Do you find it hard to find balance in your daily hustle? Have you reached rock bottom and cannot find your way up? If so, this episode will interest you! This week, we expound on growth with Daniel and Altovise Pelzer, host of the #SpeakEasy Podcast. Altovise relates her experience from being homeless to running a business while speaking, writing, podcasting, and making sure she is the mom her kids need. BUSY is the perfect word to describe our everyday life. But doing so many things in a day does not necessarily mean you are growing. Learn how to shift from an entrepreneur mindset to a business owner mindset, and overcome the obstacles to growth. Altovise also shares some practical insights for introverts like her, who cringe at the idea of networking. Lastly, find out how you can show up, speak your voice, and move forward even after a painful past. Growth is a mindset in action. Keep going with the vision of what success means for you.
03:27 No Excuses
07:20 The Growth Mindset in Process
13:58 Networking and Introverts
16:21 Showing Up Leads to Surprises
23:10 Go For It!
29:22 What Hinders Growth
34:16 Keep Moving Forward
39:25 Time to be Unmuted!
About Altovise Pelzer
Homelessness and molestation affected Altovise. She hit a turning point in her personal life after decades of being silent about her molestation story after finding out both her girls were molested. It was the catalyst for her decision to motivate women to “Leverage Their Life’s Circumstances” by learning to love and use their voice. Altovise Pelzer unmutes the voice of women who are ready to speak up about the things that have kept them silent for way too long. She is an award-winning empowerment speaker and founder of the World Voice League. Altovise also hosts The #SpeakEasy Podcast where she empowers authors and speakers with hot topics and candid interviews. Altovise is the Visionary Author for the #1 Best Selling book “A Stage of Their Own: More than a movement.” She is also a contributing author to the #1 Best Selling book “Speak Up!
04:06 “A lot of times, people focus on trying to balance everything out. [But] there is always going to be something that gets less.” -Altovise Pelzer
09:18 “It’s not always about the hustle. It’s about the impact.” -Altovise Pelzer
11:13 “You don’t always have to be stronger in your weaker points. You just have to be covered.” -Altovise Pelzer
12:45 “People look at the money that they’re going to spend and they see it as a cost. No, you need to see it as an investment in you.” -Daniel Gomez
15:50 “No one has achieved greatness by themselves.” -Daniel Gomez
25:54 “Stop allowing other people to dictate the steps and the actions that you take. It’s okay to be you. It’s okay to be distinctive.” -Daniel Gomez
34:57 “We don’t always have to make it to the goal line that we thought we had to reach. We just have to move forward and be consistent in that movement. As long as we are moving, God can do something with it.” -Altovise Pelzer
37:38 “When it gets to the point where you feel like you cannot remove the feeling of shame, depression, anxiety, or failure, get help. No one has to live behind brick walls.” –Altovise Pelzer
39:25 “You can be unmuted. It’s time for your voice to be heard and be able to move forward.” -Altovise Pelzer