Do you ever find yourself wondering if you can set workplace limits and still be a good employee? Are you fearful of saying no? Do you have a hard time turning work off, and is it causing distress to your personal life? This week, we are joined by two special guests who discuss the concept of boundary setting. We learn what boundaries are and discuss the crucial role they play to keeping our sanity! Dr. Natasha Thomas, Owner and CEO of Hope Grove Psychiatry, PC, and Kristen T. Cook, Senior HR Business Partner, help us navigate this topic.
Are you “one of a few” at your current workplace? You may be the only woman or the only person of color within a larger group. If you ever find yourself feeling lonely during the workday, this episode is for you! We discuss the concept of workplace loneliness and are joined by an expert to help us hash it out!
How skilled are you at managing your administrative support team? Are you a pleasure to support? Or could you use some fine-tuning in this area? This week, we are joined by an admin with over 30 years of experience. She will give her perspective about what it’s like to work for you! She’ll also share tips and tricks for getting optimal use out of administrative support.
Are you a fan of Shonda Rhimes’ book Week of Yes? In this episode, Brooklyn and Angela share results of their one week experiment to say ‘yes’ to more! Both ladies spent one week saying ‘yes’ to invitations, new opportunities, and chances to tackle challenges. They come together in this episode to discuss how the week went. Want to find out what they learned? Tune in!
How closely is your career tied to your self-worth and happiness? Is it possible to give one’s career so much importance that it becomes a symbol of worship? Have we allowed our career aspirations to supersede other values? Is your career your God? In this episode, we have a heart-felt discussion with a marketing executive who just-so happens to also be a minister!
Men have it easy when it comes to dressing for work. Just about any blue blazer, dark pair of jeans, and collared shirt will do. For women it’s not always so simple. Do you bring a feminine flair to work or try to blend in with the guys? Do you dress for the job you want or dress to comfortably make it through the day? If you do decide to keep it cute, how do you build your wardrobe without blowing your budget? There’s so much to think about! In this episode, a unicorn engineer AND fashion stylist shares her tips and tricks.
Have you ever felt stuck? Not clear on what you were doing in your career or in life? Don’t worry you’re not alone. In fact, that is the most common scenario Tana Session helps her clients overcome. In this episode, notable corporate career coach, speaker, and consultant Tana Session shares her 5 strategies to truly owning your power and using it to get unstuck.
Bella DePaulo, a professor of psychology at the University of California, Santa Barbara coined the word “singlism” to pin down the stigmatisation, negative stereotyping and discrimination against singles that she believes is widespread in the workplace and society at large. Today, we’re joined by an undercover single corporate phenom to share her perspective. In a culture that still celebrates married people and their families, how do workplaces adapt to a society that is increasingly unmarried?
More moms than ever are in the workforce. According to the Center for American Progress, “women now make up half of all workers in the United States, with nearly 4 in 10 homes having a mom that is also a working mother.” Being a full-time working mother can lead to feelings of guilt and stress because of divided attention between work and family. Today we are joined by a special guest who is a rockstar professional and single mom, to share the joys, pains, and tricks of being a mother and career woman.
Today we talk to Stephanie Ockerman, a professional Scrum trainer and owner of Agile Socks. We explore how to leverage Scrum (project management principles) and servant leadership. Stephanie reviews these concepts and how we can use it to level-up our leadership skills and amplify our impact at work and our personal lives.