Episodes

October 07, 2021

The Power of And with Neda Cvijetic

Do you ever feel boxed in or typecasted based on your current role or what you've studied? Dr. Neda Cvijetic has made it her mission to break down false barriers throughout her life and career. She's a senior engineering lead...

Corporate Sector Entrepreneur Start-Ups High Tech Fashion Diversity Equity And Inclusion Diversity Equity And Inclusion Artificial Intelligence Autonomous Vehicles

September 02, 2021

Beyond Financial Success with Brenden Mulligan

“I’ve never had a job. And as soon as I stop liking what I'm doing, I generally try to change course.” Throughout his career, Brenden Mulligan, founder of Podpage and head of product at Commonstock, has been driven by more th...

Entrepreneur Start-Ups Music High Tech

August 05, 2021

Doing What You Love with Tamara Lewis

When Tamara Lewis was growing up in Jamaica, there were only two versions of what future "career success" might look like. She could become a doctor, or she could become a lawyer. She started college as a pre-med student .......

Nonprofits Human Resources Recruiting Foundations

July 08, 2021

Breaking News with Laura Meckler

"Being consistently good doesn't get you very far. You need to be occasionally amazing." That's advice from Laura Meckler, national education writer at the Washington Post. Her career is living proof, and by being good and oc...

Journalism Politics Healthcare Education Politi

June 03, 2021

The Door to Opportunity with Matthew Confer

“The door to opportunity is a door marked PUSH.” Throughout his career, Matt Confer has taken to heart this advice from his parents. He’s actively looked for doors and then strategized how to get them open. In this episode, M...

Consulting Finance Executive Leadership Leadership Development Economics Sales Business Development

May 06, 2021

Powering Forward with Malia Cohen

Malia Cohen discovered when she was a child that she wanted to serve in government. She visualized herself in her dream job and then made it happen. Today, she has moved on from that role and sits on the California State Boar...

Government Politics Consulting Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion

April 01, 2021

Keep Pushing Ahead with Saiman Shetty

Making moves into new roles and new companies can be challenging, especially if people are telling you what you want to do isn’t available to you or you’re an immigrant needing to get over visa hurdles. Our guest on this epis...

Corporate Sector Entrepreneur Engineering High Tech Program Management

March 04, 2021

Writing Your Own Career Story with Jamie Pachino

Jamie Pachino is currently the Co-Executive Producer on The Right Stuff for Disney+. She always thought that she’d be an actor for her career, but she fell in love with writing plays and scripts along the way. Her work has be...

Actor Entertainment Film Performing Arts Television The Arts Theater Writer

February 04, 2021

Building on What You've Learned with Marcus Chung

What role does learning play as you are building your career? Marcus Chung, VP of Manufacturing and Supply Chain at ThirdLove, has learned from each and every one of his experiences, and he has continuously applied that info...

Consulting Corporate Sector Fashion Logistics Manufacturing Start-Ups Supply Chain

January 07, 2021

Stalking Success with Gabrielle Bosché

Gabrielle Bosché became addicted to achievement at an early age. Her incredible drive helped her achieve early success (including publishing her first book at 17!), but it came at a cost to her health and relationships. The u...

Consulting Entrepreneur Government Politics

December 03, 2020

Embracing Differences with Adriane Armstrong

“I have had an identity of being different from such an early age that it's never even occurred to me to try to fit in with those around me.” That’s how Adriane Armstrong, CEO of the nonprofit social enterprise Juma Ventures,...

Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion Executive Leadership Nonprofits

November 05, 2020

Opening the Door with Tiffany Newhouse

How do you gain the experience and skills you need to go out on your own as a consultant? In this episode, Tiffany Newhouse, CEO of Newhouse Project Consulting, takes us through her path to consulting which had plenty of curv...

Change Management Consulting Entrepreneur Executive Leadership Human Resources Self-Employed

October 01, 2020

My Inadvertent Career with Greg Stern

When Greg Stern graduated from college with a degree in Political Science, he certainly did not expect to eventually co-found and co-chair the award-winning creative advertising agency BSSP. He also didn't anticipate that he ...

Advertising Executive Leadership Music The Arts Nonprofits Entrepreneur Marketing

September 03, 2020

Living a Creative Life with Denise Young Smith

Since she was a young girl, Denise Young Smith has had a love for music and singing. Her career, though, took her into the world of Human Resources including executive roles at Apple. Did this mean she left the arts behind? C...

The Arts Human Resources Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion High Tech Higher Ed Music Nonprofits Retail Corporate Sector

August 06, 2020

Bringing It All Together with Brandon Hernandez

Sometimes reaching your destination means making moves that seem to be on different paths. That's what Brandon Hernandez has been consciously doing as he's built his career in Public Affairs while also volunteering his time a...

Consulting Environment Nonprofits Politics Public Affairs Public Utilities Corporate Sector

July 02, 2020

The Power of a Personal Mission with Darryl Knudsen

“I channel the power of civil society movements to create enduring, positive change toward social and environmental justice for the underrepresented.” That’s how Darryl Knudsen, Executive Director of International Rivers, des...

Consulting Corporate Sector Environment Executive Leadership Natural Resources Nonprofits Social Responsibility Supply Chain Sustainability

June 04, 2020

Facing Your Fears with Rodney Fong

“All of the other things that I have done before just bubble up into this one particular moment in time.” That’s how Rodney Fong, President & CEO of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, describes getting ready for the chall...

Entrepreneur Executive Leadership Nonprofits Property Management Real Estate

May 07, 2020

Being Resilient with Leah Swan

Anyone who has faced job loss will tell you it can be scary, demoralizing, and confusing, raising questions like, “What do I do now?”... “How do I bounce back?”... and even, “Will I bounce back?” Unfortunately, this is what m...

Corporate Sector Executive Leadership Human Resources Retail

April 09, 2020

Engaging and Thriving with Dr. Arpana Vidyarthi

A few weeks before COVID-19 swept across the world, we had a chance to sit down with Dr. Arpana Vidyarthi, to capture her career story. She specializes in hospital medicine and now is on the frontline of the pandemic, making ...

Academia Healthcare Medicine Higher Ed

March 12, 2020

Making Things Happen with Rick Welts

Can you have a career in professional sports without being a pro athlete? Rick Welts, president and COO of the Golden State Warriors did just that. His career began when, as a teenager, he landed the job of ball boy for the S...

Marketing Sports Management Sports Executive Leadership Athletics

February 27, 2020

Approaching Your Career Like a Scientist with Carol Regalbuto

Carol Regalbuto has done what many women are being encouraged to do – pursue a career in engineering. She started down this path in high school and today has a successful career working on the latest battery technology. The j...

Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion Corporate Sector High Tech Start-Ups Engineering

February 13, 2020

Seeing What's in Front of You with Jason Elliott

What if you’re on one path – it’s a path you always thought you should be on – when an experience excites you about something totally different. Do you make the leap? Our guest, Jason Elliott, did just that. Since graduating ...

Government Politics Journalism

January 30, 2020

Designing Your Career with Burak Cakmak

Many people assume that to work in a particular field, you have to have a degree in that field. Well, sometimes this is true but not always. On this episode, we’re joined by Burak Cakmak who became Dean of Fashion at Parsons ...

Education Higher Ed Nonprofits Social Responsibility

January 16, 2020

Taking on the Big Issues with Susan Leal

Is it possible to make your voice heard around important issues of our day, like healthcare, water resource management and climate resiliency? Our guest, Susan Leal, has done just that in both the public and private sectors. ...

Consulting Entrepreneur Government Healthcare Politics Start-Ups Law Sustainability Natural Resources