Bestselling author Whitney Johnson explains how the theory of disruption applies to personal development, team-building, and transitioning to parenthood. When do you let disruption work for your life—in a good way?
We know that motherhood will change us, but it’s not always in the way that we expect. Editorial director Liz Kocan shares several women who took pregnancy and motherhood as an opportunity to shake up or switch out of their industries—and why that’s not always a bad thing.
The first weeks of parenting a newborn can be exhausting, traumatic, and completely confusing. You think you’ve read all the parenting books, but then those first few weeks hit you like a ton of bricks. Vanessa Van Edwards shares why she felt betrayed by this absence of information and how she dealt with a business crisis in the middle of her maternity leave.
Childcare can feel really overwhelming, especially when you have little babies and you’re trying to figure out how to go back to work. With my first kid, we used in-home daycares. With my second, we hired a nanny. Here’s everything two mamas learned about how to hire a nanny by doing it ourselves (a lot).
Does it ever feel like the universe is conspiring against you? Well, maybe it’s just that you’re getting shoved in the direction of learning something new, but you haven’t figured out what it is yet. If you’ve had a case of “The February’s,” listen in, because we have, too.
Quick announcement: we are adding more time slots for the live coaching sessions in The Wise Women’s Council. One of the main emails we’ve been getting is that the program looks wonderful *but* the times are hard to make. We are listening and we’ve added new coaching time options.
Parenting changes you, but not in the ways you might expect. Amy Henderson, founder of Tendlab, talks about howmotherhood can make you better at your job.
When I looked up and realized that we were nearing the 100th episode of the podcast, I knew I wanted to do a special show. It’s been a wonderful year and a half of producing this show, and I’ve learned so much from making, creating, and interviewing. Here’s what I learned, what surprised me, and how we’ve improved our processes over time.
Here’s the biggest thing people misunderstand about growing a network and meeting people in business. Rather than trying to be transactional about it, use this strategy that I’ve used throughout my career to form genuine connections, to nurture your tribe and your friendships, and to build your network (long before you need it).