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EP 09 // 3 Steps to Prioritize Better

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Thank you for joining today’s #AskAkua episode! This conversation is all about time prioritization. Akua brings 2 brand new questions from listeners and shares her perspective and advice. If you have other ideas or advice in response to these questions, please share with Akua through social media or by commenting below to continue the conversation.

In her experience, leaders have had…

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EP 08 // 5 Misconceptions about Leadership Coaching

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Thought partner, cheerleader, sounding board, devil’s advocate. Leadership coaches wear all of these hats and many more in order to support their clients in personal and professional life. However, leadership coaching, like most everything, can get clouded by faulty ideas or misunderstandings. Akua is here to expel 5 common misconceptions about leadership coaching and give examples of…

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5 Strategies For Leaders To Cultivate More Self-love In Life and Business

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Do you find yourself constantly being hard on yourself in business?

Are you easily frustrated, wishing you were further along?

You may find yourself measuring success in financial metrics, and if you don’t achieve a goal, you end up feeling guilty, ashamed, or worse - demoralized. 

Leaders, know that it’s perfectly okay to feel this way. You’re not the only business owner who struggles with issues of worthiness. 

While you know that the work you do is important and meaningful, it’s just a fac…

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EP 07 // How to Use Anger As a Teacher with Seryna Myers

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Today's open-door conversation is with Seryna Myers. Seryna Myers is a Sacred Transformation Coach, Author of Sacred Anger, and Professional Speaker. Her divinely guided coaching guides recovering people pleasers to explore what they need and how they really feel (including uncomfortable emotions like anger) and what they really want so they can give themselves radical permission to c…

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3 Tips on How to Become an Effective and Impactful Leader

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Have you ever wondered what the qualities of a good leader are? 

As a business owner or manager, you want to be known as a “great” leader, but what does it take to be an effective and impactful leader in your community?

Leadership has to do with how we engage and influence others. How you’re able to move people to action, vision, and purpose.

I’ve had this conversation with hundreds of leaders over the last few years, and this is a topic that keeps being brought up in discussions again and ag…

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EP 06 // #Ask Akua // Self-Worth + Self-Love

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In this #AskAkua episode, Akua focuses on self-trust, self-worth, self-love, and self-advocacy. When you set high standards for yourself, it can be beneficial to remember that self-compassion is just as important to find growth and balance. Akua will answer 2 questions discussing how to show up in a sustainable way, how to define success and enoughness in your business, and how being …

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How to Build Your Business While Staying True to Your Roots with Araba

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It’s easy to get pulled away from what truly matters when you’re running a business.

As a modern global leader, you may feel the need to stay true to your cultural heritage, no matter where you are in the world.

Perhaps you’d even like to weave your cultural traditions into your business.

So, how do you keep your values and mission alive during the hustle and bustle?

I sat down with Araba Ofori, an entrepreneur and writer based in Accra, Ghana, to talk about building a business in the diaspo…

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EP 05 // Three Simple Steps to Become a Better Leader

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You may be shocked to hear that 85% of employees are not actively engaged in their work. That’s correct, 85%! Today’s episode of the Open Door Conversations Podcast will focus on how leaders can understand their employees in order to unlock the success they are looking for. One person cannot build an entire empire on their own. We must invest genuinely into those we lead if we expect …

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My Top 3 Values and Lessons Learned in Business

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As a leadership coach, I work every day with leaders and executives every day to help show up for both themselves and their teams to the best of their abilities. 

While I am endlessly consuming leadership content, I also draw heavily from my own experiences.

In fact, part of the reason I wanted to start up specifically as a leadership coach is due to the lack of leadership support I felt in my own career.

It’s our job as leaders to raise the standards for everyone around us.

We’re the captai…

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EP 04 // Returning to Ghana and Building Brands with Healer, Writer, and Spiritual Warrior Araba Ofori-Acquah

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In today's episode from The Open Door Conversation Podcast, Akua gets the chance to talk with an incredible writer, healer, and entrepreneur living back home in Accra, Ghana. Araba Ofori-Acquah is committed to helping Africans, and Diasporans connect with wellness in order to find their own potential, magic, and power. Araba is currently writing a book focused on many different ways t…

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