Her “superpower” is a keen ability to get unstuck, emerging stronger and happier than ever before – and teaching people how to do the same for themselves. Over the past few decades, the sought after Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) has transitioned from financial ruin to prosperity, chronic health challenges to a constant state of wellness, obesity to sustaining a healthy weight loss, divorce to lasting love, and an unfulfilling career to a purpose-driven life.
A two-time TEDx speaker, Shira has written numerous articles on Medium, LinkedIn and Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global platform about well-being at work and home, prioritizing self-care, creating wellness-based cultures and authentic leadership. She is the author of Free and Clear: Get Unstuck and Live the Life You Want, which is being published by Wonderwell Press on May 6, 2022. Shira also serves as the Chief Communications Officer of a $2 billion corporation.
Her story and opinions have been recognized in Shape, Health, First for Women, Quick & Simple, the Atlanta Journal – Constitution, Emory Magazine, bestselling business book The Power of Nice, and Trust Your Gut: How the Power of Intuition Can Grow Your Business. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia with her super cool husband.
- How to Thrive in a Male-Dominated Industry
You pushed yourself hard to excel academically and then in your career. However, there has not been a roadmap about how to succeed as a woman in a traditionally male-dominated industry – until now. This session will present actionable advice and tips to help you thrive professionally while staying true to your authentic self. Participants will learn how to leverage their key strengths, avoid the pitfalls of apology speak, build strong cross-functional relationships, maximize your career success, and create a fulfilling professional life.
- How to Become More Resilient
You may be feeling stuck or dealing with burnout from recent times. Something that can help is gaining more resilience, which is the ability to bounce back from adversity, obstacles, and challenges. Resilience involves facing your professional and personal challenges head-on: taking ownership when needed and letting go when it’s not, trusting that you can and will figure things out and becoming more flexible in order to handle whatever lies ahead. Increasing your resilience will allow you to better handle future challenges and avoid getting stuck when the chips are down. Participants will learn how to increase their resilience, pivot effectively, reframe thinking and behaviors and take internal assessments to maintain your positive trajectory.
- Free and Clear: Get Unstuck and Live the Life You Want
Feeling stuck personally or professionally? Perhaps there’s always been a nagging sense that you are not living in alignment with your purpose – or that you are simply exhausted from putting everyone else’s needs above your own. Even when you try to shake it off, that spiraling sense of being stuck inevitably comes back, like a boomerang or shoulder pads as a fashion trend. And now you’re ready to do something about it. After conducting research to identify the 7 Things That Get People Stuck, Shira Miller has created a step-by-step process to help people get unstuck for good. This presentation will help participants find a new, fulfilling way forward.
- Stop Apologizing When You Haven’t Done Anything Wrong
Ever notice how often women say they are sorry – even when there is nothing to apologize for? A study at the University of Waterloo in Canada found that women apologize more frequently than men while social scientists have noted that females are often raised to be people pleasers from a young age. It can be easy to slip into that habit of “apology speak” in order to diffuse tension or avoid being disliked. But there is a steep price to pay. When you constantly apologize for no reason or make self-deprecating comments to hide your awesomeness, it diminishes the value of a woman’s ideas and accomplishments, setting you back professionally and personally. Within this upbeat, effective session, participants of all genders will learn how to stop making unnecessary apologies that aren’t doing you any favors.
- Build a More Resilient Culture
Between the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing Great Resignation, millions of people are seeking more fulfillment in their personal and professional lives. In order to retain and attract top talent, your organization has to create a resilient culture that engages team members on a meaningful level. Learn how to increase your organizational and leadership resiliency in order to bounce back from adversity, overcome challenges and create a winning culture moving forward.
- Master the Art of Self Advocacy
You’ve already had some great successes in your career. However, research has shown that advocating for yourself still doesn’t come easily for many professional women – and this hesitancy to self-promote can cost you in terms of pay raises and promotions. This session will present actionable advice to move forward with clear intentions, conquer self-doubt, advocate for promotions and high visibility assignments, and maximize success in both your professional and personal life.
- How to Master Self-Doubt
Has self-doubt kept you from fully claiming the success and happiness you deserve? Perhaps your organization has been innovative in the past, but now is stuck and losing momentum when every day counts. Customized to individuals looking to get unstuck or businesses that need to reclaim their mojo, this enlightening speech contains compelling case studies, proven tools, motivational stories, and strategies to help create the awesome outcomes you deserve.