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S3E26 – Cultivating a Rest Ethic and Taking Time Off with Author John Fitch

Our society is obsessed with work ethic, but at the same time overworked, under rested, and seems to always feel a bit frazzled. Especially in this time of a global pandemic, our work lives and home lives are less separated than ever before, and it’s harder to truly find “time off.” John Fitch’s book tackles just that subject – how we, as individuals and as a society, can cultivate a “rest ethic” and spur creativity like never before. This isn’t just another time management book, it’s truly a new way of living.

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S3E25 – Financial Building Blocks All Women Need

Joined today by Jessica Merino from Merino Wealth, we’re continuing the conversation on women, money and the building blocks we all need to build financial independence and long-term success. From negotiation to charitable giving, from choosing ESG funds to taking risks, Jessica covers the finance topics you need to consider in your life today.

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S3E24 – Navigating the Issues of Employment and Change Management During COVID-19 (in Partnership with Table Stakes Podcast)

Today’s episode is a special “crossover” between Table Stakes Podcast and Office Baggage Podcast. In the environment of COVID-19, the issues surrounding employment and change management are affecting everyone whether through layoffs, furloughs, working from home, or training and safety for essential employees. All of us are dealing with both macro and micro economic issues as we consider a return to work and continued change and transformation in our work. CEO of the Prinz Law Firm, Kristen Prinz, and The Parker Avery Group’s Kathi Toll join us with expert commentary.

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S3E23 – Resume Red Flags with Matt Warzel

If you’ve ever written or ever will write a resume, you need to hear Matt Warzel’s tips and tricks for getting it right. Are resumes dead in today’s online age? Far from it! Master yours and look ahead in your career!

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S3E22 – Processing Career-Related Grief with JT O’Donnell from Work It Daily

All of us have experienced job loss at some point in our lives and careers. Today, in the wake of COVID-19, millions of Americans are experiencing the acute pain, fear and grief that accompanies that loss. Joined by the CEO of Work It Daily, JT O’Donnell, we’re unpacking the uncomfortable stages of grief that often come with job loss or change, and how to weather that process well.

“Your network is your net worth right now.”

JT O’Donnell, CEO, Work It Daily
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S3E21 – Sharing the Same Storm – Rae and Marcy Catch Up Over Crisis

As we all navigate the COVID-19 crisis, Rae and Marcy catch up on their coping mechanisms during this crisis. As Rae eloquently says in today’s podcast, “We’re not all in the same boat, but we’re all in the same storm.” Here’s how we’re weathering that storm.

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S3E20 – The Must Have Skills for Leaders in Times of Change with Alexis Gladstone

As we all navigate the biggest change most of us have ever seen in our lives and our careers, the question of personal and leadership development is paramount during this time. Leaders who can adapt, change and lead effectively during times of crisis will certainly come out ahead when this is all over. Today, with Founder of Intelead Alexis Gladstone, we are tackling topics from leadership development to skills development, from the glass ceiling to personal branding.

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S3E19 – You Career is Limitless – Even in a Global Pandemic

Rarely have we been this excited to have a guest on Office Baggage. Laura Gassner Otting is the author of what Marcy and Rae think is the best damn career/business book written in the last few years. If you’ve ever wondered what you’re missing in your career – this is the answer. Laura Gassner Otting is the author of Limitless: How to Ignore Everybody, Carve Your Own Path, and Live Your Best Life. We’re talking about achieving consonance in your career and the four key elements that go with it – calling, connection, contribution and control.

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S3E18 – FemmeBought Lets You Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

Joining us today are the co-founders of women’s business directory Femmebought. Together, these two powerhouse women have built a community that empowers more women to reach the top and change the game – taking action toward a level playing field for women-owned businesses. Learn how you can “put your money where your mouth is” by buying women-owned.

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S3E17 – How to Start Your Own Podcast

We’ve spent three years on the journey of Office Baggage and every week someone asks us something like “was it hard to start a podcast?” Today, Marcy is solocasting, sharing our tips, tricks, nuts and bolts on starting a podcast. Which software do we use? How much does it cost? Do we make money? Tune in for all the A’s to your Q’s.

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