What Does It Take to Be A Leader?

"It’s your belief and your trust and your confidence in what you know and what you can do with that knowledge that I think is important to keep in the conversation," — Julie Kent, artistic director of the Washington Ballet, Women Rule podcast guest.

The Women Rule podcast, released every Wednesday, takes an intimate look at the experiences of professional women and their paths to success. Led by Playbook co-author Anna Palmer, the Women Rule podcast tells the personal stories of successful women across the United States. Asking how they made it, the challenges and opportunities they faced along the way, the lessons they’ve learned, the insights they’ve gained and what advice would they would give a woman looking to lead.

The goal of the Women Rule podcast is to dig deep and share the keys to success with the Women Rule audience and the journey to get there. Subscribe to the Women Rule podcast on Apple Podcasts, On Radio Public, Stitcher, Google Play, or TuneIn.


How to crack through ‘imposter syndrome’

Refinery29’s co-founder on what she’s learned as a former art-school student who became a heavy hitter in the online publishing world. Learn more in this episode of the Women Rule podcast.

How to get comfortable putting yourself out there: Katie Sturino

In this episode of the Women Rule podcast, Katie Sturino, the founder of Megababe and blogger behind “The 12ish Style,” opens up about pushing the fashion industry to become more size-inclusive.

Why getting comfortable can be risky: Bustle chief Kate Ward

Kate Ward oversees Bustle, Romper and Elite Daily, to name a few of her responsibilities. It's a far cry from where she was just a few years ago — working for Bustle out of a Brooklyn apartment. In this episode of the Women Rule podcast, Ward shares what she's learned in the journey from start-up to major success, including why Bustle gives its employees a financial stake in the company.

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