Women in traditionally male-dominated industries, such as tech, engineering, law and finance, face a difficult challenge. It feels like walking a tightrope between being respected vs. sounding bossy. Speaking up can be a challenge. Being heard when you do is even more of a challenge. If this sounds familiar, you need to join our conversation here on Speakers Who Get Results, hosted by Elizabeth Bachman, the go-to person for advanced level training in speaking, presentation skills, sales and leadership.
“Hating people because of their color is wrong. It doesn’t matter which color does the hating. It’s just wrong.” – Muhammad Ali. Nikki Lanier, the CEO of Harper Slade Racial Equity Advisor, provides a macroeconomic view of how racial inequality affects everybody, no matter their skin color. Nikki emphasizes the value of RAARE Woman Collective in advancing racial equity, especially for women. Elizabeth mentioned that the biggest impediment to black and brown economic mobility
Now is the moment to follow the Yellow Brick Road to the Emerald City, where Artificial Intelligence helps shape the future of work. In this episode, Tonya Long, the author of AI and the New Oz: Leadership’s Journey to the Future of Work, gives us a guide to embracing and using Artificial Intelligence. Inspired by the classic, The Wizard of Oz, her book uses the characters from the story to create a roadmap for
Many professionals are overwhelmed by the fast-paced environment. To keep up with others, they often focus on short-term goals, overlooking the bigger picture or the long game. In this episode, bestselling author and top business thinker Dorie Clark walks us through the framework we can apply to become a long-term thinker. She emphasizes the importance of long-term thinking for long-term growth. Dorie also explains strategic patience and how it plays in many successful businesses.
In this highly competitive environment, you need to have the audacity to elevate yourself to leadership roles. Against the fears and uncertainty, you have to step boldly into the role you deserve to be. This episode’s guest, Anton Gunn of 937 Strategy Group, inspires us to be an audacious leader! With insights from his books, The Audacity of Leadership and Just LEAD, he explains what audacious leadership looks like in business and how to
Creativity isn’t about being loud, it’s about being bold enough to solve problems in innovative ways. Join us as host Elizabeth Bachman sits with special guest Joey Tackett, an award-winning creative director, career coach, and speaker. Together, they dive into the world of creativity, innovation, and problem-solving. Joey shares the true essence of creativity and its role in various aspects of our lives. He explains how creativity is not confined to the stereotypical image
Business wisdom always reminds us that it’s not about what we know, but who we know. The power of building social connections and relationships is undeniable. It leads to deals, partnerships, career opportunities, or at the very least, a good lighthearted chat with someone new. Darlene Chiu Bryant tells us more about this on the show. She talks about the joys and challenges of expat life and shares how her knack for connecting people
Listening is a leadership skill, not a soft skill. In this episode, Allison O’Brien, a Facilitator and Master Trainer with ECHO Listening Intelligence, debunks the myths around listening. She also identifies four quadrants of The ECHO Listening Profile and its misconceptions. She explains the value of developing listening intelligence and becoming aware of our habitual filters to create a beneficial outcome for everyone. Are you a connective, reflective, analytical, or conceptual listener? Tune in
In a world of zebras, be a giraffe; elevate your leadership to new heights of resilience, innovation, and unwavering self-trust. In this week’s broadcast, we bring back the incredible Lesley Michaels. She discusses her captivating program on how to be a giraffe in the field of zebras. The demand for continuous innovation has become more important in the business landscape than ever before. Leaders are required to possess the agility to pivot effortlessly and
As we continue to progress, we are getting more and more conversations around diversity, equity, and inclusivity. Rightly so, because it is high time that we recognize that we are better together than apart. Despite this growing emphasis, however, we are still seeing companies struggle to create a culture that embraces DEI. Here to help with a fresh perspective is Nancy Geenen, the CEO and Founder of Flexability—a company that helps management and companies create outstanding
Audiences always value a genuine speaker. But what if you doubt your power? What you think you have to change yourself in order to try to fit in? When you do that, you’re giving your power away instead of getting your true voice heard. In this episode, Cormac Walsh, an executive coach specializing in communication training and public speaking, teaches us the art of establishing authority when you don’t fit the norm. As a
Many people are fed up with toxic workplaces, so much so that 65% said better pay wouldn’t even be tempting. How, then, can businesses and organizations improve and slow employee turnover? This episode’s guest believes in what he calls ‘Respectful Engagement.’ Elizabeth Bachman invites back Organizational Psychologist and Professor in the Graduate School of Leadership & Change at Antioch University, Mitchell Kusy. Mitch shares how he is bringing civility back to the workplace, co-designing work
We like to think that business and politics are separate. In truth, organizations are made up of human beings who can be affected by the political climate of the communities where they live and work. When we support our vulnerable coworkers and become allies, we help create a future that values inclusion, equality, and justice over discrimination. In this thought-provoking episode, host Elizabeth Bachman is joined by Alaina Kupec, a senior director at Gilead