Ep #227: Building Your Leadership Legacy with Emily Chang

What mark do you want to leave on the corporate world?

How can you create a legacy that not only speaks to who you are but also inspires others long after you’ve moved on?

And how do you accomplish all of that while also crafting a career you love, landing the high-level leadership roles you deserve, and getting paid handsomely all along the way?

If you want to create a lasting legacy while also building a career that fills you with joy, you’ll love this conversation with the one and only Emily Chang.

Currently the CEO of VML West, Emily is a seasoned corporate leader with executive experience at McCann Worldgroup, Starbucks, IHG, Apple, and P&G.

She is also a servant leader who has delivered four TEDx talks, authored the best-selling book “The Spare Room”, and is passionate about living with intention and leading with authenticity.

In this episode of Women Changing Leadership with Stacy Mayer, Emily and I discuss how to navigate career transitions with courage, make strategic choices that align with your deeper leadership vision, and use your position to create meaningful change and build a lasting legacy.

Let’s get started.

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 strategically changing industries is one of the secrets to Emily’s career success
  • The communication strategies that helped Emily shift from the science world to the business world
  • What ‘humble confidence’ is and how Emily has used it to overcome insecurity and embrace new career possibilities 
  • The exact steps Emily took when she decided to begin sharing her thought leadership with the world
  • Emily’s framework for getting unstuck in your career by focusing on your head, heart and soul

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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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