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Moving past the Lean In or Lean Out debate 43 percent of women who have kids leave the workforce at some point. In this series of fireside chats with inspiring women, spanning a variety of industries and experiences, host Claudia Reuter aims to share more examples than what we typically see of what's possible for women thinking through work and family decisions. A former stay-at-home mom herself, Reuter went on to be a venture-backed CEO, an executive at a >$2B company, a board director and Managing Director at Techstars. Here, she profiles authors, tech executives, doctors, entrepreneurs, stay-at-home moms and more who share their professional journeys and advice for women grappling with work-life balance.

Moving past the Lean In or Lean Out debate 43 percent of women who have kids leave the workforce at some point. In this series of fireside chats with inspiring women, spanning a variety of industries and experiences, host Claudia Reuter aims to share more examples than what we typically see of what's possible for women thinking through work and family decisions. A former stay-at-home mom herself, Reuter went on to be a venture-backed CEO, an executive at a >$2B company, a board director and Managing Director at Techstars. Here, she profiles authors, tech executives, doctors, entrepreneurs, stay-at-home moms and more who share their professional journeys and advice for women grappling with work-life balance.
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Kings Beach, CA

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Moving past the Lean In or Lean Out debate 43 percent of women who have kids leave the workforce at some point. In this series of fireside chats with inspiring women, spanning a variety of industries and experiences, host Claudia Reuter aims to share more examples than what we typically see of what's possible for women thinking through work and family decisions. A former stay-at-home mom herself, Reuter went on to be a venture-backed CEO, an executive at a >$2B company, a board director and Managing Director at Techstars. Here, she profiles authors, tech executives, doctors, entrepreneurs, stay-at-home moms and more who share their professional journeys and advice for women grappling with work-life balance.

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Episodes

Season 1 Finale, Looking Back and Forward

6/5/2019
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As we wrap up season 1, Claudia takes a look at what we've learned and what lies ahead.

Duration:00:06:04

MOR co-founder Erica Hogue on Navigating the Many Phases of Work & Family

5/29/2019
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Erica Hogue is an account director for Viral Gains, and co-founder of MOR, a purpose-driven consulting firm that offers subject matter expertise and best in class inclusion practices for working moms. She's also a mother of three kids six and under. As an early hire at Twitter she helped form the Twitter Parents employee resource group. Sponsor: For $100 toward your first LinkedIn Marketing campaign, visit linkedin.com/the43percent

Duration:00:41:04

Eastern Bank VP Sharifah Niles-Lane on Building Trust in Yourself

5/22/2019
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Sharifah Niles-Lane is Vice President of Digital Marketing and Social Media for Eastern Bank, the oldest and largest mutual bank in the country. She's also a mother of two and a mentor. In this episode she talks about leadership at home, at work, and in her community.

Duration:00:38:19

Chairman Mom Sarah Lacy on Mothers as Assets to Any Workplace

5/15/2019
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Sarah Lacy is the founder and CEO of Chairman Mom. She also founded Pando.com on maternity leave in 2011 and built it into a profitable investigative journalism company. She's been a journalist for nearly 20 years, known for her fearless, outspoken reporting, and is the author of A Uterus Is a Feature Not a Bug.

Duration:01:07:06

Marketing Guru Cheryl Toto on Leaning In and Rolling with the Punches

5/8/2019
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Cheryl Toto is the president and CEO of the Marketing Science Institute, a job she came to after a decade as Senior Vice President of Strategy and Devel­opment. Here she talks about balancing two careers in a family, why daycare drop-offs can be emotional, and how to weather unexpected changes to your life plan.

Duration:00:55:23

Time Management Expert Laura Vanderkam on Fitting It All In

5/1/2019
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Laura Vanderkam is the author of several time management and productivity books, the host of the Before Breakfast podcast, and co-host of Best of Both Worlds, and the mother of four children, ages 4 to 11. Her 2016 TED talk, “How to gain control of your free time,” has been viewed more than 7 million times. Sponsors: LinkedIn Marketing - LinkedIn.com/The43Percent for a $100 ad credit Third Love - ThirdLove.com/Percent for 15% off your first order

Duration:00:49:13

HR Expert Oonagh Kelly on Asking for What You Need

4/24/2019
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As head of HR for New Ireland Assurance, Oonagh Kelly has seen women through all phases of their careers and families, and done plenty of juggling herself, too. Here she shares her tips on negotiating the work situation you need, navigating work travel with a family, and planning for fun in a busy schedule. Episode sponsor: LinkedIn Talent Solutions: linkedin.com/43percent for $50 off your first job posting

Duration:00:46:43

Attorney & Mediator Erin McCoy Alarcon on Balancing Career, Self-Improvement, and Special Needs

4/17/2019
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Erin McCoy Alarcon was a litigator and a partner in her firm when it became clear her youngest son was autistic. She wanted more flexibility in her schedule to be more available to her family, so she decided to take a leap toward something she'd always wanted to do: open up a mediation practice. Here she takes us on that journey, and why she encourages people to take risks and do things that scare them.

Duration:00:38:46

Dr. Jessie Wei on the Importance of Pausing and Creating Space in Our Lives

4/10/2019
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Dr. Jessie Wei did all the "right" things: went to college, then medical school, got married, had kids, and joined a thriving private practice. But she wasn't happy until she found a way to align her work with her values and forge a path toward a life that was rewarding instead of overwhelming. Sponsors: Third Love: thirdlove.com/percent for 15% off your first order LinkedIn Marketing Solutions: linked.com/the43percent for $100 ad credit

Duration:01:01:24

Journalist Amy Westervelt on the Myth of Finding Balance through Freelancing

4/3/2019
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When Amy Westervelt had her first child, everyone told her the fact that she was a freelancer would make working motherhood a snap. In fact, it made her stressed and broke. Here, she lays out why, how she fixed it, and why she decided to write a book about it. Sponsors: Third Love: thirdlove.com/percent for 15% off your first order LinkedIn Marketing Solutions: linked.com/the43percent for $100 ad credit

Duration:00:51:25

Johns Hopkins Child Development Specialist Susan Magsamen on Being a Child Expert as a Parent, and Why It's Never Too Late to Have an Impact

3/27/2019
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Susan Magsamen is the Executive Director of the International Arts and Mind Lab, Brain Science Institute, at Johns Hopkins University. In this episode she digs deep into both her personal experience and her professional expertise on everything from why our society doesn't value caregiving to ways for moms to stop beating themselves up. Episode sponsors: LinkedIn Talent Solutions: $50 off first job posting, LinkedIn.com/43percent Betabrand: 20% off Dress Pant Yoga Pant, betabrand.com/percent

Duration:01:02:56

Pepperlane Founder and CEO Sharon Kan on Motherhood as a Benefit, not a Liability

3/19/2019
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Sharon Kan has created jobs for herself throughout her career, and with her newest startup Pepperlane (a platform that helps mothers start micro-businesses) she says she is calling out the elephant in the room—motherhood—and celebrating it. Here we hear how she herself juggled motherhood and startup life, and why she thinks tapping into the talents of mothers is a genius move.

Duration:00:48:50

Linda Zecher on Taking Time Out in the Middle

3/13/2019
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Linda Zecher went from being one of the only women geophysicists in the country to leadership roles at some of the best-known tech companies, including Oracle and Microsoft. Here, she reflects on her career path, and navigating through the 3 years she took off when her son was in middle school. Sponsors: Betabrand - betabrand.com/percent for 20% off your Dress Yoga Pant LinkedIn - linkedin.com/43percent for $50 off your first job post ThirdLove - thirdlove.com/percent for 15% off your first...

Duration:00:41:49

Meet Claudia Reuter: Mom, Startup CEO, and Techstars Managing Director

2/3/2019
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Claudia Reuter left the workforce for 3 years when she had kids and re-entered it in an unusual way: by starting a company. Like a lot of moms balancing family and work she spent many hours on important phone calls, worried her kids would burst in. Here she tells the story of one fateful call, made from the closet of her seven-year-old. It's just the sort of story you can expect to hear on this show, which moves past leaning in or leaning out to tell the more complex stories of mothers...

Duration:00:05:42

Meet The 43 Percent

1/28/2019
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Welcome to The 43 Percent, a new show about the lives of successful women and the paths they take to balance career and family.

Duration:00:01:39