Women Work Wisdom is a podcast focused on women navigating the corporate world. The podcast focuses on interviews with women from different backgrounds, their dreams when they were young, their successes and stumbles along their journey. The goal is to inspire other young women to follow their dreams and create their own paths. Listeners will be informed on the many opportunities that exist in a variety of professions.
Season 1 - 2018
001 - Ann Douglas
Writer, Author, Speaker, Columunist
002 - Nirmala Armstrong
Regional Councillor, Lawyer, Survivor
009 - Monica Goyal
Entrepreneur, Engineer, Lawyer
003 - Stephanie Lapierre
Founder CEO Tealbook
004 - Rhonda Roberts
Entrepreneur, Professional Dancer
005 - Sara Plant
President, CEO, Lawyer
MD Private Trust Company
Founder, Producer BrainPower Studios
007 - Sandy Braz - Yogayoga
Entrepreneur, Owner, Operator
008 - Terri Ellis
Former Golf Pro,
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GOOD TO KNOW INFO
The podcast questions are a guide used during the interviews. I generally let the conversation take us in any direction.
Please give us a brief timeline of your career and what you are doing now?
Is your career what you imagined you would be doing?
What was your dream career when you were young?
What forces influenced the paths you ultimately chose to pursue?
What were the milestone or seminal moments in your career that gave you pause, shock or a desire for change or reflection.
What's the riskiest or boldest career move you've made? How did you evaluate the risk/reward?
How do you define success for yourself?
If you've stumbled along the journey, how did you overcome it?
How have you dealt with, or how would you recommend dealing with, instances of gender inequality in the workplace - whether blatant or subtle.
How have you been treated by other women over the course of your career? Have those relationships been mostly supportive, competitive, both?
If you stumbled along the way how did you overcome it.
Did you have a mentor? Who, why and how did they influence you?
What advice would you give a young working woman for finding the right mentor?
What differences have you found in working for a man vs. a woman?
If you could go back and give yourself 2 key insights what would they be?
What's one piece of advice you would give women who are currently moving into mid-senior roles in their respective fields?
If you could have lunch with anyone alive or dead who would it be and why.