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Episodes

  • GPS Your Career: Public Speaking

    Oct 8, 2014 | 50 min
    Speaking in public is a great way to build visibility and credibility for yourself and your company, and there are more opportunities than ever before to take the stage, showcase your talent and deliver your message. Taking advantage of this platform can be very important for your career and today we will explore the how to find and communicate your message effectively and specific tips and strategies to get over your fear of speaking in public. FEATURED GUEST Deb-Sofield-1 My guest, Deb Sofield, is a fabulous speaker herself and author of the book, Speak without Fear – Rock Star Presentation Skills to get People to Hear What You Say. She’s also a Radio Talk Show Host and President of her ow...
  • GPS Your Career: Integrated Business

    Oct 1, 2014 | 48 min
    Joining me is Rebecca Shambaugh. A nationally known leadership strategist, Becky has over 20 years of experience helping organizations and executives respond to critical leadership challenges and opportunities in today’s business environment. She is CEO of Shambaugh Leadership. Becky founded Women In Leadership and Learning (WILL), the first executive leadership development program in the country, dedicated to the research, advancement, and retention of women leaders and executives. Becky is a known thought leader in the industry and is the author of two best seller books titled, “Leadership Secrets of Hillary Clinton” and “It’s Not A Glass Ceiling, It’s A Sticky Floor,” and her new book, “M...
  • GPS Your Career: Stiletto Networks

    Sep 24, 2014 | 45 min
    Madeline Albright is famous for saying that there is a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women. Yet there has been much discussion about the fact that once women reach leadership roles, they don’t tend to help other women move up. Today we’re going to find out more about a new trend where women are joining forces to help each other reach new heights of success. Joining me today is author, Pamela Ryckman. Her recent book, Stiletto Network, describes a new trend of women forming power circles that are changing the face of business. FEATURED GUEST Pamela Ryckman has written for The New York Times, Financial Times, International Herald Tribune, and Fortune.com/CNNMoney, among ...
  • GPS Your Career: The Science Of Love

    Sep 17, 2014 | 63 min
    What happens when you fall in love? Why do you fall in love with certain people and not others? This week we’re going to explore this fascinating topic about the science of falling in love. My guest, Dr. Helen Fisher is an expert on the subject. Dr. Helen E. Fisher is a Biological Anthropologist. She’s a Research Professor and member of the Center for Human Evolution Studies in the Department of Anthropology, Rutgers University and Chief Scientific Advisor to the Internet dating site, Chemistry.com, a division of Match.com. She has conducted extensive research and written five books on the evolution and future of human sex, love, marriage, gender differences in the brain and how your persona...
  • GPS Your Career: Interview Prep Talk

    Sep 10, 2014 | 48 min
    Job interviews are a critical part of the hiring process and how you perform in the interview will determine whether or not you’ll be hired. Today’s show is about how to prepare for job interviews; what you need to do to convince the organization that you are the best candidate, how to handle difficult questions, and how to get over the nerves so you show up as confident and professional. Joining me is Vicky Oliver, author of 301 Smart Answers to Tough Interview Questions. This is a replay from my podcast archives. Featured Guest Vicky Oliver has written five bestselling career development books in a row, including 301 Smart Answers to Tough Business Etiquette Questions and the newly publish...
  • GPS YOUR CAREER: MENTORING WOMEN

    Sep 3, 2014 | 64 min
    This week, my guest, Mary Fernandez, is joining me to talk about MentorNet, an organization dedicated to advancing women and underrepresented minorities in STEM fields. Mentoring helps women in remain in STEM careers and also be successful. Part of the challenge is gender, but another is race and culture and Mary will talk about her own story of how mentoring helped her overcome her challenges as a Latina woman in STEM and how MentorNet now is helping students of diverse backgrounds succeed. Mary Fernandez was named CEO of MentorNet in 2013 and since that time has renewed the organization’s commitment to its core values. Drawing upon the past decade’s revolutionary changes in social communic...
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    Aug 27, 2014 | 72 min
    I have two fabulous guests this week, Katty Kay and Carol Frohlinger. In the first segment, Katty Kay is joining me for a discussion about women and confidence…or lack of it and how that holds us back in the workplace. The second half of the show Carol Frohlinger will be discussing second generation gender bias, what it is, and how it affects our advancement. So we will start out with the internal barriers and finish the show with the external, or what it is about our work environment that can sabotage us. Katty Kay is the co-author of New York Times Bestseller, “The Confidence Code.” She is the anchor of “BBC World News America,” based in Washington, D.C. She is also a frequent contributor ...
  • GPS Your Career: Be A Change Agent

    Aug 20, 2014 | 59 min
    One of the best ways to differentiate yourself in the workplace as a leader is to think beyond your daily tasks and think strategically about how to improve business processes. Being known as a change agent is a powerful way to position yourself as having leadership potential. This week we are discussing how to initiate change in the workplace and how you can be a change agent. My guest, Maria Gamb, asks each of us to own our personal power and stop waiting for someone else to fix what’s going on. It’s time to blaze a new trail, learn some simple heart centered tools and create teams and businesses that will thrive in these ever changing times. But the change first begins with the YOU. Found...
  • GPS Your Career: Betty Nguyen

    Aug 13, 2014 | 48 min
    This week my guest is Betty Nguyen, an award-winning journalist, whose work has taken her across the globe. Betty and I are going to discuss all the highlights of her career, what contributed to her tremendous success, and also what she has learned about women around the world. Betty’s career started as a morning anchor and reporter at KWTX-TV, the CBS affiliate in Waco, Texas. In March 2010, she joined CBS News as an anchor and correspondent, contributing to the network’s broadcasts and platforms, including The Early Show. Before joining CBS News, Nguyen served as anchor of the weekend morning edition of CNN Newsroom since 2004. Betty has had some amazing assignments During this time at CNN...
  • GPS Your Career: Reclaimed Creativity

    Aug 6, 2014 | 51 min
    Do you find that you are so busy that you aren’t productive? Are you so addicted to your devices that you are in a constant pattern of reacting and responding? This behavior holds you back from being creative and differentiating yourself in the workplace. Unless you step off the treadmill of constant activity, you will never make the time and space to think creatively and your career will suffer. How can you learn to change this behavior? We will learn some valuable tips and strategies from my guest, Juliet Funt. juliet-funtJuliet Funt is the founder and owner of WhiteSpace at Work, a training and consulting firm that helps organizations, their leaders and employees flip the norms of busines...
  • GPS Your Career: Improved Communication

    Jul 30, 2014 | 59 min
    Being able to communicate effectively is crucial for anyone hoping to accelerate their career. Whether that communication involves one on one interactions, board meetings or formal speaking and presentations, your executive presence is determined by all your communications. Today we’re going to take a deep dive into this topic with my guest, Jayne Latz, to understand how we can improve our communication skills, verbal and non verbal, in order to enhance our leadership potential. Jayne Latz is CEO of Corporate Speech Solutions, LLC, facilitating both individuals and groups in Fortune 500 companies and small businesses with proven strategies to accelerate communication effectiveness. Corporate...
  • GPS Your Career: Creating We

    Jul 23, 2014 | 56 min
    This week our topic is about creating conversations that have impact and influence. Understanding how to better position ourselves through conversation is critical for our career advancement and certainly has the potential to differentiate us in the workplace. How can you make a difference? How can you reach people and sell your thoughts and ideas? Joining me for this discussionjudithglaserheadshot is Judith Glaser. Judith E. Glaser is the CEO of Benchmark Communications, Inc., and the Chairman of The Creating WE Institute. She is one of the most innovative and pioneering change agents, consultants and executive coaches in the consulting industry – and refers to herself as an Organizational ...
  • GPS Your Career: Future World Of Work

    Jul 16, 2014 | 65 min
    What will the workplace look like in the future? Will we all be working virtually? Will there still be brick and mortar office buildings? These questions and many more about our future will be answered by my guest this week, Alison Maitland. She and her co author, Peter Thomson, just released an updated version of their book, Future Work: Changing Organizational Culture for the New World of Work. The book gives us a glimpse into how our work environments are changing in response to new technologies and demographics. Alison Maitland is a writer, speaker and former Financial Times journalist who specialises in leadership and the changing world of work. She is Director of The Conference Board’s...
  • GPS Your Career: Lessons From Mistakes

    Jul 9, 2014 | 67 min
    Lessons We Learn From Our Mistakes "Lessons We Learn From Our Mistakes" Do you try to forget your mistakes and focus on moving forward? If you do, you are missing out on a huge opportunity to learn from your mistakes! This week we’re talking about mistakes and the invaluable lessons we can learn from our mistakes. As women we often strive for perfection and this quest for perfection…which is of course impossible to achieve, blinds us to the many lessons we can learn. This is not a subject that is often discussed but my guest today, Jessica Bacal, author of Mistakes I Made at Work, interviewed 25 highly successful and influential women to find out what their worst day on the job was and what ...
  • GPS Your Career: Women In Tech

    Jul 2, 2014 | 68 min
    What comes to mind when you think of a woman in computer science? Chances are you have the same stereotype many of us have of girls and women who are basically geeks. It’s not an appealing image for most women and this image often interferes with more girls entering the field of computer science. This week, we’re going to discuss the image, the barriers, and an initiative designed to change all this, with my guest, Rachel Mellon, co-director of she++ and co-director of the #include Fellowship Program. Rachel Mellon will be earning a B.S. in Computer Science with a minor in Spanish from Stanford University in 2016. She is currently Co-Director of she++ and Co-Director of the #include Fellowsh...
  • GPS Your Career: How The World Sees You

    Jun 25, 2014 | 62 min
    For those of you who are familiar with my work, you know that I believe understanding your value is the foundation of authentic and effective self promotion. It’s important to take the time to figure out how you contribute to the success of the business and let people know. My guest today,Sally Hogshead, believes the greatest value you can add is to become more of yourself. And she has discovered a new way to measure how people perceive your communication; what makes you intensely valuable to others, so the world will see you at your best. Sally rose to the top of the advertising profession in her early 20s, writing ads that fascinated millions of consumers. Over the course of her ad career,...
  • GPS Your Career: Betty Nguyen

    Jun 12, 2014 | 48 min
    This week my guest is Betty Nguyen, an award-winning journalist, whose work has taken her across the globe. Betty and I are going to discuss all the highlights of her career, what contributed to her tremendous success, and also what she has learned about women around the world. Betty’s career started as a morning anchor and reporter at KWTX-TV, the CBS affiliate in Waco, Texas. In March 2010, she joined CBS News as an anchor and correspondent, contributing to the network’s broadcasts and platforms, including The Early Show. Before joining CBS News, Nguyen served as anchor of the weekend morning edition of CNN Newsroom since 2004. Betty has had some amazing assignments During this time at CNN...
  • GPS Your Career: Betty Nguyen

    Jun 11, 2014 | 8 min
    This week my guest is Betty Nguyen, an award-winning journalist, whose work has taken her across the globe. Betty and I are going to discuss all the highlights of her career, what contributed to her tremendous success, and also what she has learned about women around the world. Betty’s career started as a morning anchor and reporter at KWTX-TV, the CBS affiliate in Waco, Texas. In March 2010, she joined CBS News as an anchor and correspondent, contributing to the network’s broadcasts and platforms, including The Early Show. Before joining CBS News, Nguyen served as anchor of the weekend morning edition of CNN Newsroom since 2004. Betty has had some amazing assignments During this time at CNN...
  • GPS Your Career: Mentoring Women

    Jun 9, 2014 | 64 min
    Mentoring Women and Minorities in STEM Careers This week, my guest, Mary Fernandez, is joining me to talk about MentorNet, an organization dedicated to advancing women and underrepresented minorities in STEM fields. Mentoring helps women in remain in STEM careers and also be successful. Part of the challenge is gender, but another is race and culture and Mary will talk about her own story of how mentoring helped her overcome her challenges as a Latina woman in STEM and how MentorNet now is helping students of diverse backgrounds succeed. Mary Fernandez was named CEO of MentorNet in 2013 and since that time has renewed the organization’s commitment to its core values. Drawing upon the past de...
  • GPS Your Career: Improved Communication

    May 28, 2014 | 59 min
    Being able to communicate effectively is crucial for anyone hoping to accelerate their career. Whether that communication involves one on one interactions, board meetings or formal speaking and presentations, your executive presence is determined by all your communications. Today we’re going to take a deep dive into this topic with my guest, Jayne Latz, to understand how we can improve our communication skills, verbal and non verbal, in order to enhance our leadership potential. Jayne Latz is CEO of Corporate Speech Solutions, LLC, facilitating both individuals and groups in Fortune 500 companies and small businesses with proven strategies to accelerate communication effectiveness. Corporate...
  • GPS Your Career: Change In The Workplace: Maria Gamb

    May 14, 2014 | 59 min
    You can differentiate yourself in the workplace by initiating change. Tune in to GPS Your Career radio Be Major Wednesday 12 noon ET to get some valuable tips from my guest, Maria Gamb.
  • GPS Your Career: Future World Of Work

    May 7, 2014 | 65 min
    What will the workplace look like in the future? Will we all be working virtually? Will there still be brick and mortar office buildings? These questions and many more about our future will be answered by my guest this week, Alison Maitland. She and her co author, Peter Thomson, just released an updated version of their book, Future Work: Changing Organizational Culture for the New World of Work. The book gives us a glimpse into how our work environments are changing in response to new technologies and demographics. Alison Maitland is a writer, speaker and former Financial Times journalist who specialises in leadership and the changing world of work. She is Director of The Conference Board’s...
  • GPS Your Career: Polish The Resume

    May 2, 2014 | 51 min
    Join Bonnie Marcus on Wednesday April 16th @ 12pm, Eastern as GPS Your Career and guest Juliet Funt of White Space At Work discuss: “We keep ourselves so busy that we have no time or space to be creative. Learn some tips on how to create your personal whitespace for creativity with my guest Juliet Funt. Be Major radio.
  • GPS Your Career: Science Of Love

    Apr 30, 2014 | 63 min
    What happens when you fall in love? Why do you fall in love with certain people and not others? This week we’re going to explore this fascinating topic about the science of falling in love. My guest, Dr. Helen Fisher is an expert on the subject.
  • GPS Your Career: S.T.E.M: Women In Engineering, Technology & Science

    Apr 23, 2014 | 54 min
    My guest this week, Linda Kekelis, is the founder of one of the programs that help attract young girls to STEM careers. Techbridge began as a program of the Chabot Space & Science Center in Oakland, California, founded with a grant from the National Science Foundation. In 2011, Techbridge spun off and now operates as a separate 501(c)(3) nonprofit. They continue to increase the number of women and underrepresented minorities in science, technology, and engineering.
  • GPS Your Career: Women In Science

    Apr 23, 2014 | 54 min
    Getting more women in STEM (science, tech, engineering, math) industries is a hot topic these days. There are many initiatives that focus on attracting more young girls to these careers and also mentoring programs to help guide them through the challenging path of working in one of these fields. My guest this week, Linda Kekelis, is the founder of one of the programs that help attract young girls to STEM careers. Techbridge began as a program of the Chabot Space & Science Center in Oakland, California, founded with a grant from the National Science Foundation. In 2011, Techbridge spun off and now operates as a separate 501(c)(3) nonprofit. They continue to increase the number of women and un...
  • GPS Your Career: Creating Creative Space

    Apr 16, 2014 | 51 min
    Join Bonnie Marcus on Wednesday April 16th @ 12pm, Eastern as GPS Your Career and guest Juliet Funt of White Space At Work discuss: “We keep ourselves so busy that we have no time or space to be creative. Learn some tips on how to create your personal whitespace for creativity with my guest Juliet Funt. BEMajorRadio.org.
  • GPS Your Career: Creating We

    Apr 9, 2014 | 56 min
    Join Bonnie Marcus on Wednesday April 9th @ 12pm, Eastern as GPS Your Career and guest Judith Glaser provide us with insight into creating conversations that have impact and influence. Bonnie and Judith will help us understand how to better position ourselves through conversation. We’ll discover how that conversation is critical for our career advancement and how it has the potential to differentiate us in the workplace. How can you make a difference? How can you reach people and sell your thoughts and ideas?
  • GPS Your Career: Raise, Praise, Promo

    Apr 9, 2014 | 57 min
    Join your host Bonnie Marcus Wednesday 4/2/14 at Noon, eastern for GPS Your Career. The topic: How to get that Raise, that Praise and that Promotion you deserve. Want to know the secrets to standing out in the workplace?! Want to insure those who make the decisions about who gets the raise and who gets the promotion notice you?! Join Bonnie Marcus as she and her special guest Madan Birla a retired FedEx and RCA executive share their secrets to getting noticed in the workplace. Bonnie Marcus: International speaker and executive coach, Bonnie Marcus has helped thousands of high-achieving women navigate their career and learn the rules of the game. She brings her passion of helping professional...