The Mid-Career GPS Podcast

92: Going for the Ask and Thriving After Being Fired with Robin Merle

March 30, 2022 John Neral Season 2
92: Going for the Ask and Thriving After Being Fired with Robin Merle
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The Mid-Career GPS Podcast
92: Going for the Ask and Thriving After Being Fired with Robin Merle
Mar 30, 2022 Season 2
John Neral

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At one of the highest points in her career, Robin Merle was told she was no longer needed. This “stun gun moment” fueled her book, Involuntary Exit: A Woman’s Guide to Thriving After Being Fired, which chronicles what happens to women leaders when they are let go from their organizations. 

 

Robin Merle has helped raise over half of a billion dollars in philanthropy for various organizations.  Today, she is the principal of Robin Merle Associates, LLC. 

 

In this episode, you will learn why Robin’s career in philanthropy and fundraising was so successful, how to Deal with “No” in your career, and what Robin has learned from her Involuntary Exit as well as the women she’s researched who’ve experienced the same thing. 

 

You can connect with Robin via email at robin@theprofessionalguide.com.  Also, visit her website, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Facebook. You can get a copy of Robin’s book on Amazon

 

Key Topics & Time Stamps: 

·      Meet Robin Merle (0:05)

·      The Importance of Writing (5:17)

·      Why Robin’s career in philanthropy and fundraising was so successful (6:31)

·      How to “Go for the Ask” (10:02)

·      How to Deal with “No” (13:45)

·      About Robin’s Involuntary Exit (17:11)

·      About Compassionate Firing (20:09)

·      About the Grief Cycle of Losing Your Job (24:00)

·      Robin’s Advice to Help You Build Your Mid-Career GPS (27:04)

·      How to Connect with Robin (29:28)

 

List of Resources:

·      Your Mid-Career GPS – Four Steps to Figuring Out What’s Next by John Neral

·      SHOW UP - Six Strategies to Lead a More Energetic and Impactful Career by John Neral

·      Episode 68 – Your Money Story with Laura Rotter

 

Calls to Action: 

·      Get your free Mid-Career GPS Resources at https://johnneral.com

·      Join th

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Visit https://johnneral.com to join The Mid-Career GPS Newsletter, a free, twice-weekly career and leadership resource for mid-career professionals.

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Show Notes

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At one of the highest points in her career, Robin Merle was told she was no longer needed. This “stun gun moment” fueled her book, Involuntary Exit: A Woman’s Guide to Thriving After Being Fired, which chronicles what happens to women leaders when they are let go from their organizations. 

 

Robin Merle has helped raise over half of a billion dollars in philanthropy for various organizations.  Today, she is the principal of Robin Merle Associates, LLC. 

 

In this episode, you will learn why Robin’s career in philanthropy and fundraising was so successful, how to Deal with “No” in your career, and what Robin has learned from her Involuntary Exit as well as the women she’s researched who’ve experienced the same thing. 

 

You can connect with Robin via email at robin@theprofessionalguide.com.  Also, visit her website, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Facebook. You can get a copy of Robin’s book on Amazon

 

Key Topics & Time Stamps: 

·      Meet Robin Merle (0:05)

·      The Importance of Writing (5:17)

·      Why Robin’s career in philanthropy and fundraising was so successful (6:31)

·      How to “Go for the Ask” (10:02)

·      How to Deal with “No” (13:45)

·      About Robin’s Involuntary Exit (17:11)

·      About Compassionate Firing (20:09)

·      About the Grief Cycle of Losing Your Job (24:00)

·      Robin’s Advice to Help You Build Your Mid-Career GPS (27:04)

·      How to Connect with Robin (29:28)

 

List of Resources:

·      Your Mid-Career GPS – Four Steps to Figuring Out What’s Next by John Neral

·      SHOW UP - Six Strategies to Lead a More Energetic and Impactful Career by John Neral

·      Episode 68 – Your Money Story with Laura Rotter

 

Calls to Action: 

·      Get your free Mid-Career GPS Resources at https://johnneral.com

·      Join th

Support the Show.

Thank you for listening to The Mid-Career GPS Podcast.
Please leave a rating and review on Apple Podcasts here.

Visit https://johnneral.com to join The Mid-Career GPS Newsletter, a free, twice-weekly career and leadership resource for mid-career professionals.

Connect with John on LinkedIn here.
Follow John on Instagram @johnneralcoaching.
Subscribe to John's YouTube Channel here.