Leadercast Women—Amplify’s Judi Holler to Discuss Avoiding Regret

When Judi was thirty, she signed up for improv classes at The Second City in Chicago, Illinois. She paid the nonrefundable fee. She walked to the studio but got stuck at the door and never walked in. Her fear stopped her in her tracks. 

Judi paid the fee again and made it through the door. And it launched her into the next season of her life. Now she encourages people to embrace uncertainty and leverage the principles of Improv to live their best lives. 

Judi’s appearance at Leadercast Women: Amplify illustrates how she embraces this mindset in her own life. As she recently wrote, “My talk at this event is one for the record books because the CEO called me to pinch hit for a significant cancellation in the lineup with only 48 hours to prepare (gulp) and deliver a talk that could have no slides and no live improv. Terrifying! AND equally awesome. So my answer was a full body heck, YES!

I wrote a 30-minute talk about regret and rooted it in the three questions I asked myself to avoid it. The talk flowed out of me at one o’clock in the morning and almost felt like a channeled experience. But, within an hour, I had the outline of a solid keynote.”

At Leadercast Women—Amplify, which premiers on November 9  and is designed to address the common challenges women face in their leadership, Judi highlights three questions she uses to avoid regret. 

Judi will share the stage with four fellow female leaders who will embolden women from around the globe to stand up, speak out and amplify their voices, ideas and passions in a noisy world. 

Are you avoiding regret? Join Judi at Leadercast Women—Amplify to learn how to avoid wishing you had lived differently.  


Brian Rutherford

Brian Rutherford is Director of Content and Product Strategy for Leadercast. Brian has been telling stories professionally for twenty-five years. Stories that inspire people to see themselves and the world differently. Stories that challenge people to take meaningful action in the world.

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