Ep #75: How Tolerating Your Own Bad Behaviors is Holding You Back From Your Next Promotion

Whenever someone reaches out to me for help, it usually goes something like this:

They’re swamped, they’re overwhelmed, and they feel completely stuck in their careers.

And when I ask them why they think this is happening, they usually say something like this:

They don’t have:

– the right projects…

– the right boss…

– or they’re not working for the right organization.

As a result, landing a promotion feels completely out of their reach.

Do you notice a trend here?

These are external factors.

They are things that are happening to them.

But what if instead of placing all the blame on the things happening around us, we looked inward and considered that perhaps we are being our own worst enemy?

And what if this realization was…good news?

Because, if you are the problem, you are also the solution.

In this episode of Maximize Your Career with Stacy Mayer, I’ll show you how tolerating bad behaviors from yourself is holding you back from advancing your career.

What You'll Learn:

  • Why externalizing your problems makes it harder to tackle them
  • Exactly why some people get promoted even while others are being laid off
  • The three main pillars of tolerating bad behavior
  • Why you need to recognize your excuses (and how to do it)
  • Practical strategies to ditch your bad behaviors and get back in control of your career

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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 “Maximize Your Career 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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