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The Courageous Badass Podcast

The Courageous Badass Podcast

By Nicoline Huizinga
This podcast is all about entrepreneurship and the best ways to be or become courageous enough to be visible and to make a change in your business & personal life.
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#7: Elaine Leen on female leadership and team dynamics

The Courageous Badass Podcast

#11: Belinda Heit on how to make a change in the world by beginning to heal yourself
Meet Belinda Heit – Bindi for friends – who has an amazing story to share of healing her physical self, that resulted into healing her mind as well. She went from being an angry, overweight person to losing 25 kilos, accepting herself and loving herself. These days, she’s unstoppable into inspiring others to make a change as well. We talk about how being overweight is ‘just’ a way to protect ourselves, to create a shield around us. Bindi shares how you can deal with the need for external validation and letting go of old pain. Bindi is the founder of The Ethical Change Agency, an agency that supports the promotion of ethical business owners, change makers and holistic healers who are determined to make a change in the world. Find Bindi here: Facebook - Instagram - LinkedIn - Website -
November 29, 2019
#10: Bart Milatz on how being banned from Australia changed his life forever
Met Bart Milatz, a Life Strategist. His vision is to share his love and wisdom around the world, which helps people to truly live their full potential, on their terms! Instead of teaching just one approach, he uses cross-disciplinary research and ideas that are balanced and can truly make a difference in someone’s life’s instead of just a high “fix” followed by a “crash”, which many guru’s out there teach. In this podcast episode, he shares his journey from the Netherlands to Australia, and everything that he encountered on that journey, amongst others being banned from Australia. You can find Bart here: His website: Facebook: YouTube:
November 14, 2019
#9: Wendy Newman: how 121 first dates got her to a radical decision
Meet Wendy Newman. She is a media-celebrated author, and a dating, sex and relationship expert who’s led hundreds of workshops and revolutionized the lives of over 60,000+ women internationally. She’s a compassionate fellow dater who navigated through 121 first dates to meet her husband, Dave. Her book, 121 First Dates: How to Succeed at Online Dating, Fall in Love and Live Happily Ever After (Really!) is part juicy tell-all, part anti-rules dating guide. In this podcast's episode, she shares how she navigated the dating world, what she learned about men, emotions and dating, and how she made a radical decision in her current relationship. You can find Wendy here: Her website: Facebook: Youtube:  You can find her book 121 First Dates >>>> here
November 07, 2019
#8: Fiona Clark on re-inventing yourself and turning your pain into your power
Fiona Clark is a Life Coach, Kinesiologist, Solution Focused & EFT Practitioner, who never stops studying balancing and mindset changing techniques to pass on to her clients. She specializes in helping you find your ‘Zen Zone’ so you have the courage to be yourself and reconnect to your ‘Zenergy’. In this podcast episode, she shares her story how her life was turned upside down after her husband gave her this cold message one morning: ‘You don’t do it for me anymore’. Her inspiring story is all about re-inventing yourself and turning your pain into your power. You can connect with Fiona here:
October 30, 2019
#7: Elaine Leen on female leadership and team dynamics
In this episode, I'm talking to Elaine Leen, who is a team fixer and female leadership expert. She is passionate about you becoming aware of your talents and your personality, so you can thrive within teams and other cooperations. She works with an amazing system to get a blueprint of you (and or your team), but her real magic starts when she's interpreting the outcome with you. During this episode, we're talking about the most common issues people have when working in teams, why it's a good idea to go from being an entrepreneur to working for a corporate organisation again and the best advice Elaine has for female (future) leaders. Follow Elaine here:
October 02, 2019
#6: How to overcome the fear of going live
How to overcome the fear of making video or going live! Fear is the number one reason people don't create videos or go live. Fear of rejection, fear of judgment, fear of making mistakes, fear of not looking good, you name it. How did that work for me? And how does it work now? What can you do to overcome this fear? I've got a few practical tips for you. If you want to use my group to practice going live, join here: And if you create a video, tag me in it so I can root for you! Have a great day all! X
May 27, 2019
#5 Laura Smothers-Chu on how her dad's dementia determined her life
When Laura's dad got diagnosed with dementia, Laura Smothers-Chu had no idea how her life would take a 180-degree turn. In this interview, she explains what happened after that pivotal moment. These days, she shares videos on helping your parents navigate dementia. Follow Laura here: Her YouTube Channel: Joy in Dementia Her website: Her Facebook page: Befriended Heart
May 23, 2019
#4: Your mind is screwing over your business - and you don't even know it
We all have these little voices in our heads saying negative things about us. Those negative thoughts determine our behaviour, and therefore our success. The only thing is, we're not always aware of it. What is your inner narrative and how can you change it? In this episode, you will learn how.
May 20, 2019
#3: Ruby Nguyen on how a little girl became her most important mentor
Meet Ruby Nguyen, a brand story designer and entrepreneur philanthropist. Born and raised in Vietnam in a No Dream Land, as she calls it. Her parents wanted her to be a university professor, but she always knew she had more to give to the world. In this interview, she shares her journey of turning down that promising career and starting a quest of self-discovery to who she is today. You can find Ruby here:  Website:  Facebook:  Instagram:
May 16, 2019
#2: What to do when dealing with criticism or negative feedback by your loved ones?
'ARE YOU 100% SURE YOU WANT TO SHARE THIS?' That's what my best friend said when I asked her feedback on an article that I wrote, a few years ago. Ever since that moment, I learned a great lesson and I want you to benefit from it too. What lesson that is? Don't ask your loved ones for feedback, especially not when they're not entrepreneurs. It may sound harsh, but it's for your own good. Your loved ones try to keep you safe, but that's not the best way to go when you want to rock your business. And most probably: they are not your ideal client, so they don't have a clue.  Who should you ask? Surround yourself with amazing people like the ladies in this group. Connect with wonderful business friends and make sure they know who your ideal clients are, and how you want to position yourself. They will give you more valuable feedback than any loved one will ever do. And feel free to ask me for an extra pair of eyes on your content or idea: I'm here to help! Drop me a comment here below, or shoot me a message at Happy to help out!
May 09, 2019
#1: Grete Christoffersen on how getting a stillborn baby influenced her life
Meet the amazing Grete Christoffersen. Her life changed 180 degrees when she lost her baby during an 8-month pregnancy.  She shares how she managed to turn that pain into her power and she has some wonderful golden nuggets of wisdom to give you.  Evolved from that experience, she has written a wonderful book on Leadership, which can be ordered here:    Want to know more about Grete? Do reach out to her on:  Website:  Facebook: Grete Christoffersen  Instagram: @grete_christoffersen
May 02, 2019