098: Achieving High Performance and Leadership as an Entrepreneur | Dr. Shelly-Ann Gajadhar
The Value with Kevin ValleyMay 19, 2024x
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098: Achieving High Performance and Leadership as an Entrepreneur | Dr. Shelly-Ann Gajadhar

This episode features educator and high-performance coach Dr. Shelly-Ann Gajadhar. Dr. Shelly is the founder and Mentor of a women’s mentorship online community of 200+ women called the Go Bravely Mentorship Community and the Author of a daily inspirational book for women entitled Go Bravely: Building Confidence Daily. Having shifted careers from law to business and academia, she blends academic principles with effective management and mindful leadership, delivering rapid results.

In this episode, Dr. Shelly talks about her PhD journey and challenges as a black woman pursuing a PhD. in the UK. She imparts her insights on performance management, a crucial skill for entrepreneurs seeking to excel in their endeavours. Moreover, she also dropped a lot of tips on various topics spanning brand identity, task management, and product launches.

Get ready to delve into a wealth of knowledge in this episode as we kickstart our journey toward high performance together.


  • 00:00 Unlocking Self-Leadership and High Performance
  • 00:57 Podcast Introduction: High-Performing Entrepreneurs
  • 02:32 Journey of Transformation: From Law to Leadership
  • 04:48 Navigating Challenges as a Caribbean Academic in the UK
  • 07:05 Activism and Advocacy: Championing Diversity in Academia
  • 19:25 The Genesis of 'Go Bravely': Turning Mantra into Movement
  • 23:20 Mentorship and Building a Community of Empowered Women
  • 33:02 High Performance Coaching: Legacy, Vision, and Systems
  • 39:04 The Power of Staying in Your Lane
  • 39:45 The Impact of Focusing on Your Audience
  • 40:22 Leveraging Influence Over Imitation
  • 40:51 Redefining Success Through Discipline and Inspiration
  • 41:26 Task Management vs. Time Management: A New Approach
  • 45:16 Planning Your Week for Maximum Productivity
  • 51:48 The Magic of Writing Things Down
  • 56:02 Strategies for Successful Product Launches
  • 01:04:39 From Message to Movement: Upcoming Leadership Bootcamp
  • 01:04:51 Vision and Growth: The Future of Alphastute
  • 01:09:38 Innovative Ideas and Personal Projects
  • 01:12:17 Final Thoughts: The Dream Chose You




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