In this episode, Devi chats with Kirsten Stendevad about 21st Century Leadership and the book publishing process from a 5-time bestseller’s perspective.  Kirsten, visionary feminine leader and founder of Illumina International, is an expert in 21st-century leadership paradigms, which she has been teaching leaders with and without titles since 2003. The co-author of five trendsetting bestsellers about innovative and visionary leadership, she has also given workshops on these topics at Harvard Business School, MIT, and McKinsey & Co., among others.

Devi & Kirsten Discuss: 

  • 21st Century Leadership
  • Yang vs Yin Energy
  • Defining Success & Lifestyle
  • How to be most creative
  • Using your heart and passion in business
  • Prioritizing your vocation
  • How to find your vocation
  • The Entrepreneurial “Fusion Kitchen”
  • How to Apply the 21st Century Leadership Model
  • The shift in speed from the 20th century to the 21st century
  • The importance of carrying a bigger vision
  • Advice on writing your book
  • The importance of a good editor
  • Writing a book as a blog
  • Traditional Publishing vs Self Publishing
  • Hybrid Publishing
  • Tips for working with a transitional publisher
  • What size of followers or number of alliances will help you to secure a traditional publisher
  • How to create a best seller
  • How to build alliances as a spiritual entrepreneur
  • How to find a really good editor
  • Understanding the “feminine” and the “masculine” and how to balance them
  • Cultivating Balance between the Yin & Yang in your business
  • Spiritual Practices for Creativity
  • Surrounding yourself with people who can see your vision and your greatest light & who are unstoppable on your behalf

and more…

More about Kirsten: Kirsten is well-known among the creative class in Scandinavia as a transformative role model, a community leader, and an inspiring mentor, not least for female changemakers and entrepreneurs. Her book Motherhood as a Career Booster and her latest book, The Future is Feminine are soon available in English. Kirsten is also a Kundalini yoga teacher, evolutionary coach and the mother of three. She lives in Copenhagen, Denmark and teaches globally through her online programs

Connect with Kirstenwww.kirstenstendevad.com or illuminainternational.com