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Empowering, inspiring, motivating interviews with leaders who demonstrate they are in the driver's seat for their careers. Gain insights on how to level up in your career with authentic advice and resource sharing to get you in the driver's seat for a successful career. Join Host Simone E. Morris for your dose of career empowerment and accountability.

The Power of Owning Your Career Podcast Simone Morris

    • Business
    • 4.8 • 26 Ratings

Empowering, inspiring, motivating interviews with leaders who demonstrate they are in the driver's seat for their careers. Gain insights on how to level up in your career with authentic advice and resource sharing to get you in the driver's seat for a successful career. Join Host Simone E. Morris for your dose of career empowerment and accountability.

    S12 Episode 12 - Real Talk with Simone Morris: Authenticity, Education, and Confidence

    S12 Episode 12 - Real Talk with Simone Morris: Authenticity, Education, and Confidence

    Join Host, Simone Morris as she wraps up Season 12 of The Power of Owning Your Career Podcast.  In this episode Simone talks about career ownership—from learning to pivot when you're stuck, to the bold move of taking a sabbatical for clarity and discovery. She discusses the importance of being authentic and confident, even in the face of challenges, and the tremendous value education plays in our career progression. 
    Today's episode is a blend of sharing insights and engaging in conversations through listener questions. Remember, owning your career is a personalized experience – there's no one-size-fits-all formula.
    Listen to the full episode as Simone reflects on lessons learned and prepares for another transformational journey in the upcoming season.
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    ✨ Become the Most Successful You! https://www.careerbreakthroughcall.com
    🎤 Looking for a Speaker, Facilitator, Moderator, and Panelist? Visit http://www.simonemorris.com for more info!
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    • 23 min
    S12 Episode 11 - Acknowledging Multiple Pathways to Success with Byron Slosar

    S12 Episode 11 - Acknowledging Multiple Pathways to Success with Byron Slosar

    In this week's episode of The Power Of Owning Your Career podcast, Simone has the pleasure of speaking with Byron Slosar, the founder of HelloHive, a platform focused on connecting students and entry-level candidates with companies prioritizing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in their recruitment process. Byron shares his personal journey and career insights, shedding light on the importance of building an inclusive workforce that supports diverse backgrounds. 
    Byron speaks candidly about his journey and the importance of embracing identity and uniqueness in the workplace. He emphasized the significance of building a more inclusive entry-level workforce that ultimately grows into senior roles.
    Join us as we explore Byron's unique perspective and glean lessons on embracing authenticity, navigating risk, and finding success in today's dynamic work environment.
    Connect with Byron by email: byron@hellohive.com  or on LinkedIn: @byronslosar or Instagram: @byron_is_pop.
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    • 25 min
    S12 Episode 10 - Real Talk: Embracing Learning Opportunities In Your Career with Simone Morris

    S12 Episode 10 - Real Talk: Embracing Learning Opportunities In Your Career with Simone Morris

    Welcome back to The Power of Owning Your Career podcast! In this episode, "Real Talk with Simone Morris," host Simone Morris opens up about navigating impactful moments in her career. Simone's candid discussion touches on the importance of authenticity, continuous learning, and seeking mental support during challenging times. She delves into the value of investing in personal development and the impact of networking and relationship building on career growth. Through her own journey, Simone encourages listeners to take ownership of their career paths and embrace the transformative moments that shape their professional lives. Join us for a heartfelt conversation and valuable insights in this episode of The Power of Owning Your Career podcast with Simone Morris.
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    ✨ Become the Most Successful You! https://www.careerbreakthroughcall.com
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    • 24 min
    S12 Episode 9 - Map Your Career On Your Terms with Braxton Wood

    S12 Episode 9 - Map Your Career On Your Terms with Braxton Wood

    In today's captivating interview, our host, Simone Morris, sits down with Braxton Wood, the founder of Professional Pivots, an executive career consulting company. Braxton is described as the "Willy Wonka of career growth," helping high-performing professionals land their dream jobs on their own terms.
    Braxton shares his unique journey from being a home-schooled child to navigating his career purely based on merit. He discusses how his personal experience inspired the creation of his career coaching company. Throughout the interview, Braxton provides valuable insights, challenges traditional notions of education, and encourages individuals to take control of their career by embracing calculated risks and seeking continuous learning and self-improvement.
    Connect with Braxton at braxtonwood.vip
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    • 25 min
    S12 Episode 8 - Women's History Month Feature: Jump and the Net Will Appear with Tina Clements

    S12 Episode 8 - Women's History Month Feature: Jump and the Net Will Appear with Tina Clements

    In our continued celebration of Women's History Month, for this episode of "The Power of Owning Your Career," host Simone Morris is re-releasing her interview with the remarkable Tina Clements, Vice President of The Retail Performance Company, who was a guest in 2020.
    Tina unpacks the profound concept of delayed gratification and how it plays a pivotal role in navigating our careers. We'll hear Tina's personal journey of discovery, from her surprising sabbatical to the leaps of faith she's embraced in the corporate world.
    Tina and Simone delve into the art of taking calculated risks, knocking on doors to make oneself known, and leveraging networking and socialization as powerful tools for career advancement.
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    ✨ Become the Most Successful You! https://www.careerbreakthroughcall.com
    🎤 Looking for a Speaker, Facilitator, Moderator, and Panelist? Visit http://www.simonemorris.com for more info!
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     • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/simonemorrisenterprises
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    • 34 min
    S12 Episode 7 - Women's History Month Feature -Boss Women Media Founder, Marty McDonald

    S12 Episode 7 - Women's History Month Feature -Boss Women Media Founder, Marty McDonald

    To celebrate Women's History Month, for this episode of "The Power of Owning Your Career," host Simone Morris is re-releasing her interview with the inspiring Marty McDonald, founder of Boss Woman Media. Marty's interview was episode 2 of Season 1 in 2018! She has now branched out to open a new clothing line, Elle Olivia, which is being carried in over 400 Target Locations!
    Marty shares her remarkable journey from a corporate career to becoming a full-time entrepreneur, and opens up about the pivotal moments and tough decisions that led her to take the driver's seat in her career. She offers valuable insights on the importance of knowing your "why," creating a vision, having a plan, and taking consistent action. Marty's candid discussion highlights the power of taking risks, owning responsibility, and making pivots to successfully own your career. Tune in to gain wisdom and inspiration from Marty's empowering career story and celebrate her success!
    ↪️Join The After Show Discussion in our LinkedIn Group.
    ↪️Leave a review https://ratethispodcast.com/driverseat
    ✨ Become the Most Successful You! https://www.careerbreakthroughcall.com
    🎤 Looking for a Speaker, Facilitator, Moderator, and Panelist? Visit http://www.simonemorris.com for more info!
    📲 Follow Simone Morris on Social Media:
     • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/simonemorrisenterprises
    • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/simonemorris

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 Ratings

Char584 ,

Inspired

Loving all the great content Simone brings with each guest and episode. I feel very inspired to be more intentional in owning my career!

Samjul11 ,

Excellent podcast!

When I listen to podcasts like this, my hope is always that I can takeaway 1-2 valuable tips or insights, and that is exactly what Simone says in the introduction! Simone is an excellent host who gives the floor to her guests. I not only picked up some tips that I will put into practice, but was inspired by the leaders Simone interviewed. I look forward to listening to all of the episodes!

Think_Blue78 ,

Fantastic Insights to Build Your Career

I’ve often struggled at finding resources that will give me the motivation and insight to building my career. And this podcast is a great find that can help me and you keep grinding with our passion projects. Even if you are already in charge of your own career, this podcast will offer something new for you to think about. Great resource and I’m looking forward to the guests Simone will have on in the future.

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