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the Working Mother’s Mentor Podcast: Career | Entrepreneurship | Work Life Balance | Family| Lifestyle Design

Julie Finn: Business Strategist | Teacher | Premier Coach| Inclusion Expert

The Working Mother’s Mentor Podcast brings inspiration, actionable strategies, and concrete advice on leading an inspired, high impact life. Through candid interviews with successful executives, entrepreneurs, and other leaders, we discover their secrets to juggling their professional and family lives. We discuss business, career, work life balance, family, personal development, and charting your own course. Join us on this journey of transformation as we learn how to craft happy, abundant lives, on our own terms. For more information on the work we do, please go to www.theworkingmothersmentor.com

Episodes

Alisa Lewis, eBay HR Director, on her entrepreneurial roots, a non-linear path, and owning your career: TWMM 019
50:43
2017-12-12 23:26:00 UTC 50:43
Alisa Lewis, eBay HR Director, on her entrepreneurial roots, a non-linear path, and owning your career: TWMM 019

Alisa shares insights about how to have successful career pivots, being intentional about managing your career, and making a work culture great for working moms.

Waidehi Gokhale, CEO of Soliya, on leading mission-driven work, developing grit as a family, and returning to center when finding yourself depleted: TWMM 018
41:17
2017-12-12 23:26:00 UTC 41:17
Waidehi Gokhale, CEO of Soliya, on leading mission-driven work, developing grit as a family, and returning to center when finding yourself depleted: TWMM 018

Waidehi discusses her global role at Soliya and how she and her family manage her busy travel schedule, how they each adapted when she took on the CEO role, and how she recalibrated when she found herself way off balance.

Lynn Perkins, Co-Founder and CEO of UrbanSitter, on leading a start-up, securing $40 million in venture capital, and raising 3 kids: TWMM 017
31:02
2017-12-12 23:26:00 UTC 31:02
Lynn Perkins, Co-Founder and CEO of UrbanSitter, on leading a start-up, securing $40 million in venture capital, and raising 3 kids: TWMM 017

Lynn gives us great advice—from tips on raising money from venture capitalists, to finding a good mentor, and best practices in hiring childcare.

Vickie Whatley PART 2, Senior Vice President of Human Resources & Operations at Shout! Factory, on managing metastatic breast cancer while juggling a big job and life with a young son. TWMM 016
42:33
2017-12-12 23:26:00 UTC 42:33
Vickie Whatley PART 2, Senior Vice President of Human Resources & Operations at Shout! Factory, on managing metastatic breast cancer while juggling a big job and life with a young son. TWMM 016

Vickie shares how she found her own breast cancer despite annual mammograms and how she takes care of her health while being a hands-on mom and a corporate executive.

Vickie Whatley PART 1, Vickie Whatley, Senior Vice President of Human Resources & Operations at Shout! Factory, on her journey from Art History to becoming an executive in an entertainment company: TWMM 015
35:23
2017-12-12 23:26:00 UTC 35:23
Vickie Whatley PART 1, Vickie Whatley, Senior Vice President of Human Resources & Operations at Shout! Factory, on her journey from Art History to becoming an executive in an entertainment company: TWMM 015

Vickie takes us on a journey to becoming an HR exec and gives us concrete advice about returning to work after maternity leave and making a work environment a great place for working women.

Leighann Lord, Stand-Up Comedian, Author, Keynote Speaker, Co-Host on StarTalk Radio on being a caregiver, building the career meant for you, and working with Neil Degrasse Tyson: TWMMP 014
56:49
2017-12-12 23:26:00 UTC 56:49
Leighann Lord, Stand-Up Comedian, Author, Keynote Speaker, Co-Host on StarTalk Radio on being a caregiver, building the career meant for you, and working with Neil Degrasse Tyson: TWMMP 014

Leighann tells us how she left a corporate job, created her multi-faceted career, and juggles it all with caring for aging parents.

Michelle Russell, Senior Partner and Managing Director at the Boston Consulting Group, on making company cultures great for working parents and how to successfully navigate an intense job while raising a family: TWMMP 013
38:56
2017-12-12 23:26:00 UTC 38:56
Michelle Russell, Senior Partner and Managing Director at the Boston Consulting Group, on making company cultures great for working parents and how to successfully navigate an intense job while raising a family: TWMMP 013

Michelle gives us insight into the steps the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) took to make their culture great for working mothers and concrete advice she would give to women on building their careers while maintaining a full, integrated life.

Tjada McKenna, Chief Operating Officer, Habitat for Humanity International on balancing a life of service requiring a lot of international travel while raising two small boys: TWMM 012
30:48
2017-12-12 23:26:00 UTC 30:48
Tjada McKenna, Chief Operating Officer, Habitat for Humanity International on balancing a life of service requiring a lot of international travel while raising two small boys: TWMM 012

Tjada shares the struggles and triumphs of having a big job dedicated to serving others while also working hard to be an active and involved parent.

Meg Resnikoff: What’s Up Moms co-founder on building a wildly successful media business while juggling life with 3 kids: TWMM 011
32:40
2017-12-12 23:26:00 UTC 32:40
Meg Resnikoff: What’s Up Moms co-founder on building a wildly successful media business while juggling life with 3 kids: TWMM 011

Meg tells us more about her journey to creating the #1 Parenting channel on Youtube while being a hands-on mom to three small kids.

Libby Wright, Coca-Cola Company VP of Strategy, on starting a job while pregnant, the beauty having a relative care for your child, and the importance of community: TWMM 010
34:36
2017-12-12 23:26:00 UTC 34:36
Libby Wright, Coca-Cola Company VP of Strategy, on starting a job while pregnant, the beauty having a relative care for your child, and the importance of community: TWMM 010

Libby helps us understand that it does indeed take a village and how she balances work, family, and community service.

Leirion Gaylor Baird, Councilwoman, City Council of Lincoln, NE on the decision to be a stay-at-home mom, stepping into the public arena and juggling life with three kids: TWMM 009
30:31
2017-12-12 23:26:00 UTC 30:31
Leirion Gaylor Baird, Councilwoman, City Council of Lincoln, NE on the decision to be a stay-at-home mom, stepping into the public arena and juggling life with three kids: TWMM 009

Leirion shares the thought process she went through in deciding to take a break from the workforce, and then how she decided to take her commitment to public service to the political arena.

Ndidi Nwuneli, Founder of AACE foods, on following the call on your life and living a life of purpose: TWMM 008
35:30
2017-12-12 23:26:00 UTC 35:30
Ndidi Nwuneli, Founder of AACE foods, on following the call on your life and living a life of purpose: TWMM 008

Ndidi provides concrete advice on becoming an entrepreneur, responding to the call on your life, and being a change agent on a global scale.

Abby Davisson, Gap Foundation Director, on social impact, changing jobs on maternity leave, and being prepared for working motherhood: TWMM 007
40:46
2017-12-12 23:26:00 UTC 40:46
Abby Davisson, Gap Foundation Director, on social impact, changing jobs on maternity leave, and being prepared for working motherhood: TWMM 007

Abby shares insights on creating social impact, how business school prepared her for marriage, and finding the job of her dreams.

Tam Edwards, News Anchor, 6 ABC in Philadelphia, on unique career paths, tough schedules, and finding fulfillment: TWMM 006
31:02
2017-12-12 23:26:00 UTC 31:02
Tam Edwards, News Anchor, 6 ABC in Philadelphia, on unique career paths, tough schedules, and finding fulfillment: TWMM 006

Tam shares her love of media journalism, the challenges of working unusual hours, and how to be content with your life.

Sherice Torres, Google Marketing Director, on career advice for ambitious working moms, the importance of self-care, and what to do when life throws you a curve ball: TWMM 005
45:03
2017-12-12 23:26:00 UTC 45:03
Sherice Torres, Google Marketing Director, on career advice for ambitious working moms, the importance of self-care, and what to do when life throws you a curve ball: TWMM 005

Sherice shares her career pivots, the experiences surrounding giving birth prematurely, and sage advice on learning to let go.

Lin-Hua Wu, Dropbox VP of Communications, on career transitions and life as the mom of four kids: TWMM 004
35:12
2017-12-12 23:26:00 UTC 35:12
Lin-Hua Wu, Dropbox VP of Communications, on career transitions and life as the mom of four kids: TWMM 004

Lin-Hua discusses her unique and exciting career journey after law school and how to be bold in managing your family life.

Nneka Rimmer, SVP Corporate Strategy and Development, McCormick and Company, on single motherhood by choice and work life balance as a senior executive: TWMM 003
43:44
2017-12-12 23:26:00 UTC 43:44
Nneka Rimmer, SVP Corporate Strategy and Development, McCormick and Company, on single motherhood by choice and work life balance as a senior executive: TWMM 003

Nneka Rimmer gives us great insight into how self-awareness and ingenuity can help you craft the work and family life you desire.

Jenny Cohen, Head of Brand for the Walt Disney Company, on work life balance as a senior executive: TWMM 002
37:57
2017-12-12 23:26:00 UTC 37:57
Jenny Cohen, Head of Brand for the Walt Disney Company, on work life balance as a senior executive: TWMM 002

Jenny Cohen provides great advice on managing a high-profile career while having a family life you love.