Episodes
Toni Ko, founder of NYX Cosmetics and Bespoke Beauty Brands, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she's launching a new makeup line amid the pandemic. Help us shape our future coverage of women and money. Share your feedback at wsj.com/secrets
Published 09/25/20
Published 09/25/20
Katie Rodan and Kathy Fields, co-founders of skincare treatment Proactiv and their namesake brand, Rodan + Fields, tell WSJ's Veronica Dagher what they've learned about partnership and building companies.
Published 09/16/20
Emily Ramshaw, cofounder of women-focused nonprofit media company the 19th*, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she's adapted her organization to the coronavirus and why the untold stories of the female electorate matter.
Published 09/09/20
Angela Yee, co-host of the nationally syndicated radio show The Breakfast Club, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she manages multiple streams of income and what she's learned about investing.
Published 09/02/20
Tami Erwin, executive vice president and chief executive of Verizon Business Group, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she's adapted her 26,000 employees to remote work and what managers can do to help working parents thrive in the pandemic.
Published 08/26/20
Marla Beck, co-founder and chief executive of beauty company Bluemercury, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she's adapted her business amid the pandemic and what's ahead for the luxury beauty industry.
Published 08/19/20
Vanessa Williams, award-winning actress and singer, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she's coped with racism in the entertainment industry and how she's working to end inequality for other performers.
Published 08/12/20
Erin Loos Cutraro, founder of She Should Run, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher what prevents women from running for elected office and how she's working to change that.
Published 08/05/20
Sarah Deer, Native American lawyer and MacArthur fellow, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she's worked for justice for Native survivors of sexual abuse and domestic violence and why the recent Supreme Court Oklahoma land ruling matters.
Published 07/29/20
Karen Altfest, executive vice president of Altfest Personal Wealth Management, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she's managed a long career in finance and how she's helped women and widows.
Published 07/22/20
Stacy Lewis, a professional golfer on the LPGA tour, explains to WSJ's Veronica Dagher how the sport has changed for women and how she's getting through the pandemic.
Published 07/15/20
Jane Schwartzberg, managing director at UBS wealth management, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how serious illness forced her to get involved with her finances and why managing money before an emergency is so important.
Published 07/08/20
In this encore episode, Carol Lavin Bernick, the former executive chairman of Alberto-Culver, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher about her family business and how she's helping restaurant owners and families during the coronavirus crisis.
Published 07/01/20
Arlan Hamilton, founder and managing partner of Backstage Capital, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she's helping to make the venture capital world more diverse and how far the industry still has to go.
Published 06/24/20
Yeardley Smith, who plays "Lisa" on the hit show The Simpsons, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she learned to accept her voice and how she uses it to be an ally to the LGBT community.
Published 06/17/20
Lanaya Irvin, president of the Center for Talent Innovation, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher why she thinks it's important to have discussions about race in the workplace and how the killing of George Floyd sparked a conversation at her own organization.
Published 06/10/20
Terri Jackson, executive director of the Women's National Basketball Players Association, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she negotiated a big pay raise on behalf of the players and how she's helping steward the league's union through the coronavirus crisis.
Published 06/03/20
Julie Smolyanksy, chief executive of Lifeway Foods, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she's coped with crises and adapted her family's cultured milk business amid the coronavirus.
Published 05/27/20
In this encore episode, Kelley Brooke, director of golf at the Bethpage Golf Course and the 2018 LPGA Professional of the Year, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she thinks golf will change as courses reopen and how she's thrived as a woman in the sport.
Published 05/20/20
In this encore episode, comedian, writer and disabilities advocate Maysoon Zayid tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how the coronavirus has impacted those who perform for a living and how she's coping financially.
Published 05/13/20
In this encore episode, Naomi Hirabayshi, co-founder and co-creator of the Shine app, gives WSJ's Veronica Dagher an update on how the wellness company has adapted during the coronavirus crisis and why she thinks it's become more socially acceptable to speak about mental health issues. Text or call our Secrets hotline at (314) 200-5947 to let us know how you're managing your mental health and wellness during the coronavirus crisis. We might use your comment on an upcoming show.
Published 05/06/20
Cate Luzio, founder of Luminary, a female-focused work space in NYC, explains how she's adapting her business in a world of social-distancing. What's your secret to staying calm and managing your career and money during this difficult time? Text or call in your survival strategy to our hotline at (314) 200-5947 and we may share it on the podcast.
Published 04/29/20
In this encore episode, Mona Sinha, board chair of Women Moving Millions, tells WSJs' Veronica Dagher how women can work together to help society's most vulnerable people and why she's raising awareness about gender inequality. If you're a small business owner, we'd like to hear from you. Call or text our Secrets hotline at (314) 200-5947 and share your tips for keeping your business afloat.
Published 04/22/20
Meredith Moore, a financial planner and founder of Artisan Financial Strategies, talks to WSJ's Veronica Dagher about how to manage finances in this difficult time. She talks about taking control of your finances in a downturn (1:28), where to draw from for financial support (7:55), and which financial plans to put on hold (12:37). We want to remind listeners that even if you find tips from WSJ or Meredith helpful, it's important to consult a certified financial professional before making any...
Published 04/15/20