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COVID-19 Remix: Freedom By FIRE w/ Ericka Grant

Remix of S3:Ep 37 (First Aired Sept 19, 2019)

In S3:Ep 36, I talked about preparing for the next recession.
This week, I chat with a sista who is financially free and only goes to work because she wants to, not because she has to work to provide for her needs.
If you are like me, you want to do better.  In order to do better, we have to learn better.
Ericka Grant is here to do just that, share knowledge about how we can start doing a better job with our finances so that we can all be free from the corporate plantation.

Still Tryin’ To Spring Forward: A FARE Update

S4 Update 2

Yep, I’m NOT back! BUT, I didn’t want to not talk with y’all at all.  
In this non-episode, I talk about three KEY things:

1. Give Yourself Grace
2. Intentions and Impact ARE NOT EQUAL – How not to take it personally.
3. Quit Telling People to Go To HR!!!!  DO NOT GO TO HR…. unless you have a plan!!!

Tired and Strugglin’: A FARE Update

S4 Update

I’m seven episodes into 2020 and I’m struggling.  This isn’t a normal episode.  In this episode, I get honest about what is going on with me and what I’m learning– in my new gig, in producing this podcast, and in life in general.  

To Gain Sponsors, You Must Do This!

S4:Ep 7

In this episode, we continue the sponsorship prep work you started in Episode 5.  Now that you know what you are bringing to the table it’s time to put that knowledge into the action steps in the episode.

Don’t Sleep On Lean In! w/ Raena and Pam from LeanIn.Org

S4:Ep 6

In this episode, I talk with the good folks at LeanIn.Org.  Raena Saddler, VP of People & Managing Director and Pamela Nonga Ngue, Senior Communications Specialist at LeanIn.Org share with me all the resources they have for Corporate Warriors like you!

Are You Prepared For Sponsorship? The Career Big Game!

S4:Ep 5

In this episode, building from last week’s episode, we focus on getting ready for sponsorship.  Before we start targeting potential leaders in the organization, we some work to do on ourselves first.  Once we have prepped, we give ourselves a better chance to ask for sponsorship.  We talk about building your narrative, understanding your organization, and how NOT to ask for sponsorship.

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.

Sis, You Gotta Raise Yo Hand

S4:Ep 3

In this episode, we explore why we should raise our hands and tell our organizations that we want to be developed and groomed to become Executive Talent.   Many of us are talking ourselves out of being C-Suite executives.  Today, we explore why we shouldn’t do this and the things we can control on our C-Suite journey.

Networking: Don’t F**K This Up

S4:Ep 2

In this episode, we focus on the tactics of Networking through a cautionary tale of what NOT to do when reaching out to people.

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.

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