This episode’s guest is Jennifer Lee. Jennifer is the founder of Artizen Coaching and the award-winning author of The Right-Brain Business Plan.
Her bestselling book has helped thousands of entrepreneurs worldwide grow their businesses authentically and creatively. She has more than 50 licensed facilitators who lead Right-Brain Business Plan® workshops nationally and internationally. She received her coaching certification and leadership training through the prestigious Coaches Training Institute and holds an M.A. in Communication Management from USC. Jennifer was a featured presenter at the 2013 Emerging Women Live Conference in Boulder, CO.
In this episode of Grace&Fire, Jennifer and I speak about:
- The Right-Brain Business Plan: What it is and how it can help entrepreneurs create and realize their goals
- The power of thinking creatively in the planning stages
- The importance of community for the entrepreneur
- Limiting Beliefs and how to work around them
- The importance of self-compassion when going after big dreams
Tune in and listen to Right-Brain Business Planning with the Creative Business Leader: Jennifer Lee.
This episode’s guest is Sera Beak. Sera is a Harvard-trained scholar of comparative world religions who has spent years traveling the world studying spirituality.
From ‘whirling’ with Sufi dervishes to meeting the Dalai Lama on her 21st birthday; from taking the host from a Croatian Catholic mystic who had the stigmata to having life-altering visions with shamans (and everything in between). The New York Times called Sera one of the new “role models” for her generation. Sera is the author of Red Hot and Holy: A Heretic’s Love Story and The Red Book: A Deliciously Unorthodox Approach to Igniting Your Divine Spark. Sera was a featured presenter at the 2013 Emerging Women Live Conference in Boulder, CO, and will speak again at Emerging Women Live 2014 in New York City.
In this episode of Grace & Fire, Sera and I speak about:
“Red is a real powerhouse of our own divine feminine nature, wholeness, intention, sensuality, life force, creativity and passion.”
- How she connects Sexuality and Sensuality with Spirituality
- Holding the Divine Feminine as ‘Sacred’
- The “False Feminine” and the misuse of Feminine Power
“The only thing that’s going to fulfill me, it’s being in alignment with my own distinct, divine nature.”
- And finally, the Female Archetypes that have served her the most
Tune in to listen to my conversation “Red Hot & Holy” with the ‘Red’volutionary: Sera Beak.
This episode’s guest is Kathrin O’Sullivan. Kathrin is the Head of Cross-Functional Leadership Development at Google. She leads a team of people who help Googlers exercise leadership to transform themselves, Google, and the world.
In her career, she has enjoyed working in different leadership positions across HR, Sales, Operations, and Business Development. She strives to facilitate an environment to help people become more self aware and clear about their values and goals, and to design strategies and practices that lead to self-excellence. Kathrin was a featured presenter at the 2013 Emerging Women Live Conference in Boulder, CO.
In this episode of Grace and Fire Podcast, Kathrin and I speak about:
- How she is able to help “Googlers” transform themselves into leaders.
- What kind of practices they use at Google to foster development.
- The vulnerability present in sharing your true self.
- How Google is helping the advancement of current employees especially women in a male dominated field.
- The definition of Unconscious Bias and how it plays a role in keeping women from rising in business
- The potential reach of Google and social media, and the role they could play in changing the world.
Tune in to listen to my conversation “The Power of Transformational Learning and Development” with Kathrin O’Sullivan.
This episode’s guest is Kristen Wheeler. Kristen is a business consultant and executive coach who believes that workplaces should be arenas where people thrive while creating amazing results.
For more than twenty years, she has offered expert guidance on matters of IT, strategy, and leadership for clients like Arthur Andersen, comScore, WhiteWave Foods, and eBay. She has synthesized her unique blend of experience into strategies she calls Native Genius™. Native Genius Strategies help people and their companies understand, identify and apply an innate über-intelligence to solve tough issues and get bottom-line results, while also cultivating meaning and verve.
In this episode of Grace and Fire Podcast, Kristen and I spoke about:
- Native Genius and how to cultivate this intelligence in your business life
- How Native Genius gives ‘rise’ to our strengths
- How to gain feedback from community and relationships to aid in your Native Genius intelligence
- Embracing uncertainty and going where you feel loved
- The difference between what you are passionate about and your Native Genius
Tune in to listen to my conversation “Native Genius” with the insightful: Kristen Wheeler.
This episode’s guest is the soulful and wonderful Ani DiFranco. With 20 years in the music biz, self-described “Little Folksinger” Ani DiFranco’s influence on fellow musicians, activists, and indie-minded people the world over has been huge.
Blending folk music with soul, funk, jazz, electronic music and spoken word, Ani DiFranco has released more than 20 albums, including her latest, ¿Which Side are You On? (2012). From the earliest days of her career, Ani DiFranco has lent her voice and her name to a broad range of social movements, performing benefit concerts, appearing on benefit albums, and speaking at rallies. She’s a pioneer, a rock star, and a soul sister. Ani was a featured performer at the 2013 Emerging Women Live Conference in Boulder, CO.
In this episode, Ani DiFranco and I speak about:
- How having kids has grounded her life and effected her music in a positive way
- Her support of community and connection and the importance of the feminine point of view
- Her focus on the present moment and relationships in her life
- The trajectory of feminism throughout the years and the current state of feminism today
- The hope that we both feel in seeing the wave of Feminine Courage currently emerging in the world
- And finally, the importance of trusting yourself
Tune in to listen to my conversation “Connection, Community, and the Feminine Voice” with Ani DiFranco.