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Podcast: How to Set Boundaries Without Feeling Guilty

Loder, VanessaIn this 30-minute session, Vanessa Loder shares the seven key habits that will enable you to say no and set boundaries with ease. Learning these skills will free up additional time and energy for you to pursue those things that really matter, and by applying this formula, you’ll create even more respect from those around you while standing firm in your authentic values. Click Play to listen or read the full transcript below.

Do you feel as though you’ve never accomplished all you need to do in a given day and others are still asking for more? You know that feeling when you say “yes” to something, and then immediately regret it? Women are overcommitted in a lot of ways, and tend to feel more of a psychological burden when asked to do someone a favor. In this session, you will learn research that explains why women tend to feel so exhausted and why women have a more difficult time saying no.

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Vanessa Loder is an entrepreneur and former private equity investor and the co-founder and CEO of Mindfulness Based Achievement, the New MBA, a company that provides in-person and online educational tools to help high potential women leaders learn how to “Lean In” without burning out. She is the founder and CEO of Akoya Power, a company that supports women in leading more purposeful professional lives. Through meditation, visualization and coaching, Loder and her cofounder, Lisa Abramson, teach women how to quiet their minds, set boundaries without feeling guilty, let go of the pressure to be “perfect” and get more of what they want in life. Loder’s Tedx talk is titled, “How to Lean In Without Burning Out.” Her personal transformation, subsequent research and work has led to thousands of women finding more passion, success and love with greater ease. Loder earned an M.B.A. from Stanford University and a B.A. in economics from Columbia University where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa, Summa Cum Laude.

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