Author archive for Rob Artigo

  • Divide and Conquer?

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-DivideConquer-01.mp3“Divide and conquer,” is a frequently used term and almost as frequently misused when unity is what you’re really...

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  • White Lies

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-WhiteLie-011.mp3They may seem harmless, but in business and personal lives a white lie can take on a life of...

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  • The Interview

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-Interviewing01.mp3For the entrepreneur who wants to scale, hiring is going to happen. Can there be good interviewers and bad...

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  • Hope and Optimism

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-HopeOptimism01.mp3Is there a difference between hope and optimism? In this Tough Things First podcast, Ray Zinn gets to the...

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  • No Consequences.

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-NoConsequences01.mp3It seems everywhere we turn these days, lawmakers are opting to demolish basic rules of society. In this Tough...

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  • The Elements of Ambition

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-Ambition01.mp3Wealth does not mean success. Many people got wealthy other ways, and never could claim they were ambitious in...

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  • Curiosity and Innovation

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-Curiosity01.mp3Early tech often seems like it solves a problem that doesn’t need fixing, but it can and does lead...

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  • Stress and Distraction for the Essential Leader

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-StressDistractions01.mp3Things in life that we have to deal with include stress and distraction. In this Tough Things First podcast,...

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  • The War Alternative.

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-WarAlternative01.mp3From politics to road rage, there are all kinds of wars, but do they all need to be fought?...

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  • Self Calibration

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-SelfCalibration01.mp3The purpose of self calibration, like self awareness, is to improve your chances at success through recognizing, analyzing, and...

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  • Robotics and AI Coming for your Jobs?

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-Robotics01.mp3In this Tough Things First podcast, Ray Zinn explores how robotics and AI have been around a long time....

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  • How Self-Awareness Can Make You a More Consistent Leader.

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-SelfAwareness01-.mp3How does an effective leader constantly calibrate his or herself and does it boost consistency? In this Tough Things...

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  • Success is NOT a solo journey.

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-SoloJourney01.mp3A leader may make decisions and plans, but executing on that vision requires a team. In this Tough Things...

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  • Loud Quitting: Tantrum your way out of future job prospects.

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-QuietCuitting01.mp3The trend had been “quiet quitting” where an employee stops putting out any effort at all at work, but...

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  • Back To Work! (in-person)

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-BackToWork01.mp3Major companies say productivity and creativity are suffering from remote work and are now ordering workers back to the...

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