20 minutes | Mar 23rd 2021

034: Mark Wojcik Leads by Listening

On Tuesdays and Thursdays, I invite guests to share personal stories about small acts of leadership that help shape their lives.

In Episode 34, Mark Wojcik shares something his mentor told him, explains why being available to others is crucial, and advises us to be present and listen when colleagues and peers seek our help.

00:00 Prologue: Recruiting 101 and More!

Mark Wojcik is a recruiting pro who is one of the premier go-to sources for help with recruiting. He has a popular LinkedIn video series entitled, Recruiting 101 (sample links below). In addition to sales and recruiting, Mark has extensive experience training others in his field.

01:25 Part 1: Accepting Help from Others

Asking for and receiving help doesn’t take from your accomplishments. Mark shares a mentor’s comment that left him with a strong impression.

07:51 Part 2: Be Available to Support Others

Mark explains how crucial being available to the people you work with – but within some boundaries. Doing so can build trust and demonstrates that you value others.

13:05 Part 3: Be Present and Listen

Mark advises us to be present and listen when helping colleagues and peers. To effectively lead, you need strong listening skills.


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Episode links

Mark’s LinkedIn Profile

Some of Mark’s Recruiting 101 (short) videos:

  Is Your Company Leveraging Its Talent Network?

  Counteroffers Can be Fool’s Gold

  Be A Proactive Recruiter

  Prepare Before Interviews (Not Just Job Seekers)

  Why Did You Leave Your Company

  Salary Negotiations Can be Tough…Try This Technique

  How to Engage Passive Candidates

Gary DePaul's website 

Gary’s books:

  What the Heck Is Leadership and Why Should I Care?

  Nine Practices of 21st Century Leadership 

Background Music

You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements.

00:00 Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov

01:10 Uplifting and Inspiring Corporate by Anuch

07:36 Groovy Lounge Tune by LoopsLab

12:50 Uplifting Romantic by alexbird

18:44 Fun and Flirty by BrownHouseMedia

Lead on!

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