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Closing the Performance Gap-A Client Success Story: Meet Dallas
Episode 9315th February 2022 • The Driven Woman Entrepreneur • Diann Wingert
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When you are a highly educated professional woman who knows she is capable of so much more than you are demonstrating in your career and personal life, it can be tough to figure out where the real problem lies. Is it your motivation, your expectations, your habits, your mindset, or a combination of all of the above, and how do you figure it out? 

Luckily for my client, Dallas, one of her friends had worked with me and told her what a great experience she had, and then she listened to a few episodes of this podcast and thought, “this might be just what I need.”  There is a hilarious ‘blooper” during this episode that demonstrates why radical self-acceptance is one of the core principles I practice and teach.  You will see why if you stick with the episode all the way to the end.  

We talk about why she decided to work with me, what we focused on and how it has transformed her thinking about money, being a lawyer, and allowed her to reach her billing goals without so much stress and beating up on herself.  It was not a perfect and predictable path and at one point, Dallas felt like she had lost sense of where we were going, so we talk about how we resolved that. 

Here are the highlights of this conversation:

  • The performance gap between our productivity and our potential 
  • Toxic productivity and its alternative 
  • How to practice radical self-acceptance one day at a time
  • Right now goals vs legacy goals 
  • Pain, suffering, and unnecessary suffering 

This episode’s Mic Drop Moment: “ I learned to stop selling from a hypothetical pocketbook.” (Dallas) 

Are you feeling the frustration of knowing you are capable of so much more but don’t know how to close your performance gap? 

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So, that’s all for now, Driven Woman!  See you next week for our next guest expert interview.