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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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164: Exploring Your Calling: Is Coaching the Next Addition to Your Leadership Career?

We’ve been exploring the idea of coaching for a while on the podcast, but this week we’re wrapping it up with an episode on taking action!

Let’s talk about exploring your calling and asking yourself – is coaching the next addition to my leadership career?

In today’s episode, I dive into how to take action whether you’re exploring coaching, considering its application in your current role, or looking to start a new career! I’m sharing the power of the coaching tool, what the journey to becoming a coach might look like for you, and some of the most important pieces to consider along the way.

Ready to dig a bit deeper and explore coaching as a possible calling?

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163: What It Really Means to Be an Inclusive Anti-racist Leader in 2023

You know how passionate we are around here about representation and inclusivity!

Let’s talk about what it really means to be an inclusive anti-racist leader this week on Leading Women in Tech!

In today’s episode, I invite my racial equity coach & consultant, Annie Gichuru, to have an incredibly important conversation around representation through the racial justice lens and what we as leaders need to change to meet the needs of our community and organizations.

Ready to take a look at your anti-racism and bring more inclusivity to your leadership?

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162: How Coaching Makes You a Better Leader

Coaching is not just about your team doing better, it’s about what happens inside of YOU.

Let’s talk about what happens when you start using coaching in your leadership & how it actually makes you better at what you do!

In today’s episode, I dive into the impact of coaching on YOU, some practical ways you can become a better leader, and why this is one skill you don’t want to overlook in your career.

Ready to coach your way to being a better leader?

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161: Building Diversity of Thought in the Workplace

Why is a diverse workplace such an important goal to achieve?

Let’s talk about diversity in the workplace, how you can be part of building it, and why you should!

In today’s episode, I invite executive, entrepreneur & tech thought leader, Masha Sharma, to share her wisdom on DEI, how she turned lowlights in her career into opportunities, and embracing adversity to build more diversity in the workplace.

Ready to learn more about DEI and how to improve your workplace & career?

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159: Supporting Yourself as a New Parent in the Workplace

Whether you’re preparing to go on maternity leave, you’re currently on leave, or you’re getting ready to return to work – it’s normal to feel a bit of overwhelm, or even panic. (But it doesn’t have to be that way, my love!)

Let’s talk about some of the best ways you can support yourself as a new parent in the workplace.

In today’s episode, Rachel Morris, maternity coach and founding partner of Motion Learning, joins me to discuss parenting, the world of work, and how to mesh the two. We discuss navigating the 3 phases of becoming a new mother in the workplace, and the helpful & actionable tips you need to set yourself up for a successful return to work.

Ready to treat this as a new start that will actually set you up for the lit-up career you dream of?

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157: How to Shine in a Crisis

Most people don’t realize this, but how you respond in a crisis can actually make or break your career.

Let’s talk about how to shine in a crisis so you can elevate your leadership skills and build the standout career you desire!

In today’s episode, I invite Chief Operating Officer at Avant, Margaret Hermes, to have an important conversation about crisis management. We dig into the mindset & strategy tools you need to shine in a crisis and why crises can actually be good for our careers. (Yes, it’s true!)

Let’s face it, work crises are inevitable – are you ready to shine during the next one?

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156: The Art of Saying No

Calling all my recovering people-pleasers who struggle with saying NO…this one’s for you, my loves!

Let’s talk about “the art of saying no” and how it can elevate your leadership & career.

In this episode, I’m talking all about saying no (something I’ve struggled with so much in my life & career!) and the most important things I’ve learned along the way to help you break the patterns that are holding you back from career success.

Ready for the tips you need to say no with grace & confidence so you can say YES to the things that are going to move the needle in your career?

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