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126: What to Do if You Feel Defensive All the Time

Does it feel like you’re constantly defending yourself at work? This can turn into a downward spiral of defensiveness that can be very draining (for you and your team) and unhelpful for your career progress.

But did you know there are some tested tools and techniques to help you with this? (It’s true, my love – I’ve helped clients with this very thing!)

Let’s talk about what to do if you’re feeling defensive at work.

In today’s episode, I’m sharing my biggest takeaways on defensiveness in the workplace – how it manifests in our leadership & teams, the psychology of what’s going on, and my favorite tips for tackling it.

Ready to break the cycle and feel calmer and happier in your career?

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125: The Power of Reframing as a Leader in Tech

The ability to reframe is a powerful tool. Did you know you can actually use it to become a better leader?

Let’s talk about the power of reframing and how you can shift your perspective to have a bigger, more positive impact on your team & career!

In today’s episode, I invite leadership coach, author, and keynote speaker, Lia Garvin (aka The Queen of Reframing), to share the practical ways you can use the art of reframing in your career to shift your thoughts, insights, and ideas to feel more optimistic about your work – and become a better leader.

Ready for the tool you need to help you and your team break through to that next level?

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124: How Positive Psychology Can Make You a Better Leader

Part of your role as a leader is to care about your team’s performance, right? What if I told you there’s a proven way to build a happier and more optimistic team, and by extension, better performance?

Let’s talk about how positive psychology can make your team sparkle, and make YOU a better leader!

In today’s episode, I’m diving into positive psychology – what it is, its role in the workplace, and my TOP 7 TIPS for using it to build flourishing, enjoyable & productive teams and to uplevel your own leadership.

Ready for the positive psychology techniques you need to become a better leader?

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123: Creating a Culture That Lifts Everyone Up with Jen Paxton

Did you know that you can contribute to improving culture in the tech industry?

You absolutely can, my love! Let’s talk about the practical things you can do daily to create an extraordinary culture that lifts everyone up.

This week, I invite Jen Paxton, VP of People at Smile, HR/recruitment leader, and co-founder of Jamyr, to talk about people operations and how to create better cultures. Whether you’re a leader or head of people (like Jen!), this episode is gold if you want to foster a great culture of feedback, build great communities, and have a team that is working FOR you rather than against you.

Ready to build connections and relationships with people that will serve you, your organization, and your leadership career?

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120: Navigating Decision-Making with Executives

Ever felt frustrated by an executive decision that you didn’t understand? (I’ve been there, my love!)

Executive decision-making can be difficult to navigate. Whether you’re the executive who is making the decisions, an aspiring executive, or you’re simply working with them – there are ways to improve this process so it works for the entire team (and gets you further in your career)!

In today’s episode, I’m digging into how to better understand what’s driving executive decision-making and the areas to focus on so you can get better at interfacing with them, and even help them make better decisions that work for you!

Ready to improve cooperation, get rid of the confusion and frustration you’re feeling with your executives, and improve your career?

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115: How Using Agile Improves Team Performance

Curious about Agile or the role of a transitioning CTO?

Let’s talk about the role Agile can play in improving your team’s performance!

In today’s episode, I am joined by another fabulous woman in tech, Donell Peters, who clearly displays that our careers are never set in stone. She shares her experiences as a fractional CTO, using Agile to successfully improve teams (and the biggest challenges to this process), and her favorite tips and tricks to improve your leadership.

Ready to uplevel your team’s overall performance?

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111: Realizing You Have More Choice Than You Think in Your Career

Does a toxic work environment have you questioning your career? Have a racist or sexist boss? Do you want to do something about it, but not sure where to start?

I wish there weren’t a need to tackle this, my love! But it’s so important as women in tech that we know how to protect ourselves.

Let’s talk about access to legal services in your career and what you need to know about your workplace rights.

In today’s episode, I invite my friend, Danae Shell, co-founder and CEO of Valla, to share her nuggets of wisdom on sorting workplace issues (even if you don’t have money for a lawyer!) and how to understand your own rights so you can have more choice in your career.

Ready to feel empowered to tackle any workplace issue?

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110: Building consistency that builds the momentum of success

If you’re working on your executive presence right now, are wanting to build consistency in your habits, processes, and ultimately your success, this is for you!

In today’s episode, I share with you the truth behind becoming consistent and having the ability to stand out and be noticed for being good at something. By cultivating self-responsibility and consistency, I break down how to use your brainpower to achieve success and what this can mean in all areas of your life.

Ready to figure out what you can do, how to do it and the mindset work that might be holding you back in achieving your success?

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109: Leading in Crypto & Web3 with Danver Chandler

If you’re curious about web3, cryptocurrency, blockchains, or NFTs – this one’s for you, my love!

In today’s episode, I invite Danver Chandler, Head of Community at Synesis One, to share her passion for breaking barriers and enabling the direct participation and creation of benevolent AI for humanity. We break down the lingo, dive into the reputation & possible regulation of crypto, and some powerful ways you can enter this space as a female leader in the tech industry.

Ready to learn more about this new world of crypto & web3 – and what it means for us as women in tech?

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108: The 12-week Year

Want to achieve more in your year than you’ve ever thought possible?

Let’s talk about the 12-week year, and how this type of attitude towards achievement can help you do it – without all the stress and hustle!

In today’s episode, I’m sharing my approach to the 12-week year, how I execute it in my own business and the tools to help you do the same so you can increase productivity and move your career forward toward your big & small goals.

Ready for the approach you need to operate more strategically?

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