Melanie Johnson and Jenn Foster, owners of Elite Online Publishing, interview Peter Yawitz. Yawtiz is the author of Flip Flop and Microwaved Fish. In this podcast, he teaches how to navigate the workplace culture. Learn all the dos and don’ts in the current workplace.
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What You’ll Learn in this Episode:
- Understand how cultures change in professional settings
- How to navigating the workplace
- Communication skills that are effective at work and at home
- Working with co-workers effectively
- How to be authentic and professional
- Connecting with your audience
- How to tell your story in an authentic way
“I really want to get to know you. So, if you’re speaking too much corporate-speak, and it’s almost like you’re reading off a teleprompter, I’m not really going to know you or know what motivates you.” (4:07)
“It’s important to understand the importance of active listening.” (8:33)
“Remember, you can never change somebody’s behavior; you can really only change your response to that behavior.” (15:27)
About Peter Yawitz:
Peter Yawitz is the President of Clear Communication and founder, host, author, and advice columnist at Advice from Someone Else’s Dad. He has been a communication coach, consultant, teacher, and facilitator for global companies for 30 years and for 10 years before that, was an eager young employee in fast-paced American work¬places wishing for advice on how to make smart work decisions and fit in. Today, he trains teams all across the world, helping them understand how to communicate, manage upward and sideways in a company, and navigate the personalities, priorities, and peculiarities of their workplaces.
Born and raised in Manhattan, where he still lives, he received an undergraduate degree from Princeton University and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Peter also won the 2005 Nightlight Award for Outstanding Musical Comedy Performance from the New York City cabaret, jazz, and com¬edy critics, and the Backstage Magazine Bistro Award for comedy writing.
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