Podcast: Tales from Around the Watercooler

In "Tales from Around the Watercooler," the employment law attorneys at The Prinz Law Firm provide invaluable advice for how to find success in the workplace and how to navigate some of the trickiest situations as a professional.

  • Episodes
    • EP 33 - Tales from Around the Water Cooler with Anjali Jariwala

      In this episode of “Tales from Around the Water Cooler,” Anjali Jariwala, CPA and CFP®, founder of FIT Advisors—a financial planning firm ...Read More

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    • EP 32—Gary Kaplan and Leading with Project-Centric Style

      In this episode of “Tales from Around the Water Cooler,” Gary Kaplan, Leader for AXA XL's North America Construction unit, returns to the ...Read More

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    • EP 31 - Behind the Mic

      Kristen Prinz opens up about her personal and professional journey as a small business owner and established attorney. Scroll down to learn ...Read More

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    • EP 30 - Kristen Prinz: Podcasting, Vulnerability, and Diving In

      Kristen sits down with Dante32, a Chicago-based podcasting company.Read More

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    • EP29 – Megan Roudebush: Building a Business, Networking and Time Management

      In this episode, Kristen Prinz welcomes Megan Roudebush, founder of keepwith, a firm that teaches people networking skills.Read More

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    • EP28 – Cherilyn Murer: Life, Family and Business Success

      Cherilyn Murer discusses why both women and men need balance in their professional and personal lives. Scroll down to learn more about ...Read More

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    • EP27 – Kare Spears and Putting Money Where your Future Lies

      Kristen and Kare discuss the strategy and risks needed to cultivate a successful business as women entrepreneurs.Read More

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    • EP26 - Michael Ziri Shares His Passion for Advancing Equality

      Michael Ziri, Director of Public Policy at Equality Illinois, shares his passion for advancing the rights and equality of lesbian, gay, ...Read More

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    • EP25 - Mark Willis and Putting Money Where your Future Lies

      Mark Willis shares his journey of working in the financial services industry and secrets he’s uncovered along the way. Scroll down to learn ...Read More

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    • EP24 – Karen Goldner’s Contribution to Women-Owned Business

      In this episode of “Tales from Around the Water Cooler“ : Karen Goldner, author, Managing Director of Established Business Services and ...Read More

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    • EP23 – How to utilize outplacement services with Andrew Challenger

      In this episode of “Tales from Around the Water Cooler“ : Learn from Andrew Challenger, Vice President of Business Development for ...Read More

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    • EP22 – Jess Jankowski – Becoming a CEO & ownership vs. victim mentality

      In this episode of “Tales from Around the Water Cooler“ : President & CEO of NTC and Solésence, Jess Jankowski shares his path to becoming a ...Read More

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    • EP21 – Amy Hinote And The Pains and Pleasures of Becoming Successful Female Entrepreneurs

      In this episode of “Tales from Around the Water Cooler“ : Kristen and Founder of VRM Intel Amy Hinote, discuss the pains and pleasures of ...Read More

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    • EP20 - Dr. Toni Irving – Work in areas of passion to impact your career and others

      In this episode of “Tales from Around the Water Cooler“ : Kristen and Dr. Toni Irving, Executive Director Get IN Chicago and former Deputy ...Read More

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    • EP19 – Kristen and Mike Lauesen discuss how to shift your life in the right direction

      Kristen and Mike share insights and stories on how they create personal awareness to improve the quality of their personal and professional ...Read More

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    • EP18 – Kristen Talks With Mary Lee Montague – Executive Recruiter

      Tales from Around the Watercooler digs into the world of the non-profit C-Suite with Mary Lee Montague, a top executive recruiter for ...Read More

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    • EP17 – Christina Hynes Mesco – Biggest Mistakes Employers and Employees Make

      In this episode of “Tales from Around the Water Cooler“: The dangers of doing nothing The “Age of Defensive Employment” How the workplace ...Read More

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    • EP16 - Dr. Reeves and Kristen discuss leadership and inclusion

      Dr. Reeves and Kristen talk about how each organization is its own universe and within the bounds of the law have the freedom to create a ...Read More

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    • EP15 - Andrew Sykes, Founder & CEO of Habits at Work – Creating Successful Culture

      In this episode, Kristen Prinz talks with Andrew Sykes, Founder & CEO of Habits at Work. Kristen and Andrew share insights and stories in ...Read More

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    • EP14 - Thea Polancic and Lee Capps at ClearSpace Talk About Team Building

      When the stakes are high, companies often know they need to lead and perform differently if they want different results. There comes a time ...Read More

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    • EP13 - Francine Bailey: Grin and bear bad behavior or walk out the door

      Francine Bailey, businesswoman, attorney and strategist talks with Kristen about when it is best to grin and bear bad behavior in the ...Read More

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    • EP12 - Recognizing and surviving b.s. in the workplace

      Co-workers & fiction authors of B.S. Incorporated, Jennifer Rock and Michael Voss, talk with Kristen Prinz about recognizing and surviving ...Read More

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    • EP11 - The no a-hole policy and building trust as a team with Gary Kaplan and Kristen Prinz

      Kristen Prinz of the Prinz Law Firm talks with Gary Kaplan of XL Group about building trust as a team, the no asshole policy & More!Read More

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    • EP10 - “We are human beings, not human doings” – Elene Cafasso

      Listen in as Elene touches over horror stories of corporate culture, and “leaders behaving badly”. Elene explains how underlining beliefs ...Read More

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    • EP 9 - Lessons in Leadership and Detoxing the Workplace with Ana Dutra

      Ana Dutra, CEO of the Executive’s Club of Chicago and author of Lessons in LeadershiT, Detoxing the Workplace, talks with Kristen about the ...Read More

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