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If you are an ambitious woman who wants to dominate your career, then the Beyond Barriers podcast is for you. Discover why traditional career strategies are outdated, what skills are growing in demand, and how to stand up and stand out in the workplace. In each episode, we interview industry influencers, and business leaders from top corporations who share their perspective on opportunities and challenges in the digital age. From inspiring stories to cutting-edge strategies, you’ll learn how to develop the skillset, mindset and toolset to accelerate your career success.

If you are an ambitious woman who wants to dominate your career, then the Beyond Barriers podcast is for you. Discover why traditional career strategies are outdated, what skills are growing in demand, and how to stand up and stand out in the workplace. In each episode, we interview industry influencers, and business leaders from top corporations who share their perspective on opportunities and challenges in the digital age. From inspiring stories to cutting-edge strategies, you’ll learn how to develop the skillset, mindset and toolset to accelerate your career success.

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United States

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If you are an ambitious woman who wants to dominate your career, then the Beyond Barriers podcast is for you. Discover why traditional career strategies are outdated, what skills are growing in demand, and how to stand up and stand out in the workplace. In each episode, we interview industry influencers, and business leaders from top corporations who share their perspective on opportunities and challenges in the digital age. From inspiring stories to cutting-edge strategies, you’ll learn how to develop the skillset, mindset and toolset to accelerate your career success.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 22: The 5 Essential Elements of Community

3/30/2020
If you are looking for new career opportunities, then applying for a job online and hoping you get it is not an effective strategy. Regardless of your talent and experience, it’s impossible for hiring managers to spot you in a pool of thousands of candidates. That’s why relationship-based referrals account for 70% of all hires made by employers. Instead of looking for a job, focus on leveraging the power and advocacy of your community. Community is about belonging and empowerment. Having a...

Duration:00:12:34

Episode 21: Self-Care In Uncertain Times With SketchPoetic’s Sheila Darcey

3/27/2020
How do you respond to uncertainty caused by crisis? Do you feel paralyzed by fear and anxiety? Are you walking on eggshells but trying to hold it all together? Meet Sheila Darcey who is an artist, innovator and founder of SketchPoetic. Sheila’s experience as a facilitator and coach, and her work with Fortune 500 companies has informed her understanding of what drives transformative growth in individuals and teams. Three years ago, in her quest for a self-care practice as a way of coping...

Duration:01:00:23

Episode 20: Surviving An Unexpected Crisis With Pam Isom

3/25/2020
If you are overwhelmed with fear and anxiety and don’t know what to do during a pandemic, you are not alone. We are all navigating through turbulence without a compass and there’s just a lot of risk and uncertainty. That’s why we are speaking with an expert who can guide us on what to do in this unprecedented situation. Meet Pam Isom–President/CEO of ICE Safety Solutions–an award-winning safety products and training company on a mission to mitigate illness, injury and loss of life. Pam is a...

Duration:00:46:11

Episode 19: How to Focus on the Right Thing at the Right Time

3/23/2020
Have you ever felt overwhelmed and struggled to balance competing priorities? You can’t focus on one thing if you’re constantly worried about something else. Well, you are not alone. Did you know that human attention span is now less than a goldfish! In this episode, we bust the myth of multitasking, how you lose focus when you switch, and why discipline gives you freedom from stress and anxiety. Tune in to learn how to establish daily rituals with powerful habits and...

Duration:00:11:04

Episode 18: How To Build Your Power Network With Pat Hedley

3/20/2020
Success often isn’t about what you know, but who you know. Although, that’s easier said than done, isn’t it? Everyone tells you to network, but no one tells you how to do it. If you’ve ever struggled with networking or reach out to an expert you could learn from or been afraid to connect with a leader who could help you, then this episode is for you. You’ll learn the secrets of building powerful and influential relationships –and exactly, how to grow your network. Our guest today is Pat...

Duration:01:08:17

Episode 17: Become A Super Connector On LinkedIn With Jennifer Corcoran

3/18/2020
When it comes to professional networking, we all know that LinkedIn is the place to be. But do you feel lost when it comes to presenting yourself or your business? Are you missing out on opportunities because you just don’t know what to post or how to network online? On today’s episode, Jennifer Corcoran shares how professionals and entrepreneurs can stand out and become super connectors on LinkedIn. Jennifer is an award-winning social media influencer and the founder of My Super Connector...

Duration:00:34:30

Episode 16: The 5 Essential Elements Of Commitment

3/16/2020
Do you define your vision and goals but struggle to stay on track? If you can relate to missed deadlines and dreams, don’t worry you are not alone. A shocking 92 percent of people do not achieve their goals! In this episode, you'll learn the 5 essential elements of commitment so that you can set AND achieve your goals. You’ll learn how to focus on the right thing at the right time. You’ll understand the secret to staying motivated as you pursue your goals. And you’ll learn how to develop...

Duration:00:18:13

Episode 15: The State Of Women With Anu Bhardwaj

3/13/2020
What if your dreams are way bigger than your reality? Who would you ask for help? How would you find the courage and confidence to take action? Anu Bhardwaj, serial entrepreneur and investor, shares her journey of struggling financially, being nobody and knowing no one, to building a global movement championing economic empowerment for women worldwide. Anu is the founder of Women INVESTING in Women DIGITAL, the world’s largest digital media platform focused on Women & Investing with over...

Duration:00:48:38

Episode 14: Becoming A Worthy Woman With Audrey Bellis

3/11/2020
Do you find yourself stuck in a situation that is no longer right for you but you’re afraid to make changes? Audrey Bellis, founder of Worthy Women, shares with us why it’s important to focus on what’s good for you, how to step up from a place of service, and why you can’t raise your net worth until you raise your self-worth. In this episode, Audrey shares her personal journey of shedding other people’s expectations and following her own path. She provides practical tips on how to overcome...

Duration:00:34:57

Episode 13: How To Anticipate And Adapt To Change

3/9/2020
Have you ever been derailed because of something you didn't anticipate? Artificial intelligence has grown 30,000 times since 2012 and its capacity is doubling every 105 days. Automation is changing the nature of business and creating new opportunities and challenges in the workplace. While we can’t predict the future, we must be prepared for it. As disruption accelerates and the workplace evolves, your ability to learn quickly becomes your core skill. If you anticipate challenges,...

Duration:00:12:58

Episode 12: How To Change The World With WIN’s Alfia Ilicheva

3/6/2020
Can you imagine a world where your voice is not heard, and products and services are not designed for you? Alfia Ilicheva, Co-founder of WIN, shares why gender inclusion matters even more in the digital age, and how WIN is creating impact globally. WIN is a non-profit organization on a mission to close the gender gap in innovation. Alfia also shares her personal journey of transformation from an immigrant with no fluency in English to becoming an influential leader of a global...

Duration:01:00:30

Episode 11: How to Rise Up Within Your Organization With Toyota’s Mia Phillips

3/4/2020
Are you looking for a new challenge and digging through the abyss of job postings and company profiles that you don’t quite understand? Why not consider looking internally within your own organization and build upon the foundation you already have? Mia Phillips shares with us her 30-year career journey from a summer job at a car wash to becoming a senior executive leader for the world’s largest automaker, Toyota. Mia is candid about her own experiences and how she learned to take risks,...

Duration:01:08:55

Episode 10: Habit & Hacks: The 5 Essential Elements Of Conviction

3/2/2020
Welcome to the Beyond Barriers Habits & Hacks Show! Have you ever worried about getting left behind? Well, on today's show, you'll learn the 5 essential elements of conviction so that you can achieve your goals and get ahead of disruptive change. According to a report by the World Economic Forum (2019), about 42% of core skills required to perform most roles will change in 3 years. With the rapid pace of automation and innovation, the average life span of skills is about 18 months before...

Duration:00:14:02

Episode 09: How To Build Lasting Relationships with Tami Holzman

2/26/2020
Have you ever been in a room full of powerful and influential people but didn’t know how to approach them? Or perhaps you needed a deal or an investment but didn’t have access to the right decision makers? Meet Tami Holzman, the queen connector, who shares with us her journey from C-Student to C-Suite by building lasting relationships, how your network fuels your net worth, and why emotional intelligence matters even more in the digital age. Tami is an investor, advisor, entrepreneur,...

Duration:00:42:32

Episode 08: Habits & Hacks: How To Overcome Imposter Syndrome

2/24/2020
Are you an ambitious woman who wants to dominate your career? Nikki Barua and Monica Marquez help you develop skillset, mindset and toolset to accelerate your success by developing courage. In this episode, Nikki and Monica discuss Imposter Syndrome and its five archetypes. They share which archetypes they embody and their favorite habit or hack in tackling limiting beliefs, building confidence, and taking the next big leap. In conclusion, Nikki and Monica challenge you to take one...

Duration:00:19:47

Episode 07: How To Ace The Interview With Google's Ginny Clarke

2/19/2020
Are you an ambitious woman who wants to dominate your career? In this episode, Monica Marquez talks with Ginny Clarke, Director of Leadership Staffing at Google and author of Career Mapping: Charting your Course in the New World of Work. Ginny shares critical insights on what you need to do to gain clarity about your strengths and how to communicate with recruiters to level up in your career. Ginny is a single mom who faced adversity yet learned about herself and her strengths through...

Duration:00:44:53

Episode 06: Habits & Hacks: The Five Essentials To Being Courageous

2/17/2020
Are you an ambitious woman who wants to dominate your career? In this episode, Nikki Barua and Monica Marquez help you develop the skillset, mindset and toolset to accelerate your success by discussing courage. They share the difference in fear and faith and the five essential elements to being courageous. Along with sharing 5 essential elements to being courageous, Nikki shares her favorite habit or hack in tackling limiting beliefs and fear and becoming courageous. She shares that this...

Duration:00:14:24

Episode 05: Succeeding In The First 90 Days With Kameka Dempsey

2/12/2020
Have you ever taken a chance and switched jobs? In this episode, we learn how to prepare for the first ninety days on the new job and the ways to make the most out of networking opportunities. Founder of KD Leadership Strategies, Executive Coach & Consultant, Kameka Dempsey joins the show. Kameka partners with business leaders to deliver their business strategy through coaching, off-sites, team/individual development and assessments. She also currently serves as a Strategic Advisor,...

Duration:00:37:27

Episode 04: Habits & Hacks: What Do You Want To Be Known For

2/10/2020
How do you gain clarity? In this episode, Nikki Barua and Monica Marquez explain how they found their passions and identified their unique skills. Change is constant; the only species that survive are the ones that adapt to the change. The challenge in innovation is about anticipating change and adapting quickly. Nikki built her reputation as an innovation expert and has guided people and organizations in adapting to change quickly. That’s why she is known as the Darwin of the Digital...

Duration:00:15:54

Episode 03: Finding Your Way To Career Success with Monica Marquez

2/5/2020
In this episode, senior corporate leader and diversity expert, Monica Marquez joins the show. Throughout her career, Monica has pioneered industry-leading programs to help the disadvantaged gain breakthrough access to opportunities. Monica decided that anytime an opportunity presented itself, she would take it, even if she struggled with self-doubt and fear. That led her to transitioning from academia to corporate and eventually to her entrepreneurial journey. You must focus on learning...

Duration:00:30:58