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A women’s leadership expert, writer, speaker and energetic sparkplug committed to helping you expand what’s possible for your life and to creating a world that redefines power as we know it.
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After working on Wall Street, I got a Stanford MBA and was a successful investor in Silicon Valley.
I climbed to the top of the ladder, only to realize…crap! Wrong ladder.
So I studied with some of the most prominent neuroscientists, mindfulness experts, coaches and healers in the world.
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Tedx Talk: How To Lean In Without Burning Out
Renowned keynote speaker and women’s leadership expert Vanessa Loder shares her story of being a self described over-achiever whose endless quest for perfectionism and unfulfilling experience of continual career climbing left her burned out, exhausted and eager to find another way. Watch Vanessa’s Tedx which has over 100,000 views now.
Why American Mothers Have Less Leisure Time And Find Ourselves Overwhelmed And Exhausted
Did you know that Danish mothers have, on average, one and a half hours of leisure time every day that is spent in “pure” or child-free time to themselves? American mothers, in contrast, have about thirty-six minutes a day to themselves.
Fast Company: 5 Ways to Lean In Without Burning Out
We’ve entered a new paradigm. One in which women, particularly in the West, have greater opportunity than ever before and yet are feeling stressed out, anxious, and exhausted trying to cope with the pressure to succeed in all areas of life. It’s a catch-22: how do we lean in without burning out?
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