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Do We Strike or Nah?

S4:Ep Rough Week

This ain’t a regular episode.  Last week was one of the shittiest weeks in this shit hole country. #RIPChadwickBoseman
I don’t know about y’all but I’m tired. I’m really ready to put it all on the line for change.  
So I ask the question… Do we Black Professional Go On Strike?  

Your Workplace Survival Guide: Ep.1 The Tools You Need

S4:Ep 16

This is the 1st episode of a 5 episode series.

In this episode, I break down the arsenal of tools you need as a foundation for surviving the workplace. 

If My Open Letter Made You Mad…..

S4:Ep 15

In this episode, I follow up on the open letters I wrote on LinkedIn and I spill the tea.  Yes, I did! Because it needs to be confronted and called out. 

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.

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.  

Freedom by FIRE with Ericka Grant

S3:Ep 37

In this episode, Ericka Grant shares how she amassed a net worth of $1.4 Million using what she has learned from the FIRE Movement. We want all us to be financially free from the corporate plantation.

You Have To Manage Your Manager!

S3:Ep 28

In this episode, 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.

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