Queen Speaking

A podcast for women as we navigate our personal and professional lives, sharing the inspiration that helps us along the way.

About the show

A podcast for women as we navigate our personal and professional lives, sharing the inspiration that helps us along the way.

Together we’ll celebrate our triumphs and dig into our setbacks. We're giving voice to the experiences we live on a daily basis in search of continued self awareness. Let's find more ways to create opportunity for ourselves and advocate for our communities.

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  • Episode 71: Creating a Sense of Belonging at Work

    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?

  • Episode 70: How To Make The Most of Summertime

    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.

  • Episode 69: Challenges That Come With Pursuing Balance In Life

    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.

  • Episode 68: Showing Up As Friendships Evolve

    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.

  • Episode 67: Women Inspiring #TeamQS: Stacey Abrams

    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.

  • Episode 66: How To Create Habits That Stick

    April 26th, 2019  |  43 mins 48 secs
    how to, how to create good habits, making habits stick

    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.

  • Episode 65: Using Coaching Techniques in the Workplace

    April 19th, 2019  |  49 mins 17 secs
    coaching, coaching in the workplace, how to, mentorship

    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.

  • Episode 64: How To Curate Your Career Path

    April 12th, 2019  |  59 mins 8 secs
    building a career path, career development, how to

    We’re sharing what it looks like when you start to create a career path within your organization or as you prepare for a new job. This includes seeking out career development opportunities, relationships to nurture in this process, and finding ways to expand your range.

  • Episode 63: Women Inspiring #TeamQS: Melinda Gates

    April 5th, 2019  |  39 mins 48 secs
    bill and melinda gates foundation, how to, melinda gates, women inspiring #teamqs

    In this month’s Women Inspiring #TeamQS segment, we’re talking about Melinda Gates of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. We dive into what we can learn from her about reflection, balance, making positive change where you can, and finding partners to accomplish good work.

  • Episode 62: Syd and Breahn’s Hot Take on TV

    March 29th, 2019  |  1 hr 11 mins
    favorite tv shows, hot take on tv, pop culture, tv recommendations

    We’re sharing TV shows we’re both watching, some of our guilty pleasures, and what season premieres we’re amped for in the coming months.

  • Episode 61: Why You Should Start A Supper Club

    March 22nd, 2019  |  42 mins 59 secs
    adult friendships, how to, supper club

    Want a new option for your friend outings? We’re sharing inspiration for hosting a monthly supper club and other food-based gatherings to enhance your quality time with friends and how to make it your own based on your interests.

  • Episode 60: Nighttime Skincare Routine

    March 15th, 2019  |  45 mins 16 secs
    nighttime skincare routine, skincare, skincare 101, skincare basics

    How do you know what products to use for your nighttime skincare routine? We’re diving into the basics, must-haves, and sharing our favorite products.

  • Episode 59: Grit vs. I Quit

    March 8th, 2019  |  52 mins 8 secs
    grit, grit vs. i quit, how to

    We get into how grit relates to career success. You’ll learn how to make the distinction between manager struggles and big picture career planning, assessing if you’re in the right industry, and when to dig in and find the grit-driven path to growth.

  • Episode 58: Women Inspiring #TeamQS: Whitney Wolfe Herd, CEO of Bumble

    March 1st, 2019  |  31 mins 1 sec
    bumble, how to, whitney wolfe herd, women inspiring #teamqs

    In this month’s Women Inspiring #TeamQS segment, we’re talking about Whitney Wolfe Herd, founder and CEO of Bumble. We dig into her impact on the dating app industry and how she’s continuing to empower women through new business ventures and investing in women founders by being vocal about what matters.

  • Episode 57: Who Am I When I’m Not At Work?

    February 22nd, 2019  |  49 mins 6 secs
    how to, how to find meaning outside of work, identity

    Your career does not define your identity! We discuss how we show up in other areas of our life to feel fulfilled, how to recognize those roles, and give them room to breathe.

  • Episode 56: To Journal or Not?

    February 15th, 2019  |  53 mins 25 secs
    habits, how to, journaling

    We're sharing how journaling can improve our daily lives, how to find the best style to work for you and stick with it.