Real Eyes, Realize, Real Lies by host Alicia Ramsey
June 11, 2021
This episode is a conversation on how to best communicate with younger generations. The quote, "Do not believe everything you hear: Real eyes, Realize, Real Lies," has been attributed to singer-songwriters Ray Charles, Woody Guthrie, and rapper/actor Tupac Shakur. How can this quote help different generations communicate and collaborate in the workplace or at home? According to Stephen Denning, the author of The Secret Language of Leadership, we can positively improve communication channels with younger generations by showing concern for their interest, revealing vulnerability, sharing values, meshing with what has gone before, and being willing to learn.
It is time for all to use our real eyes to communicate better and realize that generational differences do not have to remain a hindrance. Finally, open our minds to learning more about Generation Y and Generation Z, so they do not learn from assumptions or real lies. Connect with us and share your story on social media, or e-mail us at email@example.com. Thank you for subscribing, sharing, and supporting the She Words podcasts.
The Role of a Life Coach in Times of Transition (Parenting Adult Children)
May 27, 2021
This episode is a conversation with Coach Sharon Wilson of Milestones about the role of a Life Coach. Do you need a Life Coach? It is essential during a time of transition to focus. As adults, it is time to make the transition from an impulsive thinker to a deliberate thinker. Deliberate thinking is a choice that will develop focus and mental toughness. This process will impact our performance and increase productivity as we develop mental toughness and purposefully focused thinking. Deliberate thinking or focused thinking will help you during a time of transition. She and I share an insightful dialogue on transitioning in life and raising children. The conversation ultimately translates into the importance of –finding your purpose. We comfortably converse about:
· Understanding why one may need or want a Life Coach.
· Comprehending the importance of supporting adult children through seasons of transition.
· The strength one can receive from a close relationship with God.
· Making sure YOU are the number one priority in your life.
Coach Sharon shares some powerful gems on life coaching, "Seek the examples to what you want to see in your life." We covered motherhood, mentoring, and marriage all in one powerful episode. Please connect with Coach Sharon via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, and let her know you found her on the She Words podcast. Connect with us and share your story on social media, or e-mail us at email@example.com. Thank you for subscribing, sharing, and supporting the She Words podcasts.
Educating the Next Generation by Alicia Ramsey
May 17, 2021
This episode is a dialogue on educating Generation Z and Generation Alpha. This discussion will share parenting tips and strategies on how to support the next generation educationally. In 2020, in the United States and across the globe, schools closed, and students were transferred to immediate virtual learning platforms. Families were frustrated and wanted assistance on the best way to educate children. As we progress into the future, the traditional classroom must transform into a student-oriented, technology-rich, and novelty-driven educational experience. Students no longer carry books but carry a Chromebook, tablet, or smartphone. School districts know there is a need to meet this generation of students and parents with educational options. Enrollment in traditional schools is down, while online schools from elementary to higher education are rising. Why? The next generation wants options. Should we preserve the traditional classroom, or do we make accommodations for the new generations? Do we keep the "old school" values or merge them with the new school. How can parents or guardians help their children become internally motivated to succeed in school? All of these questions and more are answered in this week's She Words podcast.
Schools need to support the intrinsic motivation of students by promoting autonomy, competence, and relatedness. Today's analytics incorporates the learner; it empowers the students and allows personal input in refining their learning. Listen to hear more about the analytics of today's learner as we dig deeper in this week's educational podcast dialogue. Connect with us and share your story on social media, or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Mommy Moments (Seasons of Parenting)
May 06, 2021
For this She Words episode, the host Alicia Ramsey shares information, inspiration, and principles in the conversation entitled, Motherhood- Seasons of Parenting. Suppose you are a biological, adoptive, or step-parent—your role in parenting children matters. As parents, it is essential to comprehend how to function in the different seasons of raising children. The host shares personal information about her seasons of parenting, educating, and mentoring their three children. "It is time for parents to teach young people that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength."—Maya Angelou.
Diversity is beautiful, and children should be shown how to understand, acknowledge and accept it. For the "Embrace the Exceptional" moment, as a parent of a child with special needs and a former educator, Mrs. Ramsey gives ten tips on how parents and guardians should prepare for a child's annual case conference or annual case review. If you know someone with a special needs child, our Embrace the Exceptional moment is highly beneficial.
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Chrisitan Leadership at Work hosted by Alicia Ramsey, M.Ed
April 28, 2021
In this eighth episode of the She Words podcast, we discuss how to exhibit spiritual principles at work. There are times when it is hard to walk in your spirituality in your secular work environment. In Christian leadership, it is essential for leaders to understand; different leadership styles, behaviors, and the importance of how to stand firm in their values while working in a secular environment. Leaders are the voice of the organization and should display instrumental values and virtues in their daily workplace. Hultman writes, “values are key because they are driving forces in human motivation and corporate culture.” The virtues of an ethical leader are “deep-rooted dispositions, habits, skills, or traits of character that incline persons to perceive, feel, and act in ethically right and sensitive ways.”[i]
Leadership can be uncomfortable, and as Christians, it can be challenging to hold on to Christian principles in a compromising work environment. The four suggestions discussed on how to be a Christian at work are; (1) let the Holy Spirit lead you, (2) become vulnerable and admit personal weaknesses, (3), practice patience with employees, while learning together how to accomplish organizational goals. The Making of a Christian Leader author Ted W. Engstrom emphasizes the need to blend both natural and spiritual qualities as a Christian leader. An effective Christian leader directs, motivates, and inspires.
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 Hultman, K., & Gellermann, W. (2002). Balancing individual and organizational values: Walking the tightrope to success. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer, p. 236.
Becoming A Better Leader
April 16, 2021
In this She Words episode, the host Alicia Ramsey shares information, inspiration, and principles in the conversation entitled, Becoming A Better Leader. According to Michael Michalko, the author of Thinkertoys, A Handbook of Creative-Thinking Techniques, a successful leader knows how to take challenges and create opportunities. The leader pays attention to the problem, converts the crisis into a chance, and decides which option is pursued. The world is rapidly changing, so leaders must prepare to adapt. Hebrews 13:8, "Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever (NRSV). As Christians, we believe that Jesus was a leader who did not change, but every effective leader in the world must be prepared to adapt to this changing environment. We also discuss how leaders must adapt to different generations. John J. Sosik and Dongil Jung, the Full Range Leadership Development authors, share, "Each generation brings different values, mindsets, and ways of living." An effective leader can facilitate change and influence other generations to complete the mission to solve issues.
This She Words podcast contains the first episode that includes an "Embrace the Exceptional" moment for families of children with special needs or what we like to call—exceptional needs. The host shares five quick tips that you can give to family or friends that want to know how to support your child with exceptional needs. Listen and share on the She Words Facebook page. Connect with us and share your story with us on social media, or e-mail us at email@example.com. Thank you for subscribing, sharing, and supporting She Words.
Finding the Beauty Inside of You
April 03, 2021
Finding the Beauty Inside of You, this episode is an up-close conversation as closure for Women's History Month but not a closer to celebrating the lives of women. Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, so how do you see or find the beauty inside of you? An icon in the business of beauty CoCo Chanel is quoted as saying; "The best color in the whole world is the one that looks good on you!" Have you found the color that looks best on you? Why do we even need color to look our best?
Beauty is a personal journey that affects all expects of people. As we learn, grow, and accomplish our dreams, it is essential to understand how to embrace the beauty inside of you. In this episode, I interview a special guest, Ms. Tiffany Evans. Ms. Evans an educational leader and entrepreneur in Indianapolis, IN. She will share her story of growth in beauty, her battle with alopecia, and the launch of her eyelash company Kwens Beauty. Learn more about her company at kwensbeauty.bigcartel.com. Connect with Alicia Ramsey and share your story on "Finding the Beauty Inside You" on the @She Words Facebook page, or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for subscribing, sharing, and supporting She Words.
The Mourning and Morning After
March 25, 2021
Many individuals worldwide have experienced losing a loved one due to COVID-19, a severe illness, murder, a tragic accident, and suicide. No matter how you have lost a loved one or a person you care about, dealing with the loss is difficult. How do we handle grief and mourning? When the worst day of your life comes, the pain is beyond unbearable, and you believe at that moment that this pain will remain forever. We are designed to hurt, to grieve, to cry, to panic, to scream, to fall on the ground, and feel the pain. What is the best way for us to handle grief and mourning? In this episode, my special guest Mrs. Felicia Bates, a certified Indiana Social Worker, and I discuss the steps of grief and mourning. The clinical and spiritual conversation will share details on making it through The Mourning to The Morning After.
Connect with us and share your story with us on social media, or e-mail us at email@example.com. Thank you for subscribing, sharing, and supporting She Words.
A Woman’s Worth
March 19, 2021
A Woman's Worth- Do we need a month to help us understand how important women are? Since the beginning of time, women have been in existence, yet our value has not always been accepted, acknowledged, and appreciated. We are valuable and can no longer allow society to define our worth. We must celebrate women 365 days a year!
This episode of the podcast shares the importance of understanding how worthy we are as women to society. Listen and share your answer to "Ask Alicia" on the She Words Facebook page. What did you learn as a child about your worth? Connect with us and share your story on social media and tag us, or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for subscribing, sharing, and supporting She Words.
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March 19, 2021
Phenomenal Woman is a lyrical poem written by Maya Angelou in 1978. The poem sends out a vital message to the world of convention and stereotypes that our power as human beings comes from being confident in our skin. This poem was published in And Still I Rise, a collection of powerful poems.
Since then, the poem has been adapted and used by associations and groups worldwide to protest and political issues around inequality. That was 1978, and today in 2021, women are still fighting for the right to express themselves authentically. The poem conveys the idea that no matter society's pressures to conform and be who others want you to be, inner self-confidence is phenomenal.
Episode three of the podcast is a conversation on how one should naturally love yourself, but life circumstances have caused many of us to judge, criticize, and condemn the body we live in. We must see ourselves through the lens of phenomenal because that is who we are. Thank you for downloading, subscribing, and sharing She Words.
How to Shatter the Glass Ceiling-Women in Leadership
March 03, 2021
On January 20, 2021, Kamala Harris became the first female Vice President of the United States of America. The accomplishment comes 35 years after Geraldine Ferraro became the first female candidate for vice president in 1984. Countless articles and interviews share how Kamala Harris has broken "the glass ceiling" in leadership for women worldwide. T
To overcome the inequities and injustice, women work hard to navigate careers and shatter the glass ceiling. Women are a current diversity trend and assuming more leadership positions in the United States than ever before. Despite exceeding performance expectations, many organizations have difficulty retaining successful female leaders.
In the second episode of the She Words podcast, the host Alicia Ramsey, a former educational leader, community leader, and performance coach, will share some strategies on how women can shatter the glass ceiling that keeps many women from excelling in leadership.
Bucket List or Live List
February 25, 2021
The first She Words Podcast reflects on creating a "Bucket List or Live List." As a mother of three children and one exceptional needs, confusion and uncertainty regarding our son's future pulled me into understanding the importance of living for today. Our son was born with Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum in 2001, and we were told he may not live long or if he did it would be with many limitations and possible deformities. We were scared, confused, hurt, and saddened. Today he is 19 years old and we are excited, happy, driven, and peaceful. How? Because as a family we decided to LIVE!
Are you living life to the best of your ability? Do you wake up excited and ready to embrace each new day? In this podcast, I discuss what happens when one organizes your dreams, goals, and wishes into creating a "Bucket List or Live List" for you and your family. Our son Jeremiah opened my eyes to understanding how to enjoy the journey of life. Each small accomplishment is a step in the right direction. I know how to make a glass of lemonade out of lemons, how to see my glass as half full and not half empty, and how to lay down in peace at night knowing I did not waste a moment of this precious life given to me. Take a moment to listen and learn, the importance of creating a LIVE LIST.