Conquering Self-Doubt An Interview with Joyce Roche
Have you ever thought to yourself, “I don’t deserve my success,” or “if people really knew me, they probably would not like me” or have you ever felt like an imposter in your own life? If so, Joyce Roche’ has some powerful wisdom to share with you. Joyce is a board member on 4 Fortune 500 companies, the former vice president of Avon and the author of The Empress Has No Clothes: Conquering Self-Doubt to Embrace Success. Joyce discusses the phenomenon of Imposter Syndrome, how to release self doubt, and begin to enjoy your journey of success!
As a trailblazer in the corporate world for 25 years, Ms. Roché mentored women by encouraging them to find their voices and take bold career risks to excel. Her vision for empowered businesswomen carried over into her work on behalf of girls when, in 2000, she assumed the role of president and CEO of Girls Inc., the nonprofit organization whose mission is to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold.
Before joining Girls Inc., Ms. Roché served as president and chief operating officer of Carson Products Company, and vice president of global marketing at Avon Products, Inc. While at Avon, Ms. Roché broke new ground, becoming Avon's fi rst African American female vice president, the first African American vice president of marketing, and the company's first vice president of global marketing. Ms. Roché has received widespread acclaim for her achievements in the business world: In 1998, Business Week selected her as one of the "Top Managers to Watch," and in 1997 she was featured on the cover of Fortune. In 2006, she received the Legacy Award during Black Enterprise magazine's "Women of Power Summit," and in 2007 she received the Distinguished Alumna Award from Columbia University Women in Business.
Ms. Roché is a graduate of Dillard University in New Orleans and holds an MBA from Columbia University. She has successfully completed Stanford University's Senior Executive Program and holds honorary doctorate degrees from Dillard University and North Adams State College. She currently sits on the board of directors of AT&T Inc., Macy's Inc., Tupperware Brands, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Inc., and the Association of Governing Boards. She is the chair of the board of trustees for Dillard University.
About Tammi Baliszewski:
Tammi Baliszewski is an ordained minister, has a Ph.D. in Holistic Life Counseling, is a Certified Hypnotherapist and a Certified Polarity Practitioner. She holds Bachelors of the Arts in Psychology and has completed the Masters Program in Spiritual Psychology at the University of Santa Monica and a second Masters Program entitled “Consciousness, Health and healing”. Tammi is a certified Art 4 Healing Facilitator and is Mandala Art Facilitator and Trainer. She is currently studying and teaching with Paul Heussenstamm world renowned artist, author, healer and teacher.
Tammi is an accomplished artist and published writer. Her first manuscript “Manifesting Love - From the Inside Out,” is now available. “Manifesting Love” is a spiritual, psychological, self-help book, that supports readers in coming into loving relationship with themselves, so they naturally and easily attract their ideal life partner.
As a spiritual counselor and a workshop facilitator, Tammi assists clients and participants in releasing blocks so that they might more fully claim, embrace and live up to their fullest potential. Through gentle direction and guided meditation Tammi helps those she works with tap into profound states of inner wisdom and inspired states of creativity. Her comprehensive teaching style and simple techniques bring about transformation on the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual levels.
Prior to pursuing her education in psychology, spirituality and the healing arts, Tammi worked as a licensed cosmetologist, image consultant, makeup artist, and personal trainer. Tammi has also worked as an actress, model and spokesmodel. She has also been featured in many commercials, television shows and films. As a cosmetologist, makeup artist, stylist, model and actress, Tammi’s focus was on beauty, fitness, nutrition, and health. Now as a hypnotherapist, Mandala Facilitator, Artist, Writer and Teacher, her focus is on beauty, healing and wholeness. However, rather than focusing on physical beauty and health, it is consciousness and the beauty of the soul that most intrigues her - beauty from the “inside out”.
Now Tammi is adding another dimension to her work with her show "Journey to Center" on Empower Radio.