October 27, 2022 / Mom &… Podcast Episode 96 / Guest: Heather Black
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You’ve probably seen Salesforce ads with the cute little cloud, but if you’re like us, you didn’t understand the scope of the company. Our guest this week, Heather Black, is a Salesforce expert who has used her skills to create a flexible, profitable career. Heather started Supermums to help other moms achieve their career goals, too.
This week we explore Salesforce opportunities, and how Supermums supports parents. Heather also has wise things to say about confidence, mental health, and lifestyle choices that help moms avoid burnout.
Topics From This Episode:
- Work from home
- Flexible careers
- Skills training
- Professional growth
- Income gaps
- Career pause
- Being present
- The value of coaching
Look, Listen, Learn
- Iliza Shlesinger, Hot Forever
- Naked Lunch Podcast with Phil Rosenthal and David Wild, episode with Henry Winkler (Missy’s first love)
- The joy of a solo road trip, and a shoutout to our Jenny Remington episode about planning a solo retreat
- The Unseen Wounds of Women: A Collection of Stories from Real Women Who Stopped People Pleasing, Tamed Their Shame, and Unlocked Their Invisible Cage to Freedom, by Caroline Strawson. Heather has a story in the book, about narcissistic trauma.
- Caroline Strawson’s Podcast – The Narcissistic Trauma Recovery Podcast
- Apps that provide positive affirmations and Bible teachings
- Yoga workshop
- Working on resume and cover letter
- ACL Festival and being there with her kids, reminiscing about Spoon (and this video)
- Buying – and actually taking delivery of – a new car
More About Heather:
Heather Black is a mom and… founder of Supermums, a company working to reduce the gender pay gap and support women returners by helping them forge a career within the Salesforce sector.
In 2016, after the birth of her second daughter, Heather decided she wanted to share the benefits of schedule flexibility she experienced working with Salesforce, so she created the Supermums Programme.
Since November 2016, Supermums has welcomed over 700+ trainees (mums and a couple of dads), from 10+ different countries to the Supermums family.
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