The Most Important Question: Ask “Why” Before Starting a Business

The Most Important Question: Ask “Why” Before Starting a Business

Do you have an exciting business idea you’d like to build into a thriving company? If you’re moving towards becoming an entrepreneur, know that there are several things you should do before starting a business. But the most important item on that to-do list? Ask “why”! In our new podcast, we spoke with Thom King, a serial entrepreneur and the …

5 Steps to Empowering Highly Sensitive People in the Workplace

5 Steps to Empowering Highly Sensitive People in the Workplace

One of the greatest things about a community of people – and society overall – is the rich diversity we see in personalities and working styles. Whether you’re an introvert or an extrovert, whether you’re a creative thinker or someone who is logical and methodological, we all bring unique perspectives and strengths. The same is true of Highly Sensitive People, …

How Professionals Can Stay Focused Even When Work and Life Get Chaotic

How Professionals Can Stay Focused Even When Work and Life Get Chaotic

We all live in a busy world, from our stressful jobs to our generally hectic schedules. How can professionals – from entrepreneurs and CEOs to interns and entry-level workers – stay focused even when amidst the chaos of work? We spoke with Pragito Dove about how meditation can unlock that focus. From relieving us of stress to inspiring a sense …

Language Matters: How to Be Inclusive of LGBTQ+ Colleagues

Language Matters: How to Be Inclusive of LGBTQ+ Colleagues

As we all work towards greater diversity and inclusion at work, it’s important to give some particular focus to how we interact with our LGBTQ+ colleagues. What might you be saying or doing that can be divisive or offensive? How can we instead communicate in ways that are more respectful and inclusive? Our Director of Content Rachel shares some advice …

How Can Women Overcome Systemic Challenges and Ensure Success?

How Can Women Overcome Systemic Challenges and Ensure Success?

Most of us are well aware that women face bigger hurdles in their path to career success. From discriminatory hiring practices to the gender wage gap to that glass ceiling in our way, there are systemic challenges blocking our way. How can women overcome these barriers, both individually and as a whole? For our new podcast, we spoke with our …

Career Planning: What You Need to Know About Your Professional Future

Career Planning: What You Need to Know About Your Professional Future

For many of us, from the time we’re in high school, we’re taught the value of making a career plan. Whether it’s a five-year plan or a 10-year plan, we learn that looking to and preparing for the future will help us in getting there. As we move into adulthood and start developing our careers, though, career planning continues to …

How to Manage a Successful, Fully Digital Business

How to Manage a Successful, Fully Digital Business

For the last several years – and especially since the pandemic hit in early 2020 – businesses have been trending towards a digital workforce. But for your digital business to be successful, you’ll need to know what does and doesn’t work for the online setting. How do you manage a fully digital business, with employees who telecommute from around the …

How Can Introverts Tap into Their Inner Power and Thrive at Work? - Nicole Burgess

How Can Introverts Tap into Their Inner Power and Thrive at Work?

It’s been said that we currently live in an extroverted society, and from this introvert’s perspective, that seems pretty accurate! But although it may feel like you need to be (or act like) an extrovert to excel in school, work, and life generally, introverts are actually powerful and valuable. Indeed, introverts have unique skills that set them up to succeed …

10 Creative Ways to Make Virtual Meetings More Fun

10 Creative Ways to Make Virtual Meetings More Fun

Most of us have been using virtual meetings a lot more this year, for obvious reasons. But how we can make our work Zoom calls more fun and memorable? Our returning guest Trina L. Martin joined us to share some creative ideas to spice up your professional meetings this holiday season. Find out how you can liven up your professional …

How to Master Your LinkedIn Strategy - Louise Brogan

How to Master Your LinkedIn Strategy

After all these years, LinkedIn is still going strong, and it’s more important than ever in setting you up for career success. But how can you get the most out of this ever-changing platform? What are the key dos and don’ts that will lead to quality connections and a thriving career? We spoke with LinkedIn strategy expert Louise Brogan on …

Revealing What Restructuring Looks Like Behind Hidden Doors

Revealing What Restructuring Looks Like Behind Hidden Doors

Given enough time, restructuring is something nearly all organizations go through. With all that’s happened this year, 2020 has brought about tons of change, something that will likely continue in 2021. What does it mean if your business is entering a phase of restructuring? What does that look like from the managerial perspective? In our new podcast interview, sales coach …

How to Stay Positive and Keep Business on Track in 2020

How to Stay Positive and Keep Business on Track in 2020

Probably all of us can agree that 2020 has been an unpredictable and turbulent year. It’s also no secret that countless businesses and workers have been affected by COVID-19, whether that’s meant putting in new safety measures for onsite work, transitioning to a work-from-home position, or losing jobs and even going out of business. It’s an incredibly tough time. How …

How to Develop a Winning Freelancing Career

How to Develop a Winning Freelancing Career

Have you ever thought freelancing might be the right career path for you? How do you go about it and find success? We at Petite2Queen had the pleasure of speaking with Gertrude Nonterah all about what it takes to be a successful freelancer. A freelancer herself, Gertrude – Gee for short – hosts the Create & Prosper podcast, published a …