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Heroine: Women's Creative Leadership, Confidence, Wisdom

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Life journeys and down-to-earth conversations with women creative leaders and risk-takers – ordinary women who do extraordinary things because they embrace the unknown. Emphasis on women in innovative fields with science and art intersect, such as design, tech, and business. Guests have landed in headlines at Forbes, TechCrunch, TED, Fast Company, GigaOm, The Wall Street Journal, O, The Oprah Magazine, Refinery29, CreativeMornings, and The Great Discontent. Hosted by writer and women's leadership coach Majo Molfino (majomolfino.com), the show hopes to debunk the myth of “overnight success” and support women listeners in their own creative leadership. Come figure it out with us, as we fumble our way through the dark… Key themes we’ll explore: women, leadership, creativity, creative leadership, creative confidence, confidence, inspiration, motivation, wisdom, self help, and spirituality. Other shows Heroine recommends: Girl Boss, She Does, Women of The Hour, The Lively Show, Re/code Decode, After The Jump, Magic Lessons, Being Boss, Insights at the Edge, The Good Life Project, and Happier with Gretchin Rubin.

Life journeys and down-to-earth conversations with women creative leaders and risk-takers – ordinary women who do extraordinary things because they embrace the unknown. Emphasis on women in innovative fields with science and art intersect, such as design, tech, and business. Guests have landed in headlines at Forbes, TechCrunch, TED, Fast Company, GigaOm, The Wall Street Journal, O, The Oprah Magazine, Refinery29, CreativeMornings, and The Great Discontent. Hosted by writer and women's leadership coach Majo Molfino (majomolfino.com), the show hopes to debunk the myth of “overnight success” and support women listeners in their own creative leadership. Come figure it out with us, as we fumble our way through the dark… Key themes we’ll explore: women, leadership, creativity, creative leadership, creative confidence, confidence, inspiration, motivation, wisdom, self help, and spirituality. Other shows Heroine recommends: Girl Boss, She Does, Women of The Hour, The Lively Show, Re/code Decode, After The Jump, Magic Lessons, Being Boss, Insights at the Edge, The Good Life Project, and Happier with Gretchin Rubin.
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Life journeys and down-to-earth conversations with women creative leaders and risk-takers – ordinary women who do extraordinary things because they embrace the unknown. Emphasis on women in innovative fields with science and art intersect, such as design, tech, and business. Guests have landed in headlines at Forbes, TechCrunch, TED, Fast Company, GigaOm, The Wall Street Journal, O, The Oprah Magazine, Refinery29, CreativeMornings, and The Great Discontent. Hosted by writer and women's leadership coach Majo Molfino (majomolfino.com), the show hopes to debunk the myth of “overnight success” and support women listeners in their own creative leadership. Come figure it out with us, as we fumble our way through the dark… Key themes we’ll explore: women, leadership, creativity, creative leadership, creative confidence, confidence, inspiration, motivation, wisdom, self help, and spirituality. Other shows Heroine recommends: Girl Boss, She Does, Women of The Hour, The Lively Show, Re/code Decode, After The Jump, Magic Lessons, Being Boss, Insights at the Edge, The Good Life Project, and Happier with Gretchin Rubin.

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@heroinefm

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English


Episodes

Clarity & Service {Claudia Chan}

12/7/2017
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Claudia Chan is a leadership expert, social entrepreneur, and founder of S.H.E. Summit, an annual conference that celebrates women’s leadership and gender equality. She’s also the author of the newly released book, This Is How We Rise. Claudia hit a breaking point in her thirties that led her down the path of “waking up” to what she truly felt passionate about. In this episode, she offers a framing of leadership where both men and women work together toward gender equality, and gets honest...

Duration: 00:45:44


Poetry & Listening {Joy Harjo}

11/30/2017
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Do you ever rely on your intuition when you’re at a crossroads? Today’s guest has trusted in this power for most of her life, and it’s led her to where she is today. Joy Harjo is a poet, musician, and author, and an inspiring female figure among Native American artists and the broader poetry community. Joy hit a major crossroads while taking her pre-med courses, where she had to decide whether to follow the more conventional path or commit herself to what she truly felt connected to....

Duration: 00:43:41


Holiday Announcement

11/16/2017
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A quick announcement about our holiday schedule so you know what to expect the rest of the season. As we take this short break, we invite you to explore our database of 70+ incredible, empowering interviews. Wishing you all a beautiful and happy Thanksgiving next week! Would you like to see future episodes in the coming year and continue to be inspired? You can now support the show directly for as little as the price of a cup of coffee. We're so close to our goal! Support the show & sign...

Duration: 00:01:56


Creative & Analytical {Erin Benzakein}

11/9/2017
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Erin Benzakein is one of the nation’s leading farmer-florists and the founder of Floret Farms. Her recent book, Cut Flower Garden published by Chronicle Books, will teach you how to grow and cut your own seasonal blooms. In this episode, Erin shares what she’s learned about the importance of leveraging rules and structure, while making space for creativity and beauty. She is a great example of balancing feminine and masculine traits, following your intuition, and listening to the whispers...

Duration: 00:47:21


You Are A Badass {Jen Sincero}

11/2/2017
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Jen Sincero is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of You Are a Badass, and most recently, You Are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth. After being fed up with merely scraping by for years, Jen decided to focus on figuring money out. She took a leap of faith that led her down the path to fully embracing money and wealth, and her latest book uncovers the mental blocks she had to overcome to let the money flow. In this episode, you’ll learn how to detach from the icky...

Duration: 00:52:09


Trusting Your Vision {Brenda Chapman}

10/26/2017
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Today’s episode features Academy Award Winning film director, Brenda Chapman. She was the head of story for The Lion King, co-director of The Prince of Egypt, and the writer and co-director of Disney-Pixar’s Brave. In this episode, you’ll learn about Brenda’s own heroine journey, how she began directing when she didn’t feel completely ready for it, and her resilience as one of the few women in animation. As an expert storyteller, she also helps us see how we can learn from characters and...

Duration: 00:43:32


Isabel Allende: Truth & Story

10/19/2017
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Isabel Allende is a woman who fearlessly enters the imaginal realm and trusts where her instincts take her. The most widely read Spanish-speaking author in the world, her books have sold over 65 million copies worldwide. She received the Medal of Freedom from Obama and carried an Olympic flag with Sophia Loren. But that’s not all that makes her incredible. Isabel understands struggle, pain, and what it means to fight, and she passionately serves women and girls around the world through her...

Duration: 00:41:53


Creative Flow {Denise Jacobs}

10/12/2017
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Today’s episode features author, speaker, and creative evangelist Denise Jacobs. She’s spoken at Creative Mornings, Adaptive Path, TEDx, and more, and is the author of Banish Your Inner Critic, which dives into some of the most important subjects for creative women leaders today. In this episode, Denise breaks down creativity’s two opposing forces: creative flow and the inner critic. She shares her insights on how women are socialized to take on more than we need to, offers some of the...

Duration: 00:42:13


What's Your Purpose? {Ruby Warrington}

10/5/2017
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Purpose is something we all seek on the heroine’s journey, especially at breaking points when we may wonder where our lives are headed and what really matters. This is the central theme in today’s episode with Ruby Warrington, author of Material Girl, Mystical World and founder of The Numinous, a wonderful online resource that helps bridge the gap between mystical and mainstream. Ruby covers the definition of dharma (or “purpose”) and how we find our own, as well as how to strip away the...

Duration: 00:40:40


Smart Leaps {Margaret Stewart}

9/28/2017
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Margaret Stewart has spent her career focusing on designing user experiences that change the world in fundamental ways. As the VP of Product Design at Facebook, and formerly at YouTube and Google, Margaret sees design as creativity in the service of others. In this episode, Margaret opens up about her biggest challenges as a woman leader, breaking down some of the notions that tend to hold us back. Along with her inspiring managerial style, she shares insights on the tricky emotions of...

Duration: 00:37:18


Self-Care & Leadership {Elena Brower}

9/21/2017
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Elena Brower is an internationally recognized author, yoga teacher, and speaker. She wrote The Art of Attention, and most recently, Practice You, a gorgeous journal for self-reflection. Elena has contributed to The Huffington Post and MindBodyGreen, and has been featured in Yoga Journal and The New York Times. She’s a true pioneer in the world of yoga. In this episode, Elena shares about her journey and approaches deep, introspective truths as she and host Majo discuss the power of...

Duration: 00:41:01


Keep Going {Ash Huang}

9/14/2017
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Today’s episode features writer, artist, and designer Ash Huang. Her essays have appeared in FastCompany, Offscreen Mag, and Lean Out. Her novel, The Firesteel, won first place in the Writer’s Digest Self-Published eBook Awards. An early designer at Twitter and Pinterest, and currently at Adobe, Ash has also been her own boss over the years, giving her unique career insights to share. Along with the ups and downs of her personal journey, Ash talks about the importance of knowing the rules...

Duration: 00:48:59


Road to Independence {Aminatou Sow}

9/7/2017
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The new fall season kicks off with Aminatou Sow, host of the Call Your Girlfriend podcast where she discusses all things pop culture, politics, and feminism with her long-distance best friend. A fierce boss lady, digital powerhouse, and writer, Aminatou has been named in Forbes 30 Under 30 in Tech and amongst Women to Watch by KQED Arts. In this episode, Aminatou shares about being raised in a conservative Muslim family and her experience immigrating to the U.S. From working at a toy store...

Duration: 00:47:18


Introducing New Season

8/24/2017
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New Fall Season kicks off Thursday, September 7! You're in store for more amazing interviews featuring the real journeys of inspiring heroines. But don't wait for the season to start – connect with us now! Join us for Heroine's first Live Q&A call on Thursday, August 31. Go to http://www.heroine.fm/call to register. Ask a question, participate a little or a lot, or just listen in! Our lead host Majo will be sharing tips & insights on starting Heroine that you can apply to your own projects...

Duration: 00:04:00


Feeling Alive {Kim Chambers}

8/3/2017
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In today’s bonus episode, Majo speaks with Kim Chambers, one of the world’s best marathon swimmers and the sixth person to complete the ultimate open water challenge “Oceans Seven.” She also set a world record as the first woman to swim thirty miles to the Farallon Islands through one of the largest concentration of great white sharks. Surprisingly, Kim only discovered swimming a few years ago. A daughter of farmers and a ballerina for many years, Kim talks about the value of learning...

Duration: 00:51:34


Gloria Steinem & Lateefah Simon in SF

7/6/2017
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A few months ago our host Majo attended a live conversation at the Women’s Building between SF-based activist Lateefah Simon and Gloria Steinem, who became nationally recognized as a leader and spokeswoman for the feminist movement in the late 60s and early 70s. She’s been an inspiration to generations of women who want to live life on their own terms. This episode is a compilation of some of the most interesting moments from the historic conversation, with Majo weaving in and out to...

Duration: 00:26:24


Quick Reminder

6/22/2017
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A quick reminder about our summer schedule & feedback survey. Go to http://www.heroine.fm/survey and give us your feedback so we can continue to delight you with Heroine. We want to hear from you! In return, we'll send you an audio training on the inner critic — it's a win-win!

Duration: 00:00:57


Inner Voice & Trust {Jenna Bott}

6/1/2017
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Today’s bonus episode features Jenna Bott, Art Director for the Sheryl Sandberg & Dave Goldberg Family Foundation, who worked on the visual identity for Sheryl Sandberg’s new book Option B. Amidst holding down full-time jobs and having three children, Jenna shares how she came to call herself a designer over a decade of freelance projects, working at a small agency, and landing clients like Lean In. She also talks about dealing with rejection and imposter syndrome, and what it means to be...

Duration: 00:34:57


Have Feedback?

5/25/2017
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Go to http://www.heroine.fm/survey and give us your feedback so we can continue to delight you with Heroine. We want to hear from you! In return, you'll receive an audio training on the inner critic — it's a win-win!

Duration: 00:00:57


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