Learning How to Keep Learning, and The Magic of the S-Curve, with Whitney Johnson
Whether you are trying to develop your own team, or keep yourself moving forward, understanding the learning process is half the battle. Host Laura Zarrow sits down with Whitney Johnson, Founder and CEO of Disruption Advisors and author of Smart Growth: How to Grow Your People to Grow Your Company to talk about the emotional and practical components integral to learning new things at any age. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on April 28, 2022 on SiriusXM’s Business Radio, Channel 132.
The Power of Shame, with Cathy O’Neil
Shame as activism?When is using shame an appropriate tool for persuasion, and when is it weaponized? Host LauraZarrowsits down with Cathy O’Neil,data science expert, activist, andauthor ofTheShame Machine: Who Profits in the New Age of Humiliation,to talk aboutthe power ofshameto manipulate others, in both positive and negative ways.Originally aired with Host LauraZarrowonMarch 24,2022on SiriusXM’s Business Radio, Channel 132.
The System is Rigged, with Reshma Saujani
Despite decades of effort, women – and especially working mothers –leftthe work force in droves. While thiswas catalyzed by the pandemic, the real problem is that women continue to work in an untenable social and economic system that was designed for men.Game changing activist and entrepreneur Reshma Saujanijoins Laura to discuss why this is the case, and what can be done to change it going forward.Originallyaired with Host LauraZarrowon March 17,2022on SiriusXM’s Business Radio, Channel 132.
Redefining Power in Corporate America, with Deepa Purushothaman
Corporate America was not builtby orfor women- never mind women of color. As a result, talented women everywhereremainisolated and undervalued,systemically challenged todevelopand retain the personal power essential to individual success. Which is whyDeepaPurushothamanisspurring change–with her new bookTHE FIRST, THE FEW, THE ONLY: How Women of Color Can Redefine Power in Corporate America,and heronline platform,nFormation. Listen in as she and Laura talk aboutmentorship, sponsorship, andwhat we need to build an inclusivesisterhood at work.Originally aired with Host LauraZarrowonMarch 3,2022on SiriusXM’s Business Radio, Channel 132.
Learning to Serve, with Ashley Putnam
It’s no secret that women, and specifically women of color, have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic, butin order tomitigate the challenges, Ashley Putnam says we have tostart byidentifyingtherealbarriers to economic opportunity. In her role as the director of theEconomic Growth & Mobility Project(EGMP), a strategic initiative of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, she’s working touncoverwhat communities really need- from theirownperspective. She sits down with Host LauraZarrowto discuss how communitiesand stakeholderscanjoin togetherto bringnecessaryand effectivechange. Originally aired with Host LauraZarrowonFebruaryX,2022on SiriusXM’s Business Radio, Channel 132.
Compassionate Leadership, with Marissa Afton
Marissa Afton,co-author ofCompassionate Leadership: How to Do Hard Things in a Human Way,sits down with Host LauraZarrowto discuss thedifferencesbetween empathy and compassion, andthepower of switching from “I understand” to “How can I help?”Originally aired with Host LauraZarrowon February 17,2022on SiriusXM’s Business Radio, Channel 132.
Non-Obvious Ways To Build Inclusivity, with Jennifer Brown and Rohit Bhargava
Jennifer Brown andRohit Bhargava, co-authors ofthe bookBeyond Diversity: 12 Non-Obvious Ways to Build a More Inclusive World,join Host LauraZarrowto discussthedifferentways in which bias is experienced, and theirworkto transform well-intention conversation into meaningful change.Originally aired with Host LauraZarrowonFebruary 10,2022on SiriusXM’s Business Radio, Channel 132.
The Power of Trust – and the Willingness to be Vulnerable, with Sandra Sucher
Take a deep dive into the power of trust – and how to earn it and keep it - with Harvard’s Sandra Sucher, author ofThe Power of Trust: How Companies Build It. Lose It, Regain Itand Host Laura Zarrow on this episode of Women@Work. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on November 18, 2021 on SiriusXM’s Business Radio, Channel 132.
Moving from Me-Centered to We-Centered: Understanding Relationships between Black and White Women in the Workforce, with Ella Bell Smith.
Dr. Ella Bell Smith is co-author of Our Separate Ways: Black and White Women and the Struggle for Professional Identity – a groundbreaking text when first released in 2001, and still strikingly relevant when revisited.Bell Smith has spent 30+ years researching the relationships between black and white women in the workforce and sits down with host Laura Zarrow to talk about what, if anything, has changed in these relationships and how cultural differences affect how women relate to one another in corporate America. To learn more about her, check out ellaknowwhoyourare.com. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on October 28, 2021 on SiriusXM's Business Radio, Channel 132.