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Winning Season is The Podcast for women leaders who work in male dominated industries. Hosted by Founder of ZeroGap.co & best-selling author, Jacqueline V. Twillie. The focus of this podcast is on tools and strategies that help women enhance their leadership blueprint and embrace her power to effective in work and life. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/winningseason/support

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Winning Season is The Podcast for women leaders who work in male dominated industries. Hosted by Founder of ZeroGap.co & best-selling author, Jacqueline V. Twillie. The focus of this podcast is on tools and strategies that help women enhance their leadership blueprint and embrace her power to effective in work and life. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/winningseason/support

    A Powerful Practice for the Mindful and Resilient Leader

    A Powerful Practice for the Mindful and Resilient Leader

    This episode features a powerful guided meditation by guest Emefa Boamah! You'll fell like you're sitting in the room with these two during the conversation. 

    Meet the EMBODIMENT COACH, Emefa Boamah! She is a Grounded Healer, Speaker and Master Facilitator who is in the process of becoming an ICF Accredited Certified Embodiment Coach at Coaching Evolved™ . She also has certification in Breathwork, EFT, NLP and Trauma Informed Care Training. She holds a Social Change Leadership Diploma from Dallas’s premier Executive Leadership Academy, Stagen, designed to amplify and elevate the voices of powerful women leaders. In particular, leaders who are committed to social change that privileges community voices that need to be heard so that fresh sustainable solutions emerge and are nurtured. Emefa has years of creating memorable and transformational experiences and she has partnered with World Class Facilitators and coaches to create space for transformations to occur as part of Stagen. She has created, held, and activated spaces that were inclusive, intentional, and ultimately transformative, and served as a pivotal resource for brands like Whole Foods, Satori Capital and Eosera, as they explored the vital intersection of social good, profit, and community-centered leadership. Emefa lives in Dallas with her cat, and volunteers her time as part of the founders of Local Queer Collective and a Board Member of Promote Love Movement. Partner with Emefa to explore how to use this holistic, modality coaching method to confidently co-create lasting transformation and move from disconnected to integrated.

    Check out her work at https://emefaboamah.com


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    • 31 min
    The Shesurgence in Dallas, TX

    The Shesurgence in Dallas, TX

    In this episode, we are joined by Jessica Heer and Latosha Bruff from Dallas Regional Chamber. Jessica Heer is the Senior Vice President, Regional Marketing and Talent attraction. She leads the Dallas Regional Chamber’s regional marketing initiative to attract businesses and talent to the Dallas region. Latosha Bruff is the Senior Vice President of Community Engagement. The two talk about the Dallas Regional Chamber Women’s Business Conference held on March 8, 2022.

     They share some insights on how they came to work at Dallas Regional Chambers, The theme for this year’s DRC women’s business conference, Shesurgence. In this episode, you’ll hear about the speakers, and the flavor they will bring to the event. The speakers include Diana Trujillo, Mission Lead Mars 2020 Perseverance, and Jess Huang, Partner, Bay Area McKinsey. 

    Tune in to learn more about this and more exciting topics! 

    Episode highlights

    [02:52] The Dallas Regional Chambers Women’s Business Conference

    [03:12] How Jessica and Latosha came to work at Dallas Regional Chamber 

    [09:28] The theme for this year’s women business conference, She Surgence

    [11:35] The great recession that hit women hard in the past two years 

    [11:58] The speakers and the flavor they will bring to the event 

    [16:32] Where the conference will be held

    [20:48] Women looking to scale their small businesses to medium or large businesses 

    [23:29] The promo code for the event is "Winning"

    [24:55] The rapid questions 

    Notable quotes 

    “This is the time for the woman.” 

    “Women shift economic power because we don’t just get money and keep it to ourselves but go out to the community and spread it.” 

    Resources Links

     DRC Women’s Business Conference drcevents.org\wbc use code "Winning" for a discount on up to two tickets

    https://www.dallaschamber.org/events/womens-business-conference/

    This episode was sponsored by the Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce. 

    About the Sponsor of this episode: Women’s Business Conference is consistently one of the most dynamic, engaging, and exciting events in the Dallas Region. Tuesday, March 8, 2022, conference marks the 24th year, bringing together regional executives and young professionals who will convene for a day of celebration, encouragement, and critical thinking with influential speakers and leaders. The 2022 program falls on International Women’s Day with a focus on the resurgence, reinvention, and resiliency of women.

    The DRC is excited for keynote sessions featuring: Jess Huang, a driving force behind McKinsey’s Women in the Workplace, who will highlight the data-driven insight on women’s progress in Corporate America and how the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a toll; and Diana Trujillo who will share her story of exploration and ascent from Colombia to Mission Lead on the Mars Perseverance.

    The program will also include:


    Presentation of the YPL ATHENA® award to Alexis A. Clark at Hilti and ATHENA® Award to Alfreda Norman at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
    An exciting marketplace with local founders, presented by Frost. We’ll feature a community of Dallas Region creators and entrepreneurs. Each diverse organization highlights a unique mission or product. Enjoy exploring their wares, be inspired by their mission, and support their work.




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    • 29 min
    Women Werk with Nekpen Osuan Wilson

    Women Werk with Nekpen Osuan Wilson

    In this episode of the Winning Season Podcast. Jacqueline speaks with Nekpen Osuan Wilson

    Topics discussed:


    Women of Color in the Workplace
    The importance of Equal Pay 
    Amplifying the voices of women: WomenWerk Organization and the upcoming WomenWerk Conference Spring 2022
    New York City's pay transparency legislation and Nekpen's role
    Networking and mentorship for career advancement

    Resources mentioned:


    Nekpen's coffee cafe in Harlem, NY https://ginjan-bros-inc.myshopify.com/
    Nekpen and her husband, Eric's wedding feature in NYT https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/21/fashion/weddings/after-a-few-missed-cues-a-connection.html
    Minda Hart's latest book: Right Within https://amzn.to/3rc2Upg
    WomenWerk Events: https://www.womenwerk.com/events



    Follow Nekpen on Social Media:

    Twitter and IG: @NekpenWerks

    Linkedin: Nekpen Osuan Wilson


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    • 25 min
    The Dos and Don'ts of Mentorship

    The Dos and Don'ts of Mentorship

    The Do's and Don'ts of Mentorship

    January is national mentor month. If you've been a mentor or mentee, you know how the importance of this relationship. 

    Each year, I speak with dozens of women in leadership roles who express that they haven't connected with a mentor and are looking for a mentor. In this episode, our host Jacqueline shares quick dos and don'ts to establish a mentor relationship. 



    Download the companion PDF for this episode at www.zerogap.co


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    • 14 min
    Sneak Peak into 2022: How Your Leadership Works

    Sneak Peak into 2022: How Your Leadership Works

    In this episode of the winning season podcast host, Jacqueline Twillie shares with the listeners:


    Her top 3 books of 2022
    A values assignment to help you deepen your understanding of leadership works for you 
    and The power of reflection to accelerate the alignment of your goals. 

    Let us know what your top 3 books are for 2022! 


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    • 11 min
    BONUS: National Strategy on Gender Equity and Equality

    BONUS: National Strategy on Gender Equity and Equality

    In this bonus episode of the Winning Season Podcast, Host: Jacqueline Twillies shares highlights from the National Strategy on Gender Equity and Equality. This episode was designed to answer listener questions about this strategy and to highlight issues related to: 

    Salary History Bans
    Pay Transparency
    NDAs and Forced Arbitration
    Gender Data Gaps

    Included are key stats include: "Estimates show that closing gender gaps in the workforce would add between $12 and $28 trillion in global GDP over a decade and addressing the gendered economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic alone would generate up to $13 trillion in global GDP by 2030. "
    Link to strategy https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/National-Strategy-on-Gender-Equity-and-Equality.pdf

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    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

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51 Ratings

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Inspired Action

I enjoy this past as a listener and guest. Jacqueline consistently shares tools for leaders empowering and inspiring them to take action to lead well.

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Very helpful and stimulating

Keep doing what you’re doing ladies!!!

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Awesome Resource

In life you get what you negotiate not what you deserve. The PowerBanking Podcast is a must listen for all women leaders.

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