Irene Abbou: Leading Ourselves First

Episode 39

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Jeff Bond

Jeff Bond is the CEO and Executive Producer of Chat With Leaders Media, the Atlanta-based production agency on a mission to help purpose-driven business leaders launch their own podcasts, cultivate authentic relationships with key stakeholders, grow revenue, reduce attrition, and maximize their capacity towards social impact. His vision is to elevate purpose-driven business leaders as a force for good that sustains and unifies our communities while empowering our next generation to carry that torch.

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Irene is the creator of the Happiness Within Reach program which coaches high-achievers on how to create a more holistic approach to success. This teaches leaders evidence-based techniques to building more meaningful interpersonal connections while simultaneously growing their self-confidence and productivity. She is an ICF, ACC Certified life and business coach who holds two certifications from the University of Pennsylvania on Positive Psychology and is trained in the Gottman Method for Couples Therapy. Irene has helped hundreds of professionals get reacquainted with their hearts most affirming personal and professional desires and supports them to take action despite their fears. Her mission is to remind her clients of their indisputable worthiness and capability of creating an extraordinary life aligned with their highest truth.

Chat Highlights

  1. When you were 39, you were earning a 6 figure income, wealthy, but miserable. You decided to seek a life coach and it changed everything. Can you tell us about that?
  2. Talk to me about why you talk about identifying core desired feelings being the first step into truly understanding your strengths and purpose.
  3. As a life coach, you spend a lot of time building people’s confidence to overcome the fear of failure – an important characteristic to possess as a leader. How do you do that and why do you think that’s so challenging for many people looking to pursue growth in their work/life leadership?
  4. What is the importance of identifying your PERSONAL core values and purpose in order to apply that to a fulfilling leadership career and life?

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