Episode 61- Mary Frances & Jill Petersen
IN THIS MEETING, WE CHAT ABOUT:
- Empowering and teaching the next generation for a better world.
- The personal growth and development skills we should be aware of.
- Fostering positive female friendships and relationships.
- Disrupting harmful beliefs to pave way to a progessive, adaptable future.
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Are you ready to give a hoot to the chicks who are a hoot? Today, we have not one but two special guests: Mary & Jill, the incredible minds behind Girls Mentorship! They have found their higher purpose in educating young women and girls with life and development skills they need to know.
Jill Petersen is a serial optimist with a bubbly personality and animated expressions. She is a wife, mother of two boys, and seeks fun in everything she does! She is an experienced coach & former leader at lululemon, where she spent nearly a decade building her passions and career. Her superpower lies within connecting & building trust quickly with others to help people find their greatness.Jill holds a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies (Communication) and (Mass Communication) from Arizona State University. She received a certificate in Mindfulness Leadership from ASU in 2018 and is Yoga Alliance 200-hour certified.
Mary Frances is an avid community supporter, adult cheerleader, experienced coach & leader. Part of her joy as a mentor is not just being the one who leads but also having the ability to raise others to live into their leadership potential. She has a B.S. in Exercise and Wellness from Arizona State University and an MBA in the school of hard knocks. She started her entrepreneurship journey as a certified Crossfit L2 coach and gym owner, where she worked with hundreds of kids, teens, and adults. She is an H-O-T leader: Humble, Open, and Transparent, sharing about her tumultuous past dealing with family trauma, abuse, CPS, and a broken home, all of which have led to a strong desire to break the mold and assist others in doing the same.
Together, we’ll dive into a deep conversation about personal growth, development, and the real world tools we all need to lead our best lives. Who needs personal development and why? How can we raise a better generation with more emotional intelligence, curiosity, and empathy? What should we do to encourage personal growth in our kids and in ourselves? Join us for a brand new season and find out how we can start empowering and impacting the world we live in for the better!
01:20 Meet the dynamic duo: Mary & Jill of Girls Mentorship, the organization helping tweens and teens learn personal growth and development skills!
03:10 How did you two meet?
07:35 What moments led up to the decision to create a new venture together?
11:15 How did 2020 help you two grow closer?
13:40 What kicked off Girls Mentorship?
15:50 Why do we need to have a sense of curiosity?
18:25 The secret to success.
20:35 Where do you hope to grow Girls Mentorship?
21:50 What programs do you offer currently and how do they impact the future?
26:05 Why is it important for kids to have awareness about personal development?
27:40 What is empowering about female friendships?
30:55 How are you helping to foster more positive female relationships?
35:20 How can we raise better, more emotionally intelligent children? Why do we need to?
40:35 What are the best things parents can do to encourage personal growth in their own kids?
43:35 The power of compassion and empathy.
45:50 What kind of parent do you want to be for your kid?
49:45 What is the impact of Girls Mentorship?