Make New Mistakes

A podcast about being in business, being in charge, and being the one to screw it all up.

Make New Mistakes

10: Meet the Team (Part 1)

January 13, 2020

Happy 2020! For this special two-parter, we’re inviting you to meet the team at Mischief Management. They tell us about their biggest mistakes at work, and we promise this won’t be a part of their...

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9: Insert Motivational Motto Here

November 18, 2019

This week, Melissa and Taekia find their well of motivation for getting through the raggedy end of the year. A lot of our motivation comes from the amazing staff at Mischief. At this point in the year...

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8: This Episode is a Mistake

October 29, 2019

In an effort to reckon with this week’s topic of imposter syndrome, we present to you our UNEDITED audio of our recording. Anything could happen! We’ve got plenty of stories about  how it feels t...

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7: Faking It

October 14, 2019

Get ready for some singing and a hardcore lesson on how to act. Melissa asks Taekia to teach her how to keep her emotions in check, when it’s necessary. There are times when it behooves you not to c...

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6: Regrets, We’ve Had a Few

September 30, 2019

First comes first: we’re back from a hiatus! We’ve been overjoyed to see your comments and questions, and can’t wait to keep digging into mistakes.   We have a listener question! They want ...

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5: The Bro Mistake (or, "Zack with a K")

August 29, 2019

This week, on Make New Mistakes, we welcome our first guest into our little corner office: Amanda McLoughlin, business and digital media extraordinaire. We’ve known Amanda since the beginning of Lea...

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4: Don't Read the Comments

July 19, 2019

This week, on Make New Mistakes, we issue a strong directive: for the sake of your sanity, don’t read the comments. Melissa and Taekia discuss what it’s like to provide a big service to so many pe...

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3: Everyone Can See You

July 5, 2019

This week, on Make New Mistakes, we ponder the question: what happens when everyone can see your mistake? Event planning has made us experts in public mistakes. Want to learn more about audience psych...

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2: That Time I Made Someone Cry

June 21, 2019

This week on Make New Mistakes: Crying at work, when it happens, why it happens, what to do when it happens, and what to do when you've caused it. Plus, Mistakes in the News, a new segment! Hosts: ...

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1: How Dare You Assert Yourself?

June 6, 2019

Episode one is about assertion! We talk about when you assert yourself, when it's time to play bad cop, when it's time to stop the conversation, and of course, the mistakes we've made asserting oursel...