Women Worldwide with Deirdre Breakenridge

The journey to entrepreneurship comes in all shapes and sizes. But you’ve probably never heard of a journey quite like this one.

Hannah Luu is a practicing oncologist who has specialized in breast cancers for the past 20 years. In addition to working with patients, she has also served as a clinical investigator for early clinical trials, making technological advancement a major part of her career as well. Over the years, Hannah noticed through her experiences that many patients don’t have access to the best hospitals or the best tech because of where they live. One day it dawned on her: “Why can’t we bring these technologies—bring this knowledge and information—to the patient at home?” With that idea in mind, she became CEO and cofounder of OncoGambit, the first online, personalized cancer treatment website.

Don’t miss the opportunity to hear the entrepreneurship and leadership lessons Dr. Luu has learned from the launch of her business and all about how she is demystifying cancer treatment for people across the country.

In This Episode

  • Why tech created for doctors should be created by doctors
  • What the future of computer-aided medicine looks like
  • How to educate others about your passion
  • The surprising skill overlap between doctors and entrepreneurs
  • The two most important characteristics of great leaders

Quotes in This Episode
“Peace of mind. That’s what we’re trying to get to.” —Hannah Luu

“I hope that the new generation of doctors will be more technology-driven and will be leaders in building these applications for doctors.” —Hannah Luu

”[Being an entrepreneur] is not as clear cut as someone with a scientific background. I find that a little uncertain.” —Hannah Luu

”I see myself as an educator as well… I see myself as a pioneer in this field. It’s a lot of explanation, a lot of trying to get people to see what I see, but I find that very rewarding.” —Hannah Luu

”Being a leader, a good leader, is about the capability to listen.” —Hannah Luu


Resources
OncoGambit

Direct download: HannahLuuOnWomenWorldwide.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:37pm EST

What’s the appropriate age to start empowering women? Is it when they start their first “real” job? After they graduate high school or college, perhaps? The best time to inspire young women actually starts much earlier. As you’ll hear today, before we can lift up grown women, we must first learn to lift up little girls.

Ashley Wiles has devoted her entire career to empowering young women. As a health and wellness coach, Ashley realized women still face the same negative ideas and biases about our bodies that first begin during childhood. This led her to found Sole Girls, a business that helps young girls form strong, confident opinions about themselves by encouraging physical activity and open conversation.

Follow along as Ashley shares her journey to entrepreneurship, how to create a safe space for girls, and the power of asking yourself, “Are you tapping into your inner Sole Girl?”

In This Episode

  • How to create a safe space for young girls, plus why it’s necessary to do so
  • The issues young girls struggle with the most
  • How empowering kids ultimately empowers adults, too
  • The hurdles entrepreneurs face when they launch a business
  • The ways past jobs can prepare entrepreneurs for running their own business

Quotes in This Episode

“I really wish girls knew how awesome they were—and all the awesomeness they could be.” —Ashley Wiles

“Parents really have to be involved in what their daughter is thinking or what she’s interested in... but also be a little bit open-minded about what could possibly help her build a stronger foundation.” —Ashley Wiles

“Often the conversations we have with girls are so candid, they bring up our own issues.” —Ashley Wiles

That’s the journey of life, right? Finding your happy pace.” —Ashley Wiles

“Get back to what really makes you happy, and start there.” —Ashley Wiles

 

Resources

Sole Girls

Sole Girls on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

Ashley Wiles on Instagram and Twitter

Direct download: AshleyWilesOnWomenWorldwide.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:48am EST

As a female entrepreneur, it can be easy to feel like you work around the clock with little to no support. It can be difficult to practice self-care, stay energized, and pursue your passions.

 

Perhaps no one understands this better than Shalini Vadhera: author, celebrity makeup artist, TV host, and global beauty expert. After a spiritual awakening, Shalini tied all her pursuits together with the launch of Power Beauty Living. Power Beauty Living is a platform that shares the knowledge of top female thought leaders and experts from around the world by providing women with a community of support, love, and empowerment. As Shalini puts it, “I really had to pay it forward in a much bigger way than lipstick and mascara.”

 

Listen in as Shalini explains her holistic approach to beauty, how to embrace the chaos of your professional and personal world, and transform your career to live a more fearless and beautiful life.

 

In This Episode

  • How to shift your energy to reshape the story of your life
  • The path to living a fearless life
  • The power of visualization in realizing your goals
  • The importance of breaking routine to practice self-care
  • Where—and how—to find your tribe

 

Quotes in This Episode

“I’m a firm believer that you have the ability to change your life by completely changing the story you tell yourself.” —Shalini Vadhera

 

“If it doesn’t share the shit out of you, you’re not growing.” —Shalini Vadhera

 

“Really learning to get in touch with yourself—and knowing how important you are first—is when you really start to make those shifts in your life where you start living fearlessly.” —Shalini Vadhera

 

“It doesn’t matter where you are, it’s just important to have a good support system.” —Shalini Vadhera

 

“Daydreaming is another form of goal-setting.” —Shalini Vadhera

 

Resources

Shalini’s World

Shalini Vadhera on YouTube and Instagram

Passport to Beauty (the brand)

Passport to Beauty: Secrets and Tips from Around the World for Becoming a Global Goddess

 

Direct download: ShaliniVadheraonWomenWorldwide.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:29pm EST

Are you tired of launching businesses that never seem to take off? Or, maybe you have a great idea for a product, but you can’t seem to get off the couch and make it happen? If your work always seems to be missing that special ingredient that takes businesses to the next level of success, this episode is for you.

Jeffrey Hayzlett is a primetime TV & podcast host, keynote speaker, best-selling author, and the Chairman of C-Suite Network. He’s been cited in Forbes and provided commentary for Bloomberg, MSNBC, and Fox Business. You’ve maybe even seen him on The Apprentice, where he served as a guest judge for three seasons. In short, if it involves business, leadership, or entrepreneurship, you can bet Jeffrey Hayzlett knows about it.

Follow along as Jeffrey shares his rules for success and explains how changing your attitude can help you change your business—and your future.

In This Episode

  • Why business owners need to be ready to adapt to change
  • Jeffrey’s three rules for success and satisfaction
  • How to rethink failure and focus on your next big win
  • The importance of putting women at the forefront of your business
  • How to plot a course for your business to meet long term goals

Quotes in This Episode

“It’s a real important thing for leaders to know is how far we can push, and when we can push, and how we should be pushing. But the key thing is: Be pushing.” —Jeffrey Hayzlett

“You can’t be a maestro without playing a lot of bad notes.” —Jeffrey Hayzlett

“I don’t want to be the person sitting around, talking about the things they used to do. I want to talk about the things we’re going to do and then go do them. ” —Jeffrey Hayzlett

“Women make up more than half of this world so why wouldn’t we have equal opportunities for women?” —Jeffrey Hayzlett

Relationships are everything. Someone recently said at a seminar, ‘Well, it’s all about the relationships now.’ And I thought, well, when did it ever stop? —Jeffrey Hayzlett

Resources

hayzlett.com

C-Suite Network

C-Suite TV

Books by Jeffrey Hayzlett

7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey



Direct download: JeffreyHayzlettonWomenWorldwide.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:59pm EST

What does it mean to coach others? Are you better at giving advice or asking questions?

After more than 25 years in supervision, management, and leadership, Ken Jacobs founded Jacobs Communications Consulting in 2007. Through his business, he found that even though he was a strong consultant, he really had a passion for helping people through coaching—but he wanted to become even better at “helping unstick clients who are stuck.” He went to coaching school (yes, it exists!) and founded Jacobs Executive Coaching in 2014.

Tune in as Ken shares how he got started as an executive coach, how to know when you’re ready for a little help, and the common qualities he sees in the leaders who truly empower their teams.

In This Episode

  • The important differences between being a consultant and a coach
  • How to know when you’re ready to hire a coach—and when you’re not
  • The challenges and opportunities many executives face today
  • Must-have characteristics for today’s leaders and professional coaches

Quotes in This Episode

“When I coach, I don’t give advice. I don’t share my expertise... It’s really about believing in the client’s wisdom, it’s about empowering clients to get in touch with that wisdom… It’s much more about asking questions than giving answers.” —Ken Jacobs

“When you delay a decision, that’s a decision, too! And it’s probably not the right one for themselves or their organization. Making a decision, even the ‘wrong’ decision, is actually better than no decision.” —Ken Jacobs

“You have an opportunity to build trust in someone who works for you or a peer. You have an opportunity to build that relationship.” —Ken Jacobs

“People don’t follow leaders because they have the big, fancy title or the big, fancy office. They follow people they trust. They follow people who inspire them. They follow confidence and bravery.” —Ken Jacobs

“Your success is not about your success. Your success is about helping your team—empowering your team—to achieve their greatest success.” —Ken Jacobs

Resources

Jacobs Communications Consulting

Jacobs Executive Coaching

ken@jacobscomm.com

@KensViews on Twitter

Coming Soon: Jacobs Consulting and Executive Coaching

Direct download: KenJacobsonWomenWorldwide.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:12pm EST

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