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Power Women In Insurance


Together we are stronger! On the Power Women Insurance Podcast, we get to ask the questions about how to excel and thrive in the insurance industry as a POWER Woman in this space.

Hosted By

Hosted By

Teresa Kitchens

In this episode of Power Women In Insurance, Teresa Kitchens sits down with Monica Adwani for Part 2 of the book review of The Gifts Of Imperfection by Brené Brown. 

Episode Highlights:

  • Monica starts by saying how things have changed since the last interview. (2:37)
  • Monica shares her perception about being worried about making mistakes as an adult. (8:18)
  • Monica talks about how productivity and innovation are very important. (17:02)
  • Monica speaks about how amazing women can use guilt against themselves. (23:45)
  • Monica shares her opinion on one of the topics in the book about appreciation. (30:09)
  • Monica states that having a moment of privacy calms her. (36:04)
  • Monica shares her understanding of a phrase from the book. (38:21)
  • Monica and Teresa talk about cultivating meaningful work and letting go of self-doubt. (43:08)
  • Monica tells Teresa what she listens to when driving. (54:07)
  • Monica shares a memorable movie that is related to the topic of cultivating joy. (1:00:00)

Key Quotes:

  • “How am I going to be perceived if I am not perfect, you know? That’s what holds us back from creativity.” – Monica Adwani
  • “You’re living your life and life is made of moments. So, are you living in the present? Or are you living just for living and just, you know, creating a legacy that you’re not going to get to enjoy.” – Monica Adwani
  • “I think respecting the diversity of thoughts. If we practice more of that, I think we can definitely make a little bit of headway into being less judgy and expecting others to have the same thought process” – Monica Adwani 

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