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Overcoming Challenges and Insecurities as a Business Owner

April 23, 2024 Laura Smith Episode 15
Overcoming Challenges and Insecurities as a Business Owner
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Get Profitable HQ: Business Growth Strategies for Online Entrepreneurs
Overcoming Challenges and Insecurities as a Business Owner
Apr 23, 2024 Episode 15
Laura Smith

Running a multi seven-figure business may seem glamorous from the outside, but behind the scenes, entrepreneurs often face moments of doubt, insecurity, and the overwhelming desire to shut it all down. In this episode, Laura shares a vulnerable experience that she recently went through, triggering feelings of self-doubt and imposter syndrome. As entrepreneurs, our minds can create stories and interpretations that may not be accurate, leading to a spiral of negative thoughts and potentially the urge to quit your business. Laura offers insights into how she manages these moments and provides strategies for staying the course and learning from the experience.



Key Topics:

  • (01:50) Feeling the desire to quit
  • (04:10) Differentiating between acute emotions and long-term dissatisfaction
  • (05:30) Overthinking and self-doubt triggered by an employee resignation
  • (10:35) Reflecting on past instances of feeling inadequate
  • (12:20) Implementing systems to prevent mistakes in the future
  • (16:05) Seeking support from trusted friends
  • (18:00) Recognizing personal insecurities and triggers
  • (21:10) Using grounding practices and identifying the heart of the issue


Connect with Laura:

Getprofitablehq.com

Getprofitablehq.com/the-profit-posse

Show Notes

Running a multi seven-figure business may seem glamorous from the outside, but behind the scenes, entrepreneurs often face moments of doubt, insecurity, and the overwhelming desire to shut it all down. In this episode, Laura shares a vulnerable experience that she recently went through, triggering feelings of self-doubt and imposter syndrome. As entrepreneurs, our minds can create stories and interpretations that may not be accurate, leading to a spiral of negative thoughts and potentially the urge to quit your business. Laura offers insights into how she manages these moments and provides strategies for staying the course and learning from the experience.



Key Topics:

  • (01:50) Feeling the desire to quit
  • (04:10) Differentiating between acute emotions and long-term dissatisfaction
  • (05:30) Overthinking and self-doubt triggered by an employee resignation
  • (10:35) Reflecting on past instances of feeling inadequate
  • (12:20) Implementing systems to prevent mistakes in the future
  • (16:05) Seeking support from trusted friends
  • (18:00) Recognizing personal insecurities and triggers
  • (21:10) Using grounding practices and identifying the heart of the issue


Connect with Laura:

Getprofitablehq.com

Getprofitablehq.com/the-profit-posse