A few weeks back, the Ellen Degeneres Show fell under heavy scrutiny for how it’s treated its employees in the past.

Reports came flying in about the working conditions that many employees have been experiencing while filming the show. Many of which include racism and intimidation.

The calls for cancellation are loud and clear – not the for the television program necessarily – but for the host, Ellen DeGeneres.

Anyone can find themselves in a public peck of trouble that spills out online, causing reputational harm.

On the podcast this week:

Why you need to apologize
When to apologize
What not to do when you make a public apology


For anyone who struggles with imposter syndrome when they are presenting virtually, do I have a solution for you!

Communication expert (and former guest on the podcast), Lauren Sergy, recently released a killer online course (I know, I know…) that will transform your virtual presentations.

Making the Most of Video Conferencing is a self-guided course using practical, high-impact strategies that will boost clarity, impact, and effectiveness when conducting a video presentation from home.

Lauren helps you bring polish to your presentations all from the comfort of your home office.

Listeners who remember Lauren from her interviews on the podcast (Executive Presence: What it Looks like, Why You Need It And How To Get It and How to Small Talk Like a Pro at a Holiday Party) know she is a communication dynamo.

Lauren is also generous.

Enter the code MOLLY to receive 20% off the training. Woot! Woot! Click here to access the course.

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