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How to Be Awesome at Your Job

Pete Mockaitis

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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

504: Building a Gratitude Mindset to Increase Productivity with Karl Staib

Karl Staib shares how gratitude leads to a more pleasant and productive work life. You'll Learn: 1) How gratitude improves productivity 2) How to cut negativity and boost gratitude 3) How to find more energy for your goals About Karl: Karl Staib is an author that seeks out growth at every turn. When his father passed it was focusing on gratitude that helped him get through one of the most difficult times inhis life. That's why he wants to bring more gratitude into the workplace. His work inside a fortune 500 company that regularly ranks in the top 10 for best places to work has shown him the importance of gratitude and how it increases productivity and communication. If you enjoy his writing, he encourages you to reach out to him at BringGratitude.com.Karl’s book: Bring Gratitude: Feel Joyful Again With Bite-Sized Mindset PracticesKarl’s website: BringGratitude.com Resources mentioned in the show:Study: The Science Of Gratitude: How Being Thankful Makes Us Happier – David DeSteno...

41 MIN1 d ago
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504: Building a Gratitude Mindset to Increase Productivity with Karl Staib

503: How to Get a Meeting with Anyone with Stu Heinecke

Stu Heinecke shares unorthodox approaches to win the attention of strangers. You'll Learn: 1) The simple trick to exceeding a 100% response rate 2) Do’s and don’ts for composing your personal messages 3) How to turn executive assistants into allies About Stu: Dubbed by the American Marketing Association the “Father of Contact Marketing,” Stu Heinecke is a Wall Street Journal cartoonist, hall of fame-nominated marketer and the bestselling author of How to Get a Meeting with Anyone (2016) and Get the Meeting! (10-2019). Stu is also the founder of Cartoonists.org, a group of WSJ and New Yorker cartoonists who donate their art to help charities raise funds.Stu’s book: Get the Meeting!: An Illustrative Contact Marketing PlaybookStu’s book: How to Get a Meeting with Anyone: The Untapped Selling Power of Contact MarketingStu’s LinkedIn: Stu HeineckeStu’s editorial cartoon: “Roland! You’re acting like a Democrat!”Stu’s website: StuHeinecke.comStu’s podcast: How to Get a Meeting...

45 MIN3 d ago
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503: How to Get a Meeting with Anyone with Stu Heinecke

502: How to Make Killer Pitches and Get What You Want with Oren Klaff

Oren Klaff reveals the secret behind successful pitches—and how to persuade those around you.

45 MIN5 d ago
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502: How to Make Killer Pitches and Get What You Want with Oren Klaff

501: How to Capture Your Audience’s Minds, Guts, and Hearts with Dave Decelle

Dave Decelle shares insider perspectives on how to turn insights into compelling communication.

41 MIN1 w ago
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501: How to Capture Your Audience’s Minds, Guts, and Hearts with Dave Decelle

500: Building Unshakeable Self-Esteem and Confidence with Victor Cheng

Victor Cheng discusses the mindset and habits that lead to powerful self-esteem and self-confidence.

50 MIN1 w ago
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500: Building Unshakeable Self-Esteem and Confidence with Victor Cheng

499: Key Psychological Principles for Ethical Persuasion with Brian Ahearn

Brian Ahearn breaks down the ethical way to getting people to say “yes.” You'll Learn: 1. How to quickly attract people’s attention 2. The simple secret to winning people over 3. How to get others to follow through with their tasks About Brian: Brian Ahearn is the Chief Influence Officer at Influence PEOPLE. A dynamic international keynote speaker, he specializes in applying the science of influence in everyday situations. Brian is one of only 20 individuals in the world who currently holds the Cialdini Method Certified Trainer designation. This specialization was earned directly from Robert B. Cialdini, Ph.D. – the most cited living social psychologist on the science of ethical influence. Thank you Sponsors! Simple Habit. This meditation app can help you gain greater control over distractions for faster learning. Visit SimpleHabit.com/Awesome get 30% off premium subscriptions. Zapier. Save an average of 40 hours a month by automating tasks with zapier.com/awesome View transcrip...

47 MIN2 w ago
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499: Key Psychological Principles for Ethical Persuasion with Brian Ahearn

498: Nourishing the Relationships That Nourish You with Dr. John Townsend

Dr. John Townsend discusses how to build the relationships that keep you motivated and productive. You'll Learn: The one need leaders often ignore How to engage in nourishing conversations The five relationships you need in your life—and the two to prune About John: Dr. John Townsend is a nationally-known leadership consultant, psychologist, and New York Times bestselling author. John is the founder of the Townsend Institute, Leadership and Counseling, and the Townsend Leadership Program, which is a a a nationwide system of leadership training groups. He developed the online digital platform TownsendNOW and the online assessment tool TPRAT. Dr. Townsend travels extensively for corporate consulting, speaking, and helping develop leaders, their teams and their families. John’s book: People Fuel: Fill Your Tank for Life, Love, and Leadership John’s book: How to Have a Difficult Conversation You’ve Been Avoiding: With Your Spouse, Adult Child, Boss, Coworker, Best Friend, or Someone...

32 MIN2 w ago
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498: Nourishing the Relationships That Nourish You with Dr. John Townsend

497: How to Prevent Burnout by Shifting Your Focus with Aaron Schmookler

Aaron Schmookler discusses how a service-oriented mindset keeps you from burning out. You'll Learn: A powerful phrase for de-escalating conflict How to stop feeling so self-conscious How to make work more fulfilling About Aaron: For over 20 years, Aaron has been striving to help people find their own intrinsic motivation, their capacity to collaborate, and the fulfillment that comes from harnessing the creative impulse in us all to serve others. In 2014 Aaron and business partner, Adam Utley, co-founded The Yes Works and developed the Adeptability Model of collaboration and leadership training and the Adeptable Culture Audit. Aaron and The Yes Works serve clients across the country and across industries including Microsoft, MOD Pizza, DiscoverOrg, Burkhart Dental Supply, SOG Knives, 9th Gear, and Textainer to make work good for people and people good for work. Aaron’s LinkedIn: Aaron Schmookler Aaron’s website: TheYesWorks.com Aaron’s podcast: Mighty Good Work Resources mentioned...

47 MIN2 w ago
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497: How to Prevent Burnout by Shifting Your Focus with Aaron Schmookler

496: How to Break The Habit of Distraction with Maura Nevel Thomas

Maura Nevel Thomas discusses how to take back control of your attention for more productive work days. You'll Learn: How we sabotage our performance every 3 minutes The simple trick to stopping most office distractions How to get more satisfaction out of work About Maura: Maura Nevel Thomas is an award-winning international speaker and trainer on individual and corporate productivity and work-life balance, and the most widely-cited authority on attention management. She is a TEDx Speaker, founder of Regain Your Time, author of three books, and was named a Top Leadership Speaker in Inc. Magazine. Maura is a contributing expert to major business outlets including Forbes, Fast Company, Huffington Post, and the Harvard Business Review. Book: Attention Management: How to Create Success and Gain Productivity—Every Day Website: MauraThomas.com Resources mentioned in the show: Study: “The Cost of Interrupted Work: More Speed and Stress” by Gloria Mark, University of California, Irvine St...

43 MIN3 w ago
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496: How to Break The Habit of Distraction with Maura Nevel Thomas

495: How to Network When You Hate Networking with Devora Zack

Devora Zack explains why you don't need to work the room to build great connections. You'll Learn: How to smoothly start, sustain, and end conversations How to ease your pre-networking anxiety Best practices for writing amazing follow ups About Devora: Devora Zack is CEO of Only Connect Consulting, a Washington Post bestselling author and global speaker with books in 45 language translations. Her cluents include Deloitte, Smithsonian, Delta Airlines, the FDA, Johns Hopkins, and the National Institute of Health. She has been featured by the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, US News & World Report, Forbes, Cosmo, Self, Redbook, Fast Company, and many others. She is the author of Networking for People who Hate Networking, Managing for People Who Hate Managing and Singletasking. Book: Networking for People Who Hate Networking, Second Edition: A Field Guide for Introverts, the Overwhelmed, and the Underconnected Book: Singletasking: Get More Done One Thing at a Time Book: Managing for Peop...

28 MIN3 w ago
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495: How to Network When You Hate Networking with Devora Zack

Latest Episodes

504: Building a Gratitude Mindset to Increase Productivity with Karl Staib

Karl Staib shares how gratitude leads to a more pleasant and productive work life. You'll Learn: 1) How gratitude improves productivity 2) How to cut negativity and boost gratitude 3) How to find more energy for your goals About Karl: Karl Staib is an author that seeks out growth at every turn. When his father passed it was focusing on gratitude that helped him get through one of the most difficult times inhis life. That's why he wants to bring more gratitude into the workplace. His work inside a fortune 500 company that regularly ranks in the top 10 for best places to work has shown him the importance of gratitude and how it increases productivity and communication. If you enjoy his writing, he encourages you to reach out to him at BringGratitude.com.Karl’s book: Bring Gratitude: Feel Joyful Again With Bite-Sized Mindset PracticesKarl’s website: BringGratitude.com Resources mentioned in the show:Study: The Science Of Gratitude: How Being Thankful Makes Us Happier – David DeSteno...

41 MIN1 d ago
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504: Building a Gratitude Mindset to Increase Productivity with Karl Staib

503: How to Get a Meeting with Anyone with Stu Heinecke

Stu Heinecke shares unorthodox approaches to win the attention of strangers. You'll Learn: 1) The simple trick to exceeding a 100% response rate 2) Do’s and don’ts for composing your personal messages 3) How to turn executive assistants into allies About Stu: Dubbed by the American Marketing Association the “Father of Contact Marketing,” Stu Heinecke is a Wall Street Journal cartoonist, hall of fame-nominated marketer and the bestselling author of How to Get a Meeting with Anyone (2016) and Get the Meeting! (10-2019). Stu is also the founder of Cartoonists.org, a group of WSJ and New Yorker cartoonists who donate their art to help charities raise funds.Stu’s book: Get the Meeting!: An Illustrative Contact Marketing PlaybookStu’s book: How to Get a Meeting with Anyone: The Untapped Selling Power of Contact MarketingStu’s LinkedIn: Stu HeineckeStu’s editorial cartoon: “Roland! You’re acting like a Democrat!”Stu’s website: StuHeinecke.comStu’s podcast: How to Get a Meeting...

45 MIN3 d ago
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503: How to Get a Meeting with Anyone with Stu Heinecke

502: How to Make Killer Pitches and Get What You Want with Oren Klaff

Oren Klaff reveals the secret behind successful pitches—and how to persuade those around you.

45 MIN5 d ago
Comments
502: How to Make Killer Pitches and Get What You Want with Oren Klaff

501: How to Capture Your Audience’s Minds, Guts, and Hearts with Dave Decelle

Dave Decelle shares insider perspectives on how to turn insights into compelling communication.

41 MIN1 w ago
Comments
501: How to Capture Your Audience’s Minds, Guts, and Hearts with Dave Decelle

500: Building Unshakeable Self-Esteem and Confidence with Victor Cheng

Victor Cheng discusses the mindset and habits that lead to powerful self-esteem and self-confidence.

50 MIN1 w ago
Comments
500: Building Unshakeable Self-Esteem and Confidence with Victor Cheng

499: Key Psychological Principles for Ethical Persuasion with Brian Ahearn

Brian Ahearn breaks down the ethical way to getting people to say “yes.” You'll Learn: 1. How to quickly attract people’s attention 2. The simple secret to winning people over 3. How to get others to follow through with their tasks About Brian: Brian Ahearn is the Chief Influence Officer at Influence PEOPLE. A dynamic international keynote speaker, he specializes in applying the science of influence in everyday situations. Brian is one of only 20 individuals in the world who currently holds the Cialdini Method Certified Trainer designation. This specialization was earned directly from Robert B. Cialdini, Ph.D. – the most cited living social psychologist on the science of ethical influence. Thank you Sponsors! Simple Habit. This meditation app can help you gain greater control over distractions for faster learning. Visit SimpleHabit.com/Awesome get 30% off premium subscriptions. Zapier. Save an average of 40 hours a month by automating tasks with zapier.com/awesome View transcrip...

47 MIN2 w ago
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499: Key Psychological Principles for Ethical Persuasion with Brian Ahearn

498: Nourishing the Relationships That Nourish You with Dr. John Townsend

Dr. John Townsend discusses how to build the relationships that keep you motivated and productive. You'll Learn: The one need leaders often ignore How to engage in nourishing conversations The five relationships you need in your life—and the two to prune About John: Dr. John Townsend is a nationally-known leadership consultant, psychologist, and New York Times bestselling author. John is the founder of the Townsend Institute, Leadership and Counseling, and the Townsend Leadership Program, which is a a a nationwide system of leadership training groups. He developed the online digital platform TownsendNOW and the online assessment tool TPRAT. Dr. Townsend travels extensively for corporate consulting, speaking, and helping develop leaders, their teams and their families. John’s book: People Fuel: Fill Your Tank for Life, Love, and Leadership John’s book: How to Have a Difficult Conversation You’ve Been Avoiding: With Your Spouse, Adult Child, Boss, Coworker, Best Friend, or Someone...

32 MIN2 w ago
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498: Nourishing the Relationships That Nourish You with Dr. John Townsend

497: How to Prevent Burnout by Shifting Your Focus with Aaron Schmookler

Aaron Schmookler discusses how a service-oriented mindset keeps you from burning out. You'll Learn: A powerful phrase for de-escalating conflict How to stop feeling so self-conscious How to make work more fulfilling About Aaron: For over 20 years, Aaron has been striving to help people find their own intrinsic motivation, their capacity to collaborate, and the fulfillment that comes from harnessing the creative impulse in us all to serve others. In 2014 Aaron and business partner, Adam Utley, co-founded The Yes Works and developed the Adeptability Model of collaboration and leadership training and the Adeptable Culture Audit. Aaron and The Yes Works serve clients across the country and across industries including Microsoft, MOD Pizza, DiscoverOrg, Burkhart Dental Supply, SOG Knives, 9th Gear, and Textainer to make work good for people and people good for work. Aaron’s LinkedIn: Aaron Schmookler Aaron’s website: TheYesWorks.com Aaron’s podcast: Mighty Good Work Resources mentioned...

47 MIN2 w ago
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497: How to Prevent Burnout by Shifting Your Focus with Aaron Schmookler

496: How to Break The Habit of Distraction with Maura Nevel Thomas

Maura Nevel Thomas discusses how to take back control of your attention for more productive work days. You'll Learn: How we sabotage our performance every 3 minutes The simple trick to stopping most office distractions How to get more satisfaction out of work About Maura: Maura Nevel Thomas is an award-winning international speaker and trainer on individual and corporate productivity and work-life balance, and the most widely-cited authority on attention management. She is a TEDx Speaker, founder of Regain Your Time, author of three books, and was named a Top Leadership Speaker in Inc. Magazine. Maura is a contributing expert to major business outlets including Forbes, Fast Company, Huffington Post, and the Harvard Business Review. Book: Attention Management: How to Create Success and Gain Productivity—Every Day Website: MauraThomas.com Resources mentioned in the show: Study: “The Cost of Interrupted Work: More Speed and Stress” by Gloria Mark, University of California, Irvine St...

43 MIN3 w ago
Comments
496: How to Break The Habit of Distraction with Maura Nevel Thomas

495: How to Network When You Hate Networking with Devora Zack

Devora Zack explains why you don't need to work the room to build great connections. You'll Learn: How to smoothly start, sustain, and end conversations How to ease your pre-networking anxiety Best practices for writing amazing follow ups About Devora: Devora Zack is CEO of Only Connect Consulting, a Washington Post bestselling author and global speaker with books in 45 language translations. Her cluents include Deloitte, Smithsonian, Delta Airlines, the FDA, Johns Hopkins, and the National Institute of Health. She has been featured by the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, US News & World Report, Forbes, Cosmo, Self, Redbook, Fast Company, and many others. She is the author of Networking for People who Hate Networking, Managing for People Who Hate Managing and Singletasking. Book: Networking for People Who Hate Networking, Second Edition: A Field Guide for Introverts, the Overwhelmed, and the Underconnected Book: Singletasking: Get More Done One Thing at a Time Book: Managing for Peop...

28 MIN3 w ago
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495: How to Network When You Hate Networking with Devora Zack

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