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Activation Hour with Melissa D. White

Activation Hour with Melissa D. White

By Melissa D. White
Tune for the Activation required to make an impact through your purpose at work and in the world. From Sales & Marketing Exec to now International Speaker and Life & Business Coach, hosted by Melissa D. White, The Activation Specialist: Executive Coach & Corporate Trainer. We’re getting real about personal and professional moments with the world's top leaders to help you get Activated!
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11. Recovering From People Pleasing
A "People Pleaser" is defined as "a person who has an emotional need to please others often at the expense of his or her own needs or desires."  In this episode, we are speaking to Certified Life Coach, Kamini Wood and sharing the importance of exposing and Recovering from People Pleasing through unlearning and identify that self worth does not come from others but by implementing things such as forgiveness, self compassion and gratitude. Tune in for the 5 Signs You Might Be A People Pleasure and How to Recover.   Connect with our guest, Coach Kamini Wood at https://www.kaminiwood.com/  Subscribe to our email list for show notes & updates  www.theactivationhour.com
43:52
August 4, 2020
10. You Are Not A Fraud: Managing the Imposter Syndrome
You Are Not A Fraud: Managing the Imposter Syndrome. The Imposter syndrome is "a collection of feelings of inadequacy that persist despite evident success" as defined by the Harvard Business Review. "'Imposters' experience feelings of self-doubt and a sense of intellectual fraudulence that can cancel out feelings of success or external proof of their competence." Feeling like a "fraud" in our work is a behavior we must unlearn to truly step into purpose at work and in the world with full confidence.  Tune in as our guest, Vanessa Parker, helps us in Managing  the Imposter Syndrome!   Connect with our guest, Vanessa Parker at https://pinkboss.com/  Please subscribe & leave a comment or review. We love your feedback, and we want to hear how this show helped you get activated!    Learn more about Activation Coaching Certifications at bit.ly/ReadyToCoach
50:18
July 13, 2020
9. Unlearning The Way We Work
Interview with Deborah Hightower, Leadership Expert, Author, and Executive Coach. In the midst of a pandemic and volatile race relations, many companies and leaders are reevaluating how we work and engage with teams for them to feel physically, mentally and emotionally safe. This season requires us to "unlearn" what normal was and create a new environment of empathy and understanding while still producing.  Deborah represents a multi-faceted combination of success. Ranging from the financial arena in corporate America to writing and speaking, her approached is designed to prompt a rethink of thinking. She is a member of the Forbes Coaches Council, among many notable accomplishments. Tune in as Deborah helps us in "Unlearning How We Work" so we can corporately come together in a new way. Learn more about Deborah at www.deborahhightower.com. 
47:49
July 6, 2020
8. Self Awareness & Emotional Intelligence
The first step to "Unlearning" old mindsets is self-awareness. Tune in for my conversation with Valerie M. Sargent- National Speaker, Emotional Intelligence Strategist, Executive Consultant, Multifamily Expert, EQ Executive Coach, and Award-Winning Business Leaders.  Valerie is a Level I and Level II TalentSmart Emotional Intelligence (EI/EQ) Certified Trainer. As an Emotional Intelligence Strategist, she is able to expertly help your employees increase their EQ, managing their emotions and relationships better on the job for maximum performance. Increasing EQ is exceptionally important now not only for Self-Awareness, but to increase our social awareness and relationship management in these uncertain times in society and at work.  She is the President of her own company, Valerie M. Sargent, Inc., and serves as President of Yvette Poole & Associates. Connect with our guest, Valerie M. Sargent at https://valeriemsargent.com/ Please subscribe & leave a review. We love your feedback, and we want to hear how this show helped you get activated! Subscribe & Watch our YouTube Channel for behind the scenes interviews with our guests https://bit.ly/ActivationYouTube Learn more about Activation Coaching Certifications at bit.ly/ReadyToCoach
1:00:23
June 29, 2020
7. Lesson #2- Protect Your Purpose
Ownership equals generational wealth! Don't leave your business exposed! Listen as guest, Attorney Ashlee J. Fox shares how to Protect Your Purpose. There are several myths and misinformation on trademarks, copyrights, contracts and legal foundations, and she is helping us "unlearn" the misconceptions about protecting your business. Learn the legal steps you need to protect your purpose.  Owning your name, content, ideas and curricula is a staple in business, yet so few invest in the right protections for your purpose. Connect with our guest, Attorney Ashlee J. Fox at https://www.ashleejfox.com/ Subscribe & Watch our YouTube Channel for behind the scenes interviews with our guests https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hl0o0_1Md9w Learn more about Activation Coaching Certifications at bit.ly/ReadyToCoach
39:40
June 22, 2020
6. Unlearning: Lesson #1-Less Is More
In this new episode of season 2, I share the 5 "Lessons in Less," a list of 5 things I learned that I need less to more joyfully move through life and live my purpose. This radically transparent episode was recording during one of the most uncertain times in our history where we are all grasping for some stillness, realness and peace. Grasping these 4 new lessons have helped me cope with this season, and I hope they help you too.  Learn more about Activation Coaching Certifications at https://bit.ly/ReadyToCoach  Subscribe to our YouTube Channel for behind the scenes interviews with our guests https://bit.ly/ActivationYouTube
28:38
June 15, 2020
5. Edupreneur: The Art of Educating As An Entrepreneur with Stephanie Oehler
Everyone is an educator whether in your job, career, or entrepreneurship. There is an art to being an “Edupreneur,” so tune in for this week’s episode with Melissa D. White and VP of Sales, Speaker & National Sales Trainer, Stephanie Oehler- Founder Of Savvy Leasing & Regional VP of Leonardo 247 Performance Software to learn more. There is a fine balance between education, sales and entrepreneurship, and in this episode we define it as being an Edupreneur. Hear Stephanie’s story of transitioning from full time entrepreneurship back into a fulfilling corporate job and how to embrace being an educator in every endeavor. Learn more about Coaching & Consulting with The Activation Hour. Visit our website for a Free 30-Minute Coaching Call Today! Download The Activation Money Map, a digital accountability tool and business planner to help you generate ideas for growing revenue through partnerships, packaging and leveraging social media.  Visit www.theactivationhour.com
40:43
May 6, 2019
4: Be The Brand with Publicist Melody The Brand
Listen in on a conversation with Melissa D. White and Celebrity Publicist, Writer & PR Specialist, Melody Johnson- Creator of Melody The Brand. They get transparent about finding your purpose through pain and staying true to your message. To “Be The Brand,” you must first clearly define who you are and build a solid reputation. Hear Melody’s story of building her brand as a working mompreneur and becoming THE brand behind other top influencers in placing them in the right platforms for media and exposure. Tune in & Get Activated! Learn more about Coaching & Consulting with The Activation Hour. Visit our website for a Free 30-Minute Coaching Call Today! Download The Activation Money Map, a digital accountability tool and business planner to help you generate ideas for growing revenue through partnerships, packaging and leveraging social media.  Visit www.theactivationhour.com
53:13
April 8, 2019
3. Purpose & Partnership with Melissa D. White & Audra Lamoon
Sit in on a conversation with Melissa D. White and business partner, Audra Lamoon, CEO of UK based Livewire Performance as they get open an honest about finding the right fit in their partnership, incorporating purpose, and balancing self care and rewards for hard work. Although from completely different worlds, they have more in common than you think. Tune in & Get Activated! Guest Website: www.livewireperformance.com Learn more about Coaching & Consulting with The Activation Hour. Visit our website for a Free 30-Minute Coaching Call Today! Download The Activation Money Map, a digital accountability tool and business planner to help you generate ideas for growing revenue through partnerships, packaging and leveraging social media.  Visit www.theactivationhour.com
45:06
February 18, 2019
2. Content and Context is King with Anthony Hezekiah
Melissa D. chats with content curator and lifestyle apparel brand creator, Anthony Hezekiah, Founder of Living Our Ridiculous Dreams (L.O.R.D.S.) Brand Apparel about why creating content with meaningful context and posting with a purpose (and a plan) are essential to your brand.  Guest Website: www.lordsislife.com Download The Activation Money Map, a digital accountability tool and business planner to help you generate ideas for growing revenue through partnerships, packaging and leveraging social media.  Visit www.theactivationhour.com
33:17
February 1, 2019
1. Get In YOUR Business
Melissa D. dives right into the inaugural episode with candid commentary on the mental block of entering the marketplace.
10:02
January 11, 2019