Sugar Coated

Adrienne Garland

Sugar Coated is about women leaders and entrepreneurs - their stories, their businesses, their challenges. For far too long, women have been sugar-coating our voices, thoughts, and opinions. That stops here and now! The Sugar Coated podcast is the place where women can express their brilliance without sugar-coating anything. This podcast offers a platform for super-practical, actionable advice for women to overcome challenges and to make a significant impact on our families, our communities, and our world. Adrienne Garland - entrepreneur, lecturer and media producer rejects the notion that women must be deferential to those currently in power and pull back on our opinions. Join Adrienne as she dives into raw conversations with brilliant women leaders and entrepreneurs - sans Sugar Coating!

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52. Danielle Paige Jeter - Power of Creating Your Own Media Platform
Sep 23 2022
52. Danielle Paige Jeter - Power of Creating Your Own Media Platform
๐Ÿฉฐ Danielle was a dancer from a very young age: built character in the dance community and a way to express herself.  02:28๐Ÿคฉ Working on the production team and promoting parties in Atlanta during college: building leadership skills and community around her. 04:44๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ป The recession made Danielle find a way to build a business when she was 20: learning how to launch a business. 07:19๐Ÿ˜Ž Her event planning and staffing business evolved into PR services and media placement for her clients: becoming COVID-proof and niching down. 09:00๐Ÿ˜ The non-profit that equips and encourages women to own their voices in entertainment and media: WIM GLOBAL is like a sisterhood. 14:09๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ผ Building a woman's body of work through podcasting: Adrienne is passionate about changing the way women are seen across the board. 15:25๐ŸŽ™๏ธ Breaking the negative narrative: donโ€™t lose the opportunity. Statistics show we need more women podcasters. 17:48๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿฝ Who cares about saturation? 20:48๐Ÿ†š Having ultimate freedom vs following the rules women put in front of themselves. 21:18โœ… The mindset shift book Built to Sell made in Danielleโ€™s business: the importance of succession planning. 22:36๐ŸŽฏ Women need to have more seven and eight-figure conversations: building big businesses and influencing mindsets.  25:27โš ๏ธ Work yourself out of a job through replicable processes. 27:04๐Ÿค“ Having the right info sooner than later is so important so women can scale high enough. 30:10๐Ÿ’ฒ Meetup in Miami: mastermind for learning strategies in entrepreneurship. 32:00Links๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ผ Connect with Danielle:  www.linkedin.com/in/danielle-paige-jeter-57407b16๐ŸŒบ Women in Media Global: www.womeninmediaglobal.org๐Ÿง  Mastermind: www.meetup2millionsmastermind.com๐ŸŽ™๏ธ Connect with Adrienne: www.sheleadsmedia.com๐Ÿ˜ Listen to womenโ€™s podcasts on the She Leads Podcast Network: www.sheleadspodcasts.com
52. Danielle Paige Jeter - Power of Creating Your Own Media Platform
Sep 23 2022
52. Danielle Paige Jeter - Power of Creating Your Own Media Platform
๐Ÿฉฐ Danielle was a dancer from a very young age: built character in the dance community and a way to express herself.  02:28๐Ÿคฉ Working on the production team and promoting parties in Atlanta during college: building leadership skills and community around her. 04:44๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ป The recession made Danielle find a way to build a business when she was 20: learning how to launch a business. 07:19๐Ÿ˜Ž Her event planning and staffing business evolved into PR services and media placement for her clients: becoming COVID-proof and niching down. 09:00๐Ÿ˜ The non-profit that equips and encourages women to own their voices in entertainment and media: WIM GLOBAL is like a sisterhood. 14:09๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ผ Building a woman's body of work through podcasting: Adrienne is passionate about changing the way women are seen across the board. 15:25๐ŸŽ™๏ธ Breaking the negative narrative: donโ€™t lose the opportunity. Statistics show we need more women podcasters. 17:48๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿฝ Who cares about saturation? 20:48๐Ÿ†š Having ultimate freedom vs following the rules women put in front of themselves. 21:18โœ… The mindset shift book Built to Sell made in Danielleโ€™s business: the importance of succession planning. 22:36๐ŸŽฏ Women need to have more seven and eight-figure conversations: building big businesses and influencing mindsets.  25:27โš ๏ธ Work yourself out of a job through replicable processes. 27:04๐Ÿค“ Having the right info sooner than later is so important so women can scale high enough. 30:10๐Ÿ’ฒ Meetup in Miami: mastermind for learning strategies in entrepreneurship. 32:00Links๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ผ Connect with Danielle:  www.linkedin.com/in/danielle-paige-jeter-57407b16๐ŸŒบ Women in Media Global: www.womeninmediaglobal.org๐Ÿง  Mastermind: www.meetup2millionsmastermind.com๐ŸŽ™๏ธ Connect with Adrienne: www.sheleadsmedia.com๐Ÿ˜ Listen to womenโ€™s podcasts on the She Leads Podcast Network: www.sheleadspodcasts.com
51. Learning About Yourself Through Traveling The World, with Yuri Chu Su
Sep 16 2022
51. Learning About Yourself Through Traveling The World, with Yuri Chu Su
๐ŸŒŽ Yuri is 100% Chinese, born in Peru and living in Canada since nine years old. 02:21๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป Adrienne and Yuri both worked at PwC: CPA who left corporate as soon as she could. 03:13๐Ÿ™ This is not the life I want: hardship and joyless feeling in the workplace. 04:50๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ Her dream was to see the world: it started in the year when borders were starting to close. 05:50โœŒ๏ธ Golden handcuffs in the corporate world vs. entrepreneurship in pandemic circumstances: freedom is so much better.๐Ÿ›ซ Traveling and working: epic nomad life takes a lot of discipline, good tools, and sometimes compromise. 10:32 ๐Ÿ๏ธ Dream come true: living in Bali for 4 months, seeing Singapore, Thailand, and Croatia. 12:23๐Ÿคฏ Living with the community of the digital nomads: spending a month in 12 different countries through one year program. 13:45โšก New energy and new connections: plan activities, language learning, and experiences within the nomad community. 18:08๐Ÿงณ Understand the culture on a much deeper lever: having the year abroad but with your income. 23:22โ™พ๏ธ Yuri is a proponent of experiential learning: changes and appreciation of experiences brought to through reflection. 25:33๐Ÿ˜‡ โ€œThe best people are the ones who have spent a lot of time going inwardsโ€: your problems are traveling with you. 31:25๐Ÿ˜Ž The pandemic helped people to go inwards and reflect on themselves: wherever you go - there you are. 34:01๐Ÿ—ฟ Traveling the Path and learning as we go along: Yuri Journey is the official name of the program Yuri is on. 36:02Linksโ›ฑ๏ธ Connect with Yuri on Instagram: @yurichusu๐ŸŒบ Connect with Adrienne:www.sheleadsmedia.com๐ŸŽ™๏ธ Listen to She Leads Media podcasts:www.sheleadspodcasts.com
49. Use The Power of Negotiation To Maximize Your Income
Sep 2 2022
49. Use The Power of Negotiation To Maximize Your Income
๐Ÿคฉ Helping women to understand what it is they're worth and get paid what they deserve. 01:04๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ Sophieโ€™s background in structural engineering: lack of support and mentorship made her dive deeper into gender equity in the workspace. 02:09๐Ÿคฏ Jillian started in executive compensation and realized so many women not negotiating their compensation. 03:51๐Ÿ™ƒ Inherited biases: a gap in the data showing that no one knows why the gender pay gap exists. 06:10๐Ÿ‘  Understanding your value, articulating it well, and feeling confident in it. 09:15๐Ÿ‹๏ธโ€โ™€๏ธ Build a portfolio of your strengths. 14:39๐Ÿ˜’ Everyone is for gender equity, but the numbers haven't changed that much. 16:33โš ๏ธ Donโ€™t push it off, prepare and stand in your power: sooner is better than later to speak about your compensation. 21:26๐ŸŽฏ How to ask for a meeting about compensation? 25:04๐Ÿค“ Most companies are having a hard time attracting and retaining talent: bugged problems and full compensation packages. 27:55๐Ÿ’ฒ Getting people to really understand equity: make material wealth over the long term. 30:22๐Ÿ‘‰ Resources where you can learn about equity if you are going in tech or towards director level and above. 32:31๐Ÿ’Ž Compensation doesn't define your value as an individual: the baseline, openness, and sharing. 33:52๐Ÿค” Defining what is an appropriate value charge. 37:22Links๐Ÿ‘€ Article: www.thethoughtfulco.net/post/charging-what-you-deserve๐Ÿ‘‰ Connect with Sophie and Jillian: www.thethoughtfulco.net๐Ÿค— Connect with Adrienne: www.sheleadsmedia.com๐ŸŽง Listen to She Leads Media podcasts: www.sheleadspodcasts.com
48. Building Financial Freedom with Tamar Hermes
Aug 19 2022
48. Building Financial Freedom with Tamar Hermes
๐Ÿ’ฒ Tamar guides women to become financially free through real estate investing. 02:29๐Ÿค” Make sure that you have a handle on your finances: deciding between passive or active investing. 03:34๐Ÿค“ How to identify a credible person to partner with for passive investing? 04:47๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ผ The deals are called syndications: 30% of investors are female. 07:10๐Ÿ˜๏ธ Tamara was an executive in the entertainment industry who decided to stop paying the rent: learning and getting deep into real estate.  09:34โœจ Breaking barriers and fears around the money: sharing vs. protecting.  11:17๐Ÿ’Ž Most people only say more and chase more: find out how much money you need to have for your financial freedom. 16:30๐Ÿ๏ธ Getting property in Hawaii through different strategies: donโ€™t be ashamed of your goal. Be bold and claim it. 19:18๐Ÿ“ฑ There is no reason not to create what we want to create: information and opportunities at your fingertips. 23:17๐Ÿค‘ Money mindset: the inspiration vs. the perspiration. 24:49๐Ÿ‘  โ€œStep into the vision of the kind of person you want to be in order to create what you want to create.โ€ 25:58๐Ÿฆธโ€โ™€๏ธ It takes a lot of stamina to achieve your dreams and to build wealth or a successful business. 28:44๐Ÿ“ˆ Finding opportunities in real estate nowadays: interest rates are climbing, and the market is increasing inventory. 32:29๐Ÿ“š Tamarโ€™s book: The Millionairess Mentality: A Professional Women's Guide to Building Wealth Through Real Estate 34:31Links๐Ÿ”— Connect with Tamar: Connect with Adrienne: www.sheleadsmedia.com๐ŸŽ™๏ธ Listen to She Leads Media podcasts: www.sheleadspodcasts.com
47. The Power of Combining Tradition and Technology with Padma Ayala
Aug 12 2022
47. The Power of Combining Tradition and Technology with Padma Ayala
๐Ÿ’ƒ CEO but also a dancer, poet, book publisher, and founder of two nonprofit organizations. 01:12๐Ÿคฏ Padmaโ€™s journey from rural India to the urban USA due to arranged marriage: losing confidence, being a mother, risk taking artist, and serial entrepreneur. 02:38๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ป Upgrading her skills to a software engineer and working in big companies: her service mind and care couldnโ€™t flourish in corporate. 06:56๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ผ The customer-focused consulting company become an AWS partner in data engineering, AI, and ML projects: good data is essential for making the right decisions. 08:24๐Ÿ“ˆ Being a female entrepreneur without mentors was hard: growing slowly, learning, and embracing remote working. 09:50๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ Challenges with recruitment and inflation: core values for success of women in IT. 13:31โœจ Diversity is very important because of different perspectives on problem-solving: biased data is not good. 15:53๐Ÿ›• Passing ancient Indian knowledge to the next generations through non-profit: teaching kids art, old languages, traditions, and dance. 18:18๐Ÿ˜ Empowering women and children in Indian villages in an organic way: When women are strong, families are strong. 22:33๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ The human race was not born yesterdayโ€”learn by looking into nature and at human experience: we learn to listen, think, and imagine using art and help from our ancestors.  26:06๐Ÿคฉ Padma respects all the help she got from gurus, teachers, and an amazing team of women surrounding her: โ€œWhen you want to do good, good will come back in many forms.โ€ 29:41๐Ÿ’Ž Padma recites one of her poems in the Telugu language: the irrelevance of the material world and the richness of nature and art. 31:34๐ŸŒธ Connect with Padma: Chanakyaleaders  ๐Ÿคฉ Lakshmi Grama Connect with Adrienne: www.sheleadsmedia.com๐ŸŽ™๏ธ Listen to She Leads Media podcasts: www.sheleadspodcasts.com
46. Creating a Movement with Magic Moments with Kylee McGrane
Aug 5 2022
46. Creating a Movement with Magic Moments with Kylee McGrane
๐Ÿงšโ€โ™€๏ธ Kyleeโ€™s fairytale started in a family deeply involved in the community: a big kid at heart. 02:31๐Ÿคก Hospitals are too sterile for kids so Kyle got an idea to change it: โ€œOh, you kind of look like Elsa.โ€  04:04๐Ÿคฉ Creating a movement: gathering college students who are passionate and driven to serve their communities. 05:36๐Ÿ’š The driving force behind Kylie that helped her tremendously is family, professors, mentors, volunteers, and friends. 06:38๐Ÿ˜‡ Asking for help and learning the power of teamwork. 08:04๐Ÿ†“ Non-profit with no barrier to entry: making services available to families free of charge. 09:21๐Ÿ“ˆ Growing from grassroots fundraising, charitable, corporation grants to government funding.  11:02๐Ÿ˜ท The entire business model was disrupted during COVID: the solution was face timing in costumes with kids that were isolated in hospitals.12:02๐Ÿ’ก Streaming services and new creative solutions created from the pandemic. 13:22๐Ÿง‘โ€๐ŸŽ“ Magic Moments have branches all over the USA: students are the backbone of the organization. 15:44๐Ÿฆธโ€โ™€๏ธ Costume as a vehicle for their mission: impacting volunteers and families with the cutest confidence booster.  17:47๐ŸŽฏ The goal for A Moment of Magic is to never say no to a family in need: join their team. 20:34๐Ÿ‘ง From a personal hobby to a serious organization: Kylieโ€™s realizations in supporting childrenโ€™s mental health. 22:34๐ŸŒธ The power of play and movement in expressing feelings and processing trauma for the youngest children is huge: more volunteers are needed!  26:29๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ผ Kyleeโ€™s experience with She Leads Conference: having the support of women mentors beyond belief. 28:47๐ŸŒŸ Connect with Kylee: www.amomentofmagic.org๐ŸŽ™๏ธ Connect with Adrienne: www.sheleadsmedia.com
45. Redefining the Narrative of Entrepreneurship with Alex Batdorf
Jul 29 2022
45. Redefining the Narrative of Entrepreneurship with Alex Batdorf
โ›‘๏ธ Practical and actionable help for women entrepreneurs: building wealth for future generations. 01:03๐Ÿคฆ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ A sociologist who was sick of illogical messages about women's entrepreneurship: when narrative and math donโ€™t match.  02:50โš ๏ธ There are no fast solutions: Investors donโ€™t solve problems, but they do amplify what is already in your business. 04:35โšก Entrepreneurship is one of the most powerful vehicles to bridging wealth gaps for underserved communities. 05:35๐Ÿ•ต๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ Identifying what is the systemic barrier for women to grow revenue above $1M: raising capital is not a business model.  07:18๐Ÿค“ VC world and pattern matching vs building legacy business: the rules and biased data. 12:54๐Ÿ’ฐ A 19-year-old black girl raised money: dehumanizing shifts in peopleโ€™s behaviors. 16:05๐Ÿคฉ Pioneering something new: tracking outcomes and finding new business models that work through community and collective accountability 18:45๐Ÿ˜‡ Model the behaviors we want to show up in our lives: a healthy balance between masculine and feminine energy. 26:51๐Ÿ™ƒ Scarcity and comparison is overwhelming: being aware of the impact social media consumption and biased behaviors and systems have on our mental health.   34:01๐Ÿ›‘ Modeling the same systems all over again: black women entrepreneursโ€™ revenues and new approach in modeling behavior in media. 36:35โœ… Learning from men: delegating and not trying to do everything yourself.  39:38๐Ÿ˜ฐ No blueprint or silver bullet: trying to fit ourselves into a path that was never meant for us to follow. 41:51๐Ÿ€ Four main things all successful women entrepreneurs do: listening, collaborating, measuring & focusing on what matters now.  44:21๐ŸŒธ Going big, but your version of big: moving women into the revenue pipeline. 50:21๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ Connect with Alex: www.shegetsshitdone.com๐Ÿ‘  Connect with Adrienne: www.sheleadsmedia.com๐ŸŽ™๏ธ Listen to She Leads Media podcasts: www.sheleadspodcasts.com
43. The Power of Focusing on the Youth and Influencing Our Future with Maria Dismondy
Jul 15 2022
43. The Power of Focusing on the Youth and Influencing Our Future with Maria Dismondy
๐ŸŒŸ Maria and Adrienne love conversations without sugar coating. 01:37๐ŸŽ™๏ธ Podcasts are an amazing place to have real conversations about all the things that are happening in the USA these days. 02:22๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿซ From teacher to writer and publisher who supports parents: open conversations with kids showed her how kids are embarrassed of their culture. 04:01๐Ÿ˜‡ Maria loves to present reality without sugar coating to the hesitant parents because there are too many bad things in front of our kids: โ€œYou are influencing the futureโ€. 09:21๐ŸŽฏ Mariaโ€™s focus is on targeting educators with free content and books because they can influence a lot of kids. 12:47๐Ÿคฉ The importance of exposing youth to diverse ways of thinking: Tiny Beautiful Things by Cheryl Strayed. 14:40๐Ÿ˜ Teaching young children to be upstanders: giving hope, authority, and confidence to kids is important. 18:43๐Ÿ‘‚ The bystander effect appears in the crowd, and how female entrepreneurs can keep the movement forward by focusing on children. 23:09๐ŸŒท Social media tends to show false glimpses, so reality has a hard time coming through: the importance of being real out there. 26:09๐Ÿšดโ€โ™€๏ธ Mariaโ€™s issues with business and why she decided nothing will take her bike time from her anymore. 30:30๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ผ The negative narrative of entrepreneurial perfection. 31:56๐ŸŒ Why a snail is Mariaโ€™s mascot and motto. 33:39๐Ÿคฏ Leap of faith for Maria: purchasing a new business while having issues with the previous one. 34:24๐Ÿ‘‰ Positive reinforcement from her husband: women entrepreneurs donโ€™t have to do everything alone. 39:41๐Ÿ’ฌ The importance of networking and being in the community of your industry. 41:41๐Ÿค“ Maria reads and answers all of her emails. 43:52๐ŸŒธ Connect with Maria: Connect with CRP: Connect with Adrienne: www.sheleadsmedia.com
42. Mother-Daughter Power in Business and Life with Ayelet Faerman
Jul 1 2022
42. Mother-Daughter Power in Business and Life with Ayelet Faerman
๐ŸŒฟ Ayelet contributed to the Unbreakable retreat gift bag: a beautiful plant for each retreat participant. 01:52๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ผ She was representing children in abuse cases but couldnโ€™t do it anymore: Ayelet joined her familyโ€™s cosmetics business and learned e-commerce. 03:02๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป Ayelet is passionate about plants and her plant business, but she also changed her specialization to influencer-law attorney. Now she runs two businesses. 04:22๐Ÿงฑ Importance of being grounded and having stability in your life: Ayelet is now focused on business law because she was too emotionally involved when advocating for children. 07:50๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ง Complexity in raising kids nowadays: so many things have changed. 09:11๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ง Ayeletโ€™s husband keeps her grounded and reminds her to spend time with their daughters: organization in home life and pottery helps her maintain balance. 12:46๐Ÿ€ Learning to say no to clients that are not a good fit: plants are always there to support her. 15:17๐ŸŒ“ Human beings need the natural cycle of sleep and rest. 17:20๐Ÿ™ Ayelet needs a good schedule to keep her mental well-being in check: leaning into religion for becoming grounded and appreciating the time for calmness. 18:07๐Ÿš‰ When you are running your business, the office is like a train station: separation time and having a positive space to work in is helpful. 22:11๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ Her family used help from influencers way back in 2015 and started using Shopify for hosting their store. 22:59๐Ÿ’ฐ Being her own store manager and not paying for consultants or outsiders while building an e-commerce store is a great advantage. 24:12๐Ÿง‘โ€โš–๏ธ Learning to build relationships through experience in the courtroom and greenhouse. 27:29๐Ÿคฉ Mother and daughter as co-founders is a wonderful, caring concept we donโ€™t hear often enough in business. 29:45๐Ÿ“š About reading books that have nothing to prove but are just good: give your brain a variety of thoughts and situations. 31:33๐Ÿ›๏ธ Ayelet visits the library with her children: creating time to be in different worlds through books. 33:49๐ŸŒท Being a plant-parent is a beautiful way to take your โ€˜Power Pauseโ€™. 35:22๐ŸŒบ Connect with Ayelet: www.verdantlyfe.com๐ŸŒŸ Connect with Adrienne: www.sheleadsmedia.com
41. Building Businesses and Aging Out Loud with Katie Fogarty
Jun 24 2022
41. Building Businesses and Aging Out Loud with Katie Fogarty
๐ŸŽค Katie was a speaker and amazing panel moderator at the She Leads conference: She Leads Live will be held in October 2022. 01:04๐Ÿ’ƒ Katie has two businesses now: a communications consultancy, and her podcast about ageism and growing old loudly. 02:06๐ŸŽ™๏ธ Using multiple platforms as your business booster: the power of LinkedIn, podcasts, and newsletters as your own platforms for networking  07:04๐ŸŒŸ โ€œConfidence comes from doingโ€:  dive deep in to build your own skill set, and then see what other people in the space are doing. 10:54๐Ÿ˜‡ Be helpful and generous: Your voice and your way might be the only way that resonates with somebody at the exact time that they need it. 14:26๐Ÿคฉ An MRI scan proves that love can last and we donโ€™t fall apart with aging: some incredible stories from Katieโ€™s interviews. 16:16๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ผ Becoming a woman entrepreneur: fears, freedom, and challenges are real but the majority saw a need or a gap to fill based on their own experiences.  20:41โšก Donโ€™t be afraid to start in one thing and end up in another: business building comes from building - just do it.  24:55๐Ÿ™Œ Adrienneโ€™s teaching experiences revealed other ways and opportunities for traveling to Germany and teaching.  26:05๐Ÿค— Katie is age-positive and grateful for her life: midlife can be hard but your age brings wisdom and experience important for building business. 27:58 ๐Ÿ‘‰Connect with Katie: www.linkedin.com/in/katiefogartymedia๐Ÿ‘‰ Connect with Adrienne: www.sheleadsmedia.com
40. How to Overcome the Habits of Self Sabotage, with Dr. Candice Seti
Jun 3 2022
40. How to Overcome the Habits of Self Sabotage, with Dr. Candice Seti
๐Ÿค— Memorial Day weekend is a great time for hugging your loved ones. 01:36๐Ÿ“’ Candice provided the UNBREAKABLE retreat with amazing workbooks about self sabotage. 02:11๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โš•๏ธ All of Candiceโ€™s specialties: Working with eating disorder population, weight & sleep management, and self sabotage. 03:09๐Ÿ˜ฃ Pressure accumulates and changes our relationship with ourselves and things surrounding us. 05:38๐Ÿ˜ณ Fear of change: So much of our self sabotage is rooted in keeping ourselves comfortable. 07:03๐Ÿฆบ The avoidance conflict approach: internally weโ€™re drawn toward safety even if we don't like our position. 08:44๐Ÿ•ต๏ธโ€โ™€๏ธ Recognition as a first step: when behavior is in conflict with the thing we want. 09:35๐ŸŽฏ Our modes of self sabotage are habitual: replacing habits takes time. 12:50๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป Self sabotaging entrepreneurs: factors that create fear of success and fear of failure. 16:54๐ŸŒž When our needs donโ€™t get met: looking inside to find what are our needs. 20:47๐Ÿ‘€ Perception is probably 95% of the game: identifying values and trade offs. 22:20๐Ÿ‘  When women get stuck: career, family, and changes in life trajectories are normal. 23:26๐Ÿคทโ€โ™€๏ธ Entrepreneurship is not for everyone: what works for different personality types. 25:41๐Ÿง‘โ€๐ŸŽ“ College and grad school students donโ€™t know who they are and what they want, so self reflection on Adrienneโ€™s classes is essential. 27:24๐Ÿคฉ Making long-term decisions without self assessment and self understanding is hard: we need this part in our educational and career path. 29:41๐Ÿค“ Successful career changes perspectives: look at your strengths and weaknesses, likes and dislikes. 31:35๐Ÿค Living and working as an entrepreneur with the things you don't like: power of acknowledgment and delegation. 33:59๐Ÿฆธโ€โ™€๏ธ Confidence is a critical component to starting your own business. 35:43โ†—๏ธ Power of sharing in therapy: place, time, and space that is all about you in an unbiased, judgment-free environment. 37:11Connect with Dr. Candice: www.meonlybetter.com๐Ÿ‘‰ Connect with Adrienne: www.sheleadsmedia.com
39. Artistry & Storytelling Through Jewelry Design with Ashita Shah-Bohra
May 27 2022
39. Artistry & Storytelling Through Jewelry Design with Ashita Shah-Bohra
๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŽจ Ashita and Arun created Arunashi as a reflection of their relationship: generational background in jewelry designing.  02:19๐ŸŽ“ Ashita and Adriene both finished the Goldman Sachs 10KSB program. 03:28๐ŸŽฏ Creating of Arunashi: Focused on quality, precision, and artistry storytelling through each piece of jewelry.  05:14Working with Bergdorf โ€œWe have to have your pieces in our storesโ€.  06:58๐Ÿ’ No mass manufacturing, unique pieces are offered to specific high-end retailers with deep dive into the story behind each item.  08:09 ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ Ashita and Arun moved to LA to be close to her family. 11:24๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ผ Self-proclaimed workaholic: returned back to work after being a stay at home mom to her kids. 13:02๐Ÿคน Spending quality time with children: parenting while children are younger is different than when theyโ€™re emotional teenagers. 15:53๐Ÿ“ˆ Post COVID work has exploded and surprised Ashita: many new events and galas. 18:11๐Ÿคฏ Celebrities donโ€™t have time for shopping: business relationships with stylists. 19:35๐Ÿ˜Ž The learning curve in working with celebrities: specific placement of products.  20:45๐Ÿ˜‡ Emotional connection behind each jewelry collector: where secrets are going to be discovered, and open up slowly instead of just being presented. 23:25๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Indiaโ€™s deep jewelry history: family jewelers, heritage, and stories that stay in families.  25:08๐ŸŒ Arunโ€™s creative trajectories from the things that surround him: the snail whisperer. 28:03๐Ÿ’Ž Jewelry that becomes part of you: time and effort needed to create one. 30:45๐Ÿ‘‰ Many business advice canโ€™t be applied to Arunashi. 32:27๐Ÿ‘  Business models that match women's intuition: lead by your inner voice. 35:22โ–ถ๏ธ Courses and books are just the starting point in business: things to do when creating your business. 37:56๐Ÿ‘‚ Listening to the customers vs finding the solutions and products you want. 39:12Connect with Ashita: www.shoparunashi.com๐Ÿ‘‰ Connect with Adrienne: www.sheleadsmedia.com
38. Getting Back to Nature in Us with Anngelica-Marie Eshesimua
May 20 2022
38. Getting Back to Nature in Us with Anngelica-Marie Eshesimua
๐ŸŒบ Creating of Omekwa and Omekwa Oasis: benign cancer diagnosis and a need to support her body from natural sources. 02:15๐Ÿ‘๏ธ The Great Resignation and Great Awakening. 03:43๐ŸŒž The Self-care Success Assessment is a pillar to starting a mental, physical and spiritual healing journey. 05:14๐Ÿ˜‡ Utilizing community and communal care is a key to bridging the digital into more personal connection. 08:57๐Ÿ“ฑ Difference between prior and new generations: where are all the long talks gone? 10:16๐Ÿšจ When Anngelica-Marie felt she was off the track: disconnection from the present is an alarm. 12:36๐Ÿ˜ฉ Corporate messes with your authenticity: reasons why Adrienne is an entrepreneur. 14:45๐Ÿ˜จ Burnout feeds from these universal fears: Napoleon Hillโ€™s book โ€˜The Law of Successโ€™ and working on โ€˜reprogrammingโ€™ ourselves. 17:27โš ๏ธ Importance of recognition and making the active choice to not mask signals on your body and around you. 21:52๐Ÿ˜ Reasons behind creating her own business: jumping into it based on intuition was a huge leap of faith. 24:02๐Ÿ“บ Anngelica-Marieโ€™s work is mixed with her experience in entertainment: creating interactive content, expressing creativity, and storytelling. 27:44๐Ÿง Gen Xโ€™s are not interested in just money, and they are not putting up with the nonsense of the โ€˜oldโ€™ corporate world.  29:07โ›‘๏ธ Trained to put up with a lot of things is really not healthy: taking the help and leap to back up your authenticity.  31:50๐Ÿ˜Ž Malcolm Gladwellโ€™s book โ€˜The Paradox of Choiceโ€™: the world is abundant in opportunities. 34:34๐Ÿ’š Choices and questions you have in front of you every day: keep making the choice to be active participants.  35:27Connect with Anngelica-Marie: www.anngelicaalways.com๐Ÿ‘‰ Connect with Adrienne: www.sheleadsmedia.com
37. The Power of Giving and Receiving in the Community with Thais Eliasen
May 13 2022
37. The Power of Giving and Receiving in the Community with Thais Eliasen
๐Ÿ˜ Thais contributed hair styling and hair care items for the UNBREAKABLE retreat  01:32๐ŸŽ† The work in Salvation Army: Growing up with amazing parents who were using their communicative skills for the benefit of the community.  02:32๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ผ Transition from nonprofit to corporate and why Thais chose to open her consulting firm.  06:15๐Ÿฆธโ€โ™€๏ธ Mom of four kids managing all situations: being authentic through serving others. 11:37โš–๏ธ She is very relational at college: pandemic and the balance of giving and receiving. 14:11โš ๏ธ Tradition and experience that is 100 years old: being locally and community-oriented gives huge growth in business. 17:30๐Ÿ˜‡ Adrienneโ€™s philosophy is all about being good and fair: Atomic Habits book and power of constant tiny steps. 20:40๐Ÿคฉ Donโ€™t start without dreams: Thais makes the steps so her clients can start where they are with what they have, and what they know. 24:33๐ŸŒž Getting yourself out there tips: try volunteering, learn from others -  even your rivals and just do it! 26:59๐Ÿงน Getting rid of all the excuses: longevity matters, donโ€™t look for a magic pill. 34:17 ๐Ÿคซ Donโ€™t make it about you: thereโ€™re so many reasons your business is not on the level youโ€™d like. 36:36๐Ÿฆ‹ Find a support system: being strategic about the leadership of your company is important because you just can't do it alone. 39:59Connect with Thais: www.thaiseliasen.com ๐Ÿ‘‰ Connect with Adrienne: www.sheleadsmedia.com
36. The Power of Movement with Kodi Kitchen Berg
May 6 2022
36. The Power of Movement with Kodi Kitchen Berg
๐Ÿคฉ Kodi is gifting her products to the women on the UNBREAKABLE retreat.  01:34๐ŸŒบ Reimagined traditional fitness equipment to be more beautiful: Ubarre and EQUIPT. 02:28๐Ÿ‘— Kodi realized modeling wasnโ€™t for her when she heard โ€œYour body is too active for your faceโ€. 04:37๐Ÿค  Riding steer and the Billabong ad campaign. 06:03๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿผ Unconventional problem solving: Going out to the steel yards with her baby strapped around her chest. 09:06๐ŸŽจ Conscious consumption and creation: journaling, museums, welding classes, and replicating shapes from nature. 11:41๐Ÿ’ช Discovering how she wanted to work and discovering her strengths. 16:13๐Ÿบ Vegan leather ankle weights, love for beer, and love for movement: rewarding instead of intimidating. 20:30๐Ÿ˜Ž Balance, bilateral movement, and healthier moments: Changing the traditional fitness concepts. 26:03๐Ÿ“š Book Atomic Habits is revolutionary, and Kodi is trying to incorporate many principles from it. 27:54๐Ÿคธโ€โ™€๏ธ Workout obsessed vs. movement obsessed. 29:41๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป Kodiโ€™s business journey: from studio, museum visits in London to slow implementation of beauty concepts. 32:07๐ŸŒž Kodiโ€™s idea is to build her business through community: traveling, hospitality, and the ability to move everywhere with Ubarre. 37:36๐Ÿ‘‰ Connect with Adrienne: www.sheleadsmedia.com๐Ÿ‘‰ Connect with Kodi: www.equiptmovement.com
33. Leadership is Feminine, with Kris Plachy
Apr 9 2021
33. Leadership is Feminine, with Kris Plachy
๐ŸŒบ When a woman thrives, everything and everyone around her thrive too. 2:12๐Ÿ˜‡ We're in the process of the entire system crumbling, and that's good news! 4:52๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ผ Leadership is feminine because it comes through empathy and invention. 10:30๐ŸŽฏ Don't play their rules, just go to a different place where leadership is a connection and a relationship. 14:39๐Ÿ‘” Posturing and positioning incorporate vs humanizing. 16:10๐Ÿ‘ฅ 'We will take care of our workers' shows also a high rate of disengagement among workers.  19:39๐Ÿฑ A cool office and organic snack can't substitute for good leadership and relationships. 21:18๐Ÿ™†โ€โ™€๏ธ Women usually struggle to give themselves permission to nurture themselves and their goals and dreams without feeling guilt 23:47๐Ÿ‘  Do you ask your husband for permission or you will have an opinion and claim the space that you own in the world? 25:19โญ Step one: Decide that you already have it in you and lean into your greatness. 27:24๐Ÿ˜Ž There are so many ways to generate revenue and to have a self-sustained lifestyle--take back your power. 29:53๐Ÿ’†โ€โ™€๏ธ Build the business that serves you. 32:23โ˜€๏ธ Tell the truth, decide on what you will do to solve the challenge ahead of you, and hang out with women-angels who are helping you. 35:30๐Ÿคฉ 'Let's see how it goes' approach vs. 'I'll make it work out the way I want it to be' approach. 40:30๐ŸŒ… Learn more about Kris' Hawaii retreats. 45:00Connect with Kris: the She Leads Community for FREE at