Another way to look at a guru is to see them as a master of where you want to be. Traditionally, in centuries past, people would seek the aid of gurus to help them achieve spiritual enlightenment; Nirvana, or the “promised land.” In today’s world, that enlightenment remains the goal for many; however, the means we use to go about achieving it are as vast and different as are the number of species in existence.
Raj Girn is a multi-award-winning entrepreneur and media personality with almost 2 decades of experience in niche marketing, branding, media, and public relations. She and Brandi chat about the importance of strong branding. Brandi also talks about taking matters into her own hands and writing her own TV show.
“After 30 years in the entrepreneurial arena, with 20 of them being in C-suite as a media, communications, and events entrepreneur, where I have predominantly worked with Fortune 500s, celebrities, thought leaders, and high achievers, I have come to realize that there are two, very simple characteristics that make for a great leader.” ~ Raj Girn
Whether you’re a small business starting out, or a high-profile celebrity looking to manage your image, taking control of your marketing and defining your brand can seem like a mammoth undertaking. No one understands this challenge better than Raj Girn who has helped all manner of businesses and celebrities elevate their brands for the digital age.
My advice to parents looking to ensure their children are getting the best education — whether that be at home or back in the classroom — is to use your resources. There are multiple programs available for students that can be accessed by parents from anywhere.
Evidence shows that female leaders lean towards hiring more diverse teams, overall, which provides socio-economic dividends and it paves the way for them to achieve similar levels of success. They are able to take note of how other women were able to found thriving ventures.
What does the word “branding” mean to you and your business? Does it apply to your marketing or sales strategy? But if the intention of marketing is to sell, and the intention of selling is to generate revenue for your business, then what truly is the intention of branding?
We are joined today by Raj Girn, founder of The Open Chest Confidence Academy & Blog, with the goal of helping leaders, C-Suite executives and entrepreneurs develop a holistic, sustainable approach to their business. She’s also an award winning media & events entrepreneur, author & speaker, confidence coach, consultant, and mentor who has worked with fortune 500 companies & A-list celebrities for two decades.
But Girn has been grinding out her spot at the top of her niche for two decades now, having accidentally fallen into media in 2002, fresh out of a divorce. Experience matters and her reputation speaks for itself, as Girn is a widely recognized expert in niche branding, media, marketing, and public relations. Her clientele has consisted of a vast array of globally recognized brands, including P&G, L’Oréal Paris, Diageo, GoDaddy, Huawei, and many more.
“Entrepreneurship means opportunity, so wherever the opportunity is available for women – especially in countries like India, where women are formally pronounced as second-class citizens, unlike in the west, where our inferiority is pushed into the underbelly of society – is a great thing.”
“In this episode, we chat with Raj Girn, founder of Open Chest Academy to speak about building confidence and shaping your identity to the identity you’d like to have and to let go of limitations.”
The value of a good storyteller cannot be underestimated. In fact, it shouldn’t be undervalued in any capacity because it can mean the difference between success and failure for a brand, wins or losses for a cause, visibility or oversight for changemakers.
“While governments and corporations continue to profit from the ‘-isms’ that separate humanity, the voice of diversity will continue to be muted, no matter how loud our megaphone may blow.”
When our society was suddenly forced into extended periods of distancing, isolation and quarantine, it forced us as a whole to turn inward and reflect on ourselves, our individual values and how these factors could help improve our social circumstances. This is the philosophy at the foundation of conscious economics — the view of what a human economy would be if it were based on self-reflection and realization, rather than self-assertion.
When she’s not receiving glowing praise from celebrities like Priyanka Chopra, Nicole Sherzinger and Kim Kardashian for her thoughtful and empathetic interview style, Raj Girn is working with Fortune 500 companies, thought leaders and media houses to help bring out their best potential. Raj Girn is a confidence coach, consultant, and mentor, with a goal to build up leaders. After spending 15 years in the media and events space, she started coaching executives and entrepreneurs in media, public speaking, personal branding, niche corporate marketing, and sales.
Anyone who has worked on the lower rungs of the corporate ladder will know just how valuable and career changing a leader can be. They may appear to be few and far between, but in a job where the top echelons of the company not only manage and oversee, but lead their employees, then you will truly reap the benefits of this potentially life-changing quality.
Entrepreneurship can fall flat when a business doesn’t have a guru or doesn’t have the proper execution of strategy. Launching a masterclass to help others in the media, communications, marketing, and events industry, Raj Girn is ready to lead others to inspire the world with messages delivered clearly, efficiently, and confidently.
Raj is continuing her mission to help people turn their insecurities into success as she reaches out to younger audiences who can relate to her story.
Confidence building queen, Raj Girn, hasn’t always had it easy. Her confidence didn’t come naturally but, instead, she earned it through adversity in her life. Now, she owns her own media company and is helping others find their confidence along the way.
Every single one of us has the potential within us to become a better version of ourselves to help elevate self and the people around us, but the difference between those who hit the mark and those who don’t, is the effort required to fully understand and acquire the knowledge, action the resources, and be accountable to the intended outcome.
The right kind of leader consistently inspires, motivates, elevates and values everyone up, down, and across the food chain. When a leader can recognize that their employees are their company, and that its success is determined by their belief and commitment to its greater mission, then this is what determines longevity and meaningful impact.
Raj Girn, founder of The Open Chest Confidence Academy, is an award winning, serial entrepreneur and multimedia personality, who has worked with fortune 500 companies and A-list celebrities for almost two decades. She has created and curated multiple media and marketing campaigns and event properties, that have incorporated multinational corporations, celebrities, influencers, thought leaders, media houses, and public communities.
Being a multifaceted knowledge and skill learning community, TheOpenChestConfidenceAcademy.com is being built around the belief that everyone has a unique identity and capability, but very few people know how to bring this out naturally.
The Open Chest Academy is a multi-tiered organization, meaning there are levels and opportunities for everyone regardless of what stage they are in their business, how much help they need, or their financial capacity. Raj has for many years been a thought leader, innovator, and inspiration to many. We look forward to the many proteges she will birth through the academy and the impact and contribution they will all make in society as a result of her guidance and wisdom.
We have the perfect guest to guide us through all of this. Raj Girn, Founder of The Open Chest Confidence Academy will be joining us to give us some much-needed clarity and key tips on how to start the right transformation for you, whether it’s about your spirituality, your personal goals or your career development.
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