Podcast #280 // Alexia Vernon on Stepping into Your Moxie

Alexia Vernon is the author of the book, Step into Your Moxie: Amplify Your Voice, Visibility, and Influence in the World. Branded a “Moxie Maven” by President Obama’s White House Office of Public Engagement for her unique and effective approach to women’s empowerment, Alexia is a sought-after speaking and leadership coach to female (and male) executives, entrepreneurs, media personalities, and change makers who want to spread their ideas, positively impact people’s lives, grow their businesses, and advance their thought leadership. Alexia is the creator of the Spotlight speaking community, and she has supported thousands of speakers through her online trainings, live events, The Spotlight Speaker Accelerator coaching program, and her premier mastermind, the Spotlight Speakers Collective. A renowned women’s empowerment speaker who has committed her life to showing women how to “step into their moxie®”, since winning the Miss Junior America competition as a college freshman, Alexia has delivered transformational keynotes and corporate trainings for Fortune 500 companies, college campuses, professional associations, the United Nations, and she has delivered a TEDx talk on the future of feminism.

Alexia has gotten her gab on with media such as CNN, NBC, ABC, CBS, Forbes.com, Inc.com, European Business Review, and Women’s Health Magazine. Alexia lives in Las Vegas, Nevada with her partner in business and life, Stephen, and their precocious, wide-eyed daughter.

In this interview, Alexia and I discussed the definition of moxie and what it means our daily life, why we feel the need to be liked and how we can move through those feelings towards our more authentic selves, and monitoring our self talk.

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