Every now and again on the podcast, Naomi Nic and Mandy feature one of the members from the Gentle Business Mastermind. You may recall that we spoke with Ellen Ronalds Keene in season one of Ditch The Hustle.

In this episode we’re really excited to introduce you to Sharyn Holmes. Sharyn is a gutsy leader, anti-oppression consultant, coach, artists, speaker and writer; “not for the faint of heart,” she writes on her website. Her work dives deep into social justice, spirituality and personal sovereignty.

Sharyn’s anti-oppression courses such as “Unpack your privilege” are truly transformational. All three of us have learned so much from Sharyn over the years, and we really do love her to bits.

In this particular conversation Sharyn shared with us the important role of storytelling in business, nuances of vulnerability in building a gentle business, the power of community and connection, how the mastermind has supported her to give words to her experience, Sharyn’s approach to self care, the importance of being in a space with people who have similar intentions and values, how to work through feelings of overwhelm, and a bit about the framework for unpacking your privilege.

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WHAT WE COVER IN THIS EPISODE:

  • The important role of storytelling in business.
  • Nuances of vulnerability in building a gentle business.
  • The power of community and connection
  • How the Gentle Business Mastermind has supported her to give words to her experience.
  • Sharyn’s approach to self care.
  • The importance of being in a space with people who have similar intentions and values.
  • How to work through feelings of overwhelm.
  • The framework for unpacking your privilege.
  • MORE!

 

RESOURCES + LINKS REFERENCED

Learn more about ditching the hustle and doing business gently…

If this conversation stirred up a desire in you to explore what doing business gently might mean to you, you can get direct support, guidance and tools in the Gentle Business Mastermind.

It’s an experience that support new entrepreneurs and existing business owners to grow their businesses gently, sustainably and consciously. Along the way you’ll meet an incredible community of guest mentors and other gentle business masterminds from around the globe who you can get support from and offers support in return, while you explore growing your own business in alignment with your heart, vision, values and energy.

Registration for the gentle business mastermind is open in Feb-March 2020. You can find out more about it at gentlebusinessmastermind.com where you can also download the free ‘Grow your Business the Gentle Way’ ebook. It’s full of inspiring tips and prompts to help you do business gently in your own way. 

WE WOULD LOVE TO KNOW

After listening to this episode, we would love to know what was your biggest ah hah moment or takeaway from listening to the episode? Pop you’re response in the comments below – or share them on social media by tagging us @amandarootsey @naomilarnold @nicolanewman_  with the hashtag #DitchTheHustlePodcast.

Let’s keep this important conversation going and learn from one another as we do! Here’s to choosing your own adventure and ditching the hustle together.

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