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Looking for a better way to practice law? Tired of the traditional, competitive, soul-sucking fight mode? If so, this show is for you. Whether you’re a seasoned or novice attorney, For Lawyers Only: Practicing with Purpose will help you up-level your game, rekindle your passion for the law and move to practice with more heart and higher purpose.
Your host, award-winning author, and TEDx speaker, Cindy Watson, interviews, top attorneys and other experts about the innate power of persuasion and other tips & tools to get what you want in business and in life. 
As a world-class empowerment coach, she has a proven track record of motivating people to rediscover their purpose and become the best version of themselves. Cindy is the founder of Women On Purpose and the creator of the Art of Feminine Negotiation™ and HERsuasion™ programs. She’s also the founder and managing partner of Watson Labour Lawyers, as an attorney specializing in social justice law for 30 years.

Practicing with Purpose: For Lawyers Only Cindy Watson

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Looking for a better way to practice law? Tired of the traditional, competitive, soul-sucking fight mode? If so, this show is for you. Whether you’re a seasoned or novice attorney, For Lawyers Only: Practicing with Purpose will help you up-level your game, rekindle your passion for the law and move to practice with more heart and higher purpose.
Your host, award-winning author, and TEDx speaker, Cindy Watson, interviews, top attorneys and other experts about the innate power of persuasion and other tips & tools to get what you want in business and in life. 
As a world-class empowerment coach, she has a proven track record of motivating people to rediscover their purpose and become the best version of themselves. Cindy is the founder of Women On Purpose and the creator of the Art of Feminine Negotiation™ and HERsuasion™ programs. She’s also the founder and managing partner of Watson Labour Lawyers, as an attorney specializing in social justice law for 30 years.

    Ep. 61: Negotiating Retirement For Yourself and For Employees

    Ep. 61: Negotiating Retirement For Yourself and For Employees

    In today's rapidly evolving financial landscape, negotiating retirement has become more crucial than ever. Whether you're planning for your own future or helping employees secure theirs, understanding the intricacies of retirement planning is essential. 
     
    Join your host, Cindy Watson, as she explores strategies and insights on "Negotiating Retirement For Yourself and For Employees," with Courtenay Shipley, shedding light on how to navigate this critical aspect of financial well-being with expert guidance.
     
    Courtenay Shipley, the founder and Chief Planologist of Retirement Planology. With a wealth of experience in corporate-sponsored retirement plans, Courtenay has conducted over 10,000 educational meetings and holds prestigious designations such as Accredited Investment Fiduciary™, Chartered Retirement Plan Specialist, Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor, and Certified Exit Planning Advisor. As the president of the Retirement Advisor Council and a recipient of numerous accolades including Top Women Advisor, NAPA Young Gun, and FT Top 401 Advisor, Courtenay brings unparalleled expertise to our discussion today.
     
    In this episode, you'll discover:
     
    Why does retirement planning matter?
    What are some of the key components that should be considered when creating retirement plans?
    What is being offered out on the market today?
    The significance of retirement plans being culturally competent.
    What are the benefits and why do we need them?
    What are some of the biggest pain points that we’re seeing out today?
    And many more!
     
    Learn more about Courtenay Shipley:
     
    Website: www.retirementplanology.com
    Social links:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/cshipley
    https://www.linkedin.com/company/retirement-planology-inc
     
    If you’re looking to up-level your negotiation skills, I have everything from online to group to my signature one-on-one mastermind & VIP experiences available to help you better leverage your innate power to get more of what you want and deserve in life.



    Check out our website at www.practicingwithpurpose.org if that sounds interesting to you.



    Get Cindy’s book here:



    Amazon
     
    https://www.amazon.com/Art-Feminine-Negotiation-Boardroom-Bedroom-ebook/dp/B0B8KPCYZP?inf_contact_key=94d07c699eea186d2adfbddfef6fb9e2&inf_contact_key=013613337189d4d12be8d2bca3c26821680f8914173f9191b1c0223e68310bb1



    EBook
     
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    CONNECT WITH CINDY:
    Website: www.womenonpurpose.ca
    Website: www.practicingwithpurpose.org
    Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/womenonpurposecommunity/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/womenonpurposecoaching/
    LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/thecindywatson
    Show: https://www.womenonpurpose.ca/media/podcast-2/
    X(Twitter):  https://twitter.com/womenonpurpose1
    YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/@hersuasion
    Email:  cindy@womenonpurpose.ca
     

    • 33 min
    Ep. 60: Negotiating How to Thrive in Business While Balancing Parenthood

    Ep. 60: Negotiating How to Thrive in Business While Balancing Parenthood

    Parenthood and entrepreneurship: two distinct journeys that often intersect, presenting a unique set of challenges and opportunities. In today's fast-paced world, where the demands of business compete with the joys of raising a family, finding equilibrium can feel like an elusive pursuit. However, for many, including Danielle Hendon, founder of Four Corners CFO, this intersection is not a barrier but a canvas for innovation and success.
     
    As we embark on a journey into the realms of parenthood and business, we explore the art of negotiation—balancing the responsibilities of nurturing a family while pursuing entrepreneurial dreams. Join your host, Cindy Watson, as she uncovers, through the lens of Danielle's experience and expertise, insights, strategies, and inspirations for those navigating this dynamic landscape. Join us as we explore “Negotiating How to Thrive in Business While Balancing Parenthood."  Let’s delve into the heart of this conversation, where thriving in both spheres becomes not just a possibility but a tangible reality.



    Throughout this episode, we'll discover...
     
    The meaning of success
    Mindset hacks or ideas for entrepreneurs to show up more powerfully and get more of what they want out of life.
    Finding the balance
    How to recession proof your business
    What are some simple things we can do to make sure that we keep our businesses financially healthy?
    The six part framework
    Tips and strategies for profit distribution
    The family first principle
     
    Learn more about Danielle:
     
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/danielle-hendon/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/4cornerscfo/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/4CornersCFO
    Website: https://4cornerscfo.com/
     
    Grab your free book here!
    https://4cornerscfo.com/cindywatson/



    If you’re looking to up-level your negotiation skills, I have everything from online to group to my signature one-on-one mastermind & VIP experiences available to help you better leverage your innate power to get more of what you want and deserve in life.



    Check out our website at www.practicingwithpurpose.org if that sounds interesting to you.



    Get Cindy’s book here:



    Amazon
     
    https://www.amazon.com/Art-Feminine-Negotiation-Boardroom-Bedroom-ebook/dp/B0B8KPCYZP?inf_contact_key=94d07c699eea186d2adfbddfef6fb9e2&inf_contact_key=013613337189d4d12be8d2bca3c26821680f8914173f9191b1c0223e68310bb1



    EBook
     
    https://www.amazon.com/Art-Feminine-Negotiation-Boardroom-Bedroom-ebook/dp/B0B8KPCYZP?inf_contact_key=94d07c699eea186d2adfbddfef6fb9e2&inf_contact_key=013613337189d4d12be8d2bca3c26821680f8914173f9191b1c0223e68310bb1



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    CONNECT WITH CINDY:
    Website: www.womenonpurpose.ca
    Website: www.practicingwithpurpose.org
    Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/womenonpurposecommunity/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/womenonpurposecoaching/
    LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/thecindywatson
    Show: https://www.womenonpurpose.ca/media/podcast-2/
    X(Twitter):  https://twitter.com/womenonpurpose1
    YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/@hersuasion
    Email:  cindy@womenonpurpose.ca
     

    • 35 min
    Ep. 59: Negotiating With Your Body

    Ep. 59: Negotiating With Your Body

    In today's fast-paced world, our bodies often bear the brunt of our ambitions. From relentless work schedules to strenuous physical activities, the demands we place on ourselves can leave us feeling worn out, injured, or in chronic pain. But what if there was a way to negotiate with our bodies, to find a balance between pushing ourselves to the limit and maintaining our health and well-being?
     
    Join your host, Cindy Watson, as we embark on a journey into the realm of "Negotiating With Your Body," where expert physiotherapist and kinesiologist Joe Hippensteel reveals the secrets to unlocking peak performance while safeguarding our body's longevity.
     
    Joe's illustrious background as an All-American track and field athlete from California State University, coupled with his extensive experience training Navy SEALs, professional athletes, and non-athletes alike, positions him as a true authority in the field. With a focus on achieving optimal performance and living pain- and injury-free, Joe brings a wealth of knowledge and insight to the table. Join us as Cindy and Joe explore the intricate relationship between mind, body, and peak performance.
     
    In this episode, you will learn:
     
    How to negotiate with your mental health for optimal well being
    The importance of negotiating with our bodies, why is this something we ought to make a priority?
    The bodies range of motion and flexibilities
    Why adults starts experiencing pain and injury with their body
    How do we start negotiating with our bodies so that we can hit that fountain of youth?
    What is the Joe Hippensteel method?
    Four basic building blocks for the lower body and two for the upper body
    And many more!
     
    Learn more about Joe:
     
    Website: https://www.ultimatehumanperformance.com/
    Book: The Joe Hippensteel Method
     
    If you’re looking to up-level your negotiation skills, I have everything from online to group to my signature one-on-one mastermind & VIP experiences available to help you better leverage your innate power to get more of what you want and deserve in life.



    Check out our website at www.practicingwithpurpose.org if that sounds interesting to you.



    Get Cindy’s book here:



    Amazon
     
    https://www.amazon.com/Art-Feminine-Negotiation-Boardroom-Bedroom-ebook/dp/B0B8KPCYZP?inf_contact_key=94d07c699eea186d2adfbddfef6fb9e2&inf_contact_key=013613337189d4d12be8d2bca3c26821680f8914173f9191b1c0223e68310bb1



    EBook
     
    https://www.amazon.com/Art-Feminine-Negotiation-Boardroom-Bedroom-ebook/dp/B0B8KPCYZP?inf_contact_key=94d07c699eea186d2adfbddfef6fb9e2&inf_contact_key=013613337189d4d12be8d2bca3c26821680f8914173f9191b1c0223e68310bb1



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    CONNECT WITH CINDY:
    Website: www.womenonpurpose.ca
    Website: www.practicingwithpurpose.org
    Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/womenonpurposecommunity/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/womenonpurposecoaching/
    LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/thecindywatson
    Show: https://www.womenonpurpose.ca/media/podcast-2/
    X(Twitter):  https://twitter.com/womenonpurpose1
    YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/@hersuasion
    Email:  cindy@womenonpurpose.ca
     

    • 36 min
    Ep. 58: Negotiating As The Lead Press Officer For The White House

    Ep. 58: Negotiating As The Lead Press Officer For The White House

    Navigating the intricate world of political communication demands a unique blend of skill, resilience, and diplomacy. As the lead press officer for the White House, one must master the art of negotiation amidst the intense scrutiny of the media and public opinion. Charlynne Boddie, with her multifaceted career spanning media, ministry, and government service, brings a wealth of experience to this demanding role.
     
    In this discussion, your host Cindy Watson will have the opportunity to interview Charlynne Boddie. a remarkable individual with a diverse background spanning ministry, media, and government service. Charlynne is not only an ordained minister with a prophetic edge but also a seasoned media professional, Hollywood producer, author, and international life coach. Her career has seen her serve as a corporate, police, and military chaplain in both the US and Europe. Notably, she's held prestigious roles such as lead press officer for the White House and ambassador for Israel. Charlynne's recent appointment as a Pentagon instructor adds to her impressive resume, which includes pivotal work during national disasters under both the Clinton and Bush administrations. 
     
    Join us as we delve into Charlynne's experiences and insights on negotiating as the lead press officer for the White House.
     
    Key takeaways:
     
    How to show up as the sole woman in a male-dominated environment?
    How to deal with people  with more power
    How to negotiate across different colors, religious beliefs, and socio-economic backgrounds
    Tips on how to be calm in different situations
    How to negotiate in a political spectrum
    Negotiating and navigating a highly charged political climate?
    The key skills to make a good negotiator
    And many more!
     
    Learn more about Charlynne, checkout her website:
    https://www.charlynne.com/
     
    If you’re looking to up-level your negotiation skills, I have everything from online to group to my signature one-on-one mastermind & VIP experiences available to help you better leverage your innate power to get more of what you want and deserve in life.



    Check out our website at www.practicingwithpurpose.org if that sounds interesting to you.



    Get Cindy’s book here:



    Amazon
     
    https://www.amazon.com/Art-Feminine-Negotiation-Boardroom-Bedroom-ebook/dp/B0B8KPCYZP?inf_contact_key=94d07c699eea186d2adfbddfef6fb9e2&inf_contact_key=013613337189d4d12be8d2bca3c26821680f8914173f9191b1c0223e68310bb1



    EBook
     
    https://www.amazon.com/Art-Feminine-Negotiation-Boardroom-Bedroom-ebook/dp/B0B8KPCYZP?inf_contact_key=94d07c699eea186d2adfbddfef6fb9e2&inf_contact_key=013613337189d4d12be8d2bca3c26821680f8914173f9191b1c0223e68310bb1



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    https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-art-of-feminine-negotiation-cindy-watson/1141499614?ean=9781631959776
     
    CONNECT WITH CINDY:
    Website: www.womenonpurpose.ca
    Website: www.practicingwithpurpose.org
    Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/womenonpurposecommunity/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/womenonpurposecoaching/
    LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/thecindywatson
    Show: https://www.womenonpurpose.ca/media/podcast-2/
    X(Twitter):  https://twitter.com/womenonpurpose1
    YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/@hersuasion
    Email:  cindy@womenonpurpose.ca
     

    • 34 min
    Ep. 57: How Law Firms Can Benefit From Podcasting

    Ep. 57: How Law Firms Can Benefit From Podcasting

    In a rapidly evolving digital landscape, law firms are constantly seeking innovative ways to connect with clients and establish their expertise. In this episode, we explore how podcasting has emerged as a game-changing tool for legal professionals. From enhancing client engagement to showcasing thought leadership, podcasting offers law firms a unique platform to amplify their brand and reach new audiences. 
     
    In this exclusive interview, Cindy Watson sits down with Traci DeForge, a trailblazer in the world of podcasting and CEO of Produce Your Podcast. With a career spanning over three decades in Broadcast Media, Executive Management, and Fortune 500 Business Consulting, Traci brings a wealth of expertise to the table. As the founder of Produce Your Podcast, she has revolutionized how businesses incorporate podcasting into their digital marketing strategy. From startups to Fortune 500 giants like Google and Hilton, Traci's business development insights drive innovation in the industry. Renowned internationally, she has created the Podcast Management Academy and co-founded the Podcast Professionals Association. With her own successful podcasts under her belt and numerous accolades from major media outlets, Traci is at the forefront of the podcasting revolution. Join Cindy and Traci as they delve into "How Law Firms Can Benefit From Podcasting," uncovering invaluable insights for leveraging this powerful medium in the legal industry.
     
    In this episode, you will learn:
     
    How can law firms benefit from podcasting?
    How can podcasts be a tool for growth in terms of lead generation or improving those conversion rates?
    What are some of the ways you can monetize podcasts?
    What is involved in launching and producing a show?
    How to encourage listeners to define success.
    And many more!
     
    Learn more about Traci!
     
    Website: https://produceyourpodcast.com/
     
    Social links:
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tracilongdeforge/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/produceyourpodcast/
    Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/tracideforge
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@produceyourpodcast




    If you’re looking to up-level your negotiation skills, I have everything from online to group to my signature one-on-one mastermind & VIP experiences available to help you better leverage your innate power to get more of what you want and deserve in life.



    Check out our website at www.practicingwithpurpose.org if that sounds interesting to you.



    Get Cindy’s book here:



    Amazon
     
    https://www.amazon.com/Art-Feminine-Negotiation-Boardroom-Bedroom-ebook/dp/B0B8KPCYZP?inf_contact_key=94d07c699eea186d2adfbddfef6fb9e2&inf_contact_key=013613337189d4d12be8d2bca3c26821680f8914173f9191b1c0223e68310bb1



    EBook
     
    https://www.amazon.com/Art-Feminine-Negotiation-Boardroom-Bedroom-ebook/dp/B0B8KPCYZP?inf_contact_key=94d07c699eea186d2adfbddfef6fb9e2&inf_contact_key=013613337189d4d12be8d2bca3c26821680f8914173f9191b1c0223e68310bb1



    Barnes and Noble
     
    https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-art-of-feminine-negotiation-cindy-watson/1141499614?ean=9781631959776




    CONNECT WITH CINDY:
    Website: www.womenonpurpose.ca
    Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/womenonpurposecommunity/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/womenonpurposecoaching/
    LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/thecindywatson
    Show: https://www.womenonpurpose.ca/media/podcast-2/
    X(Twitter):  https://twitter.com/womenonpurpose1
    YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/@hersuasion
    Email:  cindy@womenonpurpose.ca
     

    • 31 min
    Ep. 56: How to Negotiate Power and Presence as a Petite Woman

    Ep. 56: How to Negotiate Power and Presence as a Petite Woman

    In a world where stature often equates to power, petite women face unique challenges in asserting their presence and negotiating with confidence. 
     
    Join your host, Cindy Watson, as we explore how to navigate these obstacles and cultivate authority through strategic style choices with Angela Foster, a seasoned expert in empowering petite professionals to command the room with poise and influence. Cindy and Angela will be talking about “How to Negotiate Power and Presence as a Petite Woman.”
     
    Angela Foster specializes in empowering high-achieving petite women to exude confidence by curating a wardrobe tailored to their unique needs. Angela’s clients consistently show up self-assured, whether it’s during keynote presentations, high-stakes board meetings, or daily life, all thanks to a meticulously curated wardrobe that works with their short-girl status, accentuates their body shape, and reflects their personal style. Angela’s expertise has been featured in Real Simple and BestLife, inside of leadership coaching programs, and on podcasts including Wingnut Social and Liz on Biz. Whether it’s through DIY or personalized style coaching, Angela makes sure her clients never again find themselves paralyzed by the dreaded “I have nothing to wear” dilemma.
     
    Key takeaways:
     
    What special or unique challenges do petite women face?
    What mindset obstacles hinder petite women from fully embracing their power?
    Learn  the S.P.A.R.K. Style System.
    Learn more about branding.
    The advantages, disadvantages, or neutrals for a petite woman in the virtual world.
    Advice for petite women in the profession.
    And many more!
     
    Learn more about Angela:
     
    Website: https://angelastylecoach.com/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/angelastylecoach/



    If you’re looking to up-level your negotiation skills, I have everything from online to group to my signature one-on-one mastermind & VIP experiences available to help you better leverage your innate power to get more of what you want and deserve in life.



    Check out our website at www.practicingwithpurpose.org if that sounds interesting to you.



    Get Cindy’s book here:



    Amazon
     
    https://www.amazon.com/Art-Feminine-Negotiation-Boardroom-Bedroom-ebook/dp/B0B8KPCYZP?inf_contact_key=94d07c699eea186d2adfbddfef6fb9e2&inf_contact_key=013613337189d4d12be8d2bca3c26821680f8914173f9191b1c0223e68310bb1



    EBook
     
    https://www.amazon.com/Art-Feminine-Negotiation-Boardroom-Bedroom-ebook/dp/B0B8KPCYZP?inf_contact_key=94d07c699eea186d2adfbddfef6fb9e2&inf_contact_key=013613337189d4d12be8d2bca3c26821680f8914173f9191b1c0223e68310bb1



    Barnes and Noble
     
    https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-art-of-feminine-negotiation-cindy-watson/1141499614?ean=9781631959776




    CONNECT WITH CINDY:
    Website: www.womenonpurpose.ca
    Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/womenonpurposecommunity/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/womenonpurposecoaching/
    LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/thecindywatson
    Show: https://www.womenonpurpose.ca/media/podcast-2/
    X(Twitter):  https://twitter.com/womenonpurpose1
    YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/@hersuasion
    Email:  cindy@womenonpurpose.ca
     

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

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40 Ratings

40 Ratings

MitchJackson ,

I’m a lawyer and I love this podcast!

Cindy is a true professional. Whether she’s leading an important negotiation or hosting an episode of this podcast, one thing I know is that you’ll always appreciate the value Cindy brings to to table. Subscribe and listen to each episode. Connect with Cindy on the socials and enjoy all the tips she and her guests share on a weekly basis! -Mitch Jackson 2013 California Litigation Lawyer of the Year

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