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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 to flourish at work. Boost your time/energy management, leadership, confidence, career opportunities, and fulfillment—while still getting home earlier. The show has 14,000,000 downloads and mentions in The New York Times, Forbes, and Linkedin Learning. Try starting with episode 0: START HERE and listener favorite episodes we put at the beginning numbered: A, B, C, D, E, and F. (Subscribe and/or sort Old to New to find these starter episodes.) Welcome!

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 to flourish at work. Boost your time/energy management, leadership, confidence, career opportunities, and fulfillment—while still getting home earlier. The show has 14,000,000 downloads and mentions in The New York Times, Forbes, and Linkedin Learning. Try starting with episode 0: START HERE and listener favorite episodes we put at the beginning numbered: A, B, C, D, E, and F. (Subscribe and/or sort Old to New to find these starter episodes.) Welcome!

    634: How to Get Ahead in Your Career by Developing Your Professional Value with Don Miller

    634: How to Get Ahead in Your Career by Developing Your Professional Value with Don Miller

    Don Miller shares how to advance your career even without the need for a fancy title or degree. 




    — YOU’LL LEARN — 

    1) The critical skills an MBA doesn’t teach you 

    2) The harsh truth every professional must accept to succeed 

    3) How to craft a compelling business case 




    Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep634 for clickable versions of the links below. 




    — ABOUT DON — 

    Donald Miller is the CEO of Business Made Simple (BusinessMadeSimple.com), an online platform that teaches business professionals everything they need to know to grow a business and enhance their personal value on the open market. He is the host of the Business Made Simple Podcast and is the author of several books including the bestseller Building a StoryBrand. He lives and works in Nashville, Tennessee with his wife Elizabeth. 

    • Don’s book: Business Made Simple: 60 Days to Master Leadership, Sales, Marketing, Execution and More. Email your Amazon receipts to book@businessmadesimple.com to receive a free mini-course! 

    • Don’s website: BusinessMadeSimple.com 

    • Don’s planner: HeroOnAMission.com 




    — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

    • Book: Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck 

    • Book: Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl 

    • Book: The Seven Basic Plots: Why We Tell Stories by Christopher Booker 




    — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — 

    • Four Sigmatic. Enhance your productivity and your coffee at foursigmatic.com/howtobeawesome.

    • NordVPN. Get a nice discount and a free month with your 2-year plan at NordVPN.com/awesomeatyourjob with the code AWESOMEATYOURJOB

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    633: How to Get Unstuck, and Find your Perfect Career Fit with Ashley Stahl

    633: How to Get Unstuck, and Find your Perfect Career Fit with Ashley Stahl

    Ashley Stahl discusses how to find your dream career by getting clear on your core skills, values, and motivators.

    • 47 min
    632: How to Reclaim 40 Hours Every Month (WITHOUT Multitasking!) with Dave Crenshaw

    632: How to Reclaim 40 Hours Every Month (WITHOUT Multitasking!) with Dave Crenshaw

    Dave Crenshaw shares hard-hitting research on the perils of multitasking—and how to improve your focus. 




    — YOU’LL LEARN — 

    1) The right and the wrong way to “multitask” 

    2) Why we love to switch tasks—and how we can break that habit 

    3) How a 2% increase in productivity makes all the difference 




    Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep632 for clickable versions of the links below. 




    — ABOUT DAVE — 

    Dave Crenshaw develops productive leaders in Fortune 500 companies, universities, and organizations of every size. He has appeared in Time magazine, USA Today, FastCompany, and the BBC News. His courses on LinkedIn Learning have been viewed tens of millions of times. His five books have been published in eight languages, the most popular of which is The Myth of Multitasking—a time management bestseller. As an author, speaker, and online instructor, Dave has transformed the lives and careers of hundreds of thousands around the world. 

    • Dave’s book: The Myth of Multitasking, Second Edition: How “Doing It All” Gets Nothing Done 

    • Dave’s book: The Power of Having Fun: How Meaningful Breaks Help You Get More Done 

    • Dave’s website: DaveCrenshaw.com 




    — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

    • Tool: Phrase Express 

    • Documentary: The Social Dilemma 

    • Book: Is This Anything? by Jerry Seinfeld 

    • 52 min
    631: Accelerating Growth through Coaching with Andrea Wanerstrand

    631: Accelerating Growth through Coaching with Andrea Wanerstrand

    Andrea Wanerstrand shares how widespread coaching has helped transform Microsoft. 




    — YOU’LL LEARN — 

    1) Why curiosity is the secret sauce to growth 

    2) Three coaching approaches that accelerate growth 

    3) How to get into the coach mindset 




    Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep631 for clickable versions of the links below. 




    — ABOUT ANDREA — 

    Andrea Wanerstrand works with leaders across the globe in transforming their teams to keep pace and get ahead in today's digital market through developing leadership and management capabilities. She is an International Coaching Federation (ICF) certified executive coach, serves as a global board director with the ICF, and leads the global coaching programs at Microsoft. 

    With a business strategy focus, Andrea has 15+ years of international experience in organizations from 50 to 100,000+ employees with a multi-industry background including Technology Solutions & Services, Business Management Consulting, and Telecommunications. Expertise in leading the development and management of large-scale global talent lifecycle & development programs specializing in sales, marketing, technical operations, and customer service organizations. 

    • LinkedIn: Andrea Wanerstrand 

    • Website: AndreaWanerstrand.com 




    — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

    • Book: Everything Is Figureoutable by Marie Forleo 

    • Book: Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck 

    • Book: Solve Your Child's Sleep Problems by Dr. Richard Ferber 

    • Book: The Advice Trap: Be Humble, Stay Curious & Change the Way You Lead Forever by Michael Bungay Stanier 

    • Book: The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever by Michael Bungay Stanier 

    • Book: The Code of the Extraordinary Mind: 10 Unconventional Laws to Redefine Your Life and Succeed On Your Own Terms by Vishen Lakhiani 

    • Book: Undaunted: Overcoming Doubts and Doubters by Kara Goldin 

    • Company: Hint 

    • Company: Human Capital Institute 

    • Company: International Coach Federation 

    • Past episode: 055: Coaching Questions of Mass Instruction with Michael Bungay Stanier 

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

    • Past episode: 555: Why We Fail to Empower, Inspire, and Engage: Unmasking the The Advice Trap with Michael Bungay Stanier 

    • Personality: Michael Bungay Stanier 

    • 42 min
    630: How to Work with a Boss You Don’t Like with Katherine Crowley

    630: How to Work with a Boss You Don’t Like with Katherine Crowley

    Katherine Crowley discusses what to do when your boss is holding you back. 




    — YOU’LL LEARN — 

    1) What to do when your boss gets under your skin 

    2) The 20 bad boss behaviors that drive employees nuts 

    3) The most important thing you can do when managing up 




    Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep630 for clickable versions of the links below. 




    — ABOUT KATHERINE — 

    Katherine Crowley is a Harvard-trained psychotherapist and career consultant. She helps individuals identify and tackle psychological and interpersonal obstacles to success. She assists with career assessment, developing a personal vision, improving interpersonal skills, and creating work/life balance. 

    Katherine is also the co-founder of K Squared Enterprises, a Management Consulting firm dedicated to helping individuals and companies accomplish their business objectives while navigating the psychological challenges of working with others. She is the co-host of the podcast, My Crazy Office, which is a weekly workplace podcast dedicated to helping listeners navigate their careers. 

    • Katherine’s book: Working for You Isn't Working for Me: How to Get Ahead When Your Boss Holds You Back with Kathi Elster 

    • Katherine’s book: Working With You is Killing Me: Freeing Yourself from Emotional Traps at Work with Kathi Elster 

    • Katherine’s book: Mean Girls at Work: How to Stay Professional When Things Get Personal with Kathi Elster 

    • Katherine’s podcast: My Crazy Office 

    • Katherine’s website: KSquaredEnterprises.com 




    — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

    • Book: A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose by Eckhart Tolle

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    629: How to Find and Use Your Strengths with Lea Waters

    629: How to Find and Use Your Strengths with Lea Waters

    Psychologist Lea Waters talks about tools you need to tap into your strengths. 




    — YOU’LL LEARN — 

    1) The best way to tap into your strengths 

    2) Why our strengths are often hiding–and how to find them 

    3) The hack that halts anxiety 




    Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep629 for clickable versions of the links below. 




    — ABOUT LEA — 

    Lea Waters AM, PhD is a psychologist, researcher, professor, published author, internationally-celebrated keynote speaker and one of the world’s leading experts on Positive Education, Positive Organizations and Strength-Based Parenting and Teaching. 

    Professor Waters is the Founding Director and Inaugural Gerry Higgins Chair in Positive Psychology at the Centre for Positive Psychology, University of Melbourne where she has held an academic position for more than 23 years. 

    • Book: The Strength Switch: How The New Science of Strength-Based Parenting Can Help Your Child and Your Teen to Flourish 

    • Facebook: Prof Lea Waters 

    • Instagram: @profleawaters 

    • LinkedIn: Lea Waters AM, PhD 

    • Twitter: @ProfLeaWaters 

    • Website: LeaWaters.com 




    — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

    • Book: A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens 

    • Event: Relay For Life 

    • Survey: Via Character Strengths Survey 




    — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — 

    • United Harvest. Get superior meats at unitedharvest.com. Promo code: AWESOME 

    • Canva. Design like a pro–for less time and money at canva.me/awesome 

    • Rise.com. Build your team’s learning library–the fast and fun way–with Rise.com/awesome. 

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