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Hiding in the Bathroom and Other Unlikely Secrets of Success

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Do you worry you’re not the “type” who can succeed in starting and running a business? Do you feel alienated by the cult of entrepreneurship? Founder Morra Aarons-Mele knows that if we reserve entrepreneurship solely for those always-on extroverts, we will lose talent. Join Morra as she provides wisdom and practical tips for those of us in business who want to embrace our introverted selves while playing the game to build strong relationships and achieve success.

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English


Episodes

Awesomely Luvvie: The Vision That Worked

5/9/2017
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Blogger and bestselling author Luvvie Ajayi's secret to building a great career and ensuring there's a team in her corner? Bringing her audience along on her professional journey. On this episode of Hiding in the Bathroom, Luvvie and Morra talk about getting paid what you're worth, creating true diversity at work, and how to turn your vision into reality.

Duration: 00:37:10


Speaking Truth, Finding Power

5/2/2017
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Reporting from throughout the city each day, Chicago Tribune reporter and 2017 Nieman Fellow Lolly Bowean has built a career telling the stories of people you probably aren't used to seeing in the newspaper - and she's rarely stuck in the office! Morra and Lolly talk about rejecting cynicism, why journalism matters, and how to build power inside your organization (finding "the juice") so you can do your best work and tell those stories.

Duration: 00:41:31


Money, Money, Money

4/25/2017
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Annoying fact: men have more money than women. Cool fact: you can use your money to get ahead. On this episode of Hiding in the Bathroom, finance maven and Ellevest founder Sallie Krawcheck shares her personal finance tips designed to help women everywhere lead the lives they want.

Duration: 00:37:04


What to Wear to Work

4/18/2017
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Stressed out about what to wear to your next big meeting or work event? Want to build a power look, but not sure how? We've got you covered. Fashion icon Stacy London, former host of What Not to Wear, shares her philosophy on style and career, why fashion is feminist, and why these days she's wearing what she wants.

Duration: 00:42:58


Wheel of Awesome

4/11/2017
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Genevieve Jones and Rachel Skidmore work in the "wheel of awesome," creating experimental media for Skybound Entertainment. Morra talks to Genevieve and Rachel about geek and niche culture, how they built their careers, and finding your leadership philosophy. Plus a preview of our conversation with style icon Stacy London.

Duration: 00:41:04


Reaching Financial Wellness

4/4/2017
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Financial therapist Amanda Clayman wasn't always a money expert. In her twenties, she spiraled into serious credit card debt before she got serious about her money. Now she counsels people on healthy ways to reach financial wellness. Listen as Amanda shares her tips for budgeting for a life you want, managing money with your partner, and building a relationship with money that will serve you for the long term.

Duration: 00:37:50


Building A Not-So-Linear Career

3/28/2017
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A self-proclaimed "math kid," LegalZoom CMO Laura Goldberg started her career in finance so she could pay off her student loans. But she was passionate about the online music industry, so she took her skills to Napster, where she worked as COO before hopping industries again - twice. Morra and Laura talk about the early days of the internet, navigating bro-culture at work and how to propel your career forward while building a life you love.

Duration: 00:30:56


Werk, Werk, Werk

3/21/2017
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Flexibility isn't just a perk - it's essential for keeping talented women in the workplace and on track for leadership positions. Morra talks to Annie Dean and Anna Auerbach, co-founders of the job site Werk, about their tips for negotiating flexibility, caregiving while working and taking control of your schedule so you can thrive.

Duration: 00:30:44


Radical Self Care

3/14/2017
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When you're creating your own path or starting your own business, it's hard to remember to take care of your body. That's when you burn out (and your business can't afford that). Radical body mover and therapist Sukie Baxter joins Morra to explain how we can change the way we move, avoid burnout, and take up the space we deserve.

Duration: 00:33:00


How To Do Powerful Work

3/7/2017
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How do you know when you're called to do something? When is it time to do meaningful work in the public sphere, and when is it time to let that go? Morra talks to Meighan Stone, Entrepreneurship Fellow at Harvard's Shorenstein Center and former president of the Malala Fund, about the seasons of her career, making big choices from a place of quiet reflection, and the many ways to do powerful work.

Duration: 00:37:20


Making the Jump

12/16/2016
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Have you ever hid in the bathroom at school after getting some harsh feedback on a paper, stressed about tenure, cried over grant money, or questioned the path academia has taken you down? Does the thought of leaving your current job sends you into a panic attack and make you feel guilty for disappointing the people who've helped you get where you are? Whether you're an academic thinking about leaving the ivory tower, or contemplating dropping your nine-to-five, this episode is for you....

Duration: 00:35:11


Social Anxiety

9/13/2016
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Have you ever done it? Gone to a work event or cocktail party, make sure the host or your boss sees you’re there, put in your time...and then run for the exit? Today, we discuss social anxiety and perfecting your pitch with Silicon Valley executive Arvind Rajan, co-founder and CEO of Cricket Health, a health-care startup in San Francisco.

Duration: 00:36:17


Feminist Fight Club

8/30/2016
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Award-winning journalist Jessica Bennett joins us this week to discuss her new book, Feminist Fight Club (available September 13th). We discuss dealing with implicit sexism, the new ways in which women can deal with sexism in the workplace, and how we can build other women up even when we feel pressured to compete.

Duration: 00:35:16


Therapy Should Be Part Of Your Toolkit

8/16/2016
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A frank and funny talk with therapist, entrepreneur and Y Combinator veteran Bea Arthur. Bea and Morra talk about the dangers of "playing entrepreneur," how not to get hosed by your technical team, and how to create a mental health toolkit for the entrepreneurial ride. Called “innovative and inspiring” by the American Counseling Association, licensed therapist and entrepreneur Bea Arthur is a leader in the field of mental health and telemedicine. With the goal of transforming traditional...

Duration: 00:43:41


Imposter Syndrome

8/2/2016
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Today, we're tackling impostor syndrome with Sarah Penna, Head of Awestruck, a new network and lifestyle brand from AwesomenessTV. Imposter syndrome may seem simple, but it's about a lot more than feeling like a fraud. Do you find yourself feeling like you know your stuff, but you're always looking over your shoulder? Do you worry others are about to catch up to you? Achieving your dreams doesn't always loosen the pressure valve or stave off FOMO. Few people know this better than Sarah,...

Duration: 00:36:14


Making the Jump

7/19/2016
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Have you ever hid in the bathroom at school after getting some harsh feedback on a paper, stressed about tenure, cried over grant money, or questioned the path academia has taken you down? Does the thought of leaving your current job sends you into a panic attack and make you feel guilty for disappointing the people who've helped you get where you are? Whether you're an academic thinking about leaving the ivory tower, or contemplating dropping your nine-to-five, this episode is for you....

Duration: 00:35:21


Flying Anxiety

7/5/2016
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For many entrepreneurs, flying isn’t a choice so much as a requirement of the job. And that can be difficult for those of us who are terrified of flying -- or even be overwhelming enough to make us feel like we can’t be entrepreneurs at all. But I say we can, and Capt. Tom Bunn agrees! Today, Capt. Bunn joins us to help us let go of our fear of flying through practical tips to help us feel grounded (no pun intended), calm, and safe on every flight.

Duration: 00:36:30


Freelancing

6/21/2016
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Today is all about freelancing, and who better to share her advice than the inimitable Ann Friedman. If you’re thinking about making the jump to full-time freelancing or just wondering where to get started in turning your writing or creative passion into a career, listen in to learn more about building a financial foundation, the importance of sourcing recurring revenue, and once you’re there, how to stay focused on the goal and effectively manage yourself.

Duration: 00:42:36


Purpose Driven Business

6/7/2016
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Today, we're talking with Jane Mosbacher Morris of TO THE MARKET about saying goodbye to FOMO, acknowledging and then moving past the useless and fake glamour our culture puts on being an entrepreneur, and letting go of the pressure to be amazing all the time. We also talk about the wonderful global perspective running a purpose driven company can give you.

Duration: 00:39:33


Boundary Setting

5/24/2016
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As an entrepreneur, it’s important to set boundaries. Today, we’re talking with Julia LeStage about practical planning and delegation skills you can use to become a successful businessperson and happy, whole individual at home, too.

Duration: 00:47:34

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