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Remote work used to be unachievable dream for busy parents. The pandemic changed all of that. While remote work definitely has its own set of challenges, it is here to stay and that is good news for all of us! Tune in to here more about how to
I'll explain all about it in this episode, but here are the 2 words: Growth Mindset. If you live your life with a growth mindset, there is no reason that you can't find success after a career pause - no matter how long it's been.   
Today, we're talking rebound jobs. Specifically, a job that you take even when you know it may not be the dream job or your forever job. I'll break down 5 different boosts you can get from one: Confidence, Skills, Connections, Resume, and Finan
Desiree Briel Rodi thought she had her plan all mapped out - she'd go to college, establish herself in a career, get married, have kids, and stay home with them. What she learned along the way is that her journey - just like everyone else's - i
We're chatting policy this week because it can have such an impact on women in the workforce. We'll discuss how the United States is the only industrialized nation to not offer this benefit and how that might change in the near future. Tune in
Do you find yourself getting caught up in the "how" of achieving your dreams before you even get started? This week is all about letting go of the "how" questions your brain will send your way when you decide to do something new. It's that mome
Addie Swartz built her company reacHIRE to provide women with an intentional onramp back to the workforce. She knew the value of this frequently untapped group because she had previously built a successful company with a specific focus on hirin
Happy Mother's Day! How much time do you give to others each week? A lot, right? How much time do you give yourself each week?  I'm asking you to consider upping that last number to 3 hours a week. Time to be alone, dream ahead, journal your th
LinkedIn legitimized the Stay-at-Home-Mom title on their platform today and I am celebrating that! Tune in to hear what that means for you and for how you should celebrate the skills that you have carefully honed and developed while managing yo
Getting into medical school is a major accomplishment, but it still isn't the most important part of Joan Tu's life. A mom of two, who also happens to be in medical school, she still considers being a mom her most important job.  Joan shares th
Some people would look at Colleen Butler's resume and be surprised to see the diversity of jobs: entrepreneur, lawyer, mortgage broker, media salesperson, to name a few. Some were full time and some were the part-time gigs that fulfilled her wh
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) isn't just a new corporate buzzword or department. It's an important value that can impact you whether you are job searching, interviewing, onboarding, or finding your way to success in a new company.  In
At first glance, Jessica Seiders is not what I would consider a good candidate for life as a digital nomad - someone who finds a way to work vitually from any country in the world.  Two years ago, she didn't have a passport, she'd never left th
Nancy McSharry Jensen and Sarah Duenwald founded The Swing Shift four years ago to help women navigate their return to work. Now, they've launched a book, Back to Business, to share all their wisdom on finding your confidence, embracing your sk
Today, we're talking about failure as a good thing. Yes, a good thing! I truly believe that failure has helped me create who I am today and I want to take a deep dive on that with you. We're tackling your fear of failure, why we fail in advance
Laura Patterson never realized how much of her identity was wrapped up in her role as a Registered Nurse until she stepped away from the career to raise her 3 children.  As she brought the next generation of children into the world, she started
Stephanie Lentz was always a diligent recycler, but it wasn't until she became a parent that she started to become really uncomfortable with the amount of waste she was creating.  A former teacher, she never expected to find herself writing a b
Katie Rose walked away from a successful, international career in yoga, but she didn't stay away forever. After some intense relief from no longer juggling the business and the babies (she now has 4 boys, aged 4 to 14), she found her way back,
Radka Gimerova is a Health/Life Coach who helps women tap into their inner power and intuition. Not sure what that means? Come listen because she shares both deep wisdom and practical tips in this episode.  She's no stranger to the career pause
Welcome to the second week of February and our theme of self-love here on Ready Pause Go! This month is all about soul searching, compassion, and self-discovery.  Life coach Karrie Mitten knows a lot about the career pause - she took a 17 year
When Sonia Lopez talks about transforming your life, she does it from a place of experience. Her own career pause took her from corporate HR to coaching, but it wasn't until many years later when she was suffering from several illnesses that sh
What if you follow your passion - only to find that your passion doesn't feel the same way once it's your career?  Amy Rowland, an NCAA champion tennis player, assumed she'd excel at and love a job coaching tennis at the college level. While sh
Carol Parrish, a Financial Advisor from Utor Wealth, is helping us kick off a new year with great advice on all things money. She covers everything from taking a financial inventory and tracking your cash flow and savings to protecting your fut
"It doesn't matter how much time has passed." This was the conclusion that Mary Clare Kellett reached after finding herself in the role of Washington State Grassroots Leader for 2020 Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg. Despite her long caree
Phew! 2020 is behind us! I have no idea what 2021 will bring, but it's a welcome change all the same!  I'm entering this year with a step away from an impossible year in oh-so-many ways and with excitement to tackle an Impossible Goal! Why impo
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