Posts Tagged ‘women’

134 Choosing Wonder Over Worry with Amber Rae

Choosing Wonder Over Worry with Amber Rae
“wonder gets socialized and conditioned out of us”

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What you’ll learn in this episode:

  • How to reignite wonder and stop the worry
  • How to stop pushing or forcing outcomes and start flowing
  • How to pause to integrate and still reach your goals!


Other episodes mentioned in this interview:
Julia Cameron
Byron Katie

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130 How to Communicate to Show Confidence in the Workplace with Andie Kramer

Have you ever said something in a meeting and someone else basically repeats your idea and gets credit for it?Or you keep being interrupted in meetings or discussions?

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It’s time to claim your space, well women. Stand your ground. Say your piece. We are socialized to politely defer to others, because what we are saying couldn’t be that important right? Wrong. Or we make a statement that sounds like a question…it’s so easy to give away our power and confidence. But you know what? It’s also easy to claim it.

Andrea Kramer is co-author of the book Breaking Through Bias: Communication Techniques for Women to Succeed at Work, She is also co-author of What You Need to Know About Negotiating Compensation, as well as over 150 articles and blog posts on promoting diversity and overcoming gender stereotypes and biases.

What you’ll learn in this episode:
1. tips on how to avoid being interrupted in meetings and discussions;
2. how to project power by claiming your seat at the table,
3. how to say “no” to projects that do not advance your career.

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118 Bringing the whole you (including the feminine) to the workplace and leadership with Jennifer Palmieri

“As a woman leader, you can be emotional AND strong, 
you don’t have to prove that there is no emotion in you.”
-Jennifer Palmieri, author and former Hillary Clinton and President Obama communications director

How many times have you stopped short of being you in order to fit in? Or you acted out of alignment with who you are (without even being aware you were doing it)? And how did it work out for you?

Wouldn’t it be a breath of fresh air to know that actually, being you, is perfect? Being who you are…is the best way to be? Because only you can be you, and you do it the best!

Today’s topic is bringing the whole you (including the feminine) to the workplace and leadership and hopefully by the end of the show you’ll be inspired to step into your power as a leader with all of your self in order to make a bigger impact in your work and the world. If you feel you’ve been holding back, or trying to fit it by acting in ways that are not aligned with your true self, this episode is for you. Not to mention the powerhouse guest I have on this week to talk about this and a whole lot more.

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My guest today is Jennifer Palmieri. Palmieri is one of the most accomplished political and communications strategists in America today. Jennifer served as head of communications for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and White House communications director under President Barack Obama. She was also White House deputy press secretary for President Bill Clinton and national press secretary for the Democratic Party. She is currently President of the Center for American Progress Action Fund, has been a frequent contributor to the Washington Post and other national print outlets, and is a frequent guest commentator on MSNBC news shows.

In her new book, Dear Madam President, Jennifer Palmieri uses hard-earned experiences and lessons from her days in the Obama White House and Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign – to name a few – to pen an empowering letter to the first woman president and, by extension, all women seeking positions of power. She aims to forge a new model of leadership that fully embraces their feminine qualities and demonstrates that women can best serve by being themselves.

What you’ll learn in this episode: 
What Jennifer did the morning after the 2016 election
Which event planted the seeds for her book, Dear Madam President
Why she wanted to change the conversation about women and leadership
The issues she’s focused on now
How she felt she let the country down and what she did about it
What she figured out sitting on the tarmac in Florida just days before the election

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116 How to Give Great Feedback with Facebook’s Amy Brooks

Today’s topic is how to give great feedback to people you’re working with and hopefully by the end of the show you’ll be inspired to flip the feedback conversation to see it as an opportunity instead of an obstacle.

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On the show today is my guest, Amy Brooks who is living her best life at Facebook leading the Business Education team which enables people and businesses to learn, grow, and better leverage its Family of Apps and Services through the Blueprint program and Help Centers. Outside of work Amy enjoys travel, wine, and shenanigans.

What you’ll learn in this episode:
How this native New Mexican ended up heading us business education for facebook.
How including women at all levels actually improves not only the process but also the product.
Why having listening leadership style has worked for Amy.
The one thing Amy does for a big win.
The most important quality in a leader according to Amy.

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068 How to Overcome your Fears and become a Leader in Your Field with Dr. Christina Salas

Today’s topic is How to Overcome your Fears and become a Leader in Your Field and hopefully by the end of the show you’ll be inspired to understand and create your own leadership style, have the knowledge and power to connect to leaders and mentors who can help you and use your experience to support and encourage other women.

My guest today is Dr. Christina Salas, an engineer and assistant professor in orthopedics at University of New Mexico. In this episode, Dr. Salas and I talk about how New Mexico is leading in the field of orthopedics and engineering, how she overcame agoraphobia, and why it’s important to delegate in order to find balance between work and home life.

Talking about her interdisciplinary team at UNM, Dr. Christina Salas says she’s been trying to bridge the gap between engineering and healthcare and does a lot of outreach to encourage girls to pursue careers in engineer and medicine.

What you’ll learn in this episode:

How 3D printing is being used to help orthopedic patients

How a 3D printer at UNM is the first in the country to tackle the problem of

How Dr. Salas plans to use bio ink to print the exact configuration of a patient’s bone

How Dr. Salas is brings an interdisciplinary team together to solves health care problems

How she is addressing the gender disparities in engineering and medicine for girls in NM

How the Perry Initiative Outreach program supports 40 girls to perform mock surgery with female surgeons and female engineers 

How a you can have an impact in healthcare without being an engineer or a doctor

Which female pioneer Dr. Salas wanted to be like when she was in fifth grade

How early mentorship influenced Dr. Salas to pursue her career in science and engineering

How her leadership style and understanding of personal and professional stressors supports her team to reach their full potential

How she prioritizes finding a healthy balance between home life and work life

What advice her graduate advisor gave her that made a big difference in her ability to work and have a family

How Dr. Salas uses delegation and team management to maintain balance in her life

How she overcomes fears and challenges 

Her thoughts on feminism

More about Christina Salas, PhD

Dr. Salas is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation with a joint appointments in the Department of Civil Engineering and Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of New Mexico. She oversees biomechanical and laboratory research and serves as a faculty advisor for engineering and medical students, residents, and fellows. Some of her academic accolades include receiving her MS in Mechanical Engineering with Distinction for Exceptional Research and her PhD in Biomedical Engineering with Distinction for Exceptional Research both from the University of New Mexico. She also completed a doctoral fellowship with the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Dr. Salas is published and receives regional funding for her work in biomechanics. Through community outreach programs like the Perry Initiative and NanoDays, Dr. Salas fosters interest in science and encourages female high school students to pursue careers in engineering and/or orthopaedic surgery.


Link about her 3D printed pediatric prosthetics project

Link about her medical patent

Perry Initiative

Sally Ride – Sally Kristen Ride was an American physicist and astronaut. Born in Los Angeles, she joined NASA in 1978 and became the first American woman in space in 1983.

Female pioneers in aerospace and engineering

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STEM program in NM

Books: Grunt by Mary Roach and Ruth Bader Ginsberg RBG