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EP370 Scale School: Play Hurt

Eleanor Beaton
Eleanor Beaton
EP370 Scale School: Play Hurt
As fierce leaders, there’s nothing like having the ambition to do something big to light a fire under all of your insecurities, self-doubt, and limiting beliefs. But – as the preeminent leader in your industry – in order to truly make an impact in your field, you need to push through your insecurities, let go of your self-doubt, and overcome the limiting beliefs that are hindering your power and success. So, how do powerhouse female leaders push these feelings aside so they can focus on scaling their businesses, their message, and their impact?

By playing hurt.

In today’s episode, I explain the concept of playing hurt and why it is crucial when scaling your business. I explain what it means for women entrepreneurs to play hurt and how allowing yourself to get derailed by your insecurities can have a significant negative impact on your ability to scale. I also explain why female entrepreneurs need to lean into their discomfort and insecurities to achieve the impact and growth they desire.



“Amateurs do not play injured. Professionals play injured.” – Eleanor Beaton



Today on the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast:

  • How playing hurt helps you scale your business
  • How to avoid getting derailed by the personal work you need to do to grow your business
  • The difference between a professional and an amateur in business
  • Why female entrepreneurs need to lean into the discomfort
  • How challenges can be a positive force for growth

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