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Welcome to the Lead To Excel Podcast, hosted by Maureen Chiana, the visionary behind The Mindsight Academy and a trailblazer at the intersection of faith, neuroscience, and self-leadership. With a steadfast commitment to intertwining Christian principles with cutting-edge neuroleadership strategies, Maureen empowers leaders and business owners to transcend traditional boundaries and achieve unparalleled success. Through the lens of faith and neuroscience, Maureen unveils transformative insights that enable you to 'Rewire Your Brain' for success, illuminate your blind spots, broaden your perspective, and significantly influence outcomes to exceed beyond expectations. This unique approach not only cultivates high emotional intelligence, confidence, and resilience but also fosters the development of positive, faith-centred relationships, ensuring you thrive with ease and grace, free from stress or overwhelm. Whether you're a high-performing leader, an ambitious business owner, or someone seeking to integrate your Christian faith with excellence in your career, this podcast is your sanctuary. Maureen has devotedly applied these neuroleadership techniques to assist a global community of women, executives, managers, and entrepreneurs in elevating their performance, productivity, and profitability, all while nurturing their spiritual growth. Join us on the Lead To Excel Podcast, where faith meets neuroscience, and discover how you can excel in your professional journey without compromising your values. Let's embark on this transformative journey together, where being a high-performing individual also means being spiritually fulfilled and grounded in your Christian faith.

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United Kingdom

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Welcome to the Lead To Excel Podcast, hosted by Maureen Chiana, the visionary behind The Mindsight Academy and a trailblazer at the intersection of faith, neuroscience, and self-leadership. With a steadfast commitment to intertwining Christian principles with cutting-edge neuroleadership strategies, Maureen empowers leaders and business owners to transcend traditional boundaries and achieve unparalleled success. Through the lens of faith and neuroscience, Maureen unveils transformative insights that enable you to 'Rewire Your Brain' for success, illuminate your blind spots, broaden your perspective, and significantly influence outcomes to exceed beyond expectations. This unique approach not only cultivates high emotional intelligence, confidence, and resilience but also fosters the development of positive, faith-centred relationships, ensuring you thrive with ease and grace, free from stress or overwhelm. Whether you're a high-performing leader, an ambitious business owner, or someone seeking to integrate your Christian faith with excellence in your career, this podcast is your sanctuary. Maureen has devotedly applied these neuroleadership techniques to assist a global community of women, executives, managers, and entrepreneurs in elevating their performance, productivity, and profitability, all while nurturing their spiritual growth. Join us on the Lead To Excel Podcast, where faith meets neuroscience, and discover how you can excel in your professional journey without compromising your values. Let's embark on this transformative journey together, where being a high-performing individual also means being spiritually fulfilled and grounded in your Christian faith.

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English

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Episodes
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Spring into Success: Rising and Thriving in the New Quarter - E103

4/12/2024
As we step into the vibrant energy of April and the heart of spring, "Spring into Success" invites you on a timely journey to rise and thrive in this new quarter. This episode guides you to embracing the season's promise of growth and renewal. We delve into the essential blend of emotional intelligence, mindset shifts, and the pioneering science of neuroplasticity to empower your journey towards achieving your goals. Learn how to navigate the challenges of change with grace, leverage the power of gratitude, overcome procrastination, and set meaningful goals that align with your deepest values. Whether you're looking to reset your brain for success, find support in the Mindsight Women's Network, or enhance your leadership skills, this podcast provides actionable insights and encouragement to harness the spring's transformative energy. Join me to make this quarter your most productive and fulfilling yet, as we explore strategies for personal and professional growth. Stay Connected with Maureen: Mindsight Women's Network: https://bit.ly/3qvAzg1 Mindsight Store: https://www.mindsightstore.com The Mindsight Academy: https://www.themindsightacademy.com/ Christian Women’s Leaders Guide on Decision-Making: https://www.maureenchiana.uk/christianfemaleguide Articles on Brainz: https://bit.ly/brainz-dig Book A Consultation: https://calendly.com/maureen-77/30min Thank you for tuning in! If you enjoyed this episode, please make sure to hit 'Subscribe' to stay updated on future conversations. For more insights and connections, follow me on LinkedIn, and don't miss out on our exclusive merchandise designed to inspire and rewire at our Online Shop. Elevate your journey with our courses at the Website and Online Academy. Stay curious and empowered!

Duration:00:18:09

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Emerging Boldly: The Unforeseen Journey to Entrepreneurship with Jemma Fairclough-Haynes - E102

3/22/2024
In this episode, I sit down with Jemma Fairclough-Haynes, a once shy, academic child who evolved into a leading entrepreneur and gospel singer. We delve into Jemma's inspiring transformation from her beginnings in the Midlands, UK, through her ventures into employment law and business ownership. Her story celebrates the power of embracing one's roots, leveraging education, and connecting across diverse groups. Jemma shares her journey to leadership and how adversity fuelled her relentless drive for passion. We explore the challenges of balancing anxiety with the thrill of performance, revealing how Jemma transformed her fears into opportunities for growth. Her narrative offers insights into overcoming job insecurity, embracing resilience, and the importance of networking. The conversation turns poignant as we discuss how Jemma's personal challenges, including redundancy and motherhood, propelled her into a career in employment law and shaped her into a powerful role model for her entrepreneurial daughter. Join us for a story of empowerment, resilience, and the conviction that obstacles are just stepping stones to greatness. Tune in to connect with Jemma's remarkable journey and the lessons it holds. Connect with Jemma: Website: https://www.orchardemploymentlaw.co.uk LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jemmafairclough-haynes Email: info@orchardemploymentlaw.co.uk Stay Connected with Maureen: Mindsight Women's Network: https://bit.ly/3qvAzg1 Mindsight Store: https://www.mindsightstore.com The Mindsight Academy: https://www.themindsightacademy.com/ Christian Women’s Leaders Guide on Decision-Making: https://www.maureenchiana.uk/christianfemaleguide Articles on Brainz: https://bit.ly/brainz-dig Book A Consultation: https://calendly.com/maureen-77/30min Thank you for tuning in! If you enjoyed this episode, please make sure to hit 'Subscribe' to stay updated on future conversations. For more insights and connections, follow me on LinkedIn, and don't miss out on our exclusive merchandise designed to inspire and rewire at our Online Shop. Elevate your journey with our courses at the Website and Online Academy. Stay curious and empowered!

Duration:00:56:30

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Breaking Through Barriers: Combat Workplace Biases Against Women with Emotional Intelligence - E101

3/1/2024
Have you ever felt like an invisible barrier is holding you back at work, especially as a woman? Join me, Maureen Chiana, and unravel the unseen yet powerful biases that shape our professional lives. I discuss the implicit and explicit challenges women, particularly black women, encounter in their careers. Through a lens of emotional intelligence, I go through personal experiences, the significance of self-awareness, and how managing our emotions with techniques like deep breathing and positive affirmations can lead to more inclusive work environments. This podcast reveals the power of empathy, motivation, and assertive communication in building meaningful relationships and navigating the complexities of workplace biases. In this compelling episode, I also bridge the gap between emotional intelligence and leadership, considering the fascinating insights brain mapping diagnostics offer. As I unpack the potential for such diagnostics to inform tailored action plans for growth, I share invaluable strategies for addressing biases within organisational culture. You'll learn about leading by example, the importance of advocating for diversity and inclusion, and how brain-rewiring techniques can enhance decision-making. The episode wraps up by empowering you to set practical, achievable goals, harnessing the untapped potential of your brain to transform your personal and professional life. If you're aiming to excel and lead with purpose, this is the conversation you need to hear. Visit themindsightacademy.com for more resources and join us next time for another enriching dialogue. Stay Connected with Maureen: Mindsight Women's Network: https://bit.ly/3qvAzg1 Mindsight Store: https://www.mindsightstore.com The Mindsight Academy: https://www.themindsightacademy.com/ Christian Women’s Leaders Guide on Decision-Making: https://www.maureenchiana.uk/christianfemaleguide Articles on Brainz: https://bit.ly/brainz-dig Book A Consultation: https://calendly.com/maureen-77/30min Thank you for tuning in! If you enjoyed this episode, please make sure to hit 'Subscribe' to stay updated on future conversations. For more insights and connections, follow me on LinkedIn, and don't miss out on our exclusive merchandise designed to inspire and rewire at our Online Shop. Elevate your journey with our courses at the Website and Online Academy. Stay curious and empowered!

Duration:00:31:44

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Living with Cancer: A Journey of Survival, Resilience and Advocacy with Dr. Denise Ejoh - E100

2/4/2024
When the trials of life hit hard, where do we find the resilience to push through? Denise Ejoh joins me in a profound exploration of this question, sharing her journey of living with cancer interwoven with her passion for education. As a CEO, educationist, and teacher, Denise's life is a beacon of hope and determination that illuminates the path for others facing similar battles. Her story is not only about survival; it's about transformation and the relentless pursuit of empowering young minds, even amidst personal health struggles. Embarking on this episode, we traverse the tumultuous landscape of cancer diagnosis and treatment, guided by Denise's firsthand experiences. Her narrative paints a vivid picture of the challenges within healthcare systems and the resilience required to confront life-altering realities. Denise's emphasis on mental health's role in healing highlights the need for a holistic approach to care, blending faith, neuroscience, and emotional intelligence. Her insights on the societal repercussions of a cancer diagnosis—stigma, isolation, financial strains—are eye-opening, prompting a critical examination of how we, as a community, can offer tangible support to those in need. Listen as we delve into the world of cancer support resources and the financial hurdles that patients and families face. Denise's foundation emerges as a pillar of advocacy, striving to make comprehensive care accessible and dismantle the barriers that impede cancer treatment. The conversation calls for greater awareness, advocacy, and a redefined narrative around cancer, emphasising the importance of emotional expression, vulnerability, and seeking help. This episode celebrates Denise's remarkable journey and affirms that the human spirit's capacity for teaching and thriving can indeed intersect in impactful ways. Connect With Denise Ejoh: Website: https://www.cormode cancer foundation.org Insta: @Dejoh25 YouTube: Cormode Cancer Foundation LinkedIn: Cormode Cancer Foundation Twitter: dejoh1 Stay Connected with Maureen: Mindsight Store: https://www.mindsightstore.com Website: https://www.maureenchiana.com Academy: https://www.themindsightacademy.com/ Christian Women’s Leaders Guide on Decision-Making: https://www.maureenchiana.uk/christianfemaleguide Mindsight Women's Network: https://bit.ly/3qvAzg1 Articles on Brainz: https://bit.ly/brainz-dig Book A Consultation: https://calendly.com/maureen-77/30min Thank you for tuning in! If you enjoyed this episode, please make sure to hit 'Subscribe' to stay updated on future conversations. For more insights and connections, follow me on LinkedIn, and don't miss out on our exclusive merchandise designed to inspire and rewire at our Online Shop. Elevate your journey with our courses at the Website and Online Academy. Stay curious and empowered!

Duration:01:14:25

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Charting New Horizons: Transforming Career Setbacks into Opportunities with Lora Poepping -E99

1/26/2024
Have you ever stood at a career crossroads, the daunting unknown stretching out before you? Buckle up as we journey with Lora Poepping, the transformation guru and president of Plum Coaching and Consulting. She shares the crossroad moment that pivoted her from being laid off at Microsoft to lighting the way for others navigating career turbulence. In an episode rich with wisdom, Lora recounts how she harnessed her communications and HR expertise to create a beacon of hope for job seekers during economic downturns, offering support in turning adversities into opportunities. Transitioning from being a cog in the corporate machine to the captain of your own ship is no small feat. Through our intimate discussion, we unearth the emotional weight of such a shift and the resiliency needed to rebuild one's self-confidence brick by brick. We explore how coaching can be a powerful catalyst in transforming professional setbacks into comebacks. Closing out the episode, we bask in the human connections that underpin Lora's brand ethos and the tailored career guidance she provides. She unearths the secrets to making LinkedIn work for you, and we celebrate the power of a Plum job is not just a career but in crafting a life filled with happiness and fulfilment. Join us for a conversation that could potentially change your life. Connect With Lora: Website: https://www.plumseattle .com Stay Connected with Maureen: Mindsight Store: https://www.mindsightstore.com Website: https://www.maureenchiana.com Academy: https://www.themindsightacademy.com/ Christian Women’s Leaders Guide on Decision-Making: https://www.maureenchiana.uk/christianfemaleguide Mindsight Women's Network: https://bit.ly/3qvAzg1 Articles on Brainz: https://bit.ly/brainz-dig Book A Consultation: https://calendly.com/maureen-77/30min Thank you for tuning in! If you enjoyed this episode, please make sure to hit 'Subscribe' to stay updated on future conversations. For more insights and connections, follow me on LinkedIn, and don't miss out on our exclusive merchandise designed to inspire and rewire at our Online Shop. Elevate your journey with our courses at the Website and Online Academy. Stay curious and empowered!

Duration:00:55:13

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New Year, New Mindset: Unlock the Secrets of Effective Decision-Making

1/12/2024
Embrace the power to transform your decision-making and set yourself up for success in the new year with insights from my personal journey and expertise. I'm Maureen Chiana, your guide to uncovering the hidden influences of internal narratives and belief systems forged from our earliest memories that shape the choices defining the trajectory of our lives. In this enlightening episode, we'll dissect cognitive biases that often cloud judgment, such as confirmation bias and sunk cost fallacy, and I'll share practical strategies like decision journaling to refine your decision-making abilities. Prepare to learn how to navigate the crossroads of life with newfound wisdom and strategic insight. We'll delve into the science behind neuroplasticity, revealing how positive affirmations and scriptural meditation can reshape your brain's pathways towards success. Join our vibrant community to share your leadership stories and draw on the collective wisdom that thrives on our social media channels and podcast subscriptions. Together, let's chart a course toward personal growth and exceptional leadership as we welcome 2024. Stay Connected with Maureen: Mindsight Store: https://www.mindsightstore.com Website: https://www.maureenchiana.com Academy: https://www.themindsightacademy.com/ Mindsight Women's Network: https://bit.ly/3qvAzg1 Articles on Brainz: https://bit.ly/brainz-dig Book A Consultation: https://calendly.com/maureen-77/30min Thank you for tuning in! If you enjoyed this episode, please make sure to hit 'Subscribe' to stay updated on future conversations. Thank you for tuning in! If you enjoyed this episode, please make sure to hit 'Subscribe' to stay updated on future conversations. For more insights and connections, follow me on LinkedIn, and don't miss out on our exclusive merchandise designed to inspire and rewire at our Online Shop. Elevate your journey with our courses at the Website and Online Academy. Stay curious and empowered!

Duration:00:28:52

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Overcoming Adversity and Helping Women Get Visible with Mildred Talabi - E97

11/22/2023
Discover the power of personal branding on LinkedIn as we share the microphone with Mildred Talabi, a visibility powerhouse and branding coach. Raised in the bustling streets of London with roots in Nigeria, Mildred brings an intriguing blend of cultures, experiences, and wisdom to the table. From her ambitious dreams of building a media empire to now helping individuals shine brightly on LinkedIn, her journey is a testament to the unexpected turns our inner vocations can lead us to. The conversation takes an empowering turn as we tackle the elephant in the room - visibility challenges on LinkedIn, especially for women. You'll hear Mildred's passionate insights on how to overcome imposter syndrome and insecurities, and her proven strategies to confidently make your mark on LinkedIn. And perhaps you'll find a piece of your own story in my personal journey, from the gut-wrenching shock of a brain tumor diagnosis to the challenging road to recovery, reminding us all that we all harbor our own battles behind the scenes. As we wind down, we delve into the strength cultivated in adversity. Listen as Mildred shares her inspiring story of facing a life-threatening brain tumor, and how her faith, which is also inscribed on her skin in the form of a tattoo, provided her much-needed comfort and strength. You'll find food for thought in our discussion on the power of scripture and the healing strength of faith in overcoming life's adversities. Listen, learn, and let us walk with you on this enlightening journey. Be sure to subscribe, review, and share our podcast - together, let's inspire more people! Connect with Mildred: Website: http://www.mildredtalabi.com https://www.visiblewomentribe.com Book a call with Mildred: https://www.startbeingvisible.com/bookacall Stay Connected with Maureen: Mindsight Store: https://www.mindsightstore.com Website: https://www.maureenchiana.com Academy: https://www.themindsightacademy.com/ Mindsight Women's Network: https://bit.ly/3qvAzg1 Articles on Brainz: https://bit.ly/brainz-dig Book A Consultation: https://calendly.com/maureen-77/30min Thank you for tuning in! If you enjoyed this episode, please make sure to hit 'Subscribe' to stay updated on future conversations. For more insights and connections, follow me on LinkedIn, and don't miss out on our exclusive merchandise designed to inspire and rewire at our Online Shop. Elevate your journey with our courses at the Website and Online Academy. Stay curious and empowered!

Duration:01:02:05

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Believe It to See It: Transforming Your Reality Through the Neuroscience of Perception - E96

11/8/2023
Imagine the power to reshape your reality, just by harnessing the strength of your beliefs. This is no magic trick, but an intriguing intersection of neuroscience, leadership, and faith that forms the crux of our conversation today. I dissect the fascinating concept of 'believing is seeing' and how the human brain adapts to our faith, creating behaviour patterns and opening pathways of opportunities. I delve into the transformative power of neuroplasticity and its role in turning visions into reality. Trust me, this is more than just a fascinating analysis; it's the key to unlocking your potential. In exploring neuroscience and leadership, l share how cultivating a mindset of unshakeable faith and self-belief can change your life. l discuss developing the courage to persist when faced with adversity and how even the tiniest steps can propel you closer to your goals. This episode is a treasure trove of insights, inspiration, and practical advice, whether you're on a personal growth journey or striving for professional excellence. So, tune in, and let's embark on this enlightening journey together. Stay Connected with Maureen: Mindsight Store: https://www.mindsightstore.com Website: https://www.maureenchiana.com Academy: https://www.themindsightacademy.com/ Mindsight Women's Network: https://bit.ly/3qvAzg1 Articles on Brainz: https://bit.ly/brainz-dig Book A Consultation: https://calendly.com/maureen-77/30min Thank you for tuning in! If you enjoyed this episode, please make sure to hit 'Subscribe' to stay updated on future conversations. For more insights and connections, follow me on LinkedIn, and don't miss out on our exclusive merchandise designed to inspire and rewire at our Online Shop. Elevate your journey with our courses at the Website and Online Academy. Stay curious and empowered!

Duration:00:12:05

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Harnessing the Power of Self: A Journey of Identity and Purpose - E95

10/27/2023
Prepare yourself to journey through the intricate layers of identity, purpose, and success, specifically designed to empower black women, but universally beneficial for anyone seeking growth. I unravel the gift of identity, spotlighting the necessity of owning our narratives and strengths. The conversation takes a deep dive into how our upbringing and cultural exposure mould our values, and how these values, in turn, shape our lives. The crucial aspect? Taking time to reflect, to ensure our values lead us towards the path we desire. But there's more. I venture further into the realms of mental well-being and self-empowerment. In the hustle of daily routines, we often forget the vitality of nourishing our minds, of being intentional about our desires, and of managing expectations during challenging times. Interweaving personal experiences and professional insights, I, demonstrate how these elements of self-empowerment are deeply linked to our mental well-being. The crux of this episode is understanding the power within us, loving ourselves first, and strutting confidently in our purpose. Embark on this empowering conversation with me, aimed at nurturing our identity, uncovering our purpose, and defining success on our own terms. Stay Connected with Maureen: Mindsight Store: https://www.mindsightstore.com Website: https://www.maureenchiana.com Academy: https://www.themindsightacademy.com/ Mindsight Women's Network: https://bit.ly/3qvAzg1 Articles on Brainz: https://bit.ly/brainz-dig Book A Consultation: https://calendly.com/maureen-77/30min Thank you for tuning in! If you enjoyed this episode, please make sure to hit 'Subscribe' to stay updated on future conversations. For more insights and connections, follow me on LinkedIn, and don't miss out on our exclusive merchandise designed to inspire and rewire at our Online Shop. Elevate your journey with our courses at the Website and Online Academy. Stay curious and empowered!

Duration:00:21:45

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Resilient Minds: Unpacking Daily Mental Wellness & Practical Self-Care Tips

10/11/2023
What if there was a way to harness the power of your mind and use it to become a better leader and a happier, healthier person too? Get ready to unravel the infinite power of your brain as I take you on a journey into the fascinating world of neuroplasticity. This episode is a deep dive into mental wellness, emphasising its crucial role in effective leadership. I discuss the silent battles we all face and explore the quiet strength of mental health. You'll learn about the science behind mental wellness and the steps you can take to build resilience and positivity. I cover it all from the significance of daily practices like mindfulness and gratitude to the value of seeking professional guidance. As leaders, taking care of your mental health is fundamental to your well-being and impacts your ability to inspire and influence others. So, enjoy an insightful discussion on timeless principles like gratitude, contentment, and love and their pivotal role in maintaining good mental health. Stay Connected with Maureen: Website: https://www.maureenchiana.com Academy: https://www.themindsightacademy.com/ Mindsight Women's Network: https://bit.ly/3qvAzg1 Articles on Brainz: https://bit.ly/brainz-dig Book A Consultation: https://calendly.com/maureen-77/30min Thank you for tuning in! If you enjoyed this episode, please make sure to hit 'Subscribe' to stay updated on future conversations. For more insights and connections, follow me on LinkedIn, and don't miss out on our exclusive merchandise designed to inspire and rewire at our Online Shop. Elevate your journey with our courses at the Website and Online Academy. Stay curious and empowered!

Duration:00:16:18

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Turning Stumbling Blocks to Stepping Stones: The Inspiring Journey of Dr. Blessing Enakimio - E93

9/27/2023
Have you ever dreamt of seizing an opportunity and turning it into a life-changing journey? Meet Dr. Blessing Enakimio, the dynamic CEO of Ble Global, a multi-faceted talent, an event designer, and an international businesswoman, and she's here to share her incredible story. From persevering through financial struggles at a young age in Nigeria to migrating to the UK, Blessing's journey is filled with determination, creativity, and resilience. Blessing didn't stop there; she was on a quest to redefine her destiny. She harnessed and improved her skills and found innovative ways to exchange her skills for opportunities - a move that set her on a path of entrepreneurship. From baking cakes for her daughter's birthday to running a wedding design business and eventually launching an international events business, Blessing's success story is a testament to her vision and unwavering commitment to her goals. Hear about her growth and skill development, strategic goal setting and planning that helped her unlock her potential and reach her objectives. But like all journeys, there were hurdles along the way. We get a rare glimpse into Blessing's internal world - her thoughts, feelings, her alter-ego, and how she managed to maintain a balance between her conscious and subconscious brain to overcome panic attacks and build her emotional intelligence. Her story of embracing growth in the face of uncertainty, of navigating her biggest challenge - a destination wedding - armed with lessons from her past experiences is a tale of transformation, resilience, and growth. If you're looking for inspiration and motivation, join us for this captivating episode. Connect with Dr Blessing: Ble Global website: https://www.bleglobal.co.uk/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/blessingenakimio/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/madameble/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/blessingenakimio Stay Connected with Maureen: Website: https://www.maureenchiana.com Academy: https://www.themindsightacademy.com/ Mindsight Women's Network: https://bit.ly/3qvAzg1 Articles on Brainz: https://bit.ly/brainz-dig Book A Consultation: https://calendly.com/maureen-77/30min Thank you for tuning in! If you enjoyed this episode, please make sure to hit 'Subscribe' to stay updated on future conversations. For more insights and connections, follow me on LinkedIn, and don't miss out on our exclusive merchandise designed to inspire and rewire at our Online Shop. Elevate your journey with our courses at the Website and Online Academy. Stay curious and empowered!

Duration:01:15:47

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The Silver Lining of Rejection: An Enlightened Path to Self-Growth - E92

9/6/2023
Ever been rejected and felt like the world was ending? I've been there! After a significant job rejection, I figured it was God's way of saying I was meant to go solo. Thus, spurned by rejection, my journey towards launching The Mindsight Academy started. Join me, Maureen Chiana, as I share my experience and the profound lesson that rejection is indeed a gift. Through emotional intelligence, scriptures, and neuro-leadership, we'll unlock the potential in our painful experiences and turn them into catalysts for growth. Did you know that rejection triggers the same responses in our brains as physical pain? It's fascinating and terrifying, but it's not all bleak. The interplay of faith, science, and emotional growth opens up avenues for us to reframe our outlook. Citing scriptural narratives like Joseph's life, this episode explores his transformation from a rejected boy to a revered figure. Don't just listen; join the conversation, leave your feedback, and remember to subscribe for a chance to rethink your perception of rejection. It's more than just a podcast; it's a journey to wisdom, grace, and understanding. Stay Connected with Maureen: Website: https://www.maureenchiana.com Academy: https://www.themindsightacademy.com/ Mindsight Women's Network: ink - https://bit.ly/3qvAzg1 Articles on Brainz: https://bit.ly/brainz-dig Book A Consultation: https://calendly.com/maureen-77/30min Thank you for tuning in! If you enjoyed this episode, please make sure to hit 'Subscribe' to stay updated on future conversations. For more insights and connections, follow me on LinkedIn, and don't miss out on our exclusive merchandise designed to inspire and rewire at our Online Shop. Elevate your journey with our courses at the Website and Online Academy. Stay curious and empowered!

Duration:00:22:45

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Embracing Leadership and Personal Growth with Branding Expert Cheale Villa - E91

8/23/2023
Have you ever felt stuck or overwhelmed with leading your team or business? Fear not, because our guest for today, Cheale Villa, a branding expert and mother, bravely shares her candid experiences and lessons. Revolving around her journey to self-discovery and wholeness, this episode sees Cheale reveal how she overcame her fears, embraced her entrepreneurial spirit, and became a successful businesswoman in the branding, marketing, and design industry. A trip down memory lane also takes us through her father, a long-time restaurant owner, 's influence on her business acumen. Delve into this insightful chat as Cheale unravels her transformative coaching practices for entrepreneurs and leaders, which she crafted from her experiences. She shares invaluable insights into recognizing and breaking the cycle of overwhelm, setting personal boundaries, and fostering a loving relationship with oneself. Through her story, you'll learn about the pivotal role of understanding survival mechanisms in managing a business and how it contributed to her success. In the final segments, we delve into Cheale's coaching programs, tailored for individuals and companies, and how she skillfully juggles two businesses while still finding time for herself. We discuss the transformational power of self-love and personal growth how these principles can lead to informed decisions and, ultimately, to our goals. Cheale shares her wisdom on breaking free from self-imposed limitations and embracing one's purpose with open arms. Website - http://www.visualcaffeine.com http://www.coreethos.co Stay Connected with Maureen: Website: https://www.maureenchiana.com Academy: https://www.themindsightacademy.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/maureenchiana/ Articles on Brainz: https://bit.ly/brainz-dig Book A Consultation: https://calendly.com/maureen-77/30min Thank you for tuning in! If you enjoyed this episode, please make sure to hit 'Subscribe' to stay updated on future conversations. For more insights and connections, follow me on LinkedIn, and don't miss out on our exclusive merchandise designed to inspire and rewire at our Online Shop. Elevate your journey with our courses at the Website and Online Academy. Stay curious and empowered!

Duration:00:39:28

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Making Fertility Treatments Accessible and Transparent with Sarita Stefani - E90

8/9/2023
Today's episode of Lead to Excel podcast is a captivating conversation with Sarita Stefani, the dynamic CEO and Co-Founder of Amelis. Are you curious about Sarita's fascinating journey transitioning from a Bachelor Degree in History of Art to a Master in Finance, and then from Finance to Tech, and finally landing in Healthcare? Sarita opens up about her challenges, triumphs, and her personal mission of making fertility preservation more accessible, transparent, and cost-efficient. What if you could gain a deeper understanding of the egg-freezing process? Sarita shares her decision to freeze her eggs, influenced by her family and personal experiences. She discusses the significance of the AMH test, the medications involved, and the safety measures implemented during the process. This episode is a must-listen for anyone interested in understanding egg freezing and the decisions surrounding the process. We also discuss the various aspects of egg freezing and what it means for women. Sarita provides an insightful explanation of the process, from researching and selecting a clinic to understanding the pre-tests and injections involved. She also shares valuable information about her company, Amilis, and its commitment to providing support and resources to women considering fertility preservation. You won't want to miss this enlightening and empowering discussion with Sarita Stefani. Connect with Sarita: Website - https://www.amilis.co.uk Stay Connected with Maureen: Website: https://www.maureenchiana.com Academy: https://www.themindsightacademy.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/maureenchiana/ Articles on Brainz: https://bit.ly/brainz-dig Book A Consultation: https://calendly.com/maureen-77/30min Thank you for tuning in! If you enjoyed this episode, please make sure to hit 'Subscribe' to stay updated on future conversations. For more insights and connections, follow me on LinkedIn, and don't miss out on our exclusive merchandise designed to inspire and rewire at our Online Shop. Elevate your journey with our courses at the Website and Online Academy. Stay curious and empowered!

Duration:00:43:14

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Managing Difficult Team Members Through Neuroleadership Techniques - E89

7/25/2023
Have you ever felt at a loss when dealing with a difficult team member? Maybe you are wondering if there was a better way to handle conflict or disruption in your team. Well, then, this episode of Lead to Excel Podcast is for you, where we delve deep into the challenges of managing difficult team members and demonstrate how to enhance your leadership using the principles of neuroleadership and emotional intelligence. Firstly, I focus on understanding the root causes of conflicts and disruptive behaviour, like chronic stress. I then explore the fascinating science of neuroleadership and emotional intelligence and how these can help you comprehend these underlying factors. This episode gives you practical tips and demonstrates how to apply them. We discuss various strategies, including addressing issues promptly, active listening, providing constructive feedback, setting clear expectations, and encouraging behaviour change. By applying these principles and strategies, you'll be much more equipped to manage disruptive behaviours and foster an environment of understanding and growth. Stay Connected with Maureen: Website: https://www.maureenchiana.com EQ Course: https://www.themindsightacademy.com/courses/emotional-intelligence-for-leadership LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/maureenchiana/ Articles on Brainz: https://bit.ly/brainz-dig Book A Consultation: https://calendly.com/maureen-77/30min Thank you for tuning in! If you enjoyed this episode, please make sure to hit 'Subscribe' to stay updated on future conversations. For more insights and connections, follow me on LinkedIn, and don't miss out on our exclusive merchandise designed to inspire and rewire at our Online Shop. Elevate your journey with our courses at the Website and Online Academy. Stay curious and empowered!

Duration:00:19:47

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Overcoming Challenges and Navigating Life's Turns: A Conversation with Jean Marie Jean

7/5/2023
Have you ever felt 'stuck' or caught in a challenging circumstance, and you don't know how to navigate through it? Then this episode is for you! We're sharing some personal and heartfelt discussions with our special guest, the Emmy-nominated and award-winning creative executive Jean Marie Jean. Jean Marie has a unique take on leadership that's both inspiring and full of practical wisdom. Her journey from being "tricked" into community college, to puppetry, learning how to get to Sesame Street, and a television career uncovers a fascinating perspective on life's unpredictable turns. She shares how she used her creativity to turn challenging situations into comfortable spaces, whether finding a nursing home for her father or dealing with her own physical injury. Our conversation also delves into Jean's approach to handling 'stuckedness'. She opens up about navigating difficult times by understanding the tools she needs to move forward, giving herself permission to pause, and trusting her instincts. This episode is a testament to Jean's resilience, adaptability, and her unique way of rewriting narratives. Join us as we explore these life lessons that you, too can apply in your own leadership journey. Stay Connected with Maureen: Website: https://www.maureenchiana.com EQ Course: https://www.themindsightacademy.com/courses/emotional-intelligence-for-leadership LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/maureenchiana/ Articles on Brainz: https://bit.ly/brainz-dig Book A Consultation: https://calendly.com/maureen-77/30min Connect With Jean Marie LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jean-marie-keevins-a721276/ Thank you for tuning in! If you enjoyed this episode, please make sure to hit 'Subscribe' to stay updated on future conversations. For more insights and connections, follow me on LinkedIn, and don't miss out on our exclusive merchandise designed to inspire and rewire at our Online Shop. Elevate your journey with our courses at the Website and Online Academy. Stay curious and empowered!

Duration:00:45:12

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How to Deal with a Difficult Boss - E87

5/3/2023
In this episode of Lead to Excel Podcast, we dive into strategies for dealing with difficult bosses and managing upwards. I explore different types of difficult bosses, the reasons behind their behavior, and how to leverage neuroscience and emotional intelligence to not only survive but thrive in challenging situations. Learn about practical steps and strategies for improving your working relationship and staying persistent and patient throughout the process. Tune in for valuable insights and actionable advice to help you excel in your career and personal life. Don't forget to subscribe for more leadership, personal growth, and professional development episodes. Stay Connected with Maureen: Website: https://www.maureenchiana.com EQ Course: https://www.themindsightacademy.com/courses/emotional-intelligence-for-leadership LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/maureenchiana/ Articles on Brainz: https://bit.ly/brainz-dig Book A Consultation: https://calendly.com/maureen-77/30min Thank you for tuning in! If you enjoyed this episode, please make sure to hit 'Subscribe' to stay updated on future conversations. For more insights and connections, follow me on LinkedIn, and don't miss out on our exclusive merchandise designed to inspire and rewire at our Online Shop. Elevate your journey with our courses at the Website and Online Academy. Stay curious and empowered!

Duration:00:16:52

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How Selective Reading Can Unlock Your Hidden Potential with Avil Beckford - E86

4/19/2023
In this episode, we dive deep into the power of selective reading with Avil Beckford, the founder of The Invisible Mentor. Avil shares her personal story of how reading helped her overcome grief after the loss of her mother and how it led her to create a system for senior-level professionals to read effectively and efficiently. Through her work, Avil teaches people how to read selectively to unlock their hidden potential. She emphasizes that reading the right books can help us learn key skills and develop cultural awareness and sensitivity, which are crucial for building relationships with people from diverse backgrounds. In addition to her training programs, Avil has also created a membership site called Art of Learning Leadership, where members can access a curated collection of books and resources on leadership, personal development, and more. Whether you're a seasoned reader or just getting started, this episode is packed with valuable insights and practical tips to help you get the most out of your reading. Join us as we explore the transformative power of books with Avil, and learn how you can unlock your own hidden potential through selective reading. Connect with Avil: Website - https://theinvisiblementor.com/ https://www.aolla.info/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/avilbeckford/ Stay Connected with Maureen: Website: https://www.maureenchiana.com EQ Course: https://www.themindsightacademy.com/courses/emotional-intelligence-for-leadership LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/maureenchiana/ Articles on Brainz: https://bit.ly/brainz-dig Book A Consultation: https://calendly.com/maureen-77/30min Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREE Thank you for tuning in! If you enjoyed this episode, please make sure to hit 'Subscribe' to stay updated on future conversations. For more insights and connections, follow me on LinkedIn, and don't miss out on our exclusive merchandise designed to inspire and rewire at our Online Shop. Elevate your journey with our courses at the Website and Online Academy. Stay curious and empowered!

Duration:00:43:28

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Fearless Leadership: Maricella Avila's Path to CEO of Ellevate Network - E85

4/5/2023
Join me this week as I sit down with Maricella Herrera Avila, the CEO of Ellevate Network, the world's largest community for women+ at work that is dedicated to fostering equity and inclusion in business. In this episode, Maricella shares her inspiring journey from her upbringing in war-torn El Salvador to becoming a fearless leader who has transformed her fears into a powerful tool for success. With over 15 years of experience building and scaling teams, brands, and businesses, Maricella has made significant contributions to the industry. She has spearheaded the creation of impactful programming, including the annual Mobilize Women Summit, which reaches thousands of professionals worldwide and is supported by some of the world's leading companies. Maricella is also the host of the Ellevate Podcast, Conversations with Women Changing the Face of Business. Discover how Maricella's experiences have shaped her leadership style and learn valuable insights from her successful career trajectory. Don't miss this episode to hear from a prominent female leader who is committed to driving change and empowering women+ in the workplace. Connect with Maricella Herrera Avila: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/maricellaherreraa Stay Connected with Maureen: Website: https://www.maureenchiana.com EQ Course: https://www.themindsightacademy.com/courses/emotional-intelligence-for-leadership LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/maureenchiana/ Articles on Brainz: https://bit.ly/brainz-dig Book A Consultation: https://calendly.com/maureen-77/30min Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREE Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you for tuning in! If you enjoyed this episode, please make sure to hit 'Subscribe' to stay updated on future conversations. For more insights and connections, follow me on LinkedIn, and don't miss out on our exclusive merchandise designed to inspire and rewire at our Online Shop. Elevate your journey with our courses at the Website and Online Academy. Stay curious and empowered!

Duration:00:55:00

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How To Thrive In A Toxic Work Environment - E84

3/15/2023
In this Podcast, I use emotional intelligence and neuroscience to discuss how to succeed in a toxic work environment. Controlling our reactions to negativity highlights the significance of perception, thinking, and attitude. Also, the podcast emphasises the value of self-awareness, empathy, and self-care in helping us control our emotions and foster positive experiences. In addition, it advocates for the development of a work atmosphere that is more encouraging and respectful. Check out the Emotional Intelligence for Leadership self-study online course at The Mindsight Academy for more details and suggestions on advancing personally and professionally. Stay Connected with Maureen Website: https://www.maureenchiana.com EQ Course: https://www.themindsightacademy.com/courses/emotional-intelligence-for-leadership LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/maureenchiana/ Articles on Brainz: https://bit.ly/brainz-dig Book A Consultation: https://calendly.com/maureen-77/30min Thank you for tuning in! If you enjoyed this episode, please make sure to hit 'Subscribe' to stay updated on future conversations. For more insights and connections, follow me on LinkedIn, and don't miss out on our exclusive merchandise designed to inspire and rewire at our Online Shop. Elevate your journey with our courses at the Website and Online Academy. Stay curious and empowered!

Duration:00:12:57