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Women Who Went for It! is a bi-weekly podcast, hosted by Career Change Agent, Sara McArdle. The show features inspiring chats with successful industry changers who share how they found the clarity, courage and motivation to step into a deeper vocation and a life of meaning and fulfillment. We hope you'll see just how many before you have GONE for it—and they're eternally grateful that they took the risk!

Jan 19, 2020

Women Who Went for It Podcast Host: Sara McArdle
In this Sara Solo Show, Sara discusses the workplace gifts and challenges of being an Empath, as defined by Dr. Judith Orloff. She gives examples of ways that Empaths can take on others' emotions and feel them as if they were their own; she discusses how to distinguish which emotions belong to you vs. which feelings...


Jan 5, 2020

Women Who Went for It Podcast Guest: Sharon Podobnik Peterson

In this episode, Sara talks with Sharon Podobnik Peterson about her journey from educator to monthly subscription box creator and executive leadership coach. Sharon chats about growing up in poverty and over-achieving to stay safe, about experiencing a breakdown during her honeymoon that led her to make big changes...


Dec 22, 2019

Women Who Went for It Podcast Guest: Gillian Levine

In this episode, Sara talks with Gillian Levine about her journey from administration and customer service to graphic design. Gillian talks about her rocky start in university and the "career world," and her experiences with surviving an assault, the PTSD that followed, and going to rehab to transcend her cycle of...


Dec 8, 2019

Women Who Went for It Podcast Host: Sara McArdle

In this Sara Solo Show, Sara discusses the gifts and challenges of being a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP), as defined by Elaine Aron, and an Empath, as defined by Dr. Judith Orloff. She gives examples of things that HSPs and Empaths can be feel overstimulated by in the workplace, and she gives practical tips for...


Nov 24, 2019

Women Who Went for It Podcast Guest: Toni Patterson

In this episode, Sara talks with Toni Patterson about her journey from psychology to computer programming to law to career mentoring. Toni not only shares her career change story, but she also gives practical tips for positioning oneself in a new industry, both on LinkedIn and in person, and she talks about how to be...