Topics We Explored:
- What made Ishita burn out and slow down, and why she ultimately had to step away from her business for a bit
- How focusing on yourself and those you love can teach you to challenge some of your previous beliefs
- Why your business can stack onto your life and why it’s important to address what’s going on in your personal life to evaluate how — and if — your business should keep going
- How you can recognize the great moments in your life even while you’re in the middle of grief
- What you can do to find the balance between over-sharing and under-sharing in order to get the support you need
- Why making progress on the good things as well as making progress on the bad things can provide us with additional motivation to keep moving forward.
“If you’re afraid of falling apart somehow, it’s okay. You’re not going to fall apart forever.” – Ishita Gupta (Tweet this)
Links and Resources Mentioned in This Episode:
- Ishita Gupta
- The Domino Project
- The Progress Principle by Teresa Amabile and Steven Kramer
- Tao Te Ching by Laozi
- Peter Drucker
- Parker Palmer
- Leave the Canoe Behind
About Ishita Gupta:
Ishita Gupta is a leadership and business strategist who helps people feel confident in their lives and get results in their business. She instills courage and clarity with her unconventional approach and her programs help entrepreneurs lay foundations in their business to be productive, sell with confidence, and create the systems they need. She worked with Seth Godin, America’s #1 Marketer, as Head of Media at The Domino Project, a publishing venture with Amazon, and launched 6 bestselling books. She is a sought-after speaker who speaks at conferences around the U.S. including TEDx Detroit, Business Growth Summit, Columbia University, and more, and has written for Forbes and Huffington Post.
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