Stopping the Systemic Silencing of Women with Gretchen Carlson
Sexual harassment is effectively an epidemic, experienced by as many as 8/10 women, but reported by only 20%. As much as workplace culture and zero-sum thinking contributes to the problem, its persistence has systemic roots in the forced arbitration agreements and NDAs that keep sexual harassment claims, and the victims themselves silenced and prone to revictimization.In this illuminating discussion, journalist Gretchen Carlson joins Laura to help us understand the danger in these mechanisms, and the steps we can all take to create a safer workplace for everyone. For more, check out www.gretchencarlson.com and www.liftourvoices.org. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on May 20, 2021 on SiriusXM's Business Radio, Channel 132.
Disrupting Bias with Kim Scott, author of Just Work: Get Shit Done Fast and Fair
Creating a just workplace and workplaces where we can just work is more intertwined than most people realize.In this discussion, Laura and Kim Scott examine the dynamics that undermine collaboration at work. Starting with bullying, bias, and discrimination, they consider the ways that we each experience harm and cause it to others. With her characteristic wit and insight, Kim teaches us how to stand up for ourselves as well as for one another, and build cultures where we can all do our best work, together.For more, check out justworktogether.com and radicalcandor.com. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on May 13, 2021 on SiriusXM's Business Radio, Channel 132.
Role Models, Mentorship and Maximizing Impact: A conversation with Karen Richardson
Curiosity, a keen intelligence and unflagging determination have propelled Karen Richardson to the White House, the State Department, and the Grammy’s Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion. In this conversation with Laura, she not only serves as an amazing role model, she shines a light on the power of the role models in her life, the many dimensions of mentorship, and the professional and academic tool kit that enables her to build coalitions in the most challenging of circumstances. Want more? Visit https://linkedin.com/in/karenrichardsonbaker/. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on April 29, 2021 on SiriusXM's Business Radio, Channel 132.
What Racism Has Cost Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together, with Heather McGhee
Author and policy expert Heather McGhee joins Laura to discuss her critically important book, The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together. Listen as Laura and Heather discuss the fallacy behind zero-sum thinking, its role in American life and politics, and Five Discoveries that are the antidote to it and the systemic racism it advances.Originally aired on March 4, 2021 on SiriusXM's Business Radio, Channel 132.
Diamonds or Sand? The Value of Women’s Time with Eve Rodsky
Author and game changer Eve Rodsky brings her sharp insight and refreshingly frank humor to bare on the absurd inequity in the domestic load still carried by women compared to their male partners. Building on the fundamental problem of how differently men’s and women’s time is valued by society (women’s time is like sand, men’s like diamonds), Eve shows us how her brilliant and easy to implement “Fair Play” system isn’t just about saving domestic partnerships and our own sense of personal worth—it’s a mechanism to teach the men who shape corporate culture what an equitable operating system looks like, and why it matters. Check out everodsky.com and fairplaylife.com for more on Eve, and to join her efforts to change the system to serve us all. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on February 25, 2021 on SiriusXM's Business Radio, Channel 132.
Crisis of Loneliness with Noreena Hertz, Bestselling Author, The Lonely Century
In this episode of Women@Work, Noreena Hurtz and Laura discuss the undercurrent of loneliness plaguing our culture, and its impact on everything from our well-being to the national political landscape. They explore the relationship between loneliness and power, and the ways that it can be remedied in our personal lives and throughout our communities.Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on February 11, 2021 on SiriusXM's Business Radio, Channel 132.
Dad Matters: How Workplace Policies and Culture Need to Change to Support the Dads Who Support Us All.
The crisis of care that exploded during the pandemic has put a bright light on the double burden carried by working moms. But what about Dads? Eager to be involved, and much needed by their kids and their partners, fathers ironically face the same systemic biases that hurt women - the presumption that men’s lives belong to the organization, and women’s to the family. Fortunately, Josh Levs is working to change all that, and joins Laura to help us better understand the cultural and structural changes that are needed to help everyone thrive, together.Want more? Visit https://joshlevs.com/ Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on January 28, 2021 on SiriusXM's Business Radio, Channel 132.
Stepping Up to Lead with Stephanie Schriok, President of Emily’s List
In this episode of Women@Work, President of Emily’s List Stephanie Schriok and Laura talk about the political catapult that is Emily’s List, and the correlation between the skills needed for success as work and as a political candidate. Anchored in the belief that every woman should see herself as a potential leader, Emily shares her own story, and shines a light on the power of women elevating women to serve our collective communities in increasingly profound ways. Want more? Visit www.emilyslist.org, or read RUN TO WIN: Lessons in Leadership For Women Changing the World. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on January 21, 2021 on SiriusXM's Business Radio, Channel 132.
What are We Worth? Advocating for Pay and Power with Claire Wasserman, founder of Ladies Get Paid
In this episode of Women@Work, Claire Wasserman, author and Founder of Ladies Get Paid, joins Laura to talk about the connection between how we feel about ourselves and how that effects our bottom line. They explore the psychological and social factors that prevent women from knowing their own financial worth and uncover what we can all do to change that—especially as we negotiate for salary. Want more? Visit ladiesgetpaid.com. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on January 14, 2021 on SiriusXM's Business Radio, Channel 132.