416: Crafting a positive holiday experience with Anese Cavanaugh


In this episode with repeat guest Anese Cavanaugh, we discuss how to create a positive holiday experience for yourself and those you love, how taking care of others starts with taking care of yourself, the 5 steps of intentional impact, how to close out the old year, and start the new year on the right foot.

Anese Cavanaugh is devoted to helping people show up and bring their best selves to the table in order to create significant positive impact in their lives. She is the creator of the IEP or (Intentional Energetic Presence®) method, an advisor and thinking partner to leaders and organizations around the world, and author of Contagious Culture: Show Up, Set the Tone, and Intentionally Create an Organization That Thrives 

Show notes…

Favorite Success Quote or Mantra

“Where ever you go, there you are.”

Resources Mentioned

How to close out old year

  • Write a letter to the old year as if it were a partner discussing:
    • What you learned
    • Who you became
    • What the most exciting things were
    • What the hardest things were
    • How did those hard things help you form your leadership

How to start your new year

  • Write a letter to the incoming year as if it were a partner, discussing:
    • What you want from the new year
    • What you want to create
    • What you want to feel
    • How you want to show up
    • What support you’ll need
    • what you’d like to learn
    • What the new year can count on you for


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