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 83: Take The Stress Out Of Sunday

    August 23rd, 2019  |  41 mins 57 secs
    how to, relaxation, sunday scaries, take the stress out of sunday

    When did Sunday become such a stressful day? We’re talking about how to do more with you Sunday (hint: spend less time on chores) by mentally preparing for the week ahead and finding ways to restructure our day to enjoy both weekend days to the fullest. Sunday Scaries be gone!

  • Episode 82: Are You Communicating What You Need?

    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.

  • Episode 81: You Need A Break

    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.

  • Episode 80: Women Inspiring #TeamQS: Reese Witherspoon

    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.

  • Episode 79: How To Find A Hobby

    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).

  • Episode 78: How To Practice Active Listening

    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).

  • Episode 77: Building A Capsule Wardrobe

    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).

  • Episode 76: Meal Prep Basics

    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).

  • Episode 75: Break the Imposter Syndrome Cycle

    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!

  • Episode 74: Manage Your Time Around Your Energy

    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?

  • Episode 73: What It Takes To Build Your Confidence

    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.

  • Episode 72: Women Inspiring #TeamQS: Kristen Bell

    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.

  • 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.