Evolution Executive Coaching
Ep. 281 - Have you ever had a life-altering experience – a moment of clarity – when you realized you needed to take action or felt, “something’s got to give”? Stacey Luces did when she found herself in the hospital fighting for her life. She was one of the millions of women who are burnt out, unhealthy, stressed, and putting everyone and everything else above their needs. She struggled with feelings of not being enough – smart enough, financially secure enough, strong enough—to make all the things work! She took control of her life and built the life of her dreams– launched a second thriving business, lost 35 lbs., regained peace of mind, started to enjoy time for fitness and fun, had a plan for financial independence, and reignited relationships with loved ones in a more focused and purposeful manner. Now, as an international speaker, trainer, master strategist, author, and Certified Executive Coach she is dedicated to helping other executive women and business owners reduce stress, find joy, and build the life of their dreams - by conquering fears of failure and feelings of uncertainty.
In this episode, she explains how she helps women regain control of their lives through clarity, confidence, and certainty.
Listen in to learn the significance of the Sandwich Generation, older adults in their 40s - 60s who are wedged between caring for their aging parents, their children and possibly grandchildren. You will also learn how to gain clarity, confidence and certainty in navigating challenges common for those in the Sandwich Generation…and strategies for living a life with less overwhelm and more joy.
- How to get clarity, build confidence, and have certainty as a sandwich generation woman
- How to design your life in a way that suits you and makes you happy
- How to build and find support by being open about shared experiences and struggles
- The importance of self-care and strengthening your relationships now and in the future
- Get ideas for aligning closer to your passion and have courage and a plan for the unexpected
"If there are things you want to do, talk to someone that’s doing it already and find out how they got there.” - Stacey Luces
In this episode, you will learn:
The meaning of the “sandwich” generation, plus how Stacey overcame burnout [1:16]
She explains how she retook control of her health by seeking help and self-coaching [4:12]
The clarity, confidence, and certainty stages that she helps women build and be happy [5:43]
How she’s redesigning her life to what fulfills her after a long corporate career [9:55]
The support system and strategies she has in place to deal with her fears and be confident [15:07]
She explains the benefits of regaining her relationships and prioritizing herself [18:06]
Stacey shares some key takeaways that will benefit you in your journey [23:07]
Stacey Luces is the founder of Evolution Executive Coaching and brings over 25 years of combined experience leading multi-million-dollar projects, diverse national and international teams for Fortune 100 companies and Federal Agencies, management consulting, coaching C-suite executives, and strategic planning.
She founded two successful businesses and brings an entrepreneurial spirit of innovation, energy, commitment, and creativity to her endeavors.
She is co-authoring the book, “We Rise in Power: Amplifying Women of Color and Her Voices for Change” with a message designed to empower women with stories of resilience and success.
Having traveled extensively across the world and from growing up in a developing country, Stacey knows firsthand that empowering women through coaching, education, mentorship, partnership, and advocacy can change lives, lift communities, and enable women to live up to their full potential.
She is a sought-after expert and currently contributes to the following organizations.
She is the Co-Chair for the Women’s Foundation of Florida’s Giving Circle and provides executive group coaching to members, is on the Inclusivity + Diversity Committee for FemCity and leads training classes as a global member for this community of over 100 local chapters in the US and Canada created to help entrepreneurs and business owners connect, collaborate, and collectively succeed.
She is the President of the FEMA Women’s Forum (1000+ members, nationally) where they empower, educate, and advocate for women’s needs, and served on the Board of Directors for the UN Women USA, Miami Chapter as the VP of Events, supporting the mission towards gender equality of women globally by raising awareness and funds for programs which fight for women's economic empowerment, political participation and ending violence against women.
Originally from Trinidad and Tobago, Stacey currently lives in Florida, with her husband Kevin, their two children Alyssa and Adam and their energetic puppy, Luke Skywalker. She balances life by traveling, painting, writing, yoga, is learning to play the guitar and loves spending time at the beach.
She has an MBA, a B.S. in Marketing and International Business, and executive certifications in Diversity, Inclusion and Equity, Executive Leadership for Women, HHigh-PerformanceLeadership, Change Management, and Strategic Management, and is a Project Management Professional (PMP).