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The Unleashed Leader

The Unleashed Leader

By Mehreen & Alexis
Certified High Performance Coaches, Mehreen Siddiqui and Alexis Lenihan, interview successful professionals who have a story to share and offer the audience some inspiration, motivation or a great ah-ha moment in becoming an Unleashed Leader and stepping into a limitless mindset.
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Episode 27 - Winning Strategies for Work Life Integration w/ Kathryn Mattox
Meet our special guest, Kathryn Mattox, who is not only a dedicated mother and wife, professionally, she leads major capital projects as a Project Engineering Manager at Nestle. Kathryn drives success in delivering successful projects by utilizing early management methodology to to improve Nestle factories in the Prepared Foods Division.  If that wasn't impressive enough, she is also committed to improving diversity at Nestle by co-leading a Women in Engineering Network across the Nestle USA locations. Kathryn demonstrates her passion in creating high performing teams by leveraging existing talent and developing leaders for the future.  Learn how she does all this while being a wife and fully involved with her three children.
34:35
November 18, 2021
Episode 26 - What It Means to Be an Effective Leader
There's a lot of talk around being an effective leader. It's a conversation that's been going on for so long. Throw in the COVID19 Pandemic and quarantine, and what do you have? A lot of things have shifted. The question is: as a leader, what should you be focusing on? In this episode, Mehreen and Alexis talk about what it means to be an effective leader. They talk about respect and empathy. What do you think is the key to effective leadership? What are some mistakes that leaders tend to make? And how can you support your team as you construct your business? Have you ever been authentic and vulnerable towards your team? We challenge you today to be honest and sincere and to take accountability for your own mistakes so that you can reach out to the rest of your team and receive their support. This is just one of the ways you can see influence and gain respect of others. Join our Private Facebook Group 👉 Women Who Lead 👈 This group will be exclusively for creating a community of successful professional women leaders coming together and collaborating on creating work-life balance that works while developing their leadership skills - confidence, morale, team development, coaching, productivity, mindset, change management, communication, etc.
21:56
August 23, 2021
Episode 25 - 7 High-Level Characteristics of a Leader
In this episode, Mehreen and Alexis dive deep into the 7 high-level characteristics of a leader. We talk about vision, motivation, service, empathy, creativity, demanding, and management. Tune in to find out what it takes to be the leader who can take things to new heights. Some of you might think that some of these characteristics are obvious, and some not so much. For example, you might think you know everything about vision, such as the ability to determine where the team currently is, where it can go, and how to achieve the goal. But vision has more to it than it sounds. What else is there to vision? In the same light, how do the high-level characteristics differentiate a good leader from a great one? What high-level characteristics do you already have as a leader? What elements do you need to work on? I invite you today to sit down and determine how you can take your leadership to new heights and how this will impact your team. Join our Private Facebook Group 👉 Women Who Lead 👈 This group will be exclusively for creating a community of successful professional women leaders coming together and collaborating on creating work-life balance that works while developing their leadership skills - confidence, morale, team development, coaching, productivity, mindset, change management, communication, etc.
14:34
August 16, 2021
Episode 24 - Establish Your Goals
One of the things that we need to understand to achieve our dreams and goals is to find where our core values fall. In this episode, Alexis and Mehreen talk about Establishing Your Core Values. When we don't pin them down, and fail to honor them, our mental, emotional, and physical states suffer. This is the consequence of not behaving in alignment with what is true for us. So what are your core values? What do you stand for? This can be different for different people. Some of these values could be family, freedom, security, loyalty, intelligence, connection, creativity, and humanity. Many people struggle with finding their purpose. They battle with clarity in what it is that they want to be doing with their lives. Are you one of them? Watch the full episode here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0N0fstFoa5Q Join our Private Facebook Group 👉 Women Who Lead 👈 This group is exclusively for creating a community of successful professional women leaders coming together and collaborating on creating a work-life balance that works while developing their leadership skills - confidence, morale, team development, coaching, productivity, mindset, change management, communication, etc.
13:48
August 09, 2021
Episode 23 - It's time to change your life
It's time to change your life. In this episode, Alexis and Mehreen sit down and talk about the commitment to become a better version of ourselves—to create a better future, not only our own, but especially for our family. What does that look like? What do you need to know to make changes that change your life for the better? How do we get started and move forward quicker with making these changes? One indication that you know it's time to change your life is confusion. Confusion about where you are and where you want to go in life. Feeling as though your efforts are not yeinding the results you want and you don’t know what else to do. Gaining clarity is the foundation to building the life you want. If you're not clear on what and who your identity is, you won't be clear on what direction you want and need to go in. If you haven’t gone in-depth with your vision, then you haven’t even begun. Watch the full episode here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Gnuhj2W_aM Join our Private Facebook Group 👉 Women Who Lead 👈 This group is exclusively for creating a community of successful professional women leaders coming together and collaborating on creating a work-life balance that works while developing their leadership skills - confidence, morale, team development, coaching, productivity, mindset, change management, communication, etc.
22:45
August 02, 2021
Episode 22 - Fear of Commitment
This episode is all about a topic that applies to many areas in our lives—whether it's in relationships, both personal and professional, business risks, or just making the correct change for a healthy lifestyle—we can all relate to it. This episode's topic is all about the fear of commitment. What does it look like, and how can we overcome it? How can we finally start taking action? One of the most significant drawbacks or challenges about the fear of commitment is that it keeps us where we are—stagnant and small. It stops us from taking the action that we need to grow, develop and reach new levels in our life. Watch the full episode here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01PHbwNrwnM Join our Private Facebook Group 👉 Women Who Lead 👈 This group is exclusively for creating a community of successful professional women leaders coming together and collaborating on creating a work-life balance that works while developing their leadership skills - confidence, morale, team development, coaching, productivity, mindset, change management, communication, etc.
21:56
July 26, 2021
Episode 21 - To Win, You Must Fail
Did you know that you can leverage failure to take yourself to the next level? In this episode, Alexis and Mehreen talk about how we put so much meaning into the world fail or failure. Although it often holds us back, ultimately, we can use it to win. You may feel as though the world is holding you back from taking action or from doing something that you want to do but what if failure could be leveraged? What does it mean for you to fail? Does it mean you're not worthy? Does it mean you're incapable? Does it mean that you're not strong enough? You might be surprised that it doesn't mean any of those things. Watch the full video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qn0jvFx34Ns Join our Private Facebook Group 👉 Women Who Lead 👈 This group is exclusively for creating a community of successful professional women leaders coming together and collaborating on creating a work-life balance that works while developing their leadership skills - confidence, morale, team development, coaching, productivity, mindset, change management, communication, etc.
17:31
July 19, 2021
Episode 20 - How Growth Mindset Leads to Success
In this episode, Alexis and Mehreen talk about how mindset leads to success—precisely, a growth mindset. What does that look like for someone who is in leadership? Where could people get stuck with the fixed mindset, and how can they get out of it? Starting with motivation, Alexis begins the episode by saying that sometimes inspiration is challenging. Just starting something new—whether that is a project or just daily tasks—motivation can be tough to summon up. But when you have a growth mindset—meaning you are open to recognizing that there is potential in anything you do—then there is opportunity there. Watch the complete video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8MAG2guFKYM Join our Private Facebook Group 👉 Women Who Lead 👈 This group is exclusively for creating a community of successful professional women leaders coming together and collaborating on creating a work-life balance that works while developing their leadership skills - confidence, morale, team development, coaching, productivity, mindset, change management, communication, etc.
23:21
July 12, 2021
Episode 19 - Personality Nurture or Nature
In this episode, Alexis and Mehreen sit down to sort out the age-old debate: nature versus nurture. They’re going to expand into human traits and general characteristics and how they are formed. What is the difference between a growth and a fixed mindset? One of the schools of thought regarding personality is that it's considerably associated with a person's intelligence and emotional quotient. There are specific characteristics that we are born with—it's just who we are. Or perhaps these characteristics were shaped by our very early experiences? What if we just carry them through, and they develop into our adult tendencies and personalities? Watch the full video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lPpYJFEmg4Y Join our Private Facebook Group 👉 Women Who Lead 👈 This group is exclusively for creating a community of successful professional women leaders coming together and collaborating on creating work-life balance that works while developing their leadership skills - confidence, morale, team development, coaching, productivity, mindset, change management, communication, etc.
21:05
July 05, 2021
Episode 18 - Get Out of Your Comfort Zone
Sometimes, it can be tempting to stay inside a space where we control, and nothing surprises us anymore. It feels warm and cozy, and sometimes, you need that. But this can also be a terrible tendency that can trap us in a place where there is no growth. In this episode, Alexis and Mehreen talk about the comfort zone. What is it? Sometimes, the comfort zone is a place you retreat to in tough seasons, where there are extenuating circumstances that occur, and you need to recharge or feel good before taking something new on. But if you want to grow and do things you've never done before—whether it be starting a new business, a new career, or starting a new relationship—then getting out of your comfort zone should be the first step. Have you ever gotten stuck before? How long are you supposed to stay in the comfort zone before your move on? Here’s the link to the actual video that can be found on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qeT5DXJyVzk JOIN OUR PRIVATE FACEBOOK GROUP Join our Private Facebook Group 👉 Women Who Lead 👈 This group is exclusively for creating a community of successful professional women leaders coming together and collaborating on creating a work-life balance that works while developing their leadership skills - confidence, morale, team development, coaching, productivity, mindset, change management, communication, etc. FOLLOW OUR SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS FACEBOOK: 👉GOAL SET COACH👈 INSTAGRAM: @goalsetcoach
14:02
May 24, 2021
Episode 17 - Intentional Communication
In this episode, Alexis and Mehreen talk about what differentiates a good leader from a great one—they dive deep into what makes not only a great leader but great friends.  Join them for a talk about intentional communication and what experience you want to create in every conversation. It all comes down to having clarity and shifting your mindset. The core foundation to anything—whether it's your communication with colleagues, friends, and family, and whether it's online or in-person—you want to make sure that you've got that clear mindset and what it is that you're bringing into the conversation. When there's no connection, you're only coming from the point of view focused on what you're dealing with and what needs to be done. Think about the times you were intentional about the experiences that you created and take a few minutes to re-examine.  What do you want the other party to feel? How do you want to end the conversation, and what do you need to do to get it there?  We challenge you to think about what you're going to say and what you want to create at that moment with the people you talk to. Come from the point of how it's going to affect them. Make that connection. Click Here to Watch the episode on our Youtube Channel to get a better picture! Join our Private Facebook Group 👉 Women Who Lead 👈 This group will be exclusively for creating a community of successful professional women leaders coming together and collaborating on creating a work-life balance that works while developing their leadership skills - confidence, morale, team development, coaching, productivity, mindset, change management, communication, etc. FOLLOW OUR SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS FACEBOOK: 👉GOAL SET COACH👈 INSTAGRAM: @goalsetcoach
12:02
May 17, 2021
Episode 16 - How to Deal with Imposter Syndrome
What does it mean to have Imposter Syndrome? What is it in the first place? An interesting fact is that almost 70% of people have felt the effects of Imposter Syndrome at some point in their life. Listen to Mehreen and Alexis as they dive deep into the subject. Accordingly, the Imposter Syndrome is that feeling of undervaluing your accomplishments or that everything you've achieved so far is because you were simply lucky enough for certain things. There is a persistent fear of being exposed as a fraud. There are thoughts that, like an imposter, you shouldn't be where you are. And ironically enough, this happens to people with their career—even subject experts. Click Here to Watch the episode on our Youtube Channel to get a better picture! Do you think you have the Imposter Syndrome or have at least experienced its effects at some point? What are some of the things you can do to deal with the mental and emotional impact of Imposter Syndrome? We challenge you today to examine and audit your thoughts and see how this will affect how you show up in the work that you do. Join our Private Facebook Group 👉 Women Who Lead 👈 This group will be exclusively for creating a community of successful professional women leaders coming together and collaborating on creating a work-life balance that works while developing their leadership skills - confidence, morale, team development, coaching, productivity, mindset, change management, communication, etc. FOLLOW OUR SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS FACEBOOK: 👉GOAL SET COACH👈 INSTAGRAM: @goalsetcoach
12:32
May 10, 2021
Episode 15 - Taking Back Control of Your Energy
Energy means a whole host of different things. It's physical, emotional, and mental, and their various kinds. In this episode, Alexis and Mehreen talk about how you control the energy you are bringing into the world—and how you can generate any energy you choose. Not only that, but you are responsible for it, too. Alexis and Mehreen dive deep into what energy is all about and how you can take control of it. Energy is very contagious, right? We've all had that experience where maybe we're up, or we’re down, and somebody comes and shifts our energy, either in a good or bad way. That's why you have to figure out what you need to do to get your energy back on course. You have to understand that creating boundaries and practicing a couple of simple exercises will have you generate and maintain the energy you want for yourself. How do you go from one activity to another, reset and recharge, and make sure you have the right energy? How do you become intentional about who, what, and when to bring what point you want to take? How do you stay in tune with your body? We challenge you to sit down and think about these things. Try some of the things that Alexis and Mehreen talk about in this episode, and find out how practical some tips and hacks are! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN ON YOUTUBE Join our Private Facebook Group 👉 Women Who Lead 👈 This group will be exclusively for creating a community of successful professional women leaders coming together and collaborating on creating work-life balance that works while developing their leadership skills - confidence, morale, team development, coaching, productivity, mindset, change management, communication, etc. FOLLOW OUR SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS FACEBOOK: 👉GOAL SET COACH👈 INSTAGRAM: @goalsetcoach (CLICK HERE TO SEND A VOICE MESSAGE)
14:42
May 03, 2021
Episode 14 - The Right Mindset to Begin 2021
How do you have that right mindset, and what is it that you won’t leave behind and then take forward going into 2021? This episode’s topic is where Alexis and Mehreen talk about the right mindset to begin 2021. Mindset is the foundation that you need to start before pursuing any goal or building anything significant. It's the way we think and the way we organize and audit our thoughts. It really shows when something happens, and we struggle, then we get knocked off of our balance. You can tell somebody's mindset by the time it takes for them to get back on track, regroup, refocus and keep moving forward. Imagine a house with a subpar foundation. Anything you build on top of it will eventually come tumbling and crumbling down. How quickly can you bounce back from things and pivot? How fast can you turn? It takes the right mindset! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN ON YOUTUBE FOR FEMALE LEADERS: Join our Private Facebook Group 👉 Women Who Lead 👈 This group will be exclusively for creating a community of successful professional women leaders coming together and collaborating on creating a work-life balance that works while developing their leadership skills - confidence, morale, team development, coaching, productivity, mindset, change management, communication, etc. FOLLOW OUR SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS FACEBOOK: 👉GOAL SET COACH👈 INSTAGRAM: @goalsetcoach (CLICK HERE TO SEND A VOICE MESSAGE)
11:56
April 26, 2021
Episode 13 - Visualizing Your Goals for 2021
In this episode, Mehreen and Alexis talk about the importance of visualizing your goals for 2021. The key is to set intentions knowing that you are limitless. But the question remains the same, why is it so crucial for you to visualize your goals? Visualization is a great but overlooked tool. It means visualizing what you want to happen, and it can apply to many different areas. Visualization is priming the brain for the actions to come. It can motivate you to continue pushing forward even when you're not motivated at all or you do not see results. What are your goals for 2021? Have you started visualizing them? Can you see yourself achieving your dreams and ambitions this year? We challenge you to think with intention and purpose. Don't leave your goals in a confused state. Instead, focus on how you want to show up and the impression you leave on people. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN ON YOUTUBE FOR FEMALE LEADERS: Join our Private Facebook Group 👉 Women Who Lead 👈 This group will be exclusively for creating a community of successful professional women leaders coming together and collaborating on creating a work-life balance that works while developing their leadership skills - confidence, morale, team development, coaching, productivity, mindset, change management, communication, etc. FOLLOW OUR SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS FACEBOOK: 👉GOAL SET COACH👈 INSTAGRAM: @goalsetcoach (CLICK HERE TO SEND A VOICE MESSAGE)
15:39
April 19, 2021
Episode 12 - The 7 C's of Communication
In this episode, Alexis focuses on the 7 C's of Communication: clear, complete, concise, concrete, courteous, correct, and considerate. The C's are for anybody, any conversation you're going to be having, whether in business or personal relationships, whether it's written communication or oral communication. How do you think the 7 C's impact your leadership, the team around you, and how efficiently you can achieve your goals? What are the C's that you've already mastered, and what are those that you still need to learn more about? Have you been working on your communication lately? What are some aspects of communication that still challenge you today? I'd like you to sit down and review how you've been communicating with others lately—not just with your team at work but even with friends and family. I want you to hone in on your strengths and weaknesses to communicate to the next level. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN ON YOUTUBE FOR FEMALE LEADERS:  Join our Private Facebook Group 👉 Women Who Lead 👈 This group will be exclusively for creating a community of successful professional women leaders coming together and collaborating on creating a work-life balance that works while developing their leadership skills - confidence, morale, team development, coaching, productivity, mindset, change management, communication, etc. FOLLOW OUR SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS FACEBOOK: 👉GOAL SET COACH👈 INSTAGRAM: @goalsetcoach (CLICK HERE TO SEND A VOICE MESSAGE)
09:50
April 15, 2021
Episode 11 - Owning Your Truth: A Woman's Journey in Leadership with Dr. DeRetta Rhodes
In this episode with Dr. Deretta Rhodes, we talked about how your journey as a woman leader finds its way in owning your truth. Tune in to find out what's the best way to owning your truth as a leader. This phenomenal woman is the Senior Vice President/Head of HR for the Atlanta Braves, a community leader, a mom, and a high performer who doesn't shy away from a challenge! She's got a great leadership journey to share with us all High Performers. Click here to listen on Youtube How are you owning your leadership story this week? What are you affirming to move your career, business, or professional development forward? I invite you to decide today how you want to live, whether you’re starting a company or taking up a new hobby, and take the first action toward that goal. Join our Private Facebook Group 👉 THE GOAL SET GROUP 👈 where we hold leaders and professionals of all kinds accountable every day.
39:26
January 11, 2021
Episode 10 - Rewrite Your Money Story with Jen Fontanilla
Hi! Welcome to this episode of Successful Women Spill the Tea, with co-hosts Mehreen Siddiqui and Alexis Lenihan. This episode originally aired live to Facebook. Here’s the link to the actual video that can be found on Youtube: https://youtu.be/VDmvF0QN9mU In this week's episode, Mehreen and Alexis talk with Jen Fontanilla, certified money coach, about taking control of your finances to gain the clarity, hope, and confidence to live out your true passion and purpose. With over 15 years’ experience in the financial services industry, Jen uses her easy-going style and humor to help her clients go from financial overwhelm and confusion, to clarity and peace of mind. She is both a Certified Financial Education Instructor and a Certified Money Coach. Jennifer values understanding both the process and methodology and applies innovative research from the fields of neuroscience, neuroeconomics, and behavioral sciences to help clients identify and change their money patterns and behaviors.
58:35
October 11, 2020
Episode 8 - Healthy Lifestyle of CEO Moms with Toye Penny
Hi! Welcome to this episode of Successful Women Spill the Tea, with co-hosts Mehreen Siddiqui and Alexis Lenihan. This episode originally aired live to Facebook. Here’s the link to the actual video that can be found on Youtube: https://youtu.be/JjkRAc3ko9Q In this week's episode, Mehreen and Alexis with Toye Penny, a mom, wife, author, and Certified Holistic Health Strategist to talk about leading a healthy lifestyle while also balancing the duties of being a busy mom. Toye dedicated her time into the study of her health and her unresolved issues from childhood trauma that manifested through unhealthy food and lifestyle choices.  Her epiphany came when she realized that her lifestyle was her real source of nutrition and eating was secondary to a life of health, mental clarity and wellness. In her private practice Toye uses effective, direct strategies, which she has created to serve and support busy CEO Moms who want to experience less overwhelm, more energy and great health that lasts for generations to come.
54:01
September 27, 2020
Episode 7 - Relationship Reset with Sandy Maclean
Hi! Welcome to this episode of Successful Women Spill the Tea, with co-hosts Mehreen Siddiqui and Alexis Lenihan. This episode originally aired live to Facebook. Here’s the link to the actual video that can be found on Youtube: https://youtu.be/FvTg9W4vG7o In this week's episode, Mehreen and Alexis sit down with special guest Sandy Maclean to talk about rebuilding relationships with people you care about. Sandy Maclean is an inspired and gifted therapist and instructor. She holds a Bachelors In Bio Psychology from the University of British Columbia and a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Victoria.   She has been a Registered Clinical Counselor in British Columbia for 17 years. Trained in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Gottman Therapy, Somatic Experiencing, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Sandy integrates the deepest wisdom from various traditions into practical, transformative steps.
01:00:32
September 20, 2020
Episode 6 - From Overachiever to High Performer with Carol Grady
Hi! Welcome to this episode of Successful Women Spill the Tea, with co-hosts Mehreen Siddiqui and Alexis Lenihan. This episode originally aired live to Facebook. Here’s the link to the actual video that can be found on Youtube: https://youtu.be/K5T9SBPWLSM In this week's episode, Mehreen and Alexis chat with retired Army Colonel, and kick-ass Septuagenarian, Carol Grady!  With intention and focused attention Carol has had not only a distinguished military career which included time served in Iraq, but has also been a social worker, teacher, and business leader. Carol has led, inspired, and taught both military personnel and civilians for over 32 years and though retired, her ambition to inspire those around her and to share her insights and experience with others has become a passion. Please join us in this insightful discussion and Q&A, with Carol Grady, Overachiever to High Performer, “A Life’s Reflection”.
55:48
September 13, 2020
Episode 5 - Influence - Day 5 of the 5 Day Masterclass
Hi! Welcome to this episode of Successful Women Spill the Tea, with co-hosts Mehreen Siddiqui and Alexis Lenihan. This episode originally aired live to Facebook. Here’s the link to the actual video that can be found on Youtube: https://youtu.be/9rm6myjkQbU In this week's episode, Mehreen and Alexis share the #1 secret to being a bigger influence on others.
23:05
September 06, 2020
Episode 4 - Productivity - Day 4 of the 5 Day Masterclass
Hi! Welcome to this episode of Successful Women Spill the Tea, with co-hosts Mehreen Siddiqui and Alexis Lenihan. This episode originally aired live to Facebook. Here’s the link to the actual video that can be found on Youtube: https://youtu.be/iTHlyU_39TE In this week's episode, Mehreen and Alexis tackle why most people fail at managing their time and how to change that.
16:17
August 30, 2020
Episode 3 - Courage - Day 3 of the 5 Day Masterclass
Hi! Welcome to this episode of Successful Women Spill the Tea, with co-hosts Mehreen Siddiqui and Alexis Lenihan. This episode originally aired live to Facebook. Here’s the link to the actual video that can be found on Youtube: https://youtu.be/Z-FNrnpkG3A In this week's episode, Mehreen and Alexis discuss how high performers and influential people think in order to be their best selves.
19:20
August 23, 2020
Episode 2 - Energy - Day 2 of the 5 Day Masterclass
Hi! Welcome to this episode of Successful Women Spill the Tea, with co-hosts Mehreen Siddiqui and Alexis Lenihan. This episode originally aired live to Facebook. Here’s the link to the actual video that can be found on Youtube: https://youtu.be/ydtPODbIReE In this week's episode, Mehreen and Alexis explore why you've been so exhausted and what changes you can make immediately to make a shift in your energy.
19:24
August 16, 2020
Episode 1 - Clarity - Day 1 of the 5 Day Masterclass
Hi! Welcome to this episode of Successful Women Spill the Tea, with co-hosts Mehreen Siddiqui and Alexis Lenihan.  This episode originally aired live to Facebook. Here’s the link to the actual video that can be found on Youtube: https://youtu.be/B13I6tGZk-8 In this week's episode, Mehreen and Alexis talk about defining your life purpose and gaining the momentum to fulfill it.
23:03
August 09, 2020