Corporate America

The Truth About Failure!

S3:Ep 11

In this episode, I speak from my heart about failure and give practical tips to minimize failure in your role.  Many times we agree to be held to a standard of success that we did not define.  Many times we don’t know what the expectations of us are.  How can we exceed goals we don’t know or understand?

The key is in this episode.

Hint: Tap into your inner Claire Huxtable

The Truth About Performance Reviews!

S3:Ep 8
In this episode, we talk frankly and honestly about a very stressful time in most our work lives.  The Annual Performance Review has been a pain point for many of us and this year will be no different. 

There are some misconceptions about the annual performance review.  We run down what the review actually is, how you should prepare, what to expect from the meeting, and steps to follow up after the meeting.

Stop Skipping The Work Happy Hour!

S3:Ep 7
In this episode, we talk about how working twice as hard isn’t getting us anywhere and what you need to focus on instead of just keeping your head down and getting shit done….

Hint: You have to go to the Work Happy Hour. 

Stop Doing The Black Sh*t At Work!

S3:Ep 5
In this episode, the first for Black History Month, I’m simply laying out the rationale for you to stop taking on Diversity and Inclusion work that is not in your job description.
We need to Stop Doing the Black Shit at Work!  Especially if the company is the equivalent of a Fuck Boy.

Break Time!: Happy Holidays

S2:Ep 17
This episode is a quick moment of trillness at the end of the year. Thank you all for listening to Season 2 of the Trill MBA Show.  Season 3 starts January 6, 2019.  Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year!

Develop Me, Damn It!

Today we talk about tackling The End Of Year Review using Step 3 to your BPO- Best Possible Outcome.  I want to make sure you are getting the development you need, and your manager’s support…even if he or she doesn’t see it for you today….that will all change if you incorporate this advice and the 3 Steps to Your BPO (Best Possible Outcome).

Setting Yourself Up For Success

S2:Ep 9
Setting Yourself Up For Success

In 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.

Secure The Internship Bag: Summer Schmoney Moves

S2:Ep 6 – Secure The Internship Bag: Summer Schmoney Moves

Mid-Year Evaluations, Managing Up, and a Fish Fry (EDIT)

S2: Ep 5 – Mid-Year Evaluations, Managing Up, and a Fish Fry
Enjoy the fun created in my neighborhood, Light Farms.

F*ck Your Likeability: Just Be Your Black A$$ Self

S2:Ep4 – F*ck Your Likeability: Just Be Your Black A$$ Self with Tiffany Samuels

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