The Shameless Mom Academy

424: Mikaela Kiner: Female Firebrands In The Workplace

av The Shameless Mom Academy | Publicerades 3/18/2020

Mikaela Kiner is a Shameless Mom of two teens, a certified executive coach, and experienced consultant. In 2015, Mikaela founded Reverb, a leading provider of flexible HR services for startups and growing companies in the Pacific Northwest. An HR professional for nearly twenty years, Mikaela enjoys coaching leaders at all levels and helping companies build healthy, inclusive cultures. She's been quoted in Fast Company, the Wall Street Journal, and The Muse, and is a member of the Forbes Human Resources Council. She’s the author Female Firebrands: Stories and Techniques to Ignite Change, Take Control, and Succeed in the Workplace.

Mikaela has coached leaders at all levels who want to live and lead in a purposeful way based on their values. By acting as a sounding board and accountability partner, she supports her coaching clients in achieving their goals. She particularly enjoys working with entrepreneurs, executives, and high potential women leaders.

Mikaela lives in Seattle and is happily married to Henry, who’s a musician, artist, and teacher. Their two children are good at challenging the status quo and are a constant source of learning and laughter. She is a strong believer that a healthy, inclusive culture is integral to the success of every organization.

Listen in to hear Mikaela share:

  • The diversity in interviews when interviewing 13 women with the exact same questions
  • The truth about competition between women in the workplace
  • The gift of Brene Brown telling her no
  • How to use data to create equity in the workplace
  • How to be a leader of inclusivity in the workplace
  • Why research shows that moms make awesome leaders - especially if you have 2 or more kids
  • The steps you can take to become a stronger leader today

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