EP. 126 影響力投資:社會回饋與投資收益間的平衡 — Karen Tang, Serial Startup Builder and Venture Partner at Dreamhub

如果投資是一個光譜,一端是我們熟知的投資賺錢,另一端是以慈善行為為捐贈的投資,我們能否從中找到平衡?曾帶領兩個公司至 Nasdaq 上市的 Karen 如今投入在影響力投資的創投領域,運用她豐富的產業經驗,幫助更多新創團隊不僅實現營運和盈利目標,更對社會和地球做出正面貢獻。今天她將分享她對影響力投資的定義,也教我們怎麼從自身出發,透過有意識地消費和投資,實踐「你所花費的每一筆錢,都在為你想要的未來投票」理念。

EP. 125【EN】Navigating Career Pivots with Financial Confidence – Noriko Shindo, COO at HUE

What would you do if you faced an important career pivot but there’s so much fear of the unknown that prevents you from making that leap? For Noriko Shindo, now COO of her own startup, it was taking her fear and breaking it down to pieces with what she knew the best: a spreadsheet. Sounds counterintuitive? Listen to Nori’s journey when she realized juggling between parenthood and a demanding career actually helped her realize what she was yearning the most – entrepreneurship, and how she made it happen.

EP. 124 職場當然不能光說不練,但培養影響力,你除了會做還得會說 — 戴爾科技集團消費型電腦研發 副總裁 吳萱萱

踏入科技業已經 25 年的 Sharon 聊起她的產業經驗,給我們留下最強烈的印象是又實際、又有前瞻感的領導力。這兩個看似衝突的特質卻在 Sharon 身上巧妙融合;從她談起運用新知來增加工作效率,到她說資源雖然有限,但能在有限的環境中,幫助團隊以及合作夥伴達成他們想要的,就不難理解,她在豐富的職涯中,是如何有意識地不斷提升自己,也順勢拓展影響力。這一集,來聽聽 Sharon 聊她的影響力心法,即使面對未來大環境的不確定性,仍然保持開放的心態,「不會,就學!」

EP. 123 食物療癒,自我、身體、環境的共好與平衡 —— 食農故事助產士柯沛如

因爲自身免疫問題開始嘗試食物療法的沛如,透過對食物的真實慾望和反應,找到了與身體對話、共好的平衡。2023 年 9 月推出新書《用愛發酵:和食物對話,從我到我們的療癒之路》,從美國到台灣,她看見在社會上對於「食物」相關的每個環節,都經常被諸多既得利益族群所掌控;但她卻也驚喜地發現,在這個過程中相對弱勢的族群,他們背後所辛苦耕耘、促進多元文化再生的美好故事。睽違兩年上節目,沛如將再次和我們分享她的新旅程,並花了 10 年,重新認識自己,以及自己和這個世界的關係。

EP. 122【EN】Celebrating Differences and Breaking Barriers – Mari Nishiyama, Startup Partner Lead @Stripe|Ecosystem builder

As the Startup Partner Lead at Stripe, Mari shares with us her inspiring journey of overcoming challenges, breaking barriers in Japan, and fostering personal growth. Passionate about fintech and building the startup ecosystem, Mari’s story is one on the power of self-reflection, learning from role models, and the importance of female-dominated communities.

EP. 118【EN】Embracing Authenticity and Let Your Natural Leadership Emerge from Within – Jae Yeon Choi, Managing Director of MSD Taiwan

Remember the quote from the movie Forrest Gump? “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get,” and that’s how Jae Yeon Choi, Managing Director of MSD Taiwan, felt her career has been like. From working in a rigid government agency where there weren’t many women as colleagues, to pursuing her MBA, to now working in a leading pharmaceutical company working to improve people’s lives – Jae Yeon shared how she found authenticity to be the key to leadership and teamwork. #Impact, #Legacy, and #GrowTogether are her three most important hashtags. What are yours? Listen more to this episode to find out how a women leader is found.

EP. 117【EN】Beyond Perfection: Nurturing Diversity and Talent in LVMH Japan – Aya Yamanouchi / LVMH Japan, People & Culture Senior Manager

Fascinated by the French culture that celebrates a woman’s strength and independence, Aya Yamanouchi pursued her French Literature study to Paris – little did she know, this journey opened the door to her multi-talented career across different parts of the fashion industry. In this episode, Aya-san, now serving as the Senior Manager for People & Culture at LVMH Japan, shared her insights on hiring and growing talent in luxury retail. But our conversation went beyond the surface, diving into strategies to promote diversity and inclusion in the Asia Pacific, where monocultural norms still often prevail.

EP. 116 真正的女性自主:花謝是為了開出另一朵更期待的花 —— 國際知名舞者許芳宜

#一直在改變、#一直在迷戀著身體、#一直在發光,許芳宜用三個狀態簡述了自己的現狀。面臨每個時空不同的思維,她總隨時間不斷調整自己的最佳狀態、找到自己期待成為的人,而過程中也一再的覺察、迷戀著每一次與身體的對話。她說「每個人都是寶石,好好的琢磨自己、人生、身體,它就會發光」。儘管身上總是頂著鎂光燈的焦點——國際知名舞者、金馬獎最佳動作設計、瑪莎葛蘭姆舞團首席舞者,這些負重並不成為她的枷鎖。她用平靜的神情與真誠的話語告訴我們,她正在過著她喜歡的人生,而每個人的存在本身就是價值。

EP. 115 成長型思維? 解鎖影響力的關鍵 — Microsoft Asia’s Regional Go-to-Market Director — Hedy Ho

在一個頂尖的科技公司任職二十年,擔任過不同領導職務並遊走在數個國家的人生,甚至在日新月異的科技產業、邊工作還可以邊完成博士學位?光聽就很不簡單,但 Hedy 回想起職涯剛起步時,那時候看起來很高很高的高層點醒她 "Knowledge is Power" 後,她一路便抱著成長型思維,度過了各種挑戰。讓我們一起聽聽她如何解鎖影響力,勇於面對新的機會但同時也承認錯誤並修正,所帶來的職涯成長。有趣的是,後來她自己也是「很高很高」的主管了,她又是怎麼跟後進分享她的經驗?

EP. 114 【EN】The Triangle Balance of Sustainable Energy — GE Gas Power Decarbonization Leader For Asia — Kazunari (Kaz) Fukui

【 英文訪談 】在 Earth Day 地球日當週,我們決定邀請在國際婦女節論壇收到熱烈迴響、來自奇異燃氣發電的 Kaz 「回鍋」,和聽眾更深入地分析在能源永續這條路上,所需平衡的三重挑戰:費用、永續、和社會責任。身為 GE 剛上任不久的亞洲區減碳長(很酷的職位!),他謙虛地說這個新成立的部門反應了公司、甚至是全球對於節能減碳的重視。讓我們一起來聆聽他是如何在錯綜複雜的利害關係者中穿針引線,推動政策和科技向前。