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222: The Quickest Ways to Earn an Extra Half Million Over Your Career with Rich Jones and Marcus Garrett

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Rich Jones and Marcus Garrett say: "Feel validated in the worth that you bring to the table."

Paychecks and Balances Podcast hosts Rich Jones and Marcus Garrett share some of their biggest money lessons learned from guests, experiences, and past mistakes.

You’ll Learn:

  1. Pro-tips on getting hired for your dream job
  2. The critical thing to do before sealing the deal on your new job
  3. Why 90% of people become stagnant in their career by age 45… and how to avoid that

About Rich & Marcus

Rich Jones, along with Marcus Garrett, co-host Paychecks & Balances, a funformative podcast covering work and money for millennials. They leverage their experiences to provide entertaining insights and helpful tips on money management, professional growth, and other topics relevant to 20 and 30-somethings trying to get ahead.

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217: An Effective (but Rare) Strategy to Snag Your Dream Job with Kristen Berndt

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Kristen Berndt says: "Do one thing each week for professional or personal development."

Kristen Berndt acquired the job she’s wanted for a decade–United Airline’s Manager of Baggage Planning–and shares her unorthodox approach to getting it.

You’ll Learn:

  1. How to let the world know what you want…and keep in touch with the critical contacts
  2. A mindset that will give you back a third of your day
  3. How to nail interviews with the classic STAR framework

About Kristen

Kristen Berndt is the Manager of Baggage Planning at United Airlines. When Kristen was 19 years old, she determined that she wanted to work in operations for United Airlines, and made it her life goal. She believes that confidence and persistence are the keys to achieving one’s dreams. She encourages others to network and build connections in order to be successful. Kristen lives and works in Chicago.

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207: Getting Psyched Up For High Performance with Daniel McGinn

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Daniel McGinn says: "Thinking to yourself, 'I'm excited,' is generally going to be more helpful to you than thinking about nerves or anxiety."

Harvard Business Review editor Dan McGinn applies techniques from athletes, musicians, the military, and more to get yourself psyched for success.

You’ll Learn:

  1. How to amp up confidence and dial down anxiety
  2. How to psych yourself up with your own “greatest hits
  3. The best pump up music there is

About Daniel

Daniel McGinn is a senior editor at Harvard Business Review, where he edits the IdeaWatch and How I Did It sections, manages the magazine’s annual Best Performing CEOs in the World ranking, and edits feature articles on topics including negotiation, sales, and entrepreneurship.

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206: Owning, Loving, and Growing Your Job with Lisa and Elizabeth McLeod

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Lisa and Elizabeth McLeod say: "Look at yourself like the CEO would look at you."

Mother and daughter team Lisa and Elizabeth McLeod share their mindset of taking the reins and leading yourself towards meaningful success at work.

You’ll Learn:

  1. Key questions to ask yourself for better self-assessment
  2. A mindset that will make you enjoy your job more
  3. Why to view your peers as colleagues instead of competitors

About Lisa & Elizabeth

Lisa McLeod is a keynote speaker, author, and consultant who espouses the “noble purpose” approach. She has served clients ranging from Apple to Peterbilt Trucks. She is the author of four books on leadership, sales, and personal development. She is also the sales leadership expert for Forbes.com, and she has appeared on NBC Nightly News, The Today Show, Oprah.com, and Good Morning America.

Elizabeth McLeod is the vice president of client services at McLeod & More, Inc. Elizabeth manages projects for clients like Google and Hootsuite.

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202: Discovering the Work You’re Built to Do with Don Hutcheson

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Don Hutcheson says: "Every one of us is born with innate talents... it's in your DNA... and you can find them."

Talent guru Don Hutcheson shares how to better know yourself in order to select jobs that optimally align to your talents.

You’ll Learn:

  1. Approaches to get more insight into your unique talents
  2. How to break out of your bubble and expand your perspective
  3. The seven ways people get stuck

About Don

Don Hutcheson is a lifelong entrepreneur, inventor, author and coach. He hosts the daily podcast: “Discover Your Talent—Do What You Love,” which he created to help people find their true talents and use them to build a career of success, satisfaction and freedom. He’s never had a “boss” and has created 6 innovative companies in advertising, publishing, coaching and career planning—and now on the Internet—over the last 40 years.

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