VaynerMedia VP Katie Sagan on Making a Difference Through Empowering Others

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This episode of the podcast is special, and not just because you’ll hear from VP of People & Operations at VaynerMedia Katie Sagan, though she and her story are quite special in their own right.

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This episode is special because you’ll hear Katie really open up about what it’s like to spend a huge part of your life looking to create an impact in the “conventional” ways we always think about, and then to recognize that sometimes you can impact the world simply by being in a great environment where you can empower others.

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Training Your Mind To Be Resilient feat. Neil Wattier

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I’m really excited to share this conversation with you, in particular because it’s about a topic that has come up a lot during the COVID pandemic. In the face of lockdowns, quarantine, economic change and uncertainty, it seems like everybody’s talking about the concept of resilience, and specifically

  • Why folks like yourself should become more resilient
  • How you might have benefitted from already being more resilient than you currently are
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I’ve been fascinated by this idea of resilience for the past decade or so, in trying to understand it better and really to better equip myself and those around me to be as resilient as possible.

But what is resilience, really? What does it really mean? What is the big deal with resilience, and why is it important? How can it help you in your career and in your life?

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Grow Your Career In 5 Minutes Per Week with Armida Markarova

This week I’m extremely excited to bring you this conversation with

  • A certified conflict analysis and resolution mediator
  • An award-winning strategist and brand builder
  • Someone who’s worked for over 15 years in executive leadership positions
  • Someone who’s recognized as a professional development expert by Reader’s Digest, Thrive Global, MSN money, MSN news, and so many more
  • A frequent speaker at organizations and universities
  • An expert at helping people develop professional aspirations and achieve their dreams… as well as how to thrive in their current job in their current career. 

I hope you enjoy this conversation about company leadership, micro-innovations, and real professional development that can be accomplished in as little as 5 minutes a week … my conversation with Hiring Bloom founder Armida Markarova

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Talent + Leadership = Victory … With “The Talent War” Authors Mike Sarraille & George Randle

Whether on the the battlefield or in business, victory — consistent, repeated victory — is achieved by teams of talented people.

But what is “talent”? How do you define it? How do you identify it? How do you even begin to know how to look for it?

In this episode, you’ll hear my conversation with Mike Sarraille and George Randle, the co-authors of the upcoming book “The Talent War: How Special Operations and Great Organizations Win on Talent”.

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You Were Built For MORE Than Just Survival

A lot of folks are just trying to survive right now

And I don’t want to discount the importance of ensuring your own survival, your own safety, and the survival of those you care about.

But I want you to know that you are built for MORE than that.

You are built for more than just survival

You are built for more than collecting a steady, “reliable” paycheck.

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Let’s Address COVID Loneliness

In this episode, we’re going to dive into the ongoing struggle with how isolation and loneliness show up in the workplace. Less than 2-3 years ago, we dedicated an entire episode to discussing possible solutions to the common struggles associated with people being lonely in the workplace. Because of the extenuating circumstances of the COVID pandemic, loneliness as an epidemic has not only gotten worse, but it has surfaced in a ton of new ways as well.

That’s why it made a ton of sense to revisit key from this earlier episode that are more applicable now than ever before.

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The ONE and ONLY Thing You Need To Be A Leader

I field a lot of questions from people about Leadership.

“How will I know when I’m ready for a leadership position?”

“What if I don’t have a leadership title?”

“What if I get the opportunity to lead, but I don’t know how to lead?”

I think about this idea of “Leadership Readiness” ALL… THE… TIME. And after decades of experience and observation, I’ve come to a conclusion.

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Mastering The Career Pivot with Reena Friedman Watts

How do you change careers? What’s the right strategy, the proper approach, the winning tactics?

Well, if you’re this week’s guest Reena Friedman Watts, it starts with one simple belief:

“I could do that.”

All too often, it seems we are our own worst enemy. LImited beliefs, negative self-talk, and self-sabotage can be a very real thing. For Reena, though, the support she found from her dad propelled her into a mosaic career that can only be understood through hearing her story.

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