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Hardcore Soft Skills Podcast

Apr 26, 2022

You probably have heard the term FOMO (Fear of Missing Out). How about the term FOBO (Fear of Better Options).

Today I speak with the creator of both terms. Patrick McGinnis (https://patrickmcginnis.com/) coined the term FOMO in a 2004 article in the student newspaper of Harvard Business School. FOMO has since been...


Oct 26, 2021

My guest today realized how essential mentoring is and create a whole network to help both potential mentors and mentees. Dr. Deborah Heiser holds a degree in Applied Developmental Psychology and she is also the founder of The Mentor Project (https://mentorproject.org/) which connects mentors in science, technology,...


Oct 20, 2021

Hardcore Soft Skills Podcast was launched a year ago! Therefore, we are re-broadcasting a recent interview from the Empathy for Breakfast podcast with Mimi Nicklin which features an interview with Yadi Caro. Yadi shares more about her career and the importance of cultivating soft skills.


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Jul 27, 2021

Today we will talk about what you need to do make change happen. My guest is the authority on change. John P. Kotter (https://www.kotterinc.com/) is a best-selling author, award winning business and management thought leader, business entrepreneur and Harvard Professor. One of his books Leading Change was selected by...


Oct 15, 2020

Humor is a not just about being funny. Cultivating humor as a skill can help unleash creativity and diffuse tense situations at work. It is also a valuable tool for learning. Kupe Kupersmith (https://www.linkedin.com/in/kupekupersmith/) is an Applied Improv Coach who has used techniques he learned on stage  as an improv...