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Queen Speaking

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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.


98: Women Inspiring #TeamQS: Cecile Richards
Dec 6 • 34 min
In this month’s Women Inspiring #TeamQS, we’re featuring Cecile Richards, former President of Planned Parenthood and co-founder of Supermajority. We dig into all she’s done with her career, and what we can learn from her about being informed and…
97: Holiday Season Survival Tips
Nov 29 • 34 min
As we prepare for the holidays, we’re sharing our favorite holiday season hacks to make party attending and hosting so simple and stress free. Links in this episode: Modern Love on Amazon Prime Half Baked Harvest: French Onion Potato Soup Fine Cooking:…
96: How Your Workspace Affects Your Productivity
Nov 22 • 49 min
We’re talking about how small (or big) adjustments to our work environments can affect our productivity, the changes that make a difference, and how to ask for what you need. Links in this episode: Succession on HBO The Morning Show on Apple+
95: Why Do We Keep Saying Sorry?
Nov 15 • 36 min
As women we have the tendency to over apologize. In this episode, we get into how to replace “I’m sorry” and only use it when necessary to be stronger communicators. Links in this episode: The Cut: How Do I Make Plans Without ‘Getting a Drink’? Career…
94: On Authenticity: To Be or Not?
Nov 8 • 38 min
This episode is inspired by Man Repeller’s article on Bon Appétit’s test kitchen YouTube channel and Claire Saffitz’s success. Our conversation dives into what it means to be authentic, the value of authentic content on social media, removing fear, and…
93: Women Inspiring #TeamQS: Ellen Bennett
Nov 1 • 33 min
In this month’s Women Inspiring #TeamQS episode, we’re spotlighting Ellen Bennett. She’s the woman behind Hedley & Bennett, an apron and kitchen apparel company that started in 2012. We’re digging into why quality matters, owning your mistakes, and her…
92: How To Stay Motivated
Oct 25 • 41 min
We’re talking about the differences between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation, and how we move between both depending on what we’re doing and where we are in our lives. Plus, tips to stay motivated and get re-motivated. Links in this episode: Fortune’s…
91: Take Your Public Speaking Skills With You Everywhere
Oct 18 • 45 min
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…
90: Setting Boundaries With Anxious Friends
Oct 11 • 35 min
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…
89: Women Inspiring #TeamQS: Carla Hall
Oct 4 • 38 min
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…
88: Let’s Get Assertive
Sep 27 • 36 min
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…
87: You Deserve A Day Off
Sep 20 • 38 min
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…
86: Why We’re Rethinking “Passion”
Sep 13 • 29 min
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:…
85: Women Inspiring #TeamQS: Janet Mock
Sep 6 • 30 min
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…
84: On Nominating Yourself
Aug 30 • 39 min
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…
83: Take The Stress Out Of Sunday
Aug 23 • 41 min
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.…
82: Are You Communicating What You Need?
Aug 16 • 40 min
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 KCRW's…
81: You Need A Break
Aug 9 • 36 min
Sometimes vacation is the break we need and other times all we want is a breather from the day-to-day. We’re talking about how taking a step back from it all can help us realign with what matters most. Let’s clear our plates so we can fill them back up…
80: Women Inspiring #TeamQS: Reese Witherspoon
Aug 2 • 31 min
In our latest Women Inspiring #TeamQS episode, we’re gushing about Reese Witherspoon—Big Little Lies, her media company, Hello Sunshine, the value of friendship, and why having a support system can help you conquer new and challenging work that makes a…
79: How To Find A Hobby
Jul 26 • 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. (Originally aired on 06/01/18). Links in this episode: HubSpot Academy Courses & Certifications Queen Speaking Episode 7:…
78: How To Practice Active Listening
Jul 19 • 61 min
Good leaders listen well, pay attention, and ask relevant questions. We talk through the ways to improve your active listening skills to help you build strong relationships. (Originally aired on 04/20/18). Links in this episode: Seth Godin: Effort in the…
77: Building A Capsule Wardrobe
Jul 12 • 60 min
We walk through how to pare down to the essentials, mix and match, and build your capsule wardrobe. (Originally aired on 04/06/18). Links in this episode: Chrissy Rutherford on fear Food & Wine: Red Wine BBQ Chicken Marie Kondo Unfancy: My Spring…
76: Meal Prep Basics
Jul 5 • 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. (Originally aired on 03/16/18). Links in this episode: Kayla Itsines: Meal Prep 101…
75: Break the Imposter Syndrome Cycle
Jun 28 • 47 min
Are you experiencing the Dunning-Kruger Effect—where the more experience you have, the less confident you are in the work you produce? We’re talking about the ways imposter syndrome can make you feel like a fraud, coping behaviors associated with it, and…
74: Manage Your Time Around Your Energy
Jun 21 • 46 min
We're taking time management to another level! What can we do to maximize our energy—physical, mental and emotional to impact our productivity? Links in this episode: HBO: The Sopranos Hulu: The Handmaid’s Tale FX: Pose First Round Review: Our 6 Must…
73: What It Takes To Build Your Confidence
Jun 14 • 49 min
Inspired by Brittany Packnett’s TED talk about confidence coming from permission, community, and curiosity, we dive into more ways to boost your confidence and how to put these tips into practice. Links in this episode: Simon Sinek: Notes to Inspire…
72: Women Inspiring #TeamQS: Kristen Bell
Jun 7 • 41 min
In our latest Women Inspiring #TeamQS episode, we’re talking about Kristen Bell—her acting work, business and activist efforts, and why we’re obsessed with the way she lives her most authentic life. Links in this episode: First Round Review: Our 6 Must…
71: Creating a Sense of Belonging at Work
May 31 • 46 min
We’re sharing what it looks like to create community and belonging in the workplace. What can we do as individuals to support a culture that allows employees to bring their whole self to work by creating a safe, secure, and welcoming environment? Links in…
70: How To Make The Most of Summertime
May 24 • 41 min
With so much going on in the summer, we want to share ways to avoid FOMO, make room for the things you want to do most, embrace the outdoors, and check things off your summer bucket list while also working in relaxation and spontaneity. Links in this…
69: Challenges That Come With Pursuing Balance In Life
May 17 • 45 min
We’re recapping our first in-person Paired event discussion around balance. We learned about the biggest challenges women are facing as they work toward a better work/life integration and share the ways we can fill our lives with more joy by setting…
68: Showing Up As Friendships Evolve
May 10 • 45 min
As we get older, the people we spend time with may change as our life experiences do too. We’re sharing how to maintain healthy friendships, recognize and be ok with proximity friends, and ask for what you need from your friends. Links in this episode:…
67: Women Inspiring #TeamQS: Stacey Abrams
May 3 • 40 min
It’s our latest Women Inspiring #TeamQS episode! We’re excited to talk about Stacey Abrams, the recent candidate for the governor of Georgia in 2018 and what we can learn from her about perseverance, standing up for what’s right, and owning your…
66: How To Create Habits That Stick
Apr 26 • 43 min
We’re talking about making good habits stick. Whether you’re breaking bad habits, adding to your current routine, or visualizing how your current habits came to be, it’s all about starting and staying consistent. Links in this episode: Everlane: The Work…
65: Using Coaching Techniques in the Workplace
Apr 19 • 49 min
We’re discussing how to apply different coaching techniques and tactics in the workplace to help guide your teammates and ensure everyone around you feels heard and supported. Links in this episode: Lifewire: iPhone Notes: Everything You Need to Know…
64: How To Curate Your Career Path
Apr 12 • 59 min
We’re sharing what it looks like when you start to create a career path within your organization or as you prepare for a new job. This includes seeking out career development opportunities, relationships to nurture in this process, and finding ways to…
63: Women Inspiring #TeamQS: Melinda Gates
Apr 5 • 39 min
In this month’s Women Inspiring #TeamQS segment, we’re talking about Melinda Gates of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. We dive into what we can learn from her about reflection, balance, making positive change where you can, and finding partners to…
62: Syd and Breahn’s Hot Take on TV
Mar 29 • 71 min
We’re sharing TV shows we’re both watching, some of our guilty pleasures, and what season premieres we’re amped for in the coming months. Links in this episode: Gimme Some Oven: Cacio e pepe Gimme Some Oven: Crispy slow cooker carnitas Gimme Some Oven:…
61: Why You Should Start A Supper Club
Mar 22 • 42 min
Want a new option for your friend outings? We’re sharing inspiration for hosting a monthly supper club and other food-based gatherings to enhance your quality time with friends and how to make it your own based on your interests. Links in this episode:…
60: Nighttime Skincare Routine
Mar 15 • 45 min
How do you know what products to use for your nighttime skincare routine? We’re diving into the basics, must-haves, and sharing our favorite products. Links in this episode: Topic: Financial Windfalls: 15 Stories of the Money That Changed Everything HBO:…
59: Grit vs. I Quit
Mar 8 • 52 min
We get into how grit relates to career success. You’ll learn how to make the distinction between manager struggles and big picture career planning, assessing if you’re in the right industry, and when to dig in and find the grit-driven path to growth.…
58: Women Inspiring #TeamQS: Whitney Wolfe Herd, CEO of Bumble
Mar 1 • 31 min
In this month’s Women Inspiring #TeamQS segment, we’re talking about Whitney Wolfe Herd, founder and CEO of Bumble. We dig into her impact on the dating app industry and how she’s continuing to empower women through new business ventures and investing in…
57: Who Am I When I’m Not At Work?
Feb 22 • 49 min
Your career does not define your identity! We discuss how we show up in other areas of our life to feel fulfilled, how to recognize those roles, and give them room to breathe. Links in this episode: Zen Habits: The Zen Habits Guide to Spending Your Time…
56: To Journal or Not?
Feb 15 • 53 min
We're sharing how journaling can improve our daily lives, how to find the best style to work for you and stick with it. Links in this episode: Fast Company: You can’t be productive without routines and rituals. Here’s why The Cut: I’ve Been in 4…
55: How To Hygge to Survive Winter
Feb 8 • 42 min
Let’s learn how to use hygge, the nordic concept of coziness, to make our space stay-in ready intentionally instead of an afterthought as we learn to embrace the winter season. Links in this episode: Man Repeller: There Are Two Kinds of People in This…
54: Women Inspiring #TeamQS: Samin Nosrat
Feb 1 • 36 min
In this month’s, Women Inspiring #TeamQS segment, we’re shouting out Samin Nosrat of Salt Fat Acid Heat fame. We get into what she’s teaching us about community and food through her Netflix series and her approachable fundamentals of cooking from her…
53: How To Tame Your Inner Critic
Jan 25 • 53 min
We’re talking through some of the reasons why self doubt creeps in, what you can do to overcome those negative thoughts, and tactics to silence your inner critic. Links in this episode: Farnoosh Torabi on Instagram So Money Podcast Stash Wealth Brownkids…
52: Emotional Intelligence In The Workplace
Jan 18 • 39 min
Emotional intelligence has a huge impact on how we work today because much of our work is human-focused. We’re going to talk through the value of EI/EQ and tactics to enhance these skills. Links in this episode: Pinch of Yum ABC: The Goldbergs Netflix:…
51: Why It’s Time To Reevaluate Your Budget
Jan 11 • 42 min
Recognizing that growth happens, we wanted to talk about how we’ve revisited our own budgets, how they’ve evolved, what the new priorities are, and how to readjust as your budget changes and grows with you. Links in this episode: Queen Speaking:…
50: Women Inspiring #TeamQS: Brené Brown
Jan 4 • 46 min
This month we’re spotlighting Brené Brown and talking through her pillars of work on vulnerability, how to move past shame, fear, and imperfection to be more in tune, thoughtful leaders. Links in this episode: Queen Speaking episodes 23andMe: Health and…
49: Reflection And Goal Setting
Dec 28, 2018 • 42 min
It’s the end of the year, which means it’s the perfect time to look back on your accomplishments, celebrate your achievements, and assess lessons learned. We’re sharing how to use this self reflection to set smart goals for the new year. Links in this…
48: Capsule Wardrobe: Packing For Vacation
Dec 21, 2018 • 52 min
We’re talking through the best ways to pack smartly for vacation using capsule wardrobe tips as you prepare for your holiday getaway, whether you’re heading to visit family, off to the beach, going camping, or up in the mountains. Links in this episode:…
47: How To Set Boundaries Without Feeling Guilty
Dec 14, 2018 • 49 min
We’re navigating how to set boundaries by learning to say no and how to combat feelings of guilt that might come up as you put this in practice. Links in this episode: Morning Brew Career Contessa: The Communication Soft Skills You Need at Work (+ How to…
46: How To Be Present In Everyday Life
Dec 7, 2018 • 65 min
We’re sharing tips to be more present and the advantages this has in work, relationships, and during stressful times to avoid the “busyness paradox.” Links in this episode: Emotional Intelligence 2.0 by Travis Bradberry Queen Speaking: How To Practice…
45: Women Inspiring #TeamQS: The “Women’s Wave” in Congress
Nov 30, 2018 • 44 min
Each month, we spotlight a new woman (in this case women) as we discuss the “Women’s Wave” in Congress. We’re sharing why it matters, who it impacts, and where to go next as we support women and equal representation in politics. Links in this episode: No…
44: Black Friday Alternatives
Nov 23, 2018 • 47 min
We’re sharing the ways to support local during the holiday season as we challenge you to shop small, give back to your community, and opt outside. Links in this episode: EntreLeadership on YouTube: What Is White Space at Work? | Juliet Funt The New York…
43: Fika And Baking For Self Care
Nov 16, 2018 • 55 min
We’re diving into fika, the Swedish coffee break, and how to incorporate their baking traditions into our lives. With the holidays around the corner, let’s aim for more mindful moments for self care. Links in this episode: Sephora: OLEHENRIKSEN Glow…
42: Do You Know Your Top Five Strengths?
Nov 9, 2018 • 53 min
Learn how to tap into your natural talents as you pursue your own career development. We share our experience taking the Gallup CliftonStrengths assessment, our top five strengths, and how they show up for us in the work we do. Links in this episode:…
41: Can You Find A Friend Group Online?
Nov 2, 2018 • 58 min
Online communities play a major role in bringing people together. How can you take advantage of your special interests and build friend groups online based around them? We talk through how to do that effectively and where to bring your online community to…
40: Preparing For A Presentation
Oct 26, 2018 • 53 min
America’s biggest phobia is a fear of public speaking! It’s time to conquer it. We’re talking through the top three things to keep in mind before you stand up in front of your team or take the stage for your next presentation. Links in this episode: Zen…
39: Letting Go Of Fear
Oct 19, 2018 • 55 min
What’s the difference between fear and anxiety? Following Mental Health Awareness Week, we’re sharing how to recognize fear in your life and how to let it go, whether it’s fear of failure, uncertainty, insecurity or lack of control. Links in this episode:…
38: Women Inspiring #TeamQS: Christine Blasey Ford
Oct 12, 2018 • 47 min
Welcome to a new segment on Queen Speaking. Each month, we’ll spotlight a new woman, talk about her impact, and what we can learn from her. This week, we’re talking about Christine Blasey Ford, her testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, and what…
37: Why We All Need To Practice Self-Love
Oct 5, 2018 • 60 min
Why does practicing self-love matter? We talk through how the struggle to accept ourselves and our bodies took root and the actions we can take toward self-compassion. Links in this episode: Back to Work: Episode 314: Which Fellini You Want to Be Elle:…
36: How To Talk To Your Partner About Money
Sep 28, 2018 • 60 min
We’re sharing how to talk about budgeting and finances with your partner, some apps that might help make the process less painful, and some of our personal experiences to get the conversation started. Links in this episode: Career Contessa: 65…
35: How To Handle Rejection
Sep 21, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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…
3: Defining Your Self Care Routine
Feb 16, 2018 • 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…
4: Time Management: How To Start Owning Your Schedule
Feb 16, 2018 • 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…
2: Budget Basics
Feb 9, 2018 • 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…
1: How Can You Impact Company Culture?
Feb 9, 2018 • 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…
00: Intro Episode: Welcome to Queen Speaking
Feb 3, 2018 • 2 min
We're sharing how this project got its start and breaking down what we'll be talking about on a weekly basis.