Back in the summer of 1981, Phil Collins released his monster hit “In the Air Tonight”.
Today, like 30 years later, that song is still on a lot of people’s “all-time-favorite” list.
I honestly don’t know of anyone who could resist throwing their arms up and start to “air-drum” when, at the 3:15 time stamp, Collins seriously hit the drums.
Truth is – technically, that drum piece wasn’t all that impressive. It took a musical genius like Collins to build up the pressure in the 3:14 BEFORE he masterfully hit the drums.
Nobody could turn off the radio before those drum sounds had hit the speakers – nobody. We were all waiting for it… anticipating.
Here’s the Google Video of “In the Air Tonight”.
Just click the link and listen to the music while reading the rest of this email.
It will certainly help set the stage for something as important as what I have to tell you today.
Can you hear the music? Cool!
Here’s the real reason I’m emailing you today…
When Jo and I first met, immediately this “bond” of friendship was created that I knew would last a lifetime.
You know when it happens but, with Jo, it just felt right.
We don’t always agree with each others opinions, but when it comes to being comfortable in their own skin… Loving themselves for who they are… we’re two peas in a pod. You could call us the peanut butter and jelly of women’s self love. We simply share the same views about celebrating what makes you uniquely… you…
Jo and I have been helping women for the longest time. We’ve seen every ‘women’s fad’ come and go. We’ve seen all the lies, the worthless schemes, the bullshit being peddled by “the others”.
Both Jo and I have said “no, thanks” to countless offers being made to us by big names in the women’s space, simply because we could see through the scam they were trying to pull on all of you.
Before you start to think that we are the “Goody Two-Shoes” of Women’s Self Love – that was not the point I was trying to make.
We simply value learning dramatic self love MUCH more than the “fads” that are being spoon-fed (more like – stuffed down your throat) to you on a daily basis.
Can you guess what the ONE strategy is that both Jo and I choose above literally everything else?…
It’s about reinventing yourself as the person you want to be, then becoming them, every day…
Yup – the one thing you can do is learn to become you… .
Nothing works better. Just look at yourself – what’s more important to love…? We need to learn to love ourselves better…
Let me take a second to introduce you to Jo, so you have a little context…
Jo Miller is a professional women’s leadership coach, delivering more than 70 presentations each year to audiences of up to 1,200 women. She travels all over the world, from Latin America to the Asian Pacific.
She’s an Aussie Spitfire, witty and wildly intelligent, kind.
She manages a women’s education empire that delivers education online and in person to thousands and thousands of women annually.
She is kind of like Yoda…
Her stories pull you in and leave you with a surprising lesson at the finish…
Oh, and she is a bad-ass…
She drags me to get my body frozen, claiming it helps me (I think she may enjoy seeing me tortured).
So she started writing a book a year ago…
I remember talking to her about it at the time. She was so excited.
The book is called “Woman of Influence: 9 Steps to Build Your Brand, Establish Your Legacy, and Thrive”
I know, weird that we would be friends… We don’t think alike at all!
So I want you to do something for me.
I want you to:
Consider ordering her book.
If you come to the studio, you have been through change.
This book is a great next step for women who have made it through their initial changes and are looking to maximize their leadership legacy.
You can order it here.
P.S. Jo Miller is one of my dearest friends and I want you (and your company or organization) to buy her book and pay her to speak. Her stuff works.
P.P.S. Women come to me all the time and say something like this, “I want you to collaborate with me to do… X, Y, Z.”
Public service announcement: If you want something of value from someone, you have to give value in return. You can pay them for their time or you can give them something of value.
P.P.P.S. This video is from 2016, a few days after I met Jo for the first time for drinks (with two other women I didn’t know). After the meeting, I sent her this video, as a thank you. Over the course of four years, we have become close. We went to the roller derby last weekend. She is coaching me on speaking! I try to help her, but she is so good, she doesn’t need much!
So go out there and make valuable connections! Hugs, Cat!