The Power Shift Podcast

The Power Shift Podcast

The Power Shift podcast is all about redefining the idea of “power” and how we use it for good, not with the traditional idea of force. Listen to thought-provoking and practical interviews to help you understand power from every angle– how a person gets ‘in her power’, how power works in the workplace, and how power can shift and be shared.Host Dr. Sharon Melnick is a Harvard Medical School trained business psychologist who’s a best-selling author, speaker, and sought-after executive coach who helps Women Leaders be in their power, get into a next level position of power, and use their power as a Culture Carrier in their company and community. Because every woman in her power is a Change Agent!

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March 9, 2022 43 min

Ruchika Tulshyan is the founder of Candour, a global inclusion strategy firm. She is a regular contributor to The New York Times and Harvard Business Review. As a keynote speaker, Ruchika has addressed audiences at organizations like NASA, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and U.S. Congress. 

Ruchika is the author of “The Diversity Advantage: Fixing Gender Inequality in the Workplace.” Her forthcoming book "Inclusion on Purpos...

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Dr. Michelle K. Johnston is a management professor, executive coach, and leadership expert helping leaders achieve results through meaningful connections. She is an award-winning professor studying leadership and business communication, and her research has shown a clear link between a team’s effective communication and its positive financial performance. Michelle is a celebrated keynote speaker presenting at conferences and events...

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Dr. Ruth Gotian is the Chief Learning Officer and Assistant Professor of Education in Anesthesiology and former Assistant Dean of Mentoring and Executive Director of the Mentoring Academy at Weill Cornell Medicine. She has been hailed by the journal Nature and Columbia University as an expert in mentoring and leadership development and is currently a contributor to Forbes and Psychology Today where she writes about ‘optimizing succ...

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Nabeela Ixtabalan leads human resources and corporate affairs for one of Canada's largest employers with over 100,000 associates and more than 400 stores nationwide. 

Her career includes nearly 20 years of leadership and business development experience with three of the world’s most recognized brands - Walmart, IKEA, and Starbucks Coffee in the US, Canada, and Europe. Nabeela was previously Head of Digital Transformation at Ingk...

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As part of Integral’s executive team, Melissa leads strategists, creative managers, and consultants to reimagine how clients handle change and its impact on company culture. Melissa’s responsibilities also include initiatives to support and accelerate Integral’s growth, operations, and talent development. She has transformed culture and operational models at both Fortune 50 companies and aggressive growth start-ups in retail, tech,...

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Evelyn Rodstein is an Executive and Team Coach and Consultant who is a recognized pioneer in the field of Leadership Development. She has an exceptional background that combines experience as Global Managing Director of Leadership and Talent at four Fortune 100 companies with an early career as a supervising individual and family therapist.

 She was Managing Director of Leadership at JP Morgan, JP Morgan Chase, Bankers Trust/Deutsch...

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Jacqueline M. Welch is the executive vice president and chief human resources officer at The New York Times Company. In this role she leads The Times’s human resources department and oversees all aspects of talent acquisition, career development, organizational development, equitable compensation practices, performance enablement and diversity, equity and inclusion. She sits on the company’s executive committee and reports to the c...

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Jill Johnson is the Co-founder/CEO of the Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership (IFEL). She has nearly 30 years of experience as a business strategist with expertise in financial analysis, marketing, and business development. She is an advocate for community businesses and microenterprises and is a leading authority in the area of minority inclusion in the entrepreneurial ecosystem. Jill is a speaker on topics including communit...

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Dr. Ulcca Joshi Hansen is currently Chief Program Officer for Grantmakers for Education, a membership organization committed to strengthening philanthropy’s capacity to improve educational outcomes for all students. Prior to Grantmakers for Education, Ulcca served as Chief Strategy Officer at Boundless and as Vice President for Partnerships and Research at Education Reimagined. She began her career as an elementary teacher in New J...

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Gloria Feldt is an acclaimed expert on women, power, and leadership with frontline leadership experience, a bestselling author, and an in-demand keynote speaker. She is co-founder and president of Take The Lead. She is the bestselling author of four books;  No Excuses: 9 Ways Women Can Change How We Think About Power, plus her own real-world experience, forms the core of Take The Lead’s programs. She is the former president and CEO...

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Dr. Eva Balint is a physician executive, mentor and adviser. She currently serves as a Senior Medical Director at LA Care, the largest public health plan in the US, previously the Market Chief Medical Officer for Southern California at UnitedHealthcare. She is a fierce advocate for women in leadership roles, especially in health care. She is a founding member of Chief in Los Angeles, an organization formed to elevate women into pos...

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Shahana Banerjee is the founder of Just Human | Not Resources. She is an inclusive leadership expert, business leadership and career coach, and an avid writer. Her purpose is to help people and organizations learn, grow, unlock hidden potential and achieve the "impossible".

She started JHNR because although many companies talk about people being their greatest asset, they rarely act like it. She believes in seeing people as ...

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Anne Gotte is the Senior Vice President in Global Talent Management of Ecolab. She is a dynamic HR leader with significant business partner and talent management experiences across varied environments and business models. She is highly adept at diagnosing talent management requirements and building effective and relevant strategies, interventions and processes focused on solving pressing business challenges.

Anne is an exceptional c...

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Renata Spironello is the Co-founder of Naam LA and Director of Business Expansion at Rootlight International. Renata regularly works with CEOs, celebrities, athletes and other high-profile individuals. She frequently presents on numerous television and radio stations, including CNN, FOX, Univision, Telemundo and the internationally syndicated Antonio Esquinca radio show. A highly sought-after speaker, Renata travels 9 months of the...

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Episode 012: The Power of Women in Technology with David Leighton

David Leighton is Co-founder and President of WITI- Women in Technology International, a global organization founded in 1989. WITI is the premier organization for women who consider technology central to their careers, businesses, and personal lives. David is a creative, highly motivated relationship builder. His network is strong and covers multiple industries.

David ...

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Julie Bonner is the Marketing Director for FreeFall Aerospace and FreeFall 5G. These tech companies in Tucson, AZ, are developing intelligent antenna systems for space and 5G. She is also currently active as the Co-Chair of the Arizona Technology Council’s Women in the Workforce and helps organize Creative Mornings Tucson.

Julie is also a fine artist and blended her paintings with her graphic design expertise to create the Addy Awar...

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Charlene Li is a best-selling author and speaker. She helps people see the future. She’s the author of six books, including New York Times best-seller, Open Leadership and her latest best-seller, The Disruption Mindset, and co-author of the critically acclaimed, Groundswell. Charlene has been named one of the most creative people in business by Fast Company

Charlene is an expert “Disruption” - She believes we need to stop talking ab...

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Jennifer Brown is an award-winning entrepreneur, dynamic speaker and diversity and inclusion expert. She is the Founder and CEO of Jennifer Brown Consulting (JBC), a strategic leadership and diversity consulting firm that coaches business leaders worldwide on critical issues of talent and workplace strategy. 

Jennifer is a passionate advocate for social equality who helps businesses foster healthier, more productive workplace cultur...

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TechBae is a company started by five women in the ad tech industry looking to build a community of supporting and uplifting under-represented women. Seema, Christina, Brenda, Sarah, and Heather all got together one night to catch up, share some wine, and commiserate together on the craziness of working in the media. 

There they discovered that their small community and conversation was so rewarding and impactful that they wanted to ...

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Carrie Rattle is a Financial Therapist/Coach, Founder and CEO of Behavioral Cents, LLC and CEO of Stopping Overshopping. She is a 30-year veteran financial executive, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, and Accredited Financial Counselor – the only financial coaching accreditation recognized by FINRA.

Carrie has studied with Psychotherapist/Author Olivia Mellan, a groundbreaker in the field of money psychology and Oprah guest; and ...

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