Have A Seat...Conversations With Women In The Workplace

Have A Seat...Conversations With Women In The Workplace

A lighthearted but heartfelt conversation with women about the work they do and the journey that brought them to pursue their career path. You will hear what they've learned in their career journey, the good, the bad, the ups and downs and everything in between, along with some fun advice they would give themselves if they could go back to when it all began. Come in...have a seat....and listen to conversations with women in the workplace!... Show More

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October 26, 2020 52 min

“Life is a learning experience. Every day you learn is an opportunity to grow. Once you stop learning, you stop growing.”

Juliette Nelson is the author of “Sharing My Lens: The College Experience”, in which she shares some of the gems that she learned about college readiness and success.

She is also the Founder and CEO of JUNURI, a company that equips students, professionals, and business owners, with the tools and resources to be su...

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October 18, 2020 23 min

“Work until you no longer need to introduce yourself” ~ theconcreterunway.com

Pouty. Patronizing. Controlling. Typical words to describe a female boss and they’re 100% correct right? WRONG! Why do we commonly assign these traits to our female bosses? It’s not fair and it should stop. Besides, wouldn’t you agree these are traits of bad bosses...period...regardless of gender? Additionally, there is no guarantee that women are more ada...

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“Jobs are changing and industries are changing; I think we will define what we love to do and find a place to do it.”

Corporate storyteller, remote work blogger and freelance writer, Sheila Nero is an accomplished communications specialist with extensive experience as a content creator for both corporate and non-profit audiences. 

Sheila blends the tactics of rock-solid Communications plans and the news sense and story angles of Jour...

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“You can have all the technical skills in the world; but at the end of the day, projects are delivered by people”

A management and coaching consultant with over 15 years’ experience in strategy planning, coaching, and project, program and portfolio management, my guest for today’s show was the delightful TC Miller.

My conversation with TC was truly a pleasure because not only was I able to do a bit of a deep dive into the mind of a p...

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Today, many in the workplace are facing a new reality, whether it's working remotely for the first time, starting a new position or ending a current one, under certain conditions, feelings of isolation and disconnectedness can be all too real.

My guest for this episode, Meg Steinschauer, Founder of Connected Assistants, and Co-Founder of The Big Life Course, is propelled by her deep value of kindness and connection, and encoura...

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You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think, and loved more than you'll ever know. ~ A.A. Milne

In this minicast I share the Find the Coaching in Criticism article that speaks to the triggers that set off our emotions after receiving feedback, the 6 steps the article recommends to being a better receiver and my thoughts on it all.

Find the Coaching in Criticism Article
From the January–February ...

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“It’s important that whatever you do resonates with your spirit and resonates with who you are”

On this episode….EA Coach, Author, Pastor and Black Admin Magic Founder...Nadine King! Truth be told, I had been a follower of Nadine’s for a while, and when we were offered the opportunity to be contributors for Melissa People’s e2 Conference in early 2020, I was beyond thrilled for the opportunity to collaborate with one of the top thou...

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“I learned to prioritize myself; I learned how to take care of myself and I learned what that looked like for me and I learned that it’s not selfish, it’s necessary”

In March 2012 an incident forced Annie’s life to take an abrupt turn. While some may have viewed it as a tragic time, Annie chose to  embrace it as an opportunity to change the trajectory of her life and make positive, life affirming choices…a sort of do over, with a po...

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“Just get it out there, just write at first, don’t worry about making it pretty or any editing, when the bug bites you, just sit down and do it”

Have A Seat with Majken Nilsson! Successful author of A Good Kind of Crazy, Western Skies and soon to be released A Twist of Faith. 

After a particularly difficult year, Majken started writing novels, finding during the process of healing that she really enjoyed and had a knack for it. This ...

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“I refused to allow my negative self-talk and self-doubt prevent me from succeeding.”

Meet the courageous author of Chocolate Drop in Corporate America: From the Pit to the Palace. On the pages of her book Genesis raises her voice for not only minorities in the workforce, but also anyone who has felt slighted, ignored or undervalued along their career journey.

From her personal testimony you will hear how speaking up brought awarenes...

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August 16, 2020 34 min

"Soft skills get little respect, but will make or break your career." ~ Peggy Klaus

If you know me or have listened to any of my shows, you know that I'm a fan of soft skills. I often ask my guests when the opportunity arises, to share their thoughts on this understated topic.

Some may think that possessing these skills is a given, but I think we've all come across "those" co-workers who seem to have been out ...

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“Sometimes the person making the biggest impact is the one who says nothing.”

My conversation with Erin was another excellent example of how we all have stories to share and how oftentimes our paths can lead in different directions that ultimately end up bringing something wonderful to our lives.

Join me as we hear Erin share her journey starting out on a pre-Nursing path to her current work supporting the President of Sage Bionetwor...

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“We cannot become what we want by remaining what we are” ~ Max Depree

A dynamo EA turned Vice President, today’s guest is truly an inspiration for those who dream of branching out and achieving that next level in their career.

Ayanna Chambliss was an Executive Assistant with The Coker Group for 16 years, when her leadership recognized the high level work that needed to be done in their organization, and had the amazing insight to pro...

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"Every child needs a champion, an adult who will never give up on them."

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to work in special education and what the path to that career would entail, my guest, Emily Carlsen, broke it down for us and then some.

Emily shared her journey to becoming a teacher working for autistic children, although she always knew from a young age that she wanted to be a teacher, working in special educatio...

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"Believe in yourself and all that you are; know that there is something inside of you that is greater than any obstacle."

Through a podcast, community, and in-person events, Kriselle Gabriel, founder of Empowered in Color, strives to create equity for people of color looking to jumpstart their careers through entrepreneurship and networking opportunities. Allowing for a collaborative space, Empowered in Color celebrates the ...

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“Be careful what you tolerate, you are teaching people how to treat you.”—Unknown

I have personally lived by this credo in what feels like forever. 

I remember the first time I heard that saying years ago, it was like a lightning bolt struck me, it resonated so strongly. 

I think for me, in my life, at some point I got tired of thinking that it was everyone else’s fault for the way I was feeling or being treated. When I started lookin...

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“While entrepreneurship seems fancy and cool, let’s face it… many of us choose this lifestyle out of both passion and necessity.”

A proud military spouse and a creative woman-preneur who loves to play with pixels and web design, Lily began tinkering with computers in a variety of ways since she first failed a typing class when she was six years old. She’s been hustling mom-preneur style for at least ten years, and has been working w...

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“The goal is not to be successful, the goal is to be valuable. Once you’re valuable, instead of chasing success it will attract itself to you."

"Work/life harmony” and “executives being champions of our efforts” are just a few of the show stopping phrases that I took away from my awesome conversation with Emily Bradford. 

As an Executive Assistant to the CEO and Office Manager for SHR in Houston, Emily is at the top of her ga...

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“Be the change you want to see in the profession”

In this episode of Have A Seat...Conversations With Women in the Workplace I had the absolute pleasure of chatting with the gracious and always lovely Paula Harding. 

I have to admit, it was truly a treat to chat with a fellow higher education administrative professional about our unique challenges, something I don’t get the opportunity to do often in the admin space.

In the course of...

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Welcome to Have A Seat...Conversations with Women in the Workplace!

I’m so excited to introduce you to today’s guest, Myisha Jackson! Myisha is a licensed professional counselor and entrepreneur who recognized a vital need in her community and made a choice to be a part of the change she wanted to see happen. 

As a counselor specializing in working specifically with young women and girls in her community, to building her own business...

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