Dr. Michele Summers Colon is the author of Body Wisdom: 10 Weeks to Transformation So You Can Get and Feel Healthy Again. She is also a physician, entrepreneur, yoga instructor, and a motivational speaker offering workshops and online courses based on her book. Dr. Colon hopes to inspire women to live happier, healthier lives that honor their own bodies, wants, and desires. She is a holistic podiatrist in Southern California and lives with her daughter in a suburb east of Los Angeles, California where she hikes and practices yoga.
Playing Small Moment
Michele was bullied during her formative years and she let that stop her from doing the things she loved. When she opened her shoe business she had thoughts about not being good enough and was worried about what people would think. But she worked really hard to get through it.
The Wake Up Call
Michele’s wake up call came when she paid off all of her student loans. She realized she didn’t have to be in debt forever and she could accomplish big goals.
Style of Leadership
Michele leads by example. She finds the way that works for her and then teaches it to others.
What Are You Excited About?
Michele is excited about her new podcast, Body Wisdom with Dr. Michele.
Current Business Challenge
Michele finds it challenging to build her team. She is figuring out how many team members she needs and how to best utilize the specific talents each team member has.
What Does Your Business Support System Look Like?
Michele has a business coach that provides support and consistently takes her to the next level. She also feels supported by her mastermind groups, her friends and her family.
Michele has developed the important practice of deep listening.
Book to Develop Leadership
Tribes by Seth Godin
Advice For Younger Self
“Just go for it. Don’t worry about what other people think.”
“The secret of leadership is simple. Do what you believe in. Paint a picture of the future. Go there. People will follow.” ~ Seth Godin
Linked In: http://www.linkedin.com/in/drmichelecolon
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