52 episodes

How do I land my dream job? How should I ask for a promotion? When is it time to find a new boss? How do I get paid what I’m worth? How can I make networking suck less? Most importantly, how do I stand out and get recognized as a star at my workplace?

Welcome to the Real-World Feminist Podcast! Host Michelle Kinsman brings you no-BS answers to these and all of your burning career questions. Her advice is based on strategies she’s applied in her own career journey from administrative assistant to top executive at a major advertising agency. This isn’t the same old business speak from management textbooks. This podcast delivers real career advice for real women.

Tune in each week for digestible advice that you can turn into action in your own career!

The Real-World Feminist Podcast Michelle Kinsman

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    • 4.9, 25 Ratings

How do I land my dream job? How should I ask for a promotion? When is it time to find a new boss? How do I get paid what I’m worth? How can I make networking suck less? Most importantly, how do I stand out and get recognized as a star at my workplace?

Welcome to the Real-World Feminist Podcast! Host Michelle Kinsman brings you no-BS answers to these and all of your burning career questions. Her advice is based on strategies she’s applied in her own career journey from administrative assistant to top executive at a major advertising agency. This isn’t the same old business speak from management textbooks. This podcast delivers real career advice for real women.

Tune in each week for digestible advice that you can turn into action in your own career!

    How to Help a Team Define Roles

    How to Help a Team Define Roles

    If you are working on a team where roles are unclear, you’re on the road to a collective failure.

    Here’s the good news. You don’t have to wait for a disaster to happen. You can be the person who steps up and leads the way to clarity!

    In this episode, I’ll break down how to help a team define roles with a simple tool used universally by leaders in every industry.

    It’s time for some next-level career gains!

    Tune in and let’s get after it!

    • 24 min
    How to Stand Out at Work

    How to Stand Out at Work

    There are hundreds—maybe thousands—of other people working at your company.


    How do you stand out in the crowd as a star performer?


    The truth is there are small actions that you can take every day that will help you get noticed by the right people.


    In this episode, I break down how to stand out at work.


    Tune in and let’s get after it!

    • 26 min
    The Right & Wrong Way to Decline a Meeting Request

    The Right & Wrong Way to Decline a Meeting Request

    It’s important to defend your calendar and be deliberate with the meeting invites that you accept.

    But, there is a right way and a wrong way to decline a meeting request.

    Done well, you demonstrate critical thinking skills and everyday leadership.

    And…when it’s not done well, you come off as lazy or irresponsible.

    Let’s make sure you are putting your best foot forward.

    • 18 min
    You Survived a Layoff. Now What?

    You Survived a Layoff. Now What?

    Living through a layoff is one of the most stressful things you can go through.

    How do you push through and actually get anything done when you feel this way?

    In this episode, I share with you my own personal story and the lessons that I learned the hard way.

    • 36 min
    How to Run a Productive Virtual Meeting

    How to Run a Productive Virtual Meeting

    The only thing that sucks more than a poorly run meeting is a poorly run virtual meeting.

    FACT.

    In this episode, I’ll break down how to run a productive virtual meeting. My advice will help you show up as the badass leader you are meant to be.

    Tune in and let’s get after it!

    • 21 min
    5 Job Search Strategies for a Tough Economy

    5 Job Search Strategies for a Tough Economy

    This is not a great time to be on the job hunt.

    The simple fact is there are more people competing for fewer jobs.

    This means you will need to think differently than the rest.

    In this episode, I break down 5 job search strategies to help you get the edge on your competition.

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

M.L.Hansen ,

Keep it simple is Michelle’s way

Each episode is provides necessary, yet simple, career advice. This is a podcast I would recommend to those who are just starting out AND to those who are at the top of their careers. Also, if you need a mentor, just press play!

Burt Macklin 2.0 ,

Helpful, practical, and fun career advice

Michelle Kinsman is the virtual career mentor you never knew you needed. She’s got great tips and tricks to help you level up your professional reputation and career achievements. 10/10 recommend.

beccanbailey ,

It’s honest, It’s helpful.

Love, love, love this podcast and the host. Excellent!! Entertaining and informative. Provides excellent examples on how to be successful.

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