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Say It Skillfully®

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Molly Tschang's Say It Skillfully® is a show that helps you benefit from Molly's guidance on the best possible ways to speak your mind at work in a positive and productive manner. She helps everyone from CEOs to interns to recognize that we are all both part of the problem as well as the solution, and that the path to solving any problem is to say what needs to be said. Molly is a rare breed: tough enough to advise CEOs and company boards, but empathetic enough to understand the human costs of not allowing talent to shine. She has helped dozens of management teams navigate the human after-effects of mergers and acquisitions, and her show brings her expert guidance to a wider audience. Listen for Say It Skillfully® every Tuesday at 8 AM Pacific Time/11 AM Eastern Time on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

Molly Tschang's Say It Skillfully® is a show that helps you benefit from Molly's guidance on the best possible ways to speak your mind at work in a positive and productive manner. She helps everyone from CEOs to interns to recognize that we are all both part of the problem as well as the solution, and that the path to solving any problem is to say what needs to be said. Molly is a rare breed: tough enough to advise CEOs and company boards, but empathetic enough to understand the human costs of not allowing talent to shine. She has helped dozens of management teams navigate the human after-effects of mergers and acquisitions, and her show brings her expert guidance to a wider audience. Listen for Say It Skillfully® every Tuesday at 8 AM Pacific Time/11 AM Eastern Time on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

Location:

Phoenix, AZ

Description:

Molly Tschang's Say It Skillfully® is a show that helps you benefit from Molly's guidance on the best possible ways to speak your mind at work in a positive and productive manner. She helps everyone from CEOs to interns to recognize that we are all both part of the problem as well as the solution, and that the path to solving any problem is to say what needs to be said. Molly is a rare breed: tough enough to advise CEOs and company boards, but empathetic enough to understand the human costs of not allowing talent to shine. She has helped dozens of management teams navigate the human after-effects of mergers and acquisitions, and her show brings her expert guidance to a wider audience. Listen for Say It Skillfully® every Tuesday at 8 AM Pacific Time/11 AM Eastern Time on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

Language:

English


Episodes

Say It Skillfully® – Asking an exec for clarity, feedback & more

1/19/2021
Say It Skillfully® is a show that helps you to benefit from Molly Tschang’s expert guidance on the best possible ways to speak your mind at work in a positive and productive manner. In Episode 63, Mike, an introvert who leads technical folks, calls in about a team member’s lack of motivation. Next, Denise has apprehension about a familiar situation...how to get clarity on a project that you need to execute when the sr executive isn’t communicating the purpose or details clearly (20:40)....

Duration:00:52:28

Say It Skillfully® – Being underestimated, mental health & more

1/12/2021
Say It Skillfully® is a show that helps you to benefit from Molly Tschang’s expert guidance on the best possible ways to speak your mind at work in a positive and productive manner. In Episode 62 Molly’s first caller, Joey, is excited about a job offer from an industry leader, but not fully clear on the actual role; he asks about getting clarity. Next, Brett has a new boss after a reorg and is keen for how to contribute his expertise (which his boss doesn’t have) without ruffling feathers....

Duration:00:52:38

Say It Skillfully® OUR VOICES – Marques Ogden: Own it, reinvent

1/5/2021
Say It Skillfully® is a show that helps you to benefit from Molly Tschang’s expert guidance on the best possible ways to speak your mind at work in a positive and productive manner. In Episode 61, the 8th feature of OUR VOICES, NFL pro turned entrepreneur Marques Ogden shares his remarkable story of diversity on many levels. With a supreme role model in his father, he opens up about a fractured relationship with his mother & the reality of going from plenty at home to deliberately overeating...

Duration:00:55:54

Say It Skillfully® – Futurist Jonathan Tavss reflects...pause now

12/29/2020
Say It Skillfully® is a show that helps you to benefit from Molly Tschang’s expert guidance on the best possible ways to speak your mind at work in a positive and productive manner. In Episode 60 futurist Jonathan Tavss helps you take pause on this unreal year—and recalibrate, celebrate the seeming small victories and be present for those who matter most. He shares early days in Miami as a fearless, self-directed youth, struggle when first faced with uncertainty post-graduation and...

Duration:00:55:12

Say It Skillfully® – Zoomed out, the courage to speak up and more

12/22/2020
Say It Skillfully® is a show that helps you to benefit from Molly Tschang’s expert guidance on the best possible ways to speak your mind at work in a positive and productive manner. In Episode 59 Molly’s first caller, Olivia, frustrated that a conversation with a family member on keeping everyone safe with Covid had not gone well, is keen for how to give it another try. Howard, well aware of the end-of-year frenzy, inquires about how to effectively, and positively, follow-up with a client...

Duration:00:54:57

Say It Skillfully® – Career changes in Covid times and more...

12/15/2020
Say It Skillfully® is a show that helps you to benefit from Molly Tschang’s expert guidance on the best possible ways to speak your mind at work in a positive and productive manner. In Episode 58 Alejandra, passionate about empowering women in business in Mexico, is Molly’s first caller. They discuss how to balance being vulnerable while leading, and to handle dynamics of women with male bosses. Next, Ron calls in with 2 potential career paths, one well-worn with great impact; the other,...

Duration:00:54:56

Say It Skillfully® – Graham Weaver, Alpine Investor Founder, on his journey to putting people first

12/8/2020
Say It Skillfully® is a show that helps you to benefit from Molly Tschang’s expert guidance on the best possible ways to speak your mind at work in a positive and productive manner. Episode 57 is Graham Weaver’s humor-filled, inspiring and at times unbelievable journey. His youth in blue-collar, small town Ohio laid the foundation for an insatiable appetite to learn, grow and push the limits. 1000’s of hours of self-help cassettes—listened to while mowing lawns—and wrestling ignited in...

Duration:00:55:15

Say It Skillfully® OUR VOICES – Three-time Olympian & Coach Robert Weir: creating profound impact

12/1/2020
Say It Skillfully® is a show that helps you to benefit from Molly Tschang’s expert guidance on the best possible ways to speak your mind at work in a positive and productive manner. In Episode 56, 7th feature of OUR VOICES, 3-time Olympian, 12-time Great Britain national champion, Robert Weir, shares a very personal account of his journey as professional athlete & coach. One of 7 raised by Jamaican parents, he was taught early how to hold his own & to expect to work twice as hard. Early...

Duration:00:59:21

Say It Skillfully® – Holiday family dynamics, being direct but not too much so & asking for a raise

11/24/2020
Say It Skillfully® is a show that helps you to benefit from Molly Tschang’s expert guidance on the best possible ways to speak your mind at work in a positive and productive manner. In Episode 55, Laurie, raises a personal challenge—blessed that adult kids are back, but feeling a bit of stress with the full household, with particular concern around how to best support a child struggling at times with their mental health. Then Cyrill, who advises businesses and knows “getting to truth” is...

Duration:00:55:45

Say It Skillfully® – BJ Fogg on creating tiny habits you want and changing your life for the better

11/17/2020
Say It Skillfully® is a show that helps you to benefit from Molly Tschang’s expert guidance on the best possible ways to speak your mind at work in a positive and productive manner. In Episode 54, BJ Fogg, PhD. joins Molly in an insightful conversation about his path to being a behavior scientist, professional writer and teacher. His early work on Persuasive Technology has informed the design of products used by millions (incl. Instagram). BJ shares how his teacher at age 8 made all the...

Duration:00:54:03

Say It Skillfully® – Handling an unexpected lay-off, when your kid’s zoom class is “meh” and more…

11/10/2020
Say It Skillfully® is a show that helps you to benefit from Molly Tschang’s expert guidance on the best possible ways to speak your mind at work in a positive and productive manner. In Episode 53, Molly's 1st caller, Jim is interested in approaches and specific phrases to help him raise and discuss topics when people may have emotionally-charged, opposing viewpoints. Next, Chris shares his experience in being unexpectedly laid off, and wonders how to handle the shock (and disappointment)...

Duration:00:53:34

Say It Skillfully® OUR VOICES – Legendary harpist Ann Hobson Pilot's ascent with grace, and no doubt

11/3/2020
Say It Skillfully® is a show that helps you to benefit from Molly Tschang’s expert guidance on the best possible ways to speak your mind at work in a positive and productive manner. In Episode 52, the 6th feature of OUR VOICES, legendary harpist, Ann Hobson Pilot shares her journey to defy color and gender barriers to join the Washington Nat’l Symphony—the 1st African American woman in any orchestra—and then the Boston Symphony Orchestra. At times unable to dine or reside where white members...

Duration:00:57:24

Say It Skillfully® – Handling emotional topics (like politics), peer feedback, perception vs reality

10/27/2020
Say It Skillfully® is a show that helps you to benefit from Molly Tschang’s expert guidance on the best possible ways to speak your mind at work in a positive and productive manner. In Episode 51, Ami calls in first, keen on ways to handle the struggles so many are experiencing with friends & family around highly emotional topics such as politics (and when the conversation has gone off the rails, how to recover and mend the relationship). Next, Tamara needs strategies to give performance...

Duration:00:52:03

Say It Skillfully® – Laurence Black: Corporate life to an entrepreneur making finance approachable

10/20/2020
Say It Skillfully® is a show that helps you to benefit from Molly Tschang’s expert guidance on the best possible ways to speak your mind at work in a positive and productive manner. In Episode 50, Molly is joined by finance guru Laurence Black, founder of The Index Standard. Born in Zimbabwe & educated in South Africa, Laurence recounts strong family support as they moved across continents. He also describes his lucky start as a trader in London and talks of what he learned from prominent...

Duration:00:53:23

Say It Skillfully® – Dr Bruce Y Lee: Systems modeler, writer, unenthused runner - finding true north

10/13/2020
Say It Skillfully® is a show that helps you to benefit from Molly Tschang’s expert guidance on the best possible ways to speak your mind at work in a positive and productive manner. In Episode 49, Tay calls in first, enthused and also a bit nervous, about a new stage in life: co-habitating with her significant other, which came about sooner due to Covid. My guest Dr. Bruce Y. Lee—whose journey has included investment banking, medicine, entrepreneurship, and also building and researching...

Duration:00:52:56

Say It Skillfully® – OUR VOICES Jaia Thomas: Midwest roots to sports & entertainment entrepreneur

10/6/2020
Say It Skillfully® is a show that helps you to benefit from Molly Tschang’s expert guidance on the best possible ways to speak your mind at work in a positive & productive manner. In Episode 48, the 5th feature of “Our Voices”, sports & entertainment attorney Jaia Thomas shares her journey of both serendipity & conscious choices. She recounts learning early not to fear speaking up on issues of injustice or inequality and shows how her habit of taking the initiative has repeatedly led to...

Duration:00:54:48

Say It Skillfully® – Creating stability in uncertainty, speaking up when you’re junior and more…

9/29/2020
Say It Skillfully® is a show that helps you to benefit from Molly Tschang’s expert guidance on the best possible ways to speak your mind at work in a positive and productive manner. In Episode 47, Jennifer—an entrepreneur—calls in eager for ways to support her team members being more open about the reality of navigating life in Covid times; she also wants to provide the leadership to serve clients whose budgets are decreasing. Then, Matt, who is earlier in his career, inquires about when and...

Say It Skillfully® – Reset your relationship with your boss, how to handle being interrupted & more…

9/22/2020
Say It Skillfully® is a show that helps you to benefit from Molly Tschang’s expert guidance on the best possible ways to speak your mind at work in a positive and productive manner. In Episode 46, Molly's first caller, Luke—deep in the throes of medical school applications—talks of the challenge in balancing writing “what you’re supposed to” to get accepted vs. being more true to himself. Aimee then shares her desire to rebuild a key relationship with a boss after a sensitive situation that...

Say It Skillfully® – When you shouldn’t know something but do, finessing feedback, empathy and more…

9/15/2020
Say It Skillfully® is a show that helps you to benefit from Molly Tschang’s expert guidance on the best possible ways to speak your mind at work in a positive and productive manner. In Episode 45, John, a former consultant, calls in 1st to raise the tricky situation of clients airing internal “dirty laundry” to external consultants and how to handle being in the crossfire if you’re told in confidence and somehow want to be helpful; we also discuss navigating this if you’re more junior in...

Say It Skillfully® – CEO.works Sandy Ogg: Transforming business & lives,... success to significance

9/8/2020
Say It Skillfully® is a show that helps you to benefit from Molly Tschang’s expert guidance on the best possible ways to speak your mind at work in a positive and productive manner. In Episode 44, the extraordinary Sandy Ogg, Founder of CEO.works, shares his unscripted path to a vibrant, high-impact & meaningful life. Grounded by amazing parents and a passion for sport, Sandy describes the gift of serendipity and role of key people & institutions, esp. at U.S. Coast Guard Academy and early...

Duration:00:55:10