Office Politics

Producer’s Cut: You Have To Manage Your Manager!

S5:Ep 19

In this Producer’s Cut, I explain why you must manage your manager. Unfortunately, this task falls on you.  So today  I lay out why managing your manager is very important, how to determine the type of manager you have, and how to build a positive relationship with your manager, even if you don’t like her.

Producer’s Cut: Setting Yourself Up For Success

S5:Ep 16

Producer’s Cut of S2: Ep 9, I meet with one of my mentees who is about a year into her first job post undergrad.  She has not been set up for success in her current organization.  We talk about how to turn this around and set herself up for success, regardless of the road blocks the organization puts in her way.

Do Black Lives REALLY Matter?: Lessons From The Coca-Cola Company Restructure Pt 2

S5: Ep 10
In this episode, I take a deeper dive into my workplace experiences after the death of George Floyd and BLM social media posts.

Emerging Stronger: Lessons From The Coca-Cola Company Restructure Pt 1

S5: Ep 9
In this episode, I share the lessons learned from my experience working at The Coca-Cola Company through a restructuring during a global pandemic and a renewed fight for social justice.

No, I Will NOT Fix My Face

S4:Ep 28

In this episode, Felicia breaks down how we will curtail the feedback and microaggressions around our facial expressions.   
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Microaggressions: You Are Not Crazy!

S4:Ep 14

In this episode, I break down how microaggressions play out for us and how I explained this to my manager, Harriet.

Holiday Wine Down With My Mentor, Joanna Reddick (Part 2)

S3: Ep 52

In this episode,  this is the second part of the conversation I had with one of my very accomplished mentors, Joanna Reddick.  Joanna and I were having an impromptu mentoring chat.  I had the great idea of pulling out the microphones to catch all the nuggets that Joanna was dropping.  This conversation was so good, we had to put it in two parts.  This is part 2.

Holiday Wine Down With My Mentor, Joanna Reddick (Part 1)

S3: Ep 51

In this episode, I have the opportunity to sit down with one of my very accomplished mentors, Joanna Reddick.  Joanna and I were having an impromptu mentoring chat.  I had the great idea of pulling out the microphones to catch all the nuggets that Joanna was dropping.  This conversation was so good…we had to put it in two parts.  This is part 1.  

STOP Being Mad, START Taking Up For Yourself, CONTINUE the Black Girl Magic

S3:Ep 46

In this episode, I discuss two points of frustration at work: 1. BS that we find ourselves unnecessarily involved in, and 2. Being treated with disrespect.  I give you some things to think about and language to help you focus on your priorities and professionally defend yourself without being labeled defensive or angry black woman.

Season 2 Remix: Likeability, The Bane Of Black Women At Work

S3:Ep 42

In this episode, Tiffany and I discuss the hard reality that likeability/relatability at work is what gets you promoted and how being black and woman makes gaining likeability that much harder in white male-dominated corporate America.

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