266: Maki Moussavi, how to use your mindset to unlock your abilities and success

Maki Moussavi , author of The High Achiever’s Guide: Transform Your Success Mindset and Begin the Quest to Fulfillment

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Maki Moussavi and Bill Ringle discuss how failure, loss, and control generate fear that prevents us from taking the actions that lead to our most desired business and life conditions for small business leaders.

Top 3 Take-Aways from this Interview

  • Clarify your limiting beliefs and the outdated mindset that has been holding you back.
  • Identify the external or internal factors that drive you.
  • Show you how to take inspired action and commit to the vision you have created for your life.

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Interview Insights

  • Maki shares that Eleonor Roosevelt is her influencer and had greatly impacted her life. [1:00]
  • Maki shares with us a time when she applied Mrs. Roosevelt’s principles in her life. [1:41]
  • Maki talks about advice she would give to her younger self now that she has more experience. [3:26]
  • Maki answers “are you responsible for who triggered you?” [05:59]
  • Maki discusses some metaphors on mindsets when it comes to genetic/genetic counseling. [08:28]
  • Maki explains “Don’t just pray and row the damn boat.” [11:33]
  • Maki shares an example of a company that had an issue with mindsets. [14:01]
  • Maki talks about mental muscle and how to develop it. [18:25]
  • Maki shares transformational coaching can be and her personal experience on it through her boss. [20:40]
  • Maki comments on expectations on the life coach. [25:13]
  • Maki commends 2-3 questions as a success checklist. [26:24]
  • Maki shares her personal experience in applying the success checklist she shared. [28:38]
  • Maki elaborated on 3 ways that fear makes you its bitch. [32:01]
  • My Quest for the Best Lightning Round begins. [27:01]

Expert Bio

Maki Moussavi is a transformational and executive coach, speaker, and author who helps professionals who are unhappy despite their career success. As a transformational empowerment coach she focused on helping others live according to their own desires and definitions of success and happiness, in reducing mental overwhelm and noise in order to provide clarity on what a fulfilling life looks like for the individual, and focuses on emotional freedom.

Maki provides high achievers with the tools to reprogram their mindset and transform their lives and supports executive teams and organizations to empower meaningful change during times of transition or cultural challenges.

Contact Info for Maki Moussavi

Web address: https://www.makimoussavi.com/

Travels from: Shawnee, Kansas 

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