76. Breaking the Mold: A Conversation with Kana Ueda

In recognition of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, we’re joined by global product information leader, Kana Ueda, who discusses her career journey as an Asian woman with us. From cultural expectations to imposter syndrome, Kana shares why advocating for yourself as an Asian woman is critical to career success. We’ll also talk […]

74. 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 […]

The Executive Roadmap: 3 Keys to a Successful Career Path

When it comes to corporate America, getting to the top within any sector will involve its fair share of setbacks and challenges. In our podcast, C-CRETS, we’ve consistently pulled back the curtains for our listeners. We’ve shared real-life examples from our own experiences and that of our guests, provided receipts that highlight key issues, and […]

73. Just Keep Living: A Conversation with Lisa Bennett

Author, speaker and serial entrepreneur Lisa Bennett joins us to talk about her book ‘Just Keep Living: Conversations with Granny.’ In today’s episode, we’ll talk with Lisa about her career path, including some of the challenges and triumphs she’s faced along the way. We’ll also discuss coping with external static, fitting into a work culture, […]

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

What happens when black leaders don’t support black employees? How do BIPOC employees move forward in corporate America when BIPOC leaders act as company gatekeepers? In today’s episode we’ll talk about getting held back by your ‘own’.   Listen as we share stories of how we’ve been impacted positively and negatively by black leaders, and the […]

70. Who the F**K is “They”?

Have you ever received news or feedback from someone who claimed it wasn’t really from them, instead ‘they’ said it? What happens when people are generalized as ‘they’? In today’s episode, we’re seeking to answer, who is this unnamed “they”? Listen as we talk about generalizations and stereotypes, and how they’ve impacted our career. In […]

69. BIPOC Leaders and White Male Proteges: A Conversation with Josh Brown and Brad Duff

We all have a story about our career path. In today’s episode, we’ll talk with two of our proteges, Brad Duff and Josh Brown, about their leadership journeys and how receiving mentorship and sponsorship helped change the direction of their careers. We’ll also discuss developing interpersonal relationships at work and how it can progress your […]

<strong><u>PROTECTING YOUR COIN</u></strong>

 3 WAYS TO OPTIMIZE YOUR RETIREMENT SAVINGS There’s a reality that human beings experience from birth, and that is—we’re getting older every day. Most adults have to work to earn an income, and unfortunately for some people, as they near retirement age, they’re not in a position to stop working. For others, though they retire, […]