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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 ...
 
The Influence & Impact podcast from leadership coach Carla Miller helps female leaders to tackle self-doubt, become brilliant at influencing and make more impact at work. It's personal development meets professional development to help you thrive in today's workplace. Episodes are short and sweet so you can start your working week feeling energised, inspired and empowered. Find out more at: https://www.carlamillertraining.com
 
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Elizabeth Bachman, and her Strategic Speaking for Results program, trains business professionals on how to get results through speaking. Elizabeth wasn’t always a trainer, and spent 30 years in the international opera world, 11 of those operating a summer opera company in the Austrian Alps. On this episode of Run It Like a Girl, Elizabeth Bachman t…
 
You may have the best speech in the world, but it does no one any good if you can't present it to the right audience. So how do you get an audience? And how does a busy executive get booked? In this episode, Elizabeth Bachman gets into the nitty-gritty of booking with speaker brand strategist Whitney McDuff. Whitney specializes in the art of buildi…
 
Many of us will take extended leave during our careers. It could be maternity or shared parental leave, sickness or sabbatical, family caregiving or just a much-needed career break. Unfortunately, the reality is that extended leave can result in feelings of isolation, being left behind, starting again on the back foot or having to downgrade our car…
 
Have you ever felt asleep in a talk because the speaker was boring or just kept rambling on and on? It's important to be interesting when presenting in front of people because talks can get tiresome. Learn how to go from boring to bravo with your host Elizabeth Bachman. You already learned how to make a script, now learn how to spice it up. Use sto…
 
Joanna Johnson is a high school teacher by day, and a social media influencer by night, with nearly 900,000 followers on TikTok, where her videos have been viewed millions of times. Joanna, who goes by Unlearn16 on TikTok has become a social justice warrior dealing with hate, prejudice and inequality with well articulated sarcasm and wit. Joanna sa…
 
Women with Influence is my LinkedIn Live series where I interview inspirational and influential women leaders on their career journey so far. This podcast episode is a recording of my interview with Monique Carayol, a Leadership & Talent Development Consultant, Coach and an ambitious, award-winning change maker. Monique started her career in health…
 
Creating an effective presentation means writing a script that wows. What are the strategies you need to know to get your audience pumped up for your talk? In this episode, Elizabeth Bachman discusses creating a script that is designed to wow your audience. Elizabeth gives her best tips for writing the best script for your talk and gives a few thin…
 
A split second decision shortly before her 50th birthday changed Jen Rice’s life forever. She sold everything she owned in the United States and bought a one-way ticket to Europe with the assumption she was going to land a consulting project in Geneva. When the project fell through, Jen found herself jobless and homeless in Europe. Jen still rememb…
 
One of most asked questions I get from women in leadership is how to feel more respected as a leader. I love this question because it’s at the heart of what my work is all about. That's why I developed the Influence & Impact framework and it's why I built the Influence and Impact group coaching programme. Essentially, being a respected leader comes…
 
Want to learn the speaking strategies that will let you be heard? Join Elizabeth Bachman on the first of four episodes of the Visible and Valued Training Month! In this episode, she shares the three keys of strategic speaking that will amplify your voice to those who need to hear it. The world doesn’t always work in our favor, so it’s up to us to f…
 
Jenn T Grace is the founder of Publish Your Purpose Press and an author of several books. Her company is a hybrid book publisher that focuses on non-fiction and memoirs. Jenn didn't have all the answers when she started her publishing company, but she followed the just do it mentality as she knew this was her calling. In this episode Jenn talks abo…
 
Women with Influence is my new LinkedIn Live series where I interview inspirational and influential women leaders on their career journey so far. This podcast episode is a recording of our first Women with Influence interview with Mylene Sylvestre. Mylene is the Publishing Director at Guardian News & Media and co-Founder of the Women of Colour Glob…
 
As entrepreneurs, we know how to innovate, execute leadership, and successfully run a business but we lack knowledge in delivering great presentations. In this episode, Elizabeth Bachman talks with Brigette Callahan on how we could win our pitches through our slideshows and deliver value. Brigette is on a mission to end the tyranny of boring PowerP…
 
Using your voice and presence strategically can help you be heard and have more influence in your organisation. In this week’s episode, I interview Elizabeth Bachman, a Professional Speaker, Executive Career Coach and Presentation Skills Trainer. Elizabeth is passionate about getting more smart women into positions of authority, helping them do rea…
 
If you’re selling something niche, how do you find customers? You need to stand out and really create a demand for it. Susan Walsh’s business is on data quality and most people don’t even know what that is. Susan is the founder of The Classification Guru and she is a specialist in spend data classification. Learn from the Mistress of Data herself o…
 
Jeanette Brown is the founder of Excellence and Presence Communications, a public relations firm whose clients have included companies such as Pepsi, Reebok, NASCAR, Audi, and the U.S. Open. Jeanette, who was born and raised in Brooklyn, was originally studying to become a nurse until she switched her major to early childhood education. At the same…
 
Tension between managers and their direct reports isn't unusual but it can make work feel difficult and uncomfortable. This tension usually comes down to different leadership styles, communication styles, priorities or personalities. In this week’s podcast, I share: The most common reasons tensions occur and practical tips to defuse them Why we sho…
 
When there are communication issues, leaders should step up. Are you sure that you are leading with impact and influence throughout your organization? It’s time to drive change and make a massive difference because everyone could benefit from that. Join Elizabeth Bachman as she talks with Carla Miller on dealing with difficult situations. Carla div…
 
Shareen Luze is the Head of Culture and Field Experience with RBC Wealth Management. An employment attorney by trade, she joined RBC’s law group 15 years ago, shifting into human resources a couple of years after that. And when, a decade later, Shareen was approached by an executive about heading up the human relations portfolio, she had a surprisi…
 
Micromanaging is often seen as a sin of management. No employee wants it and no leader wants to be accused of it. So how do you get the balance right and offer your team members the support that they need without looking over their shoulders or giving too much freedom? In this week’s podcast, I share: Why we micromanage and how to gently release so…
 
LaTonya Wilkins is an author, speaker and the founder of The Change Coaches, an organization that works with corporate leaders and their teams to create cultures of belonging in their workplaces. On this episode of Run It Like a Girl, LaTonya talks about her book, Leading Below the Surface, and she outlines the three biases of the workplaces, inclu…
 
Right now, we’re in the middle of what is being termed The Great Resignation with a lot of people looking for new roles and a lot of organisations with openings. In this episode, I’m sharing with you a few tips on how you can succeed in your next interview. I’m also sharing the content from the Psychology of Interviews module of my audio course Ins…
 
What do you need to become a confident negotiator? Elizabeth Bachman introduces us to Tina Greenbaum, the Founder and CEO of Mastery Under Pressure—a management coaching program for high-performing executives who need to refine and master their interpersonal and inter-departmental skills. In this episode, Tina shares how she charged her client $1,5…
 
Gemma Castle is the Chief Financial Officer for Cult Wines a global company that provides market-leading fine wine investment and collection management services. Gemma always thought she would become a sports journalist, but after university she had two job offers: 1. With a large accounting firm 2. A national newspaper. She took the job with the f…
 
Both work and life are unpredictable and the older I get, the more I realise they rarely go to plan. But this doesn’t need to be a source of stress. Our ability to accept and embrace reality as it’s happening can determine how happy and successful we are in all parts of our lives. In this week’s episode, I share: Mindset tips for reframing and lett…
 
How can you have an incredible team that works together and is committed to achieving organizational goals? Can you get your people to be in alignment with your vision, your mission and your goals? If you’re a team member, how can you help from within? As a two-time Olympian and National Basketball Coach of the Year, Sherry Winn knows teams from wi…
 
Heather Odendaal is the CEO and Co-Founder of WNorth, an organization that connects and offers development opportunities for mid-management women with an upward career trajectory. Heather started WNorth in 2015 after unsuccessfully seeking out a conference where she could network with like minded women. Heather says WNorth’s membership grew enormou…
 
If you were a new leader, how would you approach your organization? Be true to who you are but always consider that you do not have to make drastic changes abruptly. Be part of your team! Elizabeth Bachman sits down for a conversation with a passionate advocate for women in leadership, Bonnie Mouck. Bonnie is a brand management leader for a large i…
 
In this short and sweet podcast episode, I’m teaching you one of my favourite coaching tools – the Career Coaching Wheel. You can so this as a personal exercise and reflect on your current skills, plan your development and build your confidence. You can also you can use it with your team members to help them to become more self aware, to increase t…
 
What makes the difference between a leader and a thought leader? Denise Brosseau is the CEO and Founder of the Thought Leadership Lab and the Founding CEO of the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs, now called Watermark. She has used her expertise to lead women into leadership and, even beyond that, into thought leadership with programs she developed. In…
 
This week, I’m joined by Alicia Navarro from FLOWN, a start-up who have created a deep work toolkit and deep work spaces that help knowledge workers get significant work done - and take joy in the journey. Deep work is focused, uninterrupted time where you’re working on something challenging or significant and allows opportunity for creativity, pro…
 
As business leaders, we must know how to run effective meetings that boost the company’s overall performance. In having confident communication with team members, we can engage and learn from each other, resulting in many wonderful benefits for the organization. In today’s episode, our guest is executive coach Alison Arnoff. Alison has a 30-year re…
 
There is a very distinct skill to being able to bring a team together and get them working in a cohesive way. As a leader approaching team building proactively and creating an environment that allows everyone to flourish is a very powerful skill to learn. In this episode, I share: What a great team looks and acts like Practical exercises you can us…
 
If you want to be successful in your endeavors, a huge part of it is mastering mindfulness under pressure. It’s all a part of getting the versatility you need to be able to properly engage in any working environment. Tina Greenbaum, M.Ed., LCSW, is an Optimal Performance Coach and a dynamic workshop leader. Today, Tina sits down with Elizabeth Bach…
 
Delegation is an essential skill that every leader needs but are many good at it? According to research, the answer is no. Being great at delegation makes a huge difference to your workload and stress levels, allows you to do the higher impact tasks required in your role and is a way to develop the people in your team. In this episode, I share: The…
 
Change and the chaos that ensues are part and parcel of our lives. Embracing change can mean the difference between success and failure. In this episode, Elizabeth Bachman engages business growth consultant and entrepreneur Barbara Zuleger in a discussion about chaos. Barbara discusses embracing the chaos and how to use the chaos to improve yoursel…
 
As you develop your career and become more senior, there’s a good chance that you’ll move from being a specialist to a generalist. Instead of just managing people from your specialism, you can find yourself having to lead, manage and trust people from different specialisms who know more about their areas than you do. This transition from successful…
 
Men are wired differently than women, that it can sometimes be difficult for them to see eye to eye. For women, one of the struggles they face when communicating with the opposite sex is why men don't listen. Shedding light into this dilemma, Elizabeth Bachman interviews Kimi Avary, speaker, author, and coach, working with men and women who have ch…
 
One of the most powerful ways to live a happier life is learning how to be kinder to yourself and love yourself more. As women, we often struggle with accepting ourselves and being confident and secure in who we are. Being kinder to yourself not only makes your relationship with yourself a better one, it also improves how you show up as a leader. I…
 
Leadership comes in many shapes and forms, one of which is the catalyst leader. The catalyst leader spearheads positive change not just for themselves, but for others as well. In this episode, Elizabeth Bachman welcomes a returning guest, business coach Tina Greenbaum. Tina discusses her mission and talks becoming a catalyst and igniting transforma…
 
Please note: Recorded June 30: Vanessa has since achieved a successful exit of the company Vanessa Iarocci is the CEO of McCarthy Uniforms, a company that employs over 300 people, with another 200 seasonal youth staff; working out of 12 locations in southern Ontario. The 65-year-old company had become insolvent a decade after the founders sold it o…
 
As a coach for women leaders, I focus on how as women we can take control of our careers. But I’ve never addressed on the podcast why we even need women’s leadership coaches and women’s leadership programmes. The playing field that women operate on in the workplace is shockingly unlevel. It’s time to acknowledge that and collectively take steps to …
 
Having the power to command a room should not be limited to stereotypes. Unfortunately, harnessing that executive presence for women, especially minority women, demands more strategic action. Sharon Wamble-King, President of The WambleKing Group, is a certified change management leader and has served in executive leadership roles at several managem…
 
As a leader, your voice is a powerful tool for communicating your expertise, confidence and authority. But do you know how to use your effectively? In this episode of the podcast, I interview Sharon Stacey, a Voice Coach and Musical Director. Sharon teaches people how to use vocal clarity, attentive tone and confidence for delivering in person and …
 
In this era of technology, there are more and more ways to advertise yourself not only to consumers but also to potential employers. Today, Elizabeth Bachman is joined by Nina Froriep, a Forward Thinker at Clock Wise Productions. They talk about how video marketing is becoming a tool for individuals to increase their exposure on social media to lan…
 
Are you an overthinker? Perhaps you ruminate on past situations, worry about future events or are fearful of the judgement of others? Overthinking can affect both our work and personal lives as well as how we show up with confidence as a leader. Our thoughts also directly impact the levels of daily stress we experience and how quickly we can recove…
 
Did you know that the term "imposter syndrome" isn't correct? It's really called the "imposter phenomenon" because syndrome means that it's a diagnosable disease, and it's not. It's a phenomenon. Everyone has imposter syndrome, even the greatest minds. We all have inner critics, so how do we get rid of them? Listen to today's episode to find out as…
 
Menopause is something that all women will experience in their life however it’s not something that’s well understood or openly spoken about. The symptoms of menopause will almost certainly affect how you work but it’s often seen to be a taboo subject which leaves women struggling in silence. In this week’s episode I interview Deborah Garlick from …
 
Rachel Hill landed a great job out of university and by her mid 20s was making 6 figures. From the outside she had a full life, but inside she was miserable and diagnosed with anxiety. At the age of 27 she retired from corporate America and decided to travel before settling down. While oversees she started a blog to keep family and friends up to da…
 
Many managers and leaders that I work with mention anxiety as one of the things they struggle with, both personally and in the workplace. This week, I’m bringing back one of my most popular podcast episodes about how we can tackle these feelings of anxiety and be calmer and more confident at work. In this episode I share: My experience with anxiety…
 
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