Get the Job You Want in 2016 – TWTCL 052

Does the start of the new year have you thinking about finding a new job? Both David Jay and I recently started new jobs, and in this episode we discuss actions you can take to get the job you want in 2016. The suggested tactics have helped us advance our careers and move into new positions. If you’re interested in working for the federal government, David Jay offers job search tips and covers some of the perks of being a federal government employee. As a former consultant, I shed light on working on government contracts. In this episode you will learn: Four important things…

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Breaking the Career Rut With Career Coach Cachet Prescott – TWTCL 047

David Jay and Nadia talk to career coach and consultant Cachet Prescott about dealing with career dissatisfaction and get tips on how to be fulfilled in your career. In this episode you will learn: The common factors that contribute to career dissatisfaction What you can do to make your current job more fulfilling How to pursue new career opportunities after you’ve decided you want to do something else The importance of personality over technical skill for career success How to use networking to help you make a career transition What you should know when you’re transitioning to working for yourself instead of working for someone else How to plan for a…

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Distractions and Reactions – TWTCL 033

David Jay and Nadia go solo today as they discuss the controversy surrounding the Confederate flag and why Americans are losing sleep over money issues. Are your looks holding back your career? David Jay examines how your looks may be influencing your career and what steps you can take to create a presentable image. That and much more on episode 33!

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Playing the Career Game – TWTCL 028

We discuss accusations that Jay-Z played the race card to promote his new business venture. We share personal finance lessons we have learned over time and money management tips that have worked for us and may work for you too. We also discuss the burden of being a top performer at work and when to think about leaving your job. Viewpoint Did Jay-Z Play the Race Card? Jay-Z is under fire for lyrics that call out victims of police brutality for reasons that people don’t like. Is it a poor excuse to promote his new business venture or are people just overanalyzing his lyrics? We discuss…

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Taking Control of Your Life With Author Stephanie Small – TWTCL 026

Super Sistah Stephanie Small joins me for girl talk about dating and relationships that benefits both women and men. Stephanie offers advice on what it takes to become a better woman and to rid yourself of baggage that may be preventing you from being in a successful relationship. Men looking to better understand women should take notes. David Jay and I discuss career changes and issue a challenge to those of you who want more from your career and are ready to do something about it. Dating and Relationship Advice With Author and Personal Growth Coach Stephanie Small From bad relationship to author of the Black Girl’s…

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Haterade – TWTCL 013

David Jay and Nadia are back with episode 13! Are we a society of haters? Nadia thinks so, especially after seeing an interview with a comedian who is hating on Kevin Hart. David Jay wants to know why Brian Williams has so many haters. David Jay ponders if buying a house in Prince George’s County, Maryland, is still worth it. This week’s question, “how do I build a meaningful career?,” is answered. Viewpoint Aries Spears vs. Kevin Hart Is Aries Spears justified in exposing Kevin Hart’s secret writers or is he just drinking HATERADE? Life Lesson: Building a Meaningful Career We…

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Getting a Job and Keeping It – TWTCL 006

Building a successful career is no easy task. You’ve got to get in the door and do the right things to advance—and not get fired. We discuss the positive and negative perceptions of millennials in the workplace, lessons to be learned about what not to do at work from the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack, and tips for acing job interviews. We also have a hack to help you prioritize and accomplish your goals, especially as you head into the new year. Highlights Millennials Face Challenges in the Workplace It’s tough out there for millennials, who are having trouble finding employment…

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Stop the Lies – TWTCL 005

David Jay details his speed dating disaster and gives his unique views on the nationwide protest following the non-indictment of a NYC police officer accused of murdering an unarmed Eric Garner. Nadia is tired of the misinformation in the media and tells us what things you should do in your career before you turn age 35. All this in addition to life hacks and lessons on earning on your online purchases and the benefits of cutting the cord of cable TV.

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