A Lesson on Breaking Glass
Secrets to Breaking Glass Ceilings
In this episode, herdacious host Lorelei chats with Lee Anne Crockett about navigating top corporate positions as a woman. Having encountered adversity when seeking promotions in a male-dominated industry, Lee learned the number of systemic barriers women face on their climb to the top of the professional pyramid. From her experience, Lee teaches us ways to outsmart the system, or more accurately put, to mastering the "game." From leaving emotions at the door to coming equip with a plan B, Lee points out that one of the ways to win is by knowing that there's a game to be played in the first place! And once we develop our game changing strategies, we’ll be able to checkmate. So, let’s claim the game, break some rules, boot the kings and check as Queens!
Host: Lorelei Gonzalez
Co-host: Lee Anne Crockett
Lee Anne Crockett, MBA, is a Sales Director for a large manufacturing organization and the founder of Lee Crockett Consulting. She has been leading successful teams for over a decade, with a focus in sales & business development. Inspired to make a larger impact with women, Lee Anne combined her passions for leading, coaching, and professional development with her MBA in Entrepreneurship and launched her coaching practice. There, she serves as a Leadership Development & Career Strategist and works with women leaders to get promoted faster. Lee Anne’s mission is to help other women shatter the glass ceiling and create their own seat at the table.
Things you will learn in this episode (chapter markers available):
- Career hurdles 4:26
- Pay day! But make it unequal 7:20
- Chess includes Kings AND Queens 10:09
- Good Ol' Boys Club 15:45
- Leveling Up 19:53
- Pitfalls of the busy-bee 23:19
- Creating positive change 27:20
- Femme fact: Sexual Assault Awareness Month 29:45
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