45 episodes

If you are (or aspire to be!) a woman on a mission, this is the podcast for you – especially if you’re feeling stuck or held back by unhelpful thinking. There are so many things that can stop us from stepping into the unknown, fulfilling our calling or reaching our full potential, and they nearly all begin with one thing. Our thoughts! Those pesky, slippery but convincing thoughts that I hear all the time from clients, like but I’m just little old me and who am I to do that?

Join me, Sue Revell, inside-out leadership coach and your host for these beautifully human conversations with world changing women. Women who have learned how to navigate their own resistance so that they can be in flow and make the world a better place. I’ll be alternating guest episodes, where I talk to the woman behind the mission, with shorter and reflective pods where I look back on the interview to make sure that you and I, together, squeeze out every drop of learning.

Join me!

Women on a Mission with Sue Revell Sue Revell

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 22 Ratings

If you are (or aspire to be!) a woman on a mission, this is the podcast for you – especially if you’re feeling stuck or held back by unhelpful thinking. There are so many things that can stop us from stepping into the unknown, fulfilling our calling or reaching our full potential, and they nearly all begin with one thing. Our thoughts! Those pesky, slippery but convincing thoughts that I hear all the time from clients, like but I’m just little old me and who am I to do that?

Join me, Sue Revell, inside-out leadership coach and your host for these beautifully human conversations with world changing women. Women who have learned how to navigate their own resistance so that they can be in flow and make the world a better place. I’ll be alternating guest episodes, where I talk to the woman behind the mission, with shorter and reflective pods where I look back on the interview to make sure that you and I, together, squeeze out every drop of learning.

Join me!

    Episode 43: Empathy: The Path to Peace with Jo Berry

    Episode 43: Empathy: The Path to Peace with Jo Berry

    A mission can be driven by a whole gamut of life experiences. Jo Berry’s mission began in 1984, when her father was killed by the IRA in the Brighton Hotel bombing. Jo describes trying to stop revenge as being like trying to stop gravity and yet, almost immediately, she made a silent commitment to find a way to bring something positive out of her devastating loss.

    Choosing peace over revenge, Jo courageously chose a journey with no map. She knew she would never again be the person she had been prior to the bombing but she also didn’t want the enemy, or the feeling of being at war, that had penetrated her life.

    Sixteen years after her father was killed, Jo first met with the man responsible, Pat Magee. Their initial three-hour meeting led to them speaking, on over 300 occasions, on a shared platform around the world.

    In this extraordinary conversation, Jo describes her path to peace as a blend of curiosity, empathy and compassion. She shares how, by making her motivation bigger than her fears, so much more was possible in her mission. This episode is for anyone who wants to learn more about creating peace and harmony out of conflict and adversity.

    MORE ABOUT MY GUEST: JO BERRY
    Jo Berry is an inspiring speaker who works to resolve conflict around the world. Sixteen years after her father was killed by an IRA bomb, Jo first met with the man responsible, Pat Magee. This initial three-hour meeting led to them speaking on over three hundred occasions, on a shared platform around the world. Their unusual relationship has been told in the BBC documentary "Facing the Enemy", was featured in the film "Beyond Right and Wrong", and inspired "The Bomb", a play by Kevin Dyer.


    The founder of the charity ‘Building Bridges for Peace’, Jo advocates that unbounded empathy is the biggest weapon we have to end conflict. With political, religious and racial divides deepening as global and local events unfold, her words offer a message of hope and encourage us all to see the humanity in others.


    Jo can be contacted at https://jo-berry.com or at https://buildingbridgesforpeace.org

    Or on Social Media:

    Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/jo.berry.999

    Clubhouse:  https://www.clubhouse.com

     
    ABOUT YOUR HOST: SUE REVELL
    Sue is on a mission to STOP women playing small so that they can create the legacy they want to leave in the world.  With over 30 years coaching and leadership experience, Sue loves nothing more than disrupting the unhelpful thinking that often holds women back, so that they can think, dream and BE bigger in leading the change they want to see.  Coaching internationally, Sue’s clients are primarily world-changing women who want to lead with confidence, increase their impact and live a life that matters.
    TO CONNECT WITH / HEAR MORE FROM SUE: 
    Sign up for regular updates:  Mission Mojo Sign-Up
    Join the Women on a Mission Community:  Facebook Group
    Connect with Sue at: suerevell.com | Twitter | LinkedIn | Instagram
     
    SEASON THREE IS SPONSORED BY PRACTICE SOLUTIONS.

    Practice Solutions is a leading values-based consultancy supporting teams, organisations and leaders to meet the challenges of delivering care and support in the 21st Century. For over 20 years, we have been supporting organisations to confidently lead, manage, sustain and improve services that ensure the well-being of their teams and the communities they support. We offer a range of expertise from leadership, organisational development & transformational change, to digital and creative services, communication and engagement.

    For more information check out our podcast or get in touch via our website or social media platforms:

    Podcast: Joining The Dots with Practice Solutions
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/practice-solutions
    Twitter:   https://twitter.com/Pracsolutions
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Pracsolutions

    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/practicesolutions
     
     

    • 52 min
    Episode 42: Looking back on "Leading in a Lonely World" with Penny Power OBE

    Episode 42: Looking back on "Leading in a Lonely World" with Penny Power OBE

    Do you ever feel alone in your mission to make the world a better place? Hungering after something better can be a lonely place to live whether you’re at the beginning or in the messy middle of your mission.

    Maybe you’re actually surrounded by people, but something deep inside you wants something more, or different, to those around you.

    Maybe you’ve made the big leap into something different but aren’t yet sure how to attract the people who will hold the vision for you, and with you, while you work out next steps.

    Maybe you’re finding it really lonely ‘at the top’ now you’re the leader and there are thoughts and things you can no longer share.

    In this week’s episode we look back at my conversation with Penny Power OBE: entrepreneur, public speaker, author and community builder. As we listened to Penny’s varied experiences of loneliness and loss throughout her life and career, we also learned how those same experiences have driven her to build and serve thriving communities.

    This Insights episode reflects on life being a contact sport and considers how, when we create alignment with ourselves, others and the greater good, we are never really alone.

    Leading in a lonely world is about connection, community and contribution.

    Take a listen!   
    ABOUT YOUR HOST: SUE REVELL
    Sue is on a mission to STOP women playing small so that they can create the legacy they want to leave in the world.  With over 30 years coaching and leadership experience, Sue loves nothing more than disrupting the unhelpful thinking that often holds women back, so that they can think, dream and BE bigger in leading the change they want to see.  Coaching internationally, Sue’s clients are primarily world-changing women who want to lead with confidence, increase their impact and live a life that matters.


    TO CONNECT WITH / HEAR MORE FROM SUE: 
    Sign up for regular updates:  Mission Mojo Sign-Up
    Join the Women on a Mission Community:  Facebook Group
    Connect with Sue at: suerevell.com | Twitter | LinkedIn | Instagram

    Book a Possibility Call: Book here 



    RESOURCES REFERENCED IN THIS EPISODE:
    Episode 41: “Leading in a Lonely World” with Penny Power
    Episode 13: “Live What You Love” with Ann Skinner
    Business is Personal by Penny Power OBE
    The Art of Contribution by Ann Skinner

     
    SEASON THREE IS SPONSORED BY PRACTICE SOLUTIONS.

    Practice Solutions is a leading values-based consultancy supporting teams, organisations and leaders to meet the challenges of delivering care and support in the 21st Century. For over 20 years, we have been supporting organisations to confidently lead, manage, sustain and improve services that ensure the well-being of their teams and the communities they support. We offer a range of expertise from leadership, organisational development & transformational change, to digital and creative services, communication and engagement.

    For more information check out our podcast or get in touch via our website or social media platforms:

    Podcast: Joining The Dots with Practice Solutions
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/practice-solutions
    Twitter:   https://twitter.com/Pracsolutions
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Pracsolutions

    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/practicesolutions
     
     

    • 16 min
    Episode 41: Leading in a Lonely World with Penny Power OBE

    Episode 41: Leading in a Lonely World with Penny Power OBE

    We don’t often talk about loneliness, and especially not in business. Yet for Penny Power OBE it has been the driving force in her mission to reduce loneliness in business by building and serving impactful business communities. Penny has personal experience of loneliness at various stages in her life. In childhood, as the child who didn’t fit in. As a stay at home mum. As an employee, as a sole trader, and as a business owner. Together with her husband Thomas, she built Ecademy, the first social network for business people, with a community of 650,000 members and yet she still suspects she was the loneliest person in the community.
    In this powerful conversation, Penny describes her experience as an entrepreneur, public speaker, author and community builder. She shares openly and vulnerably about not only experiencing huge business success but also the story of her personal and professional recovery - having been broken, in 2011, by the loss of her business and community.
    For Penny, making business personal means bringing all of who we are, with courage and confidence, into our service of others. If you’ve ever been tempted to think ‘it’s just business’, this episode is for you.

    MORE ABOUT MY GUEST: PENNY POWER OBE
    Penny is an Entrepreneur, Public Speaker, Author and Community Builder. She is the mother of 3 adult children and has been married to Thomas Power for 31 years.

    Penny passionately believes in ‘community-led business growth’ and her belief, in business, has always been highly personal. Her latest book “Business is Personal” helps thousands of business owners to find their success and happiness in business.

    Business Loneliness is a mental challenge that impacts the financial results for many, Penny focuses on this aspect of mental support through building and serving business communities.

    Penny was awarded her OBE by the Queen in 2014 for her ‘contribution to entrepreneurs in the Digital Economy’, citing the work she and her husband, Thomas, achieved to bring community to business owners in 1998, before LinkedIn and Facebook (who followed 4 and 6 years later). ‘Ecademy’ grew across 52 Countries with 650,000 members.  Working with business owners and their dedication to community values has been their life ever since.
    Penny can be contacted via her website: www.pennypower.co.uk/businesshealthcheck

    Or on Social Media:

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pennyfpower

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/pennypower

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pennypower/



    ABOUT YOUR HOST: SUE REVELL
    Sue is on a mission to STOP women playing small so that they can create the legacy they want to leave in the world.  With over 30 years coaching and leadership experience, Sue loves nothing more than disrupting the unhelpful thinking that often holds women back, so that they can think, dream and BE bigger in leading the change they want to see.  Coaching internationally, Sue’s clients are primarily world-changing women who want to lead with confidence, increase their impact and live a life that matters.


    TO CONNECT WITH / HEAR MORE FROM SUE: 
    Sign up for regular updates:  Mission Mojo Sign-Up
    Join the Women on a Mission Community:  Facebook Group
    Connect with Sue at: suerevell.com | Twitter | LinkedIn | Instagram



    SEASON THREE IS SPONSORED BY PRACTICE SOLUTIONS.

    Practice Solutions is a leading values-based consultancy supporting teams, organisations and leaders to meet the challenges of delivering care and support in the 21st Century. For over 20 years, we have been supporting organisations to confidently lead, manage, sustain and improve services that ensure the well-being of their teams and the communities they support. We offer a range of expertise from leadership, organisational development & transformational change, to digital and creative services, communication and engagement.

    For more information check out our podcast or get in touch

    • 58 min
    Episode 40: Looking back on "Done With Hiding!" with Monique DeBose

    Episode 40: Looking back on "Done With Hiding!" with Monique DeBose

    Stepping out of the shadows can be a scary thing to do, particularly when you’ve spent a lifetime playing things safe. Whether it’s playing small to protect ourselves, or dimming our light to make other people feel more comfortable around us, there are many ways in which we learn to contain what we think, what we say and what we do.

    And when the moment comes to step into our mission it can feel completely overwhelming to step out of the shadows and into the spotlight, even though we know it’s what we were born to do.

    In this week’s episode we look back at my conversation with Monique DeBose, award-winning jazz singer, songwriter, playwright, diversity consultant and spiritual coach. As we listened to the many contexts in which women hold themselves back, we also witnessed what it is to experience that change in power and energy when we own who we truly are, and become unapologetic for sharing that with the world.

    This Insights episode is all about the dance with resistance that we experience whenever we are ready to take the next step up in our life and leadership. Understanding our own experience of this deeply personal part of us that exists to keep us safe, so that we can work with it to help us soar.

    If you’re ready to step into your own spotlight, take a listen.



    ABOUT YOUR HOST: SUE REVELL

    Sue is on a mission to STOP women playing small so that they can create the legacy they want to leave in the world.  With over 30 years coaching and leadership experience, Sue loves nothing more than disrupting the unhelpful thinking that often holds women back, so that they can think, dream and BE bigger in leading the change they want to see.  Coaching internationally, Sue’s clients are primarily world-changing women who want to lead with confidence, increase their impact and live a life that matters.


    RESOURCES REFERENCED IN THIS EPISODE:

    Episode 39:  Done With Hiding! with Monique DeBose
    Episode 25:  If Not Me, Then Who? with Emma Barnes
    Free Guide: Being Unstoppable by Sue Revell
     
    TO CONNECT WITH / HEAR MORE FROM SUE: 

    Sign up for regular updates:  Mission Mojo Sign-Up

    Join the Women on a Mission Community:  Facebook Group

    Click the following links to connect with Sue at:  Her website | Twitter | LinkedIn | Instagram
     
    SEASON THREE IS SPONSORED BY PRACTICE SOLUTIONS.
    Practice Solutions is a leading values-based consultancy supporting teams, organisations and leaders to meet the challenges of delivering care and support in the 21st Century. For over 20 years, we have been supporting organisations to confidently lead, manage, sustain and improve services that ensure the well-being of their teams and the communities they support. We offer a range of expertise from leadership, organisational development & transformational change, to digital and creative services, communication and engagement.

    For more information check out our podcast or get in touch via our website or social media platforms:

    Podcast: Joining The Dots with Practice Solutions
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/practice-solutions
    Twitter:   https://twitter.com/Pracsolutions
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Pracsolutions
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/practicesolutions

    • 20 min
    Episode 39: Done With Hiding! with Monique DeBose

    Episode 39: Done With Hiding! with Monique DeBose

    How do you come out of hiding when you’ve spent a lifetime playing small so that other people don’t feel uncomfortable in your presence?

    How do you learn to own and love every part of who you are, even those parts that are hidden in shadow, buried deep inside?

    And how do you create the level of self-acceptance needed to feel both safe and free within yourself, as well as with others?

    Monique DeBose is a transformational entertainer, an award-winning jazz singer and playwright, a diversity consultant and a leadership coach with a Masters degree in Spiritual Psychology. For the past 20 years, she's been on a mission to help women integrate all the parts of themselves. To turn their fears and insecurities into their strength. To express themselves fully. To choose MORE for their lives.

    For Monique the answers lie in allowing herself to experience the constant dance between those human feelings of resistance and fear & her spiritual journey to self-acceptance and safety deep within. We hear how, in her own inner work and in her work with clients, she uses her music, art and creativity to bypass the ‘tricky mind’ and get to the deep innate wisdom stored in our bodies throughout our many life experiences.

    Most of all, we learn how and why Monique stopped protecting others, at her own expense, and stepped fully into her own glorious power, lighting the way for others to follow and integrate all the parts of themselves too.

    MORE ABOUT MY GUEST: MONIQUE DEBOSE Monique DeBose is an award-winning singer, songwriter and spiritual coach. A leading vocal improvisationalist (having studied under Rhiannon and Joey Blake of the renowned Bobby McFerrin Voicestra), Monique has toured and entertained audiences throughout the world, performed at TEDx and spoken as part of the United Nation’s SDG Action Zones event, with the mission of helping people to transition beyond seeing in “black” and “white” so they can begin to live life in full colour.

    Monique can be contacted via her website: https://www.moniquedebosemusic.com/
    Or on Social Media:
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iammoniquedebose/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/iammoniquedebose
     
    ABOUT YOUR HOST: SUE REVELL
    Sue is on a mission to STOP women playing small so that they can create the legacy they want to leave in the world.  With over 30 years coaching and leadership experience, Sue loves nothing more than disrupting the unhelpful thinking that often holds women back, so that they can think, dream and BE bigger in leading the change they want to see.  Coaching internationally, Sue’s clients are primarily world-changing women who want to lead with confidence, increase their impact and live a life that matters.
     
    TO CONNECT WITH / HEAR MORE FROM SUE: 
    Sign up for regular updates:  Mission Mojo Sign-Up
    Join the Women on a Mission Community:  Facebook Group
    Connect with Sue at: suerevell.com | Twitter | LinkedIn | Instagram
     
    SEASON THREE IS SPONSORED BY PRACTICE SOLUTIONS.

    Practice Solutions is a leading values-based consultancy supporting teams, organisations and leaders to meet the challenges of delivering care and support in the 21st Century. For over 20 years, we have been supporting organisations to confidently lead, manage, sustain and improve services that ensure the well-being of their teams and the communities they support. We offer a range of expertise from leadership, organisational development & transformational change, to digital and creative services, communication and engagement.

    For more information check out our podcast or get in touch via our website or social media platforms:

    Podcast: Joining The Dots with Practice Solutions
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/practice-solutions
    Twitter:   https://twitter.com/Pracsolutions
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Pracsolutions

    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/practicesolutions
     
     

    • 47 min
    Episode 38: Looking back on "If Not Now, When?" with Karen Haller

    Episode 38: Looking back on "If Not Now, When?" with Karen Haller

    Have you ever wanted to give up?  To throw in the towel?  To concede defeat?

    Have you ever been so tired of trying to explain yourself and the change you want to make, that you just want to walk away and leave it to someone else?

    There are always moments in leading change where giving up feels easier than going on. Moments where the resistance is real and you just want to say, I’m done.

    In this week’s episode we look back at my conversation with Karen Haller, global expert in behavioural design and colour psychology.  As we look back at how Karen persisted for 8 years, against all advice to throw in the towel, we also learn how she turned around her absolute terror of speaking in public to become an international keynote speaker. There are seven powerful lessons we can learn from Karen’s story, to help us keep going too. If you’re ready to walk the road less travelled and build your resilience, hone your determination and deepen your commitment to your calling, take a listen now.
     
    ABOUT YOUR HOST: SUE REVELL
    Sue is on a mission to STOP women playing small so that they can create the legacy they want to leave in the world.  With over 30 years coaching and leadership experience, Sue loves nothing more than disrupting the unhelpful thinking that often holds women back, so that they can think, dream and BE bigger in leading the change they want to see.  Coaching internationally, Sue’s clients are primarily world-changing women who want to lead with confidence, increase their impact and live a life that matters.
     
    RESOURCES REFERENCED IN THIS EPISODE:
    Are You a Mission Magnet? by Sue Revell
    Episode 5:  Who Do You Think You Are? with Julie Owen Moylan
    Episode 21: It’s Not About You! with Suzanne Dibble
    Free Guide: Being Unstoppable by Sue Revell
     
    TO CONNECT WITH / HEAR MORE FROM SUE: 
    Sign up for regular updates:  Mission Mojo Sign-Up
    Join the Women on a Mission Community:  Facebook Group
    Connect with Sue at: suerevell.com | Twitter | LinkedIn | Instagram
     

    SEASON THREE IS SPONSORED BY PRACTICE SOLUTIONS.

    Practice Solutions is a leading values-based consultancy supporting teams, organisations and leaders to meet the challenges of delivering care and support in the 21st Century. For over 20 years, we have been supporting organisations to confidently lead, manage, sustain and improve services that ensure the well-being of their teams and the communities they support. We offer a range of expertise from leadership, organisational development & transformational change, to digital and creative services, communication and engagement.

    For more information check out our podcast or get in touch via our website or social media platforms:

    Podcast: Joining The Dots with Practice Solutions
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/practice-solutions
    Twitter:   https://twitter.com/Pracsolutions
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Pracsolutions

    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/practicesolutions
     

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

Y0gi Friend ,

Food for thought

I always find something thought provoking and inspirational in these podcasts. Amazing women with inspirational stories to share. Sue’s fantastic voice and interviewing style brings something really special to these interviews. I look forward to the next season with anticipation. I also enjoy going back to previous episodes where I always pick up something I missed before. Just a great podcast, well worth listening too.

GeckoM ,

Inspirational and Insightful

I always get something from listening to a Women on a Mission podcast episode. Sue interviews her guests so naturally I will often lose track of time listening to them! A must listen for anyone looking to hear stores from inspiring women. I particularly loved episode 27 with Tara Newman - breaking down the barriers and stories we have around money - lots of aha moments for me!

tennis friend.... ,

Women on a Mission…all episodes

I have listened to many of these podcasts and they are truly inspirational. I wish I’d had the opportunity to hear these earlier in my career…I’m sure, well, I’m certain, that I would have done a lot of things differently and been a lot bolder and had more confidence and belief in myself in following my mission.
Comments such as ‘a mission is a thing that one just cannot not do’, ‘those precious heartbeats’, ‘don’t wait to get permission’, and many many others too numerous to quote here, etc., are exactly what we women should all be aspiring to……Sue has been a good friend for many years and she has that ability to be an amazingly talented interviewer, putting all guests immediately at ease and getting straight to the nuts and bolts in a way that flows so well to the listener. I do hope these podcasts get out there to all those women, young and old, who are the go-getters of now and in the future….it is never too late to change one’s ambitions and reach for the sky…….well done, Sue…you are amazing and an honour to know you……

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