Personal Branding That Creates Impact & Becoming an Advocate For Change in the Workforce With Erika Wykes-Sneyd

This week’s episode is one for the books. Ellen sat down with Erika Wykes-Sneyd, the Global Head of Brand Experience & Innovation at PayPal, Venmo and their family of brands. Through her work at corporate giants like Uber, Google, Sony Playstation, Toyota, and now PayPal, she has dedicated her career to building purpose-driven brands that serve the customer, shareholders, and their communities. She shares her insights on how personal branding leads the way for business expansion, how to build a dynamite network that strengthens your career, and the importance of being an advocate for inclusion in the workforce. 

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Favorite Takeaways From This Episode:

In order to see the opportunities you want in your career, you have to hustle and work for them, have a seat at the table and know your worth. When you are moving through life and your career, make sure you listen to both your head and your heart. Don’t ignore your gut...

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Think Like a Boss: Winning as a Female Exec. With Amy Wu

Join me in experiencing the wisdom and experience of my dear friend, Amy Wu. As a partner at Light Speed Venture Partners, she spends her time predominantly working with their growth team. Amy shares with us today her journey to the C-suite, her take on work-life balance, and how to succeed as a female leader in tech. Before her current role, she served as CFO in actually two different roles at Discovery and spent her time outside of the office satisfying her sense of adventure by summiting more than a dozen Alpine peaks over 10,000 feet high!

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Favorite Takeaways From This Episode:

There’s nothing wrong with making pivots in your career. We all often start our careers multiple times in our lives, and when we do that, it’s through the power of connection and taking risks that we end up finding our dream career. Sometimes you just have to be the one to raise your hand, and taking that chance will be rewarded. If you do not...

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