The Career Refresh with Jill Griffin

The Career Refresh with Jill Griffin

The Career Refresh provides actionable steps to refresh, reset, and pivot your career. Join Jill Griffin, Career Strategist and GallupⓇ Certified Strengths Coach, as she shares her experience and discusses with guests career circumstances like confidence, pivots, leadership, managing others, imposter syndrome, perfectionism, personalities, team dynamics, and burnout. . Join the conversation on Instagram @JillGriffinOfficial and LinkedIn for daily inspiration. Visit JillGriffinCoaching.com for details on how to work with Jill Griffin.

Episodes

September 19, 2022 62 min

Heather Keets Wright is an editorial veteran who has created enormous success in her career, starting at Time Inc.’s Entertainment Weekly magazine before serving in various editorial roles at Seventeen, TeenPeople.com, MarthaStewart.com, among others. After years of working for top publishing and holding companies, Heather decided to start her own company. 

In this episode, we talk about: 

  • The challenges of being a black woman in med...
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    This week I have the pleasure of chatting with Lizzy Klein, a proven startup leader with a talent for scaling early-stage businesses. 

    Through 3 IPOs and 3 acquisitions, Lizzy’s been recognized for creating >$300mm in equity value through strategic product development, as well as for generating revenue and building high-performing and diverse teams. 

    At just shy of 50 years young, she founded and launched her second start-up mazi ...

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    This week I was interviewed by author and career coach Tammy Gooler Loeb. We discussed: 

  • How the early roles set us up for success
  • Taking risks and stretching the limits of what’s possible
  • Rethinking failure
  • The inherent flaws of resumes
  • What I learned from selling a company and the post-acquisition process
  • Why leadership requires both empathy and compassion to be successful
  • How my career experiences lead me to the career I created today 
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    August 29, 2022 14 min

    Videos on Tiktok are generating millions of views on Quiet Quitting. But this is not a new concept. This week I discuss: 

  • What #QuietQuitting is
  • The other instances in which #quietquitting has effectively been used to change a culture
  • My concern with the concept of #QuietQuitting and why Deliberately Deciding and Defining your career wellbeing is a more effective and desirable strategy
  • Show notes: 

    Grab a Strengths & Strategy Sessio...

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    Sometimes we can’t think our way out of a funk, but if we don’t, we will create a heavy cloud over our careers and life. In this episode, I discuss: 

  • How to get out of the mental crevasse
  • How to support my mind and central nervous system during a funk
  • Why changing your state of mind and physically moving will help the mind-shift 
  • The difference between mood and mental state
  • My top tips to get out of your funk

  • Show notes: 

    Email us at Hell...

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    There are 3 BS (and that's belief system) blocks between you and your next-level career. In this episode, we will discuss: 

  • Imposter Syndrome, People Pleasing, and Perfectionism
  • The sneaky ways these 3 BS blocks show up
  • Why you go from feeling good to bad so quickly
  • Why these blocks keep happening
  • How to bust through these blocks
  • Show notes: 

    Grab a Strengths & Strategy Session HERE

    Check out my Recent Article on FastCompany.com:...

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    What makes someone so confident that they can perform well under pressure?
    How do you not get psyched out when it’s time to perform? 

    You know, you are waiting to be promoted, or it’s your turn to speak. You’ve been waiting, and suddenly, you’re up. 

    Are you able to perform when tapped?   In experimental psychology, there is a broad consensus that self-confidence and performance are strongly positively correlated. In this episode, I&#...

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    When it comes to improving collaborative teamwork, defining what improvement looks like and why teamwork is important is the first step to creating healthy and effective team dynamics.

    In part 2 of this 2 part series, I’ll talk about the attributes of a healthy functioning team including outlining roles and responsibilities, creating collective goals, and ensuring an engaged leadership team.

    Check out part one of this discussion in e...

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    When it comes to improving collaborative teamwork, defining what improvement looks like and why teamwork is important is the first step to creating healthy and effective team dynamics.

    In part 1 of this 2 part series, I’ll talk about the attributes of a healthy functioning team, including improving communication, building trust, providing constructive feedback, and aligning on values.

    Show notes: 

    Grab a Strengths & Strategy Sess...

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    Decisions. We all want to make powerful decisions; however, we often over-think and second-guess ourselves, which leads to confusion and decision fatigue.

    This week’s episode will help you reframe your approach to decision-making by using a mindset-based framework. Making decisions that stick.

    You’ll also learn the 3 most important people you should consult when making decisions.

    Show notes: 

    Grab a Strengths & Strategy Session ...

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    Power Casual. Business comfort. WorkLeisure. As we re-enter the workplace you want to look like 2022, not 2020.  If you are confused as to what we are wearing these days you are not alone...and is it even important anymore?  This week, I interviewed my friend Judith Gaton, a stylist, life coach, author, and former lawyer. She helps women see that when style and confidence are dialed in, they can do the work they were created to do ...

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    So many of us think it’s our boss’s job to manage us. I’d offer your success lies in managing them, and learning this skill is crucial to your professional success. 

    In this episode, we’ll discuss: 

  • Why managing up is a pivotal career move
  • How to improve the way you manage your boss 
  • How to partner with your boss and her boss
  • Tips for navigating your mind drama when managing your boss
  • Mentioned on the show: 

    Amplify Your Strengths Group C...

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    This week I am joined by my friend and fellow Career Strategist, Lee Koles, Ph.D as we discuss the Career Trends of 2022…so far. 

    Lee Koles is an industrial/organizational psychologist, career strategist, and certified CliftonStrengths coach. Lee is the founder of CareerSequel, where she helps job seekers leverage their strengths to land flexible, meaningful work they love. Lee also hosts the weekly “CareerSequel: The Return to Work...

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    June 20, 2022 8 min

    It’s a common myth that your resume is about you. It's not. In this episode, I discuss: 

  • What your resume is really about
  • The changes you need to make now to get noticed
  • Grab a Strengths & Strategy Session HERE

    Get my Top 10 Pro Tips to Stand Out on LinkedIn HERE

    Check out my Recent Article on FastCompany.com: 4 Ways to Fight Ageism in Your Job Search

    Check out ExecuNet for your resume writing support

    Follow @jillGriffinOffi...

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    Effort and progress are not interchangeable. Effort is good. It is where we must start. But if we are not making progress we need to rethink our approach. In this episode, I discuss: 

  • The difference between effort vs progress
  • How to think about output vs outcomes in your performance
  • Artificial Maturity and how it negatively affects us
  • Why rethinking failure is the key to progress
  • Mentioned on the show:
    Artificial Maturity, by Dr. Tim El...

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    When we are really focused on what we believe is possible sometimes we don't see how we are getting into our own way. 

    This week I interview Elena Sonnino, a cancer survivor, yoga instructor and author. In this episode we discuss: 

  • What to do when things don't go as planned
  • How to manage your brain when you get what you want but you no longer want it
  • 3 pattern disruptors that you can use to boost your mindset, soothe the Sunday...
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    “Tell me about your weakness” could be the most annoying and confusing question to receive during a job interview. Should you answer honestly? Should you find the silver lining and tell the interviewer how you grew as a result of your weakness? So many questions. In this episode, I discuss: 

  • What this question is really about
  • How to reframe the question in your brain
  • The best way to lean into your blindspots to answer this question

  • Men...

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    With more offices opening back to hybrid or full-time workers are shifting their lifestyles again to accommodate this next phase. 

    What does this mean for your post-pandemic behavior? As we all learn to shift again, there are behavior changes you may need to consider as you come back to the office—one is your consumption of alcohol or your substances of choice. 

    In this episode, I will talk to my friend and host of the Stop Overdrink...

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    Is there a perfect age to be looking for your next career move? Is your perfectionism ruining your career? How do you make your internal sense of your professional identity match the external perception? There are ways to take the reins, be yourself at work, and create a career path you love. In this episode, I speak with Dr. Sarabeth Berk,  the leading expert on hybrid professional identity, and a hybrid professional herself. She ...

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    When there is continuous change and uncertainty in our workplace it’s easy to fall into overthinking and constant worry. It’s hard to be our best selves when we are feeling stressed, overwhelmed, and anxious as a result of our overthinking. In this episode, I'll discuss why overthinking happens and how to stop it. 

    Mentioned on the show: 

    Ready to Turn the Career You Have into the Career You Want?  Building the Career You Want St...

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