Podcasts & Webisodes

Podcast
Getting Unstuck w/ Mark Herschberg

When you jumped into your career, there was an expectation that you were prepared with the skills critical to your success, but were you?

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The Career Skills You Need To Succeed Post-Pandemic

We'll be discussing how these skills apply to marketing and what marketers can do to bring these skills ot their whole organization.

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Know Yourself, Not Just Your Direction - Mark Herschberg

I go through some of my own career and how the skills in the book helped me.

Video
Interview

In this HCI Podcast episode, Dr. Jonathan H. Westover talks with Mark Herschberg about the skills essential to thriving organizations and how individuals and organizations alike can work to develop them.

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Breaking Down That Much-needed Career Toolkit With Mark Herschberg

Joining Dr. Diane Hamilton, he explains how they use peer learning groups to instill the required skills to achieve success and why millennials are much easier to grasp new ideas than boomers. He also delves into the best recipe in team building, detailing his interview tactics, how to embrace mental diversity, and the importance of self-assessment. Mark even touched upon his idea of successful leadership by talking about charisma, getting rid of unnecessary meetings, and eliminating work after hours.

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Essential Skills for Success That No One Taught You

Networking, negotiating, communicting, leading, career planning – all skills critical to your career success, Mark says. But did anyone ever teach you these skills? If not, it’s okay. You’re in luck.

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Soft Skills

A 15 minute overview of The Career Toolkit.

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Importance of networking

A 15 minute primer on networking.

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How to Gain Clarity on the Next Steps in Your Career

If you don’t have a good idea on what your career path is, listen to this episode as Mark will share questions that you can ask yourself to gain more clarity on where you are going with your career and how to create a plan to get there.

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Beating The Job Description Dead Horse with Mark Herschber‪g‬

Why do I need to waste my time writing a job description? You might ask. We give you the answer.

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Creating A Customized Professional Development Program

* Why these skills have not traditionally been taught;
* How professional development programs can improve ROI and engagement;
* How to create a custom professional development program for your organization; and
* How these programs can connect your workforce, encourage networking and improve diversity and inclusion at all levels!

Podcast
The Career Toolkit And A New Wave Of Innovation In Publishing


Publishing is no longer a business of selling books, but a business of selling content. That’s how Mark Herschberg sees the industry’s trajectory as he finds himself leading the charge in creating the next wave of innovation in the space.

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Building Careers Through Relationships: Mark Herschberg

Andy and Mark take a practical view of how relationships play a key role in a successful career, including both internal relationships in an organisation and widening your network with a diverse external network. Internal professional relationships open up access to information and differing perspectives. Career growth and promotion prospects are linked to how you sell yourself. With external relationships, diversity is important to add value to your network.

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Career Development, Soft-Skills, The Future of Work & Self-Improvement

When it comes to developing and strengthening your soft skills, it really is a case of sooner rather than later. We talk about robots “taking over our jobs”, harnessing teamwork in an increasingly competitive world, the future of working from home, career planning, networking, and the wide range of soft skills we all need to focus on to build our desired careers.

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Career Planning: What You Need to Know About Your Professional Future

For many of us, from the time we’re in high school, we’re taught the value of making a career plan. Whether it’s a five-year plan or a 10-year plan, we learn that looking to and preparing for the future will help us in getting there. As we move into adulthood and start developing our careers, though, career planning continues to be a vital tool.

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Being Intentional About Your Career with Mark A. Herschber‪g‬

A career goes beyond just being your job. A career is your overall plan for where you want to be spending a good portion of your life, not just now but in the future! Moreover, the only way to get there, to reach that elusive life goal, is to be intentional and set forth a career plan.

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In a competitive hiring market job descriptions need to be thought of like advertising. Learn how to avoid common mistakes and have your recruitment stand out from the crowd.

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Job Description Complexities

In a competitive hiring market job descriptions need to be thought of like advertising. Learn how to avoid common mistakes and have your recruitment stand out from the crowd.

Podcast

Top 5 emotional intelligence skills and how you can begin to develop these skills yourself or across your organization.

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Author Mark Herschberg Gives The Lounge The Tools To Kick Off 2021 The Right Way

Mark talks about how his book gives the soft and leadership skills to prepare people for any job they are seeking!  We also talk about interviews, ballroom dancing competition, MIT sports, the dark web, shot glasses, cufflinks and more!

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Interview kung fu

Mark Herschberg discusses writing an effective job post, how to hire smartly, and we share our favorite interview questions.

Webisode
Career Development

A fantastic conversation with an amazing interviewer. We discussed a range of professional skills and how your organization can implement them.

Podcast
Professional Skills with The Career Toolkit's Mark Herschberg

We talk about  how Mark’s book can inspire new opportunities for readers, how he stays flexible and thinks outside the box,
and what sets The Career Toolkit apart from other career guidance books;

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Your Career Toolkit with Mark Herschberg

Libby sits down with author of The Career Toolkit, Essential Skills for Success That No One Taught You,

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Strengthening your short sides with Mark Herschber‪g‬

Mark Herschberg shows us how developing new skills—even a tiny bit—can affect one’s impact in a big way. Similarly, he also shows us how to increase our organizational impact: a process that requires people to open to new ways of doing things and work through challenges collectively.

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What Teaching at MIT for 20 Years Taught This Engineer About Success

After teaching in MIT's Undergraduate Practice Opportunities Program for nearly 20 years, combined with senior leadership experience in startups and fortune 500s, Mark learned exactly what skills engineers needed to thrive and how to teach them.

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Do you have a career plan and the soft skills to be successful?

We cover a lot of ground about how you can recover from the pandemic personally, become a better leader, win at negotiation, and use the power of compounding interest to achieve your goals. We also hit on ethics, communications, and a lot more.

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Accelerating Your Employees' Career Development

We talked about the importance of these skills, how to build a high-value network, and how to help your employees stay engaged in the age of digital transformation.

Livestream
Feisworld Media Livestream

A discussion of The Career Toolkit skills for creatives and podcasters.

Podcast
How to Become an Influential Insider with Mark Herschberg

On Insight Sunday, Mark shares his story of going from social outcast to recognizing his need to learn human skills to developing them in himself and his hires, to working with MIT to develop a curriculum for all the skills that college doesn’t teach but are essential to success in leadership and the business world. Mark has been teaching the course for over 20 years at MIT.

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Networking and the Politics of Leadership with Mark Herschberg

On Story Tuesday, Mark shares mistakes and lessons he learned about workplace relationships that have become the foundation of his success as a CTO, leader, and throughout his entrepreneur-focused career launching and developing new ventures at startups and Fortune 500s.

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Should I Have A Career Plan Before I Start Working - Career Planning And Goal Setting Must Watch!

Have you ever wondered what you could have done better when trying to plan your career when you were younger? Maybe you want to give your own kids better advice on planning their future. Or maybe you don't know when to have a plan in place. Well in this episode of The Deciding Factor Podcast we speak with an expert on all of these issues.

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The Career Toolkit with Mark Herschberg

Is a career path still relevant in this day and age? For older employees, how should they look at their careers? Should you be a generalist or a specialist in your career? What is the difference between management vs leadership?What is more important when you start a new business - leadership or management? What are the traits of a good negotiator?

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Learn How You Can Accelerate Your Career Success

We discuss how to think about your career, the secrets of leadership, and fundamentals of communication.

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Careers, Leadership, Communication

We discuss how to think about your career, the secrets of leadership, and fundamentals of communication.

Podcast & Webisode
Your Network is Your Netvalue

A free flowing discussion on networking, including tips for those who feel they have nothing to bring to the table.

Available on Anchor, Spotify, Apple, and Youtube.

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You Didn't Learn This in School!

 How many times have you said "I wish they taught that in school"? I had a chance to pick Mark's brain in each of these areas and his answers are so refreshingly simple and thoughtful.  If you are looking to improve your skills in any of these areas, do not miss this interview!

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Mulling Over Academics & Careers w/ Mark Herschberg, Author & Teacher by Choice!

In this episode, we discuss the changes in academia and careers in the new world we live in - pre, and post-pandemic. Tune in!

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Skill Building in the Era of Digital Transformation

Digital transformation can be revolutionary for companies but may be disruptive to their employees who aren't prepared. In this episode, Michael Marchuk talks with Mark Herschberg, author of the Career Toolkit book, about how employees can strengthen their skills to prepare for digital transformation.

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What we can learn from MIT about leadership development

A discussion about how we teach these skills at MIT and how organizations can replicate a similar program for their employees.

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Accelerate Your Career - Skills for Success

Negotiating, recruiting, career planning, interviewing… have you been taught these skills? Want to learn how to be a better interviewer? Mark Herschberg joins us to talk about these rarely taught, crucial skills which are indispensable to career success.

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The career skills they don’t teach you in college

We speak about the skills which are necessary to succeed in the future, but which aren’t taught well enough at college.

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How to Succeed at Creating a Career Toolkit

How to create your toolkit.  Why incremental change is good enough. Networking tips.

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Can peer learning help your team become better leaders and champions for culture?

Rosa and Mark talk about how you can use peer learning as a cost efficient way to give your people the training they need and desire. Mark also tells us why titles are important, and how regardless of our job titles, we can bring our different perspectives to work together to make a better solution. Tune in to hear how you can strengthen your team while getting them to work more efficiently...

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Developing a Toolkit for Career Success

We discuss how these skills are best taught in the classroom.

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What's in Your Career Toolkit?

We talk career skills and sushi.

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Invest in Yourself – Interview with Mark Herschberg author of “The Career Toolkit” – Part 1

In today’s interview with Mark Herschberg, I ask Mark about what his book The Career Toolkit teaches for people at all levels of their career.  Mark also shares how you need to develop a career plan even if you are self-employed.  Mark also talks with you about how he views calling when it comes to career.

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Invest in Others – Interview with Mark Herschberg author of “The Career Toolkit” – Part 2

In today’s interview with Mark Herschberg, I ask Mark about how understanding the mental models people have around communication can help us communicate better.  I ask Mark to share with you the key principles behind effective networking.  Mark also talks with you about how introverts can become powerful networkers.

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Develop Your Influence – Interview with Mark Herschberg author of “The Career Toolkit” – Part 3

In today’s interview with Mark Herschberg, Mark shares his definition of leadership with you.  Mark also shares with you how the culture of work is influenced by you and how it influences you.  Mark also talks with you about the ethics of influence.

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Impact the World – Interview with Mark Herschberg author of “The Career Toolkit” – Part 4

In today’s interview with Mark Herschberg, Mark shares with you why ethics are important to the impact you make.  Mark also shares some of the principles he believes are key to making an impact.  Mark also talks with you about the impact he hopes he has on the world.

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Negotiations: A practical framework

Learning to negotiate can literally earn you five, six, even seven figures in a matter of hours, yet most people have never developed this skill. Learn a basic framework for negotiating and improve your outcomes when Mark Herschberg joins the podcast.

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Find Your Career Purpose

Have you ever wondered what it takes to create a career plan? Even if you are a student and don’t have everything figured out, the guest for this episode will help you find the answers you need to be successful in your career.

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Mark Herschberg: Essential skills for success that no one taught you

What are the skills that you wish you’d had when you first entered the workforce? What skills do you believe to be the most important for success at work and in life? And how did you learn them?

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The Career Toolkit with Mark Herschberg

Mark and Allison discuss the importance of career development and how many times the skills needed in the workplace are not taught in college like teamwork, leadership, and negotiating. Mark shares his personal experiences around developing his leadership  and communication skills and how that led him to help others develop their skills.

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The Power Of Negotiating Small Wins and Create A Career Plan

Mark talks to Phil about the value to be found in incremental victories through small negotiations. He also discusses why we should all create a career plan as soon as possible.

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Tools for a Career Change

Mark shares with us the essential skills that no one taught you.  Mark shares how to create a healthy, intentional company culture, how to utilize positive, open conflict, as well as strategies to understand and overcome communication differences.

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Tools for a Career Change

What was your career plan when you were graduating from college? You probably didn't leave college equipped with the skills to make a career change midlife. So if you're considering a second career, a career change at 50 or a career change at 60, our guest today has valuable information you'll want to hear.

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Career Expert Q&A

Job hunting and interview tips for college students.

Radio
Radio Interview

I'll be speaking with Express Yourself!™ about how firm skills can help teenagers. We also cover online voting and a few other fun topics.

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Vital, Underutilized Career and Leadership Skills with Mark Herschberg

Mark's book is based on the 20 years of experience of teaching career skills at MIT and growing various companies. His book teaches leadership values and shows readers how to change their mindset to optimize their results. Leadership doesn't come from a title, it comes from innovative and influential ideas. Mark has a mission to help people first and not worry so much about every single dollar. He has also recently designed an app for daily reminders of what you learn in the book.

Radio
Radio Interview

Networking, negotiating, communicating, leading, career planning -- all skills critical to your career success. Mark Hershberg joins host Denise Griffitts to help you master these vital skills yielding outsized returns for your career.

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Networking & Negotiating: CTO Mark Herschberg and How to Become a Leader

One of the biggest challenges for an entrepreneur, as well as anyone looking to advance in their career, is learning the “soft” skills of networking, management, and leadership that enable them to move from a worker to a manager and then a leader.

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Podcast
The Best Communication on Healthcare

We cover everything from ballroom dancing to entrepreneurial skills, to leadership, networking, skill development and mor

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10 Powerful Entrepreneurial Skills and Characteristics Needed to Drive Growth

We cover everything from ballroom dancing to entrepreneurial skills, to leadership, networking, skill development and mor

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Career Planning

How and why to engage in Career Planning. Networking, how to do it the right way. Career pivots.

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Mark Herschberg on the Career Toolkit

We often complain about the fact that there’s so much that “they” don’t teach us in school that we need not just for our careers, but for life.  Turns out that instead of just adding one more voice to that chorus, someone decided to address those challenges by writing a book.

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What Publishing Path is Right for You?

Hear about the process I went through in creating the book.

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Terrorist Hunter/Author/Tech Expert/Ballroom Dancer Mark Herschberg

Mark shared with us what inspired him to write the book and why he’s uniquely qualified to do so. And based on the fact that he teaches much of what he touches on at MIT, we were compelled to ask him how we could be even more successful than we already are.

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How to negotiate your job offer for maximum compensation with Mark Herschberg

Mark discusses the importance of always negotiating your job offer, as well as tips and strategies to negotiate for maximum compensation. The discussion ends with a few tips on how to improve your current compensation package at your company so you leave nothing on the table.

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Essential Skills for Success That No One Taught You

In this episode, Jennie and Mark discuss: 1) Attributes of a successful business, 2) Workplace skills that we were never taught, 3) Interpersonal skills, communication tips, mental models, negotiating, and networking, 4)  Recognizing ethical challenges in the workplace.

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Networking for Introverts

Susanne interviews Author, MIT Lecturer and experienced CTO Mark Herschberg to discuss networking for introverts. In the show, Mark questions the traditional view of networking and gives practical advice on how it can be made easier, especially if you prefer 1-2-1 interactions and small groups.

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Career Plans

Drawing on nearly twenty years of teaching at MIT’s “career success accelerator” program and a career spanning half a dozen industries, Mark distills the key skills for a twenty-first-century career.

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Negotiation and Ethics Skills Everyone Should Know

No change agent ever had an impact without knowing how to negotiate as well as how to advocate for doing right.

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Mark Hershberg, Author of The Career Toolkit

Mark goes in-depth addressing many important topics for people out there looking to successfully advance and manage their careers.

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Interview with Author of the Career Toolkit, Essential Skills for Success

Mark is all about technology. He wants to help people to be better entrepreneurs and learn the business.

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The Career Toolkit with Mark Herschberg

Career exploration doesn’t come with a how to manual, or a step-by-step process it’s the diversity of opportunities which leads to the great adventure of discovery. However, Mark Herschberg wants to do his best to point you in the best direction possible.

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Winning at Business and Life Podcast - Mark Herschberg

Do you know which skill to focus on to achieve hidden ROI?

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How to Best Network and Build a Remarkable Team

Tonia and Mark talk about how to network and team building. Mark shares how focusing on your interpersonal skills for either personal or professional networking is key to addressing one of the biggest challenges, people management.

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Webinar
Decoding the Workplace to Advance Your Career

You've mastered the functional skills for your job, but you also know there's more needed to be successful. No matter your role, there are universal job skills that will help you succeed and advance in your career...

Webisode
 Interview with Mark A. Herschberg

Mark speaks with Janice-Dru-Bennett, Founder and Head of Marketing at Inkwhy. Wtach the video or read the transcript

Podcast
Mark Herschberg: The Power of Networking​

This week on The Winning Tactics we have author, University instructor, and startup executive, Mark Herschberg.

We will be talking about how you can:
Build Relationships
Build your network the right way
Show you the key to networking

Universities

MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Princeton University
University of Michigan
USC -  University of Southern California
NYU - New York University
Touro College
Touro College School of Business Saint Louis University
Pace University

Groups & Organizations

Seattle CTO Club
Seattle CTO Club
TENG Technology Executive Networking Group
TENG Technology Executive Networking Group

Groups & Organizations

Seattle CTO Club
Seattle CTO Club
TENG Technology Executive Networking Group
TENG Technology Executive Networking Group

The Career Toolkit shows you how to design and execute your personal plan to achieve the career you deserve.

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