9 to 5ish with theSkimm

9 to 5ish with theSkimm

9 to 5ish with theSkimm

CATEGORY: Business
The work advice you need, from women who’ve been there. Every week, join the co-founders and co-CEOs of theSkimm, Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg, as they help you get what you want out of your career by talking to the smartest leaders they know.
  1. January 12, 2022
    31 min
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    Melissa Wood-Tepperberg on Setting Intentions
    Melissa Wood-Tepperberg went from working in nightclubs and modeling to becoming one of the first people to start streaming workouts online. That turned into her own health and fitness app, which now has thousa…
  2. January 05, 2022
    27 min
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    Fran Lebowitz on Improvising
    Fran Lebowitz found fame as a writer in the 1970’s, when she started out writing movie reviews and magazine columns. She went on to publish two essay collections containing her observations of New York City and…
  3. December 22, 2021
    27 min
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    Dana Canedy on Goal Setting
    Dana Canedy is a Pulitzer-winning reporter who’s set goals for herself since her first internship. But halfway through her career as a reporter Dana lost her fiancé, which shaped the rest of her life and her ca…
  4. December 15, 2021
    34 min
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    Sheila Lirio Marcelo on How To Manage People
    Sheila was at Harvard Business School, rifling through the Yellow Pages to find care for her infant son and her elderly father when she realized finding care should be easier. But unlike some Silicon Valley fou…
  5. December 08, 2021
    30 min
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    Carly Fiorina on Taking Tough Feedback
    Carly worked her way up from management trainee at AT&T, going from fighting for respect from her male colleagues to taking the top job at Hewlett-Packard and becoming the first female CEO of a Fortune 50 compa…
  6. December 01, 2021
    31 min
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    Brooke Shields on Learning To Compartmentalize
    Brooke Shields has been a household name ever since she did her first commercial, at just 11 months old. As a teenage model and actress being managed by her mother, Brooke found her own image sexualized — but r…
  7. November 17, 2021
    34 min
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    Shawna Thomas on Making Yourself Stand Out
    Shawna Thomas has always stood out — from winning a prestigious college scholarship when she was 13 years old, to working her way up the ranks at NBC News from intern to senior producer. Over the course of her…
  8. November 10, 2021
    31 min
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    Emily Ratajkowski on Being Your Own Best Advocate
    When Emily Ratajkowski was asked to appear in a music video in 2013, she didn’t expect it to catapult her to overnight fame. Since then, she’s appeared in movies like ‘Gone Girl,’ walked the runway at New York…
  9. November 03, 2021
    32 min
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    Huma Abedin on Defining Your Own Legacy
    It’s impossible to know how Hillary Clinton’s life would have run without Huma Abedin. From the late '90s through 2016, Huma occupied a central role in running Hillary’s life as an aide and personal advisor. Sh…
  10. October 26, 2021
    32 min
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    Alexa von Tobel on Personal Finance And Venture Funding
    When she was in college, Alexa von Tobel realized she knew nothing about personal finance. And she couldn’t find any good tools out there to learn. So she set out to learn about managing her own money — a journ…
  11. October 20, 2021
    31 min
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    Tarana Burke on Putting Your Health First
    This episode mentions sexual assault, which could be triggering to some listeners. Tarana Burke coined the phrase “me too” to help young Black girls in Selma, Alabama talk about sexual assault over a decade ago…
  12. October 13, 2021
    35 min
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    Julianna Margulies on Making Big Life Decisions
    Julianna Margulies went from pouring G&Ts and filming commercials in Manhattan to being one of the most-awarded actresses on television. She’s famous for roles on “E.R.,” “The Good Wife,” and “The Morning Show”…
  13. October 06, 2021
    32 min
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    Rebroadcast: Erica Williams Simon on How To Write Your Career Story
    This week, we’re throwing it back to one of our favorite episodes from last year. Erica Williams Simon is a writer, host, and the CEO of Sage House media. Her new book reveals how she re-wrote her life story an…
  14. September 29, 2021
    31 min
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    Rea Ann Silva on Building Your Network
    Rea Ann Silva spent two decades working as a makeup artist for music videos, movies, and television. And on the side, she started developing a tool to make her work easier: the Beautyblender. Little did she kno…
  15. September 22, 2021
    25 min
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    Gabrielle Union on Standing Up For Yourself
    Gabrielle Union hit her big break as an actor more than 20 year ago. Today she’s a household name in pop culture, as well as an advocate and author. And along the way, she’s had to learn one of the biggest (and…
  16. September 17, 2021
    50 min
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    Bonus Episode: Back to “Normal” Power Panel
    Welcome to a special bonus episode of 9 to 5ish with theSkimm. A few weeks ago, theSkimm's co-founders and co-CEOs Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg hosted a Back to "Normal" power panel, talking about what a r…
  17. September 14, 2021
    31 min
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    Morgan DeBaun on Raising Money
    Morgan DeBaun was one of the only Black women working in Silicon Valley when she quit her job and started Blavity, a news media company focused on serving Black Americans. But as Morgan started to learn, raisin…
  18. September 07, 2021
    30 min
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    Alexandra Fine on Breaking Boundaries In Business
    When Alexandra Fine co-founded Dame, a women-founded sex toy company looking to close the pleasure gap, not everyone was on board with her vision. She got a lot of pushback - from traditional investors to adver…
  19. September 01, 2021
    34 min
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    Esther Perel on Navigating Workplace Dynamics
    We spend a lot of time - if not most of our time - at work. And that means: the relationships we have with our colleagues matter, and can impact how satisfied we are with our jobs. So this week, we talked to wo…
  20. August 25, 2021
    29 min
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    Rashida Jones on Mentorship
    Mentors at work. We know they’re good to have, but there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to finding one. They can be someone on your team, someone in your company, or someone in a totally different line of work…

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