In this episode, I am thrilled to be kicking off a new year of Notable Leaders' Radio. Brining you powerful leaders who are willing to peel back the curtain and share with you the truth about all it has taken to be the success they are today and how they overcame anything that got in their way - be that an internal limiting belief/story or an external roadblock of some kind.
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In this episode, I speak with Dame Clarissa Burt. She shares a story that once, she sat in a room as a secretary seeing pictures of supermodels on the wall, recognizing she wanted to be one of those women one day.
Fast forward, a year and a half later, and her face WAS one of the images on that wall! And so began her journey of discovery, success, and being Knighted!
In this episode, I speak with Kim Curtis. She shares powerful stories about how money has impacted her life and the pivotal moment when she started to believe that she was capable of more, much more.
Kim Curtis is the President and CEO of The Wealth Legacy Institute, a personal finance expert, author, and speaker. Kim is a nationally recognized Wealth Management advisor and winner of the Editor's Choice Award.
In this episode, I talk to two amazing women leaders that are taking their industries to whole new heights! You will know Betty DeVita, Global C Suite leader, board director, and fintech advisor, and Melissa Kivett, Managing Director, Head of Prudential’s Enterprise Strategic Relationship Management. They share powerful stories of transformation detailing how they became the highly respected, recognized, and rewarded leaders that they are today.
Melissa and Betty share a lot of similarities in their quest for success.
In this episode, Barb Martino talks about how her internal quest for growth and success helped her thrive and build a prosperous and fulfilling career.
During her 10-years as CEO of G-Whiz, the company became one of the top youth and entertainment agencies. Then when she made the change to working in the world of Corporate Trade at Active International, she brought her Midas touch there as well. The client team experienced double digit growth while the agency team grew to account for 40% of the company’s overall revenue.
In this episode Michelle Russo the Chief Communications Officer at the US Chamber of Commerce shares some powerful truths of what has made her the successful leader she is today.
Michelle joined the US Chamber of Commerce, the world's largest advocacy organization for businesses as its first CCO in April of 2019. Representing companies of all sizes across all sectors, the chamber is the voice of American business in Washington DC, across the country and around the world.
In this episode Cyril Berdugo shares his journey of staying true to his vision while those around him were skeptical.
Cyril and his family migrated from Morocco to France where he saw his parents work hard to build a life of great meaning and possibility. A work ethic that is still very much a part of who he is and why he has been able to successfully launch Landis – a company that helps Americans achieve ownership for the first time.
In this episode, Karen Wright shares with us how her early experiences lead her to believe that the world is an abundant place.
Karen Wight is the Managing Director of Parachute Executive Coaching, she is an executive coach, coaching company owner, and author. She is a strong advocate for coaching training and for coaches understanding the business of coaching.
In this episode I speak with Dr. Mary O'Connor. She shares her journey and deep desire for equality for all in their lives and with health care. We talk about her olympic past and how her fight for women’s equality began with a locker room protest.
Tune in to learn more about Mary’s internal journey.
I will be speaking with Carlos Williams, the Prime Minister of DBC. He will share powerful lessons that he's learned about himself and running a business, all to become the successful leader he is today.
One of the things I've always appreciated about Carlos is his openness and desire to learn and expand. He does so from such a graceful place of curiosity rather than judgment.
In this episode I speak with Amy Conway-Hatcher, author, advocate, accomplished award winning lawyer, former federal prosecutor and mom.
She shares her incredibly courageous journey to success and how she redefined what success is for her along the way. Amy challenges leaders to take bolder actions to fix an uneven playing field while advocating for women to stand firmly in control of their careers.
I will be speaking once again with John David Mann and Ana Gabriel Mann, the co authors of the Go Giver marriage. As we were recording their last episode, it was clear that we needed more time to discuss the book, the preparations and the lessons presented.
I’m so grateful they agreed to come back. Join us as we continue to explore the Go Giver Marriage and the 5 Secrets to Lasting Love. Your relationships will be all the better for it!
I welcome John David Mann and Ana Gabriel Mann, the co authors of The Go-Giver Marriage.
John and Ana have taken their life’s experience (being a multiple NYTimes best selling author…and master degrees in clinical psychology and dance movement therapy…), interviews with other couples, experiences from their own relationships and co-authored The Go Giver Marriage.
Susan Lacz, principal and Chief Executive Officer of Ridgewells Catering, joins me for today’s episode of Notable Leaders’ Radio!
She's going to share powerful stories of what drives her and how that drive has built a successful and meaningful career. She's a highly recognized leader and sought after speaker in the catering and special events industry.
When you look at Susan’s impressive career, journey and achievements, it would be easy to describe her as driven.
Welcome to the first episode of 2022! To kick off my second season of Notable Leaders’ Radio, I will answer questions that listeners have submitted and fill you in on all of the fun things I have in store this year.
Some of the topics I cover today include: how do I transition to another industry mid to late in my career? Or because COVID My role no longer exists? How do I translate my experience into new industries?
What a year this has been here on Notable Leaders Radio. Amazing guests that really opened up to share their personal story of what made them the success they are today. Can’t believe this is the final episode for the year 2021.
When I began Notable Leaders’ Radio, I knew I wanted successful people to pull the curtain back and share the moments that made them who they are today. What they overcame, innovated, internal blocks they moved beyond, and the list goes on.
In this episode I sit down with Shalini Goval-Pai, Vice President and General Manager of Google TV. She shares the story of how dreaming big and persevering helped her build a career of international impact.
Shalini’s leadership has led to winning strategies for distribution of streaming media, including Netflix, Disney plus, and HBO Max across TV and mobile device form factors.
I'm going to talk about how to set yourself up for more successful communications. There is a way to really be heard, and respect you and whomever you're speaking with.
The number one thing I touch upon is establishing rapport. This one step turns a potentially challenging conversation into a productive/successful meeting - with the person(s) you are speaking with giving you permission to have the conversation.
In this episode I bring you my conversation with Donna Serdula, Founder and President of Vision Board Media, a professional branding company that helps individuals and companies tell their unique story on LinkedIn and beyond.
Donna talks about the power of stories and how they can advance your career and business. She brings dynamic brand storytelling to the masses and empowering people to dream big.
I sit down with one of my favorite New York Times bestselling authors, John David Mann. He shares with us how being an observer of the human spirit and open to life's lessons has created a path of great fulfillment and global impact.
He has co-authored 30 books including four New York Times bestsellers, five national bestsellers and has won numerous awards. His first novel was released in July of this year and author Lee Child called it an “instant classic”.
In this episode I sat down with Dr. Douglas Jowdy, licensed psychologist and author of The Gold Medal Mind. He shares his story of taking adverse life experiences and the lessons they offered him to build a successful life beyond what he could have imagined.
Dr. Jowdy specializes in sports psychology and other areas in clinical psychology. He worked for the US Olympic Committee and served as the team psychologist for the US speedskating.
In this episode I sat down with Dondi Scumaci, Author, International Performance Consultant and Mentoring Community Designer. She shares with us her ability to look inside a challenge and find the learning to transform it into exactly what she needed to achieve greater success and fulfillment.
She's the author of three books on career development and is a sought-after consultant for leadership development and corporate mentoring strategies.
Jen Cortner, Vice President, Global Marketing at Hilton Worldwide, joins me for today’s episode. She shares how curiosity, innovation and wonder have guided her to live a truly successful and fulfilling life.
Jen has spent 20 plus years leading marketing and creative teams both in small startup business environments and large corporate organizations.
In this episode I will be speaking with Diane Amelia Read, personal transformation coach. She's going to share what can happen when you give yourself permission to fully express who you are with the world and live the life that you were meant to.
She is on a personal mission to change the stereotype of what it means to be fit 40, 50, 60 and beyond. She's an experienced advisor, accountability partner, motivator and guide, skilled in teaching techniques for personal development, professional growth and sustainable transformation, lifestyle coach for mindset, health, wellness, income, and lifelong fulfillment.
In this episode I sit down with Dr. Carolyn Stefanco. Former university president and founder and CEO of Baret Leadership Consulting. She shares how expanding her career, her comfort zone and tapping into her passion has created a robust career with global impact.
Dr. Carolyn is a global higher education and women's leadership expert, earned her PhD from Duke University and following two decades as a tenured professor held positions such as Dean, Vice President and President in both public and private American universities.
I sit down with Susie Bedsow-Horgan who shares her journey of coming to know herself, and how it allowed her to make the most meaningful, important choices, both in her career and her personal life.
Susie began her career as a professional actress in regional and Broadway theaters. Then she devoted 20 years to writing and producing soap operas, ultimately becoming the Executive Producer of One Life to Live and has won an Emmy!
In this episode I sat down with Dr. Dorothy A. Martin-Nevile, founder and CEO of Ask Dr. Dorothy.
Dorothy is an international speaker, best selling author, executive leadership coach and consultant. And in her spare time, she's founded four different companies. As the leader in the field of integrative health in the United States for 19 years, she trained physicians, nurses and other medical practitioners, as well as non-medically trained individuals in the field of energy medicine.
In this episode, I cover the topic of finding purpose in your job as a leader and in your life. As the world begins to open up after the global pandemic, many people have reevaluated their personal and professional lives. People are looking for a deeper sense of purpose in all they do. They are no longer willing to miss dinner with their family, have a two hour commute each way to a job that doesn’t bring meaning and value to them or the world. Employees are looking to get more from their work life than just a paycheck. This matter can raise the question of how to establish your purpose.
Pat Mussieux, the CEO of Steps to Happiness, shares her stories of personal transformation. This inspirational story sends a message that it's never too late to live one's dream.
Pat Mussieux is an internationally acclaimed speaker, award-winning business coach, former Radio and TV host, and author in Edmonton, Canada. Her life has completely transformed at age 57 and again at 68, directly resulting from her expertise in mindset, marketing, and money.
Jayne Atkinson shares powerful stories of how staying true to her convictions, honoring her core values and being open has created a wonderful life and career.
Originally from Bournemouth, England, her family moved to the United States in 1968, when she was nine years old. Jayne graduated from Yale Drama School in 1985 and made her debut on Broadway in 1987 in a revival of Arthur Miller’s All My Sons.
Cathy Jean Norman, the co-founder of It’s All In The Mixx, joins me to share her spiritual story of learning to let go, and how that led her to launch a company during the pandemic.
Cathy served in the ministry for 37 years, before deciding to embark on a new journey. As a child she was not able to have the sugary treats that other children ate. This created a passion within her to bring sugar-free and gluten-free products to families and individuals.
Vice Admiral, US Coast Guard retired and author of Breaking Ice and Breaking Glass Leading in Uncharted Waters, Sandra Stosz joined me for an inspirational conversation.
Sandy started her career out in the US Coast Guard as an ensign serving aboard a polar icebreaker, conducting national security missions from the Arctic to Antarctica.
Sonaya Williams, the founder and New Revenue specialist of The CEO Partner, to share her powerful story of how success and transformation happened when she began to trust herself over listening to others.
The CEO Partner offers their clients the operational support to launch online project products. Their focus is to help their clients create repeatable revenue streams.
Julie is the principal of Fleming Strategic where she advises attorneys on growing their practices. She's the author of three books and has practiced law focusing on patent litigation for 15 years.
To add to her success, she's also the founder and CEO of The Purple Sherpa, a nonprofit organization that educates, encourages, empowers and embraces dementia family caregivers. The organization provides tips for caregivers via social media, to an international audience of over 80,000 people.
Stella Orange is co-founder of Last Peregrinus, a creative and consulting agency. She is a powerful example of what is possible when you make big life and business decisions by looking within for the answer rather than looking to external resources.
Stella’s work has resulted in millions of dollars in sales for her clients without using scarcity, shame, or fear tactics. She works with people to unearth their marketing messages, original stories and stakes in the ground the ideas that they fight for every day.
Maureen Maldari, Co Founder and CEO of the BAM Connection, a branding and content creation agency in Dumbo Brooklyn. She shares some powerful stories about blazing her path in a male dominated industry to become the highly respected leader that she is today.
Over the last six years her agency has experienced double digit growth year over year with a diversified list of clients.
Barbara Newman shares with us the twists and turns that she’s experienced in her life and career that have brought her to the exact place that she’s meant to be right now.
Barbara always wanted to be a cowgirl. Growing up in New York didn’t stop her. She took that can-do spirit and became an award-winning global creative director in advertising. After hearing a story on NPR about the American Cowgirl, she was so inspired, she left the ad world and found herself in Montana, Wyoming and Texas filming a documentary about their lives.
Elaine Taylor-Klaus, CEO of Impact Parents. She shares powerful stories about her journey of discovery, the challenges she faced and how she overcame them, prior to the launch of her business.
For over a decade, Elaine struggled as a mom raising complex kids with ADHD, anxiety, learning disabilities, and more. Discovering that motherhood sometimes necessitates invention, she co-founded an innovative socio partnership, the first ever virtual parent-coaching support organization for parents of complex kids.
In this episode I chatted with Sally Murphy who is coming to us all the way from Ireland.
In 2016, Sally left her full time job in a contemporary Art Gallery in Northern Ireland, and founded Murphy Communications, a consultancy, working with clients all over the world. In 2020, she launched Welltold, which has a specific focus of empowering businesses to use storytelling as a tool and catalyst for change.
Dr. Lucy Gilson, Associate Dean for Faculty and Outreach at the University of Connecticut School of Business. She has boldly blazed her own trail, honoring who she is and supporting other women along the way, while building a career of great impact and value.
Not only the professor and Associate Dean for Faculty and Outreach at the University of Connecticut, Dr. Gilson is also the Academic Director for the Geno Auriemma, UCONN Leadership Conference, which I can attest to is a conference not to be missed.
I’m so glad to sit down with Amy Herman, President and Founder of The Art of Perception. She is the Art Historian who teaches professionals around the world to enhance observation and perception skills by learning to look at works of art. Her book Visual Intelligence was published in 2016. It was on the Washington Post & New York Times bestseller lists and her 2018 Ted Talk is titled A Lesson in Learning. She has an AB in International Affairs, a Law Degree and MA in Art History and will enroll next year in a PhD program at the University of Leeds in the UK. Clearly there is no Moss growing under Amy's feet.
Dave Burlin is the host of The Dave Means Business Podcast, a speaker, and consultant with a passion to help heart-centered, serial entrepreneurs scale their business. His core message, "Why networking?" is changing the way we look at building relationships in life and in business and I'm so excited to have him on the show this week. Dave shares how he has traversed challenges and how he helps others do the same today. Dave is a Marine Corps veteran, entrepreneur. He volunteers his time at Bunker Labs, which is a program to help veterans and their spouses start and grow their businesses.
Rob Baiocco is co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of The BAM Connection, a branding, advertising and a content creation agency in the digital hotbed of Dumbo, Brooklyn. The agency's driving philosophy is simplicity liberates creativity.
Rob’s work has appeared in a plethora of top media around the world, as well as two Super Bowls. He has served as a proud member of the Ad Council. With over 12 years on the Creative Review Committee. He's also been a member of the White House task force to help the battle of the opioid crisis in America.
The level of success you achieve is directly connected to your level of self-awareness. This is a topic to make friends with because it's something that will be true for you your entire life. I get asked all the time, Belinda, what is the big secret? What's the magic pill to success? The answer is increasing your self awareness. Self-awareness gives you the capacity to learn from your mistakes, as well as your successes. It enables you to keep growing. It's not only about growing pains that we learned from, but also our successes. You can't replicate what you don't know.
Alycia Huston, a certified NeuroLeadership coach consultant. Her business experience ranges from Fortune 100 companies to organizations with less than 50 staff members. She honed her craft as a female biotech founder in San Diego, where she now incorporates 20 plus years of experience in neuroscience, communication and empathy to develop, restructure and support business owners, companies, and corporations. She's instrumental in implementing strategies and building relationships that positively impact growth.
In this episode I sit down with executive coach and founder of Over the Wall Coaching, Beverly Wallace. Beverly is a certified executive coach for forward thinking leaders and has led executive and leadership development for global and Fortune 500 companies. She brings various coaching and assessment certifications into the work that she does with leaders all across the nation, such as brain-based coaching, learning agility, emotional intelligence, change management, to name but a few.
In this episode of Notable Leaders Radio, I sit down with Honey and Blaine Parker of Slow Burn Marketing. They will be sharing a little bit of their story of how they turned, "We don't want to be bored," into a successful and fulfilling life. They have reached success in many iterations, however it was when they built a business platform that took their personal learnings of how to work together as a couple to help other couples, that their business took off.
What is it about great leaders that we find so admirable? Great leaders communicate clearly and consistently. There is no confusion as to what they stand for. They give you a reason to take notice, to care, and ultimately to follow them. The big question is, how did they get there? How did they learn to be a successful communicator? If you don't feel that you've mastered communication, you're not alone. In this week's episode, Belinda talks about the internal journey to successful communication, a behind the scenes look at what it takes to be a masterful communicator. Tune in to learn more!
Maddie Brown is The CEO of Smashing Numbers, a company that helps business owners fulfill their destiny with their company. Building a highly successful business was possible for Maddie by honoring herself and all that matters to her rather than following the rules or what others are doing.
Tune in to this week’s episode of Notable Leaders’ Radio for Maddie’s powerful story of how she found her way to living on her own terms.
Amanda Hawkins is a retired Commander of the United States Navy, and founder and CEO of Ursus USA and Friendly Minds. She has received numerous personal and unit awards for her work, including the 2018 Captain Joy Bright Hancock Award for Inspirational Leaders.
In this week’s episode, Amanda shares a powerful story about our conscious and unconscious anchors that either allow us to set sail towards great success and fulfillment or hold us back.
Ivy Slater, CEO of Slater Success, is a professionally certified business coach, speaker, international bestselling author, and podcast host. After owning and operating a seven-figure printing business for 20 years, she started Slater Success, which focuses on developing great leaders and facilitating business growth and expansion.
In this episode, Ivy shares with me her struggles of coming up in a male dominated world, all the “no’s” she’s been told along the way and how she found her voice through dance.
In each episode of Notable Leaders’ Radio, Belinda Pruyne will delve into the minds of top-level executives and business owners, also drawing from her own experience; to unravel fears, limiting beliefs, struggles and how to overcome them.
In episode 1 of Notable Leaders’ Radio, Belinda looks back on her personal challenges and successes of being a leadership advisor to give you an idea of how this podcast will support your leadership journey.
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