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062: What is Servant Leadership All About?

What actually is servant leadership? And should you be worried about implementing it in your organization?

Let’s have a talk about why adopting a servant leadership model might be right for you (and how to do it!)

In today’s episode, I dive into the servant leadership philosophy – I dispel some common misconceptions, share ways to implement it effectively, and give you the pros and cons list you need so you can fully understand and put the servant leadership model into action!

Ready to learn more about what being a servant leader REALLY means?

Let’s go to the show!

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061: Being an Ambitious Mom in Tech with Robbin McManne

Can we be ambitious and still be great parents? And how does showing up more consciously as a parent relate to how you show up in the workplace?

Let’s talk about how to balance being an ambitious woman in tech AND showing up as the parent you want to be!

In today’s episode, I invite the extraordinary Robbin McManne, parenting coach for ambitious women, to share her work as a parenting coach and discuss ways to balance being a more conscious parent with standing out in your career and leadership.

Ready to gain some tools to help you balance parenting kiddos while upleveling your tech leadership, my love?

Let’s go to the show!

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047: Launching a Business and Pivoting into Tech while Starting a Family with Jenn Hunter

Are you thinking about pivoting your career? Or maybe you’re expanding your family and need some tips to maintain balance while still standing out as the amazing tech leader that you are?

Let’s talk about how my guest launched a business and pivoted into tech – all while starting a family!

In today’s episode, I have an inspiring conversation with Jenn Hunter, COO of PayShepherd, self proclaimed nerd, and mom (of two under two!) about her entrepreneurial journey. We discuss how she balances motherhood and business, the challenges around adopting technology and instigating change in the construction industry, and some helpful insights on how to uplevel your leadership in a male-dominated industry.

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037: How to Get More Life in That Work/Life Balance Mix And How Your Leadership Ambitions Are Being Held Up While You Figure This Out!

Do you often tell yourself you will find that elusive work/life balance once you’ve got your to-do list under control? Or maybe you will finally feel less stressed and overwhelmed once you’ve landed that next dream job?

If this sounds familiar – let’s talk about what you can do to get out of burnout and into a place of healthy, balanced (and more productive!) leadership.

In today’s episode, I share my 5 TOP TIPS if you’re feeling overworked or exhausted in your career and how these can help you cultivate a healthy work/life balance that will lead to more productivity, innovation, and overall success for you and your team.

Ready to move away from burnout and see your productivity skyrocket?

I dive into:
My 5 TOP TIPS to help you achieve a healthy work/life balance
How I’ve actually helped my clients get promoted by eliminating burnout and finding work/life balance
The ONE thing that might be keeping you in burnout (and how to fix this!)
Internal validation vs. external validation (and how important this is for my perfectionists and people-pleasers out there!)
The correlation between healthy work/life balance and career success
My favorite mindset tip if you feel like you’re not getting noticed for all your hard work
And so much more!

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034: Embracing Asynchronous Communication to Build Thriving Remote-Friendly Teams

Does it feel like you are drowning in excessive meetings? Ready to get back to work and spend more time doing the things that light you up and move things forward?

Let’s talk about how to overcome the common issues with working remotely by focusing on and enhancing the communication skills within your team.

In today’s episode, I take you through my TOP SIX STRATEGIES to implement effective asynchronous communication into your team so you can dramatically improve productivity and output (while working remotely)!

Ready to embrace asynchronous communication and start operating at a higher level?

Let’s go to the show!

I dive into:
What asynchronous communication is and the BIGGEST thing you need to deal with to effectively move into it
My TOP SIX STRATEGIES to implement effective asynchronous communication into your team
How to decrease the number of meetings you attend and why this can IMPROVE communication!
The MOST IMPORTANT reasons communication could be holding your team back from higher productivity and output (and what to do about it!)
Identifying where you can use synchronous communication effectively (without unnecessary meetings!)
The BIGGEST objection you will come up against when trying to reduce meetings (and how to bust through it!)
Practical tools and systems to help your team with asynchronous communication
The common ways Slack and other comparable systems are misused
And more!

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033: What it Means to Build a Remote-Friendly Team (and the common mistakes to avoid)

How has the move to working remotely affected you and your team? Are you dealing with problems like less productivity or too many meetings?

It’s time to have a real, hard look at what the next step might be and if you and your team could thrive better under a different remote environment.

In today’s episode, I go over what it really means to build a remote-friendly team and how to cultivate a healthy culture of productivity and success while empowering your team as they work from home.

Ready to uplevel your leadership and start thriving in a remote-friendly environment?

Let’s go to the show!

I dive into:
The MOST IMPORTANT differences between a remote-allowed and a remote-friendly work environment
How to know if you have built or are working in a remote-friendly environment (and how to turn it around if you aren’t!)
Why the amount of formal meetings has increased during Covid (and why this isn’t always the best approach)
How to create tools and processes that actually promote a remote-friendly culture
A mindset shift you need to make as a leader if you have ANY team members working remotely
And more!

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032: 7 Symptoms of a Toxic Workplace

How do you know when your workplace is toxic?

Let’s talk about how you can evaluate your current workplace culture to figure out if it’s still the right place for you!

In today’s episode, I take you through the 7 core symptoms of a toxic workplace and how you can use these as tools to take control of your career.

Ready to look at your options and take steps toward a happier work environment?

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030: How to Take the Right Action to Move Your Career Forward

Do you have great, big ambitions you want to reach in your life and business, but just aren’t seeing the outcomes you want?

Let’s talk about why you might be stalling out on taking the right actions toward your goals and get you moving forward instead!

In today’s episode, I take you through the 3 BIGGEST reasons you might not be moving forward on your goals and the things you need to stop doing so you can get out of your own way and start taking action towards your dreams!

Ready to stop stalling out and start getting into action?

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029: How to Get Into Your Flow Zone and Do More of the Work That Lights You Up

Do you want to reach your goals with more ease and less stress?

Let’s talk about getting into your flow zone and how to use your proficiencies AND passion to do more of the work you love.

In today’s episode, I talk you through the 4 productivity zones, understanding how they are affecting you and your business, and how to move more of your activities into your flow zone so you can get more done and start reaching those big goals in your business!

Ready to move the needle forward and do more of the work that lights you up?

Let’s go to the show!

I dive into:
– How understanding the 4 productivity zones will make it easier to reach your goals
– Why moving more activities into your desire zone is KEY
– How to let go of the tasks that aren’t lighting you up (and how to find out what they are!)
– An easy tip from me about evaluating your calendar to make your days more productive (while still enjoying them!)
– The importance of building a diverse team so that all aspects of your business are supported
– 2 exciting announcements if you want to accelerate your career and leadership!
And so much more!

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What to do when you feel frustrated

Do you feel frustrated at the lack of progress in your career? Frustrated at yourself, at others? Annoyed that you didn’t get something done, or that someone else didn’t produce as quickly as they should do (whatever should means)?
Right now, our natural tendency to feel frustrated is coming to new heights and peaks as we deal with the uncertainty of a world under lockdown, having to homeschool and realising that productivity drops for us and our colleagues when we are all stressed, even without children at home. Then there are the additional frustrations around stalled promotion prospects. The frustrations build. Want to know how to feel better and channel your frustrations for good rather than giving into the annoyance, anxiety and even anger that it generates? Read on.

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