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147: Why You Need a Plan for Your First 90 Days in a New Role

Whether it’s a promotion or a new job or project, having a plan & setting the tone early will be KEY to finding success in your new role.

Let’s talk about the plan you need for transitioning into your new role, my love – especially in those first 90 days!

In today’s episode, I invite two amazing women from the Lit Up Leadership Academy, Kelly Bristol and Megan Walsh, to discuss transitioning, and in particular, how to prepare for & navigate your first 90 days in a new role.

Ready for the game-changing insights you need to plan for your next transition?

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146: How to Effectively Transition From Peer to Boss

Congratulations, you’re the boss! (But now what?)

Let’s talk about the complicated transition from being a peer – to being the boss!

In today’s episode, I discuss the internal promotion transition, the biggest blocks to avoid, and how you can navigate this shift and come out to the other side as an extraordinary, standout leader.

Ready for the tools you need to effectively transition from peer to boss?

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145: How to Build Your Career Strategy

Are you focusing enough on career strategy, my love?

Let’s talk about how you can build a successful career strategy – and use it to land your next dream role!

In today’s episode, I invite career strategist and interview coach, Julia Holian, to share some of her favorite tips and tools for building a career strategy that will elevate your leadership and help you gain the confidence, agility, and networking skills you need in your tech career.

Ready to dig in & build a career strategy that will take you to the next level?

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144: Time Management and Productivity for Great Leadership

Many of us resist time management tactics, but be careful my love! If you’re not being proactive about your time as a leader – your team (and your career) can suffer.

Let’s talk about how to use time management to increase your productivity & effectiveness as a leader and achieve more – without working more!

In today’s episode, I’m sharing my 4 principles of time management for exceptional leaders, how you can use these tools to get your time management back on track, and why improving this leadership skill will be time well spent for your career.

Ready for the time management and productivity techniques that are going to set you up for long-term success?

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143: The Role of Community in Your Leadership Journey

From humanitarian work to leadership coaching, this week’s guest, Ghaz, is an incredible force for amplifying women’s voices in the workplace & championing the role of community in the leadership journey.

Let’s talk about how you can use the tools of building a community & honoring the deep humanity in yourself and your team to thrive in your career!

In today’s episode, I invite Ghaz Samandari Ph.D., Team and Culture Change Coach & founder of 9Paths, to share her wisdom on the role of community in your leadership journey – why it isn’t simply team building, the organizational benefits it provides, and how to center the human experience in your leadership so you can foster safety & success in your team.

Ready to learn more about why community is a necessity & how to build more of it?

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142: Taming Your Inner Critic

Do you ever hear a negative voice in the back of your head? You know the one.

The voice that nags you when you look in the mirror or when you’re presenting at work. The voice that doubts who you are, your accomplishments, or that you can even achieve your dreams?

This is an attack by your inner critic, my love! Let’s talk about how I can help you tame it.

In today’s episode, I’m diving into your inner critic, how it could be holding you back, and some of my favorite ways to help you tame it so you can avoid it getting in the way of your career success.

Ready to learn more about your inner critic and the tools you need to quiet it down?

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141: Creating a Career That You Love as a Woman in Tech

Confidence, support & boundaries – are you getting what you need at work?

Let’s talk about how to create a career that you love as a woman in tech!

In today’s episode, I invite my dear friend, mentor, and SVP at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Trish Damkroger, to talk to us about her career journey, her incredible work with HPC & supercomputing, and her favorite advice and tools for elevating your leadership.

Ready to learn more about the mindset & strategy you need to thrive at work?

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140: Is Quiet Quitting a Bad Thing?

“Quiet quitting” is trending…but what is it really?

Let’s talk about quiet quitting and what it really means for us as individuals and leaders in the workplace.

In today’s episode, I’m exploring the quiet quitting concept and how you can positively navigate it in your career. I dive into the pros & cons, the signs to look out for, and how to lead you/your team if you think this trend is becoming a barrier or block to your leadership.

Ready to have a conversation around effort, boundaries & the way we think about work?

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139: Enjoying the Journey: How to Climb the Leadership Ladder and Thrive as You Do

Do you know what isn’t talked about enough, my love? How to actually enjoy the journey to the c-suite.

Let’s talk about how to climb the leadership ladder – and thrive as you’re doing it!

In today’s episode, I invite extraordinary coach, Tracy Crossley, to share her insights on leadership, mindset, and the practical steps you can take to feel more empowered as you enjoy the journey to breaking that glass ceiling!

Ready for the tools you need to make climbing the leadership ladder easier?

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138: Being a Great Discussion Facilitator

Did you know that every great boss you’ve ever had most likely had great facilitation skills?

Let’s talk about being a great discussion facilitator & why strengthening this skill will uplevel your ability to lead and set you up for executive success!

In today’s episode, I’m diving into what makes a great facilitator, why you need this skill to achieve success in your leadership career, and how to effectively facilitate so that your team feels heard & empowered to make decisions, solve problems, and reach their goals!

Ready to add facilitation to your leadership toolkit?

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