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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 10,000,000 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. 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 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 10,000,000 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. Welcome!

    622: Taking Control of Stress Before It Takes Control of You with Kirsty Bortoft

    622: Taking Control of Stress Before It Takes Control of You with Kirsty Bortoft

    Kirsty Bortoft shares easy ways to keep stress and negativity at bay. 




    — YOU’LL LEARN — 

    1) How to un-hijack your brain in 12 seconds 

    2) How to effectively deal with stress in five steps 

    3) The number one reason why most people struggle with stress 




    Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep622 for clickable versions of the links below. 




    — ABOUT KIRSTY — 

    Kirsty Bortoft is an award-winning mindset coach to entrepreneurs and professionals. She helps them to dissolve stress and anxiety without having to resort to medication and traditional therapy. Kirsty developed the unique ‘Freedom Alignment Method', a three-stage process that crushes the obstacles so many high achievers frequently face during their lifetime. Obstacles that inevitably leave them feeling trapped by their current circumstance and pulled from the inner peace and happiness they deserve, despite working so very hard for it.

    • Kirsty’s book: Break Free From Pain: How to Heal from Physical, Emotional and Mental Pain 

    • Kirsty’s program: The Freedom Alignment Method 

    • Kirsty’s website: KirstyBortoft 

    • Kirsty’s YouTube: Kirsty Bortoft – Mindset Coach 

    • Kirsty’s Facebook: Kirsty Bortoft 

    • Kirsty’s Twitter: @KirstyBortoft 




    — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

    • Book: The Upside of Stress: Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It by Kelly McGonigal 

    • Book: Letting Go: The Pathway of Surrender by David Hawkins 

    • Book: The Biology of Belief 10th Anniversary Edition: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter & Miracles by Bruce Lipton 

    • Personality: Joe Dispenza 




    — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — 

    Klaviyo. Grow your ecommerce business faster at klaviyo.com/grow

    • 41 min
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    2020 is catching up to Pete and the team. We'll be back soon, but in the meantime, we hope you enjoy revisiting some of our previous episodes. Stay safe!

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    621: How to Banish the Four Habits of Time Wasting with Steve Glaveski

    621: How to Banish the Four Habits of Time Wasting with Steve Glaveski

    Steve Glaveski reveals how to unlearn the four habits that make us time poor. 




    — YOU’LL LEARN — 

    1) Why we often feel like we get nothing done 

    2) The simplest way to keep others from stealing your time 

    3) Why we achieve more when we have less time 




    Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep621 for clickable versions of the links below. 




    — ABOUT STEVE — 

    Steve Glaveski is an entrepreneur, author and podcast host whose mission is to unlock the latent potential of people so that they can create more impact for humanity and lead more fulfilling lives. 

    Steve is CEO of Collective Campus, an innovation accelerator based in Melbourne and Singapore, and founder of Lemonade Stand, a children’s entrepreneurship program and now, SaaS platform, that has been delivered to kids across Australia and Singapore. Steve is also the author of Employee to Entrepreneur: How To Earn Your Freedom and Do Work That Matters, the children’s picture book Lemonade Stand: From Idea to Entrepreneur, and the newly released Time Rich. 

    Steve hosts the Future Squared podcast. His work has been featured in Harvard Business Review, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, the Australian Financial Review, Tech in Asia and numerous other outlets. 

    • Steve’s book: Time Rich: Do you best work, live your best life 

    • Steve’s website: SteveGlaveski.com 

    • Steve’s book site: TimeRichBook.com 

    • Steve’s article: “The Case for the 6-Hour Workday” 




    — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

    • App: Airtable 

    • App: BlockSite 

    • App: Freedom 

    • Book: Meditations by Marcus Aurelius 

    • Book: "Principles: Life and Work" by Ray Dalio 

    • Company: IFTTT 

    • Company: Zapier 

    • Google Chrome Plugin: Quick Compose for Gmail 

    • Organization: Advanced Brain Monitoring  

    • Software: Formstack (formerly WebMerge) 

    • Tool: Online-Voice-Recorder.com 

    • Tribute Band: Ratt Poison 




    — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — 

    • Klavaiyo.Grow your ecommerce business faster at klaviyo.com/grow 

    • Netgear. Enhance your WiFi at netgear.com/wifi 

    • 51 min
    620: Reframing Your Mindset for Greater Resilience and Positivity with Anne Grady

    620: Reframing Your Mindset for Greater Resilience and Positivity with Anne Grady

    Anne Grady discusses how to bring more positivity into your life by building your resilience muscle. 




    — YOU’LL LEARN — 

    1) What to do when negativity hijacks your brain 

    2) The simple trick to making each day more enjoyable 

    3) The foundational skills of resilient people 




    Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep620 for clickable versions of the links below. 




    — ABOUT ANNE — 

    Anne Grady is an internationally recognized speaker and author who shares humor, humility, refreshing honesty, and practical strategies that can be applied both personally and professionally to improve relationships, navigate change, and triumph over adversity. 

    Anne is a two time TEDx speaker, and her work has been featured in Harvard Business Review, Entrepreneur and Inc. magazines, CNN, ESPN, and FOX Business. 

    With a master's degree in organizational communication and more than 20 years of experience working side-by-side with industry gurus, political and educational leaders, and CEOs, Anne addresses audiences worldwide on topics including change management, resilience, leadership, communication, and emotional intelligence. 

    • Anne’s book: Mind Over Moment: Harness the Power of Resilience 

    • Anne’s book: Mind Over Moment Journal: Simple Reminders to Harness the Power of Resilience 

    • Anne’s website: AnneGradyGroup.com 

    • Text “Strength” to 22454 to receive free resources from Anne! 




    — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

    • Organization: National Alliance on Mental Illness 

    • TED Talk: “How to make stress your friend” by Kelly McGonigal 

    • Book: The Upside of Stress: Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It by Kelly McGonigal 

    • Previous episode: 479: How to Slash Anxiety and Keep Positivity Flowing with Anne Grady 




    — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — 

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

    • Pitney Bowes. Simplify your shipping while saving money. Get a free 30-day trial and 10-lb shipping scale at pb.com/AWESOME. 

    • 41 min
    619: Seth Godin on How to Ship More Great Creative Work...and Why Much of Your Work is Actually “Creative”

    619: Seth Godin on How to Ship More Great Creative Work...and Why Much of Your Work is Actually “Creative”

    Seth Godin debunks persistent myths about creativity to show how professionals can deliver more creative output at work. 




    — YOU’LL LEARN — 

    1) The real reason why we don’t think we’re creative 

    2) The most effective way to overcome creative block 

    3) Why you should embrace your impostor syndrome 




    Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep619 for clickable versions of the links below. 




    — ABOUT SETH — 

    Seth Godin is the author of nineteen international bestsellers that have been translated into over 35 languages, and have changed the way people think about marketing and work. 

    He's a recent inductee to the Marketing Hall of Fame, and also a member of the Direct Marketing Hall of Fame, and the Guerrilla Marketing Hall of Fame. 

    In addition to his writing and speaking, Seth was founder and CEO of Squidoo.com. His blog (find it by typing "seth" into Google) is the most popular marketing blog in the world. Before his work as a writer and blogger, Seth was Vice President of Direct Marketing at Yahoo!, a job he got after selling them his pioneering 1990s online startup, Yoyodyne. 

    • Seth’s book: The Practice: Shipping Creative Work 

    • Seth’s book: Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? 

    • Seth’s blog: Seth’s Blog 

    • Seth’s blog post: “Where do ideas come from?” 

    • Book site: TrustYourself.com 




    — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

    • Company: ePac Flexible Packaging 

    • Personality: Theodore Levitt 

    • Past episode: 267: Managing Self-Doubt to Tackle Bigger Challenges with Tara Mohr 




    — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — 

    • Netgear. Enhance your WiFi at netgear.com/wifi

    • Blinkist. Learn more, faster with book summaries you can read or listen to in 15 minutes at blinkist.com/awesome

    • 34 min
    618: Finding Greater Clarity Amid Uncertainty with Jodi Hume

    618: Finding Greater Clarity Amid Uncertainty with Jodi Hume

    Jodi Hume shares decision-making strategies for finding greater clarity whenever you’re stuck. 




    — YOU’LL LEARN — 

    1) What to do when every decision seems overwhelming 

    2) Two best practices for sorting through tough decisions 

    3) Powerful questions to surface hidden roadblocks 




    Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep618 for clickable versions of the links below. 




    — ABOUT JODI — 

    After a 15-year career as COO of a growing architecture firm, Jodi Hume shifted gears and has made a name for herself over the last decade providing on-call decision support and facilitated leadership conversations for startup founders, corporations, entrepreneurs and executives. Each week, she also hosts So, Here’s My Story… a business podcast of real stories with poignant take-aways and plenty of humor. She’s the lead singer for The Wafflers – and if you ask nicely, she might tell you about the time she won 1st place in a Truck Pull. 

    • Jodi’s website: LeadingClarity.com 

    • Jodi’s website: JodiHume.com 

    • Jodi’s podcast: So, Here's My Story... 

    • Jodi’s LinkedIn: Jodi Hume 




    — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — 

    • Tool: Miro 

    • Tool: Mural 

    • Book: Winning with Accountability: The Secret Language of High-Performing Organizations by Henry Evans 




    — THANK YOU SPONSORS! — 

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

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

    • 44 min

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