In this episode we chat with Jenn Folsom, who is the author of a new book called The Ringmaster: Work, Life, and Keeping It All Together, where she helps working parents juggle the most important areas of their lives. She’s a dynamic, high-energy leader with a proven record for growing all sizes of professional services firms while growing a family. She is currently the Vice President of Delivery at RIVA Solutions Inc., a Washington, D.C.- based IT consulting firm.

As a human capital expert, she leverages a people-centered approach to drive revenue in organizations from start-up to Big 4. Jennifer is an oft-quoted expert on corporate culture. She promotes the notion that the multiple in firm valuation starts with the people. Her colleagues cite one of her greatest strengths as the “ability to cut through the noise to solve an issue.” She’s also the mom of 3 sons, 17 year-old twins and a 12 year-old firecracker. Wife. Daughter. Sister. Friend. Yogi. Old lady soccer team player. Amateur farm-to-table chef. Vegetable gardener. Paddleboarder. Bourbon lover. Runner. Reader. Writer. Jennifer loves her work but knows that living your whole best life is the ultimate key to success.

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The Working Parent Resource Podcast is a place where we explore how to defeat burnout as working parents so we can finally enjoy these precious years of our lives. My name is Sarah Argenal, and I’m the host of this show, as well as the founder of The Argenal Institute, and creator of the Whole SELF Lifestyle™, which provides a sustainable and long-term approach to fulfillment for working parents. The show notes for this episode, as well as other resources, free training materials, and information about the Whole SELF Lifestyle™ can all be found on our website at


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