May 21, 2019
Carol Leaman is a disruptor,
serial entrepreneur, award-winning thought leader, and is known as
“the woman who turned down a fabulous job at Google”. She is the
CEO of Axonify Inc., a Microlearning platform, and is one of
Canada’s Most Influential Female Entrepreneurs. She shares her
perspective on what it’s like to be the one leading people,
embracing our power as women, and what we need to get better at in
What You’ll Hear in This Episode:
even tech experts are real people, and you will see
Carol’s tech interest emerged from, and the path that led her to be
CEO of an early stage tech company.
she spoke her intentions loudly from a young age, and how we can
start to use our words and declarations to manifest our
Carrie refers to Carol as the “Martha Stewart of the tech
women have come into their power, and women question their own
abilities much less than they used to.
it starts with the belief that you are capable and worthy of
sharing your story and using your voice.
Carol got deliberate about choosing her travel and managing her
time to be present at both work and home.
highly risky decision to turn down Google, and the lesson of doing
what makes you happy and believing in yourself.
Axonify is, and they use three core cognitive principles to turn a
few minutes a day into a team’s long term success.
- Examples of how Axonify had a massive impact on
a company’s ROI, behavior change and safety.
- What’s next for Carol both personally and at
Carol feels so strongly about being a mentor, and her advice for
taking as much money as you can at first is definitely not the name
of the game and other takeaways that are crucial to
if you run a tech company, you can still struggle with
- “Start believing in yourself, and that you
don’t need to be anybody other than who you are.”
a huge risk taker in many ways, and I come from a belief and
confidence in myself.”
will have many ideas, so don’t work at something for 4-5 years that
is going nowhere.”
need sheer intestinal fortitude to be an entrepreneur.”
- “Spend your money wisely.”
Journey Into the Inner Circle:
@CarrieADoll – Twitter
@carriedollconsulting – Instagram
Carrie Doll – Facebook