199: Highly Sensitive Entrepreneurs – Featured Interview with Heather Dominick
Founder of A Course In Business Miracles®
Bill Ringle and Heather Dominick discuss the nuances of being a highly sensitive entrepreneur and how to use your abilities to thrive in business as other relationships.
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Top Take-Aways from this Interview
- How to identify highly sensitive entrepreneurs
- What to do when struggling with emotional overwhelm as a highly sensitive person
- The roles of Royal Advisors and what they do for the world
- The 3 HSE Coping Mechanisms
- How a Highly Sensitive Dentist was able to overcome her tendency towards combo plattering and unify the office
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Read the Show Notes from this Episode
2:00 Heather recalls how her teachers in school influenced her when she was young, particularly Mrs. Rugg, who inspired Heather’s love of theater.
3:51 How Heather transitioned from being a high school drama teacher to starting her own, and how the experience of 9/11 gave her the courage she needed to strike out on her own.
4:43 “I always had a passion about nutrition and overall wellness.”
6:19 “I believe so deeply in the power of teaching, right alongside coaching.”
8:12 About her journey into entrepreneurship: “I started sharing and that was really the first transition into supporting others in their business.”
8:53 How a “dark night of the soul” led to Heather coming into contact with Dr. Elaine Aron and her research on what it means to be a highly sensitive person.
9:18 “It didn’t surprise me that I was highly sensitive, but it did surprise me how highly sensitive I was.”
9:35 “A person who is highly sensitive is someone who is born into the world with a nervous system that is wired differently than someone who is not highly sensitive, and through that different wiring, you interpret stimulation at a much higher level or degree than someone who is not highly sensitive.”
10:09 “One of the aspects of being highly sensitive is that you can become overwhelmed quite easily.”
10:53 About assessing a group of woman with Dr. Aron’s study “Not one woman in that room wanted to be highly sensitive.”
11:32 “We have to learn how to embrace this and how to really use it to our benefit and our advantage than having it work against us.”
11:12 The Royal Advisors: “We are here, we are brought here to this planet to do well, to be able to create balance to those who are not highly sensitive.”
14:01 “There are 20% of us who are born into the world highly sensitive.”
14:12 The HSE Coping Mechanism - “I’m a recovering pusher.”
15:01 “The coping mechanisms are really about how those of use who are highly sensitive respond to anxiety.”
16:13 HSE coping mechanisms: pushing vs. hiding.
17:40 How a HSE dentist overcome her tendency towards combo plattering, and what Heather did to help her.
20:51 My Quest for the Best Lightning “Flash” Round
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Can you be highly successful in business and highly spiritual at the same time. Let’s take this question a step further. Is there a direct relationship between your spirituality and great success?
Heather Dominick is a woman who is impressively successful, and highly spiritual. A former high school drama teacher who collaborated with none other than Bette Midler. A graduate of NYU where she received her first coach training. Heather is the winner of the 2015 Best of Manhattan Coaching Award and creator of the 2014 Stevie award winning virtual event A Course In Business Miracles®: 21-Day Discovery Series that attracted close to 6,000 official registrants from all around the world including: Iceland, Nigeria, Russia, Asia, South America, Australia, Europe and the U.S.
She has appeared on Lifetime Television and has been published in numerous books including Stepping Stones to Success alongside Deepak Chopra
An exceptional facilitator and teacher Heather is known for creating a safe, sacred community for true transformation whether she is teaching a Business Miracles® Class, delivering training online or in-person or mentoring members of her Business Miracles Community in her various Mentoring Programs. She has helped thousands of HSE®s release life-long limiting beliefs, overcome fears and learn how to build their business in a way that actually feels so good that they can’t help but create solid, sustainable, high level financial success.
Heather is also the founder and leader of the Highly Sensitive Entrepreneur® movement.
For more about Heather Dominick visit her website.
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