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802: Carrie-Ann Barrow – Become a Business Queen

As a coach, of course I support both men and women in business, but a significant number of my clients are women. As a result, I was eager to interview Carrie-Ann Barrow and discuss her experiences a successful serial entrepreneur and as author of the book The Queen’s Decree. Carrie-Ann’s message is clear: at any age, you can reclaim your power to choose. In our inspiring conversation, we talk about issues that often impact women in business: prioritizing the creation of your own life, managing self-doubt and imposter syndrome, dealing with ageism and the pressure to “have it all together,” and more. We all have an inner queen, and there’s a lot to learn (for everyone!) in this episode!

Carrie-Ann Barrow is a successful serial entrepreneur and dynamic force determined to help women discover their dreams and live with unshakable confidence. She transforms the way women think about themselves, empowering them to reimagine what’s possible – in work and in life – and make their boldest visions real. She does this both in her writing and coaching. She shares her story and those of women she’s coached, in her book, The Queen's Decree, which became an Amazon #1 seller in Women and Business. Her message is clear, you can reclaim your power to choose at any age. She challenges women to honor and prioritize themselves and bring out their inner Queen! Carrie-Ann is an ICF-certified coach, Leadership Circle certified practitioner, Certified DISC Practitioner, a DISC Workshop Leader, and a Coaches Training Institute-certified Professional Co-Active Coach. A mother to three children, she lives on the eastern shore of Maryland.

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Carrie-Ann Barrow, thank you so much for being here!

Remember, you might be in business FOR yourself but you are not in business BY yourself.

Be your best self. Be proud and keep changing the world.

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