355 episodes

Join five-time bestselling author Rob Jolles as he takes to the mic, interviewing fascinating guests, and providing his own, unique commentary to provide simple, pocket-sized messages. If you want to be informed, while being entertained, inspired, and motivated, this show is for you!

Pocket Sized Pep Talks Rob Jolles

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 59 Ratings

Join five-time bestselling author Rob Jolles as he takes to the mic, interviewing fascinating guests, and providing his own, unique commentary to provide simple, pocket-sized messages. If you want to be informed, while being entertained, inspired, and motivated, this show is for you!

    Not Just Good; Superior!

    Not Just Good; Superior!

    In today’s world, change is the only constant—the bar for success is only rising higher, and gone are the days when being “good enough” can satisfy customers and beat back the competition. Rusty Komori, the author of, "Superior: Creating a Superior Culture of Excellence," sits down with Rob and presents real, process based solutions to help you evolve from being not just good enough, and not just great… but superior!

    • 51 min
    Some Solutions Are Right Under Your Nose

    Some Solutions Are Right Under Your Nose

    We tend to pride ourselves on our ability to think out of the box, but in reality, we may be doing just the opposite. After all, so much information is available at our fingertips; it would appear that solutions to complex problems can’t be far away. In this quick, seven-minute Pocket Sized Pep Talk, I'll remind you that sometimes, a potential solution is so obvious that it hides in broad daylight. I’ll also give you a classic example that is right above your nose in the airline industry, and some lessons we can learn from it!

    • 6 min
    The Secret to Resolving Conflict and Defusing Tension

    The Secret to Resolving Conflict and Defusing Tension

    Too many of us tend to avoid disagreements, feel uncomfortable arguing, or feel defenseless when engaged in conflict? It's actually quite common, and the reason we feel this way is because we don’t know what to say. Attorney and author Hesha Abrams sits down with Rob and discusses her book, "Holding the Calm: The Secret to Resolving Conflict and Defusing Tension." Quite frankly, you don't have to feel this way, and you don’t have to feel powerless. You just have to have the tools, skills, and inspiration perfected by a master problem-solver to show you how to handles yourself in situations like these, and in this podcast that's exactly what you'll learn how to do!

    • 50 min
    How To Prepare For Pressure

    How To Prepare For Pressure

    When you watch a professional presenter perform under pressure, it appears effortless. What you don’t see is what goes on before that performance, and the way the speaker uses those final few minutes before he or she begins to speak. In this quick, seven-minute Pocket Sized Pep Talk, I’ll tell you about my personal ritual for preparing for pressure, and how this might help you the next time you have to perform any task under pressure.

    • 7 min
    Leveraging Artificial Intelligence

    Leveraging Artificial Intelligence

    How would you like to provide customer service 24 hours a day, and seven days a week? And while we're at it, how would you like your response times to improve exponentially? And, there's more - way more, and by now you must know we're talking about AI and its effects on business. Author Victoria Holtz sits down with Rob and discusses her book, "Move to Great! 12 Strategies for Business Exponential Growth Leveraging AI." As they say, knowledge is power. It's time to improve your power!
    Let’s have ourselves a Pocket Sized Pep Talk, because by now you must know I’m talking about AI’s effects on business, and I have just the person here to help me!

    • 48 min
    The Pursuit Of Imperfection

    The Pursuit Of Imperfection

    Don't confuse the noble act of trying our best with the noble act of pushing ourself to perfection. In this quick, six-minute Pocket Sized Pep Talk, I’ll tell why perfection, and the pursuit of it, can do more harm than good.

    • 5 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
59 Ratings

59 Ratings

my-oh-mama ,

Always informative and entertaining

Rob is an incredible host - always asking insightful questions of his guests, sprinkling in humor and great stories. There are always treasures to be found here!

Sue Camaione ,

Pocket podcasts

Rob has a way of condensing the most important lessons in an entertaining and educational manner that any business person can digest and use in their work life.

FSBurke2 ,

Great information. Actionable advice.

Every episode is full of actionable information and inspiration. One of my favorite business podcast.

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