Jun 23, 2021
Today, I’m excited to talk to Natalie Benamou, the Founder & CEO of Herpower2 Lead.
Natalie is a strategic thought leader with 30 years of experience creating ‘Blue Ocean’ strategies that help differentiate businesses from the competition and leading organizations.
She has served as President of HBA Chicago (Healthcare Business Women's Association) as well as A Heart For Animals, an all volunteer animal rescue that has saved over 3,000 pets.
Natalie founded HerCsuite™, an advisory & networking platform for executive women leaders, to empower female executives. She is a super connector and helps women make meaningful business relationships, gain visibility, and advance to the C-suite and beyond.
Natalie is also the host of HerCsuite™ Radio, a podcast for women leaders on the move.
As they start, Natalie shares the scariest ask has ever been when asking for herself. It is getting others to see the vision she has and join in the vision she has. She leads with empathy, and asks “what does success look like to you” in hopes they are aligned and can work together.
Natalie and Stephanie have a lengthy discussion on failures, the fear of rejection and how to rejoice with getting “no” knowing it leads to bigger and better things.
In addition to failures, they talk about resilience and flexibility. Without those, success will not be easily achieved.
Lastly, Natalie shares she loves to say “yes” to the asks she gets but now asks herself if she can make a difference, can she help people, and still live her purpose. If she can confidently say yes to these three questions, she can say yes.
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