WSJ Secrets of Wealthy Women

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Empower yourself financially. Successful women executives, workplace pioneers, self-made entrepreneurs, industry trendsetters and money-savvy experts reveal insights on how to get ahead, reach your goals, and achieve professional success. They join host Veronica Dagher every Tuesday.

Episode Date
Marianne Ruggiero: Managing Your Career During Coronavirus
1509
Marianne Ruggiero, a career coach, explains to the WSJ's Veronica Dagher, how to navigate your career amid the coronavirus crisis or rebuild it if you've already lost your job. Have a question about your personal finances that you'd like answered on the show? Text or call-in to our Secrets hotline at (314)-200-5947. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Google Analytics and Excel Ninja were resources mentioned on the show.
Apr 01, 2020
Karol Ward: How to Reduce Anxiety and Loneliness During Coronavirus
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Karol Ward, a therapist and confidence coach, explains to WSJ's Veronica Dagher how to deal with the current situation. Have a question about managing your career or want to share your strategy for work success during this time? Text or call-in a message to our Secrets hotline at (314) 200-5947. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. For further support, contact your company's employee assistance program. Calm and Headspace were meditation apps mentioned on the show. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1800-273-8255.
Mar 26, 2020
Wendy Nguyen: Instagram Star Opens Up About Trauma & Success
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In this encore episode, Wendy Nguyen, Instagram star and founder of Wendy's Lookbook, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how trauma helped fuel her success as a social-media influencer and CBD entrepreneur.
Mar 19, 2020
Emily Ramshaw: On Highlighting Women's Voices in the Media
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Emily Ramshaw, former Texas Tribune editor-in-chief and co-founder of The 19th* talks to WSJ's Veronica Dagher about the challenges of launching a nonprofit media company and how covering women and politics could change the national conversation.
Mar 04, 2020
Toni Ko: On the Personal Sacrifices of Entrepreneurship
1831
Toni Ko, founder of NYX Cosmetics and serial entrepreneur, speaks with WSJ's Veronica Dagher about the business lessons she learned from her Korean parents, the lack of glamour in entrepreneurship, and the surprise disappointment of a well-earned early retirement.
Feb 26, 2020
Lidia Bastianich: On Being the Only Woman in the Kitchen
1481
Best-selling cookbook author and restaurateur Lidia Bastianich tells the WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she created her global food empire, thrived in a male-dominated industry and what she's doing to make commercial kitchens safer for women.
Feb 19, 2020
Isabel Allende: The Wisdom of Aging
1423
Best-selling Chilean-American author Isabel Allende speaks with the WSJ's Veronica Dagher about her new book, "A Long Petal of the Sea," a novel that tackles immigration, how she coped with enormous tragedy and why she's excited about aging.
Feb 12, 2020
Kathy Ireland: Knowing Your Worth and Protecting Your Boundaries
1311
Former supermodel turned business mogul Kathy Ireland speaks with WSJ's Veronica Dagher about her new book, "Fashion Jungle," a novel about sexual harassment in the fashion industry, how she's maintained her brand identity despite an expansive empire and how to turn rejection and negative feedback into a career boost.
Feb 05, 2020
Maeve DuVally: On Becoming a Transgender Woman on Wall Street
1082
Maeve DuVally, a managing director at Goldman Sachs, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she transitioned while working at a major financial firm and how she found her authentic self.
Jan 29, 2020
Naomi Hirabayshi and Marah Lidey on Why They Made the Shine App
1454
Shine app co-founders, Naomi Hirabayshi and Marah Lidey, tell WSJ's Veronica Dagher how as two young, female tech founders and women of color what it's like to start a company with a friend, raise venture capital funding and change the conversation about mental health.
Jan 22, 2020
Jen Sincero on Achieving Your Money Dreams
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In this encore episode, Jen Sincero, author of the 'You are a Badass' book series, tells the WSJ's Veronica Dagher how to get out of your own way and achieve your goals.
Dec 25, 2019
How To Jump Start Your Career in 2020
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Career coaches Marianne Ruggiero and Rita Kakati Shah tell the WSJ's Veronica Dagher how to benchmark your career success, land a sponsor and get paid what you're worth.
Dec 18, 2019
Therese Tucker: Starting A Software Company at 40
1354
Therese Tucker, founder and chief executive of software company BlackLine Inc., explains to WSJ's Veronica Dagher how her gender shaped her career and why she chose to start a technology company.
Dec 11, 2019
How to Take Charge of Your Debt
1564
In a special panel discussion, three personal finance experts -- Stacy Tisdale, Erin Lowry and Jill Schlesinger -- join the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher to discuss how they've coped with different types of debt and give tips on how to get out.
Dec 04, 2019
Carol Lavin Bernick: Inside The Alberto-Culver Succession Story
1747
Carol Lavin Bernick, the former executive chairman of Alberto-Culver, speaks to the WSJ's Veronica Dagher about taking over her family's business, earning the respect of her peers and instilling a work ethic in her children.
Nov 27, 2019
How Women of Color Can Own Their Success
1851
In a special panel discussion, four African-American executives and entrepreneurs, Jennefer Witter, Ebony Reed, Minda Harts and Arielle Patrick join the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher to discuss the challenges they've faced in the workplace, how they've overcome these obstacles and share their tips for success.
Nov 20, 2019
Marianne Harrison: An English Major Turned Finance CEO
1028
Marianne Harrison tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she became the first female chief executive of John Hancock, one of the largest life insurers in the United States, how she landed a big pay raise and how she's increasing diversity at her company.
Nov 13, 2019
Frida Polli: Pymetrics CEO on Breaking the Mold in Science and Tech
1805
Frida Polli, co-founder and chief executive of Pymetrics, a company that uses artificial intelligence and behavioral neuroscience to help reduce bias in hiring, tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher about the obstacles she's overcome as a female technology entrepreneur and how working single mothers can succeed.
Nov 06, 2019
Mary Wittenberg: A Marathon Race to Success
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Former New York Road Runners CEO and New York City Marathon race director Mary Wittenberg tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher about inspiring women to embrace health and fitness, as well as her new passion for the EF Education First pro cycling organization.
Oct 30, 2019
Liesel Pritzker Simmons: Making a Valuable Impact
1546
Liesel Pritzker Simmons is philanthropist and Co-Founder of Blue Haven Initiative, a family office that invests for profit and with a purpose. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher why every investment has an impact, and how we can create positive change through investing.
Oct 23, 2019
Deirdre Quinn: Founding a Fashion Empire
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Deirdre Quinn, CEO of Lafayette 148 New York, tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how a life-long love of fashion inspired her to forge ahead in creating her own global brand.
Oct 16, 2019
Deborah Norville: Anchoring Her Own Success
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Deborah Norville is an award winning television anchor, Viacom board member, and the host of Inside Edition. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher the key lessons she's learned from career setbacks, and what motivates her to stay in the game.
Oct 09, 2019
Miko Branch: Pioneering the Natural Hair Movement
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Miko Branch, CEO of popular haircare line, Miss Jessie's, tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how she built a successful business from the ground up and became a pioneer in the natural hair care industry.
Oct 03, 2019
Wendy Nguyen: Beyond Instagram Stardom
1396
Wendy Nguyen, founder of Wendy's Lookbook, tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how surviving an early life of trauma fueled her to become a successful entrepreneur - from Instagram stardom to a budding CBD business.
Sep 25, 2019
Gail Simmons: Staying at the Top of Her Game
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Gail Simmons is an accomplished food writer and cookbook author, best known for serving as a permanent judge on the popular series Top Chef. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how she turned her life's passions into the career of her dreams.
Sep 18, 2019
Mona Sinha: A Woman Moving Millions
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Mona Sinha is the chairperson of Women Moving Millions, and a longtime advocate for gender equality. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how women can embrace their inner philanthropist and feel comfortable owning their success.
Sep 11, 2019
Barbara Marcus: Selling Your Own Success Story
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Barbara Marcus is a publishing veteran and the president of the Children's Division at Random House. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how a powerful career in business and marketing prepared her for her latest chapter of success.
Sep 04, 2019
Finding Confidence: The Secret to Speaking Up
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In a special panel discussion, Patricia Stark, Debra Alfarone, Lisa Brooks Greaux, Laura Fredricks, and Susie Moore join the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher for a discussion on why women struggle with confidence, and offer expert advice on finding the inner strength to stick to your ambitions.
Aug 28, 2019
Maysoon Zayid: Laughing in the Face of Opposition
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Maysoon Zayid is an actress, comedian and disability advocate. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher about using humor to combat stereotypes, and how to stick to your ambitions in the face of opposition.
Aug 21, 2019
African American Women & Wealth: Triumphing Over Adversity
1965
Encore: In a special presentation, a look back at our panel discussion on African American wealth in the U.S. Dr. Sheila Robinson, Jennefer Witter, Stacey Tisdale, and Tiffany R. Warren join the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher to discuss how racial, gender and social biases continue to challenge women in the black community -- and how they learned to triumph over them.
Aug 14, 2019
Subha Barry: Why Working Women Win
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Subha Barry is the President of Working Mother Media and an advocate for diversity in the workplace. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how she is using her platform to create new opportunities for women.
Aug 07, 2019
Meredith Vieira: The Game of Reinvention
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Meredith Vieira is an award winning journalist and television personality who continues to reinvent herself. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher the secret to staying grounded, and how to evolve in an industry that's always changing.
Jul 31, 2019
Lori Sokol: Empowering Women Beyond Societal Limits
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Lori Sokol is the Executive Director of Women's eNews, the non-profit digital news service that covers issues impacting women in society. A psychologist and activist, she tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher about her passion for human rights and the struggle to make a difference amid constant battles of inequality.
Jul 24, 2019
Kendra Scott: Building a Billion-Dollar Jewelry Brand
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Kendra Scott is a designer and entrepreneur who with a $500 budget, built her own billion-dollar jewelry company. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how positivity fuels her ambitions and why giving back is the greatest form of success.
Jul 17, 2019
Lesley Jane Seymour: Reinventing Yourself in a Digital Age
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Lesley Jane Seymour tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how years of success running women's magazines drove her to create her new business, CoveyClub.com -- and why connecting women around the world has given her a new purpose.
Jul 10, 2019
Wellness Entrepreneurs: How to Turn Purpose Into Success
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In a special panel discussion, experts join the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher with their top health and financial wellness tips. Jennifer Walsh, Founder of Walk with Walsh, Rebecca Parekh, CEO of THE WELL, Melisse Gelula, Co-Founder of Well + Good, and CEO of Orchid Island Juice Co., Marygrace Sexton, discuss the path to success through mindfulness and purpose.
Jul 03, 2019
Sarah LaFleur: Transforming the Working Woman
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Sarah LaFleur is founder and CEO of M.M.LaFleur, the popular clothing brand that transformed the way women shop for work. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how women can succeed in the workplace by embracing their individuality.
Jun 27, 2019
Shelly Porges: Building 'Billion Dollar' Ideas
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Shelly Porges is the co-founder of The Billion Dollar Fund for Women and an avid investor in female run businesses. A serial entrepreneur, tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how women can start their own companies and see their businesses thrive.
Jun 19, 2019
CEO Moj Mahdara: The Beauty of Building Inclusivity
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The CEO of Beautycon Media and a leading LGBT advocate, Moj Mahdara is a serial entrepreneur who has launched a variety of consumer brands. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how creating a space for inclusivity paved the way to global success.
Jun 12, 2019
Eileen Fisher: Breathing New Life Into the Fashion Industry
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Eileen Fisher is an iconic clothing designer and founder of the brand Eileen Fisher, Inc. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how simplicity and sustainability have helped her maintain a timeless fashion empire.
Jun 05, 2019
Money Secrets With Millennial Experts
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In a special panel discussion, Danielle Town, Erin Lowry, Jamila Souffrant, Stefanie O'Connell and Darla Mercado join the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher to discuss how millennials can take control of their money and make it grow.
May 29, 2019
Success and Philanthropy: The Secret to Giving Back
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Actress Marlo Thomas, media executive Loreen Arbus and financial literacy advocate Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz tell the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher the secret to giving back, and why philanthropy ultimately makes them feel the most successful.
May 23, 2019
Kelley Brooke: Owning Your Financial Game
1417
Kelley Brooke is the Director of Golf at Bethpage Golf Course, and the 2018 LPGA Professional of the Year. An accomplished coach and player, she tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher the secret to thriving in a male dominated industry.
May 16, 2019
Soledad O'Brien: The Business of Speaking Your Mind
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Soledad O'Brien is an accomplished broadcast journalist and producer who found her voice after thriving in the cutthroat media industry. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how a career in journalism prepared her to become a successful businesswoman.
May 07, 2019
Judge Rosemarie Aquilina: Speaking Truth to Power
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Judge Rosemarie Aquilina entered the national spotlight by presiding over the USA Gymnastics sexual abuse scandal -- giving a voice to gymnasts who accused former team physician Larry Nassar of abuse. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how turning pain into purpose empowers survivors to speak their truths.
Apr 30, 2019
Taylor Morrison CEO Sheryl Palmer: Building a Backbone
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Sheryl Palmer, CEO of Taylor Morrison Home, talks about what it's like to thrive in male dominated industry and why trusting her instincts played a key role in her success.
Apr 23, 2019
Rabbi Angela Buchdahl: Breaking the Stained-Glass Ceiling
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Rabbi Angela Buchdahl is the first Asian-American to be ordained as a rabbi, and first woman to become both a rabbi and a cantor. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how she broke the stained-glass ceiling, and what inspires her to lead other women to do the same.
Apr 16, 2019
Maria Bartiromo: Life Lessons From a Financial TV Icon
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Maria Bartiromo is a journalist, author, and the host of her own television shows on Fox Business Network and Fox News. The first woman to report live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, she tells Veronica Dagher her path to multimedia and financial success.
Apr 09, 2019
Success and Triumph After Divorce
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The Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher revisits three powerful women who've thrived after putting a divorce behind them. Divorce lawyer Laura Wasser, tech entrepreneur Rana el Kakliouby and business leader Sheila Johnson share their stories of strength and new beginnings.
Apr 02, 2019
Gloria Feldt: Empowering Women Through Feminism
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Gloria Feldt, former CEO of Planned Parenthood and co-founder of Take The Lead, is a best-selling author and feminist leader. A longtime advocate for women's rights, she tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how the fight for gender parity remains a core mission in her life.
Mar 26, 2019