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Kendra Nicole Podcast

Dec 12, 2023

Episode 4: The Working Mom's Guide to Networking

With Kendra James Anderson

Welcome to the Kendra Nicole Podcast, where we explore the realms of business, entrepreneurship, and a touch of motherhood. Hosted by Kendra James Anderson, a business veteran with over 20 years of experience.

In this episode, Kendra Nicole dives deep into the challenges and strategies for networking, tailored specifically for businesswomen and corporate mothers. Addressing the unique struggles faced by moms in the professional world, Kendra emphasizes the importance of proactive networking for both personal and business growth. From leveraging platforms like LinkedIn to participating in virtual and local events, she provides practical insights for busy schedules. Kendra also shares personal anecdotes, highlighting the value of in-person connections and the role of mom-specific events. With additional tips on time management and self-care, this episode offers a comprehensive guide for working moms seeking to thrive in their careers and motherhood journey.

Here are some key points talked on the episode:

      Challenges for New Moms: Kendra shares pandemic motherhood without nearby family.

      Proactive Networking: Stresses proactive networking for business and personal growth.

      LinkedIn Leverage: Optimize profile, join groups, engage in industry conversations.

      Virtual Events Impact: Attend webinars, conferences, follow up for lasting connections.

      Social Media Presence: Participate in forums for idea exchange and connection.

      Local Networking Groups: Seek local mom or business groups via apps like Meetup.

      Business Events Value: Emphasizes networking goldmine in industry-specific events.

      Lunch and Coffee Meetings: Advocates for one-on-one meetings to foster connections.

      Mom-Specific Events: Highlights connecting with working moms for support.

      Prioritize Networking Goals: Focus on quality connections and make networking a priority.

      Time Blocking Strategy: Allocate specific time blocks for networking in your schedule.

   Delegate and Outsource: Encourages task delegation for more networking and self-care.
Learn more about Kendra:
Kendra James-Anderson, founder of The Finance Femme, had a decade of experience working in Corporate America when she recognized a large gap in the financial management industry.
She served as a Finance Manager supporting the CFO of a multi-billion dollar company in which she was involved in boardroom meetings several times a week. In these meetings, she saw firsthand how billion dollar companies had highly skilled CFOs assisting their CEOs with everyday decision-making based on facts, data, analysis and experience in business strategy.
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