100 episodes

A podcast drawing on the wisdom of those who have gone before to help younger women achieve career success.

Advice To My Younger Me Sara Holtz

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 89 Ratings

A podcast drawing on the wisdom of those who have gone before to help younger women achieve career success.

    Episode 129: Don’t Be Afraid to Drop the Ball with Tiffany Dufu

    Episode 129: Don’t Be Afraid to Drop the Ball with Tiffany Dufu

    Tiffany Dufu, author of Drop the Ball: Achieving More by Doing Less, and founder and CEO of The Cru, discusses figuring out what’s important to you and then enlisting people to support you in achieving that.
    You’ll hear:
    How to figure out what is really important to you at work and at home. A powerful way to deal with Home Control Disease How to get others to agree to let you “drop the ball” on less critical tasks The value of a peer mentoring group Book:  Drop the Ball: Achieving More by Doing Less Unapologetically
    The Cru: www.thecru.com/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tiffanydufu/
     
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    • 28 min
    Episode 128: Thriving in the Corporate Workplace with Demetra Liggins

    Episode 128: Thriving in the Corporate Workplace with Demetra Liggins

    Demetra Liggins, host of the Corporate Homie podcast and an accomplished lawyer, provides wide-ranging advice on how to have a successful career in the corporate world as a woman and as a person of color.
    You’ll hear:
    The importance of focusing on learning your craft How to get the most out of company off-sites The best way to be an ally to women of color Podcast: Corporate Homie - https://www.corporatehomie.com
    Website: https://www.corporatehomie.com
     
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    Sara can be reached on LinkedIn.
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    • 21 min
    Episode 127: Advice for Early Career Success with Christy Noel

    Episode 127: Advice for Early Career Success with Christy Noel

    In this episode, Christy Noel, author of Your Personal Career Coach: Real-World Experiences for Early Career Success, talks about how to ask for a raise, how to be a valued employee and how to be a better manager.
    You’ll hear:
    Important steps to take when asking for a raise Why you should be focused on making your boss’ job easier The most important questions to ask on your first 30 days in a new role or job Books: Your Personal Career Coach: Real-World Experiences for Early Career Success
    Your Career Survival Guide: How to Get and Keep a Job in Times of Crisis
    Website: christynoel.com.
    Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christynoel/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/christynoelauth
    Additional Resources:
    8 Simple Things that Will Get You Promoted: christynoel.com/getpromoted
     
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    Sara can be reached on Twitter and LinkedIn.
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    • 23 min
    Episode 126: Dividing Household Responsibilities Fairly with Eve Rodsky

    Episode 126: Dividing Household Responsibilities Fairly with Eve Rodsky

    Eve Rodsky, author of Fair Play: A Game-Changing Solution for When You Have Too Much to Do and More Life to Live, discusses the inequality in how couples share household responsibilities and what to do about it.
    You’ll hear about:
    Why household responsibilities “shefault” to women A system to redesign how household tasks are more equitably shared. Toxic mindsets that are getting in the way of fairly dividing household tasks. Book:  Fair Play:  A Game-Changing Solution for When You Have Too Much to Do and More Life to Live
    Website: FairPlayLife.com
    Social Media @EveRodsky and @FairPlayLife
    Additional resources:
    The Fair Play Deck: A Couple's Conversation Deck for Prioritizing What's Important
    Articles:
    Harper’s Bazaar: Everyone is Home Right Now, But Who is Doing all the ‘Home’ Work?
    WSJ:  Article: Fairness in Housework Doesn’t Mean 50/50
     
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    Sara can be reached on Twitter and LinkedIn.
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    • 24 min
    Episode 125: The Thank You Project with Nancy Davis Kho

    Episode 125: The Thank You Project with Nancy Davis Kho

    Nancy Davis Kho, author of The Thank You Project: Cultivating Happiness One Letter of Gratitude at a Time, discusses the importance both to you and to others of expressing gratitude.
    You’ll hear:
    The myriad benefits of expressing gratitude Why expressing gratitude increases your sense of self-worth The importance of specificity when saying thank you. Book: The Thank-You Project: Cultivating Happiness One Letter of Gratitude at a Time
    Website: www.DavisCho
    Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram: @midlifemixtape
     
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    Sara can be reached on Twitter and LinkedIn.
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    • 26 min
    Episode 124: Hearing from a Trailblazer with Ellen Goodman

    Episode 124: Hearing from a Trailblazer with Ellen Goodman

    Ellen Goodman, Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist, discusses wide-ranging topics from her perch covering women in the workplace and at home since 1970.
    You’ll hear:
    What we can learn from the suffragettes When the right time is to have a baby Why you need to have end of life conversations with your parents now The Conversation Project Starter Kit: https://theconversationproject.org/get-started
     
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    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
89 Ratings

89 Ratings

ASobering ,

Entertaining, insightful, and actionable! 🔥

Whether you’re already well-established in your career or just getting started, this is a must-listen podcast for you! Sara does an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breath of topics related to the ins and outs of building a thriving career (and life!) you can be proud of with leaders who’ve actually experienced success themselves. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

PeppyBB ,

Wonderful for all ages

Sara brings a raw, honest, and helpful perspective to her podcast Advice to My Younger Me. Her guests bring wisdom that I wish I had when I was younger and first starting out my career but I am grateful to hear it now in my 40s as my career is accelerating. Thank you, Sara!

Winsome F ,

Mining Gold to Shine Where we are

Sarah, thanks for organizing the podcast and thinking of our futures as you carefully plan these topics. I have found all of them to be relevant and practical to apply for good living and successful work. Bless you!

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