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How to Be Awesome at Your Job

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How to Be Awesome at Your Job
How to Be Awesome at Your Job

How to Be Awesome at Your Job

Pete Mockaitis

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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 7,000,000 downloads and mentions in The New York Times, Forbes, and Inc. 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!

Latest Episodes

493: How to Amplify Your Impact through Great Presence with Anese Cavanaugh

Anese Cavanaugh shares how to create more meaningful impact by being more present and intentional at work. You'll Learn: The cost of contagious negative energy at work The 4 Ps to lead you away from burnout The Leadership Trifecta of impact, self-care, and, people-care About Anese: Anese Cavanaugh is devoted to helping people show up and bring their best selves to the table in order to create significant positive impact in their lives. She is the creator of the IEP Method (Intentional Energetic Presence), an advisor and thinking partner to leaders and organizations around the world, and author of Contagious Culture. Her next book, Contagious You: Unlock Your Power to Influence, Lead, and Create the Impact You Want (McGraw-Hill) will be available November 2019. Book: “Contagious Culture: Show Up, Set the Tone, and Intentionally Create an Organization that Thrives” Book: “Contagious You: Unlock Your Power to Influence, Lead, and Create the Impact You Want” Inc.com Column: “Showin...

43 MIN7 hours ago
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493: How to Amplify Your Impact through Great Presence with Anese Cavanaugh

492: Making Meetings Work with J. Elise Keith

J. Elise Keith shares what makes meetings succeed vs. fail. You'll Learn: Signs of an ineffective meeting How the best organizations approach meetings When and how to opt out of a meeting About J. Elise: Elise Keith is the co-founder of online meeting management platform Lucid Meetings. Known as the ‘Meeting Maven,’ Elise offers unprecedented expertise that inspires audiences, proving that meetings shouldn’t be fewer or shorter—but better and more effective. She is the author of Where the Action Is: The Meetings That Make or Break Your Organization, which contains eye-opening strategies companies can use to structure beneficial meetings, create a healthy workplace culture, and propel overall team momentum. Book: “Where the Action Is: The Meetings That Make or Break Your Organization” Company: Lucid Meetings Website: JEliseKeith.com Resources mentioned in the show: Poem: “The Summer Day” by Mary Oliver Term: Chatham House Rule Term: Vegas Rules Study: “Creating Psychological...

42 MIN3 days ago
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492: Making Meetings Work with J. Elise Keith

491: How to Have Powerful Conversations that Improve Performance with Jonathan Raymond

Refound CEO Jonathan Raymond teaches how to communicate feedback that gets results. You'll Learn: What makes traditional feedback ineffective How to have more effective conversations using the 5 stages of the Accountability Dial How to articulate feedback to your team, your peers, and your seniors About Jonathan After twenty years of not being able to decide whether he was a business executive or a personal growth teacher, Jonathan stopped trying to figure it out. He’s the author of Good Authority — How to Become the Leader Your Team is Waiting For, and the Founder & CEO at Refound, a people training company that teaches people how to have human conversations at work. Refound specializes in working with people leaders at high-growth organizations and is proud to be a trusted learning partner to Fortune 100 organizations like Panasonic and McKesson, cutting edge tech firms like Niantic and Box and small businesses that are going places. He's madly in love with his wife, tries not t...

56 MIN5 days ago
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491: How to Have Powerful Conversations that Improve Performance with Jonathan Raymond

490: Uncovering Your Why and Bringing it to Work with Justin Jones-Fosu

Justin Jones-Fosu explains how to lead a more enriching work life by aligning your now with your why. You'll Learn: How to get into your “achieve more” zone 12 questions for uncovering your why How to turn any job into meaningful work About Justin: Justin is on a mission to help professionals and workplaces to Work like they mean it! He is a meaningful work speaker and social entrepreneur who speaks 60-70 times per year to companies, organizations and associations in the US and internationally. His latest book Your WHY Matters NOW: How Some Achieve More and Others Don’t challenges the reader to merge their purpose and productivity to get more out of work and life. Justin’s book: Your WHY Matters NOW: How Some Achieve More and Others Don’t Justin’s website: JustinInspires.com Resources mentioned in the show: Tool: Situational Leadership II by Ken Blanchard Book: Getting Things done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen Book: Eat That Frog! 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time by Brian Tracy Book: Find Your Why: A Practical Guide for Discovering Purpose for You and Your Team by Simon Sinek Book: The Progress Principle by Teresa Amabile Book: Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting Out of the Box by The Arbinger Institute Previous episode: 235: The Power of Finding Your Why with David Mead Thank you Sponsors! Simple Habit. This meditation app can help you gain greater control over distractions for faster learning. VisitSimpleHabit.com/Awesomeget 30% off premium subscriptions. Mint Mobile. Cut your wireless bill down to $15 a month atmintmobile.com/awesome. View transcript, show notes, and links at http://AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep490

50 MIN1 weeks ago
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490: Uncovering Your Why and Bringing it to Work with Justin Jones-Fosu

489: The Mindset of the Most Effective Leaders with Bob Anderson

Bob Anderson discusses the ways you’re inhibiting your leadership potential—and how to remedy them. You'll Learn: The surprising source of highly-accurate feedback The two leadership operating systems Powerful questions for unlocking your leadership potential About Bob: Robert J. Anderson has been a pace setter in the field of Leadership Development for over 30 years. He is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Development Officer of The Leadership Circle and the Full Circle Group, and the co-author of Scaling Leadership and Mastering Leadership. Bob created The Leadership Circle Profile, a 360° assessment used by organizations worldwide to measure the effectiveness of their leaders (individually and collectively), chart a pathway for their development, and assess their progress as they develop. The MEECO Leadership Institute awarded him the International Thought Leader of Distinction in 2018. Bob’s book: Scaling Leadership: Building Organizational Capability and Capacity to Create Outcomes that Matter Most Bob’s book: Mastering Leadership: An Integrated Framework for Breakthrough Performance and Extraordinary Business Results Bob’s website: TheLeadershipCircle.com Thank you Sponsors! Monday.com. Collaborate more effectively–and beautifully–at monday.com/awesome. Four Sigmatic. Give your brain a boost with superfood mushroom coffee with half the caffeine and double the mental clarity. Save 15% at foursigmatic.com/awesome.

47 MIN1 weeks ago
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489: The Mindset of the Most Effective Leaders with Bob Anderson

488: Finding The Productivity System That Works for You with Asian Efficiency’s Thanh Pham (Host of The Productivity Show)

Thanh Pham from Asian Efficiency shares his expert tips and favorite resources for optimal productivity. You'll Learn: The biggest productivity myth How to be more productive while doing less A simple productivity tip to exponentially improve your focus About Thanh: Thanh is the Founder and Managing Director of Asian Efficiency. He is considered one of the top thought leaders in the productivity industry and he has been featured in Fast Company, Inc.com, Forbes, Huffington Post, and The Globe & Mail. On a day-to-day basis, he is responsible for executing the company’s mission and helping people become more Asian Efficient. When he’s not sharing his newest productivity wisdom, he likes to drink lots of green tea, eat eggs benedict at hotels, make video blogs, and read non-fiction books. Thanh’s podcast: The Productivity Show Thanh’s website: Asian Efficiency Resources mentioned in the show: App: TextExpander App: OmniFocus App: BusyCal App: BusyContacts Product: Bose QuietComfort...

55 MIN1 weeks ago
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488: Finding The Productivity System That Works for You with Asian Efficiency’s Thanh Pham (Host of The Productivity Show)

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

Erica Mandy shares essential--but often overlooked--keys to becoming a more successful communicator in the modern environment. You'll Learn: How what you’re doing on Facebook can damage your credibility at work Words to purge from your communication The fundamental test to improve your communication 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 Republ...

48 MIN2 weeks ago
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487: Communicating Powerfully, Succinctly, and Clearly with Erica Mandy (Host of the Newsworthy podcast)

486: How to Build Powerful Relationships, Better with Dave Stachowiak (Host of the Coaching for Leaders podcast)

Dave Stachowiak shares how to develop the strongest personal and professional relationships. You'll Learn: The productivity hack that helps you be more present The under-appreciated value of small talk What to do when you don’t like networking About Dave: Dave Stachowiak is the host and founder of Coaching for Leaders, a top-rated leadership podcast downloaded over 10 million times. With more than 15 years of leadership at Dale Carnegie and a thriving, global leadership academy, Dave helps leaders discover practical wisdom, build meaningful relationships, and create movement for genuine results. He’s served clients including Boeing, The University of California, and the United States Air Force. Forbes named him one of the 25 Professional Networking Experts to watch. Dave’s website and podcast: Coaching for Leaders Bonni’s website and podcast: Teaching In Higher Ed Resources mentioned in the show: Personality: Nathan Czubaj Podcast: Happen to Your Career with Scott Anthony Barlow...

56 MIN2 weeks ago
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486: How to Build Powerful Relationships, Better with Dave Stachowiak (Host of the Coaching for Leaders podcast)

485: Learning like a Superhuman with Jonathan Levi (Host of the Superhuman Academy Podcast)

Jonathan Levi shares how speedreading and visual mnemonics can enhance your learning. You'll Learn: The scientifically-proven method for speedreading How curiosity improves learning A simple trick to remember names and faces About Jonathan: Jonathan is a serial entrepreneur, author, and lifehacker born and raised in Silicon Valley. He’s the author of the Become a SuperLearner series, and the host of the award-winning Superhuman Academy podcast. His passions include learning languages, musical instruments, acro yoga, weightlifting, and cooking. He lives in Tel Aviv, Israel with his superwoman, Limmor. Jonathan’s book: The Only Skill That Matters Jonathan’s website: SuperhumanAcademy.com Jonathan’s social media: Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook Resources mentioned in the show: Methodology: Memory Palaces Methodology: SQ3R Term: Schultz tables People: Malcolm Knowles and Harry Lorayne Book: A Brief History of Everything by Ken Wilber Book: The Autobiography of Benjamin Frankli...

47 MIN2 weeks ago
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485: Learning like a Superhuman with Jonathan Levi (Host of the Superhuman Academy Podcast)

484: The Overlooked Basic Skills Essential for Career Success with Dean Karrel

Dean Karrel makes the case for mastering the basic skills that will put you above the rest. You'll Learn: How “B students” can achieve more in their careers How to survive and thrive in office politics The secret to building unshakable confidence About Dean: Dean Karrel is a Career and Executive Coach. He is the instructor of twelve courses with over 600,000 views available on LinkedIn Learning and has also been in senior leadership positions for more than three decades with major global publishing companies, including 22 years at Wiley. Karrel has hired and trained thousands of people at various stages of their careers, motivating them to maximize their abilities. Dean’s Book: Mastering the Basics: Simple Lessons for Achieving Success in Business Dean’s Company: The Skyridge Group Dean’s LinkedIn: Dean Karrel Dean’s Courses: Dean Karrel Dean’s Twitter: @DeanKarrel Resources mentioned in the show: Book: Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller Book: The Five Dysfunctions of a Tea...

47 MIN3 weeks ago
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484: The Overlooked Basic Skills Essential for Career Success with Dean Karrel

Latest Episodes

493: How to Amplify Your Impact through Great Presence with Anese Cavanaugh

Anese Cavanaugh shares how to create more meaningful impact by being more present and intentional at work. You'll Learn: The cost of contagious negative energy at work The 4 Ps to lead you away from burnout The Leadership Trifecta of impact, self-care, and, people-care About Anese: Anese Cavanaugh is devoted to helping people show up and bring their best selves to the table in order to create significant positive impact in their lives. She is the creator of the IEP Method (Intentional Energetic Presence), an advisor and thinking partner to leaders and organizations around the world, and author of Contagious Culture. Her next book, Contagious You: Unlock Your Power to Influence, Lead, and Create the Impact You Want (McGraw-Hill) will be available November 2019. Book: “Contagious Culture: Show Up, Set the Tone, and Intentionally Create an Organization that Thrives” Book: “Contagious You: Unlock Your Power to Influence, Lead, and Create the Impact You Want” Inc.com Column: “Showin...

43 MIN7 hours ago
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493: How to Amplify Your Impact through Great Presence with Anese Cavanaugh

492: Making Meetings Work with J. Elise Keith

J. Elise Keith shares what makes meetings succeed vs. fail. You'll Learn: Signs of an ineffective meeting How the best organizations approach meetings When and how to opt out of a meeting About J. Elise: Elise Keith is the co-founder of online meeting management platform Lucid Meetings. Known as the ‘Meeting Maven,’ Elise offers unprecedented expertise that inspires audiences, proving that meetings shouldn’t be fewer or shorter—but better and more effective. She is the author of Where the Action Is: The Meetings That Make or Break Your Organization, which contains eye-opening strategies companies can use to structure beneficial meetings, create a healthy workplace culture, and propel overall team momentum. Book: “Where the Action Is: The Meetings That Make or Break Your Organization” Company: Lucid Meetings Website: JEliseKeith.com Resources mentioned in the show: Poem: “The Summer Day” by Mary Oliver Term: Chatham House Rule Term: Vegas Rules Study: “Creating Psychological...

42 MIN3 days ago
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492: Making Meetings Work with J. Elise Keith

491: How to Have Powerful Conversations that Improve Performance with Jonathan Raymond

Refound CEO Jonathan Raymond teaches how to communicate feedback that gets results. You'll Learn: What makes traditional feedback ineffective How to have more effective conversations using the 5 stages of the Accountability Dial How to articulate feedback to your team, your peers, and your seniors About Jonathan After twenty years of not being able to decide whether he was a business executive or a personal growth teacher, Jonathan stopped trying to figure it out. He’s the author of Good Authority — How to Become the Leader Your Team is Waiting For, and the Founder & CEO at Refound, a people training company that teaches people how to have human conversations at work. Refound specializes in working with people leaders at high-growth organizations and is proud to be a trusted learning partner to Fortune 100 organizations like Panasonic and McKesson, cutting edge tech firms like Niantic and Box and small businesses that are going places. He's madly in love with his wife, tries not t...

56 MIN5 days ago
Comments
491: How to Have Powerful Conversations that Improve Performance with Jonathan Raymond

490: Uncovering Your Why and Bringing it to Work with Justin Jones-Fosu

Justin Jones-Fosu explains how to lead a more enriching work life by aligning your now with your why. You'll Learn: How to get into your “achieve more” zone 12 questions for uncovering your why How to turn any job into meaningful work About Justin: Justin is on a mission to help professionals and workplaces to Work like they mean it! He is a meaningful work speaker and social entrepreneur who speaks 60-70 times per year to companies, organizations and associations in the US and internationally. His latest book Your WHY Matters NOW: How Some Achieve More and Others Don’t challenges the reader to merge their purpose and productivity to get more out of work and life. Justin’s book: Your WHY Matters NOW: How Some Achieve More and Others Don’t Justin’s website: JustinInspires.com Resources mentioned in the show: Tool: Situational Leadership II by Ken Blanchard Book: Getting Things done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen Book: Eat That Frog! 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time by Brian Tracy Book: Find Your Why: A Practical Guide for Discovering Purpose for You and Your Team by Simon Sinek Book: The Progress Principle by Teresa Amabile Book: Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting Out of the Box by The Arbinger Institute Previous episode: 235: The Power of Finding Your Why with David Mead Thank you Sponsors! Simple Habit. This meditation app can help you gain greater control over distractions for faster learning. VisitSimpleHabit.com/Awesomeget 30% off premium subscriptions. Mint Mobile. Cut your wireless bill down to $15 a month atmintmobile.com/awesome. View transcript, show notes, and links at http://AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep490

50 MIN1 weeks ago
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490: Uncovering Your Why and Bringing it to Work with Justin Jones-Fosu

489: The Mindset of the Most Effective Leaders with Bob Anderson

Bob Anderson discusses the ways you’re inhibiting your leadership potential—and how to remedy them. You'll Learn: The surprising source of highly-accurate feedback The two leadership operating systems Powerful questions for unlocking your leadership potential About Bob: Robert J. Anderson has been a pace setter in the field of Leadership Development for over 30 years. He is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Development Officer of The Leadership Circle and the Full Circle Group, and the co-author of Scaling Leadership and Mastering Leadership. Bob created The Leadership Circle Profile, a 360° assessment used by organizations worldwide to measure the effectiveness of their leaders (individually and collectively), chart a pathway for their development, and assess their progress as they develop. The MEECO Leadership Institute awarded him the International Thought Leader of Distinction in 2018. Bob’s book: Scaling Leadership: Building Organizational Capability and Capacity to Create Outcomes that Matter Most Bob’s book: Mastering Leadership: An Integrated Framework for Breakthrough Performance and Extraordinary Business Results Bob’s website: TheLeadershipCircle.com Thank you Sponsors! Monday.com. Collaborate more effectively–and beautifully–at monday.com/awesome. Four Sigmatic. Give your brain a boost with superfood mushroom coffee with half the caffeine and double the mental clarity. Save 15% at foursigmatic.com/awesome.

47 MIN1 weeks ago
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489: The Mindset of the Most Effective Leaders with Bob Anderson

488: Finding The Productivity System That Works for You with Asian Efficiency’s Thanh Pham (Host of The Productivity Show)

Thanh Pham from Asian Efficiency shares his expert tips and favorite resources for optimal productivity. You'll Learn: The biggest productivity myth How to be more productive while doing less A simple productivity tip to exponentially improve your focus About Thanh: Thanh is the Founder and Managing Director of Asian Efficiency. He is considered one of the top thought leaders in the productivity industry and he has been featured in Fast Company, Inc.com, Forbes, Huffington Post, and The Globe & Mail. On a day-to-day basis, he is responsible for executing the company’s mission and helping people become more Asian Efficient. When he’s not sharing his newest productivity wisdom, he likes to drink lots of green tea, eat eggs benedict at hotels, make video blogs, and read non-fiction books. Thanh’s podcast: The Productivity Show Thanh’s website: Asian Efficiency Resources mentioned in the show: App: TextExpander App: OmniFocus App: BusyCal App: BusyContacts Product: Bose QuietComfort...

55 MIN1 weeks ago
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488: Finding The Productivity System That Works for You with Asian Efficiency’s Thanh Pham (Host of The Productivity Show)

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

Erica Mandy shares essential--but often overlooked--keys to becoming a more successful communicator in the modern environment. You'll Learn: How what you’re doing on Facebook can damage your credibility at work Words to purge from your communication The fundamental test to improve your communication 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 Republ...

48 MIN2 weeks ago
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487: Communicating Powerfully, Succinctly, and Clearly with Erica Mandy (Host of the Newsworthy podcast)

486: How to Build Powerful Relationships, Better with Dave Stachowiak (Host of the Coaching for Leaders podcast)

Dave Stachowiak shares how to develop the strongest personal and professional relationships. You'll Learn: The productivity hack that helps you be more present The under-appreciated value of small talk What to do when you don’t like networking About Dave: Dave Stachowiak is the host and founder of Coaching for Leaders, a top-rated leadership podcast downloaded over 10 million times. With more than 15 years of leadership at Dale Carnegie and a thriving, global leadership academy, Dave helps leaders discover practical wisdom, build meaningful relationships, and create movement for genuine results. He’s served clients including Boeing, The University of California, and the United States Air Force. Forbes named him one of the 25 Professional Networking Experts to watch. Dave’s website and podcast: Coaching for Leaders Bonni’s website and podcast: Teaching In Higher Ed Resources mentioned in the show: Personality: Nathan Czubaj Podcast: Happen to Your Career with Scott Anthony Barlow...

56 MIN2 weeks ago
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486: How to Build Powerful Relationships, Better with Dave Stachowiak (Host of the Coaching for Leaders podcast)

485: Learning like a Superhuman with Jonathan Levi (Host of the Superhuman Academy Podcast)

Jonathan Levi shares how speedreading and visual mnemonics can enhance your learning. You'll Learn: The scientifically-proven method for speedreading How curiosity improves learning A simple trick to remember names and faces About Jonathan: Jonathan is a serial entrepreneur, author, and lifehacker born and raised in Silicon Valley. He’s the author of the Become a SuperLearner series, and the host of the award-winning Superhuman Academy podcast. His passions include learning languages, musical instruments, acro yoga, weightlifting, and cooking. He lives in Tel Aviv, Israel with his superwoman, Limmor. Jonathan’s book: The Only Skill That Matters Jonathan’s website: SuperhumanAcademy.com Jonathan’s social media: Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook Resources mentioned in the show: Methodology: Memory Palaces Methodology: SQ3R Term: Schultz tables People: Malcolm Knowles and Harry Lorayne Book: A Brief History of Everything by Ken Wilber Book: The Autobiography of Benjamin Frankli...

47 MIN2 weeks ago
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485: Learning like a Superhuman with Jonathan Levi (Host of the Superhuman Academy Podcast)

484: The Overlooked Basic Skills Essential for Career Success with Dean Karrel

Dean Karrel makes the case for mastering the basic skills that will put you above the rest. You'll Learn: How “B students” can achieve more in their careers How to survive and thrive in office politics The secret to building unshakable confidence About Dean: Dean Karrel is a Career and Executive Coach. He is the instructor of twelve courses with over 600,000 views available on LinkedIn Learning and has also been in senior leadership positions for more than three decades with major global publishing companies, including 22 years at Wiley. Karrel has hired and trained thousands of people at various stages of their careers, motivating them to maximize their abilities. Dean’s Book: Mastering the Basics: Simple Lessons for Achieving Success in Business Dean’s Company: The Skyridge Group Dean’s LinkedIn: Dean Karrel Dean’s Courses: Dean Karrel Dean’s Twitter: @DeanKarrel Resources mentioned in the show: Book: Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller Book: The Five Dysfunctions of a Tea...

47 MIN3 weeks ago
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484: The Overlooked Basic Skills Essential for Career Success with Dean Karrel

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