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Badass women’s source of inspiration




Intuition-based decision making for leaders with Dr. Francesca Mega

We make an average of 35,000 choices per day - crazy, right? And while some of those might be smaller, like what to have for lunch, leaders often have to make split-second decisions on some pretty big things. So how can we start making better decisions? Neuroscience consultant and mindset change & mindfulness coach Dr. Francesca Mega has a suggestion: Intuition. Tune in to this episode to hear Dr. Francesca discuss: - Why combining the body and mind is integral to making good decisions -...


Leading a new generation of leaders with Courtney Adams

Through receiving a Fulbright scholarship, Courtney got a window into how you can make a real impact into a young person’s life with just a little bit of guidance and attention. This was part of what inspired her to cofound Youthbridge, an award-winning peace building program. Over time, she also noticed that the messages girls receive about who they can be and what they can be are so narrow, which is why she decided to cofound Girls Gearing Up, Europe’s only international girls’ leadership...


Solo contributor & leader aren’t mutually exclusive with Linda Jonas

After a fascinating career journey doing everything from being a graphic designer to building her own business, Linda Jonas stumbled on her calling at Small Improvements: Collaborating with HR leaders to make work a better place. Over her time at the performance feedback platform, she discovered the traditional path of becoming a manager was not for her, and instead build up a career as a solo contributor. Through hosting events with HR leaders, she’s also learned from the likes of Pinterest...


How to lead in today’s fast-paced world with Vanessa Judelman

Having suffered under bad leadership and also experienced the ups and downs of being a leader herself, Vanessa Judelman founded Mosaic People Development to make leaders more aware of how their behaviour impacts the people around them. After seven years of going into organizations to teach leaders practical tools to excel, Vaness decided to share her bird's eye view of the challenges facing leaders worldwide and solutions to overcome them in her book Mastering Leadership - What It Takes To...


Giving back as a leader with Rena Pacheco-Theard

Rena Pacheco-Theard, CEO and Cofounder of Prepify, strongly believes that being given opportunities also means a responsibility to pass them on. That is what motivated her to found Prepify, a free college prep website and app to help talented, underrepresented high schoolers go to top colleges after being one herself, and what shapes her view of what good leadership looks like. Tune in to this episode to learn: - What it means to be a first-generation college student - How to support...


Building a network and community with Nora Stolz

Entrepreneur Nora Stolz is passionate about female leadership & equal opportunity matters, which is why she founded the Women Breakfast Club to create a platform for like-minded women to connect. Tune in to this episode to learn how to: - Create a community when you’re new in town - Network authentically to create meaningful relationships - Follow up after a first meeting to stay connected - Combine the physical and digital worlds - Build a digital community - Keep your network full...


How to communicate like a leader with Monica Kade

Writer and podcaster Monica Kade is about all things communication to help people express themselves effectively and be better leaders. Tune in to this episode to learn how to: - Make your vision come alive and connect with your team - Overcome public speaking fears and hang ups - Communicate effectively during conflicts and confrontations - Speak up and confidently talk about your achievements without feeling arrogant - Elegantly say no to free up time for your priorities Learn more...


On authentic leadership with activist Magda Zenon

Being an anti-apartheid activist in South Africa while still in school is certainly not the easy road, but it’s what set Magda Zenon on her path. As she says herself, she wasn’t the “flavour of the month”, but choosing to stand up for what she believes in instead of what’s popular taught her early on the importance of authenticity as a leader. Magda shares how to stand up for what you believe in and be an authentic leader that rallies people around them. Get all key takeaways and join the...


Purpose-driven leadership with Julia von Winterfeldt

What does leadership mean to you? How are you as a leader embracing new ways of doing work? After a prestigious career including being GM at AKQA, a Managing Director at Accenture, and an international career with Sapient Publicis, Julia von Winterfeldt felt like a new kind of leadership was necessary. One that valued humans above numbers. I took a deep dive with Julia on what purpose-driven leadership looks like, the importance of learning how to communicate critique the right way, and the...


Proving them wrong & believing in yourself as a leader with Ewelina Robaczek

In an ideal world, everyone would cheer us on to become leaders. Reality can be less kind. Yet it’s exactly in those moments of adversity that we are poised for tremendous growth - if only we’re courageous enough to take the leap. Ewelina Robaczek, Founder & CEO of Vouchery.io, has had to have that courage multiple times in her career. She shares how you can showcase your leadership potential, listen to your ambition, and let go of fear. Get all key takeaways and join the conversation on...


Leading in a male-dominated industry with Myrto Lambrou

When your industry consists of mostly men, establishing yourself as a leader can be extra challenging! Architect and project manager Myrto Lambrou gives first-hand advice on how to lead in a male-dominated industry, and how to give your intuition space to contribute instead of just relying on your head. Get all key takeaways and join the conversation on the blog: www.leadingrebels.com/5 (there’s also leadership checklist you don’t want to miss out on!) --- More about Myrto:...


An HR perspective on leadership with Erika Enberg

Human Resources is transforming with organizations starting to see HR as a more proactive part. Erika Enberg, VP of Talent at door2door, a software platform for ridesharing services, shares her perspective on what makes a leader, helping your team take care of themselves, and being a leader in a new culture or company. Get all key takeaways and join the conversation on the blog: www.leadingrebels.com/4 (there’s also leadership checklist you don’t want to miss out on!) --- More about...


From peer to boss with Stephanie Tsing

Transitioning from peer to boss is one of the most challenging times in anyone’s career. Stephanie Tsing - Senior Director of Technology at NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies - shares her experience in how to successfully handle the transition, shift your mindset from “I” to “we”, how to lead someone green, and so much more. Get all key takeaways and join the conversation on the blog: www.leadingrebels.com/3 (there’s also leadership checklist you...


On being a young leader with Katrin Jahns

If you became a leader early on in your career, then this is the episode for you! Katrin Jahns, Head of Press & Blogger Relations at online crafting school Makerist, shares advice on being real and focusing that is relevant for all leaders, but especially younger ones like her. Get all key takeaways and join the conversation on the blog: www.leadingrebels.com/2 (there’s also leadership checklist you don’t want to miss out on!) --- More about Katrin: www.linkedin.com/in/katrinjahns |...


On embracing conflict with Leitha Matz

No one is a fan of conflict, including Leitha Matz, COO of FinTech startup Zuper. But Leitha discovered early on in her leadership career that it is unavoidable and so all the more important to learn how to handle. Tune in for tips on how to embrace conflict, overcome big expensive embarrassing decisions, successfully lead a remote team, and so much more. Get all key takeaways and join the conversation on the blog: www.leadingrebels.com/1 (there’s also leadership checklist you don’t want to...