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This is THE podcast that helps women advance toward economic, social and political achievement. This podcast is here to inspire you, so you’ll take the necessary steps to advance your career to the next level. Hosted by Betty Collins, CPA, and Director at Brady Ware and Company. Betty also serves as the Committee Chair for Empowering Women, and Director of the Brady Ware Women Initiative. Each episode is presented by Brady Ware and Company, committed to empowering women to go their distance in the workplace and at home.

Inspiring Women with Betty Collins Betty Collins, CPA

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This is THE podcast that helps women advance toward economic, social and political achievement. This podcast is here to inspire you, so you’ll take the necessary steps to advance your career to the next level. Hosted by Betty Collins, CPA, and Director at Brady Ware and Company. Betty also serves as the Committee Chair for Empowering Women, and Director of the Brady Ware Women Initiative. Each episode is presented by Brady Ware and Company, committed to empowering women to go their distance in the workplace and at home.

    What Does It Take To Be An Inspiring Woman Leader?

    What Does It Take To Be An Inspiring Woman Leader?

    For me, an inspiring woman is simply a woman who can fill somebody with the desire or urge to do something worthwhile.



    It's someone who lives their life every day, based on the core of what she believes. And it influences me to be open, and maybe even change.



    So, it's someone who creates a better world. They have to live their lives on their terms. There's something very motivating about that.



    We're all inspired differently, so take some time to think about it. How can you inspire?



    I need to have others around me, who are better, and have different insights, so I can be better. I challenge you to dig deep and realize that you have a role to play in that.



    You need to figure it out, and then do it.



    Become that inspiring woman leader.  I assure you that someone needs to see it and be influenced by you. And by the way, you might already be influencing other women and you don't even know it.



    With me on this episode is Lori Kaiser. She is a chief executive, corporate leader, visionary, and business strategist with a proven track record in assessing risk and creating solutions for Fortune 500 Company C-Level Executives and Boards.



    As CEO of Kaiser Consulting, Lori provides clients’ value-based services that allow organizations to navigate transitions and successfully execute critical projects.



    Women need to take more risk and be braver in career decisions. Lori gives us insight on that. Her passion about this subject shines throughout the episode.



    Her advice to women on how to become an inspired leader. Ask yourself what is YOUR version of success.  Be bold, take risks.  Be a lifelong learner.  And last, but not least, connect with interesting people.



    Mentioned in the podcast was Shonda Rhymes and her book Year of Yes.



    How Women Rise by Sally Helgesen and Marshall Goldsmith.



    And the podcast How I Built This.



    This is THE podcast that advances women toward economic, social and political achievement. Hosted by Betty Collins, CPA, and Director at Brady Ware and Company. Betty also serves as the Committee Chair for Empowering Women, and Director of the Brady Ware Women Initiative. Each episode is presented by Brady Ware and Company, committed to empowering women to go their distance in the workplace and at home.







    For more information, go to the Resources page at Brady Ware and Company.







    Remember to follow this podcast on Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts.  And forward our podcast along to other Inspiring Women in your life.

    • 22 min
    Preview – What Does It Take to Be An Inspiring Woman Leader?

    Preview – What Does It Take to Be An Inspiring Woman Leader?

    We're all inspired differently, so take some time to think about it. How can you inspire?



    This is THE podcast that advances women toward economic, social and political achievement. Hosted by Betty Collins, CPA, and Director at Brady Ware and Company. Betty also serves as the Committee Chair for Empowering Women, and Director of the Brady Ware Women Initiative. Each episode is presented by Brady Ware and Company, committed to empowering women to go their distance in the workplace and at home.











    For more information, go to the Resources page at Brady Ware and Company.











    Remember to follow this podcast on Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts.  And forward our podcast along to other Inspiring Women in your life.

    • 1 min
    Powerful Partnerships And Networks For Women Leaders

    Powerful Partnerships And Networks For Women Leaders

    The underlying issue of this topic is that partnering means that you are not alone while trying to build your career, your business.



    My greatest times, professionally and personally, have been when I started these powerful partnerships and networks for women. It continues to play a major role in my life as a leader.



    I wish I knew this when I was 20 something, even in my 30s. But I didn't really get it until I was in my late 40s.



    No matter what age you are, or at any point you are in your professional career, it's really key to have powerful partnerships and networks.



    And by the way, it's not just a professional thing. This continues to be so huge for me personally.  Be open to making sure you're establishing these types of relationships.



    Less is better with relationships, because they've got to be correct for you. They need to be strategic, lining up with your why.



    I'm not talking about connecting with big names people. I'm talking about people who have similar goals and ethics as you. And they get out there, and they influence.



    Never underestimate the power of those partnerships. It takes work and commitment. You'll need to be consistent and persistent to build these relationships. But the dividends are huge in your personal and professional development and impact.



    With me on the episode is Mary McCarthy, Co-founder and President of the Women's Small Business Accelerator.



    The Women's Small Business Accelerator (WSBA) is a non-profit accelerator founded by successful women business owners for women business owners. They provide education, peer support, mentoring, and accountability to help women on their entrepreneurial journey - to start and grow their own businesses.



    I am also joined by Michelle Casper, President of NAWBO Columbus.



    Established in 1996, NAWBO Columbus has a longstanding history in the greater Columbus area. They are currently the largest chapter in the nation and pride ourselves in elevating women business owners through connections, advocacy, and mentorship.



    And last, but not least, I am honored to have Rachel Winder from the Ohio Women's Coalition on this episode.



    The Ohio Women’s Coalition is a diverse, non-partisan alliance of women in business, women leaders, women business owners, and men that support the mission across Ohio who are coming together to improve the economic position for all women in our state.



    The OWC was created to amplify the voice of women in Ohio and to help draw attention to the unique challenges that women encounter, especially underserved women of color and women who live in underserved areas of the state, to gain access to economic opportunities in order to achieve financial stability and prosperity.



    These three women are willing to give, with a blind eye to how it helps them.



    This is THE podcast that advances women toward economic, social and political achievement. Hosted by Betty Collins, CPA, and Director at Brady Ware and Company. Betty also serves as the Committee Chair for Empowering Women, and Director of the Brady Ware Women Initiative. Each episode is presented by Brady Ware and Company, committed to empowering women to go their distance in the workplace and at home.







    For more information, go to the a href="http://www.bradyware.

    • 36 min
    Preview – Powerful Partnerships And Networks For Women Leaders

    Preview – Powerful Partnerships And Networks For Women Leaders

    No matter what age you are, or at any point you are in your professional career, it's really key to have powerful partnerships and networks.



    This is THE podcast that advances women toward economic, social and political achievement. Hosted by Betty Collins, CPA, and Director at Brady Ware and Company. Betty also serves as the Committee Chair for Empowering Women, and Director of the Brady Ware Women Initiative. Each episode is presented by Brady Ware and Company, committed to empowering women to go their distance in the workplace and at home.







    For more information, go to the Resources page at Brady Ware and Company.







    Remember to follow this podcast on Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts.  And forward our podcast along to other Inspiring Women in your life.

    • 2 min
    Developing Resilience

    Developing Resilience

    I speak with Farideh R. Bagne, Ph.D.,JD. She's one of the most brilliant, successful and hardworking people that I've ever met. She has an amazing story, with some great insight on resilience. And she's built this really cool bridge at Magnolia by the Lakes, the gold standard of senior living, a luxury Independent and Assisted Senior Village on the shores of Cass Lake, overlooking Sylvan Lakes in Oakland County Michigan. I think you're going to want to hear about the story about this for sure.

    As Dr. Bagne states...

    You know that thing when you look challenge in the eye and you don't blink and you even have a smile on your face. That's what we're going to talk about. So don't miss out. My advice to you again is, number one, belief in yourself and do not have a defeatist attitude. Always remember that race, national origin, gender had nothing to do with business, science, medicine or whatever endeavor you are planning to do. It is not what others think of you. It is what you think of yourself. And with that attitude, believe that you should have that axiom of your life that truly everything happens for the best. And at the moment that disaster happens. You don't know what the best is, but believe that somehow it will be and will become one of the best events of your life unless you follow these three acts and you'll really become successful throughout your life.

     

    Coming up on July 30th is the 7th annual Brady Ware Women's Leadership Conference.  Each year, 100% of the proceeds go to support women initiatives through non profit organizations within Ohio. This year our supporting non profits are the Better Business Bureau and the Women's Small Business Accelerator.

    Many months ago when we began planning for this year's conference, we felt it best to err on the side of safety, so this year's conference will be held virtually. While this may not be the most ideal situation, it does allow for us to offer participants speakers that are nationally recognized as well as locally recognized women leaders.

     

    We're excited to be able to present keynote speaker, Peggy Klaus, author of 'Brag! How to toot your own horn without blowing it'. We'll start the morning with a lively discussion with a panel of women business owners and leaders.

    And to add to the excitement of the day, you'll be able to network, visit exhibitor tables and win wonderful prizes throughout the day!

     

    I would like to personally invite you to join us on July 30th. Just go to Columbus Women's Leadership dot com and complete a simple form. We'll do all the rest!

     

    Don't miss this opportunity to expand your knowledge! Register now!  ColumbusWomen's Leadership dot com

    Hope to see you there!

     

    This is THE podcast that advances women toward economic, social and political achievement. Hosted by Betty Collins, CPA, and Director at Brady Ware and Company. Betty also serves as the Committee Chair for Empowering Women, and Director of the Brady Ware Women Initiative. Each episode is presented by Brady Ware and Company, committed to empowering women to go their distance in the workplace and at home.







    For more information, go to the Resources page at Brady Ware and Company.







    Remember to follow this podcast on Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts.  And forward our podcast along to other Inspiring Women in your life.

    • 36 min
    Preview – Developing Resilience

    Preview – Developing Resilience

    Coming up in the next episode of Inspiring Women, I speak with Farideh R. Bagne, Ph.D.,JD.

    She's one of the most brilliant, successful and hardworking people that I've ever met. She has an amazing story, with some great insight on resilience. And she's built this really cool bridge at Magnolia by the Lakes, the gold standard of senior living, a luxury Independent and Assisted Senior Village on the shores of Cass Lake overlooking Sylvan Lakes in Oakland County Michigan. I think you're going to want to hear about the story about this for sure. 

    As Dr. Bagne states...



    You know that thing when you look challenge in the eye and you don't blink and you even have a smile on your face. That's what we're going to talk about. So don't miss out. My advice to you again is, number one, belief in yourself and do not have a defeatist attitude. Always remember that race, national origin, gender had nothing to do with business, science, medicine or whatever endeavor you are planning to do. It is not what others think of you. It is what you think of yourself. And with that attitude, believe that you should have that axiom of your life that truly everything happens for the best. And at the moment that disaster happens. You don't know what the best is, but believe that somehow it will be and will become one of the best events of your life unless you follow these three acts and you'll really become successful throughout your life.



     

    Coming up on July 30th is the 7th annual Brady Ware Women's Leadership Conference.  Each year, 100% of the proceeds go to support women initiatives through non profit organizations within Ohio. This year our supporting non profits are the Better Business Bureau and the Women's Small Business Accelerator.

    Many months ago when we began planning for this year's conference, we felt it best to err on the side of safety, so this year's conference will be held virtually. While this may not be the most ideal situation, it does allow for us to offer participants speakers that are nationally recognized as well as locally recognized women leaders.

     

    We're excited to be able to present keynote speaker, Peggy Klaus, author of 'Brag! How to toot your own horn without blowing it'. We'll start the morning with a lively discussion with a panel of women business owners and leaders.

    And to add to the excitement of the day, you'll be able to network, visit exhibitor tables and win wonderful prizes throughout the day!

     

    I would like to personally invite you to join us on July 30th. Just go to Columbus Women's Leadership dot com and complete a simple form. We'll do all the rest!

     

    Don't miss this opportunity to expand your knowledge! Register now!  ColumbusWomen's Leadership dot com

    Hope to see you there!

     

    This is THE podcast that advances women toward economic, social and political achievement. Hosted by Betty Collins, CPA, and Director at Brady Ware and Company. Betty also serves as the Committee Chair for Empowering Women, and Director of the Brady Ware Women Initiative. Each episode is presented by Brady Ware and Company, committed to empowering women to go their distance in the workplace and at home.







    For more information, go to the Resources page at Brady Ware and Company.







    Remember to follow this podcast on Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts.  And forward our podcast along to other Inspiring Women in your life.

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