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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.

Episode Blogs

Speakers Who Get Results | Hilary Blair | Leadership Presence
  Were you in the “too much” club as a young person? Hilary Blair shows us how to embrace your power. Join this episode to learn how you can activate the art of leadership presence, so you can show up to effectively convey your message and share your passion. Hilary is a keynote speaker, champion of human connection, and the CEO of ARTiculate: Real&Clear. She brings her expertise to the table to help us in areas such as
Speakers Who Get Results | Jen Du Plessis | World-Class Teams
  If you truly want your business to succeed, you must not only be contented on finding talented individuals to work with. You must also guide them on their professional development journey, ultimately creating world-class teams. Elizabeth Bachman sits down with award-winning international speaker Jen Du Plessis, who talks about the art of true leadership that leads to well-rounded and highly productive teamwork. Jen explains how leaders can put together their dream team while prioritizing relationships
Speakers Who Get Results | Josh Copeland | Leader
  Be the leader your team deserves; that means delivering not only what you can do but embracing who you are. As a leader, it can be so easy to lose ourselves under the weight of our role. But that will only be a disservice to you and the people around you. Josh Copeland reminds us in this episode that we need to be selfish, so we can be selfless. That way, we can fully show up
Speakers Who Get Results | Fabienne Raphael | Trust And Communication
  Trust is stoked by curiosity, while resilience is born from discomfort. Be antifragile, and let challenges sculpt your success. In this episode, Elizabeth Bachman interviews Fabienne Raphael, former Team Canada athlete, coach, and resilience expert. Together, they discuss all about building trust, going through uncomfortable conversations, and drawing strength from challenges. They discuss the circle of trust in personal and professional relationships, emphasizing the significance of curiosity as its foundation. Fabienne also touches on the
Speakers Who Get Results | Matt Brown | Failure
  In the business scene, we often pray for more successes and less failures. However, there is still something to earn from failure, no matter how depressing or unescapable it may be. In this episode, Elizabeth Bachman speaks with Matt Brown about facing your mistakes head-on and recovering from them with profound learnings. He explains the importance of highlighting failures in business conversations and why they must be celebrated as much as successes. Matt also talks about
Speakers Who Get Results | Ellen Connelly Taaffe | Women Leaders
  Many women in business often set strict boundaries for themselves that hinder them from achieving their goals and becoming successful professionals. They fail to become great women leaders because they are trapped in society’s limiting idea that they should stay silent and be good girls. Ellen Connelly Taaffe, a clinical associate professor at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, is on a crusade to turn this belief around. Joining Elizabeth Bachman, she
SWGR | Gratitude
  In life’s storms, we can still find peace in nature’s embrace and gratitude’s guiding light. Resilience blooms where gratitude and nature intertwine. In this episode, we hear from Dortha Hise, successful business owner, award-winning author and nature enthusiast. She explores the impact of nature, resilience, and the practice of gratitude. Dortha shares her personal story through loss and self-reinvention. Learn how she went through a cascade of bereavement, culminating in the loss of her
SWGR | Finding Your Purpose
  Sometimes, we find ourselves in a stage where we are uncomfortable within the workplace, This soon leads to burnout. The key is to find your purpose, to find the path that’s right for you. However, that’s easier said than done. In this episode, Danielle Silverman, a Coach and Consultant, talks about how a vision coach can help you in the search for your purpose. She takes us through the process, showing us how to
SWGR | Missing Middle
  True leadership goes beyond titles. It involves a strong commitment to supporting not only the top performers or those who are struggling but also the often neglected group in the middle. In this episode, we have Russel Lolacher  talk about the nuances of effective leadership and its impact on organizational success. Russell addresses the misconception that a leadership title alone defines a leader. He discusses the vital distinction between responsibility and leadership, emphasizing the
SWGR Jen Coken | Embracing Humanity
  It is undeniably tough for many women to assume leadership positions in male-dominated industries. Women find it especially hard to move forward, thinking that they need to be perfect before stepping up. This episode’s guest reminds us to let go of this thinking and instead start embracing our humanity. Jen Coken, the author of Embrace the Ridiculousness: A Pocket Guide To Being A Better You, casts her wisdom on how women can claim their
SWGR Doug Hardy | Change Your Life
  Life is like a room where we either let people come in or keep them out. We should take extra care with whom those we let in because our relationship with them will impact our lives. Today Douglas Hardy, the co-author of Who’s in Your Room: The Question That Will Change Your Life, delves deeper into the book to guide you on how to control and change your life. Join Elizabeth and Douglas as
SWGR Fiona Liebehenz | Change Management
  In the symphony of business evolution, change management sets the tempo for success. In this episode, host Elizabeth Bachman discusses the process of managing change with guest Fiona Liebehenz, a seasoned professional with over 16 years of experience in consumer goods and technology. Fiona compares change management to playing the drums, where one must manage the rhythmic complexities of convincing human beings to accept something new. The discussion explores the importance of setting the