Just Say "Yes": How one woman's positive mindset took her from barista to CEO

Jon Acuff
April 12, 2021

Jon Acuff

One of INC's Top 100 Leadership Speakers, New York Times Bestselling Author of Soundtracks, Finish and Do Over
Business Motivation Motivational Inspiration Top 10 Women

How much power does a positive mindset really have?

Colleen Barry lost her job in the entertainment industry during the dot com bust in 2001. Her unexpected unemployment led her to take a job making pizzas in a wood-fired oven, doing freelance graphic design, and eventually becoming the "lobby barista" of a real estate agency. Today, she's the CEO of the same company where she used to serve espresso to prospective clients. Listen to this week's episode of All It Takes is a Goal to learn how choosing a positive mindset allowed her to climb the ladder and how you can use the same strategies she did to achieve your goals too.

 

Books mentioned in this episode:
There’s No Such Thing As Luck by Colleen Barry
Start by Jon Acuff
The Dip by Seth Godin
Lead with Luv by Ken Blanchard and Colleen Barrett
Mindset by Carol Dweck, Ph.D.
Pema Chodron
Eat That Frog by Brian Tracy


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