Encore: The Courage to Stand

November 10, 2017
Hosted by Cheryl Esposito

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Cheryl Esposito welcomes Philo Ikonya of Kenya, a human rights activist, social change motivator, ardent poet, writer and lecturer. Philo holds postgraduate degrees in the Arts and consults on gender, governance and media issues. Philo courageously writes about the injustices of Kenya. In her series, Kenya Is Burning, she reflects on her country's struggles with the devastating violence that has claimed so many lives and turned its people against each other. "The women of Kenya have always been aware of injustice in our society...we've always known that the deep inequalities in our country would lead to the destruction of this nation." Philo has decided to wear sacks instead of regular clothes to protest the current violence in Kenya. She has helped organize a campaign urging Kenyan women to wear sacks for clothes "for as long as we do not have peace in Kenya; as long as we do not have justice and reform." Join us to hear this extraordinary story of courage and vision for a just world.

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Cheryl Esposito is on a mission: to bring the leader in you to life. She is founder of ALEXSA CONSULTING, an Executive Coaching firm, an author and international speaker. Cheryl and her team coach international CEOs & leaders, cultivating self-awareness and transformational behaviors, creating extraordinary results. She brings the best out of thought leaders, expanding the realm of possibilities. Are you ready to turn business as usual into business that matters? Take your leadership to the next level! Learn more… Cheryl’s book In the Spirit of Leadership: A Vision Into A Different Future is the 2009 Axiom Business Book Awards Bronze Medal winner. The audio book version is the Nautilus Book Awards 2009 Silver Award winner! Get the book!

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Episode Directory

November 2017

  • 11/24/2017: Encore: Gratitude: The Currency of Abundance Listen Now
  • 11/17/2017: Encore: Out of the Shadows: Conscious Leadership Listen Now
  • 11/10/2017: Encore: The Courage to Stand Listen Now
  • 11/3/2017: Encore: The Heart of Healing and the Power of the Human Spirit Listen Now

October 2017

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