BenchTalk by Jackie Mitchell Career Consulting

BenchTalk by Jackie Mitchell Career Consulting

Join career coach Jackie Mitchell for BenchTalk, where she and her guests bring you the most motivating stories and strategies of successful careers so you can create your most successful life. This podcast is fun, lively girl talk that also offers solutions to the work stresses we all deal with. If you want to get great career and life advice from women who are choosing to thrive instead of living by default, then take a seat with us on the bench for a little BenchTalk! Listen, Subscribe, Follow, Share! Give us your comments and let us know what you think!... Show More

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Hey guys.... I'm coming clean in this episode and baring something I've been struggling with these past few months... The Empty Nest!! Who else can relate to the struggle? It's real!! My eldest son left for college last year, my daughter left for college this year, and my baby boy will be out of the house before I know it, so I understand exactly what it feels to be on the brink of that transition. I went on a journe... Read more

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Hey guys.... I'm coming clean in this episode and baring something I've been struggling with these past few months... The Empty Nest!! Who else can relate to the struggle? It's real!! My eldest son left for college last year, my daughter left for college this year, and my baby boy will be out of the house before I know it, so I understand exactly what it feels to be on the brink of that transition. I went on a journe... Read more

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October 25, 2019 74 min

Join me in this episode where we're lifting the veil on some of the horror stories of our careers. We all have them. But do we really talk about them? We should. We really should shed light on the bad and ugly of navigating through these corporate halls because you never know who you may be able to help. And that's my mission with BenchTalk. I want to have those conversations that get us thinking and helping each other. Jo... Read more

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October 2, 2019 80 min

Join me in Episode 12: ‘Start Where You Are’ with my special guest, Pam Owens. Pam has a 25-year career in the IT industry with a Business Analyst/ Project Management background; is an Adjunct Professor and is a Registered Representative, helping individuals, families and businesses with financial strategies and solutions. This episode serves as a part 2 to Episode 11 “What’s the Cost to Stay,” where coach Brittany Jackson and I e... Read more

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September 19, 2019 43 min

Join me in Episode 11: ‘What’s the Cost to Stay?’ with my special guest, Brittany Jackson. She is a certified executive coach and the owner of Metamorphosis Coaching Solutions LLC. Brittany and I became acquainted after my #TipTuesday video where I addressed a similar topic and I loved the opportunity to partner with another coach to share the message that you do not have to be “lethally loyal” to a situation that is not supportin... Read more

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Join me in Episode 10: ‘Knowing Your Worth’ with my special guest, Melissa Walters. She is an Executive Director in her local NYC government agency overseeing the public health initiatives. Melissa shares her passion for helping the most marginalized communities and how she built the confidence needed to work in that space and see that her unique viewpoint is needed. A survivor of *domestic violence herself, Melissa shows us how m... Read more

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Join me in Episode 9: ‘Inner Compass’ with special guest, Quyionah Wingfield. She is CEO and founder of Cool Moms Dance Too, a mommy-and-me family dance fitness and expression class that uses dance and discussion to improve physical and mental health. Co-founded with her two daughters, Quyionah’s work with Cool Moms Dance Too transformed their relationship in the wake of her partner’s passing. Throughout the podcast Quyionah inspi... Read more

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Join me in Episode 8: ‘Unapologetically You’ with special guest, Miri Rodriguez, Storyteller for Microsoft and author of soon-to-be-published book Brand Storytelling: Putting Your Customer at the Heart of Your Brand Story. She is a creative journalist and content advocate, evangelizing brand narrative and showcasing how Microsoft employees and partners can harness storytelling techniques for their own success. Miri inspires us t... Read more

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Join me in Episode 7: No Plan B with special guest, Mikaila Brown, founder of The Common Thread Project, which in partnership in AirBnb, organizes shopping tours highlighting local, underrepresented fashion communities. Mikaila shares with us her path from getting her doctorate in Anthropology and Education from Columbia University, to working for top fashion designers like Oscar de la Renta, Pamela Roland and Betsey Johnson, fina... Read more

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March 21, 2019 37 min

Join me in Episode 6: Showing Up for Yourself, where I give the definition of what Showing Up means and how to do it. In this episode, I help you explore the different ways in which you can show up for yourself, your life, your loved ones, and your career to name a few. I'm getting really vulnerable here as I talk about a critical time in my life when showing up was something I just didn't understand how to do nor did I u... Read more

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March 8, 2019 55 min

Join me in Episode 5: Women's Guilt: Who does she think she is? With special guests, Tiana Dottin, fitness instructor, yoga instructor, and life coach and Lisette Mitchell as we discuss women's issues with putting themselves first. This is a must listen as we tackle those taboo topics of women competing with women, men's and society's roles in how we value ourselves as women and even a historical view on how we may... Read more

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Join me in Episode 4: Self Care - Positioning Yourself For Success! with our special guest, Tiana Dottin, fitness instructor, yoga instructor, and life coach as we discuss the importance of self care. Tiana gives us a deeper definition of Self Care and it's not what you may think. We talk about treating yourself with value and making yourself a priority, how to have accountability to yourself and so much more. Self Care =... Read more

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February 7, 2019 74 min

Join me in Episode 3: Changing Course with our special guest, Jamie Berger, better known on Instagram as 'bergerwithasideofcode'-- she codes rap lyrics and pop songs -- fun stuff! Check her out! Jamie joins us to talk about her very personal decision to 'Change Course' from working towards her Ph.D. degree at Michigan Tech to working towards a Masters degree and how re-evaluating your goals and wants are extremely ... Read more

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January 3, 2019 45 min

New Year, New You? No! Intentionally You! In this episode of BenchTalk, I’m talking about New Year’s resolutions and why I don’t believe in them and why resolutions are limiting. I’m diving deep into setting intentions and how intention setting is more attainable than goal setting. - What are intentions? - How to set them? - Where can they lead you? Also in this episode, I’m giving you a bit of insight of who I am, where I sta... Read more

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BenchTalk Episode 1 : "Ladies with Businesses & Careers: Call Uber Eats & Smile but not too much" Listen to this lively conversation as my special guest, Alex Klinedinst, and I talk about: - Alex's story - how she started and moved through her career (1:24) - Not being taken seriously-- Don't smile too much & don't flower up those emails! (11:57) - Owning your own accomplishments & being prou... Read more

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