This is the podcast for women in pharmaceutical and medical device industry who want to excel in your career but without the stress and overwhelm so you can do more of what you want.. In each episode, veteran medical device sales professional, Certified Life Coach, and career mentor Michelle A. Bourque combines real-life experiences and cognitive tools to teach you how to continue to excel at your career, but without the stress and overwhelm, so you can do more of what you want. It's your time to begin making a change, to create the life you imagine - and your time is now to own your life. www.michellebourquecoaching.com for more info.
Ep 257 Energy Shifts & Evolving Through Change
Join me today for a fun conversation around shifting your energy and the importance of growth for your human evolution.
In This Episode:
Energy shifts and evolving through change. 0:00 Michelle Bourque discusses energy shifts and change, sharing insights from two books and reflecting on recent changes at work. Molly Fletcher: The Energy Clock (Book) Game Changers (Podcast) Brad Stulberg: Master of Change Vacation location: The Otesaga Embracing change and growth in a team. 1:43 Importance of change and growth in a company, and how it can lead to new opportunities. Personal growth and energy management. 3:23 Reframing negative situations as opportunities for growth. Growth and development, finding joy in the process. Resisting change and finding energy drains. 7:10 Bourque suggests questioning self-imposed obligations to identify underlying motivations. Prioritizing energy and productivity. 9:02 Prioritize energy-boosting tasks and delegate/delete/delay less fulfilling ones. Prioritize your energy and embrace change for personal growth.
Click here for full notes and to listen: https://michellebourquecoaching.com/ep-257-energy-sh…h-through-change/
Ep 256 BEST OF REPLAY: Leadership Change & Individual Empowerment with Melynda Benlemih
Today I have the privilege of sharing a recent conversation with Melynda Benlemlih who is a coach, facilitator, speaker, trainer, consultant for organizations and Founder and President of Cognitive Agility LLC.
She has over 20 years of experience in organizational development in the private and federal sectors applying solutions across the workforce development spectrum. She has built programs in higher education, International business, and federal human capital management and shared so many great tips and techniques on leadership change and what you can do to feel more empowered in your role - at any level.
She shared so many great ideas around change management, controlling your life, your time, your habits and how to gain clarity in your life. She has a free resource for you as well so be sure to listen all the way through.
In This Episode:
Change Management The importance of gaining clarity in your life Stakeholder influencer map Human capital management Empowerment at any level in your career The importance of knowing what you control in your life cognitiveagilityllc.com - free guide: https://www.cognitiveagilityllc.com/ClarityCourse Updated full course information: https://www.cognitiveagilityllc.com/open-enrollment Link to full notes and to listen: https://michellebourquecoaching.com/ep-256-best-of-r…dual-empowerment/
Ep 255 The #1 Myth with Self Care
Join me today as I discuss The #1 Myth with Self Care.
Intro to the episode. 0:00 Today's episode is all about the number one myth around self-care, the importance of taking control of one's schedule and increasing energy and reducing stress. The main topic of this episode is self- care. Taking care of yourself is not selfish. 1:24 Taking care of yourself is not selfish. This is a myth that many of us have for a long time. You have permission to do the same for yourself. The myth of taking care of yourself. 3:26 The myth that taking care of oneself means that someone else suffers, or that others will suffer. The importance of getting crystal clear on priorities and building a relationship with yourself. The importance of self-care, including the decisions you make in your life on a daily basis and the choices you are making. The first step in deciding what changes to make. The key to successful self-care. 6:48 Take some time over the next week to pay attention to where you are prioritizing yourself and make small changes that will lead to greater self-care. There is no right or wrong answer. The importance of taking care of yourself. 8:50 Michelle wants to show the younger girls that it is okay to take care of yourself. She wants to inspire others to prioritize their own well-being as well. Michelle offers a six week coaching program that includes weekly content, email accountability coaching and personalized email coaching. www.michellebourquecoaching.com/confidence Link to full notes: https://michellebourquecoaching.com/ep-255-the-1-myth-with-self-care/
Ep 254 Mastering Self Leadership Through Emotional Intelligence
Join me today as I discuss Mastering Self Leadership Through Emotional Intelligence.
I am sharing a couple of recent examples in my professional and personal life where the importance of mind management was never more evident.
The tools I am sharing will help you feel less stressed, more at peace and able to control your energy in a way that allows you to create the life you want.
In This Episode:
Recent work meetings and allowing others to be wrong about you Family matters The importance of giving equal air time to your thinking Managing your energy - BYOE Neuroplasticity and creating new mind shifts for greater success No cost consult call - www.michellebourquecoaching.com/connect Click here for full notes: https://michellebourquecoaching.com/ep-254-mastering…nal-intelligence/
BEST OF REPLAY Conversation with Leadership Coach and Author Tracy Bianco
In this episode I am sharing a best of replay from a conversation with Tracy Bianco.
Tracy is a leadership coach, team development specialist, speaker, and founder of Tracy Bianco Coaching & Consulting. She has more than 30 years of experience in training, coaching, developing, and leading strong teams. She helps leaders and their teams stop hating Mondays so productivity increases, conflict decreases, and workplace harmony is the norm.
We discussed her book The Checklist Life: Breaking Free From a Life of Obligations and how important it is for you to be able to create the life you want to live based on your greatest desires - not those prescribed to you as "shoulds" through society's lens.
The plan you have for your life Life not going as planned Finding joy in your life Changing the masterpiece of your life DISC assessment The importance of celebrating you Leadership Lab: CLICK HERE Confidence program: CHECK OUT Link to full notes and to listen: https://michellebourquecoaching.com/ep-253-best-of-r…hor-tracy-bianco/
BEST OF: A Conversation with Motivational Speaker and Author Patrick Sweeney
Episode Notes: Join me today as I share a "best of" replay from a conversation with motivational speaker and author Patrick Sweeney.
Patrick is the author of Fear As Fuel and This book has so many of the concepts we talk about here – but with an extra layer of Neuroscience.
I could’ve talked to him all night – I find it so fascinating, and I hope you do as well.
IN THIS EPISODE:
Two Wars of Decisions to make Fear vs opportunity Free energy Taking responsibility for your life Using Fear as fuel Blame and judgement Curiosity Patrick Sweeney Contact info:
Link to full notes: https://michellebourquecoaching.com/ep-252-best-of-i…-patrick-sweeney/
Conversations with Money Mindset Coach Natasha Tekeste
This was a powerful episode! So many valuable insights about the emotions attached to money and how to manage your mind. This is a must listen for anyone struggling with a scarcity mindset!
Exactly what I need!
Having found myself in the throws of entrepreneurship in my forties and having no idea how to manage all the demands of work and family, Michelle is giving me back my time and most importantly my sanity. Thank you Michelle!
Dry It Up
If you want to cut back on your drinking but you are not ready to cut it out completely, Michelle has a fantastic approach to help you out. Great work, keep it coming!