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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!






100% Jodi: The Secret to Clarity is Reflection and Research

First, the Agents of Change conference was awesome! I want to give a huge thank you to Rich Brooks, Amanda O’Brien, Lindsay Babayan and the whole Flyte New Media team who made this such an awesome experience. A crap-load of work goes into an event like that and they made it look easy. Then, I got to hang out with a lot of you. The Women Taking the Lead community was in attendance at The Agents of Change. What was really fun was The Agents of Change conference happened the day after last...

Duration: 00:13:13

233: Katie Krimitsos on Becoming the Version of You Who Can

Katie Krimitsos is an entrepreneur; growth strategist & business coach dedicated to helping women take their businesses to the stratosphere! She provides online and offline education, hosts masterclasses, group and 1:1 coaching and retreats to women who dream BIG, and who are passionate about living their purposes through their businesses. In 2009 she began her entrepreneurial career when she joined her husband’s brand new startup Tampa Bay Business Owners. Merging her passions for women...

Duration: 00:35:14

100% Jodi Respecting Where You Are on Your Journey

I’m going to be one of the speakers this year at The Agents of Change Conference to help any struggling podcasters or would-be podcasters to overcome obstacles and set themselves up for success. As you guys know I love talking about stress, fear, taking risks, overcoming self-doubt. It sounds so dark but these are juicy topics and the other side of these things is heaven. But you can’t go around these things you have to go through. Which segues nicely into my topic today ... The Cycle of...

Duration: 00:16:43

232: Christina Vinters on What's Possible When You Shed Self-Limiting Beliefs

Christina Vinters is a Chartered Divorce Mediator. She left her position as a big firm divorce attorney last year to transition from the traditional adversarial process into the healthier and more efficient arena of consensual dispute resolution. Her company, Modern Separations, provides e-mediation to clients across most of Canada and the United States by Skype and phone. She is the author of Pathways to Amicable Divorce, and she provides business consulting to other divorce...

Duration: 00:22:26

On Air Coaching: Business on a Budget with Terri DeCoster

This is my first On Air Coaching Call. With me I have Terri DeCoster who is working full-time hours between a couple of gigs but really wants to get her own business off the ground. Terri DeCoster is a Masters level counselor, certified coach, and family mediator with over 15 years of supporting adults and children going through tough family transitions. Terri has facilitated numerous workshops and groups for adults and children, as well as private coaching. Terri served as a Board member...

Duration: 01:03:05

231: Jen Brown on Making Moves When You Feel It

Jen Brown is the Founder and Artistic Director of The Engaging Educator. Through EE, her pedagogical approach of Improv as Continuing Education has reached over 25,000 people – all non-actors! Since 2012, Jen has given three TEDx Talks on the power of Improv, grown EE to two locations in NYC and Winston-Salem, NC and recently began The Engaging Educator Foundation, a 501(c)(3) which offers free and low-cost Improv workshops for educators, at-risk adults, teens and students on the Autism...

Duration: 00:42:00

Bonus Episode: Hot Tips to Lock Down Your Online Persona

Hey everyone, thank you for joining me. I am back from Podcast Movement this week and slowly getting back into the swing of things. I am happy to say the jet lag has finally worn off and we are about to go into my favorite month of the year, September. And I’ve got something exciting on the agenda for September. If you bought my book, Accomplished: How to Go from Dreaming to Doing, and you signed up for the free resources you are going to be invited to a free open call with me via Zoom....

Duration: 00:25:14

230: Carol Mitchell on Breaking Female Stereotypes

Carol is the author of Breaking Through “Bitch”: How Women Can Shatter Stereotypes and Lead Fearlessly, about how women lead and succeed. She cofounded Talent Strategy Partners, working with numerous companies to identify and develop leaders to build the right workplace culture. Carol helps organizations advance women using her proprietary assessment and development programs. She is a frequent speaker and writer on women’s leadership, and a contributing editor for the Huffington...

Duration: 00:39:29

Bonus Episode: How to Remain You When You're in the Spotlight

Katie Clark is a market research, social media and marketing professional who has worked with companies in industries including consumer packaged goods, nonprofit, specialty foods, live events, insurance, entertainment, and technology and excels at finding efficiencies, building capacity, and fostering growth. Katie is a social media influencer who has appeared on various ‘people to follow’ lists including 10 Great #MRX Tweeters Every Market Researcher Should Follow, Most Influential...

Duration: 00:23:09

229: Kelly Roach on Respecting the Stages of Entrepreneurship

As a former NFL Cheerleader and Fortune 500 Executive where she was promoted 7 times in 8 years, Kelly brings a powerful combination of proven and profitable business growth strategies coupled with the mindset, wellness and productivity practices required to help entrepreneurs build a profitable business around a life they absolutely love. Kelly runs business coaching programs, mastermind groups, online courses and does private consulting with individuals and organizations. Playing...

Duration: 00:31:47

Bonus Episode: Why You Want to Develop Your Personal Brand

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Duration: 00:25:24

228: Amanda O’Brien on Being a Leader Who Serves a Community

Amanda O’Brien is the director of business development at flyte new media, organizer of Social Media Breakfast Maine and cofounder of eighteen twenty wines. She is a work in progress, proud mom, and dog lover. She loves working with businesses and individuals to help them grow and connect them with resources to reach their goals. Click to tweet: .@amanda_pants is sharing her story to inspire you on Women Taking the Lead https://womentakingthelead.com/228 #inspiration Playing Small...

Duration: 00:30:22

100% Jodi: Want to be Chosen? You're Going to Have to Promote Yourself

If you listened to the last 100% Jodi episode you know coming in the Fall is the “On Air Coaching” calls. I’ve already got 6 volunteers for these calls and the feedback has been incredible. Thank you all for always letting me know when I’m on the right track and when you’d like to see some changes. This podcast definitely has an element of promoting myself as a business and leadership coach for Type A women but it’s meaningless if I’m not providing good and relevant content to you. I look...

Duration: 00:12:24

227: Elizabeth Moss on Challenges Creating Opportunities to Gain Confidence

Elizabeth Moss is dedicated to recognizing Maine’s role in American Art. She opened her gallery in 2004 after completing a master of art's program in museum studies and curatorial research at George Washington University. While in Washington she worked at the Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden and was a member of Zonta International and a founding member of the Smithsonian Young Benefactors. In 2010, she founded the nonprofit arts organization the Maine Museum of Photographic Arts and...

Duration: 00:33:50

100% Jodi: Do You Worry About What "They" Will Say? I Do.

Hello everyone and thank you for joining me today! If you're getting my newsletter you know I am in the midst of some summertime craziness with family coming and going and getting ready for Podcast Movement in a couple of weeks. My parents were just visiting this past weekend and I was sharing with them how I'm listening to Marianne Williamson's book, "A Return to Love Workshop: Basics on a Course in Miracles." It's a live recording of her delivering this workshop over the course of a...

Duration: 00:09:47

226: Jenn Aubert on Identifying How You Want to Be of Service

Jenn Aubert is an author and entrepreneur. Her first book Women Entrepreneur Revolution: Ready! Set! Launch! (Balboa Press, 2014) explores the mindset, motivation and behaviors of successful female entrepreneurs and the role models in their lives who have influenced them. She is also the co-founder of LearnSavvy, an online community for women business owners with a primary focus on facilitated peer group masterminds, called Savvy Circles. Jenn currently lives in Portland, OR with her...

Duration: 00:29:00

100% Jodi: Remember, You Do This Because You Love

Man, the summertime crazy has commenced. It took everything I had, and little less sleep, to get this episode out this week. My schedule was jam-packed and I have family coming to visit so my schedule is going to be all out whack for a couple of weeks. I'll have a week of rest after (or not) and then I'm off to Podcast Movement. The old me would have become insanely stressed out and resentful, and the people around me probably would have been very aware of it. I would have tried to get...

Duration: 00:13:29

225: Megan Kelly on Creating the Experiences You Want to Have


Duration: 00:37:39

100% Jodi: Got Too Vulnerable? How to Treat Your Exposure Hangover

It looks like last week’s 100% Jodi episode left its mark. I got an overwhelming response with visits to the blog post; comments on the blog, the Facebook posts, mentions in tweets, Facebook messages, emails, women joining the private Facebook group, and my email list, etc. Thank you so much!! What I loved was even those who let me know they didn’t express their spirituality the same way I do reached out to let me know that episode made an impact on them. If anything the response was,...

Duration: 00:12:11

224: Lisa Woodruff on Leaning In To What You Are Good At

Lisa Woodruff is a professional organizer, productivity specialist and author of The Mindset of Organization, Take Back Your House One Phase at a Time. Lisa believes organization is not a skill you are born with. It is a skill that is developed over time and changes with each season of life. Lisa has helped thousands of women reclaim their homes and finally get organized with her practical tips, encouragement and humor through her blog and podcast at Organize365.com. Click to tweet:...

Duration: 00:31:35

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