Modern Mentor

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Modern Mentor is your guide to leadership and communication, helping you craft a workplace environment you can feel good about. She’ll share tips to help you balance your work and personal life, effectively invest your time, and be mindful about where you’re devoting your energy. Let Modern Mentor help you navigate your path to success—however you define it.

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Communication misses we need to start hitting

Communication is a key capability in absolutely every industry. Many of us do it well. But even the best of us are missing some opportunities to maximize its value. Learn some of the most commonly missed opportunities and how to lean into them next time. Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at https://modern-mentor.simplecast.com/episodes/managing-difficult-stakeholders-at-workSimplecast https://modern-mentor.simplecast.com/episodes/communication-misses-we-need-to-start-hitting. Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at modernmentor@quickanddirtytips.com. Find Modern Mentor on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor, Twitter https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor, and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/, or subscribe to the newsletter https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/. Links:  https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/ https://www.leadabovenoise.com/  

8m
Feb 27
Managing difficult stakeholders at work

In this episode, Rachel Cooke compares traffic jams to workplace issues, working through four key areas: unrealistic expectations, unclear directives, lack of stakeholder involvement, and ambiguous goals. Cooke's solution involves strategic negotiations, role clarity, active stakeholder participation, and formation of SMART goals. Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast https://modern-mentor.simplecast.com/episodes/managing-difficult-stakeholders-at-work. Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at modernmentor@quickanddirtytips.com. Find Modern Mentor on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor, Twitter https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor, and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/, or subscribe to the newsletter https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/. Links:  https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/ https://www.leadabovenoise.com/  

8m
Feb 20
Will it make the boat go faster?

As so many of us are chasing speed, efficiency and a bit of lightness at work, asking the important question, “Will it make the boat go faster?” can be an excellent solution. Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at modernmentor@quickanddirtytips.com. Find Modern Mentor on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor, Twitter https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor, and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/, or subscribe to the newsletter https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterto get more tips to fuel your professional success. Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/. Links:  https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/ https://www.leadabovenoise.com/

6m
Feb 13
How to go from Great Gloom to Glow Up

We’ve finally moved beyond the Great Resignation and Reconsideration, but we’re now stuck in the Great Gloom. We’re languishing, feeling low and disconnected. Here are some strategies to overcome the gloom and find our Great Glow Up. Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at modernmentor@quickanddirtytips.com. Find Modern Mentor on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor, Twitter https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor, and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/, or subscribe to the newsletter https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterto get more tips to fuel your professional success. Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/. Links:  https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/ https://www.leadabovenoise.com/

8m
Feb 06
How to be Invaluable at work with Lauren McGoodwin

An interview with Lauren McGoodwin, founder of Career Contessa https://www.careercontessa.com/, who makes the case for why invaluable beats indispensable…and shares some actions we can take to achieve this status. Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at modernmentor@quickanddirtytips.com. Find Modern Mentor on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor, Twitter https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor, and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/, or subscribe to the newsletter https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterto get more tips to fuel your professional success. Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/. Links:  https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/ https://www.leadabovenoise.com/

30m
Jan 30
How to Implement that Leadership Development

Leadership Development not working? Well…maybe it’s time to take a fresh approach to taking action. Learn 5 strategies for bringing your leadership learning to life. Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at modernmentor@quickanddirtytips.com. Find Modern Mentor on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor, Twitter https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor, and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/, or subscribe to the newsletter https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterto get more tips to fuel your professional success. Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/. Links:  https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/ https://www.leadabovenoise.com/

8m
Jan 23
Solving workplace conflict

In every workplace in every industry, there is a natural tension that occurs between teams. But rather than continuing to simmer and stew, it’s time to solve the tension once and for all. Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at modernmentor@quickanddirtytips.com. Find Modern Mentor on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor, Twitter https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor, and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/, or subscribe to the newsletter https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterto get more tips to fuel your professional success. Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/. Links:  https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/ https://www.leadabovenoise.com/

8m
Jan 16
6 Ways to Make the Most of your In-Office Days

In a hybrid world of work we need to be thoughtful about how we spend our time in an office. No one wants to commute just to sit in a bunch of Zoom meetings all day. Here are some ways to make the most of your days in the office. Leave the heads-down work for virtual days. Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at modernmentor@quickanddirtytips.com. Find Modern Mentor on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor, Twitter https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor, and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/, or subscribe to the newsletter https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterto get more tips to fuel your professional success. Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/. Links:  https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/ https://www.leadabovenoise.com/

6m
Jan 09
Resolution-Free Ways to Kick Off an Amazing Year

Rather than setting (and not keeping – as the stats tell us) another New Years Resolution, let’s talk about how to create a plan that’s meaningful, compelling, and totally sustainable to move you toward success in 2024. Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at modernmentor@quickanddirtytips.com. Find Modern Mentor on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor, Twitter https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor, and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/, or subscribe to the newsletter https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletterto get more tips to fuel your professional success. Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/. Links:  https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/ https://www.leadabovenoise.com/

8m
Jan 02
How to Focus When the World Feels on Fire

With scary headlines hitting us from all directions, it can be really challenging to stay focused on and productive at work. But there are strategies we can use in these moments to help us stay on task and in the professional zone of success. Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at modernmentor@quickanddirtytips.com. Find Modern Mentor on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor, Twitter https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor, and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/, or subscribe to the newsletter https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/. Links:  https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/ https://www.leadabovenoise.com/  

7m
Dec 26, 2023
Build your year-end highlight reel

Spending a few minutes at year-end curating a highlight reel of our own personal celebrations is an excellent way to boost our self-esteem, our personal brands, and our appeal as job candidates. Here’s an approach to making this happen.

8m
Dec 19, 2023
Design Your Own Employee Experience for 2024

Our Employee Experience - our ability to Deliver, Develop, Connect, and Thrive - has a huge influence on how we engage with our work. If you’re feeling frustrated by how your company is managing your experience, then it’s time to take control. Learn how to craft your own experience so 2024 is your best year yet.

7m
Dec 12, 2023
Peer Learning and Development – Your Rocket Fuel for 2024

We focus so much on learning from external experts and those senior to us – but there is so much untapped wisdom and insight hiding right in our peer networks. Here are some strategies you can use to unlock all that’s there. Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast https://modern-mentor.simplecast.com/episodes/why-meetings-are-still-awful-and-how-to-fix-them. Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at modernmentor@quickanddirtytips.com. Find Modern Mentor on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor, Twitter https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor, and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/, or subscribe to the newsletter https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/. Links:  https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/ https://www.leadabovenoise.com/

7m
Dec 05, 2023
Why Meetings Are Still Awful and How to Fix Them

In this episode of Modern Mentor, Rachel Cooke tackles the eternal woe of unproductive meetings and offers a refreshing take on reclaiming your time. Tune in for a dose of practical tips to make your meetings not only bearable but downright effective. Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast https://modern-mentor.simplecast.com/episodes/why-meetings-are-still-awful-and-how-to-fix-them. Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at modernmentor@quickanddirtytips.com. Find Modern Mentor on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor, Twitter https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor, and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/, or subscribe to the newsletter https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/. Links:  https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/ https://www.leadabovenoise.com/    

7m
Nov 28, 2023
How to Communicate in a Hybrid World: Interview with Laura Fravel

Communication expert Laura Fravel joins Modern Mentor for a conversation on how to do it well in a hybrid world. Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at modernmentor@quickanddirtytips.com. Find Modern Mentor on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor, Twitter https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor, and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/, or subscribe to the newsletter https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/. Links:  https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/ https://www.leadabovenoise.com/

28m
Nov 21, 2023
How to juggle when I have no choice

Are you spinning all the plates and have too many things going at once? You may wish you weren't, but if juggling truly is your only option, let’s talk about ways you might navigate that in a way that will leave you unbruised for the holidays.   Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast https://modern-mentor.simplecast.com/episodes/how-to-juggle-when-i-have-no-choice. Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at modernmentor@quickanddirtytips.com. Find Modern Mentor on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor, Twitter https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor, and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/, or subscribe to the newsletter https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/. Links:  https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/ https://www.leadabovenoise.com/  

7m
Nov 14, 2023
How to navigate a season of layoffs

There’s so much uncertainty in the market these days. But whether the prospect of a layoff threatens you with a bruised ego, true financial insecurity, or anything in between, there are some constructive things you can be doing. Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at modernmentor@quickanddirtytips.com. Find Modern Mentor on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor, Twitter https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor, and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/, or subscribe to the newsletter https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/. Links:  https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/ https://www.leadabovenoise.com/  

7m
Nov 07, 2023
Communicate to activate your team

Communication is one of the most critical leadership skills in the modern workplace. But its job is to do so much more than just transmit information. Leaders who communicate with an intent to engage end up with, well, more engaged teams. Who perform better and stick around longer. Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at modernmentor@quickanddirtytips.com. Find Modern Mentor on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor, Twitter https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor, and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/, or subscribe to the newsletter https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/. Links:  https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/ https://www.leadabovenoise.com/  

7m
Oct 31, 2023
Your team needs a year-end review

Teams today are running at a million miles an hour just to keep the train on the tracks. So as we approach year-end, let’s talk about why – and how – to run a team performance review. To determine what to continue in the new year and how we might amplify engagement and performance. Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at modernmentor@quickanddirtytips.com. Find Modern Mentor on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor, Twitter https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor, and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/, or subscribe to the newsletter https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/. Links:  https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/ https://www.leadabovenoise.com/  

6m
Oct 24, 2023
How to Prioritize Using ICE

When we’re swimming in great ideas—too many priorities and possibilities—we need a way to effectively prioritize. The ICE framework is a simple way to assess an idea’s impact, confidence, and ease—helping us manage our limited resources wisely while delivering big results. Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at modernmentor@quickanddirtytips.com. Find Modern Mentor on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor, Twitter https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor, and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/, or subscribe to the newsletter https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/. Links:  https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/ https://www.leadabovenoise.com/  

7m
Oct 17, 2023
Move Fast and Fix Things with Frances Frei

In this conversation with Frances Frei, Professor of Technology and Operations Management at Harvard Business School, we ideas leaders can use to move fast, build trust, and accelerate excellence at work. Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at modernmentor@quickanddirtytips.com. Find Modern Mentor on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor, Twitter https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor, and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/, or subscribe to the newsletter https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/. Links:  https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/ https://www.leadabovenoise.com/  

38m
Oct 10, 2023
Golden circle your way to a winning Q4

If your team needs to stick a big landing in the final quarter of 2023, then use the Golden Circle to get everyone aligned, focused, and connected to delivering something big. Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast. https://modern-mentor.simplecast.com/episodes/golden-circle-your-way-to-a-winning-q4/transcript Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at modernmentor@quickanddirtytips.com. Find Modern Mentor on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor, Twitter https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor, and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/, or subscribe to the newsletter https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/. Links:  https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/ https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 

8m
Oct 03, 2023
How to have meetings that shouldn’t have been emails

If your team is struggling to get things done because no one is willing to lead the hard conversations, then you might just need a stinky fish. Learn how to use this simple, fun tool to spark the very conversation your team just needs to have. Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast. https://modern-mentor.simplecast.com/episodes/how-to-have-meetings-that-shouldnt-have-been-emails/transcript Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at modernmentor@quickanddirtytips.com. Find Modern Mentor on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor, Twitter https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor, and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/, or subscribe to the newsletter https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/. Links:  https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/ https://www.leadabovenoise.com/

8m
Sep 26, 2023
How stinky fish drive great team conversations at work

If your team is struggling to get things done because no one is willing to lead the hard conversations, then you might just need a stinky fish. Learn how to use this simple, fun tool to spark the very conversation your team just needs to have. Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast. https://modern-mentor.simplecast.com/episodes/how-stinky-fish-drive-great-team-conversations-at-work/transcript Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at modernmentor@quickanddirtytips.com. Find Modern Mentor on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor, Twitter https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor, and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/, or subscribe to the newsletter https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/. Links:  https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/ https://www.leadabovenoise.com/

8m
Sep 19, 2023
6 ways to influence without authority

Sometimes the success of your work depends on someone else’s contribution. If you’re the boss, it’s easy to ask for what you need. But when you’re not in charge, how can you lovingly compel someone to do a thing you need? Today we have some tips on doing this well. Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast. https://modern-mentor.simplecast.com/episodes/6-ways-to-influence-without-authority/transcript Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at modernmentor@quickanddirtytips.com. Find Modern Mentor on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor, Twitter https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor, and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/, or subscribe to the newsletter https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/. Links:  https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/ https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 

7m
Sep 12, 2023
How to keep up when everything is changing

Change, as they say, has become the new normal. But old ways of working—setting goals, building skills—are hard to maintain in the face of so many switches and pivots. How can we feel momentum at work in the face of so much change? Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast. https://modern-mentor.simplecast.com/episodes/how-to-keep-up-when-everything-is-changing/transcript Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at modernmentor@quickanddirtytips.com. Find Modern Mentor on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor, Twitter https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor, and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/, or subscribe to the newsletter https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/. Links:  https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/ https://www.leadabovenoise.com/

7m
Sep 05, 2023
How—and why—to be a great facilitator at work

Facilitation is a specialty and a profession. But it can also be a basic skillset we all own and leverage. It’s more critical today than ever. Learn why and how. Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast. https://modern-mentor.simplecast.com/episodes/howand-whyto-be-a-great-facilitator-at-work/transcript Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at modernmentor@quickanddirtytips.com. Find Modern Mentor on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor, Twitter https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor, and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/, or subscribe to the newsletter https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/. Links:  https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/ https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 

7m
Aug 29, 2023
How to build better relationships at work

Organizations are struggling to build “Capital C” Connection in a world of hybrid teams. I’ve been challenging them, instead, to focus on helping teams build better relationships—one-on-one and on their own terms. This episode offers a series of pointers on how to do this well. Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast. https://modern-mentor.simplecast.com/episodes/how-to-build-better-relationships-at-work/transcript Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at modernmentor@quickanddirtytips.com. Find Modern Mentor on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor, Twitter https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor, and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/, or subscribe to the newsletter https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/. Links:  https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/ https://www.leadabovenoise.com/

7m
Aug 22, 2023
How to stop secretly procrastinating

So many of us are busy at work and the days keep flying by without us ticking projects off the to-do list. Have you wondered where all the time is going, how you’re always so busy, and yet the big things just aren’t getting done?  Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at modernmentor@quickanddirtytips.com. Find Modern Mentor on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor, Twitter https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor, and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/, or subscribe to the newsletter https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/. Links:  https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/ https://www.leadabovenoise.com/  

6m
Aug 15, 2023
How to stay positive-ish in tough times

Let’s talk today about some of the gifts you might offer your brain which, in turn, may help lift your spirit if you’re in a tough season. Modern Mentor is hosted by Rachel Cooke. A transcript is available at Simplecast. https://modern-mentor.simplecast.com/episodes/how-to-stay-positive-ish-in-tough-times/transcript Have a question for Modern Mentor? Email us at modernmentor@quickanddirtytips.com. Find Modern Mentor on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor, Twitter https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor, and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/, or subscribe to the newsletter https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter to get more tips to fuel your professional success. Modern Mentor is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/. Links:  https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/modern-mentor-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor https://www.linkedin.com/company/modern-mentor-podcast/ https://www.leadabovenoise.com/ 

8m
Aug 08, 2023