There's a new wave of leaders on the horizon! Everyday, amazing women, who know there's something more - and who go after it. Women who are ready to contribute in new and different ways, making a difference right where they are. Welcome to Intentional Optimists Podcast - the podcast for Unconventional Leaders. Join host, Andrea Johnson - Certified Life Coach and DISC Consultant - each week for actionable tips and advice on how to grow, step up, make a difference and yes - LEAD! You’ll meet inspiring women who are making a difference in their local community, each leading in unconventional and creative ways. Discover how to use your unique interests and skills in your community - to help you become a role model, encouraging, empowering and mentoring other women to do the same. Because here’s the thing - YOU are the answer. YOU are the future of leadership, and the role models for future generations. To learn more about Andrea Johnson and Intentional Optimism, visit www.theintentionaloptimist.com, or join the Intentional Optimists Facebook Group, a global community of women helping women.
15. Homeless to Harvard - with Gwen Cassady
Gwen Cassady has had a global footprint in 64 countries, on all 7 continents, and has a passion for fighting homelessness in all of them. With degrees in Economics and Education from the University of Virginia, she is currently working toward her...
14. The Pursuit of Wisdom
In today’s episode we look at what it means to pursue WisdomIntentional Optimism - a refresher Optimistic - hopeful, positive, proactivePresent - having a sense of wonder, generous, kind/openCourageous - lead, adventure, resilientEnergetic -...
13. Fashion with a Purpose, with Tenzi Chacha
Tenzi Chacha is the founder of the women’s empowerment program, Sewing Empowers Women (SEW), based in East Africa. She has leveraged her gift and talents in the area of fashion design and production, teaching women how to sew women’s clothing and...
12. People Maximizer - Kristin Sherry
Kristin A. Sherry is a globally recognized career expert, winner of the 2020 Career Innovator Award by Career Directors International, and creator of the YouMap career profile, which uncovers the Four Pillars of Career Fit in teens and adults, and...
11. DISC Between Friends - with Kim Pate
Episode 10 provided you with an overview of DISC, all the basics and general information. Today Andrea sits down with her best friend and podcast editor/producer, Kim Pate, to chat about how DISC has shown up in their long relationship, their families...
10. DISC - What I Love (The Basics)
In today’s episode I finally get to share what I love about DISC, why I use it, and how it can help you learn about yourself and better relate to others! We’ll take a quick look at the strengths of each style and point out some tips on how to improve...
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Andrea applies real life experience with defining various types energy ! Love how creativity is broadly defined and applied to building or draining energy! Thanks for digging deep into this subject of joy and generating energy! Thanks for sharing!
Andrea is a bright light of optimism that shines throughtout her show. She's an inspiration!
I really enjoy Andrea energy and her direct and friendly approach to personal leadership. So much gems you drop and more to share I am sure. I am hooked and exciting !