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Are you looking for a women's network that will help you to be successful? Are you Facing a Career Transition? Do you think you may get laid off? Are you worried about how to create a personal brand to get a new job?

A woman alone has power; collectively we are fearless. Helping to create a roadmap for your next opportunity, Sweet But Fearless aims to motivate every woman to feel more in control and to live with a purpose. The podcast was created to help empower the working women to explore the obstacles and challenges when faced with a job transition. Every week we will be coming to you with a mix of solo and interview episodes to highlight stories of inspiring women, to encourage and celebrate each other’s successes, have panel discussions about current informative stories, and provide tools and tricks you can use today to step into your own fearlessness. Your hosts Mary Sullivan, Gale Northrop, and Cooper Alexander aim to create a community where women are encouraged, empowered, and inspired, while providing practical advice for women, from women…and having a little bit of fun along the way.

Sweet but Fearless Podcast Gale Northrop, Mary Sullivan, Cooper Alexander

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Are you looking for a women's network that will help you to be successful? Are you Facing a Career Transition? Do you think you may get laid off? Are you worried about how to create a personal brand to get a new job?

A woman alone has power; collectively we are fearless. Helping to create a roadmap for your next opportunity, Sweet But Fearless aims to motivate every woman to feel more in control and to live with a purpose. The podcast was created to help empower the working women to explore the obstacles and challenges when faced with a job transition. Every week we will be coming to you with a mix of solo and interview episodes to highlight stories of inspiring women, to encourage and celebrate each other’s successes, have panel discussions about current informative stories, and provide tools and tricks you can use today to step into your own fearlessness. Your hosts Mary Sullivan, Gale Northrop, and Cooper Alexander aim to create a community where women are encouraged, empowered, and inspired, while providing practical advice for women, from women…and having a little bit of fun along the way.

    Podcast #37 Living Your 10! - An Interview with Mental Gym Founder, Cory Chadwick

    Podcast #37 Living Your 10! - An Interview with Mental Gym Founder, Cory Chadwick

    Are you getting everything you can out of life? Cory Chadwick would challenge each of us to ask ourselves if we are truly living our 10, or like much of the world, are we settling for a 6 or 7? Listen in on a conversation with Mary and Cory speaking of a personal challenge that Cory gave himself after some really tough times in life. He had an epiphany and realized that while he was doing "well," he didn't want to settle. He founded the Mental Gym which helps to upgrade your mindset and build habits to consistently focus on certain must-have ingredients for Living Your 10.
    This is another thought-provoking and inspiring conversation, enjoy!
    Learn more about Cory Chadwick and the Mental Gym here: https://www.mentalgymlife.com/
    For helpful articles and resources about change, confidence and careers, please visit www.sweetbutfearless.com. Join our Successful Women’s Network Facebook Group to join other women who are on the rise and aspiring to be the most successful version of themselves!
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/successfulwomensnetwork

    • 29 min
    Podcast #36 Can Leadership Be Taught?

    Podcast #36 Can Leadership Be Taught?

    Today we’re going to discuss both sided of the debate on whether “leaders born or taught….or maybe a little of both?” Business and academic circles generally fall on one side of the debate and then there’s the group that believes leaders are born and feels that certain innate traits are needed in order to develop into an outstanding leader when circumstances present themselves. The group that believes that leaders are "made" argue that training, hard work, and experiences result in the development of outstanding leaders. But the answer may lie with a combination of both.
    When you look at what makes a strong leader, the ability to effectively lead, motivate, and direct a group of people – whether it is in business or sports - requires a very complex set of skills, mostly acquired through experiences, self-development as well as access to additional training.
    Join us as we discuss what this may mean for all of us aspiring to be great leaders!
    For helpful articles and resources about change, confidence and careers, please visit
    ww.sweetbutfearless.com. Join our Successful Women’s Network Facebook Group to join other women who are on the rise and aspiring to be the most successful version of themselves! https://www.facebook.com/groups/successfulwomensnetwork

    • 25 min
    Podcast #35 Is This It? An Interview with Author, Ruth Kudzi

    Podcast #35 Is This It? An Interview with Author, Ruth Kudzi

    Have you ever asked yourself that question? Perhaps you've attained that dream job, but for some reason, it just doesn't seem to be everything that you thought it would be.  Maybe you're feeling stuck and you'd just like to hear a little something that might help you move past that hopeless feeling.
    Enter our next wonderful interview conversation with Cooper and author, CEO and coach, Ruth Kudzi. As the author of the book, 'Is This It? A Smart Woman's Guide to Finding Work You Love,' Ruth believes that being fearless in the face of the unknown is about harnessing resilience, and in this podcast, Ruth shares ways that listeners can dig into their own power to find their 'sweet but fearless' road map for the way ahead.
    More about Ruth:
    Ruth Kudzi is a MCC accredited and award-winning coach, coach trainer, business mentor, speaker and best-selling author.
    She is the CEO of two successful companies: A coaching and mentoring business helping entrepreneurs build and develop their businesses and a coach training school which helps people to train as certified coaches and develop their coaching skills.
    She combines her background in sales and school leadership and education with over 25 years of study of Psychology and Neuroscience including MA in Psychology & Education, BA in Psychology & Management, PGCERT in Coaching (Psychology), PGCE in Business Education and numerous coaching qualifications including diplomas in Neuroscience, Positive Psychology, NLP, Performance Coaching and Business Coaching. She is a DISC L3 accredited trainer, a Spiral Energy Coach and is working towards her NLP Master Practitioner.
    Her coaching business is well regarded and successful and she has been featured in The Guardian, Vogue, Psychologies, Good Housekeeping, ITV, Women & Home Times Radio, spoken at NatWest, UCL, Allbright and General Assembly.
    She is passionate about evidence-based approaches to coaching and personal development and helping people integrate their learning so they can live purposeful lives and run successful businesses.
    Here is the link to Ruth's book:
    https://www.amazon.com/This-Smart-Womans-Guide-Finding-ebook/dp/B07GGYPCRJ


    For helpful articles and resources about change, confidence and careers, please visit www.sweetbutfearless.com.
    Join our Successful Women’s Network Facebook Group to join other women who are on the rise and aspiring to be the most successful version of themselves! https://www.facebook.com/groups/successfulwomensnetwork

    • 26 min
    Podcast #34 Upgrade Your Leadership!

    Podcast #34 Upgrade Your Leadership!

    Cooper, Gale and Mary are together talking about the one part of the "art" of leadership. What does it take to get to the next level in leadership? It's often the softer side of leadership skills.


    With fewer promotions and pay raises coming towards us ladies in the workforce, we have to be thoughtful of how to upgrade and hone all of our skills and that includes our softer side! Tune in and hear what leaders consider in potential candidates to join them at the higher ranks.
    For helpful articles and resources about change, confidence and careers, please visit www.sweetbutfearless.com.
    Join our Successful Women’s Network Facebook Group to join other women who are on the rise and aspiring to be the most successful version of themselves! https://www.facebook.com/groups/successfulwomensnetwork

    • 26 min
    Podcast #33 That Feeling that There is Something More... an interview with Dr. Alaina Szlachta

    Podcast #33 That Feeling that There is Something More... an interview with Dr. Alaina Szlachta

    Dr. Alaina Szlachta is an entrepreneur with a deep understanding of education, adult learning and professional development. In her own experiences, she enjoyed a series of "mini-journeys." Magical moments were born from pushing herself to difficult ends, and Mary chats with her about how she challenged herself to new and different pursuits time and again.
    Here is a bit more about Dr. Alaina....
    "After working in the rigorous worlds of academic research, interdisciplinary teaching and corporate training, I realized there was a better way to curate education, learning, and professional development.
    I believe education exists to insight change, and there is not enough educational programming that actually changes behavior in a positive way. I am devoting the skills I’ve acquired as a doctor of education, former professional competitive public speaker, teacher of higher education, corporate trainer, instructional designer, program manager, and researcher to help entrepreneurs share their unique gifts and expertise - through learning. I am committed to changing the way we all experience learning!

    My unique gift is “developing something from nothing,” generating new strategic learning solutions for entrepreneurs and small businesses. I have proudly served industry experts in higher education, diversity and inclusion, finance, victim services, real estate, healthcare, and software development."
    You can learn more about here and her company BY DESIGN DEVELOPMENT SOLUTIONS here https://www.bydesigndevelopmentsolutions.com/ especially if you are looking for help transforming your accomplishments or your own success blueprint into a repeatable educational process!
    For helpful articles and resources about change, confidence and careers, please visit www.sweetbutfearless.com.
    Join our Successful Women’s Network Facebook Group to join other women who are on the rise and aspiring to be the most successful version of themselves! https://www.facebook.com/groups/successfulwomensnetwork

    • 31 min
    Podcast #32 Self Awareness is the Key!

    Podcast #32 Self Awareness is the Key!

    Cooper and Gale talk about the special ingredient that propels people further to success. Self-awareness is not only critical for your personal progress, but for your professional progress as well. By being self-aware you’ll know your strengths, your weaknesses, how others view you, and make you a better leader.  
    It's a two-pronged process - one, obviously is the internal, taking that deep look into who you are, what makes you you, what values do you hold true. And then there’s the external component, getting feedback from others.


    For helpful articles and resources about change, confidence and careers, please visit www.sweetbutfearless.com.
    Join our Successful Women’s Network Facebook Group to join other women who are on the rise and aspiring to be the most successful version of themselves! https://www.facebook.com/groups/successfulwomensnetwork

    • 26 min

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