Toya Talks

By Toya Washington

The education system teaches us to learn and recall information and at the end of it we are tested and expected to then pass exams. After all said and done the reality is, we are supposed to get a job at the end of it. I was unaware of the difficulties I would encounter at work especially as a Black Woman. How do I navigate work and how do I keep a job? Education institutions do not prepare you for work, racism, bullying, and oppressive managers in the workplace. Where the education system has not prepared you, I will. Toya Talks is a platform birthed on my day to day uploads on Snapchat. I discuss the realities of work from the perspective of a Black Woman and how I have successfully navigated work using my experiences. Toya Talks Podcast covers the world of work and not just the corporate world. Black Women for too long have been overlooked and underrepresented in the workplace. Toya Talks is a safe place and a platform to share, grow and learn, more importantly, educate ourselves and everyone else so we can navigate and grow in the world of work more smoothly. This Podcast contains my opinions and feelings based on my lived experiences, my opinions and my Black experience. My views and experiences are in no way intended to cause offence. Lets put the sensitivity to one side, prepare to laugh, learn & grow!!!!

  1. 1.
    Under Construction
    1:49:56
  2. 2.
    DILEMMA: 'Toya Talks I need your help. Less than 6 hours after my performance review my role has been advertised.'
    1:36:28
  3. 3.
    Whistle Blower - Pt1
    1:02:47
  4. 4.
    Colin Kaepernick has placed Black Women on the frontline of sacrifice.
    1:34:26
  5. 5.
    At 36 .... Career -v- Family, can you have both?
    1:01:25
  6. 6.
    To Be Evenly Yoked
    1:33:59
  7. 7.
    Image Gang
    1:07:48
  8. 8.
    Work Boss - Smiling Assassin
    1:37:47
  1. 9.
    Financial Education Pt 2 - (YOU are your greatest asset) With Special Guest: Amida Jimah
    1:39:16
  2. 10.
    Financial Nakedness (Pt 1)
    1:24:27
  3. 11.
    Judas
    1:30:58
  4. 12.
    The Violence Of White Fragility
    1:36:50
  5. 13.
    Casualties Of 'War'
    1:29:07
  6. 14.
    Office Martyr - Part 1
    1:14:37
  7. 15.
    Racisim HQ - UK Branch
    1:35:30
  8. 16.
    Diplomacy Olympics
    1:45:41
  9. 17.
    Poverty Mindset
    1:31:28
  10. 18.
    Remote Worker Avenger
    1:27:36
  11. 19.
    Protect Black Women - 'You Cannot Speak On An Experience You Have Never Lived.' (••TRIGGER WARNING••)
    31:40
  12. 20.
    Code-Switching - Working Whilst Black
    1:25:06
  13. 21.
    Dear Black Women..... 'Competency Is Your Highest Form Of Currency.'
    1:13:44
  14. 22.
    Not Every Battle Is Your Destiny to Fight
    1:14:25
  15. 23.
    House Of Cards
    1:54:10
  16. 24.
    End Of Year 2020 Wrap Up
    1:42:48
  17. 25.
    In Conversation with Geo - 'How Has The Resurgence of BLM Movement impacted Your Work Life?'
    31:08
  18. 26.
    New Level New Devil
    58:00
  19. 27.
    'Industry' BBC Iplayer - In Conversation with.... Mr K
    50:00
  20. 28.
    'Bully Boss' - In Conversation with.... Annamay Shiikane
    1:34:22
  21. 29.
    Hiding In Your Trauma
    1:12:23
  22. 30.
    "Calling a Black Woman difficult in Hollywood is like the kiss of death..." - By Janet Hubert ('The original Aunt Viv')
    1:20:37
  23. 31.
    Self Sabotage - (Part 1)
    1:24:45
  24. 32.
    New Kid On The Block
    1:31:16
  25. 33.
    Scramble For Power
    1:07:53
  26. 34.
    Split Personality - (Part 1)
    1:15:53
  27. 35.
    Run Me My Feedback....Please
    1:37:05
  28. 36.
    Framing Is Not Just For Pictures
    1:17:52
  29. 37.
    My Hustle Started By Cleaning Toilets (including x2 Dilemmas)
    1:21:24
  30. 38.
    Barriers To Entry
    1:02:08
  31. 39.
    Briefcase Bandicoot
    58:22
  32. 40.
    DILEMMA: 'I am being undermined at work by the very person who hired me'. / 'Can I change my career in my 30's?'
    51:44
  33. 41.
    Open Office Showdown - 'Million Dollar Beach House' (Netflix)
    1:02:39
  34. 42.
    Discernment - (noun) 'The Ability To Judge Well'.
    58:40
  35. 43.
    Fixed Term Contracts Are Not A Fixed Term Relationship
    1:17:53
  36. 44.
    A Sprinkle of Bullsh*t
    1:14:30
  37. 45.
    Tone-lexia - Check Your Tone Sis!
    1:04:25
  38. 46.
    High Shoulders, High Hopes.
    1:04:40
  39. 47.
    Career Manifestation, Vision Boards & Energies.
    1:20:22
  40. 48.
    Black Created, Black Owned.
    1:09:50
  41. 49.
    'The Micro in Microaggressions'
    1:24:24
  42. 50.
    Dilemma: 'My friend has asked me to get her a job where I work I'm unsure if this is the right thing to do, I don't want to be a bad friend.'
    1:20:50

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