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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 #30: The #1 Way to Build Your Professional Reputation

Episode #30: The #1 Way to Build Your Professional Reputation When we think about building our professional reputation, most of us tend to think about working towards large-scale accomplishments. We plan big goals and think that our reputations will be built when we achieve them. Of course, growing our experience and skills is critical to […]

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Episode #24: The Secret to My Career Success

Episode #24: The Secret to My Career Success With the benefit of many years of hindsight, I can now see that there’s been one clear secret behind my professional success. The secret is a simple concept. I’ll share the secret with you, by telling you the story of my career path. I graduated from college […]

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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 #21: How to Navigate Holiday Gift-Giving at the Office

Episode #21: How to Navigate Holiday Gift-Giving at the Office It’s the holiday season. The calendar is packed with different holidays and reasons to celebrate that serve to remind us that life is pretty darn sweet. But, sometimes navigating holiday traditions such as gift-giving can get a little tricky, especially in the workplace. I can’t […]

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Episode #20: The Unfortunate Truth about Office Holiday Parties

Episode #20: The Unfortunate Truth about Office Holiday Parties That holiday spirit is contagious. It even catches all across corporate America! Your cube-mates have strung holiday lights, cookies and treats are everywhere, and even the grumpiest co-workers seem a little more pleasant this time of year. The peak of the office holiday season is the […]

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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 #16: Make the Most of Your Opportunity to Attend a Conference

Episode #16: Make the Most of Your Opportunity to Attend a Conference You just got invited to attend your first professional conference. What awesome news! A conference is a wonderful way to expand your knowledge and your network. This time away from daily routine can inspire you in many ways and put some pep back […]

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Episode #14: How to Start a Women’s Group at Your Workplace

Episode #14: How to Start a Women’s Group at Your Workplace One of the most rewarding and inspiring things I’ve done in my career is leading a women’s group at my company. I never set out to lead it. My journey started with my desire to connect with other women to discuss professional challenges unique […]

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Episode #13: Why You Need a Power Squad

Episode #13: Why You Need a Power Squad There’s a powerful quote from motivational speaker Jim Rohn that I’d like to share with you. “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” Jim Rohn This quote has been repeated, paraphrased and recycled many times by countless sources over the […]

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Episode #12: How to Pursue Another Internal Position (Without Pissing Off Your Boss)

Episode #12: How to Pursue Another Internal Position (Without Pissing Off Your Boss) The world is full of opportunities. Many times, your next best step can very well be available at the company where you are already employed. Internal jobs get posted on official boards, recruitment emails with lists of available positions are sent, and […]

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Episode #10: Use Your Down Time for Career Advancement

Episode #10: Use Your Down Time for Career Advancement You find yourself with a little time on your hands. Maybe a bunch of scheduled meetings disappeared. Or your project is stuck in a holding pattern. Or the rest of your team is out on holiday. You can fritter this time away on social media, online […]

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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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