51 min

Ep. 29: Elena Chen, Permission to Create Self-Worth Permission to Become

    • Self-Improvement

In this episode, I invited Elena Chen onto the podcast. 

Elena is a lead product manager for Google Play Points Rewards, the loyalty program of Google Play, a multi-billion dollar marketplace. Outside of work, she is passionate about sharing her learnings about PM leadership and people empowerment with a broader audience. She is an ICF-certified leadership coach and a Youtuber. Prior to Google, she was an investment banker at J.P. Morgan and Credit Suisse. She holds an MBA and a Master of Education degree from Stanford University.

I loved Elena's radical honesty, humility and self-awareness that transpired through this episode, as we chatted about her "typical Chinese upbringing", working in the finance world and finding herself not happy nor fulfilled, going on the soul-searching journey that eventually led her to Stanford GSB, starting a coaching business, and being a Product Manager at Google. More importantly, we talked about her inner journey of wrestling with her tension between her need for safety and spaciousness and balancing her analytical, problem-solving nature with her empathy and creativity. Finally, Elena shared with us her secret to building self-worth that completely changed her life. 

Links: 


Youtube Channel: All You Can Lead
Website: https://elenachen.co/

This podcast episode is sponsored by

Audible: Go to https://www.audibletrial.com/permissiontobecome to get 1 month free trial!

Follow this podcast on Instagram @permissiontobecome for the latest updates! Also, if you love this podcast, I'd love for you to leave a comment or review on Apple Podcast. I'd love to hear from you!


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In this episode, I invited Elena Chen onto the podcast. 

Elena is a lead product manager for Google Play Points Rewards, the loyalty program of Google Play, a multi-billion dollar marketplace. Outside of work, she is passionate about sharing her learnings about PM leadership and people empowerment with a broader audience. She is an ICF-certified leadership coach and a Youtuber. Prior to Google, she was an investment banker at J.P. Morgan and Credit Suisse. She holds an MBA and a Master of Education degree from Stanford University.

I loved Elena's radical honesty, humility and self-awareness that transpired through this episode, as we chatted about her "typical Chinese upbringing", working in the finance world and finding herself not happy nor fulfilled, going on the soul-searching journey that eventually led her to Stanford GSB, starting a coaching business, and being a Product Manager at Google. More importantly, we talked about her inner journey of wrestling with her tension between her need for safety and spaciousness and balancing her analytical, problem-solving nature with her empathy and creativity. Finally, Elena shared with us her secret to building self-worth that completely changed her life. 

Links: 


Youtube Channel: All You Can Lead
Website: https://elenachen.co/

This podcast episode is sponsored by

Audible: Go to https://www.audibletrial.com/permissiontobecome to get 1 month free trial!

Follow this podcast on Instagram @permissiontobecome for the latest updates! Also, if you love this podcast, I'd love for you to leave a comment or review on Apple Podcast. I'd love to hear from you!


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This episode is sponsored by
· Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

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Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/permissiontobecome/message

51 min