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Four Simple Ideas to Win Over Problem People

Four Simple Ideas to Win Over Problem People

The biggest problems faced by the engineers and technology leaders are not about technology at all. People are the issue. And most technology workers (should I just say most people) are not prepared to deal with the challenges people bring. My mom - who worked for...

126: Assessment of Your Personal Economy [Podcast]

126: Assessment of Your Personal Economy [Podcast]

Your personal economy is usually thought of as a combination of your finances, your time, and your career. In this episode of Company of One, you are going to do an assessment using a downloadable worksheet. This exercise will help you determine the...

096: Doubt, Fear, and Indecision [Podcast]

096: Doubt, Fear, and Indecision [Podcast]

Are you suffering from doubt, fear, and indecision? I am. In fact, I have been for some time. It is a dark and deep hole. I have been wondering where to go next. It is not a matter of work alone - it is much deeper. For the past few years I have even turned into a...

095: Who You Spend Time With Is Who You Become  [Podcast]

095: Who You Spend Time With Is Who You Become [Podcast]

Do you like who you are when you are with your friends? Jim Rohn, business philosopher, says that we are the average of the five people we spend the most time with. I totally agree with this, and I have seen it modeled in my own life. If you look around, I am sure you...

081:Getting Better (or some) Ideas [Podcast]

081:Getting Better (or some) Ideas [Podcast]

Ever get stuck needing ideas, or perhaps just needing better ideas or more ideas? We often find ourselves stuck in not knowing what to do over even seemingly simple decisions. Just the other day I was meeting two friends, one being Jonathan, a musician who has started...

075: Is “Follow Your Passion” Bad Advice? [Podcast]

075: Is “Follow Your Passion” Bad Advice? [Podcast]

Should you follow your passion or not? In my talks I often state two things: 1) the most successful people have passion for what they do and  2) to find the best work for you find ways to connect the work you love to money. After the talk, some will mention authors...

072: I Work My Day Job to Fund My Dream Job [Podcast]

072: I Work My Day Job to Fund My Dream Job [Podcast]

If I asked you what you were working toward, could you tell me? A recent conversation startled me. A very bright and well educated man I was coaching told me of his dream to start a non-profit to help stamp out illiteracy. He had a true heart for those who were held...

071: Do You Really HAVE to Do Anything? [Podcast]

071: Do You Really HAVE to Do Anything? [Podcast]

Are you running yourself to death? The typical family with careers and kids spend most of their time running and working. They run to get their kids to school. They run to work, which is running all day. Then they run home to get their kids and take them to their...

070: 5 Ways to Get Clarity and Get Moving [Podcast]

070: 5 Ways to Get Clarity and Get Moving [Podcast]

I spend a lot of time coaching others. I tend to start the conversation with some basic questions. Where do you want to be in a few years? Where are you now? What are the obstacles in your way from getting to where you want to be? What is the major obstacle? After...