NOT Wonder Woman

By Mel and Cyran

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No Capes. No Superpowers. Just Hustle.

Episode Date
Ep.10 How to REALLY Negotiate a Job Offer

In this week’s episode, Cyran and Mel discuss their experiences of successfully negotiating a job offer and equally instances when they haven’t and the effect this had on their respective careers.

An often-cited study by Linda Babcock, Women Don’t Ask, argued that a woman who fails to negotiate her salary upon being hired could sacrifice over $500,000 over the course of her career.

In this episode, Cyran and Mel pass on their knowledge and real-life tips and strategies for negotiating everything from salary, flexi-time, roles and responsibilities and how to do it effectively and professionally. This is not one you want to miss!


Aug 06, 2018
Mini Episode 9.1 More Tips on How to Follow-Up After an Interview

Cyran from Not Wonder Woman gives some real tips and examples of how to follow up after an interview that will set you apart from you competition and increase yur chances of getting the job.

Cyran gives tips on how to build your network following an interview, how to deal with a lengthy interview process with professionalism, all whilst all putting you in the best position to get the job!

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Jul 19, 2018
Ep.9 How to Follow Up After a Job Interview and Deal with the Waiting Game of a Job Search

Ever wonder what you should be doing after a job interview? How do you best follow up? How do you handle waiting for the call back? All your post interview questions are answered in this episode that is part of our Find Your Dream Job series.

If you have been listening to our Find Your Dream Job series, you will know we are taking you through the steps you need to take to land your dream job. In this episode we discuss how to appropriately follow up after an interview, what steps you can be taking while you are waiting for answer, how to evaluate the company after an interview and what to do if you know the job is not the right fit for you.

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Jun 19, 2018
Mini Ep. 8.1 More Tips To Use Networking to Find Your Dream Job

Do you hate networking? I mean really hate it? We can get you through it and show you ways to help land your dream job through more effective networking.  

Last week Cyran and Mel discussed the trials and tribulations of networking. In this week’s mini episode, Mel does a deeper dive into topics like body language and how it effects your ability to successfully network with others, how to start and keep the conversation going at networking events, how to end awkward conversations and tips on best places for effective networking - hint it is not at the office happy hour!

Jun 12, 2018
Ep. 8 How to Network; for Women Who Hate Networking

Want to find that dream job? No one does it alone. Join Cyran and Mel as they talk networking! Yes its a weird thing to walk into a room of people you dont know but they break down why networking is so important to your career success plus give you their tips to making networking less awkward for everyone.  

Jun 08, 2018
Mini Episode 7.1 Tips to Returning to Work after Having a Baby

Join Cyran in this mini episode as she talks about the struggles of returning to work after having a baby and she gives her tips on how to find ways to make it work for you!

May 14, 2018
Ep. 7 Pre Game Preparations for your Perfect Interview

In this week’s episode Cyran and Mel bring you their tips for preparing for the interview for your dream job. 


In this week’s episode we discuss if you should leave your LinkedIn settings on private or open when researching who you’re interviewing with. What to do with your handbag when you go in to your interview.

Plus, the best questions ever to ask your interviewer.


Plus the most random fast five to date!

May 09, 2018
Mini Episode 6.1 Pre-Game Preparations for Your Perfect Resume

Join us for our first mini episode - the Do’s and Don’ts to modern resume writing to land that dream job!

In our dream job series, we are going into more details on how to write the perfect resume to land that dream job. We tell you some of the mistakes to avoid as well as specific examples on how to craft a killer resume so that your dream job is closer to a reality!


Apr 30, 2018
Ep.6 Pre-Game Preparations to Land Your Dream Job

How do you know what your dream job is? Cyan and Mel take you through the steps to help identify your perfect dream job. They also give you specific insights on how to improve your resume and your best resources for starting the search for your dream job in this new series on how to land the job of your dreams!

Apr 23, 2018
Ep. 5 - The Stress Test - Recognize Stress In Yourself and Others Plus Learn Quick Ways To Relieve Stress in Less Than 2 Minutes

Do you pass the Stress Test? April is Stress Awareness Month. It is a great reminder to check in with yourself and others about stress levels. In this podcast, we learn from our trusted, medical professional how to recognize stress in yourself, your significant other and even your kids. We learn practical questions to ask to get at the heart of what is causing the stress., how to respond to others when they are stressed, and some practical advice from our medical professional about how you can better reduce stress in your busy life.

Apr 11, 2018
Ep. 4 Why What You Wear to Work Matters and Should You Still Dress for the Job You Want and Not the Job You Have?

Cyran and Mel discuss why what you wear to work matters and the age-old question of whether you should dress for the job you want and not the job that you have.

With 93% of communication is non-verbal with people you meet making up their mind about you in the first 5 seconds. You can’t afford to get this stuff wrong.

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Apr 06, 2018
Ep. 3 Why Self-Care Matters and How to Steal Away Time for Self Care

Do you have a million things on your to do list and no time for any of them? Are you feeling like you are worn out before you have even started? if that this the case it may be time for some self-care. We expect so much of ourselves but rarely give time back to ourselves. This week Cyran and Mel talk about their precious self-care time and how you can find in each day - even if you are a mom, business woman, side hustler, and beyond.  

Mar 27, 2018
Ep. 2 What to do when you hate your job and surname change dilemma for women in business

Have you ever been in a job you hated? You wake up each morning dreading going into the office? Cyran and Mel understand your frustration and give you a tangilbe plan to work your way out of your bad work situation and shift your mindset so you can get through each day with a smile on your face.

Mar 18, 2018
Ep. 1 Welcome to the Not Wonder Woman podcast hear how we squeeze even more into the day with our productivity hacks

Join Cyran and Mel for their first episdoe of NOT Wonder Woman podcast.  Learn the top productivity hacks of these lawyers and social media influencers. 

Mar 13, 2018
Why NOT Wonder Woman?

Why NOT Wonder Woman?

Have you ever seen the woman who has it all together? She seems like nothing gets in her way; she is quickly climbing the corporate ladder; her family is perfect; her hair is elegantly quaffed, and she is always on time.  You are pretty sure she has super human powers, right? But we know that is not true.  

The podcasters behind NOT Wonder Woman - Cyran and Mel - know that it is not any capes or super powers that make your life successful.  Any success whether at work or home takes time. It takes hustle. It takes courage. It takes patience. And, importantly, it takes help.  None of us are Wonder Woman.  As much as we try, we cannot do it alone. None of us have this work-life balance figured out perfectly. We are all needing inspiration, laughs, encouragement, fresh ideas, and a helpful “how to” every once in a while. 

NOT Wonder Woman attempts to remove the wonder woman myth and find practical insight to [...]

Mar 01, 2018