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Emotions in Small Business

Back in 2008-2009 when I was first starting up a small business, I discovered how intense it felt on a daily basis. I started going around saying, “If you ever want to face all your inner demons, start a business.”

So I started a podcast to talk about the emotions that would come up for me and business friends when working on our businesses. These are the eleven episodes I recorded of myself and guests processing these emotions. Hopefully they give you some solace, some laughs, and a few good ideas.

EP 01 | Small Business Owners and Emotions: You're Not Alone

“If you ever want to face all your inner demons, start a business.” Our culture wants us to believe that business should be devoid of emotions, but here’s the sometimes scary truth: we are human beings and we have feelings. And they don’t stop just because we put our business hats on. In fact, your feelings are an unexplored asset to your business. A treasure trove of information and tools about connecting with your potential clients. But first, we need to debunk the myths about emotion in business.

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