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The Elegant Warrior is a podcast for all of those who want to ask for what they want and get it, with elegance. Heather Hansen interviews guests like activist, mom and actress Kelly Rutherford, authors BJ Fogg and Nir Eyal, ABC Legal Analyst and host of Live PD Dan Abrams, and many more, discussing how they define elegance and how they maintain it in times of trial. 
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Elegant Warrior Podcast with Heather Hansen Heather Hansen

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    • 5.0 • 85 Ratings

The Elegant Warrior is a podcast for all of those who want to ask for what they want and get it, with elegance. Heather Hansen interviews guests like activist, mom and actress Kelly Rutherford, authors BJ Fogg and Nir Eyal, ABC Legal Analyst and host of Live PD Dan Abrams, and many more, discussing how they define elegance and how they maintain it in times of trial. 
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    How to Ask for Advocates (Referrals, Testimonials, Promoters, Mentors, Fans...)

    How to Ask for Advocates (Referrals, Testimonials, Promoters, Mentors, Fans...)

    Asking others, even friends, to advocate for us does not always come naturally. Recognizing that asking is the fastest way to a win could be the motivation to turn everyone around us, even adversaries, into our advocates.
     
    ~ WE’LL DISCUSS ~
    -   How to be comfortable asking the people around us for advocacy
    -   The difference between implying and directly asking
    -   Getting over the feeling that you shouldn’t have to ask
     
     
    Subscribe to the Podcast here:
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    Stay Connected with Heather:
    To schedule a call with Heather, click here 
    To follow Heather on Instagram, click here
    To subscribe to Heather’s 3Q newsletter, click here
    To request a transcript of this episode, email operations@heatherhansenpresents.com
     
     

    • 19 min
    Joe Hirsch and The Feedback Fix: Dump the Past, Embrace the Future, and Lead the Way to Change

    Joe Hirsch and The Feedback Fix: Dump the Past, Embrace the Future, and Lead the Way to Change

    Joe Hirsch explains why giving and/or receiving feedback often induces panic and fear. He also shares how changing our approach can leave us feeling restored instead of depleted.
    ~ WE’LL DISCUSS ~
    How we can use R.E.P.A.I.R. to provide ‘feedforward’ How “Yes, and…” can turn barriers into opportunities How feedback can be used to give people the confidence to take control of their future  
    ~ ABOUT JOE HIRSCH ~
    Joe Hirsch helps organizations design and deliver feedback without fear. He is an internationally recognized expert on leadership and communication, and has earned accolades from Fortune 500 executives to NFL coaches for his forward-thinking approach to improving organizational culture and effectiveness. Joe makes research-based practices more accessible to improve the way people work, learn and lead.
    Joe's work and research has been featured in Harvard Business Review, CNBC, Forbes, Inc., The Wall Street Journal and other major outlets. He's shared his strategies across three continents and has helped more than 10,000 people communicate with impact and experience the joy of feedback.
     
    Joe’s Book Recommendations:
    Crucial Conversations by Joseph Grenny
    Team Genius by Rich Karlgaard
     
    Buy Joe’s Book, The Feedback Fix: Dump the Past, Embrace the Future, and Lead the Way to Change  here
     
    To learn more about Joe Hirsch, visit the links below:
    Podcast: I Wish They Knew  Website: JoeHirsch.me  LinkedIn: Joe Hirsch  YouTube: Joe Hirsch  Twitter: @joeahirsch   
    Subscribe to the Podcast here:
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    Stay Connected with Heather:
    To schedule a call with Heather, click here 
    To follow Heather on Instagram, click here
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    To request a transcript of this episode, email operations@heatherhansenpresents.com
     

    • 32 min
    How to Be A Powerful Patient

    How to Be A Powerful Patient

    As patients, we don’t always recognize the vital role we play in our healthcare. Understanding that our knowledge is power can give us the tools needed to advocate for ourselves. 
     
    ~WE’LL DISCUSS ~
    Why William Osler, the first Physician-in-Chief of Johns Hopkins Hospital, believed that patients were the source of medical knowledge How to use the 3 C’s of an advocate as patients Why you should consider praising the doctors and nurses on your healthcare team  
     
    Subscribe to the Podcast here:
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    Stay Connected with Heather:
    To schedule a call with Heather, click here 
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    To request a transcript of this episode, email operations@heatherhansenpresents.com
     
     
     



     

    • 18 min
    Fotini Iconomopoulos and Saying Less

    Fotini Iconomopoulos and Saying Less

    Fotini Iconomopoulos explains how taking an unconventional approach to negotiation can help us all have better conversations and get what we want out of work and life.
    ~ WE’LL DISCUSS ~
    The power of finding your mental pause button and taking a meditated breath during negotiations  What a BATNA is and why we all need it when entering negotiations in life and work How to use your knowledge as a superpower  
    ~ ABOUT FOTINI ~
    Nicknamed “the negotiator” since childhood, Fotini Iconomopoulos is an expert communicator with a passion for helping organizations and individuals get what they want. She thrives in empowering people to navigate high-stake scenarios, and always leaves her audiences with tangible actions to immediately help them tackle their next challenge.
     
    When she’s not strategizing with clients, Fotini is a sought-after speaker on negotiation, communication, leadership, and conflict management. She’s passionate about helping people, particularly women and disadvantaged groups, develop the confidence to take on whatever challenges come their way. She is also a frequent guest on CBC and CTV, and an instructor of MBA Negotiations at the Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto.
     
    Fotini’s book recommendation: Influence is Your Superpower by Zoe Chance
     
    To learn more about Fotini Iconomopoulos, visit the links below:
    Fotini’s book: Say Less, Get More
    Fotini’s Instagram, click here
    Fotini’s LinkedIn, click here
     
     
    Subscribe to the Podcast here:
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    Stay Connected with Heather:
    To schedule a call with Heather, click here 
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    To request a transcript of this episode, email operations@heatherhansenpresents.com



     
     
     
     

    • 29 min
    My Big Birthday - Celebration, Manifestation, Healthy Aging, Perspective and Wisdom

    My Big Birthday - Celebration, Manifestation, Healthy Aging, Perspective and Wisdom

    In today’s solo episode, I will share why every Labor Day weekend is so special to me and how I am deciding to see my birthday this year. I’m focused on enjoying getting older, strengthening my relationships, and making the most out of the next 50 years.
    ~ WE’LL DISCUSS ~
    -   Why I view my birthday as a new beginning, a second New Year
    -   How we can use the placebo effect to our advantage
    -   Why you should decide what you see and believe
     
    Read the NY Times article on Ellen Langer’s study here 
     
    Subscribe to the Podcast here:
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    Stay Connected with Heather:
    To schedule a call with Heather, click here 
    To follow Heather on Instagram, click here
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    To request a transcript of this episode, email operations@heatherhansenpresents.com



     
     
     

    • 13 min
    The Other Heather Hansen and Unmuted

    The Other Heather Hansen and Unmuted

    Heather Hansen reveals how the only way to conquer challenges in professional communication is to unmute yourself.
    ~ WE’LL DISCUSS ~
    Microcultures, the 3% Rule, and how we’re influenced by the way we organize ourselves Three types of communication – Conscious, Confident, and Connected Why we have an emotional connection with tone of voice (and how Siri helped Heather name one of the chapters in her book)  
    ~ ABOUT HEATHER ~
    Heather Hansen helps top global professionals show up, speak up, and inspire action in a changing world. She is on a mission to empower global voices to contribute to conversations that matter – in business, politics, and life.
     
    Heather fights against micro-inequities related to language and accent in international teams, and helps companies build communication cultures where every voice is heard. She is called upon by some of the world’s largest companies to unmute leaders and teams so they can be more innovative, inclusive, and efficient while adapting to modern challenges. 
    Heather’s latest book, Unmuted, outlines her framework for successful global communication in multinational companies.
    Heather’s Book Recommendation:
    Advocate to Win by Heather Hansen: https://amzn.to/3Kme3M9
    Heather’s Book: Unmuted : https://amzn.to/3APAeqM
     
    To learn more about Heather Hansen, visit the links below:
    Website: https://heatherhansen.com/
    Training Firm: https://globalspeechacademy.com/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hansenheather/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heather.hansen/?hl=en



     
    Subscribe to the Podcast here:
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    Stay Connected with Heather:
    To schedule a call with Heather, click here 
    To follow Heather on Instagram, click here
    To subscribe to Heather’s 3Q newsletter, click here
    To request a transcript of this episode, email operations@heatherhansenpresents.com



     

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
85 Ratings

85 Ratings

Maree L. Artist ,

Heather coaches for a more confident and empowered self!

In this podcast, Heather offers a wealth of knowledge to develop super powers to be our most confident and expansive selves. She does this with evidence backed learnings based on her expertise and experiences as a top trial lawyer in Pennsylvania. Highly recommend to all who want to explore and perfect their ability and power to advocate for themselves!

Kerri Konik ,

Best time spent listening to podcasts

HH has a great system to advocate for ourselves, and win what we want to get from life. She is smart, obviously, and she is generous, relatable, brave and kind. She’s a great resource, speaker and advisor, and she’s a great woman.

NikkiC319 ,

Insightful podcast!

Great advice and intriguing interviews about how to successfully advocate for yourself on a daily basis!

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