Own It! from Women Lead Change

Own It! from Women Lead Change

You say “stubborn," we say determined. You say “quiet," we say deliberate. You say “outspoken," we say passionate. You say “bossy," we say… #ownit. The most courageous female leaders have been called a lot of things. But what can keep some down, only propels the best forward. They own it all. Join Women Lead Change CEO Tiffany O’Donnell as she digs deeper into the power of the stories these women tell themselves. Each one with a perspective that may be just what you need, when you need it. Tactical, informative, and inspirational. How will you #OwnIt? This podcast features thought leaders, industry experts, CEOs, and senior leaders who recognize the imperative to advance women leaders at all levels. Topics range from personal interviews to tactical development insights around issues like gender intelligence, male allyship, emotional intelligence, and executive presence.

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April 29, 2021 28 min

Tiffany O'Donnell talks to Selena Rezvani, whose mission is to help women carve out paths to leadership – and to activate allyship at all levels. She also consults with employers on how to make work truly “work” for women - by creating culture change that improves working women’s experience. She’s the author of the bestselling “Pushback” and “The Next Generation of Women Leaders.” In 2018 Selena delivered a TEDx talk called Int...

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Tiffany O'Donnell talks to Shellye Archambeau, one of high tech's first female African American CEOs. In her book, Unapologetically Ambitious, Shellye shares her story of growing up an ambitious Black girl in the racially charged 1960s and 70s. She recounts how she overcame the challenges she faced as a young woman, wife, and mother, managing her responsibilities while climbing the ranks at IBM, and brings readers on a wild...

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Tiffany O'Donnell talks to Brit Barron, a sought-after speaker about the intersections of spirituality, race, gender, and sexuality. Along with her wife, Sami, she co-founded Other Dreamers, a creative agency designed to help others tell their stories authentically. She co-pastors New Abbey, a church in Pasadena, California, that seeks to challenge and redefine what "church" looks like today.

On today's episode, Brit...

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March 26, 2021 1 min

Season 2 of Own It! from Women Lead Change premieres Friday, April 2nd. 

You’ll hear from past and future WLC Conference Speakers, thought leaders, industry experts, CEOs, and senior leaders all about how they are advancing women leaders and of course how they Own It both personally and professionally. 

Tactical, informative, and inspirational. How will you #OwnIt?

Own It! from Women Lead Change is sponsored by Iowa State University&#...

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Tiffany O'Donnell talks with Mel Robbins. Mel has spent the past decade coaching, teaching, and motivating millions of people around the world. Her practical, no-nonsense advice and life strategies provide tangible results and skills that help people push through the everyday challenges we all face in life, work, and love.

On today's episode, Mel discusses The 5 Second Rule and how she got to where she is today.

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Tiffany O'Donnell talks with Dr. Angela Franklin who became Des Moines University’s 15th president in the spring of 2011. She is a native of McCormick, South Carolina and a graduate of Furman University. A licensed clinical psychologist, she completed her Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Emory University, followed by a year-long clinical internship at Grady Memorial Hospital.

On today’s episode, Dr. Franklin discusses her journey...

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Tiffany O'Donnell talks with Emily and Amelia Nagoski, Authors of BURNOUT: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle. BURNOUT is for women (or anyone) who has felt overwhelmed and exhausted by everything they have to do, yet still worried they aren't doing “enough.” They will also be joining us at the 2020 All Access Central Iowa Conference on Oct. 28.

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Tiffany O'Donnell talks with Karen Forgus, Senior Vice President of Business Operations for the Cincinnati Reds. In her current role, Karen oversees a variety of departments including ticket sales, corporate sponsorships, community relations, diversity initiatives, communications and more. In 2014, Karen was selected as a “Game Changer” by Sports Business Journal. The honor is presented annually to recognize women who are havin...

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September 3, 2020 27 min

Tiffany O'Donnell talks with Tatum Buse who is the chief financial officer at Collins Aerospace. In this role, she leads financial reporting, planning & analysis and compliance and controls at Collins. Tatum is passionate about the development and advancement of women in leadership roles. In 2007, she co-founded the Women’s Employee Resource Group at Rockwell Collins, and in October 2019, she was named the executive sponsor...

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Tiffany O'Donnell talks with Gretchen Carlson, a fierce, fearless and internationally-recognized advocate for women’s rights, whose bold actions against Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes helped pave the way for the global #MeToo movement. A journalist, author, TED talk alum, and champion for workplace equality, Gretchen was named one of Time Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World.” She authored the New York Times best...

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Tiffany O'Donnell talks with Sarah Morgan. She’s the Chief Excellence Officer of BuzzARooney LLC, where she provides consulting and coaching surrounding inclusive & equitable organizational culture, and practical, people-centric leadership.

On today's episode, Sarah gives us some powerful insight into the distinction between being anti-racist and non-racist.

Resources from Sarah can be found here.

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Tiffany O'Donnell will be talking about how a shy Iowa girl created a global fitness brand before the age of 35. Babs King always loved fitness and wellness. She even owned a yoga and pilates studio for a time.

You'll hear more about the start of FLEO, a strength training apparel company, known around the world for it's bold and bright colors and prints. What started with the purchase of a sewing machine is now a global...

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Tiffany O'Donnell talks with drama researcher, New York Times best-selling author, leadership consultant and founder of Reality-Based Leadership, Cy Wakeman. She's been a keynote speaker multiple times at Women Lead Change events and always leaves her mark in the best of ways. Have you ever listened to a speaker and said, "That's the voice inside my head, I just couldn't find the words." Well, our friend Cy ...

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Tiffany O'Donnell talks with one of the founders of Women Lead Change and her predecessor as CEO, Diane Ramsey. Or “The Diane” as she calls her. She talks about the origins of the nearly 14-year old organization and why it’s more relevant today than ever in its history. 

She is also very candid about her personal leadership journey, including lessons she learned as the daughter of a single mother. Diane Ramsey, in the hot seat ...

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June 16, 2020 1 min

You say “stubborn," we say determined. You say “quiet," we say deliberate. You say “outspoken," we say passionate. You say “bossy," we say… #ownit. The most courageous female leaders have been called a lot of things. But what can keep some down, only propels the best forward. They own it all. Join Women Lead Change CEO Tiffany O’Donnell as she digs deeper into the power of the stories these women tell themselves. Ea...

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