https://open.spotify.com/episode/3QfhwiF2AIooxDbucLhbZQ?si=8V8FDSZbTJmNv3AIVjhm9A The pressure to find purpose can be overwhelming, evoking a spectrum of emotions that range from stress and anxiety to downright fear. In today's episode, Kristen welcomes author,...
The pressure to find purpose can be overwhelming, evoking a spectrum of emotions that range from stress and anxiety to downright fear. In today’s episode, Kristen welcomes author, entrepreneur, activist, and all-around powerhouse Liz Bohannon. Liz challenges the conventional narrative around dreaming big, emphasizing the need to reframe messages and integrate work that aligns with our purpose. Liz doesn’t just talk about finding your purpose; she empowers you to build it.
As entrepreneurs, we wear multiple hats, navigating through various roles to ensure the success of our businesses. However, sometimes, we find ourselves stuck in positions that hinder our creativity and impede our overall growth. Kristen found herself immersed in various roles that were draining her creativity.
From the moment you sign up to be an entrepreneur, a familiar companion settles in – the ever-present emotion of uncertainty. Kristen acknowledges this reality but emphasizes a crucial insight – it’s not just about the uncertainty itself; it’s about how you choose to show up in the face of it.
Entrepreneurship is not just about business, it’s about forging connections and building a community. Yet, we often find ourselves hindering our own ability to connect with others. It’s time to reflect on how we might be getting in our own way and blocking the path to meaningful relationships.
Starting a business often stems from a combination of determination and desperation. People, dissatisfied with their current situation, establish the courage to initiate transformative change. However, as they overcome obstacles and achieve a semblance of stability, a subtle shift occurs. The initial desperation fades, and a sense of complacency can set in.
If you’ve ever felt caught in the rear-view mirror of your business, constantly looking back at “what was,” it’s time for a change. Dwelling on the past doesn’t contribute to your growth. Instead, fix your eyes ahead, embracing a future-focused approach that propels you toward success.
Have you ever panicked over not having enough time to get everything done, only to feel even more stressed out because you wasted what little time you DID have panicking over not having any time? Or have you ever sat down, determined to engage with your audience on social media – only to find that an hour has passed and you haven’t accomplished anything?
Choosing to be an entrepreneur while navigating the complexities of motherhood requires an honest conversation. Let’s not sugarcoat it – it can be challenging, and the guilt accompanying it can be overwhelming. Kristen welcomes Jennifer Allwood for an open and candid conversation exploring the challenges entrepreneurial women and moms face, emphasizing the importance of not letting guilt become a hindrance.
In entrepreneurship, the mindset you adopt can be the determining factor between stagnation and success. Kristen introduces listeners to the two distinct mindsets that can shape the trajectory of our entrepreneurial journey. In a compelling “wake up and shake up” episode, she explores the differences between a victim and a visionary and the impact these mindsets will have on your business.
Many of us find ourselves uttering phrases like, “I’m not consistent enough with…” This sentiment is a common hurdle when forming new habits or accomplishing goals. The challenge often lies in how we define and approach consistency. Are we setting ourselves up for success, or are we unknowingly sabotaging our efforts?