In The Turn

A Blog by Elise Mitchell

The Secret to Achieving Early Success – and Appreciating It

Meet my friend Rachel Bell – wife,  mom and successful entrepreneur. She founded her company, Shine, in the UK in […]

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Facing Your Fears: Overcoming What Scares You Most

“Are you fearless?” A reporter once asked me that question. How I wish I could have answered her with a […]

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My Dear Mackenzie, Always Believe You Can — #InternationalWomensDay

Dear Mackenzie: “If you fumble raising your children, nothing else you do in life matters very much.” I happened upon […]

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Stepping Up in Leadership: What You Need to Know to Succeed as Your Career Expands

The night before my first day in my very first leadership position, my stomach was in knots. I tried to […]

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VIDEO: How Smart Risk-Taking Can Drive Your Business Forward

I’m so happy to introduce you to my good friend Kara Trott, CEO, Quantum Health. In my book, Leading Through the […]

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How to Thrive in the Face of Conflict

Few things in life are certain. An old adage narrows down the list to two items: death and taxes. But […]

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Three lessons this entrepreneur can teach you about the power of people-first leadership

Meet John Hall, founder and CEO of an award-winning content marketing agency called Influence & Co. John is also the […]

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Three Essential Steps to Make Your Dreams a Reality

View this blog on Facebook Live here. “I Have a Dream” is one of my favorite Martin Luther King speeches. […]

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Three ways you can lead more effectively in these changing times

May you live in interesting times. I’ve never been sure if that’s a blessing or a curse. But the year […]

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Three Tips for Making New Year’s Resolutions Stick

The beginning of the year is the time most of us set goals for ourselves. It feels great to be […]

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Best Last-Minute Shopping Tip Ever: Give the Gift of Yourself

Hey everyone I have a couple of tips for you today – and I want to start with my best […]

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 5 Things You Can Do to Avoid BurnOut

How are you sleeping these days? Do you find yourself lying awake night after night processing challenges you face at […]

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VIDEO: You’ve Reached Your Destination – What Now? – Claire Bridges, Founder and Chief Spark, Now Go Create

Have you ever worked really hard to accomplish a BIG goal, and then once you got there thought: “Okay, I’m […]

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How motorcycling helped me find the right balance between success and happiness

Motorcycling is truly an out-of-body experience. I first got on the back of a motorcycle 10 years ago while vacationing […]

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My Story…and I’m Pretty Sure It’s Your Story, Too

Welcome!  After months of preparation and lots of help, I’m excited to be launching this new website and blog. I’m glad […]

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    Are you stuck on a difficult decision?

    When we face the most complex and critical decisions as a leader, we need the right tools to help us get the job done. The most successful leaders have put a few fundamentals in place.

    This guide includes a step-by step process for effective decision-making as well as two hands-on resources to help you make the toughest calls.


    What does it take to win as an entrepreneur?

    As a entrepreneur, you will face many different challenges throughout the course of your leadership journey. Long hours, pressure, failure, loneliness are just a few. But once you’ve tasted the freedom and rewards of entrepreneurship, it becomes an irresistible siren’s song.

    This guide details six essential qualities of successful entrepreneurs and how embracing those qualities can help you drive your business forward.


    Are you living with purpose?

    Or do you wonder if what you do matters? When we are purpose-driven, we find greater joy in our work, even when it’s hard. Our purpose fuels us for the journey, no matter what obstacles, crossroads or detours we face. Ultimately, purpose can help us find a higher calling for our leadership.

    This guide will help you gain clarity about your purpose and the kind of life you want to lead. Two practical exercises take you through a very personal thought process, enabling you to write your own Purpose Statement.


    Discover how you can live a richer, fuller life.

    After too many years of focusing only on the destination, I’ve discovered a new way to live and lead. It starts with a journey mindset, and that has made all the difference. In this guide, I share seven proven practices that will inspire you to:

    • Accelerate toward your goals while being fully present on the journey
    • Reach the higher calling of leadership – and of course
    • Enjoy the ride

    We live in a rapidly changing world.

    The pace of change has never been greater, and its impact on organizations never more significant. As a leader, it’s your job to manage through change and leverage the opportunities change can present.

    This guide is a roadmap with five questions to help you and your team navigate the challenges you’re facing and develop a game plan for moving forward. It also includes a worksheet to chart your answers.

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