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Advice to My Younger Me

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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 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

Duration: 00:20:40

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...

Duration: 00:11:26

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:

Duration: 00:13:41

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

Duration: 00:16:54

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

Duration: 00:20:23

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:...

Duration: 00:26:53

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:...

Duration: 00:28:57

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...

Duration: 00:21:28

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...

Duration: 00:24:41

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...

Duration: 00:22:18

Episode 37: What High Performers Have in Common with Caren Ulrich Stacy

Caren Ulrich Stacy, CEO of the Diversity Lab, shares the some somewhat surprising strategies that top performers use to get to the top. In this episode you’ll learn: How focusing on your strengths can be a great strategy for success Why you may not want to use your company’s formal flexible work program How high performers maximize their time at home and with their families Website:

Duration: 00:14:20

Episode 36: Creating Your 360 Degree Approach to Life with Manar Morales

Manar Morales, President and CEO of the Diversity & Flexibility Alliance, discusses how to craft a “no brakes” vision for your work and personal life You’ll hear: Email: Website:

Duration: 00:20:01

Episode 35: Can Money Buy You Happiness with Christine Lane

Christine Lane, a financial coach who works at the intersection of money and psychology, shares advice on how to spend your hard-earned money so that it will increase your happiness. You’ll hear: - Why certain purchases are unlikely to make your happy in the long-term - What to spend your money on to make your happier - Why it’s important to review your old credit card bills

Duration: 00:24:00

Episode 34: Speaking with Impact with Hillary Wicht

Hillary Wicht, an executive voice coach, shares tips on how you can speak with confidence – and maximize your influence and impact. You’ll hear about: - The unconscious habits that undermine your authority - How your delivery can be as important as your content - How to appear more powerful as you go into high-stakes conversations

Duration: 00:25:20

Ep 33: Don’t Get Derailed by the Impostor Syndrome with Valerie Young

Valerie Young, an internationally recognized expert on the impostor syndrome, and author of The Secret Thoughts of Successful Women: Why Capable People Suffer from the Impostor Syndrome and How to Thrive in Spite of It, talks with me about how to recognize when the impostor syndrome is getting in your way and how to overcome it when it does. In this episode, you’ll hear about:

Duration: 00:20:33

Episode 32: Crafting a Life of Meaning with Emily Esfahani Smith

Emily Esfahani Smith, author of The Power of Meaning: Crafting a Life that Matters, shares how important it is to seek meaning in your work and in your life in order to have a rich, satisfying life. You’ll hear: - Happiness as a goal isn’t all it's cracked up to be - Sources of meaning are all around us in our everyday lives - The pillars of a meaningful life are: o Having a sense of belonging, o Finding purpose in our activities, o Crafting our stories in a way to make sense of...

Duration: 00:23:47

Episode 31 - The 22 Year Old Selfie Project with Susan Sawyers

Susan Sawyers, creator of the Letter Project, shares what she learned when she asked a wide variety of people what advice they would give to their 22-year-old self.

Duration: 00:16:54

Episode 30 - Having a “Pie Life” with Samantha Ettus

Samantha Ettus, author of the Pie Life, discusses how to have a have a full and satisfying life – including a career, family, friends, and other things that are important to you.

Duration: 00:26:07

Episode 29 - Money, Mentoring and More with Anne Devlin

Anne Devlin discusses how to make the most of your hard-earned money and your mentoring relationships and how to develop your management style and network.

Duration: 00:18:15

Episode 28 - Articulating Why You Matter with Joanna Bloor

Joanna Bloor describes a step-by-step process for developing your “impact statement” – how you describe what you do and why it matters. Website:

Duration: 00:16:38

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