July 9, 2020
In this episode, I am talking to Taruna Aggarwal, Executive and Life Coach, and Author, based in Singapore. Taruna and I met recently when we were co-panelists on a Women’s Health and Wealth webinar.
With more than 20 years’ experience as a Leadership Development Professional, Taruna is dedicated to lifelong learning and has successfully reinvented and enhanced her career and life journey. She believes in maximizing potential and facilitating empowerment by tapping on the power of transformation that lies within each one of us.
Change, challenge and transformation have been constant companions for Taruna throughout her life journey. Discover how her companions helped her go within and adapt to build resilience and reach her dreams.
Listen for Taruna's 3 powerful lessons:
1. Believe in self
2. Failure is a learning opportunity
3. Never give up
Visit Taruna's website
June 29, 2020
In this episode I am talking to Jennifer Rivlin, friend and fellow executive coach and psychologist based in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dr. Jennifer Rivlin is a Ph.D. of industrial & organizational psychology from Georgia Tech with a passion for leadership that includes several years working in leadership development for Fortune 500 companies, founding and running an entrepreneur accelerator, and teaching organizational leadership in public and university settings.
After a major life disruption in 2016, Jennifer began her own contemplative practices of mindfulness meditation, yoga, journaling, and more which brought her an entirely different perspective on leadership and life. Jennifer now coaches executive leaders using the tools of goal-setting, mindfulness, and emotional intelligence helping her clients reach their stretchiest business goals while building habits that support excellent leadership, high performance, and greater happiness.
Together Jennifer and I had an uplifting conversation about the human approach to coaching and the art of disconnection, reconnection, and connection, real and timely topics, in particular, during these COVID times.
Listen in for Jennifer's 3 powerful lessons for you to reflect on:
1. Be, First
2. Invest in Self Development
3. Life is Short
June 15, 2020
In this episode, I am talking to San Francisco based, Doreen Downing Ph.D., Psychologist, Founder of the Essential Speaking Institute, and Training Director of Speaking Circles® International.
Doreen and I met recently at a Mindful Leaders online networking session. We connected again after the meeting and I invited Doreen to share her remarkable story.
Doreen once suffered from stage fright. In conquering it, she discovered being connected to your authentic self is the key to relaxed and confident speaking.
She now specializes in the treatment of public speaking anxiety. In addition to her authentic communication workshops, private coaching, and online courses. She is also the author of Essential Speaking: The 7-Step Guide to Finding Your Real Voice, a book that shows you how to transform your anxiety with presence and connection.
A joyful, enlightening, and calm conversation filled with a ton of wisdom. Enjoy.
June 15, 2020
In this episode, I am talking to the UK based, Simon Jordan, Branding and Design Consultant, Author, Speaker, and Environment Campaigner. What inspired me to invite Simon as my guest is my curiosity to discover more about the varied roles within his portfolio lifestyle and how he brings it all together to make it work.
With over 30 years working in marketing and advertising with some of the World’s top brands such as Nike, Coca Cola, Porsche, Sky TV and Wilkinson Sword to name but a few he is also an international keynote speaker offering business and marketing advice with a good portion of motivation and humour thrown in.
He is author of the Amazon 5 star rated book, How to Sky Rocket Your Business (without burning your fingers).
In June 2017 Simon setup the global initiative which is #5ThingsClear to empower and inspire people to look after the environment by reducing litter and waste.
A fascinating and uplifting interview - grab a cuppa and listen to Simon's journey and insight https://www.simonjordan.com/
May 28, 2020
In this episode, I am talking to a scientist, author, and speaker, Dr. Mark Williams, from Sydney, Australia. Fascinated by Mark’s work with the impact of technology on children, I was excited and keen to hear his story and perspective.
From a troubled past to a transformed mindset and approach to life and work, Mark's story will capture your attention. He shares valuable life lessons and how he won through adversity. His persistence to seek and fulfil his true purpose has led Mark to build resilience and achieve personal and professional success https://www.drmarkwilliams.com/
Connected Kids Academy is Mark's brainchild. Through the academy he delivers programmes and talks for schools, parents, businesses, and individuals to address the many problems that technologies (like smartphones) are creating https://connectedkidsacademy.com/
May 25, 2020
In this episode I am talking to fellow performance coach, Kirsten McKenna, from Sydney, Australia. Inspired by her accomplishments and approach, and intrigued by her Winefulness business, I knew I had to interview Kirsten so you too can hear her story.
A corporate leader turned entrepreneur, Kirsten McKenna is the founder and principal consultant of two purpose-driven businesses ~ Cortex Consulting and Winefulness in Sydney, Australia: that focus on igniting and cultivating curiosity within individuals, inspiring teams and engendering positive change in corporate culture. As an accomplished leadership and performance coach, well-being expert & author of the book Lead Well: How to Show Up Consistently Well in Leadership and Life, Kirsten is passionate about human potential. An avid runner, insatiable reader, yoga teacher, and mindful mother, the free time that Kirsten does have is all about family, friends, fitness, and personal growth.
Inspire and Rewire your Thinking
May 8, 2020
In this episode, I am talking to a new connection from Newcastle, Australia, Louise Azzopardi. I first heard about Louise at a recent webinar hosted by a colleague. I was intrigued to find out more about her accomplishments and Can Do mindset, achieved by the young age of 23, so I invited her to be my guest.
What a remarkable young woman Louise is. Her story will inspire you, her words are wise, and she is fast-emerging as a strong and charismatic leader.
Make time to listen to Louise's interview. You'll be amazed.
Follow her blog https://louiseazzopardi.com/
May 6, 2020
In this episode, I’m talking to the UK coach and friend, Jessica Rogers.
Jessica and I first met at a women’s networking event in Oxfordshire back in 2011. We share a passion for enabling women to ignite their inner potential for personal fulfillment and growth.
Jessica Rogers is a Certified Business and Executive Coach who over the last 11 years has been working with female entrepreneurs and executives who are passionate about growing personally and professionally to achieve their goals.
Discover how purpose, drive and diversity influence and impact Jessica and how she delivers her unique style of coaching https://www.jessicavrogers.co.uk/
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April 21, 2020
This month I’m talking to Sydney based transformational leadership expert, Mark Hodgson, who helps motivated professionals to unlock their inner talents and create the successful and meaningful lives we all crave. Mark and I connected in 2013 over a shared synergy to enable people to become who they were born to be.
Mark has inspired large teams in commercial and not-for-profit businesses. A natural disruptor, he helps executives, entrepreneurs, and business owners to build their personal brand and influence and is an expert in leading change.
His book, ‘Time to Shine: Adapting who you are and what you know to succeed in the ideas economy’ explains what we need to DO, BE and BUILD to show up as successful, fulfilled and authentic Influencers. His second book, ‘Second Half Hero’, launches in 2020. www.MarkHodgson.com.au
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I’m confident that Mark’s innovative style and approach to leadership will ignite your mind as he shares his unique story with you. Enjoy.
March 8, 2020
Mei Phing is the founder of Got A Phing and a passionate advocate of youth leadership.
Having recognised as a high performer and fast-tracked to senior positions in multiple global multi-national companies whilst only in her 20's, nowadays Mei Phing coaches young high-performing executives and entrepreneurs to navigate complexities and lead the way more effectively to create sustained success.
Mei Phing is a culture enthusiast and has travelled to 37 countries and counting.
Check out Mei's work https://gotaphing.com/