Jan. 31, 2022

29: Extreme Time Ownership

On average, if we’re lucky, we’ll be alive on this planet for 4,000 weeks. That’s not much. So, what will you do with your precious time? Great time management is the ultimate meta-skill for life. In this episode, Matt presen...

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Jan. 24, 2022

28: Jason Rosselot: Creating Value at the Seams

Jason Rosselot is a VP of Cybersecurity at Dell Technologies. But traditional paths aren't his thing. From serving as a Special Agent protecting the Dalai Lama to ensuring resiliency in manufacturing and software, Jason is dr...

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Jan. 10, 2022

27: The Corporate Cage

So many people end trapped in the Corporate Cage: a psychological state where they feel like they can't move. In this episode, I define this "caged" existence and reveal a path out — a path to freedom. Corporate work can …

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Jan. 3, 2022

26: Lessons From 2021

Life is chaotic and fast-moving. If we don’t pause and reflect, we miss out on key signals and opportunities. I do this almost every day in my journal, but I go meta through my annual review. So I analyzed my …

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Dec. 13, 2021

25: Mark Freeman - Career Success Powered by Community

Mark Freeman (data scientist, entrepreneur, and LinkedIn celebrity) joins us in the studio! We can all admire his unrelenting fixation on solving large-scale societal problems and his deep understanding of how to nurture an o...

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Dec. 6, 2021

24: Chris Cochran - Thriving as a Creator in the Web3 Era

Chris Cochran is co-founder and CEO of Hacker Valley Media , where he co-hosts several podcasts centered on technology and human performance. He drops by the studio to discuss what it means for a tech professional to flourish...

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Nov. 29, 2021

23: Escaping the Matrix & Seizing Control of Your Career

We all live in some version of the Matrix — where we take our situation as given. But what would it look like to wake up? To see more clearly and direct your life? This episode is about awakening to …

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Nov. 8, 2021

22: Elayna Snyder - Channeling Your Individuality

OVERVIEW We're joined in this episode by Elayna Snyder , Founder of Indigo Collectiv. She focuses on helping thought leaders fuel their strategy by being their authentic selves. She delivers a masterclass on harnessing your i...

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Nov. 1, 2021

21: Shiv Singh - Your Why Is the Way

OVERVIEW We're joined today by Shiv Singh , Founder of Emerge Management Consulting. Shiv is a compelling example of what it means to "look inside" and figure out what you've been put on this planet to do. We hear a …

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Oct. 11, 2021

20: Ben Dundee - Human-Centered Data Leadership

OVERVIEW We're joined today by Ben Dundee , VP and Head of Data Science at Dekeo. Ben delivers sharp advice on how to become influential with data — changing hearts and minds across an organization. Empathy and community are ...

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Oct. 4, 2021

19: You Don’t Need an MBA

OVERVIEW For decades, there's been an assumption that you need an MBA to be a business leader. This creates a challenge for rising digital leaders — those that come from technical backgrounds and feel a desire to be an influe...

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Sept. 27, 2021

18: How Technology Changes Us

OVERVIEW Does technology really make life better? Not necessarily. While digital technology is inevitably at the core of your organization's mission, we must be careful how we adopt it. We can’t look at any piece of technolog...

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Sept. 20, 2021

17: Self-Reliance

OVERVIEW Today, Matt talks about one of his life’s greatest influences: the American philosopher and writer Ralph Waldo Emerson. We cover the importance of Emerson’s 1841 essay "Self-Reliance" and how to adopt these principle...

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Sept. 13, 2021

16: Entering the “Organizational Politics” Arena

OVERVIEW Politics is about more than nasty conversations between two political parties. Humans resolve conflicts and move forward through politics. In this episode, learn why aspiring digital leaders need to have their eyes o...

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Sept. 6, 2021

15: Weaponizing Writing for Career Advancement

OVERVIEW Technical skills have known ceilings. In turn, writing is every digital leader's boundless career multiplier . After covering how writing and influence are intertwined, Matt discusses the benefits of cultivating a wr...

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Aug. 30, 2021

14: Great Leaders Harness Their Dark Side

OVERVIEW We all have a dark side. Repressing it only creates internal pain and limits your potential as a leader. In this episode, we learn how tech leaders can understand their "negative" traits and harness them to become a ...

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Aug. 23, 2021

13: Mike McGill - Stoic Philosophy for Digital Leaders

OVERVIEW We're joined today by Mike McGill, Chief Information Officer at Medical Service Company. He discusses how Stoicism and other self-care approaches have helped him professionally and personally. We also dive into how t...

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Aug. 16, 2021

12: Crafting a Personal Brand in Tech

OVERVIEW Today, we cover how personal brands work for digital professionals. Cultivating a strong personal brand is a long-term asset that'll shape your career and propel you over a lifetime. In addition to the "what" and "wh...

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Aug. 9, 2021

11: Capitalizing on the Creator Economy

OVERVIEW "I'm not a businessman. I'm a business, man." — Jay-Z The Creator Economy is gaining steam, and it holds huge potential for you as a digital professional. If you'd like to start a side hustle or find ways to …

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Aug. 2, 2021

10: Lori Zukin - The Coaching Mindset

OVERVIEW Today we're joined by Lori Zukin, CEO and founder of Zukin Leadership. With a rich history in coaching and consulting to some of the world's most prominent organizations, Lori is a goldmine for understanding the more...

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July 26, 2021

9: The Day We Almost Lost Him

OVERVIEW Today, Matthew slides away from the show's usual focus and talks about a difficult incident involving his nine-year-old son. He reflects on how fragile life is and shares some Stoic-driven lessons on how to handle li...

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July 19, 2021

8: Your Curation Superpower

OVERVIEW We all face a content overload problem. Everything we need for self-development is at our fingertips, but we're drinking from a firehose and unable to focus. Today's most successful leaders know how to cut through th...

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July 12, 2021

7: Simone Petrella - Embracing the Education Revolution

OVERVIEW Today we're joined by Simone Petrella, CEO of CyberVista. Simone lives and breathes education, and her organization specializes in upskilling cybersecurity and technology professionals. In our conversation, we explor...

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July 5, 2021

6: Rethink Credentials and Stop Messing with Gatekeepers

OVERVIEW Gatekeeping has long influenced our careers, and it's limiting upward progress for most people. Today, Matthew talks about the five (5) key points that will help aspiring digital leaders better understand the gatekee...

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