Playing Big

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October 14, 2014

Tara Sophia Mohr is an expert on women’s leadership and well-being, best known as the creator of the global “Playing Big” leadership program for women. A unique voice who blends intellectual rigor with intuitive wisdom, Tara is the author of the book Playing Big: Find Your Voice, Your Mission, Your Message. In this episode, Tara speaks with Tami about overcoming the fear that can stop us from realizing our most cherished dreams, creating what Tara calls a “success architecture” for actualizing what we most want to bring forward in the world, and a vision of leadership that celebrates diversity and embraces the contributions of brilliant women. (63 minutes)

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Tara Mohr is the founder of the global Playing Big leadership program for women and author of the forthcoming book, Playing Big: Find Your Voice, Your Mission, Your Message, to be published by Penguin in October 2014. An expert on women's leadership and well-being with a deep commitment to amplifying women's voices, Tara empowers women to play bigger in their work and in their lives.

With an MBA from Stanford University and her undergraduate degree in English literature from Yale, Tara takes a unique approach that blends inner work with practical skills training, and weaves together both intellectual rigor and intuitive wisdom. She is also a certified coach, trained by the Coaches Training Institute.

Her "10 Rules for Brilliant Women" have struck a chord with hundreds of thousands of women around the world.

Tara has mobilized more than 2000 bloggers to write about girls in the developing world through her Girl Effect Blogging Campaign. In 2010, Tara was honored as a Girl Champion by the Girl Effect organization, which supports girls' education in the developing world.

Tara is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post and has been featured on national media ranging from TODAY to Harvard Business Review. She is also a poet, and the author of Your Other Names: Poems for Wise Living.

Visit www.taramohr.com to learn more.

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Playing Big

Tara Sophia Mohr is an expert on women’s leadership and well-being, best known as the creator of the global “Playing Big” leadership program for women. A unique voice who blends intellectual rigor with intuitive wisdom, Tara is the author of the book Playing Big: Find Your Voice, Your Mission, Your Message. In this episode, Tara speaks with Tami about overcoming the fear that can stop us from realizing our most cherished dreams, creating what Tara calls a “success architecture” for actualizing what we most want to bring forward in the world, and a vision of leadership that celebrates diversity and embraces the contributions of brilliant women. (63 minutes)

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