11 episodes

You’re a gifted, natural leader. You’ve accomplished great things, and, as a member of an underrepresented group, you’ve overcome incredible obstacles to get there. By all measures, you’ve built a successful career and you’re a rising star in your field. But there’s a catch (and a big one): Despite all your success, you still feel like an impostor. You may doubt your own abilities, be sensitive to rejection, be prone to perfectionism, or experience a host of other feelings that hold you back, preventing you from reaching your fullest potential.Kate Purmal and Lee Epting host The COMPOSURE Podcast. Kate and Lee co-authored the eponymous book, and now they’re bringing the core concepts of their work to the airwaves. Join us for exciting, groundbreaking, and — most of all — necessary conversations that will help you transition from manager to leader, deal with conflict, craft a leading vision, and much, much more.

The COMPOSURE Podcast Kate Purmal and Lee Epting

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

You’re a gifted, natural leader. You’ve accomplished great things, and, as a member of an underrepresented group, you’ve overcome incredible obstacles to get there. By all measures, you’ve built a successful career and you’re a rising star in your field. But there’s a catch (and a big one): Despite all your success, you still feel like an impostor. You may doubt your own abilities, be sensitive to rejection, be prone to perfectionism, or experience a host of other feelings that hold you back, preventing you from reaching your fullest potential.Kate Purmal and Lee Epting host The COMPOSURE Podcast. Kate and Lee co-authored the eponymous book, and now they’re bringing the core concepts of their work to the airwaves. Join us for exciting, groundbreaking, and — most of all — necessary conversations that will help you transition from manager to leader, deal with conflict, craft a leading vision, and much, much more.

    A Risk-Taker’s View on Why Having a Career Path May Be Holding You Back

    A Risk-Taker’s View on Why Having a Career Path May Be Holding You Back

    “I can’t think of anything more terrifying than knowing what I’ll be doing in ten years’ time.”In this episode, Clare Salmon, a career senior leader, takes Drew Tweedy and COMPOSURE co-author Lee Epting down a path through her life, exploring how her tolerance for risk has created extraordinary opportunity.But even amidst her success, Clare tells a familiar story: A brilliant businesswoman, often the smartest person in the room, yet always feeling like a fraud. Like many of us, our early chil...

    • 52 min
    VC Moneyball: Why Funding Women and Underrepresented Entrepreneurs can Change the Game and Get Better Returns

    VC Moneyball: Why Funding Women and Underrepresented Entrepreneurs can Change the Game and Get Better Returns

    "We need to communicate the magnitude of the issue to communicate the magnitude of what we need to do."In this episode, Kate Brodock, General Partner of W Fund and CEO of Switch, is blunt when she tells us what she really thinks: We have a problem.VC funding for women-led teams is going down — not up. In this moment, with so much energy around DEI and bringing more representation to the workplace, how is this possible?In this illuminating conversation, Kate Brodock and Kate Purmal get down to...

    • 50 min
    What’s the Secret to Finding Flow?

    What’s the Secret to Finding Flow?

    In this episode, Gretchen Yanover, Cellist/Composer, dives into her creative process, explaining how she uses personal boundaries and dedicated focus to enable flow. She provides guidance for creators of all kinds, from artists to businesspeople, including:The importance of making space for improvisation, connecting with yourself, and making life more fun. The magic of experimentation and finding success by trying new things, learning, and adapting as you go. The necessity of prepar...

    • 49 min
    The "Board Ready" Myth: How Jocelyn Mangan is Changing the World, One Boardroom at a Time

    The "Board Ready" Myth: How Jocelyn Mangan is Changing the World, One Boardroom at a Time

    “How do I become board-ready?”We’ve heard that for too long — mostly from women. And, more often than not, it’s simply not true.In this episode, Jocelyn Mangan, CEO and founder of Him for Her, dispels the notion that there are not enough women leaders to fill the boardroom — the pipeline is there. It’s just a network problem. She provides guidance for men and women working to diversify boardrooms everywhere.In this inspiring conversation, Jocelyn and Kate Purmal dig deep, getting real a...

    • 47 min
    Brain Hack: Yes, that was a Microaggression. Now what?

    Brain Hack: Yes, that was a Microaggression. Now what?

    "Did he really just say that?”You're the only one like you in the room, and an executive colleague says something that you find biased, offensive, or dismissive. However, it’s not egregious. If it were just a one-off you might brush it off — but it’s not. You’re torn. You don’t want to call him out in front of your peers — or worse a partner or customer. But you also don’t want to let it slide. This is the central dilemma special guest Erin Rech brings to her "brain hack" coach...

    • 51 min
    Brain Hack: Parenting under Pressure with Presence and Composure

    Brain Hack: Parenting under Pressure with Presence and Composure

    What does parenting with composure look like when you have a 9-second commute from your office to your kids?This is the question at the heart of this episode. Kate Purmal is joined by special guest Laurie McGinley in the latest installment of our “brain hack” series. Kate takes Laurie through a live coaching session, helping her find balance between two versions of herself: Tea Kettle Laurie, who is stressed and anxious (but you better bet she gets the kids to school on time)Wood Turning...

    • 52 min

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