Living an intentional life absolutely can and should translate into how you run your business. When you treat your business and employees like you treat your family, the way Courtney Caldwell does with ShearShare, you're going to create an incredible company culture that will help your business thrive.
Courtney explains the power of mindset and how what you tell your brain, your brain is going to believe. Your brain can't determine what's true and what's false, so when you consciously choose to only tell yourself that which is true, you set yourself up the best. This is where practicing affirmations can be really powerful.
Being open to receiving new opportunities and possibilities is a skill that will get you far in business. Whether the call comes from your network and connections, your current business partners and relationships, or a call directly from God to guide you to where you need to go in your life, listening and acting on these possibilities can take you and your business to new heights.
Courtney knows the value of keeping yourself fit, healthy, and thriving. She says that the state of your body and mind has a knock-on effect on the health of your business. This falls along the same lines of living intentionally and making conscious decisions always.
For Courtney, she has learned what happens when she treats her employees as part of her family. Employees shouldn't be just a number, as so many larger corporations and potential partnering investors seem to think. Employees that feel valued and cared for will absolutely perform better, be more loyal to you and your company, and will be happier – which will positively impact the success of your business.
How do you show up with intention daily? What can you do today to create conscious truths and awareness in your brain? Let me know in the comments on the episode page!
In This Episode:
- How you can make a conscious choice to tell yourself truths
- What happens when you're open to new possibilities
- How God appears in your life to guide you when you need it
- Why you need to keep yourself healthy and thriving in order for your business to do the same
- How to live an intentional life
- What happens when you treat your employees like your family
- Why you have to partner with people who have similar values to you
"You really have to focus on doing all the things that people don't ever see in order for your business to truly be able to thrive." ([23:02])
"Culture is something that you're not going to create by accident. It has to be something that you're focused on building from day one." ([27:46])
"If that's the worst that can happen then you have to take the risk. Because in that moment when God says, "I need you to do this," you don't have a lot of time to think about if you're going to turn right or turn left, you just have to go." ([34:47])
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About Dr. Cortney Baker… She is an award-winning entrepreneur, researcher, author, speaker, and advocate for gender equality. As a leadership expert and mother of three, she is passionate about inspiring and empowering women to lead with greatness.
Dr. Baker is the author of the best-selling books: The Ten Do's and Don'ts for Business Leadership: Lessons to Lead Effectively and Unlimited: Conquering the Myth of the Glass Ceiling. She is passionate about helping ambitious female entrepreneurs go from side-hustle to CEOs!
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