Maximize Your Career with Stacy Mayer Podcast

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…

Ep #20: Laying the Foundation for Your Next Promotion

Chances are good that you have been wanting a promotion for awhile now.  Maybe you were even in line to receive one until your only sponsor left the company?  Maybe you thought you were a shoe in for the next level only to watch them bring in someone from the outside?  Or perhaps you’re just…

Ep #19: How to Break Yourself Out of the Multitasking Cycle

I know you have most likely heard of the dangers of multitasking and I am not going to be the first person to tell you that it’s not great for your stress levels.  We’ve all been told throughout our career that it’s important to simply focus on one thing at a time, but have we…

Ep #18: How to Say No to Meetings

If you’re like most managers, you are attending too many meetings.  In fact, you were likely attending too many meetings before the world went virtual and now that number has increased x3.  And I bet 30% of those meetings are not helping you be a more productive leader.  Yet your willingness to say no to…