The Four Steps to Organizing Your Genius

How to Organize Your Genius in 4 Steps “You can do all the management of time that you want, but if you are not managing the right things, it is a waste.”  Organizing your genius will be the theme of season two, and Dr. Fatimah shares four steps that she believes will help you get it done. She goes into detail and describes each step, gain clarity, make a plan, activate your courage, and secure accountability and support. “If you don’t know how to pull these productivity tools together, you will not get the success you desire in your projects.”  “Despite living and working in extraordinary times, your genius is flowing.” Dr. Fatimah discusses the Professional Pathways Planner and the Free Planning Tool Kit. Your feedback is important so don’t hold back, share how these tools are working for [...]

2020-10-06T18:45:55+00:00October 6th, 2020|2,330 Comments

Episode 18 Uncensored: Being a bridge for anti-racism when you’d rather take a nap with Fatimah Williams

Ep 18: Uncensored: Being a bridge for anti-racism when you’d rather take a nap with Fatimah Williams I was all set for this season finale episode to answer two recent, most recurring listener questions: 1) Should I get a PhD, given the current climate in higher education? 2) How do graduating PhDs look for work in a WFH environment and compressed job market?  I get to those questions toward the end of the episode. But first, I address the #1 question that’s been in my inbox and DMs: What has been your experience of racism, and how are you doing these days? I share from my perspective as a cultural anthropologist, a Black woman living in America, and a black business owner -- yes, sometimes ya’ll forget that I run a company, manage a team, and offer services.  Pull [...]

2020-06-09T20:34:28+00:00June 9th, 2020|2,287 Comments

Episode 17 This is a hot mess right now & what to do about it: Nathaniel Amos

Ep 17: This is a hot mess right now & what to do about it: Nathaniel Amos “What do you want to be when you grow up?”  This question suggests that having a career means arriving at a fixed point. When that notion gets challenged by job loss, constricting industries (hello, COVID-19!), or the sudden confrontation that a desired career path is no longer of interest, fear often bubbles up. Therapist and licensed clinical social worker Nathaniel Amos, MSW, LICSW offers us tools to: Engage in “the brave act of being vulnerable” by asking for help. He reminds us to identify people who feel safe and who have the capacity to hold the process where it is without judgment.  Manage unmet expectations of self, family, community, and industry. These expectations are highly raced, classed, and gendered, and therefore experienced [...]

2020-05-19T08:52:55+00:00May 19th, 2020|2,235 Comments

Episode 16 What’s your path to purpose?: Tope Mitchell

Ep 16:  What’s your path to purpose?: Tope Mitchell How does a sociology professor with no tech experience come to found an award-winning retail technology startup? I interview Tope Mitchell about her career transitions from sociology graduate student to corporate insights director to tech founder. Sidebar: if you’re a researcher and don’t know what insights are, you definitely want to listen to this episode.  Her curiosity for applied sociology combined with her relentless desire to create a more inclusive world for her young daughter led her to a $30K startup award and a new career in record-breaking time.  Resources Discussed: Black Women Talk Tech Conference Join the discussion and connect with GradSchooled host, Fatimah Williams, Ph.D. Website: LinkedIn: Instagram: @fatimahphd LET’S CONNECT! Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIN ENJOY THE SHOW? Don’t miss an episode, subscribe via iTunes or Spotify [...]

2020-05-05T19:54:10+00:00May 5th, 2020|10,528 Comments
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