Guest - Heather Dominick
Our guest is an exceptional coach to thousands of highly sensitive entrepreneurs. If you think you are highly sensitive, you must hear what Heather shares.
If you are not highly sensitive, you should still hear Heather. You may have a business associate that is highly sensitive, and you can better understand them.
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. 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.
2:34 - Heather tells us her story which is very interesting.
5:26- How Heather realized she was not happy even though her business was doing well. This is when she realized she was a highly sensitive person.
6:35- A dark night made her question if she should be self-employed. After discovering Dr. Elaine Aron’s book, Highly Sensitive Persons, she knew she was very highly sensitive. Heather continues to explain further.
8:54- Penny and Heather have a conversation explaining what highly sensitive really means so people understand the difference between overly sensitive and highly sensitive.
9:55- Challenges faced by entrepreneurs that are highly sensitive
11:08- Heather explains more about the top shadows that HSE people experience and the top three shadows, overwhelmed, over responsibility, over protection. HSE entrepreneurs have to learn to shift their behavior to their strengths.
13:08- Heather talks more about HSE entrepreneurs and how having their own service-based business can be a calling and a healing can occur.
15:33- Penny asks Heather what kind of coping mechanisms she teaches HSE’s. Heather explains there are three primary mechanisms and she continues to further explain each one.
20:18- Heather shares stories about how some highly sensitive people have taken the mechanisms and what results they had.
23:57- More understanding when HSE’s reach out for help and how Heather generally sees three categories.
25:54 – Discussion on how many people are highly sensitive and the data.
27:34 – How does a highly sensitive person entrepreneur cope with going to networking events that have a lot of noise? Heather explains some techniques she uses and how an HSE person can cope attending a traditional networking event.
30:18- Penny and Heather discuss how an HSE entrepreneurs marketing can be very effective due to their strengths.
31:54- HSE’s are extremely good listeners and it is a great strength and can serve them well.
33:23 – Traits of a highly sensitive person and how they can use them to their advantage. Heather stated there is a process of trust to embrace these strengths.
36:19- More doesn’t mean better it just equals more. Heather explains that each HSE person’s success will look different.
38:30- Penny asks would could do better when approaching a highly sensitive person to make them more comfortable. Heather shares great insights and offers suggestions.
41:15- How learning you are a highly sensitive person can make a difference not only professionally but also personally. Heather shares how it has helped her personally.
42:38 – Penny asks Heather to talk about the quiz that is on Heather’s website. Penny suggests everyone should do the quiz even if you don’t think you are highly sensitive. It can help you understand how some others are highly sensitive.
45:16 – Heather eloquently explains how the entrepreneurial journey is about feeling safe and retraining to allow HSE’s to be successful in their journey.
45:16 – Where to connect with Heather.
To take the quiz: https://businessmiracles.com/freetool/hse-quiz.html for personal assessment and receive the success guide.