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Charlene Li on Glambition Radio with Ali Brown

Charlene Li, Author of ‘The Disruption Mindset’ — Glambition Radio Episode 184 with Ali Brown


She says we’ve been approaching disruption—and growth—completely backward. And bestselling author and leadership disruptor Charlene Li is here to change that.

On #GlambitionRadio, Charlene reveals why growth creates disruption (not the other way around), and why leading from the edge isn’t for everyone. Her perspective is different from any I’ve heard before, and it affirmed of some of the disruptive decisions I’ve made that at times weren’t understood by my team and clients.

Charlene doesn’t shy away from the reality that making a disruptive decision—what she calls the ‘big gulp moment’—can feel scary and painful.

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Laura Wasser on Glambition Radio with Ali Brown

Laura Wasser, Celebrity Divorce Attorney + Founder of ‘It’s Over Easy’ — Glambition Radio Episode 183 with Ali Brown

She’s represented Angelina Jolie, Kate Hudson, Kim Kardashian, Liam Hemsworth, and other celebs though the painful process of divorce.
But while superstar divorce attorney Laura Wasser charges hefty fees for her own celebrity clients, she has always had a dream of helping ALL women across the country more easily afford the standard legal fees that come with pursuing divorce.
Determined to make justice accessible, Laura founded ‘It’s Over Easy’: the online divorce platform that provides affordable legal services and resources for divorcing couples.

On #GlambitionRadio, you’ll hear:
*Laura’s frank and unusual outlook on marriage, relationships and family (this is a powerful perspective that you don’t hear very often)
*The big celebrity divorce case—a name you would know—that first put Laura on the map (and why she can’t file any paperwork today without the tabloids calling her office!

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Paula Rizzo, Media Strategist + Author of ‘Listful Living’— Glambition Radio Episode 182 with Ali Brown

She is an Emmy-award winning TV producer, best-selling author, and expert media trainer and strategist. And today on #GlambitionRadio, Paula Rizzo reveals exactly how to get media attention for your new book or business venture, as well as the biggest mistake people make when pitching… and how to avoid it. She also details her journey to writing her second book, ‘Listful Living: A List-Making Journey to a Less Stressed You,’ available now.

On GlambitionRadio.com, Paula also opens up about the life-threatening health crisis she experienced after publishing her first book.

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Sallie Krawcheck, Wallstreet Legend + Co-founder of Ellevest — Glambition Radio Episode 181 with Ali Brown

From decades in the powerful C-suites of Wall Street to today helping women of all levels invest for themselves, Sallie Krawcheck is a force to be reckoned with. And her new, disruptive investment platform, Ellevest — designed by women, for women — is rapidly changing what has historically been an industry designed for men.
On Glambition Radio, Sallie reveals the moment she knew women actually needed their own investment platform, and why she decided to create it. She also shares the secret behind Ellevest’s incredible success, and what sets it apart from similar financial platforms that have failed.

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Caroline Criado-Perez, Activist + Author of ‘Invisible Women’ — Glambition Radio Episode 180 with Ali Brown

The cars we buy, the drugs we’re prescribed, even the A/C settings in conference rooms — are determined by data. And disturbingly, most of this data stems from ‘objective scientific’ research that still today completely leaves out half of the population: women. On GlambitionRadio.com, author and activist Caroline Criado-Perez reveals the shocking impact on women of a world designed by (and for) for men, and how she decided to write ‘Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men’.
On #GlambitionRadio, Caroline also opens up about the frightening experience when her campaign for better women’s representation on English currency led to such a level of harassment on Twitter (death threats and worse) that the platform changed their complaint procedures as a result.

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Your Ego Loves False Metrics on Glambition Radio with Ali Brown

‘Your Ego Loves False Metrics’ — Glambition Radio Episode 179 with Ali Brown

Join me for an upfront conversation this week on #GlambitionRadio to determine whether the metrics you are honoring in your business could actually be leading you down the WRONG path.

On this solo episode, I share some stories of metrics gone right… and wrong… including examples of both the new strategy Madonna is using for her tour and the grand fiasco of WeWork’s failed IPO. (Two opposite ends of the spectrum!)

I also disclose an important shift I made in the metrics I decided to STOP honoring and those I decided to START honoring, once I had my twins six years ago.

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Vicky Tsai on Glambition Radio with Ali Brown

Vicky Tsai, Founder + CEO of Tatcha — Glambition Radio Episode 178 with Ali Brown

The founder of skin care brand Tatcha (which I am currently obsessed with) reveals the behind-the-scenes story of how she built her global luxury beauty company, recently acquired for a rumored $500 million, today on GlambitionRadio.com.It started in 2009, when Vicky Tsai was desperately searching for products that didn’t aggravate her skin. She found answers in an unexpected place: a 200-year-old Japanese beauty manuscript detailing the generations-old skin care practices embraced by geisha.

Amazed by her healed skin, Vicky hired scientists and researchers so more people could experience these products (I was sold the first time I tried a Tatcha mask — I share that story in the episode).

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Jennifer Vaughan Maanavi on Glambition Radio with Ali Brown

Jennifer Maanavi, CEO + Co-Founder of Physique 57 — Glambition Radio Episode 177 with Ali Brown

Physique 57 co-founder Jennifer Maanavi loved taking dance-inspired barre classes in New York City. The elegant, sophisticated movement suited her in a way the gym never did. So when the studio she loved suddenly closed, she knew someone had to keep this method alive. And she thought… ‘it might as well be me’.

Drawing on her MBA, Jennifer put together a business plan and recruited Tanya Becker, a star barre instructor. Within 20 minutes of their first meeting in 2006, Jennifer and Tanya realized they had the same vision: ‘to bring this method to women around the world’.

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Denise Duffield-Thomas on Glambition Radio with Ali Brown

Denise Duffield-Thomas, Money Mindset Mentor — Glambition Radio Episode 176 with Ali Brown

You CAN build a multi-million dollar business… simply. And Denise Duffield-Thomas has done it. Her powerful, lucrative ‘Money Bootcamp’ program made her a millionaire by age 35… without a huge team, mind-numbing funnels, or layers of unnecessary complexity.

And today, her business gives her plenty of ‘unbusy’ time with her husband and their three young children.

On Glambition Radio, Denise reveals how she built her seven-figure business (serving over 6,000 clients), and how she discovered her simple, six-word business model — along with some mistakes and detours she made along the way.

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‘The Myopic Business Epidemic’ — Glambition Radio Episode 175 with Ali Brown

I’m doing a bit of a RANT along with some educated observations on this solo episode of #GlambitionRadio, and the subject is the epidemic of *myopic* business owners. ‘Myopic’ basically means being nearsighted, lacking foresight, or lacking insight.

Especially within the current online madness, I still see too much ‘following the leader’ and not enough critical thinking. In many cases I’m seeing a lack of even ‘common sense’ thinking.

I see entrepreneurs who consider themselves ‘innovative’ locked into only improving the models that have worked in the past. They don’t even want to test new methods.

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