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Episode #93: 3 Lies About Networking Exposed!

Episode #93: 3 Lies About Networking Exposed! Say the word “networking” to your work BFF and watch their reaction. Just the idea of networking makes most people feel uncomfortable, bored, or overwhelmed. That’s because most people have the wrong idea about networking. It is possible to network in ways that don’t make you feel like […]

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Episode #92: How to Make Talking About Money Less Awkward

Episode #92: How to Make Talking About Money Less Awkward Why is talking about money so hard? It’s not just you. So many of us feel this way. Whether it’s talking about our own salary, negotiating a big purchase, haggling in the every day—so many of us struggle with having productive conversations about money. In […]

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Episode #91: 4 Easy Ways to Stand Out as a Star at Your Workplace

Episode #91: 4 Easy Ways to Stand Out as a Star at Your Workplace We all want to stand out at the workplace and have our efforts noticed. Ultimately, we know that in order to advance in our career path, we need to take the big swings at challenging opportunities and find ways to meaningful […]

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Episode #89: Managing a Team Through a Busy Season

Episode #89: Managing a Team Through a Busy Season All businesses have busy seasons. These windows of time pressure us to manage our lives around these increased work demands. While it’s difficult to manage busy seasons as individuals, there are special new challenges to tackle when we are in a position where we are leading […]

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Episode #88: How to Fight Imposter Syndrome

Episode #88: How to Fight Imposter Syndrome It’s a hot topic, but what is thing called imposter syndrome, anyway? A recent Harvard Business Review piece describes it simply as “doubting your abilities and feeling like a fraud at work.” We high-performers commonly suffer from this tendency. It shows up when we are pushing ourselves out […]

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Episode #84: How to Present a Winning Idea

Episode #84: How to Present a Winning Idea You know you have a great idea. You have the facts and data to back it. But, here’s the thing. Facts alone won’t win you the argument. There are finer elements to presenting a compelling case and convincing others that your idea is worth pursuing. In this […]

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Episode #83: Is It Possible to Reset a Relationship at Work?

Episode #83: Is It Possible to Reset a Relationship at Work? One of the wonderful things about working in Corporate America is that you have the chance to work with people with many different perspectives, personalities, and preferences. But, let’s be honest. All of those different personalities can also one of the most challenging aspects […]

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Episode #82: How to Build Your Network While Working at Home

Episode #82: How to Build Your Network While Working at Home Networking. We know it’s something we should do…but let’s be honest, the thought of it is just exhausting. And now that we’ve been working at home for a year? It feels impossible! It’s time for you to let go of the notion that you […]

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Episode #81: The 3 Most Powerful Corporate Phrases

Episode #81: The 3 Most Powerful Corporate Phrases Corporate America has its own subtle language. This corporate-speak was born out of careful politeness, and much of it sounds like nonsense. But, some of these phrases are powerful tools for your arsenal. Allow me to be your Urban Dictionary of the workplace and break down the […]

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Episode #78: How to Deal with Bad Feedback at Work

Episode #78: How to Deal with Bad Feedback at Work It’s performance review season. For better or worse, you are about to receive official feedback on how you are doing at your current workplace. Although we Type-A personalities know that we are killing it, chances are we are going to receive some constructive feedback that […]

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Episode #68: Yes, You Can Speak Up & Be the Brave One

Episode #68: Yes, You Can Speak Up & Be the Brave One In Corporate America, groupthink is one of the surest pathways to failure. Sadly, it’s all too prevalent in a world of middle managers and complicated power structures. Want to stand out as an up-and-coming leader? Be the brave one who speaks up. In […]

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Episode #63: Real-World Project Management Tips & Tricks

Episode #63: Real-World Project Management Tips & Tricks There are basic project management principles that will help you get ahead in corporate America. These principles will make you a better leader and help you stand out for all of the right reasons. In this episode, I’ll break down project management tips and tricks for the […]

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Episode #61: The Anatomy of a Productive One-on-One Meeting

Episode #61: The Anatomy of a Productive One-on-One Meeting Do you walk away from your 1-on-1 meetings feeling like it was a waste of time? It’s time for a meeting tune-up! Because these meetings should be a powerful tool to help you build key professional relationships. In this episode, I’ll break down the anatomy of […]

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Episode #59: How to Share Political Views Wisely on Social Media

Episode #59: How to Share Political Views Wisely on Social Media It’s an important election season during one of the most tumultuous years in recent history. These days, it seems like everyone is shouting their political opinions on social media. The simple fact is how you present yourself on social media matters. Before you share […]

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Episode #49: The Right & Wrong Way to Decline a Meeting Request

It’s important to defend your calendar and be deliberate with the meeting invites that you accept.

But, there is a right way and a wrong way to decline a meeting request.

Done well, you demonstrate critical thinking skills and everyday leadership.

And…when it’s not done well, you come off as lazy or irresponsible.

Let’s make sure you are putting your best foot forward.

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Episode #40: How to Makeover Your LinkedIn Profile in 10 Easy Steps

Episode #40: How to Makeover Your LinkedIn Profile in 10 Easy Steps Worried your LinkedIn profile isn’t the best? It’s okay. You can get your profile ready for whatever lies ahead. A few tweaks are all it takes. In this episode, I’ll give you a no-nonsense approach to makeover your LinkedIn profile. Get the FREE […]

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Episode #37: How to Keep It Real (& Professional) on Social Media

Episode #37: How to Keep It Real (& Professional) on Social Media Remember how much fun social media used to be? A great night out on the town with friends? Every toast & round of drinks was documented. A meme that hilariously reminded you of that one person that got on your last nerves? It […]

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Episode #31: How to Effectively Work with Less Motivated Co-Workers

Episode #31: How to Effectively Work with Less Motivated Co-Workers We high-achievers tend to hang out in packs. We are simply drawn to other Type-A personalities. People who get stuff done. Hey, if it was up to us, everyone on our team would be a badass. We’d conquer the world together! But, the reality is […]

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Episode #22: How to Gracefully Humblebrag

Episode #22: How to Gracefully Humblebrag You know you’ve been killing it at work. You’ve upped your game. You’re making strides towards smashing your professional goals. The results must speak for themselves, right? Not necessarily. Your stellar may be noticed by the right people, or they may not be noticed at all. You can’t trust […]

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Episode #19: Everyday Gratitude Is Good for Your Career

Episode #19: Everyday Gratitude Is Good for Your Career It’s Thanksgiving week! Right about now, anyone with a social media feed is getting barraged by hand-lettered graphics reminding us to “be thankful” and “count our blessings.” But, let’s be honest. When these messages are being delivered by artfully curated Instagram accounts that want to sell […]

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Episode #5: How to Master Networking Even If You Hate Talking To Strangers

Episode #5: How to Master Networking Even If You Hate Talking To Strangers As a career-focused professional, you’ve heard countless times how important it is to network. I used to hear this and it would flat-out give me anxiety. The idea of talking to random people in a room full of strangers sounds like hell […]

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Episode #2: This Everyday Tool Can Help You Make or Break Your Reputation

Episode #2: This Everyday Tool Can Help You Make or Break Your Reputation There’s an everyday tool that frankly doesn’t get talked about enough in the workplace. It’s easy to overlook because it seems so harmless. But I assure you it’s not. It can help build your professional reputation as a leader. Or it can […]

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Episode #1: The #1 Hack to Get Your Resume Noticed by Hiring Managers

Episode #1: The #1 Hack to Get Your Resume Noticed by Hiring Managers You’ve written a kick-ass resume and have applied online for a number of positions. You have the qualifications, so why no response? I mean, WTF? They aren’t even reaching out to reject me! It’s not you.     It’s the way you applied […]

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