In this episode of Talk Tech with Tiff I sat down with Mike who is the founder of Human Scaffold. We talked about tangible ways to communicate and work better with your teammates and your boss. From how to ask for a raise, to how to identify peoples unique characteristics in order to work better with them. This episode will leave you with steps you can implement today in order to be a better team member and work better with difficult team members or bosses.
Learn more about Human Scaffold here: https://humanscaffold.com/
Human Scaffold virtual learning: https://humanscaffoldvirtuallearning.thinkific.com/
Mike’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikezimic/
1:36 From high school teacher to national sales manager to founder
6:58 What is Human Scaffold?
9:15 Niche vs. Generalist – what are the pros and cons of each?
10:40 What are some ways to handle conflicts with colleagues or your boss?
13:28 7Cs scenario with example
16:42 The “yes, and” method
20:30 Introducing new ideas to coworkers
23:19 Tips to speak to your boss and asking for a raise/promotion
30:57 Recognizing your boss is JUST a person – they have a boss too
33:00 Is there a common challenge teams face?
38:46 What is some advice you would give your younger self?