The Introverted Executive Podcast

How to Manage Anxiety on Your Way to Senior Leadership

As you grow in your career and take on greater responsibility, it is very likely that even if anxiety was not an issue for you in the past, or if you have never admitted it (even to yourself) it will start to make more appearances in your life. This episode will empower you to manage…
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What’s Your Humble Quest?

Is there any chance that being “humble” is holding you back?  Make no mistakes, I want you to remain humble and authentic to who you are meant to be.  The thing is, that the way YOU define “humble” might be creatling a glass celing. This is a glass celing of your own creation.  Today, you…
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Afraid of What You’ll Leave Behind? When your goal requires a big change

As you rise and grow in your career and as your vision of what you want gets more apparent, at some point, you’ll realize that if you want to take that next step, you’ll end up leaving some parts of the life you’re currently living behind. This can seem very scary and uncertain. In many…
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Be an Example of What’s Possible: How Your Success Helps Those Around You

Have you ever felt a touch of guilt because you think you might be getting too successful or that you are selfish for wanting a more significant life? Do you think you’d be a better mom if you didn’t work or if you had a more straightforward career with less responsibility? Do you ever feel…
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The 13th Week: My Secret to Success

One of my secrets to powerful goal accomplishment and building the career and life you have always dreamed of is to not only set big goals but then to check in periodically on the progress you’re making. This includes a fresh intentional decision that you want to continue to pursue the goals you have been…
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How to Choose if You Should Stay or Leave Your Current Job

Inevitably, when you’re looking to grow in your career, you will come to a crossroads and have to decide if it is time to leave your current organization. As with most things, there are pros and cons to the approach you take. This is a very personal decision; ultimately, you must choose which option is…
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What I did when someone called my life “TUMULTUOUS”

I know you’re doing everything you can to lean fully into the complete experience of life.  You’re going for it in your career, relationships, family, and overall experiences. No matter how hard you try, and even if you have a similarly motivated family – things will never be perfect, not even close.  So, what do…
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Something Worth Leaving Behind

What if we spent more time thinking about what we could make better rather than on everything that seems so wrong in the world? Imagine what a wonderful world that would be. All it takes is each one of us deciding that starting today, we will do our part. Are you ready to do something worth…
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5 Ways Successful Women Reduce Friction

You are the Engineer of Your Life It is possible to design a life that flows. You are in control of more things than you realize. These 5 ways to reduce friction will help you design a life around you that makes success look inevitable. One of the keys to creating a stress-free life is…
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10 Ways a Coach Will Boost Your Career

The decision to hire a career coach is a decision that you are no longer playing small. You are ready to get serious, to go pro.

Impostor Syndrome

Don’t Tell Anyone: I’m in Over my Head

Impostor Syndrome and how to deal with it If you have ever been terrified that everyone is about to figure out you are not as smart as they thought, in spite of great success, you likely have impostor syndrome. Have you read the poem: Our Deepest Fear, by Marianne Williamson? I included it here, as it is so…
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Most people will NOT succeed: This is why YOU will.

Most people will NOT Succeed

This is why YOU Will I had a conversation with a young man who was about 27 years old and had a really tough go of things so far.  He did have the potential to succeed. He was getting divorced and was in a custody battle with his soon to be ex-wife. I met him because I…
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Write a Personal Mission Statement

Grab your worksheet here! Write a personal mission statement aligned to your most important values Design a genuine life and career! Send me the free worksheet! Built with ConvertKit Listen to Yes! You Can Podcast A podcast for high achievers, episode 67

What if you Succeed?

Cross that goal line with the ball in hand You have a dream; it’s so big that you never thought you’d reach it.  Not in a million years.  The thing is, you have been going down the path toward that goal for a few years, and believe it or not, it seems like your BIG goal is…
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Get Out of Your Own Way

Your dream is just around the corner. Most of the roadblocks you are facing are within your own power to move. You know what you need to change. This worksheet will help you notice both the behaviors that are holding you back and the triggers that make it feel like you are powerless to stop.…
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Women in the Workforce: Celebrating all the mamas

Women in the Workforce

Our role as working women, and the independance it gives us, is not simply because of our own mother, but because of all the mothers that came before her.

Live a Much Better Life While You Use Less Energy

A Better Life is Within Your Reach A better life is within your reach and you can have it all while using less energy.  I want you to think of goal planning in a way that you haven’t considered before.  You have big dreams and plans and you are working really hard to make those dreams and…
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Interesting woman

Become the Most Interesting Woman in the World

Interesting women don’t take the easy way out I have never met an interesting woman with an easy life.  Think about the most intriguing, the most fascinating people you have ever met.  What about them caught your attention?  Did they overcome challenges? Maybe they seem to have extreme fun and excitement.  What risks did they take to become who…
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Business Etiquette: 5 Rules to Increase Executive Presence

What do you think about when someone mentions etiquette?  Maybe thoughts of a fancy 18th-century lady, who is the wife of a large landowner. She has invited the other wealthy ladies over for afternoon tea. These might be the thoughts that flash through your mind.  You imagine too many tiny pearl buttons, gloves, lace, and over-politeness.  You then…
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Too Much Time at the Bathroom Sink: Stop Debating Your Own Reflection

I went to see Miranda Lambert’s concert back in February.  (She is a popular country recording artist.)  She played a song called “Bathroom Sink”.   Here are a few of the lyrics: “It’s amazing the amount of rejection that I seeIn my reflection and I can’t get out of the wayI’m lookin’ forward to the girl I wanna…
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