Jan. 4, 2021

Episode 119: Becoming a leader worth following – with Heneka Watkis-Porter

Heneka Watkis-Porter is an entrepreneur, coach, 5x author and international speaker. As the host of The Entrepreneurial You Podcast, she has interviewed Richard Branson, John Lee Dumas, Seth Godin and many other influencers. Heneka is also the creator...


Heneka Watkis-Porter is an entrepreneur, coach, 5x author and international speaker. As the host of The Entrepreneurial You Podcast, she has interviewed Richard Branson, John Lee Dumas, Seth Godin and many other influencers. Heneka is also the creator of the Caribbean’s first virtual conference and expo: The Entrepreneurial You Virtual SME Conference & Expo. She hosts Leadercast events in Jamaica and writes for the Leadercast blog and Thrive Global.

During this episode, Heneka shares her experience and advice about what makes a leader worth following, including:

  • What she learned about leadership from starting her own business
  • The importance of sharing feedback and showing vulnerability as a leader
  • Her experience with burnout, how she recovered, and why it’s important to make time for self-care (especially for leaders)
  • How she gets opportunities to interview famous leadership experts on her podcast – and what makes their advice so powerful
  • How mentors can help entrepreneurs and other leaders succeed

To learn more about Heneka and her work, you can find her on her official website henekawatkisporter.com where you can contact her directly on WhatsApp. You can also listen to her podcast, The Entrepreneurial You, and visit her social media on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram.

Learn more about how to attend Heneka’s “Slow Down & Live: Health Is Wealth” summit in January 2021.

Watch the video of this interview on YouTube!

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