Episode 38: Building Resilience

Episode Overview

Today we’re getting serious for a moment and diving deep on one of the most important skills you can have in sales and life: resiliency. 

Resilience isn’t created out of thin air. It is not gifted. Resilience is built over time through experience, confronting risk and making mistakes. Today we’ll share with you strategies galore from leading experts for building resilience in your children and yourself as an adult. The journey is never over and it rarely gets easier BUT we are worthy of getting better. 

Gina and Rachel will also get candid about their own experiences growing up and building resilience to the natural and unnatural traumas of life, love and family. 

This is an intimate, detailed and fascinating episode into a skill that if developed can lead you to a more fulfilling life and more sales.

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On today’s podcast…

1:31 – An inside look at an incredible woman, Brittany, the hairstylist of Women Your Mother Warned You About

7:38 – Can’t Hurt Me by David Goggings

8:36 – The Gift of Wreckage by Rachel Pitts

9:54 – Supernormal by Meg Jay

15:47 – Resilience in Children: Strategies to Strengthen Your Kids by Katie Hurley, LCSW

17:06 – The quest for parental love and self worth

21:34 – The hidden nature of generational trauma

27:58 – A handful of strategies from experts on building up resilience

30:29 – 5 Steps to Help Build Emotional Resilience by 

33:59 – Negativity is just as powerful as positivity

37:36 – Grinding until you find the joy

40:22 – Avoiding the open question

44:45 – Taking your “self” out of the process and making better choices

50:46 – How helicopter parents weaken their child’s resilience

54:16 – Don’t avoid risk, embrace mistakes

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More about Gina

Gina Trimarco is CEO/Founder of Pivot10 Results (training and strategy company) and Carolina Improv Company (comedy club and school). She has 25+ years of experience in marketing, sales, operations and people training. Gina combines street smarts and improv comedy skills with her experience in the corporate and entrepreneurial worlds, which sets her apart from her competition. A true Chicago city girl, her much older father trained her in sales starting at the age of 10, working in flea markets. 

More about Rachel

Rachel Pitts is a Mom, Realtor, Author, and Creator of The Closing Curve, a new real estate software focused on enhancing the buyer experience. With a background in show business, her motto is: Entertain. Inform. Inspire. Find Rachel on social media as RachelonRealEstate, at www.rachelonrealestate.com and www.theclosingcurve.com and pick up her book, The Gift of Wreckage on Amazon

More about Keith Walters

As Managing Principal of Walters Dev Group, LLC, Keith currently assists companies via board and advisory roles. Keith has spent more than 30 years using a strong entrepreneurial focus to lead, advise and grow very successful businesses. His focus on operational excellence brings stability into organizations he leads and guides. Through a unique management system focused on company growth and strong culture development Keith helps build businesses that are true talent magnets.

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