Your Voice; Your Power with Anika

The Voice of Leadership: Addressing the Empowerment Paradox and Assertiveness

May 31, 2024 Anika Wilson Season 5 Episode 4
The Voice of Leadership: Addressing the Empowerment Paradox and Assertiveness
Your Voice; Your Power with Anika
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Your Voice; Your Power with Anika
The Voice of Leadership: Addressing the Empowerment Paradox and Assertiveness
May 31, 2024 Season 5 Episode 4
Anika Wilson

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Join us on a transformative journey in this riveting episode of "Your Voice; Your Power with Anika," where host Anika Wilson delves deep into the conflicting concepts of empowerment and the critical role of assertiveness in leadership.

Featuring insights from three distinguished East Coast leaders - Christine EB Howard, Sheryl Mays, and Dr. Latoya Chevelle Waddell - this podcast illuminates the intricacies of leadership without the need for formal titles and explores the essence of executive presence.

Christine EB Howard, founder and CEO of EB Howard Consulting, shares her non-linear leadership path shaped by overcoming toxic environments, highlighting the significance of presence and availability in facing challenges.

Sheryl Mays, CEO of Rise and Shine Consulting, discusses the importance of credibility, building alliances, and effective communication strategies that affirm one’s leadership stance.

Dr. Latoya Chevelle Waddell, a seasoned mental health and trauma specialist, emphasizes the role of self-advocacy and mature communication in crafting a collaborative leadership environment.

The episode addresses the often misused term "empowerment," critiquing its implications for exclusion and the unnecessary gatekeeping it can entail in entrepreneurial and leadership contexts. 

Anika Wilson passionately discusses the urgency of self-empowerment, the necessity of overcoming feelings of inadequacy, and the strategic use of intuition as a guiding force.

Listeners will gain valuable strategies for handling difficult situations, fostering self-awareness, developing emotional intelligence, and building a personal brand of leadership that resonates with authenticity and influence. 

Tune in to redefine your approach to empowerment and assertiveness, and harness the true potential of your leadership voice.


@yourvoiceyourpowerwithanika

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Join us on a transformative journey in this riveting episode of "Your Voice; Your Power with Anika," where host Anika Wilson delves deep into the conflicting concepts of empowerment and the critical role of assertiveness in leadership.

Featuring insights from three distinguished East Coast leaders - Christine EB Howard, Sheryl Mays, and Dr. Latoya Chevelle Waddell - this podcast illuminates the intricacies of leadership without the need for formal titles and explores the essence of executive presence.

Christine EB Howard, founder and CEO of EB Howard Consulting, shares her non-linear leadership path shaped by overcoming toxic environments, highlighting the significance of presence and availability in facing challenges.

Sheryl Mays, CEO of Rise and Shine Consulting, discusses the importance of credibility, building alliances, and effective communication strategies that affirm one’s leadership stance.

Dr. Latoya Chevelle Waddell, a seasoned mental health and trauma specialist, emphasizes the role of self-advocacy and mature communication in crafting a collaborative leadership environment.

The episode addresses the often misused term "empowerment," critiquing its implications for exclusion and the unnecessary gatekeeping it can entail in entrepreneurial and leadership contexts. 

Anika Wilson passionately discusses the urgency of self-empowerment, the necessity of overcoming feelings of inadequacy, and the strategic use of intuition as a guiding force.

Listeners will gain valuable strategies for handling difficult situations, fostering self-awareness, developing emotional intelligence, and building a personal brand of leadership that resonates with authenticity and influence. 

Tune in to redefine your approach to empowerment and assertiveness, and harness the true potential of your leadership voice.


@yourvoiceyourpowerwithanika