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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

289: How Executives End Up in the C-Suite with Cassandra Frangos

4/20/2018
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“Executive Whisperer” Cassandra Frangos outlines what it takes to become a Chief Something Officer and how to garner needed support along the way. You'll Learn: When to follow—and when to disrupt— company cultureOne thing our listeners and most CEOs have in commonHow to pick up on social cues that can make or break your career About Cassandra: Cassandra Frangos, Ed.D., is a consultant on Spencer Stuart’s Leadership Advisory Services team. She collaborates with Fortune 500 leadership...

Duration:00:36:16

288: Managing First Timers in the Workplace with Chris Deferio

4/18/2018
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Coffee shop guru & latte art champion Chris Deferio speaks on leading people who are at their first “real job” and keys to thriving in a chaotic environment. You'll Learn: Best approaches for managing first timersHow to offer feedback so it’s received wellTips on how to keep sane and focused in a chaotic environment About Chris: Chris Deferio is the host and producer of the Keys to the Shop podcast. He lives in Louisville, KY with his wife and son and has been in professional coffee...

Duration:00:47:08

287: Establishing Motivation, Intention, and Boundaries Like a Boss with Emily Thompson and Kathleen Shannon

4/16/2018
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Emily Thompson and Kathleen Shannon of Being Boss talk setting intentions and the importance of boundaries. You'll Learn: The benefits of creating monthly intentionsHow to set boundaries – and stick to themHow to have healthy dialogue with your boss About Emily and Kathleen: Kathleen Shannon and Emily Thompson, self-proclaimed “business besties” and hosts of the top-ranked podcast “Being Boss,” know what it takes to launch a business, do the work, and be boss in work and life. Both...

Duration:00:45:32

286: How to Optimize Learning at Work with Whitney Johnson

4/13/2018
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CEO advisor Whitney Johnson shares her insights into optimizing individual learning and team innovation via thoughtful smart disruption placement along a learning curve. You'll Learn: About Whitney: CEO advisor and frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, Whitney Johnson, has over one million followers on Linkedin. She is the author of the critically-acclaimed Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work (2015). She was an award-winning Wall...

Duration:00:39:57

285: Upgrading Your Promotion Potential with Terra Winston

4/11/2018
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Terra Winston sheds light to the main pieces of getting promoted: learning precisely who promotes you and what they value. You'll Learn: The two major considerations for anyone who wants to be promotedGoal-setting considerations to align yourself with your boss’s needsWhy and how to promote yourself About Terra: Terra Winston is the Ringleader of inTerractions and Principal of inTerract Consulting. For over 20 years she has impacted thousands of people through her leadership programs...

Duration:00:43:02

284: Boosting Your Work with Mindfulness Practices with Dr. Leah Weiss

4/9/2018
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Stanford instructor Dr. Leah Weiss discusses how mindfulness training can translate to tangible results in the workplace. You'll Learn: How to practice the intentional use of your attentionPro tips for taking productive breaksHandy tools for setting your personal purpose About Leah: Leah Weiss, PhD, is a researcher, professor, consultant, and author. She teaches courses on compassionate leadership at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and is principal teacher and founding...

Duration:00:44:32

283: Subtle Shifts in Thinking for Tremendous Resilience with Charlie Harary

4/6/2018
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Charlie Harary explores how to adjust your recurring thought patterns to find your greatness, enhance emotional wellbeing, and enjoy work more everyday. You'll Learn: How to react to the world in a more empowered wayTwo innate needs you must fulfill to be satisfiedApproaches to growing more everyday About Charlie: Charlie Harary is an author and internationally known speaker sought out for his lectures, seminars and keynote addresses on business intelligence, performance management...

Duration:00:44:36

282: How to Manage Your Attention and Your Priorities with Neen James

4/4/2018
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Neen James shares best practices for directing our attention toward meaningful priorities. You'll Learn: The fifteen minutes per day that can change everythingStrategies for selecting the worthiest goalsHow we often fail to pay good attention to people About Neen: Neen James is the author of Folding Time™ and Attention Pays™. Named one of Top 30 Leadership Speakers by Global Guru several years in a row because of her work with companies including Viacom, Comcast, and Abbot...

Duration:00:34:53

281: Making Better Decisions by Thinking in Bets with Annie Duke

4/2/2018
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World Series of Poker champion Annie Duke shares her insights into making better, more informed decisions in an unpredictable world. You'll Learn: How thinking in bets reframes your decision-makingWhy to distinguish between the quality and outcome of a decisionThree fun rules for better decision-making groups About Annie: Annie Duke is a woman who has leveraged her expertise in the science of smart decision making to excel at pursuits as varied as championship poker to public...

Duration:00:53:45

280: How to Become the CEO Next Door with Kimberly Powell

3/30/2018
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Kim Powell of ghSMART shares research insights from her book, The CEO Next Door, and misconceptions, patterns, and best practices in improving your odds of ascent. You'll Learn: Where likability can help you--and hurt you.The 4 critical behaviors linked to successful CEOsBrilliant CEO tactics to accelerate your decision-making About Kim: Kim Powell is a Principal at ghSMART. She serves leading Fortune 500 senior executives, private equity firms and non-profit leaders in the areas of...

Duration:00:47:23

279: How to Feel More Alive at Work with Dan Cable

3/28/2018
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Award-winning professor Dan Cable shares his research insights on our “seeking systems” and how our engagement with them largely determine whether we feel alive at work. You'll Learn: The work we’re biologically hard-wired to enjoyHow to rev up your aliveness using the three key triggersA one-hour intervention that reduces attrition by over 30% About Dan: Dan Cable is Professor of Organisational Behaviour at London Business School. Dan’s areas of teaching, research, and consulting...

Duration:00:48:23

278: The Critical Factors Separating High and Low Performers with Morten Hansen

3/26/2018
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Professor Morten Hansen shares the striking results from his multi-year study that identified the seven factors that explain 66% of the difference between low- and high-performing employees. You'll Learn: The seven key practices that outperformers doHow to work less while accomplishing moreHow to win your colleagues over to collaborate better About Morten: Formerly a professor at Harvard Business School and INSEAD (France), professor Hansen holds a PhD from Stanford Business School,...

Duration:00:42:19

277: Keys to Exceptional Goal Achievement with (100% Bucket List Completer!) Danny Dover

3/23/2018
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Fascinating achiever Danny Dover shares how we can unlock achievements in our own careers and lives. You'll Learn: How and why to set binary goals with zero wiggle roomHow to eliminate distractions, ruthlessly yet tactfullyApproaches to rediscover your motivation About Danny: In 2010, Danny Dover assigned a deadline of May 25, 2017, to his life. He was tired of hearing about other people’s exciting lives and decided to jump-start his own by taking steps to actually live as if the end...

Duration:00:46:06

276: Reframing Rejection with Alex Grodnik

3/21/2018
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Alex Grodnik shares why he loves hearing no, how to respond rejection, and what to do when being ghosted. You'll Learn: Why no is not the end but only the beginningThe prescription to overcome your fear of rejectionHow to reframe a no About Alex: Alex began his career as an analyst at JPMorgan Private Bank. After completing the program, he moved into investment banking at Houlihan Lokey in their restructuring group. Alex went on to work at a pioneering digital media firm before...

Duration:00:45:07

275: How to Manage Your Manager with Mary Abbajay

3/19/2018
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Mary Abbajay shares how to manage up, understand who your boss is, and adapt to different personality types. You'll Learn: One tiny, yet powerful, thing you can do to differentiate yourself from 99% of employeesObstacles to managing upStrategies for dealing with difficult bosses About Mary: Mary Abbajay is the president and co-founder of Careerstone Group, LLC, a woman-owned, full service organizational and leadership development consultancy that delivers leading-edge talent and...

Duration:00:41:06

274: Enhancing Collaborations by Improving Civility with Chris Edmonds

3/16/2018
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Chris Edmonds returns to talk about crafting a culture of civility in the workplace. You'll Learn: Troubling research pointing to incivility on the riseThe 3 Ds that destroy civilityA reframe on blame About Chris: Chris Edmonds is a sought-after speaker, author, and executive consultant who is the founder and CEO of The Purposeful Culture Group. After a 15-year executive career leading high performing teams, Chris began his consulting company in 1990. He has also served as a senior...

Duration:00:39:21

273: Taking Control of your Career with Korn Ferry’s Gary Burnison

3/14/2018
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Korn Ferry’s CEO Gary Burnison talks about the importance of learning agility and areas to consider when evaluating a potential job offer. You'll Learn: Which skills predict success--and which are 200X harder to develop than othersNew rules of thumb on timelines that suggest “job hopping” vs “getting stale”Why happiness is central to your career strategy About Gary: Gary D. Burnison is the Chief Executive Officer of Korn Ferry, the preeminent global people, and organizational...

Duration:00:41:07

272: How to Learn New Skills with Treehouse’s Ryan Carson

3/12/2018
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Treehouse founder and CEO Ryan Carson shares lessons learned from helping thousands of professionals pick up new skills. We talk about the proper mental state, being realistic about your calendar, and how new confidence emerges. You'll Learn: The number one thing that stops people from learningHow to embrace the discomfort that comes from learningJust how long it takes to learn coding, anyhow About Ryan Ryan Carson is the CEO and Founder of Treehouse, where their mission is to bring...

Duration:00:44:01

271: Building Social Wealth with Jason Treu

3/9/2018
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Jason Treu shows how to encourage strong and meaningful connections. You'll Learn: Easy ways to facilitate more meaningful connections at workHow to address your blindspots more quicklyQuestions to cultivate empathy About Jason: Jason is a top business and executive coach. He's a leading expert on human behavior, influence, sales, networking and leadership. At the heart of his strategy is the understanding that people and your relationships are your true "wealth." Everything we...

Duration:00:38:35

270: Reclaiming Workplace Inspiration with Scott Mautz

3/7/2018
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Scott Mautz introduces the nine anti-muses and provides strategies for regaining inspiration at work. You'll Learn: The difference between inspiration and motivationThe nine anti-muses that drain inspiration from your work lifeFive ways to reframe the fear of failure About Scott: Scott Mautz is a popular keynote speaker and author of "Find the Fire: Ignite Your Inspiration and Make Work Exciting Again". He's a Procter & Gamble veteran who successfully ran several of the company’s...

Duration:00:48:45

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