Summary: We are professional butt-kickers. Success Bully is an elite accountability practice dedicated to supporting high performing “Type A”s who are looking to take their great to GREATER. Founded by Keita Williams, this rapidly growing practice develops bespoke 1:1 programs, group coaching programs, online courses and corporate workshops all centered on the powerful tools of goal setting and accountability. We have a coaching methodology (strategic butt-kicking) to help hone focus, create larger impact and achieve measurable results across personal and professional lives. The Success Bully team has facilitated workshops for notable brands like: Amazon, Alley to the Valley, Apptio, DomainTools, Facebook’s, Ladies Get Paid, Microsoft, Meredith Corp., PartnerTap, O’Reilly Media, and WeWork Labs. We believe success is a not just a journey, but a series of habits. On the Success Bully Podcast, Keita Williams (Success Bully Founder and Chief Strategist) breaks down those habits across time management, emotional state, goal setting, failure (#FailedIt) and accountability through relatable anecdotes and lively guests. Produced by Larj Media, new episodes post every Wednesday to help get you over the hump in your week. Be sure to check us out on successbully.com and keep up with our antics on Instagram & Twitter @successbully.
Question of the day. Are you busy or are you impactful? Season 2 Episode 23 of the Success Bully Podcast once again features the amazing Lydia Frank, VP of Content Strategy at Payscale. We discuss one of my favorite topics -- Goal Setting. Lydia offers insights that made me evaluate my goals for the next quarter. You cannot do it all in the next quarter or the next year. It’s important to “Pick the Right Things that Have the Most Impact.”
Season 2 Episode 22 of the Success Bully Podcast is dedicated to all of my career climbers and corporate dragon slayers. I am especially thrilled to welcome Lydia Frank, VP of Content Strategy at Payscale. Lydia shares her insights on how to “Craft Your Dream Job,” rather than constantly searching for the perfect role. Additionally, we discuss how authenticity is your best negotiation tool
Season 2 Episode 21 of the Success Bully Podcast has a retro feel. I am bringing back the most electrifying 8 minutes in podcasting for your enjoyment. We are going into the most challenging part of the year. The Summer Slowdown! It impacts female founders, entrepreneurs and career climbers alike. I encourage you to use the Summer Slowdown to your advantage! S.Y.S… Save Your Summer. I have 4 quick tips to keep you on track.
On Season 2 Episode 20 of the Success Bully Podcast, we welcome back the incredible Fran Dunaway, CEO of TomboyX. She shares her fundraising key learnings as well as a leadership lesson that will stick with me indefinitely. To foster creativity and diverse thought with our teams, we have to be comfortable with “Just Enough Friction to Make Things Great.” Thoughtfully handling conflict, creates brilliant ideas.
Episode 19 of Season 2 of the Success Bully Podcast features the spectacular Fran Dunaway, CEO & Founder of Tomboy X. Fran shares with us the TomboyX origin story from a kickstarter to a disruptive underwear juggernaut. She reminds us to embrace those “Rainbow Unicorn Moments” in entrepreneurship and life when the right people and resources magically appear to guide you in achieving your big vision.
Ambika Singh, CEO & Co-founder of Armoire, a woman’s guilt free closet, once again joins us for Season 2 Episode 18 of the Success Bully Podcast. In “Entrepreneurship is Such a Team Sport,” Ambika shares the importance of building a team outside of your business to support you on the journey. We also touch on the importance of being present when we are distracted as founders and keeping one day a week to yourself.
Get ready to get in your feels. Ambika Singh, CEO & Co-founder of Armoire, a subscription clothing service so #bossladies can have an endless closet for a fraction of the cost and hassle, joins us for Season 2 Episode 17 of the Success Bully Podcast. In “The Agony & Ecstasy,” Ambika shares with us the addictive nature of entrepreneurship when it comes to the emotional rollercoaster. She also gives us an insider glimpse into the future of machine learning in the world of fashion.
2:16 Make it a Goal to Show Up
Season 2 Episode 15 of the Success Bully Podcast pays tribute to the “F Word.” Not the one that gets me in trouble, but the other one “Failure.” Diane Najm, CEO and Founder of Photopad for Business joins me to talk about how she recovered from a perceived failure. A hint, it’s by not internalizing it. You have to listen to your customers and pivoted with both style and grace.
2:14 The Follow Up Folder
Amplify, Amplify, Amplify! Season 2 Episode 13 of the Success Bully podcast is all about the action. I’m thrilled to once again welcome Ruchika Tulshyan, author of “The Diversity Advantage,” who is also an award-winning inclusion strategist and keynote speaker to the show. Ruchika gets to the heart of the matter how can we support each other as women and especially women of color. The simple to use “Amplification Theory” is one way WE can easily support each other.
On Season 2 Episode 12 of the Success Bully Podcast, I’m thrilled to welcome Ruchika Tulshyan, author of “The Diversity Advantage,” who is also an inclusion strategist and keynote speaker to the show. In addition to talking actionable items to change the workplace for ALL women, we talk about a sure fire way to overcome your own imposter syndrome. Anchor your platform to a personal value statement, so you can confidently say “I am the expert here…”
Season 2 Episode 11, “Lean Into What You Do Know,” was a wowza moment for me and I hope it wows you as well! So often, we hesitate to get started out of the fear of what we don’t know rather than embracing our breadth and depth of experiences. I’m excited to welcome Shauna Swerland, CEO & Founder of Fuel Talent to the show. She shares how she got over her doubt by leaning on her 2 decades of experience to launch her own recruiting agency which is now one of the fastest growing companies in the state
In Episode 10 of Season 2 of the Success Bully podcast, we once again harness the power of the interwebs particularly “The Twitters.” Amber Osborne, the CMO of DogHead Simulation and internationally recognized Social Media Influencer who was voted “#2 Most Social CMO” by Forbes encourages us to do a gut check. In “Do Not Take Every Freakin Opportunity,” we talk about trusting ourselves, examining every opportunity with discernment and the future of virtual reality.
In Episode 9 of Season 2 of the Success Bully podcast, we harness the power of the interwebs particularly “The Twitters.” Amber Osborne, the CMO of Doghead Simulations and internationally recognized Social Media Influencer who was voted “#2 Most Social CMO” by Forbes shares her fascinating career arch as well as some useful tips to start, amplify and connect on social media as an individual or brand.