Maximize Your Career with Stacy Mayer Podcast

Ep #91: How Having a Beginner’s Mindset Will Help You Get Promoted FASTER

The beginning of your career is so powerful. And, whether you believe it or not, you are still at the beginning of your career, right now, as you read this. And when I say you’re at the beginning of your career, I don’t mean that you haven’t achieved anything or made any progress. I mean…

Ep #90: How to Stop Overthinking and Trust Yourself with Melody Wilding

One of the core teachings inside Executive Ahead of Time revolves around trust. In order to advance into executive level positions, it is essential that the leadership team trusts you are ready to lead at the senior executive level. And you must also trust in yourself that, yes, you CAN really thrive in an executive…

Ep #89: 5 Things Executive Leaders Do Differently Than YOU

I spend a LOT of time talking to senior executive leaders. I coach them in my Executive Ahead of Time and Advanced programs. I speak to them in the stakeholder interviews I do for my clients. And I interview them right here on this podcast. And over the course of these countless conversations, I’ve noticed…

Ep #88: Why You Need to Add FUN to Your Professional Development Plan

I have a question for you: What is the level of fun that you’re bringing to your professional development right now?  If your answer is ZERO (or close to it), you’re not alone. I used to believe that fun was something that happened after work. (And this is despite the fact that I very much…

Ep #87: How to Turn Your ‘Meh’ Leadership Conversations Into Golden Nuggets of Wisdom

When you’re meeting with a member of the leadership team, are they impressed with what you have to say, or are they just hearing: ‘blah, blah, blah, blah’? I’ve seen this happen to so many corporate women leaders I’ve worked with. I can hear the ‘blah, blah, blah…’  They can hear the ‘blah, blah, blah…’…

Ep #86: Case Studies from 3 Corporate Badasses on How They Became the Executive Ahead of Time

You’ve heard me talk many (many) times before about exactly what it’s going to take for you to show up like an executive-level leader – no matter what position you’re in right now. And today, I’m going to show you exactly what this actually looks like in action. I’ll give you a behind-the-scenes look at…

Ep #85: Becoming a Corporate Badass Part 3: Executive Discernment

Traditionally, women have been taught that there is one (and only one) way to advance to senior-level leadership positions: Think, communicate, and behave like male executive leaders. Nope! 🙅‍♀️ Here’s what I want YOU to do instead: Practice executive discernment. Executive discernment means leaning into the political climate at your organization and finding a way…

Ep #84: Becoming a Corporate Badass Part 2: Executive Communication

Want the leadership team to start seeing you as an executive leader? Then start communicating like one. Embracing executive-level communication is so powerful because it helps you be seen (and see yourself) as an executive leader-to-be. And to be clear, executive communication isn’t just about speaking up. Instead, it’s a holistic approach to communication that…