99: Emily Greener – How to Teach Girls to Lead

Creativity, Mindset, Money & Business, Non-Traditional Creative, Personal Growth, Podcast, Relationships

“It’s a space for them to be who they are instead of who they think they’re supposed to be.”

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Now onto today’s guest, Emily Greener! Emily is the co-founder of I Am That Girl, an organization that works with mostly girls (but also boys) to teach them emotional intelligence and how to interact in positive ways. With chapters around the world, they are empowering young women to become leaders in their communities.

Today I’m talking to Emily about the work that I Am That Girl does, as well as her own story, how she has learned to become a leader, the importance of branding, and the value of vulnerability.

“I’m not doing this because I’m some hero, I’m doing this because I need it just the same as every other girl.”

Some things we learn in this podcast:

  • How Emily joined I Am That Girl [8:15]
  • What I Am That Girl does [9:50]
  • How to create a club that everyone is invited to [11:50]
  • Why it’s great working with influencers and celebrities [14:15]
  • Why involving guys is important to Emily’s mission [18:25]
  • What are the three parts of being That Girl [24:10]
  • Why we need to hold each other accountable [26:25]
  • How they get people involved to be leaders and members [29:05]
  • The value of working with brands [31:30]
  • Why I Am That Girl is rebranding [34:10]
  • How society is finally allowing for more of a spectrum [37:10]
  • What Emily has learned since launching I Am That Girl [40:30]
  • Why it’s hard to be vulnerable [43:45]
  • What it takes to be a good leader [47:10]
  • How decision making plays into being a leader [51:00]
  • When Emily learned how to feel her feelings [56:30]
  • Why you have to be curious [1:00:00]

Links mentioned:

Connect with Emily Instagram | Twitter | Website

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