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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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Open Door Conversations // Trailer

Welcome to The Open Door Podcast. In this welcome message, your host Akua shares with you what you can expect from the Open Door Conversation Podcast. 

If you want to know when we will be launching the podcast, connect with Akua on Instagram or LinkedIn, so when we launch the podcast, you will be the first to know.

Transcript:

Welcome to the open door podcast, my name is Akua Nyame-Mensah I also respond to, Aqua, and Akua. I'm a certified executive and leadership coach recognized facilitator …

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Upleveled LinkedIn

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2020 is the year in which I'm focusing on Exponential Value and Visibility.  A huge part of being able to achieve this is transforming my vision and theme into actionable and achievable goals.  A major challenge I deal with is potential clients that do not see the value in my work. You can follow my journey to live my vision here.

It took me three weeks to draft this and just 5 minutes to upload it.

If you want to see what my LinkedIn Profile looked like before, take a look at this post where …

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Want a thriving coaching business? Forget everything you learned in your coach certification

Forget everything

Massive time commitment.

Not too bad of a financial investment.

Quantum leap in my perspective on how to run a coaching business.

Forget almost everything you learned during your coach certification (International Coach Federation aligned or accredited training). Launching and running a coaching business is not as easy as building a website.  The Coach Master Toolkit (CMT) program forces you out of your comfort zone and challenges most of your beliefs about having a practice. At the same time…

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It isn't bragging if it is backed up with facts

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Research shows that while women are well represented as middle managers, their numbers drop when making the jump to VP-level executives or well-funded entrepreneurs. One of the big hurdles women face when tackling this gap is practicing self-promotion - or vocally expressing their achievements in a working environment or when making a pitch.

We believe this issue is also true for underrepresented groups.

IamRemarkable is a Google initiative empowering women and underrepresented groups to sp…

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Required Listening: Are you Coachable?

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If you have never had the privilege of having a coaching session, I highly recommend listening to this podcast about being open to learning before scheduling an introductory chat.

The podcast is all about how to how to learn, listen, receive, and take on thoughts that challenge your beliefs.

I have calls with individuals who claim they are open to hearing different perspectives but that get upset or reject having a conversation about an alternative approach. 

If you do take a few minutes to l…

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Why I Created Twitter Lists

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2020 is the year in which I'm focusing on Exponential Value and Visibility.  A huge part of being able to achieve this is transforming my vision and theme into actionable and achievable goals.  Twitter is not the primary social media platform I use to find clients, but I still want to make sure I have a small presence there because a lot of tech entrepreneurs spend time there.  To increase my visibility, I need to create systems to be consistent. You can follow my journey to experience my vision…

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Updating My Website

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2020 is the year in which I'm focusing on Exponential Value and Visibility.  A huge part of being able to achieve this is transforming my vision and theme into actionable and achievable goals.  I want my website to demostrate my value in a few seconds. You can follow my journey to experience my vision here.

I want to make sure my website can sell my services effectively. I also want to make it easier for people to get in touch and sign up for my services.  This will reduce the amount of time I …

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Taking my LinkedIn to the Next Level

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2020 is the year in which I'm focusing on Exponential Value and Visibility.  A huge part of being able to achieve this is transforming my vision and theme into actionable and achievable goals. One of my first goals was to make sure my online presence was consistent and communicated my value.  You can follow my journey to live my vision here.

LinkedIn has been amazing for me over the last few years.  I mention how investing time, energy, and resources into my LinkedIn profile has helped me be fo…

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Why I Updated My Instagram & Twitter

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2020 is the year in which I'm focusing on Exponential Value and Visibility.  A huge part of being able to achieve this is transforming my vision and theme into actionable and achievable goals.  I want my social media handles to reflect the value I provide. You can follow my journey to experience my vision here.

Research shows that service providers have to engage with potential clients 7+ before clients decide to work with them. Great content pre-sells my coaching and will allow me to demostrat…

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