We Talk Careers

Brought to you by Women In ETFs. Kristine Delano talks to executives in the height of their careers. We’ll find out about the lessons they have learned and how they spot talent in their organizations. Whether you work in high finance or are curious about the hustle it takes to succeed on Wall Street, this podcast is for you.

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Tuesday Jan 24, 2023

Do you know the 7 Success Strategies that people learn in the first 7 years of life? Do you have them? Does your mentor? Dr. L. Carol Scott introduces emotionally safe mentoring.
Dr. Scott is a trauma-informed developmental psychologist, TEDx speaker, coach, and #1 International Best-Selling author. She brings us the SASS—Self-Aware Success Strategies to help us get along better on the adult playgrounds where we all play. 
Kristine Delano and Dr. Scott discuss mentorship: how to enhance self-awareness and create spaces for others to thrive. And along the way they tackle the rent-free individuals in your head. 
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Go to www.kristinedelano.com for your Thrive Guide: a compilation of the most requested and insightful advice from our guests on Leadership and Advancement.
Book recommendation: The Wisdom of Not Knowing: Discovering a Life of Wonder by Embracing Uncertainty by Estelle Frankel.
Email carol@lcarolscott.com to request your own SASS assessment. 

Tuesday Jan 10, 2023

What’s up with intellectual curiosity? Is it the special sauce you’ve been missing in your career? Emily Meyer discusses how it is driven success in her career and how it can change yours.
Emily Meyer a Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager on the Strategic Partnerships team at Northern Trust Asset Management. She is responsible for the firms’ relationships with bank trust institutions across the US. Prior to her current role, Emily was a Relationship Manager on the National Accounts team at a tactical exchange-traded fund strategist firm. She is the current US co-President of Women in ETFs.
Kristine Delano and Emily not only discuss how intellectual curiosity can drive your career but why you should look for it on the teams you join and the teams you build.
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Tuesday Dec 20, 2022

What does opportunity look like? How do you envision the path before you? Andrea Murray discusses why it is essential for companies to attract diversity from the top.
Andrea Murray is Head of Business Development at Blackwater Search & Advisory based in London. Andrea relocated from Washington, D.C. in 2019 where she was the Senior Relationship Manager and ETF Specialist at ProShares. Her 20-year finance career began in Boston at Brown Brothers Harriman and was previously Co-Head of the Women in ETFs London Chapter.
Kristine Delano and Andrea provide practical tips for both people in positions of influence and those simply looking to drive change. Shout out to Shundrawn Thomas, founder of the Copia Group, for his open letter. “Diversity has to start at the top”.
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Go to www.kristinedelano.com for your Thrive Guide: a compilation of the most requested and insightful advice from our guests on Leadership and Advancement.

Tuesday Dec 06, 2022

The world of presenting has changed. Have you noticed? There’s often a camera in front of your face instead of live, three-dimensional audiences. How do you assure you are engaging and effective in the virtual space? Hint: Put your camera an arm's distance away and speak as if to one person.
For more than 20 years, Marsha Redmon has taught executives and others how to have a more powerful presence when they speak. During the pandemic, she became the go-to expert, teaching professionals how to fix their virtual presence, encouraging them to speak with confidence and engagement–to win clients, have impact and own their niche.
Kristine Delano and Marsha discuss practical tips like positioning your camera and notes, voice moderation, and the importance of silence. Also check out Mona Naqvi’s episode: Media 101 for a great story about thinking on your feet.
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Visit www.womeninetfs.com to find additional support in the ETF industry.
Go to www.kristinedelano.com for your Thrive Guide: a compilation of the most requested and insightful advice from our guests on Leadership and Advancement.
If you’re interested in diving deeper into virtual presentation skills, check out www.marsha.com

Tuesday Nov 22, 2022

Often advancement in this industry requires moving firms and reinventing the next version of yourself and your capabilities. How can you stay where you are and cultivate a career?
Kelsey Mowrey is President of Motley Fool Asset Management. She is responsible for the firm’s strategic growth, ensuring operational excellence, and serving as an advocate for their Funds’ shareholders. Kelsey was able to grow in her career from administrative support to President within the same company.
Kristine Delano and Kelsey discuss how to manage perceptions at the same you mature in your career. No easy feat.
Don't miss Laura Morison's episode on Corporate Culture.
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Visit www.womeninetfs.com to find additional support in the ETF industry.
Go to www.kristinedelano.com for your Thrive Guide: a compilation of the most requested and insightful advice from our guests on Leadership and Advancement.
Book Recommendation: Invisible monsters by Chuck Palahniuk and The Stranger Beside me by Ann Rule.

Tuesday Nov 08, 2022

When is faking it useful and when can it land you on your backside? There are always times when a bit of tenacity and optimism can go a long way. Can you practice ‘faking it’ and why would you want to?
Alexandra Levis is CEO and Founder Arro Financial Communications. She is responsible for new business development, client services, and agency growth. Prior to establishing the agency, she developed and ran marketing and public relations campaigns at Global X Funds. Alexandra graduated with a B.A. in International Relations from Tufts University
Kristine Delano and Alex discuss when to fake it, why it can be useful, and what are the warning signs that you’ve taken it too far.
Also check out Jillian DelSignore's episode on Work Life Balance.
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Visit www.womeninetfs.com to find additional support in the ETF industry.
Go to www.kristinedelano.com for your Thrive Guide: a compilation of the most requested and insightful advice from our guests on Leadership and Advancement.
Book Recommendation: The Sweetness of Water by Nathan Harris

Tuesday Oct 25, 2022

We work hard for our careers and yet we can undermine our own success by not consistently showing up. How can we assure we are bringing everything we’ve got to our careers and our families – and not disappoint ourselves and others?
Elisabeth Kashner, CFA, serves as Director of Global Funds Research at FactSet.  Elisabeth manages FactSet’s Funds Analytics, providing classifications, ratings, and analytical data.
Kristine Delano and Elisabeth discuss being fierce advocates in our career and in our lives.
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Visit www.womeninetfs.com to find additional support in the ETF industry.
Go to www.kristinedelano.com for your Thrive Guide: a compilation of the most requested and insightful advice from our guests on Leadership and Advancement.
Book Recommendation: Machiavelli for Women by Stacey Vanek Smith

Tuesday Oct 11, 2022

How do you take the right amount of career risk?  nd in what ways can you balance risk and reward?
Britta Achmann is the Chief Risk Officer at Flow Traders. She is a member of their Management Board and leads the Risk, Compliance, Operations and Legal departments.
Kristine Delano and Britta discuss how both action and inaction can introduce risk in your career and how to excavate your career to mitigate areas of risk that can potentially derail you.
They reference Strength-based Careers with Holly Framsted and Your Personal Brand with Sue Thompson.  Don’t miss those great episodes.
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Visit www.womeninetfs.com to find additional support in the ETF industry.
Go to www.kristinedelano.com for your Thrive Guide: a compilation of the most requested and insightful advice from our guests on Leadership and Advancement.
Book Recommendation: A Hundred Year Life by Lynda Gratton and Andrew J. Scott

Media 101 with Mona Naqvi

Tuesday Sep 27, 2022

Tuesday Sep 27, 2022

Have you dreamed of getting in front of the camera and sharing your insights? Or are you simply interested in what it takes to be successful in the media?
Mona Naqvi is the Global Head of ESG Capital Markets Strategy at S&P Global. Mona was awarded the 2021 Index Leader of the Year Award by Women in Asset Management. Kristine Delano and Mona discuss media. What does it take to find your voice and be successful in engaging an audience and conveying a message.
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Visit www.womeninetfs.com to find additional support in the ETF industry.
Go to www.kristinedelano.com for your Thrive Guide: a compilation of the most requested and insightful advice from our guests on Leadership and Advancement.
Mona's excelllent recommendation: The Gene by Siddhartha Mukherjee. 

Career Impact with Kara Murphy

Tuesday Sep 13, 2022

Tuesday Sep 13, 2022

Should you walk away? But your impact is you stayed.
How do we assure when we look back on our careers that swallowed so much of our time, our energy, and our life that we had a positive impact?
As Chief Investment Officer of Kestra Investment Management, Kara Murphy provides investment expertise and support for financial professionals. Prior to joining Kestra, Kara served as Chief Investment Officer at Goldman Sachs Personal Financial Management and she was also CIO at AIG Funds. Kara earned a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and a master’s degree from the University of Chicago.
Kristine Delano and Kara discuss how to be a force for good that inspires others in an industry of tough choices. From the devastation of 9/11, Kara shares with us how she found Career Impact.
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Visit www.womeninetfs.com to find additional support in the ETF industry.
Go to www.kristinedelano.com for your Thrive Guide: a compilation of the most requested and insightful advice from our guests on Leadership and Advancement.
Book recommendation: The Sentence by Louise Erdrich

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