Stacy Whitenight

Stacy Whitenight

“Hand me a blank sheet of paper and let’s build something beautiful.”

I believe great ideas are generated by imagination and good communication. When you build a solid trust between team members, you have built an idea engine. Innovation is rarely about a single idea or a single person. Innovation comes from many ideas created from many brilliant people working together.

Champion inclusivity: A look inside the insidious world of AI with Albert Myles

Albert Myles is a Knowledge Program Manager in customer content services. His passion and curiosity in technology have led him to explore Artificial Intelligence (AI). Albert is eager to expand the horizons of his own...

Is Failing Forward More than an Act of Bravery?

This word can bring up a lot of emotions. Joining us on this week's podcast to discuss the many ways of failing forward is Eva Ogden! Failure is a tool for personal success. We discuss the many ways in which we have failed....

Why We Need Equity Before Birth

It is an honor to have Joy Spencer join us for this podcast episode. She is fresh off the stage from a Testimony before Congress and inspiring us at every turn. Joy is the Executive Director at Equity Before Birth. A non-profit dedicated to saving the lives of Black...

Skeptical People and the Consumption of Misinformation (Science Edition)

Shahida Shahrir Mellon, MPH and doctoral candidate at the University of Washington in the department of Health Services, joins us on the podcast to discuss science skepticism and the spread of misinformation, and how that correlates to our current Covid vaccination...

[Transcript] Managing Difficult People at Work

Stacy Whitenight 0:04 Welcome back to season two of the bossy bees podcast. Thank you for joining us as we kick off a new season of exploration and learning into new topics, and we'll be trying out some new creative outlets. So be sure to check out patreon. For...

Managing Difficult People at Work

Kim and Stacy are taking a look at some of the nuances around creating boundaries at work. We’ve come to realize that it’s a task much easier said than done, especially when it comes to dealing with difficult people in meetings and around the workplace. Kim and Stacy...

The British Monarchy, Meghan Markle, and Imposter Syndrome

There are varying degrees of interest when it comes to the British Royal family, and Meghan Markle herself. Kim and Stacy are wonderful representatives from two camps, one obsessed and the other almost completely...

Working Parents Manage Childcare in Pandemic (Transcript)

About this podcast This podcast on childcare explores the unique pains of childcare in a pandemic from the perspective of two working parents. The past year has exposed vulnerabilities for families, organizations, and in our nation that require us to consider better...

How working parents manage childcare in a pandemic

As two full-time working parents in the middle of a pandemic, we have been feeling some new and unique pains in childcare over the past year. Kim and I are talking about the unprecedented year of childcare in a pandemic,...

Well-Rounded Living

The downtime experienced during the pandemic provided a unique opportunity to “slow down” for many of us. Desire to create a well-rounded living situation was strong among the masses. However, there was a general sense of misdirection and confusion when the question...
Statement on faith: Called into antiracist work

Statement on faith: Called into antiracist work

A quiet, small voice has been nagging for clarity in the close reaches of my subconscious for so many years. To make sense of our own purpose, or to open ourselves up to understanding purpose, is a journey of self-identification. It is a critical prerequisite of...

Emotional Bandwidth when Work and Parenting Collide

Emotional Bandwidth when Work and Parenting Collide

Emotional Bandwidth Capacity and Limits A post on LinkedIn caught my eye. The original poster stated he was at his emotional limit due to all the events in 2020. He stated he could not give his spare time to others requesting attention for their social or emotional...

Create a No-tears Morning Routine to get out the Door

Stacy and I just recorded a podcast about morning routines and what helps all the little ones get ready for school or daycare. While I wouldn’t call myself an expert, my nine years of experience should qualify me for the title of “Senior Morning Transition Manager” or...

Hurricane Watch and Indoor Activities

Our 3 Bossy Bees team is based in Durham, North Carolina. While the severe impacts of Hurricane Florence have not turned in our direction, the local area prepared and braced for impact. We watch the news and weather updates intently and are thinking of all the...

Fail Gracefully

I have been fortunate to learn the art of how to fail gracefully through years of playing competitive sports. Failing gracefully is a valuable skill to carry into your adult life. It’s a work in progress, but as a result, I am a better mother, friend, partner, and...

Childcare, 2 Working Parents, and Reality

Childcare, Two Working Parents, and Reality For 2 working parents, childcare is a blessing and sometimes a nightmare to figure out. My spouse and I are in our ninth year of juggling care and we’ve tried many different options. Financially figuring out the right care...

Responsibility is your friend

It’s a slow walk through the building towards the employee parking lot. It is reminiscent of an insane asylum as we make it to the long empty-walled white hallway. The ugly checkered carpet doesn’t provide any softness to the ambiance of the hall. I glance at my...

Summer, Kids, and the 9-to-5

We welcome summer vacation to our home with mixed emotions. There is a lot of joy that comes with easier mornings. No lunches to pack or kids to get dressed, but there is upheaval with childcare. By the time June rolls around, we (my three kids and my husband) have...

Women in Business Series: Victoria Hefty

Victoria Hefty brings the essence of perseverance to everything she does. She is the student you want in your class and the leader you want on your team, both in the office and on the field. Victoria is a pioneer in redefining the traditional measures of success....

Woman Owned Business Series: Strouds Creek Farm

Woman Owned Business Series: Strouds Creek Farm

Woman Owned Business Series I enjoy my trips out to Strouds Creek Farm. Tucked away off the busy street of St. Mary's Road in Hillsborough is Friendship Lane. Driving under the canopy of trees Friendship Lane turns into a gravel road. You can hear the crunch of stone...

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