Career Pivots

Jill Smokler: The Mother of Reinvention – From Scary Mommy to She’s Got Issues

January 19, 2022 / Mom &… Podcast Episode 54 / Guest: Jill Smokler, Creator of Scary Mommy, and the She’s Got Issues podcast Click below to listen and subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts! Show Summary Jill Smokler joined us this week to talk about the journey from building the wildly successful website, Scary Mommy,…

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Make the Most of an Extended Leave or Career Pause

January 6, 2022 / Mom &… Podcast Episode 52 / Guest: Linda Gardner of Your Next Career with Linda Show Summary This episode covers finding career purpose, making a pivot, and maternity leave policies. We talk with Linda about what it was like to make a bit change in her own career, and how she…

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Illuminate Your Purpose, Prioritize Yourself, and Make Intentional Decisions

December 15, 2021 / Mom &… Podcast Episode 49 / Guest: Nicole Wood of Ama La Vida Show Summary Nicole Wood started Ama La Vida Coaching in an effort to make coaching affordable and approachable for everyone. We talk with her about the benefits of coaching, and how the process works. If you’re reticent about…

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Tame Your Inner Critic & Define Your Core Values for a Great New Year!

December 2, 2021 / Mom &… Podcast Episode 47 / Guest: Amy Wolfgang of CoachWolfgang Show Summary Amy Wolfgang’s early career pivots help give her a unique insight into the challenges her clients face finding careers that match up with their core values and their unique talents. In today’s episode she answers our questions about how…

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The Thank You Project – A Thanksgiving Gratitude Re-Release

November 25, 2021 Mom &… Podcast Re-Release of Episode 10 Guest: Nancy Davis Kho, Midlife Mixtape and The Thank You Project In this season of gratitude, we are re-releasing an episode with one of our gratitude heroes, Nancy Davis Kho. Even if you’ve heard the episode, we think it’s worth another listen! Nancy Davis Kho…

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Tipsy Ellipses FB Live with Cindy Whitesides

November 5, 2021 Mom &… Podcast: Tipsy Ellipses Episode Guest: Cindy Whitesides, Life Coach Show Summary Tipsy Ellipses is a monthly bonus episode that we record via Facebook Live. This month’s live recording took place on Tuesday, November 2 and featured friend and guest, Cindy Whitesides. Cindy is trained as a Wayfinder Life Coach with…

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Imposter Syndrome, The Murky Middle, and How to Get Past Them

Watch this Episode On Our YouTube Channel October 28, 2021 Mom &… Podcast Episode 42 Guest: Christina Joy Whittaker Show Summary When it comes to showing women and professionals of color how to pivot and advance in the workplace, no one does it better than Christina Joy Whittaker, founder and CEO of Pivot Brand Group…

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Top Lessons from 40 Weeks of Coaches & Inspiring Moms

Watch this Episode on Our YouTube Channel October 14, 2021 Mom &… Podcast Episode 40: What We’ve Learned in 40 Weeks of Podcasting Show Summary Hosts Susanne Kerns and Missy Stevens talk about what they’ve learned in 40 weeks of interviewing life coaches, career coaches, and women who are embracing life in their ellipses. After…

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How to Pause for Parenthood Without Killing Your Career

Watch This Episode On Our YouTube Channel Episode 39: Lisen Stromberg Becoming a mother was the defining moment for Lisen Stromberg. If you’re thinking, “well, duh” we implore you to listen to her story, and how Lisen’s entire perspective on work, ambition, and purpose changed when she looked at the situation with her children –…

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Listening, Pivoting & Positive Psychology

Watch This Episode On Our YouTube Channel Episode 38: Ann Imig A decade ago, we met Ann Imig through LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER, a stage production of live readings, all centered around motherhood. We say this in the episode, but we can’t say it enough: being part of the LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER movement changed…

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Navigate Your Mid-Life Career Transition With EvolveMe

Watch This Episode On Our YouTube Channel Episode 36: EvolveMe Our guests this week are Judy Schoenberg & Linda Lautenberg, founders of EvolveMe, a network developed specifically for mid-life women facing a pivot or relaunch.  People who need to drop everything and listen right now (we mean it, now!) include, but are not limited to:…

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How a “Family Business Plan” Can Help You Achieve Your Personal Goals

Watch This Episode On Our YouTube Channel Episode 35: Danielle Bettmann Our guest this week is an early childhood specialist. Wait! We know you’re here for mom-related content, and we guarantee this episode brings it. Danielle Bettmann puts her whole heart into her work. Her company is even named Wholeheartedly. She wants families to have…

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Rediscover What Floats Your Boat with Stacy Kim’s “Lighthouse Method”

Watch This Episode On Our YouTube Channel Episode 33: Stacy Kim Have you ever thought, I’m smart, I’m talented, I’m motivated, but I have no idea how to mobilize and figure out my life?* US, TOO. You need to meet Dr. Stacy Kim, and learn about the Lighthouse Method for finding your way. The huge…

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Stop Doubting & Start Doing – with guest Raquel Kelley of Momgul

Watch this Episode on Our YouTube Channel Episode 32: Raquel Kelley, MOMGUL * * * In this episode we discuss postpartum depression. If you, or someone you know, is struggling, talk to a trusted healthcare professional, friend, family member, or reach out directly to one of these resources: Postpartum Support International – 1-800-944-4773 Substance Abuse…

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How to Quit What’s Not Working & Build an Intentional, Fulfilling Life

Watch This Episode on Our YouTube Channel Episode 29: Goli Kalkhoran We talk a lot about relaunching, but today we’re going to talk about… quitting. Our guest, Goli Kalkhoran, is a professional quitter. Wait, that doesn’t sound quite right. But here’s the deal: Goli found herself in a place many of us have been in,…

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Advice from The Original Relauncher & #ReturnToWork Pioneer: Carol Fishman Cohen

Subscribe Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Spotify SoundCloud Stitcher RSS PocketCasts YouTube Watch this Episode On Our YouTube Channel Episode 28: Carol Fishman Cohen So, you’ve been home for a while, and out of the workforce. Maybe you’re raising children, or perhaps you’re caring for elderly or ill family members. It’s time, though. You’re ready to…

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