Empowering women business owners, secret thoughts of successful women, and superstar fitness are all topics Gina talks about this week on The Brass Ring. Find out more about the guests.
Lorin Beller Blake is the CEO of Big Fish Nation. She is an inspirational and powerful leader of women business owners. Since launching Big Fish Nation – a set of creative tele-programs, books and tools designed to guide and empower women business owners – in 2001, she has served thousands of ‘Big Fish’ and helped empower them to realize their ideal lives – not just as successful, prosperous entrepreneurs, but as women who feel balanced and fulfilled on all levels. Personally, You can often find Lorin enjoying the outdoors in San Diego with her husband, daughter (5) and dog. Lorin is very conscious of her health and enjoys working out regularly and eating well (gluten free!). She has been known to be a bit of an outdoor adventurist in that she has been hang-gliding off of Stinson Beach in California and horseback riding on the beaches of the Caribbean, Zip-lining in Costa Rica and swimming through the mangroves in Mexico or simply a peaceful paddle in her kayak in New York’s Adirondack Mountains. Yet, Lorin knows that truly the greatest times are the sweet simple moments with her family and friends.
Rich Decker has been affiliated in the fitness industry for 23 years. He’s realized over the years that machines and weights just don’t give the results people are looking for. People approach gyms like fishing. There are two ways to fish. You can just throw your line out or you can use a navigation system that takes you right to the fish. Decker is “The Navigator.” Knowing there are more effective ways to achieve results, Decker advocates a personalized workout regiment with outstanding results all utilizing the elements of suspension, gravity, resistance and strength training. Decker’s experience, and expertise has allowed him to perfect this workout regimen that has swept the nation and captured the eyes of New York’s elite. Today Rich Decker is the go to guy for A List Celebrities and Social Elites who want to firm up their body, and get a total package workout with results. Decker’s “no nonsense” approach is responsible for the arms of Keith Hernandez, among many others he so humbly will not disclose.
Valerie Young is an internationally known workshop leader and public speaker and the former marketing manager at a Fortune 200 company. Her work has been cited in such publications as Women’s Day, Redbook, Fitness, Self, Cosmopolitan, Inc., and the Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, and Globe and Mail. For the scores of professional women suffering from this debilitating condition, the answers can be found in author Valerie Young’s new book, “THE SECRET THOUGHT OF SUCCESSFUL WOMEN: Why Capable People Suffer from the Impostor Syndrome and How to Thrive in Spite of it. (Crown Business; On Sale: October 25, 2011). Young, having presented her workshop on this topic to over 30,000 women around the world at companies like Intel and Chrysler and universities including Harvard, Princeton, and Stanford, offers readers an empowering plan to better understand and overcome self-doubt and gain the confidence they deserve. Visit the author online at www.impostorsyndrome.com.