Episodes

May 24, 2022

Innovation: Braden Kelley

While it may sound sexy to call ourselves innovators, we have to really consider how are we promoting innovation in our work life…

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May 10, 2022

Replay: Curiosity: Debbie Berebichez, Ph.D.

This episode originally aired in December 2020.  ------------------------ Curiosity is a very important skill which gives us a co…

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April 26, 2022

Decision-Making: Patrick McGinnis

You probably have heard the term FOMO (Fear of Missing Out). How about the term FOBO (Fear of Better Options). Today I speak with…

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April 12, 2022

Resilience: Jesse Iwuji

Resilience is a skill we can develop over time and in our guest has shown an example of persistence to achieve his dreams. Jesse …

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March 29, 2022

Humor: Andrew Tarvin

In this episode we will talk about Humor with Andrew Tarvin. He is a Humor Engineer. While he started his career in the world of …

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March 15, 2022

Persuasion: Andres Lares

In this episode we discuss a skill many of us want to improve at: Persuasion.  In the book , Andres Lares  and Jeff Cochran gives…

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March 1, 2022

Motivation: Dr. Bobbi Wegner

Do you consider yourself a motivated person? How about a person who can motivate others?  Motivation is not a matter of getting t…

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Feb. 15, 2022

Body Language: Mark Bowden

Welcome to Season 5 of the Hardcore Soft Skills podcast.   Today we talk about Body Language with an expert who has been voted as…

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Feb. 7, 2022

30 Days 30 Skills

Season 5 is coming up soon! In the meantime, you can practice all of the skills we have discussed in the podcast with teh 30 Days…

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Dec. 15, 2021

Yadi Caro on InnoLatino Podcast

This is the final episode of Season 4. In this episode we republish an interview from the podcast Innolatino hosted by Gonzalo P…

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Dec. 7, 2021

Replay: Managing Change with John Kotter

This episode originally aired in July 2021. ------------------ In this episode we will talk about what you need to do make change…

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Nov. 30, 2021

Replay: Negotiation with Diana Buttu

This episode was originally aired in February 2021.  ------------ Negotiation is not about winners or losers, playing tough or mi…

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Nov. 23, 2021

Replay: Productivity with 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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Nov. 16, 2021

Replay: Networking with Jordan Harbinger

This episode originally aired in February 2021.  -------------------- Networking is an essential skill which can determine the su…

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Nov. 2, 2021

Listening: Oscar Trimboli

My guest today, Oscar Trimboli ( ), shared some fascinating data that made me realized, we are barely listening to each other. Os…

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Oct. 26, 2021

Mentoring: Deborah Heiser, PhD

My guest today realized how essential mentoring is and create a whole network to help both potential mentors and mentees. Dr. Deb…

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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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