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Dec 18, 2019

Carla Bass, author of Write with Influence, discusses how to make your business writing clear and concise, so that it has maximum impact.

You’ll hear:

  • The most common mistakes made in business writing
  • How to structure your memos and email for maximum impact
  • How to write a performance review that will get you a raise

Book:  Write to Influence

Additional resources:

How to Get Yourself Promoted (CareerWarrior Podcast)

Website: www.writetoinfluence.net

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carladbass/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/CarlaDBassWrite

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/write_to_influence/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WritetoInfluence.01/

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Dec 4, 2019

Dana Look-Arimoto, author of Stop Settling, Settle Smart, discusses why we should stop trying to achieve work-life balance. Instead, we should focus on what’s important to us and make conscious decisions to spend our time on those things.

You’ll hear:

  • Why you shouldn’t strive for work-life balance
  • How to spend your time by design, not by default
  • How tracking your time can help you make better decisions about where to spend your time

Book:  Stop Settling, Settle Smart: Rethinking Work-life Balance, Redesign Your Busy Life

Website: www.settlesmart.com

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/danatothe5th/ 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Danatothe5th 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/danalookarimoto/ 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Phoenixtothe5th/ 

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJzQ7xdwK60hp6fQHZMgNtg

Additional resources:

Settle Smart quiz:    https://www.settlesmart.com/settlesmartquiz

Vanderkamm episode: https://tomyyounger.me/episode-19-finding-time-for-what-matters-with-laura-vanderkam/

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Nov 20, 2019

Susan Packard, author of Fully Human: 3 Steps to Grow Your Emotional Fitness in Work, Leadership, and Life, discusses the importance of becoming self-aware.

You’ll hear:

  • Why it’s critical to your career success that you become self-aware
  • The importance of doing an inventory of your strengths and developmental opportunities
  • How others can help you see yourself more clearly

Books:

Fully Human: 3 Steps to Grow Your Emotional Fitness in Work, Leadership, and Life 

New Rules of the Game: 10 Strategies for Women in the Workplace

Website:  www.susanpackard.com

Twitter and FB: @PackardSusan

Instagram and LinkedIn: @SusanPackard

Additional resources:

EQFitness quiz.  https://susanpackard.com/eqf-test/

 

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Nov 6, 2019

Rachel Cossar, an expert in non-verbal communications and founder of Choreography for Business, discusses the messages you unconsciously send with your body language and how to consciously choose to tailor your body language to have the impact you want.

You’ll hear about:

  • The non-verbal messages we send through our body language
  • Tips to appear confident in a job interview, invite input from others and defuse conflict through our body language
  • Common non-verbal actions that undermine our credibility

 

Website: www.choreographyforbusiness.com 

Twitter and Instagram: @rachelonpointe

Facebook: Choreography for Business 

LinkedIn

Additional resources:

Rachel’s newsletter: Choreography for Business Newsletter

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Oct 23, 2019

Esther Wojcicki, author of How to Raise Successful People: Simple Lessons for Radical Results, shares her formula, which she calls TRICK, for empowering others to be successful.

You’ll hear:

  • How to make your team more productive and creative
  • The importance of trusting and respecting your colleagues
  • What de-motivates your team

 

FB: @EstherWojcicki

LinkedIn: @EstherWojcicki

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Oct 9, 2019

In this episode, Mary Abbajay, author of Managing Up, discusses how you can improve your relationship with your boss by figuring out their workstyle and then adapting your workstyle to better match his or hers.

You’ll hear:

  • How to tell whether your boss is an introvert or extrovert – and what to do with that information.
  • What the four common workstyles are – and how to work with each.
  • How to improve your relationship with your boss by adapting to his or her workstyle.

Email: mary@careerstonegroup.com

Twitter: @maryabbajay

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/mary-abbajay-managingup/

YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/maryabbajay

Instagram: @maryabbajay

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/maryabbajay (@maryabbajay)

Websites: www.careerstonegroup.com | www.managingupthebook.com

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Sep 25, 2019

Kathy Davies, founder of Designing Your Life for Women, discusses a process for discovering a career that you find satisfying and meaningful.

You’ll hear:

  • Why you shouldn’t try to find your one, true calling
  • Why you should prototype careers you are considering
  • How to develop three alternative Odyssey Plans for your career

Find out about the Designing Your Life for Women workshops: http://designingyour.life/women

Additional resources: Designing Your Life by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans

Website: http://designingyour.life/women

LinkedIn : Kathy Davies

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Sep 11, 2019

Annie Duke, a professional poker player and author of Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts, discusses common pitfalls in making difficult decisions and approaches to use to make good decisions.

You’ll hear:

  • Why you shouldn't use pro and con lists in making decisions
  • The first thing you should do before making an important decision
  • How you should ask other people for advice when you are making a difficult decision

Books: Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts

Website: AnnieDuke.com

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Aug 28, 2019

In this live show, Shasta Nelson, author of Friendships Don’t Just Happen and Frientimacy, discusses how to maintain friendships while juggling the demands of work.

You’ll hear:

  • How to cancel plans with a friend when you have to work
  • How to react when someone always cancels plans with you
  • How friendships affect your health

Books: Friendships Don’t Just Happen, Frientimacy: How to Deepen Friendships for Lifelong Health and Happiness

Website: www.shastanelson.com

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Aug 14, 2019

In this live show, Shasta Nelson, author of Friendships Don’t Just Happen and Frientimacy, discusses how to handle some of the tricky situations that arise when your friends are also your co-workers.

You’ll hear:

  • Why it's important to have friends at work
  • The ingredients of a genuine work friendship
  • How to handle it when your friend becomes your boss

Books: Friendships Don’t Just Happen, Frientimacy: How to Deepen Friendships for Lifelong Health and Happiness

Website: www.shastanelson.com

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Jul 31, 2019

 

Lori Mihalich-Levin, author of Back to Work After Baby: How to Plan and Navigate a Mindful Return from Maternity Leave and founder of Mindful Return, discusses how to navigate your return to work after a maternity leave.

You’ll hear:

  • What to include in your maternity leave plan
  • How to deal with "mommy guilt"
  • How to set boundaries when you work a flexible schedule

Book: Back to Work After Baby: How to Plan and Navigate a Mindful Return from Maternity Leave

Additional resources:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lorimihalichlevin/

Facebook:  www.facebook.com/mindfulreturn

Twitter: @mindfulreturn

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Jul 17, 2019

Susan Burnett discusses how you can use design-thinking to intentionally design a day that honors your priorities (whatever they may be) and leverages your energy.

You’ll hear:

  • Why your goal should not be to achieve work-life balance
  • How re-sequencing tasks can make you more productive
  • Why it is important to share your priorities with others

Additional resources:

  • How to Build a Well-Lived and Joyful Life by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans
  • Stick with It: A Scientifically Proven Process for Changing Your Life-for Good by Sean Young, PhD
  • Designing Your Life Workshop for Women - July 27-28 in San Diego and October 5-6 in NY. More information on the DYL Website.
  • Worksheets: Good time journal log, Energy log
  • Website: http://designingyour.life/women/

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Jul 3, 2019

Karen Wickre, author of Taking the Work Out of Networking: An Introvert’s Guide to Making Connections That Count, discusses why you need to stay in touch with the “weak ties” in your network and how to do it.

You’ll hear:

  • Why it's important to stay in touch with your "weak ties"
  • How you can network effectively using social media
  • That building a robust network requires long-term, cyclical, ongoing activity

Book: Taking the Work Out of Networking: An Introvert’s Guide to Making Connections That Count

Suggested books and articles: https://karenwickre.com/resources/

Article: Why You Need a Network of Low-Stakes, Casual Friendships

Website: www.karenwickre.com

Twitter: @kvox

LinkedIn: @karenwickre

 

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Jun 19, 2019

Emilie Aries, author of Bossed Up: A Grown Woman's Guide to Getting Your Sh*t Together and the Founder & CEO of Bossed Up, discusses why it is important to put yourself in the driver’s seat of your career and how to do that.

You’ll hear:

  • Why it is important to take a proactive approach to your career
  • How to react to criticism
  • The steps to take to be seen as a leader

Book: Bossed Up: A Grown Woman's Guide to Getting Your Sh*t Together

Additional resources: How to be an Overnight Success at 53

Website: www.bossedup.org

Podcast: Bossed Up

Social media: @emiliearies and @bosseduporg

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Jun 5, 2019

J. Kelly Hoey, author of Build Your Dream Network, discusses critical elements of success – having a network, getting career advice, and self-promoting effectively.

You’ll hear:

  • The value of peer mentors
  • How to ask for advice from a mentor
  • Why you shouldn't have a Plan B

Book: Build Your Dream Network: Forging Powerful Relationships in a Hyper-Connected World

Additional resources: How to be an Overnight Success at 53

Website: https://jkellyhoey.co/

Twitter: @jkhoey

Facebook: @BuildYourDreamNetwork

LinkedIn: @kellyhoey

Instagram: @jkellyhoey

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May 22, 2019

Frances Taplett, a diversity and inclusion consultant at BCG, discusses how individuals and companies can address the challenges that dual career couples face in balancing their work lives and their home lives.

You’ll hear:

  • How to structure a work day that works for you and your company
  • Some innovative approaches to sharing household and childcare responsibilities
  • The importance of picking a partner who shares home responsibilities equally

Additional Resources:

LinkedIn: @francesb1

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May 8, 2019

Amy Stanton, author of The Feminine Revolution: 21 Ways to Ignite the Power of Your Femininity for a Brighter Life and a Better World, discusses the benefit of bringing your feminine qualities to the workplace.

You’ll hear:

  • Why your feminine qualities are strengths, not weaknesses in the workplace
  • How sensitivity, intuition, mothering and agreeability can all be strengths in the workplace
  • Why apologizing can be a powerful thing to do

Book:

  • The Feminine Revolution: 21 Ways to Ignite the Power of Your Femininity for a Brighter Life and a Better World

Twitter: @amykstanton

LinkedIn: @amykstanton

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Apr 24, 2019

Lori Gottlieb, therapist and author of Maybe You Should Talk to Someone, discusses picking a therapist, dealing with things not turning out as expected, and how to stop comparing yourself to others.

You’ll hear:

  • When it's time to see a therapist
  • Why you should focus on your envy
  • How to navigate a career pivot

Book:

  • Maybe You Should Talk to Someone

Twitter: @lorigottlieb1

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Apr 10, 2019

Lois Frankel, career coach and author of Nice Girls Still Don’t Get the Corner Office, discusses the “nice girl” behaviors that may be getting in the way of your successful career.

 

You’ll hear:

  • How "nice girl" behaviors don't serve you well in the workplace
  • How to discover the unwritten rules in your workplace
  • The importance of having clarity about what you want

 

Books:

  • Nice Girls Still Don’t Get the Corner Office
  • Nice Girls Don’t Get Rich
  • Nice Girls Don't Get It
  • See Jane Lead

Facebook: drloisfrankel

Twitter: @drloisfrankel

Website: www.drloisfrankel.com

 

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Mar 27, 2019

Melanie Vetter, founder of Wellfleet Circle, discusses how you can use brief writing exercises to craft your personal mission statement.

 

You’ll hear:

  • Why having a personal mission statement is important
  • How to craft a personal mission statement
  • How to implement your mission statement in "baby steps"

 

LinkedIn: @melanievetter

Facebook: Wellfleet Circle

Website: Wellfleet Circle

Additional resources: Values worksheet and 5 Easy Steps to Writing A Great Thank You

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Mar 13, 2019

Kathryn Sollmann, career coach and author of Ambition Redefined: Why the Corner Office Doesn’t Work for Every Woman and What to Do Instead, discusses the real costs of leaving the workforce, even if just for a few years, and what your other options are.

 

You’ll hear:

  • How much it actually costs to leave the workforce
  • What some of your options are for combining work and being there for your kids
  • How to ask for a more flexible schedule

 

Book: Ambition Redefined: Why the Corner Office Doesn’t Work for Every Woman and What to Do Instead

Twitter: @kathrynsollman

Instagram: @kathrynsollman

LinkedIn: @kathrynsollman

Facebook: 9 Lives for Women

Additional resources: Costs of leaving the workforce calculator

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Feb 27, 2019

Brande Stellings, an expert on women’s career advancement and workplace inclusion, and founder of Vestry Laight, discusses how to discover the unwritten rules of your workplace and other important uses of your network.

 

You’ll hear:

  • How to learn what the unwritten rules are in your workplace
  • Why it is so important to build your network
  • What you should be doing instead of spending long hours at work

 

Additional resources: ,My Career Toolkit, Unwritten Rules, Making Mentoring Work, and Career Pathways.

Website: Vestry Laight

Twitter: @bstellings

Instagram: @brandestell

Facebook and LinkedIn: @brandestellings

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Feb 13, 2019

Molly Beck, author of Reach Out: The Simple Strategy to Expand Your Network and Increase Your Influence, discusses using email to build your network efficiently and effectively.

 

You’ll hear:

  • How to clarify your short-term career goals
  • Where to start building your network
  • How to reach out to people you don’t know for career-enhancing advice
  • The importance of letting people know how you used their advice

 

Book: Reach Out: The Simple Strategy to Expand Your Network and Increase Your Influence

Website: messy.fm

Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn: @msmollybeck

 

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Jan 30, 2019

Tonya Dalton, productivity expert and founder of inkWELL Press, discusses how to be a better delegator and the unappreciated benefits of procrastination.

 

You’ll hear:

  • How to delegate effectively
  • Why you need to check in regularly when you delegate
  • Why procrastination is not always a bad thing

 

Website: http://www.inkwellpress.com

Twitter: @inkwellpress

Facebook: @inkwellpress

Instagram: @inkwellpress

Podcast: Productivity Paradox Podcast

Core Values Worksheet: Available here

 

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Jan 16, 2019

KJ Dell’Antonia discusses why to stay in the workforce after having kids, how to sanely juggle work and family and how to approach a career pivot.

 

You’ll hear:

  • Why you should stay in the workforce after having kids
  • How to think about childcare expenses
  • What your mindset should be if you’re contemplating a career pivot

 

Book: How to Be a Happier Parent: Raising a Family, Having a Life and Loving (Almost) Every Minute

 

Website: http://www.kjdellantonia.com

Twitter: @KJDellAntonia

Facebook: @kjdellantonia

Instagram: @kjda

KJ's tinyletter: http://tinyurl.com/followkj

Podcast: #AmWriting with Jess & KJ

 

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