The beginning of the year, in fact, the entire first quarter is my favorite time of year. We’re making plans, building out vision and focusing on how we’ll execute on the strategy.

I find this time of year to be invigorating but also overwhelming. The beginning months of the fiscal year means the possibilities are endless. The sky is the limit and I’m always tempted to try and make it bigger this year than last year.

And by February, I’m swimming in the busyness of all of that. Why?

Because no matter what, if you’re not hyper focused on a couple of big initiatives, you’ll get swept away by all the other busy work.
Despite “shiny distraction” syndrome, I know that the best plan is to focus at the beginning of the year. I have a couple of tips to reign myself back in.

In your career, are you at the decision making table?

Do you know how to GET that seat at the table?

Research tells us that when women are politically and socially engaged, societies are more peaceful and prosperous.

So how do we get there? Today on the Think Tank of Three we have a special guest, Kela Hall, to help us claim our seats at the decision making table.


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Graduation: one of the best days of a college student’s life.

And it could be the scariest.

You’re all done with school, so what happens next?

In this episode of Think Tank of Three, we’re giving advice for upcoming graduates.

If you’re soon to finish school or know someone who, this podcast will be very helpful.


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Today we’re talking about building your confidence

Are you confident you’ll be selected for the next promotion or are you a little unsure?

Do you ever fixate on how you look worried that your clothes are too tight or too loose or you just don’t look good enough?

Today we have Dr. Dorian Hunter as our guest and she’s offering tactics to help silence the internal voices that tell you you aren’t good enough so you can hold your head high.
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Travel more.
Work smarter.
Love harder.
Leave toxic relationships behind.
Believe in yourself.

If you could tell your younger self just one thing, one piece of insight, one lesson to change your life — what would it be?

In this podcast, Think Tank of Three takes a trip down memory lane to share what we would tell our twenty-something selves —
and it might just be something you need to hear today.


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Do you take that client call when you’re at dinner with your spouse or your friends? Are you allowing a co-worker to dump their responsibilities on you? Are you taking enough time away from work for ‘you time?’ In this week’s podcast, we’re talking about your self-worth and how to set healthy boundaries.

It’s not always easy to do but take a listen and join us in setting a healthy boundary for yourself this week! 
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I hear it all the time, professionals believe that they don’t need to sell themselves, self promote or market themselves outside of doing “good work.” If you just do “good work” that it will attract more work. And so, there is no need for fluff like marketing, branding, business development, etc. because you’re building a reputation on quality work.

I’m here to tell you, that belief is a lie and it’s probably hurting your career. At bare minimum it’s not helping you as much as you think. 
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You’re interviewing for a job.

You’re getting ready for a media interview.

But you’re afraid — what if they ask you a question that you don’t want to answer? Or can’t answer?

Do you remember the big controversy around the Today Show interview with Jane Fonda? I’m going to show you what Fonda did right – and how you can do the same when you don’t want to answer a question during a media interview or in a job interview.
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