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Margaret Hirsch: The Power of Reinvention

49 Margaret Hirsch: The Power of Reinvention Hypewomen the Podcast with Sarona Wolter Podcast Spotify Google-play Forty three years ago, Margaret Hirsch and her husband founded the family’s mega appliance store, Hirsch’s in South Africa. Today, Hirsch’s own 19 branches nationwide, it’s quite an achievement for the company’s humble beginnings. As Executive Director at Hirsch’s, …

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Forging a Career in a Foreign Country with Mamuteane Mmutle

48 Forging a Career in a Foreign Country with Mamuteane Mmutle Hypewomen the Podcast with Sarona Wolter Podcast Spotify Google-play What’s it like to forge a career in a foreign country, without the support structures and networks? Over the next few weeks, we chat with various women who are forging a career in a foreign country …

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Empty Cages: The Keys to Finding Freedom

45 Empty Cages: The Keys to Finding Freedom Hypewomen the Podcast with Sarona Wolter Podcast Spotify Google-play In the hilarious and poignant book Empty Cages: Keys to Finding Freedom, South African based author, Jess Basson discovers why she went from being a spirited, quirky, confident little girl to a thirty-something mom struggling with depression and …

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Narcissism in Leadership with Angela Roeckerath

44 Narcissism in Leadership with Angela Roeckerath Hypewomen the Podcast with Sarona Wolter Podcast Spotify Google-play In 2021 Angela Roeckerath, a mum of 3, successfully completed her MBA studies. The topic of her master thesis was ‘Narcissism in leading positions – difference between female and male narcissism. She was a part of a team of …

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Sarona Wolter

How to Shoot Your Shot

Women have been socially conditioned to not making the first move, or speaking out and sometimes even stand the risk of being punished or penalised for taking initiative. 

Once I learnt to overcome my own limiting beliefs, there have been many times when taking initiative first has shaped who I am and inspired me to take more risk. 

Sarah Meier: Conversations for Working Parents

Sarah Meier, CEO and Founder of Parents at Work, discovered that after returning to work as a new mother, there were more challenges than she expected. It took her a long time to find her way. But this also made her realise that more support is needed for working parents. Sarah’s organization fills that gap that is able to support families and the companies that employ parents. The aim is to normalise being your real self at work while making work a family friendly workplace.