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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 10,000,000 downloads and mentions in The New York Times, Forbes, and Linkedin Learning. 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

595: How to Beat Burnout and Restore Resilience with Adam Markel

Adam Markel shares how to create more moments for rest and build your resilience in the face of burnout. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The most valuable skill for any professional 2) The massive costs of burnout culture 3) Quick recovery tactics to boost your resilience Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep595 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT ADAM — Bestselling author, keynote speaker and resilience expert Adam Markel inspires leaders to tap the power of resilience to meet the challenges of massive disruption — for themselves and their organizations. Adam is author of the #1 Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, and Publisher’s Weekly bestseller, Pivot: The Art & Science of Reinventing Your Career and Life. • Adam’s book: Pivot: The Art and Science of Reinventing Your Career and Life • Resilience Assessment: Your.ResilienceCulture.com • Adam’s TEDx Talk: “DOING THIS for 10 Seconds Can Change Your Life! | TEDxSouthLakeTahoe” — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • App: Calm • Book: The Presence Process: A Journey Into Present Moment Awareness by Michael Brown

31 MIN10 h ago
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595: How to Beat Burnout and Restore Resilience with Adam Markel

594: Achieving More by Embracing Your Productivity Style with Carson Tate

Carson Tate discusses the four productivity styles—and how to pick the best tools and practices that best suit you. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to pick the right system for your productivity style 2) The top tools for keeping your inbox under control 3) How to work in harmony with opposing productivity styles Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep594 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT CARSON — Carson is the founder and Managing Partner of Working Simply. She is the author of Work Simply: Embracing the Power of Your Personal Productivity Style. Her views have been included in top-tier business media including Bloomberg Businessweek, Business Insider, CBS Money Watch, Fast Company, Forbes, Harvard Business Review blog, The New York Times, USA Today, Working Mother and more. Prior to starting Working Simply, Carson worked in Human Resources and sales functions with Fortune 200 firms. Carson holds a BA in psychology from Washington and Lee University, a Masters in ...

30 MIN4 d ago
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594: Achieving More by Embracing Your Productivity Style with Carson Tate

593: Why Hard Work Isn’t Enough: Insights on Developing Your Career with Patty Azzarello

Patty Azzarello shares three simple steps to finding more success and satisfaction in your career. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The top reason most people get stuck in their careers 2) Why results don't speak for themselves 3) How a simple email can forge powerful relationships Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep593 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT PATTY — Patty Azzarello is an executive, best-selling author, speaker and CEO/Business Advisor. She has more than 25+ years of experience working in high tech and business. She has held leadership roles in General Management, Marketing, Software Product Development and Sales. She has been successful in running and transforming large and small businesses, and has significant international management experience. She is the founder of Azzarello Group, which works with CEOs and leadership teams to help their businesses (and people) get better at what they do. She is the author of the best selling books: RISE: 3 Practical Steps to Advancing Your Career, Standing Out as a Leader (and Liking Your Life), and MOVE: How Decisive Leaders Execute Strategy Despite Obstacles, Setbacks, and Stalls. • Patty’s book: Rise: 3 Practical Steps for Advancing Your Career, Standing Out as a Leader, and Liking Your Life • Patty’s website: Azzarello Group • Patty’s program: Executive Mentoring Group — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Always Postpone Meetings With Time-Wasting Morons by Scott Adams • Book: Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die by Chip and Dan Heath • Previous episode: 262: Conquering the Five Career Derailers with Carter Cast — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • SendinBlue. Increase your open rates with sendinblue.com/awesome. • Blinkist. Learn more, faster at blinkist.com/awesome.

48 MIN1 w ago
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593: Why Hard Work Isn’t Enough: Insights on Developing Your Career with Patty Azzarello

592: How to Speak with Effortless Confidence with Caroline Goyder

Caroline Goyder shares exercises to help you feel more comfortable and confident with your voice. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The mindset shift that turns insecurity into confidence 2) An easy way to make your voice more dynamic 3) Quick ways to boost your confidence before a meeting Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep592 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT CAROLINE — Caroline Goyder’s global reputation as a speaker and voice coach is built on her warm, engaging, relaxed and highly practical style, and her expertise honed by her work with actors, teachers, broadcasters and the corporate sector. She worked at the Central School of Speech and Drama as a voice coach for over 10 years before launching her own company. She is regularly sought after by the media as an expert in her field and her work has featured on television and in numerous national and international newspaper articles. Her extremely successful Ted Talk has over 7.5 million views. Caroline has written three books, her most recent Find Your Voice was released in January 2020. Caroline was named by Red magazine as one of Britain’s top coaches. • Caroline’s book: Find Your Voice: The Secret to Talking with Confidence in Any Situation • Caroline’s book: The Star Qualities: How to Sparkle With Confidence in All Aspects of Your Life • Caroline’s website: CarolineGoyder.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Method: Alexander Technique • Term: Kairos • Term: Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) • Website: Stephenporges.com • Book: The Polyvagal Theory: Neurophysiological Foundations of Emotions, Attachment, Communication, and Self-regulation (Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology) by Stephen Porges • Past episode: 507: How to Get Exceptional Mentors and Opportunities with Alex Banayan • Personality: Bill Nighy • Personality: Cisely Berry — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Rise. Build your team’s learning library–the fast and fun way–with Rise.com/awesome.

39 MIN1 w ago
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592: How to Speak with Effortless Confidence with Caroline Goyder

591: How to Prevent Work and Stress From Taking Over Your Life with Bryan Robinson

Bryan Robinson shares the small, but impactful practices that help us strike a healthier work-life balance. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The key difference between loving work and workaholism 2) How to keep your survive brain from overwhelming you 3) Four micro chillers that offset stress and boost your mood Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep591 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT BRYAN — Bryan E. Robinson, Ph.D. is a professor emeritus at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, psychotherapist in private practice, and award-winning author of two novels and 40 nonfiction books that have been translated into 15 languages. He has appeared on 20/20, Good Morning America, ABC's World News Tonight, NBC Nightly News, NBC Universal, the CBS Early Show, and The Marketplace on PBS. He hosted the PBS documentary “Overdoing It: How to Slow Down and Take Care of Yourself.” His book, Chained to the Desk: A Guidebook for Workaholics, Their Partners and Children, and the Clinicians Who Treat Them, is now in its third edition (New York University Press, 1998; 2007; 2014). He developed the Work Addiction Risk Test (WART), an instrument used worldwide to measure work addiction. He lives in Asheville with his spouse, one Yorkie, three Golden doodles, and Krishna, an adopted cat, who wandered into their lives, along with occasional bears at night. • Bryan’s book: #Chill: Turn Off Your Job and Turn On Your Life • Bryan’s website: BryanRobinsonBooks.com • Workaholic test: How Chill Are You? — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Man's Search for Meaning The Classic Tribute to Hope from the Holocaust by Viktor Frankl • Book: Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger • Past episode: 267: Managing Self-Doubt to Tackle Bigger Challenges with Tara Mohr — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Rise. Build your team’s learning library–the fast and fun way–with Rise.com/awesome.

44 MIN2 w ago
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591: How to Prevent Work and Stress From Taking Over Your Life with Bryan Robinson

590: Forming Strong Connections through Authority, Warmth, and Energy with Steve Herz

Steve Hertz discusses why we need to change our relationship with feedback and how to develop the three skills that advance our careers. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why you shouldn’t take yes for an answer 2) The small things that make us more authoritative 3) How to keep conversations energizing and engaging Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep590 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT STEVE — Steve Herz is President of The Montag Group, a sports and entertainment talent and marketing consultancy. He is also a career advisor to CEOs, lawyers, entrepreneurs, and young professionals. Prior to joining TMG, Steve was the President and Founding Partner of IF Management, an industry leader whose broadcasting division became one of the largest in the space, representing over 200 television and radio personalities. Herz received his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Michigan and his J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School. Steve is involved with several charities, including serving on the local leadership council at Birthright Israel. Steve is married with two children and lives on the Upper West Side of New York City. • Steve’s book: Don't Take Yes for an Answer: Using Authority, Warmth, and Energy to Get Exceptional Results • Steve’s website: StevenHerz.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • App: Speako…!! • Study: A Study of Engineering and Education by Charles Riborg Mann • Book: How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie • Book: Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength by Roy Baumeister and John Tierney • Experiment: Project Oxygen • Past episode: 458: How to End Bad Behavior and Renew Your Team Amidst Change with Steve Ritter — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Pitney Bowes. Simplify your shipping while saving money. Get a free 30-day trial and 10-lb shipping scale at pb.com/AWESOME.

38 MIN2 w ago
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590: Forming Strong Connections through Authority, Warmth, and Energy with Steve Herz

589: How to Ask Better Questions that Lead to Breakthroughs with Stephen Shapiro

Stephen Shapiro offers expert advice for shifting your thinking to uncover innovative solutions. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The biggest red flag in problem-solving 2) How to work with—not around—constraints 3) How an emphasis on solutions hinders us Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep589 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT STEPHEN — For over 20 years, Stephen Shapiro has presented his provocative strategies on innovation to audiences in 50 countries. During his 15-year tenure with the consulting firm Accenture, he led a 20,000-person innovation practice. He is the author of six books, including his latest: Invisible Solutions: 25 Lenses that Reframe and Help Solve Difficult Business Problems. His Personality Poker system has been used around the world to create high-performing innovation teams. In 2015 he was inducted into the Speaker Hall of Fame. • Stephen’s book: Invisible Solutions: 25 Lenses that Reframe and Help Solve Difficult Business Problems • Stephen’s website: InvisibleSolutionsBook.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Tool: SaneBox • Book: The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement by Eliyahu Goldratt • Book: Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! (Adventures of a Curious Character) by Richard Feynman • Past episode: 410: The Scientific Way to Find, Filter, and Fast-Track Meaningfully Unique Ideas with Doug Hall — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Rise. Build your team’s learning library–the fast and fun way–with Rise.com/awesome.

45 MIN3 w ago
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589: How to Ask Better Questions that Lead to Breakthroughs with Stephen Shapiro

588: How to Calm Anxiety and Achieve Peak Performance with Dr. Luana Marques

Dr. Luana Marques discusses how to face anxieties and fears head-on using proven strategies from cognitive behavioral therapy. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to stop avoiding and start taming your fears 2) Why anxiety isn’t always bad 3) The TEB cycle for calming your anxious mind Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep588 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT LUANA — Dr. Marques is a licensed clinical psychologist in the states of Massachusetts and New York and an expert in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for a wide range of psychiatric disorders. She received her B.S. in Psychology from the State University of New York at Buffalo (SUNY Buffalo) in 2001, as well as her Masters and Ph.D. at SUNY Buffalo in Clinical Psychology in 2005 and 2007, respectively. She completed an internship and postdoctoral fellowship in the CBT track at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and was subsequently hired as a post-doctoral fellow in the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Clin...

30 MIN3 w ago
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588: How to Calm Anxiety and Achieve Peak Performance with Dr. Luana Marques

587: Finding the Beauty in Conflict with CrisMarie Campbell

CrisMarie Campbell discusses how to get comfortable with handling disagreements. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to make conflict productive 2) The magic question for when you reach an impasse 3) A handy script for when you need to disagree with your boss Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep587 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT CRISMARIE — CrisMarie Campbell is a former Olympic and World Championship rower. She has also previously worked at Boeing as an engineer and helped initiate a groundbreaking cross-functional team approach for how Boeing designs and builds airplanes. CrisMarie, together with her partner Susan Clarke, founded Thrive!–a coaching and consulting firm that specializes in helping individuals, leaders, teams and entire companies learn how to deal with differences to ignite creativity and innovation. • CrisMarie’s book: The Beauty of Conflict: Harnessing Your Team’s Competitive Advantage • CrisMarie’s website: ThriveInc.com • CrisMarie’s Li...

42 MINJUL 13
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587: Finding the Beauty in Conflict with CrisMarie Campbell

586: Insights on Working from Home’s Largest-Ever Experiment with Nicholas Bloom

Stanford professor Nicholas Bloom shares insights from the largest study on working from home to show how to adjust to the new world of work. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Four key findings from the largest study on working from home 2) What the ideal work from home week looks like 3) Why this isn’t the end of the office Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep586 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT NICHOLAS — Nicholas (Nick) Bloom is a Professor of Economics at Stanford University, and a Co-Director of the Productivity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship program at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research focuses on management practices and uncertainty. He previously worked at the UK Treasury and McKinsey & Company. His work has been covered in a range of media including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, BBC, Economist and Financial Times. On the personal side he is English living with his Scottish Wife and American kids - a multi-lingual English household on Stanford campus. • Nicholas’ TEDx Talk: Go Ahead, Tell Your Boss You Are Working From Home | Nicholas Bloom | TEDxStanford • Nicholas’ study: “Does Working from Home Work? Evidence from a Chinese Experiment,” with James Liang, John Roberts, and Zhichun Jenny Ying • Nicholas’ academic profile: Nicholas Bloom — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Product: Blue Yeti • Product: Logitech C920 PRO HD Webcam — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Build your team’s learning library–the fast and fun way–with Rise.com/awesome

40 MINJUL 9
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586: Insights on Working from Home’s Largest-Ever Experiment with Nicholas Bloom

Latest Episodes

595: How to Beat Burnout and Restore Resilience with Adam Markel

Adam Markel shares how to create more moments for rest and build your resilience in the face of burnout. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The most valuable skill for any professional 2) The massive costs of burnout culture 3) Quick recovery tactics to boost your resilience Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep595 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT ADAM — Bestselling author, keynote speaker and resilience expert Adam Markel inspires leaders to tap the power of resilience to meet the challenges of massive disruption — for themselves and their organizations. Adam is author of the #1 Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, and Publisher’s Weekly bestseller, Pivot: The Art & Science of Reinventing Your Career and Life. • Adam’s book: Pivot: The Art and Science of Reinventing Your Career and Life • Resilience Assessment: Your.ResilienceCulture.com • Adam’s TEDx Talk: “DOING THIS for 10 Seconds Can Change Your Life! | TEDxSouthLakeTahoe” — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • App: Calm • Book: The Presence Process: A Journey Into Present Moment Awareness by Michael Brown

31 MIN10 h ago
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595: How to Beat Burnout and Restore Resilience with Adam Markel

594: Achieving More by Embracing Your Productivity Style with Carson Tate

Carson Tate discusses the four productivity styles—and how to pick the best tools and practices that best suit you. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to pick the right system for your productivity style 2) The top tools for keeping your inbox under control 3) How to work in harmony with opposing productivity styles Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep594 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT CARSON — Carson is the founder and Managing Partner of Working Simply. She is the author of Work Simply: Embracing the Power of Your Personal Productivity Style. Her views have been included in top-tier business media including Bloomberg Businessweek, Business Insider, CBS Money Watch, Fast Company, Forbes, Harvard Business Review blog, The New York Times, USA Today, Working Mother and more. Prior to starting Working Simply, Carson worked in Human Resources and sales functions with Fortune 200 firms. Carson holds a BA in psychology from Washington and Lee University, a Masters in ...

30 MIN4 d ago
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594: Achieving More by Embracing Your Productivity Style with Carson Tate

593: Why Hard Work Isn’t Enough: Insights on Developing Your Career with Patty Azzarello

Patty Azzarello shares three simple steps to finding more success and satisfaction in your career. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The top reason most people get stuck in their careers 2) Why results don't speak for themselves 3) How a simple email can forge powerful relationships Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep593 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT PATTY — Patty Azzarello is an executive, best-selling author, speaker and CEO/Business Advisor. She has more than 25+ years of experience working in high tech and business. She has held leadership roles in General Management, Marketing, Software Product Development and Sales. She has been successful in running and transforming large and small businesses, and has significant international management experience. She is the founder of Azzarello Group, which works with CEOs and leadership teams to help their businesses (and people) get better at what they do. She is the author of the best selling books: RISE: 3 Practical Steps to Advancing Your Career, Standing Out as a Leader (and Liking Your Life), and MOVE: How Decisive Leaders Execute Strategy Despite Obstacles, Setbacks, and Stalls. • Patty’s book: Rise: 3 Practical Steps for Advancing Your Career, Standing Out as a Leader, and Liking Your Life • Patty’s website: Azzarello Group • Patty’s program: Executive Mentoring Group — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Always Postpone Meetings With Time-Wasting Morons by Scott Adams • Book: Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die by Chip and Dan Heath • Previous episode: 262: Conquering the Five Career Derailers with Carter Cast — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • SendinBlue. Increase your open rates with sendinblue.com/awesome. • Blinkist. Learn more, faster at blinkist.com/awesome.

48 MIN1 w ago
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593: Why Hard Work Isn’t Enough: Insights on Developing Your Career with Patty Azzarello

592: How to Speak with Effortless Confidence with Caroline Goyder

Caroline Goyder shares exercises to help you feel more comfortable and confident with your voice. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The mindset shift that turns insecurity into confidence 2) An easy way to make your voice more dynamic 3) Quick ways to boost your confidence before a meeting Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep592 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT CAROLINE — Caroline Goyder’s global reputation as a speaker and voice coach is built on her warm, engaging, relaxed and highly practical style, and her expertise honed by her work with actors, teachers, broadcasters and the corporate sector. She worked at the Central School of Speech and Drama as a voice coach for over 10 years before launching her own company. She is regularly sought after by the media as an expert in her field and her work has featured on television and in numerous national and international newspaper articles. Her extremely successful Ted Talk has over 7.5 million views. Caroline has written three books, her most recent Find Your Voice was released in January 2020. Caroline was named by Red magazine as one of Britain’s top coaches. • Caroline’s book: Find Your Voice: The Secret to Talking with Confidence in Any Situation • Caroline’s book: The Star Qualities: How to Sparkle With Confidence in All Aspects of Your Life • Caroline’s website: CarolineGoyder.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Method: Alexander Technique • Term: Kairos • Term: Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) • Website: Stephenporges.com • Book: The Polyvagal Theory: Neurophysiological Foundations of Emotions, Attachment, Communication, and Self-regulation (Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology) by Stephen Porges • Past episode: 507: How to Get Exceptional Mentors and Opportunities with Alex Banayan • Personality: Bill Nighy • Personality: Cisely Berry — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Rise. Build your team’s learning library–the fast and fun way–with Rise.com/awesome.

39 MIN1 w ago
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592: How to Speak with Effortless Confidence with Caroline Goyder

591: How to Prevent Work and Stress From Taking Over Your Life with Bryan Robinson

Bryan Robinson shares the small, but impactful practices that help us strike a healthier work-life balance. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The key difference between loving work and workaholism 2) How to keep your survive brain from overwhelming you 3) Four micro chillers that offset stress and boost your mood Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep591 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT BRYAN — Bryan E. Robinson, Ph.D. is a professor emeritus at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, psychotherapist in private practice, and award-winning author of two novels and 40 nonfiction books that have been translated into 15 languages. He has appeared on 20/20, Good Morning America, ABC's World News Tonight, NBC Nightly News, NBC Universal, the CBS Early Show, and The Marketplace on PBS. He hosted the PBS documentary “Overdoing It: How to Slow Down and Take Care of Yourself.” His book, Chained to the Desk: A Guidebook for Workaholics, Their Partners and Children, and the Clinicians Who Treat Them, is now in its third edition (New York University Press, 1998; 2007; 2014). He developed the Work Addiction Risk Test (WART), an instrument used worldwide to measure work addiction. He lives in Asheville with his spouse, one Yorkie, three Golden doodles, and Krishna, an adopted cat, who wandered into their lives, along with occasional bears at night. • Bryan’s book: #Chill: Turn Off Your Job and Turn On Your Life • Bryan’s website: BryanRobinsonBooks.com • Workaholic test: How Chill Are You? — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Book: Man's Search for Meaning The Classic Tribute to Hope from the Holocaust by Viktor Frankl • Book: Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger • Past episode: 267: Managing Self-Doubt to Tackle Bigger Challenges with Tara Mohr — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Rise. Build your team’s learning library–the fast and fun way–with Rise.com/awesome.

44 MIN2 w ago
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591: How to Prevent Work and Stress From Taking Over Your Life with Bryan Robinson

590: Forming Strong Connections through Authority, Warmth, and Energy with Steve Herz

Steve Hertz discusses why we need to change our relationship with feedback and how to develop the three skills that advance our careers. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Why you shouldn’t take yes for an answer 2) The small things that make us more authoritative 3) How to keep conversations energizing and engaging Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep590 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT STEVE — Steve Herz is President of The Montag Group, a sports and entertainment talent and marketing consultancy. He is also a career advisor to CEOs, lawyers, entrepreneurs, and young professionals. Prior to joining TMG, Steve was the President and Founding Partner of IF Management, an industry leader whose broadcasting division became one of the largest in the space, representing over 200 television and radio personalities. Herz received his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Michigan and his J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School. Steve is involved with several charities, including serving on the local leadership council at Birthright Israel. Steve is married with two children and lives on the Upper West Side of New York City. • Steve’s book: Don't Take Yes for an Answer: Using Authority, Warmth, and Energy to Get Exceptional Results • Steve’s website: StevenHerz.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • App: Speako…!! • Study: A Study of Engineering and Education by Charles Riborg Mann • Book: How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie • Book: Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength by Roy Baumeister and John Tierney • Experiment: Project Oxygen • Past episode: 458: How to End Bad Behavior and Renew Your Team Amidst Change with Steve Ritter — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Pitney Bowes. Simplify your shipping while saving money. Get a free 30-day trial and 10-lb shipping scale at pb.com/AWESOME.

38 MIN2 w ago
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590: Forming Strong Connections through Authority, Warmth, and Energy with Steve Herz

589: How to Ask Better Questions that Lead to Breakthroughs with Stephen Shapiro

Stephen Shapiro offers expert advice for shifting your thinking to uncover innovative solutions. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) The biggest red flag in problem-solving 2) How to work with—not around—constraints 3) How an emphasis on solutions hinders us Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep589 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT STEPHEN — For over 20 years, Stephen Shapiro has presented his provocative strategies on innovation to audiences in 50 countries. During his 15-year tenure with the consulting firm Accenture, he led a 20,000-person innovation practice. He is the author of six books, including his latest: Invisible Solutions: 25 Lenses that Reframe and Help Solve Difficult Business Problems. His Personality Poker system has been used around the world to create high-performing innovation teams. In 2015 he was inducted into the Speaker Hall of Fame. • Stephen’s book: Invisible Solutions: 25 Lenses that Reframe and Help Solve Difficult Business Problems • Stephen’s website: InvisibleSolutionsBook.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Tool: SaneBox • Book: The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement by Eliyahu Goldratt • Book: Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! (Adventures of a Curious Character) by Richard Feynman • Past episode: 410: The Scientific Way to Find, Filter, and Fast-Track Meaningfully Unique Ideas with Doug Hall — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Rise. Build your team’s learning library–the fast and fun way–with Rise.com/awesome.

45 MIN3 w ago
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589: How to Ask Better Questions that Lead to Breakthroughs with Stephen Shapiro

588: How to Calm Anxiety and Achieve Peak Performance with Dr. Luana Marques

Dr. Luana Marques discusses how to face anxieties and fears head-on using proven strategies from cognitive behavioral therapy. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to stop avoiding and start taming your fears 2) Why anxiety isn’t always bad 3) The TEB cycle for calming your anxious mind Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep588 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT LUANA — Dr. Marques is a licensed clinical psychologist in the states of Massachusetts and New York and an expert in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for a wide range of psychiatric disorders. She received her B.S. in Psychology from the State University of New York at Buffalo (SUNY Buffalo) in 2001, as well as her Masters and Ph.D. at SUNY Buffalo in Clinical Psychology in 2005 and 2007, respectively. She completed an internship and postdoctoral fellowship in the CBT track at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and was subsequently hired as a post-doctoral fellow in the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Clin...

30 MIN3 w ago
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588: How to Calm Anxiety and Achieve Peak Performance with Dr. Luana Marques

587: Finding the Beauty in Conflict with CrisMarie Campbell

CrisMarie Campbell discusses how to get comfortable with handling disagreements. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) How to make conflict productive 2) The magic question for when you reach an impasse 3) A handy script for when you need to disagree with your boss Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep587 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT CRISMARIE — CrisMarie Campbell is a former Olympic and World Championship rower. She has also previously worked at Boeing as an engineer and helped initiate a groundbreaking cross-functional team approach for how Boeing designs and builds airplanes. CrisMarie, together with her partner Susan Clarke, founded Thrive!–a coaching and consulting firm that specializes in helping individuals, leaders, teams and entire companies learn how to deal with differences to ignite creativity and innovation. • CrisMarie’s book: The Beauty of Conflict: Harnessing Your Team’s Competitive Advantage • CrisMarie’s website: ThriveInc.com • CrisMarie’s Li...

42 MINJUL 13
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587: Finding the Beauty in Conflict with CrisMarie Campbell

586: Insights on Working from Home’s Largest-Ever Experiment with Nicholas Bloom

Stanford professor Nicholas Bloom shares insights from the largest study on working from home to show how to adjust to the new world of work. — YOU’LL LEARN — 1) Four key findings from the largest study on working from home 2) What the ideal work from home week looks like 3) Why this isn’t the end of the office Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep586 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT NICHOLAS — Nicholas (Nick) Bloom is a Professor of Economics at Stanford University, and a Co-Director of the Productivity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship program at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research focuses on management practices and uncertainty. He previously worked at the UK Treasury and McKinsey & Company. His work has been covered in a range of media including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, BBC, Economist and Financial Times. On the personal side he is English living with his Scottish Wife and American kids - a multi-lingual English household on Stanford campus. • Nicholas’ TEDx Talk: Go Ahead, Tell Your Boss You Are Working From Home | Nicholas Bloom | TEDxStanford • Nicholas’ study: “Does Working from Home Work? Evidence from a Chinese Experiment,” with James Liang, John Roberts, and Zhichun Jenny Ying • Nicholas’ academic profile: Nicholas Bloom — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Product: Blue Yeti • Product: Logitech C920 PRO HD Webcam — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — • Build your team’s learning library–the fast and fun way–with Rise.com/awesome

40 MINJUL 9
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586: Insights on Working from Home’s Largest-Ever Experiment with Nicholas Bloom

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