18 episodes

Brought to you by Women In ETFs. Kristine Delano talks to executives in the height of their careers. We’ll find out about the lessons they have learned and how they spot talent in their organizations. Whether you work in high finance or are curious about the hustle it takes to succeed on Wall Street, this podcast is for you.

We Talk Careers Kristine Delano, Women in ETFs

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 22 Ratings

Brought to you by Women In ETFs. Kristine Delano talks to executives in the height of their careers. We’ll find out about the lessons they have learned and how they spot talent in their organizations. Whether you work in high finance or are curious about the hustle it takes to succeed on Wall Street, this podcast is for you.

    Building Your Network with Rita Cheng

    Building Your Network with Rita Cheng

    How do you create lasting and encouraging connections? What easy and effective steps help you build your network?

    Marguerita Cheng is the CEO of financial advisory firm, Blue Ocean Global Wealth. As a Certified Financial Planner® she helps educate the public, policy makers, and media about the benefits of competent, ethical financial planning. Rita is a regular columnist for MarketWatch was recently awarded the 2021 Women in ETFs Service Award.

    Kristine Delano and Rita discuss how following your passion, being willing to say “yes”, and leveraging social media can all conspire to bring impactful connections into your life. What is the most important thing as you walk into a room of people you don’t know? Rita shares her successful insights.

    Follow on Instagram kristine.delano.writer to join the conversation.

    Visit www.womeninetfs.com to find additional support in the ETF industry.

    Go to www.kristinedelano.com for your Thrive Guide: a compilation of the most requested and insightful advice from our guests on Leadership and Advancement.

    • 31 min
    Strength-Based Careers with Holly Framsted

    Strength-Based Careers with Holly Framsted

    Why will self-awareness of your skills and strengths make a huge difference to your success?

    Holly Framsted is Director of ETFs at Capital Group, home of the American Funds. Prior to joining Capital, Holly was a managing director and head of U.S. ETF product segments at BlackRock where she was responsible for leading the development and commercialization of BlackRock’s factor, sustainable and megatrends ETFs for U.S. investors.

    Kristine Delano and Holly discuss how careers ought to reflect strengths and on not rely solely on titles or pre-conceived notions of success. How do you know which strengths you possess and how do you apply them to your own career planning? Listen to the episode for guidance on creating a strength-based framework for your career trajectory.

    Follow on Instagram kristine.delano.writer to join the conversation.

    Visit www.womeninetfs.com to find additional support in the ETF industry.

    Go to www.kristinedelano.com for your Thrive Guide: a compilation of the most requested and insightful advice from our guests on Leadership and Advancement.

    • 34 min
    Mental Health at Work with Lara Crigger

    Mental Health at Work with Lara Crigger

    How to prioritize wellness while remaining productive and relevant?

    Lara Crigger is the Editor-in-Chief at VettaFi (ETF Trends). She oversees content strategy and direction, while helping develop new opportunities. For 15 years, first as a freelance writer and then at ETF.com, Lara has followed the trailblazers and trends shaping the ETF industry. From SEC rulings to securities law, from market structure to market movers, she is always on the lookout for misunderstood or overlooked stories worth telling.

    Kristine Delano and Lara discuss how work is good for mental health, but negative working environments as well as inadequate work/life boundaries can lead to physical and mental health problems. Listen to the episode for guidance on prioritizing our mental health on the job.

    Follow on Instagram kristine.delano.writer to join the conversation.

    Visit www.womeninetfs.com to find additional support in the ETF industry.

    Go to www.kristinedelano.com for your Thrive Guide: a compilation of the most requested and insightful advice from our guests on Leadership and Advancement.

    Books mentioned: The Bogle Effect by Eric Balchunas and Kamila Knows Best by Farah Heron.

    • 34 min
    Art of Negotiation with Shanna Weber

    Art of Negotiation with Shanna Weber

    How do you negotiate in a way that builds lasting and productive relationships? We all negotiate. In our personal lives, in our careers, how we negotiate and who wins, can make a lasting impact.

    In this episode of We Talk Careers, we are talking to Shanna Weber. Shana is the Managing Director of Corporate Strategy at Charles Schwab. She leads a team focused on identifying near term growth opportunities while also supporting long-term strategic planning across the enterprise. Shannon earned her MBA from the University of Arizona and dual BS degrees in finance and management from Arizona State University. She completed her SIFMA designation at Wharton.

    Kristine Delano and Shanna talk about the art of negotiation. Why is listening a superpower? And how nothing can beat preparation.  They mention Episode 11, where Diana Tidd talks about the importance of how other’s receive information.

    Follow on Instagram kristine.delano.writer to join the conversation.

    Visit www.womeninetfs.com to find additional support in the ETF industry.

    Go to www.kristinedelano.com for your Thrive Guide: a compilation of the most requested and insightful advice from our guests on Leadership and Advancement.

    • 34 min
    Your Network Pyramid with Sue Thompson

    Your Network Pyramid with Sue Thompson

    Coaches, Mentors, Sponsors…oh my. How do you leverage your Network Pyramid? What is the role of a coach? How do you use a mentor? And why do you need a sponsor?

    In this episode of We Talk Careers, we are talking to Sue Thompson. Sue is an Executive Vice President at State Street Global Advisors and Heads SPDR America's Distribution. Prior to joining State Street in 2018, she advised some of the world’s largest and most sophisticated investment managers on their growth and distribution strategies. Sue is a graduate of the University of California, Davis School of Law and a Member of the California State Bar association.

    Kristine Delano welcomes Sue back to We Talk Careers to talk about your Network Pyramid and how to cultivate these important relationships in your career. “A coach talks to you. A mentor talks with you. And a sponsor talks about you.” Don’t miss out.

    Sue’s previous episode on Your Brand is Episode # 5

    Michelle Mikos dives deep into Mentoring in Episode #10

    Follow kristine.delano.writer on Instagram to join the conversation.

    Visit www.womeninetfs.com to find additional support in the ETF industry.

    Go to www.kristinedelano.com for your Thrive Guide: a compilation of the most requested and insightful advice from our guests on Leadership and Advancement.

    Also check out Sue’s book recommendation: The Changing World Order by Ray Dalio.

    • 30 min
    Diagnosing Culture with Laura Morrison

    Diagnosing Culture with Laura Morrison

    What are the signs that a corporate culture is rotten? Or perhaps just not a good fit? On the flip side, it is amazing what is possible when the culture at your job is healthy and supportive.

    In this episode of We Talk Careers, we are talking to Laura Morrison. Laura is global head of listings at CBOE Global Markets. Laura spent 20 years at New York Stock Exchange and played a leading role in bringing new and innovative ETF products to market while launching key market quality programs. Laura received her bachelor's in finance from Western Michigan University.

    Kristine Delano and Laura talk about corporate culture. What makes some work environments amazing and what drives people out. Before you transition to your next role, how can you be sure the culture is a great fit?

    Follow on Instagram kristine.delano.writer to join the conversation.

    Visit www.womeninetfs.com to find additional support in the ETF industry.

    Go to https://kristinedelano.com/we-talk-careers-episode-12-diagnosing-culture/ for a free worksheet – Diagnosing Corporate Culture. Also check out Laura’s book recommendations: Accountable by Michael O'Leary and Warren Valdmanis, and The Advantage by Patrick Lencioni.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

ModernElm71 ,

Excellent content.

Kristine, this is an engaging deep dive into the challenges of leadership. I love that compassion was brought into the conversation as it is an often overlooked aspect to the topic. Great dialogue and well articulated from both sides.

Ken LV ,

Congratulation

Christine! :) we haven’t connected in so many years but I have come across your name a couple times recently and happy to see that you have found so many new ways to contribute your talents. Loved your first Podcast and wish you much success! Hope we run across each other in person sometime and can catch up on the last decade! Again, Congratulations!

Cinkelley ,

Here we go!

Looking forward to this!

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