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Learn how to lead your team. If you're like most entrepreneurs, you have little to no formal management training. So figuring out how to lead your team can feel frustrating, overwhelming and even daunting. If you know it's time to learn how to be a better boss, you've found the perfect coach-in-a-podcast to get you there. Each week, Entrepreneurial Management Expert and Mentor, Kris Plachy will share simple practices you can implement as a business owner and leader to improve how well you le ...
 
For far too long, women have been sugar-coating our voices, thoughts, and opinions. That stops right here! Sugar Coated is a place where women can express their brilliance without sugar-coating anything. This podcast offers a platform for super-practical, actionable advice for women to overcome challenges and to make a significant impact on our families, our communities, and our world. Entrepreneur Adrienne Garland was conditioned early in life, like so many women to be nice, to not interrup ...
 
Founder @CreditConversion Co-Founder @ComiceCare As seen in YahooFinance, BusinessInsider, MSN Money & More Serial Entrepreneur| Speaker | Credit Expert New York Native, Nathalie Noisette, has transformed the way entrepreneurs strategize. Hailed as the "Entrepreneurship Secret Weapon" Noisette has used her podcast to bring on guests and cover topics that will allow employees to flawless transition to entrepreneurs. Do you have the mindset, tools, and resources? Well, now you do with this ent ...
 
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🌺 When a woman thrives, everything and everyone around her thrive too. 2:12😇 We're in the process of the entire system crumbling, and that's good news! 4:52👩‍💼 Leadership is feminine because it comes through empathy and invention. 10:30🎯 Don't play their rules, just go to a different place where leadership is a connection and a relationship. 14:39👔…
 
In today’s interview, Kris talks with Meha Agrawal, South Asian American CEO and founder of Silk + Sonder. Silk + Sonder is a community-driven program which is rooted in principles of positive psychology whose mission is to solve the emotional health epidemic for their customers. At its core, Silk + Sonder is a space for mindfulness, journaling, pl…
 
Vulnerability is not just about making yourself susceptible to physical or emotional harm – it can also be a mechanism for growth and connection with others. Tune in to find out how being vulnerable can help make you, as a female entrepreneur, an exceptionally powerful leader. What you'll learn from this episode: What you are blocking yourself from…
 
Today we’re talking about some warning signs to watch out for when you’re hiring a new employee. You’ve probably experienced some, or all, of these. And out of desperation, you may have found yourself making excuses for them or overlooking them. So I’m here to validate that these really are warning signs that an employee isn’t going to work out. Wh…
 
I have noticed that many of my clients seem to fall into two polarizing positions. They either end up in a feeling of total helplessness or a place of arrogance. Ironically, the results are the same. Your confidence is priceless, but it’s not something you can just compensate for by hiding or abdicating. Here’s my suggestion … What you'll learn fro…
 
🎬 Tonya created an online film festival around her NYWIFT network, and moms around the globe submitted their movies to her first-ever MOM film festival. 2:44🤱 Focusing on motherhood--we must give moms respect, because they deserve it. 8:15🤕 All the challenges mothers are currently facing due to the pandemic. 10:42☹️ Moms in the film industry are ex…
 
We all deal with the emotion of anger every now and then. There's nothing wrong with that. But we don't have to work out our anger with other people. As leaders, sometimes we forget that we already command authority just because of our role - our title. We automatically carry the biggest stick, and arguing for us, is not a good look. It doesn't cre…
 
Today I’m sharing an important observation I’ve made from numerous clients over the years. It’s a phrase that we most likely all use. It’s insidious, and it’s ineffective. And the chances are extremely good that eliminating it from your vocabulary will have a positive impact on your team and your ability to get the results you want. What you'll lea…
 
Today we’re talking about how you can intentionally lean into the person you are and become even more, unabashedly, you. Then, by developing and possessing great leadership skills, you can go out into the world and attract the perfect person to work for you. What you'll learn from this episode: Thinking about who your perfect boss is and how you ca…
 
When women business owners don’t think of themselves as CEOs, but as healers, they are often blocking their own success. Today, we are going to talk about how you can be both a healer and a CEO by blending empathic skills with leadership skills. What you'll learn from this episode: How and why being a healer and a CEO are not mutually exclusive. Pe…
 
👠 Welcome, Jennifer. 1:55👩‍👴🦳 Growing up and spending summers with her grandparents around their chiropractic offices tickled her entrepreneurship ideas out. 3:19🍎 When Jennifer was eight, she turned her idea into money. 4:48😎 She worked all the way through her high school and started her software company at 23. 5:46🤩 After the 2008 crisis, Jennife…
 
When faced with a management challenge, those who don’t have a lot of development or support struggle with which way to go. Today, we are going to talk about how to develop a management map that includes the pathways that will lead you out of that challenge. What you'll learn from this episode: How to use this management map to figure out where you…
 
Core competencies are benchmark skills that are needed in particular leadership roles. They are the price of entry, and you can't function well without them. Today, we're going to talk about the three most important competencies you need to have as a leader. What you'll learn from this episode: What the 3 core competencies are. How to build a healt…
 
When a team member makes a mistake or doesn’t perform well, it has a direct impact on you and others in your business. As an empath, you probably tend to focus on how the team member feels about making the mistake, and you may accommodate that failure. Today, let’s talk about how to acknowledge the mistake, hold the person accountable, and discuss …
 
There is magic in being an entrepreneur. Having an idea that you create and build is magical. As your business grows, don’t lose that magic just because it gets a little harder. You were touched to do this for a reason, so here are some suggestions for keeping that magic alive while doing what it is that you were called to do. What you'll learn fro…
 
Managing human emotions is often labelled as a “soft skill” for leaders, but in reality, it is anything but. Today we will talk about how feeling other people’s feelings can interfere with what you need to get done as a leader, and we’ll discuss some things you can do to develop those skills. What you'll learn from this episode: How to know if you …
 
Circumstances have very little to do with your results - it’s how you think about them and respond. It is easy to lose sight of what you’re trying to do, so asking yourself and your team what your end goal is helps keep you focused and allows your business to continue growing. What you'll learn from this episode: How to see results even under tough…
 
In today’s interview, Kris talks with Natalie Bacon, a life coach helping women live more purposefully and passionately. Natalie shares her story and the lessons about money and team structure she has learned as her company grows. What you'll learn from this episode: Natalie’s strategies for handling money The importance of company structure and or…
 
People often feel trapped by their commitments and feel that everything will come crumbling down if they slip up. One cause of this is rescuer’s exhaustion resulting from a person’s desire to solve other people’s problems for them. Letting others learn on their own benefits them and allows us to grow as people and as leaders! What you'll learn from…
 
As we reflect back on the monumental year that was 2020, we can learn lessons that help us grow and move forward. While we could fixate on what we wish hadn’t happened, this keeps us stuck in the past. It is important to work within our realm of control and accept “what is.” This leads to empowerment and strength! What you'll learn from this episod…
 
I know the frustration you feel when you’re trying to hire for positions in your business. You’re totally normal if you compromise because you’re desperate. But today, I’m going to give you the secret to avoiding hiring those people that you know you shouldn’t hire. What you'll learn from this episode: Kris’ latest experience at trying to hire for …
 
I believe that our toughest moments are our greatest teachers. What did you learn about yourself during this monumental year that was 2020? When we take time to sit and reflect, it helps build clarity. Clarity of thinking leads to knowing yourself – and THAT is a major leadership superpower. What you'll learn from this episode: Instead of setting N…
 
🙋‍♀️ Lesley was a speaker at the She Leads NYC conference and her story was an absolute hit! 1:19 ⭐ On Covey Club’s ‘Positive Morning’ call, Lesley realized that she built another family for women in the second half of their lives. 2:13 📰 When she was a 10-year old, Lesley turned to magazines to remedy the isolation she experienced due to parent’s …
 
As a founder, you were never really on the “manager career path.” You never made a conscious decision to be a manager. It’s not that you’re not good at managing people. The truth is you never wanted to manage people and you don’t enjoy managing people. So let me help you sit in that management seat and find a voice in it that you can feel good abou…
 
🤩Jill’s company focuses on the four critical C's of all company life, which is culture, communication, conflict and change. 2:33🚦 Like every other entrepreneur, for years, Jill wanted to start her own business, but stopped herself on several occasions. 4:01🤯 Jill observes the exact same issues across multiple industries. That’s why she focuses on o…
 
Team meetings are absolutely essential. But are you using them as the grounding stone that they are intended to be, or are you using them as a work group? Are they debilitating or are they relationship building? Let’s talk about the what, when and how long of team meetings. What you'll learn from this episode: What a meeting is for. When you should…
 
Notes 🔥 Adrienne boldly reached out to Antonia after reading her Swaay article about women who do not support other women. 1:03 🧱 Antonia is an Experience Collector. Her choices in life and career were centered around having incredible experiences and building something new. 2:46 📣 We need to talk about hypocrisy: Women are being disloyal to other …
 
Today Kris discusses how an unexpected personal issue recently required her to step away from her business for a short period of time. The beauty? She can do this comfortably because she has built a team that she knows has her back. What you'll learn from this episode: The amazing year that was 2019. The brilliant group of women that Kris has the p…
 
🙌 Hello again, Linda - an old friend and previous speaker at the She Leads 2016 Conference in NYC. 2:12😇 Multi-passionate people like us are known as 'scanners', according to Barbara Sher, who recently passed away. 4:39🪖 Linda joined the military when she was just 17 years old! 6:20🌞 She is a huge proponent of mentorship, as she greatly benefited f…
 
If you sometimes feel that dealing with difficult employees is like a game of whack-a-mole, you’re in the right place. Here are some basics for how to deal with a difficult employee. What you'll learn from this episode: Defining the word “difficult.” How the Thought Model comes into play. How to make a T chart that will change the way you think abo…
 
Are you looking to hire someone who has amazing experience and a really great resume? Here’s a little advice based on my experience when hiring people from a corporate background. What you'll learn from this episode: The differences between entrepreneurs and those working in a corporate culture. Why you’re more likely to attract candidates who have…
 
As a female entrepreneur and business owner, do you crave having an ownership-accountability culture? Today I have the “what, how and why” that will help you achieve that! What you'll learn from this episode: Why coaching is both an art and a science. The formula for how to remember to be in a coach mode when you’re talking to your employees. How t…
 
Leadership is about the vision. Management is about the business. Coaching is about the individual. In a small business, when you’re the founder, you don't have to be great at all three - but you have to do all three! What you'll learn from this episode: The difference between coaching, managing and leading. Which of the three seems to be the most …
 
🌷Janis Carmina - member of the 400+ member She Leads Media online community - shares her expertise. 1:15 🦄 Ex-police officer, the ECommerce Queen Bee, creates 6 figures brands on Amazon. 2:32 🌞 Welcome to the Sugar Coated podcast, Janis. 4:33 💰 Using Amazon FBA and retail arbitrage as a side gig for earning money. 6:43 🤩 Janis discovered Private La…
 
Do you believe that asking for help is a sign of weakness or a lack of ability? Maybe you just feel like – “Why bother – I’m just going to end up doing it myself anyway.” You have too much amazing work to do in the world to be minimizing your impact because you don’t want to leverage the support of others. Here are some tips. What you'll learn from…
 
Ever heard the phrase you need money to make money? Well, If you haven’t, this is an old saying that carries a lot of truth.Being in business (successfully) is in part a matter of having cash consistently coming in that covers your expenses, leaves room for you to scale, and ensures that you can take care of yourself. Thats a tall order. With cash-…
 
🌷Welcome Eva! 1:39 👩‍💼Helping women in communication strategy through thought leadership perspective.2:16 🚧 Usual obstacles in front of us: curse of knowledge. 4:56 🌊 Dealing with criticism: Thought leader should be bold and "make the waves" 5:43 ☯️ Working on inner self is crucial for all. 7:39 📝 Eva helps entrepreneurs by formulating their ideas …
 
If your business has a culture of accountability, that means that your employees accept ownership for their results, no matter what. But with that comes this unexpected truth that has been a thorn in my side for 25 years. Let’s talk about it. What you'll learn from this episode: A leader who works in a culture of accountability must be equally comm…
 
Hiring is like dating. Sometimes we get “candidate crushes” and those don’t always turn out like we had hoped. If you’re disenchanted with the hiring process, then this episode is for you! What you'll learn from this episode: Kris’s story about hiring for her personal assistant position – 6 assistants over a 4-5 month period! This podcast is about …
 
Many women are reluctant to call themselves the CEO of their own business. Let’s go over why it’s so important to take that step and what you can do to get there. What you'll learn from this episode: An exercise to do to determine why you’re hesitant to call yourself CEO. Why the first module in the “How to CEO” program is CEO Mindset. What the “Ho…
 
Some leaders don’t find it difficult to manage people, but for others it seems to be this gut-wrenching thing. Being a good leader requires an ability to connect – to see and to be seen. Let’s talk about connecting and how courage and vulnerability come into play. What you'll learn from this episode: To have the kinds of conversations that good lea…
 
🎤Bobbie and Adrienne meet at the She Leads Conference in NYC. 1:56 💃 Bobbie is a CEO & founder of three companies, and recently she bought two more. 2:32 🛣️From the corporate world to entrepreneurship: 2008 was a turning point. 6:10 🖥️Online tools & tech made continuing business relatively easy, in the face of a global pandemic. 11:12 🤝Innovation N…
 
Female entrepreneurs have deep passion for their businesses, but did you realize that many of them also carry around deep shame? Shame and pain about an issue that is so intense that they rarely even want to talk about it. Helping women voice this issue so they don’t give up on their businesses is what we do. We can fix it. I promise! What you'll l…
 
🥳Celebrating a 25th wedding anniversary. 1:20 👀Every relationship goes through peaks and valleys. 2:12 💖My husband is my best friend. 5:31 ✨ What makes for a great relationship? 6:14 🔔 Commitment is the single most important element for long relationships. 8:04 🫂It is easier to bond with people when meeting face to face like at the She Leads Confer…
 
Women have a cocktail of assets that nobody else does. Celebrate them. Don’t diminish them. Step into your superpower and own it because leadership is feminine! What you'll learn from this episode: What Kris learned from her mom about leadership. Why empathy is a superpower. Is it possible to truly be yourself and still be the CEO of your business?…
 
Entrepreneurs struggle with employees not taking ownership the same way that they do. Here are some suggestions for ways to handle a situation when someone doesn’t take responsibility for a task, and an example of how an ownership conversation ought to go. What you'll learn from this episode: Why ownership is a personal responsibility. How getting …
 
🌪️The recent NY Hurricane. 1:02 🏡New circumstances and working from home. 1:56 🧠My brain is not open for picking. 3:28 🛑Stop being rude to people who provide you with knowledge or answer your questions! 4:53 😲Why ask the question, if you are not open to listening to the answer? 6:09 💃Ladies, your set of knowledge is important, share it only with so…
 
Key Performance Indicators (KPI) are the vital signs for your business. They are diagnostic in nature and can be used to help determine if there’s a problem with the health of the overall business or with specific roles within that business. What you'll learn from this episode: The reason we ask, “what role do I need to fill?” versus “what type of …
 
What does it mean to transition from being an entrepreneur to a CEO? As a solopreneur, the essential asset is you and your talent. As an entrepreneur the asset is you as a manager. But, as a CEO, the asset is you as a leader. Are you ready? Let’s go! What you'll learn from this episode: How boundaries change through the difference transitions. Lear…
 
There’s a real difference between being a solopreneur and being an entrepreneur. A solopreneur is a worker and it’s mostly about “me.” They do all the work in the business. An entrepreneur is a producer / manager. These people have a team and running the business is more about “we.” The trick is learning how to make that transition from a “me” to a…
 
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