Best Practices: Working with a Professional Recruiter with Matt Tovrog


Whether you’re looking for connections to make your next career move or need to bring new talent on board, there are best practices for maximizing your time with an executive search firm. Matt Tovrog, Partner at Bell Oaks shares what you need to know before sitting down for that first meeting or hitting connect” on LinkedIn both at the individual level and company level. 
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How to Eliminate Dysfunction at the Culture Level with David Shanklin


For better or worse, emotions are contagious in the workplace. So how do we build a culture around all things good, from a dedicated and caring leader, to pleasant relationships with coworkers to top-notch productivity? David Shanklin, Head of Culture Strategy at CultureIQ explains how understanding the why” behind your organization will help eliminate dysfunction at the culture level and point the way towards a better work environment. 

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The Brandon Smith Show launches every Sunday at 9:30pm on Facebook Live.

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Mr. Incredible and Cher Talk Tips for Handling Scary Coworkers



Zombie, vampire, diva. Chances are, you have some of these scary coworkers sitting at the desk beside you! In our special halloween edition, Mr. Incredible (aka Brandon Smith) and Cher (aka Whitney Mendoza) take a look at all the different types of scary coworkers and offer tips to avoid being haunted in the workplace! 

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Five Tips for Navigating Career Change with Paulette Corbin


The workforce just isn’t the same. 30 year long careers with the same company just don’t happen. So how do we prepare for career change and chart the right course? Paulette Corbin, Founder of Corbin Executive Coaching and Executive Director at ChapterTwo joins the podcast to share five tips for navigating your career. 
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The Brandon Smith Show launches every Sunday at 9:30pm on Facebook Live.

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The How and Why of Leaping into Entrepreneurship with Charles Goetz


Rule #1: If you’re in it for money, don’t bother!” Who better to discuss the ingredients of being a successful entrepreneur than with Charles Goetz, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Business Development at Emory University! As Author, serial entrepreneur and starter of nine new ventures, Charles shares invaluable insight for anyone considering the path of entrepreneurship.  

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The Brandon Smith Show launches every Sunday at 9:30pm on Facebook Live.

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Understanding Emotions in the Workplace with Dr. Genie Burnett



Feel like everyday is take your emotions to work” day? Dr. Genie Burnett, Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Founding Partner of the Manna Fund, joins Brandon to take a closer look at the root cause of our thoughts and emotions (which can often link back to our home life). Among her tips, Dr. Genie tells us to write a book, don’t read a book” because our emotions are much better on paper than being yelled out in the office! 

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The Brandon Smith Show launches every Sunday at 9:30pm on Facebook Live.

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How to Influence the Digital Workplace with Christina Ambrose



With the growing virtual workforce, keeping a consistent culture becomes increasingly difficult. How can we prompt the adoption of new tech while maintaining balance and presence at work? Christina Ambrose, current MBA student at Emory University joins Brandon to walk us through the process from BYOD, to the board of directors to the impact on customers. 

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The Brandon Smith Show launches every Sunday at 9:30pm on Facebook Live.

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Leadership Therapy: The Office Romance… For Better, or Worse?



To date or not to date in the workplace? This week on a special Leadership Therapy edition of the Brandon Smith Show, Whitney Mendoza and Natalie Fitzgibbons (both in long-term relationships that started at work) share insight for navigating the office romance. How do you know a coworker is attracted to you? Should you give in to feelings or beware? We’re covering it all! 

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The Brandon Smith Show launches every Sunday at 9:30pm on Facebook Live.

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3 Steps for Building Influence with Jennifer McClure



At times, being purposeful can feel uncomfortable! While speaking, building content and even forming new relationships seems daunting, these are the best paths to form influence. Jennifer McClure, CEO Unbridled Talent and DisruptHR joins the show to explain these steps and how best to implement them. 

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The Brandon Smith Show launches every Tuesday at 9am on Facebook Live.

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Leadership Therapy: Four Signs Your Boss Isn’t Into You & What You Can Do


Get the feeling your boss ins’t your biggest fan? Vague performance reviews, a demotion or a non-responsive boss are all warning signs. In this Leadership Therapy edition of the Brandon Smith Show, Brandon details four signs your boss isn’t into you and how to handle each situation! 

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The Brandon Smith Show launches every Tuesday at 9am on Facebook Live.

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Three Ways to Effectively Manage Your Career with Tom Darrow

The days of your employer managing your career for you are over! Tom Darrow, Founder and Principal of Talent Connections, LLC and Career Spa, LLC says we need to think of ourselves, not as employees, but as free agents. In today’s show, Tom details three areas to focus on to start managing your career before you need that next job. 

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The Brandon Smith Show launches every Tuesday at 9am on Facebook Live.

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Leadership Therapy: Finding Purpose in Seasons of Change

It can be easy to find purpose at work… we’re hired to complete a specific set of tasks that are vital to the company. But, how do we find purpose during retirement or a major career shift? And can our purpose change? In this Leadership Therapy edition, Brandon shares important insight for continued growth and meaning in life during all seasons.

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Leadership through the Military Lens with Ken Keen



“Being in the military is a team sport.” And, when you break it down, isn’t life? Ken Keen, Associate Dean for Leadership Development at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School and retired Lieutenant General of the Army shares amazing insight on being a leader, learning from the past to prevent future mistakes and why, while the mission is first, people always.” 

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The Brandon Smith Show launches every Tuesday at 9am on Facebook Live.

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3 Ways to Maximize Your Health at the Office with Arefa Cassoobhoy


The workday gets busy and it’s easy to forget about our health. We feel required to work at our desks to fit in that extra e-mail, we move from meeting to meeting and then we take the stress of work home with us on our cell phones and computers! In this episode, Arefa Cassoobhoy, Senior Medical Director at Web MD, shares three easy ways we can stay healthy at the office. 

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The Brandon Smith Show launches every Tuesday at 9am on Facebook Live.

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Understand Your Brain, Understand Yourself with Rick Gilkey


Our brain creates 10,000 new neurons each day! But as Emory University Professor, Rick Gilkey says, “use it or lose it.” Take a dive into your brain during this episode as Rick shares insight on deep questions like: Can people really change? How do we live to see 100? And, why do opposites attract? Because if you better understand how your brain functions, you better understand yourself and your relationships.

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The Brandon Smith Show launches every Tuesday at 9am on Facebook Live.

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