Episode 17 This is a hot mess right now & what to do about it: Nathaniel Amos

Ep 17: This is a hot mess right now & what to do about it: Nathaniel Amos “What do you want to be when you grow up?”  This question suggests that having a career means arriving at a fixed point. When that notion gets challenged by job loss, constricting industries (hello, COVID-19!), or the sudden confrontation that a desired career path is no longer of interest, fear often bubbles up. Therapist and licensed clinical social worker Nathaniel Amos, MSW, LICSW offers us tools to: Engage in “the brave act of being vulnerable” by asking for help. He reminds us to identify people who feel safe and who have the capacity to hold the process where it is without judgment.  Manage unmet expectations of self, family, community, and industry. These expectations are highly raced, classed, and gendered, and therefore experienced [...]

2020-05-19T08:52:55+00:00May 19th, 2020|0 Comments

Episode 16 What’s your path to purpose?: Tope Mitchell

Ep 16:  What’s your path to purpose?: Tope Mitchell How does a sociology professor with no tech experience come to found an award-winning retail technology startup? I interview Tope Mitchell about her career transitions from sociology graduate student to corporate insights director to tech founder. Sidebar: if you’re a researcher and don’t know what insights are, you definitely want to listen to this episode.  Her curiosity for applied sociology combined with her relentless desire to create a more inclusive world for her young daughter led her to a $30K startup award and a new career in record-breaking time.  Resources Discussed: Black Women Talk Tech Conference Join the discussion and connect with GradSchooled host, Fatimah Williams, Ph.D. Website: www.beyondthetenuretrack.com/podcast LinkedIn: https://linkedin.com/in/fatimahphd Instagram: @fatimahphd LET’S CONNECT! Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIN ENJOY THE SHOW? Don’t miss an episode, subscribe via iTunes or Spotify [...]

2020-05-05T19:54:10+00:00May 5th, 2020|0 Comments

Episode 15: Boards to boost your social impact, influence and income: Paul Smith

Ep 15: Boards to boost your social impact, influence and income: Paul Smith Elite elder businessmen, stuffy boardrooms, C-suite titles... These are the images that come to mind when we think of boards. Paul Smith, CEO, Future Directors Institute, is working to change that by training the next generation leaders to govern world changing not-for-profit and for profit organizations. Whether you are a new professional with little experience or a seasoned professional looking to deepen your leadership profile, you will learn how to leverage boards to grow your influence, career, and income.  Topics in this episode: >>  “Do I belong in the boardroom?”  >>  How to distinguish yourself from other prospective board members with a BVP - Board Value Proposition. >>  How to “network your career.” >>  Key professional skills you will learn or strengthen as a board member [...]

2020-04-20T11:16:22+00:00April 21st, 2020|0 Comments

Episode 14: Where will your career be when this is over?

Ep 14: Where will your career be when this is over? We are all experiencing a new way of working. Many of you are nearing graduation, preparing for promotion or looking for ways to monetize your skills while we wait out this stay at home season. In this week’s episode, I provide four simple steps you can take to move your professional development forward even while we’re on modified schedules and working from home. I’ve put it off one of these for at least a year now (!), but there’s no time like the present to jump in.  If you’ve never heard of “social listening” or you aren’t sure how it can apply to your job search, you don’t want to miss this solo episode.  Resources Discussed: > GenM > General Assembly > Skillshare > Coursera > LinkedIn Learning [...]

2020-04-08T07:19:03+00:00April 8th, 2020|0 Comments
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