Becca Powers learned to harness her Inner CEO and shares how you can find your true worth in this episode of the podcast!
What’s an Inner CEO? Becca Powers, an award-winning hi-tech sales executive and motivational speaker, discovered her Inner CEO after spending 20 years with Fortune 500 giants such as Dell and Cisco. From growing up with musician parents who flirted with addiction, to dropping out of college and becoming a single parent of two by 28, Becca’s guts-and-grit journey to success reaches beyond business. She now empowers women to prioritize themselves for a more fulfilling, joyful life.
In this episode of the Woman of Value Podcast:
- Becca’s bathroom floor moment where she realized her worth
- How Becca accessed her Inner CEO
- How to become the CEO of your own life
S3 EP 14: Becca Powers – Harness Your Inner CEO
WHAT DOES WOMAN OF VALUE MEAN TO YOU?
Helping women understand we are worthy, because we are born with our worth.
YOUR ‘AHA’ WOMAN OF VALUE MOMENT
My most empowered moment came from my most disempowered moment. I was working in a company where I was undervalued and under appreciated. It was toxic for me. Towards the end of my three years there, my hair was falling out in clumps, but I was resilient and showed up every day in spite of it. That is, until I was defeated and had my bathroom moment. I needed another way, but I didn’t know what it was.
A memory came forward from years before, which became the inspiration for the book. It was a memory that someone had told me I was the CEO of my life. I started laughing as I realized I had a lot more power than I thought.
Then I had to put my life back together. The next morning, I called a good work friend. It’s so important to have a support network. She made some calls to try to get me another job. That call was my segue into getting out of that toxic environment. I started saying no to people so I could yes to myself.
I started by pausing before saying yes. I asked myself, Will this hurt me if I say yes? As I became more whole, I started creating more space and time to reconnect with myself.
The second part of my healing was finding my passion. The more I could touch on things that filled me up, life was supporting.
I left my job, and I gave myself permission to consider all possibilities. I had to consider a new job that would support what I wanted in life. I got a job offer for more money than I was making.
I had been writing since I was a kid, but I hadn’t published. I was afraid to share my work. After so much healing, I proved to myself that I had a framework that worked. I felt passionate that this message had to be shared. I wanted to shout it from the rooftops.
I signed up for a writing group, and I had to send in samples of my writing. I got to work with five authors who were also writing their first book. Once I had the confidence, I took the time every morning to write.
I want to build an empire of empowered women over the next five years. I’ll be launching a podcast called The Empire of Empowered Women. I am writing another book.
THE LIGHTNING ROUND
- I used to think I wasn’t good enough.
- What was the #1 thing holding you back from becoming a woman of value? Myself. My beliefs about myself.
- What’s the best advice you can give to a woman who wants to become more empowered? You’re worth it. On the other side of where you are, your life will blossom.
- What advice would you give to your younger self? Spend more time filling up my own needs rather than others. It’s safe to prioritize myself.
- What’s something people get wrong about you? That success is my motivator. The truth is I’m driven to express my authenticity.
- How would you like to be remembered? I would like to be remembered as someone who created positive change in the world.
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