60 episodes

Each week, Abby Zufelt, a digital marketer & social media strategist, will be providing insight on the latest news in social media, business and marketing to help you be knowledgeable at work - and to impress your coworkers and boss, too! Episodes will also discuss topics every working girl cares about, from email etiquette to office drama. She'll cover it all along with the occasional guest who will also be sharing their stories of inspiration and motivation. Working Girl Talk is aimed to educate and motivate you to be the best version of you inside and outside of the workplace.

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    • 5.0, 31 Ratings

Each week, Abby Zufelt, a digital marketer & social media strategist, will be providing insight on the latest news in social media, business and marketing to help you be knowledgeable at work - and to impress your coworkers and boss, too! Episodes will also discuss topics every working girl cares about, from email etiquette to office drama. She'll cover it all along with the occasional guest who will also be sharing their stories of inspiration and motivation. Working Girl Talk is aimed to educate and motivate you to be the best version of you inside and outside of the workplace.

    What is going on with TikTok?

    What is going on with TikTok?

    Welcome to a special edition episode of Working Girl Talk! We are diving into the current and past headlines, issues and theories concerning TikTok. 
    This is in no way to scare anyone or to take a side. This episode is designed to inform you about what it going on so you can make your own informed decisions. Let us know what you think of this special edition episode on IG.
     
    Episode sources:
    A visual timeline of TikTok’s rise (TechAsia)
    The FTC report 
    TikTok Is Being Investigated Over Children's Data - Again (Forbes)
    Does TikTok pose a national security threat? Two senators think so (USA Today)
    TikTok is a national security threat, US politicians say. Here's what experts think (CNN)
    Simple Apple Security Hack: If You Have An iPhone And MacBook, Look Away Now (Forbes)
    Beware If You Use TikTok On Your iPhone (Forbes)
    Warning—Apple Suddenly Catches TikTok Secretly Spying On Millions Of iPhone Users (Forbes)
    TikTok: Beneath Its Fun Exterior Lies A Sinister Purpose (Forbes)
    Anonymous Hackers Target TikTok (Forbes)
    TikTok ban undercuts ByteDance in one of the world's biggest digital markets (CNN)
    TikTok Introduces New Ad Platform Amidst Calls For Ban (Forbes)
    TikTok Transparency Report (TikTok)
    TikTok likes and views are broken as community worries over potential US ban (TechCrunch)
    TikTok's problem (Forbes)

    • 33 min
    Trudy Bourgeois, founder & CEO of the Center for Workforce Excellence - Inclusion in the Workplace, Understanding Bias & How to Have Courageous Conversations

    Trudy Bourgeois, founder & CEO of the Center for Workforce Excellence - Inclusion in the Workplace, Understanding Bias & How to Have Courageous Conversations

    Trudy Bourgeois joins us to talk about inclusion in the workplace, understanding bias & how to have courageous conversations.

    • 38 min
    Kumari Fulbright - Working with High-Profile Clients, Starting a Non-Profit & Why You Should Nurture Your Network

    Kumari Fulbright - Working with High-Profile Clients, Starting a Non-Profit & Why You Should Nurture Your Network

    This week, I am SUPER excited to have Kumari Fulbright with us. Kumari does it all! She is a relocation specialist for athletes and entertainers - which means she’s a pro at building a network and personal brand.
    She’s also the founder of Freedom Initiative Project, a not-for-profit organization that assists women emerging from abusive relationships, released from incarceration or any life situation resulting in dislocation.
     
    In this episode, we dive into:
    - Kumari’s career journey
    - Working with high-profile clients
    - How to talk to the person you want to at networking events
    - Using formal education to network
    - Nurturing your network
    - Building a personal brand
    - Starting a non-profit
     
    Learn more about Freedom Initiative Project
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    • 42 min
    Louise Hipperson, founder of The Finance Agency - Balancing a Business & a 9-to-5, Small Biz Finances & Investing In Yourself

    Louise Hipperson, founder of The Finance Agency - Balancing a Business & a 9-to-5, Small Biz Finances & Investing In Yourself

    Did you know finances don’t have to be scary?! Today we’re chatting with Louise Hipperson, owner of The Finance Agency. 
    The Finance Agency’s mission is to empower business owners to understand their finances. In true WGT fashion, Louise owns her own company empowering other biz owners while working her 9-to-5 in finance too!
    In this episode we talk about moving to America, making friends when you move for a job - which affects so many working women, organizing finances and so much more.
     
    Show Notes:
    Follow The Finance Agency on social
    Follow Working Girl Talk and your host, Abby - tag us when you're listening to the show so we can share!
     
    This Week's News:
    - Facebook launches 15 new Blueprint courses (Social Media Today)
    - Catchup, an audio-only phone app, is released (TechCrunch)
    - Instagram starts "Guides" to provide more context (Social Media Today)
    - IGTV and IG LIVE ads are here—and it's a big deal (The Verge)

    • 51 min
    Maya Vander of Netflix's "Selling Sunset" - The Scoop on Reality TV, Building Client Trust & Balancing Work and Motherhood

    Maya Vander of Netflix's "Selling Sunset" - The Scoop on Reality TV, Building Client Trust & Balancing Work and Motherhood

    On today’s episode, we’re joined by luxury real estate pro, Maya Vander. You may know her from the Netflix reality show, “Selling Sunset.”  The second season launches today, May 22, and what better way to celebrate than talk to the real estate girlboss herself!
    In this episode, we talk about Maya’s childhood, moving from Israel to L.A., how she got into high-end real estate (and how you can too!), how to build connections, balancing work and travel while being a mom and so much more!
     
    Show Notes:
    Follow Maya on IG
    Watch "Selling Sunset" on Netflix
    Follow Working Girl Talk and your host, Abby - tag us when you're listening to the show so we can share!
     
    This Week's News:
    - Facebook buys GIPHY and what it means (The Verge)
    - LinkedIn launches polls (Social Media Today)
    - Google is offering free skills training (Social Media Today)

    • 42 min
    Nisha Btesh, founder of Hola Gwapa - Start By Starting, Launching an Online Shop & the Many Hats of Being a Business Owner

    Nisha Btesh, founder of Hola Gwapa - Start By Starting, Launching an Online Shop & the Many Hats of Being a Business Owner

    Today, we welcome Nisha Btesh to Working Girl Talk!
    She is an artist, creator, business owner and designer. She does it all! She’s the founder of Hola Gwapa. Hola Gwapa is an online shop, community & blog that connects, celebrates & supports female artists & entrepreneurs. In this episode, we talk about her career journey working in textile design and as an artist, her experience at New York Fashion Week, launching her company, the many hats a business owner has to wear and so much more.
    FOLLOW Hola Gwapa
     
    This Week's News:
    - Pinterest's new Shopify integration (Social Media Today)
    -Spotify launches "Group Sessions" (The Verge)
    - Twitter goes remote forever (The Verge)
    - Google Chrome gets organized (TechCrunch)
     
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    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
31 Ratings

31 Ratings

Morgy Roberts ,

So insightful & entertaining !

I love listening to working girl talk! Abby is passionate about what she does and every topic she covers is applicable and entertaining. I am an entrepreneur and even though I don’t work in a traditional office, I feel like the topics she covers provide great insight into the operations of my biz.
Thanks for a weekly favorite!
- Morgan
IG: @morganvictoriadesign @morgywilson

lauren_kelsey ,

Such timely advice

I feel like Abby just knows what I need each week. I love the stories she shares each week, that inspire me to move forward!

ChelseaaEvanss101551 ,

Valuable and Inspirational

This is my favorite podcast by far and I love tuning in every Friday. The women that Abby interviews are so inspirational and leave such a huge impact in my day. As a small business owner, I love hearing the candid stories, struggles, and tips from other women.

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