July 21, 2016

Self-awareness + Collaboration = Success, with Rosalie Chamberlain.

Episode 284:

Rosalie Chamberlain specializes in maximizing talent and productivity within organizations. Her mission is helping organizations become inclusive environments where everyone has the opportunity to succeed and to help individuals become their best authentic self to lead effective careers and lives. She is a nationally recognized consultant, facilitator, coach, and speaker in the areas of diversity and inclusion strategy, multicultural competency, leadership development, and talent management, with expertise in managing and leveraging diverse talent. She is the author of Conscious Leadership in the Workplace: A Guidebook to Making a Difference One Person at a Time; and has been quoted in numerous national and legal publications, as well as The New York Times.


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Secret – timesaving technique

Rosalie schedules everything on her calendar — block out your schedule. ONWARD!

Daily habit that contributes to success

It is all about self-awareness — Rosalie pauses, thinks, and is intentional about her actions.

Could have ruined your business – but now – an invaluable learning experience

Rosalie was kind of lonely after moving to Denver — and Rosalie tells the whole story here.

Most critical skill you think business owners need to master to be successful

“Self-awareness — we cannot get to where we want to go if we don’t know where we are.”

Most influential lesson learned from a mentor

“Purpose is concerned with every task that you do.”


Final Round – “Breaking Down the Recipe for Success”


What systems would you go back and put into place sooner?

I would have had gotten assistance sooner.

What one strategy or “recipe” would compound into big wins for business owners?

Be collaborative — we need the diversity of ideas.

How to exceed expectations and add the most value?

An individual would have integrity and authenticity.

What strategy would you recommend new business owners focus on to best ensure success?

Look fear in the face, acknowledge it fully, and take it apart. Use this FEAR acronym:

  1. Fight or flight
  2. Exclude
  3. Avoidance
  4. Respond

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Stephen Woessner

Stephen is the CEO of Predictive ROI and host of the Onward Nation podcast. He is the author of two bestselling books, speaker, trainer, and his digital marketing insights have been featured in SUCCESS, Entrepreneur, The Washington Post, Forbes, Inc. Magazine, and other media.