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One Bold Move A Day

You can achieve more than you ever thought possible—by intentionally putting yourself out there and following through. I’m Shanna Hocking, thought leader, keynote speaker, and author on women and leadership, as well as Associate VP of a multi-billion dollar organization. I’ll share what I’ve learned on my journey through pursuing my own career growth and leading large teams in complex organizations. If you’re ready to take one bold move a day to advance your career and develop as a leader, I’m here to help you achieve your goals. Listen to a new 6-minute episode every week.For more leadership and career advice, visit www.shannaahocking.com and @ShannaAHocking.Podcast Music: Second Bedroom Studio

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222. Build the Case for a Promotion or Pay Raise Even While You Work Remotely

There’s a lot of leadership advice out there (including my own!) that says you have to be noticed to advance your career. How do you get noticed if you’re working remotely or only in the office a few days a week? You’ll need to exceed expectations, keep your presence known, and advocate for your own work—but it’s more than that. This episode shares four things to build the case for your promotion or raise even while you work from home.Your One Bold Move: Build the case for your promotion or pay raise and advocate for your own work. Even if you aren’t seen in the office every day, with a little effort, you can still make your positive accomplishments visible and grow your career.Want more leadership and career tips like this sent directly to your inbox twice monthly PLUS my most-requested About Me Template to build trust with your team? Text SHANNA to 66866 or visit https://www.shannaahocking.com/subscribeFor more from Shanna:Website - https://www.shannaahocking.comInstagram - https://www.instagram.com/shannaahockingLinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/shannaahockingWhen you make your #oneboldmove, tag me on social, so I can cheer you on!

21 Jun 2021

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221. How to Ask Your Boss for a Role Change

We’re back! Excited to learn together again.Over the last few weeks, I’ve heard from many of you about the stress of feeling like you don’t want to be at your job anymore and whether it’s time to leave.Here are a few of the things you've shared with me...+I’m not even sure what I’m doing here anymore.+I have things that are important to me beyond my work and yet I still love this organization.+I am using all my energy trying to be something I’m not sure aligns with who I want to become.+I’m so overworked and overwhelmed, but I’m afraid to tell my boss.+They are returning to four days in person a week and I’m not sure I can go back to that.If one of those sounds like what you’ve been saying to yourself and your friends, I’ve got you today with thoughts about how to talk to your boss about changing your role or switching to a new job within your organization. This episode includes templates and speaking tips you can use to approach these important conversations with your boss.Your One Bold Move: Speak up for yourself about the changes you need in your job before walking away and invite your boss to be a partner with you. You owe this to yourself to create a meaningful experience at work to bring your strengths each day.For more from Shanna:Website - https://www.shannaahocking.comInstagram - https://www.instagram.com/shannaahockingLinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/shannaahockingWhen you make your #oneboldmove, tag me on social, so I can cheer you on!

14 Jun 2021

Rank #2

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220. Our Boldest Move Yet

This episode is TOP SECRET for members of the One Bold Move a Day community. You won't want to miss the news of our boldest move yet...For more from Shanna:To join my email list, text SHANNA to 66866 or https://www.shannaahocking.com/subscribeWebsite - https://www.shannaahocking.comInstagram - https://www.instagram.com/shannaahockingLinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/shannaahockingWhen you make your #oneboldmove, tag me on social, so I can cheer you on!

1 Jun 2021

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219. How Leaders Can Create an Engaging Work Environment in 2021 (The Great Resignation, Part IV)

According to multiple recent polls, American workers are considering new job options. Some polls show percentages as high as 40% of all workers planning to leave their jobs this year. While it’s great to see companies (and hiring) open back up again, this new reality is something for every manager to be aware of—and proactively planning for.One of the most influential factors in employees’ work satisfaction is who they work for; meaning that leaders play a significant role in retaining your team members. This episode provides three tips to help you do that in the post-pandemic work environment.All this week we’re continuing the theme of exploring the Great Resignation and how to approach this as employees and team leaders. Your One Bold Move: Understand what motivates your employees and help them make progress in their work so you can create meaningful engagement--and help retain them in the organization.For more from Shanna:Website - https://www.shannaahocking.comInstagram - https://www.instagram.com/shannaahockingLinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/shannaahockingWhen you make your #oneboldmove, tag me on social, so I can cheer you on!

27 May 2021

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218. Four Things to Consider Before Taking That New Job Right Now (The Great Resignation, Part III)

All this week, we’re continuing the theme of exploring the Great Resignation and how to approach this as employees and team leaders. People have been spending a lot of time over the last year considering who they work with and for. Making a career change post-pandemic will require even more intentionality than before. You’re trying to figure out if this is the right time, the right role, and the right organization—and sometimes grass looks greener until you get up close.I’ve shared before what you should be thinking about before taking a new job, and I’ve updated these questions here for the post pandemic environment. This episode shares four things to consider before making a job switch right now.Your One Bold Move: Intentionally consider all aspects of the job change in the post pandemic world, so you can bring your best self to your work and life.For more from Shanna:To get my leadership and career insights directly to your inbox twice monthly, text SHANNA to 66866 or visit https://www.shannaahocking.com/subscribeWebsite - https://www.shannaahocking.comInstagram - https://www.instagram.com/shannaahockingLinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/shannaahockingWhen you make your #oneboldmove, tag me on social, so I can cheer you on!

26 May 2021

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217. How to Re-Energize Yourself at Work (The Great Resignation, Part II)

All this week, we’re continuing the theme of exploring the Great Resignation and how to approach this as employees and team leaders. It’s hard to know if it’s the pandemic or the job. Maybe you feel like you need to do *something* but you still have more you want to learn or do in your current role. If you’ve decided it’s more likely the circumstances we’re in than the job you have, it doesn’t mean you have to settle for languishing.This episode shares five tips to help you re-energize yourself at work.Your One Bold Move: It’s normal to feel restless, anxious, or even bored at work. Channel your strengths and purpose to motivate yourself and keep you moving forward.For more from Shanna:To get my leadership and career insights directly to your inbox twice monthly, text SHANNA to 66866 or visit https://www.shannaahocking.com/subscribeWebsite - https://www.shannaahocking.comInstagram - https://www.instagram.com/shannaahockingLinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/shannaahockingWhen you make your #oneboldmove, tag me on social, so I can cheer you on!

25 May 2021

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216. How to Know When It's Time to Leave a Job (The Great Resignation, Part I)

According to a recent survey from Microsoft, 40% of workers are considering leaving their job within the next year. That is what is keeping me up at night. How am I as a leader supporting my team members to fulfill their potential and their purpose in our organization? As a thought leader on leadership and career development, how am I giving you the tools you need to make the right choices for yourself?This week we’ll be exploring topics on all things job-related. It will be less about the tactical things related to a job search, interviews, networking (but I’ve got episodes for you on all of those topics!). This week will focus more on the thought process that goes into deciding whether it’s time for a new job or you just need to re-energize yourself at work, the most important questions to consider before taking a new job, and how managers can support team members who are likely going through these career questions for themselves.It’s not always clear when it’s time to leave a job. Sometimes it hits you like a lightning bolt, sometimes it’s little things that add up to become a big thing, and other times you’re just living through a pandemic and it makes everything a lot less clear.This episode will share warning signs when it’s time to think about leaving your job (albeit not an exhaustive list).Your One Bold Move: It’s not always clear when it’s time to leave a job, but look for the warning signs in your work environment and in your heart.For more from Shanna:To get my leadership and career insights directly to your inbox twice monthly, text SHANNA to 66866 or visit https://www.shannaahocking.com/subscribeWebsite - https://www.shannaahocking.comInstagram - https://www.instagram.com/shannaahockingLinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/shannaahockingWhen you make your #oneboldmove, tag me on social, so I can cheer you on!Links referenced in the episode:I Want Your Job Boss: https://www.shannaahocking.com/oneboldmoveaday/2020/12/6/episode-119-i-want-your-job-bossHow to Ask for a Promotion: https://www.shannaahocking.com/oneboldmoveaday/2021/1/26/episode-140-how-to-ask-for-a-promotionHow to Stay Motivated When You’re Not Receiving Any Recognition: https://www.shannaahocking.com/oneboldmoveaday/2021/3/18/episode-183-how-to-stay-motivated-when-youre-not-receiving-recognitionNNTR Update (How to Show Value to Your Manager): https://www.shannaahocking.com/oneboldmoveaday/2020/7/18/episode-24-show-your-value-to-your-manager-the-nntr-update

24 May 2021

Rank #7

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215. How Are You Fulfilling Your Purpose?

In your heart is a song. I like to think of it as your purpose. Throughout your life, the song may sound differently, but it’s always there—if you listen. This episode shares a story of how I reclaimed my voice and worked toward my purpose over time and how I want to help you do this, too.What song does your heart want to sing? Your One Bold Move: Listen to your purpose and work toward it every day.For more from Shanna:Website - https://www.shannaahocking.comInstagram - https://www.instagram.com/shannaahockingLinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/shannaahockingWhen you make your #oneboldmove, tag me on social, so I can cheer you on!

20 May 2021

Rank #8

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214. Do This After Your Next Project: After Action Review

When you’re working on a new project, program, or event, you spend so much time planning and preparing that when it’s finally over you’re exhausted and ready to move on. But there’s a way to leverage the process to carry your learning forward and set you up for success in the future. It’s through reflection on what went well and what to do differently, often called an After Action Review or a Retrospective Review. In today’s episode I’ll walk through why you should consider doing this at work and how to get started.You don't have to be a team leader to facilitate any of this and you can also apply these principles to your own work or personal goals.Your One Bold Move: Before you move on to the next thing at work, spend time as a group reflecting on what you’ve learned and how you will apply this going forward.For more from Shanna:Website - https://www.shannaahocking.comInstagram - https://www.instagram.com/shannaahockingLinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/shannaahockingWhen you make your #oneboldmove, tag me on social, so I can cheer you on!

19 May 2021

Rank #9

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213. Motherhood Belongs on the Resume

Today launches HeyMama’s campaign, Motherhood On the Resume. I was so moved when I heard about this campaign, because for much of my career, and for many women before me, motherhood has been considered a penalty.Being a working mother required a dual identity I hadn’t been prepared for. Here's the thing: Motherhood has made me a better employee and, most especially, a better leader. Working has made me a better mother, too. Your One Bold Move: Join me and HeyMama in adding Mother to your LinkedIn profile and/or resume. Together let’s destigmatize motherhood in the workplace.For more information: https://heymama.co/motherhood-on-the-resume/For more from Shanna:Website - https://www.shannaahocking.comInstagram - https://www.instagram.com/shannaahockingLinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/shannaahockingWhen you make your #oneboldmove, tag me on social, so I can cheer you on!

18 May 2021

Rank #10