7 episodes

Great and practical advice about how to manage life at work. We answer all your questions, interview amazing young CEOs, and read you workplace nightmares! Email us at questions@someoneelsesdad.com.

Advice From Someone Else's Dad Peter Yawitz

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 11 Ratings

Great and practical advice about how to manage life at work. We answer all your questions, interview amazing young CEOs, and read you workplace nightmares! Email us at questions@someoneelsesdad.com.

    Email F-bombs, LinkedIn cold calls & Isaac Rudansky, CEO of AdVenture Media

    Email F-bombs, LinkedIn cold calls & Isaac Rudansky, CEO of AdVenture Media

    Political differences at work, listener's questions on LinkedIn cold calls, f-bombs in emails, plus Peter interview with Isaac Rudansky, CEO of AdVenture Media, the industry guru on Google Ads. He is now stopped on the street by people the millions who've watched his how-to YouTube videos.

    • 23 min
    Paid less than coworkers, no-show interviewer, and Connor Diemand-Yauman, CEO of Philanthropy U

    Paid less than coworkers, no-show interviewer, and Connor Diemand-Yauman, CEO of Philanthropy U

    Peter and Jamie discuss being paid less that coworkers, and answer questions on personal info leaks and interviewer no-shows. Peter interviews Connor Diemand-Yauman, CEO of Philanthropy University (philanthropyu.org), which provides training to under-resourced global organizations. Connor said he had no grand career plan, but wanted to do something education. That led to doing very different things like teaching rural poor in Africa and running b2b at Coursera, the online education platform. Plus, this week's workplace nightmare!

    • 23 min
    Hiring for a boring job, career paths, and Leah Cohen-Shohet, Forbes 30 Under 30

    Hiring for a boring job, career paths, and Leah Cohen-Shohet, Forbes 30 Under 30

    Peter and Jamie discuss young people's overly defined career paths and answer questions on hiring for a boring job and dealing with a boss who calls you out to a client. Peter interviews Leah Cohen-Shohet, one of Forbes Magazine’s 30 Under 30, who helped grow the financial technology startup Symphony in only a few years. Leah is very focused on setting goals and sticking with them. Plus, this week's workplace nightmare!

    • 23 min
    Vendors Hit on Jamie, Not Fitting In and Micah Weinberg, CEO of California Forward

    Vendors Hit on Jamie, Not Fitting In and Micah Weinberg, CEO of California Forward

    Jamie talks about how business vendors almost always hit on her! Call-in questions on 1) not fitting in and 2) negotiating salary over email.

    Plus Peter interviews Micah Weinberg, CEO of California Forward (cafwd.org), an amazing organization that helps California constituents turn ideas into public policy. He encourages young people to get a lot of real-world business training before joining groups like his so they have great skills before "changing the world."

    And of course we read your workplace nightmares! Leave a question at 347-857-7294 at questions@someoneelsesdad.com, or anonymously at someoneelsesdad.com/podcast .

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    • 24 min
    Jason Griffith, CEO of SiteCompli

    Jason Griffith, CEO of SiteCompli

    Peter interviews Jason Griffith, CEO of SiteCompli where he learns why the company has been consistently ranked as one of Crain's best places to work. Hint: all employees worked together to come up with six culture pillars, which are presented beautifully on the wall. As a result all employees consistently bring "their A-game to work."

    Extras! Check us out on www.instagram.com/someoneelsesdad to see SiteCompli's totally cool conference table made entirely of LEGOs!

    This week Peter and Jamie talk about an office banner saying "Bow Down, Bitches!", answer questions about motivating a lackluster young workforce and about not receiving a "promised" bonus. We also read your workplace nightmares! Leave a question at 347-857-7294 at questions@someoneelsesdad.com, or anonymously at someoneelsesdad.com/podcast .

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    • 25 min
    AJ Vaynerchuk co-founder of VaynerMedia. CEO of VaynerSports

    AJ Vaynerchuk co-founder of VaynerMedia. CEO of VaynerSports

    Peter interviews AJ Vaynerchuk, co-founder of VaynerMedia and CEO of VaynerSports to hear how his mentor-- older brother Gary Vaynerchuk-- gave him some great pointers, but how he has very specific ways to help their business succeed.

    Extras! Check us out on https://www.instagram.com/someoneelsesdad to see some GaryVee words of wisdom hanging around the office and to see how "garage sale-ing" gives you everything you need to know about business.


    This week Peter and Jamie answer your questions about people making comments on ethnic workplace-appropriate clothing and deciding whether a master's degree is worth it. We also read your workplace nightmares! Leave a question at 347-857-7294 at questions@someoneelsesdad.com, or anonymously at someoneelsesdad.com/podcast

    Don't forget to subscribe and comment!

    • 24 min

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5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

HoustonfromDallas ,

Thank you Peter

Amazing. So funny and interesting!

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