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Low Man on the Totem Pole

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Low Man on the Totem Pole (LMTP) is a straight-talk talk show that is designed to help anyone that's struggling in their career to stop begging for a promotion and start selling their genius.

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Is it possible to "burn out" on a job, even when you love it? What does burn-out look like for you? How can you combat it so that you keep showing up in your role as your best possible self? Senior Learning and Development Specialist... more

LMTP OG's--Heather "2 Legit 2 Quit" MacArthur and Kaytee "Independent Contributor 4 Lyfe" Macdonald--spend this episode chatting about what it takes to be an effective people manager in the modern post-industrial... more

How do your core values show up in the work you do, and the joy you get from it? In this episode, author of the new book, Working Whole, and founder of online spiritual workforce community SimplyService.org, Kourtney Whitehead guides... more

Since we JUST skidded past the Hallmark holiday shoving love down our throats, we're expanding the, "find an excuse to show appreciation to the people in your life? theme into our workplace… Let's talk about what it means to show... more

Happy New Year! IT analyst, program manager, business strategist, and horse whisperer Jocelyn Jazwiec is our guest this episode as we talk about setting yourself up for success in your 2019 professional resolutions! We talk... more

'Tis the season for end-of-year Top Ten countdowns, and we're jumping on that parade float! Join us as we review some of the lessons we've both learned this year, and its implications for strategizing a focused and successful 2019.... more

Leading career development expert and multi-best-selling author Vicky Oliver (vickyoliver.com) joins Heather and me this episode to dispense tips for networking and building up your online presence on each of the top networking... more

Heather and Kaytee dive into some challenging listener-submitted questions, including: Can I leave my job without alienating my mentor? How long do I have to wait before I can flee a bad team environment? and, How do I prove my... more

With our special guest Christina Zeller--VP of Human Resources for the Game Show Network--we get into the spirit of the season by pulling back the curtain on the mysterious mysteries of what actually goes on in Human... more

HR and podcasting guru Yolanda Webb joins us this episode to lend perspective on some pressing topics: How can creative minds find fulfillment in a less-than-creative role at work? What are the pros and cons of showing up as... more