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.
417: Managing Infinite Expectations with Laura Vanderkam
Laura Vanderkam reveals time management wisdom as presented in her charming new fable, Juliet’s School of Possibilities. You'll Learn: A handy mantra to keep choices in perspective How to better handle your email inbox The most useful questions for directing your time About Laura: Laura is the author of several time management and productivity books, like Off the Clock: Feel Less Busy While Getting More Done, I Know How She Does It: How Successful Women Make the Most of Their Time, What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast, and 168 Hours: You Have More Time Than You Think. Laura’s work has appeared in publications includingThe New York Times,The Wall Street Journal,USA Today,City Journal, Fortune, and Fast Company. She has appeared on numerous television programs, radio segments, and has spoken about time and productivity to audiences of all sizes. Her TED talk, “How to gain control of your free time,” has been viewed more than 5 million times. She is the co-host, with...
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...
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