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Jun 17, 2020

Jennifer Brown, author of How to Be An Inclusive Leader: Your Role in Creating Cultures of Belonging Where Everyone Can Thrive, discusses what each of us can do to support a more diverse and inclusive workplace.

You’ll hear:

  • The business case for diversity and inclusion
  • How to use your voice, your access and your listening ear to support a more inclusive workplace
  • Why it takes intentionality to be inclusive

Book:  How to be an Inclusive Leader: Your Role in Creating Cultures of Belonging Where Everyone Can Thrive 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/jenniferbrown

Instagram: @jenniferbrownspeaks  

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

Additional resources:

Inclusive Leader Assessment: -  inclusiveleaderthebook.com

First chapter of How to Be An Inclusive Leader (free) - inclusiveleaderthebook.com

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May 6, 2020

In this episode, host Sara Holtz, shares some resources to help you deal with job loss due to the pandemic – whether it’s because you’ve been laid off, fired or work has dried up. 

Resources:

Podcast: Surviving Being Unemployed (Episode 60) with Stephanie Brown - https://tomyyounger.me/tag/stephanie-brown/ 

Book: Fired: Why losing your job is the best thing that can happen to you by Stephanie Brown

Book: Managing Transitions by William Bridges 

Book:  Designing Your Life by Dave Evans and Bill Burnett

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Apr 22, 2020

Robin Farmanfarmaian, author of The Thought Leader Formula, discusses how you can become a thought leader – even if you work in a corporate environment.

You’ll hear:

  • How to pick a topic on which to be a thought leader
  • How being a thought leader can propel your career
  • Why it’s important to invest you own money in your career

Book: The Thought Leader Formula: Strategically Leverage Your Expertise to Drive Business and Career Goals

Thought leadership workbook: https://robin-farmanfarmaian.mykajabi.com/Thought-Leader-Formula-Workbook

twitter: @Robinff3

Instagram - @Robinsf3

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Robinff

LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/robinfarmanfarmaian/

Sara can be reached on Twitter and LinkedIn. 

Apr 8, 2020

It’s a stressful time for all of us. It’s not easy to feel happy. But guests from three previous episodes share tips for feeling happier, regardless of our circumstances.

Carolyn Webb – How to Have a Good Day - https://tomyyounger.me/tag/caroline-webb/

Nataly Kogan – Being Happier at Work - http://tomyyounger.me/episode-59-being-happier-at-work-with-nataly-kogan/

Lori Schwanbeck – Finding Joy at Work - http://tomyyounger.me/episode-43-finding-joy-at-work-with-lori-schwanbeck/


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Mar 25, 2020

Jamie Brown Hantman, author of Heels in the Arena, shares her experiences working at the highest levels of government in Washington.  Interestingly, those lessons are equally applicable to your work in the private sector.

You’ll hear:

  • How being a woman in a male-dominated environment can be an asset
  • Why relationships are more crucial to getting things done than data or arguments
  • Why you shouldn’t be the one to take notes in meetings

Book:  Heels in the Arena: Living Purple in a Red/Blue Town

Website: jamiehantman.com

Instagram: @jamiehantman 

Twitter: @jebella

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Mar 11, 2020

Rachel Stewart, author of Unqualified Success: Bridging the Gap from Where You Are Today to Where You Want to Be to Achieve Massive Success, discusses how your mindset is critical to your ability to achieve your goals and how you can consciously change your mindset.

You’ll hear:

  • How your mindset is critical to your ability to achieve your goals
  • How to change your mindset to support achieving your goals
  • How to deal with the fear that invariably arises when you pursue a big goal

Book: Unqualified Success: Bridging the Gap from Where You Are Today to Where You Want to Be to Achieve Massive Success

Twitter:  https://twitter.com/RachelS88846816?lang=en

Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/unqualifiedsuccess/

LinkedIn : https://www.linkedin.com/in/rachel-stewart-84101014/

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Feb 26, 2020

Andie Kramer, author of It’s Not You, It’s the Workplace, discusses the real sources of conflict among women in the workplace.

You’ll hear:

  • How gender bias contributes to women’s conflict with each other at work
  • Why having a limited number of “seats at the table” for women sets up unhealthy competition among women
  • Why friendship should not be a prerequisite to supporting other women at work

Books: 

It’s Not You, It’s the Workplace: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1473697263/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_U_swlUDb6NZT2F5

Breaking Through Bias: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1629561045/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_U_axlUDbGW3Y5TX 

Website: AndieandAl.com

Facebook: @BreakingThroughBias

Twitter: @AndieaandAl

Additional resources:

  • Change This: "Overcoming Women’s Workplace Conflicts Because of Different Social Identities”
  • Fast Company: "This is what it takes to get more women leaders in the workplace”

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Feb 12, 2020

Kelly Hoey, author of Build Your Dream Network, answers networking questions from a live audience.

You’ll hear:

  • How to audit your network
  • Why you need a diverse network in this economy
  • How social media has democratized access to people and influencers.

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

Website: https://jkellyhoey.co/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/jkhoey

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

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

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

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Jan 29, 2020

Kelly Hoey, author of Build Your Dream Network, discusses what a dream network looks like and how to go about building it.

You’ll hear:

  • Why it is important to have a diverse network
  • How casual relationships are an important part of your network
  • The two different types of networks you need

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

Website: https://jkellyhoey.co/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/jkhoey

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

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

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

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Jan 15, 2020

Sara Holtz, host of the Advice to My Younger Me podcast, lays out 10 questions to ask yourself about what happened in 2019 as you set your goals for 2020.

You’ll hear:

  • The questions you should ask yourself about what happened in your personal and professional life in 2019
  • The importance of aligning your goals for 2020 with your insights from reflecting on 2019

Questions to reflect on:

  • What were your most significant professional accomplishments in 2019?
  • What were your most significant personal accomplishments in 2019?
  • What are you most excited about right now?
  • What are you most grateful for in your professional life?
  • What are you most grateful for in your personal life?
  • What do you want more of in your life?
  • What do you want less of in your life?
  • What are you most concerned about? (No more than three)
  • What is one major work-related project that you want to focus on in 2020?
  • What is one major personal project that you want to focus on in 2020?

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Jan 1, 2020

I’m taking a short break to celebrate the New Year.  I’ll be back on January 15.  In the meantime, perhaps you’d like to listen to any of the 97 episodes in our podcast archive that you may have missed. 

A special thanks to my listeners, my guests and the Advice to My Younger Me team – Liz Smith, Noelle Mena, Samantha Tirado and Mallory Bischof.

Here’s to a new year filled with health, happiness and career success!

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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

Get tickets to the live Advice to My Younger me show where I’ll be interviewing Kelly Hoey: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/betabrand-podcast-theatre-advice-to-my-younger-me-tickets-69452511331?

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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

Connect with Annie on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, or LinkedIn.

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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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