My guest today went from being abused before the age of 5 to an abusive marriage and then stood up for herself and joined the U.S. Army in her 30s. What does it take to change your thinking about how you deserve to be treated and who you are as a person?
Denver shares with us the event that triggered her epiphany and what she does everyday to stay a decisive woman and how we too can embrace decisiveness as an everyday part of who we are and how we live.
Denver Beaulieu-Hains (Bow-Yeh- Hains) is a writer, speaker and public relations professional with more than 20 years of experience working as a spokesperson, media consultant and planner for the Department of Defense and the federal government. In Decisive Women: Designing Decisions in 5 Minutes or Less, she shares her process for moving beyond domestic violence into a life full of promise and opportunity.
Despite professional success as a published author, Beaulieu-Hains has rarely published articles from a personal or private perspective. She is a survivor of both sexual abuse and domestic violence. She manages to weave media-savvy and expertly written narratives into stirring, enlightening and transformational real-world stories and presentations. As a writer, she is thoughtful, honest and direct. At times the raw emotion of her experience leaps off the page. As a speaker, she is grounded, thought-provoking and inspiring. Beaulieu-Hains uncovers practical solutions for common challenges associated with career, communication, wellness, and finances for all ages. She offers fearless, realistic and easy-to-apply strategies to break through any barrier.
Denver has a Master of Science in Administration with an emphasis on organizational development and leadership, and a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communications and Journalism. She is a native of the Washington D.C. metropolitan area and has three adult children.
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