Welcome to the Catalytic Leadership Weekly, where each week you’ll get an update on the newest episode of the Catalytic Leadership Podcast, see the 3 books I’m currently reading, read 2 quotes that grabbed my attention this week, and find 1 story that made me think or resource that I like and think you might find helpful. 

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This week’s episode of the Catalytic Leadership Podcast:

Fostering Connections in a Digital World, with Emanuel Rose

Embark on a captivating odyssey with Emanuel Rose, the branding virtuoso and digital marketing whiz, as we uncover the pillars of his success that began with childhood seed sales and blossomed into a flourishing digital empire. His unyielding conviction to never turn away a client and his unique approach to business, fostering a relationship that resembles love, is a testament to his triumphant strategy. We navigate the choppy waters of marketing trends, dissecting the resurgence of interruption marketing, and offer sage advice for businesses seeking to anchor themselves in the digital landscape.

As the world spins at a dizzying digital pace, we find sanctuary in the unexpected calm of nature’s embrace. Emanuel shares his own literary adventure, capturing the essence of solitude’s healing touch in the great outdoors. We chart a course through the seven steps essential for harmonizing the relentless demands of leadership with the soul-soothing tranquility found beyond the office window. Awaiting the release of Emanuel’s new book, we anticipate the ripple effect it will have on leaders yearning for a sustainable balance in their hectic lives.

Closing our conversation with a focus on the horizon of leadership, we underscore the imperative of perpetual learning to outpace the ever-evolving future. As AI redefines the playing field, the spotlight on coaching and enduring education shines brighter than ever. Emanuel and I reflect on the potential business shifts on the near-term horizon, predicting an increased emphasis on strategic thinking and relationship cultivation in marketing. Join us as we celebrate the irreplaceable value of human connection in an automated world, and consider connecting with Emmanuel through LinkedIn for more inspiring leadership insights.

3 Books I’m Reading This Week

Joan of Arc by Mark Twain

Unleash Your Transformation: Using the Power of the Flywheel to Transform Your Business by Marco van Kalleveen and Peter Koijen

Hidden Genius: The secret ways of thinking that power the world’s most successful people by Polina Marinova Pompliano

2 Quotes That Grabbed My Attention

“Leadership is not just what you do but also what you allow.” —Tyler Reagin

“Nobody who gave his best ever regretted it.” –Football legend George Halas

1 Resource That You Might Find Helpful

Do you have an idea, but keep thinking that the timing is just not right yet? Check out this article by Les McKeown on the importance of starting earlier than you might think.


As we enter 2024 and look ahead, many leaders are feeling overwhelmed. How can we ensure that 2024 will be different – and better – than 2023? How can you get out of your own way and take steps to become the leader that your team and your company need you to be? It’s not just going to happen. It takes intentionality. And that’s where coaching comes in.

As an Executive Coach specializing in Mindset and Leadership, I work with entrepreneurs, founders, executives, and C-suite leaders who want to become catalytic in their leadership. Through 1:1 coaching, my clients move from where they are stuck to where they want to be.

For February, I currently have 3 slots available for new clients. I don’t accept every person who approaches me about coaching; in fact, I turn down those who I believe are not ready or a good fit for what I do. If you’d like to explore whether Executive Coaching is your next step toward the impact you want to make, let’s talk. No hard sales pitch. If it’s not right for both of us, I’ll tell you so. My goal is to help leaders get out of their own way, stop breaking their own businesses and teams, and move into being catalytic in their impact and their legacy. If you’re ready, book a time for us to talk.


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