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A podcast for women as we navigate our personal and professional lives, sharing the inspiration that helps us along the way.
Together we’ll celebrate our triumphs and dig into our setbacks. We're giving voice to the experiences we live on a daily basis in search of continued self awareness. Let's find more ways to create opportunity for ourselves and advocate for our communities.
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We’re talking about the different ways we use public speaking skills beyond the stage. Our skills can help us on phone and video calls, in one-on-one conversations, and when leading team or client meetings.Links in this episode:* Episode 40: Preparing for a presentation (https://www.queenspeaking.com/40)* Ethos3: 5 Shocking Public Speaking Statistics (https://www.ethos3.com/2018/03/5-shocking-public-speaking-statistics/)* Ideas.TED.com: Tap into the power to persuade by using these 6 techniques of clear and compelling speech (https://ideas.ted.com/tap-into-the-power-to-persuade-by-using-these-6-techniques-of-clear-and-compelling-speech/)
We often talk about the anxiety we feel in different situations, and it’s always been helpful to know that we’re not alone in these feelings. In this episode, we’re exploring how we can talk about our anxiety and ask for support, while being aware of the boundaries that need to exist with the people we love and what that conversation might look like in the workplace too.Links in this episode:* Nylon: It’s OK to Set Boundaries with Your Anxious Friends (https://nylon.com/setting-boundaries-with-anxious-friends)
We’re excited to be talking about chef and TV co-host, Carla Hall in this month’s WITQS. Many know her as a contestant on season five of Bravo’s Top Chef where she warmed the hearts of the show’s fans. We’re talking about her vivacious spirit and what we can learn from her about embracing change.Links in this episode:* Milk Street Radio: Carla Hall Reclaims Soul Food (https://www.177milkstreet.com/radio/carla-hall-bong-appetit-soul-food)* Forbes: Chef Carla Hall's Guide To Embracing Your Authenticity (https://www.forbes.com/sites/michelinemaynard/2019/04/21/chef-carla-halls-guide-to-being-authentic/#66064dd17379)
We’re recapping a workshop we attended through Junior League of Rochester with Emilie Aries on assertive communication, how it differs from aggressive communication, and why it matters for women to communicate our intent.Links in this episode:* Junior League of Rochester (http://www.jlroch.org/)* Emilie Aries (https://www.emiliearies.com/)* YouTube: The Power of No (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=epAlxzmYyAE)* Bossed Up: A Grown Woman's Guide to Getting Your Sh-t Together by Emilie Aries (https://www.amazon.com/Bossed-Up-Womans-Getting-Together/dp/1541724208)
Not all days off are created equal. Sometimes we need to take a PTO day to do nothing or tackle chores and appointments—a day off for no reason! We’re talking about how we all should make time off a priority for ourselves even if we’re not going on a full blown vacation and how to ask your boss for it.Links in this episode:* NYTimes: Smarter Living newsletter (https://www.nytimes.com/newsletters/smarter-living)* Girls Night in Club: Everything You Need to Know to Take a Staycation ASAHP (As Soon As Humanly Possible) (https://girlsnightinclub.com/posts/everything-you-need-to-know-about-taking-an-effective-staycation/)* NYTimes: What to Do With a Day Off (https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/02/smarter-living/what-to-do-with-a-day-off.html)
Simon Sinek has flipped the idea of passion on its head—it isn't something we find, it's something we experience. With that in mind, we want to dig into how we perceive passion in our lives and work and the impact that has on us.Links in this episode:* 23andMe (https://www.23andme.com/)* Simon Sinek on passion (https://www.facebook.com/166356006498/posts/10157533878481499?s=628167493&v=e&sfns=mo)
This month’s Women Inspiring #TeamQS, we’re talking about Janet Mock—a trans woman of color who is an author, writer, director, producer, advocate, and shining light in the world. We dig into identity, allyship, and the strength of community.Links in this episode:* Mochithings: Planners (https://shop.mochithings.com/stationery/planners)* It's Okay to Laugh: (Crying Is Cool Too) by Nora McInerny Purmort (https://www.amazon.com/Its-Okay-Laugh-Crying-Cool/dp/0062419382)* No Happy Endings: A Memoir by Nora McInerny (https://www.amazon.com/No-Happy-Endings-Nora-McInerny/dp/0062792407)* FX: Pose (https://www.fxnetworks.com/shows/pose)* NPR: On 'Pose,' Janet Mock Tells The Stories She Craved As A Young Trans Person (https://www.npr.org/2019/08/14/750931179/on-pose-janet-mock-tells-the-stories-she-craved-as-a-young-trans-person)
This week, we’re channeling Gwendoline Christie who nominated herself for an Emmy and got it. We’re getting into why it’s confidence vs. narcissism when we self-nominate. From picking your moment to acknowledging your greatness, and asking what we can do to support ourselves or encourage the women around us to self-nominate. Think bigger and be bold!Links in this episode:* #FairFight2020 (https://fairfight.com/about-fair-fight/)* Hulu: Fosse/Verdon (https://www.hulu.com/series/fosseverdon-151fed30-9719-4620-ac13-3aadbfc5be43)* Vogue: Gwendoline Christie Nominated Herself for an Emmy After HBO Didn’t—And Then Got It (https://www.vogue.com/article/gwendoline-christie-nominated-herself-emmy-awards-game-of-thrones)
When did Sunday become such a stressful day? We’re talking about how to do more with you Sunday (hint: spend less time on chores) by mentally preparing for the week ahead and finding ways to restructure our day to enjoy both weekend days to the fullest. Sunday Scaries be gone!Links in this episode:* The Everygirl: 6 Easy Things to Do on Sunday That Will Improve Your Week (http://theeverygirl.com/6-things-to-do-on-sunday-that-will-make-your-week-easier)
This episode is inspired by The Crane Wife, an essay from The Paris Review. We’re talking about needs — why they matter, defining them for ourselves, and how to communicate them, even when it’s hard. Links in this episode:* FiveThirtyEight Podcasts (https://fivethirtyeight.com/tag/fivethirtyeight-podcasts/)* KCRW's Left, Right & Center (https://www.npr.org/podcasts/381444881/k-c-r-w-s-left-right-center)* Pinch of Yum: Thai Chicken Salad (https://pinchofyum.com/chopped-thai-chicken-salad)* Bon Appetit: Ramen Noodles with Miso Pesto (https://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/miso-pesto-with-ramen-noodles)* The Paris Review: The Crane Wife (https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2019/07/16/the-crane-wife/)
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