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Episode 50: A Conversation with Nikki Bethel- Sista-friends Having a Moment

Episode 50: A Conversation with Nikki Bethel- Sista-friends Having a Moment

February 20, 2019

Nikki Bethel - New episode !!!! - YOU are going to love, love,  love this episode.

I sat down with SVP of Talent Management at HBO,  Nikki Bethel and we became Sistafriends that day. She is so wonderful.

Our conversation moved us to tears, had us laughing and sharing such beautiful moments. Less of me interviewing, more of two women sharing a moment.

Oh yes this is Part 1- there was so much richness I couldn't bare to cut it so Part 2 is next week.

Mentioned in this episode:

Conversations with God Donald Neale Walsh 

The Celestine Prophecy James Redfield 

She's Got Drive Episode 11: Choreographer Robin Dunn tells us - My invincibility came from my Mom

 

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EPISODE 49 : Courageous Moments - How We Can Take Inspired Action. 

EPISODE 49 : Courageous Moments - How We Can Take Inspired Action. 

February 5, 2019

In this weeks episode two of my former guests are sharing a courageous moment in their life to inspire us to take action in our own lives. Sometimes the thing that is in the way of us achieving our goals is fear. What if we could go beyond our fear? What would we do then?  Deep appreciation to Glynda C. Carr, Co Founder of Higher Heights for America - And Sharlene Brown  Executive Director of the Partnership for Responsible Financial Inclusion. for sharing their courageous moments with us.

Glynda was formerly a guest on She’s Got Drive Episode  44 and Sharlene was my  guest on episode 41. See the links below for those episodes.

 

Mentioned in this episode 

Download your 4 Step Goal Keeper here shirleymcalpine.com/goalkeeper

Episode 44: Glynda Carr - Black Women our voice Matters 

Episode 41: Sharlene Brown - Be Ready to Recognize Opportunity'

 

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EPISODE 48: Get Your Goal On ! My How to Guide to Creating Your Goals in 2019

EPISODE 48: Get Your Goal On ! My How to Guide to Creating Your Goals in 2019

January 27, 2019

In this weeks episode I walk you through my approach to creating my 2019 goals. Building on the previous episodes on goal setting,  this week is a step by  step process to getting closer to the life that you want.  I share what I am doing this year and  I have also produced a free download "Your 4 Step Goal Keeper"  to support you with creating your goals, getting started on your first actions and identifying support for yourself. Do not miss this episode. 

Once you have listened to this episode  to download your 4 Step Goal Keeper at  

www.shirleymcalpine.com/goalkeeper

 

In this episode:

I walk you through my goal keeper guide for 2019 

I share some quotes from renowned poet Mary Oliver to inspire us to keep it moving 

 

Other episodes mentioned worth a listen to help you with your goals setting: 

 Episode 45: Before your 2019 goals comes this!

Episode 34 Keep Rocking your 2018 goals : how to stay on track to win 

Episode 28 : How to win at your 2018 goals 

Episode 27; Before your 2018 goals comes this!

 

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EPISODE 47:  Give Yourself Permission to Indulge in Self Care says Lifestyle Blogger  Jacqueline Nickelberry  

EPISODE 47:  Give Yourself Permission to Indulge in Self Care says Lifestyle Blogger Jacqueline Nickelberry  

January 19, 2019

Jacqueline Nickelberry is the creative force behind the lifestyle blog  www.JackieUnfiltered.com and YouTube Channel, Jackie Unfiltered TV on fashion, food and fitness. Jackie is a frequently invited speaker at conferences and events. For 10 years, she has worked with the Apollo Theater to raise money in support of the Apollo’s art education programs which provide opportunities to over 10,000 students annually.   In 2016, Jacqueline became involved with Honey Shine, Inc.,  providing character development programs to thousands of young women from under-resourced communities. Formerly, Jacqueline practiced entertainment law in New York City . Jacqueline earned her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, 2003 and B.A. from Spelman College, magna cum laude, phi beta kappa, 1999.

In this episode, find out:

  • What is style? Style is being comfortable, style is feeling great 
  • Jackie's  advice to women on how to style themselves 
  • The impact of loss on her life 
  • How you can find Jackie  overdressed and under bothered?
  • Her moments of bravery each day 
  • How Jackie dealt with the loss of her Mom at 20 years old. 

 

 Connect with Jackie 

I:@Jackie Unfiltered

www.jackieunfiltered.com

 

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Episode 46: Donna Fraser tells us ‘You Don’t Know Until You Have Tried - So Give it a Go!

Episode 46: Donna Fraser tells us ‘You Don’t Know Until You Have Tried - So Give it a Go!

January 12, 2019

In this weeks episode Donna Fraser is a demonstration of courage, resilience and tenacity. Donna is one of the UK’s most successful 400m runners who competed at 4 consecutive Olympic Games and is now the Vice President and the Equality, Diversity & Engagement Lead to the sports governing body, UK Athletics. She was formerly the President of the South of England Athletics Association and from 2013-2015 she was Chair of the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Network at EDF Energy.

She dedicated over two decades to her sport in athletics while pursuing a corporate career and now uses her talents to give something back to communities, her sport and those who want to achieve great things in life by inspiring and sharing her knowledge and experience gained in the world of sport and business. 

Donna is so engaging and inspiring and a fellow Brit. I was able to sit with Donna and talk about her life journey so far from a successful career as an olympic Athlete  to a Brest Cancer Survivor - I wanted to start the year of She’s Got drive Podcast with Donna - her story may not be your story, but if we took on our lives in 2019 with as much grit and courage what would show up for us this year?

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 45: Before Your 2019 Goals comes This! 

Episode 45: Before Your 2019 Goals comes This! 

December 15, 2018

STOP - step away from the 2019 goal setting - its that time of year where you are constantly receiving blogs and articles on your 2019 Goals  - but there is something for you MUST to do first and in this solo episode I share with you what that it is. This will create the foundation for you to achieve your goals in 2019 in fact. AND, I am sharing my initial reflections my 10 lessons from 2018 - and what a year it has been, you have travelled with me so you know. Listen to find out what they were, and then get to work on what your lessons are from 2018.  

Mentioned in this episode: 

Episode 27 :  https://shirleymcalpine.podbean.com/e/before-your-2018-goals-comes-this-ep-27/

 

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 44: As Black Women Our Voice Matters, Glynda Carr tells us why

Episode 44: As Black Women Our Voice Matters, Glynda Carr tells us why

December 1, 2018

 In this episode we have Glynda C. Carr, Co Founder of Higher Heights for America - a national organization providing Black women a political home dedicated to harness their power to elect Black women, influence elections and advance progressive policies.

Glynda is an advocate and political strategist and the former Executive Director of Education Voters of New York.  She  was the Chief of Staff to New York State Senator Kevin Parker  (Brooklyn), and managed the Senator’s key initiatives and shaped policy around youth  development and economic development.  She  also served as campaign manager for two of his successful re-election campaigns.

 A sought after speaker and trainer, Glynda’s writing has appeared on TheRoot.com, BET.com,  Ebony.com and Feminist.com  and  has appeared on Fox News Live, MSNBC and several other media outlets.   She was named a  “Rising Star” in The Capitol’s 2009 40 under 40 edition. 

In this episode discover  

  • ‘What is driving me’ this week…
  • How Glynda started a political organization designed for and by Black Women
  • the power of your voice as a Black Woman 
  • #Blackwomenvote
  • how Glynda learned the importance of finding your voice 
  • what you can do to be the next Stacy Abrams 

Quotes from Glynda in this Episode 

“As black women your input into our Government makes our Government stronger”

“We want to build a network of Black Women that flex our economic power and the power of our voice” - Glynda 

“Stacey Abrams, win or loose has completely changed the face of what State Leadership looks like”

“Democracy begins the day after the elections”

Connect to Glynda: 

W: higherheightsforamerica.org

I: https://www.instagram.com/higherheights4/

T: https://twitter.com/HigherHeights

F:  https://www.facebook.com/HigherHeights4/

 

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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 43: 8 Life Lessons from Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ Book Tour Launch in Chicago   #IAmBecoming

Episode 43: 8 Life Lessons from Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ Book Tour Launch in Chicago  #IAmBecoming

November 18, 2018

I am dropping the life Gems that Michelle Obama gave me and many others. On Tuesday 13th November I was one of 14,000 people to see Michelle Obama in conversation with Oprah Winfrey on her first stop of her 'Becoming' Book Tour. Michelle was inspiring, funny, imaginative, challenging, courageous, honest, open, thoughtful, playful, appreciative and a woman with absolute style inside and out. I was so impacted and it was so amazing to be in the room with Aunty Oprah and Michelle Obama that I had to share it with you. 

Listen in to this weeks episode and let me know what you are taking away form these life giving gems that Michelle dropped on her tour. I hope you get to experience Michelle Obama herself on her ‘Becoming’ book tour and if not ‘Becoming’  is a must read.  

On the Becoming tour Michelle Obama will be interviewed by Presidential advisor valerie Jarrett, author chimamanda ngozi adichie, Actors Sarah Jessica Parker, Tracee Ellis Ross, Reese Witherspoon, comedienne Phoebe Robinson, Journalist Michele Norris and poet Elizabeth Alexander.

 

BECOMING: https://www.amazon.com/Becoming-Michelle-Obama/dp/1524763136/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1542510666&sr=8-1&keywords=becoming+michelle+obama

https://becomingmichelleobama.com

 

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EPISODE 42: Drop the Ball’ says Tiffany Dufu, How to Let Go of the Standards that Work Against us Verse For Us

EPISODE 42: Drop the Ball’ says Tiffany Dufu, How to Let Go of the Standards that Work Against us Verse For Us

November 10, 2018

This week in the guest chair is Tiffany Dufu. Author of Drop the Ball, this is Tiffany's memoir and manifesto that shows women how to to let go. According to foreword contributor Gloria Steinem, Drop the Ball is “important, path-breaking, intimate and brave.”

Named to Fast Company’s League of Extraordinary Women, Tiffany is Founder and CEO of The Cru, a peer coaching service for women looking to accelerate their professional and personal growth. She was a launch team member to Lean In and was Chief Leadership Officer at Levo, one of the fastest growing millennial professional networks. Prior to that, Tiffany served as President of The White House Project, as a Major Gifts Officer at Simmons College in Boston, and as Associate Director of Development at Seattle Girls’ School.

 

Tiffany serves on the Board of Girls Who Code and Simmons College. She is a member of Women's Forum New York, She lives in New York City with her husband and two children.

 

In this episode discover  

  • ‘What is driving me’ this week…
  • How do we create your own job description.
  • what is our purpose and our best use for our life? 
  • Exercises that will help you find your purpose.
  • How do we get away from standards that we are never going to meet 
  • And I answer a listener’s question in “Shirley I have a question!”  

 

From the podcast

 

Definition of Ambition:  Your  desire to achieve mastery of a craft combined with a desire to achieve public recognition for it  { from the book Necessary Dreams by Anna Fels } 

 

 

Exercises recommended by Tiffany; 

 

Exercise 1: Funeral Exercise -What do you want people to say about you in your Eulogy?

 

Exercise 2: Speak to 10-15 people in your life and ask them to share with you  a time when they have experience you at your best. Transcribe the stories that they tell – circle the words and phrases that are similar. What are the consistent experiences – your passion?  What drives you? what matters most to you?

 

Exercise 3: What do we hope to achieve in relationship to those areas in our life – then focus on your highest best use to what matters the most?  What do you do extraordinarily well and with very little effort?   Think about your work and what you do extra. What  that thing is likely to be your superpower. 

 

Exercise 4 : Learn how to say no – stop taking on tasks that are not yours

 

 

Link to the book that Tiffany mentions 

 

 

Links to articles about Tiffany :https://www.businessinsider.com/drop-the-ball-tiffany-dufu-2017-6

 

 

Drop the Ball by Tiffany Dufu 

Links to her book on Amazon :https://www.amazon.com/Drop-Ball-Achieving-More-Doing/dp/1250071739

 

Necessary Dreams by Anna Fels: https://www.amazon.com/Necessary-Dreams-Ambition-Womens-Changing/dp/0679758887/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1541789164&sr=8-1&keywords=necessary+dreams

 

 

Steven Covey: 7 Habits of highly Effective People 

 

https://www.amazon.com/Habits-Highly-Effective-People-Powerful/dp/1451639619/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1541789210&sr=8-2&keywords=7+habits+of+highly+effective+people

 

 

 

Connect with Tiffany: http://tiffanydufu.com

 

 

Links to articles about Tiffany :https://www.businessinsider.com/drop-the-ball-tiffany-dufu-2017-6

 

 

Links to her book on Amazon :https://www.amazon.com/Drop-Ball-Achieving-More-Doing/dp/1250071739

 

 

 

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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 41: “Be Ready to Recognize Opportunity” - Sharlene Brown Shares How She Does it.

EPISODE 41: “Be Ready to Recognize Opportunity” - Sharlene Brown Shares How She Does it.

November 2, 2018

This week sitting in the guest chair is Sharlene Brown the executive director of The Partnership for Responsible Financial Inclusion. Previously, she served as National Director of Oikocredit-USA, where she raised investment capital and provided development education on micro-finance and social performance to investors with more than US$35 million in assets. She has previously  overseen  projects for micro-finance institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle-East/North Africa. And worked in the socially responsible investment marketplace as a business development manager for Domini Social Investments, Ms. Brown holds a Bachelor’s from Wellesley College and an MBA from the University of Phoenix.

In this episode discover  

  • ‘What is driving me’ this week…
  • How Sharlene came from an immigrant background to becoming a micro finance expert 
  • How Sharlene in her work of addresses Financial insecurities she is creating powerful futures for clients
  • What her Mum’s Jamaican saying taught her 
  • How this Financial wiz talks  guides  women to get themselves out of debt.
  • ‘Sharlene’s courageous moment’- a new segment on the show to inspire you to your own moments of bravery 
  • And I answer a listener’s question in “Shirley I have a question!”  

 

Sharlene’s  Quote of the week: 

“Be who you are, be at the right place and time, be ready to recognize opportunity - Keep your eyes open. You never know”

 

 

Connect with Sharlene: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sharlene-brown-7837298/

 

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

 

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