“If you need a loan to survive, you have other things going on. If you need a loan to help grow your business, that’s where we can help be a partner.” -Mark Ritter
Mark is the CEO of MBFS, a credit union community he founded in 2001. Despite common misconceptions, credit unions offer many of the same products and services as large corporate banks. MBFS helps connect consumers with credit unions around the nation which can help them with their needs.
Mark Ritter and Kim Sutton dive into business finances and banking in a conversation about credit unions and corporate banking for entrepreneurs.
02:02 Figuring it out
04:00 The difference between a credit union and a corporate bank
08:23 The history of credit unions
18:18 The initial focus of credit unions in America
20:46 The difference between getting a business loan at a credit union and getting a business loan at a corporate bank
22:47 Kim’s family’s struggle with getting a mortgage
24:54 What MBFS does
28:25 How Kim built her first business the wrong way
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What are the mental barriers getting in the way between you and achieving your vision? Are you focusing on too much? Doing too little? Making emotional decisions too quickly? Getting caught up in not-enoughness? If any of the above resonates, this episode is for you!
Join Donnie Boivin and Kim Sutton in a raw and real conversation about the good, bad and ugly sides of entrepreneurship and the coaching industry!
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After working for a thought leader for over 15 years, the thought leader retired and Lorianne lost her job. Corporate America didn’t have a place for her, so, at 60 years old, Lorianne started her business, LVS Consulting.
Today Lorianne works with speakers, authors and podcasters, helping them increase their online presence.
Listen as Lorianne and Kim Sutton share a friendly chat about team building, authentic audience growth, speaking vs. podcasting, entrepreneurship with a family and much more.
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Ed Squire was sexually abused multiple times as a child, and for years he hid his story. After suffering a meltdown, he realized he could no longer stay silent.
Ed is the Founder of MeTooWhatNow, a non-profit focused on helping individuals thrive after life trauma.
Join Kim and Ed as they share their Faith, stories of resilience, and the importance of sharing our message and impacting the world through our experiences.
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Michael Zipursky is a serial entrepreneur and started his first business out of high school. Through his 19+ years in business, he has started 5 companies, sold 2, and spent 10+ years coaching and training consultants on how to grow a successful consulting business. Today, Michael is the Co-Founder of Consulting Success.
Listen as Michael and Kim Sutton dive into the business practices and mindset of successful consultants and entrepreneurs.
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Alexia Vernon won Miss Junior America at age 19, however it took years before she became comfortable on stage, representing her true self. Today, Alexia is an impactful speaking coach helping entrepreneurs embrace and express their true voice.
Listen as Alexia and Kim Sutton chat about the importance and potential impact of speaking your true voice, their first speaking experiences, the entrepreneurial mindsets of men as opposed to women, online course design and more.
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The words you say, and how you say them, have the potential to change a person’s experience with you greatly. Simple words like, “thank you”, “just” and “no” have more power than you may think.
Want to know how to say more with less words? Listen as Kim Sutton and Greg Alcorn dig into every dialogue, and the slight shifts we can make to create a massive impact.
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In the heat of the moment, it’s easy to push “send” or “post” rather than “think.”
On this episode of Positive Productivity, Kim Sutton chats with Kristin Johnson, the author of “Ain’t You Got No Manners?” about online etiquette.
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Are you shaping your life? Or are you allowing outside people and circumstances to determine your yesses and purpose?
Aviv Shahar, Founder and President of Aviv Consulting, consultant to Fortune 100 and 500 companies and the host and author of Create New Futures, joins Kim for an amazingly deep and eye opening conversation which is guaranteed to change the way you look at your life and the opportunities in front of you.
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“There's absolutely no inherent reason that you don't deserve whatever it is that's in your heart that moves you, that makes you happy, and that you really want.” –Josh Wagner
To be deserving is a choice you have to make. The reasons that stops you from doing the things that make you happy, are no reasons at all but mere excuses. Life is as short as a breath. You only have a lifetime to spend on things that matters more than undeserving beliefs. Today’s podcast will help you walk towards your happiness and avoid the traps and pitfalls along your journey. Meditate on your goals and see the end result. Then, you will know that you are worth it.
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01:44 The Journey to Happiness
07:07 Meditation- The Way to Your Goals
12:26 The One Question that Changes Life
21:04 Four Traps of Traditional Goal-Setting
29:06 Cultivate Your Happiness
39:39 Happy Not Broke
41:39 You Deserve It