“All of your luggage, all of your bags that you have in your personal life, you bring into your corporate or your business life.”
— Julie Greenham
Is your personal baggage holding your business back?
As much as we may like to think that we have a professional version of ourselves AND a personal version, our personal lives and our businesses are interconnected. Many aspects of our personal lives can affect the choices we make in our businesses — including our values and unconscious beliefs.
Sometimes, this is helpful. But sometimes, we need to take a step back and evaluate.
Evaluate whether we are feeling aligned in our business in terms of our values.
Evaluate whether a fear of rejection is holding us back from great opportunities.
Evaluate how often we’re making choices based on OUR strengths, rather than the strengths of others.
In order to heal potentially harmful...
“I didn’t feel very connected, I didn’t feel that I belonged anywhere...It took me many years before I realized that it wasn’t that there wasn’t a group that I could belong to, it was that I myself didn’t feel worthy to be in a group so I would sabotage it.”
— Chris Richards
What is confidence?
And how do we acquire it?
As introverts, many of us find it especially challenging to feel confident and included. But it doesn’t have to be that way. My guest, Chris Richards, once felt excluded and unworthy — and now, he helps six- and seven-figure entrepreneurs discover and wield their own confidence in order to grow their businesses.
Chris digs deep into psychology to help his clients understand the mindset issues that are holding them back and uses powerful techniques to work through them.
“You’re actually confident in many, many areas of your life, but...
“The way that I learn the most is by taking action.”
— Julie Greenham
This is the second part of a series where I talk about the missteps or wrong turns that I took when building my first business — and how the lessons I learned from them helped me grow and scale my current business more quickly.
If you haven’t yet listened to episode #50, I recommend that you check it out!
There isn’t a single entrepreneur out there who has built their business perfectly from the ground up. No matter your industry or the size of your business, you will make decisions that will slow your growth, set you back, or cost you money.
And that is completely okay.
For one thing, these mistakes do not define us or our businesses.
For another thing, they’re actually valuable opportunities for us to learn.
As I said in episode #50, the only real failure is giving up on your business because of a...