The Claim The Lead Podcast is a weekly conversation with your host Teena Evert. She is the Founder & CEO of Claim The Lead, and specializes in coaching career-oriented professionals who strive for success and seek work-life balance.
Through interviews and stories Teena will explore all aspects of personal leadership, which is the leadership of the self connected to the emotional and psychological well being of women to help develop greater self-awareness, satisfaction and success in life, work and love.
In today’s episode, I am speaking with Val Jones, a former professional figure skater and now motivational speaker who shares her knowledge and wisdom of mental toughness. Val is an an expert in overcoming obstacles. Her story starts at age 5 when she started figure skating until she retired due to injuries at 19.
The rigors of skating over those many years put a huge burden on her body. Over a period of 5 years, Val had to endure 5 different major surgeries. Some of these were from the wear and tear of skating, while others were just life throwing her a curveball.
Through it all, Val has learned how to persevere. She will not let these obstacles or others get in her way. Val’s story is far from complete and she continues to Never Give Up.
In this episode you’ll learn:
📌 How to stand up to life’s obstacles
📌 Why quitting is never the solution
📌 What it means to train and not suck at life
Teena Evert, MA, LMFT, BCC, CCTC, CCC, GCDF, CDBS is a Board Certified Coach, Certified Career Counselor, Global Career Development Facilitator, and Licensed Mental Health Professional. She helps her clients successfully navigate important transitions in their life and career with intention, clarity and purpose. She can help you get unstuck, identify your barriers, and move forward fearlessly into a bright future of your own design.
EP47: WAYS TO REDUCE ANXIETY IN THE FACE OF EXTREME STRESS
EP46: HOW TO USE MENTAL RESOURCES TO FOSTER WELL-BEING
EP45: HOW TO LOVE, LEARN, WORK AND PLAY AS YOU AGE
EP44: HOW TO REACH THE NEXT LEVEL IN YOUR CAREER
EP43: RECLAIM YOUR POWER AT WORK
EP42: HOW TO BE HAPPY IN YOUR CAREER
EP41: THE KEY TO GREATER HAPPINESS, PRODUCTIVITY AND ENGAGEMENT IN YOUR WORK
EP40: HOW TO ASK YOUR SPOUSE FOR SUPPORT DURING A CAREER CHANGE
EP39: CAREER CHANGE BARRIERS, FEARS, AND STRATEGIES
EP38: ENERGIZE YOUR WORK LIFE
EP37: MANAGING STRESSFUL WORK RELATIONSHIPS
EP36: HOW TO MANAGE STRESS AT WORK AND BUILD RESILIENCE