Beyond PRO Podcast: Leadership Insights for Women in Business
By Stephanie Pollock: Business Strategist, Leadership Coach, Speaker, Writer and Online Entrepreneur
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The Beyond PRO Podcast is a weekly show designed to help entrepreneurial women become better business leaders and CEOs. Episodes will explore leadership ideas and insights specific to the challenges and opportunities faced by micro-business owners. Stephanie Pollock will cover topics like self-leadership, productivity, growth strategies, sustainability, scalability and cultivating a powerful mindset. The Beyond PRO podcast will help you move beyond the daily demands of running your business - and step into a space where you can experiment, innovate & claim your place as an expert. Beyond PRO is a mindset, a personal commitment, and a business revolution. You in? Visit StephaniePollock.com for more.
||CleanCelebrate your best and brightest||First, a very Happy Thanksgiving to my American friends. I hope your day is filled with rest, fun, family and lots of mashed potatoes. On today's episode, we're celebrating our 50th episode (wow!) and taking time to help you highlight all the...||11/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEmbracing rejection vs running from it||“Live your life for you not for anyone else. Don’t let the fear of being judged, rejected or disliked stop you from being yourself.” ~Sonya Parker I've been having a lot of conversations with clients and friends lately about rejection, and...||11/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Waiting Place||Welcome! You can find all of today's show notes over at http://stephaniepollock.com/bpp048. *** Quick Update Before we begin, I wanted to share a brief, somewhat meta, update with you. After being asked by clients, friends and colleagues...||11/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe world needs your leadership||I'm back! After a summer hiatus, I'm back on the podcast talking all things leadership and business. Today's podcast is a reading of my latest blog post, The World Needs Your Leadership. You can read the full post by clicking here. ...||9/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean(Part #6) 30 Powerful Ways to Spring Clean Your Business||Today we continue with part six of our six-part series, 30 Powerful Ways to Spring Clean Your Business. If you missed the first five installments, you can find them over on the show notes page at stephaniepollock.com/bpp046. This series is inspired by..||6/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean(Part #5) 30 Powerful Ways to Spring Clean Your Business||Nature does not hurry and yet everything is accomplished. ~Lao Tzu Today we continue with part four of our six-part series, 30 Powerful Ways to Spring Clean Your Business. This series is inspired by my CEO Fast Track guide, which you can find...||6/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean(Part #4) 30 Powerful Ways to Spring Clean Your Business||To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow. ~Audrey Hepburn Today we continue with part four of our six-part series, 30 Powerful Ways to Spring Clean Your Business. This series is inspired by my CEO Fast Track guide, which you can find here,...||6/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean(Part #3) 30 Powerful Ways to Spring Clean Your Business||Today we continue with part three of our six-part series, 30 Powerful Ways to Spring Clean Your Business. If you missed the first and second installment, you can find them here and here. This series is inspired by my CEO Fast Track guide, which you...||5/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean(Part #2) 30 Powerful Ways to Spring Clean Your Business||No matter how long the winter, the spring is sure to follow. ~Proverb Today we continue with part two of our six-part series, 30 Powerful Ways to Spring Clean Your Business. If you missed the first installment, you can find it here. This series is...||5/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean30 Ways to Spring Clean Your Business (Part 1)||Today I’ve got something fun, and hopefully useful for you, as we dive right into these beautiful spring months. Over the next six episodes, I’m going to give you 30 powerful ways to spring clean your business. Spring, or fall for our southern...||4/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSprint through the next quarter with ease||“Spending time on secondary priorities is the reason you have 20 half-finished projects instead of 5 completed ones.” ~James Clear Can you believe that spring is officially here, and quarter two of 2017 is already here? I don’t know about you,...||4/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat you need to get about decision fatigue||“When things aren’t adding up in your life, start subtracting.” ~Anonymous We live in a society that pulls at us from every direction. We often feel pressured to perform to a certain standard (you know you succumb once in while at least!)....||3/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBe choosey. Really damn choosey.||Overwhelm isn’t created by what you think it is. It’s not because of having too much on your plate. It’s not because you have a burgeoning to-do list that keeps growing. And it’s not because you’re trying to balance kids, family, laundry,...||3/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanI give you permission||Welcome back to the show! While I work furiously on a few new projects, I'm sharing one of my most popular blog posts back from 2013. If you struggle to give yourself permission, this episode is for you. Enjoy! Steph Want to learn...||2/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to read more and better in 2017||Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light. —Vera Nazarian Welcome back to today’s episode of the Beyond PRO Podcast. And as a reminder, please submit your questions for our new Listener Question...||2/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean"Good for her, not for me."||I can’t go far without hearing the statement, “You do you.” It seems to be the quote-du-jour. This idea of “You do you” is similar in sentiment to Amy Poehler’s words, “Good for her, not for me.” These words come from her hilarious...||1/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNew Feature: Ask me your burning business questions||Hi there! We'll be back in your earbuds next week with our regularly scheduled program, but for today I wanted to let you know about an exciting update to the Beyond PRO Podcast. In the spirit of being as useful as possible, I've added a new...||1/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHere are the 3 things I'm doing to achieve more this year||Sometimes, you just don’t feel it. After attempting to record a different episode for this week’s podcast and struggling to get it done, I had a stroke of insight about why I was feeling so indifferent to doing the work. Instead of spending the...||1/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWhat questions to ask when your business needs to change||As we jump headfirst into 2017, you’re probably thinking a lot about where you want to take your business this year. And if you know that it’s time for a change, today’s Beyond PRO Podcast will help you ask yourself the right questions. A couple..||1/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to bounce back after a crisis of confidence||“Life will not always deliver your desired outcomes. It has to teach you that your spirit will get its muscle by bouncing back and giving it all you can.” ~Dodinsky At some point in your business journey, you will likely find yourself at a crisis..||12/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCup of Ambition. Brewed every Monday.||Welcome back to another episode of the Cup of Ambition series. Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy! Stephanie||10/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWe're back!||We're back! I'm thrilled to be back in front of the microphone with fresh episodes of the Beyond PRO Podcast. In this short & sweet episode, I catch you up on what's been going on behind-the-scenes and what to expect moving...||9/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCup of Ambition. Brewed every Monday.||Welcome back to another episode in our Cup of Ambition series. This is actually going out Tuesday due to an error, but is just applicable today as it would have been yesterday. Enjoy! Steph||2/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHow to create a personalized success plan||“Not my monkey, not my circus!” As a business owner, sometimes it’s easy to jump on every bandwagon that comes along because we think it’s what we ‘should’ do, what will work and what will get us to success. While...||2/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCup of Ambition. Brewed every Monday.||Happy Monday! Grab a hot cup of coffee and listen in to today's Cup of Ambition episode. Have a wonderfully productive week. Steph||2/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMy Sunday night planning ritual||It’s a fine balance, isn’t it? As entrepreneurs we struggle not to be consumed by our work, to spend time with our families and to make sure we have it all under control. It’s great in theory, but how do we live it out? How do we...||1/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCup of Ambition. Brewed every Monday.||Welcome back to another episode of the Cup of Ambition series. Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy! Stephanie||1/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHow to gain more control by designing your ideal week||Squirrel! Your phone vibrates as a text comes through, your email pings and your little one asks for a cookie while you’re speaking with a potential client on that phone. You feel pulled at from every direction, but as an entrepreneur you also...||1/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCup of Ambition. Brewed every Monday.||Happy Monday! I hope you are enjoying a hot cup of coffee while I share this week's quote and action step with you. Enjoy, Steph||1/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCup of Ambition. Brewed every Monday.||Welcome back to this week's Cup of Ambition. Today, we're talking about Mastery and the path the get there. Enjoy!||1/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNothing is ever wasted. It's all useful.||Here’s a couple of patterns I see play out again and again at this time of year. Pattern #1: To completely ignore all past business missteps and hard knocks, in favour of focusing on the bright shiny future and possibility. Pattern #2:...||1/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCup of Ambition. Brewed every Monday.||Welcome to the new addition to the Beyond PRO Podcast! Every Monday, check your Podcast player for the latest episode of my new series, Cup of Ambition. Brewed every Monday. My hope is to spark action, motivation and inspiration as you...||1/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe key ingredient to have a stand-out year||in·ten·tion·al inˈten(t)SH(ə)n(ə)l/ adjective done on purpose; deliberate; done in a way that is planned. I know, I know. We hear repeatedly how ‘this one thing’ will change...||1/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBreak free of your addiction to possibilities||Is there a way out of the rabbit hole? The old Chinese Proverb that says, “He who chases two rabbits catches neither,” rings true still today. We are tugged at and bombarded by everything new – new ideas, new products, new courses,...||10/30/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTaking fear out of the equation with Tiffany Han||Welcome back to Season #2 of the Beyond PRO Podcast! Not only is this the first episode back, but it’s also our inaugural interview. Today, I’m talking to the formidable Tiffany Han. I am a big, big fan of Tiffany. When I see a woman...||10/15/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to never lose focus again with this one tool||Plan for Success No. 4||8/27/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBoost your chances with a set of these||Plan for Success No. 3||8/20/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe super simple strategy to overcome overwhelm||Plan for Success No. 2||8/11/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to overcome your fear of planning||Plan for Success No. 1||8/6/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5 Crazy Excuses I Made Before Launching My Podcast||Join me for a behind-the-scenes look at why the Beyond PRO Podcast almost didn’t happen Truth: I had been planning to start a podcast for almost two years. And yet, time kept on tickin’ and I wasn’t making it happen. The reality was...||7/28/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThink Big and Far, Act Small and Soon||Growth Strategy #5||7/28/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCultivate a Growth Mindset (BPP #009)||Growth Strategy No. 4||7/7/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLeverage the 3 key ways to grow (BPP #008)||Welcome to episode #3 of the Growth Series! In the previous two episodes we talked about how to deadhead your business, and how to position it for smart growth. Missed them? Catch up here BPP #006 or BPP #007. On today's...||6/26/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBPP #007: Growth Strategy No. 2, Position your business for smart growth||Welcome to episode #2 of the Growth Series! Last episode we talked about why it's critical to deadhead your business as a precursor to growth. Missed it? Catch up by BPP #006 . On today's episode, we'll focus on positioning your business...||6/15/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBPP #006: Growth Series No. 1, Deadhead your business||Welcome to the Growth Series! Today we're kicking off our new 5-part Growth Series on the Beyond PRO Podcast with a business spring clean. You know that wonderful feeling you get when you give your home a good clean and a big purge? That's...||6/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBPP #005: Form a habit of completion||Let's close those pesky open loops. Every business has a number of open loops, also know as ‘undones’ that distract and get in the way of hte work that matters most. These are the tasks – big and small – that are incomplete...||5/28/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBPP #004: How to life-proof your business||Have you life-proofed your business? That's what we're talking about on today's episode of the Beyond PRO Podcast. This topic is personal, because I recently had a significant back injury that has impacted my ability to run my business. As I...||5/20/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBPP #003: The advice that changed my life||In today's episode I'm sharing the advice that changed my life. I'm going to take you back in time to my corporate days when my friend and mentor, Narmin Ismail-Teja looked me straight in the eyes and gave me advice that I still remember (and try to...||5/13/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorking harder is not the answer||In today's episode we'll be talking about why working harder is not the answer. Too many entrepreneurs buy into the idea that sheer effort is the key to more success. They worry that if they don't keep up a frenetic pace or hustle more, they aren't...||4/24/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWelcome to the Beyond PRO Podcast!||In this premiere episode of the Beyond PRO Podcast, I talk about the need for conversations around entrepreneurial leadership and why it's vital to step up the like CEO of your business. We also reflect on the completion of Q1 and set you up for...||3/31/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
Insightful as always!
Steph sparkles with enthusiasm, passion, and wisdom, and this podcast reflects her perfectly. I’m so thankful to have her (and these podcasts!) as a reference point to my own career, and to garner insight and courage from her mentorship! Thanks, Steph!
Concise and on topic
Stephanie's podcasts are concise, on topic, to the point and practical. She makes good sense, gives useful information and pointers, and keeps her examples clear and focused. Her voice, pacing and vocabulary are professional and pleasing.
As an artist, rather than a business person, I nonetheless find her advice applicable. Definitely worth listening.
Move beyond pro with Stephanie Pollock!
Stephanie has a unique way of sharing business insights with impact. Not one for just theory, she gives sound advice on how to make a meaningful change in your business and life. And - best of all - she creates downloadable templates so you can take action right now. My business works better and my focus is stronger after following her podcasts.