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How to Be Awesome at Your Job

If your job requires substantial thinking and collaboration, this podcast will help you flourish at work. Each week, Pete grills thought-leaders and results-getters to discover specific, actionable insights that boost work performance. These practical nuggets sharpen the universal skills every professional needs. Pete has coached world-class thinkers from 50 countries, every Ivy League university, and many elite companies to work brilliance. Now, let his VIP guests guide you to becoming a better thinker, doer, presenter, and leader. More career fun, wins, meaning, and money await. Transcripts, show notes, and handy resources available at http://AwesomeAtYourJob.com.
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Now displaying: August, 2017
Aug 30, 2017

Productivity podcaster Erik Fisher shares how to optimally manage your energy throughout the day to improve productivity while avoiding overloads and burn-outs.

 

You'll Learn:

  1. How to manage your energy for peak productivity
  2. The power of hydration
  3. Why shorter to-do lists beat longer ones.

 

About Erik

Erik is a Productivity Author, Podcaster, Speaker and Coach. He talks with real people who practically implement productivity strategies in their professional and personal lives. You'll be refreshed and inspired after hearing how others fail and succeed at daily productivity and continue to lead successful and meaningful lives.

 

View transcript, show notes, and links at http://AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep199

Aug 28, 2017

BedJet inventor Mark Aramli talks about the essential next steps to turn an aha moment into real-world success.

 

You'll Learn:

  1. The best time to work on your big ideas
  2. The “two pizza” rule for great collaborations
  3. A key strategy for convincing executives to buy-in

 

About Mark:

Mark Aramli is the inventor and principal engineer for the patent-pending BedJet CCS. Mark's first engineering role was at United Technologies, builder of the space suit for NASA. His engineering responsibilities included the space suit primary life support system (PLSS), specifically elements relating to heating, cooling and climactic comfort of the interior space suit environment for the astronauts.  

 

View transcript, show notes, and links at http://AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep198

Aug 25, 2017

Personal finance podcaster Joe Saul-Sehy lets us in on the secrets to making more money, handling it properly, and watching it grow.

 

You'll Learn:

  1. The first key to making more money
  2. Important benefits that you might have overlooked
  3. The top money management lesson that rich people use

 

About Joe:

Before starting Stacking Benjamins Joe Saul-Sehy was a financial planner for 16 years and a media representative for one of nation's biggest financial companies. He leads a team of people who are located across the United States. He communicates difficult concepts in a way that makes them accessible to the average person. He also gives presentations at major companies and to large audiences. Joe is a huge fan of exceptional customer service and loves to model companies like Disney, Nordstrom and Cherry Republic.

 

View transcript, show notes, and links at http://AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep197

Aug 23, 2017

Communications consultant Stacey Hanke breaks down the misconceptions on influence and how to develop your influential voice in a way that resonates.

 

You'll Learn:

  1. How to assess your level of influence in a room
  2. The core elements needed to command more influence
  3. How your smartphone can help you speak better

 

About Stacey:

Stacey Hanke equips leaders within organizations to communicate with confidence, presence and authenticity, day in and day out. Combined, her team of mentors and consultants have more than 100 years of training experience. She works with executives, managers, technicians and sales leaders across the United States and on four different continents.

 

View transcript, show notes, and links at http://AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep196

Aug 18, 2017

Elaine Bennett shares how to write better business messages with greater clarity and personality.

 

You'll Learn:

  1. Two essential pieces of information you need to be a more effective writer
  2. How you can make a bigger impact with storytelling
  3. Winning ways to turn straight thinking into straight writing

 

About Elaine:

Elaine Bennett had a baptism by fire as a speechwriter. Less than two years after she signed on to write for the CEO of Salomon Brothers, scandal forced the executive to resign. In stepped investor Warren Buffett. Since working with Mr. Buffett, Elaine Bennett has continued putting words in the mouths of CEOs of Fortune 500 companies and leading nonprofits. She unearths the stories behind business data and helps executives shape those stories into memorable messages. She also coaches individual professionals looking to develop executive-caliber communication skills.

 

View transcript, show notes, and links at http://AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep194

Aug 16, 2017

Dr. Britt Andreatta surveys how our brains are wired for optimal work and best practices for creating an environment for thriving.

 

You'll Learn:

  1. Why our brains are not built for today’s workplaces
  2. The fundamental conditions required for teammates to thrive
  3. Best practices for developing trust within your team

 

About Britt

Dr. Britt Andreatta knows how to harness human potential. Drawing on her unique background in leadership, psychology, education, and the human sciences, she has a profound understanding of how to unlock the best in people. Britt is the former Chief Learning Officer at Lynda.com and has over 25 years of experience consulting with Fortune 100 corporations, businesses, universities, and nonprofit organizations.
Dr. Andreatta is the author of several titles on learning and leadership. Her online courses have over 4 million views and her books are best sellers. Her latest book, Wired to Resist: The Brain Science of Why Change Fails and a New Model for Driving Success is available now and her next book on the neuroscience of teams, Wired to Connect, will be out Spring 2018.

 

View transcript, show notes, and links at http://AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep193

Aug 11, 2017

Writing coach Anne Janzer provides principles, checklists, and pro-tips for better writing at work.

 

You'll Learn:

  1. How to overcome the biggest workplace writing problems
  2. The 6 questions to ask yourself before you start writing
  3. The best ways to get your points across without offending

 

About Anne:

Anne Janzer is an author and writing coach who has worked with over a hundred technology businesses in her career. Anne has written three books on marketing and writing. Her latest book is called The Workplace Writer’s Process: A Guide to Getting the Job Done. It covers the things no one teaches you in writing class: how to set yourself up for success when writing on the job, how to collaborate with others on writing projects, and the secrets to creating effective content.

 

View transcript, show notes, and links at http://AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep191

Aug 9, 2017

Jodi Glickman lays the foundation for becoming great on the job through better communications.

 

You'll Learn:

  1. The GIFT framework for better communication
  2. How to master the hello and goodbye
  3. Pro-tips for managing expectations

 

About Jodi

Jodi Glickman is an entrepreneur, author, public speaker, consultant, and all-around expert in training people how to be great on the job. She is a regular contributor to the Harvard Business Review, and the author of the critically acclaimed Great on the Job: What to Say, How to Say It. The Secrets of Getting Ahead.

 

View transcript, show notes, and links at http://AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep190

Aug 7, 2017

Randstad’s SVP of Talent Solutions, Josh Vesely, discusses the state of the labor market, the benefits of working with recruiters, and necessities for today’s job hunters.

 

You'll Learn:

  1. How today’s labor market is superlatively favorable for good talent
  2. Why you should boldly ask your boss for your favorite opportunities
  3. How to find and leverage a recruiter in your job search

 

About Josh:

Joshua Vesely, MBA, is a ‘Talent Chef’ and Senior Vice President of Talent Solutions at Randstad USA. He is an energy-giving partner and a powerful negotiator. With his positive attitude he boldly develops new concepts and contributes to an innovative market approach.

 

View transcript, show notes, and links at http://AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep189

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