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If your job requires substantial thinking and collaboration, this podcast will help you flourish at work. Each week, I grill thought-leaders and results-getters to discover specific, actionable insights that boost work performance. These practical nuggets sharpen the universal skillset 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 our website.

If your job requires substantial thinking and collaboration, this podcast will help you flourish at work. Each week, I grill thought-leaders and results-getters to discover specific, actionable insights that boost work performance. These practical nuggets sharpen the universal skillset 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 our website.
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If your job requires substantial thinking and collaboration, this podcast will help you flourish at work. Each week, I grill thought-leaders and results-getters to discover specific, actionable insights that boost work performance. These practical nuggets sharpen the universal skillset 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 our website.

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Episodes

310: Managing Your Energy to Perform at Your Best with Tony Schwartz

6/18/2018
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Tony Schwartz delves into principles of physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual energy expenditure and renewal for optimal performance. You'll Learn: Why and how to manage your energy for performanceActionable ways to achieve high-positive energyWhy you should work in 90-minute sprints About Tony: Tony Schwartz is the CEO and founder of The Energy Project, a consulting firm that helps individuals and organizations solve intractable problems and add more value in the world by...

Duration:00:40:36

309: Preventing Burnout in Yourself and Your Whole Organization with and Karlo Siriban and Anne Donovan

6/15/2018
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PwC employees Karlo Siriban and Anne Donovan share their story of preventing burnout within themselves and transforming a whole work environment to prevent it for others. You'll Learn: Key signs that burnout is looming nearHow to talk to your boss about your burnoutHow PwC rolled out a broad flexibility initiative and saw retention soar About Karlo & Anne Karlo Siriban transforms businesses. He understand companies' missions and develop strategies to achieve and frameworks to execute...

Duration:00:44:17

308: How to Make Creative Ideas Irresistible with Allen Gannett

6/13/2018
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Software founder and CEO Allen Gannett shares the critical components of successful ideas--and how to create more of them. You'll Learn: The two fundamental human desires that come together in winning innovationsLittle things to tweak to make your offering a smashing successThe four laws of the creative curve About Allen: Allen Gannett is the founder and CEO of TrackMaven, a marketing analytics platform whose clients have included Microsoft, Marriott, Saks Fifth Avenue, Home Depot,...

Duration:00:47:14

307: Persuasive Speaking with Carmine Gallo

6/11/2018
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Carmine Gallo discusses the ancient power of persuasion and shows how it can make you irresistible and irreplaceable in the workplace today. You'll Learn: Why storytelling is key in any field of workThe 2000-year-old formula for persuasion that still works todayThe brain hack that Steve Jobs, Leonardo da Vinci, and Picasso used to unlock their best ideas About Carmine: Carmine Gallo is an influential communications expert, Harvard instructor, and bestselling author of Talk Like TED ...

Duration:00:48:37

306: Taking Care of Your Brain With Dr. Mike Dow

6/8/2018
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Dr. Mike Dow speaks on how to keep your brain healthy and continuously improve its functionality. You'll Learn: Key foods that keep your brain healthyThe types and benefits of different Omega-3sHow and why to practice mindfulness every day About Mike: Dr. Mike Dow is a psychotherapist, bestselling author, brain health expert and television personality. Inspired by his brother who suffered a massive stroke when he was just 10 years old, Dr. Mike made it his personal mission to help...

Duration:00:47:07

305: Screwing Up Masterfully with Kristen Hadeed

6/6/2018
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Student Maid’s Kristen Hadeed shares her numerous leadership mistakes, how to learn fast, and inspire employees so much they clean toilets with a smile. You'll Learn: When and how to deliver critical feedbackThe detrimental effects of praiseThe power of vulnerability to grow an inspired workforce About Kristen: Kristen is the Founder and CEO of Student Maid, a student-powered cleaning company in Florida. She helps organizations make a lasting, meaningful impact on people by creating...

Duration:00:42:10

304: Resigning Perfectly with Joseph Liu

6/4/2018
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Joseph Liu gives practical tips and guidelines for career transitioning, dealing with counteroffers, and avoiding burning professional bridges. You'll Learn: Key indicators that it’s time to resign.Why it matters to resign wellNumerous reasons why NOT to accept a counteroffer About Joseph: Joseph Liu is a career change consultant, certified coach, and host of the Career Relaunch podcast, featured as a top business podcast for entrepreneurs in Forbes, the “best podcast for...

Duration:00:45:20

303: Inspiring Teams through Purpose with Fred Kofman

6/1/2018
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Fred Kofman shares how to unlock the power of purpose to strengthen your team and drive better performance. You'll Learn: The first hurdle to working in a groupHow to find the inspiration in your workHow to solve the problem of disinformation About Fred: Fred Kofman is a Leadership Advisor at Google and former vice president of executive development and leadership philosopher at LinkedIn, where he worked with the top CEO's and executives around the world. Born in Argentina, Kofman...

Duration:00:36:43

302: Curing the Under-Management Epidemic with Bruce Tulgan

5/30/2018
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Bruce Tulgan makes the case for why it’s good to be the boss and the massive business costs of under-management. He also reveals the true definition of micromanagement and empowerment. You'll Learn: Why and how to avoid ‘managing on autopilot’The central importance of regular one-on-one meetingsHow to use the ‘Manager’s Landscape’ tool About Bruce: Bruce Tulgan is internationally recognized as the leading expert on young people in the workplace and one of the leading experts on...

Duration:00:47:06

Remember: What About You Could Hurt You?

5/28/2018
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Pete reflects on humility, weaknesses, and strengths that might become problematic when taken too far. View transcript, show notes, and links at http://AwesomeAtYourJob.com/MemorialDay2018

Duration:00:03:48

301: Asking the Right Questions the Right Way with Typeform’s David Okuniev

5/25/2018
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David Okuniev shares his knowledge in getting the right input from respondents, and gives tips on dealing with data collection and analysis. You'll Learn: How to get the best possible input from your respondentsThree questions to gain good insight from usersSmart moves when drawing analysis from responses About David: David Okuniev is the co-founder & joint CEO @ Typeform and a Product designer. His specialties include expertise in User Interface Design, User Experience Design,...

Duration:00:23:04

Awesome Classics - Ep 60 Pam Fox Rollin

5/23/2018
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Pam Fox Rollin helps new leaders settle into their role in the office. You'll Learn: About Pam: Pam Fox Rollin coaches executives and top teams in the San Francisco Bay Area and globally. Her clients are stepping up from rockstars in their functions to lead more broadly at the VP and C-levels. Pam’s company, IdeaShape, also facilitates culture development, strategy sessions, innovation retreats, conflict resolution, leadership development cohorts, executive onboarding, and team...

Duration:00:48:23

300: How to Speak Using Your Perfect Voice with Roger Love

5/21/2018
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Celebrity voice coach Roger Love shares the keys that make your voice sound more engaging, authentic, confident, and powerful. You'll Learn: Why you should put the music back into your speaking voiceOne big vocal mistake you might be making – and how to fix itHow to modulate your voice to bring across a clearer message About Roger: Roger Love is recognized as one of the world’s leading authorities on voice. No other vocal coach in history has been more commercially successful in both...

Duration:00:55:45

Awesome Classics - Ep 49 Michelle Gielan

5/18/2018
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Positive psychology researcher (and former CBS News anchor) Michelle Gielan discusses correlation and causation between happiness and career success. You’ll Learn: 1. How happiness truly translates into career performance 2. How to use “small shifts” to talk about solutions instead of problems 3. The “4 C’s” of delivering bad news better About Michelle Michelle Gielan is national CBS News anchor turned positive psychology researcher, who is the bestselling author of Broadcasting...

Duration:00:41:36

299: How to Rock an Interview with Pamela Skillings

5/16/2018
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Founder of Big Interview, Pam Skillings, breaks down what makes an interview successful and how to best up your interview game. You'll Learn: How to prepare without over preparingThe best answers to the most commonly-occurring interview questionsYour secret weapon for any interview About Pam: Pamela Skillings is an author, entrepreneur, and career coach who specializes in helping people find success and fulfillment in their dream careers. Her company, Skillful Communications,...

Duration:00:52:57

298: Key Success Principles that Are Wrong (sort of) with Eric Barker

5/14/2018
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Eric Barker busts the myths and uncovers truths behind some of the most popular maxims. You'll Learn: How alignment is a genuine key to successWhy valedictorians don’t necessarily shape the worldHow to operate like a Navy Seal About Eric Eric Barker’s humorous, practical blog, "Barking Up the Wrong Tree", presents science-based answers and expert insight on how to be awesome at life. Over 320,000 people subscribe to his weekly newsletter and his content is syndicated by Time...

Duration:00:43:01

Awesome Classics - Ep 16 Andrea Waltz

5/11/2018
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Who would have thought failure could be fun? Andrea Waltz explains the ‘go for no’ philosophy, and how learning to fail might just be the best thing for your career. You’ll learn: About Andrea Andrea Waltz is passionate about helping people overcome the fear of the word NO and feelings of failure and rejection that go along with it. Along with her husband and business partner Richard Fenton, they share their message through books, training programs and speaking at conventions and...

Duration:00:32:15

297: Encouraging Insight Through More Coach-like Conversations with Michael Bungay Stanier

5/9/2018
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Michael Bungay Stanier returns to talk about become more coach-like by staying curious longer and giving advice a bit more slowly. You'll learn: 1. Why we more naturally give advice rather than ask questions 2. The questions effective coaches ask 3. How to deal with the uncoachable About Michael: Michael Bungay Stanier is the founder of Box of Crayons, a company best known for teaching 10-minute coaching so that busy managers can build stronger teams and get better results. On the...

Duration:00:41:30

296: Working with a Recruiter 101 with Korn Ferry’s Julie Forman

5/7/2018
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Korn Ferry partner Julie Forman shares how to leverage recruiters and executive search consultants as you manage your career. You'll Learn: Pro-tips for becoming more visible to recruitersDo’s and don’ts when speaking with recruitersWhen a pay bump isn’t worth it About Julie: Julie Forman is a Partner with Executive Search Firm, Korn Ferry International where she is a member of the Firm’s Global Industrial practice and Marketing Center of Excellence. She joined Korn Ferry following...

Duration:00:43:50

295: The Value of Awkwardness with Melissa Dahl

5/4/2018
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Melissa Dahl discusses embracing awkward moments and turning them into valuable learning experiences. You'll Learn: When self-consciousness can be helpfulA quick exercise to instantly make you feel less self-consciousHow to effectively navigate an awkward conversation About Melissa: Melissa Dahl is a senior editor at New York Magazine's The Cut, where she leads the health and psychology coverage. In 2014, she helped launch Science of Us, NYMag's popular social science website. Her...

Duration:00:44:30