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From a high school teacher to a CMO, Deloitte’s fmr Chief Content Officer on managing pivots and building a successful career: TWMM 035

4/17/2018
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Jonathan Copulsky, Northwestern lecturer and former Chief Content Officer for Deloitte, shares great, concrete advice about building your career and navigating change, all while being authentic.

Duration:00:51:23

Do you feel like you do the lion’s share of kid and home related work for your family? Learn more about the mental load and its impact on working women with Bright Horizons, VP (Horizons Workforce Consulting) Jennifer Vena: TWMM 034

4/10/2018
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Jennifer and I discuss the never-ending list of things to manage a family, the “mental load”, so many working moms carry. Jennifer shares surprising research about who carries the load and advice on how to decrease its impact.

Duration:00:46:20

Learn how an influencer built her career − Forrester Research VP and Principal Researcher Sucharita Kodali: TWMM 033

4/3/2018
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Sucharita shares tips for building a fantastic professional network and discusses how she became one of the country’s leading retail industry experts.

Duration:00:46:44

New York Times Best Selling Author Julie Lythcott-Haims provides a masterclass on parenting and dives deeper into her personal journey of self-acceptance: TWMM 032

3/27/2018
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Julie discusses the dangers of helicopter parenting and provides concrete strategies for raising self-aware, productive kids. We then switch gears and talk about how growing up Black bi-racial in America informed her life choices and how she ultimately broke through the negative messages society delivered and learned to accept herself.

Duration:01:03:05

Working abroad, finding a great workplace culture, and making big career pivots—Chief Commercial Officer of SEEK Australia, Kendra Banks: TWMM 031

3/20/2018
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Kendra shares her experiences living and working in many countries outside of the US and growing her career through multiple pivots, all while raising 3 kids.

Duration:00:43:24

What does it take to become a CEO? Kim Powell, author of the CEO Next Door teaches us surprising lessons in leadership: TWMM 030

3/13/2018
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Kim shares the career and leadership lessons she’s learned through the extensive study of and work with CEO’s across the country.

Duration:01:03:51

Learn how to launch a successful online course and to discover your true path, with Jeanine Blackwell, Founder and CEO of Create Six Figure Courses and the Launch Lab: TWMM 029

3/6/2018
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Jeanine shares her strategies for helping professionals leverage their experience and expertise to create successful knowledge-based businesses.

Duration:00:48:45

GreatSchools Founder and Former CEO, Bill Jackson, on finding the right school for your kids and concrete advice to would-be entrepreneurs: TWMM 028

2/27/2018
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Bill shares robust advice on choosing the best school environment for your family and leadership strategies from his years a CEO.

Duration:01:03:45

Tiffany Dufu, Author of Drop the Ball, on how to create balance in your homelife and how freeing more of your capacity at home affects your ability to do big things in the world: TWMM 026

2/13/2018
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Tiffany shares her experiences as a launch team member of Lean In, the leader of the White House Project, and the new chapter in her life as a best-selling author.

Duration:01:05:14

Janet Feldstein McKillop, J. Paul Getty Trust Head of Development, on her building a successful career in development, managing a heavy travel load while raising small children, and why she loves walking up steep hills: TWMM 025

2/6/2018
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Janet shares her winding career journey that has led her to running development for the J. Paul Getty Trust, juggling her hectic work schedule with being present for her kids, and how she takes care of herself in the midst of it all.

Duration:00:36:24

Georgene Huang, CEO and Co-Founder, Fairygodboss, on having access to great information when considering career decisions, making career changes while pregnant, and having an impact: TWMM 024

1/30/2018
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Georgene talks about the hustle it takes be the CEO of a fast-growing company, her mission to make workplaces a great place for both men and women, and how she handles it all as the mom of 2 young children and a new baby.

Duration:00:45:26

Gemma Hartley, Author of the wildly popular Harper’s Bazaar article about Emotional Labor, on her path back to writing after the birth of her children, finding work-life balance, and how to divide responsibilities at home: TWMM 023

1/23/2018
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Gemma provides her expertise on the subject of Emotional Labor, addresses the resentment that often arises around the unpaid work done to sustain a family, and gives great examples and advice on how to share responsibilities at home.

Duration:01:05:10

Jessica Jensen, Facebook Head of Products, Platforms, and Insights, Business Marketing, on working in Silicon Valley, a non-linear career journey, and fresh starts: TWMMP 022

1/16/2018
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Jessica shares her journey that led her to Facebook, what it’s like to be a woman working in Silicon Valley, her fertility struggle, and how she finds balance.

Duration:00:46:09

Kate Noel, Principal, Foreside Strategies, on working in the White House, decelerating her career, and juggling life with four kids: TWMM 021

12/26/2017
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Kate shares how she pivoted from the White House to corporate, how she made the decision to leave corporate, and how she found peace in forging her own path.

Duration:00:50:13

Claudia McKay, The World Bank, Senior Financial Sector Specialist, on transitioning from corporate to non-profit, being a young leader, and raising her children overseas: TWMM 020

12/19/2017
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Claudia shares the triumphs and struggles of leading high impact work at a young age, following her passion, and raising small kids on a different continent.

Duration:00:46:49

Alisa Lewis, eBay HR Director, on her entrepreneurial roots, a non-linear path, and owning your career: TWMM 019

12/12/2017
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Alisa shares insights about how to have successful career pivots, being intentional about managing your career, and making a work culture great for working moms.

Duration:00:50:41

Waidehi Gokhale, CEO of Soliya, on leading mission-driven work, developing grit as a family, and returning to center when finding yourself depleted: TWMM 018

12/5/2017
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Waidehi discusses her global role at Soliya and how she and her family manage her busy travel schedule, how they each adapted when she took on the CEO role, and how she recalibrated when she found herself way off balance.

Duration:00:41:16

Lynn Perkins, Co-Founder and CEO of UrbanSitter, on leading a start-up, securing $40 million in venture capital, and raising 3 kids: TWMM 017

11/28/2017
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Lynn gives us great advice—from tips on raising money from venture capitalists, to finding a good mentor, and best practices in hiring childcare.

Duration:00:31:01

Vickie Whatley PART 2, Senior Vice President of Human Resources & Operations at Shout! Factory, on managing metastatic breast cancer while juggling a big job and life with a young son. TWMM 016

11/21/2017
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Vickie shares how she found her own breast cancer despite annual mammograms and how she takes care of her health while being a hands-on mom and a corporate executive.

Duration:00:42:31

Vickie Whatley PART 1, Vickie Whatley, Senior Vice President of Human Resources & Operations at Shout! Factory, on her journey from Art History to becoming an executive in an entertainment company: TWMM 015

11/21/2017
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Vickie takes us on a journey to becoming an HR exec and gives us concrete advice about returning to work after maternity leave and making a work environment a great place for working women.

Duration:00:35:21

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