September 21, 2021

42. How to Excel at Work and Make the Most of Development Opportunities

It’s no surprise that 43 percent of companies want to increase the talent learning ecosystem, focusing on upskilling or reskilling . However, employees should also learn how to make the most of career opportunities and advanc...

August 17, 2021

41. How to Tell Your Boss You’re On the Brink of Burnout

85 percent of employees experience high levels of burnout, and 41 percent report a decline in work-life balance. An overwhelming number of employees reports that companies are pushing them to their limits, requiring availabil...

August 01, 2021

40. How to Deal with Work Overload

Overworked employees have more tasks and responsibilities than they can handle or their job role allows. They either feel intrinsic pressure to go the extra mile due to a competitive workplace atmosphere, or their managers im...

July 10, 2021

39. Making Recruitment More Inclusive

How many companies have efficient Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity (DI&E) policies in place that make a long-lasting difference across all levels? – That mostly depends on the size of an organization. For instance, 60 percent...

May 31, 2021

38. Fostering Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Initiatives

In 2020, the world struggled with the COVID-19 pandemic, which the majority finds worse than the 2008 Global Recession. Its aftermaths caused severe problems for the healthcare and financial sector, but they also awoke deep-seated societal issues.

May 04, 2021

37. Asking Your Boss for a Pay Raise – 6 Tips

Is there anything more nerve-racking than preparing to ask for a raise? Asking for a raise can be frightening. If you're ready to overcome the fear of asking and get paid what you truly deserve, this episode is for you!

April 15, 2021

36. Improve Your Interview Skills and Land Your Dream Job (Part 3)

Interviewing for your dream job can be one of the most nerve-racking times in anyone’s life. You can try so hard to nail the interview, but it’s also important to know that there is such a thing as over-preparing.

April 08, 2021

35. Improve Your Interview Skills and Land Your Dream Job (Part 2)

Interviewing for your dream job can be one of the most nerve-racking times in anyone’s life. You can try so hard to nail the interview, but it’s also important to know that there is such a thing as over-preparing.

April 01, 2021

34. Improve Your Interview Skills and Land Your Dream Job (Part 1)

Interviewing for your dream job can be one of the most nerve-racking times in anyone’s life. You can try so hard to nail the interview, but it’s also important to know that there is such a thing as over-preparing.

March 18, 2021

33. I’m Being Bullied and Harassed at Work-What Can I Do?

Nowadays, with all the training that supervisors and managers have to go through, you would think that harassment would no longer be a problem. Unfortunately, that is not the case. Given the recent news of harassment cases in government offices, Dr.

February 22, 2021

32. Working for a Great Boss - What Does it Look Like?

Working for a great boss, what does it look like?  We sit down with Julian Torres to discuss his experience working for a great (and not so great boss) throughout his career.  We also discuss management confrontation and the importance of accountabilit...

January 30, 2021

31. What Makes a Leader a GREAT Leader?

Guest Ashley Vlcan and Dr. Ryan Giffen discuss what leadership looks like both in non-profit and for-profit organizations.  They also discuss what terrible leaders look like and what can be done to become better at managing others.

December 30, 2020

30. How to Build and Improve Employee Loyalty

Are you loyal to your organization? Are you ready to quit once the job market becomes employee friendly again? How do you build employee loyalty and how do you improve employee retention through loyalty? These questions and more are answered in this ep...

December 16, 2020

29. Employee Loyalty and Brand Alignment with Skot Waldron

How is creating a strong internal company brand linked to employee loyalty? How can leaders today build and maintain employee loyalty through internal branding? Skot Waldron helps answer these questions and provides guidance for employers today wishi...

December 03, 2020

28. California Emergency COVID-19 Prevention Regulations

The State of California released its Emergency COVID-19 Prevention Regulations on December 2nd. These regulations became enforceable on Monday, November 30, 2020. If you're an employee or an employer, this is a must listen to know what your rights a...

November 13, 2020

27. Leadership & Management- What’s the Difference?

What's the difference between a leader and a manager? Leaders Inspire others while a manager hinders. Who do you want to be? Listen as Dr. Ryan Giffen discusses the difference based on inspiration from author Mark Sanborn and management guru Dr.

October 29, 2020

26. Developing a Strong Work Ethic

If you feel as though your work ethic could use improvement or that you need to get ahead of your apathy, listen is Dr. Giffen provides tips that can help you last through the workdays and stick to your business goals.

September 29, 2020

25. Business Management Tips to Thrive in Today’s Market

During recent months, Coronavirus has threatened and changed businesses across the country and the globe. With stay-at-home orders, new safety regulations, and a changing (in some cases dwindling) market…..

September 11, 2020

24. How to Maintain an ICONIC Mindset During Times of Uncertainty With Calvin Stovall

The things we cannot control, such as COVID19, Civil unrest, and political upheaval, continues to bring uncertainty in our lives.  So many people are questioning their direction, career choices, or confused about where they are heading.

July 31, 2020

23. The Cruise Industry and Travel Agencies Post COVID19 with Trapper Martin of Dream Vacations

Since March of 2020, the beginning of the COVID19 pandemic, the cruise industry has reported billions of lost revenue.  Reports indicate Royal Caribbean and Carnival cruise lines collectively lost $6.4 Billion in revenue.  In this episode,

July 09, 2020

22. Employee Culture Fit & Hotel Revenue Generation Post COVID-19

The hospitality industry continues to be a leading example of resilience.  With hotel occupancy, ADR, and RevPar in flux, hospitality executives continue to balance guests, employee safety, and profitability.  Join Dr.

June 25, 2020

21. Avoiding Discrimination- Where is the Diversity & Inclusion Training?

The conversation continues since the last episode on Racial Bias in the Workplace.  We’re going to discuss avoiding discrimination and signs to look for that your organization needs diversity and inclusion training. First,

June 12, 2020

20. Racial Bias In The Workplace

Traditionally, workplace policies are made by individuals that don't reflect the diversity of the organization. For example, policies may not address racial bias, workplace equity, or the consequences of an employee demonstrating bias or discriminatio...

May 27, 2020

19. Dealing With Change – How Stoicism Can Help

With the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the globe, everyone is dealing with change in one way or another.  Students are adjusting to online classes as elementary schools to colleges are closed.  Sports fans are watching reruns of classics instead of attend...