Queen Speaking

Queen Speaking

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Two women exploring what it means to embody being a Queen — how to own who you are from relationships to professional development and everything in between.
35: How To Handle Rejection
Sep 21 • 46 min
We’ve been rejected from jobs, schools, people… the list goes on, and every single time it sucks, but let’s learn how to dig for the “why” behind the message. We share some coping tools and lessons learned to overcome rejection. Links in this episode:…
34: Intro To Craft Beer For The Non-Beer Drinker (part 2)
Sep 14 • 52 min
In part two of our intro to craft beer, we're diving into how you pair food with the variety of craft beer flavor profiles. Queen Speaking: Intro To Craft Beer For The Non-Beer Drinker (part 1) The Everygirl: Why Self-Awareness Is a Super Power—and How to…
33: Intro To Craft Beer For The Non-Beer Drinker (part 1)
Sep 7 • 46 min
Happy National Beer Lover's Day! We’re talking craft beer and sharing some tasting tips as you stretch your palate to try new beer styles. Links in this episode: Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity by Kim Scott The Subtle Art…
32: 20min Workouts: Why They Could Be The Best For Your Health
Aug 31 • 75 min
We’re talking about the research behind the 20min workout, how to identify your fitness goals, and the types of quickie workouts out there. We share our fitness routines too. Links in this episode: The Late Late Show with James Corden: Ariana Grande…
31: Planning The Ultimate Backyard Party
Aug 24 • 88 min
Just in time for Labor Day, we’re hitting you with party planning tips, menu inspiration, guest perspectives, and more. Links in this episode: On Being podcast: Alain de Botton — The True Hard Work of Love and Relationships NYTimes: Why You Will Marry the…
30: Your Role In Politics: How To Get Informed
Aug 17 • 76 min
We talk about reputable outlets to go to for information to educate yourself on local, national, and international politics from print to podcasts. We also share a variety of ways to get involved beyond protests. Plus, reminders for primary and midterm…
29: Vitamins And Supplements: Love ‘Em Or Leave ‘Em?
Aug 10 • 75 min
We’re breaking down the pros and cons associated with society’s obsession with supplements and vitamins. How do you decide whether or not you need to take them? (Disclaimer: Consult a medical professional if you're trying new supplements and vitamins!)…
28: Personal Branding Basics
Aug 3 • 67 min
Have you Googled yourself? What do you think you'll find? We run through why having a basic handle on your personal brand is important and how to answer questions about yourself to better define what makes you stand out. Links in this episode: The Moth:…
27: Can I Give You Some Feedback?
Jul 27 • 80 min
What’s it take to give good feedback? We talk through the tactics that make it easier to have direct, constructive, thoughtful conversations with friends and coworkers. Links in this episode: Cait Flanders: The Year of Less First Round Review: Influencers…
26: Planning Your Ultimate, Stress-free Vacation
Jul 20 • 78 min
Vacation is not about becoming Instagram famous. Ask yourself, “What do you do to chill out?” Then, incorporate that into your vacation experience. Learn to take advantage of this time to do things that make you happy, soak up some downtime, and explore.…
25: Who’s On Your Personal Board Of Directors?
Jul 13 • 91 min
As we all progress on our journeys, mentorship is vital to our success. We discuss how to find a mentor, how to be a great mentor, and make the most of the 1:1 time whether you’re the mentee or mentor. Links in this episode: Bon Appetit: Our Highly…
24: Achieving A Realistic Work/Life Balance
Jul 6 • 72 min
Can you have it all? Yes, over time. We share ways to assess your priorities and state of mind, and how to make changes to feel happy and fulfilled in the areas most important to you to own your version of work/life balance. Links in this episode: No…
23: How To Use Feedback To Your Advantage
Jun 29 • 78 min
There’s value in feedback — learn how to handle constructive criticism to get the most out of your best traits. Plus, an exercise to improve your self awareness and how to solicit feedback from your coworkers, mentors, and others close to you. Links in…
22: What To Do With An Idea
Jun 22 • 80 min
We talk through how we built Queen Speaking from an idea to reality to inspire you to nurture your own ideas. We cover choosing the right platform, expectations, growth opportunities, setbacks, and staying motivated. Links in this episode: Fast Company: 4…
21: How To Create A Vision Board
Jun 15 • 69 min
Learn how to embrace the creative side of goal setting by creating a vision board to visualize the things you want in life and make them happen. Links in this episode: Sun Basket Healthy Meal Kit Delivery Honeydue App On Being podcast: Maria Shriver on…
20: How To Avoid Burnout
Jun 8 • 78 min
We talk through how to identify burnout red flags, navigate your way out of the overwhelm, and how to avoid it down the road. Links in this episode: Good Good Comedy Theatre Man Repeller: I’ve Limited My Wardrobe to 8 Pieces and It’s…Amazing First Round…
19: How To Find A Hobby
Jun 1 • 69 min
We talk through why it’s good for your well-being to have a hobby and what questions to ask to find one that works for you. Links in this episode: HubSpot Academy Courses & Certifications Queen Speaking Episode 7: Continuing Education Barnard College…
18: Mindfulness + Social Media
May 25 • 99 min
A digital detox may be everything we need, but that's a terrifying feat. We talk through how to take small steps to regain control over the social media scroll. Links in this episode: Queen Speaking Episode 11: Building a capsule wardrobe Ouai Volume…
17: Skincare Basics
May 18 • 96 min
What do you need to consider when upping your skincare game in your 20s, 30s, and beyond? There will be some trial and error, but everyone deserves great skin! We talk through the basics from cleansers to SPF and everything in between. Links in this…
16: Let’s Get Organized
May 11 • 86 min
We talk through how to declutter the excess in your mind, your home, and your office. Links in this episode: Fast Company: The Counterintuitive Lesson I Learned From Scheduling “Worry Time” Apartment Therapy: Lagom Girl’s Night In Club: How to Say ‘No’ to…
15: Negotiation Inspiration
May 4 • 64 min
You negotiate on the daily from planning dinner to vacations. We talk through the lessons that help influence bigger picture asks like buying a car or asking for a raise. Links in this episode: Lateral Thinking Cheat Sheet The Everygirl: 5 Easy Ways to…
14: Dissecting Millennials’ Obsession With Astrology
Apr 27 • 63 min
Horoscopes are everywhere these days! We talk through ways to use astrology to our benefit, whether it’s for guidance, a push in the right direction or a new perspective. Links in this episode: Apartment Therapy: The One Thing You Need to Clean to Set…
13: How To Practice Active Listening
Apr 20 • 61 min
Good leaders listen well, pay attention, and ask good questions. We talk through the ways to improve your active listening skills to help you build strong relationships. Links in this episode: Seth Godin: Effort in the face of near-certain rejection Fast…
12: Tax Refund Budgeting: Spend It Or Save It?
Apr 13 • 52 min
We talk through how to be responsible (and fun) as you reassess your budget during tax season to stay on top of your financial goals. Links in this episode: You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life by Jen…
11: Building A Capsule Wardrobe
Apr 6 • 60 min
As we start to spring clean our closets, we walk through how to pare down to the essentials, mix and match, and build your capsule wardrobe. Links in this episode: Chrissy Rutherford on fear Food & Wine: Red Wine BBQ Chicken Marie Kondo Unfancy: My Spring…
10: Combating The Comparison Complex
Mar 30 • 46 min
Social media is amplifying FOMO, jealousy, and envy so we’re talking through how to celebrate you and forge your own path. Links in this episode: Shine Text What A Day by Crooked Media The Skimm Girls' Night In Fortune's Broadsheet Career Contessa: How I…
9: On Asking For Help
Mar 23 • 41 min
It can be hard to know how to ask for help. We offer some perspective on how to identify what you need help with and talk through why it’s important to ask for help — whether it's at work or in your personal life. Links in this episode: ShineText: Set the…
8: Meal Prep Basics
Mar 16 • 64 min
If you’re asking, “Where do I begin? I don’t have time or the resources to meal prep.” We uncover helpful resources and apps to get you started on your meal prep journey. Links in this episode: Kayla Itsines: Meal Prep 101 Amazon: 20 pack of reusable…
7: Continuing Education
Mar 9 • 48 min
Whether it’s a traditional degree, personal growth projects, attending annual conferences or one-time training programs, we identify ways to continue education post-college. Links in this episode: 2018 Annual Letter from Bill and Melinda Gates Thought…
6: Making Friends As An Adult
Mar 2 • 50 min
We talk through the best places and ways to find and make friends as an adult. Links in this episode: Girlboss: 7 Tips On Starting Your Side Hustle, From Women Who've Been There New York Times: How to Maintain Friendships Man Repeller: A Case For Trying…
5: Kickstarting A Meditation Practice That Works For You
Feb 23 • 58 min
Mindfulness tips to learn how to be more present, apps we love, and the different styles from basic breathing exercises to active meditations. Links in this episode: Stuff Mom Never Told You: Oprah 2020? Splendid Table podcast Shine Text: 12 Ways You Can…
4: Time Management: How To Start Owning Your Schedule
Feb 16 • 47 min
From single-tasking to temptation bundling, we work through ways to own your schedule and boost your productivity. (Recorded in October 2017). Links in this episode: https://www.16personalities.com Career Contessa: How You're Wasting 50+ Hours a Week Fast…
3: Defining Your Self Care Routine
Feb 16 • 47 min
Self care is about preparation. We help you figure out what your triggers are and how to diffuse them. (Recorded in October 2017). Links for this episode: Marie Forleo interview with Brendon Burchard An Email From Elon Musk Reveals Why Managers Are Always…
1: How Can You Impact Company Culture?
Feb 9 • 56 min
When it comes to company culture, we'll talk through how you can contribute when you’re not the boss. Whether it's feedback and training to celebrating wins and milestones. (Recorded in October 2017). Links for this episode: Elon Musk's Response to Puerto…
2: Budget Basics
Feb 9 • 54 min
We're talking financial literacy and budget basics – what you need to know to get started. (Recorded in October 2017). Links for this episode: Career Contessa x Fiscal Femme 48-Hour Personal Finance Makeover First Round: These 13 Exercises Will Prepare…
00: Intro Episode: Welcome to Queen Speaking
Feb 3 • 2 min
We're sharing how this project got its start and breaking down what we'll be talking about on a weekly basis.