Sustained Fire: A Masterclass in Empowered Leadership, Self-Identity, and Well-being

Episode #306

Yasmeen Duncan

Chief People Officer at Magnolia Bakery

Brace yourself for an electrifying episode that vividly shows how our daily thoughts profoundly influence who we are. Join our host, Brooke Skinner Ricketts, as she engages with Yasmeen Duncan, Chief People Officer at the world-renowned Magnolia Bakery.

Yasmeen's life story is a compelling testament to the transformative power of self-belief and goal-setting, nurtured from a young age by her insightful mother. As she takes us through her exhilarating path as a woman of color in leadership roles across diverse industries, her experiences will captivate and inspire you. Yasmeen's commitment to her values and her journey toward self-realization are profound, offering vital lessons in resilience and authenticity. 

Tune in as we dive deep into a conversation that promises to uplift, motivate, and empower you to embrace your unique journey towards success and fulfillment.

In this Episode you will learn how to:

  • Embrace your unique perspective and excel in your career.
  • Master the corporate landscape and thrive as a woman in leadership roles.
  • Unleash your leadership potential through continuous self-development.
  • Cultivate unshakable confidence and resilience for career success.
  • Achieve work-life harmony and excel as an executive leader.

Resources mentioned in this episode:

  • Discover the world famous Magnolia Bakery that opened its doors in 1996 on a cobblestone corner in the West Village in New York City.
  • Check out Sisterhood Society for Women of Color to get involved in career development initiatives and support for black women.
  • Visit Ambition & Mischief to learn more about well-being coaching and prioritize your well-being in your personal and professional life.

"The super woman complex: It's not healthy; It’s toxic. Take off the cape."

Yasmeen Duncan