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Million Dollar Advice is a work and career advice podcast hosted by friends and colleagues Kim Lessing and Kate Arend. Together Kim and Kate run Amy Poehler’s Paper Kite Productions and are very cool and good at their jobs. Each week, they

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Season 1


Amy Poehler Orders Lunch

This week Amy Poehler returns! After a wild ride ordering lunch, Kim, Kate and Amy help a caller understand the difference between a teachable moment and fireable offense. Then, they venture into the art world to solve a problem involving 40 thousand dollars worth of equipment and a terrible friend. Everyone’s lives are changed forever and the workplace is improved for all involved. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policyLearn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Amy Poehler Orders Lunch

This week Amy Poehler returns! After a wild ride ordering lunch, Kim, Kate and Amy help a caller understand the difference between a teachable moment and fireable offense. Then, they venture into the art world to solve a problem involving 40 thousand dollars worth of equipment and a terrible friend. Everyone’s lives are changed forever and the workplace is improved for all involved. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policyLearn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

33:27

EP10 - S1

23 May 24

Can’t Throw a Ball Without Hitting a Mother

This week Kim and Kate have a number of heated debates. They dig into the age old question of TO TELL OR NOT TELL. Then, despite Kate admitting she hates boundaries, Kim and Kate give some extremely good advice on how to set them. Everyone’s lives are changed forever and the workplace is improved for all involved. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policyLearn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Can’t Throw a Ball Without Hitting a Mother

This week Kim and Kate have a number of heated debates. They dig into the age old question of TO TELL OR NOT TELL. Then, despite Kate admitting she hates boundaries, Kim and Kate give some extremely good advice on how to set them. Everyone’s lives are changed forever and the workplace is improved for all involved. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policyLearn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

25:51

EP09 - S1

16 May 24

Little Sister Energy

This week Kate is annoyed by Kim. But Kim really doesn’t seem to mind. They coach a caller who in a shocking twist of expectations DOESN’T want to get promoted. Then, Kim and Kate are confronted with a voicemail detailing a verrryyy sexxxyyy problem. Everyone’s lives are changed forever and the workplace is improved for all involved.   Let me know if you need anything else, and thank you! To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policyLearn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Little Sister Energy

This week Kate is annoyed by Kim. But Kim really doesn’t seem to mind. They coach a caller who in a shocking twist of expectations DOESN’T want to get promoted. Then, Kim and Kate are confronted with a voicemail detailing a verrryyy sexxxyyy problem. Everyone’s lives are changed forever and the workplace is improved for all involved.   Let me know if you need anything else, and thank you! To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policyLearn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

32:19

EP08 - S1

9 May 24

Psycho for the first 35 with Tika Sumpter

This week Kim and Kate are joined by the beautiful, incomparable Tika Sumpter. Kim and Kate confess their love for her and then they dig into a caller who cannot set a single work boundary to save her life! Kim, Kate and Tika quickly turn things around for her and save her from a life of burn out. Then a voicemail caller asks about how to deal with her nemesis who keeps failing up. Everyone’s lives are changed forever and the workplace is improved for all involved. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policyLearn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Psycho for the first 35 with Tika Sumpter

This week Kim and Kate are joined by the beautiful, incomparable Tika Sumpter. Kim and Kate confess their love for her and then they dig into a caller who cannot set a single work boundary to save her life! Kim, Kate and Tika quickly turn things around for her and save her from a life of burn out. Then a voicemail caller asks about how to deal with her nemesis who keeps failing up. Everyone’s lives are changed forever and the workplace is improved for all involved. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policyLearn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

34:16

EP07 - S1

2 May 24

New Teeth Money

Kim is back from maternity leave and has returned a changed woman thanks to attending a motivational coaching webinar hosted by… well, you’re just gonna have to listen to find out who. Then, Kim and Kate help an emerging artist who is dealing with a tricky and relatable networking problem. And then, they answer a voice message about how to deal with an eager new hire. Everyone’s lives are changed forever and the workplace is improved for all involved. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policyLearn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

New Teeth Money

Kim is back from maternity leave and has returned a changed woman thanks to attending a motivational coaching webinar hosted by… well, you’re just gonna have to listen to find out who. Then, Kim and Kate help an emerging artist who is dealing with a tricky and relatable networking problem. And then, they answer a voice message about how to deal with an eager new hire. Everyone’s lives are changed forever and the workplace is improved for all involved. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policyLearn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

25:33

EP06 - S1

25 Apr 24

Doctor’s Orders

This week Kim records from her closet and throws a wrench in the whole dynamic. They discuss the pitfalls of comparing yourself to someone you work with. Then, Kim and Kate speak to a doctor and help her to find her voice at work. And later, they help someone infiltrate an impenetrable work clique. Everyone’s lives are changed forever and the workplace is improved for all involved. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policyLearn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Doctor’s Orders

This week Kim records from her closet and throws a wrench in the whole dynamic. They discuss the pitfalls of comparing yourself to someone you work with. Then, Kim and Kate speak to a doctor and help her to find her voice at work. And later, they help someone infiltrate an impenetrable work clique. Everyone’s lives are changed forever and the workplace is improved for all involved. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policyLearn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

30:40

EP05 - S1

18 Apr 24

Pooping at Work with Mitra Jouhari

This week Kim and Kate are joined by comedian, writer, and friend to hundreds Mitra Jourhari (@mitrajouhari). Kate accidentally steals someone's croissant and the entire room is rocked to its core. Once everyone has recovered, Kim, Kate and Mitra help someone who has some reservations about an opportunity that feels too good to be true. Then, a voicemail comes in that sparks the age old debate regarding the social etiquette of pooping at work. Everyone’s lives are changed forever and the workplace is improved for all involved. Keep up with Kim and Kate on IG and TikTok @milliondollaradvicepod. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policyLearn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Pooping at Work with Mitra Jouhari

This week Kim and Kate are joined by comedian, writer, and friend to hundreds Mitra Jourhari (@mitrajouhari). Kate accidentally steals someone's croissant and the entire room is rocked to its core. Once everyone has recovered, Kim, Kate and Mitra help someone who has some reservations about an opportunity that feels too good to be true. Then, a voicemail comes in that sparks the age old debate regarding the social etiquette of pooping at work. Everyone’s lives are changed forever and the workplace is improved for all involved. Keep up with Kim and Kate on IG and TikTok @milliondollaradvicepod. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policyLearn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

40:23

EP04 - S1

11 Apr 24

One Year, No Fear

This week Kim and Kate take a walk down memory lane when Kate discovers an old love note from Kim. Then, one of Kim’s friends/former coworkers calls in to talk about making a career change and trying to be seen as a creative rather than an executive. Later in the episode, Kim and Kate answer a voicemail question from a woman who knows her friend is about to get fired and isn’t sure if she should tell her friend or not. Everyone’s lives are changed forever and the workplace is improved for all involved. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policyLearn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

One Year, No Fear

This week Kim and Kate take a walk down memory lane when Kate discovers an old love note from Kim. Then, one of Kim’s friends/former coworkers calls in to talk about making a career change and trying to be seen as a creative rather than an executive. Later in the episode, Kim and Kate answer a voicemail question from a woman who knows her friend is about to get fired and isn’t sure if she should tell her friend or not. Everyone’s lives are changed forever and the workplace is improved for all involved. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policyLearn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

35:54

EP03 - S1

4 Apr 24

Meditations on Gen-Z with Amy Poehler

This episode Kim and Kate are joined by their incredible boss and mentor Amy Poehler. Amy drops some knowledge on a live caller about how to navigate working with Gen-Z. Because spoiler alert, Amy Poehler loves Gen-Z. Boundaries, productivity, and looking deep within are all covered. Everyone’s lives are changed forever and the workplace is improved for all involved. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policyLearn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Meditations on Gen-Z with Amy Poehler

This episode Kim and Kate are joined by their incredible boss and mentor Amy Poehler. Amy drops some knowledge on a live caller about how to navigate working with Gen-Z. Because spoiler alert, Amy Poehler loves Gen-Z. Boundaries, productivity, and looking deep within are all covered. Everyone’s lives are changed forever and the workplace is improved for all involved. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policyLearn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

32:32

EP02 - S1

28 Mar 24

One Pint, Two Spoons, Babe.

Hosts, friends, and longtime esteemed colleagues, Kim and Kate discuss their work lives at Amy Poehler’s Paper Kite Productions and reveal the reason why they decided to be allies instead of each other's greatest competition. Then, they turn their attention to helping one small business owner learn to promote herself and after that they share their wisdom on how to deal with annoying co-workers. Both callers’ lives are changed forever and the workplace is improved for all involved. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policyLearn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

One Pint, Two Spoons, Babe.

Hosts, friends, and longtime esteemed colleagues, Kim and Kate discuss their work lives at Amy Poehler’s Paper Kite Productions and reveal the reason why they decided to be allies instead of each other's greatest competition. Then, they turn their attention to helping one small business owner learn to promote herself and after that they share their wisdom on how to deal with annoying co-workers. Both callers’ lives are changed forever and the workplace is improved for all involved. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policyLearn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

28:14

EP01 - S1

27 Mar 24


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