Thais Guimaraes is a women’s leadership coach, yoga/meditation teacher, mentor and leader. She supports ambitious heart centered women to optimize their lifestyle, create a spiritually badass business, make a bigger impact, and lead from their authentic feminine power so they can BE the change they wish to see in the world. Her mission is to evoke a change in consciousness in order for every woman to feel empowered to live their purpose.
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Time Stamped Show Notes
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- [01:04] – John introduces Thais to the show
- [01:43] – Thais’ story
- [02:25] – How Thais brings dollars in the door
- [03:24] – The fears of failure and the sources of doubt
- [04:38] – When the barrier to entry is low, many people don’t think it’s worth the money
- [05:09] – We all have to start somewhere—never forget it
- [06:27] – It doesn’t matter how many times you get knocked down, it matters how many times you get back up
- [06:58] – Your failures don’t define your successes
- [10:20] – Stop spending time band-aiding your business!—Focus on building a client base and doing what you do best—outsource the rest!
- [11:26] – Investing in a life coach that was beyond her budget
- [13:03] – We’re so BUSY—but is that business bringing you what you want?
- [13:17] – If your busy-ness isn’t creating what you want, you need to refocus
- [14:40] – Thais’ BIGGEST weakness?—being attached to instant gratification
- [15:25] – If you depend on the external to feel good—you’re surrendering your life
- [16:02] – Delayed gratification
- [16:58] – BIGGEST STRENGHT?—Don’t give up
- [18:27] – Fired up about hosting retreats!
- [21:28] – The Lightning Round
- What was holding you back as an entrepreneur?—Scared of being her own boss
- What is the best advice you have ever received?—Give yourself space to react
- What is a personal habit that contributes to your success?—Where your attention goes, focus flows
- Share an internet resource, like Evernote, with Fire Nation—Grammarly
- One book to have on your bookshelf?—The Alchemist
- Imagine you awoke in a brand new world, identical to Earth, but you knew no one. You still have all your experience and knowledge. What’s the 1st thing you would do?—Go to the places you’d hang out on Earth—Your vibe attracts your tribe!
- [25:29] – Trust that you’re doing the right thing
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