Podcast
SOAL 27: Leading with Wisdom of an Old Soul

SOAL 27: Leading with Wisdom of an Old Soul

Chasity Melvin is a reigning pioneer in women’s sports, with a 14-year professional cross-cultural basketball career. Chasity inherited invaluable life skills, values, and a strong work ethic from her grandmothers. In her leadership role on and off the court, her strong faith has always been the driving force. Traveling overseas, Chasity depended heavily on her faith and allowed God to use her as a vessel. She encourages everyone to put God first and to use their voice! Chasity has gone on to write a devotional book titled End Of The Day. At the end of the day, it’s not what you say, but what you do.

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SOAL 26: Leading With Perseverance

SOAL 26: Leading With Perseverance

Tania is proud of the woman-owned and minority-owned business that she has been able to create. It hasn’t always been easy though. As a first-generation American, her mother was a significant role-model in her life. She also has 15 years of employee experience that has helped her develop leadership skills, empower teams, and be a more impactful CEO. Tania teaches us to stay in tune with the positive energy that connects us all and to persevere no matter what comes our way. Her final words of wisdom are to make self-care a priority. “If we don’t take care of ourselves first, how are we going to help others?”

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SOAL 25: Relationship Strategy Leadership

SOAL 25: Relationship Strategy Leadership

Dr. Ebony Butler is breaking the stigma that comes along with mental health. It’s just as important to keep your mind healthy, as it is any other functioning organ within your body. As a certified psychologist, Dr. Butler empowers and teaches women to take control of their mindset when it comes to healthy food choices and weight loss. Part of her teaching includes a three-part challenge of an individuals’ mindset, their habits, and their response to triggers.
She also recognized a need, specifically for other black women, to connect with mental health services without having to find an affordable local therapist. Thus, “My Therapy Cards” was born.

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SOAL 24: Leading with One’s Intuition

SOAL 24: Leading with One’s Intuition

Jennifer was a big fan of Paul Newman and had a good sense of who Paul Newman was beyond the screen but she never got to meet him. She was approached by a friend to join the Board of Directors for Paul Newman’s Foundation. The organization speaks about Paul Newman’s impact and caring for those who are less fortunate. Foundation supports kids dealing with very difficult medical issues and the foundation provides a huge camp that brings all the kids together. Being on the board is very rewarding to see the impact of the organization to help kids suffering from various medical conditions.

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SOAL 23: Leading with Cultural Impact

SOAL 23: Leading with Cultural Impact

Naomi Kent describes how she strategically focuses on bridging two different cultures into one. She is big on morals, trust, involving others, and consistency at work. She is setting a standard as a leader in business. She is very supportive of leading authentically because all eyes are always on the leader. She was very strategic with bringing two people from the UK with the majority in the US culture just to develop a new culture. She brings in what works from the headquarters. Everyone in the business is responsible for the culture. It is essential to make your culture work best for the team. Naomi believes that you should know your team very well and keep them engaged in any changes.

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SOAL 22: Leading From Out of the Ashes

SOAL 22: Leading From Out of the Ashes

Former NFL Athlete and author that hit rock bottom in his career shares how he thrives on a servant leadership style. He believes in inspiring others around you to help them achieve their goal. He lost everything in 90 days. Servant leadership didn’t come into play until he became a custodian on the grave shift. His pivotal moment occurred during the night shift as a custodian to take ownership of his mistake. Your mindset matters in the process of understanding your leadership style. People will judge you regardless so you should just be yourself. You need to be authentic regardless of how people judge you. It’s better to know that they don’t like you rather them pretending to like you and talking behind your back.

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With Dr. Eileen & Dr. Alicia

Conversations with ordinary people, with extraordinary impact on strategies, success stories, spirituality and leadership.

With Dr. Eileen & Dr. Alicia

Conversations with ordinary people, with extraordinary impact on strategies, success stories, spirituality and leadership.