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164: Create the Exact Job You Want with Jonathan Boyer | Principal Mechanical Engineer

164: Create the Exact Job You Want with Jonathan Boyer | Principal Mechanical Engineer

In this episode, meet my old colleague and good friend, Jonathan Boyer.

He is a Principal Engineer at Stryker, a leading Medical Equipment Manufacturing company whose products impact more than 130 million healthcare patients annually.

Jonathan had the same problem most engineers face, and in fact, you might say it’s not a problem.

There were some parts of his job he loved to do, and some things he had to do… and the “have to” category was bigger than the “love to.”

He decided it was time to change that reality. Jonathan set an intention that his next role would be SOLELY based on his passions and what he loves to do.

That role didn’t exist at Stryker.

It does now, and we’ll show you how.

So press play and let’s chat… because it’s time to create the job of your dreams!

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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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154: Here is a Method to Make Career Fulfillment a GAME with Jay Abbasi

154: Here is a Method to Make Career Fulfillment a GAME with Jay Abbasi

In this episode, we reconnect with CEO and Career Consultant, Jay Abbasi.

If your career lacks fulfillment, impact, or balance… he explains that you’re probably playing the wrong game.

What Jay learned as a top trainer at Tesla, where he was responsible for helping the most talented leaders in the EV industry rise to an even higher level, is that people fail to reach their full potential at work because stress, anxiety, or burnout keep them stuck.

He developed a method proven across hundreds of leaders in dozens of industries that turns career building into a GAME, four steps to a fulfilling, impactful, and balanced career.

Now CEO of his own career consulting company, Jay is helping leaders like you to be resilient, perform better, lead better, and work better with others.

So press play and let’s chat… it’s GAME time!

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145: Secret Guide to Communicating with Business Teams with Chris Fenning | Award-Winning Author of The First Minute

145: Secret Guide to Communicating with Business Teams with Chris Fenning | Award-Winning Author of The First Minute

In this episode, former aerospace engineering leader Chris Fenning makes it easier for us to communicate at work.

His simple methods help experts like you talk to non-experts on cross functional teams like marketing and sales. We also discuss how engineering teams can improve communication to executives, and much more.

If you want to grow your career, this episode is mandatory learning. Your impact and promotability will be limited by your ability to influence outside engineering department walls. Communication is the key.

Chris’s consulting and practical approach is used in organizations ranging from Google to NATO, and because of their broad appeal for technical leadership, have appeared in the Harvard Business Review.

He is also the author of multiple award-winning books that have been translated into 15 languages, including my personal favorite, “The First Minute: How to start conversations that get results.”

So press play and let’s chat… about how to chat with anybody and get results!

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136: Formula 1 Performance Leads to RAPID Career Acceleration with Paul Teasdale | McLaren F1 Team

136: Formula 1 Performance Leads to RAPID Career Acceleration with Paul Teasdale | McLaren F1 Team

In this episode, we bring you high performance Formula 1 insights for your career acceleration goals with Paul Teasdale.

Paul is a former member of the McLaren F1 Racing team, and now travels around the world helping companies and individuals as a coach, speaker, facilitator, and podcast host.

We cover his RAPID framework, a unique way to apply the data-driven methodologies of high performance racing into your career. And here’s the most surprising part of his model that every engineer needs to know:

Data comes last.

Paul held various roles including consulting in food manufacturing, international shipping, dairy export and business banking, before landing the opportunity with McLaren, the Formula 1 team and supercar manufacturer. After 6 years with McLaren, Paul went on to launch his own coaching and consulting practice and developed his RAPID framework.

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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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