Trying to find a work-life balance that allows you to do all the stuff that’s important to you WITHOUT burning out can at times feel tough… impossible, even. So who better to ask for tips than someone who’s absolutely killing it in their business, while also being a hands-on parent?! That’s why I was so pumped to interview today’s podcast guest, Emma Isaacs — Founder of Business Chicks and mama to five kids. (Yep, you read that right: five kids… #Supermum, right?!)
Emma makes “doing it all” look easy peasy — but she’ll be the first to admit that she’s totally winging it. In this candid conversation, Emma pulls back the curtain on the life-changing philosophy that’s allowed her to achieve success in the areas that are most important to her — from being the global founder and CEO of Business Chicks one of the largest communities for women, right through to having five blissful births in the comfort of her own home.
This is a woman who isn’t afraid to rewrite the rule book… or to turf it out altogether when needed! And it’s this courageous and creative attitude that has earned her high profile fans like Richard Branson, Arianna Huffington and Diane von Furstenberg at her Business Chicks events.
So if you want to hear a truly refreshing perspective on achieving success on your own terms, embracing vulnerability, and protecting your time for the stuff that matters most, this raw and revealing conversation is for you.
In this episode we chat about:
- Her story and how she got to be the successful ‘super woman’ she is today (08:48)
- What is ‘winging it’ and why we all need to embrace this life-changing philosophy (14:37)
- Why you need to master your mind to achieve anything in life and business (17:58)
- How to inspire others (20:55)
- Why being a student for life is key to your personal evolution (21:44)
- Her best relationship tips and tricks (24:39)
- Why vulnerability is the key to success in all life areas (30:06)
- Her secret to 5 epic blissful home births (39:27)
- Why you need to be mindful of your stories and inner dialogue (42:16)
- What she attributes her success to (43:16)
- Plus so much more!
Winging It by Emma Isaacs
Emma Isaacs on Instagram
Brené Brown: The power of vulnerability | TED Talk
The Gifts of Imperfection by Brené Brown
Books by Brené Brown
Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office by Lois P. Frankel
Open Wide by Melissa Ambrosini
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