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Stop Surviving and Start Thriving as a Leader with Susan MacKenty Brady

Susan MacKenty Brady is the Deloitte Ellen Gabriel Chair for Women and Leadership at Simmons University and the first Chief Executive Officer of The Simmons University Institute for Inclusive Leadership. As a relationship expert, leadership wellbeing coach, author, and speaker, Susan educates leaders and executives globally on fostering self-awareness for optimal leadership.

Susan advises leadership teams on how to foster a mindset of inclusion and create cultures of equity. She is the author of two acclaimed books on leadership and co-author of the forthcoming Arrive & Thrive: 7 Impactful Practices for Women Navigating Leadership (Spring 2022). Susan has been featured on ABC’s Good Morning America and has keynote or consulted at over 500 organizations worldwide.

“As a leader, discover who you are and find ways to be that more often.”

Episode Summary-

Being a leader who inspires and impacts other's life is always challenging.

Everyone gets an opportunity to become a leader, but no one teaches how to become a great leader.

With a lack of proper training and guidance, most leaders end up surviving as leaders rather than becoming optimal leaders.

In this episode, Susan MacKenty Brady talks about leadership. She shares some valuable insights on how to narrow the gap between intentions and the impact of a leader.


Snapshot of the Key Points from the Episode:
[03:02] Susan shares her success journey and talks about how she started.
[05:59] Susan gives three tips that are essential for every leader.
[07:51] Susan talks about the superpowers that have helped her succeed.
[13:50] Susan talks about how to handle rejections.
[14:19] How daydreaming can open up different opportunities for you.
[18:17] Susan talks about her most significant accomplishment that she is proud of.
[20:27] Susan talks about the biggest challenge she has faced and how she navigated through it.
[26:18] What does working from your happy place mean to Susan.
[28:21] The most common categories of working from your happy place.
[31:56] Susan’s advice for young women wanting to create their mark.


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About the Host –

Belinda Ellsworth is a Speaker, Trainer, Best-Selling Author, and Podcaster

She has been a professional speaker, mover, and shaker for more than 25 years. Having built three successful companies, she has helped thousands of entrepreneurs make better decisions, create successful systems, and build business strategies using her “Four Pillars of Success” system.

Belinda has always had a passion and zest for life with the skill for turning dreams into reality.

Over the last 20 years, she has been expertly building her speaking and consulting business, Step Into Success.


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