The MADWomen Podcast is produced by mBolden, the global network for women in digital. We seek out inspiring and insightful conversations with some of the smartest women in marketing and advertising, asking them to share their successes, their failures, and the many lessons they've learned on the path to success.
Join podcast host and mBolden President Lara Mehanna as she speaks with some of the brightest luminaries from the agency, brand, martech, adtech, publishing, and startup worlds about advancing to an executive level in this often male-dominated industry.
#33: #Fck Avg, Be Bold: Gayle Meyers on Developing a Growth Mindset and the Pathway to Purpose
“It’s not just about being bold - it’s about doing it within the framework of who you are, what you are, what you believe, what your purpose is, what is that calling, and actioning off of your core, unique qualities."
Gayle Meyers is an entrepreneur, venture partner, board member, and operating partner in digital marketing with over two decades of business leadership experience. She now leverages this experience to optimize growth strategies for personal development and transformation, a process her father and mentor taught her when she was struggling to overcome learning disabilities, which transformed her life. The Meyers Growth Method takes business proven strategies to help understand an individual's purpose through conscious and subconscious questioning of mindset, beliefs and values, community, career, and integrity. Meyers has successfully applied her growth method to over fifty leading technology companies and she has translated these tools in a more personal way in order to teach individuals and teams how to better define and acknowledge their purpose. To learn more about Gayle and The Meyers Growth Method, visit: https://gaylemeyers.com/
#32 Alyssa Merwin on Sales Success in a Post-COVID World
“Relationship building is important - but it's not enough. Relationship building is foundational, but you only get to strong relationships when you're building trust."
In this episode, Alyssa Merwin, VP of Sales Solutions, North America, at LinkedIn, talks about the upheaval sales professionals face in the wake of COVID-19. As Head of LinkedIn's Sales Solutions business for North America, she leads a multi-national commercial organization dedicated to helping sales and marketing organizations leverage the power of digital selling. In our conversation, Alyssa draws on her 20+ years of experience in building teams, developing teams, and navigating change, sharing her own unique strategies for surviving and thriving in uncertain times.
#31 Global Leadership and Innovation Expert Val Wright
"It's not enough to be brilliant. You have to be brilliant at demonstrating your brilliance. And if you are not brilliant at demonstrating your brilliance, you become a best-kept secret. And other people who may talk about their brilliance will overtake you."
In this episode, global leadership and innovation expert Val Wright shares insights from her latest book, Rapid Growth, Done Right: Lead, Influence, and Innovate for Success, including thoughts on the innovation trifecta, understanding your influence, and the importance of a well-hydrated network. Rapid Growth, along with her first book, Thoughtfully Ruthless, are available from Amazon, Amazon UK, Barnes & Noble, Porchlight, Waterstones, BAM! Books a Million, and Vroman's bookstore. To learn more about Val, her work, and her writing, visit her website: www.valwrightconsulting.com
#30 Live from CommerceNext: Barkha Saxena, Chief Data Officer, Poshmark
“Push yourself outside your comfort zone. Say yes. ASK for what you want. Take control of your destiny. Speak up, and don’t just wait for things to happen to you. At the end of the day, it’s the people and not the company, that make an impact on your career.”
The MADWomen Podcast is back with an incredibly inspiring conversation with Barkha Saxena, Chief Data Officer of Poshmark.
#29 Get Hired: Jane Ashen Turkewitz, President and Chief Talent Officer, Hi-Touch Executive Search
Get Hired with Jane Ashen Turkewitz, President and Chief Talent Officer, Hi-Touch Executive Search. Jane specializes in placing VP through C-level talent with digital media and emerging technology companies. Also a featured blogger on career-related topics, Jane has more than 5MM readers on LinkedIn. In this episode, Jane gives a peek behind the hiring curtain, some sage advice from her 15 years as a leading recruiter in NYC, and some tips and tricks that can make the difference in your job search process. Jane talks about how to re-enter the work force after a gap, how to make an impact, and best practices for building your brand.
#28 Taking Chances In Life and Career With Mari Kim Novak
Taking Chances With Mari Kim Novak, Chairman of The Advertising Club of New York's Board of Directors. Mari Kim, Chairman of The Advertising Club of New York's Board of Directors, is a force to be reckoned in the advertising and tech industry today. She has built her career on risk and making bold career moves – from moving overseas to leaving a global marketing role at Microsoft, she has never been averse to jumping into the unknown. This episode will inspire and guide you to take calculated chances professionally.
Great podcast - would highly recommend to anyone and everyone!
I love listening to other successful women in tech talk about their journeys, experiences and lessons learned. The content keeps getting better and better. I hope they continue to talk to women in different stages of their careers and lives.
This podcasts is inspirational, useful and showcases a variety of different approaches from thought leaders. Great listen for anyone who is serious about their career in digital and wants to hear from experienced leaders!