137: Nicole Hoglund on Leading with Vulnerability

vulnerabilityNicole Hoglund is a marketing + small business coach. Her experience in marketing started out in 2008 and has evolved as the industry has changed over those years. She loves all things that deal with your brand and getting your message out into the world through online marketing. She believes that attracting the right customers to your website through strategic intentional content marketing is how you can achieve your own version of success! In her free time she loves yoga, wine, her dog, + husband!

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Playing Small Moment

While working as an Account Manager at her previous job, Nicole had a contact she had a conflict with and this older gentleman’s disrespectful words made her feel small. And, she found herself playing small by letting self-doubt creep in. Nicole realized then she needed to stop internalizing what others say to her based on their own jealousy.

The Wake Up Call

Nicole had a wakeup call after her miscarriage, which led her to re-evaluate her life and career choices.

Style of Leadership

Leading by listening and cheering people on is Nicole’s style of leadership.

Current Leadership Challenge

Getting her voice heard and having people see her as a leader is Nicole’s leadership challenge.

What Are You Excited About?

Nicole is excited about the creation of her eCourse, which is for small business owners to take charge of their online content.

Leadership Practice

In order to be a better leader, Nicole has to practice these 3 things each day: tell her husband she loves him, take her dog for a walk, and shutdown her computer at 5 pm.

Book to Develop Leadership

For the Love: Fighting for Grace in a World of Impossible Standards by Jen Hatmaker

Advice For Younger Self

As a twin sibling, Nicole’s advice to her younger self is that it’s OK to be her own person and she doesn’t have to compete constantly with her twin

Inspirational Quote

“Celebrate what you want to see more of.” ~Thomas J Peters

Interview Links

Nicole Hoglund on Instagram

Nicole Hoglund on Twitter

Nicole Hoglund on Facebook

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