Trill Lessons

Tiffany’s Top Business Lessons From The Teddy Riley Debacle

S4:Ep 10

In this episode, my B-School BFF, Tiffany Samuels, joins me once again to discuss her top business learnings from the Teddy Riley vs Baby Face Song Battle Part 1.   So many rich learnings from the fail that was #TeamDoTooMuchRiley.  

COVID-19 Remix: For Colored Girls with Questionable Tone When The Email Is Too Much

COVID-19 Remix

Because we are emailing a whole hell of a lot in these Rona Times…. I thought it was appropriate to revisit this episode.

From S3:Ep 34 For Colored Girls Who Have Questionable Tone When the Email Is Too Much

In this episode, I talk about one of the greatest challenges and banes of our existence as black women in corporate America…. Tone In Email.

Remix: Sponsors w/ Michelle Silverthorn

S4:Ep 4

In this remix episode, Michelle Silverthorn, Founder and CEO of Inclusion Nation, a diversity consulting firm based in Chicago, joins me for a TRILL convo about Sponsors. Michelle keeps it all the way TRILL, dropping all the nuggets you need to gain sponsors at work.

Season 2 Remix: MBA or Nah?

S3: Ep 43

I’m still trying to get settled in a new city and a new job….So….

This episode is a remix of season 2, episode 8 where I discuss the real reason why I got my MBA, I share the Good, Bad, and Ugly of this MBA game, and give you things to think about for your own MBA journey.

Suffering From Burnout? Take off for Hooky Day! w/ Erayna Sargent & Kortney Carr

S3:Ep 41

In this episode, Felicia’s good friend and B-School classmate Erayna Sargent Takes Over the Podcast with a passionate message about why you need to take care of yourself and start with taking off for Hooky Day, October 22, 2019!

Interning While Black with My Little Cousin

S3:Ep 38

In this episode, I have the opportunity to sit down with my little cousin (he’s 20 now but he will always be my favorite 9-year-old with a bow tie) and talk with him about his summer internship experience with a global investment firm.  It is the classic okie-doke set up for failure.  Let this be a lesson to you.  You can interview well, gain the opportunity, get set up to fail… only to be told that you aren’t good enough.  Don’t believe the hype.  

Back To Work After A Career Break: An Update w/ Tiffany Samuels

S3:Ep 31

In this episode, my B-School Bestie and I drop nuggets during this update convo. Last year we sat down to talk about how the huge losses of our mothers have shaped our thoughts on career and taking career breaks.

Tiffany and I talk about going back to work after the career break, things we wish we would have done on our breaks, and our biggest life takeaways since our last episode.

Is Corporate America Using US? My #EssenceFest Recap

S3:Ep 29

Two weeks ago, I was in New Orleans, Louisiana, living my best life with my cousins and friends, enjoying my friends work perks, and soaking in all the melanated joy of the 25th Annual Essence Festival. 

In this episode, I’m going to share what I learned during my 4 days in Nawlins and give you some things to think about as we continue on our corporate journeys.

Mid-Year Check-In: How Are You Tracking On Your Objectives?

S3:Ep 27
In this episode, we talk about what you need to do to set yourself up for success for the rest of the year. 
We are past the halfway point for the year.  How are you tracking?  Are you going to hit your deliverables by the end of the year?  Are you working toward your next promotion?  How is that going?   
Even if the first half hasn’t started out so well or gone as planned.  I have intentionally created 3 points of homework for you to implement this month.  My goal is that you go to work with intention and a plan to thrive!

Coaching Call Chronicles: How This Fortune 500 Treated A New MBA Grad Like Trash And Then Pushed Her Out

S3:Ep 24
In this episode, we hear a cautionary tale from an anonymous Corporate Warrior.
After graduating with her MBA from a top B-School, she joined a well known Fortune 500. In one year, she found herself pushed right on out of the organization and living back at home. What went wrong? What were the Red Flags? We talk about it all in an interview you cannot afford to miss.

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