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Hardcore Soft Skills Podcast

Sep 13, 2022

In this episode we talk about Self-Assessment.  

- Why is it important to conduct a self-assessment? 
- Why should we focus on our Strengths? 

This episode also includes a replay of Dominate Your Day with Dana Williams, in which she interviews Yadi about how her strengths have shaped her career. 

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Jul 26, 2022

Today we talk about Optimism. No, I am not referring to how to be all positive all the time and all that stuff. I am referring to how you as tech leader, expert, consultant, can approach the future with a different lens. A lens of possibilities. 

My guest is Tech Humanist Kate O’Neill (

Jun 7, 2022

As remote work becomes a new kind of normal, we cannot assume that the same skills to manage a team in an office will apply for virtual teams.

As a worker, you have the ability to work from the comfort of your home. As a manager though, how do you keep employees engaged, create trust and manage the day to day?...

May 10, 2022

This episode originally aired in December 2020. 


Curiosity is a very important skill which gives us a competitive advantage. According to research people with high curiosity are more inquisitive and generate more original ideas. Curiosity can also help us have more positive engagement with our...

Mar 29, 2022

In this episode we will talk about Humor with Andrew Tarvin. He is a Humor Engineer. While he started his career in the world of computer science, he is a now a speaker and coach who teaches people and organizations how to use humor to be more effective while having fun. 

In this episode we talk about this transition in...