Welcome to the Have the Career You Want podcast where it's all about helping you turn the career you have into the career you've always wanted. My mission is that everyone has a job they love. That's why this podcast is all about helping you confidently decide what you want in your career, perform at your best and enjoy every minute of it. This podcast *isn't* about helping you find a career you love. It's about helping you learn to love and thrive in whatever career you choose! I'll show you how.
How Leaders Manage Up To Other Leaders
As a leader, it's important to know how to manage up to the key stakeholders in your organization. Particularly your boss.
In this episode, I'll cover what managing up is, I'll give you my three-part strategic framework so you can structure your approach, and I'll dive into each part of the framework to offer examples of how to manage up effectively.
Naturally Delegating Like A Leader
Delegating like a leader is not about saving you time.
It’s about investing your time wisely to drive better results long term.
In this episode, I’ll help you invest in the real value of delegating (spoiler alert - it has nothing to do with saving time), and strategies for delegating effectively so you love the work you get back and your team doesn’t feel overworked.
Authentically Self Advocating
I know you think self-advocating feels fake. But you also know that at your level, it’s a good idea. In fact, it’s more than a good idea. It’s necessary at your level. But talking about your accomplishments feels braggy and disingenuous.
In this week’s episode, I’ll show you how to authentically self-advocate in a way that feels so normal and easy, you’ll wish you started doing it years ago.
Managing Tough People: Part 2
This is the second part of “Managing Tough People”. In last week’s episode, I went into detail on the number one thing you need to do with your tough people before you do anything else. If you don’t do this one thing, nothing else will work.
In part two, I go into detail on what to do next to help you transform your tough people into top performers!
These two episodes are full of tips and real client stories and is a must listen for anyone with tough people to manage
Managing Tough People: Part 1
You have someone on your team that’s tougher for you to manage than the others. It’s uncomfortable.
At the same time, you don’t want to get rid of them because they deliver great work.
What is the best way to handle this situation?
In Part 1 of this topic, I break down the number one thing you need to do before you do anything else. If you don’t do this, nothing else will work.
Finding Work You're Passionate About
You’re thinking about quitting your job because it’s boring, right? You’re not connected to it anymore and you want to do something you’re passionate about.
I’ll tell you what you need to do and what to avoid to wake up every morning passionate and excited for the day ahead.
You just need to get clear and Mel can help you. Practical, real-world advice delivered with experience and without judgement. Highly relatable. Can’t recommend this podcast enough *****
Refreshing take on loving our work
I’m really enjoying this podcast. It’s opening my eyes and making me think differently about my career and fulfillment within it.
Highly recommend this podcast to anyone who’s struggling with their level of career satisfaction.
‘Have the Career You Want’ with Mel Savage is awesome!
This is a fabulous podcast for anyone who is questioning their career choice. I have first hand experience having Mel as my coach. She is a great listener, and offers practical strategies for moving forward. Mel will never tell you what to do but she will reflect your own thoughts back to you in such a way that they reveal new opportunities to you. She is a highly-skilled coach. I highly recommend Mel’s new podcast!