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Erin Hatzikostas on Using Authenticity as Your #1 Strategy to Win in Life and Business

The L3 Leadership Podcast with Doug Smith

Episode Summary: In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, Erin and Doug talk about how authenticity can be your superpower in your career, how she makes decisions, increasing employee engagement, leadership development, and more.About Erin Hatzikostas: Erin Hatzikostas is a former corporate CEO turned founder of b Authentic, Inc. She is an author, a TEDx and Keynote speaker, a career coach, a podcast cohost, and Running Man enthusiast. At the age of 42, Erin became the CEO of a nine-figure 1,000-employee healthcare financial company where she led a massive turnaround, tripling earnings and sending employee engagement skyrocketing in just three years. Just when things were going great, Erin decided to walk away from the corporate world. She realized it was her reliance on authenticity that allowed her to say yes to the big girl job, but also to achieve incredible results.Through her company, b Authentic Inc., she’s on a hellbent mission to eradicate the all-too-fake corporate environment by inspiring and enabling an army of people to crush their careers without compromising everything else.Erin is the friend, the mom, the coach, guru, and the boss you’ve always wanted all rolled into one.4 Key Takeaways:Erin discusses with Doug why she left the corporate world to start her own company. She talks about how she was able to drive employee engagement in her corporate job.She shares why she believes being authentic will help you get better results in your career.Erin talks about how she teaches others to grow as leaders through keynote speeches and workshops. Quotes From the Episode:“Authenticity does not mean to be yourself.”“Leadership shouldn’t be a popularity contest.”“It was my authenticity that drove results.”“People respect authority, but they follow authenticity.”Resources Mentioned:B AuthenticYou are a Badass by Jen SinceroHow I Built This PodcastSpeakernomics PodcastConnect with Erin:Website | Twitter | Facebook | Linkedin | Instagram | YouTubeIf you want to 10x your growth next year, I want to challenge you to launch or join an L3 Mastermind Group. Mastermind groups are groups of 6-12 leaders that meet together for at least one year to help each other grow, hold each other accountable, and do life together. Interested? Go to http://l3leadership.org/masterminds or email me at dougsmith@l3leadership.org.


27 Sep 2022

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Erin Hatzikostas | Authentic Leadership Showcase

Speakers Inc - Feel The Difference

Erin Hatzikostas is an internationally-recognized leader on the impact of authenticity in the workplace. She is the founder of b Authentic inc, where she’s leading a movement to eradicate the workplace of its BS and make it a fundamentally more authentic place. Erin is a former Corporate CEO turned Professional Pot-Stirrer. She is the best-selling author of You Do You(ish), a TEDx speaker, coach-sultant, and the co-host of an offbeat career and leadership podcast, b Cause with Erin & Nicole. Her talks have reached hundreds of thousands of people and her thought leadership has been featured on ABC, CBS and published in Business Insider, Fast Company, Well+Good, among several others. Erin spent her career “first half” working in the corporate world, where at the age of 42, she became the CEO of a large healthcare financial institution. In just three years, she took a struggling company and led a massive turnaround, tripling earnings and sending employee engagement skyrocketing. Her secret? Radical authenticity. Erin holds a BBA in Statistics from Western Michigan University and an MBA in Finance and Marketing from the University of Connecticut.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/wespeak-speakersinc/support


30 Jun 2022

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Erin Hatzikostas - Authenticity Always Wins: How Authenticity Isn’t About You, but the Connections You Create

Making Sales Social Podcast

Visit her website https://www.bauthenticinc.com/ You can reach out to Erin Hatzikostas at . You can also visit her websites:Connect with Erin Hatzikostas on LinkedIn  and on Twitter


15 Mar 2022

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Creating Inspiration with Simplicity and Authenticity with Erin Hatzikostas

Build Your Success

Erin Hatzikostas is a small-town girl that somehow became a big(ish) time executive. At the age of 42 she stepped up to be the CEO of a 9 figure, 1,000-person corporation. On this episode we learn how Erin discovered some hard lessons through an employee feedback survey. Erin has left the corporate world to follow her passion to encourage and model authentic leadership. She has a saying that “People respect authority, but they follow authenticity” Please enjoy, subscribe and share. https://buildcs.net brianb@buildcs.net https://bauthenticinc.com


25 Jan 2022

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103. Find Your Passion and Master Your Future | Erin Hatzikostas

Stuck to Unstoppable

Erin Hatzikostas is a former corporate CEO turned founder of b Authentic inc. She is an author, TEDx and keynote speaker, career coach, podcast co-host, and Running Man enthusiast. At the age of 42, Erin became the CEO of a 9-figure, 1,000 employee healthcare financial company where she led a massive turnaround, tripling earnings, and sending employee engagement skyrocketing in just three years. And just when things were going great, Erin decided to walk away from the corporate world. She realized that it was her reliance on authenticity that not only allowed her to say yes to the big-girl job but also to achieve incredible results. Through her company, b Authentic inc., she's on a mission to eradicate the all-too-fake Corporate environment by inspiring and enabling an army of people to crush their careers, without compromising everything else. In her new book, You Do Youish: Unleash Your Authentic Superpowers to Get the Career You Deserve, Erin Hatzikostas casts aside the decades-old career advice you’ve likely heard for way too long: lean in, executive presence, network, blah, blah, blah. Instead, her book is written to help you see that there's a different, better way to have success and get great results. NEXT STEPS MENTIONED IN THIS VIDEO: 1. Visit her website at bauthenticinc.com. TOPICS DISCUSSED IN THIS VIDEO: – Intro – People Respect Authority, But They Follow Authenticity – What Does it Mean to Be Truly Authentic – Element of Fear with Authenticity – How Were You Able to Shake Desire to Want Conventional “Safe” Way of Life? – Why Do This Book Right Now – Living Lives that Don’t Belong to You – Your Authentic Self Changes All the Time – It’s Called Growth – Shattering Stereotypes – Do It Your Own Way – Coaching Advice – b Cause Podcast – Light the Light At the End of the Tunnel on Fire – What’s Your Definition of Stuck? – What’s Your Definition of Unstoppable? ABOUT ME: Hi, I'm Stephen Scoggins. After fighting from homelessness and depression to build multiple businesses employing hundreds of amazing people, I've learned a lot about what it really takes to overcome your limitations and build your dream life. Now, my goal is to help one million people get from where they are today, to where they want to be in life. To help with that, I'm releasing videos on this channel several times per week and posting regularly on social media. On this YouTube channel, I interview the world's foremost thought leaders on what it takes to master your life. I also have a library of free resources, downloadable eBooks, and personality tests to help you become the person you always wanted to be. Just check out my websites below! MASTER YOUR LIFE WITH FREE RESOURCES: My website: https://www.stephenscoggins.com Free eBooks & Resources: https://www.stephenscoggins.com/resources My Blog: https://stephenscoggins.com/blog/ Stuck to Unstoppable Podcast: https://stephenscoggins.com/stuck-to-unstoppable/ CONNECT WITH ME ON SOCIAL MEDIA: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stephen_scoggins/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stephenscoggins/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephenscoggins Twitter: https://twitter.com/stephen_scoggin


7 Jan 2022

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Authenticy with Erin Hatzikostas

Clowning Around Podcast

Join Em Stroud and her Clown Barbara as they chat all things Authenticity.  How can we really connect with who we really are?  What are the steps to take so we can truly be authentic without it sounding like unicorn poo (though there is nothing wrong with unicorns obv!) What does being authentic mean to Barbara and her world?  How can you be in tune with who you really are at work and in life? And much much more.. Erin’s Social Media:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bAuthenticInc Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erinhatzikostas LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erin-hatzikostas/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ErinHatzikostas About Erin: Former Corporate CEO turned Professional Pot-Stirrer, Erin Hatzikostas, is creating a movement to rid the workplace of the BS by helping people and companies see that authenticity can actually be their secret weapon to success. After becoming a CEO of a 9-figure company at the age of 42 and leading a massive financial and cultural turnaround, Erin decided to walk away and solve what broke her heart: the immense lack of authenticity in the workplace. She’s now a best selling author, TEDx and keynote speaker, podcast co-host, and coach-sultant that has redefined what it means to be authentic. Her Six Principles of Strategic Authenticity (H.U.M.A.N.S.) turns what feels a bit like fluffy unicorn doo-doo into a much more nuanced, actionable, and powerful concept. Erin believes that authenticity isn’t a way of being; it’s a way of doing. Authenticity actually isn’t about you either. It’s about the connections, trust, and ultimately, success that comes from doing things less normal, more messy… more human. Today we scratch the surface on this concept and give you small but powerful steps you can take to start using authenticity as your new secret weapon to success. Her book, You Do You(ish): Unleash Your Authentic Superpowers to Get the Career You Deserve


27 Jul 2021

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97 - Radical Authenticity w/ Erin Hatzikostas

She Sells Radio

Today on She Sells Radio, Elyse is sitting down with Erin Hatzikostas to talk about elevating your business through radical authenticity. Erin is a former Corporate CEO turned Professional Pot-Stirrer. She's the CEO & Founder of b Authentic inc, and a best-selling author, TEDx speaker, career coach, nationally-published thought-leader, and podcast co-host of b Cause with Erin & Nicole. In February of this year, Erin released her first book, You-Do-You-ish: Unleash Your Authentic Superpowers to Get the Career You Deserve. Erin spent her first 22 professional years in the corporate world, stepping into huge roles and finding massive success. Just as she was at her best, she had the itch to do something new. When she made the announcement that she would be leaving her position at her corporate job, many of her colleagues commented that they would miss her authenticity. This was a lightbulb moment. Erin wasn’t just walking around with an uninhibited version of herself, it was an intentional effort to be authentic. She had learned to use authenticity as her secret weapon--her superpower--and she wanted to show others how they could do the same.  There is certainly a balance of authenticity and how much you share. Authenticity doesn’t mean full transparency. You’re not going to go into a Town Hall Meeting and talk about your cuddle sesh last night. Defining authenticity is vital--it’s much more nuanced than just being yourself. Erin boiled down this concept into an acronym--HUMANS: Humility, Unexpectedness, Modeling, Adapting, Narrating, and Sparking. Once you understand these principles (outlined in her book), you can see the difference between “being yourself” and being truly authentic. From there, there’s no limit to being authentic.  There are factors that can hold people back from being authentic. Erin mentions that we tend to emulate behaviors we see around us. It’s easy to get caught in a vortex of following others because it feels safe. The question is how to get over that. It’s about the experience. One--it’s not about you. Authenticity is about how you can better connect with people. It’s getting people to recognize the similarities you share. Authenticity is also incredibly contagious. When you start to be authentic, you unlock a power within yourself. For most people, it’s more of a release than a pivot. You no longer have to be rigid! The underlying message is you can do things your own way. This isn’t about changing people, it’s about changing their addictions. You can ignite fires for others with your own authenticity.  Women have an advantage when it comes to authenticity, Erin says. She says often, women have been conditioned to shy away from higher positions.  There is a fear of compromise--sacrificing family time, health, and other important factors. When you start to empower authenticity, it cuts through the fear and allows you to commit to what you genuinely care about.  In sales, authenticity is massive. Of the six principles Erin talks about, Narrating plays a huge role. Trying to sell through traditional means doesn’t always work and sometimes, just doesn’t feel good. By incorporating storytelling and a certain level of sharing vulnerability, you open a window for relatability. Erin's final tip is the 50/50 rule. Take 50% of everything you learn, and fill in the rest of the way with your own work. Innovate and evolve! LINKS bauthenticinc.com https://www.amazon.com/You-Do-ish-Authentic-Superpowers-ebook/dp/B08W5C9HV7/ref=cm_cr_arp_d_product_top?ie=UTF8 @ErinHatzikostas


4 May 2021

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Unleash Your Authenticity with Erin Hatzikostas

Highlights with Erin King

We’ve all questioned whether or not we are showing up consistently as our truest self, whether in person or behind the screen. Erin Hatzikostas is the CEO of B Authentic inc, a career coach, TEDx speaker, podcast host, and mom of two who, most impressively, is not afraid to do the running man dance in public. She is also the author of the bestselling book, You Do You(ish) and is an absolute dynamo! As someone whose superpower is her radical authenticity, Erin knows just how transformative being deeply genuine is. She shows us how to stand out, foster connection, and live an all-around better life.  But what does it actually mean to be authentic? In this episode, you’ll hear Erin’s expanded definition of authenticity and why she established a framework for it, even though being authentic is not a one-size-fits-all thing. Her mission is to give people the training wheels to help them thrive in all the ways they can. You will also hear about why trying to be “normal” can lead to you feeling small and constricted. It might feel uncomfortable when you take the leap to show up with greater authenticity, but as Erin highlights, you can start small in a way that makes sense for you.  If you are in a season of your life where you feel like you are held back or you want to pursue a new venture then Erin’s authenticity framework can help you look up and see the endless mountaintops you are capable of climbing! In this episode you’ll: Learn about the 50% rule, where you learn from others AND do things your own way.  Expand your understanding of what it really means to be authentic.   Discover principles to use when exploring authenticity.  Get comfortable with the fact that being authentic in different spaces is an ongoing experiment.  Open yourself up to authenticity because it is always going to help you level up  Rethink the steps you have been taught to succeed and discover the power of being strategic to stand out.  Find value in looking up to make sure you are seeing all that is out there for you.  Gain actionable steps to help you get started on your journey of expanded authenticity. Tweetables: “Authenticity almost always wins. It almost always wins. And so, you’ve got to do your own experiments.” — @ErinHatzikostas [0:16:56] “As much success as you have, the crazy thing is, there is almost always a new mountaintop to climb, and a lot of times, they are even higher but they look different and we should always remember to just keep climbing.” — @ErinHatzikostas [0:24:14] “Authenticity is about exposing who you are when people least expect it.” — @ErinHatzikostas [0:27:06] Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode: B Authentic inc You Do You(ish) Erin Hatzikostas on LinkedIn Erin Hatzikostas on Instagram Erin Hatzikostas on Twitter ‎b CAUSE with Erin & Nicole ‘Why you don’t have to compromise for your career’ You’re Kind of a Big Deal Luvvie Ajayi Jones Professional Troublemaker Erin King The post Unleash Your Authenticity with Erin Hatzikostas appeared first on erinking.com.


5 Apr 2021

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A Journey of a Corporate CEO turned "Professional Pot-Stirrer," Author, TEDx Speaker and Coach - Erin Hatzikostas

The KORE Women Podcast

This week on the KORE Women podcast Dr. Summer Watson welcomes Erin Hatzikostas. Erin is the CEO of b Authentic Inc, is a Career Coach, a Speaker to include a TEDx, podcast co-host of b Cause with Erin & Nicole, is the Author of “You Do Youish" and she is an Edu-Tainer.   Erin is a former Corporate CEO turned "Professional Pot-Stirrer." She is on a hell-bent mission to help people have the big career they deserve without compromising everything else. If you would like to connect with Erin you can reach her at: www.bauthenticinc.com and on YouTube, Instagram, FB, and LinkedIn. Thank you for taking the time to listen to the KORE Women podcast and being a part of the KORE Women experience. You can listen to The KORE Women podcast on your favorite podcast directory - Pandora, iHeartRadio, Apple Podcast, Google Podcast, YouTube, Spotify, Stitcher, Podbean, and at: www.KOREWomen.com/podcast. Please leave your comments and reviews about the podcast and check out KORE Women on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. You can also learn more about Dr. Summer Watson and KORE Women at: www.korewomen.com.


16 Mar 2021

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39. You Do You-ish with Erin Hatzikostas

She Who Wins

Girl, you do you—ish.Isn’t that what we all aspire to do? Be our full, authentic selves?My next guess wear’s ALL of the hats ????. She’s a mom, wife, TedX Speaker, podcast host, former CEO of a major corporation, and now author. She has smashed all of the glass ceilings by doing things her way and she has lived to talk about it. She quit her corporate job when she was at the top of her game b/c she wanted to help others climb the corporate ladder and have a life that is authentic. Her new book You Do You-ish is so much fun and so inspirational.I am so honored to call this woman my friend, mentor, and inspiration. Meet @erinhatzikostas.Guest Contact Info https://www.instagram.com/erinhatzikostas


9 Mar 2021