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Fierce Feminine Leadership

If you are ready to claim your power and change the world, then join women empowerment expert Eleanor Beaton for Fierce Feminine Leadership. Each week, Eleanor shares inspiring interviews with powerful women in business, along with practical tools and tricks you can use today to step into your power, smash your glass ceiling and take your seat at the tables where the big deals and decisions are made.
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Aug 17, 2017

Have you ever conducted a presentation knowing all-too-well that, that one presentation could be “the big one.” The one that could transform your business or career, open big new doors of opportunity, and really take things to the next level?

 

This happens a lot in the corporate world as well as the entrepreneurial world and how you handle these situations is the key to your success.

 

Many fierce female leaders find themselves “leading in fear” - the fear of owning the promise of their work. On today’s episode, I want to share why owning the promise of your work is critical to the success of your next presentation and how it can help you avoid stepping over big opportunities.

 

 

“As a leader, it’s your job to paint the vision.” - Eleanor Beaton

 

 

Today on the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast:

 

  • How your success pivots on how well you convey your promise.
  • Owning the promise of your work isn’t the same as bragging
  • By not owning the promise of your work, you are engaging in a momentary lapse of leadership
  • The impact that owning your promise can have on your business, customers, and investors
  • How the promise of your work is the beating heart of your Million Dollar Message

 

 

 

How to Find Your Million-Dollar Message Free Training

Great female leaders know how to elegantly and persuasively share their message in a way that others take action. If you want to learn how to craft your message and inspire others to take action, I invite you to register for my FREE mini-course training: How to Find Your Million-Dollar Message!

 

                             You will learn…

 

How to get booked as a paid keynote speaker- even without an agent or bestselling book.

Insider Secrets into how to quickly build a global brand.

How to set yourself apart as a woman of influence through speaking.

 

Register to claim your spot in the FREE How to Find Your Million Dollar Message mini-course today!

 

Love the show? Let us know!                             

                             

Are you a fan of the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast? If the tips and interviews we share in each episode have helped you gain the confidence and inspiration to become a better, more powerful leader, head on over to iTunes, subscribe to the show and leave your honest review to let us know! Each month, one lucky podcast reviewer will be selected to receive a free coaching session with me – Eleanor Beaton!                              

                             

What are you waiting for? Head on over to iTunes, subscribe and leave a review to enter your name into this month’s drawing!                              

                             

                              

And,if youreallywant to ramp up your fierceness…                              

                             

Reach out to us for a free 30-minute Bold Women in Business Makeover Session with me or one of the fabulous coaches on my team!                              

                             

Explore your path and discover how you can be the fiercest lady-boss possible. Visit EleanorBeaton.com/Discover.                              

                             

                             

                    

                    

A Special Thank You to Our Sponsors                            

                            

This episode was made possible by our wonderful sponsors, BMO – Bank of Montreal – The Bank for Women.                           

                        

Join the conversation at BMO for Women to gain the insight, knowledge, and support you need to succeed and to truly understand how to manage your money!  

 

Aug 15, 2017

Money is a form of currency - and a powerful form of energy. Having the right mindset around money and earning what you are worth is often difficult for many women entrepreneurs. My guest today is Denise Duffield Thomas. Denise is an award-winning speaker, author, and entrepreneur and the founder of Lucky Bitch where she helps women transform their economy class money mindset into a first-class life. Denise is passionate about helping women release their fear of money, set premium prices for their services, and take control of their finances.

 

She joins me today to share her journey into cultivating a powerful mindset around money. We discuss the common money blocks that hold women back from earning what they are truly worth and the link between financial empowerment and feminism.

 

“A healthy money mindset is not an absence of blocks or fears. It's about allowing yourself to receive money in ways that feel really good to you.” - Denise Duffield Thomas

 

Today on the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast:

 

  • What money blocks are and how they impact your life and business
  • How to identify money blocks
  • The link between money blocks and creating passive revenue in your business
  • Income-producing activities vs “busy work”
  • The connection between a lack of focus and money blocks
  • Creating a focus mantra
  • Creating boundaries - and sticking to them

 

How to Overcome Money Mindset Blocks:

 

  1. Become aware of your money blocks
  2. Track your income - and your freebies

 

Connect with Denise Duffield Thomas:

 

 

Love the show? Let us know!                             

                             

Are you a fan of the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast? If the tips and interviews we share in each episode have helped you gain the confidence and inspiration to become a better, more powerful leader, head on over to iTunes, subscribe to the show and leave your honest review to let us know! Each month, one lucky podcast reviewer will be selected to receive a free coaching session with me – Eleanor Beaton!                              

                             

What are you waiting for? Head on over to iTunes, subscribe and leave a review to enter your name into this month’s drawing!                              

                             

                              

And, if you really want to ramp up your fierceness…                              

                             

Reach out to us for a free 30-minute Bold Women in Business Makeover Session with me or one of the fabulous coaches on my team!                              

                             

Explore your path and discover how you can be the fiercest lady-boss possible. Visit EleanorBeaton.com/Discover.                              

                             

                             

                    

                    

A Special Thank You to Our Sponsors                             

                            

This episode was made possible by our wonderful sponsors, BMO – Bank of Montreal – The Bank for Women.                           

                        

Join the conversation at BMO for Women to gain the insight, knowledge, and support you need to succeed and to truly understand how to manage your money!    

 

Aug 10, 2017

Many different factors come into play when you launch a new business. From figuring out your marketing strategy and identifying your ideal clients to creating proposals, attending networking events, and staying current on your education and certification courses, there are many things you need to consider to make a successful impact in your industry.

One of the most critical factors that many new entrepreneurs often overlook is their message. Your message, and the way you deliver it, can be the determining factor that makes a client or organization decide whether to work with you.

On today’s episode, I want to share four easy steps you can take to create a powerful message for your business and help you overcome the “boring message syndrome” that often plagues many fierce feminine leaders and entrepreneurs.

 

“Great leaders - women of influence - are storytellers and excellent communicators.” - Eleanor Beaton

 

Today on the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast:

  • How to identify if you have “boring message syndrome”
  • How to elegantly and persuasively get people to hear your message
  • Creating a compelling argument
  • Using case studies to tell a story and support a controlling idea
  • Showing what is possible by implementing ideas, methods, or messages

 

4 Parts of Complete and Persuasive Messages:

  1. Your controlling idea
  2. The details
  3. The stories
  4. The promise

 

Resources Mentioned:

 

 

How to Find Your Million-Dollar Message Free Training

Great female leaders know how to elegantly and persuasively share their message in a way that others take action. If you want to learn how to craft your message and inspire others to take action, I invite you to register for my FREE mini-course training: How to Find Your Million-Dollar Message!

                You will learn…

    How to get booked as a paid keynote speaker- even without an agent or bestselling book.

Insider Secrets into how to quickly build a global brand.

How to set yourself apart as a woman of influence through speaking.

 

Register to claim your spot in the FREE How to Find Your Million Dollar Message mini-course today!

 

Love the show? Let us know!                              

                              

Are you a fan of the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast? If the tips and interviews we share in each episode have helped you gain the confidence and inspiration to become a better, more powerful leader, head on over to iTunes, subscribe to the show and leave your honest review to let us know! Each month, one lucky podcast reviewer will be selected to receive a free coaching session with me – Eleanor Beaton!                               

                              

What are you waiting for? Head on over to iTunes, subscribe and leave a review to enter your name into this month’s drawing!                               

                              

                               

And, if you really want to ramp up your fierceness…                               

                              

Reach out to us for a free 30-minute Bold Women in Business Makeover Session with me or one of the fabulous coaches on my team!                               

                              

Explore your path and discover how you can be the fiercest lady-boss possible. Visit EleanorBeaton.com/Discover.                               

                              

                              

                     

                     

A Special Thank You to Our Sponsors                              

                             

This episode was made possible by our wonderful sponsors, BMO – Bank of Montreal – The Bank for Women.                            

                         

Join the conversation at BMO for Women to gain the insight, knowledge, and support you need to succeed and to truly understand how to manage your money!  

 

 

Aug 8, 2017

Giving back to the community and the world around you can be an incredibly powerful feeling. Knowing that you, your company, or your business has made a positive impact on someone else can leave you feeling rejuvenated, changing your views on the world around you. Pamela Hawley, founder and CEO of Universal Giving, an award-winning nonprofit that helps individuals and corporations give back and volunteer to communities worldwide through quality and vetted opportunities. 

 

Pamela has always had the unwavering desire to help people meet their social responsibility and has been in the philanthropic industry for many years. Her organization has assisted Fortune 500 companies such as Cisco and Gap, scale their global corporate social responsibilities worldwide. Today, she shares her journey from working as an intrapreneur to starting up Universal Giving and growing it into the award-winning organization that has helped make a huge impact in thousands of people’s lives all over the world. She shares tips and insight on how other women in business can also provide social good through their business or organization, as well as their community and explains why building solid relationships is more important than preparing sales pitches. 

 

“You have to work for your calling.” – Pamela Hawley 

 

Here’s a Breakdown of Today’s Show: 

  • How Pamela’s intrapreneurial experience helped prepare her for the work she does today. 
  • How she grew Universal Giving from a startup to an award-winning, successful organization. 
  • How the Universal Giving model has innovated the nonprofit world. 
  • How women in business can engage with large corporate companies. 
  • Why she focuses more on client retention and less on the sales component. 
  • She explains the challenges she has faced while growing Universal Giving and how she overcame them. 
  • She shares what her most important success factor has been throughout her journey. 
  • She explains how she made the transition into the position of leadership within her organization. 

 

Connect with Pamela Hawley & Universal Giving: 

 

My Invitation to You  

 

Let’s make 2017 your year for success, for courage, for being the fierce feminine leader you know you can be! Reserve your seat to join me and other fierce feminine leaders on November 18 through 20 for a 3-day retreat in Toronto, Canada to crystalize your vision, create a powerful 90-day action plan, and get the tools you need to help you seriouslyuplevelyour life and business.  

 

Visit the Fierce Feminine Leadership Intensive website to reserve your seat now!  

  

Love the show? Let us know!  

 

Are you a fan of the Firece Feminine Leadership Podcast? If the tips and interviews we share in each episode have helped you gain the confidence and inspiration to become a better, more powerful leader, head on over to iTunes, subscribe to the show and leave your honest review to let us know!  

Each month, one lucky podcast reviewer will be selected to receive a free coaching session with me – Eleanor Beaton!  

 

What are you waiting for? Head on over to iTunes, subscribe and leave your review to enter your name into this month’s drawing!  

 

And, if youreallywant to ramp up your fierceness…  

 

Reach out to us for a free 30-minute Bold Women in Business Makeover Session with me or one of the fabulous coaches on my team!  

 

Explore your path and discover how you can be the fiercest lady-boss possible.  

Visit EleanorBeaton.com/Discover  

  

 

Aug 3, 2017

What does playing big in your business or career mean to you? For some, it may mean swallowing your fear and starting a new business or accepting – or declining – a promotion. My guest today is women’s leadership expert, Tara Mohr. She is a passionate coach, speaker, and the creator of the Playing Big Leadership Program, which has gained recognition by many major media publications including Oprah.com, Fast Company, TEDx Women, The New York Times, and Time Magazine.

Tara joins me today to share her story, what inspired her to empower women to play a bigger game, and what motivated her to publish her book, Playing Big: Practical Wisdom for Women Who Want to Speak Up, Create, and Lead. She shares her insight on what causes women to play small, how to overcome those fears to achieve the success they deserve, and the inner work necessary for women to play a bigger game.

 

“Playing big is being more loyal to your dreams than your fears.” – Tara Mohr

 

Today on the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast:

  • How limiting beliefs often prevent women from playing big and accomplishing big goals
  • The inner work required for women to accomplish their “outer work” goals
  • Common signs and expressions of playing small
  • How Tara’s own experience with crushing limiting beliefs and fears has impacted her career and enabled her to play a bigger game
  • Why it’s important for women to “unhook” from praise as well as criticism
  • How to maintain a steadiness of your soul and why it’s important

 

Tara’s Tips to Play a Bigger Game:

  1. Become aware of and manage your inner critic voice
  2. Access your inner mentor
  3. Unhook from praise and criticism

 

Connect with Tara Mohr:

 

 

Love the show? Let us know!                             

                             

Are you a fan of the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast? If the tips and interviews we share in each episode have helped you gain the confidence and inspiration to become a better, more powerful leader, head on over to iTunes, subscribe to the show and leave your honest review to let us know! Each month, one lucky podcast reviewer will be selected to receive a free coaching session with me – Eleanor Beaton!                              

                             

What are you waiting for? Head on over to iTunes, subscribe and leave a review to enter your name into this month’s drawing!                              

                             

                              

And, if you really want to ramp up your fierceness…                              

                             

Reach out to us for a free 30-minute Bold Women in Business Makeover Session with me or one of the fabulous coaches on my team!                              

                             

Explore your path and discover how you can be the fiercest lady-boss possible. Visit EleanorBeaton.com/Discover.                              

                             

                             

                    

                    

A Special Thank You to Our Sponsors                             

                            

This episode was made possible by our wonderful sponsors, BMO – Bank of Montreal – The Bank for Women.                           

                        

Join the conversation at BMO for Women to gain the insight, knowledge, and support you need to succeed and to truly understand how to manage your money!    

 

 

Jul 31, 2017

I’m delighted to be podcasting from beautiful London England where I’m having a wonderful time doing business, visiting my family, and speaking at a conference for entrepreneurs where the topic of income generation came up. We hear the call and we become business women, but when it comes to monetizing I notice that many women entrepreneurs feel guilty about making money. The subjects of helping women become fierce successful financial leaders and overcoming money blocks are subjects I have a deep fascination in. 

 

Do learned money rules or stories affect how you deal with finances? I come from a long line of economists and economizers and I learned a great deal from my parents who were trying to build a future with what little income they brought in. I was taught early on that there was a scarcity of money or that it would be here today and gone tomorrow so I learned that waste not want not was a valid money rule, but I also learned to be uncomfortable around money.

 

On today’s episode, I’m going to share with you how learned money rules create blocks that interfere with your business success and your joy, and I talk about helping you break the chains holding you back from true financial freedom.

 

 

Here’s a Breakdown of Today’s Show:

 

  1. How economizing and economy affected me as a young girl.
  2. How your money story will catch up to you in business.
  3. Common money blocks that hold you back.
  4. I share about how money blocks surfaced when I started my business.
  5. How I help you change your mindset so you can embrace money.

 

My Challenge to You:

  • Reflect on your money stories and how they have affected you in your personal and business life and download your free Monthly Cash Calculator.
  • Give back to others and be a part of transforming the world into a softer, kinder, and nurturing place.

 

 

Mentioned on Today’s Show:

 

My Invitation to You

Let’s make 2017 your year for success, for courage, for being the fierce female leader you know you can be! Reserve your seat to join me and other fierce feminine leaders on November 18 through 20 for a 3-day retreat in Toronto, Canada to crystalize your vision, create a powerful 90-day action plan, and get the tools you need to help you seriously uplevel your life and business.

Visit FierceFeminineLeadershipIntensive.com to reserve your seat now!

 

Love the show? Let us know!

 

Are you a fan of the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast? If the tips and interviews we share in each episode have helped you gain the confidence and inspiration to become a better, more powerful leader, head on over to iTunes, subscribe to the show and leave your honest review to let us know!

 

Each month, one lucky podcast reviewer will be selected to receive a free coaching session with me – Eleanor Beaton!

 

What are you waiting for? Head on over to iTunes, subscribe and leave your review to enter your name into this month’s drawing!

 

And, if you really want to ramp up your fierceness…

 

Reach out to us for a free 30-minute Bold Women in Business Makeover Session with me or one of the fabulous coaches on my team!

 

Explore your path and discover how you can be the fiercest lady-boss possible.

 

Visit EleanorBeaton.com/Discover

 

 

 

Jul 28, 2017

Welcome back, Fierce Feminine Leaders! In this episode, I have a special guest on the air with me – Julie Weeks, President and CEO of Womenable, a for-profit social enterprise that works to enable women’s entrepreneurship worldwide.

Julie’s business focuses on helping women-owned businesses through improved systems, policies, laws, programs, and research-based knowledge to help women in the creation and growth of their companies. Julie is the leading expert in the field of women enterprise development, with over 30 years of experience in the public and private sector.

Since 2007, Womenable has partnered with American Express OPEN to develop and deliver research-based statistics on the role that women-owned businesses have had on the post-recession market throughout the United States and globally. She joins us today to share a few of the statistics that the 2016 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report has revealed this year in comparison to previous years, as well as shares some insight on how she grew her business and tips for women who are considering starting a business in the near future.

Thank you, Julie, for being on the show today and sharing this valuable information with the Fierce Feminine Leadership listeners.

Notable Statistics:

  • There are 11.3-Million women-owned businesses in the United States employing nearly 9-Million people and generating over $1.6-Trillion in revenue.
  • Women-owned businesses make up 38% of the business population and employ 8% of the country’s private sector workforce.
  • Since 2007, nearly 1,100 net women-owned businesses are launched each and every day.
  • 44% of women-owned businesses are owned by women of color in the United States.
  • Between 2007 and 2016, 79% of the net new women-owned businesses are owned by women of color.
  • The share of employment that are accounted for women-owned businesses, as well as revenue, remains flat lined since 2002. Employment shares have only grown by one percent – from 7% to 8%. Revenue shares have remained unchanged, at 4%.
  • The fastest growth regarding industry sector is among the smallest kinds in business; the service sector has doubled since 2007.
  • 8 in 10 United States businesses are single-person, private owned businesses, with 9 out of 10 being women-owned.

Tips Julie Shares:

  • Be relentless (in a good way); persevere to reach your business goals.
  • “Stick with it; success doesn’t happen overnight.”
  • Remember – teamwork is important. Balance your strengths and weaknesses. Hire other people to handle your weak points to grow a strong business.
  • Most importantly – have fun!

To get your hands on the 2016 State of Women-Owned Businesses in the United States Report, visit http://www.womenable.com/.

An Open Invitation to All You Fierce Feminine Leaders

Are you a coach, consultant, entrepreneur, or service provider wanting to sell your expertise and build your brand? I want to invite you to register for my brand new, free training webinar coming up on May 18!

You will learn:

  • The three stories you must tell to become a globally recognized expert, attract influential clients and double your sales in as little as 12-months.
  • Exact sales and marketing structures you need to build a multiple 6-figure business
  • Why so many coaches, consultants, and service providers struggle to replace their corporate salaries.

Bonus!

I am going to give you a behind the scenes look at how I earned a fabulous income as a global thought leader from my base in Canada!

One lucky live participant will win a free gift!

To register for my free training webinar “Stories That Sell,” head over to www.eleanorbeaton.com/storiesthatsell

Until next time…

Stay fierce!

 

Jul 26, 2017

Jill Payne is the founder of Spiritual Athlete, an elite executive speaker and coach, and a highly sought-after celebrity personal trainer with a passion and talent for tapping into deep emotional energies within others to bring out their inner glow. She has worked with and presented directly to C-Suite and Fortune 500 companies including PepsiCo, NBC, Panasonic, and Boeing.

 

Jill is on a mission to help people around the world elevate their energy levels to fulfill their destinies and achieve their goals and dreams. She joins me today to share her story, explain the difference between feeling tired and having low energy, and how identifying this distinction and responding accordingly can impact your ability to feel more positive, accomplished, efficient, and effective throughout the day.

 

“It’s hard to manage your emotions, but it’s easier to manage your physical energy.” – Jill Payne

 

Today on the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast:

  • The connection between competitive sports and business success
  • How your energy level contributes to your problem solving and decision-making skills
  • How to effectively elevate and manage your energy levels
  • How shifting your focus to managing your energy levels can impact your life
  • Using happiness and energy as fuel to accomplish your goals
  • The difference between exhaustion and low energy

 

 

3 Keys to Create & Cultivate Physical Energy:

  1. Body
  2. Focus
  3. Dialogue

 

Connect with Jill Payne:

 

 

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Jul 24, 2017

All of us have dreams. Some dream of pursuing their dream career or profession while others dream of making a great name for themselves in business. Whichever dream you might have, one thing is for certain: You have to invest in yourself and trust me when I say your future self will thank you if you start now.

Here’s a Breakdown of Today’s Show:

  • Imagine your dreams and goals to be like a small baby. In order for babies to grow healthy and strong, you have to give them all the time and commitment just like your dreams.
  • It’s natural for women in our society to put other people in front of us but now it’s time to focus on you.
  • You won’t be able to grow your dreams if you don’t invest on them or feed it scraps.
  • You have to improve your belief and commitment to your dreams so you can improve your belief and commitment to yourself.
  • Put your money where your mouth is. Invest in your dreams.
  • Do not give up on goals when they get hard. When the going gets tough, the tough get going.
  • Don’t make excuses to put your dreams on hold.
  • Successful companies burn through loads of cash when they’re growing. You yourself can’t grow without spending money.
  • Investing in yourself first is a powerful mindset so invest in you.
  • Investing on something is not the same as doing work to generate the results. You can’t spend your way out of a problem. 

My Challenge To You!

Take your dreams and goals seriously. Commit to investing in yourself and in those goals to make them a reality. Get access to the right kind of people who possess the right kind of skills and influences. Give yourself permission to invest in yourself.

 

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Jul 21, 2017

According to research, over half of today’s workforce is made up of women professionals, but far less have achieved their goals of landing a top position within their company. Statistics show that by mid-career, these powerful women with leadership potential lose their desire to reach the top midway in their careers.

In this episode, I am going to share with you the top three career derailers that are the most common reasons for great, aspiring women to lose their desire and confidence in landing that top spot.

  1. Broaden Your Career Focus

Women tend to specialize in specific roles within their company. Specializing in a particular field can all too often limit your chances for successfully landing a top position or becoming the company’s next CEO. Ladies, if you want to become an influential woman leader, you need to learn and appreciate how your organization works as a whole, and to do that, you need to start making lateral moves into unknown territory.

Until you learn how your company works as an entity, you won’t be able to lead it.

  1. Become a ‘People Person’ – Learn How to Work with People You Don’t Like

Being a “people person” does not mean that everyone has to like you – or that you have to like everyone. It means that you have successfully mastered the art of communicating and working with people whose personalities may conflict with your own. Mastering this skill is an incredibly important attribute to have when you are trying to land a top seat in your company or organization.

After all, you don’t think Sheryl Sandberg likes everyone she ever worked with at Facebook and Google, do you? Of course not, but by learning how to build solid working relationships with people, it enabled her to become a top women leader.

  1. Take Smart Risks

Being a CEO often involves taking smart risks. If you want to be a CEO of your company, you need to learn how to get out of your comfort zone and make the decision to take a smart risk. Ask for tough assignments, even if they are only short-term projects. Raise your hand at the next meeting and allow your voice and opinions to be heard. Volunteer new ideas to your boss and ask for new and different roles in the company. Some new positions may require you to accept a demotion, but that’s okay! It will only help your career in the long-run.

There are too many women in the workforce playing it safe at work. If you want to be CEO, you cannot be one of them. Get the courage to speak up, take risks, and lead your career YOUR way.

Only you have control over the direction of your career. It’s time to get the courage you need to take action and be the Fierce Feminine Leader we all know you can be!

If you’d like to learn more about the top 7 career competencies for women CEOs, feel free to click the link below and enter your email address, so we know where to send the checklist on the critical skill sets women need to obtain the top spot in their company.

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Until next time…

Stay Fierce!

 

 

Jul 19, 2017

Tracking your time can be an effective way to track your productivity. In fact, I often recommend my clients to track their working hours to give them an overview of exactly how productive they are and track how many things they actually do while at work. But have you ever thought about tracking you’re your personal time – the time outside of working for your organization or business? Many people do not realize just how powerful and valuable tracking their non-working hours can be.

I recently experimented with tracking my time, both at work and at home. This experiment has opened my eyes to many lessons about how I spend my time, my true productivity level, and even taught me how much time I actually spend with my family and friends.

In this episode, I’m going to share with you the 5 lessons I have learned after tracking my time over a 14 day period and why you should conduct your own experiment to help you identify where you could improve how you spend your time each week.

 

Today on the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast:

  • Why tracking your personal time, as well as your working hours, can help you identify areas to improve
  • How tracking your time can help you overcome “mom guilt”

 

5 Things Tracking Your Time Each Week Can Teach You:

  1. Identify if you’re truly getting enough sleep
  2. Identify if you’re eating enough to fuel your daily, intense ambition and energy level
  3. The amount of time you truly spend with your children
  4. The number of hours you actually dedicate to work
  5. Identify if you’re lying to yourself about not having time to do fun or important things

 

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

  • Episode 186: The Lies Women Tell Ourselves About Time with Laura Vanderkam

 

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And, if you really want to ramp up your fierceness…                             

                            

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Explore your path and discover how you can be the fiercest lady-boss possible. Visit EleanorBeaton.com/Discover.                             

                            

                            

                   

                   

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Jul 17, 2017

As fierce feminine leaders and entrepreneurs wearing many hats and taking on a wide variety of personal and professional responsibilities, finding ways to improve our productivity and get the most accomplished in our daily lives can sometimes seem unattainable. In fact, there are literally thousands of books, tools, and apps available on the internet that are designed to help people become more productive and manage their time more effectively. However, the truth is, we truly do not have an accurate gauge of how we spend our time – and because of that – we often feel like we are less productive than we truly are.

My guest today is Laura Vanderkam, an expert in time management and productivity. Laura is the author of several productivity and time management books, including I Know How She Does It: What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast and 168 Hours. Her work has been featured in dozens of publications including Fast Company, The Wall Street Journal, Fortune Magazine, and USA Today. She joins me today to share her insight and research regarding how many highly successful women manage their time, the myths about having a big career while raising a family, and why she believes tracking your time throughout the week – including the weekends – is the key to discovering how you can improve your productivity and time management skills.

 

“How we think we spend our time often has very little relation to how we actually spend our time.” – Laura Vanderkam

 

Today on the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast:

  • What she discovered after tracking her time in 30-minute increments
  • Why she tracks her time during the weekend as well as during the week
  • The biggest net benefits of tracking her time each week
  • The misconception that having a big career or working full-time will reduce the amount of time you spend with your children
  • Surprising trends she discovered during her 1,001-hour research project
  • Utilizing morning hours and structuring morning routines to work for you

 

Laura Vanderkam’s Top 3 Success Tips:

  1. Track your time for one week.
  2. Really think about what you want to spend more time doing.
  3. Think about how you use those “little bits of time.”

 

Connect with Laura Vanderkam:

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And, if you really want to ramp up your fierceness…                             

                            

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Explore your path and discover how you can be the fiercest lady-boss possible. Visit EleanorBeaton.com/Discover.                             

                            

                            

                   

                   

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This episode was made possible by our wonderful sponsors, BMO – Bank of Montreal – The Bank for Women.                          

                       

Join the conversation at BMO for Women to gain the insight, knowledge, and support you need to succeed and to truly understand how to manage your money!   

 

 

 

Jul 14, 2017

Do you strongly believe that working hard produces its own results and rewards? That if you work hard enough, you won’t need to “toot your own horn” and share your accomplishments with others because, ultimately, your hard work is proof of your success and accomplishments?

Many brilliant, high-achieving professional women shy away from talking about themselves, their accomplishments, and their successes because they don’t want to come off as obnoxious or leave the impression that they are bragging. What many of these fierce ladies may not realize, though, is that sharing their accomplishments with the world helps them claim their power, their authority, and their voice.

So, how can you subtly toot your own horn without coming off as obnoxious or braggy? That, my fierce friends, is exactly what I’m going to share with you today! I’m sharing five powerful strategies to help you share your accomplishments and successes without sounding like you have a chip on your shoulder.

 

“As you advance, that hard work and the results become table stakes.”

 

Today on the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast:

  • Why sharing your accomplishments are critical to your potential for advancement
  • How to share your accomplishments without sounding obnoxious
  • The importance of scheduling weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly “check-ins” with your boss or clients

 

5 Tips to Subtly Toot Your Own Horn:

  1. Talk about your team, their results, while making it clear that you are in the driver’s seat
  2. Take your boss and your client out to lunch
  3. Get recommendations on LinkedIn
  4. Use the power of stories
  5. Share what you have learned.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

  • Episode 184: How to Have a Big Career Inside a Big Company with Ayne O’Flynn

 

 

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And, if you really want to ramp up your fierceness…                             

                            

Reach out to us for a free 30-minute Bold Women in Business Makeover Session with me or one of the fabulous coaches on my team!                             

                            

Explore your path and discover how you can be the fiercest lady-boss possible. Visit EleanorBeaton.com/Discover.                             

                            

                            

                   

                   

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This episode was made possible by our wonderful sponsors, BMO – Bank of Montreal – The Bank for Women.                          

                       

Join the conversation at BMO for Women to gain the insight, knowledge, and support you need to succeed and to truly understand how to manage your money!      

 

 

Jul 12, 2017

My guest today is a quintessential powerhouse female business leader in the finance and trading industry, Aine O’Flynn. Aine is the Global Head of Equity Products for our amazing sponsors, BMO – Bank of Montreal. She is responsible for the global research, sales, trading, and derivatives for the company. Aine has a unique and interesting background. Following the birth of her second child, she decided to take a 2-and-a-half-year break from her career to focus on her children. When she decided to return to work, she made it her mission to make a strong comeback, hit the ground running, and build the powerful career she dreamed of.

She joins me today to share the story of how she moved from being a technical expert in her business and into the world of sales. She also shares how she found well-connected, influential sponsors inside her organization and how she cultivated those relationships.

 

“When you come back, you have to be all in.” – Aine O’Flynn

 

Today on the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast:

  • The most significant turning point that has helped shaped her as a leader
  • The importance of taking risks in your career
  • How to handle customer questions that you may not know the answer to
  • How to secure powerful sponsors
  • How to make a powerful career comeback after taking a sabbatical
  • The biggest challenges and opportunities in her career
  • How to advocate for yourself and lead authentically

 

Aine O’Flynn’s Top 5 Success Tips:

  1. Work hard
  2. Advocate for yourself
  3. Take risks
  4. Don’t be afraid to fail
  5. Be honest

 

Resources Mentioned in This Episode:

 

 

Love the show? Let us know!                           

                           

Are you a fan of the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast? If the tips and interviews we share in each episode have helped you gain the confidence and inspiration to become a better, more powerful leader, head on over to iTunes, subscribe to the show and leave your honest review to let us know! Each month, one lucky podcast reviewer will be selected to receive a free coaching session with me – Eleanor Beaton!                            

                           

What are you waiting for? Head on over to iTunes, subscribe and leave a review to enter your name into this month’s drawing!                            

                           

                            

And, if you really want to ramp up your fierceness…                            

                           

Reach out to us for a free 30-minute Bold Women in Business Makeover Session with me or one of the fabulous coaches on my team!                            

                           

Explore your path and discover how you can be the fiercest lady-boss possible. Visit EleanorBeaton.com/Discover.                            

                           

                           

                  

                  

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This episode was made possible by our wonderful sponsors, BMO – Bank of Montreal – The Bank for Women.                         

                      

Join the conversation at BMO for Women to gain the insight, knowledge, and support you need to succeed and to truly understand how to manage your money!  

 

 

 

Jul 10, 2017

Do you dream of writing a book? Becoming a published author is a great way to step into your power and position yourself as an expert in your field. My guest today is Joanna Penn, an international professional speaker, published author, and an award-winning entrepreneur who has published over 20 fiction and non-fiction books, selling over half a million copies worldwide. She has been named as a new York Times and USA Today bestselling author and voted by The Guardian newspaper as one of the Top 100 Creative Professionals in 2013. Additionally, Joanna runs a small press company with her husband.

Joanna joins me today to share how she pivoted her career from working in the corporate world in an industry she no longer enjoyed to becoming a published author. She shares her secrets for selling over 500,000 books on Amazon, how she combined her passion for business with her passion for writing, and she provides practical tips for leveraging the power of Amazon to launch your career as an author.

 

“The most important thing as a full-time creative is creating.” – Joanna Penn

 

Today on the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast:

  • The “author entrepreneur” business model
  • Time management strategies and tips
  • Why the platform to sell your book is critical to the success of your journey as a creative entrepreneur
  • Creating a scalable business as an author
  • How to market and sell your books worldwide
  • How the business model for selling courses differs from selling books
  • Tips for marketing your books
  • How marketing non-fiction books differs from marketing fiction books
  • Contract tips for working with publishers

 

Joanna Penn’s Top 4 Success Factors:

  1. Defining success and writing affirmations
  2. Taking action
  3. Constantly learning
  4. Being consistent

 

Resources Mentioned in this Episode:

 

Connect with Joanna Penn:

 

 

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This episode was made possible by our wonderful sponsors, BMO – Bank of Montreal – The Bank for Women.                         

                      

Join the conversation at BMO for Women to gain the insight, knowledge, and support you need to succeed and to truly understand how to manage your money!  

 

Jul 7, 2017

We all know that feedback is vitally important to our growth as entrepreneurs. Without feedback, how would we know what areas of our business and the way we lead our teams need to be improved upon? Sometimes, though, feedback can be hard to accept. Sometimes, well-intentioned people in our lives give us feedback that may not be helpful in advancing us toward the next level of success we want to achieve in our lives, businesses, or careers.

On today’s episode, I’m sharing 5 powerful tips on getting the candid feedback you need to advance in your business and career. I’m also sharing a few key strategies that I use to help me decipher whether a piece of feedback that I receive is truly feedback or merely a statement of judgement as well as how I handle the judgmental “haters” that provide unconstructive feedback.

 

“Attitude, moodiness, and defensiveness are the surest ways to have people stop bringing you feedback and begin writing you off.”

 

Today on the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast:

  • The relationship between gender bias and the lack of feedback among female professionals
  • Getting used to receiving and asking for blunt, harsh feedback
  • How to identify and handle unconstructive criticism

 

3 Ways to Handle Unconstructive Criticism:

  1. Remember Oprah’s phrase: “People will support you until you exceed their expectations of you.”
  2. Allow yourself to get angry. It’s okay to rant and vent a little!
  3. Identify if there is a lesson you can take from the feedback. If so, take the lesson. If not, discard the feedback and move on.

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

 

 

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Explore your path and discover how you can be the fiercest lady-boss possible. Visit EleanorBeaton.com/Discover.                            

                           

                           

                  

                  

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This episode was made possible by our wonderful sponsors, BMO – Bank of Montreal – The Bank for Women.                         

                      

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Jul 5, 2017

Cindy Whitehead is a powerhouse serial entrepreneur, speaker, and a highly-regarded women’s health advocate. She has been called a “tireless force of nature” by Fortune and over the last 10 years, she has successfully sold two businesses for over $1.5 billion U.S. dollars. Her success story has been featured in The New York Times, The Associated Press, Financial Times, Vanity Fair, and Bloomberg.

In 2016, she founded The Pink Ceiling, a venture capital and consulting enterprise for women. Today, Cindy joins me to share her insight on why it’s so important for women to get advice and listen to candid mentors that not only encourage us, but will also share things we may not want to hear.

 

“You always have to be unapologetic in your mission.” – Cindy Whitehead

 

Today on the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast:

  • What drove her to start her first business
  • Finding the right investors to scale your business
  • What inspired her to transition her focus on male sexual health to female sexual health
  • Society’s “value judgement” on sexual health for women
  • The moment of validation that pushed her to dispute the FDA
  • The biggest lesson she has learned in building and scaling two successful businesses
  • The Pinkubator’s mission
  • Common success factors and capacity gaps among female entrepreneurs
  • The importance of giving and receiving direct feedback
  • The celebration of entrepreneurship and the issue with the absence of candor
  • How she ensures she receives candid feedback
  • Cultivating your own “unusual creativity” to fuel innovation

 

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And, if you really want to ramp up your fierceness…                           

                          

Reach out to us for a free 30-minute Bold Women in Business Makeover Session with me or one of the fabulous coaches on my team!                           

                          

Explore your path and discover how you can be the fiercest lady-boss possible. Visit EleanorBeaton.com/Discover.                           

                          

                          

                 

                 

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This episode was made possible by our wonderful sponsors, BMO – Bank of Montreal – The Bank for Women.                        

                     

Join the conversation at BMO for Women to gain the insight, knowledge, and support you need to succeed and to truly understand how to manage your money!      

 

 

 

Jul 3, 2017

Rosetta Thurman is the founder of Happy Black Woman, a 500,000-woman strong tribe where she teaches women – particularly black women – how to step into their power, feel empowered, and live their best lives through personal development and entrepreneurship. In as little as 7 years, she quit her job as the executive director of a non-profit organization, start a successful blog, build her massive tribe, and create a 7-figure business.

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Today, Rosetta takes us behind the scenes on how she built her massive tribe. She explains how she learned how to protect her time and exert her boundaries while consistently staying in pursuit of her goals, dreams, and aspirations. She shares why she feels staying true to herself and her authenticity as a black woman has helped her connect and inspire so many women around the world, leading them on their successful journey to creating and building the life they deserve.

 

“Nobody has a right to disrupt your energy. It’s a choice you make.” – Rosetta Thurman

 

Today on the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast:

  • How she built her tribe by staying authentic and true to herself
  • The commitment she made to allow herself quiet time to reflect
  • The balancing act between serving the world without neglecting yourself
  • Her journey of releasing her limiting beliefs
  • How being motivated by her own desires instead of other people’s fears have helped her open new doors of opportunity
  • How she uses her Manifestation Journal as an affirmation technique to achieving her goals
  • The most common limiting belief shared among women
  • How releasing limiting beliefs and stepping into your power can impact your mindset and help you achieve your goals

 

Connect with Rosetta Thurman:

 

 

 

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And, if you really want to ramp up your fierceness…                          

                         

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Explore your path and discover how you can be the fiercest lady-boss possible. Visit EleanorBeaton.com/Discover.                          

                         

                         

                

                

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This episode was made possible by our wonderful sponsors, BMO – Bank of Montreal – The Bank for Women.                       

                    

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Jun 30, 2017

Every day, we hear from women with incredible dreams. Dreams of achieving big things, big goals. Dreams of making an impact and connecting with thousands of people. The dream of doing more and making an impact on the world around you is a huge endeavor!

But what does it really take to achieve these big goals? What does it take to become the CEO of your company or to grow your business and become a speaker? What does it take to become one of the top 4-percent of powerhouse women leaders?

Last week, I was honored to share the stage with several powerhouse speakers, including Hillary Clinton and Rosario Dawson, at the Professional Business Women Association of California’s annual conference to talk about how the top 4-percent of women think. Today, I want to share with you some of the insight I have learned throughout my career of what it really takes to achieve the big goals in your professional career.

 

“The scope of your goals are in direct proportion to your willingness to do what is required to reach those goals.”

 

Today on the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast:

  • The missing piece of the equation preventing you from achieving your big goals and dreams.
  • Determining your willingness to achieve your goals.
  • The qualities that the top 4-percent of women leaders have that allow them to achieve their goals.

 

4 Qualities of the Top 4% of Women Leaders:

  1. Intentional
  2. Commitment
  3. Willing to do the work
  4. Willing to make sacrifices

 

My Challenge to You:

  • Think about the goal that you say you want.
  • Ask yourself if you would still want that goal if it took three times as long to achieve it
  • Ask yourself if you would still want it if it took three times the sacrifice to achieve it.

 

 

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And, if you really want to ramp up your fierceness…    

   

Reach out to us for a free 30-minute Bold Women in Business Makeover Session with me or one of the fabulous coaches on my team!    

   

Explore your path and discover how you can be the fiercest lady-boss possible. Visit EleanorBeaton.com/Discover.    

   

   

   

A Special Thank You to Our Sponsors   

  

This episode was made possible by our wonderful sponsors, BMO – Bank of Montreal.   

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jun 28, 2017

Powerful women leaders understand that the single most important thing they can do to up level their careers, businesses and lives is to focus on getting RESULTS. In this episode, Eleanor Beaton shows you one powerful concept you can use each day to radically improve your RESULTS.

Jun 26, 2017

As 2016 comes to a close, many fierce feminine leaders are starting to envision and plan what they want to accomplish in the upcoming year. Developing a strategy and action plan each year is a critical step to propelling your business forward, maintaining your already achieved momentum, and clearing a path so you can find your seat at the big tables.

Today, I want to share with you the types of people you should avoid in 2017. These are people who will inevitably derail your strategy to success, make you feel undervalued, self-conscious, and inhibit your performance.

 

For every hour you spend with a crazy-maker, you are going to spend about 5 to 10 hours paying for it.

 

Here’s a Breakdown of Today’s Show:

  • Women who execute well and get stuff done are more successful because they manage their state of mind well.
  • Your ‘state’ – or state of mind – is how you feel, manage, and react to how you are feeling from one moment to the next.
  • Limiting your exposure to negative people – the crazy-makers – will help improve your ‘state’.

 

5 Common Crazy-Maker Categories to Edit Out of Your Life in 2017:

  1. The ‘Red Alert’ People – Those people who are always afraid, always see pitfalls, dangers or threats and want you to be afraid, too.
  2. The “Undermining’ People – Those who are jealous or feel threatened by what you are doing. The people who make you feel self-conscious about yourself or your work. These people will curb your creativity, effectiveness, and your ability to get things done.
  3. The “Constructive Feedback” People – People who give you ‘constructive feedback’ when you didn’t ask for it – even when they don’t know what they are talking about or their feedback isn’t helpful.
  4. The “It Should Have Happened Yesterday” People – Those who lack the patience or don’t realize that it takes time to execute things properly.
  5. The “Stuck in a Rut” People – The people who have their own problems, but refuse to do their own work to make a change. Those people who talk about the same issues and problems repeatedly without taking action.

 

My Challenge To You:

Surround yourself with people that have a different opinion than you, but do not to spend too much time with the crazy-makers that will bring you down and derail your progress and success.

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Each month, one lucky podcast reviewer will be selected to receive a free coaching session with me – Eleanor Beaton!  

 

What are you waiting for? Head on over to iTunes, subscribe and leave your review to enter your name into this month’s drawing!  

 

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Reach out to us for a free 30-minute Bold Women in Business Makeover Session with me or one of the fabulous coaches on my team!  

Explore your path and discover how you can be the fiercest lady-boss possible.  

Visit EleanorBeaton.com/Discover  

 

Jun 19, 2017

Ekaterina Walter is a globally recognized business and marketing innovator, international speaker, and the author of The Wall Street Journal bestselling book Think Like Zuck and The Power of Visual Storytelling. After leaving her corporate career working with several Fortune 500 companies such as Intel and Accenture, she co-founded a startup that is now acquired by Sprinkler – a social media management platform.

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Today, she helps global companies build customer-centric digital transformation strategies and scaling plans. She has been featured in many major media publications including CNBC, ABC, Fox News, Forbes, Tech Crunch, Inc. Magazine, and The Wall Street Journal. In 2013, she received the Marketer of the Year Award and was named number 3 on Forbes’ 2014 World’s Top 40 Social Media Marketing Talent.

She joins me today to share her unique insight and experience on building her personal brand, the importance of building your network and community, and why she believes that your customer service skills are what sets you apart from your competition.

 

“To be known, you have to be respected. Your reputation is your only currency.” – Ekaterina Walter

 

Today on the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast:

  • The importance of striving to do better in your personal and professional life
  • What it means to build customer-centric digital transformation strategies
  • How customer service helps you stand out in the noisy business world
  • Why you shouldn’t start with your personal brand and what to focus on instead
  • Building your network and community
  • How taking risks can create the biggest turning points in your career
  • The importance of people and purpose to your overall success

 

Ekaterina’s Powerful Success Tips:

  • Build your network and community
  • Evaluate your hiring process
  • Have a variety of experiences
  • Work hard
  • Understand when to pivot
  • Be flexible

 

Connect with Ekaterina Walter:

 

 

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And, if you really want to ramp up your fierceness…                         

                        

Reach out to us for a free 30-minute Bold Women in Business Makeover Session with me or one of the fabulous coaches on my team!                         

                        

Explore your path and discover how you can be the fiercest lady-boss possible. Visit EleanorBeaton.com/Discover.                         

                        

                        

               

               

A Special Thank You to Our Sponsors                        

                       

This episode was made possible by our wonderful sponsors, BMO – Bank of Montreal – The Bank for Women.                      

                   

Join the conversation at BMO for Women to gain the insight, knowledge, and support you need to succeed and to truly understand how to manage your money!    

Jun 14, 2017

Many women struggle with self-confidence and courage – which often prevents them from achieving their true potential. Surrounding yourself with brave, courageous women is critically important as a fierce feminine leader and entrepreneur. It can help you step into your power and bring the best of who you are – unapologetically.

My guest today is powerhouse entrepreneur, Mandy Rennehan. Mandy is a blue-collar CEO and the founder of the retail construction company, FreshCo. FreshCo is the first and most successful full-service on call retail maintenance and construction company in the United States today. Mandy and her company have worked with countless retail giants including Tiffany & Co, Apple, NIKE, The Gap, Banana Republic, and Home Depot.

Mandy has been named as one of Canada’s top female entrepreneurs. Currently, she is one of the Women’s Executive Network’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women, Profit Magazine’s Top W100, and Atlantic Business Magazine’s Top 50 CEO’s. Additionally, she has been featured in the Globe & Mail, Financial Post, and the Business News Network. Today, she joins me to share how her experience as a talented athlete and 4-H member has helped shape who she is today. She also explains the impact that being herself and staying confident in her abilities has helped improve and grow her business to the highly-successful company that it is today.

 

“Women just need the permission to hear their voice and go after it.” – Mandy Rennehan

 

Today on the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast:

  • How she got started in the construction industry
  • How changing the way she sourced people on her team became one of the biggest turning points in her career
  • How being herself helped her grow her business
  • Hiring team members that align with your personality, ambition, and work ethic
  • Making the shift from “do-er” to CEO
  • How confidence led her to winning her first $3-Million contract
  • Others relate to those who are unafraid

 

3 Critical Factors of Scaling a Business:

  1. Identify when you are ready to grow
  2. Ask yourself: Are you prepared to put time into other people, technology, and the results of growth
  3. Ask yourself: Are you prepared for what might happen

 

Connect with Mandy Rennehan:

 

 

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And, if you really want to ramp up your fierceness…                         

                        

Reach out to us for a free 30-minute Bold Women in Business Makeover Session with me or one of the fabulous coaches on my team!                         

                        

Explore your path and discover how you can be the fiercest lady-boss possible. Visit EleanorBeaton.com/Discover.                         

                        

                        

               

               

A Special Thank You to Our Sponsors                        

                       

This episode was made possible by our wonderful sponsors, BMO – Bank of Montreal – The Bank for Women.                      

                   

Join the conversation at BMO for Women to gain the insight, knowledge, and support you need to succeed and to truly understand how to manage your money!    

 

 

Jun 12, 2017

Courage is the fuel behind the fire of achieving major accomplishments for many fierce entrepreneurs. Without courage, it is nearly impossible to live out your purpose and to live a full, complete, and vibrant life. But all too often, we let our self-doubt get inside our head and overpower our courage – preventing us from achieving the amazing success we were destined for.

My guest today is Margie Warrell. Margie has been named by The Wall Street Journal as an international authority on courageous actions. She is the host of Raw Courage TV, an acclaimed keynote speaker and guest lecturer at Columbia and Georgetown Universities, and a certified Master Coach. She is also a highly sought-after expert commentator on several leading media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, Redbook, Psychology Today, Fox News, and the Today Show. Her insights on courage, leadership, and business have been shaped by her work and interviews with several highly-respected industry leaders including Richard Branson, Bill Marriott, and Cathy Calvin.

Margie joins me on the show today to share how courage has played a role in her own life and provide some courage-building tips. She shares her journey into the entrepreneurial world and how she built her incredible global business that has impacted thousands of people around the world.

 

“When we are comfortable, our muscles for life start to wither.” – Margie Warrell

 

Today on the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast:

  • What inspired Margie to become the entrepreneur that she is today
  • How risk held her back early in her career
  • Looking at courage through the lens of risk
  • Listening to your inner voice before the “experts”
  • The importance of forging your own path, finding your own way, and trying different things
  • The benefits of building relationships and seizing opportunities
  • Understanding the sense of urgency and the importance of having patience
  • How her daily routines and “restorative rituals” help her protect and sustain a high level of energy

 

Connect with Margie Warrell:

 

 

Love the show? Let us know!                       

                       

Are you a fan of the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast? If the tips and interviews we share in each episode have helped you gain the confidence and inspiration to become a better, more powerful leader, head on over to iTunes, subscribe to the show and leave your honest review to let us know! Each month, one lucky podcast reviewer will be selected to receive a free coaching session with me – Eleanor Beaton!                        

                       

What are you waiting for? Head on over to iTunes, subscribe and leave a review to enter your name into this month’s drawing!                        

                       

                        

And, if you really want to ramp up your fierceness…                        

                       

Reach out to us for a free 30-minute Bold Women in Business Makeover Session with me or one of the fabulous coaches on my team!                        

                       

Explore your path and discover how you can be the fiercest lady-boss possible. Visit EleanorBeaton.com/Discover.                        

                       

                       

              

              

A Special Thank You to Our Sponsors                       

                      

This episode was made possible by our wonderful sponsors, BMO – Bank of Montreal – The Bank for Women.                     

                  

Join the conversation at BMO for Women to gain the insight, knowledge, and support you need to succeed and to truly understand how to manage your money!   

 

 

Jun 9, 2017

As highly ambitious women, striving to reach our goals, dreams, and meet the needs of our clients often leads us to striving for the near-impossible – perfection. Highly ambitious, professional women and female entrepreneurs often find themselves spending countless hours changing, tweaking, revising, and polishing our work – whether it’s that next blog post or the next big course we want to launch – before we finally put it out into the world.

This “perfection addiction” is a common issue for many new and experienced entrepreneurs as well as highly ambitious, successful professional women. Today, I want to share with you my 5 powerhouse strategies for coping with – and overcoming – the perfect addiction.

 

“Embrace the mantra that ‘done’ truly is better than ‘perfect’.”

 

Today on the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast:

  • Overcoming the fear of “dropping the ball” when faced with the opportunity to scale and grow
  • Reconciling growth and ambition with perfection

 

5 Powerful Strategies to Cope with Perfection Addiction:

  1. Embrace constraints
  2. Embrace public accountability
  3. Release attachment to limiting relationships
  4. Find bold, imperfect role models
  5. Boss up, woman!

 

 

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Grab Your Free Course Today!

 

 

Love the show? Let us know!                    

                    

Are you a fan of the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast? If the tips and interviews we share in each episode have helped you gain the confidence and inspiration to become a better, more powerful leader, head on over to iTunes, subscribe to the show and leave your honest review to let us know! Each month, one lucky podcast reviewer will be selected to receive a free coaching session with me – Eleanor Beaton!                     

                    

What are you waiting for? Head on over to iTunes, subscribe and leave a review to enter your name into this month’s drawing!                     

                    

                     

And, if you really want to ramp up your fierceness…                     

                    

Reach out to us for a free 30-minute Bold Women in Business Makeover Session with me or one of the fabulous coaches on my team!                     

                    

Explore your path and discover how you can be the fiercest lady-boss possible. Visit EleanorBeaton.com/Discover.                     

                    

                    

           

           

A Special Thank You to Our Sponsors                    

                   

This episode was made possible by our wonderful sponsors, BMO – Bank of Montreal – The Bank for Women.                  

               

Join the conversation at BMO for Women to gain the insight, knowledge, and support you need to succeed and to truly understand how to manage your money!   

 

 

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