We had the good fortune of connecting with Laura Hennings and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Laura, we’d love to hear about how you approach risk and risk-taking
Here’s the thing, live isn’t meant to be lived outside the comfort zone. So make it a habit to check yourself, “Is the risk worth the reward?”
It’s important to situation your highest goals as PLAN A, as a NON-NEGOTIABLE, and trust me…all else will follow. Magic happens outside the comfort zone, whether you want to jump into the fire or bridge yourself towards it.
It wasn’t easy leaving a comfortable, “secure” 9-5ish teaching job; however, I wasn’t ready to settle in life. I wasn’t ready for anyone to put a cap on my income for the rest of my life. ENTREPRENEURSHIP WAS CALLING, even worth the risk.
Within 6 months, I’ve been able to sell out my coaching programs & generated almost $150k in revenue inside my online coaching business…and I didn’t get there by playing small. I GOT THERE BY PLAYING LARGE. While the numbers are important, what’s an even a bigger win is the WOMAN I BECAME during the process.
Taking risks is the ultimate personal development journey, whether in your business or in your day-to-day. Make it a point to challenge yourself. Once you CULTIVATE A HEALTHIER RELATIONSHIP with RISK, you’ll find yourself taking larger leaps. You’ll adopt that CEO, Tony Robbins “skies the limit” energy.
Trust me. Take the jump. The risk is worth the reward.
Can you give our readers an introduction to your business? Maybe you can share a bit about what you do and what sets you apart from others?
I am the founder of Own Your Wild Collective, a business consulting company for fellow badass female entrepreneurs. I serve my clients best as an industry-leading Mindset & Business Coach for women that are both STARTING or SCALING their online business (find me @ownyourwild.co on IG).
The mission is to guide fellow soul-aligned, high-vibe women achieve their most truest & exciting form of freedom (financially, spiritually, energetically, mentally, etc.). We specialize in money mindset, CEO embodiment, sales, marketing, lead generation, and that’s just grazing the service.
We stand out from the competition because OUR PROGRAMS ARE MORE THAN JUST BUSINESS COACHING PROGRAMS, they are complete RADICAL LIFESTYLE TRANSFORMATIONS. Not only do our clients get to uplevel their business & income, they also walk away from our coaching RENEWED as the 2.0 embodiment of their highest selves.
I resonate with both aspiring & continuing female entrepreneurs because running your own business from the ground up can be ridiculously hard. Trust me, whatever you’ve struggled with, I’ve been there too. It’s important as leaders to honor our challenges & struggles as the RECIPE FOR OUR INEVITABLE SUCCESS.
Your story is your power. Your struggles give way to your triumphs. We embrace every woman that comes through our virtual doors… all cultures, sexual orientations, & women from all different walks of life. We honor you.
Our mission is to SERVE. To inspire women around the world that WE ARE MEANT TO RUN EMPIRES. We shouldn’t have to be ashamed or guilty for wanting to build multiple six-figure businesses (heck, even multi-million dollar empires!). We honor the LARGER THAN LIFE ENERGIES. At Own Your Wild, you become a forever sister. We got you every step of the way.
Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
This is going to sound wild, but we would go to BURNING MAN. Although it’s only one week out of the year, we would wander around the dusty grounds of the deep playa on our bicycles, & trust that wherever our wheels took us then that’s where we are made to be.
A wise friend gave me solid advice to prepare me for my first Burning Man, “You might not get the Burn you want, but you’ll always get the Burn you need.” The takeaway is…there is SOO MUCH POWER IN THE PRESENCE & indulging in the present moment. As much as we try to force a plan or itinerary in life, going with the flow can take us down so many magical rabbit holes that we might have completely missed.
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
My mother has been the ultimate angel throughout this journey. She really paved the way for my business & personal success by encouraging me to push the boundaries. “Make your own way Laura. You weren’t meant to live inside the cookie cutter reality,” and man was she right!
Mentorship has been the glue to my business success. Just like Richard Branson says, “Surround yourself with people that are smarter than you, and your business will thrive.” THERE IS SO MUCH POWER IS THIS STATEMENT. It’s a manner of shedding the ego, realizing you don’t know what you don’t know & adopting that FOREVER STUDENT MINDSET.
Keep an open mind with the intention to grow. Your learnings will pass down to your community & other individuals that could use your guidance.
Also, I want to give a huge shoutout to Amanda Kutner, my mindset & NLP coach who helped me VISUALIZE & EXECUTE my success. She’s absolutely amazing & helped me believe in myself in those moments where I experienced so much doubt in the entrepreneurial journey. Seriously guys, MINDSET IS THE FOUNDATION TO EVERYTHING we do.
Websites: * Unleash the 2.0 Goddess, a 4-month Business Coaching Mastermind for women starting or in the earlier stages of their business looking to hit $5k-10k months https://www.ownyourwild.co/
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