Inspiring women inspire women. That quote can be found on t-shirts, compact mirrors, Pinterest graphics, zipper make-up bags. The quote may be a little overused in a handwritten font, but… it’s so true.
Inspiring women DO inspire other women.
And this podcast really nails it.
One of the reasons I have a blog is to share recommendations I’d share with friends over group text. My favorite new podcast falls into that category – I actually texted the episode with Tina Tchen to friends.
‘What’s her story’ podcast with Sam & Amy is like eavesdropping on smart women having a conversation, and you’ll love the episodes even if you’re not familiar with the women interviewed. (Plus, I got to work with Sam a few years ago when she spoke at a WIPL conference!)
I love this quote about the power of storytelling:
“Nobody can look away from a good story. In fact, neuroscientists claim the average human being spends more than 30 percent of their time daydreaming . . . unless they’re reading, listening to, or watching a story unfold. Why? Because when we are engaged in a story, the story does the daydreaming for us. Story is the greatest weapon we have to combat noise, because it organizes information in such a way that people are compelled to listen.”Building a StoryBrand: Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Listen by Donald Miller
That quote really sums up why listening to women’s success stories is so powerful – the information is organized in a way we are compelled to listen.
If you listen to enough stories, you’ll notice a theme with women – they care, they are mission-driven, they have purpose, they give back. Success to women is not simply power and money. You’ll also listen to a lot of failures – success stories don’t exist without a series of failures and setbacks. And then we realize: If she can do it, I can do it.
When we listen, we are inspired.
When we are inspired, we take action.
So, listen: What’s her story’ podcast with Sam & Amy 🎙
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