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Women Taking the Lead is a twice per week interview-style podcast with women who have achieved success. Through the leadership stories of other successful women, and the perspective of men, the aim of Women Taking the Lead is to show you how to lift the restraints of self-doubt and acknowledge you are destined for greatness, discover what you’re really passionate about so you can finally follow your true calling, earn the money you deserve, create more time for fun on your journey (it's essential to success!), develop relationships that support you, and to silence your inner critic, face your demons, and make working on your mindset for success a top priority. Come join me and let’s see what we can create!

Women Taking the Lead is a twice per week interview-style podcast with women who have achieved success. Through the leadership stories of other successful women, and the perspective of men, the aim of Women Taking the Lead is to show you how to lift the restraints of self-doubt and acknowledge you are destined for greatness, discover what you’re really passionate about so you can finally follow your true calling, earn the money you deserve, create more time for fun on your journey (it's essential to success!), develop relationships that support you, and to silence your inner critic, face your demons, and make working on your mindset for success a top priority. Come join me and let’s see what we can create!
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Women Taking the Lead is a twice per week interview-style podcast with women who have achieved success. Through the leadership stories of other successful women, and the perspective of men, the aim of Women Taking the Lead is to show you how to lift the restraints of self-doubt and acknowledge you are destined for greatness, discover what you’re really passionate about so you can finally follow your true calling, earn the money you deserve, create more time for fun on your journey (it's essential to success!), develop relationships that support you, and to silence your inner critic, face your demons, and make working on your mindset for success a top priority. Come join me and let’s see what we can create!

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Episodes

100% Jodi: 5 Reasons Why Having Clear Goals is Critical for You

9/10/2018
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I chose the topic today because I noticed a lot of activity lately on a post I first released in 2014 titled, 5 Reasons Why Having Clear Goals is Critical for Your Business. It being September, the other New Year, and just before the beginning of the 4 quarter of 2018 I’m thinking it’s not a bad idea to go over some of the reasons why you would want to have clearly stated goals. For those of you who have been listening to Women Taking the Lead on the regular, you know I love setting and...

Duration:00:11:07

253: Emi Kirschner on Being Boss in Your Business

9/3/2018
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Emi Kirschner, speaker, coach, and author masterfully combines her deep intuitive abilities with her analytical sense to help creative entrepreneurs double and triple their revenue. Committed to impacting 1 million entrepreneurs over the next 5 years, Emi teach the leadership skills necessary to help you to confidently step into the CEO role in your business. She is known for giving meaningful tools, not just theory, to implement marketing, sales and operational strategies that result in...

Duration:00:25:54

100% Jodi: Profitability and Distance

8/27/2018
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Hello everyone and thank you for joining me for this month-end episode on goals. Can you believe this is the 8 monthly update on goals? We are 2/3 of the way through 2018! Here in the US we’ve also got Labor Day next week which is our unofficial end to summer. This is also when all the kids go back to school, if they haven’t already. September is also known as “the other New Year” so this is great time to set new goals or recommit to the goals you’ve been working on. Times of transition...

Duration:00:14:51

100% Jodi: Why You Need to Change Your Perspective on Failure

8/13/2018
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I've been administering the Energy Leadership Self-Assessment tool I use with my clients more often lately and because I tend to work with perfectionists and "recovering perfectionists" quite a bit there's something that has been coming up quite often: the fear of failure. Perfectionists HATE failure and will employ nearly any strategy to avoid it. The strategy can range from not trying at all to running yourself into the ground to ensure success. But if you avoid trying at all you also...

Duration:00:11:44

252: Randi Levin on Living Your Legacy

8/6/2018
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Randi Levin, founder & CEO, Randi Levin Coaching – is a nationally recognized transitional life strategist, Fortune 500 keynote, author, & reinvention expert. Randi supports women in becoming legends in their own lives through redefining legacy as a power tool for change and redirection TODAY. You may have seen her featured in Thrive Global, HuffPost, Better After 50, Reader’s Digest, Working Mother Magazine, American Express Open Forum, or The WSJ. Randi is also contributing author in Get...

Duration:00:29:04

100% Jodi: Burpees, Business & Boys

7/30/2018
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Hello everyone and thank you for joining me for this month-end episode on goals. As I mentioned in the June month-end update on goals episode, I took myself through my goals process to see if I my goals are still in alignment with what I’m really trying to accomplish in my business and my life and there were a few tweaks. And there are some more tweaks this month which will also drive the theme of this episode which is going with the flow with what life is presenting to you. Let’s dive...

Duration:00:13:45

100% Jodi: Improve Self-Worth, Improve Achievements

7/23/2018
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I don't know about you but I feel like this season is going by at lightning speed. There's so much I'm doing and accomplishing and yet there's so much more I want to do and accomplish that I'm finding I have to be very intentional about taking breaks to do nothing. In fact, when I realized it had been years since I'd read a fiction novel I committed to read at least one this summer. I got my Portland Public Library card and by recommendation from the Women Taking the Lead private Facebook...

Duration:00:13:33

Bonus Episode: Deb Elbaum on Creating Confidence Through Self-Awareness

7/16/2018
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Deb Elbaum, MD, PCC, is a neuroscience coach, author, and speaker, who works with women and professionals during times in their lives when they feel ready for a new challenge personally or professionally. She brings enthusiasm and a wide-ranging toolkit that incorporates the best of neuroscience and intuitive coaching to help clients break though mental blocks, spark new connections, and take action. Deb facilitates workshops around how Think Positively and Effectively, and was a recent...

Duration:00:28:57

100% Jodi: Too Much to Do, Not Enough Time

7/9/2018
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If you've been following along with the podcast or got my newsletter a couple weeks ago you know I was sidelined with a strained muscle in my lower back and I am feeling so much better now and am back at my burpee workouts and moving toward my goal. This is going to sound strange to say but I am so grateful to be back doing crazy amounts of burpees! I did a lot to care for my injury but the real turning point was when I sucked up the scary and the discomfort and started going for walks,...

Duration:00:13:49

251: Kelly Gushue on Helping Women to Succeed

7/2/2018
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Kelly Gushue is Founder & CEO of Personal Finance Warrior. She empowers women all over the world to claim their financial power inside their business and in their personal life through her online programs and coaching. She also holds live workshops for companies, women's groups and alumni groups. Kelly has worked in several areas of finance including portfolio analysis, research and investment management. She holds a BA from Harvard College and an MBA from the Booth School of Business at...

Duration:00:32:55

100% Jodi: Review, Refresh & Recommit to Your Goals

6/25/2018
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In this review I have narrowed down my focus areas from 5 to 4, removing outsourcing as a focus area. Outsourcing is still going to happen and will occur as a part of my overall plan; it just won’t be something I focus on or measure for progress. Focus area #1 Increase profitability in my business Goal: have a net income (earnings minus expenses) of $80,000 minimum this year. With the help of my mastermind group and going through my goals review I have 4 sub-goals for this goal. These...

Duration:00:16:33

100% Jodi: We Succeed in Community

6/18/2018
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I was thinking about last weeks episode and how it was all about getting out during the summer months to network and continue to meet people. The following is a keynote address I delivered to the Sebago Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce in January of 2016 on the power in community. Having shared it with some friends I was encouraged to re-purpose it for the Women Taking the Lead podcast. I hope you enjoy it. It’s no secret that business owners like their independence. They like to set...

Duration:00:14:10

100% Jodi: Hot Strategies for Easy Summer Networking

6/11/2018
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Summer is just about here and we've actually passed Memorial Day in the U.S. which marks for us the unofficial start to summer. You probably know all too well about the “summer slowdown” – that time of year when everyone seems to be on vacation or planning one. So big plans are tabled until fall, and unless you are in a seasonal business and this is your time of year it’s easy to feel like your business or career growth is in a bit of a slump. Now I know not everyone listening to this...

Duration:00:09:33

250: Alexa Gilmore on Coming Back to Your Body

6/4/2018
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Alexa Gilmore is a vitality warrior who takes a stand for your fullest potential. As an acupuncturist, Chinese herbalist, bodyworker, and coach, she takes a no-nonsense approach to the healing arts and expects positive outcomes: function rebalanced, harmony restored, resilience renewed. She welcomes guests from around the county to her clinic in Portland, Maine, where she specializes in chronic illness, women’s health, and skin disease, but her passion is to use optimal health as a vehicle...

Duration:00:29:42

100% Jodi: Being vs Doing

5/28/2018
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This is the month-end episode; that means an update on goals. This month I’m going to review my goals from the perspective of being vs. doing. Many of us believe that if we are not getting the results we are looking for it means we have to work harder. Although there are some cases where this might be true I believe, especially in this community of go-getting women, more often than not it means we have to shift who we are being as we take action toward our goals. It’s more than just...

Duration:00:14:22

On-Air Coaching: Zoe MacLaren on How to Establish Your Personal Brand

5/21/2018
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Zoe MacLaren is a fundraiser, thought-raiser, and spiritual activist who inspires women to reconnect with the unique difference they were born to make. Over the last two years, Zoe has helped raise over $1M collectively for non-profits, start-ups, and budding visionaries who are making a positive social impact for women, children, and families throughout the world. Zoe was recently named Director of Programs and Development for yogaHOPE, a Boston nonprofit that empowers women to become...

Duration:00:51:25

100% Jodi: When We Do This Together

5/14/2018
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Last week was such a wild week and I am still absorbing all the goodness. To catch you up quickly a week ago I had a chance to meet Marianne Williamson for the first time and to see her speak. If you don’t know it is her words that I am quoting at the end of every episode of this podcast. I heard that quote almost 20 years ago and it would bring me to tears every time I heard it. It has been hanging in my home and it is at the core of my personal mission. I am talking with someone on...

Duration:00:10:55

249: Keisha Reynolds on the Valuable Risk to Be You

5/7/2018
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Keisha Reynolds is an expert marketer and project management strategist. She developed skills within a 20-year career mastering being a spokesperson, handling media crisis, implementing project schedules, developing strategies, writing speeches and articles, executing events and managing online tools for nonprofits, corporate businesses and government agencies. Keisha uses her skills to coach inspirational business owners and entrepreneurs to “next level” their brands through increased...

Duration:00:36:03

100% Jodi: Finding Your Way Through "The Dip"

4/30/2018
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Hello everyone and thank you for joining me. In last week’s 100% Jodi episode I talked about the book The Dip by Seth Godin. Godin describes The Dip as “the long slog between beginning and mastery.” I have to tell you after writing and recording that episode it was like psychologically I was in The Dip in every area of my life. Has that ever happened to you? I was catching up with a friend and talking about all the amazing opportunities that have been coming my way in my business. On...

Duration:00:18:12

100% Jodi: The Dip

4/23/2018
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I feel like it has been a while since I have personally said hello to you. I was horribly ill at the beginning of April and that messed up my production schedule a bit but I am back in full health once again and doing burpees like crazy. In the “March update on goals” episode I mentioned that I would be talking about The Dip by Seth Godin next and I think this is perfect timing. You’ll have to let me know if this topic resonates with you right now or not but it definitely resonates with...

Duration:00:11:17