Ep #134: Trusting Your Voice with Karen Laos

Want to know the key to getting promoted and solving just about any problem you will ever face in your career?


Executive-level communication is an absolute prerequisite for advancing to the executive suite.

And this is so good for YOU, because making tiny shifts in how you’re communicating right now will give you MASSIVE rewards.

Rewards like:

☑️ Getting out of the weeds

☑️ Showing up powerfully in meetings

☑️ Owning your leadership style

☑️ Shifting how the leadership team perceives you

☑️ Advancing to the executive suite

☑️ And being recognized as the amazing, strategic leader you already are 

And while communication is at the core of everything I teach you here on this podcast, I know there are still some super simple communication mistakes you are making in your career right now that are causing you to be glossed over by the leadership team.

And that’s exactly why I invited Karen Laos onto this episode of Maximize Your Career with Stacy Mayer.

Karen is a corporate leader turned professional speaker and all-around communication badass who helps women in business speak with clarity and stand out with unshakable confidence.

Plus, she’s worked with incredible clients like NASA, Facebook, Google, Netflix, Sephora, AT&T, Levi’s and United Healthcare.

In this episode, we dive into tips and strategies that will help you communicate like an executive leader, including how to speak confidently from the stage or boardroom, how to get back on track when you find yourself rambling, why you need to stop taking feedback on your communication personally, and so much more.

There are so many super practical tips in this episode. Grab a pen and paper and hit play now.

Want to receive the recognition you deserve, step into a higher leadership position, get paid for your ideas instead of the hours you put in at work, and enjoy more time, freedom, energy, and joy? Then you need to get your hands on a copy of Promotions Made Easy. Get your copy here.

What You'll Learn:

  • Why ‘asking’ is Karen’s #1 secret to success
  • How women misrepresent themselves through how they speak
  • The 3 D’s for women who are trying to advance their career and find their voice
  • Why good feedback is critical to growth
  • Why awareness is step #1 to owning your voice

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About Your Host

Hi! I'm Stacy Mayer, a Certified Executive Coach and Promotion Strategist on a mission to bring more diversity to the leadership table by getting 1000 underrepresented corporate managers promoted into senior executive positions each year worldwide.

I help undervalued executives scale to the C-Suite using repositioning strategies that build your confidence and visibility, so you can earn the recognition and support you need from key stakeholders while embodying your unique leadership style.

My podcast “Women Changing Leadership with Stacy Mayer” tackles topics like executive communication, getting more respect in the workplace from challenging bosses and team members, and avoiding the common mistakes that sabotage career advancement.

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