Be Brave at Work

The Be Brave at Work Podcast Reaches 10,000 Downloads!

We’re so excited to announce that the Be Brave at Work Podcast has reached a new milestone – 10,000 downloads!

It took 12 months to reach our first 5,000 downloads and then just 4 months for the next 5,000! People are finding us and sharing us with their friends and colleagues.

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AEC HRemote Summit

Ed at the AEC HRemote Summit – Navigating a Virtual World by Driving Your Career

 

Click here to watch Ed’s keynote presentation at the AEC HRemote Summit – Navigating a Virtual World by Driving Your Career. Move the time slider to 1:08:35 – that’s when Ed’s presentation starts.

And if you’d like to download a print out of the presentation, please click here.

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Investor’s Business Daily

7 Ways To Be Brave At Work And End Up Victorious (Article in Investor’s Business Daily)

(Article by Michael Mink – Investor’s Business Daily referencing BeBraveAtWork.com)

Nervous about asking your boss for more responsibility? Jittery about expressing what might bring more satisfaction in your job? Don’t be. It’s time to be brave at work.

It’s human nature to feel anxiety in work situations. But it’s also liberating to practice bravery.

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Why You Must Have a Positive Relationship with Your Boss

Why You Must Have a Positive Relationship with Your Boss

When you have a positive relationship with your boss, many wonderful and career-enhancing things—opportunities, praise, promotions, pay increases—are possible. Your life as an employee is easier, you have more impact, and you’re in a stronger position to drive your career forward. When I think of the benefits of having a positive relationship with your boss, I come up with an acronym that spells the word “help.”

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Your Workplace is Like A Poker Hand

Ed’s Article on Soundview Magazine – “Your Workplace is Like A Poker Hand”

As I work to improve my skills as a coach, there is a suggested best practice that if a coach can relate an experience that a client finds stressful, to an experience that is typically less stressful, the client will understand their stressful situation more clearly. This is what I have found with my poker analogy. In poker, you will be dealt either a good hand or a bad hand. Regardless of the hand you are dealt, it is the hand you have to play. More of your energy should be spent figuring out how to play the hand. By comparing their workplace to a poker hand – my clients seem better able to understand their situations, and more importantly, think more clearly about what to do about them.

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Dynasty Leadership Podcast

Ed’s Interview with Todd Eberhardt, on the Dynasty Leadership Podcast

Ed Evarts is the Founder and President at Excellius Leadership Development and comes with more than 12 years of leadership coaching experience. He is also the author of several books, including Drive Your Career, which is what Todd and Ed dive into on this episode! How can you take charge and control your own destiny when you might be working with a boss that’s detached from your success? Ed shares his tips on how you can grow as well as develop your leadership abilities along the way.

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Being Human Podcast

Ed’s Interview on the Being Human Podcast

In 2008, my guest this week Ed Evarts was unexpectedly laid off from his job as a senior HR director at records management giant Iron Mountain.

In the middle of a recession and with no network outside his former employer, he set about building his own coaching practice Excellius. It’s now thriving and Ed tells us how he made it happen.
Often my pods can get a bit philosophical, but this one is packed with practical advice, whether you’re building your career within a proper job or you’re out there on your own.

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