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Swing for the Fences — Podcast with Tara Sophia Mohr

Tara Sophia Mohr headshotIn this recording of our July teleclass, “Swing for the Fences,” author Tara Sophia Mohr illuminates the psychology of “playing small” and provides some great ideas for learning how to play big instead.

Listen to the fascinating 30-minute session below, and then visit to download her free “Ten Rules for Brilliant Women” workbook.


Key points:

– Women often don’t see their own brilliance and potential, yet many have a vague sense that they’re “playing small in life”

– “Playing big” means something different for everyone. It doesn’t necessarily involve more wealth & prestige–it can mean making a bold career move or unleashing your creative side

– To play big, it’s essential to recognize and embrace your calling in life. Tara shares tips on how to do that.

– “We never have everything that we need to do the calling at the outset. We aren’t who we would need to be to complete the calling.”

– Obstacles are largely internal – an unchecked inner critic trampling your dreams, bad speech habits like using ten common words & phrases that diminish the importance of what you’re saying

– You can master the inner critic by developing your inner mentor

Listen to the full recording or download the transcript below for much more detail on these points, plus hear Tara explain what her work empowering women has to do with her 5-month-old son.

Tara Sophia Mohr is the founder of the global Playing Big leadership program for women and author of the forthcoming book, “Playing Big: Find Your Voice, Your Mission, Your Message,” slated for release October, 2014. An expert on women’s leadership and well-being with a deep commitment to amplifying women’s voices, Mohr empowers women to play bigger in their work and in their lives. Mohr’s unique approach, which blends inner work with practical skills training, and weaves together both intellectual rigor and intuitive wisdom, has attained a large following.  Her “10 Rules for Brilliant Women” have struck a chord with hundreds of thousands of women around the world.  She is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post and has been featured on national media ranging from “TODAY,” to Harvard Business Review. Visit to learn more.

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