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Are you ready to step up as the boss of your life? Emilie Aries breaks down career conundrums with expert interviews to help women navigate career transition and step up as the boss of their careers. Whether you're in the job search, starting a side hustle, climbing a corporate ladder, or an experie…

Emilie Aries


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    Emilie's Maternity Leave and What That Means for Bossed Up

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 22:48

    On today's episode, Emilie, the CEO & Founder of Bossed Up, discusses her maternity leave plans and why she feels so strongly that every expectant parent should be entitled to adequate leave. She also gets real about how she's preparing the business for her absence and what that means for this very podcast!Related Links:Check out the corresponding blog post hereEp 346 | How to Advocate for a Better Work-Life Balance as a Working Parent with Emily Oster Ep 332 | 5 Things to Keep in Mind When Financially Preparing for a BabyBossed Up's Resources and ProgramsThe Bossed Up PodcastLEVEL UP: a leadership acceleratorSPEAK UP: an assertive communication programHIRED: a job search acceleratorLifeTracker Insiders and LifeTracker PlannerBossed Up for TeamsFollow Emilie on Instagram and LinkedInGot a career conundrum you want Emilie to cover on the podcast? Call and leave us a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    How to Embrace Generational Dynamics in the Workplace

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 37:16

    On today's episode, Emilie sits down with Dr. Candace Steele Flippin, a global communications expert, multigenerational workplace scholar, TEDx speaker, and bestselling author, to discuss a new shift of the dynamics in the workplace as we see more of GenZ enter the workforce.Related Links:Learn more about Dr. Candace Steele Flippin's workConnect with Dr. Candace on LinkedIn | InstagramGrab one of Dr. Candace's books:Generation Z in the WorkplaceMillennials in the WorkplaceEnroll in Level Up: our Leadership AcceleratorJoin the Bossed Up Courage Community on FacebookGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    How to Harness Your Financial Power to Make Your Money Matter

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 40:31

    In today's episode, Emilie sits down with Tanja Hester, author of Wallet Activism: How to Use Every Dollar You Spend, Earn, and Save As a Force for Change, all about how to be a more socially conscious citizen and financial activist. Related Links:Learn more about Tanja's workGrab one of Tanja's books:Wallet Activism: How to Use Every Dollar You Spend, Earn, and Save As a Force for ChangePrevious Book - Work Optional: Retire Early the Non-Penny-Pinching WayEp 64: Feminist Take on F.I.R.E.Ep 253: How to get Involved in Activism in 2020Smile.Amazon.comEnroll in Speak Up: our Assertive Communication ProgramEnroll in Level Up: our Leadership AcceleratorBossed Up's LifeTracker PlannerJoin the Bossed Up Courage Community on FacebookGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    How to Not Be a Terrible Boss or Lose Your Mind Being Directed by One

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 41:25

    In today's episode, Emilie chats with Cate Sevilla, a freelance writer, podcaster, and author, all about how to deal with difficult bosses and create a better workplace by encouraging managers to upskill their leadership style with proper training.Related Links:Enroll in Level Up: our Leadership AcceleratorLearn more about Cate SevillaFind Cate on Instagram and TwitterCate's Book: How to Work Without Losing Your Mind: A Realistic Guide to the Hell of Modern WorkEmily Oster's Bossed Up Episode: How to Advocate for a Better Work-Life Join the Bossed Up Courage Community on FacebookGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    How to Reset Your Inner Narrative and Reclaim Your Confidence

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 39:01

    In today's episode, Emilie chats with Valerie Gordon, a career and communication strategist for high achievers and adjunct faculty member at the University of Connecticut School of Business, all about recognizing the stories we're telling ourselves about our past experiences and taking charge of our inner narrator to plan for the future.Related Links:Learn more about Valerie Gordon and Commander-in-SheConnect with Valerie on LinkedIn, Twitter, InstagramKeep an eye out for Valerie's forthcoming book, Fire Your Narrator: a storyteller's guide to getting out of your head and into your life, coming out this fall!Enroll in Level Up: our Leadership AcceleratorLearn more about HIRED, our 3-month job search acceleratorJoin the Bossed Up Courage Community on FacebookGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    How to Carve Your Path to Career Success from Life's Big Transitions

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 40:55


    Whether you're thinking of switching industries, pivoting from your current career, or life has thrown something unexpected your way and you're re-evaluating your entire career trajectory, mastering the art of transitions is a life skill we need to develop.In today's episode, Emilie chats with New York Times best-selling author Bruce Feiler all about how to understand and approach building the skills to navigate life changes.Related Links:Learn more about Bruce's work Sign up for Bruce's newsletter: The Nonlinear LifeGrab a copy of Life is in the Transitions: Mastering Change in a Nonlinear AgeWatch Bruce's latest TEDx Talk: How to Master a Life TransitionLearn more about HIRED, our 3-month job search acceleratorJoin the Bossed Up Courage Community on FacebookGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).


    How to Advocate for a Better Work-Life Balance as a Working Parent

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 36:23


    In today's episode, Emilie chats with fellow Brown alum and Professor of Economics, author, and working parent Emily Oster, all about normalizing parenting in the workplace and what we can do to create a more welcoming environment for all working parents.Related Links:Learn more about Emily's work Subscribe to Emily's newsletterGrab a copy of Emily's new book, The Family FirmGrab a copy of Emily's previous book, CribsheetMore Relaxed Parenting, from Birth to PreschoolEmily on Twitter / Emily on InstagramLearn more about HIRED, our 3-month job search acceleratorJoin the Bossed Up Courage Community on FacebookGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).


    How to Reverse Engineer Your Way to a Successful Career

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 34:12

    In today's episode, Emilie sits down with Dr. Ron Friedman, an award-winning psychologist, author, and the founder of ignite80, to chat about his new book and the strategies you need to reverse engineer your way to mastering your craft over the course of your career.Related Links:Learn more about Dr. Ron Friedman Check out his work at ignite80Grab a copy of Dr. Ron's books:The Best Place to Work: The Art and Science of Creating an Extraordinary WorkplaceDecoding Greatness: How the Best in the World Reverse Engineer SuccessSave your seat for Speak Up, our 8-week assertive communications courseEnroll in Level Up , our 6-month leadership acceleratorLearn more about HIRED, our 3-month job search acceleratorGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    What Confidence Really Is and How to Cultivate It

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 38:28

    In today's episode Emilie sits down with Alexis Kanda-Olmstead, Director of Advancement Talent Management at Dartmouth College and the founder of Amplify Women and Gender Initiative & AKO Collective, to break down the research behind the term ‘confidence' and the gender gap around it.Related Links:Amplify Women & Gender InitiativeAKO CollectiveConnect with Alexis Kanda-Olmstead on LinkedInThe Science of Women's Leadership | Alexis Kanda-Olmstead TEDxCSUEp 192 | How to Cultivate More ConfidenceEp 65 | 5 Everyday Practices to Boost Your ConfidenceHow to Communicate with ConfidenceErin Petrey's Boss Move: @erpdc | Bourbon and BanterJoin the Bossed Up Courage Community on FacebookGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    Got a Bad Boss? How to Manage Up Effectively

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2021 36:32

    In today's episode, Emilie chats with Jennifer Chapman, an expert leadership coach who works with STEM managers and leaders, to discuss practical ways to navigate managing up whether you're dealing with a micromanager, absentee boss, or the boss who's too busy.Related Links:Learn more about Jennifer Chapman Ep 206 | How to be the Best People Manager with Michelle King Enroll in LEVEL UP, our 6-month leadership acceleratorJoin the Bossed Up Courage Community on FacebookGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    How to Leverage the Power of Pressure for Your Growth and Development

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2021 40:53

    In today's episode, Emilie chats with Dane Jensen, CEO of Third Factor, an instructor at the Smith School of Business at Queen's University, and author of The Power of Pressure, all about how high achievers can recognize the difference between stress and pressure, and how to use psychology and personal sustainability to harness the power of high-pressure situations.Related Links:Learn more about Dane JensenThe Power of Pressure: Why Pressure Isn't the Problem, It's the SolutionEnroll in HIRED, our 3-month job search acceleratorJoin the Bossed Up Courage Community on FacebookGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    How to Create a Safe, Supportive Workplace for LGBTQIA+ Colleagues

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2021 41:40

    In today's episode, Emilie sits down with Silicon Valley's gender equity advisor Femily AKA Emily Howe to discuss diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in the workplace and how we can all become better active allies for our LGBTQIA+ colleagues and community members.Related Links:Learn more about Femily's workEp 327: How to Be an Inclusive LeaderEp 267: How to Advocate for Inclusion in a Male-Dominated IndustrySubscribe to our exclusive LifeTracker Insiders CommunityGrab your goal-tracking LifeTracker Planner now!Join the Bossed Up Courage Community on FacebookGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    Why a Career Strategy is Important and How to Create a Plan

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2021 37:40

    In today's episode, Emilie chats with new author, and career and leadership expert Kimberly B. Cummings all about how to think strategically and methodically to set yourself up for sustainable success when it comes to your long-term career goals. Related Links:Learn more about Kimberly's work hereNext Move, Best Move: Transitioning into a Career You'll LoveEp 24: Finding the Feedback You NeedEp 263: How to Command Your Story in an InterviewEnroll in HIRED, our 3-month job search acceleratorBossed Up: A Grown Woman's Guide to Getting Your Sh*t TogetherLearn more about LEVEL UP, our 6-month leadership programJoin the Bossed Up Courage Community on FacebookGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    How to Redefine the Expectations of What a Dream Job Really Is

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2021 38:03

    In today's episode, Emilie chats with DEI consultant and career coach Cynthia Orduña, all about the myth of the ‘dream job' and how job seekers should approach the modern job search as they pursue the ‘perfect job.' Related Links:Learn more about Cynthia's workDownload our FREE resource: The Ultimate Job Search GuideRegister for our FREE masterclass: How to Communicate Your Skills in the Job SearchEnroll in HIRED, our 3-month job search acceleratorEp 168: How to Recover from a Toxic JobThe Ambition Plan: Year of RiskGet your copy of the Bossed Up book Join our Bossed Up Courage Community on FacebookGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    How to Get Unstuck and Become Unstoppable to Accelerate Your Career

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2021 43:38

    In today's episode, Emilie chats with Jeannine K. Brown, the Managing Director and Founder of Everyday Lead, an Atlanta-based talent development and diversity consultancy firm which advocates to advance women and black professionals into fulfilling careers in executive leadership roles, all about how to step out of your comfort zone to navigate the climb into leadership.Related links:Learn more about Jeannine's work at Everyday LeadGrab a copy of the Bossed Up book Ep 03: How to Get a Male MentorCheck out Level Up, our leadership acceleratorJoin the Bossed Up Courage Community on FacebookGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    How to Bounce Back Into the Job Market During Our Economic Recovery

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2021 30:38

    As hiring rises across nearly every industry, Fawn Germer, a bestselling author, keynote speaker, and career coach, joins Emilie on the pod to talk all about how to bounce back on the job search, rather than fall behind as we navigate our way through our economic recovery from COVID-19. Related Links:Learn more about Fawn’s workDownload Fawn's giveaway: Changing the Way You ChangeGrab a copy of Coming Back! How to Win the Job You Want When You've Lost the Job You NeedJoin the Bossed Up Courage Community on FacebookGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    What Becoming a Working Mom has Taught Me About Work and Life

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2021 9:23

    Motherhood is a transformational time.As we close out our motherhood and career series, Chris Castillo, an entrepreneur, working mother, and one of our favorite Bossed Up pals, drops by the podcast today to share her top three lessons motherhood has taught her as she navigates first-time parenthood, while balancing her career as a millennial career coach.Related Links:Check out the corresponding blog post hereLearn more about Chris’ work at Empowered AchieversJob Searching? Work with us to get HIREDEp 296: How to Create FocusJoin our Bossed Up Courage Community on FacebookGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    What Do Mom-Friendly Workplaces Look Like and How to Create Them

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2021 38:28

    As we close out our motherhood and career series this month, Emilie chats with Christine Michel Carter, author, advocate and the #1 global voice for working moms, all about the status of black moms in America, what companies can do when it comes to advocating for working moms, and how our society can provide better policies for social safety nets to be in place as career women decide to pursue motherhood.Related Links:Learn more about Christine’s workSurvey: Working Parents Will Quit without Remote WorkBlack Moms Face Toughest Childcare CrunchLinkedin Learning: Career Strategies for Women Re-Entering the Workforce Level Up: Bossed Up's Leadership AcceleratorOnly 1 in 3 Managers Check in on Their Black Female Employees' WellbeingWhat Serena Williams’s scary childbirth story says about medical treatment of black womenThe Healthy Families ActGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    How to Create Better Work-Life Balance as a New Parent

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2021 27:32

    In today’s episode - inspired by a listener-submitted conundrum, Emilie continues our series all about the intersection of motherhood and career to break down the “ideal worker myth” and provide insight on how working mothers can adjust their expectations to create a more sustainable balance between work and life to “have it all.” Related Links:Learn more in the corresponding blog postDownload our FREE Negotiation GuideBurnout | By the Book seriesGet your copy of Emilie’s book, Bossed UpOverwhelmed by Bridgid SchulteThe Atlantic | The Work that Makes Work PossibleEp 311: How to Talk About Marital Status, Parental Status, and Pregnancy in the Interview Ep 93: The Biggest Falsehood About BurnoutEp 301: How to Say “No” and Stop Over CommittingEp 331: How to Find Sustainable Success as a Working ParentGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    An Honest Look Into Motherhood and Mental Health

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2021 37:09

    1 in 5 women experience Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADs).In this episode Emilie sits down with documentary filmmaker, blogger, and mother Erin Bagwell to talk about the challenging and less-often talked about realities of becoming a mother - specifically as it relates to postpartum depression.Related Links:Learn more about Erin’s work Watch Year One now National Suicide Prevention LifelineJoin the Bossed Up Courage Community on FacebookGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    5 Things to Keep in Mind When Financially Preparing for a Baby

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2021 45:22

    Having a baby doesn’t have to be one big blind leap of faith into the financial unknown. In today’s episode, Emilie shares her financial approach in preparing for a big life event - starting a family with #BradtheBoo. She dives into the personal finance strategies she’s following to make financially empowered decisions - and how you can, too!Related Links:Read the full blog hereEp 101: Why I’m Testing My Fertility NowEp 88: Building Wealth Through Real EstateEp 72: Women and WealthEp 326: How to Reach Your Financial Goals as a Woman with Cris Caruso Genevieve Howland’s book: The Mama Natural Week-by-Week Guide to Pregnancy & ChildbirthFind more support in the Bossed Up Courage Community on FacebookGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    How to Find Sustainable Success as a Working Parent

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2021 36:16

    You don’t have to be a parent to realize the challenges that working parents face as they navigate the transition to parenthood and returning to work after a shift in their professional identity.In today’s episode, Emilie continues our series on the intersection of motherhood and work with Daisy Dowling, the founder and CEO of Workparent, a leading consulting, training, and research firm focused on working parents and the organizations that employ them, to shed light, and bring more transparency and empathy to the workplace for working parents.Related Links:Learn more about Daisy’s work at WorkparentGrab a copy of Daisy’s book WorkparentEp 311: How to Talk About Marital Status, Parental Status, an Pregnancy in the InterviewLearn more about Level Up, our leadership acceleratorJoin the Bossed Up Courage Community on FacebookGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    How Moms Can Strategically Re-Enter the Workforce After 2020

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2021 12:54

    2020 hit women’s careers hard - leaving 2.5 million American women exiting the workforce altogether. Many of these women have children and faced an impossible set of choices: to go to work without adequate schooling or childcare, or prioritize caring for loved ones full-time at the risk of stalling their careers. In today’s episode, Emilie shares how working women - and moms in particular - can take the initial steps forward to restart their careers after 2020.Related Links:HIRED: Our Job Search AcceleratorThe Ultimate Job Search Guide for the Modern Woman LinkedIn Learning Course: Career Strategies for Women Re-Entering the Workforce After 2020The Definitive Guide to Negotiating as a WomanEp 136: Is Job-Sharing the Secret to Work-Life Balance?Join the Bossed Up Courage Community on FacebookGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    Female Friendships: Why We need Them and How to Keep Them

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2021 48:18

    In today’s episode Emilie sits down with Nicole Rodgers, Founder and Executive Director of Family Story, a think tank founded to recognize, validate, and protect the many ways individuals form and re-form families, to chat about the importance of female friendships and how we can cultivate, revive, and nurture our female friendships as we rebound from the pandemic.Related Links:Learn more about Nicole’s work hereNicole’s Tweet that inspired her article In The Company Of WomenIn The Company Of Women: The Pandemic Void Only My Girlfriends Can FillReclaim Your Female Friendships: Q&A Fireside ChatEp 219: 10 Tips to Handle Zoom FatigueEp 294: Get Organized for the New Year with Gretchen RubinGrab Gretchen Rubin’s Outer Order, Inner CalmCheck out Jessica Bacal’s book, Mistakes I Made at WorkEp 112: How to Cultivate Your Community of CourageJoin the Bossed Up Courage Community on FacebookGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    Why You Should Take a Money Minute Every Week

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2021 6:00

    Today you’ll hear from Maggie Germano, a Bossed Up Trainer, Founder and podcast host of Money Circle, Certified Financial Education Instructor, and financial coach for women,  talk all about the benefits of making the time for a quick money minute every week.Related Links:Check out the corresponding blog post hereLearn more about Maggie's workSubscribe to the Money Circle podcastJoin the Bossed Up Courage Community on FacebookGot a career conundrum you want Emilie to cover on the podcast? Call and leave us a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    How to Be an Inclusive Leader | Best of Bossed Up

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2021 35:32


    In today’s episode, we revisit Emilie's chat with Jennifer Brown, an award-winning entrepreneur, speaker, diversity and inclusion consultant, and author, all about how to practice inclusive leadership - including and especially during these uncertain times.Related Links:Learn more about Jennifer Brown hereInclusion: Diversity, The New Workplace & The Will To Change by Jennifer BrownHow to Be an Inclusive Leader by Jennifer BrownCheck out Peter Block's book, Flawless ConsultingLEVEL UP: Bossed Up's Leadership AcceleratorJoin our June cohort of HIRED: A Job Search AcceleratorDownload our FREE resource The Ultimate Job Search Guide for the Modern WomanJoin Bossed Up’s Courage Community on FacebookGot a career conundrum or #bossmoves moment you want to share on the podcast? Call and leave a voicemail for Emilie NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).


    How to Reach Your Financial Goals as a Woman

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2021 7:47

    From closing the gender pay gap to family caregiving, women are faced with unique money challenges. On today’s episode, long-time Bossed Up trainer and financial wealth advisor Cris Caruso addresses some of the obstacles women face when it comes to building wealth and how to overcome them to create a secure, happy, and successful future.Related Links:Read the corresponding blog post Learn more about Cris hereThe Gender Wage Gap: 2019 Earnings Differences by Race and EthnicityEp 317: Making Progress on Equal Pay DayThe Cost of Raising a ChildTrends in College Pricing 2018Got a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    How to Leverage LinkedIn to Land a Job | Best of Bossed Up

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2021 36:20

    On today’s episode we’re revisiting Emilie’s chat with Justin Nguyen, founder of GetChoGrindUp and host of the Declassified College podcast, all about how recent college graduates and new job seekers can best navigate their online connections to land their next job.Learn more about Justin's workCheck out HIRED: our job search acceleratorDownload our FREE resource: The Ultimate Job Search Guide for the Modern WomanJoin the Bossed Up Courage Community on FacebookGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    How to Improve Your Relationship with Money

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2021 12:45

    What’s your money mindset? It’s Financial Literacy Month and we’ve called on our personal finance trainers to take over this month’s boss tips!Today you’ll hear from Melanie Lockert, founder of the blog and author of the book, Dear Debt, as she shares her tips on how you can overcome your financial anxiety by reestablishing your relationship with money.Related Links:Learn more about Melanie Lockert hereGrab a copy of Happy Money by Ken HondaJoin Melanie for money management check-insTips on how to prioritize your sleepSubscribe to Melanie’s podcast: The Mental Health and Wealth ShowJoin the Bossed Up Courage Community on FacebookGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    How to Lead with Emotional Intelligence | Best of Bossed Up

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2021 33:10

    On today’s episode we’re revisiting Emilie’s chat with Marc Brackett, PhD, Founder and Director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence about how leaders can bring more emotional intelligence to work and our lives.Related Links:Learn more about Marc hereGrab a copy of Permission to Feel: Unlocking the Power of Emotions to Help Our Kids, Ourselves, and Our Society ThriveLearn more about Oji Life Lab hereEnroll in Level Up: our Leadership AcceleratorJoin Bossed Up’s Courage Community on Facebook

    How to Be a Leader People Actually Like

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2021 11:32

    Is it possible to lead with authority and kindness? Let’s talk about navigating this tricky tightrope, informed by psychology’s warmth-competence model. Related Links:FREE Live Masterclass: To Lead or Be Liked?Enrollment is open now for our Level Up: Leadership AcceleratorSpeak Up: Assertive Communication ProgramEp 01: To Lead or Be Liked? Join the Bossed Up Courage Community on FacebookGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    How to Be Your Own Advocate at Work | Best of Bossed Up

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2021 34:48

    On today’s episode, we’re revisiting Emilie’s discussion with author, speaker, and leadership consultant Selena Rezvani, on how women can leverage their skills, promote themselves effectively, and ask for what they want at work.Related Links:Learn more about Selena Rezvani’s work herePushback: How Smart Women Ask and Stand Up for What They WantWatch Selena’s TEDx Talk: Interrupting Gender Bias through Meeting CultureCheck out Selena’s LinkedIn Learning CoursesCatch the replay of Women + Burnout Culture: Why "always-on" is hitting women harder Bossed Up: A Grown Woman’s Guide to Getting Your Sh*t TogetherEnroll in Level Up, our 6-month leadership acceleratorSave your seat for Speak Up, our 8-week assertive communications programSchedule a free consultation call for more details about our programsJoin Bossed Up’s Courage Community on FacebookGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    How to Talk About Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in the Job Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2021 9:17

    In today’s episode, Emilie wraps our series all about what to disclose in the job interview - and what to keep to yourself, with the topic of how to navigate sexual orientation and gender identity.Related Links:Ep 311: How to talk about marital status, parental status, and pregnancy in the interviewEp 313: How to talk about your criminal background in the interviewEp 315: How to talk about disability or chronic illness in the interviewEp 318: How to talk about citizenship and immigration in the interviewEp 237: How the U.S. Supreme Court Impacted LGBTQ+ Rights at WorkEp 230: How to Be an Inclusive LeaderHBR: 7 Myths About Coming Out at WorkCheck out the Netflix documentary DisclosureEp 282: The Hidden Racism of MispronunciationEp 220: How to Nail the Virtual InterviewGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    How to Talk Money with Your Friends & Family And Why It's Critically Important that You Do

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2021 51:12


    In today’s episode, Emilie sits down with millennial personal finance expert, founder of the Broke Millennial, and author of the Broke Millennial book series Erin Lowry. She joins the pod to discuss the topic of her recent book, Broke Millennial Talks Money, and shares her tips on how to start the awkward conversation about money with friends, family, and romantic partners.Related Links:Learn more about Erin’s work hereGrab a copy of Broke Millennial Talks MoneyEp 72: Women and WealthEp 190: Mental Health and MoneyEp 64: A Feminist Take on F.I.R.E.Ep 127: How a Brag Book Can Help Land Your Next Job or PromotionJoin our Bossed Up Courage Community on FacebookGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).This episode was sponsored by Canva Pro and Vionic Shoes.


    How to Talk About Citizenship and Immigration in the Job Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2021 4:38

    How should you discuss your immigration status and citizenships in the interview process? Today, Emilie’s breaking down how to know your rights and time this tricky conversation when navigating the job search process in the USA. Related Links:Ep 311: How to talk about marital status, parental status, and pregnancy in the interviewEp 313: How to talk about your criminal background in the interviewEp 315: How to talk about disability or chronic illness in the interviewEEOC Guidelines on HiringGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    Making Progress on Equal Pay Day

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2021 13:00

    Today is Equal Pay Day. Today symbolizes how far into 2021 the average American woman had to work to earn what the average full-time working man did in 2020.In today's episode, Emilie shares 3 ways we can raise awareness today and help hurry the closure of the gender pay gap.Related Links:Learn more about Women’s Equal Pay Day How to Answer the Mid-Interview Salary QuestionEp 195: How to Avoid the Salary Question in the InterviewThe Definitive Guide to Negotiating as a WomanEp 151: What To Do If You Learn You’re UnderpaidEp 3: How to Get a Male MentorEnroll in Level Up: our leadership acceleratorJoin the Bossed Up Courage Community on FacebookGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    How to Stand Out in the Modern Job Search

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2021 43:06

    On today’s episode, Emilie sits down with communications coach, keynote speaker, and author Dorie Clark to discuss clear, concrete strategies to apply during the job search to stand out from the sea of job seekers in today’s competitive job market. Related Links:Learn more about Dorie’s work hereGrab a copy of Dorie’s book, Stand OutCheck out Dorie’s step-by-step guide to reinventing youLearn more about HIRED, our job search acceleratorDownload our FREE Job Search Guide hereJoin our Facebook Courage CommunityGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    How to Talk About Disability or Chronic Illness in the Job Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2021 14:38

    When it comes to disclosing a disability or chronic health condition - whether it’s visible or invisible to others - it’s important to know your rights and proceed with caution. In today’s episode, Emilie dives into whether, when, and to whom you should disclose your chronic health condition or disability during your job search.Related Links:Ep 311: How to talk about marital status, parental status, and pregnancy in the interviewEp 313: How to talk about your criminal background in the interviewEp 272: How to Manage Chronic Illness at WorkEp 244: Talking About Mental Health at WorkJob Applicants and the ADA: 2003 report on the EEOC websiteNYT: How to Disclose a Disability to Your Employer (and Whether You Should)Ep 191: Why You Should Always Get a Job Offer in WritingEp 255: How to Keep Your Confidence Through a Long Job Search Got a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    How to Cultivate Resilience, Make Big Changes, and Embrace Curiosity in Your Career

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2021 37:55

    In today’s episode, Emilie chats with Cady North, founder and personal finance guru at North Financial Advisors, and the new author of The Resiliency Effect, about the steps you can take to overcome adversity, embrace change, and propel yourself forward to success. Related Links:Learn more about Cady’s work hereJoin us for our FREE virtual summit, RECLAIM: Where You’re Meant to BeEp 56: Talking About Mental Health at WorkEp 190: Mental Health and MoneyEnroll in Level Up, our leadership acceleratorGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    Should You Disclose Your Criminal Background in a Job Interview?

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 11, 2021 6:50

    Interviews are stressful enough on a good day. So interviewing with a criminal record can take nerves to another level altogether! Today’s episode walks you through the latest laws on the books about disclosing this sensitive subject matter, as well as best practices on how to talk about this tricky topic. Related Links:Read the corresponding blog hereEp 311: How to Talk About Marital Status, Parental Status, and Pregnancy in the InterviewLearn more about the Ban the Box campaignLearn more about job-seeking with a record at WorkplaceFairness.orgGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    White Feminism, Self Help as Activism, and Practicing Inclusive Advocacy

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2021 56:46

    In today’s episode, Emilie sits down with Koa Beck, author and co-host of “The #MeToo Memos” on WNYC’s The Takeaway, to dive into her new book White Feminism and discuss ways we all can continue advocating for all women, while still being advocates for ourselves.Related Links:Learn more about Koa BeckGrab a copy of White Feminism hereJoin the Bossed Up Courage Community on FacebookGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    How to Talk About Marital Status, Parental Status, and Pregnancy in the Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 4, 2021 16:40

    Related Links:Read the corresponding blog post hereJoin the Bossed Up Courage Community on FacebookEp 191: Why You Should Always Get a Job Offer in WritingShould you mention your kids in the interview?NYT: The Motherhood Penalty vs. the Fatherhood BonusThe ultimate efficiency hack: Have kidsJOURNAL ARTICLE: Getting a Job: Is There a Motherhood Penalty?The Definitive Guide to Negotiating as a WomanEp 18: Bouncing Back From a Baby BreakEp 123: Pursuing a Promotion While PregnantEp 12: Know Your Worth Check out Fairygodboss.comLearn more at InHerSight.comGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    What Self-Care Really Means (Hint: You Can’t Always Buy It)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 2, 2021 41:01

    In today’s episode, Emilie sits down with a disruptor, Stephanie Lee of SELFMADE of the self-care industry to talk about the realities of the wellness industrial complex. What’s the difference between self-are and self-maintenance? What’s the best kind of self-care money can buy? And what can’t be bought that we all need? Listen to learn more. Related Links:Learn more about Stephanie’s work at SELFMADEHear from Stephanie again at our forthcoming Bossed Up SUMMITGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).This episode was sponsored by Indeed and  Skillshare.

    Why Is Corporate America Failing Black Women?

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 25, 2021 13:12

    Today on the podcast, Emilie speaks on the frustrating reality that Black women at work continue to face systematic discrimination at significantly higher rates than any other group of workers. Why is this happening, exactly? And what can be done to rectify it? Listen to learn more.  Related Links:Ready today’s corresponding blog postEp 302: Microaggressions at work, Active Allyship, and Black Women’s Ambitions ft. Minda HartsRacial Equity Impact Analysis resource from the Race Matters Institute2020 Report: Women in the WorkplaceEp 164: Emotional Labor at WorkEp 304: White Fragility, White Women’s Tears, and Dismantling White SupremacyEp 307: How to Lift as You Climb and Choose Collaboration Over CompetitionContinue the conversation in the Bossed Up Courage Community on FacebookGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    How Women Leaders Can Win in Male-Dominated Workplaces

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 23, 2021 49:09

    In today’s episode, Emilie chats with Stephanie Schriock, President of EMILY’s List and author of Run to Win: Lessons in Leadership for Women Changing the World, all about how women can strategically advance into leadership roles at work in male-dominated industries, including politics!Related Links:Learn more about Stephanie’s work hereGrab a copy of Stephanie’s book, Run to WinEnroll in Level Up, our leadership acceleratorEp 34: Should You Pursue Your Passion? ft Lauren UnderwoodEp 36: Boss Mama ft Deb HaalandEp 32: Handling Rejection ft Emily CainGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    How to Lift as You Climb and Choose Collaboration Over Competition

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 18, 2021 7:44

    In today’s episode, Emilie shares the history of the phrase “lifting as we climb,” what it means for her everyday practice of feminism, and how you can practice lifting as you climb, too! Related links:Read the corresponding blog post hereSmithsonian National Museum of African American History and CultureHBR: It’s Time to Break the Cycle of Female RivalryEp 303: Lessons Learned About Racial Justice & Active Allyship in 2020Ep 235: 5 Things White Feminists Must Stop Doing Right NowGrab a copy of White Feminism by Koa BeckWomen and Investing: Closing the Gender Investment GapGet Bossed Up the book!The Definitive Guide to Negotiating as a WomanEp 110: Negotiating Past Equal Pay DayEp 305: 3 Ways to Be More Bossed Up Right NowEp 253: How to Get Involved in Activism in 2020Join the Bossed Up Courage CommunityGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    Narrative Leadership And Why Great Leaders Need It

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 16, 2021 47:38

    Today Emilie chats with public speaker, podcast host of Sway Them in Color, and founder of The New Quo, Christina Blacken all about the importance of narrative leadership, how to cultivate your storytelling skills, and why storytelling is an imperative leadership skill in times of change.Related Links:Learn more about Christina’s work hereWhite Paper: Change the Status Quo Through Your Narrative IntelligenceCatch Christina’s podcast: Sway Them in ColorLearn more about Level Up, our leadership acceleratorJoin our next cohort of Speak Up, our public speaking programGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    3 Ways to Be More Bossed Up Right Now

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 11, 2021 17:43

    In today’s episode, Emilie’s taking it back to basics to explain the origin story behind Bossed Up’s name, and 3 ways to be more bossed up, starting right now.Related Links:Peep that Nicki Minaj interview hereIcon Collective’s Hip Hop History: from the Streets to MainstreamEp 01: To Lead or Be Liked? As an organization that’s always been inspired by hip hop, it’s also worth mentioning our Active Anti-Racism & Justice Plan, which includes a quarterly profit-based give-back structure so we may contribute directly to the communities of color who have given so much to us.Got a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    White Fragility, White Women's Tears, and Dismantling White Supremacy

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 9, 2021 60:35


    Today’s episode may challenge many white listeners, but as the Gloria Steinam saying goes: “the truth will set you free, but first it’ll piss you off.” Today Emilie sits down with Dr. Robin DiAngelo, author of White Fragility, to unpack the harm done by well-intentioned white women every day in the quest for racial and social justice. Related Links:Learn more about Robin DiAngelo’s work hereGrab the reading guide to White Fragility Check out Education For Racial Equity (ERE) to join a workshop with RobinGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).


    Lessons Learned About Racial Justice & Active Allyship in 2020

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 4, 2021 15:48

    Last summer, we rolled out our first-ever plan for Diversity, Inclusion, and Active Anti-Racism Justice. Today on the podcast, I’m reporting back to share how implementing our plan has gone thus far, and 4 key lessons we’ve learned along the way.Related Links:Today’s corresponding blog postEp 232: Our Plan for Diversity, Inclusion, and Active Anti-RacismEp 167: How to Call People In (Or Out) at WorkJoin the Courage Community on FacebookEp 253: How to Get Involved in ActivismGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

    Microaggressions at Work, Active Allyship, and Black Women’s Ambitions

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 2, 2021 33:25

    Today on the podcast, Emilie sides down with Minda Harts, author of The Memo: What Women of Color Need to Know to Secure a Seat at the Table, to talk about dismantling microaggressions, practicing active allyship, and how more women of color can advocate for themselves in a world that wasn’t built for them. Related Links:Learn more about Minda Harts hereGet a copy of:The Memo: What Women of Color Need to Know to Secure a Seat at the Table by Minda HartBossed Up: A Grown Woman's Guide to Getting Your Sh*t Together by Emilie AriesLean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl SandbergNYT: December Jobs Report: Jobs Recovery Goes Into Reverse as Pandemic Takes a New TollGot a career conundrum you want me to cover on the podcast? Call and leave me a voicemail NOW at 910-668-BOSS(2677).

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