242: Joan Sotkin: It’s Better Being Different Than The Same
For years, she suffered from a long list of physical, emotional, and financial problems.
After giving away all her possessions, an extended spiritual journey connected her to the deeper parts of herself that led her to everything she needed to find health, well-being, and peace of mind.
In the 1980s, she thought she was on the way to financial security as she rapidly built a wholesale, retail, and mail order business to the point where she was grossing over $30,000 a month.
Sounds good doesn’t it, but her lack of business and financial skills led to her downfall—and bankruptcy.
But although a dark period of her life, she knew that she lacked the knowledge to prevent this happening, so studied everything she could to ensure it would happen again
She set out on the path of learning everything she could about business and financial management.
This knowledge allowed her to flourish as an entrepreneur while sharing what she had learned with others.
But there is so much more to her story, than we can cover in a short introduction like this.
So how did she create this online success, when quite openly admitting that she didn’t have the knowledge to be a business success?
And where does she see the common issues that others encounter as they start there entrepreneurial leaps?
Well let’s find out as we bring onto the show to start joining up dots with the one and only Joan Sotkin.
During the show we discussed such weighty topics such as:
How her Father longed for a baby boy, and bizarrely would call his daughter Johnathan as a small girl.
How we all have the ability to create the stories of our lives. Great stories or sad stories are all down to the actions and decisions that we take.
How she would react to voices that she hears in her head, which has led her to great success in her life.
Why she believes that the majority of entrepreneurs are positive folk who believe that things are going to be good.
How Shirley McClain would make the perfect actress to play her in the “Joan Sotkin the Movie” we are all waiting to see. Well I am anyway!
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