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June 25, 2019
Karyn Schoenbart is Chief Executive Officer of the NPD Group, one of the leading market research and advisory firms in the world. Drawing from her personal and professional experiences, she wrote Mom.B.A to help people overcome challenges and fulfill their full potential at work. Karyn’s career journey is a fascinating example of how hard work and dedication can lead to amazing results.
June 18, 2019
Meg inspires us with more details about her entrepreneurial journey creating the #1 Parenting channel on Youtube while being a hands-on mom to three small kids.
June 11, 2019
Angela Watson is a former teacher who is on a mission to help teachers live a more purposeful and conscious life. She’s the author of five books, including Fewer Things, Better: The Courage to Focus on What Matters Most. She is the host of the wildly successful podcast, Truth for Teachers, which is consistently ranked among the top ten K-12 podcasts on iTunes. Angela also creates online courses and printable resources for educators.
June 4, 2019
Leigh Anne Brodsky is a licensing and branding guru. Over the course of her career, she’s been a senior executive at Discovery, Peanuts Worldwide & Iconix Entertainment, and Nickelodeon Consumer Products. She has run the licensing business for brands and characters we love like the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Sponge Bob Square Pants, Dora the Explorer, and South Park. She now runs her own company where she shares her expertise with the world.
May 28, 2019
Abby shares insights on creating social impact, how business school prepared her for marriage, and finding the job of her dreams.
May 21, 2019
To celebrate Mother’s Day this year, we have created a special three-part round up of some of our most popular guests’ reflections on the best advice they’re even received.  This episode features Tiffany Dufu, Kimberly Powell, Georgene Huang, and Jennifer Kem.
May 14, 2019
To celebrate Mother’s Day this year, we have created a special three-part round up of some of our most popular guests’ reflections on great career and life advice they’re received.  This episode features Sherice Torres, Rachel Martin, Elsie Escobar, and Julie Lythcott-Haims.
May 7, 2019
To celebrate Mother’s Day this year, we have created a special three-part round up of some of our most popular guests’ reflections on the best advice they’re even received.  This episode features Nneka Rimmer, Sarah Friar, Jeanine Blackwell, and Joyce Shulman.
April 30, 2019
Shira Gill is a cross between a professional organizer and a life coach. Her mission is to inspire people to clear physical and mental clutter so they can reduce their environmental footprint, create space for what they care about, and live their best lives. Since founding her business, Shira has transformed hundreds of homes, helping her clients reclaim their living spaces and redesign the way they live.
April 23, 2019
Julie details four critical things that entrepreneurs do well that will help you build your career or your business.
April 16, 2019
Danica is an expert on all things social media and shares lots of great advice on how to leverage your online presence for professional gain.  She provides concrete tips for both business owners and corporate climbers.  She also discusses her entrepreneurial journey and how she was able to start her wildly successful firm during a recession, while raising three kids.
April 9, 2019
Anthony ONeal’s life reached a turning point at the age of 19 when he found himself homeless and deep in debt. Today, he is part of personal finance guru Dave Ramsey’s Solutions Team. Anthony is on a mission to inspire and empower teens and young adults to take care of their financial health and make better life decisions.
April 2, 2019
In this episode we discuss important advice for anyone seeking to live a happier, more peaceful life, regardless of relationship status.  Gabrielle Hartley is a divorce attorney who helps couples navigate divorce in a non-toxic way. Her book is endorsed by Gwyneth Paltrow and reveals Gabrielle’s unique approach which keeps 99% of clients out of the courtroom. In addition to being an attorney, Gabrielle is a coach, mediator, speaker and author of Better Apart: The Radically Positive Way to Separate.
March 26, 2019
Jennifer Barlament is a classically trained clarinetist turned arts management executive. She has more than 15 years of experience leading orchestras across the country and is currently Executive Director at the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, one of the leading orchestras in the US. 
March 19, 2019
Dr. Darria Long Gillespie is a Yale and Harvard trained ER doctor and a regular TV expert on the HLN, CNN, The Dr. Oz Show, The Doctors, and Fox News. She just released her new book, Mom Hacks, which provides over 100 of the most high-yield and science-backed solutions to help you thrive.
March 12, 2019
Tanya Van Court left an illustrious career in the corporate world to launch Goalsetter, a goal-based savings and gifting platform that encourages kids to save in a way that’s fun and engaging. A mom of three with a partner who sometimes has to live 30 miles away, Tanya urges working moms to cultivate and maintain as many supportive relationships as they can.
March 5, 2019
Rachel is the mom of 7 and author of the globally popular blog, Finding Joy.  Drawing on her own experiences surviving a difficult divorce and years of poverty, she shares her deeply held belief in the power of the human spirit to overcome.  Rachel is an inspiring teacher on parenting and the courage it takes to live an authentic life.
February 26, 2019
Julie talks about automatic negative thoughts and how they can wreak havoc on your emotions.  She discusses practical steps you can do TODAY to help you to tame your negative thinking and to gain more control over your emotions.
February 19, 2019
Jess is a podcast host, online course builder, and leader at Teachable, an online course platform.  Jess shares a ton of specific advice on how to design and build a great online course.  She also discusses how the environment in which she grew up shaped her drive and entrepreneurial spirit.
February 12, 2019
Jen Kem is a powerhouse entrepreneur, successfully running multiple multi-million dollar businesses while raising her kids.  She gives a ton of very specific, no-nonsense advice about business, relationships, and parenting.
February 5, 2019
Rodney Bullard has an interesting and varied career that focuses on service.  As a lawyer, a White House Fellow, and now Executive Director of the Chick-fil-A Foundation, Rodney has used his education and experience in order to have an impact on society. He shares great advice on creating your own unique career journey and serving others in large and small ways. Rodney is a wonderful storyteller and wraps his advice in warm and inspiring stories.
January 29, 2019
Sherice shares her career pivots, the experiences surrounding giving birth prematurely, and sage advice on learning to let go.
January 22, 2019
Powerhouse, down-to-Earth C-suite executive Nneka Rimmer gives us great insight into how self-awareness and ingenuity can help you craft the work and family life you desire.
January 8, 2019
Julie discusses the dangers of helicopter parenting and provides concrete strategies for raising self-aware, productive kids.  We then switch gears and talk about how growing up Black bi-racial in America informed her life choices and how she ultimately broke through the negative messages society delivered and learned to accept herself.
December 31, 2018
Bill shares robust advice on choosing the best school environment for your family and leadership strategies from his years a CEO.
December 25, 2018
Michelle gives us insight into the steps the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) took to make their culture great for working mothers and concrete advice she would give to women on building their careers while maintaining a full, integrated life.
December 11, 2018
Julie generously provides a ton of concrete advice on how to navigate parenthood at different stages and to re-calibrate the way you spend your time. We tackle timely, specific issues including how to stop feeling guilty about how much (or how little) time you feel you spend with your kids, managing screentime, and how to talk to your kids about values in a contentious world.
December 4, 2018
Titania shares her inspiring journey that has included being an entrepreneur, a TV tech commentator, and working in the C-suite.  She candidly shares her struggles with postpartum depression, anxiety, and imposter syndrome and the great advice has anyone who has similar challenges.
November 27, 2018
Gemma provides her expertise on the subject of Emotional Labor, addresses the resentment that often arises around the unpaid work done to sustain a family, and gives great examples and advice on how to share responsibilities at home.  We did this interview after her wildly popular Harper Bazaar articles on emotional labor, before her book Fed Up was released.
November 20, 2018
Joyce is a lawyer turned creative, visionary entrepreneur.  Her company, Macaroni Kid, reaches nearly 3 million households per month with hyper local information about great resources and events for families. Joyce shares concrete leadership, business, self-care, and parenting advice in this episode.  Joyce is warm, wise, and inspiring and provides specific tactics to help you avoid the martyr mom syndrome and to integrate your busy professional and personal lives.
November 13, 2018
Matt Del Negro has been featured on some of the most popular shows in TV history.  The road to success has not been easy and Matt shares sage wisdom on how to push forward in the face of uncertainty.  Matt also describes how and why he’s started his fascinating podcast, 10,000 No’s, and how he integrates his big dreams with his family life.
November 5, 2018
Tamia has been involved in politics since her freshman year in college and her career has already taken her places she could have never imagined.  Tamia inspires us to have impact wherever we are, in whatever way we can. She provides concrete advice on how to live a full, busy, high-impact life while remaining grounded.
October 30, 2018
Michele provides a masterclass in how to keep perspective, serve the world, and raise healthy, grounded children.  Michele shares a ton of great insight, wisdom, and knowledge on everything from social impact, to career, to parenting
October 23, 2018
Elsie is a podcasting guru who says that podcasting saved her life.  She shares her love of podcasting, its power to change the world, and how she integrates it with being a homeschooling mom.
October 16, 2018
Hana Schank and Liz Wallace are the authors of the fascinating book, the Ambition Decisions.  Examining the triumphs and challenges in real women’s lives and aggregating their experiences, the Ambition Decisions discusses issues women consider as they hit major career and personal decisions and debunks many of the myths that are embedded in our conventional wisdom about women and ambition.
October 9, 2018
Melisa is an energetic, passionate leader who supports women entrepreneurs in living their best lives. She is the founder of a global network to connect and educate women, particularly women of color, business owners. She is a thyroid cancer survivor who shares how her journey affects the joy and enthusiasm she brings to every day life. She also provides great, concrete advice on how to find your purpose and to live a full, abundant life.
October 2, 2018
Jess shares her nutrition and behavior modification expertise as we discuss strategies to help busy families eat healthy meals.  Jess will help you to see that food is medicine and how taking a wellness approach to life with affect your eating decisions.  You will also learn about the successful social enterprise, Good Measure Meals, and how they leverage an income generating business in order to help fund their social impact programs.  Jess discusses how she integrates her work and family life, how she, as a leader, creates an environment for her teams to thrive, and the best advice she’s ever received.
September 25, 2018
David is a wise, insightful, and humorous executive coach who leverages his decades of experience to deliver powerful advice on how to master your mindset.  This episode is full of wisdom, personal stories, and concrete tips on how to reframe your thinking in order to achieve your goals.  We discuss negative thought patterns, depression, adult ADHD, confidence, and work-life integration in this deep, yet tactical conversation.
September 18, 2018
Jeanine shares her journey from corporate to creating her own training company.  She discusses how her desire to have more time with her daughters and to have control over her financial destiny led her to jump from a comfortable job into entrepreneurship.  Jeanine is a master teacher and provides concrete tips you can follow today to help you figure out what business you could start today.
September 11, 2018
Jessica shares her journey that led her to her senior role Facebook, what it’s like to be a woman working in Silicon Valley, her fertility struggle, and how she finds balance.
September 4, 2018
Leighann Lord tells us how she left corporate, created her multi-faceted career, and juggles it all with caring for aging parents.
August 28, 2018
Tiffany teaches us the specific strategies that can empower us to show up more fully in life.  She shares her professional and personal journey that led her to pen her best-selling book, Drop the Ball.
August 21, 2018
Bobbi takes us behind the scenes of her fascinating career journey that has led her from the TV anchor desk at Reuters, to becoming a best-selling author and podcast host.  She shares how she made the big decision to leave TV in order to pursue her dream of helping others to find financial freedom as they become Financial Grownups.
August 14, 2018
Mike Lewis left a prestigious job at Bain Capital to pursue his dream of traveling around the world to play professional squash.  In the course of his journey, he interviewed hundreds of people who have made bold jumps, leaving something comfortable in pursuit of their dreams.  Mike breaks down the process he went through and what you should think about if you consider making a jump.
August 7, 2018
Author, speaker, and former CIO Becky Blalock shares robust advice on how and why managing your mindset, learning how to take risks, and re-thinking failure are all core to business and career success.  Becky also provides great advice about exactly how to work with a mentor, and the things she does each day to find success.  As a trailblazer to the C-suite and the author of Dare:  Straight Talk on Confidence, Courage, and Career for Women in Charge, Becky shares her expertise from both her personal experience and that of the women executives she interviewed for her book.
July 31, 2018
Danica is an expert on all things social media and shares lots of great advice on how to leverage your online presence for professional gain.  She provides concrete tips for both business owners and corporate climbers.  She also discusses her entrepreneurial journey and how she was able to start her wildly successful firm during a recession, while raising three kids.
July 24, 2018
Heather Ainsworth helps us to understand the importance of gender norms and perceptions and the work of the Representation Project to promote gender equality. She discusses her career committed to making the work place supportive of employees who have care giving responsibilities.  She also shares practical advice on having a big career and a thriving family life.
July 17, 2018
Fresh off of the stage at Essence Fest, TV host, producer, and founder of Tai Life media company, Tai Beauchamp, takes us behind the scenes to understand the hard work, personal sacrifices, and triumphs of her glamorous, jet-set life.
July 10, 2018
Stacy Blackman describes in detail the steps she took to create a side business that wasn’t based the skills outlined on her resume, but from her lived experience.   We discover how she began the company while working a job in corporate marketing and how she was empowered to leave corporate and run her business full-time after the birth of her first child.  We learn how she grew the business organically to a multi-seven figure company that serves clients around the world.
July 1, 2018
Julie discusses the many questions you may be asking yourself about your life and career and provides a heart-felt lesson on the power and wisdom of betting on yourself
June 26, 2018
John Lee Dumas of Entrepreneurs on Fire podcast shares great advice on pursuing your dreams.  He takes us into the thought process that led him to leave a corporate job and create his first podcast.  He discusses the critical systems he put in place in order to be successful and shares concrete advice on living life on your own terms.  JLD tells us more about his new endeavors including the Daily Refresh podcast and his 3 Hours to Your Big Idea training.
June 19, 2018
Cheo provides a behind the scenes view into his amazing career and gives us practical advice about pursuing your dreams, building a career on your own terms, and integrating it with parenthood.
June 12, 2018
Doug shares personal insights into how he built his amazing career, his role in the development of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, and how he and his wife balance big careers with family life.
June 5, 2018
Alicia provides a masterclass on re-writing your own story and making small decisions that add up to building a life you love.
May 29, 2018
Kate sheds light on how attachment parenting affects her relationship with her kids, the responsibilities involved with adopting across racial lines, and the effects of unconscious bias in the delivery of education.
May 22, 2018
Heidi provides insight into her high-power career in the non-profit sector, her optimistic outlook on life, and her global adventures that have led her to over 80 countries and counting
May 15, 2018
Julie details four important things that entrepreneurs do well that you can start doing today to help you build your career or your business.
May 8, 2018
Sarah provides lots of great, concrete tips and strategies for being a great leader, finding mentors, learning from failure, and juggling family life.
May 1, 2018
Julie discusses the 6 types of permission you may need to give yourself in order to move with confidence toward your goals and dreams.
April 24, 2018
Julie shares surprising details about the making of the Working Mother’s Mentor podcast as she walks us through her 6-step process for creating the episodes.
April 17, 2018
Jonathan Copulsky, Northwestern lecturer and former Chief Content Officer for Deloitte, shares great, concrete advice about building your career and navigating change, all while being authentic.
April 10, 2018
Jennifer and I discuss the never-ending list of things to manage a family, the “mental load”, so many working moms carry.  Jennifer shares surprising research about who carries the load and advice on how to decrease its impact.
April 3, 2018
Sucharita shares tips for building a fantastic professional network and discusses how she became one of the country’s leading retail industry experts.
March 27, 2018
Julie discusses the dangers of helicopter parenting and provides concrete strategies for raising self-aware, productive kids.  We then switch gears and talk about how growing up Black bi-racial in America informed her life choices and how she ultimately broke through the negative messages society delivered and learned to accept herself.
March 20, 2018
Kendra shares her experiences living and working in many countries outside of the US and growing her career through multiple pivots, all while raising 3 kids.
March 13, 2018
Kim shares the career and leadership lessons she’s learned through the extensive study of and work with CEO’s across the country.
March 6, 2018
Jeanine shares her strategies for helping professionals leverage their experience and expertise to create successful knowledge-based businesses.
February 27, 2018
Bill shares robust advice on choosing the best school environment for your family and leadership strategies from his years a CEO.
February 20, 2018
Beth discusses the multiple career pivots that led her to the CEO role, and how she juggles raising 3 young sons while also leading a global retail company.
February 13, 2018
Tiffany shares her experiences as a launch team member of Lean In, the leader of the White House Project, and the new chapter in her life as a best-selling author.
February 6, 2018
Janet shares her winding career journey that has led her to running development for the J. Paul Getty Trust, juggling her hectic work schedule with being present for her kids, and how she takes care of herself in the midst of it all.
January 30, 2018
Georgene talks about the hustle it takes be the CEO of a fast-growing company, her mission to make workplaces a great place for both men and women, and how she handles it all as the mom of 2 young children and a new baby.
January 23, 2018
Gemma provides her expertise on the subject of Emotional Labor, addresses the resentment that often arises around the unpaid work done to sustain a family, and gives great examples and advice on how to share responsibilities at home.
January 16, 2018
Jessica shares her journey that led her to Facebook, what it’s like to be a woman working in Silicon Valley, her fertility struggle, and how she finds balance.
December 26, 2017
Kate shares how she pivoted from the White House to corporate, how she made the decision to leave corporate, and how she found peace in forging her own path.
December 19, 2017
Claudia shares the triumphs and struggles of leading high impact work at a young age, following her passion, and raising small kids on a different continent.
December 12, 2017
Alisa shares insights about how to have successful career pivots, being intentional about managing your career, and making a work culture great for working moms.
December 5, 2017
Waidehi discusses her global role at Soliya and how she and her family manage her busy travel schedule, how they each adapted when she took on the CEO role, and how she recalibrated when she found herself way off balance.
November 28, 2017
Lynn gives us great advice—from tips on raising money from venture capitalists, to finding a good mentor, and best practices in hiring childcare.
November 21, 2017
Vickie shares how she found her own breast cancer despite annual mammograms and how she takes care of her health while being a hands-on mom and a corporate executive.
November 21, 2017
Vickie takes us on a journey to becoming an HR exec and gives us concrete advice about returning to work after maternity leave and making a work environment a great place for working women.
November 14, 2017
Leighann tells us how she left a corporate job, created her multi-faceted career, and juggles it all with caring for aging parents.
November 7, 2017
Michelle gives us insight into the steps the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) took to make their culture great for working mothers and concrete advice she would give to women on building their careers while maintaining a full, integrated life.
October 31, 2017
Tjada shares the struggles and triumphs of having a big job dedicated to serving others while also working hard to be an active and involved parent.
October 24, 2017
Meg tells us more about her journey to creating the #1 Parenting channel on Youtube while being a hands-on mom to three small kids.
October 17, 2017
Libby helps us understand that it does indeed take a village and how she balances work, family, and community service.
October 10, 2017
Leirion shares the thought process she went through in deciding to take a break from the workforce, and then how she decided to take her commitment to public service to the political arena.
October 3, 2017
Ndidi provides concrete advice on becoming an entrepreneur, responding to the call on your life, and being a change agent on a global scale.
September 26, 2017
Abby shares insights on creating social impact, how business school prepared her for marriage, and finding the job of her dreams.
September 19, 2017
Tam shares her love of media journalism, the challenges of working unusual hours, and how to be content with your life.
September 14, 2017
Sherice shares her career pivots, the experiences surrounding giving birth prematurely, and sage advice on learning to let go.
September 12, 2017
Lin-Hua discusses her unique and exciting career journey after law school and how to be bold in managing your family life.
August 28, 2017
Nneka Rimmer gives us great insight into how self-awareness and ingenuity can help you craft the work and family life you desire.
August 22, 2017
Jenny Cohen provides great advice on managing a high-profile career while having a family life you love.
August 18, 2017
Julie shares more about why she started the Working Mother’s Mentor, the ups and downs in her life to date, and why she’s on this mission.
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