In this episode, Lolita leaves everything on the table with a single question - Are you the best friend that you want, need & deserve? What if the question was, Are you the best friend TO YOU that you want, need & deserve? Hmmm, would the answer change?
This episode is for all of my purpose-driven trailblazers. Do we suffer, while still holding a badge of honor? or Do youflow with the expectation to lead with integrity, power and being? Meet Stacy Raske, speaker, author, podcaster, Iraq veteran, inFLOWential activator, and TV peresonality, Stacy has joined Coaching, Cocktails & Conversations Podcast to chat with Lolita about standing on your foundation, being a leader who serves through leadership, leaping over blocks we see as leaders and the notion of being, not simply doing. Lean in, as Stacy and Lolita leave you with tips and strategies to consider, as you become an inFLOWential leader.
In this special bonus episode, Lolita shares a soon-to-be published, original poem called "Dear Yesterday." Written with the goal to acknowledge our past, sit in our today and look toward our future, this powerful spoken-word poetry is worth the listen. Did you know that other spoken-word pieces are throughout Lolita's other podcast episodes? Hmmm, do you know which ones? Check it out and consider leaving your response on her IG post for this episode. https://www.instagram.com/heycoachwalker .
Dr. Tina Opie is a powerhouse, who brings nothing short of a dynamic conversation, to this episode of Coaching, Cocktails & Conversations. She a strategic management and organizational behavior expert, an award-winning researcher, consultant and Associate Professor of Management at Babson College, to name a few. As they engage in diverse, equitable and inclusive workspaces, she and Lolita talk everything from allyship, power dynamics, the power of open-ended questions, goals, challenging the status quo, culture and so much more. They even tap into perimenopause. Pull up a seat and join Dr. Opie and Lolita at the kitchen table.
What a powerful episode! Dr. Khalek Kirkland, Principal of THE Boys Prep in the Bronx, NY, is ON FIRE, as he talks everything from the power of connection to several ways to tap into our Black and Brown boy scholars differently and intently within the educational arena. During conversations, we delve into how to humbly thyself to live another day, respecting your mother, setting expectations and holding yourself accountable, with ownership and courage by your side. He shares The SARAH Model of receiving constructive feedback. I share 4 considerations on how to master your F.A.T.E. You don't want to miss it! The title of today's episode is a quote pulled from the poem, Invictus, by William Earnest Henley, written in 1875, where, after a leg amputation and many surgery interventions on the other, he wrote this powerful piece on navigating adversity and coming out on the other side, despite the darkness that you may or may not experience within your circumstance.