Confident and Killing It Podcast
By Tiwalola Ogunlesi
Tiwalola Ogunlesi's Confident and Killing It Podcast is your weekly dose of positivity and inspiration. Leveraging the science of positive psychology, Tiwa shares practical tips and strategies for overcoming fear and imposter syndrome, being positive and staying confident and killing it in all areas of life.
(#39) Procrastination vs Laziness- Key differences to spot and how to work through them
Is procrastination holding you back? Do you always call yourself a lazy person and then wonder why you have no energy or motivation towards your goals? In this episode Tiwalola breaks down key difference between procrastination, laziness and rest so you can understand your habits better and set yourself up for success.
November 14, 2022
(#38) 3 Steps To Deal With A Low Mood - 10 mins
Ever been in one of those seasons when you have a consistent low mood, your emotions feel numb and you just don't feel like yourself? Well here a 3 steps to process uncomfortable emotions and get back to your usual self. Remember life is a rollercoaster and there's no harm in feeling negative emotions. The key is just not to get stuck in them. This episode will give you practical steps you need to ride the waves! You've got this! The 3A's process is taken from Confident and Killing It book - Get your copy here to learn more
October 03, 2022
(#37) Navigating The Pressure To Succeed
Have you ever arrived at a milestone and still felt unfulfilled? Yup, we've all felt that. In this episode Tiwalola gets vulnerable about how she felt after her book was published. She shares practical tips on how to not let the pressure to succeed make you feel like you're not good enough, how to make sure comparison doesn't steal our joy and discover where true fulfilment comes from. For more practical tips to unlock next level confidence buy the book Confident and Killing It Follow us on social media @Confidentandkillingit
September 20, 2022
(#36) My Journey To Securing My Book Deals & Writing My Book - 10 Life Lessons
WE'RE BACK! In this episode Tiwalola Ogunlesi talks about her journey to becoming a published author and the lessons she learnt along the way. You'll get the exclusive scoop on how she secured a 2 book deal and wrote a well acclaimed book - Confident and Killing It! Get ready for a super inspiring yet informative episode on how hard work and consistency pays off.
September 20, 2022
(#35) How To Turn Your Oddness Into A Superpower & Embrace Your Main Character Energy with The Odditty
Have you ever been called odd, weird, strange and made to feel different about it? Well in this episode I sit down with a fellow Confidence Queen to talk about how to embrace ALL of you, especially the fun, quirky odd parts that society often wants us to hide. You'll learn how to be unapologetic about who you are and use your uniqueness to stand out! Sofi aka The Odditty is a content creator that uses her eclectic fashion and lifestyle platform to encourages body positivity, confidence, and self-empowerment while spreading positivity through her high energy and feel good content.
November 30, 2021
(#34) How To Beat Comparison and Turn It Into Inspiration
Comparison is the thief of joy. We've all heard that before but what can we actually do about it? In this episode I explore 5 ways comparison is stealing your joy and practical tips to shift your mindset and challenge it using positive affirmations. Affirmations meditation starts from 18:00 Mins If you'd like additional resources to help you overcome comparison and articulate your strengths download the Monthly Wins Tracker and join The Confident and Killing It Academy
November 09, 2021
(#33) How To Use Networking To Grow Your Business or Career with Afua Osei
Don't feel confident enough to reach out to brands, employers or people you admire for potential opportunities? This podcast episode will change everything. Afua Osei is a Partnerships Strategist a helping digital entrepreneurs build the skills, systems and confidence to work with the corporate clients of their dreams. She also founded She Leads Africa - A platform helping professional women level up in their careers. Part 1 is on how to grow your business through brand partnerships and feel confident enough to pitch your ideas. Part 2 is on how to grow in your career through networking and building a personal brand. Buy Afua's Pitch Season Toolkit Start the Confidence Game Plan Course and learn how to network authentically
October 25, 2021
(#32) The Power Of Owning Your Truth and Healing Your Mind
Your truth has the power to set you free but are you owning it or does it feel like you're living as a prisoner to your thoughts and the expectations society has on you? In this episode I'm bringing back some very important reminders on knowing your truth, speaking you truth and celebrating your truth. To take your confidence to the next level, sign up to my new course - The Confidence Game Plan and save £70 when you sign up today https://join.confidentandkillingit.com/confident-and-killing-it-academy/
October 13, 2021
(#31) Unlock Your Creative Genius and Show Up Confidently Online with The Self Hood
Is being "creative" something you struggle with? Do you want to learn how to make money as a creative? Do you feel cringe when it comes to showing up online? In this episode I sit down the Daisy Morris from The Self Hood to talk about how to unlock your inner creative genius and get the best ideas that will help you stand out in your field. You don't only have to be an artist, musician or fashion designer to be considered "creative". Creativity is limitless and we all have an inner creative genius. Are you ready to unlock yours? Daisy Morris founder of The Self Hood, a marketing agency that’s all about making online connections feel more real and human. Follow Daisy on Instagram Sign up to my FREE Online Masterclass - How To Create Your Own Happiness, Unlock Purpose and Pursue Passions on 12 September
September 01, 2021
(#30) Lessons on Love, Confidence and Turning 30 with Toni Tone
Freaking out about turning 30? In this episode I sit down with the one and only Toni Tone- writer, speaker, content creator, and the host of BBC 1Xtra’s ‘Money Moves’ podcast to talk about how to defy society's stereotypes and live your best life in your 30's. We talk about learning to let go of limiting beliefs, bouncing back from bad breakups, embracing being single and celebrating yourself loudly. Toni is best known for her inspiring and thought-provoking writing on Twitter, which has been featured in publications such as The Independent, Cosmopolitan, Mail Online, Huffington Post. Her debut novel - I Wish I Knew This Earlier is out in October 2021 and is available for pre-order now. Connect with Toni Tone on Instagram and Twitter - @t0nit0ne
July 26, 2021
(#29) 5 Signs You're Doing Better Than You Think - 10 min mood booster
We're over half way through 2021 and you might be feeling a bit low thinking of all the goals you haven't yet achieved. Here's a 10 min mood booster to give you all the encouragement and uplifting you need right now. Listen to it as often as you need to to fight off the self-doubt and the self-criticism!
July 13, 2021
(#28) Loving Your Body Unapologetically, Diet Culture and Fatphobia with Stephanie Yeboah
In this episode I'm discussing how to make peace with your body, dismantle toxic diet culture and be unapologetic with Stephanie Yeboah. Stephanie is the author of Fattily Ever After, an award-winning blogger and content creator with over 350,000 across her social media pages, a freelance writer for Vogue, The Independent, Refinery29 and more and body image and fat acceptance advocate. Stephanie also dedicates her time towards advocacy within the body positivity, mental health and self-love communities, sharing her own challenges and traumas involving fatphobia, bullying, self-esteem and confidence issues and the ways in which she’s been able to turn it around, while encouraging others to do the same. Find out more about her work on: Instagram, Twitter, Website
June 28, 2021
(#27) How To Get Started - Move From Idea To Action
Got really good ideas but don't know how to turn them into a reality? In this episode I share 5 ways you can overcome fear of failure, procrastination and negative thinking so you can feel confident enough to take action on your ideas and trust that you have what it takes to succeed in life. I also breakdown how you can get more clarity on which steps to take by learning to breakdown big goals into everyday wins. Did you take action after listening to this episode share your story with us at @Confidentandkillingit and we'll give you a shout out
June 14, 2021
(#26) Killing It As An Entrepreneur: Paving Your Own Way With Nicole Crentsil, Lauren Nicole and Dr Ewoma Ukeleghe
Back in March 2020 I launched a webinar series called Killing It As An Entrepreneur to support women whose businesses were hit by the pandemic. It was originally meant to be one webinar but blew up and turned into a 5 part webinar series. In this episode I sat down with Nicole Crentsil, Lauren Nicole and Dr Ewoma Ukeleghe to talk about practical ways to build confidence, overcoming imposter syndrome, navigating their industries as Black women and how they took the leap of faith from paid employment to full-time entrepreneur. Watch the full video episode on Confident and Killing It Youtube Channel
May 27, 2021
(#25) Anxiety: So Much To Do, So Little Time
Have you have ever felt like this? My to-do list that's meant to be a source of organisation and productivity became my biggest source of anxiety. Why? It just never ended and I constantly felt like the work I was doing was never good enough. In this episode I talk about the different ways anxiety shows up in your life from negative thoughts to physical pain to lack of sleep and not feeling good enough and share a game-changing techniques that you can use to feel motivated and fulfilled in life. It's time to take the pressure off! Use code POD20 to get 20% off the Identifying Values: Finding Fulfilment Toolkit if you struggle to identify your values - https://www.confidentandkillingit.com/shop/identifying-values
May 10, 2021
(#24) 5 Things To Remember When You Feel Like An Imposter - 10 min mood booster
Prepping for a big moment like an interview, presentation, returning to work or launching something new? This is the perfect 10 min mediation to help you calm your nerves, challenge the imposter syndrome and get into the right mindset. Come join my free workshop on 28th April to help you quiet your inner critic and step into your greatness - https://candkxcdworld.eventbrite.co.uk
April 21, 2021
(#23) Relationship Red Flags and The Post Break Up Glow with Mena & Tochi
In this episode I'm joined by 2 incredible friends Mena Emuh and Tochi Anueyiagu to discuss relationship red flags, how to survive a painful break up and achieve that post break up glow. We also talk about the foundation to healthy relationships and how to find the balance between maintaining your individuality whilst doing life with a partner. You can learn more about Mena and her work on the L8Bloomers: here https://www.instagram.com/thel8bloomers/ You can learn more about Tochi and her work here: https://www.instagram.com/yogi.tochi/
April 05, 2021
(#22) How To Manifest Success And Trust The Process
In this episode I share how I went from cancelled bookings in March 2020 to making 5 figures in March 2021. Trusting the process is one of the hardest things to do but in this episode I'm sharing 5 very simple yet powerful ideas that helped me manifest success, get signed by a talent agency, move into my own beautiful flat and grow my business ALL IN A PANDEMIC. If it's possible for me then it's possible for you too. Click here to join my free Killing It Crew Link Up in April for womxn where we'll be diving deeper into manifesting success.
March 23, 2021
(#21) Becoming A Phenomenal Woman With My Mum - Adenike Ogunlesi
To celebrate Women's History Month I sat down to talk with my mum - Adenike Ogunlesi, CEO of a multimillion dollar retail and manufacturing business, founder of multiple social impact initiatives, a non executive board director at Lafarge, founding president of a nationwide entrepreneurship network of 30,000 women and a mother of 3 successful children. We talked about what it takes to build a successful business that has lasted over 20 years, her journey to becoming a force for good and how to manage family, love and business whilst living a fulfilled life.
March 08, 2021
(#20) How To Regain Control When Life Feels Overwhelming
Are you trying to keep up with the pace or are you setting the pace of your own life? The world is always moving and so it's up to you to take control of your life and learn to live in a way that works for your body, mind and soul. This episode shares 3 ways you can be a bit more unapologetic in living on your own terms and regain control of your life especially if you feel life is getting overwhelming.
February 22, 2021
(#19) How To Create Your Own Happiness
Did you know there's a science to happiness? Yes, happiness doesn't just drop from the sky, it's something you can cultivate and be intentional about. In this episode i'm breaking down the science into easy actionable steps you can take to thrive in all areas of your life. No more settling, you are worthy of all the good things life has to offer! Download the monthly wins tracker and strengths finder here
November 17, 2020
(#18) Confidence Tips from 5 Pioneering Black Women
In this episode i'm sharing 5 confidence tips for Black women who have changed the game in media, politics, music and business. Implementing these tips will help get you into that Confident and Killing It mindset and get you vibrating on a higher level.
November 03, 2020
(#17) Finding Strength When You Feel Like Giving Up - Mood Booster
Here's a little mood booster for the days when life gets too heavy and you feel like giving up. This episode will help you find the strength to not give up. Perfect for a morning meditation or when you need a motivation boost.
October 20, 2020
(#16) Is Your Mind Sabotaging You?
Is your natural default negativity? Do you tend to rehearse the worst possible outcome of something in the future that hasn't happened yet? If you answered yes then your mind might be sabotaging you. What you believe about yourself is the foundation to everything you do, so having a positive and empowering mind is they key to living a fulfilled life. In this episode I break down 5 signs to look out for and practical steps you can take to build a positive mind
October 05, 2020
(#15) How To Prioritise Your Needs Without Feeling Guilty
You are always deserving and worthy of rest. So many of us are burning out because we don't know how to say no, set boundaries and rest in the type of way that our body actually needs. Taking care of yourself and helping others are not mutually exclusive. In this episode i'm exploring why we feel so guilty about resting, how to prioritise your needs and 5 types of rest to incorporate into your life.
September 29, 2020
(#14) I'm burnt out...There I Said It - 5 Signs To Look Out For and Ways To Recover
Sharing 5 signs that made me realise I was burnt out and tips I implemented to begin my recovery.
September 14, 2020
(#13) Never Apologise For These 5 Things - 10 Min Mood Booster
Looking to be a bit more unapologetic in life? This episode will leave you feeling bolder, more assertive and living life on YOUR OWN terms.
August 25, 2020
(#12) Dealing with Rejection - Getting To Oprah Winfrey's School
Life not going according to plan? Rejection can be tough but in this episode i'm breaking down how to deal with rejection and bounce back from it in 5 simple steps. Whether you didn't get the grades you wanted or the job market is tough right now this episode will open you up to a new perspectives and give you the hope you need to carry on.
August 17, 2020
(#11) This Is The Sign You've Been Waiting For
If you feel a bit stuck, burnt out and unfulfilled, it's a sign you need to make a change in life. Most of us find change really scary but staying stuck in a situation or state that is holding you back is way worse. This episode will give you 5 signs that mean you need to make a change in life and empower you to believe in your strengths and start taking baby steps instead of focusing on the fear and uncertainty that comes with change. You are 100% worthy of the life of your dreams and it's possible to get there. You just need to make better choices. Join this months masterclass Find Your Flow Follow me on IG @confidentandkillingit
August 10, 2020
(#10) How Define Success On Your Own Terms
In this episode i'm talking about how to redefine success on your own terms. My previous definition of success was based on societies terms and it made me miserable. I obsessed over things I couldn't control. It was all about the numbers. If you're one of those people who freaks out about turning 30 because you haven't ticked off all the boxes then this is for you. If you're an entrepreneur and slow growth makes you feel like a failure then this is also for you! Inspired by how successful people like Maya Angelou, Michelle Obama and Stephen Covey define success I decided to change my definition of success and you can too! Click here to find out more about the Find Your Flow Masterclass If you enjoyed this episode don't for get to subscribe and share with a friend!
August 03, 2020
(#9) Imposter Syndrome Is That You? 5 Practical Steps To Overcome It
This is part 2 of Imposter Syndrome Is That You?. In this episode I explore practical and actionable steps to overcoming Imposter Syndrome. You'll learn how to be kind to yourself, how to celebrate yourself and stop internalising negative feelings and emotions. Just because you feel like a fraud does not mean you are a fraud. Want to know who you truly are and own it? Get listening! Download the Monthly Wins Tracker here to start tracking your accomplishments. IG: @Tiwalowla / @Confidentandkillingit
July 27, 2020
(#8) Imposter Syndrome Is That You? 5 Signs To Look Out For
You cannot move passed something you do not first acknowledge. In this episode I'm breaking down what imposter syndrome looks, sounds and feels like. We all feel like a fraud at some point in our life but if you consistently feel like this then it's time to wake up and do something about it! You deserve to be confident and feel good about yourself. If you tend to be really critical about yourself, downplay your accomplishments or talk yourself out of opportunities then these are signs imposter syndrome could be holding you back in life. If this is something you want to work on join my Live Fearlessly masterclass this week at www.confidentandkillingit.com/events @Tiwalowla | @Confidentandkillingit
July 13, 2020
(#7) Why Your Voice Matters and How To Speak Up More
Do you struggle to talk about your dreams and ideas? Do you feel like your opinions don't really matter? In this episode i'm giving you 5 reasons why your voice is important and so you can get inspired and start speaking up more. Yes It can be scary and make you feel anxious but the message in you is more important than the fear you feel!
July 06, 2020
(#6) How To Rebuild Your Confidence After Facing Discrimination
Have you ever been doubted or undermined because of your background, skin tone or your gender? In this episode i'm sharing 7 tips on how to rebuild your confidence after facing discrimination because it's important not to let one moment in the past define your whole life-time. You deserve to live a trauma-free life. You deserve to love and belief in yourself so let's get #confidentandkillingit
June 29, 2020
(#5) 5 Reasons You Are Good Enough - 10 mins Mood Booster
Here's a 10 min mood booster that you can listen to for some positive vibes to start your day, to calm your nerves when you're feeling stressed or to boost your confidence when you feel the imposter syndrome creeping in. Enjoy!
June 22, 2020
(#4) How To Overcome Comparison, Productivity Guilt and Procrastination - Killing It In Quarantine 2
Feeling guilty about your productivity levels? Do you sometimes feel like everyone's life is moving forward apart from yours? If you do then get listening! Comparison is the biggest driver of productivity guilt and negative thoughts which then leads to procrastination. In this episode I'm sharing easy tips to overcome comparison and break down the science behind procrastination to help you understand why you do it and how to stop. The episode will help you move from not feeling good enough to practicing self-compassion and feeling confident in your self-worth! Follow us on IG @Tiwalowla @Confidentandkillingit
June 15, 2020
(#3) How To Deal With Negative Thoughts and Emotions - Killing It In Quarantine
2020 started off on such a high for me but when COVID-19 hit and the world went into lockdown I lost alllllll my income. When I say all I mean all! I cried some ugly tears felt like I had hit rock bottom. However I managed to pull myself up, change my perspective and now I've made made all my money back and more! In this episode I'm sharing some very practical steps on how to challenge your negative thoughts and train your mind to work for you rather than against you.
June 08, 2020
(#2) Get To Know Me - You Asked, I Answered!
You submitted questions you were curious about and i've answered them in this "Get to know me" episode. I cover what drives me, how I became a coach, my love life and spiritual life...enjoy! To find out more about me and what I do visit www.confidentandkillingit.com or follow me on Instagram @Tiwalowla
May 29, 2020
(#1) How It All Started - My Journey To Becoming Confident and Killing It
I haven't always been "Confident and Killing It" growing up my mind was a mess. I was stuck in a dark hole of comparison that made me feel like I wasn't good enough. But 6 years ago I started my self-love journey and it's been the best decision i've ever made. In this episode I'm sharing practical ways to programme your mind for success as well as how I went from a super insecure teenager to the confident, fearless and purpose driven woman I am today. For more info visit www.confidentandkillingit.com or follow me on IG @Tiwalowla & @Confidentandkillingit
May 29, 2020
Introducing The Confident and Killing It Podcast
Hi I'm Tiwa Ogunlesi, a life coach and the founder of Confident and Killing It. This show is about waking you up to your worth so you can be confident, unstoppable and dare to live the life you truly desire. No more letting fear and insecurities hold you back. It's time to master your mind, believe in yourself and show up as your true authentic self!
May 27, 2020