(Some of) The main points for listeners:
· Leadership for women
· Having a purpose and doing things in a meaningful way
· Beliefs and how to change
· Giving yourself permission to see the world differently
· Are you letting yourself off the hook?
· What leads people to seek coaching support
· Life is a journey and not a destination
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[3:00] The Connector – Demetria’s A - ha moment after reviewing her Strengths finder profile.
[5:40] Having a purpose and doing things in meaningful ways – adding value by growing and building together.
[9:80] Leadership for women – say it on your chest - “I’m a Boss” – wearing your affirmation. Affirm your leadership.
[11:30] “I am deliberate and afraid of nothing”
[12:20] Change your vantage point, change your life. Just one inch to the left gives another view on the situation
[13:40] Belief change happens by changing one bit at a time
[14:10] Whenever there’s internal conflict there’s opportunity to change your belief system
[15:40] give yourself permission to see the world from a different view
[16:40] As humans we often fall back to old habits… and what to do about it
[18:30] hearing your coaches voice in your head “are you letting yourself off the hook?”
[19:20] Pearls for the Journey – A guide to a more fulfilling life. We all are natural pearls and have the ability to grow – remove some of the layers so you can be in your pristine state.
[22::20] Your health is your wealth and your wealth is wealth – make your money and your health your business. Sowing and Reaping.
[23:00] Sowing and Reaping. You have to prepare the ground to reap the rewards.
[24:20] Sometimes ‘we’ over think things... it’s our humanity that matters most. Be attentive to the things that matter – including the people we work with. Master life, master leadership.
[27:30] Take away all the trappings of life and what are we left with? Having a deeper connection with ourselves.
[29:20] Connecting with people in a more meaningful way. Pause and reflect.
[30:10] Start every day with a note of three things you are grateful for and begin every work day with a ‘round of good news’. We can always find something good.
[31:10] The experience of an African American woman living in America today and how gratitude plays such an important part in life.
[32:00] We’re all different and that’s ok. We all see the world differently and we can learn from each other. We all have so much to contribute.
[33:30] What leads people to seek coaching support – having something burning inside they want to get out or they find themselves ‘stuck’. I don’t know what I don’t know.
[35:20] How often do we overlook our own talents? Everything you need is within 6 degrees of separation around you.
[37:25] #1 Attitude of gratitude… #10 Enjoy the journey – if not we miss out on the key points
[39:50] Life is a journey and not a destination – ‘be’ part of the journey
[39:50] You don’t stop learning until the day you die
[40:50] Leaders are Readers and Readers are Leaders. Keep learning or you’ll plateau
[41:20] Spring into Leadership – Demetria’s annual conference
[42:50] The 6 Pillars – leadership, self-care, health, wealth, career and entrepreneurship
[46:00] The power of the support network… when you do what you need to do and step up
[48:17] Leadership is the foundation and women are natural leaders.
[40:50] The Spring into Leadership conference: the panel of men in discussion with women about talent and careers. What conversation are you having? Having honest and open conversations.
[53:40] Encouraging women to step up ‘POWHER’ – The Power Of Women
[54:50] what to do when the system is not serving you… create your own environment
[55:45] How do you show up in the system today?
[55:40] Lead with humanity, lead with your health in mind, with your mental health in mind…
[57:20] Culture is top down and bottom up
[58:50] Demetria’s top tip for learning / book / podcast – The Little Black Book of Success: Laws of Leadership for Black Women (Elaine Meryl Brown and Marsha Haygood)
[60:00] Planning your exit strategy – how to know when to tap out
[101:20] Find more at Springintoleadership.com
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Books Referenced in this episode:
Pearls for the Journey: A Guide to a More Fulfilling Life (Demetria Sloan) https://amzn.to/3tU13EE
The Little Black Book of Success: Laws of Leadership for Black Women (Elaine Meryl Brown and Marsha Haygood) https://amzn.to/3dLdahq
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