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Work In Progress is a podcast interviewing guests who successfully changed careers. We talk about the struggles and lessons they learned along the way. We believe that life is a never-ending journey where one needs to constantly reinvent themselves and the same goes for careers. Based on this belief, we started our blog, in which we write about transitions in career and life and this led to the birth of our podcast in 2019. New episodes are published every other Wednesday! Contact us at work ...
 
Welcome to Soul Sister Conversations where host Dana Lloyd has conversations that inspire and empower you to connect more deeply to yourself. Each Sunday morning a new episode is released covering topics of personal development, leadership and spirituality. Connect with Dana Lloyd at www.DanaLloydLeadership.com Episode 1-56 is with co-host Elaine Shannon. Episode #57 onward Dana solo hosts the conversations. Thanks for listening!
 
Join Joubin Mirzadegan, Business Development and Go to Market Operating Partner at Kleiner Perkins, as he interviews go-to-market leaders and learns what makes them tick. Hear them discuss tactics, hiring, culture, and everything in between. Discover how successful sales leaders made decisions in times of crisis, growth, and why they made them. Listen in as we uncover the grit it takes to defy the odds and build incredible sales organizations.
 
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You guys, I am so excited about this episode. Ali Assareh is an M&A attorney at Clorox, and let’s just think about the image right there. An M&A lawyer at a Fortune 500 company. I don’t know about you but I picture this buttoned-up person, stern, keeps their head down, all about the rules, deadlines, perfection, no typos. But Ali is not like that. …
 
In 1916, hundreds of local female household workers attempted to establish a union in Denver. The organizer behind the effort was Jane Street, a remarkable 29-year-old woman who, as Jane Little Botkin describes in The Girl Who Dared to Defy: Jane Street and the Rebel Maids of Denver (University of Oklahoma Press, 2021), brought a remarkable set of …
 
As parents in this game of life, we are pretty much able to work out those behaviors & actions that work well for us and those that do not! We have the benefit of life experience - and many of us have learned our lessons through trial and error - ‘the hard way. However, our kids are just starting on their journey - and how wonderful would it be - i…
 
As Chief Revenue Officer of cloud content management and file sharing company Box, Mark Wayland and his team have taken on a “land, adopt, and expand” business model to attract new buyers across various industries and locations. This strategy seems to be paying off — according to Box, 68% of the Fortune 500 currently use the SaaS company’s products…
 
There is bliss in the midst of suffering. This is the message that Lisa Morissette wants you to know. She shares her journey of giving birth to, caring for and parenting her daughter Sophie who was born with with complex health challenges. Caring for Sophie has lead Lisa to find healing modalities to help her daughter. She saw such a profound diffe…
 
In this episode, I interview Michael Snediker, professor of English at the University of Houston, about his book, Contingent Figure: Chronic Pain and Queer Embodiment, recently published by University of Minnesota Press. At the intersection of queer theory and disability studies, Snediker locates something unexpected: chronic pain. Starting from th…
 
Y. Yvon Wang draws on previously untapped archives--ranging from police archives and surveys to ephemeral texts and pictures--to argue that pornography in China represents a unique configuration of power and desire that both reflects and shapes historical processes. On the one hand, since the late imperial period, pornography has democratized pleas…
 
Western culture has endlessly represented the ways in which love miraculously erupts in people's lives, the mythical moment in which one knows someone is destined for us; the feverish waiting for a phone call or an email, the thrill that runs our spine at the mere thought of him or her. Yet, a culture that has so much to say about love is virtually…
 
Panoramic and provocative in its scope, John Geoffrey Scott and Christian Grov's The Routledge Handbook of Male Sex Work, Culture, and Society (Routledge, 2021) is the definitive guide to contemporary issues associated with male sex work and a must read for those who study masculinities, male sexuality, sexual health, and sexual cultures. This grou…
 
Welcome to the Live Your Yoga Podcast! This episode is a sneak peek into one of our 200 Hour Teacher Training lectures taught by faculty member, Mark. In this History of Yoga Audio Lecture, Mark discusses the origins of Yoga, the schools and practices that developed and the paths of Yoga that practitioners and students embark upon. In the training …
 
Dr. Drew welcomes Dr. Vermelle D. Greene to dicuss fundemental differences in learning and neuropsychology between boys and girls in today's society. For more on her studies, find Dr. Greene's book 'Please Teach Me Like I'm a Boy!: Ten steps to his success in school and in life' available now on Amazon.Visit BetterHelp.com/DrDrewVisit Headspace.com…
 
Apps have transformed dating from a mysterious adventure into a daily chore. Young, single, college-educated women are sick and tired of competing for a shrinking supply of guys. And marriage-material men, long expected to take the lead when it comes to asking women out, are suddenly balking at making the first move, fearing they'll come across as …
 
Political Theorist and activist Dana Mill’s latest new book, Rosa Luxemburg (Reaktion Books, 2020), is part of an extensive series of books published by Reaktion Books, Ltd, which focuses both on the ideas or creations and the lives of many leading cultural figures of the modern period. These volumes are not long, but they are thorough, and they he…
 
Kaylee's Career Change Kaylee went from a less technical product role to an app-core developer role; her mission as a woman in tech is to share her story and help other women find their path in the tech industry. Episode Timestamps 01:16 Introducing Kaylee 02:43 Has Kaylee always wanted to be a software engineer 03:45 Looking for a new job 04:53 Th…
 
It's Factually's 100th episode! To celebrate, Adam is joined by Full Frontal host Sam Bee to discuss the art of combining fact with farce. They talk the importance (or total unimportance) of informational comedy, consider what lies ahead in their careers, and dunk on sitcoms. Sam Bee's podcast "Full Release" launches May 4th. Listen wherever you ge…
 
Oksana Kis’s Survival as Victory: Ukrainian Women in the Gulag (Harvard Series in Ukrainian Studies, Ukrainian Research Institute, Harvard University Press, 2021) fundamentally contributes to the Gulag studies through its essential intervention into the conventional framework of researching the Gulag as a system of measures to control the individua…
 
I remember when I was graduating from law school, I was really afraid to do anything. I was not on social media, I did not ask for help, and I just kind of wallowed in my own emotions and feelings of the impostor syndrome. That’s why I was so impressed by Gordon Chung, who is from Hong Kong, took the bar exam in New York, and is now practicing in t…
 
Allison B. Wolf's Just Immigration in the Americas: A Feminist Account (Rowman and Littlefield, 2020) proposes a pioneering, interdisciplinary, feminist approach to immigration justice, which defines immigration justice as being about identifying and resisting global oppression in immigration structures, policies, practices, and norms. In contrast …
 
Telling stories: that sounds innocuous enough. But for the first chronicle in the Japanese vernacular, A Tale of Flowering Fortunes (Eiga monogatari), there was more to worry about than a good yarn. The health of the community was at stake. Flowering Tales: Women Exorcising History in Heian Japan (Harvard University Press, 2020) is the first extens…
 
“Nonbinary kids are not broken by default. They are not an issue to overcome, fix or ‘deal with. Given the right environment, there is no reason they can’t thrive like anyone else.” The most common issues trans+ people face are lack of acceptance and lack of understanding. By educating ourselves we have the power to make our interactions more consi…
 
Today on New Books in History, a channel on the New Books Network we are joined by Kenneth L. Shonk, Professor of History at University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse to talk about his new book, Ireland’s New Traditionalists: Fianna Fail Republicanism and Gender, 1926 – 38, out this year, 2021, with Cork University Press. The creation of Fianna Fáil in 1926…
 
Impossible Foods has a mission to eliminate the use of animals in the food system by 2035. With the growing success of the company’s plant-based meat products, such as the Impossible Burger, this vision is becoming reality. Feeling as though the company was “aligned with my own personal mission,” Dana Worth, former VP of Sales at Impossible Foods, …
 
Cheryl Richardson is my guest today. I am absolutely thrilled to speak to her about her New York Times Best Selling book The Art of Extreme Self-Care. We chat about being sensitive, disappointing people and how extreme self care relates to business and so much more. This episode re-focuses your attention on your what parts of your life you have bee…
 
Imagine a rodeo rider atop a bucking bronco, hat in hand, straining to remain astride. Is the rider in your mind's eye white? Is the person male? Popular imaginings and high level, televised, professional rodeo circuits have created a stereotyped image of who rodeo is by and for, but it is far too limited an image, and one that does not reflect rea…
 
This week Drew is joined by migraine expert Dr. Adam Harcourt for a discussion about how Dr. Harcourt approaches the problem in a slightly different way. Dr. Harcourt's new book 'Mastering Migraine: Finally Understand Migraine, How to Correct it's 4 Main Factors and Take Your Life Back!' is available now on Amazon, learn more about Dr. Harcourt at …
 
Sasha Roseneil, Professor of Interdisciplinary Social Science at the Institute of Advanced Studies and Dean of the Faculty of Social and Historical Studies at University College London joins today to talk about the new book The Tenacity of the Couple-Norm: Intimate Citizenship Regimes in a Changing Europe, out 2020 with UCL Press. The Tenacity of t…
 
Siobhán Hearne's Policing Prostitution: Regulating the Lower Classes in Late Imperial Russia (Oxford UP, 2021) examines the complex world of commercial sex in the late Russian Empire. From the 1840s until 1917, prostitution was legally tolerated across the Russian Empire under a system known as regulation. Medical police were in charge of compiling…
 
Starting in the latter part of the 20th century, the law of sexual offenses, especially in the West, began to reflect a striking divergence. On the one hand, the law became significantly more punitive in its approach to sexual conduct that is nonconsensual, as evidenced by a major expansion in the definition of rape and sexual assault, and the crea…
 
Dina Hassan (Lecturer, Modern Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, University of Oklahoma, USA) speaks with Nicola Pratt (Associate Professor, International Politics of the Middle East, University of Warwick, UK) about Pratt’s recent book, Embodying Geopolitics: Generations of Women’s Activism in Egypt, Jordan, and Lebanon (University of Califo…
 
There are a lot of causes of the declining global birth rate – education, freedom, and even the decline of subsistence agriculture. But what if one of the biggest factors was … plastic? Epidemiologist and author Dr. Shanna Swan joins Adam this week to break down why phthalates affect our fertility as well as our overall health. They cover her scien…
 
They share a million self care and health and wellness tips out there: journaling, working out, meditation, but even meditation seems so daunting because you have to sit there in the quiet for 5 to 10 minutes and we’re like, well we don’t really have the time to do all this and I feel like I am doing this meditation incorrectly, but I want to feel …
 
MeaningFULL: 23 Life Changing Stories of Conquering Dieting, Weight, & Body Image Issues (Unsolicited Press, 2021) is a blend of motivational self-help, memoir, psychology, and health and wellness. Alli Spotts-De Lazzer is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, an expert in eating and body image issues, and a woman on the other side of her own d…
 
This episode features three interviews with organizers and scholars concerned with Asian migrant sex work: SWAN Vancouver (Alison Clancey and Kelly Go), Dr. Lily Wong, and Dr. Yuri Doolan. On March 16, 2021, Robert Aaron Long targeted three Atlanta-area spas and massage parlors and killed eight people: Delania Ashley Yuan González, Xiaojie Tan, Dao…
 
It’s hard to determine whether your child’s ‘erratic behavior’ equates to a sensory processing issue or whether it’s just plain old acting out. Either way - trying to ascertain what’s driving these behaviors can be really hard for parents to navigate. In this episode I talk with Dana about how she dealt with - not only the challenges that her daugh…
 
Fleeting Agencies: A Social History of Indian Coolie Women in British Malaya (Cambridge UP, 2021) disrupts the male-dominated narratives by focusing on gendered patterns of migration and showing how South Asian women labour migrants engaged with the process of migration, interacted with other migrants and negotiated colonial laws. This is the first…
 
The last several decades have seen tremendous political and cultural strides forward for the LGBTQ+ community with both the legislative and cultural recognition helping many secure a more safe and open lifestyle than possible just a short while ago. However, these advances have raised a number of criticisms and qualifications, and not just from stu…
 
Just take it from website security industry executive Chris Merritt — the internet was not designed with security and performance in mind. As President of Field Operations and CRO of Cloudlflare, Chris and his company are dedicated to fixing this problem by protecting websites for a more secure and reliable internet. On this episode of Go to Market…
 
Today’s episode is all about being a No Limit Person. I have been thinking about this topic for awhile. The reason that I have is that it is something that I struggle with, in that, I put limits on myself quite unintentionally and unconsciously. I am thinking maybe you can relate to this. There are things I want to get done in this life. Dreams tha…
 
Britney Amber began her porn career in the era of big budgets, goofy parodies, and crazy porn parties. More than a decade later, she has adapted to thrive in a world of tube sites and custom content! In this podcast interview, she discusses shooting a sex scene in a bowling alley, the best and worst porn scenarios, the ups and downs of social media…
 
In a culture where women are still paid less for doing the same jobs, expected to juggle family and career effortlessly, and faced with the harsh realities of misogyny and sexism daily, it's no wonder you're also twice as likely to experience issues related to anxiety and trauma. But there are real tools you can use now to build personal resilience…
 
In Poor Queer Studies: Confronting Elitism in the University (Duke UP, 2020), Matt Brim shifts queer studies away from its familiar sites of elite education toward poor and working-class people, places, and pedagogies. Brim shows how queer studies also takes place beyond the halls of flagship institutions: in night school; after a three-hour commut…
 
Welcome to the Live Your Yoga Podcast! Our guest for this episode is Suzi Gibson. Suzi is a Mindfulness Teacher, Mind Calm Coach, Children’s Meditation Teacher, EFT ‘Emotional Freedom Technique’ Practitioner, Hypnotherapist, Mind Detox Practitioner, Hatha & Vinyasa Yoga Teacher, Reiki Master and Your Yoga Flow Alumnus. Suzi chats with Angela about …
 
Today I talked to Kali Nicole Gross about her new book (co-authored with Daina Ramey Berry) A Black Women's History of the United States (Beacon Press, 2020). This episode covers a litany of instances in which black women have shown remarkable courage and resiliency. Yes, the episode starts with Meghan Markle, Harry, their son Archie, and how the R…
 
From its more mainstream, business-focused and business-friendly “Lean In” variants, to more radical, critical and intersectional understandings of feminism, the past decade has seen a flourishing of discussion from those proposing and critiquing different schools of thought for the way we think about gender in society. Dr. Eugenia Cheng’s addition…
 
Author, Speaker, & Mental Health Advocate Dr. Regine Muradian joins Dr. Drew this week for a discussion about mental health, how it has been supercharged by the pandemic and more. Learn more about Dr. Muradian at her website reginemuradian.com.Visit Celltrient.com and use code DRDREW10Go to PublicRec.com/DREW and use promo code DOCTORDREWVisit Reli…
 
Tony's Career Change Tony made a career transition from finance to leadership coaching; his goal is to guide leaders to climb mountains, feel more fulfilled, and lead with an inspired purpose Episode Timestamps 01:15 Introducing Tony 02:39 Did Tony always know he would become a coach 07:22 Tony’s work in music therapy and his internships 09:37 Look…
 
Behind the Iron Curtain, the politics of sexuality and gender were, in many ways, more progressive than the West. While Polish citizens undoubtedly suffered under the oppressive totalitarianism of socialism, abortion was legal, clear laws protected victims of rape, and it was relatively easy to legally change one's gender. In Gender, Pleasure, and …
 
Clothes today cost a fraction of what they cost our grandparents — but why, and at what cost? Journalist and author Dana Thomas joins Adam to break down how fast fashion has made the industry explode into a one-trillion dollar industry, how dismal the working conditions are in many overseas factories, and how to shop and dress more sustainably. To …
 
How did the gay movement, which began as a sedate group of intellectuals, become what is arguably the most dynamic civil rights crusade in America? How did a deviant and marginalized fraction of society evolve into powerful, effective, and respected leaders? Activist Morris Kight, a sometimes ignored leader of the post-Stonewall gay rights movement…
 
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