Mary Tess Rooney - Discovering Your Heart Value and Walking in True Stride





Does your work light you up? Do you feel energized and happy with every step you take? Have you thought about whether your work and actions are in alignment with your heart? Mary Tess Rooney is the founder of True Stride, a movement to help individuals unlock their Heart Value to elevate everything they do. Mary is a Heart Value expert, author, speaker, and empowerment coach. She helps people align their feelings, choices, and actions with walking purposefully in life.


Mary was a strategy and communications executive whose cumulative experience helped ignite her passion for inspiring people and achieving success by acting on what lights up their hearts. She is the author of Heart Value: Feel Appreciated in Ways That Matter and Discover Your True Stride. She is super excited about releasing this new book that outlines a path of self-discovery to help each reader find their Heart Value and walk in their True Stride.


Today, we dive into what finding your Heart Value and True Stride means. We talk about how a disconnect can represent your work isn’t aligned with your Heart Value. We talk about honoring your heart and not being afraid to speak up. We also talk about how social norms have evolved and why it’s okay to share your accomplishments and achievements. It may even be your responsibility. Feeling energized and having effortless achievement may mean that you’ve stumbled upon your True Stride. We talk about prioritizing fun, the joy frequency grid, how to benefit from wise walks, and so much more.


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Mary Tess Rooney 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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Host Jeffrey Shaw is a Small Business Consultant, Brand Management Consultant, Business Coach for Entrepreneurs, Keynote Speaker, TEDx Speaker and author of LINGO and The Self Employed Life (May 2021). Supporting self-employed business owners with business and personal development strategies they need to create sustainable success.