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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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155: How to Get Started in Your Thought Leadership Journey

Is it necessary to develop your thought leadership if you want to go further in your career? (The answer is most likely yes, my love!)

Let’s talk about why you should be focusing on thought leadership & how you can get started in making it a part of your career strategy.

In today’s episode, I invite Thought Leadership Publicist, Claire Mason, to share her passion & strategies for helping you get your voice out there & how to become more visible so you can make a bigger impact. We discuss what thought leadership really is, why it matters so much for your career, and some of Claire’s BIGGEST TIPS to help you get started on your thought leadership journey.

Ready to see the results in your career that you’ve been dreaming of?

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154: The Two Sides of Layoffs: How to Pick Yourself Up After a Layoff (And Do It Well)

Whether you’re the one being laid off or you’re the leader given the task of laying off team members – this will definitely be a stressful time. But don’t worry my love, because there are ways to navigate this situation with confidence & grace, no matter what side you’re on!

Let’s talk about the two sides of layoffs, the tools you need to navigate them effectively, and what you can do afterward to keep momentum in your career.

In today’s episode, I’m sharing my favorite tools & tips around the layoff process, what you should avoid, how to manage the harder bits, and the most important ways you can pick yourself up so you can treat this as a growth moment in your career.

Ready to find a path forward after a layoff?

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153: Being an Anti-Oppressive Leader and Leading the Way by Doing Hard Things

Ready to learn your Rebel ABCs?

Let’s talk about how to become more of a rebel in your leadership and the anti-oppressive leadership skills you need to do the right things – even when they’re hard.

In today’s episode, I invite leadership coach, expert facilitator, and inclusion specialist, Debbie Danon, to talk to us all about anti-oppressive leadership and how to develop the leadership skills and mindsets you need to spark and sustain positive change in your team and organization.

Ready to develop some rebel authenticity, balance & courage?

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152: How to Give Feedback

If you’re on your way to becoming an executive (that’s you, my love), now’s the time to get better at giving feedback.

Let’s talk about how to give proper feedback so you can foster growth & success in your team, organization & your own career!

In today’s episode, I’m diving into the very important responsibility of providing feedback as a leader and how to create a culture of feedback in your team & organization. I share the 5 BIGGEST feedback mistakes to avoid, why informal feedback is your secret weapon, and the practical ways you can get better at this skill to help your team grow and thrive.

Ready to get more comfortable with giving feedback?

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151: Embracing Your Femininity as a Leadership Trait

Your femininity is a leadership advantage, my love – not something you need to get rid of!

Let’s talk about how embracing your femininity can really deliver for you as a leader.

In today’s episode, I invite Annie Raygoza, Director of Client Services at Clear Digital, to share her passion for women being women in the workplace. We dig into how femininity is truly a leadership advantage, the cultural shifts we’re seeing in the workplace as a result of more women in leadership, and how to get more vulnerable in your career and become a better ally for other women on your way to the top.

Ready to find out how far your femininity can take you?

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150: Holding Difficult Conversations

Are you dreading another difficult conversation at work? We’ve all been there! While plenty of executive conversations can be upbeat and collaborative, having uncomfortable conversations is simply part of the high-level leadership role.

You need to be prepared and confident going into these conversations if you want them to be successful. (If you’re not feeling that way, don’t worry my love. I’ve got you covered!)

Let’s talk about how you can approach uncomfortable or difficult conversations to set yourself apart as a standout leader (and actually further your career)!

In today’s episode, I dive into holding difficult conversations, how to develop this essential skill for your leadership toolkit, and how to actually use these conversations for your own growth & development.

Ready for the shift you need to start having these conversations successfully & with ease?

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149: Why Work Doesn’t Work for Women and What We Can Do About It

Is work working for you?

Let’s talk about what’s wrong in the workplace for us as women, and more importantly – what we can actually do about it.

In today’s episode, I invite team builder, best-selling author & amazing tech leader, Helen Fanucci, to share her wisdom on where the workplace is failing us as women and ways to make sure we thrive in increasingly hybrid environments. We discuss her best advice to help you navigate male-dominated spaces and the BIGGEST things you can do to remove any obstacles in your way to landing your dream leadership role & building a high-performance team.

Ready to bust through those blocks and reach your highest leadership potential?

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148: Your First 90 Days in a New Role

Those first 90 days in a new role really do matter, my love. It’s VITAL to take ownership over this time to secure a successful transition.

Let’s talk about the tools you need to have a successful 90 days in your new role!

In today’s episode, I’m diving deep into those first 90 days and giving you SIX KEYS to a successful transition so you can keep momentum, land some early wins & set yourself up for success in your new role (and the rest of your career).

Ready for the tools you need for a well-planned first 90 days?

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