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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

349: The Case for Kindness at Work with Dr. Richard Shuster

9/24/2018
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Dr. Richard Shuster shows how being kind to others just because can help make you even more awesome at your job. You'll Learn: The implications of being kind to others at workThe two kinds of kindness and which one is better for your healthThe number one pro tip for being kind to your colleagues About Richard: Dr. Richard Shuster is a licensed clinical psychologist and the host of The Daily Helping with Dr. Richard Shuster: Food for the Brain, Knowledge from the experts, Tools to Win...

Duration:00:43:41

348: How Getting Curious Helps You Achieve Everything with Diana Kander

9/21/2018
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Diana Kander unpacks the importance of curiosity and the role it plays in the success of individuals and companies. You'll Learn: Why uncovering blind spots is such a rapid path to progressFour key questions to expand your curiosityThe importance of failure metrics About Diana: Diana Kander is a sought-after keynote speaker who has trained many executives and Fortune 1000 companies to be more innovative and to inspire employees to think more like entrepreneurs. She’s the author of the...

Duration:00:43:02

347: The Power of Truly Living Your Values Daily with Drew Dudley (creator of TED Talks “Everyday Leadership” and “The Leadership Game”)

9/19/2018
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Drew Dudley redefines leadership and shows what it really means to live your values. You'll Learn: The gross way we make decisions when we don’t have clear valuesHow to make leadership a practice, instead of a hobbyApproaches to discovering your own deep wisdom with “the edge of the bed advice” technique About Drew: Drew Dudley is the Founder & Chief Catalyst of Day One Leadership, and has spent the last 15 years helping individuals and organizations increase their leadership...

Duration:00:54:16

346: Seizing Career Opportunities with AstroLabs’ Muhammed Mekki

9/17/2018
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Muhammed Mekki lays out how to optimize your career opportunities. You'll Learn: Why NOT to over-plan your careerHow to identify and capitalize on each career opportunityThe nobility of management About Muhammed: Muhammed is a Founding Partner at AstroLabs, a startup hub and training academy for tech entrepreneurs in the Middle East. AstroLabs Dubai is a specialized coworking space that hosts high potential digital technology companies, assisting founders to establish their startups...

Duration:00:50:36

345: The Simple Solution to Disengagement with Dr. Bob Nelson

9/14/2018
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Dr. Bob Nelson reveals the drivers behind disengagement--and what to do about them. You'll Learn: Just how critical recognition isKey reasons managers don’t give more encouragementFive ways to reward employees at low or no cost About Bob: Dr. Bob Nelson is a leading advocate for employee recognition and engagement worldwide and the only person who has done a PhD dissertation related to the topic. He has consulted for 80 percent of the Fortune 500 as well as presented on six continents....

Duration:00:46:34

344: Confidence-Forming Habits with Jordan Harbinger

9/12/2018
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Jordan Harbinger shares mindsets and practices to boost your confidence and your results with people. You'll Learn: The secret strengths of introvertsWhy to ask for what you don’t deserveHow a post-it note can transform your non-verbal communication skills About Jordan: Jordan Harbinger has always had an affinity for Social Influence, Interpersonal Dynamics and Social Engineering, helping private companies test the security of their communications systems and working with law...

Duration:00:44:37

343: How to Be More Strategic in Six Steps with Stacey Boyle

9/10/2018
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Stacey Boyle shares the why and the how behind being more strategic at work. You'll Learn: Why to ALWAYS establish the purpose before the methodThe three building blocks of smart decisions About Stacey: Stacey has led global consulting and research departments for over 20 years, during which she has built a reputation for groundbreaking work connecting investments in people to critical business outcomes. Today she runs two consulting firms that help some of the world's best companies...

Duration:00:49:52

342: Getting Creativity to Work with Thomas Heffner

9/7/2018
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Thomas Heffner shares how to improve creativity, group brainstorming, and innovation. You'll Learn: The seven rules for effective brainstormingHow to solve the hippo in the room problemThree improv comedy tips that help you innovate About Thomas: Tom Heffner is a design strategist at The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, podcaster, author, speaker, and innovation expert. His goal is to help people thrive at work and in life. Tom believes that every day, purposeful...

Duration:00:53:18

341: Decoding Body Language with ex-FBI Special Agent Joe Navarro

9/5/2018
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Joe Navarro shows how to get to the bottom of body language and why observing it can better your relationships at work and at home. You'll Learn: Why it’s so hard to tell if someone’s actually lyingFour key, reliable body language cuesThe one good mannered behavior everyone should know and use About Joe: For 25 years, Joe Navarro worked as an FBI special agent in the area of counterintelligence and behavioral assessment. Today he is one of the world's leading experts on nonverbal...

Duration:00:55:02

Happy Labor Day!

9/3/2018
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Celebrate Labor Day by reflecting on the root cause of distractions and how you can stay focused on the work that you’re doing – and an awesome way one listener draws connections between prior episodes. View notes and links at http://AwesomeAtYourJob.com/LaborDay2018

Duration:00:06:23

340: How to Be a Chief Even without a Title with Rick Miller

8/31/2018
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Rick Miller outlines what power really means and the five components needed to build it. You'll Learn: Where true power comes fromFive ways to create insight and energyWhy supporting other people’s success grows your influence About Rick: Rick Miller is an unconventional turnaround specialist, a servant leader, and a go-to Chief. He is also an experienced and trusted confidant, an author (Be Chief: It’s a Choice, Not a Title, September 4, Motivational Press), a sought-after speaker,...

Duration:00:40:19

339: Achieving Hyperfocus with Chris Bailey

8/29/2018
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Chris Bailey looks into how distraction affects productivity and the many ways you can prevent yourself from getting distracted ahead of time. You'll Learn: Ways to hack your procrastination triggersHow much time we waste on checking emailsThe 20-second rule and three ways to apply it to your distractions About Chris: Chris Bailey is a productivity expert, and the international bestselling author of The Productivity Project, which has been published in eleven languages. His next book,...

Duration:00:57:06

338: Keeping Your Networks in Good Working Order with Glenna Crooks

8/27/2018
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Glenna Crooks illustrates the eight different kinds of networks everyone has and why you should make sure these work for you while you work for them. You'll Learn: The eight different kinds of networks in your lifeA method for successfully pruning your networkThe maximum number of connections each person can sustain About Glenna: Glenna Crooks is a strategist, innovator and trusted counsel to leaders globally. She was a Reagan appointee, global vice-president of Merck’s Vaccine...

Duration:00:44:53

337: Choosing the Important Over the Urgent with Matt Perman

8/24/2018
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Matt Perman explains how to tell the difference between important tasks and urgent tasks, and how to make room for what’s important in your life and work. You'll Learn: Why you should plan your day with your time, not your tasksFour tips for effective personal managementTwo ways to prioritize like a pro About Matt: Matt is co-founder of What’s Best Next, which he started to help people excel in doing good for the world through productive work and God-centered living. Prior to that, he...

Duration:00:49:42

336: Building the Mind of a Leader with Jacqueline Carter

8/22/2018
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Jacqueline Carter reveals the three qualities of a good leader’s mind and how to build good foundations for those qualities in yourself. You'll Learn: What the American workforce looks for in a career and leaderHow to avoid power corrupting you as you riseThe distinction between compassion and empathy--and which one is more helpful About Jacqueline: With a Master of Science in Organizational Behavior and over 20 years of experience supporting organizations through large scale change,...

Duration:00:31:55

335: Become a High Performer in Eight (Scientifically Proven) Steps with Marc Effron

8/20/2018
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Marc Effron shares his extensive research on the eight essential steps to becoming a high performer at work. You'll Learn: The eight steps to high performanceThe difference between goals and promisesHow to estimate and achieve your theoretical maximum of effort About Marc: Marc Effron is the founder and President of the Talent Strategy Group and founder and publisher of Talent Quarterly magazine. He is coauthor of the book One-Page Talent Management and has been recognized as one of...

Duration:00:47:40

334: How to Stop Freaking Out and Keep Moving Forward with Maxie McCoy

8/17/2018
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Maxie McCoy advises dropping the grand plan of your life in favor of simpler questions to move you forward. You'll Learn: Two exercises for discerning your directionWhy you should keep a gratitude journalFive wise questions to ask your support network About Maxie: Maxie McCoy is a writer and speaker obsessed with giving women the tools they need to believe in themselves. She writes weekly inspiration on maxiemccoy.com, and is the host and executive producer of the live-audience show...

Duration:00:42:18

333: Better Negotiation with Greg Williams

8/15/2018
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Greg Williams reveals several secrets to negotiating for what you want effectively and respectfully. You'll Learn: Three points to remember when negotiating with bulliesSix common body language cues in American cultureHow to get productive outcomes through open communication About Greg: Greg Williams, The Master Negotiator and Body Language Expert, has studied and practiced negotiation tactics and strategies for more than 30 years. He’s spent over 20 years studying the way body...

Duration:00:53:17

332: Making the Most of Online Higher Education with University of Phoenix’s Doris Savron

8/13/2018
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Executive Dean Doris Savron highlights appealing opportunities and best practices for enhancing your career through online education. This episode is sponsored by University of Phoenix. You’ll Learn: About Doris Doris Savron is the executive dean of the College of Health Professions, College of Education and College of Humanities and Sciences at University of Phoenix. Her career spans 20 years in healthcare, information technology and academia. Prior to joining the University, Savron...

Duration:00:31:28

331: Making Things Work through Context Creation and Candid Communication with Josselyne Herman Saccio

8/10/2018
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Josselyne Herman Saccio opens up about creating your own context and communicating honestly for a more productive workplace. You'll Learn: What most people get wrong about communicationThe danger of scapegoatingHow to get productive outcomes out of your team About Josselyne: Josselyne Herman-Saccio is a communication expert with Landmark, a personal and professional growth, training and development company that's had more than 2.4 million people use its programs to cause breakthroughs...

Duration:00:35:26