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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 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

Episode 27 - Advice to Her Younger Self with Lauren Rikleen

Lauren Rikleen, author of Ladder Down and You Raised Us, Now Work With Us, shares her thoughts on liking what you do, advocating for yourself, and building your network Website:

Duration: 00:15:57

Episode 26 - Succeeding in Male-Dominated Environments with Susan Edwards

Susan Edwards discusses tips for working successfully in male-dominated environments Seven Tips for Succeeding as a Woman in a Man’s World Susan’s Career Success Kit - Website –

Duration: 00:17:14

Episode 25 - Know The Business; Know Your Boss with Mindy MacKenzie

Mindy MacKenzie shares three steps you can take to dramatically enhance your impact and increase your fulfillment at work. Book – The Courage Solution: The Power of Truth-telling with your Boss, Peers and Team Website:

Duration: 00:18:29

Episode 24 - Dealing with Burnout with Dana Campbell

Dana Campbell, burnout coach, discusses how to prevent burnout and how to recover from burnout if it happens to you.

Duration: 00:17:14

Episode 23 - Power! Getting it and Using It with Jenn Overbeck

Jenn Overbeck an associate professor of management at Melbourne Business School, in Melbourne, Australia. discusses how women gain, claim, and effectively use power.

Duration: 00:20:20

Episode 22 - Shift Your Thinking to Unlock Your Power with Wendy Wallbridge

Wendy Wallbridge, author of Spiraling Upward: The 5 Co-creative Powers for Women on the Rise, discusses how a shift in thinking can enable women to have more authentic and successful careers.

Duration: 00:15:01

Episode 21 - Advice from Women at the Top of the Business World with Joann Lublin

Joann Lublin, a managing editor at the Wall Street Journal, shares advice based on her book, Earning It: Hard-Won Lessons from Trailblazing Women at the Top of the Business World, in which she interviewed 52 senior women, 65% of whom were past or present CEOs of public companies

Duration: 00:18:14

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