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The Workplace Therapist Show

Curing Dysfunction from the Cubicle to the Corner Office. Got a bad boss? Struggling with what’s next in your career? Work/life balance out of whack? Making your job and your life better is what “The Workplace Therapist Show” is all about. I promise to bring you some of the best ideas, experts and life hacks. And most importantly, I promise not to hold back. There will be no sugar-coating or avoiding the tough conversations. My commitment to you is to always be real, honest and a little bit irreverent.
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Jun 4, 2018

There’s a large maturity gap among the millennial generation. But to understand the future, we must re-examine the past. Join me on this podcast as I walk you through a history lesson, the four steps to managing millennials on your team and how to bring out their very best!

 

May 28, 2018

Earlier in 2018, The Brandon Smith Show was featured live at the SHRM-Atlanta Conference, held at the Cobb Galleria. Karen Hilton, President and Executive Coach at T.A.P. Executive Coaching joined me on stage to talk HR Confessions and what we’d recommend in each situation. This could get stinky! 

May 21, 2018

Carrie Magee, VP and Managing Director of hrQ joins me on the podcast to share three big, scary monsters of change happening now in the workforce. With the right mindset, we can learn to embrace these changes to better ourselves and our careers! Carrie provides tips for doing just that - listen in.

May 14, 2018

There are many things great leaders must do… but there are also actions leaders must avoid in order to maintain the trust and followership of their team. Ken Keen, Associate Dean for Leadership Development at Emory University's Goizueta Business School returns to the podcast to share three things that can derail leadership and how to avoid them.

May 7, 2018

Being fired can be a sticky, depressing topic. But on this week’s Leadership Therapy edition of the Show, I’m providing three ways you can rebound after being let go. The key: maintain positivity and focus your viewpoint.

Apr 30, 2018

Workloads are up, employee engagement is down and trust is lacking. What can be done to eliminate dysfunction in the modern workplace? On this edition of The Brandon Smith Show, I’m joined by Leadercast Chief Sales Officer, Angela Raub. We discuss challenges today’s leaders face and how to overcome them.

Apr 23, 2018

There’s a big difference between stress and burnout. Stress may last for only a day, but the feeling of burnout can impact your way of life for years. On this episode of the podcast, MOVE THINK SMILE author, Elea Faucheron joins me to share the three steps she utilizes to overcome anxiety, depression and avoid the burnout bite! If you feel depleted of energy, take a listen to get your spark back!

Apr 16, 2018

Your network, skillset and how you bring value remain important throughout your career. In this Leadership Therapy edition of the podcast, I’m sharing special tips for those over 40 in the workplace. Listen in for the four things you SHOULD NOT do in your career if you’re over 40.

Apr 9, 2018

When life throws you curveballs, be resilient! Linda Hoopes, President of Resilience Alliance joins the Brandon Smith Show to share tips for facing life's challenges head on, building your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual energy.

Apr 2, 2018

A new formula is revealed! To build relationships, you need trust and intimacy. On this edition of The Brandon Smith Show, we review the Trust Formula and unveil the Intimacy Formula. Plus, I provide guidance on utilizing each, both in the workplace and at home.

Mar 26, 2018

Work/Life Balance… does it even exist? In this episode of the podcast, Krysia Waldron, Organizational Psychologist, Coach, Facilitator and Speaker reminds us to embrace the conflict (just because it doesn’t feel right doesn’t mean you’re not doing it right). "The reason there's conflict is because you care about both areas of your life." We talk career advancement, parenting and tips for moving towards more balance.

Mar 19, 2018

We live in a world where everything is urgent; due yesterday. So how do we say “no” to a boss or client when our plates are full and each day contains the same amount of hours? In this Leadership Therapy edition of the podcast, producer, Whitney and I role play how to say “no” and uncover some alternative solutions. You know you should say “no” more often, now I’m showing you the way so all parties can win!

 

Mar 12, 2018

“‘It’s my pleasure’ isn’t just something we say; it’s what we do.” Becoming a member of the Chick-fil-A team is a rigorous process. Senior Executive, Dee Ann Turner shares three things the fast food restaurant chain is looking for: character, competency and chemistry. On this edition of the podcast, Dee Ann shares how to find each of these qualities in employees, what it takes to provide “second mile service” and how companies can build an awesome culture within their own organizations.

Mar 5, 2018

The rise of the introvert! Speaker and Author, Jennifer Kahnweiler joins me on the podcast to share insights for introverts. Are you an introvert, curious as to how you can lead others? Jennifer says to embrace the way you function best and look at all that you are (introverts are often great planners and amazing listeners)! She touches on how to handle networking events and meetings, what to say when chatting with your boss and more.

Feb 25, 2018

The dreaded performance review, if done correctly, doesn’t have to be so dreaded! In fact, regular performance reviews can help foster employee engagement in the workplace. Harold Lewis, Manager at ScottMadden joins me on the podcast to explain how along with next steps for employees who exceed expectations (and those who don’t).

Feb 19, 2018

Being busy doesn’t mean being productive. In fact, overworking can have the opposite effect, causing cognitive fatigue and slowing our progress. Marcel Henderson, Founder and President of The C3 Group says we need to build “white space” into our schedules, giving us time to relax and recover. She shares tips for how to do just that in this week’s podcast.

Feb 12, 2018

Each member of your team has a different way of thinking, a different way of learning and a different way of communicating. Echelon Communicate President, Melissa Gordon joins me on the podcast to share the MVE method of communicating to connect! By learning each member’s “language” and clarifying roles, we can grow more closely knit teams.

Feb 5, 2018

To set goals or not to set goals? My friend, Love & Profit Founder, David Papa returns to the show for a healthy debate surrounding this topic. We get down to the specifics and talk goals vs processes, chasing feelings vs seeking success and ultimately come to an agreement. (Can't we be happy while achieving our goals?) Listen in! 

Jan 22, 2018

If you want new results, you’ve gotta try new things. We continue our series of tips to help you make 2018 the best year yet with five things you shouldn’t do in 2018. Steer clear of these bad habits and you’ll be well on your way towards a better year!

Jan 15, 2018

“In the 21st century, it’s not enough to be a great place to work; it must be a great place to grow.” On this week’s podcast, I jam with Way to Grow INC Co-Founder and CEO, Andy Fleming on just how we as leaders can encourage this growth atmosphere in the workplace. One overarching theme? It all starts from within.

Jan 8, 2018

Was the bonus you received last year not all you thought it’d be? Or maybe… it was nonexistent? On this week’s podcast, I’m sharing the three processes you need to start now in order to move towards the bonus you deserve at the end of 2018, whether you’ve been at the same company for years or just starting.

Jan 1, 2018

Professional, relationship, health and spiritual goals... the new year is a time of change for many. But what’s the key differentiator between those who just make goals and those who keep them past January 2nd? In this Leadership Therapy edition of the Show, Producer, Whitney and I discuss best practices for setting goals in each of these areas.

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