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Modern Mentor is your guide to leadership and communication, helping you craft a workplace environment you can feel good about. She’ll share tips to help you balance your work and personal life, effectively invest your time, and be mindful about where you’re devoting your energy. Let Modern Mentor help you navigate your path to success—however you define it.

Modern Mentor Quick and Dirty Tips

    • Business
    • 4.3 • 674 Ratings

Modern Mentor is your guide to leadership and communication, helping you craft a workplace environment you can feel good about. She’ll share tips to help you balance your work and personal life, effectively invest your time, and be mindful about where you’re devoting your energy. Let Modern Mentor help you navigate your path to success—however you define it.

    Managing difficult stakeholders at work

    Managing difficult stakeholders at work

    In this episode, Rachel identifies the parallels between traffic jams and typical workplace issues. Key points discussed include 'expecting the outlandish', where leaders have high, often unrealistic expectations; 'whim tossing', which addresses the confusion caused by leaders' unclear ideas; 'bystanding', where stakeholder involvement is lacking; and 'unclear expectations', which affect goal clarity and achievement. She suggests proactive planning, clarity-seeking, and strategic negotiation to alleviate these challenges.

    • 8 min
    Will it make the boat go faster?

    Will it make the boat go faster?

    As so many of us are chasing speed, efficiency and a bit of lightness at work, asking the important question, “Will it make the boat go faster?” can be an excellent solution.

    • 6 min
    How to go from Great Gloom to Glow Up

    How to go from Great Gloom to Glow Up

    We’ve finally moved beyond the Great Resignation and Reconsideration, but we’re now stuck in the Great Gloom. We’re languishing, feeling low and disconnected. Here are some strategies to overcome the gloom and find our Great Glow Up.

    • 8 min
    How to be Invaluable at work with Lauren McGoodwin

    How to be Invaluable at work with Lauren McGoodwin

    An interview with Lauren McGoodwin, founder of Career Contessa, who makes the case for why invaluable beats indispensable…and shares some actions we can take to achieve this status.

    • 30 min
    How to Implement that Leadership Development

    How to Implement that Leadership Development

    Leadership Development not working? Well…maybe it’s time to take a fresh approach to taking action. Learn 5 strategies for bringing your leadership learning to life.

    • 8 min
    Solving workplace conflict

    Solving workplace conflict

    In every workplace in every industry, there is a natural tension that occurs between teams. But rather than continuing to simmer and stew, it’s time to solve the tension once and for all.

    • 8 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
674 Ratings

674 Ratings

ASobering ,

Such a wealth of knowledge! 🧠

This is one of the most insightful podcasts that I have ever come across! Rachel does such a great job of sharing her wisdom and I love how she leads meaningful conversations with guests who bring so much experience to the table. Highly recommend checking this show out - you won’t be disappointed!

Brandon (iloveshinyobjects.com ,

Great tips!

Short to the point helpful tips! Thank you so much Rachel!

emj-js ,

Thoughtful insight, great tips!

Rachel's content is helpful and practical. I love the length of the show-- quick and packed full of awesome nuggets. Rachel's examples are clear and I feel like things I can put into practice immediately. THANKS!

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