August is “Reflection and Refocus” month at Protégé Podcast and a great time to think strategically about your career. So don’t stare at the sun and don’t stare at online job postings as part of your job search. Check out this episode of Protégé Podcast about proven job search techniques that eclipse the conventional wisdom!
Are you considered a high potential leader at your organization? Understanding how senior management assesses your potential as a employee can help you demonstrate positive professional behaviors, and avoid exhibiting negative ones. Renowned leadership expert Dean Stamoulis dropped by Protégé Podcast to break down the secret of high potential leaders – the behaviors and traits of mid-career executives who are likely to advance to senior leadership in corporations and mission-driven organizations.
By popular demand, this week’s Protégé Podcast is What You Need To Know Before Launching Your Podcast. I cover content strategy, equipment, hosting, marketing and podcast revenue models. Everything you need to get started on your podcasting journey!
Khalil Smith does it for the culture. An executive alum of Apple, Guess, and Gap, Khalil has helped train leaders to harness the power of culture for growth and innovation. On this week’s Protégé Podcast, Khalil and I discuss the importance of workplace culture on long term growth, what companies like Uber can do to improve internal culture, and why your culture fit within a company can lower your stress level and elevate your chances for advancement.
Drake could have used Calvin Gladney’s bio as the basis for his song “Started From the Bottom.” Calvin grew up in public housing in Brownsville in Brooklyn, and went on to graduate from Cornell and Harvard Law School. A real estate investor, Georgetown professor, and attorney, Calvin is the founder of Happier Better Lawyer, a company which helps lawyers and other professionals think and act more entrepreneurially in their jobs. On this week’s Protégé Podcast, Calvin and I discuss the future of work (here come the robots), practical tips to incorporate entrepreneurial thinking into your job, and why you should never abandon the critical skill which got you where you are – your hustle.
This episode of Protege Podcast was recorded in Rory’s hometown, New Orleans, Louisiana during Mardi Gras. Here are seven (7) techniques you can use to advance your career today. These tips are guaranteed to help you move your career to the next level. Just don’t call this advice career voodoo…unless it works!
It’s job search season! And there is a good chance you are spending too much time on your resume, and not enough attention on the other elements of your job search. How are you preparing for your phone interview? Which references are you submitting? What will be your follow up after the phone screen, but before the onsite interview? Check out these effective techniques to round out your job search and elevate your candidacy from the crowd.
On this week’s episode of Protégé Podcast, we answer listener questions! Specifically, we discuss how to have difficult conversations with your boss about a raise, a promotion, and about adjusting your workload. Thanks to everyone who sent in questions!
What’s the best career advice you’ve ever heard? I have taken all of the advice my mentors have given me over the years and reduced it to four existential principles of career success. This week’s episode also includes wisdom from super lawyer Ted Wells; Martha Minow, the dean of Harvard Law School; and executives from Silicon Valley, academia, and the nonprofit sector. We also hear career advice from Loida Lewis, CEO of TLC Beatrice and widow of Reginald F. Lewis, the first African-American to own a billion dollar company.
Colin Kaepernick. Black Lives Matter. The presidential election. Should we discuss the matters of the day at our places of employment? How do we handle these conversations with diplomacy, yet maintain our authenticity? Be ready to take notes as the brilliant and wise Jacqueline Welch shares some very specific advice for effective workplace communication. As the former Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Turner Broadcasting, Jacqui has the experience and expertise to help you avoid communication land mines at work. Communicate like a Protege!