Maximize Your Career with Stacy Mayer Podcast

Ep #17: Creative LinkedIn Strategies During the Time of Covid-19 with Alie Jules

LinkedIn usage is up.  Professionals are turning online to connect with colleagues and friends.  Managers are researching stress management tools, time management resources and online meeting protocols.  Recently laid off workers are seeking out their next opportunity.  But many leaders are also using LinkedIn as a platform for social change, to develop their thought leadership…

Ep #16: How Being in Crisis Mode is Turning Managers into High Performance Leaders

You might have noticed that you’re being a lot more productive at work these days.  Even your breaks are more productive.  You are willing to take an entire day off simply because you know that you need that fuel to recharge for the next day of work.  These are all signs that you are becoming…

Ep #15: How Being in Crisis Mode is Helping Managers Get Out of the Weeds

Getting out of the weeds has likely been on your list of priorities for awhile now.  And chances are good that you have noticed a shift in the hours you have been able to put in at work over the past few weeks.  So without trying, you are finally able to get out of the…

Ep. #14: The Secret to Managing Your Emotions at Work

On today’s episode I will not be talking about managing your stress levels during a time of crisis.  I won’t be showing you how to keep your cool while the world is crumbling around you.  Or even what to say to your boss when she asks, “how are you doing?” Although these things are super…

Ep. #13: Managing Your Most Difficult Employee (even in times of crisis)

Managing a difficult employee is challenging in even the easiest of times. I know it’s possible that you are simply trying to manage yourself these days but it’s also important to know that you can use this time to connect with even your most difficult teammates in a more compassionate and empathetic way. Today I…

Ep #12: From Management Mess to Leadership Success with Scott Miller

Scott Miller is the Executive Vice President of Thought Leadership at FranklinCovey where he has been for 24 years.  In his best selling books, From Management Mess to Leadership Success and Everyone Deserves a Great Manager he provides valuable insight and practical tools on how you can begin to lead with authenticity and vulnerability and…

Ep #11: The Dance of Advocating for Yourself

Last week I shared with you the importance of advocating for yourself BEFORE performance review time.  But if you have ever tried to do this, you may know it can be easier said than done. There are two main reasons that most managers don’t advocate for themself: 1) They don’t understand the importance of it…

Ep #10: Why You Should NOT Wait Until Your Performance Review to Ask for a Promotion

I get it.  To you, it makes logical sense that you save the conversations about a promotion for performance review time.  It’s easier.  It feels less awkward.  It’s the one time of year where your boss actually asks YOU about your professional development goals. But the problem with this approach is it’s often too late. …