EPISODE 37 - New Leadership Traits - Part 1

Most women have a love-hate relationship with words like LEADERSHIP and POWER. Yes, we want to make an impact and influence others. But the patriarchal model of leadership is that of a bully who uses their ego to wield power over others. Someone who is not particularly kind, loving or compassionate. How can we redefine what it means to be a good leader? And what are the characteristics of strong leadership in an evolving, post-patriarchal world?

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Peter Hill
EPISODE 36 - Death—The Ultimate Empowerer

We live in a culture of disconnection. We’re disconnected from each other, from nature, from the divine. And life is disconnected from death. In fact, most of us avoid thinking about our mortality entirely. What if we learned to accept death as a natural part of life? What if we could use death to empower our decision-making? What if we engaged death as an advisor on our team?

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Peter Hill
EPISODE 34 - Dismantle your Drivers

What is driving you? Do you do what you do because you feel like you SHOULD? Because it’s what you NEED to do to be successful? Because it’s what’s EXPECTED? If so, is this motivation model serving you? What’s the alternative?

Today, Sylvia invites us to dismantle our drivers and explore what motivates us to act. She shares the characteristic patriarchal motivation, the SHOULDS, defining it as the mental expression of our underlying fears and explaining how the SHOULDS trigger a physiological stress response that is detrimental to our performance, our relationships and our health.

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Peter Hill
EPISODE 33 - Diane Halfman - Seek Power Always

Diane Halfman joins Sylvia to share her journey from undercover cop to entrepreneur, explaining how she reframes detours as a ‘dare to do something different.’ She makes the distinction between knowledge built over time and knowing in the moment and inspires us to unlock overwhelm with decisiveness. Diane also weighs in on why environment trumps willpower, describing how to create an inspiring environment in the home and an empowering corporate culture at work. Listen in to understand why we need support to see the big picture and learn Diane’s five moves to RESET your power!

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Peter Hill
EPISODE 32 - Empower your Power

How would you change as a leader if you allowed yourself to be truly empowered? What if you used your mental intelligence, discipline and willpower in concert with your emotional intelligence and ability to connect deeply with others? What if true power and fulfillment comes from aligning with the feminine AND masculine aspects of yourself?

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Peter Hill
EPISODE 31 - The Power of Commitment

Do you struggle to make important decisions? If you suffer from self-doubt before, during or after, you know that indecisiveness is tantamount to self-torture. So, how can we learn to trust our decisions—and receive support from the universe? The answer lies in channeling the power of commitment.

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Peter Hill
EPISODE 30 - Empower your Strategy

Where did your goals come from? Do they support your soul’s longing? Or were they projected onto you by an outside force? Are you realizing your full potential, independent of external expectations? Today, Sylvia encourages us to examine our goals and determine whether they align with our true desires and values. She describes the characteristics of the patriarchal culture we are swimming in, explaining how the collective subconscious impacts our thoughts and behavior—and why the patriarchy is not sustainable in the face of current global challenges.

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Peter Hill
EPISODE 29 - Empower you Goals

Where did your goals come from? Do they support your soul’s longing? Or were they projected onto you by an outside force? Are you realizing your full potential, independent of external expectations? Today, Sylvia encourages us to examine our goals and determine whether they align with our true desires and values. She describes the characteristics of the patriarchal culture we are swimming in, explaining how the collective subconscious impacts our thoughts and behavior—and why the patriarchy is not sustainable in the face of current global challenges.

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Peter Hill
EPISODE 28 - The Imposter Syndrome - with Dr. Emee Vida Estacio

Do you struggle with self-doubt? Are you worried people will find out you’re a fraud? Do you have a hard time internalizing success? If you feel incompetent and inadequate, despite ample evidence to the contrary, you have a serious case of impostor syndrome. The good news is, there is a remedy that will help you examine that negative self-talk and transform your inner critic into an inner cheerleader!

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Peter Hill
EPISODE 27 - The Power of Projection

Memory is a fickle thing. You may be confident that your memory of an event is absolutely correct, yet someone else may remember the details very differently—and be just as confident that they’re right. Most of us understand that remembering is subjective, but you may be surprised to learn that your biased memory influences the reality you create! When you project your memory of a person or situation (and added judgement) on current circumstances, people respond by living up to your expectations. How does this work? Can you use this creative power to script a different outcome?

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Peter Hill
EPISODE 26 - Your Power Paradigm

For the last 7,000 years, power has been reserved for men. And though cultural norms are changing, many women continue to resist power, viewing it as an ugly or destructive force. How can we better understand our personal power paradigm? How can we step into our power without allowing it to corrupt our character? How can we learn to embrace power and feel safe doing so?

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Peter Hill
EPISODE 25 - Stop the Self-Sabotage

For the last 7,000 years, power has been reserved for men. And though cultural norms are changing, many women continue to resist power, viewing it as an ugly or destructive force. How can we better understand our personal power paradigm? How can we step into our power without allowing it to corrupt our character? How can we learn to embrace power and feel safe doing so?

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Peter Hill
EPISODE 24 - Empower Your Dreams With Easter

Today, Sylvia is sharing the history of Easter, explaining why and how the date was chosen by the church. She discusses the springtime Pagan festivals celebrating the end of darkness and scarcity and honoring the goddess Ostara, an image of the power to give birth to new life.

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Peter Hill
EPISODE 23 - The Power of Self-Care: Chapter 6

Today on Women’s Empowerment School, Sylvia is sharing the sixth chapter of her book, 12 Leadership Powers for Successful Women, ‘The Power of Self-Care.’ She explains the connection between our health and our performance as leaders and shares the distinction between high-achieving Superwomen who push themselves until they break down versus top performers who understand the value of taking breaks throughout the day.

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Peter Hill
EPISODE 22 - The Evolutionary Woman’s 7-Step Approach to Pursuing Goals

Today, Sylvia is sharing the fifth and final common mistake we make when setting and pursuing goals, wrong mechanics. She describes the characteristics of a recovering Superwoman, discussing the price this archetype pays in terms of her health and wellbeing. Sylvia then walks us through the Superwoman’s unsustainable approach to pursuing goals as well as the Evolutionary Woman’s authentic, alternative 7-step system. She compares the way a Superwoman identifies what’s missing based on a patriarchal definition of success with the Evolutionary Woman’s focus on what her inner guidance calls her to create for the greater good.

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Peter Hill
EPISODE 21 - A Multidimensional Approach to Pursuing Your Goals

Today, Sylvia is sharing the fourth of five common mistakes people make when setting and pursuing goals, wrong dimension. She discusses our inclination to focus on action alone when working toward our goals and explains why a multidimensional approach is more sustainable. Sylvia walks us through the five dimensions of goal-setting, starting with the components of mental clarity and energetic freedom necessary to attract the support we need.

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Peter Hill
EPISODE 20 - Goal Proof Yourself

Today, Sylvia is sharing the first three of five common mistakes people make when setting and pursuing goals: 1) Wrong strategy, 2) Wrong time, and 3) Wrong guidance. She explains why DO-HAVE-BE is the wrong approach and offers an alternative order that more sustainable and facilitates inspired action.

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Peter Hill
EPISODE 18 - Refuse the Rat Race

Today on the podcast, Sylvia shares three nuggets to help you get out of the rat race, once and for all. She explains why life is NOT a race with a finish line or deadline and addresses how to leverage the power of a polite NO. Sylvia also explores the pitfalls of competition, describing how comparison kills self-esteem and destroys our connection with others.

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Ali Craig