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How to Step into Leadership with Rachel Rider

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In today’s interview, I’m excited to share an insightful conversation with Rachel Rider, a Leadership Coach and the owner of Mettaworks. She is also the author of a new book titled “Who You Are is How You Lead.”

Our discussion delves into the deeper aspects of leadership and how to embody it. This training is suitable for anyone who wants to expand their impact, grow their audience, hire and build a team, or establish themselves as an expert in their field.

This is jam-packed with strategies and tools that you can use to uplevel your leadership and do the deeper work to create a more significant impact in the world. 

  1. We cover how to lead yourself through fear and anxiety so that you can show up more fully in your business and not resort to dysfunctional habits (like Netflix binges or overworking and burning out) that are crushing your dream.
  2. Rachel shares a powerful visualization technique to tap into your feminine leadership so that you can show up more confidently in the boardroom, in front of your team, or for your clients.
  3. We talk about how doing the deep end of our work is really the only shortcut to success and how we both lead ourselves through the challenges in our business and serve our clients more powerfully as a result (I think you’ll get a lot out of these real-world examples that we both share) so that you can normalize the challenges of leadership while still embodying your capacity to lead.

Rachel is a Columbia University-certified executive coach with over a decade of coaching experience. She sets her practice apart by drawing from both traditional and alternative modalities, including Somatic Experiencing, Polarity Therapy, Zen Buddhism, Inner Relationship Focusing, and antiracism. Her aim is to see, hear, and feel a client’s needs with utmost clarity in order to bring about profound, lasting, and measurable results.  

Rachel also draws from firsthand in-house leadership experience, first as Bloomberg’s HR Business Partner responsible for developing and coaching leaders and teams and then in charge of leadership coaching at AppNexus (since acquired by AT&T) and Digital Ocean, the third-largest hosting company in the world.

It was in these roles that she began to develop the modalities that underpin the MettaWorks method and motivate the launch of her coaching practice. After earning her executive coaching certification through Columbia University, Rachel founded MettaWorks in 2015.  She has gone on to complete a three-year intensive certification in Somatic Experiencing and training in Polarity Therapy, and she continues her decades-long meditation practice with Shugen Arnold Roshi, successor to Zen Mountain Monastery founder John Daido Loori Roshi.

As a very important part of her ongoing growth and study, Rachel works with antiracism coach Makeda Pennycooke. 

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P.S. Do you want to set up your profitable business foundation to bring in consistent $5-10K months? I’ve put together a free in-depth training for you! You can register HERE.

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Hi, I'm Krissy.
Your BFF + New Creative Coach.

I’ll help you cut through the noise of internet marketing and show you what it really takes to create a highly profitable business aligned with your soul purpose, unique gifts, talents, and expertise. I’m all about that woo-woo life but live for solid biz + marketing strategies that allow you to make more money in less time so that you can free up your time and energy to create a meaningful LIFE. 

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When you create a business in alignment with Spirit all that is needed comes through you as an act of love and service for the world. You can truly create anything you want in this life. I’m here to show you how. 


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