It’s not unusual for business owners to say that they don’t like to take care of their money or that they don’t care about money – they just want to do the work they love and not worry about money. In this episode, I talk about how, if you want to make more money and have a successful business, you have to have a decent relationship with money.
Jason True is a top business and executive coach, and sales trainer. He’s a leading expert on human behavior, influence, and networking. At the heart of his strategy is the understanding that people and your relationships are your true “wealth.”
His bestselling book, Social Wealth, the how-to-guide on building personal and professional relationships, has sold more than 30,000 copies and has been #1 in four business and self-help categories.
Much of my work is about connecting early childhood experience to financial outcomes. I started doing workshops on the topic 25 years ago and am still talking about it. So today, I want to ask you, is your inner child keeping you broke?
As reference, in my book, Build Your Money Muscles, I talk about the “boarding house” inside of you. Living there is a wounded child, a healthy child, a rebellious teenager, a wise investor, and more. The idea is to put your benevolent adult to be in charge of your finances.
You have probably heard the expression “be careful what you wish for.” I prefer, “Be prepared for what you wish for.” In either case, the warning pertains to the unintended consequences you have to deal with. It’s best to be prepared.
Cathi Hargaden is an internationally acclaimed expert in the ancient art of Feng Shui. She has 20+ years of experience consulting and teaching and has worked with over 1,000 clients around the globe. Cathi’s work has helped clients increase revenue, reduce stress, resolve conflicts, build health and more. She is the host of the Feng Shui Mastery Show podcast.
Donna is an award-winning science journalist interested in exploring the intersection between neuroscience, immunology, and the deepest inner workings of the human heart. Her most recent book, Childhood Disrupted examines the lifelong consequences—both emotional and physical—of adverse childhood experiences, and offers readers suffering from chronic conditions a window to healing.
Donna has appeared on The Today Show, NPR, ABC News and her writings have been highlighted or featured on national publications such as Time, USA Today, Psychology Today, The Washington Post and more.
I have been recommending Donna’s book to all of my clients.
In my book, Build Your Money Muscles, I introduced the idea that money is a symbol of relationship because it represents energy passing between two people or entities. In this episode I talk about how you can use money as a window into your relationship with yourself and others and how to improve your relationship with money.
Research shows that certain childhood experiences are predictive of health and emotional problems later in life. In this episode, I explore how these messages can affect your business and finances and offer some suggestions for reversing the effects of these experiences.
Rick Martinez is an award winning entrepreneur, nurse, veteran, speaker, and the founder of Project BINK. He brings a wealth of experience – and tremendous passion – for impacting lives. His early business success prompted San Antonio Business Journal to name him one of the city’s “40 Under 40.” His first company, a medical services contracting company, would go on to become one of the US Small Business Administration’s Top 100 companies. Rick was awarded the prestigious Jefferson Award for public service, further embodying his spirit of giving back and serving others.
Rick’s book is BINK: The New Movement to Find Meaning in Four Easy Steps
A lot of prosperity teachers and money coaches say that your self-worth equals your net worth. I don’t agree with this. There are a lot of high net worth people who have a low self-image while people with relatively few assets feel good about themselves and their lives. Low self-image can be used as an excuse.