google-site-verification=U0Q4nUf7gy008G2e6vjitL4htHLAso-Tlnzg4z6xYtI Choosing to Respond, with April Ballestero - Addressing the ELEPHANT in the Room®

Episode 5

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13th Jul 2022

Choosing to Respond, with April Ballestero

April Ballestero is a leadership expert and the founder of One Light Ahead, a coaching agency that helps business leaders shine at their brightest. With two decades of coaching experience, April knows exactly how to help business leaders achieve their full potential and become more effective, more energized and more enthusiastic in their interactions with their teams, clients, families and communities.

What you will learn in this episode:

  • The trigger-response that occurs often when meeting new people
  • A peek back through some of our previous podcast episodes where our guests have shared their experiences with trigger responses and reactions
  • What it means to jump layers and the danger of “jumping layers” in an introductory conversation 
  • Why the One Light Ahead connection tools were created and how they’re intended to improve communication and your ability to “peel layers” in your relationships
  • The psychology behind first impressions and how they affect your interactions 
  • The importance of taking the time to “look in the mirror” so you can offer more value in your networking conversations
  • Why responding is often a better choice than reacting

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About the Podcast

Addressing the ELEPHANT in the Room®
We discuss hard things to talk about and shed light on difficult subjects.
Addressing the ELEPHANT in the Room with Coach April Ballestero. Join us as we interview guests about the ELEPHANT in the room. We shed light on difficult subjects and learn how to better Address the ELEPHANT in the Room.


Addressing the ELEPHANT in the Room® is a ONE LIGHT AHEAD production made in association with Eric Ballestero.

Hosted by Coach April Ballestero
Produced by Eric Ballestero

© Copyright ONE LIGHT AHEAD® & April Ballestero & Eric Ballestero 2021. All Rights Reserved.

About your hosts

April Ballestero

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Author, Facilitator, Founder, Consultant, Speaker, and Strategic Leadership Coach guiding light bulb moments. Thankful to be celebrating 10 years of guiding, coaching, and leading industry leaders such as attorneys, coaches, chiropractors, financial planners, the real estate industry, and many other sales and business professionals across the nation. The celebration goes on to include over 20 years of business, professional and personal development which I am so honored to share as a vessel to our clients, coaches, and community.

Eric Ballestero

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Eric Ballestero has worked with Coach April Ballestero since before ONE LIGHT AHEAD®'s inception in 2011 while he was still in school and has continually brought new ideas and a lot of technical help to the team. He produced the first three seasons of Addressing the ELEPHANT in the Room® podcast in addition to being a continual partner of ONE LIGHT AHEAD®.