, abundance, and freedom. He...
Published 11/30/23
Paul Sloane discusses how to become more innovative and effective by adopting different styles of thinking.  — YOU’LL LEARN —  1) The top question to ask when problem-solving.  2_ The simple trick for improving your memory.  3) How to build rapport with anyone with one phrase.  Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep918 for clickable versions of the links below.  — ABOUT PAUL —  Paul Sloane is the author of many books on lateral thinking and the leadership of innovation. He...
Published 11/27/23