Magazine

Female Executive Magazine

Naked In the Crowd: The Risk of Revealing You

For years I felt that there was a standard or expectation of me that I should pay attention to as a professional woman. I had “arrived” as a professional and so there were personas, ethics, and ideals all around me about what it meant to hold that position, to share and belong in that community. After all- this is where I wanted to be….right?...

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Turning Passion Into Power: The Relationship of Character and Transformation Part One

Is a leader born or is a leader chosen? Can you learn it or is it an innate talent only displayed by a select few? Leadership is one of those ambiguous terms that is often thrown around like jargon- yes I’m a leader…we need a leader…follow the leader. Over the next several articles I am going to discuss the impact power, passion, character and transformation all have on us and why they are so tightly tethered to our ability to recognize leaders. How do we nurture leadership within ourselves in such a way that we are uniquely transformed?...

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Turning Passion Into Power: The Relationship of Character and Transformation Part Two

People with the ability to influence are seen as leaders. They have developed skills that have turned their dreams into the dreams of others. Martin Luther King didn’t speak of his desire to execute a strategic plan in his speech in front of the Reflecting Pool in Washington DC that warm August day in 1963. He shared his passion for moving people toward a common goal that united a nation in a way few had dared hope. Dr. King’s passion was unquenchable. Not just because he wanted to see his dream become a reality but because he intimately understood the need for leaders to understand the responsibility of their role was to bring healing and awareness into the process. Healing and knowledge that allow the leader to grow as they lead- and to embrace failure and change so they can understand the needs of those around them. This becomes leadership that turns an idea into a vision that changes the world....

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Turning Passion Into Power: The Relationship of Character and Transformation Part Three

I have a great idea!!! I have the answer!!!! I see the way to go!!! But…how do I get people to do what I say? To buy-in to my idea or to take up the cause with as much passion as I do? Many leaders or aspiring leaders that I see, coach, and talk to have had moments of intense frustration with their “reach.” What we have been talking about across my articles is the ability to share passion and turn that into power. To use power to shift not just what is happening for us but for those we work for and with. It would seem that for some who make this happen- it just appears to come and for others- it’s a huge struggle to gain favor or even an audience...

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TV and Online

The Total Woman Show (Transformation Success TV)

"Why Women Don't Help Women - Myth or Reality?"

This week's episode on The Total Woman Show, Dr. Young, Patti Cotton, Jodi Tucker and Coach Allison will share insightful and helpful commentary on why...

"Why Women Don't Ask"

This episode topic deals with why women don't ask? Dr. Young and her co-hosts will explore some very pertinent questions addressing this issue and sharing...


"How to Walk Away from an Unhealthy Relationship"

On this episode of The Total Woman Show, Dr. Young and her co-hosts will share some insightful comments for viewers on learning how to get past or out...