13 episodes

The wage gap. The motherhood penalty. The glass ceiling. The stories of business savvy women who battled sexism all the way to the executive suite are both thought provoking and inspiring. From Coco Chanel to Mrs. Fields, Julia Child to Martha Stewart, in this special 12 episode series we present the triumphs of individuals ahead of their time. Through their stories, we examine their most innovative business principles and how those shaped their work and lives. Great Women of Business is part of the Parcast Network.

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    • Business
    • 4.7, 936 Ratings

The wage gap. The motherhood penalty. The glass ceiling. The stories of business savvy women who battled sexism all the way to the executive suite are both thought provoking and inspiring. From Coco Chanel to Mrs. Fields, Julia Child to Martha Stewart, in this special 12 episode series we present the triumphs of individuals ahead of their time. Through their stories, we examine their most innovative business principles and how those shaped their work and lives. Great Women of Business is part of the Parcast Network.

    Estée Lauder - “Dedication”

    Estée Lauder - “Dedication”

    As a teenager, Estée Lauder gained valuable business experience working in her father's hardware store and learned important business principles of dedication, determination, and discipline. Inspired by her uncle, a chemist who created beauty products and fragrances, Lauder realized her true calling was in beauty products. Not only did she make the world a more beautiful place, she also left behind a billion-dollar legacy.




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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Indra Nooyi - “Taking Risks”

    Indra Nooyi - “Taking Risks”

    She’s one of the most powerful women in modern business. Current Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo, Indra Nooyi’s design thinking, calculated risks, and clever strategy brought PepsiCo into the 21st century. We examine how Indra balances motherhood and a high-powered career, and how passion, humility, and hard work helped her bubble to the top.




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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Lydia Pinkham - “Networking”

    Lydia Pinkham - “Networking”

    In a time when women were desperate for safe and effective treatments for women’s health issues, Lydia Pinkham's Vegetable Compounds became one of the best-known medicines of the 19th century. She began by giving away the compound for free to create a strong referral network, which fueled the rapid growth of her business.




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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Lillian Vernon - “Bootstrapping”

    Lillian Vernon - “Bootstrapping”

    Lillian Vernon had no formal business training but that didn’t stop her from starting her own business selling mail-order handbags out of her kitchen. An ad placed in Seventeen magazine for personalized purses and belts would lead to a multi-million dollar operation. Vernon would later become the first female-founded company on the American Stock Exchange.




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    • 1 hr
    Debbi Fields - “Customer Experience”

    Debbi Fields - “Customer Experience”

    Debbi Fields showed that anyone can make a dream business reality. As a young mother with no business experience, she was able to open her first cookie store in Palo Alto, CA in the late 1970s. She often gave cookies away, telling customers they were the most essential investment she could make. Debbi Fields based her business not on selling cookies, but on customer experience.




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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Brownie Wise - “The Art Of Selling”

    Brownie Wise - “The Art Of Selling”

    Brownie Wise didn't just sell Tupperware, she revolutionized sales strategies and created lasting opportunities for working mothers. However, her volatile relationship with Earl Tupper cost her job, her contacts, and for years, her credit for making Tupperware a household name.




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    • 1 hr 5 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
936 Ratings

936 Ratings

Pastock ,

More please!

There’s so many more women to spotlight and bring to mainstream! Please introduce us to some!

Miss I love me ,

MicheL

There are many more women to highlight.. please make more!

Danny41145 ,

Please make more🙏🏻🙏🏻

Loved this podcast! Have listened twice. Pretty please continue making more.

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