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We are experiencing incredibly strange times resulting in dramatic and profound changes in our lives at work and at home. Many of us are filled with more negative emotion and stress than usual which has taken a toll on our mental health. What c
The mental health crisis has been looming in our country for decades, well before the pandemic hit. Covid-19 further exacerbated and accelerated the situation—for women especially, who have felt the burden in unimaginable ways at work and at ho
The pandemic brought new meaning to the “sandwich generation,” leaving women, in particular, stretched thinner than ever. This month’s listener finds herself in a seemingly impossible situation: She’s the family breadwinner caring for two young
Many of us have put networking on the back burner as we waited out the pandemic. And even now, many of us are still working remotely, trying our best to connect over video conference. But just because we are in this hybrid transition right now
Overnight, technology essentially became our only means of communication. Face to face interactions – meetings, conferences, networking –  were immediately replaced with Zoom coffees, happy hours and team meetings. It took adjustment, but we ad
Welcome to the first episode of “That’s A Good Question,” a new segment in which our host Celeste Headlee teams up with an expert to answer YOUR real-life work-life questions. In this episode, our listener realizes she is being paid less than h
This episode is a replay of an amazing 2021 California Conference for Women Keynote Conversation with best-selling author, nonprofit CEO and political leader Stacey Abrams. Narrowly defeated as the first Black woman to win a major party nominat
Managing in a post-pandemic workplace is more complex than ever. Leaders have been required to stretch their skills in unimaginable ways and swiftly adjust their styles to meet the unique needs of individual team members. Featuring renowned jou
In this episode, Wharton’s top-rated professor and organizational psychologist Adam Grant invites us to examine the critical leadership skill of rethinking: learning to question your opinions and open other people’s minds, making you a stronger
Amazing “creative disruptor” Tania Katan has spent years sneaking her imagination into the office, using creativity to disrupt norms and turning her differences into her superpower. As a woman, breast cancer survivor, and a member of the LGTBQ
Today’s episode is an exclusive replay of a 2020 Massachusetts Conference for Women keynote conversation recognizing two remarkable pioneers blazing trails for Asian Americans, and inspiring women and girls of all ages and backgrounds: award-wi
“We’re always asking other people how we should live. And when you think about it, that’s totally hilarious because by definition, no one has ever lived the life we’re living. No one has ever lived my life with my experiences, with my pain, wit
“Whole life insurance or variable life insurance or universal life insurance, or this new universal index life insurance that everybody is being sold right now are probably my top four hate investments that I have. I don’t like them. I’ve never
“Do you have children? Do you have a partner? Do you pay your bills? Do you manage at a workplace? Those things are hard. Investing is nothing in comparison to living your life as a woman. I promise you. You’re already killing it, and so you ca
“I think an awful lot of what I’ve done is dependent on the amazing mother I had. I mean, she supported this crazy dream I had when I was 10 of going to Africa. When everybody else laughed at me, there was never any question that, because I was
Show Notes: It’s Women’s History Month, and we’re talking to a woman who’s been making history for decades: renowned entertainment attorney and co-founding organizer of Time’s Up, Nina Shaw. As one of Hollywood’s most powerful dealmakers, Nina
Show Notes: This episode is a special way to kick off Black History Month by bringing you an extraordinary keynote conversation between producer, actress and writer Issa Rae and Target’s EVP and chief external engagement officer Laysha Ward. Th
Show Notes: Habits are not a finish line to be crossed. They’re a lifestyle to be lived. They’re something to stick to, day in and day out. In this episode, leading expert and best-selling author on habits James Clear will help you keep those N
December is a time of celebration. It is also a time when many feel sad, lonely, depressed and frantic with the holiday frenzy. These emotions are difficult to manage in a normal year – and 2020 has been an extraordinary year with immense emoti
As a nation we find ourselves at a tipping point around race, gender and power. So, how do we mobilize and ensure positive change within our work lives and communities? Trish Foster and Yaro Fong-Olivares from Bentley University join us to offe
Many of our beliefs and ideas about feedback are incorrect and counterproductive and have been long distorted by our experiences. Feedback doesn’t have to be a dirty word that brings up feelings of self-doubt. Our ability to give and receive fe
Living in the midst of a global pandemic has forced many of us to think about our legacy and face our mortality much sooner than planned. How you set up your finances for your family to navigate short- and long-term will be a part of your legac
COVID-19 has greatly changed the way we network—requiring us to be more innovative than ever, especially with our use of technology. So, how should you think about building a strong personal brand in this new environment? In this episode, Yai V
Hear from a legendary educator—and the mother of three CEOs—in this month’s episode of Women Amplified. Some would say that Esther Wojcicki is the rainmaker of success – she knows how to raise, educate and manage others so they reach their high
Making a career pivot can be scary and paralyzing, especially when events transpire that force an unexpected transition. Covid-19 has left many with lost jobs and time to reflect and reevaluate life and priorities. Others are struggling to succ
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