In this episode, we dive deep into the topic of well-being and thriving in the workplace, particularly for Black women. Our guest, Dr. Tammy Wilborn, shares her insights and expertise on how to navigate toxic workspaces, find your true calling, and build a supportive community.
Here are three key takeaways from this enlightening conversation:
1️⃣ The Impact of Toxic Workspaces: Many Black women are pushed into entrepreneurship because of the toxic environments they face in corporate settings. This episode explores the reasons why this happens and sheds light on the challenges faced by Black women in the workplace.
2️⃣ Finding Your Focus: Our guest, an expert in this field, shares her personal journey and how she arrived at her focus of helping Black women thrive in the workplace. Her story is inspiring and serves as a reminder that it’s never too late to pursue your true calling and make a positive impact.
3️⃣ Community and Boundaries: One of the key themes discussed in this episode is the importance of finding your people and building a supportive community. We explore the power of accountability and the benefits of navigating your professional journey with like-minded individuals. Additionally, the episode emphasizes the significance of setting boundaries, which has become a buzzword in today’s fast-paced world.
I highly recommend giving this episode a listen, as it provides valuable insights and practical advice for anyone looking to create a fulfilling and successful career. You can find the episode on all major podcast platforms (or simply click the play button on the player below), and don’t forget to check out the guest’s book, “Playing a New Game: A Black Woman’s Guide to Being Well and Thriving in the Workplace,” available at all major bookstores or by clicking the icon to our affiliate store.
Guest Spotlight New Orleans native, Dr. Tammy Lewis Wilborn is a mental health and wellness expert, author, and speaker whose transformative messages inform, inspire, and ignite audiences to live, love, and lead. Dr. Wilborn is a retired board-certified licensed professional counselor-supervisor with 20+ years of professional experience. Dr. Wilborn is the author of Playing A New Game: A Black Woman’s Guide to Being Well and Thriving in the Workplace . Playing A New Game offers Black women a new way forward, in which ambition and wellness can not only coexist but bolster each other. With insights from her extensive professional counseling experience and research, Dr. Wilborn expands the dialogue on Black women’s experiences of race and gender stereotypes at work as a wellness issue and provides evidence-based best practices that promote self-care and self-empowerment as necessary tools for professional success.
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