-Kim Sutton How do you feel at the end of the day when you look at your to-do list? Do you feel frustrated because you were not able to finish them all? Or do you go, “Nah! It’s fine!” Rarely do we say the latter. The reason? We tend to expect too much. This week, Kim discusses why we NEED to stop torturing ourselves with too many expectations and tips that can help us set reasonable and realistic expectations of ourselves and other people. She also shares how to manage our expectations in the business setting so we can maximize our productivity and protect our relationship with our team and the clients we work with. Tune in for part 4 of the L.I.V.E B.E.T.T.E.R Framework where Kim takes you on a fascinating transformational journey of WORKING SMARTER NOT HARDER, one letter at a time! CHECK OUT MY WEBSITE for SHOWNOTES FOLLOW KIM ON: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter https://twitter.com/thekimsutton HIGHLIGHTS: 01:32 “E” for Expectation 04:27 Stop Expecting Too Much 07:50 Your Expectation on Others 11:03 Minimize Expectation, Maximize Productivity
-Kim Sutton Are you tired? Is your energy level nearing a dangerous state? Our lifestyle has had us living an impossible life. No wonder we are always exhausted, not only with our jobs and responsibilities but in life in general. Sometimes, we even get drained faster than our smartphones. If only we are rechargeable like our batteries. Oh, wait!… We are! We do have something called “sleep” and “good food”. We just forget to get ourselves on that charging mode because of our list of unending tasks. We skip meals, we cut short our sleep, and we know we don’t want to live like this anymore. This week, Kim talks about vitality and how we can get more as we can build our business and fulfill our responsibilities. Tune in for part 3 of the L.I.V.E B.E.T.T.E.R Framework where Kim takes you on a fascinating transformational journey of WORKING SMARTER NOT HARDER, one letter at a time! CHECK OUT MY WEBSITE for SHOWNOTES FOLLOW KIM ON: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter https://twitter.com/thekimsutton HIGHLIGHTS: 02:40 “V” for VITALITY 04:33 What Sleep Can Do For You 06:08 You Deserve More 08:28 Vitality and Nutrition 10:40 Start Doing Better
-Kim Sutton Sometimes, it’s easier to break a promise we made to ourselves than to others although deep down, we know this shouldn’t be. This week, Kim shares her own journey with integrity and how it changed the way she serves her clients. Often, we think of integrity as pertaining to other people. But there is also something called . Kim talks about how developing integrity as entrepreneurs can help us under-promise and over-deliver so our clients stay happy and satisfied without us being stretched to the limit. Tune in for part 2 of the L.I.V.E B.E.T.T.E.R Framework where Kim takes you on a fascinating transformational journey of WORKING SMARTER NOT HARDER, one letter at a time! CHECK OUT MY WEBSITE for SHOWNOTES FOLLOW KIM ON: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter https://twitter.com/thekimsutton HIGHLIGHTS: 02:09 “I” is for Integrity 04:50 Kim’s Integrity Journey 06:26 Under-Promise Over-Deliver 09:03 Say No!
-Kim Sutton Do you agree that love plays a big role in entrepreneurship? Kim does, and this week she talks about how love and passion in business has helped her improve client relationships, craft effective strategies, and most importantly, find fulfillment in what she does. Kim also shares 3 LOVE STRATEGIES you apply can apply in your business. So many times, we keep working on things that we detest instead of on the things we are passionate about. This is an unhealthy place to be and that needs to change now! Tune in for part 1 of the L.I.V.E B.E.T.T.E.R Framework where Kim takes you on a fascinating transformational journey of WORKING SMARTER NOT HARDER, one letter at a time! CHECK OUT MY WEBSITE for SHOWNOTES FOLLOW KIM ON: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter https://twitter.com/thekimsutton HIGHLIGHTS: 01:32 One Letter at a Time 04:10 The Root of Procrastination 06:57 Step 1: Love What You Do 07:30 Step 2: Love the People You Work For 09:23 Step 3: Love Yourself
Holy moley. I did something BIG. I rebranded the podcast. This is the first episode under the new name and shares an explanation for the rebranding and what you can expect from me and the podcast in the future. Thank you, as always, for supporting me and the work I do through your continued engagement. Your downloads, comments and feedback mean the world to me. XOXOXO, Kim CHECK OUT MY WEBSITE for SHOWNOTES FOLLOW KIM ON: __ __
Advocating for yourself is important. You could be going through a lot of hardships right now but if you advocate for yourself, you can fight it. Advocate for yourself because no one can do it better than you. Join your host, Kim Sutton as she talks to self-advocacy expert, Heather Hansen. Heather is the CEO of Advocate To Win. She is also the author of . Heather was an on-air legal analyst and an award-winning trial attorney. Learn how to use the different tools at your disposal to advocate for yourself. Listen in to understand how to use the right words, choices, and much more.
-Kim Sutton Sometimes, we are our own obstacle. We keep trying to be everywhere to get things done, which is impossible. Learn how to take back your time as Kim shares why you should stop trying to be everywhere and what to do instead to increase your productivity. CHECK OUT MY WEBSITE for SHOWNOTES FOLLOW KIM ON: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter https://twitter.com/thekimsutton HIGHLIGHTS: 00:45 Why You Don’t Need to be Everywhere 03:04 Move Out of Your Own Way 05:58 Enlist for Support 07:45 Let Go
Almost all of us grow up thinking that we can only ever achieve anything in life by doing more. The hustle culture is one great product of this. Day and night, we all work our life away, forgetting that the reason we do it is so we can enjoy life. But are we really enjoying and finding fulfillment in it? In this episode, Kim Sutton sits down with Crista Grasso to talk about how we can achieve more by actually doing less. Known as "The Business Optimizer," Crista has the ability to quickly cut through the noise and focus on optimizing the core things that will make the biggest impact to grow and scale a business. She imparts her wisdom and expertise with us as she talks about what makes a lean business and how we can also apply it to our daily lives. Sometimes, doing more does not necessarily equate to having more. It helps to take a step back and assess which parts you can do more efficiently and productively. Lean out in this conversation. CHECK OUT MY WEBSITE for SHOWNOTES FOLLOW KIM ON: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter https://twitter.com/thekimsutton
-Kim Sutton This week, Kim shares what her smartest investment this year is, (which she resisted buying for so long). Why was Kim opposed to buying it? What made her change her mind? And how did this thing create significant changes in Kim’s life? Listen in as Kim reveals what this thing is, and maybe this can create wonders for you too! CHECK OUT MY WEBSITE for SHOWNOTES FOLLOW KIM ON: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter https://twitter.com/thekimsutton HIGHLIGHTS: 01:37 Health and Productivity 04:40 Get Up and Move Your Butt! 08:38 Find Your Smart System
-Kim Sutton Social media can be highly distracting. Notifications, chats, feeds, and even friend count can get somebody occupied all day. If you are an entrepreneur, you might have thought at some point that these platforms can help you scale your business. But, think… Are your ideal clients really on social media all day, every day? In this episode, Kim shares what she learned about being on 180 Facebook groups, and how to save your sanity so that you can maximize your focus for the people that need you the most. CHECK OUT MY WEBSITE for SHOWNOTES FOLLOW KIM ON: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter https://twitter.com/thekimsutton HIGHLIGHTS: 00:48 To Friend or To Unfriend 02:51 A Huge Waste of Time 05:05 Maximize Your Focus for Your Ideal Clients
-Kim Sutton Tough times, social media, a whole load of tasks, notifications, the kids, your pets, a knock on the door-- you name it! There are a lot that could potentially affect our focus and productivity. Of course, that is if we it. Listen in as Kim shares 3 simple yet effective strategies to help you protect your productivity! CHECK OUT MY WEBSITE for SHOWNOTES FOLLOW KIM ON: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter https://twitter.com/thekimsutton HIGHLIGHTS: 00:48 How Tough Times Affect Productivity 02:48 Tip#1: Journal 03:55 Tip#2: Music 03:53 Tip#3: Timers 07:34 Where it Starts
Each person has their own focus method that works best for their brain type. Focus@Will provides scientifically designed music to improve your concentration. Its creator, Will Henshall, was a founding member of the British pop band Londonbeat, which saw billboard success in the late 80s and early 90s. In this episode, Kim Sutton goes deep into Will’s journey from being a musician to founding his own business. Tune in and discover why easily distracted people need a lot of stimulation to help them focus. If you need tips and strategies to increase your concentration and productivity, this episode is for you! CHECK OUT MY WEBSITE for SHOWNOTES FOLLOW KIM ON: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter https://twitter.com/thekimsutton
Life can be too overwhelming that we forget we have the agency to choose. Because of this, we often feel stuck—be it from our limiting beliefs or the way we think others perceive us. Julia Pimsleur https://juliapimsleur.com/, the author of https://juliapimsleur.com/mdw-about and, more recently, is back on the show to remind us to Make the Decision, especially as women. She joins host Kim Sutton to share how we can bust our limiting beliefs and make a done decision. Take control of life and make big changes. All it takes is for you to decide to make it. Get your mindset training in this episode!
You can have a lot of external success, but if you are overworking yourself, you won't have the drive to continue. You need to have the perfect mindset, or what Julia Pimsleur would call the Go Big Mindset. Julia is the Founder and CEO of Million Dollar Women. She is also the author of several books including, Go Big Now. Join Julia and your host, Kim Sutton, to discover how to have the right values and mindsets. Learn the secret to achieving the Go Big Mindset and how it can keep you in a positive state. Also, find some key mindset practices that will lead you to true success and fulfillment.
Just like a character in an MMO, everyone has room to improve. By acquiring the necessary learnings and experiences, one can achieve the next level version of themselves. Kim Sutton talks about embracing an attitude of constant learning about ourselves and the people around us. She also delves into the power of saying no during the right moments for you to grow and realize your vision.
Having a well-planned daily routine helps increase productivity and self-fulfillment. But if you try to fit in too many tasks in just a few hours, that would most likely spell trouble. Kim Sutton talks about how she learned this the hard way by overwhelming her bullet journal to the point of becoming out of control. She shares the right approach to make your day-to-day schedule much more rewarding, especially for your mental health.
We are aware of the basics of physical fitness – working out, following a fitness diet, doing a certain routine. But how aware are we of the things that we should be doing to take care of our inner well-being? We are often faced with inner roadblocks such as insecurity, self-doubt, anxiety, and overwhelming stress that hinder our growth. Kate Eckman https://www.kateeckman.tv/, the author of , joins Kim Sutton for an inspiring talk about getting over these less-tangible barricades in order for us to actualize our full potential. Learn to shed all the negativity inside of you and experience collective healing to be able to create a more fulfilling life. CHECK OUT MY WEBSITE for SHOWNOTES FOLLOW KIM ON: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter https://twitter.com/thekimsutton
We always want to hire the best people for our business. This should also be the case when it comes to our health. In today's conversation, Kim Sutton discusses why we should choose our doctors wisely. Sharing her experience coming out of a mental health facility, she shows the importance of knowing our rights and responsibility to find the people who want the best for us and not just the money. Follow Kim as she takes us deeper into her story. CHECK OUT MY WEBSITE for SHOWNOTES FOLLOW KIM ON: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter https://twitter.com/thekimsutton
Our bodies bear the brunt of our constant hustle. We can get so lost to working so hard thinking that it’s the only way we can produce more when, in fact, it impacts and lessens our output. In this episode, Kim Sutton discusses how physical health, or the lack thereof, impacts our productivity. She shares her personal experience of struggling with sleep deprivation and its toll on her life as a whole. Join Kim as she offers insights on productivity and why it goes hand in hand with our health. CHECK OUT MY WEBSITE for SHOWNOTES FOLLOW KIM ON: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter https://twitter.com/thekimsutton
The path in pursuing your goals and dreams will always have moments of overwhelm, which can directly impact your wellbeing and mental health if not appropriately addressed. The solution to this starts within yourself, all with the help of the right mindfulness practice. In this episode, Kim Sutton talks with the Executive Wellness Coach and CEO/Founder of Prananaz, Naz Beheshti. Immerse yourself into their discussion focused on the meditative way of changing your life perspective, putting everything to a pause, and taking a breath. By discovering how to do mindful self-check-ins, you become a step closer towards a better you. CHECK OUT MY WEBSITE for SHOWNOTES FOLLOW KIM ON: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter https://twitter.com/thekimsutton
It’s easy to attribute the struggles we have between our ears to various external factors but at the end of the day, it is we who should take full responsibility for our own mental health. Kim Sutton knows this from her personal experience of having to struggle as a mother and entrepreneur at the same time. In the age of social media, it is very easy to fall victim to the comparison trap, subject ourselves to unattainable standards of success, and suffer mentally as a result. In what ways are you struggling with mental health as an entrepreneur? More importantly, what are you doing to address them? If you aren’t already, it’s high time you should. CHECK OUT MY WEBSITE for SHOWNOTES FOLLOW KIM ON: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter https://twitter.com/thekimsutton
- Christy Whitman Achieve unimaginable success in your life and in your career! In this episode, Kim and Christy Whitman share fundamental principles and laws in life that will turn your dreams into a reality. Tune in and find out how to use your inner energy to attract opportunities so you can live the dream and see your business grow. Focus on the blessings, be positive, and always look for the good in everything- that’s how you change your trajectory in life. CHECK OUT MY WEBSITE for SHOWNOTES FOLLOW KIM ON: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter https://twitter.com/thekimsutton HIGHLIGHTS: 03:07 Create Your Own Reality 16:50 Everything Is Energy 22:11 Being An Empath Is Beautiful 25:35 Law Of Attraction 31:42 Law Of Sufficiency And Abundance 41:29 Shift Your Words In The Abundance Side Of The Spectrum 47:00 Be In Alignment And Create The Momentum 52:36 Get Out Of Contrast
-Marc Stern This month’s theme is about emotional and spiritual wellness! In connection to that, Marc Stern of Need2BHeard https://www.need2bheard.com/ sits as our guest today. This conversation revolves around the art of mindful listening. Kim and Marc talk about what makes talking about your feelings so hard and what listening to hear involves. Marc also shares what the most important part of being a professional listener is and how to create a safe forum for people to feel heard. Being left alone to our pain and fears is the loneliest place to be. Tune in and find out how you can fill that void for yourself and for others! CHECK OUT MY WEBSITE for SHOWNOTES FOLLOW KIM ON: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter https://twitter.com/thekimsutton HIGHLIGHTS: 01:39 Why Talking About Your Feelings Is Hard (SO Hard!) 09:58 Filling the Void 17:25 How to Listen 27:46 Creating A Safe Forum 35:20 Stay Calm 39:42 Insert Gratitude 45:19 How to Make People Feel Heard
Every entrepreneur and corporate employee has suffered from burnout one way or another. The only way to escape such a challenging state is by setting boundaries the proper way. In this episode, Kim Sutton sits down with Jennifer Bassman to explain the right time to say no, the dangers of becoming over-achievers, and the best way to delegate work to the appropriate people. Listen to this meaningful discussion that wraps up one month of conversation about confidence and boundaries. Make your working life better today by realizing your strengths, embracing your weaknesses, and harnessing the power of self-care and respect. CHECK OUT MY WEBSITE for SHOWNOTES FOLLOW KIM ON: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter https://twitter.com/thekimsutton
What do entrepreneurship and puberty have in common? It may sound like a weird question but Kim Sutton knows from her experience as a businessperson and as a parent that there is one critical point of comparison between the two. Have you ever felt the pressure of doing something for your business just because everyone is doing it? Have you ever felt a fear of missing out on the next big thing in marketing, the hottest course, or the newest piece of software? That stage of succumbing to peer pressure is what Kim calls entrepreneurial puberty. You might know it by another name – shiny object syndrome. Listen in and learn why entrepreneurs have to go through their own period of puberty and how you can overcome yours. CHECK OUT MY WEBSITE for SHOWNOTES FOLLOW KIM ON: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter https://twitter.com/thekimsutton
DESCRIPTION: -Kim Sutton Confidence and cockiness are two opposite things. You can’t have both for it contrasts the other. So how do you gain confidence and keep cockiness at bay? In this episode, Kim relates how she felt both and how it affected her business, family, and personal life. Tune in and hear what helped her regain confidence and experience abundance like never before! CHECK OUT MY WEBSITE for SHOWNOTES FOLLOW KIM ON: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter https://twitter.com/thekimsutton HIGHLIGHTS: 00:20 The Confidence Trap 04:46 Quit Insulting Yourself 07:00 Don’t Give Up!
-Kim Sutton The best thing about being an entrepreneur is the privilege to be of service to others. Yet, even the most successful businessman cannot serve everyone. So how do you find your niche? The best place to start is YOU! Gain clarity about what you truly want to do. Join Kim as she shares a simple practice you can do to gain clarity of who you are as an entrepreneur while maintaining boundaries and getting paid for what you’re worth. CHECK OUT MY WEBSITE for SHOWNOTES FOLLOW KIM ON: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter https://twitter.com/thekimsutton HIGHLIGHTS: 00:40 What Do You Do? 05:00 When Clarity is a Blur 08:37 Have Your NO List
-Bridgit Dengel Gaspard The worst moment ever: when you’re almost there then suddenly you’re stuck! Bridgit Dengel Gaspard calls this phenomenon, “The Final 8th”. In this episode, Kim and Bridgit unlock the mystery behind this strange event. What is the Final 8th? Why do many get stuck right before the finish line? What goals and practices can be detrimental to success? Most importantly, how can you move towards your goal fast while having fun along the journey. Press play and discover the enchanting path of safe success! CHECK OUT MY WEBSITE for SHOWNOTES FOLLOW KIM ON: FACEBOOK LINKEDIN TWITTER HIGHLIGHTS: 02:35 09:51 Mirage Goal 13:58 Voice Dialogue Technique 22:24 Practice Safe Success 29:50 Are You Having Fun? 37:30 What Rules Are You Living By? 41:09 Say YES to Yourself More! 51:23 “
-Marie White -We hear that often on our zoom meetings. But today, we will talk about being “mute” in the business setting. In order to survive, we let our society force us to conform to a norm, which does not fully resonate with us. Many have muted their own story- the very reason they started their business- in order to survive. In this episode, Kim and author Marie White discuss why you should share your voice, and how you can keep sharing it in this modern world. Also, listen to tips and information you can use to protect yourself, your business, and your network even if the web decides to “de-platform” you. The call to go back to real conversations has never been more urgent. Find your voice and move forward with hope with today’s conversation. CHECK OUT MY WEBSITE for SHOWNOTES FOLLOW KIM ON: FACEBOOK LINKEDIN TWITTER HIGHLIGHTS: 01:54 Keep the Hope 04:33 On Mute 08:09 Platform Troubles 16:07 Be Careful What You Google 20:16 Back to Conversations 26:22 Protect Yourself 28:19 Be Comfortable with Sharing Your Voice 33:33 What Hope Can Bring
DESCRIPTION: -Rodney C. Burris If money was not an issue, what would you do for free? Join Kim and Rodney C. Burris for a refreshing conversation about leadership and building a stronger team, with each member operating at their zone of genius. Listen as Kim and Rodney talk about the importance of getting perspective, nipping the root of unproductiveness, 4 zones from which one can operate, leading with heart, and listening to the gut-brain. Rodney also stresses what a leader should have, do, and be to facilitate team connection and elicit optimum performance. Press play and discover how to be free from stress and move towards your ! CHECK OUT MY WEBSITE for SHOWNOTES FOLLOW KIM ON: FACEBOOK LINKEDIN TWITTER HIGHLIGHTS: 01:44 The Uninvited Speaker 09:55 The Heart of Being a Leader 20:58 What Zone are You Operating From 32:55 The Gift of Being Cognizable 40:38 The Ultimate Approach to Building a Stronger Team 48:38 Freedom from Stress, A Place of Peace 55:47 It Comes Down to Perspective 01:01:45 The Best Place to Start