BLI Alumna Spotlight Olivia Smith: On Finding Purpose

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Meet Olivia, a BLI Alumna with an inspirational story and journey to share. Initially attending school for Business Management and Public Relations, and she launched her career path in Los Angeles, landing a job in the Public Relations Industry. Yet as things began to shift within her personal life, she was pulled in another direction. … Read more

Standing Up To Burnout: The She-Suite Executive Brand Leadership & Legacy Retreat

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Burnout. It’s a word that we hear frequently these days, with it being a more prevalent issue than ever before. In fact, as of January 2022, The World Health Organization added Burnout to the ICD (International Classification of Diseases). Defined as, “resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed”… burnout is a … Read more

Getting To The Core: On Facing Life Challenges (Guest Anne Mahlum)

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On Facing Life Challenges (Guest Anne Mahlum) Big or small, life challenges are inevitable. If you’re here today looking for some motivation, or another perspective to approach a tough spot in your life… this episode is for you. Guest Anne Mahlum is an entrepreneur, innovator, and most recently founded [solidcore] – a boutique fitness company … Read more

Declutter Your Communications: On Being Socially Present (With Jeanine Turner)

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Declutter Your Communications: On Being Socially Present Now more than ever, being socially present is a challenge for all of us. Which is why Jeanine W. Turner, Ph. D. joins us as a guest on Episode 8, to discuss her knowledge and research on communications, presence, and why it’s more than just ‘putting your phone away.’ … Read more

Digging Deep: On Discovering Your Identity (Guest Sidoney Samuels-Buckridge)

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Digging Deep: On Discovering Your Identity (Guest Sidoney Samuels-Buckridge) On Episode 7 of Season 3… Sidoney Samuels-Buckridge, Head of U.S. R&D Employee Engagement at AstraZeneca and newly minted author joins Melissa to share her story.   Deeply passionate about people, Sidoney loves to mentor young professional women, especially women of color. Listen in as Sidoney and … Read more

Moving From Where You Are, To Where You Want To Be (Guest Tunde Oyeneyin)

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Building Lasting Relationships & Intentional Community (guest Janina Lundy) Janina Lundy, Head of Emerging Audience Development at Amazon Studios & Prime Video, joins Melissa in Episode 5 of Season 3, to share her story.  Listen in as Janina walks us through her career journey and learnings, while digging into the importance that community and other … Read more

Building Lasting Relationships & Intentional Community (With Janina Lundy)

Building Lasting Relationships & Intentional Community (guest Janina Lundy) Janina Lundy, Head of Emerging Audience Development at Amazon Studios & Prime Video, joins Melissa in Episode 5 of Season 3, to share her story.  Listen in as Janina walks us through her career journey and learnings, while digging into the importance that community and other … Read more

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