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Uncategorized Mar 08, 2021

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Podcast Episode #81: "Paving the Way for Next Gen Female Leaders" - an Interview with Laura Guio

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Paving the Way for Next Gen Female Leaders

In case you missed my LIVE interview with the fabulous Laura Guio (General Manager, Global Cisco and Apple Alliance and California Senior State Exec, IBM), here are a few of the wisdom gems she shared:

  • You need to have this little voice inside of you asking: What do you stand for? What do you want to do? How do you want to operate? Then you're able to distinguish and make decisions based on that.
  • Women and the underrepresented minorities when you are trying to go after something, ask, you could be told no, but try again. Sometimes it takes multiple tries.
  • Take the combination of selling what you do know and being enthusiastic and energetic about what you want to learn.
  • You need to have some small aspect of what you know about a job. And then there will be some aspect of the job you don't know. You just need to want to know more and highlight that people.
  • It’s important to be self aware. Highlight what you like and what you're...
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Podcast Episode #80: "Unlocking the Potential of Your People" - an Interview with Cindy Healy

Unlocking the Potential of Your People

In case you missed my LIVE interview with the remarkable Cindy Healy (Director Employee Onboarding - World Wide Learning, Microsoft), here are a few of the wisdom gems she shared:

  • Raise your level of awareness and seek out people that have talent or that have passion for things that they might not even recognize in themselves.
  • Lead by bringing out the authenticity in people. Talk about what is best for them as a person as an individual. And what is their vision for their careers? And then how do you map opportunities to that?
  • As a leader connect your team with the right people that can help them further in their journey.
  • Help people navigate from “what if” to “imagine if”, sends them in a more positive trajectory. Where you can plant seeds of ideas.
  • Powerful mindset tool of envisioning success. Whatever that be you want, setting your mind up to the positive mindset of achieving success.

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Podcast Episode #79: "Optimizing Revenue During Disruptive Times" - an Interview with Allison Metcalfe

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Optimizing Revenue During Disruptive Times

In case you missed my LIVE interview with the amazing Allison Metcalfe (Chief Revenue Officer, Demandbase), here are a few of the wisdom gems she shared:

  • A part of the growth mindset is positioning yourself correctly before you are about to take on something challenging.
  • People don't want to stay in companies that tolerate high performing bad actors. It's a tremendous business risk.
  • We need to evaluate if the person is coachable. If they're coachable, then it's probably worth the investment. If they are not coachable, then you have to have an exit conversation.
  • If leaders don't have faith in their team, then team members will find it hard to believe. So it’s critical, that you are aware of how your leaders position things to their teams, and how people are feeling because it's a business risk, you will lose revenue
  • The concept of balance is really important, but also diversity of how you're spending your time. stop being glued...
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Podcast Episode #78: "Keeping Products and People on Track in Disruptive Times - an Interview with Karen Pilla

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Keeping Products and People on Track During Disruptive Times

In case you missed my LIVE interview with the  phenomenal Karen Pilla (Senior Director, Development Operations, Oracle), here are a few of the wisdom gems she shared:

  • The key word is flexible. You have to be flexible during these times. It's okay to hit that wall. And take some time for yourself
  • It's okay not to always feel productive especially when going through times of change.
  • As a leader it's important to give them the freedom to act and if they don't have the best day today, they'll do better tomorrow.
  • The most important piece of being able to keep people productive is making sure that they understand that it's possible to be flexible.
  • It’s important to throw in some fun activities in weekly meetings and calls to keep morale high and to destress.
  • For products, It's essential to be realistic and flexible, about what our deadlines are, when we can deliver things.

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Podcast Episode #77: "Breath Work for Overwhelm and Productivity" - an Interview with Bianca Rathgeb

Breath Work for Overwhelm and Productivity

In case you missed my LIVE interview with the remarkable Bianca Rathgeb (Founder, Goldene Mitte), here are a few of the wisdom gems she shared:

  • Grounding breathing helps if you're getting stressed and overwhelmed. - It really calms you down and helps you to be able to think again.
  • When stressed out at a home office situation or an important meeting is coming up. You do ground breathing.
  • You do a few rounds, like two minutes or so breathing and get centered again.
  • Fountain breathing has a releasing function like releasing the old and getting new energy in it.
  • You add an intention. The first few rounds, releasing pain, anger, anxiety. And then we breathe in new, could be more joy, or more fun or more inspiration, whatever you need.
  • Breath work helps you to become more grounded, which in turn helps increase productivity.

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Podcast Episode #75: "The Importance of Empathetic Leadership" - an Interview with Lindsay Zwart

empathy leadership Feb 18, 2021

The Importance of Empathetic Leadership

In case you missed my LIVE interview with the remarkable Lindsay Zwart (Chief Enterprise Officer and Director, Vodafone), here are a few of the wisdom gems she shared:

  • Leading with compassion and empathy is what sets women apart. We can’t begin to understand what our customers and our team require without understanding where they’re coming from.
  • You need to cut yourself a break and know that as much as you want to do everything, you don’t need to do everything. Pick what will be the best for you to engage and have the best outcome.
  • You are the outcome. If you put the right structures in place, you can find the right balance that you need. Because work will continue calling, part of it, is accountability on understanding it’s on you as well to not take on more.
  • It is imperative to ask for help when needed. There’s no shame in that. Bringing smart brains together, bringing the collaboration of minds can get you the...
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Podcast Episode #74: "Innovation During Disruptive Times" - an Interview with Debbie Gibb

Innovation During Disruptive Times

In case you missed my LIVE interview with the extraordinary Debbie Gibb (Managing Director of N Ventures), here are a few of the wisdom gems she shared:

  • Build a core team around you of people who have skills that complement yours
  • It is critical create the environment where people can take risks and fail, creating an environment of “we can do it” mentality, especially if things aren’t going well
  • Lead by rolling out on what's happening in your industry real time and learn from that and make adjustments real time
  • Bring back the holistic view of critical thinking and the different perspectives
  • Own your story, where you are in your life and tell your story. Really define your own version of success as opposed to somebody elses

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3 Strategies for You to Gain Recognition

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3 Strategies for You to Gain Recognition

Have you been craving some recognition for all your amazing hard work and contribution?

If so, it’s no wonder. You deserve it!

One of our primary drivers of happiness is the desire to feel acknowledged and valued. If you’ve been going over and above the call of duty, producing stellar results, but have not been receiving the recognition you want and deserve, here are three ways you can light a fire under the behind of others, so they take notice of you and laud your efforts and accomplishments.

1.) Hone It and Own It. 
Repeat to a trusted friend, family member or to yourself in the mirror every day for at least a week at the same time every day. You can even send an audio message to someone:

“I am excellent at ….., and I bring tremendous value to …….  I love it because ….., and I speak about my area of passion and expertise to three colleagues, family members or friends a week.”


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Lessons Learned From Ursula Burns and Ann Mulcahy

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Lessons Learned From Ursula Burns and Ann Mulcahy

Something extraordinary happened at Xerox between 2001 and 2009, prior to the only woman to woman CEO changing of the guard in a large Fortune 500 company. For almost a decade, Ann Mulcahy was a fierce ally and supporter of Ursula Burns, so there would be a smooth transition when Ursula became CEO in 2009. In Mulcahy’s HBR article How I Did It: Xerox’s Former CEO on Why Succession Shouldn’t Be a Horse Race, she was not threatened by the brilliant, outspoken, and power of Burns. Mulcahy recognized Burn’s strengths, challenged her to improve her weaknesses and championed her for almost a decade until Burns eventually replaced her as CEO. 

What can we learn from these two compassionate and powerful women, and how can we use this wisdom to empower more female leaders, emerging leaders and male allies, especially those who sit on the margins?

Quite a lot, but here are two important things to ponder and hopefully...

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