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. In this episode, you’ll hear about: Why you need to understand who you are and accept it. How charting how you feel during the day…

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. In this episode, you’ll hear about: Specific behaviors that will increase your confidence and credibility How you can tame the adrenaline you feel in challenging situations Why…

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. In this episode, you’ll hear about: The facts showing that women receive…

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”. In this episode, you’ll hear about: Statistics show that most…
Jenny Blake

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. In this episode, you’ll hear about: A process…

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

Caren Ulrich Stacy, CEO of the Diversity Lab, shares somewhat surprising strategies that top performers use to get to the top. In this episode, you’ll hear about: 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…

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. In this episode, you’ll hear about: How to develop a vision for your work life, your home life and your life in the world Why it’s important to “take…
Christine Lane

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 to increase your happiness. In this episode, you’ll hear about: Why certain purchases are unlikely to make you happy in the long-term What to spend your money on to make you happier…
Hillary Wicht

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. In this episode, 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…

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…

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. In this episode you’ll hear: Happiness as a goal isn’t all it's cracked up to be Sources of…

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. In this episode you’ll hear: What advice a wide range of people would give to their 22 year old selves Who you should marry What…