S2E17 – Talking Leadership with Amy Branger

by Aug 18, 2020

In this episode, I talk with Amy Branger. Amy is an executive coach and management consultant and has had many positions including working with Presidents and Governors. This episode we discuss leadership and well being and the challenges that both of those affect women, specifically those in midlife. I encourage you to listen and let me know what you think of our discussion by clicking the voice message button or link below.


Episode Highlights

  • When managing up you have to anticipate what that person is afraid of, and help them feel better about it. This will help you with credibility and relationship in the long run.
  • Amy’s four step process on change management:
    • Acceptance – Accept what has happened to you.
    • Empowerment – Come up with a new story that is more empowering.
    • Learn the Lessons – Find the lessons from what has happened.
    • Explore – Take the opportunity to explore the other endings you can write, think of the new opportunities that are available.
  • Individuals and organizations can take advantage of this four step process. When in doubt, go back to this process to help empower yourself within your struggle with change.
  • There is always a story that has been running your life. You have to find out what that story is and why you believe it to be true.
  • Work smarter and work within your strengths and not your weaknesses.
  • If you are a manager, consider hiring people to do things that you cannot do, but ensure to let them do it.
  • When working with any high level client, it is important to ensure everyone has a role, and trust them to do just that.
  • As a leader, you need to model work-life balance for your employees and hold them to it as well.


Links and Resources

Amy Branger – Website
Perfect Avocado – Website
Coupon code for virtual retreats: Planners (one day in-person retreat – $50 off), Planners1 (virtual superpowers retreat)
Book Club for Planners on Purpose


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