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Hosted by Rae Parent and Marcy Twete, Office Baggage “unpacks” the week of two successful corporate women.

Hosted by Rae Parent and Marcy Twete, Office Baggage “unpacks” the week of two successful corporate women.

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United States

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Hosted by Rae Parent and Marcy Twete, Office Baggage “unpacks” the week of two successful corporate women.

Language:

English


Episodes

S3E26 – Cultivating a Rest Ethic and Taking Time Off with Author John Fitch

7/23/2020
Our society is obsessed with work ethic, but at the same time overworked, under rested, and seems to always feel a bit frazzled. Especially in this time of a global pandemic, our work lives and home lives are less separated than ever before, and it’s harder to truly find “time off.” John Fitch’s book tackles just that subject – how we, as individuals and... Read More The post S3E26 – Cultivating a Rest Ethic and Taking Time Off with Author John Fitch appeared first on Office Baggage.

Duration:00:28:52

S3E25 – Financial Building Blocks All Women Need

7/14/2020
Joined today by Jessica Merino from Merino Wealth, we’re continuing the conversation on women, money and the building blocks we all need to build financial independence and long-term success. From negotiation to charitable giving, from choosing ESG funds to taking risks, Jessica covers the finance topics you need to consider in your life today. Our Guest Today: Jessica Merino, CIMA®, CFP®, President and Founder, Merino... Read More The post S3E25 – Financial Building Blocks All Women Need...

Duration:00:49:30

S3E24 – Navigating the Issues of Employment and Change Management During COVID-19 (in Partnership with Table Stakes Podcast)

7/8/2020
Today’s episode is a special “crossover” between Table Stakes Podcast and Office Baggage Podcast. In the environment of COVID-19, the issues surrounding employment and change management are affecting everyone whether through layoffs, furloughs, working from home, or training and safety for essential employees. All of us are dealing with both macro and micro economic issues as we consider a return to work and continued... Read More The post S3E24 – Navigating the Issues of Employment and...

Duration:01:00:21

S3E22 – Processing Career-Related Grief with JT O’Donnell from Work It Daily

5/27/2020
All of us have experienced job loss at some point in our lives and careers. Today, in the wake of COVID-19, millions of Americans are experiencing the acute pain, fear and grief that accompanies that loss. Joined by the CEO of Work It Daily, JT O’Donnell, we’re unpacking the uncomfortable stages of grief that often come with job loss or change, and how to... Read More The post S3E22 – Processing Career-Related Grief with JT O’Donnell from Work It Daily appeared first on Office Baggage.

Duration:00:26:03

S3E21 – Sharing the Same Storm – Rae and Marcy Catch Up Over Crisis

5/19/2020
As we all navigate the COVID-19 crisis, Rae and Marcy catch up on their coping mechanisms during this crisis. As Rae eloquently says in today’s podcast, “We’re not all in the same boat, but we’re all in the same storm.” Here’s how we’re weathering that storm. Articles/Books/Podcasts we talked about on the podcast: Adam Grant’s WorkLife Podcast and his most recent episode on “How... Read More The post S3E21 – Sharing the Same Storm – Rae and Marcy Catch Up Over Crisis appeared first on...

Duration:00:31:00

S3E20 – The Must Have Skills for Leaders in Times of Change with Alexis Gladstone

5/13/2020
As we all navigate the biggest change most of us have ever seen in our lives and our careers, the question of personal and leadership development is paramount during this time. Leaders who can adapt, change and lead effectively during times of crisis will certainly come out ahead when this is all over. Today, with Founder of Intelead Alexis Gladstone, we are tackling topics... Read More The post S3E20 – The Must Have Skills for Leaders in Times of Change with Alexis Gladstone appeared first...

Duration:00:31:02

S3E19 – You Career is Limitless – Even in a Global Pandemic

5/7/2020
Rarely have we been this excited to have a guest on Office Baggage. Laura Gassner Otting is the author of what Marcy and Rae think is the best damn career/business book written in the last few years. If you’ve ever wondered what you’re missing in your career – this is the answer. Laura Gassner Otting is the author of Limitless: How to Ignore Everybody,... Read More The post S3E19 – You Career is Limitless – Even in a Global Pandemic appeared first on Office Baggage.

Duration:00:35:20

S3E18 – FemmeBought Lets You Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

4/28/2020
Joining us today are the co-founders of women’s business directory Femmebought. Together, these two powerhouse women have built a community that empowers more women to reach the top and change the game – taking action toward a level playing field for women-owned businesses. Learn how you can “put your money where your mouth is” by buying women-owned. Having a 6.4% share of the pie... Read More The post S3E18 – FemmeBought Lets You Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is appeared first on Office...

Duration:00:35:40

S3E17 – How to Start Your Own Podcast

4/21/2020
We’ve spent three years on the journey of Office Baggage and every week someone asks us something like “was it hard to start a podcast?” Today, Marcy is solocasting, sharing our tips, tricks, nuts and bolts on starting a podcast. Which software do we use? How much does it cost? Do we make money? Tune in for all the A’s to your Q’s. Resources... Read More The post S3E17 – How to Start Your Own Podcast appeared first on Office Baggage.

Duration:00:44:07

S3E16 – Laugh Out Loud with the Founders of Obedient Agency

4/15/2020
“We are fans of things that are polarizing.” Lyndsay Rush, Co-Founder, Obedient Agency Our Guests Today: Allie LeFevere and Lyndsay Rush are the co-founders of Obedient, a humor branding agency—the first of its kind—that turns businesses into unstoppable, unorthodox, unforgettable brands. Rooted in the power of fun and the potency of humor, they launch brands and campaigns that hook consumers in…and keep them coming... Read More The post S3E16 – Laugh Out Loud with the Founders of Obedient...

Duration:00:52:10

S3E15 – Staying Sane and Healthy During COVID-19

4/7/2020
Today’s solocast with Marcy focuses on tips and tricks to stay sane and happy during the chaos surrounding COVID-19 right now. We’re tackling four key categories on ideas/tips/tricks to get through this chaos – for your sanity, for your home, for your community and for your business/career. Join me in this quick 20 minutes to do something for you today! Amazon Shoe Organizers Alive... Read More The post S3E15 – Staying Sane and Healthy During COVID-19 appeared first on Office Baggage.

Duration:00:20:14

S3E14 – Creating the Life You Want with Christine Bader

3/25/2020
We’re joined today by Christine Bader, a a coach, facilitator, writer, consultant, and speaker whose sweet spot is the messy intersection of business and society. Christine and her business partner Eva Dienel launched a new storytelling platform called The Life I Want, a storytelling project reimagining a future of work that works for all. Our Guest Today: Christine Bader, Storyteller, Writer, Adviser, Idealist. Christine... Read More The post S3E14 – Creating the Life You Want with...

Duration:00:37:10

S3E13 – The “Glass Cliff” form Women in Business and in Politics

3/18/2020
With COVID-19 at the top of all of our minds, it’s been difficult to think about continuing to post podcast subjects unrelated to this pandemic. But thanks to some of our online and podcast gurus, we know sometimes podcasting can be a welcome break from all this pandemic talk. Today, we’re talking about the “glass cliff” for women in business and in politics. Join... Read More The post S3E13 – The “Glass Cliff” form Women in Business and in Politics appeared first on Office Baggage.

Duration:00:50:06

S3E12 – Happy Hour Catch Up with Marcy and Rae

3/3/2020
Marcy and Rae are in-person in Chicago and catching up on their goals for 2020, careers and lives. They’re also giving a preview of what’s to come this Spring on Office Baggage. Listen now: The post S3E12 – Happy Hour Catch Up with Marcy and Rae appeared first on Office Baggage.

Duration:00:43:13

S3E11 – Money is Freedom to Make Your Own Choices with Kelley Long

2/3/2020
Marcy is joined today by guest co-host Kelley Long, a Financial Wellness Coach whose practical, women-focused advice on money will give you a solid set of ideas for managing your money in 2020. Our Guest Today: Kelley Long, CFP®, CPA/PFS, Financial Wellness Coach Kelley truly lives her dream of helping “everyday” people with money without having to sell them anything. She particularly enjoys working... Read More The post S3E11 – Money is Freedom to Make Your Own Choices with Kelley Long...

Duration:00:58:46

S3E10 – Bringing Your Whole Self to the Equation with Leah Marshall

1/27/2020
Our guest today is a self-identified “human dynamics junkie” who is a true expert at integrating multiple facets of her work and personal life into her day-to-day life. From dance to a “side hustle” leading a 7,500 person Facebook discussion group, Leah’s passions extend far beyond her 9 to 5. How can we all strive to bring more of our values, passions and our... Read More The post S3E10 – Bringing Your Whole Self to the Equation with Leah Marshall appeared first on Office Baggage.

Duration:00:50:50

S3E9 – Making “Offline” Connections with Camille Virginia

1/20/2020
So much of our connectivity with others today is online – whether in personal interactions or professional. We’re all guilty of not “looking up” from our phones to truly connect with one another in person. Our guest today, Camille Virginia, has built her business around “Offline Dating” and you’re going to want to hear our conversation with her whether you’re single or in a... Read More The post S3E9 – Making “Offline” Connections with Camille Virginia appeared first on Office Baggage.

Duration:00:45:04

S3E8 – The Non-Resolutioner’s Guide to Setting Goals for a New Year

1/13/2020
It’s the beginning of a new year and a new decade, and we’re sharing with you our mindset and processes for setting goals entering a new year. Whether you’re setting goals for yourself and your team at work (Rae) or finding new ways to be accountable to yourself (Marcy), we’ll tackle the ways we’re thinking about our goals in 2020, and share our resources... Read More The post S3E8 – The Non-Resolutioner’s Guide to Setting Goals for a New Year appeared first on Office Baggage.

Duration:00:32:25

S3E7 – Settle Smart! Tackling Work Life Integration with Dana Look-Arimoto

1/6/2020
The concept of “settling” is a controversial one. We’ve all been told for much of our lives, “don’t settle, get what you want.” But the truth is, we all settle for something every single day. Our guest today, Dana Look-Arimoto wrote the book Stop Settling, Settle Smart: Rethinking Work-Life Balance, Redesign Your Busy Life. Our Guest Today: Dana Look-Arimoto, Author, Coach, Speaker Dana Look-Arimoto... Read More The post S3E7 – Settle Smart! Tackling Work Life Integration with Dana...

Duration:00:43:42

S3E6 – What Are You “Unqualified” For?

12/23/2019
We all reach a place in life where we want something we feel we are “unqualified” for. Today, we’re talking about what to do in those difficult situations when you just don’t feel you have what it takes to get through. *Hint* it’s a combination of grit, persistence, and (gulp) vulnerability. Our Guest Today: Rachel Stewart, Author of Unqualified Success: Bridging the Gap Between... Read More The post S3E6 – What Are You “Unqualified” For? appeared first on Office Baggage.

Duration:01:07:04