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KELLY RADI: Beyond the Summit Series

Posted by: Michelle Pape on Oct 18, 2019

Kelly Radi is a real-life Wonder Woman.

She has grit and passion. She is a wife and mother. A woman of faith. She believes in lifting others and pushing people to become even better versions of themselves.

She leverages 20+ years of diverse career experiences as an award-winning author, professional speaker, corporate spokesperson, PR executive, at-home mom, and entrepreneur to equip and empower her audiences to find—and use—their unique inner superpowers.

Some of Kelly’s clients include: Delta Air Lines, Women in Aviation, MN Department of Human Services, Spirit Sisters, Tri-CAP, Women in Trucking, Big Brothers Big Sisters, several high schools and universities, AND she is a past Women of Influence Speaker. 

Her recently-released book called Wonder-Full: Activate Your Inner Superpowers (No Cape Required) is a must-read for women who want to grow personally, professionally, and relationally—and live life to the fullest.

We caught up with Kelly to chat about life, her Women of Influence Summit experiences and what pushes her to think BEYOND self-imposed perceptions and limitations.


Posted by: Michelle Pape on Jun 9, 2019

Do you wish you had more confidence? Do you sometimes look at other people and wish you were as confident and self-assured?

One definition of self-confidence is an individual’s trust in his or her own capabilities, another is a belief that he or she can successfully face day to day challenges and demands.

Reflect for a moment on how self-confident you think you are. How confident do you feel around your work? What about your confidence when you are with friends and your family? How confident do you feel about making a presentation at work or talking to a stranger?

Experience Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

Posted by: Michelle Pape on Apr 8, 2019

Many of the people that I work with are always on the lookout for all the ways to become a better version of themselves. They of course are participating in coaching but they also read books, listen to podcasts spend time in reflection and are excellent goal setters.

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Five Tips to Prevent OverLoad

Posted by: Michelle Pape on Feb 28, 2019

The speed at which business and life operates seems to be overwhelming these days.

We rush out of bed, rush to get ready, rush to the office and then rush all day to get projects done and meet deadlines. Many times though it seems like the faster we work, the more work that piles up, and the harder we try to get caught up the more it sometimes feels like we fall behind. We are stressed. We are anxious. We are tired.

 You need more space.

You need more margin.

You need more peace.

But how?


Building Resilience

Posted by: Michelle Pape on Jan 24, 2019

Do you know any rubber-band people? People who, no matter what happens to them, always seem to bounce back. Despite whatever is going on in their life, an illness, a family tragedy, some bad luck, or any other type of misfortune, it never seems to keep them down. Life can stretch them to their breaking point, but – like a rubber band – they always find a way back to their original shape.

Would you like to know their secret?


Posted by: Michelle Pape on Nov 30, 2018

The season of thanksgiving reminds us of all the things we have to be thankful for, why not practice gratitude all year long? It’s proven that this practice can strengthen the immune system, improve mood, and regulate sleep.

With all of these benefits, you’ll be so grateful to add gratitude to your self-care routine. So here’s three tips to help you learn to be grateful.

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Posted by: Michelle Pape on Oct 26, 2018

Changing the world might seem like an insurmountable task, but I believe that’s because many people approach changing the world in the wrong way. They focus on trying to create wide-sweeping changes in the political and social structures around them. The problem is, these structures have been sturdy for so long that they are almost impossible to change.

Finding Your Courage

Posted by: Michelle Pape on Sep 26, 2018

Have you ever thought about the essential ingredient for growth? It’s the one thing you absolutely must have if you want to increase your ability to get better in any area. And yet it’s often the hardest thing for a person seeking growth to find.

Five Tips For Better Listening

Posted by: Michelle Pape on Aug 30, 2018

Over the years I have come to the conclusion that every person—no matter their profession or age—can benefit from being a better listener. Here are five tips that can help you listen effectively:


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5 Principles great leaders believe in

Posted by: Michelle Pape on Jun 26, 2018

Great leadership can be a difficult thing to understand. We certainly know a good leader when we’re working for one (or not working for one for that matter), but it's difficult to explain the specific actions that make a good leader so effective. Great leadership is dynamic. It changes us for the better, because a good leader helps us see the best for ourselves because ultimately they believe in us.  

The only certainty is a leader’s actions are driven by their principles. It’s through a leader’s actions that the essence of great leadership becomes apparent. Great leaders inspire trust and admiration through their actions, not just their words. They believe in their people, and this belief drives them to create an environment where people thrive. So let’s explore some of the driving principles that set great leaders apart.

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