Millennial Minded

by Double Forte

Millennial Minded
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 36
  • Last: 9 Mar 2018
Navigating a new career can be intimating - especially if you're armed with nothing more than some college classes and advice from friends. So, why not listen to the person we're all working to impress - the CEO. We reserve 15 minutes each week to pick the boss lady's brain. What can we really be doing to become the best that we can be?

Episodes (36)

  • If your life is a scrambled mess of to do's...
    If your life is a scrambled mess of to do's...
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    Published: 9 Mar 2018 Duration: 25:21
    You hear people say, "it's good to be busy," a lot. It's a sign that you're a valuable asset to your company. But what about those moments when you're so busy that it feels like you're underwater? How do you handle the stress? And what can ... Read more →
    You hear people say, "it's good to be busy," a lot. It's a sign that you're a valuable asset to your company. But what about those moments when you're so busy that it feels like you're underwater? How do you handle the stress? And what can ... Read more →

  • Feedback Series: How to Receive Critical Feedback
    Feedback Series: How to Receive Critical Feedback
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    Published: 2 Mar 2018 Duration: 11:40
    Let's walk through a familiar scenario. Your boss calls you into her office and asks you to sit down. "You're doing really great work," she says. "Your project plans are always on time and you've yet to abuse our unlimited vacation policy."... Read more →
    Let's walk through a familiar scenario. Your boss calls you into her office and asks you to sit down. "You're doing really great work," she says. "Your project plans are always on time and you've yet to abuse our unlimited vacation policy."... Read more →

  • Feedback Series: Be Specific, Be Positive
    Feedback Series: Be Specific, Be Positive
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    Published: 2 Mar 2018 Duration: 18:14
    Let's walk through a familiar scenario. Your boss calls you into her office and asks you to sit down. "You're doing really great work," she says. "Your project plans are always on time and you've yet to abuse our unlimited vacation policy."... Read more →
    Let's walk through a familiar scenario. Your boss calls you into her office and asks you to sit down. "You're doing really great work," she says. "Your project plans are always on time and you've yet to abuse our unlimited vacation policy."... Read more →

  • Feedback Series: How To Not Give Critical Feedback
    Feedback Series: How To Not Give Critical Feedback
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    Published: 2 Mar 2018 Duration: 09:52
    Let's walk through a familiar scenario. Your boss calls you into her office and asks you to sit down. "You're doing really great work," she says. "Your project plans are always on time and you've yet to abuse our unlimited vacation policy."... Read more →
    Let's walk through a familiar scenario. Your boss calls you into her office and asks you to sit down. "You're doing really great work," she says. "Your project plans are always on time and you've yet to abuse our unlimited vacation policy."... Read more →

  • Feedback Series: Feedback Is a Gift
    Feedback Series: Feedback Is a Gift
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    Published: 2 Mar 2018 Duration: 14:13
    Let's walk through a familiar scenario. Your boss calls you into her office and asks you to sit down. "You're doing really great work," she says. "Your project plans are always on time and you've yet to abuse our unlimited vacation policy."... Read more →
    Let's walk through a familiar scenario. Your boss calls you into her office and asks you to sit down. "You're doing really great work," she says. "Your project plans are always on time and you've yet to abuse our unlimited vacation policy."... Read more →

  • If you want to improve your presentations...
    If you want to improve your presentations...
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    Published: 23 Feb 2018 Duration: 23:29
    If you've ever spoken in front of a group of people - whether it's a work presentation or wedding toast - you know that public speaking can be difficult. As you approach the front of the room, your hands clam up, your heart starts beating r... Read more →
    If you've ever spoken in front of a group of people - whether it's a work presentation or wedding toast - you know that public speaking can be difficult. As you approach the front of the room, your hands clam up, your heart starts beating r... Read more →

  • If you're a parent at work...
    If you're a parent at work...
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    Published: 16 Feb 2018 Duration: 27:48
    We've mentioned a few times on Millennial Minded that a workplace is full of people - human beings with emotions, relationships and personal lives that expand beyond the office. A prime example is being a parent. Despite being present at wo... Read more →
    We've mentioned a few times on Millennial Minded that a workplace is full of people - human beings with emotions, relationships and personal lives that expand beyond the office. A prime example is being a parent. Despite being present at wo... Read more →

  • If you want to develop your personal brand...
    If you want to develop your personal brand...
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    Published: 9 Feb 2018 Duration: 26:07
    Whether you like it or not, you have a personal brand. The clothes you wear, the company you keep, and the ideas you present all culminate into a unified identity of what it means to be you. At least that's the way it used to be. Now your p... Read more →
    Whether you like it or not, you have a personal brand. The clothes you wear, the company you keep, and the ideas you present all culminate into a unified identity of what it means to be you. At least that's the way it used to be. Now your p... Read more →

  • If you just went through a breakup...
    If you just went through a breakup...
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    Published: 2 Feb 2018 Duration: 17:18
    Many people like to keep their personal lives separate from what happens at work. They share their weekend plans but don't go into detail about an ugly divorce. However, you may want to consider telling your manager about a recent heartbrea... Read more →
    Many people like to keep their personal lives separate from what happens at work. They share their weekend plans but don't go into detail about an ugly divorce. However, you may want to consider telling your manager about a recent heartbrea... Read more →

  • If you're your friend's boss...
    If you're your friend's boss...
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    Published: 26 Jan 2018 Duration: 23:34
    Recently, a listener let us know about a transition at work. She is being promoted and one of her new responsibilities is to manage a coworker. That coworker is a friend, leading her to wonder... can you be both a friend and a boss? We sit ... Read more →
    Recently, a listener let us know about a transition at work. She is being promoted and one of her new responsibilities is to manage a coworker. That coworker is a friend, leading her to wonder... can you be both a friend and a boss? We sit ... Read more →

  • If you regret sending an email...
    If you regret sending an email...
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    Published: 19 Jan 2018 Duration: 14:18
    Email is a wonderful tool. It allows you to be efficient with your communication. However, once an email leaves your inbox, there's no going back. If you've sent an email with sensitive information to the wrong person, or hit 'send' while y... Read more →
    Email is a wonderful tool. It allows you to be efficient with your communication. However, once an email leaves your inbox, there's no going back. If you've sent an email with sensitive information to the wrong person, or hit 'send' while y... Read more →

  • If you want to know why work isn't a democracy...
    If you want to know why work isn't a democracy...
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    Published: 12 Jan 2018 Duration: 21:03
    Despite what anyone thinks, effective businesses aren’t run as a democracy. In order to survive companies need to be nimble and have the ability to pivot in an instant. That means there needs to be a decision maker - someone who assesses a ... Read more →
    Despite what anyone thinks, effective businesses aren’t run as a democracy. In order to survive companies need to be nimble and have the ability to pivot in an instant. That means there needs to be a decision maker - someone who assesses a ... Read more →

  • If you're using Slack at work...
    If you're using Slack at work...
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    Published: 5 Jan 2018 Duration: 20:48
    Are you a Slack master? Yes? So you know about the /giphy tool? And that you can edit your last message? Chances are that even if you're well versed in Slack there are messaging habits that can really annoy your coworkers. We sit down with ... Read more →
    Are you a Slack master? Yes? So you know about the /giphy tool? And that you can edit your last message? Chances are that even if you're well versed in Slack there are messaging habits that can really annoy your coworkers. We sit down with ... Read more →

  • If you get a passive aggressive email...
    If you get a passive aggressive email...
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    Published: 29 Dec 2017 Duration: 22:27
    It's the end of the day and you get a terse email. "Thanks for the update. Would've been nice to hear about it in person." Now, you could shut your laptop, head home for the day, and forget about the note. Move on! But passive aggressive em... Read more →
    It's the end of the day and you get a terse email. "Thanks for the update. Would've been nice to hear about it in person." Now, you could shut your laptop, head home for the day, and forget about the note. Move on! But passive aggressive em... Read more →

  • If you WFH...
    If you WFH...
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    Published: 22 Dec 2017 Duration: 21:13
    A flexible work schedule and the option of working from home can do wonders for your productivity and personal happiness. That being said, your home is fraught with potential distractions (Vanderpump Rules, the urge to do laundry, your ador... Read more →
    A flexible work schedule and the option of working from home can do wonders for your productivity and personal happiness. That being said, your home is fraught with potential distractions (Vanderpump Rules, the urge to do laundry, your ador... Read more →

  • How to Land a Job Series: The First 90 Days
    How to Land a Job Series: The First 90 Days
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    Published: 15 Dec 2017 Duration: 14:19
    Starting a new job is without a doubt, an exciting experience. Before you celebrate too much, understand that the first 90 days are crucial to showing your new employer that they made the right choice. In a way, during those first 90 days, ... Read more →
    Starting a new job is without a doubt, an exciting experience. Before you celebrate too much, understand that the first 90 days are crucial to showing your new employer that they made the right choice. In a way, during those first 90 days, ... Read more →

  • How to Land a Job Series: Closing the Deal
    How to Land a Job Series: Closing the Deal
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    Published: 15 Dec 2017 Duration: 08:23
    Congratulations! You got an offer. But before you sign, you should consider asking the right questions. There's crucial information that still needs to be established. Most importantly, this is your opportunity to negotiate and to fully und... Read more →
    Congratulations! You got an offer. But before you sign, you should consider asking the right questions. There's crucial information that still needs to be established. Most importantly, this is your opportunity to negotiate and to fully und... Read more →

  • How to Land a Job Series: The Follow Up
    How to Land a Job Series: The Follow Up
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    Published: 15 Dec 2017 Duration: 18:15
    xxx Key Takeaways Ask for clarification on their process and your place in it. Send out thank you notes and emails to the people that you met with. Follow up with your interviewers a few weeks later. If you’re not hired, feel free to ask t... Read more →
    xxx Key Takeaways Ask for clarification on their process and your place in it. Send out thank you notes and emails to the people that you met with. Follow up with your interviewers a few weeks later. If you’re not hired, feel free to ask t... Read more →

  • How to Land a Job Series: The Interview
    How to Land a Job Series: The Interview
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    Published: 15 Dec 2017 Duration: 24:21
    After an interview wraps, you're not done! If anything, your interview just continues. The hours and days after an interview are crucial. It's your chance to show the hiring team that you're serious about the role and willing to go the extr... Read more →
    After an interview wraps, you're not done! If anything, your interview just continues. The hours and days after an interview are crucial. It's your chance to show the hiring team that you're serious about the role and willing to go the extr... Read more →

  • How to Land a Job Series: Land an Interview
    How to Land a Job Series: Land an Interview
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    Published: 15 Dec 2017 Duration: 13:57
    You've leveraged a connection, polished your resume, and used an informational interview to find a potential job opportunity. You feel yourself getting one step closer to that dream job. Careful! Don't underestimate the next step. Convincin... Read more →
    You've leveraged a connection, polished your resume, and used an informational interview to find a potential job opportunity. You feel yourself getting one step closer to that dream job. Careful! Don't underestimate the next step. Convincin... Read more →