The Power of an Open Mind with Manal Keen

Having an open mind allows us to welcome new ideas, look for creative solutions, and even digest new concepts we normally do not align with. So, how does one develop an open mind and what impact does it have on our lives?

Today on the show, Laura welcomes business executive Manal Keen to talk about the importance of having an open mind and how this has changed the dynamic in her personal and professional life. 

Throughout this conversation, you will also hear Laura and Manal explore different topics such as how to develop a work-life integration that works for you, burnout, setting boundaries, productivity tips, and much more.

Thank you for tuning in! If you haven’t listened to episode 109, where Laura and Robert Jordan delve into the four types of leadership, then go back and check it out!

In this episode, we cover:
-The importance of having an open mind.
-Why learning from failure is key to your success.
-Vulnerability in leadership.
-How to become the CEO of your life.

Resources and links mentioned during this episode:
-Visit Manal’s website at and connect with her on LinkedInInstagram, and Facebook. You may also reach out to her at
-Tune into Manal’s podcast, Power Up with Manal.
-Join the Catch Crew and get access to team-building tools as well as Values First – the course.
-Fill out an application and get on the waitlist for the next cohort of the You Belong in the C-Suite Group Coaching Program at
-Laura’s first book – Values First. How Knowing Your Core Beliefs Can Get You the Life and Career You Want – is now available! Grab your copy today!
-Want to work with Laura? Check out her programs and coaching services.
-Find your Free Values Worksheet HERE and take action on what matters most today!

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More about Manal Keen:

Manal is a business executive with over 15 years of experience in optimizing organizational performance. She takes pride in her tenacious leadership style, exceptional problem-solving skills, and ability to foster strong relationships with both internal and external partners.

As a leader, she loves nothing more than fostering productive partnerships between executive leadership and cross-functional teams. She believes this is the key to driving operational excellence and intuitive decision-making within large teams.

Manal is passionate about promoting diversity in asset management and providing essential resources to underprivileged communities. She teaches finance at The University of North Texas.

And is the host of “Power Up with Manal”, a podcast designed to bring clarity and focus into our lives.

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