Building Your Thought Leadership with Shereese Floyd

In today’s episode, Laura and her guest, Shereese Floyd roll up their sleeves and dive into why the world needs more female thought leaders and how you as one can bring more of your thought leadership internally and externally.

In this conversation, you’ll hear Shereese talk about how you can share your own experience with different audiences in an authentic way, why aligning your purpose to your values and paycheck is the perfect combo to thrive as a thought leader, and the importance of always speaking to what you truly believe.

Thank you for tuning in! If you haven’t listened to episode 122, where Laura and Gil Gershoni unpack the many powers of dyslexic thinkers and how this hyper-ability impacts their leadership, then go back and check it out!

In this episode, we cover:
-Common myths about what thought leadership is and what is not.
-Identifying your defining moment and learning from it.
-Increasing the power of women in thought leadership.
-How to use your values to build your thought leadership.
-Tips to build and grow your thought leadership platform.
-The difference between a personal brand and being a thought leader.

Resources and links mentioned during this episode:
-Visit Shereese’s website at and connect with her on LinkedIn.
-Enrollment is now open for the next cohort of the You Belong in the C-Suite Group Coaching Program! Apply here!
-Get instant access to the Build a Boundary with Me Workshop and learn how to prioritize yourself.
-Values First is now available on Audible and Itunes, so be sure to take a listen!
-Join the Catch Crew and get access to team-building tools as well as Values First – the course.
-Subscribe to the podcast’s YouTube channel here.
-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 Shereese Floyd:

Shereese Floyd is a speaker, author, and CEO of Witness My Life, a people and culture firm that amplifies marginalized voices with thought leadership. 

She partners with nonprofits, corporations, and universities to license women’s leadership programs. She is on a mission to equip women with the tools to raise their voices and tell their stories so they can stop auditioning for their value and get paid for their ideas, not their labor. 

Prior to starting her company, Shereese spent over 20 years in nonprofit marketing as a director of communications where she helped organizations increase revenue with story-based marketing. She is an award-winning TEDx speaker and the organizer of TEDxMintStreet. 

She is an advocate for social change and believes telling our stories is the one true way to change the world. 

Her work has been featured in Chief Learning Officer, Essence, TEDx, Forbes Entrepreneur Magazine, and CEO World. She was recently named one of 100 Women to KNOW in America.

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