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The Legendary Leaders Podcast

Dec 16, 2020


What are you doing to make an impact in the society?


Are you working towards bringing purpose and value to your business, or maybe you’re advocating for real change? Remember that it is the small steps that you take that end up making a wider impact in the world around you.


Linda Lattimore is a speaker, a social entrepreneur, a seasoned attorney, a best-selling author, and so much more. She is committed to models that recognize the significance of social responsibility encouraging clients to create thriving social responsibility programs that have a direct impact on their bottom line. Linda talks about the power of advocating for equality, not through Facebook likes but in person by joining organizations that do such, supporting women around you, and taking the action yourself.


Listen in to learn how you can have a deep purpose with your business while you make money. You will also learn how you can use the times we’re in today to wake up and create a significance difference for the future.



Key Takeaways:

  • The time it took for the women who came earlier to forge a path of freedom for the modern woman.
  • Finding value in your life experiences and bringing that to the table.
  • Learning to train people to go out and do the work that needs to be done rather than doing it all yourself.
  • How to advocate for women’s empowerment by coming together with others for the greater good.



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Episode Timeline:

  • [0:41] Intro
  • [4:54] Linda narrates her background in business, law, and her huge interest in social responsibilities.
  • [11:07] She talks about the different times it was for women when she was younger and what it took to get to where we are today.
  • [15:59] The birth and growth of the Women’s Global Network organization that Linda started as a women’s business networking group.
  • [25:23] How to have a deep purpose while making money, plus helping others take action and make a significant impact in society with their businesses.
  • [31:13] Why what is happening in the world today is a wake-up call and a learning ground to be better.
  • [33:37] The law that allows corporations to step up to having a higher purpose of caring as they make money on the bottom-line.
  • [39:37] How to advocate for equality as women by taking action of joining organizations and supporting each other.


Standout Quotes:

  • “Many opportunities come our way, but you have to say yes, and sometimes you don’t even know why you’re saying yes.”- Linda Lattimore [20:03]


  • “Let’s quit chatting about it and start doing something about it.”- Linda Lattimore [22:22]


  • “Women have never had a better time than right this moment…if we would just get out of our heads and go ask ourselves what we can do to make a difference.”- Linda Lattimore [41:37]


  • “You can take small steps to make a wider impact on the world, to make a real difference to whatever you want to make a difference to.”- Cathleen Merkel [44:15]



Find | Cathleen Merkel


On Instagram: @CathleenMerkel

On Facebook: @CathleenMerkelCoaching

On LinkedIn: @CathleenMerkel


Find | Linda Lattimore


On LinkedIn

On YouTube

On Twitter

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Book | Solutionaries: You Are the Answer




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About Cathleen: 


As a Thought Leader in the Mindset & (Self-) Leadership space, Cathleen supports high achieving, but worn-out women create a more content & balanced life without sacrificing their hard-earned success. Following a simple 6 step framework, she helps you not only reconnect with your inner feminine side; Cathleen also supports you to rediscover your REAL YOU!

Cathleen focuses on women who lost their sense of purpose, who feel they are running in a hamster wheel, trying to please everyone but themselves. She helps you to turn your careers, your social connections and personal life around so that you will start feeling fulfilled and excited again about the days to come.  

At the end of the process, Cathleen's clients will feel healthier, happier, energised and clear about their future.  

With over 15 years of leadership experience in Retail, Media & Broadcasting, Engineering and Property Investment, Cathleen has not only experienced the challenges and opportunities of a female leader herself, she has also been leading and supporting various leadership development initiatives within large, complex, multinational matrix organisations.


Only by deeply experiencing her very personal life challenges – ‘hitting a wall experiences’ –Cathleen was able to redefine her own purpose, deciding to bring ease and content to as many women as possible on the planet!


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About Linda Lattimore:


A seasoned lawyer, C-suite executive, business strategist and architect for change, Linda Lattimore ( released her first book, Solutionaries – You are the Answer! in 2018 which became an instant best seller. This book gives individuals a path forward to fill their heart accounts as full as their bank accounts. Her next book Social Responsibility Toolkit, assisting small to medium size companies in their efforts to create social impact strategies that support their business strategies giving them a competitive edge, will be released in 2020.


As a well-regarded speaker and educator in the field of Sustained Leadership, Linda is committed to models that recognize the significance of social impact in the New World of Business where stakeholder importance has surpassed shareholder primacy. The Founder of Cross Sector Institute, Solutionaries Academy and WGN Global Fund, a 501(c)(3) a non-profit supporting women and teen girls interested in social enterprise as a vehicle for change, she is an active participant in life and a role model to many.