How do you stay on mission and mindful, when money is a struggle? Host, Mike Domitrz, welcomes CAST members Lisa Baker King, Richard Balamucki, Adam Koren, and Meridith Powell to uncover the shroud of shame commonly associated with financial struggles.
Today’s topic was inspired by a quote from Christopher McDougall’s book, Born to Run. “You have to give your heart to the Goddess of Wisdom, give her all your love and attention, and the Goddess of Wealth will become jealous, and follow you.”
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[1:25] Mike reads the quote from Christopher McDougall's, Born to Run, and asks the CAST to share their thoughts.
[6:18] How can a person find the right financial advisor to help them through a financial struggle?
[10:50] How does a person feel safe and centered in their life, with regards to their finances?
[16:09] Where does judgment about finances come from, and how can people avoid it?
[21:00] Real conversations about money, with details, is not normal for most families.
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Lisa Baker-King is on a mission to connect families, celebrate children, and change companies. As the owner of L B K Kreatives and a celebrated author, Lisa is joined by a team of ghost marketers whose primary aim is to help small businesses fantastically flourish. As ghost marketers, they are guided by the fundamental belief that business should serve our lives and our lives should not serve our businesses. Lisa’s celebrates mindfulness by honoring her health and fitness, and operating by standards set by her faith, which says to love above all else.
Richard Balamucki is the founder of Cranbrook Wealth Management, LLC. He was a pioneer in comprehensive financial planning in the ’80s, and then in the adoption of fee-based asset management in the ’90s. His firm currently manages approximately $550,000,000 of assets. He believes that the next frontier amounts to an almost therapeutic relationship with clients, that helps them use mindfulness for personal enjoyment, family bonding, helping the wider world, and achieving financial security.
Adam Koren has been coaching for more than 15 years, and serves his clients as a “financial handholder,” meaning he brings compassion and candor to the sometimes intimidating world of personal finance. He’s grateful he’s gotten to help many people face their fears and create much more ease and freedom in their lives. As a client recently said: “I don’t have to be anxious about my finances anymore!”
Voted one of the Top 15 Business Growth Experts to watch by Currency Fair, Meridith Elliott Powell is an award-winning author, keynote speaker, and master certified business strategist. She works with clients to help them decrease stress, increase profits, and succeed, no matter what this economy does.