Feast your ears on Denise's conversation with James Beard award-winning chef, Jody Adams. They talk about Jody's path from studying anthropology to lessons learned from her mentor Julia Child to owning several successful restaurants in Boston.
Should you be noisy or quiet in the workplace? Rena De Sisto, global executive for Arts & Culture and Women's Programs at Bank of America and Denise have the answer. Plus they chat about working through self-doubt, the loss of a loved one and how Rena didn't change her disco queen image to fit in. Rena also shares a tip on how to know if you're competent at your job.
Zelda la Grange, Nelson Mandela's presidential aide for 19 years shares anecdotes of her experiences including how she - a blonde Afrikaner who grew up in a pro-apartheid family - got the job and how that role shaped her life. Plus hear the stories behind famous Mandela quotes and find out what she would tell her younger self.
Bobbii Hach-Jacobs, music promoter and CEO of Live In The Vineyard and Yountville Live (festivals of music, wine and food) shares how being bullied changed her life, how she built a company without a plan and why she quit saying "I'm exhausted." Plus find out why Denise is done with taking business relationships over friends.
Glennon Doyle, best-selling author of "Love Warrior" shares how flipping a coin can help you say what you're really thinking, what happens when women crowdsource important answers in life and how she discovered the true meaning of love when she met Abby Wambach. Also find out why we all need our version of her "wolfpack."
Dress for Success CEO, Joi Gordon talks with Denise about surviving breast cancer, why it's OK to give the Superwoman cape a rest sometimes and the night she discovered her life was bigger than her law career when a judge asked her, "What do you stand for?"
When Rebecca (workaholic) was fired at 75, her millennial son Sian-Pierre Regis had a crazy good idea: join his mom on a bucket list journey, film it and call the documentary, "Duty Free." From a hip-hop class with a "Hamilton" dancer to a deep dive into survival, they're discovering there's more to life than work. And get ready for the most vulnerable Takeaways yet!
What taboos aren't we talking about? Katharine Zaleski, cofounder and president at PowerToFly and Denise break down that wall and share stories about pregnancy, parenthood and how to stop entering ourselves in races we don't want to be in. Plus Denise recounts the night she sat in her refrigerator!
Are titles important? What should you shape your career around? When do you need to stop correcting and just start over? Denise and Laura Zarrow, host of "Women@Work" on Wharton's Business Radio on SiriusXM 111 have the answers. Plus find out what Denise discovered when she got her dad a white sports coat.
"Pivot" author Jenny Blake shares stories about leaving her job at Google to become an entrepreneur and author as well as how she questions societal norms and how a pair of overalls helped her meet her partner. Plus find out why she's done with "sneaky shoulds."
What scares a woman who routinely checked her car for bombs? Lauren Anderson, former FBI executive and international geopolitical consultant answers that question and shares stories about her actions on 9/11, what's going on in the FBI now, gender discrimination she encountered, sacrifices she made for her career and how she's helping women find their power.