This podcast will help you take charge of your life, your career, and everything in between so you can discover, design, create, build and thrive in work and life you love!
Your host, Dr. Ann Vertel, is a business and success psychologist, personal development expert, entrepreneur, 20-year Naval Officer, mentor to military women in business, undercover goofball, and the Founder & CEO of TakeChargeWomen.com.
Grab a cup of coffee and join Ann for an upbeat blend of optimism, possibility, and encouragement designed to help you take charge!
Or listen to every episode >> HERE.
What Listeners Are Saying
“There are few people I’ve known in my life who show up as authentically as Dr. Ann Vertel. She has the power of true motivation, which only comes from someone who is willing to fully walk her talk, as she does. These traits, coupled with her humor, empathy, and spirit make her the one to watch if you want a straight up dose of wisdom and inspiration.” – Jenifer Madson
“I’ve been trusting Ann’s voice of wisdom since 2003. She’s been there and done that and has the courage to walk others through their journey too!” – Carrie Wilkerson
“I referenced one of your podcasts in a Leadership course. My prof loved your msg!” – Cindy Bacchus
“Dr. Vertel is awesome! A gracious, encouraging and transparent coach! To help lead us to be the best leaders we can be at home, in our careers and everything in between! Thank you for your motivation thru these podcasts! LOVE IT!” – Jenny Mellott
“Love Ann! So full of practical advice and wisdom I can put right in to action in my leadership journey!” – Rennie Brigman
“I learn from anyone I can, and Ann Vertel is one of the top on my list. She carries a unique blend of leadership, coaching, and relatability. This show is a rare find – and one that stems from Ann’s obvious expertise as a leader, trainer, and not to mention…decorated Naval officer. Terrific content and highly recommended.” – Mike Kim
“Ann has a heart of gold. She draws from a wealth of leadership and serves it up with style. This podcast is definitely worth the listen.” – Kary Oberbrunner
“Personable, Passionate & Purposeful are three words that describe Ann Vertel and her podcast! Her insights and wisdom are essential for any women in leadership! Ann lives what she teaches and has years of experience that make her an invaluable resource. If you seek to lead effectively put this at the top of your ‘must listen to’ list!” – Susie Miller, MA, MDiv
“Dr. Ann Vertel is one of those people who you love to love, and you should. She has an encouraging voice, filled with the knowledge of real experiences she has gone through herself and the possibility that life and business can always be better. Her gift is showing people what’s possible for them; we all need a bit more of that! Tune in – you will be encouraged, enlightened, and entertained while you take action on the possibilities in your life..” – Tara Meyer Robson
“I run a business with many employees and it is her voice I hear in my head when I am confronted with a decision. Her energy and sense of humor keep me coming back for more. She doesn’t disappoint.” – LWolfe1
“Dr. Vertel is amazing! She can assist you in accomplishing your dreams and making them reality or help you get through the day. Her principles are rooted in discipline and her genuine values are the foundation for so many success stories! Thank you Dr. Ann for your inspirational guidance and untiring support.” – LJ
“Dr. Vertel has an amazing way of deconstructing life’s hiccups and showing all the possibilities through her dynamic interviews with amazing people. As a life coach who works hand-in-hand with men and women wanting lasting change, I need my cup filled so I can pour out my wisdom for others. Dr. Vertel’s podcast is where I am plugging in.” – Coach Faydra