August 16th, 2019 | 40 mins 25 secs
communicating our needs, how to, speaking up, the crane wife
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.
August 9th, 2019 | 36 mins 27 secs
burnout, how to, reflection, time off, vacation, you need a break
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.
August 2nd, 2019 | 31 mins 11 secs
how to, reese witherspoon, women inspiring #teamqs
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.
July 26th, 2019 | 1 hr 9 mins
hobbies, how to
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).
July 19th, 2019 | 1 hr 1 min
active listening, how to, leadership, management tips
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).
July 12th, 2019 | 1 hr 36 secs
capsule wardrobe, how to
We walk through how to pare down to the essentials, mix and match, and build your capsule wardrobe. (Originally aired on 04/06/18).
July 5th, 2019 | 1 hr 4 mins
how to, meal prep, recipes
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).
June 28th, 2019 | 47 mins 18 secs
confidence, how to, imposter syndrome
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 bringing you great content! As we like to say, sometimes taking a break is part of the hustle. We’ll have fresh episodes for you in few weeks. See you back here in August!
June 21st, 2019 | 46 mins 33 secs
how to, manage time around your energy, productivity, time management
We're taking time management to another level! What can we do to maximize our energy—physical, mental and emotional to impact our productivity?
June 14th, 2019 | 49 mins 36 secs
building confidence, confidence, how to, self confidence
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.
June 7th, 2019 | 41 mins 17 secs
how to, kristen bell, women inspiring #teamqs
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.
May 31st, 2019 | 46 mins 53 secs
belonging, belonging at work, company culture, how to
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?
May 24th, 2019 | 41 mins 30 secs
how to, how to be present, make the most of summer, summer bucket list, vacation, vacation planning
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.
May 17th, 2019 | 45 mins 4 secs
balance, how to, joy, setting boundaries, work life balance, work life integration
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.
May 10th, 2019 | 45 mins 15 secs
adult friendships, friendships, how to, showing up
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.
May 3rd, 2019 | 40 mins 6 secs
how to, stacey abrams, women inspiring #teamqs
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.