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A podcast drawing on the wisdom of those who have gone before to help younger women achieve career success.
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Sep 15, 2021

Demetra Liggins, host of the Corporate Homie podcast and an accomplished lawyer, provides wide-ranging advice on how to have a successful career in the corporate world as a woman and as a person of color.

You’ll hear:

  • The importance of focusing on learning your craft
  • How to get the most out of company off-sites
  • The best way to be an ally to women of color

Podcast: Corporate Homie - https://www.corporatehomie.com

Website: https://www.corporatehomie.com

 

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Aug 18, 2021

In this episode, Christy Noel, author of Your Personal Career Coach: Real-World Experiences for Early Career Success, talks about how to ask for a raise, how to be a valued employee and how to be a better manager.

You’ll hear:

  • Important steps to take when asking for a raise
  • Why you should be focused on making your boss’ job easier
  • The most important questions to ask on your first 30 days in a new role or job

Books: Your Personal Career Coach: Real-World Experiences for Early Career Success

Your Career Survival Guide: How to Get and Keep a Job in Times of Crisis

Website: christynoel.com.

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christynoel/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/christynoelauth

Additional Resources:

8 Simple Things that Will Get You Promoted: christynoel.com/getpromoted

 

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Jul 21, 2021

Eve Rodsky, author of Fair Play: A Game-Changing Solution for When You Have Too Much to Do and More Life to Live, discusses the inequality in how couples share household responsibilities and what to do about it.

You’ll hear about:

  • Why household responsibilities “shefault” to women
  • A system to redesign how household tasks are more equitably shared.
  • Toxic mindsets that are getting in the way of fairly dividing household tasks.

Book:  Fair Play:  A Game-Changing Solution for When You Have Too Much to Do and More Life to Live

Website: FairPlayLife.com

Social Media @EveRodsky and @FairPlayLife

Additional resources:

The Fair Play Deck: A Couple's Conversation Deck for Prioritizing What's Important

Articles:

Harper’s Bazaar: Everyone is Home Right Now, But Who is Doing all the ‘Home’ Work?

WSJ:  Article: Fairness in Housework Doesn’t Mean 50/50

 

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Jun 16, 2021

Nancy Davis Kho, author of The Thank You Project: Cultivating Happiness One Letter of Gratitude at a Time, discusses the importance both to you and to others of expressing gratitude.

You’ll hear:

  • The myriad benefits of expressing gratitude
  • Why expressing gratitude increases your sense of self-worth
  • The importance of specificity when saying thank you.

Book: The Thank-You Project: Cultivating Happiness One Letter of Gratitude at a Time

Website: www.DavisCho

Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram: @midlifemixtape

 

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May 19, 2021

Ellen Goodman, Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist, discusses wide-ranging topics from her perch covering women in the workplace and at home since 1970.

You’ll hear:

  • What we can learn from the suffragettes
  • When the right time is to have a baby
  • Why you need to have end of life conversations with your parents now

The Conversation Project Starter Kit: https://theconversationproject.org/get-started

 

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Apr 21, 2021

Shellye Archambeau, author of Unapologetically Ambitious, discusses what she’s learned during a trailblazing career.

You’ll hear: 

  • The importance of being vulnerable about your aspirations
  • How to handle being the “only” in a meeting or on your team
  • Why you should make good childcare your #1 budget priority

Book: Unapologetically Ambitious: Take Risks, Break Barriers, and Create Success on Your Own Terms

Website: https://www.shellye.com

 

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Mar 17, 2021

Hoping to find your dream job?  Carson Tate, author of Own It. Love It. Make It Work: How to Make Any Job Your Dream Job, discusses how to turn your current job into you dream job.

You’ll hear:

  • How doing work that draws on your strengths can turn your current job into your dream job
  • How to ask your boss to do work that draws on your strengths
  • How to find more meaning in your job

Book:  Own It. Love It. Make It Work: How to Make Any Job Your Dream Job

Website: https://www.carsontate.com

Additional resources: https://carsontate.com/podcast/

 

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Feb 17, 2021

Want to get ahead? Pay attention to the dynamics in your workplace. Bonnie Marcus, author of The Politics of Promotion: How High Achieving Women Get Ahead and Stay Ahead, discusses the importance of being politically savvy about your work environment.

You’ll hear:

  • The importance of paying attention to the dynamics in your work environment
  • How to figure out what your unique value proposition is
  • Why you need to figure out the unwritten rules in your workplace

Book:  The Politics of Promotion: How High Achieving Women Get Ahead and Stay Ahead

Website: www.BonnieMarcusLeadership.com

Additional resources:

Political skills assessment

 

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Jan 20, 2021

Suffering from burnout?  Eileen McDargh, author of Burnout to Breakthrough: Building Resilience to Refuel, Recharge and Reclaim What Matters, discusses the causes and cures for burnout.

You’ll hear:

  • What the most significant sources of burnout are
  • Why it’s important to look at your job with fresh eyes and pay attention to what you see
  • The questions to ask when you are doing a task that gives you no joy or provides no value to others

Book:  Burnout to Breakthrough: Building Resilience to Refuel, Recharge and Reclaim What Matters

Website: www.eileenmcdargh.com

Social media:

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Additional resources:

Sign up for The Resiliency Report and receive an excerpt from Burnout to Breakthrough and the eBook “Talk AIn’t Cheap, It’s Priceless.” 

 

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