The Psychology of Successful Women podcast with Shona Rowan explores the mindset, behaviour and success strategies of high-achieving women.

Shona Rowan is an inspirational speaker, high-performance coach and founder of The Psychology of Successful Women – Career Acceleration Program and podcast. Shona works with women all over the world to accelerate their careers, boost their performance and maximise their success – according to what success truly means to them. She also works with global companies to support, develop and retain their female talent  via practical workshops, inspirational events and high-performance coaching sessions.

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In this episode of The Psychology of Successful Women Podcast- Heidi Pass joins Shona Rowan to share her practical advice and top tips to boost your professional success.

Heidi talks to us about:

  • Her groundbreaking expedition to the Antarctic
  • Practical tips for overcoming fear and boosting resilience
  • The importance of building your own ‘personal board of directors’
  • Why progress trumps perfection
  • Why backing yourself is key to success
  • And so much more…..

About Heidi Pass:

Heidi has loved learning about the Earth and revealing its secrets through geochemistry for close to 20 years. A PhD qualified geochemist-geologist, she is one of two women globally to achieve the role of Chief Geochemist at a major mining company. Heidi’s adventurous spirit has taken her from the Arctic wilderness to the rugged Australian Outback and most recently Antarctica, as part of the largest ever expedition of women to the frozen continent. A keen speaker, inspiring pioneer and STEM role model, Heidi is passionate about enhancing gender equity to promote opportunity and growth for all. She has a love of Latin dancing and often has beach sand between her toes.

Connect with Heidi here:

Women in Technology WA

Women in Mining WA

About Shona Rowan

Shona Rowan is the founder of The Psychology of Successful Women program, podcast and community that specialises in helping ambitious women boost their success from the inside-out and thrive in the world of business. An international performance and mind-set consultant, inspirational speaker and high-performance coach for over 20 years – Shona is passionate about helping women unlock their unique potential and soar in their chosen field.

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