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Exploring various topics of history and government with a feeble attempt at humor. Don't worry I lack the storytelling ability of a Dan Carlin, the commitment to a fast pace and consistent release schedule of a Mike Duncan. Nor do I have the calm and reassuring voice of a Robin Pierson. What I do have is some spare time and boredom and want to talk about random things in history.
 
What are the secrets behind some of the most successful women in the world? Each week designer Rebecca Minkoff talks to women from all walks of life, from CEOs to artists, and shows us what life is like without the pretty filters in order to help you navigate what it means to be vulnerable, how loss can make you stronger, and other ways to make your inner superwoman shine. Join us in being Superwomen, together! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/superwomen/support
 
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John II Komnenos is finally free to campaign in Anatolia. If he can keep the Turks quiet then he can make it to Antioch where his real goal lies. But once there will he risk outraging Latin opinion by assaulting the city or will he negotiate a deal to bring the city back into the Empire? Period: 1127-1138 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-o…
 
Rachel Rodgers knew she wanted to be a lawyer from a young age. However, when a less than positive experience in a white, male-dominated law school led her to start her own firm after graduation, she had no idea that it would be her entrepreneurial skills that would take center stage. When her largely female clientele started asking more about busi…
 
John II Komnenos takes charge of the Empire and campaigns immediately in Anatolia. But he is soon beset by the complications of the new position Byzantium finds itself in. Serbians, Steppe tribes, Hungarians and Venetians all demand his attention. Enemies and allies are crowding the chess board and John must make each move very carefully. Period: 1…
 
Daniella Pierson is an inspiration, but the 25-year-old founder and CEO of one of the fastest growing media platforms did not always feel like the confident boss she is today. Possibly the next (better) Zuckerberg, Daniella founded The Newsette while still in college at Boston University. She’ll be the first to tell you that she didn’t necessarily …
 
If years in investment banking taught Cate Luzio anything, it’s that big risks equal big rewards. Cate entered the world of finance without any formal training in the subject, and rose to lead thousands of employees in multibillion dollar ventures worldwide. Despite a fantastically successful career, Cate couldn’t picture herself in finance for the…
 
To celebrate the launch of Rebecca's new book, Fearless: The New Rules for Unlocking Creativity, Courage, and Success, we're sharing a series of talks from a recent event! In this episode, the one and only, Jessica Alba, chats with Rebecca Minkoff about how she stays creative and continues to move the needle in every industry she touches. Order you…
 
I have now finished all of the videos of Istanbul. So do subscribe to the History of Byzantium Youtube channel if you’d like to see them. The first few will go up next week. I have also completed our next Byzantine Story. It will be available in the next hour. It’s about a provincial magnate named Kekaumenos whose life gives us the invaluable persp…
 
Well into adulthood, Mandana Dayani felt pressure to be the ideal daughter, immigrant and employee. Starting out as a lawyer, she’s had more than one impressive career. She’s had several, in fact, but it wasn’t until she found herself aghast at recent U.S. immigration practices that she found her true calling. Working with friends and connections w…
 
You’ll never see “before and after” photos on the The Sculpt Society’s website or Instagram, and that’s a very intentional choice by founder, Megan Roup. A dance-based subscription fitness app, Megan knew from the start that she wanted workouts to be simple, fun and effective, but also rooted in body positivity. Launched not long before the pandemi…
 
How many of us have robotically asked, “How are you?,” and given the zombie response, “Fine,” when we could all use that as a moment to gently and authentically check in with ourselves and one another? Jenna Arnold prefers to ask “how your heart is doing,” digging beneath the social dance to reveal a nugget of true feeling. One of Oprah’s “Top 100 …
 
To celebrate the launch of Rebecca's new book, Fearless: The New Rules for Unlocking Creativity, Courage, and Success, we're sharing a series of talks from a recent event! In this episode, sisters and now co-authors, Amanda and Anna Kloots, discuss their joint endeavor of writing about Amanda's courageous year overcoming the loss of her husband. Or…
 
Hello everyone, I don’t normally talk about personal things on the podcast. But my father has been diagnosed with cancer. It’s serious and it’s all happened very quickly. I am still working away on the next Byzantine Story but further disruption to the schedule is inevitable. Thanks for your understanding. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-…
 
When a slew of mysterious, debilitating symptoms forced Allison Evans to take a leave of absence from college to focus on her health, her desperate search for a solution led to her aunt Marilee, who had turned to holistic methods to address her own health concerns years before. Taking her best friend, Kelly Love, with her, Allison spent the summer …
 
To celebrate the launch of Rebecca's new book, Fearless: The New Rules for Unlocking Creativity, Courage, and Success, we're sharing a series of talks from a recent event! In this episode Rebecca Minkoff sits down with Bozoma Saint John, Netflix's Global Chief Marketing Officer, to chat about her new book, Fearless. Bozoma and Rebecca break down th…
 
As you may know I have already produced three episodes about Women in the Roman World which are available for you on the Ad-Free Bonus Feed at Patreon. I now present three more episodes about Women in the Byzantine World. And these episodes are very much a continuation of that series. In part one we talk about how the arrival of Christianity affect…
 
Hello everyone, I am back with three bonus episodes for you about Women in the Byzantine World. These episodes should be available within an hour or so of this update. Since women get much less attention than they deserve in our narrative I’ll put the first of these episodes out for free for everyone to enjoy. Parts 2 and 3 though are only availabl…
 
This episode is in partnership with SAP SuccessFactors. Kathleen Hogan, Chief People Officer at Microsoft, may oversee 160,000+ employees, but she never really planned on going into business. What the former Harvard mathematics major really wanted to do was become a professor. Although life took her down a different path, Kathleen doesn’t regret it…
 
What do luxury beauty, home improvement and fast food have in common? The fact that Marisa Thalberg has been a driving force behind successful marketing campaigns for major brands in all three categories! Growing up, Marisa wanted to be either an actress or a lawyer, and in hindsight, she can see that this was reflective of her desire to be a commu…
 
To celebrate the launch of Rebecca's new book, Fearless: The New Rules for Unlocking Creativity, Courage, and Success, we're sharing a series of talks from a recent event! In this episode Rebecca Minkoff sits down with Swan Sit to chat about her new book, Fearless. The longtime Fashion Designer is discussing her career and all the events that lead …
 
When Wende Zomnir was ready for a change from her corporate job, her initial thought was to drop it all to become a freelance writer and scuba instructor. However, as fate would have it, she soon met the woman who would become her future co-founder. Lamenting the variety of exciting colors in the mid-90’s makeup scene, the two bonded and Urban Deca…
 
To celebrate the launch of Rebecca's new book, Fearless: The New Rules for Unlocking Creativity, Courage, and Success, we're sharing another excerpt from the book. This book is Rebecca's story + the rules that had to be broken, reinvented, and written down. DISCOVER HOW TO: Break free from circumstances and design your own path forward Harness intu…
 
This podcast is sponsored by Yahoo. Whether you’re a lover of the latest fashions or the best deals, stories of ceiling breakers and fortune makers, a lover of fantasy sports or financial smarts, a lover of trusted news to keep you in the know, or organized email to keep you in flow, Yahoo connects you to the things you love. Sometimes it takes a g…
 
A passion for news was instilled in Dana Perino from a young age. As a little girl growing up in Wyoming and Colorado, her dad expected her to choose two articles a day from the local paper to discuss over the family dinner. The emphasis on current events paid off as Dana moved to Washington, D.C. to work in politics, eventually leading to her appo…
 
This episode is sponsored by Capital One Business.Some people feel the entrepreneurial itch from a young age and dive in headfirst as soon as they can create something to sell. Others may feel its constant, subtle pull for years while they work for someone else, only giving in once the pain of an unsatisfying job finally outweighs the fear of doing…
 
Growing up as the child of liberal parents in Seattle, Jessica Bennett may have spent her formative years steeped in a culture of feminism, but she didn’t feel the need to claim the title of feminist until she was faced with the tangible gender disparities that arose during her first job as a staff writer at Newsweek in New York. Spurred by inexcus…
 
Rebecca's new book, Fearless: The New Rules for Unlocking Creativity, Courage, and Success, comes out on June 15th. Take a listen to this excerpt -- and stay tuned as we release new excerpts every week! Pre-order now and begin the first step on your path to achieving your dreams in spite of the fear that you think is holding you back. This book is …
 
It seems crazy to think that there was a time when entrepreneur, creatrix and makeup maven Bobbi Brown didn’t know what she wanted to do with her life, but like many young people it took some coaxing to decide on a career path. However, once she realized her passion lay in makeup artistry, there was no looking back. Working as a freelance artist in…
 
Rebecca's new book, Fearless: The New Rules for Unlocking Creativity, Courage, and Success, comes out on June 15th. Take a listen to this excerpt -- and stay tuned as we release new excerpts every week! Pre-order now and begin the first step on your path to achieving your dreams in spite of the fear that you think is holding you back. This book is …
 
Think your family is big? Try being one of 108 adopted siblings! The love, challenges, and resilience that Claire Babineaux-Fontenot learned by observing her parents, brothers, and sisters created within her an unwavering optimism in the face of adversity. When a major health scare caused Claire to question her career choice, she ultimately decided…
 
As someone who's moved around the country multiple times with 3 kids, Lisa Jacobs knows the power of an organized home. An organized space can save you time, money, and even instill calm in a chaotic house. At the age of 48, Lisa found herself at a crossroad in life. Her kids were older, and she was ready to go back into the workforce. When conside…
 
Daphne Oz spent her formative years cooking by her grandmother’s side, soaking up recipes, techniques and family gatherings around the kitchen. It made sense, then, that her first book, written while she was still in college, was about healthy eating. While that paved the way for her to join the culinary-centered talk show, The Chew, Daphne still d…
 
Our sixteenth Kickstarter backers reward episode looks at the relationship between Byzantium and the Rus and later Russia in conversation with Professor Sergey Ivanov. Professor Ivanov is a Russian scholar who has been studying Byzantium for many decades. He currently works in the Institute of Oriental and Ancient Studies at the National Research U…
 
Rebecca's new book, Fearless: The New Rules for Unlocking Creativity, Courage, and Success, comes out on June 15th. Take a listen to this excerpt from Chapter 3 -- and stay tuned as we release new excerpts! Pre-order now and begin the first step on your path to achieving your dreams in spite of the fear that you think is holding you back. This book…
 
While she might not define herself as a fitness enthusiast, Jen Cohen Bogan has an eye for the up and coming, and she knew the first time she rode an e-bike that there was something special there. The missing piece was, in her mind, a product that could marry function, value, quality and style. Not many people would want to ride a bike that wasn’t …
 
Rebecca's new book, Fearless: The New Rules for Unlocking Creativity, Courage, and Success, comes out on June 15th. Take a listen to this excerpt from Chapter 2 -- and stay tuned as we release new excerpts every week! Pre-order now and begin the first step on your path to achieving your dreams in spite of the fear that you think is holding you back…
 
Chriselle Lim was an influencer before influencing was a career to aspire to. Having fun with her own YouTube channel in college, she was one of the pioneers who recognized that content could mean more than ironic memes and charming cat videos. Early on, she was invited to Rebecca’s fashion shows before fashion had tapped into the influencer market…
 
Rebecca's new book, Fearless: The New Rules for Unlocking Creativity, Courage, and Success, comes out on June 15th. Take a listen to an excerpt from the first chapter, If You Want To Go, Go -- and stay tuned as we release new excerpts every week! Pre-order now and begin the first step on your path to achieving your dreams in spite of the fear that …
 
When Minjae Ormes was passionately studying storytelling and film, she didn’t know she would eventually use those skills for another type of storytelling: business marketing in a digital world. The creativity and unorthodox approach she built because of this led her to the position of Global Head of Media at YouTube. Now as CMO at Visible, an innov…
 
Rebecca's new book, Fearless: The New Rules for Unlocking Creativity, Courage, and Success, comes out on June 15th. Take a listen to the introduction of the book -- and stay tuned as we release new excerpts every week! Pre-order now and begin the first step on your path to achieving your dreams in spite of the fear that you think is holding you bac…
 
An actress-turned-entrepreneur and a fashion designer board a bus. What do they talk about? Breastfeeding, naturally! When Rebecca heard Tia Mowry’s giggle across the bus filled with successful women bound for Napa, she knew she had found a new friend. Joining Superwomen for the first time, Tia shares the story of how her career has evolved over th…
 
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