Ignite Your Confidence with Karen Laos

How to Transfer Confidence with Megan Leasher

Episode Summary

Wouldn’t it be amazing if you could transfer confidence from one area of your life to another? Perhaps borrow it and leverage elsewhere? Megan and I talk about how you can. Also, listen for the biggest mistake that she made and how she turned it around.

Episode Notes

Megan shares mentors in her life that may surprise you. She calls them “accidental mentors” who forced her to lead in a different way and helped her see the impact of her words on others. 

We discuss how we both love public speaking. She feels unstoppable and fearless!

What would she do differently? Speak up: she vulnerably shares how not speaking up to her boss’s boss kept her in an imprisonment of sorts.

Tangible Takeaways:

About Megan:

Dr. Megan Leasher is an award-winning industrial and organizational psychologist who is passionate about connecting challenge and compassion, insights and intuition, and faith and fearlessness into the design of talent-based solutions for individuals and organizations.


Currently, Dr. Leasher serves as the Chief Solutions Strategist for Talent Plus, a global HR-solutions firm whose mission is to leverage science to help people and organizations discover and develop talent, creating a world where people do what they are good at and enjoy.  She also serves on the Forbes HR Council, is an executive coach, and has led research initiatives for the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber and Women in the Marketplace, a ministry for working women.  Prior to her current role, she led talent management for Bon Secours Mercy Health as well as the people science practice for Macy’s Inc. 


An avid speaker, she has presented at national and regional conferences, corporate meetings, universities and non-profit events.  Dr. Leasher’s awards include the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology’s Distinguished Early Career Contributions Practice Award, Cincinnati’s Forty Under 40 and being honored as one of HR’s Rising Stars by Human Resource Executive Magazine and The 10 Most Influential Leaders in HR by Insights Success Magazine.  Dr. Leasher earned her Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Wright State University. 


Megan lives in northern Kentucky, where she loves coffee, bourbon and Converse Chuck Taylors. 

Connect with Megan:

LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/meganleasher/

Forbes profile:  https://profiles.forbes.com/members/hr/profile/Megan-Leasher-Chief-Solutions-Strategist-Talent-Plus/d4ea88c6-bd0f-4e74-bcd4-07e108925ccb

Talent Plus website:  https://talentplus.com/

About me:
Karen Laos is a keynote speaker and leadership coach equipping women to stand out with unshakable confidence. She specializes in communication: executive presence and compelling messages. Karen champions female business leaders to own their value and find their voice so they can be seen and heard. She also works with teams to create cultures of trust and function at their best.

Karen has coached leaders at Facebook, Google, Netflix, Uber, Sephora, Sony, Microsoft, Fidelity, Charles Schwab, Trip Advisor, Bacardi, Levi, and more. Karen’s style is fun, encouraging and results-oriented. She immediately moves past the “fluff” and gets straight to the issue (just ask her clients).

Connect with me:
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