The Confident Woman Podcast

di Rachel Brooks

Welcome to The Confident Woman Podcast! We're here to keep it real, raw, and relatable. Join us on a journey to becoming your best and most confident self!

Hosted by Rachel Brooks, an award-winning author, entrepreneur, and founder of The Confident Woman®, our podcast is for women who want to become more confident and successful—personally, professionally, and relationally.

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Episodi del podcast

  • The Heart of Leadership: Unveiling the Power of Purpose-Driven Strategies with Elona Lopari

    The Heart of Leadership: Unveiling the Power of Purpose-Driven Strategies with Elona Lopari

    In this episode, Rachel Brooks welcomes Elona Lopari, founder and CEO of The Life School, to discuss her new book and her journey from a corporate background to purpose-driven entrepreneurship. Elona shares insights on self-leadership, aligning purpose with profit, and the unique role of women in leadership. Rachel and Elona explore themes of authenticity, vision, and creating impactful change. Timestamps: 00:00 Welcome to The Confident Woman Podcast 00:23 Introducing Elona Lopari: Founder and CEO of The Life School 01:44 Elona's Journey: From Albania to Corporate America 03:12 The Shift to Entrepreneurship 03:41 Aligning Purpose with Profit 07:10 The Significance of Self-Leadership 07:53 The Importance of Leadership and Operations 13:09 Women in Leadership 13:27 Empowering Women in Leadership 17:37 The Role of Self-Leadership 20:48 Finding Your Purpose and Vision 25:23 How to Connect with Elona Lopari Community, Resources & Links: Join us inside The Confident Woman Community. We would LOVE to hear from you! Leave your questions or messages RIGHT HERE Sign Up For MY WEEKLY NEWSLETTER Connect with Elona Lopari: Website: https://www.elonaloparicoaching.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elona-lopari Connect with Rachel: Website: iamrachelbrooks.com Book: "Chasing Perfection: A Journey to Healing, Fitness, & Self-Love" Social Media: Instagram LinkedIn

  • The Power of a Small Audience: Big Income Strategies with Marion Wagner

    The Power of a Small Audience: Big Income Strategies with Marion Wagner

    In this episode, Rachel is joined by income growth strategist Marion Wagner, who specializes in helping online service-based entrepreneurs create six-figure game plans without relying on a large social media following. Together, they dive deep into redefining success and creating a life and business that you love on your own terms. Marion shares her journey from being a school psychologist to a successful blogger and entrepreneur, offering invaluable insights and strategies for those just starting, those who are stuck, and those looking to redefine their definition of success. Tune in for empowering advice, practical tips, and real-life stories that will inspire you to take charge of your entrepreneurial journey. Timestamps: 00:00 Introduction and Guest Introduction 00:42 Unpacking the Realities of Online Entrepreneurship 02:13 Marion's Journey: From School Psychologist to Successful Blogger 03:30 Finding Authenticity and Success in Blogging 05:31 The Importance of Consistency and Passion 08:08 Defining Success on Your Own Terms 14:31 Balancing Work and Life: A Personal Story 20:19 The Value of a Small, Engaged Audience 22:15 Overcoming Limiting Self-Beliefs 22:48 Impact of Small Communities 24:59 The Power of an Engaged Email List 28:08 Rejection as Redirection 30:02 Defining Personal Success 33:43 Sustainable Content Creation 39:16 Leveraging Long-Form Content 40:33 Conclusion and Next Steps Community, Resources & Links: Join us inside The Confident Woman Community. We would LOVE to hear from you! Leave your questions or messages RIGHT HERE Sign Up For MY WEEKLY NEWSLETTER Connect with Marion Wagner: Website: MarionWagnerCoaching.com Instagram: instagram.com/marionwagnercoaching LinkedIn Connect with Rachel: Website: iamrachelbrooks.com Book: "Chasing Perfection: A Journey to Healing, Fitness, & Self-Love" Social Media: Instagram LinkedIn

  • From Surviving to Thriving: Overcoming Adversity with Grace and Strength

    From Surviving to Thriving: Overcoming Adversity with Grace and Strength

    Are you tired of just surviving? Life throws curveballs, and it's easy to get stuck feeling overwhelmed. But what if you could thrive instead? This week on The Confident Woman Podcast, we're diving into overcoming adversity with grace and strength. Learn how to: Turn setbacks into stepping stones: Failure is a natural part of growth! Discover how to reframe your perspective and build resilience. Develop a growth mindset: Believe in your ability to learn and improve. Challenges are opportunities to build new skills and become your strongest self. Embrace your inner strength: You've already overcome so much. Learn the tools and strategies to navigate any obstacle that comes your way. Ready to stop surviving and start thriving? Listen to this episode now and join The Confident Woman Community to share your story and get support! Plus, don't forget to subscribe for more inspiring content and actionable strategies to become your most confident self! Timestamps: 00:00 Welcome to The Confident Woman Podcast 00:22 Diving into Overcoming Adversity 00:57 Shifting from Surviving to Thriving 01:40 Embracing Failure as a Stepping Stone 04:49 Developing a Growth Mindset 07:56 The Importance of Community and Support 10:03 Celebrating Resilience and Strength 13:05 Final Thoughts and Community Invitation Community: Join us inside The Confident Woman Community and share your story of overcoming adversity! Together, we can inspire and support each other on this journey. Resources & Links: We would LOVE to hear from you! Leave your questions or messages for Rachel RIGHT HERE Sign Up For MY WEEKLY NEWSLETTER Connect with Rachel: Website: https://www.iamrachelbrooks.com Book: "Chasing Perfection: A Journey to Healing, Fitness, and Self-Love" Social Media: Instagram LinkedIn

  • Visibility On Purpose: Why Press Matters for Brand Growth with Lydia Bagarozza & Bridget Aileen Sicsko

    Visibility On Purpose: Why Press Matters for Brand Growth with Lydia Bagarozza & Bridget Aileen Sicsko

    Get Seen, Get Heard, Get Booked! Get Ready for Media Exposure Secrets from Visibility on Purpose! In this week's episode, Rachel Brooks chats with Lydia Bagarozza, co-founder of Visibility on Purpose. Lydia spills the tea on: The power of purposeful visibility. Learn how to strategically amplify your brand (whether you're an author, entrepreneur, or creator!) Crafting a winning media pitch. Discover how to get noticed by journalists and land media placements. Building relationships that last. Learn how to connect with writers and build long-term success. Media exposure made easy. Strategies for entrepreneurs to gain media attention Bonus! Lydia also introduces two incredible resources: The Pitch Party course: Empower yourself to confidently pitch your story to the media. The PR Assistant Certification: Expand your skillset and become a valuable asset with PR expertise. Ready to step into the spotlight and build a powerful, visible brand? Press play and learn how to get seen, get heard, and get booked with Visibility on Purpose! Community, Resources & Links: Join us inside The Confident Woman Community. We would LOVE to hear from you! Leave your questions or messages RIGHT HERE Sign Up For MY WEEKLY NEWSLETTER Connect with Lydia & Bridget: Website: visibilityonpurpose.com Instagram: instagram.com/visibilityonpurpose YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@visibilityonpurpose Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/toptiermedia Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/visibilityonpurpose/ Connect with Rachel: Website: iamrachelbrooks.com Book: "Chasing Perfection" Social Media: Instagram LinkedIn

  • From Grief to Growth: Find Your Strength & Embrace Your Journey with Angie Leitnaker

    From Grief to Growth: Find Your Strength & Embrace Your Journey with Angie Leitnaker

    Feeling lost after a personal loss? You're not alone. But what if that loss could be the catalyst for incredible growth? This week on The Confident Woman Podcast, Rachel Brooks chats with Angie Leitnaker, a former teacher turned mentor and entrepreneur. Angie opens up about her transformative journey from grief to self-discovery, and how she learned to: Build a Strong Identity: Move beyond societal expectations and discover your true essence. Embrace All Your Emotions: Learn how to feel, heal, and navigate the full spectrum of human experience. Find Strength in Community: Discover the power of support and connection on your path to growth. Live with Flexibility: Let go of perfectionism and embrace life's unexpected turns with joy. Ready to turn your challenges into opportunities for growth? Tune in to learn how to find your strength and create a fulfilling life with Angie Leitnaker! Timestamps: 00:00 Welcome and Introduction to Angie's Journey 00:34 Angie's Personal Transformation: From Grief to Growth 05:18 Exploring Identity Beyond Roles and Titles 07:21 The Impact of Loss and the Quest for Identity 15:24 The Importance of Inner Fulfillment and Community Support 20:45 Embracing the Full Spectrum of Human Emotions 25:23 The Power of Inner Work: Transforming from the Inside Out 27:15 Embracing Emotions: The Key to Mental and Physical Health 30:39 The Journey of Self-Discovery and Embracing Flexibility 31:12 Living Intentionally: From Perfectionism to Flexibility 33:43 The Art of Letting Go and Embracing Life's Seasons 43:38 Community Support and Personal Empowerment Community, Resources & Links: Join us inside The Confident Woman Community. We would LOVE to hear from you! Leave your questions or messages RIGHT HERE Sign Up For MY WEEKLY NEWSLETTER Connect with Angie Leitnaker: Website: youare-empowerment.com Connect with Rachel: Website: iamrachelbrooks.com Book: "Chasing Perfection: A Journey to Healing, Fitness, & Self-Love" Social Media: Instagram LinkedIn