Episode 33: Replaying our Episode with Sally Thornton

Building Your Product Career

Data shows that the demands of professional work put an unrealistic burden on women. We spend this episode with Sally Thornton, digging into common causes of burnout for women in the workforce and the burdens they carry. Sally urges us to be our own Behavioral Scientists and to track what sparks joy in our lives, then prioritizing this work.


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Episode 11: Finding Your Fit with Julia Nechaieva

This episode’s guest, Julia Nechaieva, joins host Elizabeth Ames to uncover tips to create a career in product that helps women thrive. Knowing things like company size, preferred work, and manager expectations can help employees evaluate roles and guide them to the best fit. Julia’s tool, PM Daisy, is a helpful resource.

The pair calls listeners to make the distinction between feelings of fear and excitement when looking for new roles or changes. The difference in mindset can allow oneself that they are brave for even try.

Check out PM Daisy: https://bit.ly/3GDl0F8

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Episode 10: PM your Career with Tara King-Hughes

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Tara shares experiences and tips that are endlessly useful, but most importantly she reminds listeners to advocate for themselves and truly recognize their contributions at work. And, no, this doesn’t have to sound like bragging.

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