Episode 1

Ep. 1: Unraveling Hustle Culture For Growth with Melissa C. Potter

Published on: 21st December, 2021

In this episode, we discuss how to unravel hustle culture for greater impact with Melissa C. Potter. Melissa is the Vice President of Social Impact for ViacomCBS.  She is a passionate thought leader in the field of social impact and advocacy, molding and shaping social change through programs, opportunities, platforms, partnerships, and new media. 

From literally growing up working in hip hop to an acclaimed voice in the social impact space, Melissa shares insight as an entertainment executive. We also learn how to navigate imposter syndrome and have an impact without sacrificing mental wellness.

What to listen for...

  1. Identifying role models who have the attributes you aspire to ( 6:01)
  2. Standing up to detractors in the workplace (7.54)
  3. Navigating imposter syndrome (12:14)
  4. How to say no to the hustle culture for growth (12:39)
  5. What habits to unlearn to combat hustle culture (15:07)
  6. Tools to add to your mental health toolbox? (17:54)
  7. Being the voice in the room (19:27)

People Mentioned

Sylvia Rhone

Mona Scott

Where to Find Melissa C. Potter

Instagram: @melissacpotter

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Joyfully Black is the podcast for Black women striving to do it all while making time for self-care. Each week, Joy Dixon Paul digs in with guests on how they balance career, family, and community care without compromising their well-being.

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