Episode 50: How a Growth Mindset Helped Me Overcome Critical Feedback, with Lola Sholola

Episode 50: How a Growth Mindset Helped Me Overcome Critical Feedback, with Lola Sholola

On Episode 50, find out what to do when you get less than stellar feedback on your performance review!

50. How a Growth Mindset Helped Me Overcome Critical Feedback, with Lola Sholola

Have you ever been victim of the “feedback sandwich” at work? You know, where your manager says one nice thing, one bad thing, and then another nice thing? It’s not exactly the highlight of the work week and it takes practice to get good at hearing and actioning upon critical feedback.  On today’s episode, meet Lola Sholola – Nigerian immigrant, MBA grad, and Senior Manager II of Strategy & Finance at Walmart.

On this special episode, we hear from Lola Sholola, Senior Manager of Strategy & Finance at Walmart Corp, as she reflects on her first job out of college stumbles.

What you’ll learn from this episode:

  • How Lola transitioned into life in the U.S. after moving from Nigeria during middle school, and overcame a difficult environment 

  • Why Lola chose to study actuarial science, what that means, and the imposter syndrome she felt in her first corporate job 

  • How Lola overcame an initial “failure” in her first job, and how she bounced back in her next role and opportunity

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Full Episode Transcript:

 

Outro:

Hey, are you thinking about changing careers? Then you need to head over to my website, priscillabulchacoaching.com, and sign up to get your free 20 page guide that I wrote with YOU in mind. I wrote this guide to help you change careers and get really clear on what it is that you want to do next. Career clarity is key to a career transition journey. All right, can’t wait to hear what you think about it. Have a great week.

Episode 49: How to Figure Out Your Next Career Move (Pt. 2): Wayfinding & Brainstorming

Episode 49: How to Figure Out Your Next Career Move (Pt. 2): Wayfinding & Brainstorming

On Episode 49, Priscilla continues Part II of the Career Exploration process: wayfinding and brainstorming!

49. How To Figure Out Your Next Career Move, Pt. 2 (Wayfinding & Brainstorming)

On this episode, we pick up where we left off back on episode 46! Priscilla uses concepts from the book “Designing Your Life” by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans to guide your career exploration process. On this episode, Priscilla introduces the Good Time Journal, and how engagement, energy and flow are important clues to your waywinding journey.

Priscilla is back with PART 2 of the design thinking – career exploration process. Go back to Episode 46 for PART I if you missed that one!

What you’ll learn from this episode:

  • Why we start with the clues of “energy”, “engagement”, and “flow” in your day-to-day life and how to start a Good Time Journal 

  • How to analyze why certain interactions, activities, or environments are energizing or engaging – and what that means for your career 

  • Why the word “realistic” is complete BS, and you should release it from your vocabulary

  • How to put on your brainstorming hat on and go through the MIND MAPPING exercise with the design thinker lens 

Ready to make a career change?

I got you! Download our 20-page FREE guide to get career clarity on where you want to go next.

Full Episode Transcript:

 

Outro:

Hey, are you thinking about changing careers? Then you need to head over to my website, priscillabulchacoaching.com, and sign up to get your free 20 page guide that I wrote with YOU in mind. I wrote this guide to help you change careers and get really clear on what it is that you want to do next. Career clarity is key to a career transition journey. All right, can’t wait to hear what you think about it. Have a great week.

Episode 48: How to Ditch the 9-5 Life, Start an Online Business, and Change Lives, with Kaneisha Grayson

Episode 48: How to Ditch the 9-5 Life, Start an Online Business, and Change Lives, with Kaneisha Grayson

On Episode 48, learn about how Kaneisha Grayson grew her own online business from a $10K startup grant to $1M+ in revenue

48. How To Ditch The 9-5 Life, Start an Online Business, and Change Lives , with Kaneisha Grayson

Have you ever thought that only white men with generational wealth are capable of ditching the 9-5 life and building their own businesses? Well, today’s episode is a proof point that BIPOC folks without generational wealth can pursue this path, too!

If you’e someone who’s dreamed about being your own boss and creating an impact-centered business, you can’t miss this special episode with Kaneisha Grayson, founder of The Art of Applying.

What you’ll learn from this episode:

  • What it’s like to be your own boss, start your own business and grow it to a $1M revenue biz – and why Kaneisha decided to scale her biz back 

  • Why Kaneisha decided to ditch the corporate life, after completing her MBA/MPP from Harvard 

  • The risks and up-sides to a life of entrepreneurship 

  • How to decide whether you’re ready for entrepreneruship

Ready to make a career change?

I got you! Download our 20-page FREE guide to get career clarity on where you want to go next.

Full Episode Transcript:

 

Outro:

Hey, are you thinking about changing careers? Then you need to head over to my website, priscillabulchacoaching.com, and sign up to get your free 20 page guide that I wrote with YOU in mind. I wrote this guide to help you change careers and get really clear on what it is that you want to do next. Career clarity is key to a career transition journey. All right, can’t wait to hear what you think about it. Have a great week.

Episode 47: How To Sell Your Nonprofit Skills to the Private Sector, with Remy Onstad

Episode 47: How To Sell Your Nonprofit Skills to the Private Sector, with Remy Onstad

On Episode 47, Remy Onstad talks to us about why she left a 10-year career in nonprofit and politics to private sector

47. How To Sell Your Nonprofit Skills to the Private Sector, with Remy Onstad

When you’ve been working in the nonprofit, public service or mission-oriented organization for a long time, it can feel impossible to transition into the private sector. Just because it feels impossible, though, doesn’t mean that it is – in fact, this is a switch that happens every single day.

There are many reasons to want to change jobs, but when you’re trying to make an industry leap (like nonprofit to private sector), it can feel a little intimidating and like you have nothing to offer – WRONG! Remy Onstad talks us through how she made this shift.

What you’ll learn from this episode:

  • What it’s like to be a young twenty-something working in campaign politics and nonprofit in Washington, D.C.

  • Why Remy decided to make the big leap to go to business school and transition into private sector

  • The transferrable skills that Remy shared and sold during her interviews with private sector

  • What it means to work in Strategic HR at a major tech company and why Remy loves this new chapter of her life

Ready to make a career change?

I got you! Download our 20-page FREE guide to get career clarity on where you want to go next.

Full Episode Transcript:

 

Outro:

Hey, are you thinking about changing careers? Then you need to head over to my website, priscillabulchacoaching.com, and sign up to get your free 20 page guide that I wrote with YOU in mind. I wrote this guide to help you change careers and get really clear on what it is that you want to do next. Career clarity is key to a career transition journey. All right, can’t wait to hear what you think about it. Have a great week.