Climbing to New Heights

January 29, 2015
Hosted by Deanne DeMarco, MT, MA, RCC

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First woman in the world to climb Mount Everest, the world’s highest mountain, from both its north and south sides Cathy O’Dowd and Spider-Man TV vocal actress Misty Lee are the special featured guests this week. One woman, Cathy O'Dowd, who had a fear for heights, lacked confidence but had discipline and determination overcame the world’s biggest challenge and was the first woman to successfully climb Mount Everest, the world’s highest mountain, from both its north and south sides. Another has spent her life as a passionate actress who has used her vocal pipes to work in a wide range of vocal endeavors. Cathy faced the worst storm in history of Everest, giant avalanches, and has experienced the thrill of the summit and the reality of failure, and has paid the ultimate price with the loss of fellow climbers. Learn how Cathy stay motivated and Misty's ability to be successful in such a competitive job. Both women have great advice for all of us.

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Deanne DeMarco, MT, MA, RCC

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.

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