≡ Menu
Make More Marbles

How Entrepreneurs Can Come Back Over the Edge and Get Their S#!% Together with Sherry Walling

Sherry Walling is a licensed clinical psychologist and the creator of ZenFounder, LLC, a trailblazing company that works with entrepreneurs and their families. They provide individual consulting, retreat planning, crisis management, and team consulting.

In recent years, her love of high-energy people and passion for health optimization has led her to focus on working with entrepreneurs, executives and other people with high-stress, high-intensity jobs.

Listen in to learn more!

How Entrepreneurs Can Come Back Over the Edge and Get Their S#!% Together with Sherry Walling

Time stamped show notes:

[00:04] Sherry introduction

[01:24] “The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Keeping Your Shit Together”

[01:56] Internal skills

[02:11] Fragile egos and not being adept to keeping your emotions under a level of control or awareness

[02:56] The start of Sherry's journey

[03:52] Wanting to be a thinker and contributor to the world

[06:20] Practice slowing down in little doses

[06:49] We don’t prioritize these kinds of behaviors.

[07:43] Doing hard things but enjoying the journey

[09:04] Do something relevant and specific, useful, and valuable to meet your audience and market.

[10:50] Teach something meaningful.  

[11:35] The number one challenge entrepreneurs face: seeing themselves as special snowflakes

[14:25] What do you wish everyone knew?

[18:26] Listen and pay attention to people and you can build any kind of business.

[18:46] What have been the biggest resources for Sherry?

[22:22] Fearmongering

[23:04] Understanding what people feel, what they need, and what they’re longing for

[23:13] Empathy is the number one trait that Brad sees in all successful sales people, marketers, and influencers.

[25:13] Get out there and get some exposure.

[26:10] Cultivating attitude, empathy, and altruism

[28:00] Anxiety and depression

[30:30] Having people in your life who can see what you don’t see

[32:34] Without giving room for ourselves to grieve, we risk the possibility of sadness accumulating into depression.

[33:24] Sherry would love to be a podcast guest and conference speaker to talk about mental health and entrepreneurships

Three key points:

  1. Bringing power into your work through building internal skills
  2. Being in service to others
  3. Mental health and entrepreneurship

Resources mentioned:

  1. The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Keeping Your Shit Together by Sherry Walling
  2. The First Man in Rome by Colleen McCullough