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A podcast drawing on the wisdom of those who have gone before to help younger women achieve career success.

A podcast drawing on the wisdom of those who have gone before to help younger women achieve career success.
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A podcast drawing on the wisdom of those who have gone before to help younger women achieve career success.




Episode 57: How to Have a Good Day with Caroline Webb

Caroline Webb, CEO of Sevenshift and author of How to Have a Good Day, shares brain-based research on how to have the best workday possible. You’ll hear: Website Book - How to Have a Good Day Social media Facebook ( Twitter (@caroline_webb_). Additional resources Good Day Index quiz


Episode 56: Making a Flexible Schedule Work with Manar Morales

Manar Morales, President and CEO of the Diversity & Flexibility Alliance, discusses how to craft a flexible schedule that works for you and your employer. You’ll hear: Don’t assume a flexible schedule is not possible Website: Email:


Episode 54: A Year of Mindful Spending with Cait Flanders

Cait Flanders, author of The Year of Less, shares what she learned about mindful spending (and living) from her “shopping ban” year. You’ll hear: Be a mindful spender. Don’t spend money unconsciously. Book: The Year of Less: How I stopped shopping, gave away my belongings and discovered life is worth more than anything you can buy in a store Twitter: @caitflanders Instagram: @caitflanders Additional resources: Save Money and Reset Your Financial Life with a Shopping Ban...


Episode 54: Bringing Your Authentic Self to Work

Svetlana Saitsky, life coach and artist, discusses how you can bring your authentic self – whether it is a creative, an entrepreneur or a storyteller - to your corporate job. You’ll hear: How bringing your authentic self to work can make you better at your job An exercise to do each day to help you tap into your authentic self How to decide if it’s time to leave your job. Website: svetlanasaitsky Facebook: @svetlanasaitsky Twitter:...


Episode 53: Crafting Your Personal Story with Olivia Christian

Olivia Christian, Own Your Story workshop leader, shares advice on how to craft a personal story that can help others understand who you are and what you do. You’ll hear: Instagram: Own Your Story via Instagram Additional resources: The Game Last Night via YouTube, via Facebook, via Instagram, and via Twitter


Episode 52: Dealing with the Challenges of Being a Working Daughter with Liz O’Donnell

Liz O’Donnell, author, and founder of, shares a realistic picture of what it’s like to care for aging parents and gives advice on how to manage it all. You’ll hear: Book: Mogul, Mom & Maid: The Balancing Act of the Modern Woman Website: – Liz O’donnell’s service company for caregivers Facebook:: @LizODonnellAuthor/ Twitter: @LizODTweets Additional resources: Caregiver Bill of...


Episode 51: Thriving in the Gig Economy with Marion McGovern

Marion McGovern, an expert in the gig economy and author of Thriving in the Gig Economy, shares advice on how to succeed as a gig worker. You’ll hear: To be a successful “gig worker”, you need to be resilient, tolerate ambiguity, communicate effectively and have basic business skills Book: Thriving in the Gig Economy Website: Linkedin Facebook @gigmaven. Twitter: @marionmcgovern Additional resources: Getting to Like: How to Boost Your Personal and...


Episode 50: Five Keys to a Successful Career with Mary Cranston

Episode description: Mary Cranston, trailblazing lawyer, law firm CEO, and public company and non-profit board member, shares the five most important things that women can do to achieve career success. You’ll hear: Additional resources: Now Discover Your Strengths by Buckingham and Clifton


Episode 49: How to Talk to Anyone with Susan Bird

Susan Bird, CEO of Wf360, shares how to have a conversation with anyone. You’ll hear: How to have a conversation with your boss What the key to a great conversation is Why to approach conversations with “beginner’s ears” Facebook: Susan W. Bird Twitter @susanwbird. LinkedIn: Conversation 360 podcast:


Episode 48: Dealing with Life’s Lemons with Nora McInerny

Nora McInerny, host of the podcast Terrible, Thanks for Asking and author of It’s Okay to Laugh (Crying is Cool Too) shares her advice about how to deal with life’s inevitable losses and setbacks. You’ll hear: Additional resources: Podcast episode mentioned Link to book: It’s Okay to Laugh (Crying is Cool Too) Website: Podcast: Still Kickin: Twitter: @noraborealis Instagram:...


Episode 47: Negotiating with Confidence with Melissa Hereford

Melissa Hereford shares advice on how to successfully negotiate for what you want – at work and in life. You’ll hear: Website LinkedIn Twitter Facebook YouTube channel Additional resources Negotiating on your own behalf with Carol Frohlinger


Episode 46: Reflecting on the Past Year with Sara Holtz

Host Sara Holtz shares the questions she asks herself before she makes her resolutions for the new year. Questions for reflection: - What were your most significant professional accomplishments in 2017? - What were your most significant personal accomplishments in 2017? - What are you most excited about right now? - What are you most grateful for in your professional life? - What are you most grateful for in your personal life? - What do you want more of in your...


Episode 45: Advice from Mom with Ted Marsden

Ted Marsden, millennial filmmaker, shares the advice – both good and bad - he’s gotten from his Mom (Sara Holtz) and others You’ll hear: Pull quote: Take care of yourself before taking on the world’s challenges. Website:


Episode 44: Learnings from The Broad Experience with Ashley Milne-Tyte

Ashley Milne-Tyte, host of The Broad Experience podcast, talks about what she’s learned from talking to the all the women she has interviewed over the years. You’ll hear: Podcast: Twitter: @ashleymilnetyte Facebook


Episode 43: Finding Joy at Work with Lori Schwanbeck

Lori Schwanbeck, a mindfulness-based psychotherapist, coach and trainer, shares how you can bring more joy to your workday. You’ll hear: - How you can cultivate joy throughout your day - How you can become more joyful in just three breaths - The benefit of giving your complete attention to what another person is saying


Episode 42: An Introvert’s Guide to Career Success with Morra Aarons-Mele

Morra Aarons-Mele, author of Hiding in the Bathroom: An Introvert’s Roadmap to Getting Out There (When You’d Rather Stay Home), talks about how ambitious introverts can succeed in their careers. You’ll hear: "Advice to introverts: understand who you are and accept it." Book: Hiding in the Bathroom: An Introvert’s Roadmap to Getting Out There (When You’d Rather Stay Home) Website: Facebook: Twitter:...


Episode 41: Projecting Confidence and Competence with Cara Hale Alter

Cara Hale Alter, author of The Credibility Code, shares how you can come across as confident, capable and credible in the workplace by employing behaviors you can learn. You’ll hear: - Specific behaviors that will increase your confidence and credibility - How you can tame the adrenaline you feel in challenging situations - Why its important to be both authoritative and approachable Book: The Credibility Code Website: Twitter: @CaraHaleAlter Facebook:...


Episode 40 - Survey Says: Disparities in Promotion and Feedback Exist with Alexis Krivkovich

Alexis Krivkovich, a partner at McKinsey & Company, discusses the findings from the 2016 Women in the Workplace study which show that women are promoted less often and receive less valuable feedback than men. She also discusses what’s lacking from many women’s networks. You’ll hear: o The facts showing that women receive fewer promotions and get less valuable feedback than men o How to get career-enhancing feedback o Where women’s networks fall short Additional resources: 2017...


Episode 39: Pausing for Parenting without Killing Your Career with Lisen Stromberg

Lisen Stromberg, author of Work, Pause, Thrive: How to Pause for Parenthood Without Killing Your Career, debunks the myth that women who “pause” to raise children never return to satisfying careers. She also provides concrete tips on how to plan for and manage your “pause”. You’ll hear: - Statistics show that most well-educated mothers paused their careers, returned to the workforce and didn’t regret their pauses - The importance of nurturing your career, whether you’re in the paid...


Episode 38: Should You Stay or Should You Go with Jenny Blake

Jenny Blake, author of Pivot: The Only Move that Matters is Your Next One, talks about her four step process for deciding whether you should “stay or go” in your current job. Along the way, she asks thought-provoking questions we all should be asking about our careers. You’ll hear: - A process you can use when you are deciding whether to “stay or go” at your current job - Questions you should be asking yourself about where you want your career to go - How friends can help you...