The Power of Owning Your Career Podcast

Simone Morris is host of The Power of Owning Your Career Podcast. Every episode features a guest who is definitely demonstrating behaviors to powerfully own their careers. The intent is to provide an empowerment opportunity to learn from those mastering the skills necessary to succeed in your career. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes.

Season 1 Episodes:

In episode 9, guest Kelly Hoey, author of build your dream network, says the formula for owning your career is about building your expertise, building your network and building your bank account. Check out the latest episode. You can reach Kelly at her website

Shante Roddy, CEO, of Intuitive Risk Management is the guest for Episode 8 of the Power of Owning Your Career Podcast. Shante recommends leveraging a SWOT analysis to get in tune with your vulnerable areas. She credits using her faith to lead her to her true purpose and taking advantage of resources like SBA, SBDC, Google, and more to continue her success. Reach Shante at

Esther Inman is a digital nomad who says nothing is a fail, it’s just a blip on the mountain. She says go after your risks. Invest in yourself. Be in the driver seat from wherever you define paradise to be. Connect with Esther on Instagram,, or in her Facebook group Virtual Assistant Internships.

Elaine Rau, Founder, Lady Boss Blogger joins Simone in episode 6 of the POOYC Podcast. Elaine says her formula for owning her career is about discovering what makes you tick. Know your passion! Leverage internships to continue learning. Connect with Elaine on

Episode 5 features award winning journalist Gwen Edwards. Her formula for owning your career is:

  1. Go all in. Be committed to doing what it takes to achieve your dreams.

  2. Trust your instincts.

  3. Don't be afraid to ask for help. There are no dumb questions. If you don't know, then let's explore it together.

  4. Be willing to learn. 


  1. Be Flexible! Be open to opportunities that give you experiences to elevate yourself to accomplish your dreams. 

  2. Look for ways you can get to the same goal 

Connect with Gwen via email at

Get inspired in episode 4 with Becky Mollenkamp. Becky says her formula for owning her career is about courage + connection + curiosity (my values). She encourages listeners to pivot until they get it right. Here are links to bonus content on Mastermind resources.

Reasons to Join A Mastermind

How to start a Mastermind

You can reach Becky on her website.

Heneka’s Formula for Owning Your Career: 

  • Recognize what didn’t work, fix it, and move on.

  • Make sure your recipe includes your purpose (get clear on your purpose in life). Know who you should be serving and serve them well. Recognize you are not for everyone.

  • Connect with your tribe (those called specifically to work for)

  • Define your own formula for success

  • Put your blinkers on/Stay in your own lane (essentially stay focused)

  • Celebrate milestones/successes and keep going

Connect with Heneka on her website or at

Marty’s Formula for Owning Your Career: Know your why, create a vision, have a plan and work your plan. Her advice for successfully owning your career: Take small steps each day. Don’t be afraid to start. Just start. There’s power in movement.

Connect with Marty on her website or Instagram.

Introduction episode with Simone Morris. Learn how the podcast came into being.