ZenFounder

If you like Mixergy, Reboot, Jerry Colonna and other podcasts that focus on the mental and emotional side of startups, you'll love Zen Founder. Join Sherry Walling on this weekly show about staying sane while ...more

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May 07, 2021 00:21:08
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Episode 277: Speak Enneagram- How to Use Assessment Well

Assignments are often used in teams and coaching relationships to give a quick snapshot of an individuals trends, characteristics and values. The Enneagram is a common psychometric assessment that has become widely available, in the form of books, courses, and products that help you learn more about yourself, team, and family. As a clinical psychologist, Sherry has some concerns about the ways these assignments are being used. Approaching this topic with experience in psychological testing she sheds light on the subject as well as shares her own experiences taking some of these assignments herself. ...

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April 16, 2021 00:31:02
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Episode 276: Charting a Course in Changing Conditions (with Craig Hewitt)

In this episode Sherry interviews Craig Hewitt of Castos, about what its been like for him and his family to living abroad in France for the past 5 years, especially as the pandemic has changed community life around the world. They also talk about the growth of his company and the ways people are using podcasts to increase the strength of connections given the new challenges. Rogue Startups Podcast   ...

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April 09, 2021 00:15:28
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Episode 275: For The Love Of a Dog

In this episode Sherry talks about a new addition to the family this year, their dog Gus. There are many studies linking mental health benefits to owning a dog, including providing a sense of companionship, connection, and combating loneliness. Sherry interviews her son about some of his favorite things he loves about having a dog.   ...

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April 02, 2021 00:24:42
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Episode 274: Updates with Mr. Rob Walling

In this episode Rob returns to the podcast to give some updates on what he has been working on. They discuss the expansion of MicroConf On-Air and his podcast (Startups For The Rest Of Us) as well as the progress being made on his new upcoming book. Sherry also gives updates on her journey finding a publisher for her new book.   ...

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March 19, 2021
Episode 273: Trapeze and the Circus of Leadership

Episode 273: Trapeze and the Circus of Leadership

Layout catch Sherry talks about what she is learning running her business/professional life and through trapeze training. For her trapeze training is her play. Play is important to how she conceptualizes well being and mental health. Play helps people feel hopeful, helps people rest, and restores motivation. In this episode Sherry gives some lessons trapeze has taught her that can be applied to your business. ...

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March 05, 2021
Episode 272: Speaking Your Truth to Heal and Grow

Episode 272: Speaking Your Truth to Heal and Grow

In this episode Sherry asks the question, how do people heal in the aftermath of terrible experiences? So many of us are in the process of trying to recalibrate and reorient after a time of major upheaval, and grief. Sherry shares a personal story that she hopes can provide insight and demonstrate some key components for healing. ...

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