[Ep#215] Navigating Success and Self-Imposed Barriers

Women In Leadership

27-10-2023 • 39 mins

My guest today says, “Women face a powerful barrier that we must break through to make it to bigger leadership roles. It is not the glass ceiling—it is the mirrored door.”  Joining me on today’s show is Ellen Taaffe.   Ellen is a Clinical Associate Professor at the Kellogg School of Management, where she teaches Personal Leadership Insights and is the Director of Women’s Leadership Program. She spent 25 years with Fortune 500 companies holding the top brand management post at divisions of PepsiCo, Royal Caribbean, and Whirlpool Corporation.   Ellen serves as an independent board director for two public and one private company boards, runs a leadership advisory consulting, speaking, and coaching business and is a TEDx speaker.   She shares her insights on leadership, careers, and advancing women and inclusion through her writing and speaking in media like Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Business Insider, Washington Post, Bloomberg, and Kellogg Insight.  On today’s show, Ellen is going to share:   Five strategies that help women succeed but also unintentionally sideline them      How childhood expectations help women succeed academically but carry self-judgment and hesitation later    Why women struggle to set boundaries in the workplace—and how to overcome people-pleasing behaviours in their professional and personal life    RESOURCES:   3 Stages of the Customer Journey Podcast Episode   Book in for an Authority Audit  5 Pillars to Build Visibility, Generate Leads and Enrol Clients with Ease Quiz  Are You Ready to Launch Your Coaching Business Podcast? Take the Quiz  Contact Ellen: Website: https://ellentaaffe.com/ Linked In: EllenCTaaffe Twitter: @EllenCTaaffe   Email: ellen.taaffe@kellogg.northwestern.edu   A Personal Message from AnnemarieHave you enjoyed listening to this podcast interview and want to know how you can create your very own podcast platform to so you become known as an influential voice in your industry? Access my free How to Create a Profitable Podcasting Masterclass, where I'll show you: Six Common Podcasting Myths that’ll keep you stuck from creating your profitable podcast; Why focusing on technology (i.e. which microphone you should be using) is unwise and what you MUST focus on first if you want to start a profitable podcast. Sadly, SO many Change Makers and aspiring Thought Leaders miss these key steps and fail to generate the ROI/income they hope their podcast will generate; Three Changes in Consumer Behaviour you need to be aware of BEFORE you launch your podcast to help keep you focused on what’s MOST important and/or no longer relevant; The NUMBER ONE reason why businesses fail to create a profitable podcast so you can avoid falling into the same trap; Three Podcast Profit Models that’ll help you nurture listeners into leads and into paying customers, step-by-step. Go to: www.PodcastingWithPurpose.com/Masterclass YOUR SAY: What did you think about the message shared today? What action step will you take to turn this around? Go ahead and share. We’d love to hear from you! Please leave your comment in the box below, and remember to share and Like the show with your colleagues. Also, stop on by our Facebook page to say hello and to give us a shout out on Twitter – we promise to shout back! As always, we appreciate it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices