Episodes

Oct. 20, 2021

Yadi Caro on 'Empathy for Breakfast' Podcast

Hardcore Soft Skills Podcast was launched a year ago! Therefore, we are re-broadcasting a recent interview from the Empathy for B…

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Oct. 12, 2021

Meeting Management: Steven Rogelberg Ph.D.

In today’s episode we will talk about Meeting Management. No matter if you work in office, at home or if you have your own busine…

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Oct. 5, 2021

More Self-Awareness: Mark Metry

In todays’ episode we talk to author and TedX speaker Mark Metry (). He was one of the first guests we had on this podcast () and…

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Aug. 17, 2021

Personal Branding: Peggy Klaus

This episode marks the end of Season 3. We have learned about skills such as curiosity, agility, mindfulness, change management, …

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Aug. 10, 2021

Mindfulness: Jon Macaskill

In this episode we talk about Mindfulness. My guest Jon Macaskill ( and ) is a a retired Navy Seal Commander who served in Iraq, …

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Aug. 3, 2021

Confidence: Dr. Richard Orbe-Austin

Today we will talk about Confidence. Have you felt at any point in your career that you were underqualified for a role? Or perhap…

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July 27, 2021

Managing Change: John P. Kotter

Today we will talk about what you need to do make change happen. My guest is the authority on change. John P. Kotter () is a best…

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July 20, 2021

Agility: Dr.Jeff Sutherland

This week’s interview was one I had wanted to do for a long time. I work as Product Owner working closely with software developer…

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July 13, 2021

More Curiosity: Dr. Alison Horstmeyer

In this episode we talk about Curiosity. This time we talk about the scientific research on Curiosity with Dr Alison Hostmeyer (h…

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July 6, 2021

Authenticity and other Attributes: Rich Diviney

Today our focus will be not on the concept of skills but attributes. If you are a frequent listener of this podcast you know I re…

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June 24, 2021

Writing: Leslie O'Flahavan

In this episode we talk about one of the skills most difficult to master: good writing.  My guest is Leslie O’Flahavan is a get t…

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June 17, 2021

Tech-Savvy: Bob "Fabien" Zinga

Tech- savviness or being Tech-Savvy is not just about knowing a ‘how to,’ but about cultivating the desire to always be learning …

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June 10, 2021

Grit: David Fivecoat

Today we will talk about Grit and our expert is former Army Colonel David Fivecoat ( ), who served twenty-four years as an infant…

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April 22, 2021

Emotional Intelligence: Gilbert Eijkelenboom

This is the final episode of the season two. This season we have featured mini master classes from well-known experts so listen t…

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April 15, 2021

More Creativity: Noah Askin

In today’s episode we will talk again about the skill of Creativity. (You can listen for the previous episode here: )  Noah Askin…

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April 8, 2021

Creativity: Natalie Nixon PhD

We consider creativity as a territory that belongs to the people in music and art, but creativity is a skill we all have and can …

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April 1, 2021

Storytelling: Amy Blaschka

Storytelling is not an art reserved for authors. Regardless of your job, you need to start integrating the art of telling stories…

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March 25, 2021

Productivity: David Allen

The book Getting Things Done, by David Allen, was published over 20 years ago and today is it as relevant as ever.  The book, has…

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March 18, 2021

Conflict Resolution: Paul Marciano

Conflict is unavoidable at work, no matter if you work in an office or remotely. If you wish you had a step by step guide for add…

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March 11, 2021

Team Building: George Randle

Forming teams is certainly not an easy  task and there is no easy formula to follow. There are many books addressing how to recru…

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March 4, 2021

Empathy: Mimi Nicklin

Empathy at work can bring great business value and increase our ability to become better leaders. In this episode we speak with M…

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Feb. 25, 2021

Networking: Jordan Harbinger

Networking is an essential skill which can determine the success in our careers. However, many of us neglect it or do not know th…

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Feb. 18, 2021

Negotiation: Diana Buttu

Negotiation is not about winners or losers, playing tough or misleading. It is about seeking a deal where everyone can benefit. I…

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Dec. 17, 2020

Time Management: Adrian Shepherd

In this final episode of the season, we talk about Time Management with Adrian Shepherd, who focuses on consulting with individua…

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