After a nearly two-year hiatus, I am back with an exciting announcement! I have a new podcast called Change Academy and in this short episode of Workplace Hero, I explain what the new show is all about and play you a snippet from Episode #1 of Change Academy.
You can find Change Academy at changeacademypodcast.com and (of course) everywhere you listen to podcasts! But if you need help finding it, here is a page with a list of many of the most popular podcatchers and links to my new show.
Continue reading “Announcing the Change Academy podcast”
Hello, my cubicle clerks, open space salespeople, corner office connectors, home den dealers and coffee shop peddlers. My name is Brock Armstrong, and I am not the workplace hero. Let’s face it, these days I am more like a landlord who just checks in every once in a while to make sure everything is ok. You are the real heroes around here.
I am going to come right out and say it. Right off the bat. I am going to be totally upfront with you. The reason I chose the topic of Self Promotion for this episode is that I have something to sell you (and if you listen to the audio version of this episode I will give you a discount code for $50 off).
Continue reading “How To Self Promote, without being human spam w/ Justin Jackson”
Parkinson’s Law is a book by C. Northcote Parkinson. And this book is best known for its opening line: Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion. Do you recognise it? I bet you do. Honestly, I didn’t know it had a name until I started writing this episode.
Continue reading “Work Expands (or contracts) to the Time Allowed”
Top athletes, kick-ass business people and pretty much all high achievers in nearly every field all set goals because setting goals gives you long-term vision and short-term motivation – plus it helps you to organize your time and your resources. This certainly was true for me.
Continue reading “Goal Setting and the End of Season 1”
Society tells us that working harder and working more hours is good, but if you have listened to this podcast for a while you know that it is actually damaging you, hard on your fellow employees and even detrimental your company’s success.
So, let me ask you this. “What is the difference between a hard worker and a workaholic?”
Continue reading “Are You Addicted to Workohol?”