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Ambition Out Loud is a podcast for ambitious women. Together we're tackling workplace sexism, our own insecurities & self-doubt, and getting practical advice to move our careers forward.

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Ambition Out Loud is a podcast for ambitious women. Together we're tackling workplace sexism, our own insecurities & self-doubt, and getting practical advice to move our careers forward.

    BONUS: Get Hired Challenge

    BONUS: Get Hired Challenge

    By now we are all well aware that many women felt trapped between a rock and a hard place as the coronavirus spread and dependent care responsibilities increased. In the face of these unsustainable challenges, many women felt that they had no other choice than to leave the workplace.


    If this sounds like you and you're now ready to re-enter the workforce, then we’re here to help.  This episode officially kicks off our Get Hired Challenge.  The challenge is designed to support your job search efforts with actionable information, tools, and access to community so that you don't have to go it alone.

    Mentioned in this episode:



    Request Access to the Get Hired Challenge Hub and Resources at: www.gethiredchallenge.com

    "The Arts And Humanities Deliver Untapped Value For the Future Of Work" by Benjamin Wolff: https://bit.ly/2WTboFv 

     Topic Timestamps:



    Overcoming Imposter w/ April Frazier - 10:49
    Resume Rescue w/ Jennifer Hocutt - 17:00
    Spice Up Your LinkedIn w/ Rebecca Gunter - 23:18
    Tech Careers for Humanities Majors w/ Eva Reid - 29:20
    Building Interview Confidence w/ Ellen Twomey - 34:05
    Navigating Career Transitions with Confidence w/ Tina Unrue - 40:41
    Quick Tips to Look Good on Camera w/ Anna Davalos - 47:00
    Hire a Career Coach? w/ Lisa Woodroof - 48:58
    Staying Motivated When Things Get Tough w/ Meg Sytnick - 57:40

     Community: 


    Looking to connect with other ambitious women?  Our community's online hang out is the Ambition Unboxed FB Group at: www.facebook.com/groups/ambitionunboxed.


    Sponsors:

    Her Hideaways - use code AMBITIONOUTLOUD for $25 OFF any order: https://www.herhideaways.com/ 

    • 1 hr 6 min
    S2 EP6 - Own Your Financial Power with Rebecca Borton

    S2 EP6 - Own Your Financial Power with Rebecca Borton

    When's the last time you flexed your financial power?  Did you read that and think, "Nicole, you are talking to the wrong person.  Where is this "financial power" of which you speak?"  (It might be small, but I assure you it's there.)

     

    Rebecca Borton and I sit down to discuss the financial power hiding in your wallet so that you can harness it and reap the rewards of intentional financial living.  Rebecca is a financial catalyst for change makers.  As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, with Concentric Private Wealth, she helps growth-oriented and ambitious people change their behavior and their experience of their wealth, so they can live a life they love today and in the future.  

     

    Mentioned in this episode:

    Want to learn more about the current economic climate?  Check out the Marketplace podcast: https://www.marketplace.org/. 
     

    Connect with Rebecca:


    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQLqZTovkdXvw5QoWXlhSXw/videos

    LinkedIn: https://linkedin.com/in/rebeccaborton 
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RebeccaBortonCFP/

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/BortonRebecca

    Website: www.concentricpw.com


     

    Community: 

    Looking to connect with other ambitious women?  Our community's online hang out is the Ambition Unboxed FB Group at: www.facebook.com/groups/ambitionunboxed.

     

    Sponsors:


    Nardi Media Black Lives Matter Book Club: https://nardimedia.com/bookclub/

    BLM Book Club Companion Box by Ambition Unboxed: https://bit.ly/2CYLBBv

    Her Hideaways - use code AMBITIONOUTLOUD for $25 OFF any order: https://www.herhideaways.com/ 

    • 51 min
    S2 EP5 - Empower Yourself with Phylicia Woods

    S2 EP5 - Empower Yourself with Phylicia Woods

    Phylicia L. Woods comes from a long line of bold and empowered women.  She is a Director of Federal Relations at the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network and currently serves as Vice Chair on the Fairfax County Commission for Women were she represents the Providence District.  She previously served as Counsel to Former U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill on the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee and as Health Counsel on the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging.  In this episode, Phylicia shares her multi-generational secrets so that you can learn how to empower yourself.

     

    Mentioned in this episode:


    Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping: https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/executive-order-combating-race-sex-stereotyping/

    Agencies, Contractors Suspend Diversity Training to Avoid Violating Trump Order by Melissa Block (NPR): https://www.npr.org/2020/10/30/929165869/agencies-contractors-suspend-diversity-training-to-avoid-violating-trump-order

    Voting Rights Act of 1965 Remains a Work in Progress Against Suppression by Rebecca R. Bibbs (The Goshen News): https://www.goshennews.com/indiana/news/voting-rights-act-of-1965-remains-a-work-in-progress-against-suppression/article_79c002de-5d23-5fb6-b84c-9d16e6789592.html

    This Year's Election Will Decide Whether America Witnesses a Third Reconstruction by David A. Love (The Washington Post): https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2020/10/29/this-years-elections-will-decide-if-america-witnesses-third-reconstruction/

    John Lewis' Legacy Is the Right to Vote. And It's Under Attack by Ari Berman (Mother Jones): https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2020/07/john-lewis-legacy-is-the-right-to-vote-and-its-under-attack/ 

     

    Connect with Phylicia:


    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/phylnoinsta/

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/phylicia-l-woods-esq-15831a23/

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/phylwoo


     

    Community: 

    Looking to connect with other ambitious women?  Our community's online hang out is the Ambition Unboxed FB Group at: www.facebook.com/groups/ambitionunboxed.

     

    Sponsors:


    Nardi Media Black Lives Matter Book Club: https://nardimedia.com/bookclub/

    BLM Book Club Companion Box by Ambition Unboxed: https://bit.ly/2CYLBBv

    Her Hideaways - use code AMBITIONOUTLOUD for $25 OFF any order: https://www.herhideaways.com/ 

    • 50 min
    Bonus - Your Tributes to RBG

    Bonus - Your Tributes to RBG

    Pausing time to share your tributes for our recently passed and dearly beloved Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 


    Community: 


    Looking to connect with other ambitious women?  Our community's online hang is the Ambition Unboxed FB Group at: www.facebook.com/groups/ambitionunboxed.

     

    Sponsors:


    Nardi Media Black Lives Matter Book Club: https://nardimedia.com/bookclub/

    BLM Book Club Companion Box by Ambition Unboxed: https://bit.ly/2CYLBBv

    Her Hideaways - use code AMBITIONOUTLOUD for $25 OFF any order: https://www.herhideaways.com/ 

    • 15 min
    Bonus - Community Updates, RBG Tribute, and Connector Conference Preview

    Bonus - Community Updates, RBG Tribute, and Connector Conference Preview

    Mentioned in this episode:


    Submit your RBG tribute at www.ambitionoutloud.com by EOD on September 23, 2020
    Connector Conference - September 25, 2020: https://www.connectorconference.com/  Use my speaker code for a discount (limited availability): Maaguo25 
    Books & Bubbles Author Discussion with Mel McSherry on October 28, 2020: https://www.facebook.com/events/827878344640230

    Honest Convos with Carin and Marcia Podcast: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/carin-kilby-clark/honest-conversations-with-carin-and-marciatm 
    Ambition Unboxed on Instagram: @ambition_unboxed

     

    Community: 

    Looking to connect with other ambitious women?  Our community's online hang is the Ambition Unboxed FB Group at: www.facebook.com/groups/ambitionunboxed.

     

    Sponsors:


    Nardi Media Black Lives Matter Book Club: https://nardimedia.com/bookclub/

    BLM Book Club Companion Box by Ambition Unboxed: https://bit.ly/2CYLBBv

    Her Hideaways - use code AMBITIONOUTLOUD for $25 OFF any order: https://www.herhideaways.com/ 

    • 17 min
    S2 EP4 - Age Defying Careers with Elise Stevens

    S2 EP4 - Age Defying Careers with Elise Stevens

    What happens when ambition and ageism intersect? The outlook can feel bleak.  Fortunately, there are ways you can take control of your career at any age.  Elise Stevens, an experienced project delivery professional and author of the best-selling book Age Defying Careers, joins us to discuss how those of us 40 and over can regain career control so that our next 40 years are the best yet.  

     

    Mentioned in this episode:

    What You May Not Know About the Gender Pay Gap by AAUW: https://www.aauw.org/resources/article/what-you-may-not-know-about-the-gender-pay-gap/

     

    Connect with Elise:


    Website: https://elisestevens.co/

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/elisestevens.co/

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elisestevens/

    Age Defying Careers Podcast: https://elisestevens.co/podcasts/

    Age Defying Careers Book: https://elisestevens.co/product/age-defying-careers-for-women-at-40/ 


     

    Community: 

    Looking to connect with other ambitious women?  Our community's online hang out is the Ambition Unboxed FB Group at: www.facebook.com/groups/ambitionunboxed.

     

    Sponsors:


    Nardi Media Black Lives Matter Book Club: https://nardimedia.com/bookclub/

    BLM Book Club Companion Box by Ambition Unboxed: https://bit.ly/2CYLBBv

    Her Hideaways - use code AMBITIONOUTLOUD for $25 OFF: https://www.herhideaways.com/ 

    • 47 min

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