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Wellness As A Way of Life

Jan 23, 2024


This month we are continuing our Elevate + Lead Mini-Series where we explore the intersection of wellness, leadership, and personal development. In this episode, Megan Swan and special guest Barbara San-Roman explore the importance of self-awareness and self-trust in leadership. They discuss the impact of self-awareness on personal growth, effective communication, and leading a team. Through personal anecdotes and practical insights, they emphasize the need for leaders to understand their triggers, communicate openly, and create a culture of trust within their teams. Join us as we delve into how self-awareness can transform not only individual leadership styles but also the work culture, ultimately leading to happier and more fulfilled teams.

We chatted about:

Importance of Self-Aware and Self-Trust Based Leadership

- Role of self-awareness as the foundation of effective leadership

- Impact of self-trust on team dynamics and productivity

- Nurturing a self-aware and self-trust-based leadership culture

- Influence of self-aware and self-trust-based leadership on organization and talent retention

- Conclusion and call to action for authentic and healthy leadership



Elevate + Lead


Thank you for listening!



Barbara San-Roman teaches women in leadership to manage change, develop their leadership capacity, and build highly effective teams so that they can show up authentically as leaders while running high impact organizations. She is a former educator, current university professor, and holds a doctorate in organizational leadership. From managing multi-million dollar budgets to leading teams of 2 to 200, she has always understood that highly effective teams led by bold leadership are the foundation to the future success of any organization.

Megan Swan is an Integrated Wellness Coach & Strategic Advisor who works with modern women, leaders and companies to optimize their wellness so they can step into a growth mindset, have consistent energy and confidence to build the life and career of their dreams. She has 10 years of integrative wellness experience as a certified IIN Health Coach, Plant-Based Chef, Yoga Teacher and Educator.





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