30 min

Speak up or lose out with Maricella Herrera Real Life Real Leaders

    • Business

It is paramount that you do not allow others to define your success, and here to tell us why is special guest, Maricella Herrera. Maricella is the CEO of Ellevate Network, the largest women+ network focusing on creating cultures of inclusion in business. Maricella is a self-proclaimed professional feminist and the proud host of Ellevate Podcast, bringing honest conversations with female powerhouses across the globe who are changing the face of business.  

This episode tells the story of Maricella's upbringing in El Salvador, her formative years witnessing the conflict, and her path to becoming CEO. Maricella reveals the milestones of her interesting career path and unpacks the significant life lessons she learned along the way, including why you need to trust your butt! Maricella highlights the importance of looking inward to discover your wants and needs and having safe spaces for speaking up. Leaders, keep an ear out for valuable tips on retaining your top talent too. Key points throughout the episode include: 
 

An introduction to Marciella Herrera and Ellevate Network  
Women in leadership: elevating women to positions of power  
The journey of becoming a CEO  


The interlink of effective marketing strategies  
The power of re-focusing on your career goals  
The key for leaders to retain top talent  
The importance of creating a speak-up culture in the workplace  
Overcoming career hardships: why you must prioritise your mental health   


Making time to focus on yourself, not what everyone else wants  
The Covid-19 Pandemic and healing through collective grief  

 
"I hadn't acknowledged that I wasn't paying attention to who I was internally, and what I really needed from a job, and I was looking towards what success had been defined for me." – Marciella Herrera. 

Real Life Real Leaders, is dedicated to exploring the real stories behind some of the world's most outstanding inspirational leaders. Each new episode teaches the highs and lows of building a successful business and uncovers the attributes that make a great leader.  


 

Resources: 

Book: The Courage to Advance by Bonnie Hagemann and Lisa Pent  

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Courage-Advance-resilience-successful-business/dp/1529368995  

 

Get connected socially with Maricella Herrera: 

https://www.ellevatenetwork.com/team/maricella-herrera-avila  

https://www.ellevatenetwork.com/  

https://www.ellevatenetwork.com/podcasts/  

 

Get connected socially with host Bonnie Hagemann: 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/bhagemann/  

https://edainc.io/  

https:// twitter.com/bonnie_hagemann  

https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/real-life-real-leaders-podcast/  

 

This podcast is proudly produced in partnership with podlad.com 

It is paramount that you do not allow others to define your success, and here to tell us why is special guest, Maricella Herrera. Maricella is the CEO of Ellevate Network, the largest women+ network focusing on creating cultures of inclusion in business. Maricella is a self-proclaimed professional feminist and the proud host of Ellevate Podcast, bringing honest conversations with female powerhouses across the globe who are changing the face of business.  

This episode tells the story of Maricella's upbringing in El Salvador, her formative years witnessing the conflict, and her path to becoming CEO. Maricella reveals the milestones of her interesting career path and unpacks the significant life lessons she learned along the way, including why you need to trust your butt! Maricella highlights the importance of looking inward to discover your wants and needs and having safe spaces for speaking up. Leaders, keep an ear out for valuable tips on retaining your top talent too. Key points throughout the episode include: 
 

An introduction to Marciella Herrera and Ellevate Network  
Women in leadership: elevating women to positions of power  
The journey of becoming a CEO  


The interlink of effective marketing strategies  
The power of re-focusing on your career goals  
The key for leaders to retain top talent  
The importance of creating a speak-up culture in the workplace  
Overcoming career hardships: why you must prioritise your mental health   


Making time to focus on yourself, not what everyone else wants  
The Covid-19 Pandemic and healing through collective grief  

 
"I hadn't acknowledged that I wasn't paying attention to who I was internally, and what I really needed from a job, and I was looking towards what success had been defined for me." – Marciella Herrera. 

Real Life Real Leaders, is dedicated to exploring the real stories behind some of the world's most outstanding inspirational leaders. Each new episode teaches the highs and lows of building a successful business and uncovers the attributes that make a great leader.  


 

Resources: 

Book: The Courage to Advance by Bonnie Hagemann and Lisa Pent  

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Courage-Advance-resilience-successful-business/dp/1529368995  

 

Get connected socially with Maricella Herrera: 

https://www.ellevatenetwork.com/team/maricella-herrera-avila  

https://www.ellevatenetwork.com/  

https://www.ellevatenetwork.com/podcasts/  

 

Get connected socially with host Bonnie Hagemann: 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/bhagemann/  

https://edainc.io/  

https:// twitter.com/bonnie_hagemann  

https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/real-life-real-leaders-podcast/  

 

This podcast is proudly produced in partnership with podlad.com 

30 min

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