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Career Housekeeping: Your End of Year To-Do List

S3: Ep 48

In this episode, I talk about the three things you should do as we wind down the end of 2019 and prepare for the beginning of a new decade.

Stop Saying,” I Want A Promotion!” Do This Instead.

S3:Ep 47

In this episode, I explain why verbally asking for a promotion is the fastest way of not getting promoted.  Instead, I talk about how you set yourself up to earn your next promotion, all without announcing, “I Want A Promotion.”

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.

My First 30 Days, A F.A.R.E. Update

S3:Ep 45

In this episode, I give an update on my first month at my new gig.  I talk about my thoughts and observations,  my biggest fear about going back to work and the new goal I have for my career. 

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!

Setting Yourself Up For Success: Take 2

S3:Ep 40

In this episode, I catch up with one of my favorite mentees.  You may remember her from S2 Episode 9.  A little over a year ago, she has started a new job, relocated across a number of states only to be set up for failure.  Now, she tells us what has happened since then and what she is up to now.   It’s amazing what a difference a year can make.

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.

Never Go To HR, Do This Instead!

S3:Ep 34

In this episode, I lay out the pattern of what happens to us when we go to HR and talk about the steps you should take instead of going to HR when you are in a work situation.

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