In this illuminating episode, Kat sits down with Lynn Abaté-Johnson to dig deep into the intricacies of coaching, strategy, and the soulful elements that make a coaching business truly impactful. The conversation flows from Lynn’s experience as an author and entrepreneur, exploring how relationship-building serves as the backbone of her approach to business.
Lynn shares insights on integrating core values and natural curiosity into entrepreneurship, emphasizing that “culture eats strategy for breakfast.” Both Kat and Lynn concur that the essence of effective coaching lies in the balance of strategy and personal elements, debunking the myth that one can thrive in isolation. In essence, this episode is a roadmap for blending business acumen with heartfelt strategy, directed at aspiring and established coaches alike.
In this episode, Kat and Lynn talk about:
- The role of relationship-building in coaching and business
- The importance of showing up authentically and putting yourself out there
- How natural curiosity is an asset in coaching and business
- The saying “culture eats strategy for breakfast” and its relevance
- The dangers of forgetting who you are at your core
- The significance of community and supportive networks in entrepreneurship
- The value of storytelling and sharing personal history in businessThe balance between external tools and intrinsic values
Lynn Abaté-Johnson (Ah-Bah-TAY-Johnson) is a Global Business Consultant, Community Builder, Social Business Strategist, International Bestselling Author, and Speaker.
Lynn is a force of nature. Her life purpose is to reveal new horizons, for herself and others. She teaches a 4-day online course called “Show Up YOU” while she consults with conscious brands and entrepreneurs about ways to magnetize customers who return and refer.
Cornerstones of Lynn’s daily life are connection, compassion, freedom, and love. Lynn believes that as an entrepreneur, being a kind, generous, loving human and making a lot of money are not mutually exclusive.