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Getting Unstuck with Meredith Leigh Moore

Getting Unstuck with Meredith Leigh Moore

By Getting Unstuck with Meredith Moore
As women in the workplace, we are told anything is possible—if a woman hasn't done it yet, then we can be the first. But in reality, there are still unwritten rules that make it possible to get stuck. What if you could change your life, starting with your career?

Author, executive coach, and entrepreneur Meredith Leigh Moore shares her advice on overcoming your personal challenges to bring your best at work and home. Align your life with battle-tested strategies from over a decade in corporate America to manage your time, resources, and learn how to be innovative in your daily routine.
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Balancing Parenting & Leadership with Mikisha Nation
If you are doing a job that is important and wondering how you'll balance parenthood, career, life, and advocating for others, this episode is for you! In this episode, you'll meet Mikisha Nation. After a career spanning Federal government, higher education at Dartmouth, to Target Corporation, Mikisha is the executive director for Teach for America Twin Cities. Mikisha and I started working together in 2019 as she transitioned into nonprofit leadership both as a coaching client and supporting her region's communications to help her maximize her productivity as she advocates for all.  How Mikisha got unstuck from the fear of doing it all and used her coaching experience to figure out how to move forward.  What helps Mikisha determine when to take on volunteer opportunities and when she declines. Her advice for parents wondering where to get involved to advocate in their children's educational experience to avoid burnout. Why you must trust your team to push back on you and how she encourages trust-building on her team.  The Getting Unstuck with Meredith Moore podcast shares real-life examples of purpose-driven professionals shifting from feeling tired and underappreciated to advocating equal pay, wellbeing, and advancement. Register for Getting Unstuck Equal Pay Day on March 24th, 2021, from 3-4:30 pm CST, and get the confidence to negotiate your worth this year. Subscribe for weekly episodes and connect with resources for your career action plan at gettingunstuckguide.com/podcast. 
28:55
March 8, 2021
Allyship & Motivation When You Are Stuck with Lisa Magnuson
Are you wondering about allyship, sisterhood, and how to have a renewed discussion about inclusion? Are you pursuing a goal that’s got you struggling and needing the inspiration to keep going? Struggling to make an impact on the tension you are facing in your daily life? Lisa is a proven leader with a track record of aligning messages and teams to drive results. With a background in corporate communications and brand reputation, Lisa has worked with major consumer brands, non-profit organizations, and agencies in her ongoing pursuit of living intentionally. A long-time storyteller, her passion lies in leveraging a brand’s purpose to create meaningful connections. Lisa has an incredible career spanning Golin Harris, McDonald’s, The Gap, Shift and now working for dairy farmers as senior vice president of communications at Dairy Management Incorporated. In this special women's month episode you’ll learn: How Lisa stays motivated in spite of health challenges and the uncertainty of today's environment. Hear the story of how Lisa gave Meredith a big break into executive communications at McDonald’s and her advice for white women who want to be an ally in the workplace. Get inspired by Lisa’s simplistic approach to allyship and why it helps everyone at work. Understand how to reframe your career, relationship, and health more positively especially when you are stuck and need to take a pause. The Getting Unstuck with Meredith Moore podcast shares real-life examples of purpose-driven professionals shifting from feeling tired and underappreciated to advocating equal pay, wellbeing, and advancement. Register for Getting Unstuck Equal Pay Day on March 24th, 2021, from 3-6 pm CST, and get the confidence to negotiate your worth this year. Subscribe for weekly episodes and connect with resources for your career action plan at gettingunstuckguide.com/podcast. 
49:11
March 1, 2021
Building your brand on social media with Jamil Buie
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Ad guy Jamil Buie returns to drop his knowledge and his top 5 questions n this special episode of Getting Unstuck: Building Your Brand on social media. In advance of our Equal Pay Day event, we're teaching you how to connect with your tribe online in COVID 19.  If you've been considering how to unlock the power of Clubhouse, the best way to spend time on Tik Tok, or why you need to build your brand intentionally, this episode is for you!  In this episode, you’ll learn: How your Getting Unstuck host Meredith Moore uses social media personally and professionally. Hear about the moment Oprah changed her life in high school with the best advice. Understand how to use social media to help you do better in your job and build your credibility. What you should watch out for when you are sharing your ideas and content online. BONUS: 30-second dance break with Meredith's favorite artist #Minneapolis The Getting Unstuck with Meredith Moore podcast shares real-life examples of purpose-driven professionals shifting from feeling tired and underappreciated to advocating equal pay, wellbeing, and advancement. Register for Getting Unstuck Equal Pay Day on March 24th, 2021, at 3 pm CST, and get the confidence to negotiate your worth this year. Subscribe for weekly episodes and connect with resources for your career action plan at gettingunstuckguide.com/podcast. 
20:09
February 22, 2021
Shifting Your Mindset to Love Your Life with Dr. Tiffany Bellamy
Are you feeling drained, overworked, and like you are missing the mark? After almost a year in lockdown, it’s normal to be feeling stretched past your limit and a bit fatigued. In this week’s episode of Getting Unstuck with Meredith Moore, you’ll meet Dr. Tiffany Bellamy, a mental health therapist who works with high achieving women who have a difficult time for love in their lives. Everything changed for her when she decided to shift during COVID-19 and work with her ideal niche.  If you've been feeling stuck trying to invite more love into your life, this episode is for you. Dr. Bellamy offers counseling/therapy and coaching, specializing in anxiety, depression, life transitions, relationship issues, and sports psychology. Dr. Bellamy has leveraged extensive experience in clinical psychology to create strategic systems that help her clients build healthy identities, instill hope, and overcome depression, anxiety, or spiritual crises in life transitions. In this episode you’ll learn: Dr. Bellamy’s story of overcoming mental burn out by setting boundaries and focusing on doing the work she loved during the pandemic Top three tips if you are struggling with impostor syndrome and having difficulty coping with the stress of reality right now How to know when it’s time to shift past no pain, no gain to treat yourself with self-compassion to truly stop and rest. Connect with Dr. Bellamy at https://www.drtiffanybellamy.com/ or join her supportive community on Facebook.  The Getting Unstuck with Meredith Moore podcast shares real-life examples of purpose-driven professionals shifting from feeling tired and underappreciated to advocating equal pay, wellbeing, and advancement. Register for Getting Unstuck Equal Pay Day on March 24th, 2021, from 3-6 pm CST, and get the confidence to negotiate your worth this year. Subscribe for weekly episodes and connect with resources for your career action plan at gettingunstuckguide.com/podcast. 
25:46
February 16, 2021
How to protect your purpose with Dr. Angela Anderson
Since last year the U.S. economy is down almost 10 million jobs. The uncertainty in the economy and the pandemic can make you undervalue yourself and burn out doing too much. If you’ve started taking on more work to increase your income or you are feeling stuck saying yes to opportunities out of guilt or fear, this episode is for you. Join the conversation with Dr. Angela Anderson author, executive coach, wife, mother, diversity, and inclusion executive and for the last year, she’s created an online community by live broadcasting on Instagram nightly. She tells host Meredith Moore how she shifted her time to get unstuck and take on more work without sacrificing her purpose, and wellbeing. Listen as she shares her script for a polite decline for unpaid or offers that don’t sit well with your spirit.   Connect with Dr. Angela on Instagram at drangelaspeaks The Getting Unstuck with Meredith Moore podcast shares real-life examples of purpose-driven professionals shifting from feeling tired and underappreciated to advocating equal pay, wellbeing, and advancement. Register for Getting Unstuck Equal Pay Day on March 24th, 2021, from 3-6 pm CST, and get the confidence to negotiate your worth this year. Subscribe for weekly episodes and connect with resources for your career action plan at gettingunstuckguide.com/podcast. 
16:54
February 9, 2021
Making time for your purpose with Dr. Angela
In this special episode, host Meredith Moore guides you to learn how to make time for your purpose. You’ll meet Dr. Angela Anderson, executive coach, international best-selling author of “Now What?! Get OVER Yourself and MOVE!” and co-host of the "Just Be Real Sis" podcast. You’ll learn how Dr. Angela found the energy to show up 200 nights in a row on Instagram and grow her following to over 10k with her inspirational message. If you feel overwhelmed by how you’ll make time for your big goals and weighty responsibilities, this episode is for you. If you are stuck and need the inspiration to push the button and take action, this episode is for you. If you have a vision for how you can have a greater impact as a speaker, coach but are worried about how you will do it all, this episode is for you. If you need to say no to what’s not aligned with your purpose but not sure what to say, this episode is for you. Bonus! You’ll hear the story behind Meredith’s Monday Motivation weekly commitment and how to notice when your hard work is aligning with your purpose or simply draining your energy. Subscribe to get weekly episodes and connect with resources for your career action plan at gettingunstuckguide.com/podcast
27:21
February 1, 2021
Imposter Syndrome Special with Olu Burrell
Have you ever felt like you were failing, inadequate or unqualified? Most people experience imposter syndrome and feel unworthy of their own achievements, especially during a transition. Now add to that working in a virtual environment while balancing distance learning and watching the political environment and all the realities of 2021. Many people are feeling anxious, drained, and tired. Sound like you?  Just because you are different doesn't mean you are the problem. Learn how to be more confident by thinking differently about your success with actionable techniques.  Join host Meredith Moore for a special imposter syndrome episode to learn from executive coach and people strategy consultant Olu Burrell on overcoming doubt and knowing when you need support advocating for your career. With over fifteen years of experience working with individuals and teams in government, non-profit, private sector, and secondary and higher education levels, Olu serves as head of coaching for Leverette Weekes and a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) through the International Coaches Federation.  Listen for a Monday motivation worthy pep talk, "your purpose is pandemic proof." To connect with Olu Burrell for coaching, visit Leveretteweekes.com. To learn more about Meredith Moore, visit GettingUnstuckGuide.com/podcast.
25:06
January 26, 2021
Before you get an executive coach listen to this episode
Are you feeling overwhelmed trying to balance work, life, and the stress of leading during these tumultuous times without support that understands your unique vision and values?  Now is the time to embrace your leadership style and advocate for the support you need to be successful. Meredith Moore explains the challenges we are all facing and how leadership coaches guide clients to continue to make their career plan and build their brands in 2021.  Meet Olu Burrell, an Executive and Leadership Coach, People Strategy Consultant, and Copywriter. Olu leads the Leverette Weekes leadership development and communications coaching practice.  He has more than fifteen years of experience working with individuals and teams in multiple arenas, including Government, Not-for-Profit, the Private sector, and the Secondary and Higher Education levels. As an HR/Organization Development expert in the lead Human Resources agency in the nation’s capital, Olu provides training and workplace coaching for management and agency executives across the District. In addition to this work, he also manages the Executive Leadership Program, a partnership with George Washington University’s Center for Excellence in Public Leadership, a cohort-based program that prepares agency executives for cabinet-level posts. Olu also serves in dual roles in the Master of Science in Organization Development (MSOD) program in American University’s School of Public Affairs-- both as a Learning Community Facilitator (where he teaches the experiential learning cycle) and also as a Leadership Coach for current graduate students.  In this episode, you'll learn: Why it's important to find the right coach and the right program for you and your unique goals.  What to look out for when working with an executive coach. The story of how I got inspired to become an executive coach and found my purpose. How to understand the stages of change and how to advocate for psychological safety  To learn more about working with Olu Burrell or one of our diverse executive coaches at Leverette Weekes, visit Leveretteweekes.com.  For more resources or to get the steps to putting your career plan in action, visit GettingUnstuckGuide.com. You can connect with me for weekly Monday motivations and send me your questions for the next episode dropping on Monday.
28:01
January 19, 2021
How to lead in darkness
Can I be real for a second? It’s been quite a week. If you are feeling stuck and overwhelmed by what’s going on in the world right now if you are struggling with how to show up as a leader when we are at a critical moment in our history, and many are wondering if we can have a positive impact and how to navigate leading people you might not agree with or understand? Let’s be clear, on January 6th; there was an attempted coup in the U.S. capitol perpetrated by Trump supporters and white supremacists. This week's episode is about you and how you can continue to lead and positively impact despite the challenges were face today.  About the Getting Unstuck podcast:  Meredith Moore is a leadership coach, communications expert, and author of Getting Unstuck: A Guide to Moving Your Career Forward. Meredith helps you overcome mental burnout and imposter syndrome so you can have a positive impact at work. In each episode, Meredith shines a spotlight on the mentors, advice, and proven strategies to teach you how to build your brand based on your unique qualities and strengths. For more information, visit GettingUnstuckGuide.com/podcast
16:46
January 12, 2021
What you MUST do in 2021
Are you feeling stuck and wondering where to focus your energy to have an impact? Do you know if the people around you are supporting you or suppressing you? Meredith gives you weekly action steps to surround yourself with the people who can help you achieve your greatest personal and professional goals. Hear how navigating divorce in a pandemic helped Meredith clarify where to invest her time and why you must do this one thing this year. Listen for tips on how to level up by evaluating your circle.  About Season 3 of The Getting Unstuck with Meredith Moore podcast:  Are you responsible for leading diversity and inclusion efforts in critical industries? Do you need a plan to move your career forward? Hosted by Meredith Moore, author of Getting Unstuck: A Guide to Moving Your Career Forward, each episode teaches you how to make more money, build your brand, and excel/enjoy your work by applying the best practices of mindfulness and productivity in weekly bites. Subscribe at GettingUnstuckGuide.com/podcast to get weekly episodes in your inbox. Season three will encourage you to release your anxiety and imposter syndrome to achieve your time management and financial goals this year. Getting Unstuck with Meredith Moore is sponsored by VisibilityMatters.us, a St. Paul, Minnesota-based initiative creating content by Black women professionals for Black women professionals supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
17:37
January 3, 2021
Black Women's Equal Pay Day Special: How to Negotiate Your Worth
Black women head nearly 4 million households. On average Black women are paid just 62 cents for every one dollar paid to a white, non-Hispanic man. August 13th marks the day that Black women have to work to catch up. Join host Meredith Moore for a special Black Women's equal payday to learn from advertising executive, Jamil Buie on how to position your brand successfully in your organization. You'll learn the unwritten rules to navigating the awkward conversation to negotiate your worth and why you have to get your poker face ready if you want to win. Connect with Jamil Buie at @jamilbuie on Instagram and leave a comment with your questions. For more information and to connect with Meredith Moore visit GettingUnstuckGuide.com/podcast
32:60
August 13, 2020
Putting your health first in COVID 19
Are you feeling stuck trying to start your fitness routine during the pandemic? Are you putting on COVID weight and wondering if you have the motivation to make a change? If you are struggling to figure out where to start, this episode of Getting Unstuck with Meredith Moore Crosby, you'll meet guest Aaron "Ace" Simpson of New Normal Fitness.  As a former fitness model and founder of New Normal Fitness based in North Hollywood, Ace has built an online community centered on his spiritual values and positive belief that everyone deserves to live the life they want.  In this episode, you'll learn the first step to getting the motivation to incorporate fitness into your lifestyle during COVID-19 and harness the power of stress to achieve your fitness and professional goals. To learn more about New Normal Fitness visit http://newnormalfitness.com and connect with Ace on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/iamcoachace/
40:50
July 26, 2020
How to harness your authenticity to lead and get paid with Lisa 'Fancyfied' Francoeur
Do you lack the energy to take action and find your purpose? Are you wondering IF you can LIVE THE LIFE YOU SEE FOR YOURSELF IN YOUR WILDEST DREAMS? Are you trying to BUILD YOUR BRAND in your organization by leading your diversity networks or taking on unpaid leadership roles, but feeling drained, under-appreciated, or struggling to assimilate to your company’s definition of success? This episode of Getting Unstuck with Meredith Moore Crosby will teach you how to harness your authenticity to lead and get paid. Guest Lisa 'Fancyfied' Francoeur shares how you can leverage your human operating system to eliminate your limiting beliefs and navigate the toxic environments we find ourselves in to realize our fullest potential. After over 12 years in tech, Lisa Francoeur made the shift to full-time entrepreneurship as the founder of Fancyfied, an empowerment lifestyle consultancy company to guide underrepresented professionals step-by-step as a motivational speaker, empowerment, and resilience expert. Now she teaches women and professionals of color how to access our genius through Authentic intelligence ™ the New AI operating system.  Connect with Lisa at Fancyfied.com and check out at @fancyfied on Instagram for Fancyfied Fridays. To learn more visit GettingUnstuckGuide.com/podcast for resources to make an impact inside and outside of corporate America, and guide you to understand and practice what makes you happy.
36:40
July 11, 2020
Finding your purpose when you are stuck
Are you feeling overwhelmed and drained from doing too much? Are you stuck and wondering where to start? Are you devaluing your work because you don’t know what makes you special? Listen for four steps to finding your purpose and moving your life forward. Don’t settle for where you are. This episode will help you notice where you need to make a shift and take action. You can do it all, the Getting Unstuck with Meredith Moore Crosby podcast is here to help. Get the pep talk you need to change your life this week.  Author and former corporate executive Meredith Moore Crosby shares her perspective on overcoming your personal challenges to bring your best at work and home. Align your life with battle-tested strategies from over a decade in corporate America to manage your time, resources, and learn how to be innovative in your daily routine. Change your vision for your day with self-help coaching questions to get unstuck in less than 25 minutes!  Go to getttingunstuck.com/podcast for more. 
21:03
June 28, 2020
Being productive with Gratitude
Being productive in uncertain times starts with noticing how you feel. From the murder of George Floyd to the stress of sheltering at home, many leaders are stuck and feeling unmotivated. In this episode, leadership coach Meredith Moore Crosby shares tips to assess how today’s events are impacting your wellbeing and four steps to getting unstuck and moving forward. Visit Gettingunstuckguide.com/podcast for more tools to create a happier life aligned with your vision.
24:07
June 14, 2020
3 Steps to Getting Unstuck with Anxiety in COVID-19
Are you feeling stuck and anxious, isolated, or overwhelmed by the uncertainty of COVID-19? Between rising unemployment, homeschooling, stay-at-home orders, and working from home, most people are struggling to be productive with all of the changes we're facing. Learn the signs of stress and how to immediately take action with tips from Dr. Giavana Jones, therapist, author of The Strong One, and mother. This episode of Getting Unstuck teaches you the relevant steps to move your career forward despite fear and anxiety this week. In this episode you'll learn: - What you can do now if you're feeling stressed and unproductive. - How to know when it's time to see a professional. - Why your body is the best indicator of feeling stuck To learn more about Getting Unstuck and Meredith Moore Crosby, visit GettingUnstuckGuide.com/podcast. To connect with Dr. Giavana Jones and order your copy of The Strong One, visit https://www.giavanajones.com/
45:33
April 6, 2020
Starting a Side Hustle in Uncertain Times
Season Two is giving you the strategies to feel productive in uncertain times and increasingly for Black women professionals, that means starting a business. Listen to why now is the time to invest in your idea from Angel N. Livas, author of “Side Hustle to Main Hustle” and my co-host on Office Hours every Tuesday at 1 pm CST and 2 pm CST on Facebook. She’s my accountability partner, business role model and mommy mentor and she’s joining me for a mini-series on what holds us back from starting a business, the mistakes you don’t want to make, and how to do it all with kids. To learn more and get your free download of "Side Hustle to Main Hustle" visit gettingunstuckguide.com/podcast. #gettingunstuckguide
34:32
March 18, 2020
Getting Unstuck And Evolving Your Brand
Are you ready to make a change but you're worried about what other people will think? Maybe you want to switch careers or you are feeling burned out but you don’t know how to make a transition. This episode is dedicated to anyone feeling stuck and struggling with explaining what’s different to you and your community. This is the third in a series- the first was Getting Unstuck with your Branding; then Getting Unstuck with your social media and now we’re putting it all together because most people focus on these topics when they are ready or being forced to make a change. Visit GettingUnstuckGuide.com for show notes and to learn more about how you can join the next retreat in Haiti.
29:25
January 23, 2019
Getting Unstuck With Your Social Media
Join your host Meredith for this show for high performers inside and outside of corporate America. In this episode, we’re talking all about getting unstuck using your social media and how to join the #gettingunstuckchallenge to grow your followers and expand your brand. Are you feeling overwhelmed or lost on social media? Are you ready to build your brand but wondering where to start? Are you overwhelmed by the idea of posting new content every day? Do you have a goal to gain credibility as an influencer by increasing your followers online? Well, then this episode is for you. I’m sharing the tools I use to grow my online platform on Instagram and I’m sharing the details on the #GETTINGUNSTUCKCHALLENGE I launched with my friend, Valeisha Butterfield Jones. This episode will give you the tools to take your brand to the next level and avoid addiction by clarifying why you are online. For show notes and to buy your copy visit GettingUnstuckGuide.com. Thank you to the generous support of our 2019 season sponsors, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and Leverette Weekes career coaching and communications.
29:15
January 12, 2019
Getting Unstuck With Your Brand
Getting Unstuck with your brand starts with you! Are you getting requests to speak and wondering how to make the most of it? Are you ready to be paid to for your gifts instead of giving them away? Do you want to be taken seriously but feeling overwhelmed with all of the communications and social media? This episode is for you! Listen for the ten things you must do to this year to build a profitable personal brand and the three tools you need to maximize every opportunity! Visit GettingUnstuckGuide.com/podcast for show notes and more resources to move your career forward. Thank you to our 2019 sponsors of Getting Unstuck with Meredith Moore Crosby, Leverette Weekes career coaching and communications and the generosity of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
22:23
January 1, 2019
How to Get Unstuck with Your Productivity
Are you setting goals that require you to be more productive? Maybe you want to finish your book or take your career to the next level. If you need help believing you have the same tools and mental resources as successful people, this episode is for you. Get the steps to start the journey to creating more time in your day for what you want. If you are struggling it might be because you have a big vision, but you can’t see how to make it happen. Don’t let fear and procrastination hold you back. I’ll give you my 11 tips and tools to create new habits that will help you be more productive by prioritizing what’s most meaningful for you to do today. After the episode visit GettingUnstuckGuide.com for more on the tools to be productive and how to keep the momentum going this year. If this episode helped you, leave a comment to help someone else find this podcast.
24:03
December 25, 2018
Getting Unstuck With Your Morning Routine
Have you ever felt like you are behind before you even start? Maybe you’ve been waking up already drained and without the energy to do what you know you need to do. This episode is going to specifically talk about our morning routines. I'll tell you how my life changes forced my mornings to change in order to be successful and not get stuck. Mornings before kids Mornings after kids Morning when I worked in an office Mornings as an entrepreneur Mornings as a writer Listen for my tips how you can create a more successful morning and visit GettingUnstuckGuide.com/podcast for my tools to achieve your goals.
29:20
December 19, 2018
Getting Unstuck With Your Fear
Have you ever felt stuck in your career? Maybe you’ve been doing the same thing for a while or you know you can be doing more but you haven’t had the energy to do what you know you need to do. Listen to how Meredith debated committing to graduate school while already balancing the hectic schedule of being a young executive at McDonald's. This episode will give you the tips to unlock the tools and resources you already have to overcome the common barriers to success. It’s unlikely you have any issues in your life that weren’t created in part by fear. You might not think that your financial or relationship challenges are rooted in fear. However, if you’re honest with yourself, you’ll probably realize that many of your obstacles are caused by your fears and your inability to deal with them in an appropriate way. For more resources and notes from the show visit https://www.gettingunstuckguide.com/podcast
28:08
December 11, 2018
Getting Unstuck To Move Forward
Join your host Meredith for this show for high performers inside and outside of corporate America. In this episode, we’re talking all about getting unstuck and moving your career forward. Have you ever felt stuck in your career? Maybe you’ve been doing the same thing for a while or you know you can be doing more but you haven’t had the energy to do what you know you need to do, well if that’s you, we’re going to help you learn how to overcome the common barriers to success with the tools and resources you already have. In this episode we'll cover the 7 Common Obstacles to Your Goals and How to Navigate Them. In the last episode, you learned how to overcome obstacles with goals. This is a crucial skill to learn to address the unavoidable obstacles in life. This episode will take you to the next level by discussing the most common obstacles you’re likely to face. If you know what might be in your future, you can be prepared. For show notes and more information visit GettingUnstuckGuide.com/podcast.
24:28
December 4, 2018
Getting Unstuck with Your Schedule
Getting Unstuck with Your Schedule will help you set goals that motivate you! Do you want to write a book? Make a career change or pursue a passion project? If so, this episode will give you the tools to create the time and space in your schedule to make it happen. Meredith shares the affirmations, guiding questions and a step by step podcast to walk you through a week of setting your goals. Define success for yourself to avoid getting overwhelmed by focusing on one area of your life at a time.
26:20
November 28, 2018
Getting Unstuck with Your Health
Getting Unstuck with Your Health gives you the steps to lose weight and eat better. You'll learn how to set healthy habit based goals just in time for the holidays. This week's episode is in response to a common audience question since I've lost 75 pounds in the last five years while giving birth to two kids. Now I'm a size 4 or 6 and I'm sharing the story behind my struggle with hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) and how I restarted my health practice by setting small goals to manage my weight. It's an important topic because women of color struggle to find the time to practice good habits for our health to overcome the inevitable negative outcomes from putting our health on the back burner. It starts with loving yourself enough to love yourself enough to set another goal and I'm here to help you. Get my tips and tools to integrating your health goals into your daily routine to be successful this time! Drop your goal in the comments and join the LinkedIn group to get the support to take the first step to changing your life.
26:05
November 20, 2018
Getting Unstuck with Your Courage
Are you stuck between a tough decision? Maybe you are wondering if this is the time for a change or you are worried you CAN make a change. Today’s episode is about a part of leadership we don’t talk enough about-- courage. When we talk about advancing at work it starts with YOU having the courage to fill the pipeline- what it takes to make it in management. Research shows we OVERESTIMATE men’s performance and UNDERESTIMATE women’s performance. As a result, men are hired and promoted based on potential, while women need to prove it again with a track record or “receipts” But it takes courage to get to the point that you get to share your receipts. If you want to add to the pipeline of women or you already are the one or trying to be the two, this episode is for you!
22:57
November 13, 2018
Getting Unstuck With Your Community
Are you ready to expand your network, make new friends and apply your skills outside of corporate America? Even today we can get lost in technology and fail to build relationships to move forward in our careers. We get stuck in the daily demands of work and stop showing up for the causes closest to our hearts. In this episode, Meredith Moore Crosby, a community investment specialist shares her personal strategy for getting to know and deciding how involved you want to get with your community outside of work. Getting involved in your community could be just the spark you need to avoid burn out and get re-engaged around the holidays. Listen to this episode to learn four steps to motivate yourself and your community by building a mutually beneficial partnership. Whether you are raising money or awareness, getting clear your priorities increases your impact.
25:15
November 6, 2018
Getting Unstuck with Your Speech
Have you ever been the ONLY in the room? Whatever makes you different--- if you are stuck figuring out how to stand up in the wake of the world's events, this episode will give you the framework to persuade your management to listen to your speech. One in five women is often the "only" in the room in their corporate workplace. It's even more common for people of color to be the -only- of their race or gender while moving up the ranks through management which means being the "only" person to stand up when difficult subjects, diversity, and hot political topics come up at work. Learn how to stand up for your beliefs and advocate for your community by communicating effectively with your company. Hear the six practical steps your company can take to support and promote diversity. Hear an example from standing up to explain how the management team could be more sensitive in the days following Philando Castille's death by thinking about how they leverage their relationships and act on behalf of employees with less access to tools and resources. In less than 30 minutes walk through the steps to advocate for yourself and your community at your next management meeting or uncomfortable check-in. By the end, you’ll know how to use your words wisely when you are responsible for managing others and leading a team. This episode references the Women in the Workplace 2018 report by McKinsey & Company and Lean In : https://womenintheworkplace.com/ 15 Ways You Can Find The Confidence To Speak Up: https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbescoachescouncil/2017/10/25/15-ways-you-can-find-the-confidence-to-speak-up/#55da087017a7
32:47
October 31, 2018
Getting Unstuck with Your Book
Are you struggling to find the time and space to focus on what’s important to you? Author and mom Meredith Moore Crosby shares the techniques and tech tools that helped her finish her new book with two small kids by focusing on her morning routine, finding an accountability partner, and focusing on progress, not perfection. Stay tuned until to the end to hear the moment Meredith realized she wasn’t the only one struggling to find a purpose at work. Listen to an excerpt of Getting Unstuck: A Guide to Moving Your Career Forward from the editing floor sharing how Meredith’s personal experience helped her realize she needed a better plan to navigate her life inside and outside of corporate America. This series of how to episodes are designed to help you advance at work by sharing the steps to increase your productivity and visibility through communications. This project is generously supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Original theme music and audio production by Connor and Logan Littlejohn. To learn more visit GettingUnstuckGuide.com.
25:02
October 24, 2018
Getting Unstuck with Your Technical Skills
Are your nontechnical thoughts getting in the way of applying for a job, finishing a book or starting your business? Author and global brand strategist Meredith Moore Crosby shares the story her first corporate job and how she almost missed the opportunity by getting distracted by her nontechnical skills. Hear how her experience inspired the story behind the Create Opportunity podcast, the latest on Getting Unstuck: A Guide to Moving Your Career Foward and how to connect with the book club on LinkedIn.
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October 12, 2018