Lead Your Future

Lead Your Future

Your future starts now. Learn the tips & tricks to up your career game. Tiffany Roberts interviews experts from the conservative movement to talk about business cards, networking, personal branding, and everything you need to be successful. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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March 8, 2021 27 min

Do you want to widen your horizons to travel? Are you an adaptable learner and want more career opportunities? Sounds like learning a new language is for you.


In this episode, I will sit down with Douglas Blair, an Administrative Assistant, in the Communications Department at The Heritage Foundation, to talk about the importance of learning a new language and how it has helped him in finding new career avenues.


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In this episode, I sat down with Emma Siu, the Digital Training Coordinator, here at the Leadership Institute to talk about the top six digital skills employers look for in employees that will put YOUR application at the top of the pile. We talked about programming like HTML, Python, SQL, or Java, Data Analytics, Social Media Marketing & Search Engine Optimization, and User Experience.


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January 31, 2021 25 min

 On today’s show, we’re going to talk about prioritizing internships over college. Later in the episode, we’ll hear from Christian Matsumoto.


Do you ever get tired of the constant barrage from teachers, family, and the media that college is all you need to succeed? Is a classroom setting not the right fit for you, but the social pressure is driving your life? Academic burnout is a REAL problem. 



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December 7, 2020 22 min

Is the new normal souring your social life? Even though you see a flood of work emails and the occasional faces on your Zoom meetings, are you longing for the days of awkward water cooler conversations? Making friends is hard; remote friendships even harder. Today, we’re going to flip our MOODs on remote, workplace relationships and create an online water cooler experience.


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November 15, 2020 20 min

Is the new normal making you nervous for future job prospects? Despite feeling like you did well, do your Zoom interviews typically end up with you being disappointed? We’ve cultivated an interview process and now we’ve been flipped flat on our heads.


Today, we’re going to learn how to nail our online interviews and mellow our Zoom-based anxiety with L.A.F.ter. Later in the episode, we’ll hear from Katy Gambella, Network Engagement ...

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November 2, 2020 29 min

Have you ever been in charge of a group project with people who seemingly have no respect for authority? Is there a social disconnect between you and your workers? Our leadership habits can spoil morale and ruin relations in the workplace.

Today, we’re going to C.H.I.L.L. out and learn how to enhance our leadership skills. Later in the episode, we’ll hear from former Active Duty Army Sergeant, James Coutris.


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September 22, 2020 25 min

Do you ever wake up in the morning feeling groggy? Does 3 pm roll around and you’re ready to crash? Is coffee your lifeblood? If any of these were a yes, you’re like more than half of Americans.


In this episode, you’ll learn the best techniques to maximize your energy levels from countless medical professionals and then you’ll get a chance to hear from Daesha Cummings and Melanie Aycock.


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Have you ever heard something on the news that left you scratching your head? Did you even follow up later and found out that what you heard was entirely false? Our biases cause us to eat up and share misinformation like it’s nobody’s business.  

 

Today, we’re going to learn how to fight it and how to S.A.V.E the truth. Later in the episode, we’ll hear from Eduardo Naret who travels between college campuses and exposes media decepti...

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August 24, 2020 27 min

Do you get discouraged by rejection? Are you experiencing loss after loss with no end in sight? Well, I’m happy to tell you that you can overcome it.


Today, you’ll learn how to turn rejection into success and you’ll even learn how to trick your brain into being more of a positive thinker. Then, Ron Nearing, the former California Republican Party Chair will tell us how and why we should not be afraid to work on campaigns in hostile ...

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August 7, 2020 28 min

Does asking for money terrify you? Have you ever wanted to run a fundraiser, but you just didn’t know where to start? After today, you won’t have to worry any longer, because we’re going to make you a fundraising ACE.


In this episode, you’ll learn from the experts, how simple fundraising can really be. Then, we have the pleasure of hearing from John Davis, who is in contact with over 40,000 donors for the Leadership Institute.


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Did you just accept a remote internship? Are you having a hard time connecting with other interns or employees?


Working remote is not easy, especially as an intern, so we are going to talk about some of the ways to succeed in your new remote position and receive a letter of recommendation at the end of the semester.


In this episode, I give you my three tips to succeed in a remote internship and sit down with two of our Leadership Ins...

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July 13, 2020 36 min

Do you think you deserve higher pay? Does asking for it seem intimidating or even impossible? You’d be far from alone. Most people are afraid to negotiate their salary, but you don’t have to be. Learn how to get more money with just seven magic words.


In this episode, we have the pleasure of hearing from Steve Sutton, Vice President for Development at LI, on how you can negotiate for your best possible salary in your next job interv...

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June 29, 2020 31 min

Have you ever wondered how to land your dream job? Did you ever apply somewhere, get rejected, and ask yourself, "what's wrong with my resume?" According to career management expert Martin Yate, 95% of resumes never get read for reasons their writers are entirely unaware of. 


In this episode, we’ll work together to bump you up to that 5% and give you the tools you need to navigate the hiring process. Later in the episode...

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Talking politics with someone who has opposite viewpoints than you can be tricky. How do you feel about combining dinner and politics? It’s great right? Do you want to know how to prevent 4th of July food fights? Maybe even change someone’s mind on Facebook?


In this episode, we’ll look into psychology, neurology, philosophy and much more to get a clear picture of the best ways to disagree. Later in the episode, we will have ex-Antif...

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Are you an avid writer or passionate about public policy? Have you ever wondered how people end up on the news? An extensive resume doesn’t hurt, but op-ed’s are a pretty standard when earning your spot on TV.


In this episode, I will sit down with Beverly Hallberg, Director of District Media Group, to talk about why an op-ed is your golden ticket to a media hit, and how to capitalize on the news cycle for maximum exposure. 


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Were you politically active during college? Did you ever volunteer on a local campaign or dream of helping elect the next president? Working on a Youth Campaign may be exactly what you should do.


In this episode, I am going to talk about Youth Campaigns and why they are so important. Later I will sit down with David Blair, Executive Director of the Conservative Leadership PAC, to talk about his experiences within the youth movement.


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Have you stopped putting in the effort at work? Is it hard to be interested or excited about what you do? Or are you exhausted and is your performance suffering? Well, it sounds like you might just be burned out. In this episode, I am going to talk about what burnout is, the difference between burnout and stress, and discuss some of the symptoms and ways to overcome burnout. Later I am going to sit down with Patti Rausch, Director ...

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April 20, 2020 15 min

Are you feeling overwhelmed by work? Is it a constant struggle for you to stay productive throughout the day? It’s okay, You’re not alone. According to a survey by Everest College, 83% of US workers suffer from work-related stress. In this episode, we are going to breakdown workplace stress, how to recognize it and take control on your life, featuring an interview with Alisha Anderson, who has her Master’s in Clinical Mental Health...

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April 5, 2020 23 min

Are you a young professional looking to enter the workforce? Are you having trouble getting an interview for a full-time position? In this episode we’re going to dive into the best practices of being an intern to help you get the most out of your internship.


Additional Resources:


LI Blog: Five mistakes to avoid as an intern

Sign up for a training: https://www.leadershipinstitute.org/training/


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Working from home does not have to be a challenge. Two-thirds of managers report that employees who work from home increase their overall productivity. In this episode I will give you my best tips and advice for working from home, featuring an exclusive interview with the Director of Digital Training at the Leadership Institute, Abby Alger.


Additional Resources:

20 Tips for Working From Home

LI Blog: The Office Walls Are Closing In

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