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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October 13, 2017
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Episode 139: Couples Retreat Round Up

In this episode of Zenfounder, Sherry talks with Shawn and Kay Hesketh, who were co-hosts of the ZenFounder Couples Retreat about some insights and takeaways from the event. Support ZenFounder ...

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October 06, 2017
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Episode 138: Fuel Your Body to Fuel Your Business

Carrie Dils guest hosts this episode of ZenFounder and interviews Marc Benzakein of ServerPress, about his personal health transformation. They talk about the steps he took to making his health a priority. Office Hours Podcast Support ZenFounder Episode Transcript Sherry Walling: Hey guys. Today I bring you another interview guest hosted by my great friend, Carrie Dils. In this interview, Carrie’s going to talk with Marc from ServerPress about his pretty radical health transformation. He talks about the steps that he has taken over the last year to put his physical health and well being sort of front and center in his life.   Last week we talked about sleep. This week we’re talking about physical wellness, exercise, nutrition, all those things. And these topics are super essential to the well being of a founder, of an entrepreneur. Not just so you look cute in a swimsuit but because our bodies and minds are deeply integrated. So, in order to work well, to feel good, to be the best version of yourself in your relationships, you actually need to have a pretty strong foundation of health within your body.   In the ZenTribes group we begin with this topic. We begin with the building blocks of sanity. The basics of physical health that need to be in place in order for you to function at your best, both in your business and in your life.   So, enjoy this conversation between Carrie and Marc and thanks again to Carrie for guest hosting for me this week. Be sure to check out her podcast Office Hours.FM it is super cool. Lots of great ideas and feedback going on there, ...

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September 29, 2017
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Episode 137: The Life-Sustaining Magic of Sleep

Carrie Dils guest hosts this episode of ZenFounder and interviews Dr. Jeffrey Clark, a psychiatrist and entrepreneur, who has developed an expertise on sleep. They talk about how to build better sleeping habits and its long term benefits. Office Hours Podcast Slumber Camp Support ZenFounder Episode Transcript Sherry Walling: Hey guys. Today’s episode is hosted by my good friend Carrie Dils. Carrie Dils is a force within the WordPress community. She’s also the host of TheOfficeHours.fm podcast, and she is an incredibly stellar human being. Anyone who’s in a room with Carrie is laughing, is feeling listened to, is feeling cared about, and she’s way smart. She today is going to interview Dr. Jeffrey Clark. Jeff is a psychiatrist and an entrepreneur. He’s also someone who is developing this deep expertise in sleep, and anyone that I have talked to in the entrepreneurial community is struggling with this. Often, sleep is the first thing to go when we’re busy, and when our families and businesses have demanded us.   Jeff has some awesome wisdom to throw down, and some great strategies, and I think this is going to be probably one of the most important episodes that we put out this year because of the importance of what Jeff has to share. Carrie is hosting today because Rob and I just had some things happening in our family that have made us say, “Wow, we need to slow things down and we need some help.” I asked Carrie to help, and she did amazingly with two days notice. Took over this interview for me, and she’ll be hosting the podcast this week, and then ...

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September 22, 2017
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Episode 136: Healthy, Wealthy and Wise

This weeks episode of ZenFounder is an excerpt of the Startups For The Rest Of Us podcast, in which Rob and Mike Taber discuss a talk given by Jason Cohen at the Business of Software conference. Support ZenFounder Jason Cohen’s Blog ...

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September 15, 2017
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Episode 135: The Biggest Gamble of Your Career

Rob revisits a blog post that he published a couple years prior. He reads the post and adds additional commentary to it. Its about the fear you face as you push your personal and founder life forward and the risks you take. Rob’s Blog Post Support ZenFounder ...

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September 08, 2017
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Episode 134: The Dark Days

In this episode of ZenFounder, Sherry shares some details about her new upcoming book. She reads a preview of the introduction of the book. Support ZenFounder ...

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