Posts in Communication
Bringing Back the Lost Art of Mentorship | Interview with Scott Knight

I am pleased to welcome Scott Knight to the Career Foresight podcast. Scott is the Co-Founder of Mintor a new platform designed to reimagine mentorship. Through Mintor, entrepreneurs, startups, and industry leaders are able to find and build goal-driven mentoring relationships. Scott is also an author and his new book about mentorship will be publishing soon!

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Bridge the Gap Between Your Vision Board & Your Bank Account | Interview with Nechelle Bartley

Financial strategy and success start with knowing what you want and why you want it, Nechelle says. It’s not just, “I want to own a house,” or, “I want to take a vacation every year,” but knowing what those activities really mean to you. What is motivating those desires? What will change by attaining the given items, experiences or wealth? It seems, the better you can answer questions about what’s motivating your financial goals, the better your relationship with money will be.

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Gaslighting At Work: How to Recognize and Deal With It

Gaslighting is a horrible form of psychological manipulation and control. It's characterized by a manipulator causing a victim to question their own judgement, memory and sanity. In this episode, I discuss how to identify when this might be happening to you (or someone you know) at work and how to deal with it.

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Finding Purpose & Passion at Work with Chronic Illness | Interview with Kait Masters

In this interview with Kait Masters we discuss how dealing with a chronic illness for 17 years has shaped Kait and her perspectives on work and life. Kait not only works a full time job with Honeybook & Rising Tide Society, but she also is a skilled watercolor painter and volunteers her time to advocate for other patients of chronic illness. Listen to our conversation in this podcast!

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How & Why Misunderstandings Happen (And What to Do About Them)

While misunderstanding might seem like one of those things that doesn’t require a definition I believe there’s benefit to it. For example, it reminds us that misunderstandings take place on a two way street. So often when we feel misunderstood it creates feelings of isolation. We tend to retreat because we feel unknown or unseen.

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Why Making a Good First Impression Is Worth All the Effort

First impressions - a concept we all know so well. Just thinking about making a good first impression probably brings on feelings of stress and anxiety. The situations that create first-impression scenarios tend to be high-stake already. It's no wonder we feel pressure at the thought of needing to appeal to others when we're already nervous.

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Why You Think People Critique You More Than They Really Do

The spotlight effect is when we overestimate the amount of attention people give to our outward appearance or behavior. It creates a climate that misunderstandings can thrive in. There are very real consequences in our day-to-day life, and professional opportunities alike, if we don't keep the spotlight effect in check.

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What is the Transparency Illusion and How Does It Lead to Misunderstanding?

The transparency illusion is the belief that what we think, feel, desire, and intend is obvious to others. We feel like we're expressing more than we truly are, so we don't make as much effort to communicate as clearly as we should. Transparency illusion often takes place when we feel uncomfortable, insecure or vulnerable.

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What Is Feminine Style Rhetoric and Why Is It Important?

'Feminine style' doesn't mean 'women do this'. It's broader than that. Feminine style indicates that the characteristic traits of the style are softer, group focused and collaborative. Rhetoric is the artform of communicating and persuading an audience. Rhetoric is the thought and planning about how information is structured and presented for optimal impact.

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