After 27 years at Starbucks, Christine McHugh hit a wall. Her solution? Take a career pause to find her way to what was next, no matter how unexpected. Let’s keep in touch! Join the 'She Knows the Way' email list. And follow Lara on Instagr
From professional harpsichordist to technology and consulting professional, Katherine Shao’s circuitous and years-in-the-making career reinvention taught her to stay open to possibility – and to embrace all of who she is. Let’s keep in touc
Master Pilates instructor and fitness entrepreneur Jill Harris was building the next phase of her business when she was attacked near her home in San Francisco. With extensive injuries and pain, Jill was forced to figure out what she could and
Designer and design educator Hina Shahid shares her personal story of adaptation and resilience as a mom, design entrepreneur, fourth generation immigrant, and social justice advocate. Let’s keep in touch! Join our mailing list. And follow La
An unexpected departure from a 6-year career at Microsoft left Danielle Henry struggling to recognize herself. Here’s how she reimagined her way to a new career – and learned to take care of herself in the process. Let’s keep in touch! Join
Six previous guests of the podcast share their thoughts about reinvention, resilience, refusing to put themselves last, and staying well (and sane) during this pandemic – in audio dispatches sent from their home during lockdown. Plus a postscri
What we're talking about in season 8 of Women on the Rise. Plus, how you can join us in an upcoming episode. New episodes begin June 2! Let’s keep in touch! Join our mailing list. And follow Lara on Instagram @laradalch.
Award-winning travel and food blogger Soleil Roth explains how she created a “slash” career – and why having multiple roles doesn’t mean you’re flaky or not committed. Share your thoughts in our 5-minute listener survey at laradalch.com/podca
In 2015, artist Nicole Miyuki began teaching in-person workshops to students who were curious about the hand lettering craze. And in 2018, she wrote and published her two books – a journey that was quite unexpected. We had such a great convers
In this week’s spring break episode, we’re revisiting one of our favorite conversations from 2018 – with Dr. Marcia Morgan, author of a book called GO! How to Get Going and Achieve your Goals and Dreams at Any Age. Dr. Morgan has a unique persp
In this week’s Spring Break episode, we revisit my conversation with mind-body wellness and fitness expert Erin Stutland. Erin believes that “movement in your body creates movement in your life.” She’ll make you believe too. (And her online pro
Mikaela Kiner spent 15 years as an HR leader at Seattle heavy-hitters such as Microsoft, Starbucks, and Amazon before venturing out on her own to start Reverb (formerly uniquelyHR) – a consulting company focused on people operations – in 2015.
Entrepreneur and producer Kristina Krug shares how asking others for support helped her level up in work and life. And why it was so hard. Share your thoughts in our 5-minute listener survey at laradalch.com/podcastsurvey. (Respond BY APRIL 1
Marketing expert (and adventurer) Lara Banker shares how she reinvented work and life after being laid off from a job she thought was exactly what she wanted. Share your thoughts in our 5-minute listener survey at laradalch.com/podcastsurvey.
Diversity and inclusion expert and entrepreneur Dr. Cheryl Ingram gets real about being a black woman in a world that shows up differently for her; what it takes to face our past with vulnerability; and why cultivating self-awareness, forgivene
Artist Amy Won shares why seeking wonder and enchantment in the real world helps us find our path – and how an unexpected experience helped her connect with her mission as an artist and entrepreneur. Share your thoughts in our 5-minute listen
Freelance journalist (and brand new mama) Jenni Gritters shares her path to “non-linear success,” the questions she asked to figure out what she wanted, and the self-judgments that nearly derailed her along the way. Share your thoughts in our
Kendall Griffin was a successful New York City publicist when love struck and took her across the ocean to build a new life in Germany. Over her 10 years as an expat, Kendall approached the daunting task of reinventing career and life with dete
Rebekah Bastian saw how common it was for women to think they had to know exactly where they were going in career and life. This harmful myth bothered her, so she decided to change the narrative – and to give women permission to follow their ow
Cristen Conger and Caroline Ervin are the co-founders of Unladylike Media and the co-hosts of the feminist podcast Unladylike. We talk about what feminism is, what feminism is NOT, why “ya’ll” should make a comeback as preferred inclusive langu
When writer Glynnis MacNicol woke up the day after her 40th birthday without a partner or a child and feeling “fantastic,” she set out to understand why there are so few culturally acceptable life narratives for women. And to write a new one.
Professional soccer player Rosie White has played in three World Cups and two Olympic Games. She knows how to navigate the discomfort that comes from reaching for big goals – and how to do it in a field in which women are underrepresented. Sh
A sneak peek at this season's 10 brand new episodes of Women on the Rise, plus how you can help me make the show even better. Please share your thoughts in our 5-minute listener survey at laradalch.com/podcastsurvey. Thank you!
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