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How do more and achieve more WITHOUT being Wonder Woman. Cyran and Mel are professional women with successful careers in business and law under their belts. Learning how to balance it all, take care of themselves and their families, Cyran and Mel share their tips for living a full life, having a successful career as well interview women at the top of their game to get their perspective.

How do more and achieve more WITHOUT being Wonder Woman. Cyran and Mel are professional women with successful careers in business and law under their belts. Learning how to balance it all, take care of themselves and their families, Cyran and Mel share their tips for living a full life, having a successful career as well interview women at the top of their game to get their perspective.
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How do more and achieve more WITHOUT being Wonder Woman. Cyran and Mel are professional women with successful careers in business and law under their belts. Learning how to balance it all, take care of themselves and their families, Cyran and Mel share their tips for living a full life, having a successful career as well interview women at the top of their game to get their perspective.




Ep. 16 How to Start Your Entrepreneur Journey with Social Media Expert Annie Spano

Ever wonder how to start your entrepreneur journey? Can you get over your own fears and begin a new path for your life? We get expert advice from entrepreneur, founder of Style Collective and social media expert Annie Spano about her journey. Annie dishes on the best and worst advice she got as she started her entrepreneur journey and encourages those who are seeking to understand how to begin their own entrepreneurial journey. Plus, she gives expert advice on how to use social media for...


Ep. 15 Insights from Our Mediation Expert on How Everyone Can Use Mediation Skills Effectively

Why is learning to be a good mediator so important in your work and personal life? Learn insights from our expert mediator Meca Walker on how to be a good listener and find success in mediation. Disputes inevitably arise on the job, with family members, and between friends. Mediation skills - whether as a participant or a mediator - are critical to helping resolve these inevitable disputes. We learn how to prepare for mediation and dispute resolution, how to be a good participant so you are...


Ep. 14 - Insider Tips from our Real Estate Expert

Ever want to know the in's and out's of buying, selling and leasing real estate? For this week's "Ask the Expert Podcast, we have tips from Becky Hand with Dosch Marshall Real Estate - Dosch Marshall is a commercial real estate firm specializing in land listings and buyer representation that combines development knowledge, construction, and entitlement expertise. Not Wonder Podcast is honored to have Becky Hand with DMRE join us to discuss how to consider buying and...


Ep 13. How to Deal with Burnout with Guest Emilie Aries

In this week's episode in our "Ask the Expert" series we are honored to have fellow podcaster and founder of Bossed Up Emilie Aries talk about how to identify and prevent burnout in our careers and help our friends and family who may be dealing with it too! You will get insightful tips from Emilie who gives you the tools you need to craft a sustainable career that supports the life you want.


Ep. 12 - Get Your Piece of the Gig Economy Pie

This is the first in our "Ask the Expert" series that Not Wonder Woman Podcast will bring to you for Fall/Winter 2018. Halle Hutchison, Vice President of Marketing for, is an expert in all things marketing and how you can make the gig economy work for you. The gig economy allows you flexibility in hours and pay and so much more! Grab your piece of the gig economy pie now! PS if you listened to the episode (and even if you haven't) check out why you need to hear Halle now! She is a...


Ep. 11 How to Leave Your Job With Grace and Keep Your Reputation in Tact

So you have found your new dream job but still have to quit your current job? We talk about the pitfalls to avoid when exiting a company to keep you reputation in tact! It's an emotional time when you are moving from one job to another. You may have been in a bad work situation but how you leave that job may impact your good name permanently. Take heed when doing your exit interview and airing all your dirty laundry about a company. We give our best tips to go out gracefully.


Mini Episode 10.1 - How to Negotiate What You are Really Worth

Need to negotiate a raise or get that job offer of your dreams? We have 3 practical tips to help you negotiate your salary so you get what you are really worth! Need to know where to find market data so you can get hard facts to support your salary negotiation? We give you those. Need a strategy for preparing to ask for a raise? We give you a specific plan how to get a foolproof strategy to get the salary you need. Want to know when is the right time to ask for a raise? We tell you what...


Ep.10 How to REALLY Negotiate a Job Offer

In this week's episode, Cyran and Mel discuss their experiences of successfully negotiating a job offer and equally instances when they haven't and the effect this had on their respective careers. An often-cited study by Linda Babcock, Women Don’t Ask, argued that a woman who fails to negotiate her salary upon being hired could sacrifice over $500,000 over the course of her career. In this episode, Cyran and Mel pass on their knowledge and real-life tips and strategies for negotiating...


Mini Episode 9.1 More Tips on How to Follow-Up After an Interview

Cyran from Not Wonder Woman gives some real tips and examples of how to follow up after an interview that will set you apart from you competition and increase yur chances of getting the job. Cyran gives tips on how to build your network following an interview, how to deal with a lengthy interview process with professionalism, all whilst all putting you in the best position to get the job! Get in touch via email: Website: Instagram:...


Ep.9 How to Follow Up After a Job Interview and Deal with the Waiting Game of a Job Search

Ever wonder what you should be doing after a job interview? How do you best follow up? How do you handle waiting for the call back? All your post interview questions are answered in this episode that is part of our Find Your Dream Job series. If you have been listening to our Find Your Dream Job series, you will know we are taking you through the steps you need to take to land your dream job. In this episode we discuss how to appropriately follow up after an interview, what steps you can be...


Mini Ep. 8.1 More Tips To Use Networking to Find Your Dream Job

Do you hate networking? I mean really hate it? We can get you through it and show you ways to help land your dream job through more effective networking. Last week Cyran and Mel discussed the trials and tribulations of networking. In this week's mini episode, Mel does a deeper dive into topics like body language and how it effects your ability to successfully network with others, how to start and keep the conversation going at networking events, how to end awkward conversations and tips on...


Ep. 8 How to Network; for Women Who Hate Networking

Want to find that dream job? No one does it alone. Join Cyran and Mel as they talk networking! Yes its a weird thing to walk into a room of people you dont know but they break down why networking is so important to your career success plus give you their tips to making networking less awkward for everyone.


Mini Episode 7.1 Tips to Returning to Work after Having a Baby

Join Cyran in this mini episode as she talks about the struggles of returning to work after having a baby and she gives her tips on how to find ways to make it work for you!


Ep. 7 Pre Game Preparations for your Perfect Interview

In this week's episode Cyran and Mel bring you their tips for preparing for the interview for your dream job. In this week's episode we discuss if you should leave your LinkedIn settings on private or open when researching who you're interviewing with. What to do with your handbag when you go in to your interview. Plus, the best questions ever to ask your interviewer. Plus the most random fast five to date!


Mini Episode 6.1 Pre-Game Preparations for Your Perfect Resume

Join us for our first mini episode - the Do's and Don'ts to modern resume writing to land that dream job! In our dream job series, we are going into more details on how to write the perfect resume to land that dream job. We tell you some of the mistakes to avoid as well as specific examples on how to craft a killer resume so that your dream job is closer to a reality!


Ep.6 Pre-Game Preparations to Land Your Dream Job

How do you know what your dream job is? Cyan and Mel take you through the steps to help identify your perfect dream job. They also give you specific insights on how to improve your resume and your best resources for starting the search for your dream job in this new series on how to land the job of your dreams!


Ep. 5 - The Stress Test - Recognize Stress In Yourself and Others Plus Learn Quick Ways To Relieve Stress in Less Than 2 Minutes

Do you pass the Stress Test? April is Stress Awareness Month. It is a great reminder to check in with yourself and others about stress levels. In this podcast, we learn from our trusted, medical professional how to recognize stress in yourself, your significant other and even your kids. We learn practical questions to ask to get at the heart of what is causing the stress., how to respond to others when they are stressed, and some practical advice from our medical professional about how you...


Ep. 4 Why What You Wear to Work Matters and Should You Still Dress for the Job You Want and Not the Job You Have?

Cyran and Mel discuss why what you wear to work matters and the age-old question of whether you should dress for the job you want and not the job that you have. With 93% of communication is non-verbal with people you meet making up their mind about you in the first 5 seconds. You can't afford to get this stuff wrong. Follow Cyran and Mel on Twitter: @NotWonderWoman_ @polishedprofes @_Cyran On Instagram: @NotWonderWomanPodcast @polished_professionals @CorporateStyleStory


Ep. 3 Why Self-Care Matters and How to Steal Away Time for Self Care

Do you have a million things on your to do list and no time for any of them? Are you feeling like you are worn out before you have even started? if that this the case it may be time for some self-care. We expect so much of ourselves but rarely give time back to ourselves. This week Cyran and Mel talk about their precious self-care time and how you can find in each day - even if you are a mom, business woman, side hustler, and beyond.


Ep. 2 What to do when you hate your job and surname change dilemma for women in business

Have you ever been in a job you hated? You wake up each morning dreading going into the office? Cyran and Mel understand your frustration and give you a tangilbe plan to work your way out of your bad work situation and shift your mindset so you can get through each day with a smile on your face.