The Catalyst Report plus
Recap of Episodes 65, 66, 67, & 68
The purpose of the Lift As You Climb podcast is to support you on your personal journey throughout your next and best stage in your life, and on the path to your future self.
I believe as we invest to become the best version of ourselves, we are able to lift others, and give more value in the world.
Lift As You Climb means “Building Your Own Success Ladder and Empowering Others to Build Theirs.”
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You don’t even have to take notes – we’ve done that for you! Check your podcast feed or go to the Lift As You Climb podcast web site linked below this episode.
Additionally, refer to the show notes where we endeavor to provide all helpful links referenced during the show, plus the contact information and free resources shared by our valued guests.
BIG NEWS - As of March 8th, all interviews are also on YouTube so you can watch the entire interview and I hope, feel like you are right there with us as we talk candidly, laugh, and sometimes cry.
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And NOW for today’s recap of recent
Episodes 65, 66, 67, 68
Main themes: Philanthropy, Reinvention, International Women’s Day
Interviews with Lisa Bilodeau, Sheree Meredith, and Jennifer Arthurton
What they have in common – All Three are champions for women’s Identity, Influence, and Impact
Giving Circles, Little Free Libraries, family traditions of philanthropy starting from childhood, and reinvention –and why getting knocked down in life can lead to climbing higher, discovering your true power, and helping more in more ways than you imagined.
My guest and philanthropist SHEroe, Lisa Bilodeau explains the main "T's" of philanthropy:
Time, Talent, Treasure, Testimony, and Ties
Time. You are researching about something; you're connecting with other people. You're volunteering. Perhaps you're taking stuff somewhere.
Talent, you are skilled in some things. You can help somebody,0 help a group, an organization, help one person, whatever your skill is. Walking alongside somebody is talent in action.
Treasure can be money, can be services, goods, resources.
Testimony is sharing about the organizations or the places you hear or the people who have needs with others. Sharing this podcast is a good example of testimony.
Ties are our networks, centers of influence, family, friends, colleagues, etc.
EPISODE 66 – Philanthropist Expert
Sheree Meredith helped me understand the word Philanthropy and view it from today lens.
Philanthropy is no longer reserved for older white men with influence and wealth.
Philanthropy is for ALL of us and is best approached from our individual personal values and interests.
We also discussed how women approach philanthropy quite differently than men and she shared some great research and examples of the impact women have.
Jennifer Arthurton suffered a radical change in her life in her 50s, and from that upheaval she found her super power and new role in life; The Old Chicks Know Shit Podcast!
I just love the candor and generosity of my guests who share their MESS and how that helps YOU find your SUCCESS!
EPISODE 68 International Women’s Day 2023!
At the same time, I have asked my listeners to celebrate my second birthday – as a podcaster and founder and host of the Lift As You Climb Podcast.
I asked Sheree Meredith to join me so that we could explore why women don't always give themselves enough credit for, and just how significantly, we impact global economies.
As an expert, she shares were women have wealth, and what they can do with it to make a difference for themselves, their own families, their communities, and around the world.
Sheree and I discuss “The Power of the Purse” and women’s role today as stewards of their own, inherited, and generational wealth.
If these themes resonate with you or you are just curious, I encourage you to dive in and listen or watch the full episode.
Links to each show on podcast and YouTube are included here in the show notes – making it easy for you to find and share.
Episode 68 with Sheree Meredith, International Women’s Day
Episode 67 with Jennifer Arthurton, Old Chicks Know Shit
Episode 66 with Sheree Meredith, Legacy Planning
Episode 65 with Lisa Bilodeau, Philanthropy
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About the Host:
Your Next Business Strategist and Transformation Catalyst
Dynamic, a self-made entrepreneur who overcame obstacles with an unrelenting positive nature, a farm girl work ethic, and a conscious choice to thrive rather than survive, Isabel Alexander (Banerjee) cultivated an award-winning, $10+ million global chemical business and grew it from dining room table to international boardrooms.
Isabel’s strengths include the ability to initiate and nurture strategic relationships, a love of lifelong learning and talents for helping others maximize their potential. An inspiring speaker within both industry and community, she is a driving force behind those with the courage to follow her example of thriving against the odds.
With 50+ years of business experience across diverse industries, Isabel is respected as an advisor, a coach, a mentor, and a role model. She believes in sharing collective wisdom and empowering others to economic independence.
Lift As You Climb Movement (www.facebook.com/groups/liftasyouclimbmovement)
Chief Encore Officer, The Encore Catalyst (www.theencorecatalyst.com) – an accelerator for feminine wisdom, influence, and impact.
Author & Speaker ‘Who Am I Now? – Feminine Wisdom Unmasked Uncensored’ (www.IsabelBanerjee.com)
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