Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Welcome to the Mastering Midlife Podcast where we explore life at it’s most stressful and most productive.  We will be featuring conversations with experts in the field of Mental Health, Executive Leadership, Business, Health, Exercise, Nutrition, Sex, and Relationship.  Midlife is a powerful time, and together we will learn to “thrive when the world asks the most of us.”

Jun 29, 2020



Beth Armknecht Miller is a leadership development advisor and owner of Executive Velocity, a succession planning and leadership development firm. Her company aims to help business leaders empower themselves to be the leader their team needs them to be. She is the author of Are You Talent Obsessed?: Unlocking the secrets to a workplace team of raving high-performers, a book where she helps individuals learn how to maximize their talent. Before going full-time with Executive Velocity, Beth served 13 years as the Chairwoman of Vistage International.


Beth joins me today to describe the stress leaders are experiencing as their employees are going back to work amidst the coronavirus pandemic. She discusses how Executive Velocity helps leaders become mentally and emotionally prepared to lead their team. She explains the importance of pausing from time to time and why leaders should always have a succession plan. Beth also shares the common reasons some leaders end up failing.




"Prepare managers before they become managers." - Beth Armknecht Miller




Today on Mastering Midlife:


  • How easing the quarantine has caused so much stress for business leaders.
  • The type of clients who use Beth's services.
  • How businesses are recovering from the shock of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The importance of having good emotional intelligence in being a leader.
  • How Beth gets her clients to be the person their team needs.
  • Why it's alright to not be "on" all the time as the leader of your team.
  • The roadblocks leaders encounter when building their emotional intelligence.
  • Why some businesses struggle with having a succession plan.
  • Common reasons why leaders fail.



Connect with Beth Armknecht Miller:






Limited Time! Get FREE Access to my Leadership Resilience Course


We are all struggling with the emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual strain of the Coronavirus Outbreak of 2020. That’s why - for the months of April and May - I’m offering my Leadership Resilience Course for free!


Learn to let go of resentment, up-level your mindset, and communicate your thoughts more effectively. Learn how to address difficult conversations, develop your inner compass, and ‘right the ship’ of your intellectual and emotional self.


It’s a uniquely difficult time for many of us. Now is the perfect time for self-reflection and self-improvement, and to discover how to be your best self.


To learn more about the Leadership Resiliency Course, visit:


Click here to get free access.


Get FREE Access to the Only 10’s Course


Are you struggling with knowing what, when, and how to focus your efforts to get things done? As a long-time sufferer of severe ADD, I understand the struggle - and that’s why I created the Only 10’s system. This system has helped me and thousands of others clear the clutter and focus their energy on getting the right things done.


The Only 10’s free online course is based on my proven system to help you focus your attention and maintain momentum around your day-to-day life.


Sign up for the Only 10’s free course today!




Mastering Midlife...Together!


Thanks for tuning into today’s episode of the Mastering Midlife Podcast: How to Thrive When the World Asks the Most of You with Mark Silverman. If you enjoyed this episode, subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts and leave us a review.


Be sure to visit our website and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube and don’t forget to share your favorite episodes on social media.