Alexia Vernon is on the YKAL podcast this week! Alexia is a sought-after speaking and leadership coach to female (and male) executives, entrepreneurs, media personalities, and change makers who want to spread their ideas, positively impact people’s lives, grow their businesses, and advance their thought leadership. Alexia and I have an amazing conversation about visibility and using your voice. I am super pumped to bring you our conversation.
Together we discuss how most problems can be solved with hard conversations. Alexia shares some of her thoughts and advice on how to have tough conversations, what to do when a conversation goes wrong, and how to turn toxic conversations around.
In this episode you’ll hear:
- Using communication to move you to take action (7:04)
- How to find their voice in high-stake situations when there is a lot of fear (11:12)
- What to do if communication goes wrong (17:54)
- Alexia’s experience with online bullying during a Facebook ad campaign (25:00)
- How to turn toxic conversations around with compassion and empathy (41:26)
Resources mentioned in this episode:
Help Not Another Self-Help Pod get adopted!
Alexia Vernon’s website
Step Into Your Moxie with Alexia Vernon
1:1 Coaching with Andrea
Life Coaching with Andrea
Consulting for Coaches with Andrea and the YKAL Team
Branded a “Moxie Maven” by President Obama’s White House Office of Public Engagement for her unique and effective approach to women’s empowerment, Alexia Vernon is a sought-after speaking and leadership coach to female (and male) executives, entrepreneurs, media personalities, and change makers who want to spread their ideas, positively impact people’s lives, grow their businesses, and advance their thought leadership. Alexia is the creator of the Spotlight speaking community, and she has supported thousands of speakers through her online trainings, live events, The Spotlight Speaker Accelerator coaching program, and her premier mastermind, the Spotlight Speakers Collective. Alexia has presented for Fortune 500 companies, professional associations and industry events, TEDx, and at the United Nations during the Commission on the Status of Women. Alexia’s advice has been featured by media including CNN, NBC, CBS, ABC, the Wall Street Journal, Inc., Forbes and Women’s Health Magazine. Alexia is also the author of the book, Step into Your Moxie: Amplify Your Voice, Visibility and Influence in the World. Alexia lives in Las Vegas, Nevada with her partner in business and life, Stephen, and their precocious, wide-eyed daughter.