Being Brown at Work

Linda Taliaferro

It’s time to see more Black and Brown women stand up in their power in the corporate world and share their talents at higher levels. Success is going to require you to be introspective, bold, rightfully seen, and to shine. I’m Linda Taliaferro and the Being Brown at Work Podcast is an insider’s look into climbing the corporate ladder as a Black and Brown female professional, creating an unforgettable impact, and being the first in line for leadership opportunities, whether you’re kicking off a new career, pivoting, or looking to grow in a company you’ve been with. I’ll show you how to start unapologetically achieving your professional goals, so you can establish yourself as more than just an employee, but as the leader you are capable of becoming. We’ll deep dive into how to shift your mindset, cultivate an executive presence, build interpersonal skills, and strategically leverage relationships in your career. Are you ready to reach new heights in your career? read less


[REPLAY] How to Successfully "Take Up Space" with Alicia McNease
Jun 19 2024
[REPLAY] How to Successfully "Take Up Space" with Alicia McNease
Before we dive into today's replay episode, I have some exciting updates to share. As we gear up for the summer season, I'll be taking a brief hiatus to refine our mission and enhance your listening experience.  While we take this short break, look forward to revisiting some of our most cherished conversations from the past. These timeless gems are filled with wisdom and insights that are as relevant today as ever. Holding back from really putting yourself out there and shining at work? Afraid that your taking up space will make others uncomfortable?  If being yourself and feeling confident to grow to any level you desire at work is something you struggle with, then tune in to this episode with my guest, PR and Communications Specialist, Alicia McNease.  Alicia McNease is a Sr. Internal Communications Manager at Calendly. Alicia has also been inducted into the 2019 inaugural class of the PRSA National Forty Under 40 program, Georgia Chapter. In all of her accomplishments, she continues to contribute to the advancement of communities serving minority women in communications, Black women in sports, and in academia as an adjunct professor of the Sports Management Program at her alma matter, Georgia State University. Listen in to this replay as Alicia shares what it means to "take up space", and how to do it successfully without negatively impacting others.   Get your free Workplace Confident Guide:   Connect with Linda: