Maximize Your Career with Stacy Mayer Podcast

Ep #78: What the Summer Exodus Means for You, Your Team – AND Your Career

There is a major shift happening in the corporate world right now. In fact, these changes are probably happening in your organization as you read this. Changes like: ✔️ Members of your team quitting for new opportunities in other organizations. ✔️ Your co-workers planning long, extended (and much deserved) vacations. ✔️ And the potential for…

Ep #77: The 5 Biggest Career Lessons I’ve Learned from Running My Executive Ahead of Time Program

When I first started coaching many years ago, I was focused on giving my clients the tools they needed to become better leaders. And it worked! The corporate women I coached developed their leadership skills, became time management experts, and were better able to have difficult conversations with their teams. But… While they were becoming…

Ep #76: BS Business Speak (and Other Nuggets of Career Wisdom) with Jill and Bob Wiltfong

Like your favorite boss, a talented improviser is someone who brings out the best in others.  One of the best people I’ve had the pleasure of performing with is Bob Wiltfong. Bob is an Emmy award-winning TV news anchor turned actor and comedian who you may have seen as an anchor on The Daily Show…

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… –…

Ep #74: Executive Relationships Part 3: Building Your Personal Board of Directors

No, advocating for a promotion does not mean that you do not deserve it. I see so many corporate women leaders with this mindset, and they’re playing small as a result. They think that if they need to ask for a promotion, they must not be ready for it in the first place. But that’s…

Ep #73: Executive Relationships Part 2: Advanced Networking Secrets

Open up any women’s leadership book and you’ll find piece after piece of advice on how to Build. Your. Network. And this is great. Building your network is super important. But… …you probably know this already, right? You’ve heard all the conventional wisdom about using your network to advance your career and you’ve probably been…

Ep #72: Executive Advocacy with Kim Blue

“There is a time and a place for humility.” I clapped when Kim Blue said this during our interview.  Kim is a Human Resources Executive and the Global Head of People Experience Partners At Zoom, where she has been leading the company’s worldwide team of HR business partners since October of 2020 (ie: since the…

Ep #71: Executive Relationships Part 1: The Fastest Way to Build Trust with the Leadership Team

Want to know one of the fastest ways to get a competitive edge in your organization? Schedule a 1:1 meeting with a member of the leadership team. No, really. About 90% of the corporate leaders I speak to aren’t scheduling meetings with leaders in their organizations. And…I get it. Scheduling a 1:1 meeting with a…