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How to Be Awesome at Your Job

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How to Be Awesome at Your Job
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 7,000,000 downloads and mentions in The New York Times, Forbes, and Inc. 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

521: How to Generate 100 Ideas in 10 Minutes with Dr. Roger Firestien

Dr. Roger Firestien shares his simple method for generating more original ideas. You'll Learn: 1) The four guidelines for generating ideas 2) Why silly warm ups seriously help brainstorming 3) The magic number for creative ideas About Roger: Dr. Roger Firestien has taught more people to lead the creative process than anyone else in the world. By applying Roger’s work in creativity:Clorox solved a 77-year-old problem in 15 minutes;General Motors came up with a $1.50 solution that saved the company $50,000 a week;Mead Paper developed a world-class line of products and saved $500,000 a year;Called “The Gold Standard” of creativity training by his clients, he has presented programs in creativity to over 600 organizations nationally and internationally. Roger’s latest book Create in a Flash: A Leader's Recipe for Breakthrough Innovation provides techniques to grow personal and team capacity for tackling tough challenges and recession proofing any business.Book: Create in a Flash: A L...

41 MIN3 d ago
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521: How to Generate 100 Ideas in 10 Minutes with Dr. Roger Firestien

520: How to Get Unstuck and Start Finishing with Charlie Gilkey

Charlie Gilkey discusses how to deal with the obstacles that derail your important projects You'll Learn: 1) The magic number for projects 2) Signs that a project truly matters to you 3) When and how to say no to your family, friends, and bosses About Charlie: Charlie Gilkey is an author, entrepreneur, philosopher, Army veteran, and renowned productivity expert. Founder of Productive Flourishing, Gilkey helps professional creatives, leaders, and changemakers take meaningful action on work that matters. His new book is Start Finishing: How to Go from Idea to Done.Charlie’s book: Start Finishing: How to Go from Idea to DoneCharlie’s book site: StartFinishingBook.comCharlie’s website: ProductiveFlourishing.com Resources mentioned in the show:Study: The Marshmallow TestProduct: AlphaSmart Neo2Documentary: Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates | Netflix OfficialBook: Tao Te Ching by LaoziPast episode: 080: Finding and Doing the One Thing with Jay Papasan Thank you Sponsors!SideTrak...

55 MIN5 d ago
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520: How to Get Unstuck and Start Finishing with Charlie Gilkey

519: How to Have Productive Disagreements with Buster Benson

Buster Benson discusses how to conquer your fear of conflict and start disagreeing well You'll Learn: 1) The surprising cost of avoiding conflict 2) Eight crucial steps for productive disagreement 3) What to do when you disagree with your boss About Buster: Buster Benson is an entrepreneur and a former product leader at Amazon, Twitter, Slack, and Patreon. He's now editor of and writer for the Better Humans publication on Medium, creator of 750Words.com which brings private journaling to a safe place on the web, and developer of Fruitful Zone, an online platform facilitating healthy discourse. He is also author of the Cognitive Bias cheat sheet with over one million reads.Buster’s book: “Why Are We Yelling: The Art of Productive Disagreement”Tool: “The Cognitive Bias Codex”Buster’s Twitter: @busterBuster’s website: BusterBenson.com Resources mentioned in the show:Study: “Normalizing trust: Participants’ immediately post‐hoc explanations of behaviour in Milgram's ‘obedienc...

44 MIN1 w ago
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519: How to Have Productive Disagreements with Buster Benson

518: Why to Never Go With Your Gut with Dr. Gleb Tsipursky

Dr. Gleb Tsipursky explains why we often make disastrous decisions—and how to make smarter ones. You'll Learn: 1) The biggest decision-making mistake people make 2) Three handy debiasing techniques 3) Five questions to guide everyday decisions About Gleb Known as the Disaster Avoidance Expert, Dr. Gleb Tsipursky protects leaders from disasters by developing the most effective decision-making strategies via his consulting, coaching, and training firm Disaster Avoidance Experts. A cognitive neuroscientist and behavioral economist, Dr. Tsipursky writes for Inc., Time, and CNBC. A best-selling author, his new book, available on Amazon and in book stores everywhere, is Never Go With Your Gut: How Pioneering Leaders Make the Best Decisions and Avoid Business Disasters.Gleb’s book: Never Go With Your Gut: How Pioneering Leaders Make the Best Decisions and Avoid Business Disasters (Avoid Terrible Advice, Cognitive Biases, and Poor Decisions)Gleb’s website: DisasterAvoidanceExperts.comGleb’s email: gleb@disasteravoidanceexperts.comGleb’s LinkedIn: Dr. Gleb Tsipursky Resources mentioned in the show:App: TrelloBook: Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman Thank you Sponsors!SideTrak. Work with two displays anywhere, anytime. Get 10% off at sidetrak.com/discount/awesome.Young Investors Society. Help the next generation make wise financial decisions at yis.org. View transcript, show notes, and links at http://AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep518

44 MIN1 w ago
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518: Why to Never Go With Your Gut with Dr. Gleb Tsipursky

517: Doubling Your Productivity with Tim Campos

Tim Campos discusses how he doubled Facebook’s productivity—and how to double your own.

53 MIN2 w ago
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517: Doubling Your Productivity with Tim Campos

516: Making Difficult Conversations Easier with David Wood

David Wood shares his process for making difficult conversations more manageable.

40 MIN2 w ago
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516: Making Difficult Conversations Easier with David Wood

515: Mastering Your Motivation with Susan Fowler

Susan Fowler explains what we get wrong about motivation and how to make the shifts to master it.

44 MIN2 w ago
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515: Mastering Your Motivation with Susan Fowler

514: How to Make More Winning Decisions with Alec Torelli

Professional poker player Alec Torelli shares his tips for making wise decisions during high-stakes situations. You'll Learn: 1) How to keep emotions from overtaking logic 2) When to go with your gut 3) How to better read people and situations About Alec: Alec Torelli is a professional high stakes poker player turned digital entrepreneur and keynote speaker, who shares how the lessons he learned from poker can be applied to life and business. Alec is the founder of Conscious Poker, a popular poker training platform, and after spending the last 14 years making decisions for hundreds of thousands of dollars in a single hand, he now gives talks in which he dissects the anatomy of decision making to help others hone the way they make choices.Alec’s blog: AlecTorelli.comAlec’s Instagram: @alectorelliAlec’s Twitter: @AlecTorelliAlec’s website: ConsciousPoker.comAlec’s YouTube: Conscious Poker Resources mentioned in the show:App: BlinkistApp: SaneBoxApp: TrelloApp: Waking UpVideo: “W...

49 MIN3 w ago
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514: How to Make More Winning Decisions with Alec Torelli

513: How to Persuade When Facts Don’t Seem to Matter with Lee Hartley Carter

Lee Hartley Carter discusses why facts alone won’t persuade others—and what does.

44 MIN3 w ago
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513: How to Persuade When Facts Don’t Seem to Matter with Lee Hartley Carter

512: Retraining Your Brain for More Effective Leadership with Matt Tenney

Matt Tenney discusses how mindfulness vastly improves the way we lead and relate with others.

45 MIN3 w ago
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512: Retraining Your Brain for More Effective Leadership with Matt Tenney

Latest Episodes

521: How to Generate 100 Ideas in 10 Minutes with Dr. Roger Firestien

Dr. Roger Firestien shares his simple method for generating more original ideas. You'll Learn: 1) The four guidelines for generating ideas 2) Why silly warm ups seriously help brainstorming 3) The magic number for creative ideas About Roger: Dr. Roger Firestien has taught more people to lead the creative process than anyone else in the world. By applying Roger’s work in creativity:Clorox solved a 77-year-old problem in 15 minutes;General Motors came up with a $1.50 solution that saved the company $50,000 a week;Mead Paper developed a world-class line of products and saved $500,000 a year;Called “The Gold Standard” of creativity training by his clients, he has presented programs in creativity to over 600 organizations nationally and internationally. Roger’s latest book Create in a Flash: A Leader's Recipe for Breakthrough Innovation provides techniques to grow personal and team capacity for tackling tough challenges and recession proofing any business.Book: Create in a Flash: A L...

41 MIN3 d ago
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521: How to Generate 100 Ideas in 10 Minutes with Dr. Roger Firestien

520: How to Get Unstuck and Start Finishing with Charlie Gilkey

Charlie Gilkey discusses how to deal with the obstacles that derail your important projects You'll Learn: 1) The magic number for projects 2) Signs that a project truly matters to you 3) When and how to say no to your family, friends, and bosses About Charlie: Charlie Gilkey is an author, entrepreneur, philosopher, Army veteran, and renowned productivity expert. Founder of Productive Flourishing, Gilkey helps professional creatives, leaders, and changemakers take meaningful action on work that matters. His new book is Start Finishing: How to Go from Idea to Done.Charlie’s book: Start Finishing: How to Go from Idea to DoneCharlie’s book site: StartFinishingBook.comCharlie’s website: ProductiveFlourishing.com Resources mentioned in the show:Study: The Marshmallow TestProduct: AlphaSmart Neo2Documentary: Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates | Netflix OfficialBook: Tao Te Ching by LaoziPast episode: 080: Finding and Doing the One Thing with Jay Papasan Thank you Sponsors!SideTrak...

55 MIN5 d ago
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520: How to Get Unstuck and Start Finishing with Charlie Gilkey

519: How to Have Productive Disagreements with Buster Benson

Buster Benson discusses how to conquer your fear of conflict and start disagreeing well You'll Learn: 1) The surprising cost of avoiding conflict 2) Eight crucial steps for productive disagreement 3) What to do when you disagree with your boss About Buster: Buster Benson is an entrepreneur and a former product leader at Amazon, Twitter, Slack, and Patreon. He's now editor of and writer for the Better Humans publication on Medium, creator of 750Words.com which brings private journaling to a safe place on the web, and developer of Fruitful Zone, an online platform facilitating healthy discourse. He is also author of the Cognitive Bias cheat sheet with over one million reads.Buster’s book: “Why Are We Yelling: The Art of Productive Disagreement”Tool: “The Cognitive Bias Codex”Buster’s Twitter: @busterBuster’s website: BusterBenson.com Resources mentioned in the show:Study: “Normalizing trust: Participants’ immediately post‐hoc explanations of behaviour in Milgram's ‘obedienc...

44 MIN1 w ago
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519: How to Have Productive Disagreements with Buster Benson

518: Why to Never Go With Your Gut with Dr. Gleb Tsipursky

Dr. Gleb Tsipursky explains why we often make disastrous decisions—and how to make smarter ones. You'll Learn: 1) The biggest decision-making mistake people make 2) Three handy debiasing techniques 3) Five questions to guide everyday decisions About Gleb Known as the Disaster Avoidance Expert, Dr. Gleb Tsipursky protects leaders from disasters by developing the most effective decision-making strategies via his consulting, coaching, and training firm Disaster Avoidance Experts. A cognitive neuroscientist and behavioral economist, Dr. Tsipursky writes for Inc., Time, and CNBC. A best-selling author, his new book, available on Amazon and in book stores everywhere, is Never Go With Your Gut: How Pioneering Leaders Make the Best Decisions and Avoid Business Disasters.Gleb’s book: Never Go With Your Gut: How Pioneering Leaders Make the Best Decisions and Avoid Business Disasters (Avoid Terrible Advice, Cognitive Biases, and Poor Decisions)Gleb’s website: DisasterAvoidanceExperts.comGleb’s email: gleb@disasteravoidanceexperts.comGleb’s LinkedIn: Dr. Gleb Tsipursky Resources mentioned in the show:App: TrelloBook: Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman Thank you Sponsors!SideTrak. Work with two displays anywhere, anytime. Get 10% off at sidetrak.com/discount/awesome.Young Investors Society. Help the next generation make wise financial decisions at yis.org. View transcript, show notes, and links at http://AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep518

44 MIN1 w ago
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518: Why to Never Go With Your Gut with Dr. Gleb Tsipursky

517: Doubling Your Productivity with Tim Campos

Tim Campos discusses how he doubled Facebook’s productivity—and how to double your own.

53 MIN2 w ago
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517: Doubling Your Productivity with Tim Campos

516: Making Difficult Conversations Easier with David Wood

David Wood shares his process for making difficult conversations more manageable.

40 MIN2 w ago
Comments
516: Making Difficult Conversations Easier with David Wood

515: Mastering Your Motivation with Susan Fowler

Susan Fowler explains what we get wrong about motivation and how to make the shifts to master it.

44 MIN2 w ago
Comments
515: Mastering Your Motivation with Susan Fowler

514: How to Make More Winning Decisions with Alec Torelli

Professional poker player Alec Torelli shares his tips for making wise decisions during high-stakes situations. You'll Learn: 1) How to keep emotions from overtaking logic 2) When to go with your gut 3) How to better read people and situations About Alec: Alec Torelli is a professional high stakes poker player turned digital entrepreneur and keynote speaker, who shares how the lessons he learned from poker can be applied to life and business. Alec is the founder of Conscious Poker, a popular poker training platform, and after spending the last 14 years making decisions for hundreds of thousands of dollars in a single hand, he now gives talks in which he dissects the anatomy of decision making to help others hone the way they make choices.Alec’s blog: AlecTorelli.comAlec’s Instagram: @alectorelliAlec’s Twitter: @AlecTorelliAlec’s website: ConsciousPoker.comAlec’s YouTube: Conscious Poker Resources mentioned in the show:App: BlinkistApp: SaneBoxApp: TrelloApp: Waking UpVideo: “W...

49 MIN3 w ago
Comments
514: How to Make More Winning Decisions with Alec Torelli

513: How to Persuade When Facts Don’t Seem to Matter with Lee Hartley Carter

Lee Hartley Carter discusses why facts alone won’t persuade others—and what does.

44 MIN3 w ago
Comments
513: How to Persuade When Facts Don’t Seem to Matter with Lee Hartley Carter

512: Retraining Your Brain for More Effective Leadership with Matt Tenney

Matt Tenney discusses how mindfulness vastly improves the way we lead and relate with others.

45 MIN3 w ago
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512: Retraining Your Brain for More Effective Leadership with Matt Tenney

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