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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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Jun 5, 2018

"If you would've just told me the truth, I would've been ok with it."

Sometimes, things just don't go our way. Personal issues may interfere with your work, or you may be struggling to keep up with expectations. Join me while I discuss how important honesty can be in approaching these problems.

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp379

Jun 4, 2018

"The weakest ink is mightier than the strongest memory."

P.K. Odle is a Feng Shui consultant who started her career with the American Feng Shui Institute twenty years ago is an expert in manipulating energies to improve your life. Join us while we discuss some of the many facets to Feng Shui, and how making changes in your environment can improve your success as an individual.

Highlights:

6:05 Helping students with attention deficit succeed
9:04 How Odle got into Feng Shui
15:44 Good and bad elements
27:03 A prime example of Feng Shui success
35:55 Grave site Feng Shui

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp378

Jun 3, 2018

Do you ever feel like there are battles that you just can't quite win? I certainly do.

Sometimes the battles you're fighting can be overwhelming. Your attention can be drawn thin as it's pulled in all different directions. Listen as I share my story about my battle with Mount Downy.

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp377

Jun 2, 2018

"Wealth is a team sport, not a solo sport."

Rennie Gabriel is an extremely successful entrepreneur who started from scratch at age 50 after facing failure, and climbed his way to the top 1%. We discuss how he made it back up from the bottom, and how crucial it is to have partners that you can rely on in order to find your success.

Highlights:
2:00 Why you shouldn't fear success
7:10 Success vs. significance
10:12 Learning to handle money effectively
15:07 Putting into practice what you know
21:08 The importance of having a partner
31:58 Learning from failure

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp376

 

Jun 1, 2018

Bilbao is an incredibly unique museum in Spain that no other building really compares to. I encourage you to seek out how you can be true to you, and stand out against other people around you, rather than trying to be just like them.

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp375

May 31, 2018

"If you don't have your motivation in the right place, it's not going to take you where you want to go."

Mimika Cooney has been an entrepreneur since the age of 16, and recently published her book Worrier to Warrior. Join us while we discuss the importance of taking care of yourself, and striving to do what you want to do in order to be happy.

Highlights:
10:54 The unsustainable hustle mentality
21:50 How finding her path has improved her home life
27:30 Learning to remove our filters and be true to ourselves
37:43 Self care with Mimika

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp374

May 30, 2018

On Memorial Day, I found myself worrying once again, this time about the fence panels in our backyard because of an upcoming house appraisal. Little did I know a utility pole fire would burn my problem away for me.

Tune in to hear my story about how the universe came to help me with the problem in my backyard.

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp373

May 29, 2018

"Don't focus on the problem, focus on what's on the other side of the problem."

Jim's personal experiences and struggles, even from a young age, have molded the way he interacts with not only his clients, but also the people around him. During our chat we dial in on how to overcome your personal demons, and create meaningful connections with those you want to have an impact on.

Highlights:
6:08 Getting through difficult times
11:26 When the warning light burns out
21:25 Chasing impact, not income
25:51 Amazing experience (link to article about it)
33:52 Setting boundaries with your clients
40:30 Win-Win
43:28 Jim Padilla's Seven keys

 

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp372

May 28, 2018

Most goal setting programs I've ever seen/participated in track in 90-day segments, or just about three months. As we're going into the summer in the United States, I realized that the time from Memorial Day to Labor Day is just over that.

Listen as I share my Summer 2018 personal challenge, and invite you to share your own!

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp371.

May 27, 2018

"Just stand up. Take a break."

Aleksandra Nenadic is self-made physical therapist who started her very own physiotherapy practice. Join us as we discuss how you can keep your body healthy in an environment where it's all too easy to let yourself go.

Highlights:
4:40 Keeping a sedentary body healthy
9:54 Ergonomic furniture: is it worth it?
12:45 How to keep your body happy
26:15 Aleksandra's tools for getting where she is today

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp370.

May 26, 2018

Do you have a habit of collecting papers/notes for later, thinking you'll actually get back to them... "one day"?

I know I do!

Listen as I share where my cluttery habit came from, and what we can all do to get rid of this excess emotional and physical clutter!

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp369.

May 25, 2018

"That's how I make those decisions. I look to see how it's going to impact my life."

Iain's story starts when he bought his very first motorcross bike at only 11 years old.

Join us as we discuss how to change your mindset in order to find your path to success.

Highlights:
2:26 Iain's backstory
7:33 How Iain was able to retire before 30 years old
13:45 The motorcross race disaster
25:23 Replacing "how" with "who"
36:16 Asking yourself "who am I being"
39:35 How to distinguish good opportunities from shiny objects

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp368.

May 24, 2018

When was the last time you did something nice and completely unexpected for someone else?

If you can't remember, it wasn't recent enough.

Listen as I share free/inexpensive ways we can brighten the day of others in our personal AND professional lives!

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp367.

May 23, 2018

"When we're isolated, we're really putting a limit on what's possible."

Emerald Greenforest started out as the Empress of Empowerment for women a decade ago, and transitioned into being the Empress of Encouragement for men after a business meltdown two years ago. Join us as we discuss the importance of collaboration and investment to achieve lifelong success.

Highlights:
3:08 How Emerald became the Empress of Encouragement
9:17 Approaching the cultural pressure to be independent
20:14 Don't spend your money to make money; invest in yourself
24:17 How I helped my husband get more value out of his free time
32:25 Men's most common struggles, and how to approach them

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp366.

 

 

May 22, 2018

Sometimes we should look to the great architects, artists and engineers for lessons as we build our business, and in this episode, I do just that.

Are you priming your masterpiece? Listen to hear what I mean.

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp365.

May 21, 2018

"The next phase of evolution will be true partnership between men and women."

Sylvia Becker-Hill grew up in Germany, where she felt held down by the world around her, pushing her towards her career of empowering women to live to their fullest potential in a patriarchal world.

Listen in as we discuss the dissolving of gender roles and embracing yourself in order to succeed.

Highlights:
6:25 Breaking down the glass ceiling in our head
13:50 How my husband supports and empowers me
22:21 Finding a brand guardian
25:26 Sylvia's big "oh, duh" moment
33:24 How knowing yourself can empower you
39:13 Moving through your magic door

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp364.

May 20, 2018

Does increased pressure in your personal and/or professional life lead to decreased productivity? It does for me! Listen as I explain...

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp363.

May 19, 2018

"Be careful what you ask for because it's gonna come in the most mysterious miraculous ways, and it doesn't always feel good."

Amy is a life and business coach, and host of her own podcast, who speaks with me today to discuss her journey of self-discovery. Join us as we explore how taking new chances and opening our eyes to the opportunities around us can lead to your best life.

Highlights:
4:20 The start of Amy's journey
7:22 A bump in the road to success
14:18 Getting a foothold in Amy's new career
16:10 My soulmate spec sheet
23:17 Something else, something better, IS coming
30:48 The miracle of learning to be still
37:40 Continuing on her road to success

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp362.

May 18, 2018

A hungry stomach and a carton of eggs inspired this episode. Is your business scrambled? Listen to hear how we need to incorporate the right ingredients to allow our businesses and ourselves THRIVE!

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp361.

May 17, 2018

"There's always an opportunity for us to lift our head and begin to have a higher purpose."

Robb was a high school and collegiate athlete when an unexpected health issue sidelined him. Miraculously healed, he realized he needed to shift his purpose.

Listen as Robb and I chat about our purpose, serving others, authenticity, self-discovery and more!

Highlights:
05:50 A modern day miracle and Robb's wake-up call
12:50 Working out our gratitude muscle
14:41 Robb's wake-up ritual
16:25 A story about Kim's sisters, a tire and a pizza
21:39 "Is it a first world problem or a third world problem?"

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp360.

May 16, 2018

Perhaps it's just because I'm a talker and I love a good conversation, but with every new email that hits my inbox, I detest people who sell to me via cold emails.

Listen as I share my feelings on how we should stop selling and start communicating.

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp359.

May 15, 2018

"What is wealth, without the health to enjoy it?"

Anthony is an Iraqi War Veteran who found himself struggling with PTSD, anxiety, depression and sense of purpose after leaving the service. Through his journey, he discovered his mission is to inspire men to reclaim their health, sense of adventure and purpose.

Listen as we chat about PTSD, anxiety, depression, men's health and overcoming struggles.

Highlights:
03:20 Anthony's reminder that he wasn't home safe
06:15 Anthony's health and wellness enlightenment
07:38 Men's Health Month (did you know this existed? I didn't!)
09:18 I share a little of my husband's own struggle during his military service and after leaving the service
12:05 Redefining one's mission and life -- in or out of the service
16:25 The STRONG Method
19:36 I share how I was admitted to the mental hospital and how I was "treated"
29:24 Taking back our power
31:10 Anthony's promise to himself

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp358.

May 14, 2018

Recently I've realized that my workaholism has taken hold of my life... again. However...

I also know I have an addictive personality, and I tend to get sucked into ANYTHING I do.

Listen to hear how I am combating my workaholism by rewarding myself with other activities.

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp357.

May 13, 2018

"Life is a series of subtle -- and sometimes not subtle -- mistakes and errors as you go along, and fortunately that's where a lot of the biggest gains happen. It's in those failures."

James' adult life has been filled with one failure after another, and we start this episode with a string of bloopers just to make an (unintentional) point! We chat about our mistakes, living abroad, our podcasting journeys, authentic conversations and more!

Highlights:
02:45 Perfectionism is a failure
04:04 Allowing space for failure and innovation
08:00 James' biggest but best failures
11:42 A BIG sleep deprivation induced failure of mine
12:41 How James wound up in the Middle East
13:38 Don't let your fear conquer you. Conquer your fear.
23:24 James' podcasting journey
38:39 ... and then his book writing journey!

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp356.

May 12, 2018

A couple weeks ago, my son's, his classmates and the parents were horrified by some breaking news. The tour company hired to take the class on their school trip to Washington D.C. had essentially stolen our money and closed up shop.

But the story didn't end there.

Listen to hear what happened next, and why it's important to keep our chins up when bad things happen.

Get the show notes, transcription and resources mentioned at http://www.thekimsutton.com/pp355.

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