76 episodes

Hosts, Ricky Robinson & Keith Powell, share their 20-year adventures and pitfalls climbing the career ladder and offer advise (“C-Crets”) on avoiding the traps and thriving.

C-CRETS Keith Powell & Ricky Robinson

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Hosts, Ricky Robinson & Keith Powell, share their 20-year adventures and pitfalls climbing the career ladder and offer advise (“C-Crets”) on avoiding the traps and thriving.

    The Intersection of Trust, Burnout, & Mental Wellbeing: A Conversation with Nidhi Tewari

    The Intersection of Trust, Burnout, & Mental Wellbeing: A Conversation with Nidhi Tewari

    It’s C-CRETS 75th episode, and we’re talking about the importance of mental health. Listen in as licensed clinical social worker and mental health therapist, Nidhi Tewari, joins us in the C-CRETS chair. We’ll talk to Nidhi about her journey to working in the mental health field. In addition, we’ll discuss the impact that lack of trust and burnout has on the workplace experience. Then, receipts on the intersectionality of mental health and people of color, as well as receipts on the impact of burnout will be shared. And we’ll give you C-CRETS on how leaders can create a sense of trust in the workplace, and C-CRETS on how individuals can prevent burnout.

    I Got Something to Say: Thought Leadership 2.0

    I Got Something to Say: Thought Leadership 2.0

    What are the roadblocks preventing you from establishing your voice as a thought leader? How can you become a better thought leader within your industry? In today’s episode, we’ll recap some key themes from one of our most popular episodes where we covered thought leadership. In addition, we’ll expand on how you can become a thought leader, provide receipts on the benefits of being known as a thought leader, and share four C-CRETS on what steps you can take to build thought leadership.

    Just Keep Living: A Conversation with Lisa Bennett

    Just Keep Living: A Conversation with Lisa Bennett

    In this episode, Keith and Ricky welcome speaker, entrepreneur, Youtube personality, coach, faith leader, and author, Lisa Bennett, to the show. They talk with Lisa about her career path, coping with external static, and the inspirations for her new book. Keith and Ricky provide receipts on dealing with personal loss and taking care of your wellbeing and close out with C-CRETS from Lisa how to deal with external static and find your voice.

    Black on Black Crime: Losing Who You Are on the Climb to the Top

    Black on Black Crime: Losing Who You Are on the Climb to the Top

    In this episode, Keith and Ricky talk about the “lost tribe” - Black people who get ahead and then forget where they came from and share stories of how we’ve been impacted positively and negatively by Black leaders. They provide receipts on the impact of Black leaders mentoring and sponsoring other Black employees and close out with 3 C-CRETS on how Black leaders can support their Black employees.

    The Twists and Turns of Working in Aviation: A Conversation with Anthony Oshinuga

    The Twists and Turns of Working in Aviation: A Conversation with Anthony Oshinuga

    Anthony Oshinuga is a published author, professional Aerobatic Pilot, Reno Air Race Pilot, and Motivational Speaker. Keith and Ricky talk with Anthony about what it’s like to be a pioneer as the “The Only” in an industry where there is literally no one else that looks like you. They provide receipts on ethnically diverse representation in aviation and aerospace industries and close out with C-CRETS from Anthony on how to pursue your dreams as a kid and as an adult.

    Who the F**K is "They"?

    Who the F**K is "They"?

    Have you been in a situation where someone is making negative comments about you, and the person keeps referring to "they"? In this episode Keith and Ricky talk about generalizations and stereotypes, how generalizations impacted our career, and how generalizations are used to maintain power and control, especially over women and people of color. They provide receipts on the negative impacts of generalizations and stereotypes, and close out with 3 C-CRETS on how to elegantly slay folx when they use generalizations against you.

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
60 Ratings

60 Ratings

Nimzter ,

Amazing insights!

Can't say enough how I wish I had access to this earlier in my career. Keith and Ricky continue to share the inside story on how to truly accomplish your ambitious dreams in corporate America. And always feels like they are right in my room having a chat and spitting wisdom. Thank you for elevating all of us!

Mr. Al Pete ,

Great show!

I’ve been editing your shows for some months now (Resonate Recordings) and I truly enjoy every show y’all put out! It’s informative and funny. The information and topics yall speak on are relatable. Keep up the great work. 🔝🔝🔝

J.Jennie01 ,

Information people pay money for

Listening to the C-CRETS podcast each week is time well spent. Its informative and timely. The knowledge that the hosts share is stuff people pay big money for, yet its being provided for free. One of my favorite podcasts!

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