Welcome to Episode 47 of Building My Legacy.
The second of our 10-part series on resilience, this podcast looks at the importance of reflection and redirection – the final two “Three Rs” we’re exploring with Kate Fitzsimons. Kate is a highly sought after speaker for schools and organizations that influence and work with young people. Her own story of resilience following her sister’s tragic death in a motor vehicle accident is an example of how to overcome life’s obstacles and move forward in a positive way. In the initial podcast in this series, Kate introduced us to the first of the “three Rs” – to recognize. In this podcast we look at how to reflect and redirect your thinking when faced with challenges and uncertainties in the corporate world and in your personal life.
So if you want to know:
- How your thoughts – even when they’re not true – can actually make bad situations worse
- How turning negative thoughts into empowering questions can help you find the value in every experience
- Why it’s okay to tell your brain to “take a guess”
- Three powerful questions to ask yourself when faced with a difficult situation
- How you build your legacy day-by-day through your interactions with others
Tune in now!
About Kate Fitzsimons
Named one of Australia’s 100 Women of Influence in 2016, Kate Fitzsimons is an international speaker, certified life coach & director of the Nicole Fitzsimons Foundation – a charity established in honor of her sister Nicole who died in an accident in Thailand in 2012.
Determined to save others from a similar tragic fate, Kate left her corporate career in 2013 to dedicate herself to educating young people about the importance of travel safety. Through her eye-opening presentation at high schools, Kate drives home to students the devastating consequences of risk-taking overseas – a message so powerful that she is now supported by the Australian government and major corporations.
Inspired to help others thrive through adversity, Kate’s presentations to students around the world and her popular podcast show, ”Okay. Now What?” help high school and college students develop “response-ability” – the ability to choose their response to any situation based on their perspective of it. Kate’s passion is to provide inspiration and practical advice to help you overcome even the most traumatic experiences. She knows if she can do it, anyone can.
About Lois Sonstegard, PhD
Working with business leaders for more than 30 years, Lois has learned that successful leaders have a passion to leave a meaningful legacy. Leaders often ask: When does one begin to think about legacy? Is there a “best” approach? Is there a process or steps one should follow?
Lois is dedicated not only to developing leaders but to helping them build a meaningful legacy. Learn more about how Lois can help your organization with Leadership Consulting and Executive Coaching:
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