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177: What to Do When You Inherit a Crisis

Whether you join a new team, get a promotion, or find yourself in a company restructure, at some point, you might find yourself cleaning up someone else’s mess.

How are you going to handle inheriting this crisis, my love?

In today’s episode, I’m diving into another important crisis management topic: what to do when you inherit a crisis. I discuss how to diagnose the issue, the biggest traps to avoid as you navigate it, and the practical tools you need to manage the crisis and come out the other side with improved team performance and trust.

Ready to grow your resiliency & uplevel your leadership with this next challenge?

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175: Respect as a Workplace Asset

What is at the center of your inclusion efforts, my love?
Let’s talk about how focusing on respect can propel your organization and team to their highest potential!
In today’s episode, I invite Dr. Gena Cox, trained organizational psychologist and executive strategist & coach, to have an important conversation about leadership and the power of respect as a workplace asset.
Ready for the heart-centered approach to inclusion that you’ve been searching for?

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173: Becoming a Technical Leader Without Learning to Code

Does it feel like there’s only one path to landing your dream role? (hint: there are actually many, my love!)

Let’s talk about becoming a technical leader with the skills that actually light you up!

In today’s episode, I invite Global Information Security Leader & coach, Schlaine Hutchins, to share her unique journey into cybersecurity and how she became a tech leader – without learning to code! We dive into self-doubt & self-belief, managing vs. leading, and how to be better allies to women of color while creating our own unique paths to success.

Ready to carve your own way to tech leadership?

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171: Why Executives Need to Hear Their Team More

If you really want to improve your leadership, it’s time to LISTEN UP my love…

Let’s talk about why executives need to hear their team more!

In today’s episode, I invite senior leader & champion of the data world, Jenn Gionfriddo, to have an important conversation about why listening is so essential as an executive skill, the difference between listening and acquiesing, and the practical ways you can get better at really hearing what you need to from your team.

Ready to take a look at how much you’re really listening to your team?

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170: Does It Have to Be Lonely at the Top?

Does it really have to be lonely at the top?

Let’s talk about what causes this feeling of loneliness in leadership – and what we can do about it!

In today’s episode, I’m diving into loneliness at the top, why it’s such a common challenge for female tech leaders, and how to make sure it doesn’t slow down your career growth. Ready to ditch the loneliness and step fully into the leader you were born to be?

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169: Why Leadership Today Needs Hard Skills, Soft Skills, and AI-Enabled Skills

Calling all my motivated tech leaders & aspiring female founders!! This one’s for you, my loves.

Let’s talk about why you should consider a combination of hard, soft & AI-enabled skills when developing your leadership toolkit!

In today’s episode, I invite the founder & CEO of Gleac, Sallyann Della Casa, for a powerful conversation on achieving your biggest tech goals. We discuss how she created the first marketplace in the world that actually allows us to use AI & human ingenuity as a service (amazing, right?) and how to position yourself to do big things too!

Ready to create your own journey to tech leadership?

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168: Cooperation as a Leadership Trait

Imagine if your team was able to combine their skills & efforts toward common objectives with complete alignment and harmony. (Wouldn’t that be beautiful?)

Let’s talk about cooperation as a leadership trait!

In today’s episode, I discuss cooperative leadership, how to develop these skills in you (and your team!) to see more positive outcomes, and the core principles you can use to build collaborative teams that will increase their output & productivity beyond what you can imagine!

Ready to be the leader who values every voice and fosters cooperative behavior & collective success?

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167: The State of Women in Tech and Cybersecurity in 2023 and What We as Leaders Can Be Doing About It

If you’re ready to bust through the glass ceiling & take your rightful place as a lit-up leader in the tech industry (or help others do the same) – this one’s for you, my love!

Let’s talk about the state of women in tech & cybersecurity, and what we as leaders can be doing about it.

In today’s episode, I invite Executive Director of Women in Cybersecurity (WICYS), Lyyn Dohm, to share her experience as a leading woman in tech and how she successfully navigates leading with inclusion, equity & allyship.

Ready to find out what you can do as a leader to actually move inclusion efforts forward?

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166: Does Ambition Cause Burnout?

Does ambition cause burnout?

Let’s talk about your ambition – and how to navigate the gap between where you are and where you want to be.

In today’s episode, I discuss “The Ambition Gap” and how it could be leading to burnout in your career journey. I dive into what “The Ambition Gap” is, how your fear/stress plays a role, and the steps you can take to avoid burnout on the way to achieving your biggest goals.

Your ambition is beautiful, my love – ready to fully embrace it?

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165: The Role of Coaching for Women in Tech Leadership

Whether your goal is to become a better leader, to become a coach full-time, or to use coaching alongside your leadership in business and in life – this one’s for you!

Let’s talk about how training to be a coach can uplevel your tech leadership.

In today’s episode, I invite three powerful tech leaders, Helen Fanucci, Megan Walsh, and Kathryn Vandiver, to share their experiences with training to be coaches, why they decided to do it, and how they’re leveraging this skill in their leadership & personal lives.

Ready to hear more about how coaching can truly impact your leadership & career?

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