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Queen Speaking

This is Queen Speaking. What’s the difference between a boss and a queen? When you’re a Queen, you’re owning every aspect of your life — from work to money to relationships — there are no boundaries. You can’t pause who you are. The challenge is how to own it — what makes you YOU. We’re in this together — let’s break out of our comfort zone and learn the tools to rise to our own potential. Hit your goals, then set the bar higher. Ready to join us? ... Show More

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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. Sunday Scaries be gone! Links in this episode: * The Everygirl: 6 Easy Things to Do on Sunday That Will Improve Your Week (http://theeverygirl.com/6-things-to-do-on-sunday-that-will... Read more

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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 (https://fivethirtyeight.com/tag/fivethirtyeight-podcasts/) * KCRW's Left, Right & Center (https://www.npr.org/podcasts/381444881/k-c-r-w-s-left-right-center) * Pinch of Yum: Thai Chic... Read more

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August 8, 2019 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 with things that make us most happy. Links in this episode: * Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng (https://www.amazon.com/Little-Fires-Everywhere-Celeste-Ng/dp/0735224293) * Psycho... Read more

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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 lasting impact. Links in this episode: * Knix: Thigh Saver Short (https://knix.com/products/thigh-saver-short) * Man Repeller: 14 People on How They Actually Made New Friends as an ... Read more

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July 25, 2019 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 (https://academy.hubspot.com/courses) - Queen Speaking Episode 7: Continuing Education (http://www.queenspeaking.com/7) - Barnard College Commencement: Abby Wambach, Remarks as Delivered (https://barnard.edu/comme... Read more

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July 25, 2019 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 (https://academy.hubspot.com/courses) - Queen Speaking Episode 7: Continuing Education (http://www.queenspeaking.com/7) - Barnard College Commencement: Abby Wambach, Remarks as Delivered (https://barnard.edu/comme... Read more

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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 face of near-certain rejection (http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2018/04/effort-in-the-face-of-near-certain-rejection.html) - Fast Company: How One Simple Change Can Make... Read more

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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 (https://www.instagram.com/p/Bg3fWixBT02/?hl=en&taken-by=chrissyford) - Food & Wine: Red Wine BBQ Chicken (http://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/red-wine-bbq-chicken) - Marie Kondo (http://konmari.com/) - Unfancy: My Spring Capsule-ish Wardrobe (http://w... Read more

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July 4, 2019 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 (https://www.kaylaitsines.com/blogs/lifestyle/18903859-meal-prep-101-for-beginners) - Amazon: 20 pack of reusable containers with compartments (https://amzn.to/2CJRD7E) - MyDomai... Read more

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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 then how to break the cycle. *Update: * We’re also taking a podcast vacation for the month of July—actual vacation getaways + revisiting our Queen Speaking action plan to continue ... Read more

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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 (https://www.hbo.com/the-sopranos) * Hulu: The Handmaid’s Tale (https://www.hulu.com/series/the-handmaids-tale-565d8976-9d26-4e63-866c-40f8a137ce5f) * FX: Pose (https://www.fxnetworks.com/shows/pose) * First Round Review: Our 6 Must Reads for Honin... Read more

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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 (https://startwithwhy.us9.list-manage.com/subscribe/post?u=febe4bcef7d845ddbdad2915d&id=67907679e4) * Quartzy Newsletter: May 24, 2019 (https://qz.com/emails/quartzy/1624219/) * TED: ... Read more

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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 Reads for Honing Focus and Managing Your Time (https://firstround.com/review/our-6-must-reads-for-honing-focus-and-managing-your-time/) * TED: Brittany Packnett: How To Build Your ... Read more

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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 this episode: * Marco Polo (https://www.marcopolo.me/) * NYTimes: The Case for Doing Nothing (https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/29/smarter-living/the-case-for-doing-nothing.html) * ... Read more

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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 episode: * Brené Brown: The Call to Courage (https://www.netflix.com/title/81010166) * Inc.com: 7 Tips for Making the Most of Your Summer (https://www.inc.com/jonathan-alpert/7-ways-to... Read more

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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 expectations around our needs first. Links in this episode: * Stitch Fix (referral code for $25 off) (https://www.stitchfix.com/invite/t4kwchzsmk?sod=w&som=c) * Medium: How to Deliver C... Read more

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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: * AstroStyle: Numerology: Your Life Path Number (https://astrostyle.com/numerology/) * Eclectic Energies Enneagram Tests (https://www.eclecticenergies.com/enneagram/test) * Goop: Whe... Read more

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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 experiences. Links in this episode: * Ideas.TED.com: Here’s a question to consider: What if there’s nothing wrong with you? (https://ideas.ted.com/heres-a-question-to-consider-what-if-there... Read more

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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 Pant (https://www.everlane.com/products/womens-work-pant-regular-black) * My Name Is Yeh: Baby Meal Prep Guide (http://mynameisyeh.com/mynameisyeh/2019/3/baby-meal-prep-guide) *... Read more

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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 (https://www.lifewire.com/iphone-notes-app-4140213) * @heyamberrae on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/heyamberrae/) * Jonathan Van Ness (book coming September 2019!) (https://w... Read more

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