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Become More Podcast

Become More Podcast

By Melissa Smalley
This live, workshop style podcast gives you tangible tools to Become More in your life, career, and business.
In this show, Melissa and her guests share actionable leadership strategies guiding you to greater purpose, success, motivation, health, and high achievement.
From business strategies and career advice, to tackling failure and disappointment we cover it all.
These real-life, valuable take-aways will move and motivate you to become more and live inspired.
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Business Success Starts With A Strategy
A mission supported with a strong strategy that is measured and evaluated creates: A clear path to high performance for your company. A sense of focus for the leaders. Improves brand awareness for the customer. Gives defined goals and feedback to the employees. Regardless of whether your business is a small start-up or one of the biggest players in your industry, a mission gives a foundation for the organization to stand on. The business strategy is how the business will achieve success throughout the year. In the Become More Podcast we are going to dive into the components of a business strategy.
January 18, 2021
Why Are We Addicted To Busyness? How Can We Overcome It?
We are addicted to busyness. A busy career, family life, and volunteering. Everyone has a busy schedule. We get through our week and feel we accomplished something. We focus on actions that keep us busy but are avoiding life’s reality and choices. Why?  Because it is hard. It is much easier to stay busy and avoid life’s hard questions. But, at the end of the day, you will fall short of achievement. Your marriage will be average.  The connection with your children will be weak. Burnout will be prevalent. And, you will not meet your purposeful goals. I hope you can take the tips from the Become More Podcast and begin to make changes in your life.
January 4, 2021
Stop Toxically Comparing Yourself To Others
We will never stop comparing ourselves to others. This instinct to compare helps us seek certainty, purpose and significance- so it is just a part of our life.  But, if you find yourself in a comparison that is inflating your ego or becoming toxic for you, refrain from doing it. It’s not serving you.  This week in the Become More Podcast you are going to learn to stop comparing yourself in a toxic way but using comparisons to identify your uniqueness; define your identity; create significance; and celebrate others. With enough self-awareness,  you can eventually learn to use that comparison not to unfairly tear yourself down or artificially build yourself up, but to learn and grow.
December 17, 2020
Fear Is A Great Indicator
Fear is greatly misunderstood. It has been a dream killer and soul squelcher for so many. We have become masters of mediocrity and creators of complacency because of fear. These are not badges of honor my friends. No matter what you want to explore, change or move, you will face fear. In the journey of life, fear will creep in if you are moving on the path toward your dream. Those who don’t face fear are not moving, exploring or doing anything. They are stagnant. In this podcast- you are going to learn that fear is a great indicator and how you can transform the idea of fear to serve you and lead you to success.
December 3, 2020
Crush Average! Stop Setting SMARTER Goals
Anything done by a standard or an acceptable amount will not result in success. When you become complacent, too comfortable or decide to coast in your life, career or business, you are risking a downward spiral. If you are okay with average and are okay with doing what everyone else is doing, you are putting yourself at risk of failure. Hear me out. This is why people have failing marriages, businesses, careers, and health. We are giving average attention and getting average results. Why not crush average and seek more? It is time to change your commitment to average and seek extraordinary results.  If you want to learn how to achieve more in any area of your life and are done with SMARTER Goal- listen in to this podcast. Connect with me at to read more!
November 16, 2020
Let's Do Vulnerability
Many of us want to protect their ego, so we take great steps to hide any hint of vulnerability.  No matter what happens, we want to have all the answers, ensure it is all figured out, avoid any criticism, and hide from naysayers. We believe the very slightest hint of vulnerability would cause others to see us as weak, so we avoid it at all cost. Women- this is BS! You should welcome vulnerability. Yes! Welcome vulnerability with open arms! In this weeks Become More Podcast, we are going to learn why we should be more vulnerable; about women who rumbled with vulnerability to make a difference; and how you know you are vulnerable. To connect with me go to
November 3, 2020
5 Reasons Why You May Not Be Setting Goals
The ability to set goals and make plans with a winning attitude is imperative if you want to be a woman leading a successful life and businesses. The payoff for setting goals and making plans is being able to choose the kind of life you want to live. So why do so few women set goals? According to research:  Less than 3% of Americans have written goals.  Less than 1% review and rewrite their goals on a daily basis. Though, having written goals and reviewing them daily has shown to lead to successful achievement. The reasons why people don’t set goals have been of considerable interest to me. I think that there are 5 reasons why women don’t set goals. Join me to learn why you may not be setting goals and how you can begin to set goals to make a difference in your life.
October 5, 2020
How Can Women Lead The Way For Others?
It is imperative that women contribute to society with individuality and courage. Women are leaders in the household; in the workplace; in the churches; in the communities. Now is the time for women to realize the importance of their contributions and step up with courage. The following quotes are from women who lead the way for us to be brave and step into the women we were meant to be. Visit for more insight.
September 30, 2020
How To Bullet Journal?
Do you have a place you calendar your kids schedules? Then, a place to plan your work projects? Do you have sticky notes for to do lists? Have you used a notebook for your goals and reflections? Me too! Bullet journaling, also referred to as Bojo, has become a very popular way for women to organize, set goals, reflect and become more productive. It is not just a tool for planning or calendaring, but it is a system that incorporates planning, reflecting and intentionally living your life. We are going to talk more about why you should bullet journal and how to start! 
July 13, 2020
5 Reasons Now Is The Best Time To Write A Letter
As we have been weeks into social distancing imposed by the COVID-19 virus, I have heard stories of people watching hours of Netflix and Youtube. Unable to spend time with loved ones in person, we are immersing ourselves in technology. I am going to be frank and say, this is not good for our well-being. We are social creatures and need connection. So, how can we connect yet remain apart? I am going to propose an old concept. Letter writing. Think of the last time you received a letter. How did you feel? In this podcast we are going to discuss 5 reasons you should write a letter. 
July 6, 2020
Success Requires An Action Mindset
Creating goals and plans for the future is fun. Sorting out our dreams and generating ideas of how to accomplish those dreams can be thrilling.  The thought process and planning can be energizing. But, often the goals, plans, dreams and ideas of the future seem to lay dormant in the mind or in a journal. The ideas you created do not have a follow through or an initiation at all. How can you make the goals, plans and dreams for your future a reality? Instead of planning, begin doing. In this weeks podcast we discuss how you create an action mindset for success.
June 29, 2020
What Is The Best Kept Secret Of Most Successful Women
We spend a lot of time engineering our lives to avoid a set-back or failure, but the best kept secret of successful women is to  not escape or avoid failure. Instead overcome the adversity by  looking in the face of the fatal blows, closing your ears to the critics, believing in your abilities, and take one step at a time. I get it! This is not easy. But, I want to share that successful women take an approach as Stoics. What is a Stoic? “A Stoic is someone who transforms fear into prudence, pain into transformation, mistakes into initiation, and desire into undertaking.” In this weeks podcast, you are going to learn more about how successful women overcame failures with a stoic attitude. If you want to read more about this, go to the Become More Blog!
June 22, 2020
4 Quotes To Build Confidence And Courage
I have found that women hold back pursuing their goals and dreams due to self doubt, other people's opinions, and fear. It is time to stop compromising yourself, measuring yourself to others expectations or thoughts, step into courage and start improving the world. You have gifts, talents, dreams and a purpose that should not be pinned up in a cage. It is your time to be brave and let open the door to your true self. In this Podcast I discuss quotes that will  build your confidence and courage to be you.
June 15, 2020
A True Leader Breaks The Rules
Many of us grew up being told to turn the other cheek, do not rub anyone the wrong way, just bite your tongue, and do not make waves. I don’t think that any of us are trying to be difficult, but are exhibiting our confidence, are challenging the status quo, and are standing up for what we believe. Even if it means we are not getting the popular vote. We are leading! I am excited to share this message with you on my Podcast this week- Let's break some rules!
June 8, 2020
Can Juicing Reduce The Risk Of COVID-19?
With cases of COVID-19 on the rise it is important to focus on your overall health. Juicing has been linked to health benefits such as lowering the risk of heart disease and risk of cancer. But, how can juicing benefit the immune system and decrease the risk of COVID-19. There is a little research on this, and honestly I have not found research that ties juicing to benefiting the immune system or COVID-19. On the other hand, juices are packed full or essential vitamins and nutrients essential to our health and fighting off colds and the flu. In this Podcast episode, we are going to dive in to why juicing may reduce your risk of getting COVID-19.
June 1, 2020
3 Simple Ways For Working Moms To Get Dinner On The Table
As a working mom, I am sure the end of you feel exhausted from the stressors of the day, and do not want to think about what you will be cooking for the family. You decide grabbing take-out or ordering delivery is the best option. I get it! I have done the same thing! But I want to share with you some amazing tools to put dinner on your table that saves you money, is less calories, and brings the family together. Being a working mom, one of the biggest challenges is meal time. In particular- dinner. In this podcast, I want to share with you 3 simple ways for working moms to get dinner on the table.
May 25, 2020
Quotes To Inspire You During Adversity
During difficult times, we can lose sight of how beautiful our life is and the beauty within us. When adversity is in our face, we lose courage and give up on our dreams. As barriers arise, we feel failure and do not see how we can use our gifts given to us by God.  And, we sometimes fall short of improper reactions to our situation. In this Podcast, I want to share with you some amazing words that I hope inspire you during this difficult time.
May 18, 2020
4 Step Process To Succeed During Uncertain Times
Many of us are facing challenging times. As we are in an unprecedented time of a virus plaguing our nation and world, we are not quite sure how to navigate it. Some of us are without work and uncertain of how we will pay our bills. Mothers are struggling to homeschool our kids. Business owners are uncertain how we can pay our employees. Healthcare workers and other essential workers are facing fear of exposure to a disease. Celebrations of religious holidays, graduations, and weddings are on hold, leaving us disconnected with our loved ones. And on and on. During challenging and uncertain times, we need to have a solid foundation. A foundation of faith in the spirit and faith in ourselves. In this podcast, I will be sharing a 4 step process to succeed during uncertain times.
May 11, 2020
4 Fun Ways To Exercise With Your Kids
Research tells us that the number one reason people say they don’t exercise is due to lack of time. Well, with many people at home now due to the COVID-19 restrictions, there is plenty of time to add exercise to the day. So, why haven’t you jumped into an exercise program? Further research tells us, though we say time is the factor, the real reason we don't exercise is our desire to avoid discomfort. In a nutshell, it is saying that it is hard to do something uncomfortable, even if we get a benefit later. So, why can’t exercise be fun? I think it can be! Especially if you are looking at ways to engage your children in the activity. In this Podcast, we are going to talk about four fun ways to exercise at home with your kids.
May 4, 2020
Why Is It So Difficult To Achieve My Goals?
Achieving goals is difficult for a couple reasons: 1- You do not understand that goals are structured by a series of habits. 2- You are attempting too much too soon, which is setting you up for failure. Let’s break both of these points down in greater detail in this weeks Become More Podcast. If you want to achieve goals this year in your life and business, you need to listen to this!
April 27, 2020
4 Focuses Of High Achieving Leaders
Becoming a high achieving leader takes a focused effort. High achieving leaders ensure they are doing these four things: Goal journaling and purposeful planning. Have a personal mission that guides them. Do not allow circumstances to overcome their life. Continue to plant the seeds of growth and development. I have learned from so many great thought leaders over the years. They seem to create word-smith sayings that can invigorate you to do more and become more. These amazing quotes share the 4 focuses of a high achieving leader:
April 20, 2020
4 Languages Of Appreciation All Employers Should Understand
Turnover is one of the highest costs to a company and is eroding our organizations today. Unfortunately, some organizations are so focused on engaging dollars in the recruiting efforts, but are not looking at ways to decrease the turnover as a way to improve the bottom line. Motivating employees through appreciation needs to be a new focus for organizations to decrease the cost of turnover. Authors, Chapman and White have discovered there are different languages of workplace appreciation, and the impact of knowing and understanding these languages can have a positive impact on employee satisfaction through appreciation. Let’s discover 4 of the Languages of Appreciation to improve satisfaction and decrease turnover in your workplace.
April 13, 2020
6 Healthy Eating Tips For Business Women
Most women do an amazing job ensuring their kids eat healthy and are getting movement, but forget about themselves at the same time. They are neglecting their nutritional needs making them prone to fatigue and tiredness. I get it! You may feel too busy to eat right. You put the needs of your family and workplace first. By doing this, your body is robbed of the vital nutrients it needs. You get hangry! You feel cranky, hungry and have no energy. Before we dive into this, let’s be clear. What works best for one woman may not always be the best choice for another. However, the important thing is to build your dietary choices around your individual needs. You may be looking to improve your energy and mood, combat stress or PMS, boost fertility, enjoy a healthy pregnancy, or ease the symptoms of menopause, these tips can help you to stay healthy and vibrant throughout your ever-changing life.
April 6, 2020
6 Reasons You Also Need An Executive Coach
Coaching is not just for the professional athletes or C-Suite business professionals.  Moms to college graduates, business leaders and team leads are seeking coaches. Coaching can take many forms. There are group sessions or individual sessions. Sessions can be in person, on the phone, or over the internet. One thing is definite, coaching is very valuable to your life. If you want to maximize your potential, gain clarity and focus, achieve your dreams or goals faster, be accountable to your desires, get motivation to succeed, and increase confidence, a coach is your answer . My experience coaching made me realize that I could read all the books I wanted, attend training courses and seminars, but the real progress came with my coach. This podcast is going to discuss how coaching can help you!
March 30, 2020
4 Quotes For Business Leaders
Business leaders need to continually be "on." Sometimes, this can be exhausting, as our mind and body is challenged. I found that quotes can motivate me through the exhaustion I faces as a business leader. The quotes can be the little whispers in my mind that give me hope in challenging times, perseverance when a barrier arises, and inspiration when I feel desperate. If you need a little boost in your day, listen to this podcast!
March 23, 2020
3 Ways To Remain Relevant And Thrive In Business With A Vision
In our global business economy and fast-changing business world, the question asked by may Executives is, “What strategy is needed for my business to remain relevant and continue to thrive?” Research shows vision has to be a core of your business strategy to be relevant and thrive. But, simply having a vision that meets a standard criteria is not enough. In this podcast, we are going to discuss 3 ways your business can remain relevant and thrive with a vision at the center of the business.
March 16, 2020
How Can LinkedIn Grow Your Business?
LinkedIn has transformed from more than a job seekers social platform.  Due to the ability to tap into existing connections and grow your brand through word-of-mouth, Linked In has real power for business growth and effectiveness. Hundreds of millions of professionals from around the world hang-out, connect, share content, and network on LinkedIn. In this podcast, you will learn how to grow your business by using LinkedIn.
March 9, 2020
4 Ways Business Women Can Make Fitness A Habit
Getting healthy and building fitness habits is not easy for working women. We are trying to balance work and family, so fitness habits tend to be nonexistent. I think fitness is an ongoing journey for business women. In the Become More Podcast, we are going to talk about 4 ways you can make fitness a habit.
March 2, 2020
Do you desire more balance in your life?
If you are wanting balance, less distractions, and a to-do list that are not overwhelming, you have to develop goals and reflect on them in a goal journal. Let me share with you… Research shows that reflection can build confidence to move goals forward, articulate key learning, create higher rates of achievement, and increase productivity. This podcast is going to discuss 4 benefits of goal reflection.
February 24, 2020
4 Inspiring Quotes For Every Woman In Business
Quotes can lead you to great achievement. They become a coach and a mentor leading you to success. These inspiring quotes will guide you to higher achievement by encouraging you to have a personal mission, focus on continual learning, tap your potential, and journal. Enjoy this message!
February 17, 2020
4 Reasons Why Every Business Women Should Read
Exceptional business women tend to have many habits. One of them is surprisingly simple. It is reading. Harry S. Truman said, “not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.” I love reading! I not only find it enjoyable, but over the years it has played a critical role in helping me become a better business leader. I can hear you! You are doing the eye roll and saying, “I don’t have time to read.” But, I am going to tell you, if you are wanting to grow your business or career, reading is vital! In this podcast we are going to discuss 4 reasons every business women should read and how you should share what you learned with your team.
February 10, 2020
4 Advantages Of A Company Mission Statement
A mission statement is a formal summary of the aims and values of a company, organization, or individual. It is a short statement of what fundamentally matters to the organization. More than a description of the organization, the mission statement is an expression of the desires and intentions for the organization. In this podcast, we are going to discuss 4 advantages to having a company mission statement and what does a good company mission statement look like.
February 3, 2020
5 Ways To Journal For Business Women
I did not always value journaling, and for many years I misunderstood how to journal. I thought journaling was recording what happened throughout my day and recording my feelings and emotions. This did not excite me. In fact, my days and emotions are pretty dull- so why write about them? Well, I didn’t. But, a few years ago, I began to wonder why visionary leaders like Charles Darwin, Mark Twain, and Albert Einstein kept a journal? I found these visionary leaders took time to reflect.  By writing what they were learning, their goals and achievements, and their thoughts, they had a way to document their ideas and perspectives. I realized these extraordinary leaders were focused on learning more, doing more, seeing more, and understanding more. So, it was important they slowed down from the fast-pace of life and actively engage in the ideas they encountered. Now, that excited me, so I began to journal. To get a FREE Printable Journal For Business Women - Click Here!
January 27, 2020
Quotes To Inspire You Today
Quotes can give you inspiration. The sayings can lift you and allow you to believe your life is full of amazement. These quotes encourage you to live the life you desire; choose happiness; and become what you desire. If you need a boost today- If you need some inspiration- If you you want your life to become more- listen in to this podcast! If you would like to join my exclusive email list or get a printable quote and canvas, go to my website!
January 20, 2020
How To Create An Innovative Business Culture
Many of our businesses have been using the same old methods and delivering the same products and services with the same process for years. Then we are surprised when we are trying to overcome challenges with new competition, staff that is not engaged, and customers who are not raving fans. This episode is going to help you to discover 5 simple ways strategies to foster an innovative culture and generate new ideas. Get a FREE Guide To Lead An Innovative Culture. YES, PLEASE!
January 13, 2020
How To Create Customer Experience Strategy That Wins
In this episode you are going to learn how to create an amazing customer experience. By learning unique ways to build a relationship with your customer over a buying experience, you will have raving fans who want to continue to buy from you. The customer experience is critically important to the growth of any business. It is important to create a wow reaction with the customer to build upon loyalty, rave reviews, and repeat business. To get your FREE Customer Experience Guide to map out your customer journey. Click HERE!!  Thanks for listening!
January 6, 2020
Minute Motivational Quotes
Motivational quotes can act as a mentor inspiring you to achieve more.  This podcast has minute motivational quotes that encourage you to set your sights on new heights, find your singleness of purpose, seek clarity and to know your strengths but understand your challenges.  Everyone needs a little motivation to get through their week. I hope this inspires you to keep going!
December 16, 2019
Let's See Clearer In 2020
One of the biggest reasons we do not succeed or experience high achievement is self-doubt. We do not think we can. To accomplish high achievement, you have to believe you can overcome any challenge. You have to believe you are capable and have the willingness to do anything to prevail. You have to move your mindset to become a solution oriented mindset or what many call an abundance mindset. In this Podcast, I am going to teach you how to change your mindset to a solution oriented mindset to achieve your goals in 2020.
December 9, 2019
Redefining Success In Order To Thrive
Society tells us that success is money and power, but in the book "Thrive," Arianna Huffington challenges us to focus on more than money and power to achieve success.  Many of us are experiencing burn-out, stress, illness, broken relationships, and overwhelm because of our relentless pursuit of money and power. This podcast walks you through three areas in the Third Metric of success. The Third Metric focusses on well-being, wisdom and wonder. For us to experience a sustainable successful life and career, we have to understand this third metric.
December 2, 2019
6 Ways You Can Improve Employee Engagement And Outcomes In Your Organization
You know employee engagement directly correlates to improved performance in your organization. So why don't we focus on this? In this podcast we are going to talk about why you should focus on employee engagement. We will explain what employee engagement really means. And teach you a non-traditional approach to improving employee engagement. Let's be intentional about employee engagement this year, so that we can improve our organizations this year!
November 26, 2019
The Good Life - A Company I Love!
I can then share with you that building a business is a journey. But if you take some of the insight and best practices, you can achieve success too! This month, I am sharing the story of The Good Life Company. This is a story I love. The Good Life Company grew their business in three simple ways. They bring their backstory to the world; connect with the customer; and give back. In this Podcast you are going to learn from this amazing organization so that you can apply these steps to your business.
November 12, 2019
5 Switches You Need To Flip On To Create A Life You Desire
Zach Friedman, Author of the Lemonade Life, has inspired many with his powerful insight on creating a happy successful life. This book shares there are five switches you need to flip on to create the life you desire. This Podcast is going to review these switches. 
November 5, 2019
Tips To Focus On One Thing To Achieve Results In Business And Life
Are you Lacking focus? Feeling stressed? Overwhelmed with a to do list? Stretched by doing too many things? The aim of this podcast is to show you how to cut through the clutter to focus on one thing to improve your work-life, well-being, relationships, family, finances- anything that matters to you! The book, "The One Thing" by Gary Keller guides us to simplify our goals to one step!
October 29, 2019
Vera Bradley- An Inspiring Story
Vera Bradley, a business designed to bring women beauty in handbags and luggage, began with a simple idea. It has grown from an investment of $250 from the two owners to be a multi-million dollar business based on values and giving back. In this podcast, we will discuss the focus of the business that brought it so much success. We will also dive in to the values Vera Bradley stands on, which is the foundation of the business. If you want to start a business, grow your business, lead a team within a business, you need to listen in and learn from Vera Bradley!
October 22, 2019
Overcoming Resistance- The War Of Art
Steven Pressfield's book, "The War Of Art," shares that whenever you have the desire to work within your heart- your calling, resistance shows up. It shows up in many ways like self doubt, procrastination and more. But we can overcome this. This podcast will dive in to the ways resistance shows up in our lives; we will also learn how to overcome resistance and how to go beyond it to work from our gifts and talents Lets dive in to the insight from this great book.
October 15, 2019
Inspirational Quotes To Bring You Success
Everyone needs a little inspiration in your day. These motivational messages will guide you to success by looking within, seeking purpose, recognizing the challenges you face and define simplicity.  If you want to achieve more and live inspired, listen in on this message.
October 10, 2019
5 Strategies To Overcome A Dysfunctional Work Team
I revisited the book, The Five Dysfunction Of A Team by Patrick Lencioni. I have referenced this book several times in my work life and wanted to share this inspiring insight for you. Patrick Lencioni’s writing offers his readers a leadership fable that dives into the complexity of leading a team. Throughout the story, Lencioni reveals’ five dysfunctions that are at the heart of every team. Even the best teams struggle with these.  This Podcast outlines the five dysfunctions of teams, strategies to overcome each dysfunction, and the benefits of overcoming the dysfunctions.
September 30, 2019
4 Leadership Lessons From S. Truett Cathy- Founder of Chick-fil-A
When asking a group of people, “What company stands above the rest in customer service, quality and values?” many say Chick-fil-A. People throughout the United States love Chick-fil-A.  How has Chick-fil-A gained popularity and became recognized as a top company?  I believe the great tasting chicken and fancy fries are a start. However, the foundation of this organizations popularity goes a little deeper than the good tasting food. The success of the company began with the inspirational leadership of the founder, S. Truett Cathy. S. Truett Cathy had natural leadership tendencies. Cathy was a hard-working man who valued faith and family. He also felt strong about his customers and philanthropy. Evaluating the life and leadership of Cathy, we can learn valuable leadership lessons resulting in success in our life, career and business.  This episode is going to evaluate 4 leadership lessons from Chick-fil-A Founder, S. Truett Cathy.
September 23, 2019
10 Questions Bringing Your Dreams To Reality
In the book, The Right Questions, Debbie Ford presents revolutionary questions that, when answered with complete honesty, change the way we see ourselves and make decisions - ultimately moving us toward the life we desire. The Right Questions demands us to wake up from autopilot and seek questions that demand us to actively seek the right choice for our life. We don't have a career we hate, a bad relationship, weight we don't desire, and spiritual emptiness because of one bad choice. It is a compound effect of the choices we make over time. In this podcast, we will walk through the 10 questions to bring us to the conscious choice that reflects our alignment with our vision for our lives.
September 16, 2019
How Can Busy Women Have Good Nutrition Health And Well-Being
My guest, Shannon Labrador is a Certified Nutrition and Health Coach. She focuses on helping women with busy lifestyles to have healthy habits that are sustainable. In our interview, we talk about how to improve your metabolism; steps to meal planning, incorporating exercise into your busy life and so much more. I love Shannon's focus on helping working women discover health and well-being. You will love her approach!
September 9, 2019
Intermittent Fasting For Women
Intermittent fasting has become very popular among women. Most diets tell you what to eat, but intermittent fasting focuses more on when to eat. What is Intermittent Fasting? Intermittent fasting is described as a pattern of eating that cycles between periods of fasting and normal eating. Most common methods include fasting alternate days, daily 16 hour fasts or fasting 24 hours, two days a week. This way of eating encourages consuming fewer calories, weight loss and lowering your risk of diabetes and heart disease. Studies have found that intermittent fasting may not be as beneficial for women as it is for men, so we are going to dive into an overview of intermittent fasting for women.
September 2, 2019
4 Successful Leadership Actions From George Jenkins- Founder of Publix
I think we all understand the fact that actions speak louder than words. Publix founder George Jenkins had some pretty profound words throughout his life, but he put those words into action. These actions have led to Publix success. If you are a business leader, team leader, owner or operator. George Jenkins ideas could inspire you to take your organization to the next level. He simply invested in others; sought growth and opportunity; showed up; and respected and engaged with others.  In this podcast, we are going to discuss the Four Leadership Actions and how we can apply this to our business to achieve success.
August 26, 2019
Progress Over Perfection Inspiring Insight From Allison Nelson
Allison Nelson owns The Nelson Co. with her husband Scott. After work one day, they were discussing how much unhappiness and negativity surrounded them. They decided to partner in an E-Commerce Business to bring Tees and other products to spread an inspiring message. Allison shares her insight on E-Commerce, tips and tricks she uses to connect with her customers via social media, how she thrives in a saturated industry, her thoughts on progress over perfection and so much more! You will love her fresh approach and openness about business, balance and doing it all a little imperfect.
August 22, 2019
Let's Learn From Sheryl Sandberg's Book "Lean In."
Sheryl Sandberg is a pioneer in business. As the CEO of Facebook, she is one of the most influential women. She shares in her book, "Lean In," that women tend to hold themselves back from achieving greatness in leadership.  In this podcast, we dive in to the tangible solutions on how women can be empowered to reach their full potential and serve in leadership roles. It is time to "Lean In" women!
August 15, 2019
Motivational Messages From Inspiring Quotes
These minute motivational messages are inspiring you to prepare for tomorrow by focusing on your today; encouraging you to not give up on your dreams; noting that you grow through adversity; and reminding you that what you think, you become. Do you need encouraging words to get you through your week? Want that boost of motivation today?  These minute motivational messages are the perfect way to elevate your mood and improve your day!
August 8, 2019
Vulnerability Is Necessary For Leadership
This message is from the book, "Dare To Lead" by Brene' Brown. In the message, we share the six myths of vulnerability in leadership. Then we give you the tools to lead with vulnerability.  Vulnerability is a sign of strength in leadership. However, it is tough to be vulnerable as a leader. This podcast will guide you to discover a platform to become more vulnerable and give you tools to become more of a curious leader.  High achieving leaders understand this concept and use it everyday. Let's learn more about this together!
August 1, 2019
6 Steps Women Leaders Need To Achieve Goals
Are you a woman who desires to achieve goals in your life and business? As I read the book, Girl, Stop Apologizing, I was excited to read the 6 skills Rachel Hollis shared for women to achieve goals and ultimately their dreams. I just had to share it with you! In my leadership journey, I have held myself back, struggling with balance of wife, mother and Executive. I have also had to take time to focus on who I am and who I want to be as a leader. Throughout this process, I set goals and a direction that has allowed me to achieve more. I wish I had this insight years ago! So, I am excited to share this aspect of the book with you. Grab your ear buds, your pen and paper and let's dive in to the skills you need to achieve your goals as a woman leader!
July 25, 2019
Motivational Messages
I love quotes! I am choosing to share motivational quotes that you can apply to your life to become more and live inspired. In this episode the minute motivational messages are going to focus on how we can effectively communicate, choose motivation and happiness, as well as habits for higher performance.  Want that boost of motivation today? These minute motivational messages are the perfect way to elevate your mood and improve your day!
July 18, 2019
What Two Companies Taught Me About Leading
Build A Bear and The Hilton Brand Hotels have embraced approaches in their businesses that keep their customers coming back!  In this episode we are going to learn how each of these organizations have taken a unique approach to customer experience, organizational values, exceptional quality and focus on women leadership.  Let's learn how we can apply these to grow our businesses.  
July 11, 2019
9 Tips To Get Out Of Survival Mode And Achieve Goals
Have you ever closed the chapter at the end of your day and felt exhausted? Do you had plenty on your to do list, but feel you do not accomplish anything? Are you feeling unhappy or lack of purpose? Years ago, I had this struggle. I aligned success with busyness. I filled my agenda with to do's but had no connection to what I was doing or the people around me. In this podcast, I am going to share with you 9 Tips I use to plan my day and my week, so that I can get out of survival mode, create happiness, and achieve goals. 
June 25, 2019
A Different Recipe For Leadership Development
Most organizations get it all wrong. They are focused on training skills, increasing knowledge, and business identity.  The result- the employees feel stressed, disconnected, overwhelmed and exhausted. We even ask, "Why do I do this job?" What are they missing? Businesses are missing leadership development that starts with self development and then leads to personal connection with he organization through an individual why.  This is a paradigm shift for organizations, but is necessary to motivate and inspire high performance within the company.
June 25, 2019
Leaders Start With Why
You have been molded to work hard and focus on training and performance in your career and business. But somehow feel disconnected. Have you lacked meaning and purpose in your work life? Do you feel stressed and unfulfilled in your job? Are you pessimistic about your future? Simon Sinek's concept "Start With Why" shares an innovative approach to personal discovery helping leaders find passion and connection to their work. I love this concept and have taken it a step further.  In this podcast, you will realize how to create meaning, and purpose- or what I call your Why can guide you to higher performance and results in your career and business.
June 25, 2019
Minute Motivational Messages
This motivational message episode showcases inspiring quotes about the importance of expecting great things from yourself; discovering, developing and deepening your passion for what you do; do it all without fear; and then write the end to your story. Want that boost of motivation today? These minute motivational messages are the perfect way to elevate your mood and improve your day!
June 25, 2019
My Leadership Journey
This podcast gives you insight on me and my leadership journey. Honestly, it has not been an easy journey, but I am so grateful. If I did not have this journey, I would not be speaking to you today. If you are a woman leader and find yourself lost, lacking confidence and overwhelmed with challenges, welcome home! I have been there.  You will hear how I have overcome challenges to achieve success without compromising my well-being. My hope is to provide you with faster, sustained growth as a women leader, so that you can become more and live inspired.
June 25, 2019
Rules of the Road To Become More
This is my "Grand Opening" episode of my podcast. This is the moment I try to sell you on all that my podcast will help you to achieve.  This is an important message for you. It is the moment you choose to stop- to listen or move on. I am telling you- this is a lot of pressure! So, here goes! I am stepping in and being brave. I am going to tell you why I am choosing this journey with you and a few things we need to understand as we move forward together. I call them- My Rules Of The Road.
June 25, 2019