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Inside The Greenroom | AYR

Nov 11, 2021

No one would have said that Nicole Mixdorf hated her job in a global firm…

Traveling the world, making money, she was happy and successful. But that all changed when her father was diagnosed with cancer and the stress at work followed her home. When this stress caused her own health problems, Nicole knew it was time to hang up the golden handcuffs and do something about it. 

Welcome back to Inside The Greenroom! Nicole's story doesn’t end there, she is the founder and Chief Wellness Officer (CWO) of Balance by Nature a company launched to inspire busy professionals to create more balance in their lives and thrive. We take a look at how Nicole started her journey of balancing wellness and success, from building her business from the ground up to shedding her perfectionist mentality, and even the things she wishes she would have done at the beginning! 

Join us as Nicole talks about her work with corporations and helping them create a culture of wellness that brings new life and intention into their business. With everything upended in the world for the past two years, it is more crucial than ever to focus on the practices that keep us healthy, focused, and ready to serve. You’ll get practical tips on how you can maintain a stress-free work-life balance, even when you’re working from home. 

When you hit play, you’ll hear Nicole’s top tips for nailing a speaking interview, how to connect with the audience more deeply, and even how you can maximize your communication and effectiveness. Don’t wait for the burnout to catch you. Learn how you can start reviving your work (and personal) life today!

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More Of What’s Inside:

  • The importance of wellness in the workplace
  • How stress affects your health
  • The advice that changed Nicole’s course
  • Refining your approach as you go
  • The skill of selling yourself
  • Finding your champions
  • Why it’s important to understand your audience
  • Instilling a culture of health through leaders
  • How you can engage employees in health initiatives
  • Practical tips to release some pressure
  • Elevating your events with intentional movement
  • What Nicole looks for in speakers
  • And much more!



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Episode Minute By Minute:

  • 0:02 - What we cover today! 
  • 0:28 - Introducing Nicole Mixdorf 
  • 5:09 - Stepping away from a stressful workplace
  • 10:35 - How Nicole built her platform
  • 15:15 - Don’t be afraid to be a little messy
  • 19:25 - Nicole’s process for hiring speakers
  •  23:10 - Strategies to help your workforce in the pandemic
  • 29:24 - Balancing your stress with intentional moments
  • 32:34 - Bringing mindful movement to events
  • 35:34 - How you can be as effective as possible
  • 40:30 - Where to connect with Nicole
  • 42:10 - Closing thoughts


More About Nicole:

Nicole Mixdorf is the Chief Wellness Officer of Balance by Nature and was awarded as the Most Influential Woman in Corporate Wellness Services USA in 2021 and in 2020. She was also awarded as a Top 100 Healthcare Leader in the World 2020-2021, and as a Top 10 Successful Business Leader Revamping the Future 2021. 

Nicole is a motivational leader who inspires people to be the absolute best that they can be. She spent over a decade working her way up the corporate ladder in a global firm until she experienced the debilitating health consequences of a stressful work environment. After healing her body, she launched Balance by Nature in 2012 to inspire busy professionals to create more balance in their lives and thrive. Additionally, Nicole has been teaching growth mindset, yoga, meditation, and breathwork for over 15 years.

Balance by Nature was recently awarded as Best in Corporate Wellness Services USA 2021, Top 20 Leading Companies of the Year 2021, and Top 30 Most Admired Companies to Watch 2021, among other prestigious awards and recognitions. 

Balance by Nature develops award-winning employee wellness programs that support physical, mental, and emotional well-being. These programs help corporations to create cultures of health with happy, grounded, and productive employees. 

Ranging from mid-sized organizations to corporate giants, Balance by Nature has worked with the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), City of Los Angeles, Westfield, Hulu, Accenture, Los Angeles Philharmonic, & other progressive organizations.