In this thought-provoking episode, Isabel delves into the timeless challenge of balancing life and time. Discover the profound perspective that emerged from a conversation with a contractor and how it shifted her outlook. Join her as she explores the seasons of life and how they relate to our precious time.
As women entrepreneurs, the constant juggle between personal and professional demands can leave us feeling like there's no balance. Isabel shares her mission to help women entrepreneurs infuse more life into the time they have left and make purposeful choices.
Throughout the episode, she offers personal insights, 'ahas,' and candid reflections on time management in her own life. Additionally, Isabel promises to bring on remarkable women entrepreneurs who have mastered the art of expanding time.
Tune in for a journey into the intricate relationship between time and life, and discover how to make the most of both.
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About the Host:
Your Next Business Strategist and Transformation Catalyst
Dynamic, a self-made entrepreneur who overcame obstacles with an unrelenting positive nature, a farm girl work ethic, and a conscious choice to thrive rather than survive, Isabel Alexander cultivated an award-winning, $10+ million global chemical business and grew it from dining room table to international boardrooms.
Isabel’s strengths include the ability to initiate and nurture strategic relationships, a love of lifelong learning and talents for helping others maximize their potential. An inspiring speaker within both industry and community, she is a driving force behind those with the courage to follow her example of thriving against the odds.
With 50+ years of business experience across diverse industries, Isabel is respected as an advisor, a coach, a mentor, and a role model. She believes in sharing collective wisdom and empowering others to economic independence.
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Author & Speaker ‘Who Am I Now? – Feminine Wisdom Unmasked Uncensored’ (www.IsabelBanerjee.com)
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that's on my mind and I know for sure from the women entrepreneurs that IIsabel:
talk to, my friends, business owners that I work with, my clients, time isIsabel:
something that All of us think a great deal about and worry about and fret aboutIsabel:
that we're not making the most of our time, that we're running out of time.Isabel:
Oh my god, will you give me some time?Isabel:
This week in a Mastermind session with my incredible Mastermind partners.Isabel:
One of them referred to a statement from her contractor that really stuck with me.Isabel:
He said, I have more time than I have life.Isabel:
Say that again.Isabel:
I have more time than I have life.Isabel:
That really caused me to reposition how I'm looking at time.Isabel:
And although I've been pretty good, I thought, about thinkingIsabel:
about what's really important and how I will live a vibrant life andIsabel:
how I will live without regrets.Isabel:
I haven't really put it in that context of thinking that about in the life thatIsabel:
I have left, how am I using that timeIsabel:
to the best advantage and how do I use my time to fulfill the legacyIsabel:
that I believe I'm here to live and to make me feel like I am worthy, that IIsabel:
matter, that I'm making a difference in helping other people in the worldIsabel:
and helping myself because the power to grant wishes is also important toIsabel:
me, and I have to start with my own.Isabel:
How time also was reflected in my thinking this morning.Isabel:
I went for a walk, and as I'm recording this, it's autumn here in Canada, andIsabel:
I had fun picking up these leaves, and it reminded me of the seasons.Isabel:
and the seasons of life, and how many falls, how many autumns haveIsabel:
I lived, and how many more will I live, and what will I do with those.Isabel:
We're women entrepreneurs, we are always thinking about other people'sIsabel:
time, making sure that we are valuable.Isabel:
for the time that they give us.Isabel:
Making sure we have time to look after our staff, our suppliers, time to be on timeIsabel:
for meetings, time to get the reports done for the bank, time for strategic planning,Isabel:
time for feeling guilty about the personal relationships that we feel thatIsabel:
we are neglecting, time for, oh my god.Isabel:
This work life balance thing is bullshit, because there is no balance,Isabel:
either you're in personal time, or you're in professional time, or you'reIsabel:
somewhere in limbo, not doing anything.Isabel:
that is the mission That I have in working with women entrepreneurs,Isabel:
women who know that they want to put more life in the time that they haveIsabel:
left, and more purpose in the choices they are making with their time now.Isabel:
Now I get caught up in our businesses every day.Isabel:
just keeping up, just watching the clock and making sure thatIsabel:
we can tick off all those boxes.Isabel:
So join me.Isabel:
here on the Lift As You Climb podcast in the next segment of our timeIsabel:
and we're going to talk about that and I'm going to share some of myIsabel:
learnings, my ahas, and my oh what the fucks about time in my life.Isabel:
And also bring some really amazing other women entrepreneurs on to shareIsabel:
their secrets about expanding time.Isabel:
Because it wasn't just Einstein that figured this out.Isabel: