Creating Diversity in Business with Intention, a Q + A with Flor Gomez

Diversity. It's a hot topic these days. Personally, I spend a lot of time self-educating via articles and podcasts about diversity in business but I was still finding my own personal circle, pretty homogenous. I've been challenging myself to open the scope of my business and network, in the hopes of gaining insight and experience from those outside my own homogenous bubble. That's when I met Flor.

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#EntrepreneursPodcastClub: SAYING YES

“BE" a yes. The first time I heard this phrase was about 10 years ago in my yoga teacher training. It was a hot, buzz phrase. Don't just "say yes" to opportunity "be a yes" with every fiber of your being. Being a yes, is a major part of entrepreneurship, but so is discerning between good opportunities and draining ones. Knowing how to make this distinction, is one of the true embodiments of entrepreneurship.

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#EntrepreneursPodcastClub: MONEY

...it's that hush-hush topic we're not supposed to talk about, right? We all have varying feelings about talking about money, thoughts about money, and even have a lot of emotional energy tied to what we believe we deserve when it comes to earning and spending. Some of these philosophies are born from our upbringings, some are learned throughout life.

What I'm here to tell you is that your mindset around money matters. What you believe about money is in direct correlation with how you'll feel earning it, what you believe to be "enough" and ultimately how you'll define success (and sometimes how you'll get in your own way of earning to your potential). These episodes below explore financial planning as an entrepreneur, tackling investment and how to manage it, why our money mindset can be a barrier to our success, how to be profit focused, and more. Enjoy!

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#EntrepreneursPodcastClub: MINDSET

You may have heard that all it takes to live the life of your dreams is to imagine it and will it into existence. For those of you who are skeptical, here are a few selections that focus how and why mindset is so important in setting goals and inevitably achieving them and changing your life and business. Personally-- I'm a big believer. I know that when I choose to believe positively about my opportunities and abilities, the self-diminishing talk decreases.

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How to Maximize a Consulting Engagement: For Companies

If you've reached out to a consultant, you're likely trying to fill a gap in your business. Maybe it's a knowledge gap, maybe it's a pesky project that has been lingering for a little too long, or maybe you're looking for an unbiased view of your business or product. Below, you will find four key strategies to help you maximize a consulting engagement for all parties involved.

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What is a Growth Mindset?

There's a buzz in the business world about building teams that emanate a growth mindset, but what is it really?

One cannot choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again. Fear myst be overcome again and again. -Abraham Maslow

A growth mindset means just that-- choosing to evolve, to be better, to challenge yourself and those around you, to pick yourself back up after failures big and small...over and over and over again.

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