Today we spoke with entrepreneur and writer JeVon McCormick about self-leadership, overcoming bias and prejudice and building a better society.

McCormick came from a troubled background — his dad was a pimp and his mother a sex worker, and he grew up a mixed-race kid who felt he didn’t fit…


Dan Pontefract is the CEO and founder of The Pontefract Group, a consultancy whose aim is to improve leadership and organizational culture. He’s the author of four books including “Lead, Care, Win: How to Become a Leader Who Matters.” …


Global human resources and talent development executive Amy P. Kelly presents six tips for building a corporate culture post-COVID-19. …


Joya Dass in Conversation with Barbara Zuleger

Barbara Zuleger is the owner of Performance Partners Coaching. She recently took one of her clients from running a six-figure business and helped her scale to seven figures, then diversify into another venture. Here she shares her tips for how to develop and grow your company.

The Seven Building Blocks of Growth

Zuleger suggests seven building…


Sparked by Charlie Bleecker’s blog post

This picture was taken at a LadyDrinks event several years ago. It was a mother-daughter event at Dylan’s Candy Bar in midtown. …


Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Jenna Fagnan of Teremana Tequila discuss production

Beginnings

Jenna Fagnan was born in a small Inuit village in Alaska. The daughter of parents working in non-profit organizations, she grew up in Oregon and Swaziland. …


Executive Coach and Consultant Liz Bentley here describes her six-step method for personal growth, leading towards that elusive seven-figure salary. …


Photo credit: Mandar Parab-Photography

Thursday June 7th, LadyDrinks founder Joya Dass hosted a fireside chat with Shilpa Shah, Chief Experience Officer and Co-Founder of the direct to consumer luxury goods brand Cuyana.

Shilpa spoke candidly about being an Indian female entrepreneur and the headwinds she faced from her own family when she was launching…


Becoming fully invested, obsessed even, with one’s purpose is the hallmark of many successful companies. It can also help brands to differentiate themselves in competitive marketplaces. Sylvain enables companies to find their corporate purpose, align all their activities and departments with it, and grow.

Replacing the outmoded concept of a…


In this talk, leadership coach Tracey Ward talks to Joya Dass about her seven-step process for building greater self-confidence and combating one’s internal critic.

Like many women, Ward was told by her mother “if you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything”. Although well-meaning advice, this tendency, when internalized as…

Joya Dass

I am the founder of LadyDrinks, teaching South Asian executive women & founders how to market their most important asset — themselves

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