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Plant Your Seeds of Transformation Podcast

Plant Your Seeds of Transformation Podcast

By Donna Marie Johnson
Plant Your Seeds of Transformation is A Podcast with Host Author Donna Marie to Support Empathic Black Women Leaders with Moving Forward After Past Trauma and Crisis - On the Plant Your Seeds of Transformation Podcast Show, we share vulnerably about hard topics to support and bless empathic black women leaders who are healing and transforming after trauma or crisis has occurred in their families, marriages, and/or careers/businesses. We support them as they serve, consciously and selflessly, so they can serve better and make bigger impact on the folks they are called to serve in the world.
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Why and how can a black woman leader let go of the "be twice as good" mantra?

Plant Your Seeds of Transformation Podcast

Why and how can a black woman leader let go of the "be twice as good" mantra?

Plant Your Seeds of Transformation Podcast

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Why and How to Replace Super Woman As Your Role Model with Vaneese Johnson
"This is for women aged 40 and over... Shed the 'clothing' that no longer fits. You’re not the same as you were in your 20’s and should not have unrealistic expectations of yourself nor should you let anyone else put those unrealistic expectations on you" ~ Paraphrase of discussion with Vaneese Johnson, The Boldness Coach (TM). In episode 10 of season 3 of the Plant Your Seeds of Transformation Podcast show, you will hear from Vaneese as we dig more deeply into understanding what perfectionism can look like for black women leaders, especially for caregivers. Learn from Vaneese about why and how you can replace Super Woman as your Shero and develop a healthier, more realistic role model for yourself. How can black women leaders understand themselves better and make better choices so that they will live more happily and have more joy in all of their relationships? Getting past perfectionism is one of the keys for this. Hear perspectives of diverse leaders who understand this topic of perfectionism. See the full show notes at https://PlantYourSeeds.show Host: Perfectionism Coach and Mentor Donna Marie
57:15
June 18, 2022
How can I get mentorship as a black woman remote worker?
We have a community just for you! We all would love to see you at the Thursday 7pm EST Weekly Co-Working with Breakout Rooms for Mentorship - Get access by joining as a patron of the Plant Your Seeds of Transformation Podcast. This is an existing community of highly supportive, focused black women leaders. We'd love to see you there! Link: https://plantyourseeds.show/support < When you go to this link, you'll see how/where to join as a patron member on Patreon. [This is how we are monetizing our efforts to help ensure we can keep improving it over time and make it sustainable to last for years to come. We support each other in reciprocal ways in this space.]
03:47
June 09, 2022
[Video Announcement] - Mentorship Program for Black Women Remote Workers
Just for you! I would love to see you in the Thursday 7pm EST Weekly Co-Working with Breakout Rooms for Mentorship - Get access by joining as a patron of the Plant Your Seeds of Transformation Podcast. This is an existing community of highly supportive, focused black women leaders. We'd love to see you there! Link: https://plantyourseeds.show/support < When you go to this link, you'll see how/where to join as a patron member on Patreon. This is how we are monetizing our efforts to help ensure we can keep improving it over time and make it sustainable to last for years to come.
03:47
June 09, 2022
Why and how can a black woman leader let go of the "be twice as good" mantra?
Thank you for listening to episode 9 of the Plant Your Seeds of Transformation podcast show season 3, hosted by Coach and Author Donna Marie! Why and how can a black woman leader let go of the "be twice as good" mantra? In this ninth episode, our guest, Wanda Duncan, Founder of Black Women Travl, shares how unrealistic expectations can hinder our wellness and our goals. Watch and listen to the Plant Your Seeds of Transformation podcast for her perspective on the topic of toxic perfectionism in regards to traveling and working as a black woman digital nomad.  Learn more on the show notes page at https://PlantYourSeeds.show Keywords For Episode 9: black women travl, digital nomads, wellness, mental health, toxic perfectionism, self-care, suicide prevention
50:28
June 04, 2022
[VIDEO] Why and how can a black woman leader let go of the "be twice as good" mantra?
Thank you for watching episode 9 of the Plant Your Seeds of Transformation podcast show season 3, hosted by Coach and Author Donna Marie! Why and how can a black woman leader let go of the "be twice as good" mantra? In this ninth episode, our guest, Wanda Duncan, Founder of Black Women Travl, shares how unrealistic expectations can hinder our wellness and our goals. Watch and listen to the Plant Your Seeds of Transformation podcast for her perspective on the topic of toxic perfectionism in regards to traveling and working as a black woman digital nomad.  Learn more on the show notes page at https://PlantYourSeeds.show Keywords For Episode 9: black women travl, digital nomads, wellness, mental health, toxic perfectionism, self-care, suicide prevention
49:40
June 04, 2022
How can high achieving black women leaders make procrastination not be a dirty word?
Bonus Episode - How Perfectionists Can Use Procrastination to Win - High Achieving Black women leaders may see "procrastination" as blasphemy or as the antithesis to who they are, but it actually may be your salvation. Coach and Author Donna Marie shares tips and recommended tools to help you move forward as you let go of toxic perfectionism. The goal here is for you to win at life, and not just win only in school or in your career. Recommended Resources/Tools: * apps (free): iOS Notes or iOS Reminders or Evernote on any device * listen to previous episodes to hear our guests' perspectives on toxic perfectionism * get a coach to help you put strategic procrastination to good use in your own life Links: Coach and Author Donna Marie's one page profile: AuthorDonnaMarie.com Show website: PlantYourSeeds.show Mentorship Program: LeadLikeAQueen.com Keywords: procrastination, perfectionism, black women leaders, high achievers
17:10
May 07, 2022
Black Woman and High Achiever? You Can Use Procrastination to Win.
[Bonus Video Episode] High Achievers... procrastination is actually not a dirty word! If you are a black woman leader who is a perfectionist, you might be happy to learn that procrastination, when used right, might actually help you to win in your mind, body, and in your relationships, not just in school, work, or business. Take a listen to learn more on this topic. See the full show notes over at PlantYourSeeds.show I give you practical tips and recommended tools and resources in this episode, so be sure to listen to the end and check out the full show notes on the website. If you want my help with getting rid of toxic perfectionism... Connect with Coach and Author Donna Marie at AuthorDonnaMarie.com
09:22
May 07, 2022
Question For Empathic Black Women Leaders: How can a black woman leader get more support in the workplace? - Ep 7 S3 Plant Your Seeds
Thank you for checking out episode 7 of the Plant Your Seeds of Transformation podcast show season 3, hosted by Coach and Author Donna Marie! Here is another question for Empathic Black Women Leaders: How can a black woman leader get more support in the workplace?  Hear insights from our guest Dr. Patricia Anderson, Authentic Transformational Leader, as she shares transparently about how she responded to those who told her that she was too feminine to work in her industry. Keywords For Episode 7: authentic transformational leader, transformation vs. change, incremental change, femininity in leadership, toxic perfectionism, self-care, suicide prevention See the full show notes and the guest page at https://PlantYourSeeds.show
56:29
April 23, 2022
[VIDEO] How can an empathic black woman leader get more support in the workplace? - Ep 7 S3 Plant Your Seeds
[VIDEO VERSION - WATCH ON SPOTIFY OR YOUTUBE] Thank you for checking out the video version of episode 7 of the Plant Your Seeds of Transformation podcast show season 3, hosted by Coach and Author Donna Marie! Here is another question for Empathic Black Women Leaders: How can a black woman leader get more support in the workplace?  Watch and listen for insights from our guest Dr. Patricia Anderson, Authentic Transformational Leader, as she shares transparently about how she responded to those who told her that she was too feminine to work in her industry. Keywords For Episode 7: authentic transformational leader, transformation vs. change, incremental change, femininity in leadership, toxic perfectionism, self-care, suicide prevention See the full show notes and the guest page at https://PlantYourSeeds.show
54:28
April 23, 2022
April 21, 2022
00:60
April 21, 2022
BONUS - Embracing Spirituality As You Release Toxic Perfectionism
This is just a super quick message to encourage you and to remind you that your faith is valuable, and never let anyone else question or devalue the spiritual side of yourself. Our regular episode will resume the weekend after this coming holiday weekend. ~ Coach and Author Donna Marie, Host of PlantYourSeeds.show The Plant Your Seeds of Transformation Podcast Show
02:02
April 13, 2022
Question for Empathic Black Women Leaders: How can you get up after a major fall or fail? - Ep 6 S3 Plant Your Seeds
Thank you for checking out episode 6 of the Plant Your Seeds of Transformation podcast show season 3, hosted by Coach and Author Donna Marie! Here is another question for Empathic Black Women Leaders: How can a black woman leader get up after a major fall or a fail? Hear insights from our guest Nia Ridgle, LMHT and Holistic Healer, as she shares transparently and authentically. Nia stated that Black Women Leaders use perfectionism to compensate for not being accepted as leaders within a masculinity-oriented world where their vulnerability is rejected. Listen in to hear us unpack this topic of toxic perfectionism more. Keywords For Episode 6: holistic healing, mental health, vulnerability, failing, resilience, brokenness, perfectionism, suicide prevention See the full show notes and the guest page at https://PlantYourSeeds.show 
48:01
April 09, 2022
Question For Empathic Black Women Leaders: How do you know if or when you’re anointed enough? - Ep 5 S3 Plant Your Seeds
Welcome to the Plant Your Seeds of Transformation podcast show, hosted by Coach and Author Donna Marie! Question For Empathic Black Women Leaders: How do you know if or when you’re anointed enough? In this fifth episode, our guest, Linda King, Your Identity Expert, shared about the importance of knowing who you are as being vital to making lasting change that results in transformation, especially for black women leaders. Listen in for what she has to say about this question of how to know if you’re anointed enough. Keywords For Episode 5: identity, anointing, faith, brokenness, perfectionism, suicide prevention Read the full show notes at the website link below to see a very empowering self-coaching tip and for an announcement of a new perk for our patrons that will help guide their self-coaching towards getting rid of perfectionism. Link: PlantYourSeeds.show [Note: This is the audio version, however, there is also now a new video version feature available via Spotify, so you can choose which one you'd prefer, audio or video.]
56:29
April 02, 2022
[Video] Ep 5.1 S3 Plant Your Seeds
Welcome to the Plant Your Seeds of Transformation podcast show, hosted by Coach and Author Donna Marie! Question For Empathic Black Women Leaders: How do you know if or when you’re anointed enough? In this fifth episode, our guest, Linda King, Your Identity Expert, shared about the importance of knowing who you are as being vital to making lasting change that results in transformation. Listen in for what she has to say about this question of how to know if you’re anointed enough. Keywords For Episode 5: identity, anointing, faith, brokenness, perfectionism, suicide prevention Read the full show notes at the website link below to see a very empowering self-coaching tip and for an announcement of a new perk for our patrons that will help guide their self-coaching. Link: PlantYourSeeds.show
55:28
April 02, 2022
Announcement for Spring and Summer 2022
This is just a quick message about what to expect for Spring and Summer 2022 on the Plant Your Seeds of Transformation Podcast. You can also see show notes for previous episodes over at: PlantYourSeeds.show ~ Author Donna Marie, Your Host
03:12
March 30, 2022
Ep 4 S3 Plant Your Seeds
This is the Plant Your Seeds of Transformation podcast show, hosted by Author and Coach Donna Marie. I shared about a recent guest interview and about what a coach does and does not do to support you in your journey. (HINT: coaching is not therapy, but a therapist may use a coaching style) Show Notes: Assessments are useful tools to help coachees understand themselves better so they will know what help to ask for while working with their coach or coaches. Recommended: The Saboteurs Assessment by Positive Intelligence Where to Learn More: Visit PlantYourSeeds.Show About Me: Donna Marie Johnson, Host - AuthorDonnaMarie.com How to Support the Show: Become a Patron (click here) and access exclusive perks like early access to the podcasts, and a coffee mug with our motto
12:32
March 12, 2022
Ep 3.1 S3 Plant Your Seeds with Spotify Music
Episodes with music are only available on Spotify.
Episode 3.1 Topic: Intentionally Cultivating Your Small Business (cue the music...) What could intentionally cultivating your business look like for you? How can it help your small business make big impact? “What is your business more like: a forest or a garden? … You can make big impact with your small business, but that comes from being super intentional…” ~ Donna Marie Johnson, Lead Like A Queen Coach See full show notes and video version at PlantYourSeeds.show Also, please take the poll here on Spotify to help me better understand what topics I can discuss  and find guests to discuss. Keyword Phrases: intentionality, cultivation, coaching, patron perks, market research Music Acknowledgement: Thank you to Pastor Travis Green for incorporating the concept of intentionality into high quality contemporary gospel music. This song has been inspiring and motivating me, and it's my jam! I just had to share it with this awesome audience, too.
25:57
February 19, 2022
Ep 3 S3 Plant Your Seeds
Episode 3 Topic: Intentionally Cultivating Your Small Business Quote from Episode 3 "What is your business more like: a forest or a garden? ... You can make big impact with your small business, but that comes from being super intentional..." ~ Donna Marie Johnson, Lead Like A Queen Coach See the full show notes and the video version over at https://plantyourseeds.show Key Phrases: intentionality, cultivation, coaching, patron perks, market research
20:18
February 19, 2022
Ep 2.1 S3 Plant Your Seeds (with Spotify Music)
Episodes with music are only available on Spotify.
PlantYourSeeds.show Full Notes: click here Key Scripture – re: Living from Your Core ~ John 17:23 (NIV)“I in them and you in me—so that they may be brought to complete unity. Then the world will know that you sent me and have loved them even as you have loved me.” Key Questions: What support do you need with understanding how toxic perfectionism is impacting your life and relationships? Which tools can you use (or use better) to support you in your journey with ridding your life of perfectionism? Want to become a patron to support the show so we can improve the production? When you do, you can access our private group and get coaching support around perfectionism. Patreon Page - click here Featured Music Intentional (by Pastor Travis Greene)   "All things are working for my good, yeah, 'Cause He's intentional, Never failing, I know that all things are working for my good, yeah..."
38:58
January 29, 2022
Ep 2 S3 Plant Your Seeds
Episode 2 Topic: How to Understand and Let Go of Toxic Perfectionism See the show website over at PlantYourSeeds.show Keywords: Contentment v. Complacency Continuous Improvement Gratefulness Staying Present Love for Self and Others Trusting God Understanding Grace Complexity Key Scripture - re: Living from Your Core “I in them and you in me—so that they may be brought to complete unity. Then the world will know that you sent me and have loved them even as you have loved me." ~ John 17:23 (NIV) Key Questions: What support do you need with understanding how toxic perfectionism is impacting your life and relationships? Which tools can you use (or use better) to support you in your journey with ridding your life of perfectionism? See the main show page to learn more about recommended tools. Where to Get Coaching Support with Perfectionism? Become a patron of the show to get access to our private group and support around managing perfectionism. Patreon Page for Lead Like A Queen - click here
33:27
January 29, 2022
Ep 1 S3 Plant Your Seeds
See the full show page over at PlantYourSeeds.show Keywords: intentionality transformation cultivation Key Scripture: “Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves, so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves." ~ Matthew 10:16 (ESV) Key Question: How can you make your small/micro business make big impact? To see how another leader did it, read the case study in my book. Book Title: Small Biz Big Impact But How? How Conscious Selfless Servants Impact the World Ask Me for Your Complimentary Copy of My eBook at SmallBizBigImpact.com
13:15
January 20, 2022
Season 2 Episode 1 Plant Your Seeds of Transformation
It feels great to be back! Listen for updates of my pandemic journey and my covid cave emergence. Leave a message about your own journey and emergence, and with questions or feedback about the episode. Thanks for Tuning in to the Plant Your Seeds of Transformation Podcast Thank you to our sponsor Anchor.fm - download their app or visit on your browser to get started on your own new monetized podcast show.
27:37
February 24, 2021
Plant Your Seeds of Transformation Podcast 1
Episode 1 of the Plant Your Seeds of Transformation Podcast delves into a sensitive topic: loneliness in leadership ... even though this was recorded in 2019, it's extremely relevant now during the pandemic era. You can cultivate your own personal growth and enhance your professional development when you make up your mind to do so. Be encouraged, inspired, and motivated by this episode, and... ...to read more on the blog, click here. (Link goes to LeadLikeAQueen.biz)
13:13
June 12, 2020