151 episodes

On the Balance Boldly Podcast, host Naketa Thigpen talks with ambitious women in business (and a few brave men) from a wide array of industries about their pursuit of success, how they face business burnout, imposter syndrome, and what work/life (and LOVE) balance looks like for them. Not your conventional self-help podcast, Balance Boldly uncovers real solutions to real problems afflicting real people at home and in the workplace, daily.

Balance Boldly for Ambitious Women in Business Naketa R. Thigpen: Balance and Relationship Advisor

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On the Balance Boldly Podcast, host Naketa Thigpen talks with ambitious women in business (and a few brave men) from a wide array of industries about their pursuit of success, how they face business burnout, imposter syndrome, and what work/life (and LOVE) balance looks like for them. Not your conventional self-help podcast, Balance Boldly uncovers real solutions to real problems afflicting real people at home and in the workplace, daily.

    A Happier & Healthier Animal-Human Relationship with Wendie Patrick

    A Happier & Healthier Animal-Human Relationship with Wendie Patrick

    In this episode of the Balance Boldly Podcast seating with Naketa Ren Thigpen let’s welcome Wendie Patrick, she makes her own health and grooming line for animals, including a CBD alternative, under the Finnessiam brand which name stems from the three dogs in the Dogs of Pride logo, Finn, Jesse, and William. 
     Wendie practices many modalities including remote Kinesiology, Auricular Therapy, Quantum Touch, and animal Reiki, and recently became a Certified Light Therapist for horses, humans, and pets. Wendie is currently owned by two dogs, two cats, and two horses!"
     What you will learn
    How you can gain help from your pet to heal and gain balance.That you can learn so much from your pets, like compassion, love, and patience.Your pet love you unconditionally, they don't have to put up these barriers or these protection levels or worry about what baggage they're bringing with them from a bad relationship or whatever else it might beMore about Wendie Patrick
    "Originally from Northern Ireland, Wendie Patrick now calls Nova Scotia home, where she owns and runs Dogs of Pride & Finnessiam Holistic Health. Wendie helps her animal and human clients lead happier, healthier lives by identifying nutrient deficiencies, sensitivities, or allergies to food or chemicals in their environment, both remotely and in person.
     Contact: Wendie Patrick
    www.finnessiamhealth.com
    www.dogsofpride.com
    https://www.facebook.com/finnessiamhealth
    https://www.facebook.com/dogsofpride
     If you are willing and ready, let’s shake the shame and spread healing & hope to women ready to get more of what they want. 
    Order a copy of my survivor memoir and personal transformational story for yourself or a friend. Selfish: Permission to Pause, Live, Love and Laugh Your Way to Joy at Amazon or anywhere books are found. 
     Subscribe, REVIEW, Share & Balance Boldly
    Recently Rated #8 by Feedspot on The Top 35 Women in Business Podcast to Follow in 2020!
     On the Balance Boldly Podcast, host Naketa R. Thigpen talks with ambitious women in business (and a few brave men) from a wide array of industries about their pursuit of success, how they face business burnout and what work/life balance looks like for them. Not your conventional self-help podcast, Balance Boldly uncovers real solutions to real problems afflicting real people at home and in the workplace, daily.
    If you enjoyed this episode, head over to Apple Podcasts, Spotify, iHeart Radio, or Google Play to subscribe to the show and leave your honest review.
    If you want to dive deeper into topics around work/life (and LOVE), expounding on how to leverage the intimacy advantage in your business join me in our free private group on Facebook: Certified Selfish.  
     Connect with me, Naketa R. Thigpen @asknaketa on IG, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.
    Now Go. Create Your Balance. Create Your Joy. But remember, do it, BOLDLY!
     Thank you for listening!

    • 28 min
    Balance Boldly Luminaries Edition with Nikki Nash

    Balance Boldly Luminaries Edition with Nikki Nash

    The Luminaries Edition of the Balance Boldly Podcast is a dedication to outstanding WOMEN who inspire, influence, and ignite a better tomorrow with the courageous work they implement today! 
    In this episode of the Luminaries edition seating with Naketa Ren Thigpen, an outstanding woman who inspires influences, and ignites a better tomorrow, but the courageous work that she is implementing today. First, let me back up and just say that I love, love, love, love, love this chick, let’s welcome “Nikki Nash”, is a Podcast Host, Hay House author, motivational speaker, and creator of the Genius Profit Society, a training and development program on a mission to equip entrepreneurs with the tools and resources they need to share and profit from their message.
    What you will learn
    ·         What being brand delicious means and how you can become it.
    ·         To trust your gut and listen to your feelings.
    ·         To know where you are going in order to get the roadmap to get there. 
    More about Nikki Nash
    Prior to entrepreneurship, Nikki served as head of Marketing at tech startup Rest Devices, Senior Marketing Manager at Intel Corporation where she won the Marketing Excellence Award, Brand Management MBA Intern at The Coca-Cola Company, and Media Planner/Buyer at advertising agency Starcom-MediaVest where she worked on the Kraft Foods Account. Nikki has also worked for brands such as InStyle, Travel + Leisure, and Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy.
    Contact: Nikki Nash
    Website: nikkinash.co
    Instagram Handle: @nikkinashofficial
    Instagram Link: https://instagram.com/nikkinashofficial
     Link to pre-order book: marketyourgeniusbook.com
     If you are willing and ready, let’s shake the shame and spread healing & hope to women ready to get more of what they want. 
    Order a copy of my survivor memoir and personal transformational story for yourself or a friend. Selfish: Permission to Pause, Live, Love and Laugh Your Way to Joy at Amazon or anywhere books are found. 
     Subscribe, REVIEW, Share & Balance Boldly
    Recently Rated #8 by Feedspot on The Top 35 Women in Business Podcast to Follow in 2020!
     On the Balance Boldly Podcast, host Naketa R. Thigpen talks with ambitious women in business (and a few brave men) from a wide array of industries about their pursuit of success, how they face business burnout and what work/life balance looks like for them. Not your conventional self-help podcast, Balance Boldly uncovers real solutions to real problems afflicting real people at home and in the workplace, daily.
    If you enjoyed this episode, head over to Apple Podcasts, Spotify, iHeart Radio, or Google Play to subscribe to the show and leave your honest review.
    If you want to dive deeper into topics around work/life (and LOVE), expounding on how to leverage the intimacy advantage in your business join me in our free private group on Facebook: Certified Selfish.  
     Connect with me, Naketa R. Thigpen @asknaketa on IG, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.
    Now Go. Create Your Balance. Create Your Joy. But remember, do it, BOLDLY!
    Thank you for listening!

    • 27 min
    How To Attract Clients, Jobs, and Speaking Engagements On LinkedIn with Madeline Mann

    How To Attract Clients, Jobs, and Speaking Engagements On LinkedIn with Madeline Mann

    In this episode of the Balance Boldly Podcast seating with Naketa Ren Thigpen let’s welcome Madeline Mann, she's an HR & Recruiting leader who has built an audience of over half a million people and is known for her award-winning job search YouTube Channel, Self Made Millennial. 
    Madeline is giving today tips that have enabled thousands of LinkedIn users to build incredible visibility on LinkedIn to attract exceptional opportunities, without having large networks, LinkedIn Premium, or paying for ads!
    What you will learn
    ·         Tips on how to succeed at a job interview
    ·         How to get the most out of your LinkedIn profile
    ·         How to follow up with employers that interviewed you.
    ·         To land the job you’ve been dreaming of.
    ·         The exact steps to master the 10 ten job interview questions.
     More about Madeline Mann
    She is featured as the LinkedIn and Job Search expert correspondent for Bloomberg and Harvard Business Review and is part of the exclusive group of LinkedIn Learning instructors. Mann’s career coaching programs have led to thousands of success stories, and her work has been featured in New York Times, Business Insider, Wall Street Journal, and more.
    Contact: Madeline Mann
    Website: www.madelinemann.com

    ****PROMO****
    Join the free masterclass, "How to 10x Your Personal Brand Using LinkedIn & Attract Clients, Speaking Engagements, and Jobs": https://www.theselfmademillennial.com/webinar-opt-in1600876350997

    YouTube: www.youtube.com/selfmademillennial
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/madelinemann/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/self.made.millennial/
     If you are willing and ready, let’s shake the shame and spread healing & hope to women ready to get more of what they want. 
    Order a copy of my survivor memoir and personal transformational story for yourself or a friend. Selfish: Permission to Pause, Live, Love and Laugh Your Way to Joy at Amazon or anywhere books are found. 
     Subscribe, REVIEW, Share & Balance Boldly
    Recently Rated #8 by Feedspot on The Top 35 Women in Business Podcast to Follow in 2020!
     On the Balance Boldly Podcast, host Naketa R. Thigpen talks with ambitious women in business (and a few brave men) from a wide array of industries about their pursuit of success, how they face business burnout and what work/life balance looks like for them. Not your conventional self-help podcast, Balance Boldly uncovers real solutions to real problems afflicting real people at home and in the workplace, daily.
    If you enjoyed this episode, head over to Apple Podcasts, Spotify, iHeart Radio, or Google Play to subscribe to the show and leave your honest review.
    If you want to dive deeper into topics around work/life (and LOVE), expounding on how to leverage the intimacy advantage in your business join me in our free private group on Facebook: Certified Selfish.  
     Connect with me, Naketa R. Thigpen @asknaketa on IG, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.
    Now

    • 26 min
    Burnout Does Not Have to Define You with Dr. Errin Weisman

    Burnout Does Not Have to Define You with Dr. Errin Weisman

    In this episode of the Balance Boldly Podcast sitting with Naketa Ren Thigpen let’s welcome Dr. Errin Weisman, she is a life coach, speaker, and fierce advocate for wellness in medicine. She faced professional burnout early in her career and speaks openly about her story to help others, particularly female physicians and working moms, know they are not alone.


    What you will learn


    How to give yourself permission to let go of some of those assumptions that you made as a younger person and step into the person that you are meant to be.What burnout is and how to overcome it.Benefits of sabbaticals.How to avoid being burnout.To determine that you are burnout and how to get help.How to read the red flags of your life that are taking you into a burnout mode.Have you ever felt that you are in survival mode? Contact Dr. Errin Weisman


    You can find out more about Dr. Weisman on her podcast "Doctor Me First,"  her website, or hang out with her on social media @burntout_to_badass


    If you are willing and ready, let’s shake the shame and spread healing & hope to women ready to get more of what they want. 


    Order a copy of my survivor memoir and personal transformational story for yourself or a friend. Selfish: Permission to Pause, Live, Love and Laugh Your Way to Joy at Amazon or anywhere books are found. 


    Subscribe, REVIEW, Share & Balance Boldly


    Recently Rated #8 by Feedspot on The Top 35 Women in Business Podcast to Follow in 2020!


    On the Balance Boldly Podcast, host Naketa R. Thigpen talks with ambitious women in business (and a few brave men) from a wide array of industries about their pursuit of success, how they face business burnout and what work/life balance looks like for them. Not your conventional self-help podcast, Balance Boldly uncovers real solutions to real problems afflicting real people at home and in the workplace, daily.


    If you enjoyed this episode, head over to Apple Podcasts, Spotify, iHeart Radio, or Google Play to subscribe to the show and leave your honest review.


    If you want to dive deeper into topics around work/life (and LOVE), expounding on how to leverage the intimacy advantage in your business join me in our free private group on Facebook: Certified Selfish.  


    Connect with me, Naketa R. Thigpen @asknaketa on IG, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.


    Now Go. Create Your Balance. Create Your Joy. But remember, do it, BOLDLY!


    Thank you for listening!

    • 41 min
    Creating Sustainable Soul-nourishing Relationships with Joli Hamilton

    Creating Sustainable Soul-nourishing Relationships with Joli Hamilton

    In this episode of the Balance Boldly Podcast seating with Naketa Ren Thigpen let’s welcome Joli Hamilton, she is a research psychologist, best-selling author, TEDx speaker, and AASECT (pronounced ay-sect) certified sex educator. 
    She has spent the past two decades balancing a wild entrepreneurial spirit with a deep desire to have a secure, passionate partner (and she raised 7 kids along the way!). Joli is committed to helping people create sustainable, soul-nourishing relationships without sacrificing their career dreams.
    What you will learn
    How to work in partnership.Get clear about what jealousy is for.Jealousy is one of those emotions that harms our intimacy. How to make agreements in your relationship that you (both) will actually keep.Did you know that there should be non-negotiables for every relationship you have?That we tend to attract what is normal to us even if it’s not right.To be clear about your non-negotiable in a relationship.More about Joli Hamilton
    Joli has felt those wild highs and terrible lows that come with business ownership, marriage, divorce, and reinventing love from the bottom up. She is committed to helping people create sustainable, soul-nourishing relationships without sacrificing their business dreams.
    Contact: Joli Hamilton
    Special Gift for Balance Boldly Listeners: >>>>>>>>
    Website: www.jolihamilton.com
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jolidepthpsych
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joli-hamilton-phd-b03ab128/
    Instagram: @drjoli_hamilton
    Clubhouse: @drjoli_hamilton
    If you are willing and ready, let’s shake the shame and spread healing & hope to women ready to get more of what they want. 
    Order a copy of my survivor memoir and personal transformational story for yourself or a friend. Selfish: Permission to Pause, Live, Love and Laugh Your Way to Joy at Amazon or anywhere books are found. 
     Subscribe, REVIEW, Share & Balance Boldly
    Recently Rated #8 by Feedspot on The Top 35 Women in Business Podcast to Follow in 2020!
     On the Balance Boldly Podcast, host Naketa R. Thigpen talks with ambitious women in business (and a few brave men) from a wide array of industries about their pursuit of success, how they face business burnout and what work/life balance looks like for them. Not your conventional self-help podcast, Balance Boldly uncovers real solutions to real problems afflicting real people at home and in the workplace, daily.
    If you enjoyed this episode, head over to Apple Podcasts, Spotify, iHeart Radio, or Google Play to subscribe to the show and leave your honest review.
    If you want to dive deeper into topics around work/life (and LOVE), expounding on how to leverage the intimacy advantage in your business join me in our free private group on Facebook: Certified Selfish.  
     Connect with me, Naketa R. Thigpen @asknaketa on IG, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.
    Now Go. Create Your Balance. Create Your Joy. But remember, do it, BOLDLY!
     Thank you for listening!

    • 33 min
    Learn How You Can Rise Above Your Circumstances with Susanne Mariga

    Learn How You Can Rise Above Your Circumstances with Susanne Mariga

    In this episode of the Balance Boldly Podcast seating with Naketa Ren Thigpen let’s welcome Susanne Mariga, she's a certified public accountant, certified tax coach, chartered Global Management accountant and a certified profit first professional amongst a bunch of the things she also happens to be an author of profit first for Minority Business Enterprises, a book that is literally at top of the shell for me right now that I'm sending to every single client and all my clients. 
    What you will learn
    ·         How you can create your own jobs and opportunities in the market.
    ·         How you can create new possibilities for those around your business.
    ·         Breaking your paradigms about debts.
    ·         Myths about profits to breakthrough in your business.
     More about Susanne Mariga
    Before founding her own firm, Susanne worked at Arthur Andersen LLP, as well as one of the Big 4 firms, KPMG. Combining her industry knowledge with her own experience of growing a small business has allowed Susanne to help her clients design unique, profit-first based business plans that ensure success and long-term financial stability. 

     She is the host of the Profit Talk Podcast, where she discusses business tips and strategies. She is the author of the book Profit First For Minority Business Enterprises (2021). 
    Contact: Susanne Mariga
    Website: www.susannemariga.com
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/mariga-cpa-pllc/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/marigacpa/
     If you are willing and ready, let’s shake the shame and spread healing & hope to women ready to get more of what they want. 
    Order a copy of my survivor memoir and personal transformational story for yourself or a friend. Selfish: Permission to Pause, Live, Love and Laugh Your Way to Joy at Amazon or anywhere books are found. 
     Subscribe, REVIEW, Share & Balance Boldly
    Recently Rated #8 by Feedspot on The Top 35 Women in Business Podcast to Follow in 2020!
     On the Balance Boldly Podcast, host Naketa R. Thigpen talks with ambitious women in business (and a few brave men) from a wide array of industries about their pursuit of success, how they face business burnout and what work/life balance looks like for them. Not your conventional self-help podcast, Balance Boldly uncovers real solutions to real problems afflicting real people at home and in the workplace, daily.
    If you enjoyed this episode, head over to Apple Podcasts, Spotify, iHeart Radio, or Google Play to subscribe to the show and leave your honest review.
    If you want to dive deeper into topics around work/life (and LOVE), expounding on how to leverage the intimacy advantage in your business join me in our free private group on Facebook: Certified Selfish.  
     Connect with me, Naketa R. Thigpen @asknaketa on IG, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.
    Now Go. Create Your Balance. Create Your Joy. But remember, do it, BOLDLY!
     Thank you for listening!

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

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35 Ratings

35 Ratings

A gift to All Entrepreneurs ,

Great Podcast and engaging host

This is a great Podcast with very relevant and thought provoking topics.

Thank you Naketa for being such an engaging host!

~ Susanne

@mycoachkc ,

Great Energy!

Naketa is fabulous. I had a blast as a guest on her show. I love how she ties everything together and makes her takeaways practical and fun. It's all about energy and Naketa has it in spades. Keep shinning!

EricaBushwell ,

Authentic and encouraging!

Naketa brings such amazing energy, advice and insight that is inspiring. I love this podcast because it is relatbale and motivates anyone listeing to become the best version of themselves. I recommend this to anyone because we all have relationships that need work as well as inspiration to be better in our own daily lives!4

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