Category: Podcast

Episode 151 – TLDR: We did this to ourselves!

A regular mantra of employers today is the complaints about the next generation of the workforce.  This is a fairly standard conversation by hiring managers when every new generation enters the workforce.  Yet, this time […]

Episode 150: Hoarding – Managing Life’s Multipliers

Amassing, Collecting, or Hoarding, as it’s known today is a something that seems to happen to many people.  We have a little stuff, and then in the blink of an eye we have tons of […]

Episode 149 – Bender was right and I HATE being a Meat Bag!

Have you ever gotten frustrated because something doesn’t work the way you want it? Maybe your eyes aren’t 20/20, your sugar levels are never actually level, or like me, you can’t control your weight no […]

Episode 148 – WIIFM or Wiff’em

I was pulled into an unexpected meeting and as an aside in the meeting I was told I have a WIIFM personality.   I had no idea what that meant.  Then I realized, everyone has one […]

Episode 147 – Sometimes You Can’t be Just Kinda Good

I’m good at many things, so are you.  Yet, no one is exceptional at all things. This results in life situations where we are kinda good at something, but the situation calls for someone who […]

Episode 146 – Best Practices in CYA

Screw ups happen.  Because of the nature of our professional world, and really because of human nature, there is often a scapegoat, an individual to blame when fertilizer hits the air circulation system.  If you […]

Episode 145 – So long, Farewell, Auf Wiedersehen, Goodbye

When it’s time to move on to new and uncharted career territory, many folks will say goodbye to their old colleagues through email or a phone call.   The lesser used option is to do it […]

Episode 144 – Being Real Vs. Being Fake

In life it’s easier, but not always wise, to be our ‘real selves‘.  In the professional world, it’s different.  Emotions and issues that are part of life tend not to work well in the work […]

Episode 143 – The Rule of 2.5 Redux

The greatest limiter on all our grand aspirations is time.  There is time to do some of the big things we want in life like a career and family, but little left for other major […]

Episode 142 – Career Assumptions

Everyone makes assumptions, it’s necessary to function in life.  Some assumptions, say if you assume the milk you grab at the supermarket is ok without looking at the date has a limited impact on your […]