Queen Speaking

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

134 episodes of Queen Speaking since the first episode, which aired on February 3rd, 2018.

  • Episode 117: Syd and Breahn’s Hot Take on TV: Quarantine Edition

    April 24th, 2020  |  35 mins 5 secs
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    Since we’re all staying home, we wanted to revisit our “Hot Take on TV” series of episodes with some binge-worthy faves — our recommendations for TV shows to watch and re-watch!

  • Episode 116: “Can’t Do It All” Workshop Recap

    April 17th, 2020  |  39 mins 28 secs
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    In early March, we attended the “Can’t Do It All Workshop” hosted by licensed marriage and family therapist, Alaina Brubaker at Rochester Brainery. Since many of us feel trapped by pressure and expectation to do more, we're recapping her tips to organize our lives according to our values and priorities.

  • Episode 115: Women Inspiring #TeamQS: Farnoosh Torabi

    April 10th, 2020  |  33 mins 45 secs
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    In this month’s Women Inspiring #TeamQS episode, we wanted to highlight someone we admire, but one who’s also been getting us through these uncertain times as we deal with quarantine and a rapidly shifting economy. Here’s to Farnoosh Torabi, her podcast, So Money, and all the things we can learn from her.

  • Episode 114: Support In Uncertain Times

    April 3rd, 2020  |  41 mins 38 secs
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    There’s a lot going on for everyone right now — uncertainty with work, how we live, how we connect, and how we take care of ourselves. With a lot of things up in the air, we wanted to talk about how we can take extra steps to take care of ourselves mentally and physically when we’re inundated with unsettling news about the effects of COVID-19.

  • Episode 113: Quarantine Work From Home Tips

    March 27th, 2020  |  45 mins 24 secs
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    With the precautionary measures in place to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, many companies have instituted work from home policies. We wanted to take the time to talk through remote work tips and best practices.

  • Episode 112: Syd and Breahn’s Latest Beauty Faves

    March 20th, 2020  |  43 mins 38 secs
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    We’re sharing our favorite beauty products from skincare to haircare, new finds and extra special additions.

    *Note: We recorded this ahead of the COVID-19 quarantine. Please enjoy some lighthearted content in the face of a tough time for us all. Stay tuned for episodes on work from home tips and how we're coping in these uncertain times coming soon!

  • Episode 111: Women Inspiring #TeamQS: Tracee Ellis Ross

    March 13th, 2020  |  40 mins 55 secs
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    We’re doing a Women’s History Month debrief, then introducing this month’s feature: Tracee Ellis Ross!

  • Episode 110: A Fresh Perspective on Self Care

    March 6th, 2020  |  40 mins 46 secs
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    Today’s episode is all about a fresh perspective on self care. We’re going to dig into what self care means for us and how you can find a routine for yourself.

  • Episode 109: Communication In Context

    February 28th, 2020  |  41 mins 29 secs
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    We’re diving into the different ways we succeed and fail at communication, and how to be better communicators in the workplace and in personal relationships.

  • Episode 108: Our New Take On Mentorship

    February 21st, 2020  |  31 mins 30 secs
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    Today, we’re revisiting mentorship after reading a recent Quartzy newsletter. We’ve both experienced a fair amount of changes since 2018, so we thought it was time to look at what’s changed since that first conversation, and how we approach this still hard-to-identify challenge to find, be, and have a mentor.

  • Episode 107: Women Inspiring #TeamQS: Deb Perelman from Smitten Kitchen

    February 14th, 2020  |  29 mins 47 secs
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    In this month’s Women Inspiring #TeamQS episode, we’re giving a nod to one of our fave bloggers, Deb Perelman of Smitten Kitchen. She taught us cooking basics and makes adventurous, but approachable recipes — as she calls them “unfussy” — plus more on what we can learn from her.

  • Episode 106: Why You Need A Personal “User Manual”

    February 7th, 2020  |  38 mins 45 secs
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    Adam Grant, an organizational psychologist and author, has talked about the value of creating a personal user manual to communicate your work style to your manager or your teammates. We loved this idea and wanted to dig into why it makes sense, what to include, and how to present it to your teammates.

  • Episode 105: Getting Comfortable with Imperfection

    January 31st, 2020  |  31 mins 24 secs
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    We wanted to dig into exploring how to break the perfection streak and aim for what NYTimes Smarter Living has referred to as a “Mostly Fine Decision.” Let’s get comfortable with mini mistakes and failures, which surprisingly helps us to be more successful in the work we do.

  • Episode 104: Building and Breaking Habits

    January 24th, 2020  |  35 mins 7 secs
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    This week’s episode is inspired by a Hidden Brain podcast episode, “Creatures Of Habit: How Habits Shape Who We Are — And Who We Become.” We share what stood out to us the most in the episode, how we’re making their tips actionable, and what we’re doing to build or break habits.

  • Episode 103: Where Do Your (Brand) Loyalties Lie?

    January 17th, 2020  |  54 mins 59 secs
    brand loyalty, how to, local businesses, marketing

    Today, we’re getting into what makes us loyal to a brand, what we pay attention to, and the impact of marketing. We also shout out a few of our favorite brands, including some local love.

  • Episode 102: Syd and Breahn’s Hot Take on TV: Golden Globes Edition

    January 10th, 2020  |  32 mins 11 secs
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    Following the 2020 Golden Globes, it’s time for another hot take on TV. We’re sharing shows worth watching according to us.