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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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English

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888-987-5132


Episodes

251: Taking the Leap Into your Dream...the Smart Way with Mike Lewis

1/19/2018
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Mike Lewis shares his journey from professional private equity to professional squash and provides perspective on how/when/why to jump into what you really want to do. You'll Learn: When it’s time to jumpThe right mindset for taking your jumpActionable ways to tune into your internal voice and deepest desires About Mike: Mike Lewis is the Founder and CEO of When to Jump, a global curated community featuring the individuals, stories, and ideas relating to leaving something comfortable...

Duration: 00:39:49


250: Powering Up Your Professional Presence with Magdalena Yesil

1/17/2018
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Technology mogul Magdalena Yesil shares how to boost your gravitas, results, and ability to be heard at the workplace. You'll Learn: What is the professional ask and why you should do itHow to access and convey greater gravitasTips for being heard better in meetings About Madalena: Magdalena Yeşil is a founder, entrepreneur, and venture capitalist of many of the world’s top technology companies, including Salesforce, where she was the first investor and founding board member. Yesil is...

Duration: 00:47:12


249: Leading When You’re Not in Charge Clay Scroggins

1/15/2018
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Clay Scroggins discusses how to lead without being in the top position. You'll Learn: Three simple questions to help you collaborate betterThe equation for powerful leadershipHow to have difficult conversations with your boss About Clay: Clay Scroggins is the lead pastor of North Point Community Church, providing visionary and directional leadership for all the local church staff and congregation. Clay understands firsthand how to manage the tension of leading when you’re not in...

Duration: 00:49:21


248: What Professional Speakers Do...that You Should too with Grant Baldwin

1/12/2018
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Professional speaking guru Grant Baldwin shares lessons learned for becoming a better public speaker. You'll Learn: The one thing that distinguishes professional speakers from the restTop things NOT to do when presentingHelpful ways to make a huge upgrade to your presentation skills About Grant: Grant is a veteran speaker who started his public speaking career as a youth pastor. Since then, he has given thousands of presentations in conferences, assemblies, conventions, and other...

Duration: 00:35:28


247: Thriving in High-Pressure Situations with Eddie Davila

1/10/2018
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Professor Eddie Davila discusses how to identify, view, handle, and thrive amidst pressure at work. You'll Learn: Why pressure is really an honor and a giftWhat to do when you get stressed in low-pressure situationsHow to use stress to prep for high-pressure situations About Eddie: Eddie Davila is a faculty member in Arizona State University’s highly ranked supply chain management program. At ASU he teaches over 3000 students per year in person and online. He has a 12-part intro to...

Duration: 00:45:22


246: Doing the Most with Your To-Do List with Suzanna Kaye

1/8/2018
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Professional organizer Suzanna Kaye shares her tips on optimal to-do lists for optimal productivity. You'll Learn: How to cope when your tasks are too overwhelmingA common mistake when working the to-do lists and appsGuidelines for identifying your priorities About Suzanna: Suzanna Kaye is a speaker with a passion! She can be found training and speaking to audiences both locally and internationally about how to structure their lives in new ways to be more productive and organized....

Duration: 00:44:10


2017 hit: 186 The Practices of High-Performing Employees with Dr. Clint Longenecker

1/5/2018
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In this 2017 greatest hit, professor Clint Longenecker shares his research-based insights on career performance improvement. You'll Learn: Research revealing the 5 key things high performers have in commonThe dangers of being too busyThe power of a strategic S.T.O.P. About Clint: Clinton Oliver Longenecker, is an award winning educator, is one of “America’s leaders in the area of rapid performance improvement” and is a Distinguished University Professor and the Director of the Center...

Duration: 00:42:21


2017 hit: 178 How to Lead Without Authority with Dodie Gomer

1/3/2018
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In this 2017 greatest hit, talent builder Dodie Gomer shares best practices for leading people to results--when you’re not in charge. You'll Learn: How setting a clear vision on tiny matters delivers huge benefitsTactics for projecting powerful composureThe value of using “strong words” and eliminating “weak words” in your communications About Dodie: Dodie Gomer believes far beyond technical potential. She is known as a talent builder. Dodie has 25+ years of corporate HR leadership....

Duration: 00:40:05


2017 hit: 159 Increasing Confidence by Increasing Self-Awareness with Dr. Tasha Eurich

1/1/2018
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Pete reviews 2017's greatest hits, starting with Increasing Confidence by Increasing Self-Awareness with Dr. Tasha Eurich. In this episode, Tasha shares insights on self-awareness, what we can benefit from it, and what to do to strengthen our self-awareness. You'll Learn: 7 indicators that reveal if you’re actually self-aware (most aren’t!)Why you need to be more self-awareWhat you’re doing wrong when it comes to introspection About Tasha: Dr. Tasha Eurich is an organizational...

Duration: 00:39:25


Holiday reflection, gratitude, and generosity

12/25/2017
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Pete reflects on the holidays and the importance of gratitude and generosity. View links at http://AwesomeAtYourJob.com/christmas2017

Duration: 00:04:51


245: Getting into Flow...Repeatedly with Steven Kotler

12/22/2017
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Author and researcher Steven Kotler lays out the pathways to the optimal state of consciousness called flow. You'll Learn: The golden rule of flowHow to find flow using psychological and neurobiological triggersHow to take breaks without interrupting your flow About Steven: Steven Kotler is a New York Times bestselling author, an award-winning journalist and the cofounder/director of research for the Flow Genome Project. He is one of the world’s leading experts on ultimate human...

Duration: 00:39:04


244: Behavioral Science Insights on How to Have a Good Day, Everyday with Caroline Webb

12/20/2017
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Caroline Webb reveals actionable insights from the latest science behind living our best days. You'll Learn: The power of micro-mindfulnessPro-tips for maintaining focus and motivationBest ways to keep up your energy throughout your day About Caroline: Caroline is CEO of Sevenshift, a firm that shows people how to use insights from behavioral science to improve their working life. Her book on that topic, How To Have A Good Day, is being published in 16 languages and more than 60...

Duration: 00:47:03


243: How to Be More Popular--and Why that Still Matters at Work with Mitch Prinstein

12/18/2017
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Mitch Prinstein helps us understand the different types of popularity and teaches us how to boost our popularity by working on our likability. You'll Learn: Subtle ways to boost your likability in meetingsHow and why to distinguish between the two kinds of popularity: likability and statusHow to get people to stop looking at their phones to talk to you About Mitch: Mitch is a professor, scientist, university administrator, teacher, author, speaker, and an exhausted dad. He and his...

Duration: 00:44:18


242: How to Handle Tough Audiences with Deirdre Breakenridge

12/15/2017
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PR consultant Deirdre Breakenridge teaches how to handle tricky audiences, identify different audience member profiles, and deliver great presentations in tough situations. You'll Learn: The best approaches for understanding your audience upfrontThree universal practices to command attentionHandy strategies to prepare you for the tough questions About Deirdre: Deirdre has been in PR and marketing for 25+ years helping senior executives in midsize to large organizations communicate to...

Duration: 00:37:58


241: How to Have More Fun While Achieving More with Dave Crenshaw

12/13/2017
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Dave Crenshaw gives his expert insights on the importance of scheduling in fun, meaningful breaks, and shares practical tips on setting up your own personal oasis and managing your time. You'll Learn: Why having fun is critical to your successHow to build your own oasisPerspectives to switch from a culture of now vs. the culture of when About Dave: Dave Crenshaw is the master of building productive leaders. He has appeared in Time magazine, USA Today, FastCompany, and the BBC News....

Duration: 00:37:13


240: Mastering the Art of Connection with Michael J. Gelb

12/11/2017
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Michael J. Gelb walks us through the power of connectedness, the importance of being aware of the people around you, and practices that can help your internal wellness. You'll Learn: Why uber-busy global leaders make time for face-to-face interactionsHow to consciously spread positive emotionPracticing the opposite of stress response About Michael: Michael is the world’s leading authority on the application of genius thinking to personal and organizational development and a pioneer...

Duration: 00:42:55


239: Building Yours Systems for Success with Sam Carpenter

12/8/2017
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Sam Carpenter explores how you can effectively work with the collection of systems that make up your work and life. You'll Learn: The benefit of seeing your complex life as a simpler collection of systemsHow to analyze and fix the kinks in your systemTop systems that are most often dysfunctional About Sam: Sam has a background in engineering, journalism, publishing, forestry, construction management, and telecommunications. An author and entrepreneur, he is president and CEO of...

Duration: 00:36:57


238: The Ingredients of A Great First Impression with Ann Demarais

12/6/2017
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Executive coach Ann Demarais highlights ways to become more socially generous and how to make an awesome first impression. You'll Learn: The most common interpersonal flaws--and how to fix themFour universally-appreciated social gifts that you can giveHow to bounce back from a bad first impression About Ann: Ann Demarais, the founder of First Impressions, has more than 20 years of experience in applied psychology, specializing in interpersonal communication, impression management,...

Duration: 00:47:09


237: Crafting Memorable Stories with Dr. Carmen Simon

12/4/2017
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Dr. Carmen Simon shows how to become impossible to ignore by integrating the right components to influence our audience’s minds. You'll Learn: The three components of a good storyWhy causation in a story can be both sexy and tricky at the same timeWhy relatable emotions are more important than strong emotions About Carmen: Dr. Carmen Simon is a Cognitive Neuroscientist and Founder of Memzy. She has applied the latest neuroscience research findings to deliver workshops, design, and...

Duration: 00:39:21


236: Persuasion Pointers from a Legendary Infomercial Pitchman with Anthony Sullivan

12/1/2017
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Infomercial star Anthony “Sully” Sullivan shares his best lessons learned about the art and science of persuasion. You'll Learn: Approaches to understanding the pain and being the cureHow to make an entrance and take controlWhy you should own your nerves and not hide them About Anthony: Best-known as the spokesman for OxiClean, Anthony is the pitchman of choice for dozens of innovative, practical usage consumer products including the X5 5-in-1 Steamer, the Sticky Buddy and Smart Mop....

Duration: 00:39:33

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