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163: The Secret of Escaping Stagnation at Work

163: The Secret of Escaping Stagnation at Work

In this episode, I dive deep into the concept of stagnation in your career journey.

Drawing from a recent coaching session with an engineering manager, Alex, who’s feeling stuck in his current role, we explore how the fear of dissatisfaction can hold us back from reaching our full potential. Despite having a good life and career on the surface, he realizes he’s not truly fulfilled.

I share insights on how to break free from this cycle by daring to be dissatisfied and embracing the courage to pursue something greater.

Plus, I offer a practical tool, the Pain Pleasure Matrix, to help you refocus your energy towards your desired future.

Don’t let fear hold you back any longer—join me as we embark on a journey toward growth and fulfillment.

So press play and let’s chat about embracing the courage to pursue greatness!

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149: Promotion Playbook Yearly Rhythm | My Signature System to Align and Accelerate Results in 2024

149: Promotion Playbook Yearly Rhythm | My Signature System to Align and Accelerate Results in 2024

In this episode, we kick off the year 2024 addressing our yearly playbook rhythm, the signature system guiding our clients to achieve audacious goals in their careers and lives. I’m thrilled to share the exact process, breaking down principles and ideas into actionable steps for you to implement. To accompany this conversation, there’s a downloadable PDF workbook, providing in-depth insights and tactics.

This is not a passive listen; it’s a call to intentional action and goal setting. The promotion playbook becomes vital for engineering leaders seeking results, promotions, and a fulfilling lifestyle.

I introduce the three essential plays: deciding goals, reconnecting them to purpose, and executing the ultimate results cycle. This system, when executed consistently, transforms accumulated knowledge into kinetic energy, fostering quicker achievement of big goals.

So press play and let’s make 2024 your most successful year yet!

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129: How to Increase Confidence Interviewing and Get the Job You Want

129: How to Increase Confidence Interviewing and Get the Job You Want

In today’s episode, I dive deep into a topic that is crucial for career growth and success: confidence.

We all know that interviews play a crucial role in advancing our careers, whether it’s for promotions within our current organizations or when seeking opportunities in new companies. But here’s the truth – interviews are not solely about qualifications, they are about confidence.

In this episode, we explore the three mindsets of confidence that are essential for acing your interviews and landing that dream job. I share a real-life example of Charlie, one of our clients, as we uncover the challenges he faced and how we helped him turn his uncertainty into confidence.

So press play and let’s chat… it’s time to land your ideal engineering role!

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125: Impactful Engineering with Jake Maxey and Steve Maxey | Podcast Hosts | Engineers Making a Difference

125: Impactful Engineering with Jake Maxey and Steve Maxey | Podcast Hosts | Engineers Making a Difference

In this episode, meet two engineers who really care about the next generation of engineers, Jake Maxey and Steve Maxey.

These brothers have overcome many challenges to reach the levels of success in engineering they enjoy today, and those setbacks were the perfect setup for their mission:

Impactful Engineering.

If you know that your work on earth is about more than new technology and making money, and you’re looking for inspiration in how you can make a difference right now, you are going to love Jake and Steve.

They are also launching a new show, Impactful Engineering Podcast, that I highly recommend you check out.

Their message is about more than generosity tomorrow, it will help you perform at your best today.

So press play and let’s chat… it’s time for us to make an IMPACT!

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123: Are You on the Road to Burnout? | The Unspoken Pandemic

123: Are You on the Road to Burnout? | The Unspoken Pandemic

Let’s talk about a topic that hits close to home: burnout.

In this episode, l share my own experience of hitting rock bottom in my career due to burnout and how I turned things around.

Join me as I draw insights from over 1,500 engineering leaders and discuss the various faces of burnout – from disengagement to the perils of overworking. I introduce the “burnout scale” and urge you to assess where you stand on it.

I’ll uncover how burnout is more than just physical exhaustion – it’s about energy deficits across all aspects of our lives.

Hit that play button and let’s tackle burnout together!

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