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Disruptive Leadership and Bridging Etiquette Gaps with Jacqueline M. Baker

Meet Jacqueline M. Baker, the visionary behind Scarlet Communications, podcast producer, author, leadership advocate, and a cherished friend of Amber Cabral. In this conversation, you will be gaining a deep understanding of the transformative influence of etiquette and leadership as Amber & Jacqueline venture into the world of etiquette, dispelling misconceptions around it and revealing the true power behind this tool that anyone can wield. You will also learn all about Jacqueline's book "The Unexpected Leader", as Amber and Jacqueline discuss the idea that leadership goes beyond titles and roles, and the importance of self-permission to lead.

Join Jacqueline as she reflects on her own leadership & etiquette journey, recounting how she discovered her own leadership skills and shares the impact of Amber's pivotal role in motivating her to write her book. Jacqueline also emphasizes the importance of relatable etiquette, providing examples that bridge the gap between formal rules and everyday actions, as well as addresses privilege in etiquette and the need to extend grace and understanding to others rather than judgment.

It’s time to embrace a more compassionate and empowered approach to leadership & equity in our spaces, tune in to the conversation and find out how.


  • Beyond the title: Redefining leadership & giving yourself permission to be a leader
  • Representation of Black women authors of leadership books
  • The origin story, mission, and vision of Scarlet Communications
  • Bridging the divide in understanding etiquette and protocol
  • Biggest leadership lessons from Jacqueline
  • The one privilege Jacqueline does not feel guilty about


“It is so incredibly important for you to see yourself as a leader before you wait for someone to come and tap you on the shoulder to give you permission to do so.” - Jacqueline M. Baker


Jacqueline M. Baker | https://jacquelinembaker.com/

Scarlet Communications | https://www.thescarletway.com/

IG | https://www.instagram.com/magicaljax

Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/jacquelinemichellebaker

Twitter | http://www.twitter.com/magicaljax

Tune in to the Just Start: From Ideas to Action podcast:  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/just-start-from-ideas-to-action/id1484539728

Get your copy of The Unexpected Leader: Discovering the Leader Within You: https://www.amazon.com/Unexpected-Leader-Discovering-Within-You/dp/1119877679


Amber Cabral

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LinkedIn | @ambercabral

Facebook | @amber.cabral

Twitter | @BamCabral

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Just finished the first episode (whispers: via YouTube) and I was NOT ready for the conversation to end. So I came on over to the apple podcast streets to subscribe and listen again on my commute to work. While this is not the work I’m exclusively dedicated to, I want to increase awareness around equity so I can be more intentional in my practice personally and professionally. This conversation is an absolute resource that I have the PRIVILEGE (time) to tap into and I look forward to digging into new episodes every week.

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Great listen/watch. People really underrate how important emotional intelligence is in business. Hopefully more people will listen and utilize some of the information shared.

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I took away so much from this episode. The biggest is recognizing our true enemy. Also, equity is about choices. We have them and we can choose how to use our privilege.

Alaina Doyle
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This podcast provides a path to self-awareness in the most refreshing and engaging way. The conversations are so yummy (yes, yummy!) and they make me feel like I’m sitting on the sofa with Amber and her guests.

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