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Conversations in the Paint Department

Conversations in the Paint Department

By Matt Bergman
Join Matt Bergman as he shares his humorous and sometimes serious take on lessons learned from personal, professional, and leadership stumbles and failures.
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Conversations in the Paint Department

When Life Doesn’t Go as Planned (Episode 16)
Do you have plans for your life? We all do, but what do you do when the plans don’t go as planned?
September 17, 2021
The Blessing of Not Yet (Episode 15)
Have you ever been told not yet? There is a blessing in this detour
August 17, 2021
Trash the Score Card (Episode 14)
Do you ever keep a giving and taking scorecard? This mentality can create resentment, bitterness, and even dissolve friendships. How can we get past that?
August 13, 2021
Mansions with Bean Bag Furniture (Episode 13)
Have you ever seen a mansion with bean bag furniture inside? Believe it or not, it’s more common than you think. This episode looks at whether our insides match our outsides.
August 06, 2021
Great Resume, Poor Leader (Episode 12)
Resumes are nice, but they don’t often reveal our blind spots.
July 30, 2021
Making Mountains out of Slushies (Episode 11)
Have you ever had a time where you had an explosive reaction to something very minor?
June 24, 2021
Pushing Through to Humility (Episode 10)
Humility is a lost art. In this episode, Matt shares some powerful examples of humility in action.
June 18, 2021
Check Your Own Yardstick (Episode 9)
They say attitude means everything. In this episode, Matt as he discusses the importance of checking your own yardstick.
June 15, 2021
Stick to the Detour (Episode 8)
In this episode, we discuss the detours that life throws at us and how to stick to the detour.
June 10, 2021
Out of the Ashes (Episode 7)
Have you ever lived through a house fire? It is one of the most traumatic events you can go through. How do you typically respond to those fires in your life? Your response can make all of the difference in the present and future
June 08, 2021
Two Left Feet (Episode. 6)
What is your biggest fear? Mine was dancing. At 16 years old, I decided to hide in the bathroom instead of attending a friend’s dance. What did I learn from this fear?
June 04, 2021
Pedal to the Metal (Episode 5)
Are you going way too fast in life? Perhaps you might need to ease up on life’s gas pedal.
June 01, 2021
Sucker Punch (Episode 4)
Have you ever sucker punched yourself? It is important as leaders to set a positive example and avoid those sucker punches we all feel tempted to make.
May 28, 2021
Tiger Lillies (Episode 3)
Sometimes we get so focused on what we don't want to do that we rip out someone else's Tiger Lillies! 
May 24, 2021
3 Beers, 2 Ears, and 1 Mouth (Episode 2)
The following episode will share Matt's experience with a few angry Pittsburgh Steelers fans and the fact that we have 2 ears and 1 mouth for a reason! 
May 21, 2021
Episode 1: Conversations in the Paint Department
Welcome to the Conversations in the Paint Department podcast! Join Matt as he discusses personal, professional, and leadership lessons learned from making mistakes and getting a little paint on his face!  Episode 1 discusses the origins of the name of the podcast! 
May 19, 2021