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Positive Productivity with Kim Sutton | Empowering Entrepreneurs to Achieve and Appreciate Personal and Professional Success

Positive Productivity is NOT about perfection. When we stop worrying about perfection and instead focus on living as OUR authentic, transparent, entrepreneur selves, we can achieve our goals and make our dreams a reality. Listen as Kim and guests discuss how to live a positively productive life in the areas of entrepreneurship, digital marketing, outsourcing, team building, online business, networking, relationships, work/life balance and more! #positiveproductivity
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Nov 30, 2017

"You want clients who 1) you know you'll be able to serve, 2) who will take your guidance, and 3) are like-minded."

After going through a major health scare at 40, Michael lost his job, his house was foreclosed, and his car was repossessed. During his recovery, he realized he needed to set up boundaries in his life - and teach business leaders to do the same.

Michael and I share many of the challenges we've faced, including the pressures associated with working a corporate job, recognizing our most productive time of the day, and the oxymoron was referred to as "time management."

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp192.

Nov 29, 2017

Do you ever feel like your role as a small business owner is synonymous with "firefighter"? In this episode, I discuss why we need to resign from the role as a firefighter -- and prevent ourselves from assuming that role in the first place!

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp191.

Nov 28, 2017

Brandy and I dive deep into the topics you need to know tech-wise when running an online business. We cover choosing the right systems (including CRMs and web hosting) as well as the importance of website security and backups. In addition, we also discuss aspirational software syndrome, shiny object syndrome, and other challenges entrepreneurs face tech-wise when growing their businesses.

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp190.

Nov 27, 2017

Are you a mompreneur or ladypreneur? If so, you may appreciate this episode. In it, I share one of the indicators that I haven't allowed myself adequate time for self-care.

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp189.

Nov 26, 2017

"We've got to treat people like people."

Kenneth works with clients to create culture employees enjoy working in and customers enjoy returning to. His B+C+S system stands for Brand + Culture + Strategy and Alignment, and in this episode, we chat about just that! We discuss the cultures of several well-known businesses, the importance of bringing experts onto our team, standard operating procedures, and more!

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp188.

Nov 25, 2017

Gossiping is a waste of time and energy. Listen to why you need to stop -- if not significantly decrease your quantity of gossip.

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp187.

Nov 24, 2017

"You never know if you're a conversation away from a $1 million idea."

Candice started her entrepreneurial journey as the owner of a jewelry boutique. After watching her sales soar - as well as a friend's sales soar - as a result of her social media strategies, Candice started her current business. Today, Candice helps clients cultivate relationships on social media, thus increasing sales.

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp186.

Nov 23, 2017

This year, I made the most substantial investment in my business ever - a mastermind. Within just the first month, I've been reminded/taught the importance of valuing my time and charging appropriately. Listen in as I share more!

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp185.

Nov 22, 2017

"All Fluff + No Meat= No Money"

Katrina started her career in marketing and through learning and growth transformed into a business strategist. In our fun and enlightening chat, we discuss a variety of business tools including online schedulers, website, and Google apps, and also about tactful marketing and networking strategies -- and more!

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp184.

Nov 21, 2017

Today I'm challenging you to share your happiness with the world around you. Tune in to the place/experience that makes you happiest, bottle it up and share your happiness with those who need it most!

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp183.

Nov 20, 2017

"It's amazing how much humor there is in all this stuff if we just look for it."

CJ moved to the United States to work with her husband in their publishing business, however as most of our lives do, CJ's life presented her with a few challenges. Listen to hear how CJ has become a student of life's absurdities as a result of infidelity and a struggle with cancer.

We also discuss the importance of sleep, a positive mindset, sense of humor and more!

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp182.

Nov 19, 2017

Last night as I was drifting to sleep, I found peace. Listen to hear how and why I believe it happened, and most importantly, why now.

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp181.

Nov 18, 2017

Mellissa was a Stanford educated business litigation attorney who accidentally became psychic after giving birth to her second child. In this episode, Mellissa shares her journey, including how her Shaman and attorney sides merged to create the business she has today. Mellissa works with business leaders - including Fortune 500 CEOs - to help them create systems and strategies to magnify and monetize their soul gifts.

Mellissa and I also chat about how sometimes we need to let our idea downloads go so we can finish what we're already working on, as well as about how religious people can overcome concerns about the intuitive and "woo-woo" side of life.

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp180.

Nov 17, 2017

On previous episodes of the Positive Productivity podcast, I've discussed why getting an adequate amount of sleep is critical. In this episode, I share how I was reminded of the importance of getting away from screens at least an hour before bedtime.

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp179.

Nov 16, 2017

"A lot of the time it's fear of the unknown."

Jacqui shares how she moved from a place of disbelief to creating a business helping people transform their lives using the same techniques.

We discuss how we can doubt tools and techniques out of fear or unknowing, how a seminar sparked Jacqui's passion project, Teen Confidence Academy, and our shifts from focusing on income to focusing on impact. Jacqui also discusses how we can be our own biggest bully, and how a lack of confidence affected her early years.

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp178.

Nov 15, 2017

In this episode, I share the struggles my husband and I went through while trying to grow our family. In the end, we dropped the stress and not the hope, and that made all the difference. Listen in to hear the details!

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp177.

Nov 14, 2017

Altovise is a single mother of four, a molestation survivor, and has helped her two daughters overcome molestation as well. Using her own experiences, she is helping others overcome their own demons and shine their own light on others.

During our chat, we discuss forgiveness, how opening up about her own molestation sowed the seeds of Altovise's career, and how proceeding despite life's struggles presented signs that she was on the right track.

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp176.

Nov 13, 2017

We have the power to decide if our cup is half-full or half-empty. In this episode, I share a humorous story from my family to remind us of the fact that we can pour our cup out if it's filled with something we don't want.

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp175.

Nov 12, 2017

No matter what your life struggles are, you can overcome and create something GREAT! Today's guest, Lisa Winston, has pushed through rape, molestation, divorce, losing her home to wild fires AND breast cancer and is actively creating an incredible life for herself and those around her.

We chat about not settling, building confidence in ourselves and our purpose, committing ourselves to creating greatness, and not worrying about perfection.

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp174.

Nov 11, 2017

Using the wrong tools in our business can cost us valuable time and energy. In this episode, I share a humorous story from my past and the parallels I see between the story and entrepreneurship.

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp173.

Nov 10, 2017

Kimchi shares the transformational journey she has been on, starting with unfortunate investment decisions through to becoming a personal and business coach. We also chat about how important it is to forgive ourselves for past mistakes, communicate with our significant others, recognize our feelings and desires, and take care of ourselves.

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp172.

Nov 9, 2017

Although not as gross, just like our noses, sometimes our lives can be filled with boogers. Today I challenge you to take a look at the boogers in your life... And blow them away!

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp171.

Nov 8, 2017

"All marketing is about having the right conversation with the right buyer persona at the right time."

Dan and I chat about the benefits of being a guest on podcasts, including some of the most important Do's and Don'ts. We also share a more personal conversation about our families, the need for faith, Dan's Why and our childhood dreams.

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp170.

Nov 7, 2017

I know I'm not the only entrepreneur who has ignored hunger pains and a full bladder in order to "just get this one thing done." Listen as I discuss why we need to start listening to the signals our bodies are sending.

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp169.

Nov 6, 2017

"You don't have to have a gun in your face to wake up and say, 'I want to do better. Somebody help me.'"

Bryan shares the amazing story of how his wife's life-threatening illness and his own health struggles drastically shifted the course of his life.

We chat about being an employee of our life and situation, and being more concerned about the financial investment involved with helping ourselves rather than the implications of NOT helping ourselves.

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp168.

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