It takes a village to build a successful business or career. With this realization, women are banding together to help each other in innovative ways that we have not seen before. More and more women are now realizing that they can support and advocate for each other and that these relationships are powerful and influential. These relationships can catapult your business or career.

This week we’re going to learn more about how women connect and support each other for their professional advancement with my guest, Debbie Phillips.

Featured Guest


Debbie Phillips is the inspiring founder of Women on Fire™ and a pioneer in the field of executive and life coaching. She is known for her work in transforming women’s lives. Her gift is her ability to see and nurture the strengths, gifts and talents of the women she works with. She is also an author, speaker and film producer.  Her credits include the book Women on Fire: 20 Inspiring Women Share Their Life Secrets (and Save You Years of Struggle!) and she co-produced the DVD Inspire Me!

After several years of coaching individuals and teams, in 2003 she founded Women on Fire™.  It is a membership organization that features tea parties, retreats and coaching groups to extend the outreach of inspiration, strategies and support for women’s successes.

Prior to becoming a coach, she was a reporter for the Columbus (Ohio) Citizen-Journal; a deputy press secretary to former U.S. Senator John Glenn during his quest for the Democratic presidential nomination; press secretary to former Ohio Governor Richard F. Celeste; and an executive with U.S. Health Productions Company, which featured the internationally syndicated television health and lifestyle show “Life Choices with Erie Chapman.”

Debbie has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from The Ohio State University and a master’s degree in public administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

Listen to the December 11th show at 12 noon ET or download the podcast.