Entrepreneur Michael Gardon is on a mission to help people get intentional about their career journey, and there's never been a better time to take control. Hear from hiring managers and CEOs at cutting edge firms about what it takes to get ahead. Hear from side hustlers who are building more resilient work lives, and hear from entrepreneurs who invest in themselves in pursuit of a more fulfilled, more sane life. Plus learn tactical skills for finding and landing the best job. Skills like how to write a better resume, better networking, interviewing and communication.
Interrupt Imposter Syndrome with Teresa Sande
39:31#403: Teresa Sande Author of Find Your Fierce: Interrupt Imposter Syndrome and Own Your Success has some insightful research from studies and hundreds of interviews that transform this topic into a book. Host Justin Dux reveals his biggest fear as a podcast host and Teresa shares her story as well feeling like the biggest imposter to set out to write a book about imposter syndrome.
Navigating Parental Leave With Dr. Amy Beacom and Sue Campbell
38:05#402: In this episode, Michael Gardon chats with Dr. Amy Beacom and Sue Campbell. Dr. Amy Beacom is the Founder and CEO of the Center for Parental Leave Leadership, the first consultancy in the US to focus exclusively on parental leave. Drawing on over 25 years in executive leadership development and coaching, Amy consults with Fortune 100 companies, international organizations, and working parents, transforming the way our companies and our country engage with the parental leave transition. Amy created the first evidence-based parental leave transition coaching model and distilled it into this book, the first of its kind to provide step-by-step guidance for navigating this complex life transition. She has trained and supervised parental leave coaches both in the US and Australia and the manager-focused training program she created can be found in over 80 countries around the world. She regularly appears on expert panels, conferences, and podcasts and has been quoted in such publications as the New York Times, the Washington Post, and Working Mother. Amy holds a BA in Sociology/Anthropology with a minor in Gender Studies from Lewis and Clark College, an MA in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University, and a doctorate, also from Columbia University, combining Organizational Psychology, Women’s Leadership, Work/Family, and Applied Anthropology. She lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband and their son and daughter. Sue Campbell is a writer, author, and coach who has worked with the Center for Parental Leave Leadership since its early days, helping to communicate the transformative impact of their core mission. Her professional background includes twelve years in public service, seven of those as a business systems analyst leading projects and teams to deliver process improvements through technology. Her writing, often focused on issues important to parents, has been published in many outlets, including Prevention, Good Housekeeping, Scary Mommy, and Mamalode. She is also the author of, The Cat, the Cash, the Leap, and the List, a novel for middle grade readers. Sue lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband and two children.
Rejection is Protection With Noa Shaw
47:39#401: In this episode, Justin Dux chats with Noa Shaw. Noa Shaw is a certified life coach who guides his clients to become better versions of themselves by helping them identify and understand their purpose and achieve what they want in life. Whether you’re searching for more meaning or fulfillment in your personal life and relationships, or seeking to establish the confidence and accountability to realize your business, career and leadership goals, Noa can help you chart your path and develop the tools you’ll need to grow. With over 20 years of experience working in addiction treatment and helping clients rebuild their lives in the aftermath of trauma, Noa specializes in helping guide his clients from the depths of darkness into a life filled with beauty and light.
Taking Yourself And Your Team To The Next Level With Kelly McClellan
35:07#400: In this episode, Justin Dux chats with Kelly McClellan. Kelly is a Career and Leadership expert with over 20 years of experience in training and developing people, leaders, and teams. With more than 3000 coaching hours, she is on a mission to help people create a life and career they love. Equal parts coach, consultant, and cheerleader, Kelly works with clients in financial services, healthcare, CPG, and technology who are looking to take themselves and their teams to the next level.
Influencing Culture From Below: What It Means To Have A Servant Purpose & The Generational Influences That Change Culture with S. Chris Edmonds
40:18#399: In this episode, Michael Gardon chats with S. Chris Edmonds. S. Chris Edmondshelps leaders create and sustain purposeful, positive, productive work cultures. He is a speaker, author, and executive consultant who is the founder of The Purposeful Culture Group. He's one of Inc. Magazine’s 100 Top Leadership Speakers and was a featured presenter at South by Southwest. Chris is the author of the Amazon bestseller The Culture Engine and is co-author of the new title, Good Comes First. Chris' blog, podcasts, and videos are at DrivingResultsThroughCulture.com. Chris’ short, rich Good Comes First and Culture Leadership Charge video episodes can be found on YouTube.
Why Culture Is Vital And How Individuals Can Influence Culture With Mark Babbitt
39:35#398: In this episode, Michael Gardon chats with Mark Babbitt. Mark S. Babbitt is President of WorqIQ, a community and change management consultancy that helps organizations understand leadership's impact on culture and the company's collective level of Workplace Intelligence (WQ). Mark is also CEO and Founder of YouTern, a career-focused community enables college students, recent graduates, and young professionals to find their first or next internship or job with the right organizational culture for them. In addition to writing the upcoming Good Comes First (September 28, 2021 | Matt Holt and BenBella Books), Mark co-authored the bestseller A World Gone Social: How Companies Must Adapt to Survive. Followers also find Mark's advice in Entrepreneur, Inc., Forbes, and many other publications. An in-demand speaker, Mark was named one of Inc. Magazines' Top 100 Leadership Speakers.
Jobs For College Grads With Parker Dewey Founder Jeffrey Moss
34:47#397: Jeffrey Moss solved a problem, the answer to the question for recent grads from college; how do I get experience? His company Parker Dewey has a program for employers to leverage the excitement of a recent grad without all the hassle of hiring a full-time intern. Instead, they have a shorter-term small internship which he calls a "Micro-internship". We talk about the problem from both perspectives; the employers hiring these candidates and the candidates looking for experiences while also getting paid to learn. https://www.parkerdewey.com/
How To Deal With Difficult Coworkers And Other Toxic Personalities With Peter Economy
40:23#396: Peter Economy has written over 100 books and his latest is a field guide to toxic coworkers. He offers some great advice on how to deal with this toxicity and move into a new job quickly to out-maneuver these bad actors in your career. Peter has written over 11 books in the for dummies series, but he's no dummy when it comes to identifying a toxic coworker, handling the situation or person, and consequences these people have on a company and your career.
How To Recognize Opportunity And Be Ready To Say Yes With Ray King
36:39#395: In this episode, Michael Gardon chats with Ray King. Ray is the Global Head of Sales at Devbridge, a digital product and technology consultancy. A first-generation immigrant from The Gambia, Ray migrated to the US as a teen and has gained experience building and leading high-performing teams since. He has successfully led digital product delivery for Global 2000 clients in the US, Europe, and the UK. So when the opportunity to build out Devbridge’s UK practice came up, Ray accepted the challenge and grew the practice into a thriving $8M operation in just over three years. He recently transitioned from his post as the Managing Director of the London office back to the US to build a global sales team responsible for generating $20M+ a year in new business revenue for Devbridge. Soon to be a first-time dad, Ray lives in Chicago with his fiancé Megan and their dog, Crede.
The Amazingly Simple Way to Stand Out on a Job Hunt With Joel Bein
30:30In this episode, Michael Gardon chats with Joel Bein. Joel Bein is passionate about self-driven learning, creativity, personal growth, and human consciousness. He is a content marketer and job hunt coach at Crash.co, a startup on a mission to help people discover and do what makes them come alive. He is a writer for The Daily Job Hunt newsletter, host of the Career Crashers Podcast, host of the Exponentially Empowered podcast, and, as a classically trained musician and conductor, he is Founder and Artistic Director of the New Orleans Chamber Players.