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How to Advocate with Heather Hansen

Release Date: 11/21/2022

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How to Advocate with Heather Hansen

In today’s episode of How to Advocate, we’re talking about complacency. Whether you’re an individual leading yourself or a leader within an organization, complacency is a problem. When people are complacent they don’t engage and they certainly don’t invest. They don’t collaborate and they don’t grow.    But how do you overcome complacency? The answer is BELIEF. In this episode, Heather shares the CURE for Complacency. The CURE is belief that is Contagious, Unapologetic, Reasoned (not reasonable), and Empathetic. (and if you need help with the Empathy piece this exercise...

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How to Advocate with Heather Hansen

This week Heather shares the 3 Es of an Advocate–Energy, Empathy, and Evidence. She shares how you can use these three Es to build belief. There are examples of how to use these 3 Es in corporate life and family life. Enjoy!       Join The Self Advocacy School before February 14th to become a founding member: Stay Connected with Heather: Schedule a call with Heather: Follow Heather on Instagram: Website:    

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How to Advocate with Heather Hansen

Advocating is overcoming doubts and building beliefs. Ultimately, it’s the ability to ask for what you want and get it, over and over again. After 25 years of studying the art of advocacy, Heather Hansen has identified three simple steps to ask for what you want and get it.  1-Know what you want. 2-Ask for it, out loud and with delight. 3-Master the art of the ask.  In this episode, you’ll learn the specifics of all three steps. And you’ll walk away with the ability to ask for what you want–and get it.  If you want help with these 3 steps, you can get free access to the...

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How to Advocate with Heather Hansen

There are many tools you can use to advocate for anything you want, and today we’re focusing on one of the most important tools-Evidence.    Whether you’re a leader advocating for change, a salesperson advocating for your product/service, an individual advocating for more resources or a partner advocating for more support, you can use evidence to build beliefs and win.    You build belief through the evidence you collect and create in your life. 00:02 You can start by recognizing the limiting beliefs that are holding you back.  You believe in things outside of...

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How to Advocate with Heather Hansen

In this episode, Heather shares why we must all think of ourselves as advocates. She explains that leading, selling and serving are really advocating. Advocating is building belief, and when you learn to do it well-you win.  You’ll hear about: Advocacy in various contexts. Recognize the importance of advocacy in various contexts, including supporting TV shows, selling broccoli to children, and serving clients in the courtroom. Advocacy involves leading and selling, creating a customer experience, and providing evidence and stories to influence decisions. How to provide a positive...

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How to Advocate with Heather Hansen

This is a new season of The Elegant Warrior, and it’s called How to Advocate. No matter what you want this year–better health, more money, better relationships–you will have to advocate to get it. You’ll need to advocate for more time, more resources, more money, better boundaries, and more help. In this episode, you’ll learn the tools to begin.  But before we begin, it’s important to remember that one of the biggest tools of an advocate is perspective. When you communicate, you share perspectives. When you advocate, you change them. So I created 3 exercises to help you get...

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How to Advocate with Heather Hansen

In today’s episode, you’ll learn what it means to advocate, and why you must master the skill if you want to win.    Heather will share: -the formal definition of “advocate” -her definition and how it all relies upon building belief.  -the 3 steps to advocating for yourself and what you want.  -why you must believe in order to do steps 1 and 2.  -how evidence plays a role in advocating -the role that “elegance” plays in mastering this skill.   If you want to join the Advocate With Elegance (AWE) membership, If you join before midnight on Sept 5th,...

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How to Advocate with Heather Hansen

I had the privilege of interviewing Dr. Gladys McGarey today. Dr. Gladys McGarey is a 102-year-old doctor and author of The Well Lived Life: Six Secrets to Health and Happiness at Every Age. In this episode, she shares how to be truly alive, the importance of your true nature and how to spend your energy wisely. Dr. Gladys McGarey is no ordinary centenarian. A true trailblazer, she is recognized as a founding diplomat of the American Board of Holistic Medicine. Her influence has been felt across the medical landscape as the co-founder and past president of the American Holistic Medical...

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How to Advocate with Heather Hansen

In this episode of The Elegant Warrior podcast, we're diving into the importance of standing up for yourself and unlocking your fullest potential. I've learned from my experience as a trial attorney that standing up for yourself goes beyond just avoiding being taken advantage of - it's about asking for what you want in a way that gets results. I share a story from my early career where I stood up for someone in a tense mediation situation. This experience taught me the power of taking up space in a room and advocating for my own wants and needs. Standing up for ourselves doesn't mean we are...

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How to Advocate with Heather Hansen

Today’s guest is Cait Donovan. Cait Donovan is a Keynote speaker, one of New York City's leading burnout experts, host of “Fried – The Burnout Podcast,” author of the book "The Bouncebackability Factor", and an acupuncturist with a master's degree in Chinese medicine.  This was a great conversation about burnout, resentment, and boundaries. We discussed: Feeling not good enough. The biggest component of burnout is feelings of not being enough. What does burnout mean to you? Burnout is when the pilot light in the body goes too low and there is not enough energy to sustain...

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How can understanding true inclusion lead to successful leadership? Dr. Gena Cox discusses the highlights of her book ‘Leading Inclusion,’ and shares insights based on her own years of experience in corporate America, as well as the experiences of colleagues and clients.

 

~ WE’LL DISCUSS ~

  • Why she believes inclusion tops diversity
  • The breakdown of the REDI, or Respect First, Model
  • The 3 Cs critical to successful leadership 
  • Why she doesn’t use the term ‘belonging’ in reference to inclusion

About Gena Cox, Ph.D:

Dr. Gena Cox is an organizational psychologist, executive coach, speaker, and author of the new book Leading Inclusion, a groundbreaking guidebook for corporate leaders who want to build inclusive organizations from the top down. Gena has spent more than 25 years helping leaders, including some in the Fortune 500, build healthy organizational cultures and measuring employee opinions. A noted voice on human-centered leadership, Gena shows executives how to stop using 2019 behavior to address 2022 workplace challenges.

Gena has written for Harvard Business Review and has been quoted in Forbes, Fast Company, BBC Worklife, The Business Journals, Linkedin News, and other national media.

Gena holds a PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University of South Florida and is an International Coach Federation Professional Certified Coach (PCC). She is a member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), and the American Psychological Association (APA).

 

Dr. Cox’s Book recommendation: Unapologetically Ambitious by Shellye Archambeau

 

To learn more about Dr. Gena Cox, visit the links below:

Her book, Leading Inclusion: Drive Change Your Employees Can See and Feel

Her website, GenaCox.com 

Twitter, @genacox

LinkedIn, GenaCox

 

 

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