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Podcast by WOMENdontDOthat

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Redefine your professional life with President of Catherine Clark Communications Ep. 24

10/2/2019
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In this episode, Stephanie speaks with Catherine Clark, a respected broadcaster, emcee, writer and the President of Catherine Clark Communications Inc.. Catherine was named one of Ottawa’s Forty Under 40 by the Ottawa Board of Trade, and is a champion of many important causes. She is also a busy wife and mother. In this episode we discuss Catherine’s career path, her thoughts on how we should do work differently, and what it was like to grow up with a Prime Minister as a father and the...

Duration:00:33:35

Surrender to your best life with Amy Tung, founder and CEO of the I Am Love Project Ep. 23

9/25/2019
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In this episode, Myrrhanda speaks with Amy Tung, Founder and CEO of the I Am Love Project. Amy left her marriage and a high-paying job to start a social enterprise that cultivates community through meaningful collaborations. Amy’s leadership has attracted media attention and awards and raised thousands of dollars for charities such as the Higher Learning Fund and Women's Health Clinic. Through her work and life, Amy promotes the message that everyone is worthy of love, and that incredible...

Duration:00:39:23

How badass women make the best choices Ep. 22

9/18/2019
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Myrrhanda and Stephanie reflect on their conversations with President of The Economic Club of Canada and Co-Founder of The Global Institute for Conscious Economics, Rhiannon Rosalind and award-winning, bestselling parenting author and the weekend parenting columnist for CBC Radio, Ann Douglas. They also dive into how to be engaged in Canada’s current federal election. Stuff mentioned in this episode: Listen to the podcast with Rhiannon here:...

Duration:00:29:34

How to get promoted and stay on top with Economic Club CEO and founder Rhiannon Rosalind

9/4/2019
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This episode features an interview with Rhiannon Rosalind, the President, CEO, and Owner of The Economic Club of Canada, Founder of The Jr. Economic Club of Canada and CEO & Co-Founder of The Global Institute for Conscious Economics (GICE). WDDT co-host Stephanie Mitton asks Rhiannon for her insights on topics such as leadership, becoming an entrepreneur, career advancement, and networking. You don’t want to miss Rhiannon’s answer to the questions: what high profile person left the biggest...

Duration:00:32:16

You can be a happy mom! with author and parenting expert Ann Douglas

8/28/2019
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Have you ever asked yourself if it’s even possible to be a calm, happy mom? Maybe you’ve looked at the state of the world and wondered if having children has become irresponsible? Or maybe you just need some help with getting your kids through school. In this episode, one of Canada’s most trusted parenting experts gives us a dose of reality and hope. Ann Douglas is an award-winning, bestselling parenting author and the weekend parenting columnist for CBC Radio. Some of her books include The...

Duration:00:37:08

Why feminism is good for men

8/21/2019
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Why feminism is good for men Ep. 19 Stephanie and Myrrhanda reflect on turning 35, on balancing relaxing and productivity when taking time off work, and on why men are happier and healthier in countries with greater gender equality. Comment at womendontdothat.com. We love your questions and feedback. Stuff mentioned in this episode: Blog: How to be mentored by everybody: Advice to build mentorship into your life...

Duration:00:26:58

A global perspective of gender equality with Plan Canada CEO Caroline Riseboro Ep. 18

8/7/2019
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Caroline Riseboro is the President & CEO of Plan International Canada – the leading NGO in Canada advancing the rights of children and equality for girls. As the youngest person to ever lead a major Canadian charity, Caroline is a passionate advocate for gender equality and is well-respected for her commitment to tackling some of the world’s most pressing issues. Caroline and Stephanie discuss the global perspective of gender equality and what the latest data says about where we are at and...

Duration:00:29:18

How empathy can change your life with Roots of Empathy founder Mary Gordon

7/31/2019
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Ep. 17 Mary Gordon is as an award-winning social entrepreneur, an educator, author, child advocate and parenting expert. She is the creator and President of the Roots of Empathy and Seeds of Empathy programs and a global leading expert on empathy. Mary and Myrrhanda discuss the life-long impact of developing empathy as a child and why countries need policies and programs in place to support the parent-child bond. Comment at womendontdothat.com. We love your questions and feedback. Stuff...

Duration:00:59:20

Why we wish we had wives: reflections on being working moms

7/24/2019
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Myrrhanda reflects on going back to full-time work after maternity leave, celebrating other women’s success and leaning in to wherever you are right now. Stephanie shares some advice on efficiency and balancing work and family. We announce our first contest winner and our new social media accounts!! Comment at womendontdothat.com. We love your questions and feedback. Stuff mentioned in this episode: Roots of Empathy program: https://rootsofempathy.org/ Sipology by Steeped Tea Catalogue:...

Duration:00:36:19

Empowering women to own our choices with advocate and stay-at-home mom Jamie McCallum

7/10/2019
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Feminism has opened up a wide range of career options for women, and we celebrate that on WDDT. We also want to celebrate the full range of women’s options including the choice that many moms make to stay home. Jaime McCallum is one of those moms and we hear why she loves (and sometimes doesn’t love) the choice she’s made to opt-out of the workforce and be a full-time mom to her three children. Jamie is a certified DONA Doula and worked as a teacher before having kids. She is passionate...

Duration:00:42:01

Becoming Canada's top female entrepreneur with Steeped Tea founder Tonia Jahshan

7/3/2019
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This week's change-maker is one of Canada’s foremost female entrepreneurs, Steeped Tea founder Tonia Jahshan. Hear how she gave one of the most successful pitches in the history of Dragons’ Den and grew her Hamilton-based direct sales company to more than $20 million in annual sales. Tonia is authentic, honest and vulnerable and shares how growing an international company has come with its share of challenges for her and her family. I hope you enjoy the conversation. I KNOW you will learn...

Duration:00:27:41

Choosing happiness and taking action, plus our first contest!

6/26/2019
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In this reflection show, WDDT hosts Stephanie and Myrrhanda highlight audience feedback and discuss important themes from their conversations with badass business owner and mother Jessica Janzen Olstand and mother, lawyer and entrepreneur Sara Forte. Hear highlights from our girls trip when Myrrhanda visited Ontario AND learn how to enter our inaugural contest!! Plus hear an update on the WDDT podcast format. Comment at womendontdothat.com. We love your questions and feedback. Stuff we...

Duration:00:36:32

Choosing joy and resilience with badass mother Jessica Janzen Olstad

6/12/2019
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This week's change-maker is Jessica Janzen Olstad, a Calgary based business owner who in November of 2016, watched her six-month-old son Lewiston pass away from SMA, a rare genetic disease. Jess is someone who has inspired me on my own journey with infant loss. She owns her story and has chosen to use it for good in all kinds of meaningful ways including creating the Love For Lewiston Foundation. As I wrote in this week’s blogpost (www.womendontdothat.com/blog), Jess is a badass mother with...

Duration:00:41:23

Embracing ambition, entrepreneurship and #metoo with employment lawyer Sara Forte

6/5/2019
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In this episode, Stephanie speaks with mother, lawyer and entrepreneur Sara Forte about navigating ambition, entrepreneurship and #metoo. Solving work-related legal problems is her expertise, and she shares her expertise on what is sexual harassment, what we can do about it as mangers, victims and bystanders. After 12 years of working for leading firms in Vancouver, in November 2016, Sara took the leap to open her own law firm near her home, in Surrey, where she balances, work, family life...

Duration:00:31:07

Morning routines, mental health and putting yourself first: Ep. 10

5/28/2019
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Ep. 10 In this reflection show, WDDT hosts Stephanie and Myrrhanda highlight audience feedback and discuss important themes from their conversation with podcaster, author and self-care coach Gracy Obuchowicz and wife, mother, CEO and fitness coach Alida Steele. Hear our conversation about selfcare, putting yourself first, and how Myrrhanda’s mental health practices have helped her heal from tragedy. Comment at womendontdothat.com. We love your questions and feedback. Check out Myrrhanda’s...

Duration:00:28:15

What's good for you is good for everybody with self-care coach Gracy Obuchowicz

5/22/2019
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Ep. 9 This week’s guest is Washington, DC-based group facilitator, retreat leader and self-care coach, Gracy Obuchowicz. She provides practical and insightful advice to help women find a deeper work/life balance and live their way into real purpose with strength and ease. Gracy is warm and wise, and shares with us how practicing meaningful self-care can truly help us transform our lives and the world around us. Stuff we mention in this episode: Website with bio and book promo:...

Duration:00:43:41

Finding your inner strength with fitness CEO Alida Steele Part 2

5/14/2019
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Ep. 8 Alida Steele is a wife, mother, entrepreneur and fitness coach. In our two part interview, Alida shares her personal story of learning to own who she is, overcoming addiction, becoming a CEO, and what it takes to get started and stay on track with fitness. She is full of wisdom and inspiration. We can’t wait for you to hear it! Stuff we mention in this episode: Social media: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/alida.steele Instagram @alidasteele https://www.instagram.com/alidasteele/...

Duration:00:29:58

Finding your inner strength with fitness CEO Alida Steele Part 1

5/14/2019
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Ep. 7 Alida Steele is a wife, mother, entrepreneur and fitness coach. In our two part interview, Alida shares her personal story of learning to own who she is, overcoming addiction, becoming a CEO, and what it takes to get started and stay on track with fitness. She is full of wisdom and inspiration. We can’t wait for you to hear it! Stuff we mention in this episode: Social media: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/alida.steele Instagram @alidasteele https://www.instagram.com/alidasteele/...

Duration:00:30:38

Taking risks, women in politics and changing the status quo

5/10/2019
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Ep. 6 In this reflection show, WDDT hosts Stephanie and Myrrhanda highlight audience feedback and discuss important themes from their conversation with farmer, mother, speaker and federal politics hopeful, Megz Reynolds. Hear how a can-do attitude influences your ability to take risks, what it’s like behind the scenes in politics, and why we need more women elected. Comment at womendontdothat.com. We love your questions and feedback. Stuff we mention in this episode: Rebecca from Winnipeg...

Duration:00:36:26

Finding courage to make bold moves with advocate and farmer Megz Reynolds

5/1/2019
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Ep. 5 In this episode, Myrrhanda speaks with farmer, mother, speaker, and mental health advocate, Megz Reynolds. Megz embraces the challenges of farm and family life with inspiring passion and authenticity. She has become a social media influencer and an internationally-known leader in Canadian agriculture. She also recently announced her intention to run in the upcoming federal election – a very big risk that is not often taken by young moms. She shares how she handles sexism, new...

Duration:00:19:44