Black Senior Leader’s Dilemma w/ Tia Cummings

S4:Ep 23

Black Senior Leader’s Dilemma

In this episode, Felicia has an insightful and nuggets filled conversation with her bestie, Tia Cummings to talk about how she got to the VP level, what she is learning in her new role, and the dilemma Black senior leaders face in the workplace.

Tia breaks down:

  • How to manage your career to get to VP
  • Why you need to be intentional about your next role
  • Why turning down a promotion may be your best move
  • 3 legitimate reasons a manager isn’t promoting you
  • How she actively manages her career

Corporate Warrior Spotlight: Ann-Marie Campbell, Executive Vice President – U.S. Stores, Home Depot

Ann-Marie Campbell began her career with The Home Depot in 1985 as a cashier in South Florida and today is executive vice president, U.S. Stores. In this role, she leads the company’s three U.S. operating divisions comprised of nearly 2,000 U.S. stores and the bulk of the company’s nearly 400,000 associates.

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The Most Important Thing: Stay Ready So You Don’t Have To Get Ready  Never let yourself get too comfortable in your career.  Actively manage your career.

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