71 episodes

Welcome to Your Unique Brilliance Podcast with a weekly fresh flow of guidance, inspirations, tips and conversations designed to help you empower your work and life effectively, create your vision, and reconnect to living your greatest diamond potential by discovering your unique brilliance for success. It is time to own your value and motivate your desire for daily excellence into a reality.

Nicola Salter is British and lives in Los Angeles, she has been a life path Mentor for over 23 years and shares her personal experiences and the mentoring techniques she uses with many female entrepreneurs and women looking to create a new fulfilling career or business for themselves that balances their lifestyle with success and financial freedom. This podcast focuses on becoming your best self, discovering and expressing your voice, your truth and creating new choices.

Your Unique Brilliance: Self-Help for Entrepreneurs Nicola Salter

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    • 5.0 • 16 Ratings

Welcome to Your Unique Brilliance Podcast with a weekly fresh flow of guidance, inspirations, tips and conversations designed to help you empower your work and life effectively, create your vision, and reconnect to living your greatest diamond potential by discovering your unique brilliance for success. It is time to own your value and motivate your desire for daily excellence into a reality.

Nicola Salter is British and lives in Los Angeles, she has been a life path Mentor for over 23 years and shares her personal experiences and the mentoring techniques she uses with many female entrepreneurs and women looking to create a new fulfilling career or business for themselves that balances their lifestyle with success and financial freedom. This podcast focuses on becoming your best self, discovering and expressing your voice, your truth and creating new choices.

    Rochel Marie Lawson | Be the Woman Inside of You, Be Your Queen

    Rochel Marie Lawson | Be the Woman Inside of You, Be Your Queen

    This diverse episode takes you on Rochel Lawson’s journey of self-healing a stress trauma diagnosis that impacted her digestive system as she worked to create the first woman-owned, minority-owned telecommunications installation company in the United States.
    Nicola and Rochel discuss women’s superpowers that have us constantly overworking but believing we can accomplish it all. As a result ,we get reactive in pursuit of survival with the focus on success, and lose parts of ourselves in the process. Rochel shares her priorities for success without losing her essence as a woman, and still accomplishing what fulfils her.
    This is a super episode for women out there who are constantly seeking perfection, feel burned out and it gives new perspectives on how we can take care of ourselves to impact our younger generations, so they don’t repeat the same patterns us.
    Nicola dives into Rochel’s latest "Unstoppable Women's Manifesto" book, a standout among business books for women entrepreneurs. It is about how to harness the power of principles, perfectly curated for women of all color and specifically black women business leaders, to transform mere ideas into profitable ventures that run seamlessly, even without daily intervention. Rochel takes us on Queen Nefertiti’s journey in Egypt and how to relate it to our current day experiences, and shares why African American woman don’t often get to discover this information.
    Nicola shares her upcoming book Finding Your Queen, Living Life On Your Own Terms, Flawed, Raw and Brilliant, and how we can rediscover our Queen self and what this means.
    Both Nicola and Rochel met each other by chance, is there such a thing? They share their passion for empowering women for transformation over the last 30 years, both Aquarians, working on different sides of the continent, this is an interesting listen to two women driven by the same mission to help women shape their destiny.
    Links WEBSITE: BlissfulLiving4u.com INSTAGRAM: @rochelelawson

    • 41 min
    Dr. Julie Ducharme | The Recovering Perfectionist

    Dr. Julie Ducharme | The Recovering Perfectionist

    Are you a perfectionist? Do you feel you have to be the perfect partner, have the perfect career, the perfect lifestyle and be the perfect mother?
    Dr. Julie Ducharme joins Nicola today to discuss how to break free of perfectionism and the two of them underline what is really going on with our need to be perfect as women.
    Dr Julie discusses passive curiosity in her life and how it got her out of a toxic work environment with a perfectionist female boss, how this motivated her to support women and go up the ladder together rather than competing against each other, building trust with women leadership who have been burned, and why she feels so passionately about giving back.
    Even today, women are still feeling insecure and have low self worth and unable to own their power, join the discussion about what this might be and gentle nudges women could take to help them see their value and worth.
    Dr Julie has dedicated her career to empower and support people in their endeavors and dreams. She has become a 5x national bestselling author, recognized by INC magazine, hosts a podcast called She CEOs, Authentically You, had numerous TV appearances with CBS, ABC, and Fox about womens’ empowerment and helping our veterans. Her most recent book Authentically You Empowering Your Way to Success, is changing the way women approach their lives.
    Links WEBSITE: DrJulieDucharme.com

    • 38 min
    Terre Short | How to Avoid Dishing Uncertainty with Your Words

    Terre Short | How to Avoid Dishing Uncertainty with Your Words

    Join Nicola on today’s show as she gets into a powerful conversation with Terre Short about building more certainty and confidence personally and at work with the words we choose.
    Discover the advantages and benefits to business by creating greater engagement, sales and productivity by replacing phrases and words that have sneaked into our vocabulary which drive uncertainty and risk.
    Terre Short is an author, speaker, coach and creator of Thriving Leader Collaborative. She believes that truly authentic leadership is achieved when we embrace our inner wisdom to overcome business challenges.
    As a NeuroMindfulness Practitioner, she has spent the last decade advising high performing Fortune 500 leaders on how to explore intuitive pathways to success.
    Terre is the author of The Words We Choose: Your Guide to How and Why Words Matter and in today’s episode Nicola breaks down their interview into 3 key parts; finding words for confidence building, how to ask more powerful questions and how to practice more self-observation with the words we choose that reflect outwardly our inner struggles and negativity.
    Discover how to retrain your brain with replacement vocabulary that builds self-belief and also the great example of shifting using “we have to ..” to “we get to …” and the difference this can make in team building. Plus the power of self-reflection to train yourself after meetings or interactions to look at the words you chose and whether these meet with your values and represent you in the way you want.
    Finally, Nicola and Terre end on how women can more fully step into their values rather than competing with men using aggressive language, stepping into using kinder (not weaker) words to achieve the same effects, and proving that vulnerability in the workplace is ok, and can be motivating.
    Links WEBSITE: thrivingleadercollaborative.com AMAZON: The Words We Choose: Your Guide to How and Why Words Matter LINKEDIN: /TerreShort

    • 46 min
    Emily Velasco | Clean Beauty

    Emily Velasco | Clean Beauty

    Join Nicola today as she introduces Emily Velasco who shares the benefits of using clean skin care and personal care products with clean ingredients that avoid harsh toxic chemicals and how she became involved in this movement.
    Discover why it is so important for all of us to begin shifting to non-toxic products for our health and wellbeing as well as picking one area of your life where you could begin new daily habits of choosing healthier products for yourself.
    Emily covers how infertility and cancer can be potentially linked to our skin care, and Nicola focuses on lip stains and gloss that we also unknowingly ingest all day, every day and how this can impact our health. She also shares the one key ingredient you can begin checking every day in your products and avoid using.
    Find out what ‘green washing’ is and how to avoid it along with empowering yourself with natural make-up and the less is best approach, whilst healing skin care challenges rather than covering up flaws.
    Most of us believe that the products on our shelves are all approved and we trust the manufacturers to deliver, take a closer look at what you are using and also visit Emily’s resource website below and the EWG.org website for more information on chemicals in products and the possible health challenges by using them.
    Links WEBSITE: BeautyCounter.com/emilyvelasco INSTAGRAM: @beautycounter_byemily RELATED: Aspire to Your Dreams: Influence the Change You Want to See — with Sheli Dodaro Hernandez

    • 31 min
    Susan Gold | The Courage to Overcome & Let Go

    Susan Gold | The Courage to Overcome & Let Go

    In today’s episode Nicola discusses with her guest Susan Gold how as women we must find our voices despite fear to speak up against harassment and toxic situations that don’t serve us.
    Susan Gold is the Author of Toxic Family: Transforming Childhood Trauma into Adult Freedom. With the same magic Susan created in her entertainment career, she is now leading retreats, webinars, workshops and private sessions to help others drop outdated storylines and programming in exchange for living from the heart in authentic freedom as adults.
    Susan shares her toxic family upbringing along with sexual harassment at work, with help from the one and only Barbara Walters who helped her speak up to her boss about his sexual addiction.
    Discover how Susan gets sober, creates her own consultancy and convinces modern art legend Andy Warhol to do an on-camera commercial for Pontiac, a talent deal American TV personality Donny Deutsch still claims as one of his best. How she helped launch Fox News Channel at the request of Chair, Roger Ailes; and on behalf of Disney Channel persuaded A-list celebrities including Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Taylor Swift, David Beckham and more to be interviewed by cartoon characters…Phineas & Ferb.
    This open, vulnerable and hear- warming episode will hopefully inspire other women to speak up, despite the #MeToo movement, where 34% of women are still experiencing sexual harassment at work.
    Links WEBSITE: SusanGoldConsulting.com

    • 37 min
    Ryan Dusick | Harder to Breathe

    Ryan Dusick | Harder to Breathe

    Join Nicola in today’s episode where she introduces Ryan Dusick, now Therapist and previously the founding drummer of the world’s most popular band, Maroon 5 with Adam Levine.
    Discover Ryan’s journey of fame, loss of identity, addiction and making it back to a new life with failures, mistakes and owning his vulnerability.
    You will hear about Ryan’s real life stories with Maroon 5, and the painful journey through depression, alcoholism and finally leaving the band he had grown with since the age of 15.
    This episode is exceptionally transparent and authentic as Ryan talks about his latest book Harder to Breathe, and how he wants to spread the message that recovery is possible from life’s traumas, anxiety, failures and addiction.
    Ryan bares his soul in this episode that is nothing less than courageous as he discusses what happened to him during his fame, how he broke down with physical and mental health challenges and turned his life around after rehab at the Betty Ford Clinic.
    For all of us feeling the need to be in constant perfection, afraid of making mistakes, feeling that its too late to redefine ourselves and create new identities, join Nicola and Ryan as they discuss overcoming low self-esteem, the downside of pushing through life without taking the time to reset, how to stay teachable, curious and as Ryan says ‘ failing upward’ and growing from our mistakes.
    Links WEBSITE: RyanDusick.com INSTAGRAM: @ryan_michael_dusick AMAZON: Harder to Breathe: A Memoir of Making Maroon 5, Losing It All, and Finding Recovery

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

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16 Ratings

16 Ratings

houselifestyles ,

Direction Not Perfection Approved!!

Ever since I was introduced to Nicola, I can’t get enough of her wisdom. Nicola has a gentle approach that provides the space to feel safe and grow… Nicola also provides a strength and confidence that allows you to feel appropriately guided and stretched in business and life!!

spunky_sightseer ,

Your Unique Brilliance

Nicola is phenomenal! Her wisdom allow you to dig deep into your soul and dig up the passions and desires that have been buried for so long! She brings them to life to set you up for success! Thank you for!

These episodes will help open your eyes from a different angel. She brings all the knowledge from her expertise with essential oils, mentorship, Insight yo business, patience, and how the universe is always on our side. The guest on the show have share their unique experiences which I'm sure all can relate to! Sharing is caring
and I'm so thankful for this podcast! I'm look forward to each weeks episode!

Kelsey Chapman ,

Can’t get enough!

Nicola keeps me coming back every week eager to learn from her insightful conversations! I can’t get enough!

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