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Sweet but Fearless Podcast

Sep 19, 2022

In this episode, we speak with Elizabeth Batalla, the Executive Director for The Institute of Achievement and Excellence. She helps women to be unstoppable so they can achieve success in their personal and work life. She has worked with a multitude of global companies during her career, lectured at various academic institutions, and is the author of the book “Level Up to Move Up: The Three Forces in Achieving Excellence.”

If you’re looking to excel quickly in your career, Elizabeth provides an overview of the Nine Life Areas (including the three forces in achieving excellence) and provides excellent tips on what you can do today to get you where you want to be.

What to Listen For:
The Three Forces in achieving excellence: identity, connections, status - 3:00
Formal vs informal flow of communication - 8:42
Rules of the game - 7:30
Know the source of the information - 10:15
Communication is rarely about communication - 11:45
Two factors to leveling up - 13:20
Skills: Is there a trend to what's in right now? - 14:35
Microaggression in the workplace -16:30
Is there gender bias in job descriptions - 18:15
The importance of mentorship - 21:00
Personal perspective on women in leadership - 24:00
Elizabeth's words of advice - 27:20

Resources mentioned in the podcast

The Institute for Achievement and Excellence -

Elizabeth Batalla LinkedIn Profile -

Benchmark Your Potential for Success - Free Assessment:

Elizabeth's Videos -

Elizabeth's Book -


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