She’s Got Drive: Black Women talk about Success and how they achieved it.
Episode 100: Valerie Rainford Says ‘Sometimes When You Can’t Make Sense of Anything - You Just Have To Move Forward”

Episode 100: Valerie Rainford Says ‘Sometimes When You Can’t Make Sense of Anything - You Just Have To Move Forward”

April 17, 2020

In this weeks episode I am so happy to I speak with Valerie Rainford, who is founder and CEO of Elloree Talent Strategies - a consulting firm that works with senior leaders in corporate America to increase the representation of diverse talent. Valerie has a wealth of knowledge gained from her 12 years at JP Morgan Chase.

We talk about her passion for her work, how she is trying to make sense of Covid19 and the power of writing and sharing her story in her book, Until A Brighter Tomorrow.

You can find Valerie Rainford: http://valerierainford.com

 

 REGISTER TODAY - spaces are limited!

Join me in the Live Your Life By design Vision Workshop on Saturday 25th April 2020. I will guide you through a process where you will reflect and create your future. You will come away with an inspiring vision for your life and a beautiful vision board that will build on the future you. You will also learn about the power of creating your life in this way. And have fun doing it together. Your future influences your present.  And drives the actions you take today!I know when I have invented my future I move forward with purpose, clarity and excitement. Dreaming is in fact a form of planning!

Register here: It is only $34.97 for this 2 hour workshop and I will also give every participant a FREE GIFT of one of my She’s Got Drive Notebooks with an inspiring quote on the cover  available on Amazon

 

Launching Your Successful Coaching Business Masterclass

I recently launched a new one-hour masterclass “Launching Your Successful Coaching Business”. If you are a coach who has been running your business but want to level up, or a new coach and about to start your business, or have been up and running but  it’s been a struggle to gain clients. This is for you - What I know is of all the people that start a coaching business only 26% make a decent living. I want to use my 21 years of experience to set you up strong, particularly with what is happening now in this covid culture. And its only $25.00 to do this masterclass! Register here

The next masterclass is on Thursday 23rd April 2020 at 5pm PT/7pm CT/8pm ET Click here to join me in Launching Your Successful Coaching Business and you can build your business with increased confidence.

 

FREE DOWNLOAD TO SUPPORT YOU:

Download for free self care inventory pdf with the questions so you can reflect on how you can take better care of yourself. Click here  shirleymcalpine.com/selfcare

To sign up for my Daily Love Notes❤️  coming into your inbox – sending loving messages every day to help us all stay grounded in these extraordinary times. In the space of social distancing let us do the work to deepen our connection.  Click here shirleymcalpine.com/love

Download for free my goal setting pdf with the questions so you can do this exercise.  http://shirleymcalpine.com/goals2020

If you loved the show please REVIEW it here on iTunes: http://shirleymcalpine.com/itunes

 

SHE'S GOT DRIVE is produced by Cassandra Voltolina and music by awesome female band Blonde. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield

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EPISODE 99: What’s Been Driving Me This Week - Time to Pivot

EPISODE 99: What’s Been Driving Me This Week - Time to Pivot

April 8, 2020

Welcome to another edition of She’s Got Drive: Whats been driving me this week!! It's a SGD short.  

This week I share in this COVID19culture the places in my life where i have had to 'pivot' - because i cant keep doing the same thing. 

 

FREE DOWNLOAD TO SUPPORT YOU:

Download for free self care inventory pdf with the questions so you can reflect on how you can take better care of yourself. Click here  shirleymcalpine.com/selfcare

To sign up for my Daily Love Notes❤️  coming into your inbox – sending loving messages every day to help us all stay grounded in these extraordinary times. In the space of social distancing let us do the work to deepen our connection.  Click here shirleymcalpine.com/love

Download for free my goal setting pdf with the questions so you can do this exercise.  http://shirleymcalpine.com/goals2020

Helpful resources: 

The best thing I have read on social distancing: Social Distancing - This is not a snow day 

 

If you loved the show please REVIEW it here on iTunes: http://shirleymcalpine.com/itunes

SHE'S GOT DRIVE is produced by Cassandra Voltolina and music by awesome female band Blonde. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield

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Connect with me through Social Media 

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Episode 97. Self Care SOS 2020 - Let’s Level Up Our Self Care

Episode 97. Self Care SOS 2020 - Let’s Level Up Our Self Care

March 28, 2020

Welcome to another edition of She’s Got Drive: 

This week I share my Self Care SOS approaches. This is reflecting the conversations I am having with my clients as we navigate the impact of COVID19.  Self care in these times are not about a nice to have - it is essential living - lets have a look at what you could be doing - what we can be doing. 

FREE DOWNLOAD TO SUPPORT YOU:

Download for free self care Quiz pdf -  questions to  reflect on how you can take better care of yourself in this moment. Click here  shirleymcalpine.com/selfcare

To sign up for my Daily Love Notes❤️  coming into your inbox – sending loving messages every day to help us all stay grounded in these extraordinary times. In the space of social distancing let us do the work to deepen our connection.  Click here shirleymcalpine.com/love

  

If you loved the show please REVIEW it here on iTunes: http://shirleymcalpine.com/itunes

SHE'S GOT DRIVE is produced by Cassandra Voltolina and music by awesome female band Blonde. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield

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Episode 98. Dr Meredith Anderson talks about the importance of inspiring our children

Episode 98. Dr Meredith Anderson talks about the importance of inspiring our children

March 27, 2020

In this weeks episode I am so happy that we have Dr Meredith Anderson. She is the second in a UNCF series . 

Meredith Anderson, Ph.D. is a Senior Research Associate in the K-12 Advocacy Department and Frederick D. Patterson Research Institute at UNCF, where she leads and designs empirical research related to K-12 education reform for African American students. 

Dr Anderson's publications have focused on race, educational inequities, African American community voice in education.  Meredith's most recent publications for UNCF are: A Seat at the Table: African American Youth's Perceptions of K-12 Education; Lift Every Voice and Lead: African American Leaders Perspectives of K-12 Education Reform.

Dr. Anderson was a postdoctoral fellow in the School of Public Affairs at American University. She has also taught in the Department of African American Studies at Georgetown University and is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Public Administration and Policy at American University where she teaches courses on race and public policy. 

You can find Dr Meredith Anderson: 

https://uncf.org/gallery-entry/meredith-anderson

Donate to UNCF here: 

 

FREE DOWNLOAD TO SUPPORT YOU:

Reviewing your year can be powerful. Find a beautiful space, some music playing in the background, a lovely cup of tea and cake,  a journal with your favorite pen and get to work. This is both a moving and enjoyable experience.  

Download for free my Review 2019 pdf with the questions so you can do this exercise.  http://shirleymcalpine.com/review2019 

Download for free my goal setting pdf with the questions so you can do this exercise.  http://shirleymcalpine.com/goals2020

If you loved the show please REVIEW it here on iTunes: http://shirleymcalpine.com/itunes

 

SHE'S GOT DRIVE is produced by Cassandra Voltolina and music by awesome female band Blonde. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield

Listen on iTunes, Podbean, Stitcher and Google Play and SoundCloud

Connect with me through Social Media

 

FACEBOOK: Join the She's Got Drive Tribe on Facebook Community Page

INSTAGRAM: :@shirleymcalpine_

To go to the She's Got Drive Facebook page

WEBSITE: http://shirleymcalpine.com/contactme/ 

 

Episode 96: What’s Been Driving Me this Week - Coping with Uncertainty

Episode 96: What’s Been Driving Me this Week - Coping with Uncertainty

March 21, 2020

Welcome to another edition of She’s Got Drive: Whats been driving me this week!! It's a SGD short.  

This week I share my response to CoVID 19 and what I am doing and I offer you two resources to help with your self care and keeping you sane in these extraordinary time. 

In these shorts, ( its not that short this week!)   I share with you what is the main thing that is occupying my mind, energy, time and spirit. The thing that is inspiring me that is ‘giving me life’ or the thing that might be driving me crazy. I share with you what I am doing about it and the strategies that I am using to guiding me in all parts of my life. if you want to find out how I take on a change in my own life - well actually a transformation then you are in the right place. 

FREE DOWNLOAD TO SUPPORT YOU:

Download for free self care inventory pdf with the questions so you can reflect on how you can take better care of yourself. Click here  shirleymcalpine.com/selfcare

To sign up for my Daily Love Notes❤️  coming into your inbox – sending loving messages every day to help us all stay grounded in these extraordinary times. In the space of social distancing let us do the work to deepen our connection.  Click here shirleymcalpine.com/love

 

Helpful resources: 

The best thing I have read on social distancing: Social Distancing - This is not a snow day 

 

If you loved the show please REVIEW it here on iTunes: http://shirleymcalpine.com/itunes

SHE'S GOT DRIVE is produced by Cassandra Voltolina and music by awesome female band Blonde. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield

Listen on iTunes, Podbean, Stitcher and Google Play and SoundCloud

Connect with me through Social Media 

FACEBOOK: Join the She's Got Drive Tribe on Facebook Community Page

INSTAGRAM: :@shirleymcalpine_

To go to the She's Got Drive Facebook page

WEBSITE: http://shirleymcalpine.com/contactme/ 

 

EPSIODE 95: What’s been driving me this week: Attitude is Everything

EPSIODE 95: What’s been driving me this week: Attitude is Everything

March 3, 2020

Welcome to another edition of She’s Got Drive: Whats been driving me this week!! It's a SGD short.  

This week I share my insight that attitude is everything. How we approach our life absolutely matters to what we have in our life. Hope it helps your day and week. 

In these shorts,  I share with you what is the main thing that is occupying my mind, energy, time and spirit. The thing that is inspiring me that is ‘giving me life’ or the thing that might be driving me crazy. I share with you what I am doing about it and the strategies that I am using to guiding me in all parts of my life. if you want to find out how I take on a change in my own life - well actually a transformation then you are in the right place. 

FREE DOWNLOAD TO SUPPORT YOU:

Reviewing your year can be powerful. Find a beautiful space, some music playing in the background, a lovely cup of tea and cake,  a journal with your favorite pen and get to work. This is both a moving and enjoyable experience.  

Download for free my Review 2019 pdf with the questions so you can do this exercise.  http://shirleymcalpine.com/review2019 

Download for free my goal setting pdf with the questions so you can do this exercise.  http://shirleymcalpine.com/goals2020

If you loved the show please REVIEW it here on iTunes: http://shirleymcalpine.com/itunes

SHE'S GOT DRIVE is produced by Cassandra Voltolina and music by awesome female band Blonde. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield

Listen on iTunes, Podbean, Stitcher and Google Play and SoundCloud

Connect with me through Social Media 

FACEBOOK: Join the She's Got Drive Tribe on Facebook Community Page

INSTAGRAM: :@shirleymcalpine_

To go to the She's Got Drive Facebook page

WEBSITE: http://shirleymcalpine.com/contactme/ 

 

Episode 94: Taliah Givens Making Moves for Young Black Leaders

Episode 94: Taliah Givens Making Moves for Young Black Leaders

February 28, 2020

In this weeks episode is the last but not least amazing woman in my UNCF series - highlight the work to support the future of our Black Young people. I am so happy that we have Taliah Givens in the guest chair. 

Taliah is the Senior Director of UNCF Student Professional Development Programs she has led the strategic direction and management of over 30 UNCF internship programs.In the past 5-years, her department has served over 900 students across various industries including education, STEM, financial services, public relations, publishing, entertainment, and health care. Taliah started her career as an Optical Solutions Engineer at Nortel Networks and AT&T. She completed degrees in both computer engineering and electrical engineering technology from Georgia Tech and Alabama A&M University.

You can find Taliah Givens: 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/taliah-givens-b481857/

Donate to UNCF here: 

 FREE DOWNLOAD TO SUPPORT YOU:

Reviewing your year can be powerful. Find a beautiful space, some music playing in the background, a lovely cup of tea and cake,  a journal with your favorite pen and get to work. This is both a moving and enjoyable experience.  

Download for free my goal setting pdf with the questions so you can do this exercise.  http://shirleymcalpine.com/goals2020

If you loved the show please REVIEW it here on iTunes: http://shirleymcalpine.com/itunes

 

SHE'S GOT DRIVE is produced by Cassandra Voltolina and music by awesome female band Blonde. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield

Listen on iTunes, Podbean, Stitcher and Google Play and SoundCloud

Connect with me through Social Media

 

FACEBOOK: Join the She's Got Drive Tribe on Facebook Community Page

INSTAGRAM: :@shirleymcalpine_

To go to the She's Got Drive Facebook page

WEBSITE: http://shirleymcalpine.com/contactme/ 

 

Episode 93: Dr Meredith Anderson talks about the importance of inspiring our children

Episode 93: Dr Meredith Anderson talks about the importance of inspiring our children

February 14, 2020

In this weeks episode I am so happy that we have Dr Meredith Anderson. She is the second in a UNCF series . 

Meredith Anderson, Ph.D. is a Senior Research Associate in the K-12 Advocacy Department and Frederick D. Patterson Research Institute at UNCF, where she leads and designs empirical research related to K-12 education reform for African American students. 

Dr Anderson's publications have focused on race, educational inequities, African American community voice in education.  Meredith's most recent publications for UNCF are: A Seat at the Table: African American Youth's Perceptions of K-12 Education; Lift Every Voice and Lead: African American Leaders Perspectives of K-12 Education Reform.

Dr. Anderson was a postdoctoral fellow in the School of Public Affairs at American University. She has also taught in the Department of African American Studies at Georgetown University and is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Public Administration and Policy at American University where she teaches courses on race and public policy. 

You can find Dr Meredith Anderson: 

https://uncf.org/gallery-entry/meredith-anderson

Donate to UNCF here: 

 

FREE DOWNLOAD TO SUPPORT YOU:

Reviewing your year can be powerful. Find a beautiful space, some music playing in the background, a lovely cup of tea and cake,  a journal with your favorite pen and get to work. This is both a moving and enjoyable experience.  

Download for free my Review 2019 pdf with the questions so you can do this exercise.  http://shirleymcalpine.com/review2019 

Download for free my goal setting pdf with the questions so you can do this exercise.  http://shirleymcalpine.com/goals2020

If you loved the show please REVIEW it here on iTunes: http://shirleymcalpine.com/itunes

 

SHE'S GOT DRIVE is produced by Cassandra Voltolina and music by awesome female band Blonde. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield

Listen on iTunes, Podbean, Stitcher and Google Play and SoundCloud

Connect with me through Social Media

 

FACEBOOK: Join the She's Got Drive Tribe on Facebook Community Page

INSTAGRAM: :@shirleymcalpine_

To go to the She's Got Drive Facebook page

WEBSITE: http://shirleymcalpine.com/contactme/ 

 

EPISODE 92: REWIND Paulette Rowe, President of Paysafe Shares How she Navigates her Uber  Successful Career

EPISODE 92: REWIND Paulette Rowe, President of Paysafe Shares How she Navigates her Uber Successful Career

February 7, 2020

Welcome to another edition of She’s Got Drive: 

This week I rewind to a really early episode with Paulette Rowe, currently President of Paysafe, formerly at Facebook and MD at Barclays Bank. You will learn so much about what it takes to climb the corporate ladder and more. Get your notebooks ready as the barriers are not match for Paulette's resilience and grit. 

Have you checked out my new online program Execute Your Dream, cart is closing soon. 

EXECUTE YOUR DREAMS COURSE: is a blueprint  that’s shows you HOW to design and put into action a unique plan to  help you achieve your life goals with purpose, confidence, and a loving mindset so you can start living your dream.

To ENROLL TODAY Go to shirleymcalpine.com/execute

Watch the trailer HERE

 

"Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it"– Dr. Maya Angelou

 

This is one of Dr Maya’s wisdom that I live by.  I know that there are no shortages of dreams and goals that we all have. The challenge is how do we make those dreams our reality. Figuring out what is in our way of achieving what we want, is more than half of the battle. In my Execute Your Dream course, you will get strategies that will help you to create movement and excitement for your future.  

 

To ENROLL TODAY Go  to shirleymcalpine.com/execute

 

You will be guided step by step as you actually get to work on moving forward the important areas of your life. This program is not about theory it is about you playing big, growing in knowing yourself and it’s about getting in action in your life and sustaining the action with confidence and power.

 

It’s an implementation program - I take you step by step as you actually take on one or two areas of your life to transform in the program once you have visioned your dream life –  and who you want to be with inspiring clarity.  

 

FREE DOWNLOAD TO SUPPORT YOU:

Reviewing your year can be powerful. Find a beautiful space, some music playing in the background, a lovely cup of tea and cake,  a journal with your favorite pen and get to work. This is both a moving and enjoyable experience.  

Download for free my Review 2019 pdf with the questions so you can do this exercise.  http://shirleymcalpine.com/review2019 

Download for free my goal setting pdf with the questions so you can do this exercise.  http://shirleymcalpine.com/goals2020

If you loved the show please REVIEW it here on iTunes: http://shirleymcalpine.com/itunes

SHE'S GOT DRIVE is produced by Cassandra Voltolina and music by awesome female band Blonde. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield

Listen on iTunes, Podbean, Stitcher and Google Play and SoundCloud

Connect with me through Social Media

 

FACEBOOK: Join the She's Got Drive Tribe on Facebook Community Page

INSTAGRAM: :@shirleymcalpine_

To go to the She's Got Drive Facebook page

WEBSITE: http://shirleymcalpine.com/contactme/ 

 

Episode 91: REWIND - This is a Self Care SOS

Episode 91: REWIND - This is a Self Care SOS

February 1, 2020

Welcome to another edition of She’s Got Drive: 

This week I rewind to an episode from October 2017 - where I share with you my self care SOS. It's been quite a week so I thought we can all do with some extra attention on our self. See if you can take on at least one or two of these this week. and look at the difference that it will make. 

 

have you checked out my new online program Execute Your Dream, cart is closing soon. 

EXECUTE YOUR DREAMS COURSE: is a blueprint  that’s shows you HOW to design and put into action a unique plan to  help you achieve your life goals with purpose, confidence, and a loving mindset so you can start living your dream.

To ENROLL TODAY Go to shirleymcalpine.com/execute

Watch the trailer HERE

 

"Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it"– Dr. Maya Angelou

 

This is one of Dr Maya’s wisdom that I live by.  I know that there are no shortages of dreams and goals that we all have. The challenge is how do we make those dreams our reality. Figuring out what is in our way of achieving what we want, is more than half of the battle. In my Execute Your Dream course, you will get strategies that will help you to create movement and excitement for your future.  

 

To ENROLL TODAY Go  to shirleymcalpine.com/execute

 

You will be guided step by step as you actually get to work on moving forward the important areas of your life. This program is not about theory it is about you playing big, growing in knowing yourself and it’s about getting in action in your life and sustaining the action with confidence and power.

 

It’s an implementation program - I take you step by step as you actually take on one or two areas of your life to transform in the program once you have visioned your dream life –  and who you want to be with inspiring clarity.  

 

FREE DOWNLOAD TO SUPPORT YOU:

Reviewing your year can be powerful. Find a beautiful space, some music playing in the background, a lovely cup of tea and cake,  a journal with your favorite pen and get to work. This is both a moving and enjoyable experience.  

Download for free my Review 2019 pdf with the questions so you can do this exercise.  http://shirleymcalpine.com/review2019 

Download for free my goal setting pdf with the questions so you can do this exercise.  http://shirleymcalpine.com/goals2020

If you loved the show please REVIEW it here on iTunes: http://shirleymcalpine.com/itunes

SHE'S GOT DRIVE is produced by Cassandra Voltolina and music by awesome female band Blonde. Artwork by Natasha Merrifield

Listen on iTunes, Podbean, Stitcher and Google Play and SoundCloud

Connect with me through Social Media

 

FACEBOOK: Join the She's Got Drive Tribe on Facebook Community Page

INSTAGRAM: :@shirleymcalpine_

To go to the She's Got Drive Facebook page

WEBSITE: http://shirleymcalpine.com/contactme/