Take the Time to Make a Plan – Interview with Kelli Bradley

We all get really excited when we finally decide to follow our passion, but it is important to start with a plan. Kelli Bradley’s talks are clear on this. When you don’t know the answers, don’t be afraid to ask. It’s important to hire team and delegate, but don’t abdicate all of your responsibility or be afraid to remove someone from your business who is no longer a fit. Some of the same holds true as you begin to address aging parents…seek support and advice from experts and those who know. Kelli is someone who knows!


About the Guest:

Kelli Bradley is the founder and creator of The Devoted Daughter, an organization helping women find solutions to care for their aging parents. After landing in the role of the family caregiver, Kelli saw a need in her community to help others. Her next endeavor was owning and operating an in-home care company where she served hundreds of families in eleven years.

Kelli has a unique perspective on caregiving. The combination of caring for family members and hiring, training, and managing a professional in-home care company has given invaluable insight.

Kelli serves her clients through workshops, speaking events, and digital courses. She also published her first book titled, “Always Her Daughter.” The book is part memoir and part caregiver manual.

To learn more about her services, you can visit thedevoteddaughter.com and visit her social media accounts linked there.


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About the Host:

Laurel Rutledge’s human-centered approach, empathy, and understanding of individual needs make her a top-notch personal advisor and women’s leadership coach.

Her care and compassion have made her an indispensable guide for countless women navigating the next phases of their lives and careers. Add to that her intimate knowledge of the HR landscape, and it becomes clear why her HR clients have had such transformative experiences. Just as Rutledge has helped countless others get out of their rut and off of the ledge, so too can she help you.

After receiving her MBA, Laurel moved from accounting and consulting to human resources, driven by a desire to do good in a business environment. It quickly became apparent that the switch had been a good choice — she flourished professionally and became happier, satisfied with the difference she could make through her work.

After a 30-year career, she left the corporate world, but her passion for HR and helping others has only grown. Now, she works one-on-one with clients, leveraging her experience in leadership and personal development to help them get the most of out their lives and careers.

From her beginnings as a consultant at Deloitte to her time as VP of HR at Covestro, Laurel has seen more sides of the business world than most. She’s achieved technical mastery of HR, with a deep knowledge of the rules and regulations that must be followed.

She’s also a people person, perceptive and outgoing, with a sixth sense for helping others to see the difference between what they want and what they need. The culmination of this is in her personal philosophy: “lead with your heart, act with your head.”

Find out more at: https://laurelrutledge.com

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