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19th November 2020 • She Will Not Be Silenced with Keisha Shields • Keisha Shields
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If you want to find sustainable visibility, you have to learn to trust the value you have and bring to any situation you have been given. This was the experience that today's guest, Amelia Roberts, talks about overcoming. 

Amelia Roberts is a collaborations and healthcare marketing strategist and also the host of Confident Collaborations Podcast. Her passion is to help professionals win dream opportunities by developing and leveraging strategic partnerships.

Let’s dive right into this episode and learn more about finding our visibility and becoming a connector. 

[00:01 - 07:29] Opening Segment

  • I introduce and welcome Amelia Roberts.
  • Who is Amelia?
  • A connector from birth
  • A natural empathetic person 
  • Amelia talks about being a loyal friend and how it gives her the desire to connect with people.
  • Amelia talks about her current focus and career.
  • Healthcare Marketing
  • Collaborations facilitator 
  • Amelia shares the story of how she got into this business. 
  • She was trying to knock out some loans.
  • Help people with social media and digital marketing
  • Motivated by her first client to try facilitating collaboration

[07:30 - 12:05] Use your Voice and Impact Others

  • Amelia talks about her experience of being silent.
  • She was stuck in a repetitive kind of work that did not allow her to speak up.
  • Amelia used social media to start sharing some ideas of improvements and start to connect with like-minded people.
  • Amelia talks about her parent’s impact on her journey growing up.
  • Being in the status quo, not drawing attention, or being too loud and vocal. 
  • Impact on her decisions throughout her college and her early career choices.
  • Post-reflection on being silenced.
  • She shares how she figured out the roots of the negative charge.


[12:06 - 27:44] Finding Sustainable Visibility

  • Amelia talks about finding visibility opportunities for other people is more fun than if she has to do it for herself.
  • She is still reaching out to her mentors for directions. 
  • Amelia talks about the difference that we can make when we focus on our visibility. 
  • Show up more and impact more people. 
  • Control your professional visibility and make it sustainable 
  • Having someone else to remind you and direct you does make a significant difference.
  • Learning also to prioritize yourself and spend time with yourself
  • Integration plans and gets organized.
  • Learn to make a good plan that does not overwhelm you.


[27:45 - 34:29] The Lessons We Learn from our Life Journey 

  • Amelia shares her experience being in homeschool.
  • Spending more time with family
  • Being able to control your own environment
  • Learn more about managing your own time
  • Amelia talks about the impact of being homeschooled with the capacity to speak up for ourselves.
  • Becoming used to speak up for resources that we needed
  • Amelia talks about the things that she loves the most about being who she is now.
  • The ability to see opportunities and connections that most people do not see
  • Why helping others with visibility and connection is something that she loves. 
  • Obscurity is a disease, and how she wants to eradicate that
  • The feeling of loneliness, isolation, and the feeling of not having the resources you need to thrive does not work out well with anyone involved, no matter the circumstance. 


[34:30 - 38:44] Closing Segment


  • What is the last advice you would give to another woman who wants to become more visible in her life, based on your journey?
  • “Learn to trust your values.”
  • “Consider the journey and process of learning to trust your value that you have, and you bring to any situation that you have been given.”
  • “Your value can far exceed what you might think.”
  • How to connect with Amelia
  • See Links Below
  • Final words from Amelia 
  • Closing


Tweetable Quotes:

"One of the things that I love about being a collaboration strategist is, I have the ability to see opportunities and connections that most people do not see.” - Amelia Roberts.

“The feeling of loneliness, isolation, and the feeling of not having the resources you need to thrive does not work out well with anyone involved, no matter the circumstance.” - Amelia Roberts.

“Learn to trust the value that you have, and you bring to any situation that you have been given. Because your value can be far exceed what you might think.” - Amelia Roberts.



You can connect with Amelia on LinkedIn or visit her website at www.solutionsbyamelia.com/.

You can also check out her Confident Collaboration Podcast



If you’d like to continue the conversation, check out the Find Your Voice Course, or visit https://keishashields.com/. You will now be able to see videos if you check out the Keisha Shields YouTube Channel, where I will begin putting up more content for you to see. 


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