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#143) Choose the Job that You’re Aligned With | Jeanette Winters

Season 1, Ep. 143
Today, we’re going to talk about how to get aligned with the jobs that define our careers. Why should you listen to this episode? Maybe you’re finding that an apathetic (or even draining) energy consumes you at work. You show up to work. You grind it out. You show up the next day. Rinse, repeat...and boom, thank God it’s the weekend.So now you decide: it’s time for a change, and you’re open to do that by hopping to a different job, company, or career altogether. Well, you’re going to want to listen to this episode first.The truth is...a lot of people don’t know what job is right for them. Or worse, they may not be even be aware of the importance of picking an engaging job that works for them. Today is all about one word: alignment. We’ll discuss the concept of picking a job that you are personally aligned with and how it actually can make a difference.Today, I brought on Jeanette Winters, a Fortune 100 Talent Management Executive. She is the Chief Talent Officer & Managing Partner for Winters Advisory Group. Jeanette is a human capital expert with 20+ years of designing scalable, quantifiable and sustainable initiatives. She’s been involved in the creation and implementation of proven human capital practices, procedures, and programs, and she’s led human resources for many brands that you may be familiar with: including Pitney Bowes, Igloo, and Beyond Meat.Resources MentionedJeanette Winters - LinkedIn

#139) Negotiation is for Everyone | Alexandra Carter

Season 1, Ep. 139
Today, we’re going to talk about negotiation and open your mind to how it can change your life.Listen: maybe you want to land a better job with a better salary -- or even become more respected in your career. A key theme: Negotiation is for everyone, and people need to expand their minds about what negotiation is.Alexandra Carter is the author of ASK FOR MORE: Ten Questions to Negotiate Anything (Simon & Schuster; May 5, 2020)Alex is a Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Mediation Clinic at Columbia Law School, where she has spent over a decade helping thousands of people improve their negotiation skills.She is a world-renowned negotiation trainer for the United Nations, where she has taught dozens of negotiation workshops to hundreds of diplomats from more than eighty nations. In 2019, Carter was awarded Columbia University's highest teaching honor.Here's what we cover:What is negotiation, and what is it NOT?When should you be negotiating?What if I'm a shy person?Let’s talk about the biggest weapons of negotiation: fear and guilt. How do they come into play in a negotiation?Silence. How do I get comfortable with it?Let’s say I’m interviewing with a company. Let’s play out what “steering the relationship” would look like so I can get the salary I deserve.Resources mentioned in the show:Order ASK FOR MORE: out Alex’s website and subscribe to her newsletter for advice:' social media handles: LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram then TAG US with your favorite nugget of knowledge of the episode