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Launch: Embracing Change and Resilience with Derek Sloan

Join Danielle, Cicely, and Priscilla on the More Than Graphics Podcast as they reunite to discuss mental health, emotional intelligence, and the power of launching in the tech and creative industries. They welcome a special guest to dive deep into a playbook for navigating these topics. Discover how the word “launch” can be both empowering and daunting in the world of tech and creativity. Tune in for insightful conversations and valuable perspectives from this dynamic trio on MTG.

As a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), Derek has experience providing mental health and behavioral health services to individuals, couples, and groups.To help clients find meaning and purpose Iutilize cognitive, existential, and a humanisticapproach.As a Certified Master Life Coach, Derek helps educate and inspire leaders and organizations. I enjoy the journey of helping leaders understand not only the “why” but also the “how” of their leadership.Derek works with leaders in various industry-leading organizations, helping them enhance their emotional intelligence, communication skills, and decision-making abilities. Helping organizations achieve their goals by prioritizing both leadership and mental health is a focus of Derek’s.For more of my content, you can listen to the Mental Stillness podcast on Spotify, Apple, Google, and YouTube. You can also stay connected at DerekCounsels.com and DerekLeads.com

[00:01:22] Launching in tech and creativity.

[00:06:13] Meeting people’s unique needs.

[00:08:17] Empathy and meeting people where they are.

[00:13:50] Therapist-client emotional connection.

[00:15:31] Therapeutic relationship boundaries.

[00:19:11] Therapy and finding the right fit.

[00:23:11] Launching and intensity.

[00:26:40] Handling triggers and dark places.

[00:31:42] Vulnerability in leadership roles.

[00:35:25] Vulnerability in sharing personal stories.

[00:37:33] Different perceptions of truth.

[00:42:15] Overcoming perfectionism in launching.

[00:45:16] Authenticity in leadership.

[00:49:09] Embracing new beginnings in life.

[00:53:20] Superhero powers and names.

[00:59:53] Golfing in Scotland and Ireland.

[01:02:24] Flash questions and reflections.

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Creative, multi-business owner, published author, wife and mom of 3. Book Danielle to speak at www.daniellemeadowsstinnett.com.

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