The True Profit Business Podcast: Series 1 Episode 5
Lean In Lean Back Energy Shifts of Business
Lean In was a phrase originally coined by Sheryl Sanberg in her eponymous book. The book taught women to take personal responsibility of stepping up and being heard to rebalance diversity in the workplace. However, as Karen discovered over recent years, Leaning In can lead to burning out and exhaustion.
Lean In is a push energy, helping you focus and take action. It’s an important energy needed within business growth for solving here-and-now problems, making decisions and confidently moving forward with plans. But, like most things in life, we need polarity to realise our potential; we need to swing back the other way and harness the Lean Back energy to help expand strategic thinking, visioning, reviewing and connection with intuition.
Welcome to True Profit Business, the podcast that dives into what it really takes to create a purposeful, playful and profitable business. Following on from Episode 2, The doing and being of business, this episode takes you through these two energies, Lean In and Lean Back, and gives you a kinaesthetic and practical way of helping you understand how to harness both the doingness and beingness.
After you’ve listened, we’d recommend you run through the exercises that Karen gives you in Chapter 4 and shows you how to harness both the Lean In and Lean Back energies within your working week.
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Thank you for listening. Until next time, do less, be more, play bigger.
About the author
Karen Skidmore is a business mentor with 25+ years of experience, specialising in True Profit™; the design & growth of purposeful, profitable businesses. Business Books Awards finalist 2020 & podcaster, Karen uniquely combines the being-ness and doing-ness of business to help scale up, without burning out.
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