Stick Like Glue Radio #125 On this episode of Stick Like Glue Radio I interview entrepreneur Joan Sotkin, author, coach, and business women who has helped thousands of people understand why they do what they do with their money and how to alter their financial behaviors. This is a nugget rich and money saving show - do not miss it!

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On this episode of Stick Like Glue Radio I interview entrepreneur Joan Sotkin, author, coach, and business women who has helped thousands of people understand why they do what they do with their money and how to alter their financial behaviors. This is a nugget rich and money saving show - do not miss it!

Main Questions Asked

  • Can you share your backstory with us?
  • Why do some people make a lot of money and others remain in the same position struggling?
  • Do you agree with the message in the movie ‘The Secret?’
  • Why do you think that money is an emotional experience?
  • What can people do to make a change in their emotional relationship with money?
  • How can you identify which of your emotions are acting through money?
  • What advice can you give people who have fear due to the financial condition of America?

Key Lessons Learned

  • A lot of what we learn about money comes from our parents
  • The goal is to be financially and emotionally comfortable
  • You have to change your thoughts. If you don’t know how to deal with money it wont happen or last

Emotions

  • Everything we do has an emotional base
  • Emotions is the bridge between our internal and external world
  • Emotion is the root and money is the mechanism
  • Emotional issues are formed in early childhood are the thread affecting the fabric of the life you are weaving
  • To change your emotional relationship with money you need to understand the relationship with yourself
  • When you open a bill try closing your eyes and feel the kinesthetic experience of emotion in your body

Money

  • A lot of ‘making money’ is linked to what you are capable of and what you think you deserve
  • When it comes to money; gross is for vanity and net is for sanity
  • Money itself is not emotional its just pieces of paper
  • Money is just a symbol of relationships
  • Money is a great base for personal growth and development
  • Learn how to manage your money as it gives you a sense to take care of yourself
  • When you feel uncomfortable with your money its because you feel uncomfortable with yourself
  • Craving money is exactly the same feeling as craving love

Feelings and Fear

  • Ask yourself: What am I feeling? When did I feel this before?
  • Feelings are habits and a “song you learned to sing”
  • The basis of trading on the stock market is fear and greed
  • If you are afraid of what’s going to happen in the future then you are focused on the future and not the present
  • When you feel fear ask yourself “what is my situation today? Do I have enough to eat? Do I have a place to stay? What can I do today that will protect myself tomorrow?
  • When you are in fear you get stupid and can’t make good decisions

Identity

  • You can’t have a successful business if you have a failure identity
  • If you don’t recognize the difference between a success identity and a failure identity any business knowledge wont make your business a success
  • If having money doesn’t fit your self concept you will do anything to make it go way as it doesn’t ‘feel like you’

Links to Resources Mentioned

Prosperity Place
Debtors Anonymous
Co-Dependents Anonymous
Molecules of Emotion 
The Newsletter Guru
Dream Business Academy

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What is your relationship with money and how can you change it?  @joansotkin chats w/ @newsletterguru http://www.getjimpalmer.com/

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