43. Becoming Happier at Work

Dec. 6, 2021

Feeling unhappy with your work can decrease your motivation, productivity, and enthusiasm. You might think you are unable to do anything about how you feel at work, but there are things you could do to increase your workplac…

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

Sept. 21, 2021

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 advan…

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

Aug. 17, 2021

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 availabi…

40. How to Deal with Work Overload

Aug. 1, 2021

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 i…

39. Making Recruitment More Inclusive

July 10, 2021

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 percen…

38. Fostering Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Initiatives

May 31, 2021

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-…

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

May 4, 2021

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!

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

April 15, 2021

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.

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

April 8, 2021

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.

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

April 1, 2021

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.

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

March 18, 2021

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 i…

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

Feb. 22, 2021

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…

31. What Makes a Leader a GREAT Leader?

Jan. 30, 2021

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 …

30. How to Build and Improve Employee Loyalty

Dec. 30, 2020

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 …

29. Employee Loyalty and Brand Alignment with Skot Waldron

Dec. 16, 2020

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 guidanc…

28. California Emergency COVID-19 Prevention Regulations

Dec. 3, 2020

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…

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

Nov. 13, 2020

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 …

26. Developing a Strong Work Ethic

Oct. 29, 2020

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.

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

Sept. 29, 2020

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…..

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

Sept. 11, 2020

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 …

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

July 31, 2020

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.  I…

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

July 9, 2020

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.

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

June 25, 2020

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,

20. Racial Bias In The Workplace

June 12, 2020

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 demonstr…