Get career-building tactics, stellar strategies, and behind the scenes!

Real-World Feminist Podcast

Welcome to the

search our blog for help!

Hey! Do you have any advice on...

As ambitious women, we talk a lot about goals. Setting goals, chasing goals, achieving goals. We’re driven by what’s next to chase. The next promotion, the next career move, the next health target. And to be perfectly honest, the journey toward the next achievement is a key ingredient in feeling fulfilled. What if I told […]

Episode #146: Your 2023 Bucket List

Episode #146: Your 2023 Bucket List

Positive Mindset

Every year has an ebb and flow. There are obvious factors that shape our experiences like seasonal changes and major holidays. But, much of it is shaped by our own personal experiences and preferences. The better we can understand how our energy changes throughout the year, the better we can plan our time and stretch […]

Episode #137: Respect the Season You’re In

Health

Let’s talk about leveling up. There have been about a billion TikTok videos created with that soundtrack, right? That song is so popular because it taps into a core human thought. We all want more; we all want better. We all have our own unique versions of it, but we all have the same basic […]

Episode #128: Level Up Your Mindset

Episode #128: Level Up Your Mindset

Leadership

I’d like you to take a hard look at those with ordinary career journeys versus the truly extraordinary. There is one thing that the extraordinary has that the ordinary don’t. And that is GRIT. Allow me to get South Philly on you for a moment. It’s time for some real talk about why you should […]

Episode #124: Why You Should Embrace Your Gritty Side

Episode #124: Why You Should Embrace Your Gritty Side

Leadership

That stuck-in-the-mud feeling we all have these days is very real. But, no one is coming to rescue us. We have to rescue ourselves. The outside world will always bring stressors. But, only you have the power to change the way you feel. Only you can protect your peace. So, how do we take all […]

Episode #114: Only You Can Protect Your Peace

Women's Empowerment

As we wrap up the year, I wanted to hype you up! It’s time to set up new goals to smash in the New Year! So, I’m sharing with you a very personal story about my own career journey. With the benefit of many years of hindsight, I can now see that there’s been one […]

Episode #111: ENCORE The Secret to My Career Success

Leadership

It can be tough to get noticed in corporate America. In most cases, this isn’t intentional. It’s not a conspiracy against you. The truth is it’s easy to get lost in the organizational layers. How do you get noticed in that kind of environment? It’s simple. You have to be your own PR person. In […]

Episode #103: Be Your Own PR Person

Leadership

Episode #98: The Positive Mantra You Should Avoid One of the simplest, yet effective tools in positive psychology is a positive mantra. A mantra is a brief sentence or phrase you repeat to yourself. The words remind, coach, console, or inspire you. The best ones do all of those things. But, there’s a common mantra […]

Episode #98: The Positive Mantra You Should Avoid

Positive Mindset

Episode #92: How to Make Talking About Money Less Awkward Why is talking about money so hard? It’s not just you. So many of us feel this way. Whether it’s talking about our own salary, negotiating a big purchase, haggling in the every day—so many of us struggle with having productive conversations about money. In […]

Episode #92: How to Make Talking About Money Less Awkward

Women's Empowerment

Episode #87: The Thing You Must Do This Women’s History Month It’s March, which is otherwise known here in the United States, as Women’s History Month! While there are many ways we can celebrate this occasion, there is one thing you must do this month. It doesn’t involve a petition, a call to your Senator, […]

Episode #87: The Thing You Must Do This Women’s History Month

Women's Empowerment

Episode #78: How to Deal with Bad Feedback at Work It’s performance review season. For better or worse, you are about to receive official feedback on how you are doing at your current workplace. Although we Type-A personalities know that we are killing it, chances are we are going to receive some constructive feedback that […]

Episode #78: How to Deal with Bad Feedback at Work

Women's Empowerment

Episode #74: Let’s Learn from the Dumpster Fire Called 2020 (Part 1) Yes, 2020 has been a dumpster fire of a year. And yes, we didn’t accomplish nearly what we thought we would this year. But, before we shake it off and head into the New Year, let’s take some time to reflect. We want […]

Episode #74: Let’s Learn from the Dumpster Fire Called 2020 (Part 1)

Women's Empowerment

Episode #70: The Money Trick That’s Never Led Me Wrong 2020 has been a challenging year for most of our wallets. It’s time for some real talk about money. If you know your spending habits are out of control, this episode is for you. I break down the core philosophy I’ve used my entire adult […]

Episode #70: The Money Trick That’s Never Led Me Wrong

Women's Empowerment

Episode #65: 10 Things I’d Tell My Younger Self If I had a DeLorean with a flux capacitor, I would visit my younger self and drop these 10 truths about life. Since time travel is not yet possible, I’m going to share them directly with you instead. Tune in and let’s get after it! Looking […]

Episode #65: 10 Things I’d Tell My Younger Self

Women's Empowerment

Episode #54: How to Follow Through on Your Dreams We all have big dreams that we’ve imagined accomplishing for years. I know from first-hand experience that passion and enthusiasm aren’t enough to get you across the finish line. But, I finally cracked the code and discovered how to get big goals accomplished. To commemorate the […]

Episode #54: How to Follow Through on Your Dreams

Women's Empowerment

Don’t throw in the towel on 2020! I’ll give you three ways to reset so you can get back to chasing your big goals and dreams.

Episode #45: Your 2020 Wake-up Call

Women's Empowerment

Episode #29: How to Train Your Brain to Be Positive No matter how focused or productive we are, there’s one thing I know to be true. Even badasses have bad days. Days when plans go off the rails. Days when an offhand remark from a stranger feeds your worst insecurity. Days when you just wake […]

Episode #29: How to Train Your Brain to Be Positive

Health

Episode #13: Why You Need a Power Squad There’s a powerful quote from motivational speaker Jim Rohn that I’d like to share with you. “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” Jim Rohn This quote has been repeated, paraphrased and recycled many times by countless sources over the […]

Episode #13: Why You Need a Power Squad

Why You Need a Power Squad

Women's Empowerment