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 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.

  • Episode 32: 20min Workouts: Why They Could Be The Best For Your Health

    August 31st, 2018  |  1 hr 15 mins
    20-minute workouts, fitness, hiit workouts, wellness

    We’re talking about the research behind the 20min workout, how to identify your fitness goals, and the types of quickie workouts out there. We share our fitness routines too.

  • Episode 31: Planning The Ultimate Backyard Party

    August 24th, 2018  |  1 hr 28 mins
    backyard party, labor day party, labor day weekend, party planning

    Just in time for Labor Day, we’re hitting you with party planning tips, menu inspiration, guest perspectives, and more.

  • Episode 30: Your Role In Politics: How To Get Informed

    August 17th, 2018  |  1 hr 16 mins
    media, midterm elections, politics, understanding politics

    In this episode, we talk about reputable outlets to go to for information to educate yourself on local, national, and international politics from print to podcasts. We also share a variety of ways to get involved beyond protests. Plus, reminders for primary and midterm elections coming up in September and November!

  • Episode 29: Vitamins And Supplements: Love 'Em Or Leave 'Em?

    August 10th, 2018  |  1 hr 15 mins
    health, supplements, vitamins, wellness

    We’re breaking down the pros and cons associated with society’s obsession with supplements and vitamins. How do you decide whether or not you need to take them?

  • Episode 28: Personal Branding Basics

    August 3rd, 2018  |  1 hr 7 mins
    improving your online presence, personal branding, personal branding basics

    Have you Googled yourself? What do you think you'll find? We run through why having a basic handle on your personal brand is important and how to answer questions about yourself to better define what makes you stand out.

  • Episode 27: Can I Give You Some Feedback?

    July 27th, 2018  |  1 hr 20 mins
    constructive criticism, feedback, handling feedback, how to give feedback, radical candor

    What’s it take to give good feedback? We talk through the tactics that make it easier to have direct, constructive, thoughtful conversations with friends and coworkers.