The Etiquette Required for Growth Featuring Jennifer Tyler-Washington

The Etiquette Required for Growth Featuring Jennifer Tyler-Washington

Jennifer joins me, Naketa R. Thigpen today to share how she realized that there is more to etiquette than table rules and manners. She dives into her passion for serving others and debunks the common myths regarding when people hear the word ‘etiquette.’ Jennifer also shares the elements in life covered by etiquette, and the part that mindfulness plays in learning not only about etiquette but also about life, in general.

With the passion for serving others, Jennifer Tyler-Washington is the Chief Etiquette Officer of I Am Polished, LLC, where she and her team help their clients learn about the different kinds of etiquette. Some of their services include business etiquette, social etiquette, professional development, and customer care workshops. With more than a decade of serving others through their catering business, Jennifer continues to be of service by equipping people with the skills they need to show up as their best selves so they can reach the next level.

“Etiquette covers life – the whole spectrum. It’s the way we treat each other.” – Jennifer Tyler-Washington

This Week on the Balance Boldly for Ambitious Women In Business Podcast:

  • Jennifer’s entrepreneurial journey and how she got started with helping people with their own etiquette.
  • How her catering business Touch by You Catering started.
  • Why going back in the corporate world didn’t work out for her after the pivot that happened in her life.
  • How to show up the right way when meeting with clients and partners.
  • Why you should always be mindful of how you treat others.
  • The common but incorrect notion people have about etiquette.
  • Why Jennifer conducts her etiquette workshops the way she does.
  • The source of burnout among entrepreneurs and global leaders.
  • Why you need to make sure you’re growing all the time.
  • The significance of engaging with others.

A Little Permission to Pause:

  • Schedule your time off to reflect where you are, where you want to be, and where you came from. Appreciate your life as well as how God is using you.

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On the Balance Boldly Podcast, host Naketa R. Thigpen talks with ambitious women in business (and a few brave men) from a wide array of industries about their pursuit of success, how they face business burnout and what work/life balance looks like for them. Not your conventional self-help podcast, Balance Boldly uncovers real solutions to real problems afflicting real people at home and in the workplace, daily.   

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Now Go. Create Your Balance. Create Your Joy. But remember, do it, BOLDLY!

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Mindfully Managing the Sticky Tricky for Your Balance Featuring Chantelle Fitzgerald

Mindfully Managing the Sticky Tricky for Your Balance Featuring Chantelle Fitzgerald

Chantelle joins me, Naketa R. Thigpen today to share how she figured out the need for equipping the workforce on how to deal with sticky and tricky situations in the workplace. She dives into the different professional situations that impact how we see ourselves as well as her personal stories that show how she recovered from depression. Chantelle also explains the meaning of the acronym PAUSE in her online course The Power of The Pause and how your mindset, thoughts, and the things you say to yourself affect your response and your ability to ‘get up’ and move forward.

Chantelle Fitzgerald is the founder of Mindset Strategies, LLC, where she equips leaders with the training and tools they need to become the best version of themselves. She is a certified mindfulness and emotional intelligence trainer and the host of the online show Mindset on RVNTV, where she converses with industry leaders about the challenges they encounter and the mindset they have to press on. Before founding her business, Chantelle was a French instructor, studied abroad, and worked for international education.

“We say there is power in the PAUSE because if you can pause, there is power to figure out what your next best move will be, and that could save you from a lot of headaches later.” – Chantelle Fitzgerald

This Week on the Balance Boldly for Ambitious Women In Business Podcast:

  • Examples of sticky and tricky situations in the workplace
  • Why it’s necessary to take a step back and reflect on life
  • Why there is power in the pause
  • The time in Chantelle’s life when mindfulness became her savior
  • How to change your mindset and your thoughts that are causing your problems
  • How the tools Chantelle used as a performer growing up hurt her desire to be someone in their next-level game of mindfulness and mindset
  • How to move past survival into thriving
  • A life-changing tool that helps people who are suffering to open up to you

A Little Permission to Pause:

  • Meditate daily. Be self-aware enough to know when you need a break. Constantly improve yourself.

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On the Balance Boldly Podcast, host Naketa R. Thigpen talks with ambitious women in business (and a few brave men) from a wide array of industries about their pursuit of success, how they face business burnout and what work/life balance looks like for them. Not your conventional self-help podcast, Balance Boldly uncovers real solutions to real problems afflicting real people at home and in the workplace, daily.   

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Now Go. Create Your Balance. Create Your Joy. But remember, do it, BOLDLY!

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Rebound and Reclaim the Conversation Featuring Trudy Tchume-Johnson

Rebound and Reclaim the Conversation Featuring Trudy Tchume-Johnson

Trudy joins me, Naketa R. Thigpen today to share how she rebounds and reclaims the conversation as she finds her balance professionally as a social worker and personally as a mother of three. She explains why walking away from negative conversations and situations does not imply weakness or incapacity to deal with stressful situations. Trudy also shares how to have less drama in your life and why it is crucial to nurture your spiritual self.

 

Trudy Tchume-Johnson is the Hematology Social Work Manager and newborn screening coordinator at the Division of Hematology of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Her over two decades of experience working with the chronically ill and 17 years of working with Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center of CHOP allowed her to experience and support the sickle community from a local to a global scope. Trudy enhances her spiritual consciousness by spending time with her family and friends as well as celebrating her moments alone, thinking, dancing, and traveling.

“You have to understand why you’re using a word at that moment and how you can rebound and reclaim the conversation in a way that’s fruitful and purposeful and supportive.” – Trudy Tchume-Johnson

This Week on the Balance Boldly for Ambitious Women In Business Podcast:

  • One of the primary reasons why it’s important to have self-care practices
  • What she does to balance expectations and reality in her family
  • Why allowing people to ‘just be’ and not fix them is the most challenging thing for her to do
  • The group of people to surround yourself with when dealing with challenging circumstances
  • The hardest relationships to honor
  • How she became the mom that she is now
  • How she learned to actively understand the teachings and spiritual parables she learned

A Little Permission to Pause:

  • Reflect daily on quotes and when wisdom shows up.

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On the Balance Boldly Podcast, host Naketa R. Thigpen talks with ambitious women in business (and a few brave men) from a wide array of industries about their pursuit of success, how they face business burnout and what work/life balance looks like for them. Not your conventional self-help podcast, Balance Boldly uncovers real solutions to real problems afflicting real people at home and in the workplace, daily.   

If you enjoyed this episode, head over to Apple Podcasts, Spreaker, iHeart Radio, or Google Play to subscribe to the show and leave your honest review.

Connect with me, Naketa R. Thigpen @asknaketa on IG, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

Now Go. Create Your Balance. Create Your Joy. But remember, do it, BOLDLY!

Thank you for listening!

Achieving Balance with a Growth Mindset Featuring Joanna Jane

Achieving Balance with a Growth Mindset Featuring Joanna Jane

 

Joanna joins me today to share how not to get caught up with the titles that society places on you. She discusses what you can do if you’re in a position where you’re questioning your power, ability to move forward, and grow in love and life. Joanna also shares the things she is willing to sacrifice so she can pause and take a break to recharge on a daily and quarterly basis.

 

Joanna Jane of JB Enterprises is a Licensed Financial Coach and Economic Change Agent who believes in investing in herself and others. Her multiple passions allow her to help small business owners and middle-income families create purposeful finance plans as well as those who seek quality living through the community development company she founded. With years of experience as a social worker, Joanna continues to grow personally and professionally, especially in the areas of wealth creation, healthy decision-making, and personal development.


“I decided not to box myself in by my degrees and certifications and just focus on God’s work, and allow the degrees and certifications to be a key to get me in the room.” – Joanna Jane

This Week on the Balance Boldly for Ambitious Women In Business Podcast:

  • What an economic change agent is
  • How to remain open after dealing so much with the things you dealt with
  • Potential reasons why you’re not listening to the voice inside of you
  • How to ask for the people who will help you grow
  • Why her two big words in 2019 are being intentional and executing
  • Why it’s necessary to take off your ‘armor’ and get more intimate with others
  • The moment when you can truly enjoy being an entrepreneur
  • The one thing she wished she could have done even from the beginning of her business
  • How she sets aside money for her quarterly “Me Time” retreat

A Little Permission to Pause:

  • Take advantage of the loopholes throughout the day. Do a quarterly resort retreat for yourself. Make sure you’re delegating authority.

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On the Balance Boldly Podcast, host Naketa R. Thigpen talks with ambitious women in business (and a few brave men) from a wide array of industries about their pursuit of success, how they face business burnout and what work/life balance looks like for them. Not your conventional self-help podcast, Balance Boldly uncovers real solutions to real problems afflicting real people at home and in the workplace, daily.   

If you enjoyed this episode, head over to Apple Podcasts, Spreaker, iHeart Radio, or Google Play to subscribe to the show and leave your honest review.

Connect with me, Naketa R. Thigpen @asknaketa on IG, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

Now Go. Create Your Balance. Create Your Joy. But remember, do it, BOLDLY!

Thank you for listening!