Welcome to The Rutledge Perspective Podcast! I started this podcast to talk about the revelations I had during my corporate career and as I’ve been building my business. Revelations about showing up. Insights about stepping into your power by being REALLY CLEAR about who you are, where you are, what you want and what it’s going to take to get there. The goal is for YOU to know that you are absolutely not alone. And that you always have a choice.

The episodes are short and sweet and deep enough to give you something to ponder. There are also interviews with some amazing women who have incredible stories and great advice for you. So whether your are building a business or building a career (not mutually exclusive), this podcast is for you. And if you are in your sweet spot, it’s still for you! Subscribe to the podcast, give us a rating, send me some comments (I really do use them for the development and improvement of content). Thank you for listening!

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The 4 C’s: It’s Not What You Think

The 4 C’s: It’s Not What You Think Cowardice, Confrontation, Cowardice, Candor. The 4 Cs. But how do they play out for you as you navigate your business and career? Well, it depends. Being reluctant to face an issue head-on is not always cowardice. And …Read More

Interview with Nicole Walker

Interview with Nicole Walker Whew! This interview is JUICY! Nicole Walker drops some serious wisdom about doing it afraid, thepower of ignorance (it’s a thing), connections and relationships, and being willing to shift perspective towhat you are really …Read More

Interview with Melynda Benlemlih

Interview with Melynda Benlemlih Sometimes circumstances move us into spaces we were meant to be in all along. But that doesn’t mean we are immediately comfortable in those spaces. But as my guest, Melynda Benlemlih discusses, understanding the discomf …Read More

Interview with Shinika Crawley

Interview with Shinika Crawley We are talking money! But not just money, about money and IMPACT! My incredible guest, Shinika Crawley knows what it means to dig deep into where you are to get everything you need to move into where you want to be. The s …Read More

Becoming an Action Figure

Becoming an Action Figure It is easy to get intimidated watching others make these BIG moves. But action is not all about the superhero moment. Being in action starts with small steps. Steps ordered by your clear vision and aligned purpose. What is imp …Read More

For the Love of Learning

For the Love of Learning We have to shift our perspective that learning something is a blight on our character as we get older. There is ALWAYS something to learn. We also have to be willing to give ourselves space to see that learning as information a …Read More

That Enemy Called Mindset

That Enemy Called Mindset We can be our own worst enemy. And we must keep our “enemies” close. Why? Because then we know they are playing the game. Get really clear on recognizing when your mindset is running game on you and move accordingly. In whatev …Read More


Time Who knew that time could be a component of a scarcity mindset. You are focused on abundance. You know there is plenty for everyone. You have dreams and goals. You DON’T have enough TIME to make it all happen! But is that really true? While time is …Read More

What is Your Strategy

What is Your Strategy If a goal without a plan is just a wish then the key to goal achievement is the development of a clear strategy. What are you going to do and how are you going to flex along the way when necessary? AND, when are you going to make …Read More

Could Woulda Shoulda Didn’t

Could Woulda Shoulda Didn’t The whole point of reviewing past outcomes is to LEARN what you could have, should have or would have done differently if you’d had different information. It is NOT to turn the evaluation into an opportunity to weaponize mis …Read More

Fear is a Good Thing

Fear is a Good Thing It’s not about being fearless. Fear is a necessary survival tactic in assisting us in recognizing and responding to threats. But it doesn’t have to rule our thoughts and actions. If we shift our perspective to using fear to inform …Read More