Maximize Your Career with Stacy Mayer Podcast

Ep #41: How to make office politics work for YOU

Whether you like them or not, understanding and engaging in office politics can have a powerful impact on your career. You get that. In fact, you’ve probably seen people get promoted for political reasons multiple times in your career. But, chances are that you’ve seen these things happen and thought to yourself: that’s not fair.…

Ep #40: How To “Brag” About Your Accomplishments The Right Way

It’s no secret. Most people feel uncomfortable when it comes to promoting themselves and their accomplishments. At some point in your life, you’ve probably been told that it’s not polite to brag. You may have even been told that people who are actually smart (or successful or talented) don’t feel the need to tell others…

Ep #39: Is Promotion Entitlement Holding You Back From Landing Your Next Role?

If you’ve been passed over for a promotion that you thought was in the bag, I want you to ask yourself this: Was I entitled to that promotion? If your answer is YES, Promotion Entitlement could be the reason you didn’t actually receive it. Feeling entitled to a promotion is one of the most common…

Ep #38: How to Embrace and Elevate Diversity in the Workplace with Minette Norman

Throughout the course of her career, Minette Norman rose from being a technical writer to eventually becoming Vice President of Engineering Practice at Autodesk in San Francisco. But it wasn’t always easy.   As an engineering executive, she was often the only woman in the room.  She didn’t always have all the answers.  And sometimes her…

Ep #37: How to Build Trust at Work Using ‘15-Minute Ally’ Meetings

When I was growing up, my mom always told me that trust was everything. Trust that you will keep your word. Trust that you will do what you say you’re going to do. Trust that you can do your job. I know that YOU have already built a lot of trust in your organization. You’re…

Ep #36: Executive Ahead of Time Part 3: Dialing Up Your Energy

This is such a personal episode. I am a person with a LOT of energy, but it didn’t happen by mistake. I have made it a point to prioritize my energy. In fact, I’ve been working on building up my energy, naturally, pretty much my entire life. So, why is this relevant for YOU? Being…

Ep #35: Executive Ahead of Time Part 2: Making an Impact

As an ambitious corporate leader, I know you don’t just want to put in the work. You want to be able to see and measure the results. And part of your desire to get to the C-Suite is to leave a greater mark on your organization. You want to be in the room where the…

Ep #34: Executive Ahead of Time Part 1: Gaining Influence

You’ve definitely heard me give this advice before: act like you are in the job you want, not the job you have. And while most of you understand that this advice is one of the best shortcuts to success that you can take, you may be struggling to figure out how to actually make it…