Katana's Corner
Monthly Reflections from Katana Abbott

WELCOME TO 2022:
ARE YOU READY
TO LEAP?


“Should you ever find yourself on your path, moving along in spite of fear, wondering if you’re ready or not to rise to the next level, chances are great that you will not be ready.”

- Mike Dooley, Notes from the Universe
Are we ever really ready to LEAP? Wouldn’t it be better to wait until it’s perfect?

All of us have been there, that time in our life when we were being called to step into our greatness; to leave that job, to release that relationship, to take that new position, give a speech, write that book, to launch a new brand, to shine our light!

I call it taking the LEAP.

The leap is when you make the final decision to do it. That’s it. You just say, “Okay, I am doing this thing.”

And here is the secret. You don’t have to know how yet. The how comes in the plan. And yes, you LEAP before you PLAN.

Get ready to LEAP into 2022 ...
9 STEPS TO BEING A THOUGHT LEADER ... AND ALSO A
MEDIA DARLING
By Susan Harrow, SWT Guest

So many people call themselves thought leaders now – but they aren’t.

To be a thought leader takes some doing. It’s not so much about being original as it is about putting things together in an original way. Thought leadership marketing comes down to packaging your knowledge, skills, abilities, experiences, and yes, your thoughts in a way that makes you media worthy and worth listening to by your audience — a huge audience.

YOUR BRAND IS HOW YOU SHOW UP IN THE WORLD
By Katana Abbott, SWE Founder

To me, branding is how you show up in the world – how others remember or describe you. It’s both your personal brand and your business brand.

The secret is to be purposeful about your branding. My friend, Susanne Forbes Dicker, has done just this. Susanne is known as THE HAT LADY. She is a real estate agent from Dallas who moved to Michigan. Every time I see Susanne, she’s wearing a hat. She literally has hundreds of hats, and each one is coordinated with a specific outfit. It’s her brand.
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January 11, 2022
LET GO OF IMPOSTER SYNDROME SO YOU CAN SHINE IN THE MEDIA SPOTLIGHT
WITH
SUSAN HARROW
Join Susan and Katana as they discuss:

  • What it takes to be booked consistently on national media shows ... and how to make them count.
  • Ways to exude executive presence while relaxing and being yourself during media appearances and more.
  • How to use your content management strategy to grow your business with media appearances.
January 25, 2022
WEBSITE STRATEGY & DESIGN FROM CONCEPT TO PERFECTION
WITH
LENA FORREY
JAMIE RUSSELL
HOLLY WILLIAMS
Join Lena, Jamie, Holly, and Katana as they share:

  • Strategies to optimize website design and functionality for higher conversion.
  • The many ways email play a role in micro-conversion.
  • How to NOT make costly business mistakes.
MIRACLES ACTIVATION FOR EMPOWERMENT
- FREE MEDITATION FROM
MARCI SHIMOFF AND DR. SUE MORTER
Are you ready for a miracle or two (or three or four) in your life? If you could ask for anything in the world for yourself, what would it be? Would it be more money, a deep knowing of your true purpose in life, finding true love, or feeling energetic, healthy and alive? Maybe a deeper connection with your partner or true success in your career or business?

Whatever you desire most...it’s possible for you! And to help you flip the switch on allowing more miracles into every area of your life, my friends and bestselling authors, Marci Shimoff and Dr. Sue Morter, are giving away their free meditation for a limited time. 

Click below to download your “Miracles Activation for Empowerment” and listen to it today to put yourself in the energetic flow of miracles. 
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ABOUT KATANA AND

Over ten years ago, Katana Abbott started Smart Women's Empowerment, a nonprofit online resource center where she hosts Smart Women Talk with over a million subscribers and leads free online courses at our Smart Women's Academy.

As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and Midlife Millionaire ® Coach, her mission for the last 30 years has been to inspire women to take charge of their lives and finances. She believes it's never too early to plan for expected and unexpected events like retirement, encore careers, moving abroad, or preparing for long-term care. To learn more and to connect with Katana, visit www.katanaabbott.com.

The Smart Women's Empowerment is a project of United Charitable, a registered 501(c)3 public charity EIN 20-4286082. Donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.