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Season 4

Aug. 23, 2023

Goal Setting Reloaded: Working Smarter, Not Harder, with SMART Goals

Are you ready to harness the power of SMART goals? Join me, Heather Balcerek, as I take you on a refreshing journey, dispelling the complexities of goal setting and transforming it into an exciting, rewarding endeavor. I gua…
Aug. 9, 2023

S4E9: Unlocking the Value of Learning and Development in Business - Part 3

In this episode, we continued exploring the world of learning and development in the business realm. Here are some key takeaways from the discussion: Understanding how change impacts where our focus lands. Importance of tell…
Jan. 25, 2023

S4E4: The Importance of Recognition in and out of the workplace

Over the past week, I have seen such an outpouring of recognition, both personally and across the posts on LinkedIn. It has made me think about the importance of showing recognition in the moment in and out of the workplace.…
Jan. 20, 2023

S4E3: Three Questions

No man really becomes a fool until he stops asking questions. - Charles P. Steinmetz When I met with my mentor yesterday, she had me answer 3 questions about the lay off situation. These questions really made me stop and thi…
Jan. 19, 2023

S4E2: No Regrets

It’s Day 1 of this new world where my job is to job hunt. Oh the life of a layoffee... Since I left Apple for Amazon in November 2021, I have been asked if I regret the move more times than I can count. So sitting here now, …
Jan. 18, 2023

S4E1: Open to Work

Well now...here we are... together again. It's Season 4 of the podcast and this season is all about bringing all of you to work. I will say I had a different plan to start this season but it seems I have more time on my hand…