Rising Tide is the destination for career driven women to share their incredible journey and to find inspiration, find courage, and trust their voice. Through sharing stories, wisdom, and advice women can collectively rise.
Ashley Francis: Standing Out Instead of Fitting In
Ashley Francis is the Owner of TURN Studio, a cycle and strength fitness boutique. Ashley spent the first 11 years of her career as a wildly successful medical sales professional. Despite making great money and earning countless awards she began to find the work unfulfilling. Once she began exploring the possibility of a career outside medical sales her vision of being an entrepreneur began to take shape. On this episode, Ashley shares this journey with us and how she was able to pivot into a career that brings together her passion, talents, and experience. She opens up about the grit needed to start a new business from the ground up (literally) and how investing in her community helped her company survive during the pandemic. Enjoy!
Dr. Fran Hurley: The Gift of Learning from Others
Dr. Fran Hurley is an early childhood education who has dedicated her life's work to understanding how learning in the early years as the foundation for human development. She is a brilliant woman who holds five degrees including master's and doctoral degree from Harvard University in Human Development. She is equally humble and kind as she is brilliant. Throughout this episode we have the opportunity to hear about her vast experience working alongside educators across the globe, we discuss growing up in a bi-racial family in an all white community, how she earns trust in new environments, and even how she is re-thinking the concept of being in the spotlight. Enjoy!
Kathryn O'Day: Scaling a Career in Startups
Have you ever met a superhuman? You know that person who seems to have more hours in their day than everyone else? It's easy to look at them and think "I could never do that". Well that changes with this episode. Meet Kathryn O'Day. Kathryn appears superhuman and on this episode she share habits that have fueled consistent, repeatable success. Habits that you can develop too.
Kathryn O'Day is a Partner at Atlanta Ventures where she works with entrepreneurs and startups to unlock their potential and help them bring their vision to life.
Heather Lowey: Leaving Your Comfort Zone
At 39, Heather Lowey did what most would consider unthinkable. She walked away from the career she spent 17 years building. A career that had been her dream most of her life. A career that from the outside looking in appeared to be everything you could possibly want. In reality, it was a career that had turned into a comfort zone. Today Heather Lowey is the Founder and CEO of Heather Lowey Life and Leadership Coaching as well as the Founder of The Mom Huddle. On this episode, Heather takes us through her career journey and how exposure to new ideas, information, and people played a critical role in helping her identify the next chapter in her career. Enjoy!
Reagan Attle: Maximizing Your Opportunities
Whether you are an executive, manager, or aspiring leader this podcast is rich with insights on what it takes to be a great leader and build high performance teams. Reagan Attle, VP of Marketing at Clio, is a shining example of what happens when you combine someone with passion, drive and a track record of performance with leaders and companies that empower women. On this episode we get to learn from Reagan's nearly 20 years of leadership experience as we discuss topics like building high performance teams, creating new work boundaries as a mother, focusing on maximizing opportunities to fuel her career advancement, the importance of communication for your career, and more. Enjoy!
Christine Norstadt: Controlling the Controllables
Christine Norstadt is someone you meet who seems like everything just seems to work out for them. She has a beautiful family, supportive husband, great boss, love for her work, and a successful law career as shareholder at Chamberlain Hrdlicka Law Firm. But like anyone who makes something appear effortless there is a great deal of work that goes in behind the scenes.
On this episode, Christine shares how she has built a life she loves. We talk about her mindset to focus on what is in her control, how she has created systems of support at work and home, how she ultimately decided to pursue law, and making major decisions in life based on what was most important to her not external forces. Enjoy!
Authentic, inspiring, an affirming joy!
Can’t say enough about this podcast. It’s a real, unguarded look at the incredible journeys and stories of remarkable women. Margaret goes deep and has an natural knack for getting her guests to vulnerably open up about the inevitable (and not always easy) internal and external ebbs and flows that make up richly lived experience as professional women, as human beings.
Essential part of my morning routine
Margaret’s podcast is EVERYTHING. I just can’t get enough. Every morning I listen to another GEM of an episode in the car on the way home from driving my daughter to school. The stories shared are fascinating, relatable, inspiring, and real - essential listening for any woman who strives to bring her whole self to her career and find her North Star.
Listening to Rising Tide is a Non-Negotiable priority for me every week
Margaret and her guests on Rising Tide are like breathing a breath of fresh air. After listening to this podcast, I always leave feeling inspired, fired up and ready to take on the world. I highly recommend that you add Rising Tide to your weekly routine. It will leave you feeling refreshed and renewed with open eyes.