Category Archives: Podcast

Linda Swindling, JD, CSP: How to Ask Outrageously!

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Chances are you’ve been there, watching someone else get the promotion or the study abroad opportunity or the picture with Jay Leno that you really wanted, but didn’t have the courage to ask. Perhaps you don’t want to be seen as greedy or aggressive… But the truth is that making the big ask builds relationships and establishes trust. Today’s guest is ready to help you ‘get your ask in gear’ and make those outrageous requests.

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Lee Caraher: Creating a Culture Where Millennials Can Thrive

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You’ve been taught to dream big, empowered to believe that you can accomplish absolutely anything. And then you get to work, and they’ve got you pushing paper. It’s no surprise that companies struggle to retain Millennials who are uninspired and don’t feel as if their work matters.

The CEO of Double Forte PR & Digital Marketing, Lee Caraher is a lauded communication strategist, known for her practical solutions to difficult problems. She is a recognized expert in building high-performing intergenerational teams,

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Jill Cruse: Using Travel to Serve Diverse Communities

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We all do a certain amount of code switching, acting and speaking the way we’re ‘supposed to’ for the sake of others, as opposed to truly being ourselves. And though we may understand the benefits of a ‘to thine own self be true’ philosophy, it is easier said than done in a world where your authentic self may or may not be accepted. Today’s guest has spent her career providing a safe space where lesbians have the freedom to be out and authentic as they vacation in locales all over the world.

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Kathleen McQuiggan: Investing in Women. Literally!

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It is easy to say that gender diversity is important to you, that investing in women is crucial. Pax Ellevate Global Women’s Index Fund allows you to put your money where your mouth is, so to speak, and apply gender lens investing to make money and make an impact.

Kathleen McQuiggan is Senior Vice President of Global Women’s Strategies for Pax World Management LLC and Managing Director of Pax Ellevate Management LLC.

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Brittney Castro: Bringing Fun Into Managing Your Money

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‘When I have the money, I’ll work with a financial planner.’

There is a lot of fear and stress around money, and a disproportionate number of women are intimidated by the prospect of working with a financial planner. It’s never fun to be judged, and many of us operate under the mistaken notion that financial planning is reserved for the rich. Today’s guest would argue that financial planners can help people in any income bracket,

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