Carly Zakin

Carly Zakin

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Carly Zakin's Interviews

Danielle Weisberg + Carly Zakin & Kimberly Brown 04 Jan 2023 • EN

Kimberly Brown on How to Level Up at Work

When Kimberly Brown wrote a high school paper about her dream of becoming a social worker, she knew helping people would be central to her work. She ended up in higher ed as a career counselor. And after she helped her first student get a job, she was hooked. Since then, Kimberly founded her own company to help people

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Danielle Weisberg + Carly Zakin & Lisa Ling 07 Dec 2022 • EN

Lisa Ling on Conquering Self Doubt

Lisa Ling started working as a professional journalist when she was only a teenager. Her job flew her across the world as she covered the drug wars in South America to democracy movements in China. She’s grown to be a pro at telling other people’s stories. But she says: advocating for herself is the hardest thing she’s

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Dan Schawbel & Carly Zakin 31 Oct 2022 • EN

Episode 211: Carly Zakin

My guest today is entrepreneur and author, Carly Zakin. Carly, along with Danielle Weisberg, co-founded theSkimm, a media company dedicated to helping millennial women live smarter. We talk about founding the company, raising capital, and political activism during this episode. This episode is proudly sponsored by Prox

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Danielle Weisberg + Carly Zakin & Eve Rodsky 05 Oct 2022 • EN

Eve Rodsky on Rebalancing Invisible Labor

Eve Rodsky was on a business trip when her husband texted saying someone left a beer bottle and jacket on their front lawn. She figured he’d take care of it. When she returned a day later, they were still there. That was when Eve realized unless she figured out why women take on so much invisible labor at home, she’d s

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Danielle Weisberg + Carly Zakin & Kristen Bell 21 Sep 2022 • EN

Kristen Bell on Mental Health at Work

Before she went to college, Kristen Bell’s mom sat her down for a candid convo. It wasn’t about navigating the quad or the importance of office hours. It was about the mental health struggles that ran in her family. Despite having those struggles too, Kristen never talked about it publicly. Until she decided: she owed

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Danielle Weisberg + Carly Zakin & Kerry Washington 27 Jul 2022 • EN

Kerry Washington on Choosing Work with Intention

Kerry Washington blessed our TV screens on movies + shows like Django Unchained, Little Fires Everywhere, and Scandal. But before she popped off as Olivia Pope, Kerry says she was choosy about roles offered to her. Even if saying “no” meant having less financial freedom. In this episode, Kerry shares: How J-Lo subbed f

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