Maximize Your Career with Stacy Mayer Podcast

Ep. #28: Why Going for a Promotion Matters

You might be saying to yourself, of course I want a promotion.  I have been trying for a promotion for years, I am ready.  Or you might be someone who says to yourself that title doesn’t matter, you just want to make an impact.  Or maybe you already have the title you want, you would…

Ep. #27: How to Navigate Your Mid-Life (Career) Crisis

A mid-life crisis isn’t just the time when you trade in your minivan for a convertible, it can also be an opportunity to revaluate and question whether you want to keep doing what you are doing at work for the NEXT 20 years. Now is the perfect time to make bold decisions about your career.…

Ep #26: Ask for More: A Conversation with Alexandra Carter

Negotiation is about more than just negotiating your salary or position.  In fact, as a corporate leader you are negotiating every single day.  You are negotiating for resources, for the impact you want to make or for future opportunities.  And after today’s episode, you will not only desire to become a more skillful negotiator but…

Ep #25: How to Get Good at Receiving Feedback

For most managers receiving feedback on performance is really tough.  You don’t like how it makes you feel.  So you don’t actively go out and pursue it.  Maybe you wait until your performance review.  Or you wait for your boss to approach you and ask questions about your long-term goals.  Or you receive feedback and…

Ep #24: How to Identify Your Own Unique Leadership Style

Every leader is unique.  We all have different life experiences.  We each hold a different value system.  We were all drawn into leadership for different reasons.  Yet when it comes to identifying your leadership style as a corporate manager, the tendency is to want to look like everyone else.  But if you are a leader…

Ep #23: Becoming Your Own Best Sponsor

You know the benefits of having a sponsor.  You understand how great it is to have someone else advocate on your behalf.  But why wait for someone else to speak up for you when you can do it yourself? Not only are you your own best sponsor but it is your responsibility as a senior…

Ep #22: Redefining Success During the Pandemic: A Conversation with 3 Senior Leaders

This crisis is raw.  It is challenging.  But it is also a time where leaders can really shine. In today’s episode, I am celebrating 3 of my Vice President level clients: Corine Christoff, Vice President of Human Resources at Alpha Precision Group, Jennifer Fisher, Vice President of Sales at Worldstrides Higher Education and Yovani Pina, Vice President of Information Technology…

Ep #21: The Secret To Building Trust in Your Ability to Lead at a Higher Level

I think it’s fair to say that in order to get promoted into a higher level leadership position, you need to build trust with your boss and the leadership team.  It’s also a good idea to trust yourself that you can actually be successful in the role once you do receive it.  But you may…