Producer’s Cut: Black Leader’s Dilemma

S7: Ep 4

Producer’s Cut: Black Senior Leader’s Dilemma from S4:Ep 23

In this Producer’s Cut, we revisit Episode 23 from season 4 where Felicia has an insightful and nuggets filled conversation with her bestie, Tia Cummings-Hopkins, now the SVP of Global Brand Marketing at Square. Tia shares how she got to the VP level, what she learned in her then new role at Walker & Company, 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

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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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