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Maura Cunningham: Inspiring Young Girls To Rock Wall Street

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Financial planning is key to a successful future. However, a lot of women believe that working with numbers may be too challenging for them, when the reverse is actually true. Thankfully, there are organizations like Rock The Street, Wall Street that aim to show young girls and women just how fun finance can be.

In today’s episode, listen in to learn how Maura Cunningham, founder of Rock The Street, Wall Street,

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Dorri McWhorter: Remember the YWCA? An Innovative Transformation for Women Empowerment

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The YWCA has had a long legacy for providing social services to a number of different communities. Learn more about its journey of transformation from a 140-year-old social service agency to a twenty-first century social enterprise in today’s interview with Dorri McWhorter, the current CEO of YWCA Chicago and one of the top women innovators listed in Chicago’s #TheBlueNetwork.

Dorri tells the story of how her experience in a number of corporate positions gave her the perspective to find new solutions for the YWCA’s transformation.

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Cindi Cervone-Carlson: Empowering Strategies For Getting Exactly What You Ask For

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How do you get that promotion or ace that interview? Cindi talks about the importance of taking ownership and asking for what you want in any scenario. She also touches on making connections and as well as on tips for networking better with other people.

Cindi Cervone-Carlson, Senior Vice President of a premiere outplacement consulting company, starts the interview with her own experiences, and discusses how she rose up the ranks through hard work and preparation.

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Meridith Elliott Powell: Secrets for Getting Others To Create Opportunities for You

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In today’s interview, hear from Meridith Elliott Powell, a business strategist, keynote speaker, and award-winning author who was voted one of the Top 15 Business Growth Experts to watch.

Listen as she talks about how she worked her way up from an entry-level position to becoming a notable C-Suite executive whose career expands over several industries. She also explains how she rose up the ranks not through drive alone, but through connections and strategic sacrifices.

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A Key to Consistent Results in Your Marketing

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In marketing, delegation is often one of the most critical factors to successful execution. However, delegation can also be the cause of results breaking down.

Delegation as a concept is fairly simple. But, in order for delegation to work, the people that are being delegated to need to have the same understanding as you do of the situation, as well as the goals and objectives. It seems obvious, but this is a recurring and often troubling issue that I see far too often.

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