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CM 141: “Your Friend Requests are Annoying”

Tired of those unsolicited friend requests? If the very idea of networking makes you cringe, you are going to want to hear some good news from our guest, David Burkus, author of Friend of a Friend: Understanding the Hidden Networks That Can Transform Your Life and Your Career: Those methods DO NOT WORK.

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CM 140: “Coaching For Leaders”

Coaching for leaders

Coaching is, for many managers, a highly under appreciated skill. It is usually assumed that anyone who is good at something, when promoted to manager, will naturally be good at teaching and coaching those skills. Not so much. Teaching and coaching are powerful skills that have to be learned just as much as the skills that get managers promoted. And those skills will make you a far more effective leader. In this episode, Kelly and Robby are joined by perennial champion football coach, Bill Blankenship to talk coaching for leaders in the workplace.

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CM139: “The Greatest of All Time”

Join Kelly and Robby as they celebrate another Pats Super Bowl and outline what great leadership can do for an organization. The Pats provide vivid leadership lessons that anyone can take into the workplace. (Also, discover the easiest way to get your hometown team into a championship game. Hint: it involves Robby moving there.)

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CM138: “Another Book About Millennials? (a shameless plug)”

Another book about Millennials? REALLY? Well, hold on, cupcake. Yes, there are a lot of leadership books out there and lots of books about Millennials, but you definitely haven’t seen anything like Counter Mentor Leadership. #truth We’ve done the research, and we have over two decades invested in helping leaders transform potential into performance, regardless of generation.

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CM137: Boomer Fact or Fiction

You Millennials think you have Boomers all figured out, don’t you? Think again. After arguing their way through all the stereotypes about Millennials in “Millennial Fact or Fiction,” it was only fair that the boys take on all the generalizations Millennials bring to the table about Boomers. Raised to be hard working and risk averse by parents who survived the Great Depression and World War, Boomers see themselves as stable and responsible.

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CM136: “140 Characters is Bad for the Workplace (LOL)”

140 characters has become the standard for social media conversations, but it’s certainly playing havoc with communication in the corporate world. With more communication tools than ever before, communication has nevertheless not improved. In fact, it’s probably worse than ever. In this episode of the Counter Mentors podcast, Kelly and Robby take on workplace communication and the many ways in which it completely sucks.

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