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Brought to you by Women's Leadership Today, Michelle and Nikolette bring you the latest in leadership development and expertise. Like what you hear? Shoot us a message anytime with feedback or personal experiences. We love to hear from you!

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Brought to you by Women's Leadership Today, Michelle and Nikolette bring you the latest in leadership development and expertise. Like what you hear? Shoot us a message anytime with feedback or personal experiences. We love to hear from you!

    Episode 39- Unleashing Your Authentic Leadership Voice with Carla Miller

    Episode 39- Unleashing Your Authentic Leadership Voice with Carla Miller

    Michelle interviews leadership coach and author Carla Miller about how women can find their voice, influence effectively, and lead with authentic confidence in the workplace. Carla has 15 years experience coaching CEOs, Directors and high-potential managers across sectors, on top of her own leadership roles as Managing Director of Charity People and CEO of Tiny Tickers. She has also raised over £20 million for charitable causes.

    Michelle and Carla discuss common barriers for women like "manterrupting" and how we can flip the script to stand in our power. Carla shares tips from her bestselling “Closing the Influence Gap: A practical guide for women leaders who want to be heard” book and her signature “cloak of authority” technique.

    Gain valuable tips on asserting yourself effectively in meetings and enhance your leadership presence in Carla's upcoming workshop, “Increase Your Impact in Meetings: Speak & Lead with Confidence.”

    Register Now: https://www.womensleadershiptoday.com/product/increase-your-impact-in-meetings-speak-lead-with-confidence/

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    • 29 min
    Episode 38 - Balancing Self-Care and Career for Peak Performance with Kimberly Tableman

    Episode 38 - Balancing Self-Care and Career for Peak Performance with Kimberly Tableman

    Michelle interviews Kimberly Tableman about what it means to achieve peak performance. Kimberly and Michelle highlight the challenges women face in male-dominated industries and the significant impact of women supporting each other. Kimberly draws parallels between athletes and professionals, emphasizing the need for ruthless prioritization, holistic self-care, and creating a strong support system.



    Kimberly is the Founder and CEO of ESPERO Health and is passionate about using technology to transform drug development. In addition to her extensive 25-year history in technology, 15 in Pharma across Clinical Development; she is also an author (Matriarch) and leader helping women. After earning her Management Information System (MIS) degree from Central Michigan University and her Master of Science (MS) degree in Information and Knowledge Strategy from Columbia University, she launched a career focused primarily on technology and pharmaceuticals where she successfully led the development and launch of several key technology products. While at Pfizer and GSK, Kimberly was the architect and leader of initiatives aimed at transforming the life sciences industry. Kimberly is passionately committed to serving patients first and amplifying their voices to facilitate a positive care journey and accessibility to precision-medicine treatments.

    Learn more about achieving peak performance in the workplace in our upcoming event, "Turbocharge Your Performance: Secrets of High Achievers" led by Kimberly Tableman. Register now:

    https://www.womensleadershiptoday.com/product/turbocharge-your-performance-secrets-of-high-achievers/

    • 31 min
    Episode 37 - Grit and Growth with Wendy Meadows

    Episode 37 - Grit and Growth with Wendy Meadows

    Michelle interviews Wendy Meadows, author of Sparkle and Grit, about making positive changes in your everyday life to avoid burnout. Wendy offers her own personal experiences with burnout as well as the challenges faced by her clients, such as feeling overwhelmed and losing sight of who they are. The conversation explores the impact of technology and blurred work-life boundaries on burnout. Wendy provides listeners with expert advice on setting themselves up for success in the new year.Wendy's experience comes from her unique career path of family law attorney turned life coach. Named one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Maryland, with over 20 years of combined experience in litigating, meditating, coaching, and consulting, Wendy offers highly relatable and spot-on insight. Today, you will see Wendy coaching clients, consulting for small firms, speaking at events, and mediating family law disputes. In her free time, she enjoys playing in the water with her family and dreaming up her next travel extravaganza.

    • 23 min
    Episode 36 - Career Lessons from the Poker Table with Erin Lydon

    Episode 36 - Career Lessons from the Poker Table with Erin Lydon

    Michelle interviews Erin Lydon, President of Poker Power about how poker can empower women and help develop key professional skills. Erin reveals how the analytical thinking, risk assessment, and social dynamics of poker translate to the corporate world. Tune in to hear how poker mimics real-life situations and can be a powerful training ground for women seeking to get ahead in their careers and level the playing field.

    Erin is a thought leader and frequent speaker on gender equity where she inspires audiences to take action and create change in their communities and organizations. Erin is the President of Poker Power, an edtech company with a mission to teach one million women how to play the game…the game of poker and the game of life. Learning how to think, strategize, negotiate and allocate capital, like a winning poker player, translates to leadership skills that help women succeed from the classroom to the board room.


    Erin is the 2023 recipient of the Global Gaming Women / Women in Sports & Events “Women of Inspiration – Woman to Watch” award. Poker Power’s joint program with Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Business has been shortlisted twice for the Reimagine Education award, “the Oscars of education.”

    • 27 min
    Episode 35 - Breaking Barriers on the Flight Deck with Liz Blanco

    Episode 35 - Breaking Barriers on the Flight Deck with Liz Blanco

    Michelle Myers interviews United Airlines pilot Liz Blanco about her experiences as a woman in the male-dominated aviation industry. They discuss Liz's path to becoming a pilot, her 12-year break from flying, and her pursuit to re-enter the workforce. She offers heartfelt advice to other women interested in a career in aviation and emphasizes that with passion and determination, it's never too late to achieve your dreams.

    Liz was born in Gardena California and is the middle child with 2 siblings. Her dad is Mexican American and her mom is from Mexico. She moved after high school graduation to Denver Colorado to attend Metropolitan State University’s Aviation Technology program and received a BS in Aviation Technology. In college, she accomplished my Private, Instrument, Commercial, and Multi-Engine ratings and licenses. After college she attended US Naval Officer Candidate School proceeded by Naval flight school.

    Liz supported her husband’s Naval career for 12 as a stay-at-home
    mom and then returned to flying in 2018. She flew skydivers, then worked as a Captain and Site Lead for a military contract company at Naval Air Base San Diego for 3 years. She was then hired by Alaska Airlines where she flew Boeing 737’s and now flies 787 Dreamliners for her ultimate dream company, United Airlines. She is a proud mother of 3, speaks fluent Spanish, and loves her Mexican culture. She also loves to travel and explore and have learned that she is most grateful to be able to pursue my dreams and goals in the most wonderful country on earth! 

    • 35 min
    Episode 34 - Achieving "Ridiculous Efficiency" with AI with Marissa Brassfield

    Episode 34 - Achieving "Ridiculous Efficiency" with AI with Marissa Brassfield

    Nikolette speaks with AI guru, Marissa Brassfield about how AI can help lift the mental load of trying to do it all, plus how we can free up time in our professional and personal schedules. Listeners will discover how to implement AI into daily workflows to reclaim their time and explore their passions, as well as how to eliminate guilt over reclaiming time for yourself. Marissa shares her favorite tools and tips for becoming "Ridiculously Efficient."

    Marissa Brassfield is a highly sought-after AI advisor, efficiency coach, and work-life balance specialist who has trained "hundreds of leaders and visionary entrepreneurs in over 13 countries. Marissa is Ridiculously Efficient, founding a company by the same name and sentiment. She is renowned for her ability to help professionals through significant life changes, embrace their strengths, and build bigger, better, and more efficient work-life integration for themselves and everyone around them.



    Check out her workshop, “Reclaim Your Time with AI: Tools to Work Smarter, Not Harder.”

    https://www.womensleadershiptoday.com/product/reclaim-your-time-with-ai-tools-to-work-smarter-not-harder/

    • 47 min

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