Are social media influencers the new celebrity and do you need them to secure your seat? Learn from my guest Lenora Houseworth, Social Media Strategist, Digital Marketer, and Creator of DareMeBeautiful. To find out how to connect with Lenora go to www.lenorashewrote.com and follow her on Instagram and Twitter @lenorashewrote
How do you find your inner boss that leads you to find who you are at your core? How do you focus on yourself and not what others say about you? Essentially, how do you become free to focus on you! Learn from my guest Martha Ramos, Entrepreneur, Motivational Speaker, and Life Coach. To find out how to connect with Martha go to www.marthalramos.com and follow her on Instagram @mramosofficial and on Facebook.
What are those things we should stop doing by the time we are 35; that are no longer serving us in our careers? Learn from my guests Ashley and Marcy from the Schoolin Life Podcast. Schoolin Life is a weekly podcast about life, love & (occasionally) libations hosted by Ashley & Marcy and extends the standard "girlfriend" conversations through impactful and affirming conversations with women all over the world. Get ready to listen, laugh and learn as Ashley and Marcy are both Ph.D's (Higher Education Administration and Clinical Psychology, respectively) and bring their educational and professional lived experience into this hilarious and heartfelt show, teaching you how to "school life". Connect with them @schoolinlifepod and Follow Ashley (@AsShire) and Marcy (@be_self_ish). Also join their one-year anniversary live show at :https://schoolinlifepod.ticketleap.com/
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Securing your seat requires you to use your voice and advocate for yourself and for others. Learn from my guest Angelina Darrisaw Cheeks, Social Entrepreneur and Google Digital Coach. She is also the Founder and CEO of C-Suite Coach. To find out how to connect with Angelina go to www.angelinadarrisaw.com and check out her company www.thecsuitecoach.com.
On the latest episode of #SECURETHESEAT we discuss mental health. Depression and Anxiety are real, and to secure our seat, we need to be right within. Minda takes time to share ways we can support each other and be there for one another. To learn more about my work go www.myweeklymemo.com
It can be draining playing a character at work. How can women of color show up as themselves in a workplace that sometimes doesn't value authenticity? Learn from my guest Tiffany F. Southerland, Career Coach and Change Maker at Four Corners Coaching on how to be authentic at work. To find out how to connect with Tiffany, go to www.fourcornerscoach.com. Also, check out her podcast atwww.howdoesshedoitpodcast.com.
Have you ever been embarrassed about having a day job while you build your business? STOP IT! There is no shame in being your first investor. Knowing when it's time to transition from your 9 to 5 is critical. Learn tips on figuring out when it's time to leave your 9 to 5 and knowing it's okay to work while you build. I interview Regina Gwynn, Co-Founder, and CEO at TresseNoire about when she knew it was the right time. To learn more about Regina and her company go to www.tressenoire.com.
Do you hold multiple career titles? Learn how to navigate multiple titles while staying true to your brand. Learn how Lauren Bealore navigates politics, entrepreneurship, and advocacy. Lauren is a Political Savant and Entrepreneurial Opportunity Maker. Learn more about the organization she Co-founded Y.A.B. To connect directly go to www.laurenbealore.com
What do people say about you when you're not in the room? Learn how to perfect your PRESENCE! Today's guest is Kailei Carr. Kailei is the CEO of The Asbury Group LLC and is passionate about helping high-powered women “show up” in a way that is authentic to who they are! Also, check out her podcast Beyond The Business Suit.
Learn how the Gig Economy is important for the employer and the creative. Today's guest is Elena Valentine. Elena is the CEO of Skill Scout and is passionate about Skill Scout because she believes job seekers need another way to tell their story and show what they can do. Also, check out Mezcla Media Collective a hub for diverse boss women behind the camera.
Stay focused on your WHY and don't worry about what the next person is doing! Save that energy and stay prepared for when your seat opens up!
Learn how you can be an effective and authentic leader on your way to securing your seat at the table. Today's guest is Arquella Hargrove. Arquella brings a successful 20-year track record of creating and implementing productivity-inducing practices through the application of strategic planning and organization development in both the public and the private sector. She has supported both established organizations and entrepreneurial ventures advising them through their stages of creation, growth, and stabilization. To learn more about her work go to http://arquellahargrove.com .
If at first you don't succeed, dust yourself off and try again. Failure is the other F-word, but how do you bounce back? Today's guest is Kanika Toliver. Kanika is no ordinary “social-preneur.” This former highly decorated government employee turned rebel entrepreneur and Certified Professional Coach is a serial innovator who’s fueled by an extraordinary commitment to social change and to helping others create their own “epic lives.” To learn more about her work go to http://kanikatolver.com/ and purchase her book Life Rehab.
Catch the heat that Kanika dropped during this episode of #SECURETHESEAT :
Why do we have to network? Networking for What? Networking is a skill set and takes practice. Today's guest is Veleisa Patton Burrell, founder, and CEO at Narrative Evolution. Veleisa gives us tips on how to network and why it's important for our careers. To learn more about her work go to www.narrativeevolutioncommunications.com
Catch the jewels that Veleisa dropped during this episode of #SECURETHESEAT :
Equal Pay Day is April 10, 2018, and it's important we have the tools and resources we need to make the ask! Today's guest is Jamie Lee, Negotiation and Leadership Coach. Jamie gives us tips on how to make "the ask" and dispels the myths around Salary Negotiation. To learn more about her work go to www.jamieleecoach.com
Catch the gems that Jamie dropped during this episode of #SECURETHESEAT:
A weekly podcast created to help women of color secure their seat at the table. Hear from women of color that leaned into their workplace, and find out how they did it!
Episode 1: Why did Minda start #SECURETHESEAT
Episode 2: Who is Minda Harts and how did she transition into building a platform that advocates for women of color in the workplace.