75. Take Charge of Your Career (with Ellen Connelly Taaffe)
Today’s episode is an interview with Ellen Connelly Taafe who is a Clinical Associate Professor and Director of Women’s Leadership Programming at the Kellogg School of Management. She spent 25 years with Fortune 500 companies holding senior brand management roles in PepsiCo, Royal Caribbean, and Whirlpool Corporation. Ellen serves as an independent board director for three company boards, an Executive Coach, and a TEDx speaker. Her book, The Mirrored Door: Break Through the Hidden Barrier that Locks Successful Women in Place will be released on 10/10/23.
In this episode:
Ellen shared the story behind her new book The Mirrored Door and how she came up with the title.
We discussed how the mirrored door show up for women.
We talked about one of the client stories from her book and how she coached her client through it.
We talked about the lessons we both learned about wearing red.
How she handled some feedback from her boss that she needed stand up leadership skills
She shared ideas of how leaders can open the mirrored door themselves.
Ellen shared what she hopes her book will do out in the world.
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