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Podcast - Writer & Podcaster Jordan Morris on his sci-fi comedy characters adapting to difficult situations

Podcast - Writer & Podcaster Jordan Morris on his sci-fi comedy characters adapting to difficult situations

In this bonus episode between seasons 2 and 3 of the BoldAdulting podcast, writer & podcaster Jordan Morris discusses with Masha how the characters on his sci-fi comedy Bubble articulate their needs and boundaries, navigate choosing between privacy and authenticity, try things that may not work out, and deal with difficult feedback. Also hear Jordan share about his confidence in sharing creative projects.

Podcast - Mental Health Podcaster Andrew of Andrew in the Gap Years on preparing for social situations

Podcast - Mental Health Podcaster Andrew of Andrew in the Gap Years on preparing for social situations

In the last episode of season 2, Mental Health Podcaster Andrew of Andrew in the Gap Years shares his big dream goal of training all undergrads in active listening, how he prepares for social settings to prevent a vicious cycle of social anxiety, how as a child he learned to fear making mistakes, and his secret for actually having fun at job interviews.

Podcast - Science Communicator Dave Farina on confidence after leaving multiple grad school programs

Podcast - Science Communicator Dave Farina on confidence after leaving multiple grad school programs

Science Communicator Dave Farina of the Professor Dave Explains YouTube channel and the Professor Dave Debates podcast opens up about how his projects are a refuge from stress, his journey in and out of multiple graduate programs, and why it’s important to calibrate your expectations based on your goals.

Podcast – 7 Steps to Confidently Reach Out to People

Podcast – 7 Steps to Confidently Reach Out to People

In this solo episode, Masha the Quirky Qonfidence Qoach provides 7 simple steps to reach out to people for career/life advice, to make connections, to thank people for something they’ve made or done, or to follow up after meeting someone.

    Podcast - Science communicator and neuroscientist Elena Blanco-Suarez about confidence doing science in a new language

    Podcast - Science communicator and neuroscientist Elena Blanco-Suarez about confidence doing science in a new language

    Science communicator Elena Blanco-Suarez shares about the uncertainties of doing science in English as a second language learner, how music and movement helps her mental health, an the surprising benefits of opening up to others about low confidence.

    Podcast - I Don't Know What I'm Doing (And So Can You)

    Podcast - I Don't Know What I'm Doing (And So Can You)

    BoldAdulting season 2 is here! In the first episode, Quirky Qonfidence Qoach Masha shares why she embraces her many failures, shares the struggles shared with her by many scientists, and gives 12 tips for becoming a more confident and happy individual.
     

    Podcast - Academia could use a like button (BA #12)

    Podcast - Academia could use a like button (BA #12)

    In this audio blog, I rant about the structure of feedback in academia. I discuss how this affects confidence, a moment that defined my views about feedback, my proposed way to better let people know what they're doing well and how to improve, and why I think getting no positive feedback is a nonsensical and counterproductive approach among talented groups of people.

    Podcast - Good Enough Now Author Jess Pettitt (BA #11)

    Podcast - Good Enough Now Author Jess Pettitt (BA #11)

    Speaker and consultant Jess Pettitt shares how her body image changes based on who she’s with, the contrast between the high of being on stage and the loneliness of returning to hotel rooms, and how publishing her book Good Enough Now challenged her own feelings of feeling good enough now.

    Podcast - 6 Tips For Feeling Good Enough Now (With Jess Pettitt)

    Part 1 of 2. See part 2 here. Speaker and consultant Jess Pettitt shares 6 tips for feeling good enough now! (Yes, now. Not at some future time when you're finally perfect.)

    Find Jess on her website@jesspettittFacebook, or LinkedIn. Pre-order Good Enough Now so you can read Jess' whole book!

    Text Jess any questions at 202-670-4262!

    Podcast - Science Communicator Kellie Vinal

    Podcast - Science Communicator Kellie Vinal

    Science communicator (and recent PhD recipient!) Kellie Vinal opens up about how mentors saved her confidence during a grad school low, how collaborators help keep her going strong, and how being self-conscious while telling stories can backfire.

    Podcast - Skeptical Activist Evan Bernstein (BA #7)

    Podcast - Skeptical Activist Evan Bernstein (BA #7)

    Evan Bernstein, co-host of the Skeptics' Guide to the Universe podcast, shares how he got over being nervous being on stage in front of huge audiences at skeptical conferences like The Amazing Meeting, how he instills confidence in his kids, and why he doesn't let online trolls get him down. 

    Podcast - Science Writer Ian Street (BA #6)

    Podcast - Science Writer Ian Street (BA #6)

    Science writer Dr. Ian Street shares about how his past experiences with depression have made him stronger today, the surprising upside of being self-conscious while talking, and his dreams for his career transition into a full-time science communicator.

    Podcast - Protocols.io co-founder Dr. Lenny Teytelman (BA #2)

    Podcast - Protocols.io co-founder Dr. Lenny Teytelman (BA #2)

    I interview Dr. Lenny Teytelman of the protocols repository Protocols.io. We discuss grad school stress, including that pesky bugger imposter syndrome (the feeling many grad students get that they aren't good enough), and how to deal with it. Lenny also shares why grad school is great preparation for many non-faculty positions, including in start-ups.