BRUSHES WITH DEATH AND LIFE-CHANGING LEADERSHIP
May 23, 2013
Hosted by Deanne DeMarco, MT, MA, RCC
One woman has turned a lifetime of near-death experiences into an amazingly positive outlook on life. Another has spent her life as a passionate multicultural counselor, social justice advocate and promoter of women’s leadership. Kelly Standings life is extraordinary when she reveals, How Her Brushes with Death Taught Her How To Live. Kelly, was hanged from a tree by a childhood bully. Hit by a car. Struck by lightning. Died on the operating table, and on top of all that, four of her co-workers were brutally murdered. Dr. Patricia Arredondo is President of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She joined the school in February after senior administrative roles with the University of Wisconsin and Arizona State University. Formerly, she created and led a Boston based organizational consulting company for 14 years. Author of more than 100 articles, she has an extensive scholarship record with a focus on multicultural counseling and women’s leadership.
Today’s Inspiring Women
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Inspiring Women. You’ve heard of some: Hillary Clinton, Oprah Winfrey, Sonia Sotomayor, and Meg Whitman. But there are many inspiring women who are not as well known; women who have touched our lives forever. Now you can find out who these female business and entrepreneurial rising stars are. During each episode you will be introduced to extraordinary women who may have come from a background similar to your own. You’ll discover, how they overcame challenges and the lessons they learned to become successful in their fields. Not only will you hear success stories, you’ll be presented with professional insights, tools, tips and strategies you can use to achieve your own personal success. And you can join the discussion, to get the most of this special opportunity. So, become inspired — and mentored with professional insights and tools. It’s where dreams meet information and inspiration.
Deanne DeMarco, MT, MA, RCC
Deanne is diverse in careers from scientist, college instructor, management trainer, Fortune 500 Manager, author to entrepreneur. She is a much sought after speaker and business coach who blends the spirit of change, life-long learning, and adaptability.
For more than 20 years Deanne has worked with managers and individuals to help break through personal and career roadblocks with her innovative strategies. She offers her abilities as a leader, certified business coach, and educator to corporations and organizations globally. Deanne demonstrates the adaptive thinking necessary for change in our present-day world.
Deanne is an example of her own advice, adaptability, and self-leadership. She knows first-hand what it takes to climb the corporate ladder and the challenges women face in career advancement.
She teaches workshops in leadership, management, communication, public speaking, the changing workforce, and conflict intervention.
Deanne is the author of four books, and her business articles have been published in over 300 trade magazines and professional journals. She has won numerous public speaking awards and Deanne's management coaching program won national recognition from Training Magazine's Top 100. Additionally she was on the three-member team that first discovered the cancer link to second hand smoke.
Deanne is known for her high energy speaking style and use of personal stories coupled with strategies that work.