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.
416: How to Find Insights Others Miss with Steven Landsburg
Economist Steven Landsburg offers key questions to push your thinking beyond the obvious to generate helpful insights. You'll Learn: How to jog your brain out of complacent thinking A common assumption that often leads people to make poor decisions Two exercises to help expand your thinking beyond the obvious About Steven: Steven E. Landsburgis a Professor of Economics at the University of Rochester, where students recently elected him Professor of the Year. He is the author ofThe Armchair Economist,Fair Play,The Big Questions, two textbooks in economics, and much more. His current research is in the area of quantum game theory. He writes the monthly “Everyday Economics” column in Slate magazine, and has written regularly for Forbes and occasionally for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post. He appeared as a commentator on the PBS/Turner Broadcasting series “Damn Right”, and has made over 200 appearances on radio and television broadcasts over the p...
415: Pursuing Your Passion the Smart Way
Brad Stulberg explores the inherent contradiction between pursuing passion and balance...and what to do about it. You'll Learn: The three common paradoxes of passion The dangers of rooting your identity to a passion Why self-aware imbalance is often appropriate About Brad: Brad Stulberg researches, writes, speaks, and coaches on health and human performance. His coaching practice includes working with athletes, entrepreneurs, and executives on their mental skills and overall well-being. He is a bestselling author of the books The Passion Paradox and Peak Performance and a columnist at Outside Magazine. Brad has also written for The New York Times, New York Magazine, Sports Illustrated, Wired, Forbes, and The Los Angeles Times. Previously, Stulberg worked as a consultant for McKinsey and Company, where he counseled some of the world's top executives on a broad range of issues. An avid athlete and outdoor enthusiast, Stulberg lives in Northern California with his wife, son, and two ca...
414: How Culture Change Really Happens with Gretchen Anderson
Gretchen Anderson provides research insights on cultural shift from her work at the Katzenbach Center. You'll Learn: The four elements critical to a work culture The role of the critical few in an organization How to leverage the behavior you already have for the better About Gretchen: Gretchen Anderson is a director at the Katzenbach Center who has been working with client teams across the globe for over 15 years. Gretchen has a doctorate in literature from Stanford University and currently lives in Baltimore, Maryland, with her two children, Jane and Calvin. Her new book is The Critical Few: Energize Your Company's Culture by Choosing What Really Matters. View transcript, show notes, and links at http://AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep414
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