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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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Jan 2, 2019

Kate White, author of The Gutsy Girl Handbook: Your Manifesto for Success, discusses why you must take risks in your career and how to make those risks “smart risks”.

 

You’ll hear:

  • Why it’s important to take risks in your career
  • How to feel more comfortable taking risks
  • Why you need to stop worrying so much 

 

Book: The Gutsy Girl Handbook: Your Manifesto for Success

 

Website: http://www.katewhitespeaks.com

Twitter: @Katemwhite

Facebook: @KateWhiteAuthor

LinkedIn: @katemwhite

 

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Dec 19, 2018

We’re taking a short break until the New Year.  In the meantime, happy holidays.  

 

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Dec 5, 2018

Anne Bogel, author of Reading People, and creator of the popular blog, Modern Mrs. Darcy, discusses how personality assessments can help us better understand ourselves and use that understanding to help us thrive at work.

 

You’ll hear:

  • How personality assessments can help you know who you are and what you need to be successful
  • The workplace implications of being an extrovert or an introvert
  • How to approach your job based on your personality type 

 

Books:  Reading People: How Seeing the World through the Lens of Personality Changes Everything

             I’d Rather Be Reading:  The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life

 

Facebook: @ModernMrsDarcy

Twitter: @annebogel

 

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Nov 21, 2018

Anne Elkin, Vice President of Human Resources at Qualcomm, discusses how the StrengthsFinder assessment tool can help you identify your strengths, better understand your co-workers and be happier and more productive at work.

 

You’ll hear:

  • Why it is important to focus on your strengths rather than to try to overcome your weaknesses
  • How to figure out what your natural strengths are
  • Why it is important to understand your co-workers’ strengths

 

StrengthsFinder 2.0 https://www.gallupstrengthscenter.com/home/en-us/strengthsfinder

 

Books mentioned: 

 

Now Discover Your Strengths by Marcus Buckingham and Donald Clifton

 

StrengthsFinder 2.0 by Tom Rath 

 

Twitter: @anne_elkin,

LinkedIn: Anne Elkin

 

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Nov 7, 2018

Host Sara Holtz discusses how paying attention to your activities at work can help you discover your natural strengths.

You’ll hear:

  • Why it’s important to know what your natural strengths are
  • Why it is difficult to know what your strengths are
  • Questions to ask yourself to help you discover your strengths

 

Website: tomyyounger.me

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Oct 24, 2018

 Sally Helgesen, co-author of How Women Rise: Break 12 Habits Holding You Back from Your Next Raise, Promotion or Job, discusses how some of the behaviors which you think are serving you in your career may actually be holding your career back.

 

You’ll hear: 

  • How you may not be making the most of your network
  • Why you need to say “oh well” more often
  • Why you should stop doing some of the things that have made you successful

 

Book:  How Women Rise: Break 12 Habits Holding You Back from Your Next Raise, Promotion or Job

 

Website:  sallyhelgesen.com

Twitter and LinkedIn: @sallyhelgesen

 

12 habits you need to break:

  1. Reluctance to claim your achievements
  2. Expecting others to spontaneously notice and reward your contributions
  3. Overvaluing expertise
  4. Building rather than leveraging relationships
  5. Failing to enlist allies from day one
  6. Putting your job before your career
  7. The perfection trap
  8. The disease to please
  9. Minimizing
  10. Too Much
  11. Ruminating
  12. Letting your radar distract you

 

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Oct 10, 2018

Hana Schank and Elizabeth Wallace, authors of The Ambition Decisions: What Women Know about Work, Family, and the Path to Building a Life, discuss important decisions to consider when crafting a career

 

You’ll hear:

  • The role money should play in career decisions
  • How intertwined your career is with that of your spouse or partner
  • Why “finding your passion” may put an unrealistic burden on choosing a career

 

Book:  The Ambition Decisions: What Women Know about Work, Family, and the Path to Building a Life

 

Social media: @hanaschank @lizardwallace

 

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Sep 26, 2018

Hana Schank and Elizabeth Wallace, authors of The Ambition Decision: What Women Know About Work, Family, and the Path to Building a Life, discuss the three predictable career paths that women experience and the consequences that follow as a result of each choice.

 

You’ll hear:

  • What the three career paths are that ambitious women choose
  • Which path resulted in the highest level of satisfaction
  • What the consequences are of a career break

 

Book:  The Ambition Decision: What Women Know About Work, Family, and the Path to Building a Life

 

Their social media: @hanaschank @lizardwallace

 

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Sep 12, 2018

Joanne Lipman, author of That’s What She Said:  What Men Need to Know (and Women Need to Tell Them) About Working Together, discusses what’s not working in the workplace today and what’s needed to fix it.

You’ll hear:

  • Why it’s important to enlist men in the quest for gender equality
  • Why women “leaning in” is only part of the solution
  • Why it’s important to have mixed gender working groups

Book:  That's What She Said: What Men Need to Know (and Women Need to Tell Them) About Working Together. 

Website: joannelipman.com,

For Twitter, Instagram and Linked In: @joannelipman

Additional resources:

Implicit bias test: https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/takeatest.html

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Aug 29, 2018

 Lauren McGoodwin, CEO of Career Contessa, shares practical tips on how to negotiate for a raise.

You’ll hear:

  • The mindset you should have when negotiating your salary 
  • How to get information about what others are earning in comparable jobs
  • How to prepare for asking for a raise
  • Why you need to follow up after your “raise conversation”

Website: www.careercontessa.com

LinkedIn: @careercontessa 

Facebook: @careercontessa  

Instagram:   @careercontessa 

 

Articles:

A step by step guide to negotiating your salary

https://www.careercontessa.com/advice/negotiate-salary-step-by-step/  

How to ask for a raise  https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/23/magazine/how-to-ask-for-a-raise.html

How to Be an Ace Salary Negotiator (Even if You Hate Conflict)

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/10/smarter-living/how-to-negotiate-salary.html 

Aug 15, 2018

Host Sara Holtz and 5 guests share a big mistake they made early in their careers, how they recovered from it, and what they learned as a result.

You’ll hear:

  • The important lessons we learn from mistakes
  • How even major mistakes are not career-limiting
  • Why you shouldn’t beat yourself up about mistakes you make

 

Let’s keep the conversation going!
What mistakes have you made and what did you learn from them?

 

Sara can be reached on Twitter and Facebook and on LinkedIn.

 

Aug 1, 2018

Jessica Lahey, author of The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed, talks about the importance of owning and sharing your mistakes and how to bounce back from failure. 

You’ll hear:

  • Why you need to own your mistakes
  • How to think about the mistakes you’ve made
  • Why it’s important to share your mistakes

 

Book:  The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed,

Website: http://www.jessicalahey.com/

 

FB: jessicapottslahey

Twitter: @jesslahey

Instagram: @teacherlahey

Additional resources:

Podcast: #AmWriting with Jess & KJ 

Let’s keep the conversation going!
Sara can be reached on Twitter and Facebook @tomyyoungerme, and on LinkedIn.

Jul 18, 2018

Stephanie Brown, author of Fired: Why Losing Your Job is the Best Thing that Can Happen to You, shares how to make the most of the experience of finding yourself out of work.

You’ll hear:

  • what to do right after you lose your job
  • the importance of maintaining a schedule while out of work
  • how to make the most of your time between jobs
  • why you should have a side hustle, even if you love your job

Book: http://amzn.to/2pXfeMj

Website: http://lifeafterfired.com

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephanie-brown-7ba86025/

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

Additional resources:

First chapter of book available for free: http://bit.ly/2luYLg7

Article - The key phrase I used that unlocked interviews with Google, and Facebook, amongst others: http://read.bi/2DlaIcQ

Let’s keep the conversation going!

Sara can be reached on Twitter and Facebook @tomyyoungerme, on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/tomyyoungerme  and on the Advice to My Younger Me website – www.tomyyounger.me

 

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