020: Bust Through the Struggles of Being a Minority Woman Entrepreneur with Annie Weller from the Leadership Lab

Annie is a business coach, consultant, author, and passionate serial entrepreneur. She is a true Northwesterner, raised a proud Spudder from Ridgefield, Washington, and is a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians. Annie has more than 16 years of experience as a small business owner, and has extensive experience with workplace strategic development, brand management, and marketing among may other talents. Later this fall she will be publishing her first book, The ‘E’ Word – Struggles of a Minority Woman Entrepreneur (THIS IS NOT A SELF-HELP BOOK). Annie currently serves as the Director-at-Large for the International Coaching Federation and Executive Director and Co-Founder of The Leadership Lab.

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Questions Answered in this Episode

·      Who is Annie Weller?

·      What does her business do?

·      Why should you embrace who you are within your business?

·      How can you get in touch with Annie?

Resources Shared in this Episode

·      Visit Annie’s Business Website Here

·      Contact Annie directly at: annie@annieweller.com

·      Book a coaching package with Annie & get a 20% discount + a free copy of her book, The ‘E’ Word – Struggles of a Minority Woman Entrepreneur (THIS IS NOT A SELF-HELP BOOK)

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Rhodes Perry

Rhodes Perry is a nationally recognized expert on LGBTQ and social justice public policy matters, with two decades of leadership experience innovating strategy management, policy and program solutions for corporations, government agencies, and non-profit organizations. At his core, Rhodes is an entrepreneur, where he most recently established Rhodes Perry Consulting, LLC, a national diversity and inclusion consulting firm that uses an intersectional approach to collaborate with leaders on creating solutions in the practice areas of strategy management, issue advocacy, and stakeholder engagement. Previously, Rhodes founded the Office of LGBTQ Policy & Practice at the New York City Administration for Children’s Services, and prior to this assignment he served as the founding Director of Policy at PFLAG National where he led the policy strategy and advocacy efforts for the organization’s 350 chapters. He cut his teeth serving as a Program Examiner at the White House Office of Management & Budget, where he improved upon federal benefit programs designed to provide assistance to low-income communities. Rhodes earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Gender Studies from the University of Notre Dame, and obtained a Master of Public Administration from New York University.