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 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.

  • Episode 26: Planning Your Ultimate, Stress-free Vacation

    July 20th, 2018  |  1 hr 18 mins
    ooo, travel, travel tips, vacation, vacation planning

    Vacation is not about becoming Instagram famous. Ask yourself, “What do you do to chill out?” Then, incorporate that into your vacation experience. Learn to take advantage of this time to do things that make you happy, soak up some downtime, and explore.

  • Episode 25: Who’s On Your Personal Board Of Directors?

    July 13th, 2018  |  1 hr 31 mins
    active listening, how to be a better mentor, how to be a mentor, how to find a mentor, mentee, mentor, mentoring, mentorship

    As we all progress on our journeys, mentorship is vital to our success. We discuss how to find a mentor, how to be a great mentor, and make the most of the 1:1 time whether you’re the mentee or mentor.

  • Episode 24: Achieving A Realistic Work/Life Balance

    July 6th, 2018  |  1 hr 12 mins
    assess your priorities, flexibility, priorities square, prioritization, wheel of life, work/life balance

    Can you have it all? Yes, over time. We share ways to assess your priorities and state of mind, and how to make changes to feel happy and fulfilled in the areas most important to you to own your version of work/life balance.

  • Episode 23: How To Use Feedback To Your Advantage

    June 29th, 2018  |  1 hr 18 mins
    constructive criticism, feedback, handling feedback, johari window, self awareness, self awareness exercise

    There’s value in feedback — learn how to handle constructive criticism to get the most out of your best traits. Plus, an exercise to improve your self awareness and how to solicit feedback from your coworkers, mentors, and others close to you.

  • Episode 22: What To Do With An Idea

    June 22nd, 2018  |  1 hr 20 mins
    business development, creating a podcast, idea, nurture ideas, queen speaking

    We talk through how we built Queen Speaking from an idea to reality to inspire you to nurture your own ideas. We cover choosing the right platform, expectations, growth opportunities, setbacks, and staying motivated.