Kat is the CEO of Jigsaw Solutions, Inc. where she works with companies as an organizational development consultant and career coach. Kat started her career in staffing and Human Resources working for Charles Schwab, Barclays Global Investors, Spirent Communications, Cloudera and some start up companies. Kat's focus today is helping companies build and retain strong teams and cultures.
Along with her husband and business partner, John Mark Troyer, Kat is the Co-CEO of TechReckoning, a B2B marketing consulting company, and is co-founder of The Influence Marketing Council, an organization for marketers who are bringing relationship-based marketing to the corporate world.
Kat is also the founder of Gently Moving Forward, where her coaching clients and retreat participants find a safe space for them to transform, to heal, and to bring more of their strengths into the world. To learn more, visit: http://kathleennelsontroyer.com
Kat lives in a seaside cottage with a magical garden about 25 miles south of San Francisco with her fabulous husband John, their two cats and a dog. She’s slightly obsessed with dolphins and whales, leading to transformative journeys swimming with them in Hawaii and Tonga. She loves to travel, especially to the sacred and powerful spots on our planet. She has a passion for diving deeply into her ongoing personal work which connects her to her inner wisdom and allows her to be a catalyst for positive change. She strives to live a peaceful, joyful, and meaningful life with lots of laughter!
September 10th, 2019 | 37 mins 53 secs
Author Carlos Hidalgo talks about happiness and work-life boundaries and his new book, The UnAmerican Dream, with Liz and Kat.
August 25th, 2019 | 37 mins 11 secs
Office party? Off to a conference? Liz & Kat talk about the difference between having fun and having too much fun at work events!
August 13th, 2019 | 32 mins 3 secs
Liz and Kat share their advice on being authentic, sharing appropriately and avoiding being the person who shares too much at work.
July 30th, 2019 | 45 mins 40 secs
Liz and Kat talk about building effective teams with J Mike Smith
July 16th, 2019 | 27 mins 1 sec
Liz & Kat discuss what questions you should put to your interviewer in your job interview. An interview is a two-way street!
July 2nd, 2019 | 43 mins 38 secs
Alexis Pokorny talks mindfulness at work with Liz and Kat
June 18th, 2019 | 51 mins 38 secs
Liz and Kat answer a listener question about becoming a new manager, and what happens when you get promoted and your peers now report to you.
June 4th, 2019 | 45 mins 8 secs
Imposter syndrome is our topic. Our guest, Amy Lewis, discusses public speaking, taking risks, self-reflection, reminding yourself who you are, and being able to say "I don't know."
May 21st, 2019 | 39 mins 55 secs
career, compensation, money, offer
May 7th, 2019 | 33 mins 41 secs
career, career change, job loss, job search, layoff, time off, unemployment
How do you know if you may be laid off, and what do you do if it happens? In this episode, Liz and Kat help you understand what to look for to predict a potential layoff, how to prepare, and how to help yourself deal with and get your next job without too much stress.
April 18th, 2019 | 51 mins 44 secs
Kat and Liz sit down with Chris Gaither, former tech journalist and enterprise software communications manager turned life coach. We talk with Chris about evaluating and assessing your life and career goals, as well as dealing with burnout. If you're feeling stuck, this is a helpful episode to push you to do something about it.
April 9th, 2019 | 32 mins 22 secs
career, compensation, money, raise
Liz and Kat answer a listener question around how to ask for a raise.