Mondays with Mike

Top 5 Rules for Going on a Date

Hi everyone, I’m Mike Staver and this is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from people just like you. Here’s this week’s question: Dear Mike, I know you’re non-traditional and unconventional in every sense of the word. So I’m going to ask a non-traditional question! Good for you – I’m…

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The Family Business vs My Own Path

Hi, I’m Mike Staver, this is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from people just like you. Here’s this week’s question: Dear Mike, I’m graduating from college in about six months. I’m getting a lot of pressure from my family to follow the tradition that has been multiple generations. And…

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Succession Plan

Hi, everyone, this is Mike Staver, and this is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from people just like you. Here is this week’s question: Dear Mike, I work for a company where there’s no succession plan. Well no succession plan that’s been shared. The head of the company is…

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Should I Pursue My Dreams?

Hi, everybody, I’m Mike Staver. This is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from people just like you. Here’s the question: Is ‘pursue your dreams’ good advice? Dear Mike is ‘pursue your dreams’ good advice… I suppose it depends on what your dream is! Generally I think… you know that…

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Should I be looking for a Job?

Hi, everybody, I’m Mike Staver, this is Mondays with Mike, a weekly show where I answer questions from people just like you. Well, I don’t know if they’re just like you but they’re people, and they send me questions. Here we go: Dear Mike, I’m in an HR job. I’m not the most senior, but…

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How to Take A Backhanded Compliment

Hi everyone this is Mike Staver and this is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video show where I answer questions from people just like you. Here’s this week’s question: How do you handle it when a person gives you a compliment that is actually an insult… but they truly meant it as a compliment? Listen…

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Setting Boundaries with a Boss

Hi everyone I’m Mike Staver and this is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from people just like you. Here’s this week’s question: Dear Mike, I work for a boss that’s a textbook narcissist. Not a jerk narcissist, but the kind you really like to hang out with outside of…

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Overwhelming New Job

Hi everyone I’m Mike Staver, this is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from people just like you. Here’s this week’s question, it’s kind of a long one. I know you’re going to light me up and act like I’m stupid for what I’m about to ask. [Would I do…

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Should I Confront My Boss?

Hi everyone, I’m Mike Staver and this is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from people just like you. Here’s this week’s question: Dear Mike, I’m a leader in a company that is doing really, really important work. I love our mission, I love what we stand for, and I…

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How to Stay Positive in an Angry World

Hi everybody, I’m Mike Staver and this is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from people just like you. Here’s this week’s question: If animals could talk, which animals would be the most annoying? Just Kidding! That’s funny man! That is funny. What is your real question? How do I…

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