Thriving Business

Conquering Fear as a Business Owner and Other Essential Mindset Shifts

August 07, 2023 Dr Kate De Jong & Sam Morris Season 1 Episode 9
Thriving Business
Conquering Fear as a Business Owner and Other Essential Mindset Shifts
Show Notes

In this episode, Kate and Sam dive into discussions about the power of mindset shifts on the journey towards personal and professional growth. They explore fascinating topics such as the influence of movies and documentaries on mindset, the challenges of fear in entrepreneurship, and the importance of surrounding oneself with the right people to elevate thinking.

Episode Highlights:

  • Sam shares her admiration for the recently released Barbie movie and its surprising depth in tackling feminism and gender roles.
  • Sam highlights how the Barbie flipped stereotypes, empowering women while emphasising the need for balance and equity.
  • Sam and Kate discuss FEAR in entrepreneurship and how it differs from the fear experienced in traditional employment.
  • Kate shares her personal experiences of dealing with financial fear and the realisation that letting go and surrendering can lead to breakthroughs
  • The girls discuss the importance of conquering fear, drawing parallels between extreme sports and the challenges faced by business owners
  • The significance of letting go of control and trusting others in running your business operations.
  • They discuss mindset shifts required to focus on high-value tasks that drive business growth and revenue generation.
  • Why it’s important to be surrounded by individuals who elevate one's thinking and inspire growth.
  • Sam reflects on the connection between coaching in sports and business coaching.
  • The value of learning from people who are already achieving what you aspire to achieve. 
  • Kate shares her experience of running a mastermind group and how some members outgrow the group as they progress. Recognising when you've surpassed the current level of your circle is essential for continued growth.
  • Why it’s essential not to be the smartest person in the room

And so much more!

Connect with the Women Doing Business Hosts:

Kate De Jong, PhD | Inspired Business


Instagram: katedejong.inspiredbusiness


Sam Morris | The Business Implementor


Instagram: sammorris.businesscoach