Leadership with Coach Larry

How to be Resilient

Pete the Job Guy
Pete the Job Guy
How to be Resilient
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It’s 2021 and it feels like 2020! Listen to this episode to learn three keys to being more resilient based on research; what you learn

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New Job Opening (men, please apply) Why is it that women don’t apply for certain jobs? It could be your job ad is driving them away.

Pete the Job Guy
Pete the Job Guy
New Job Opening (men, please apply) Why is it that women don't apply for certain jobs? It could be your job ad is driving them away.
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The brain creates shortcuts and goes on autopilot in order to be efficient. However, these efficiencies are where biases live. In this podcast learn how the brain is wired to have unconscious bias and what you can do about it.

Pete the Job Guy
Pete the Job Guy
The brain creates shortcuts and goes on autopilot in order to be efficient. However, these efficiencies are where biases live. In this podcast learn how the brain is wired to have unconscious bias and what you can do about it.
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DO YOU KNOW WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A LEADER COACH? Are you coaching the right way? Listen to hear 5 common misconceptions, and what to do instead.

Pete the Job Guy
Pete the Job Guy
DO YOU KNOW WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A LEADER COACH? Are you coaching the right way? Listen to hear 5 common misconceptions, and what to do instead.
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YOU’RE A FRAUD. YOU DON’T DESERVE TO BE HERE. HOW’D YOU GET HERE? If these are things you tell yourself most likely you are like 70% of the people who report that they often feel like an impostor at work. So what do you do about it? I have 4 tips to share with you that have worked for me, an impostor like you.

Pete the Job Guy
Pete the Job Guy
YOU'RE A FRAUD. YOU DON'T DESERVE TO BE HERE. HOW'D YOU GET HERE? If these are things you tell yourself most likely you are like 70% of the people who report that they often feel like an impostor at work. So what do you do about it? I have 4 tips to share with you that have worked for me, an impostor like you.
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In this podcast we explore how to evaluate a position so you know when to hire the best, or when “good enough” is the better move.

Pete the Job Guy
Pete the Job Guy
In this podcast we explore how to evaluate a position so you know when to hire the best, or when "good enough" is the better move.
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How do you challenge people to do their best work? Often we don’t push people because we want them to have a good experience, or we think they are too busy. We have good intentions, but it actually backfires. People don’t want to work for people who don’t care about them and who don’t CHALLENGE them. In this podcast I describe how to challenge those around you so that they do their best work and are motivated at the same time.

Pete the Job Guy
Pete the Job Guy
How do you challenge people to do their best work? Often we don't push people because we want them to have a good experience, or we think they are too busy. We have good intentions, but it actually backfires. People don't want to work for people who don't care about them and who don't CHALLENGE them. In this podcast I describe how to challenge those around you so that they do their best work and are motivated at the same time.
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Know when to let someone go When do you say, “Enough is enough?” At what point have you tried everything? How many chances do you give someone to improve their performance? In this podcast we discuss how to change your mindset so that you can make the tough decisions that are right for the team, and right for the person you are letting go.

Pete the Job Guy
Pete the Job Guy
Know when to let someone go When do you say, "Enough is enough?" At what point have you tried everything? How many chances do you give someone to improve their performance? In this podcast we discuss how to change your mindset so that you can make the tough decisions that are right for the team, and right for the person you are letting go.
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Many of us have attended training on unconscious bias. But they often fall short because they don’t address how to reduce them. Listen to a 3 step formula that can help you do just that.

Pete the Job Guy
Pete the Job Guy
Many of us have attended training on unconscious bias. But they often fall short because they don't address how to reduce them. Listen to a 3 step formula that can help you do just that.
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Having better performance appraisal conversations; You set clear goals, you’ve given feedback throughout the year, so why are you dreading the performance appraisal conversation? These conversations can be non-productive get people defensive. Listen to five tips for making your performance appraisal conversations have the impact they are intended to have, and seem more like, a genuine conversation.

Pete the Job Guy
Pete the Job Guy
Having better performance appraisal conversations; You set clear goals, you've given feedback throughout the year, so why are you dreading the performance appraisal conversation? These conversations can be non-productive get people defensive. Listen to five tips for making your performance appraisal conversations have the impact they are intended to have, and seem more like, a genuine conversation.
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How transparent should I be at work? Do I really need to share about myself at work? Does anyone really care? And does it matter? Well, there is a right way and a wrong way to be transparent at work. Listen to learn how to be transparent the right way so that you build trust.

Pete the Job Guy
Pete the Job Guy
How transparent should I be at work? Do I really need to share about myself at work? Does anyone really care? And does it matter? Well, there is a right way and a wrong way to be transparent at work. Listen to learn how to be transparent the right way so that you build trust.
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Listening so others feel heard It’s getting harder and harder to listen these days. There are so many external and internal distractions. In this podcast I share three tips for listening so that people feel heard and you build trust.

Pete the Job Guy
Pete the Job Guy
Listening so others feel heard It's getting harder and harder to listen these days. There are so many external and internal distractions. In this podcast I share three tips for listening so that people feel heard and you build trust.
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Dealing with indecisive people People who are indecisive can be quite difficult to work with. It’s not like they are rude. As a matter of fact, it’s quite the opposite. They are typically kind people which makes it hard for them to make a decision. Regardless, indecisive people negatively impact projects, people and culture. Whether you are indecisive or not, in this podcast I give you 3 tips for helping indecisive people make decisions more quickly and effectively.

Pete the Job Guy
Pete the Job Guy
Dealing with indecisive people People who are indecisive can be quite difficult to work with. It's not like they are rude. As a matter of fact, it's quite the opposite. They are typically kind people which makes it hard for them to make a decision. Regardless, indecisive people negatively impact projects, people and culture. Whether you are indecisive or not, in this podcast I give you 3 tips for helping indecisive people make decisions more quickly and effectively.
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Coach Larry

Coach Larry

Larry O’Brien is the founder and Chief Learning Officer at Mendoza+O’Brien, LLC. He is a sought after executive coach and leadership facilitator. He has over 20 years of experience working in various leadership roles where he has led global systems, process, and training implementations. As a coach, his mission is to help leaders become their personal best. Larry works with leaders who are in a transition such as taking on a new role, leading a new team or need to develop new skills to prepare them for the next level.

Given his global upbringing, education and experience, he specializes in helping leaders harness the full potential of their multi-cultural teams. He believes that cultural intelligence is a critical leadership skill which can be mastered.

Having lived in Argentina, Venezuela and the U.S., he is fluent in both English and Spanish. He has worked with leaders from: Argentina, Brazil, China, France, Germany, Ireland, India, Japan, Mexico, Spain, United States.

Larry holds an undergraduate degree in Finance from The College of New Jersey, and a Master in Human Resources from the University of North Florida. He is a certified coach from the International Coach Federation.

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