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 48: Capsule Wardrobe: Packing For Vacation

    December 21st, 2018  |  52 mins 25 secs
    capsule wardrobe, how to, packing for vacation, vacation

    We’re talking through the best ways to pack smartly for vacation using capsule wardrobe tips as you prepare for your holiday getaway, whether you’re heading to visit family, off to the beach, going camping, or up in the mountains.

  • Episode 47: How To Set Boundaries Without Feeling Guilty

    December 14th, 2018  |  49 mins 32 secs
    how to, how to say no, self care, setting boundaries

    We’re navigating how to set boundaries by learning to say no and how to combat feelings of guilt that might come up as you put this in practice.

  • Episode 46: How To Be Present In Everyday Life

    December 7th, 2018  |  1 hr 5 mins
    how to, how to be present, mindfulness, stress relief

    We’re sharing tips to be more present and the advantages this has in work, relationships, and during stressful times to avoid the “busyness paradox.”

  • Episode 45: Women Inspiring #TeamQS: The “Women’s Wave” in Congress

    November 30th, 2018  |  44 mins
    media, midterm elections, politics, understanding politics, women inspiring #teamqs, women's wave

    Each month, we spotlight a new woman (in this case women) as we discuss the “Women’s Wave” in Congress. We’re sharing why it matters, who it impacts, and where to go next as we support women and equal representation in politics.

  • Episode 44: Black Friday Alternatives

    November 23rd, 2018  |  47 mins 56 secs
    alternatives to black friday, giving tuesday, opt outside, support local

    We’re sharing the ways to support local during the holiday season as we challenge you to shop small, give back to your community, and opt outside.

  • Episode 43: Fika And Baking For Self Care

    November 16th, 2018  |  55 mins 18 secs
    baking for self care, fika, meal prep, mindfulness, self care

    We’re diving into fika, the Swedish coffee break, and how to incorporate their baking traditions into our lives. With the holidays around the corner, let’s aim for more mindful moments for self care.

  • Episode 42: Do You Know Your Top Five Strengths?

    November 9th, 2018  |  53 mins 36 secs
    career development, gallup cliftonstrengths, how to, strengths, strengthsfinder 2.0 assessment

    Learn how to tap into your natural talents as you pursue your own career development. We share our experience taking the Gallup CliftonStrengths assessment, our top five strengths, and how they show up for us in the work we do.

  • Episode 41: Can You Find A Friend Group Online?

    November 2nd, 2018  |  58 mins 33 secs
    adult friendships, finding your friend group online, friendships, how to, how to make friends, making friends, online communities

    Online communities play a major role in bringing people together. How can you take advantage of your special interests and build friend groups online based around them? We talk through how to do that effectively and where to bring your online community to the real world.

  • Episode 40: Preparing For A Presentation

    October 26th, 2018  |  53 mins 39 secs
    how to, presentation prep, public speaking tips

    America’s biggest phobia is a fear of public speaking! It’s time to conquer it. We’re talking through the top three things to keep in mind before you stand up in front of your team or take the stage for your next presentation.

  • Episode 39: Letting Go Of Fear

    October 19th, 2018  |  55 mins 56 secs
    anxiety, fear, letting go of fear, mental health, mental health awareness

    What’s the difference between fear and anxiety? Following Mental Health Awareness Week, we’re sharing how to recognize fear in your life and how to let it go, whether it’s fear of failure, uncertainty, insecurity or lack of control.

  • Episode 38: Women Inspiring #TeamQS: Christine Blasey Ford

    October 12th, 2018  |  47 mins 26 secs
    #metoo, christine blasey ford, media, politics, women inspiring #teamqs

    Welcome to a new segment on Queen Speaking. Each month, we’ll spotlight a new woman, talk about her impact, and what we can learn from her. This week, we’re talking about Christine Blasey Ford, her testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, and what we can do next.

  • Episode 37: Why We All Need To Practice Self-Love

    October 5th, 2018  |  1 hr 32 secs
    body acceptance, self-acceptance, self-care, self-love, wellness

    Why does practicing self-love matter? We talk through how the struggle to accept ourselves and our bodies took root and the actions we can take toward self-compassion.

  • Episode 36: How To Talk To Your Partner About Money

    September 28th, 2018  |  1 hr 13 secs
    budget, budget basics, budgeting, budgeting 101, financial freedom, financial goals, financial literacy, money and relationships

    We’re sharing how to talk about budgeting and finances with your partner, some apps that might help make the process less painful, and some of our personal experiences to get the conversation started.

  • Episode 35: How To Handle Rejection

    September 21st, 2018  |  46 mins 48 secs
    how to, how to handle rejection, rejection

    We’ve been rejected from jobs, schools, people… the list goes on, and every single time it sucks, but let’s learn how to dig for the “why” behind the message. We share some coping tools and lessons learned to deal with rejection.

  • Episode 34: Intro To Craft Beer For The Non-Beer Drinker (part 2)

    September 14th, 2018  |  52 mins 21 secs
    beer and food pairing, craft beer, food pairing, tasting tips

    In part two of our intro to craft beer, we're diving into how you pair food with the variety of craft beer flavor profiles.

  • Episode 33: Intro To Craft Beer For The Non-Beer Drinker (part 1)

    September 7th, 2018  |  46 mins 4 secs
    craft beer, national beer lover's day, tasting tips

    Happy National Beer Lover's Day! We’re talking craft beer and sharing some tasting tips as you stretch your palate to try new beer styles.