Legacy Leader on Teams: Deborah McDaniel

Your Legacy Brand Podcast with Tiffany Neuman

Jul 10 2023 • 47 mins

“The secret sauce for somebody that’s scaling is resilience.” — Deborah McDaniel


Building an incredible team that supports your business is hard work! Developing operations and workflows for a team is also no small feat.


If you’re an entrepreneur, solopreneur, or CEO, perhaps you’ve been trying all the ways to help your business scale and grow WITHOUT pulling your hair out or burning out in the process.


Here’s my best advice for you: growing and scaling should not be done alone. You need a partner, and a trusted team, in your business to act as a sounding board, a guide, and even the voice of reason when you have hit your limit.


At Your Legacy Brand, after lots of trial and error, I’ve hit the jackpot. I have an incredible team of women (and one man) from a diversity of backgrounds and experiences – and they’re all led, organized, and encouraged by one absolutely incredible woman.


I’d even call her my secret weapon.


Deborah McDaniel is a Business Growth Strategist and Coach for women entrepreneurs stuck in what she calls the “six-figure burnout loop.” After spending over a decade in Corporate America as a corporate trainer & project manager, she has spent the past 2 years as the strategic partner for women founders scaling their business to multi-six and seven-figures from the inside out by helping them create and implement the systems, processes, team, and strategies that free up their time and the creative space they need to break through their six-figure glass ceiling without the stress and uncertainty, and definitely without burning out in the process.


Deborah McDaniel is also my COO. She brings a wonderful energy to my team, understands and accommodates for my own working style, and has revolutionized the way Your Legacy Brand operates.


And in this episode Deborah—or Deb, as I call her—is joining me on the podcast as my featured Legacy Leader on Teams, and so much more.


There’s lots of juicy conversation in this episode and I hope you’ll grab your favorite beverage and sit down with us to talk all about:

  • How Deb stumbled into entrepreneurship and business leadership.
  • How she created a 6-figure business in 11 months and why she shut it down.
  • Why scaling doesn’t mean what you think it means—and how to do it the right way.
  • How understanding attachment theory can help your team thrive and keep clients happy.
  • Why diversity in your team is one of the most important values you can adhere to while growing a thriving business.
  • …and so much more!

I’m so excited for you to introduce you to Deb—I know you’re going to learn so much from her and totally love this conversation.


Favorite quotes from this episode:


“I fell in love with the process of being behind the scenes, helping somebody bring their content to life.” — Deborah McDaniel


“First of all, don’t feel bad if you’re struggling growing a team because we’re all still learning.” — TIffany Neuman


“You are the lighthouse for your team.” — DM


“You can have all the diversity that you want on your team. But if you don’t have inclusive practices that make people feel psychologically and socially safe to share their opinions, you don’t really have diversity. You have performance.” — DM


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