A Highly Sensitive Entrepreneur® is a person with highly sensitive abilities who has chosen to utilize these special traits within the world of self-employment. Most likely, if you are highly sensitive, you have been given the message over time that your traits are not assets but hindrances. Perhaps you heard things growing up like:
~ Stop being so sensitive.
~ Cry baby!
~ What’s wrong with you?
But in truth you are coded to be extremely successful within the world of self-employment in what according to Dr. Elaine N. Aron, one of the primary researchers of the high sensitivity personality trait and author of the book Highly Sensitive Persons, refers to as “advisor role” within society.
She states, “For aggressive societies to survive they always need that priest – judge – advisor class. Highly sensitive persons tend to fill that advisor role. We are the writers, historians, philosophers, judges, artists, researchers, theologians, therapist, [coaches], teachers, parents, and plain conscientious citizens. What we bring to any of these roles is a tendency to think about all the possible effects of an idea.”
It’s no accident that the coaching industry has exploded over the past five years, offering a litany of business building opportunities aimed at a more “spiritual” practice of integrated business and marketing. Literally, as Highly Sensitive Entrepreneurs, our time has come.
However, as Dr. Aron states, “to perform our role well, we have to feel very good about ourselves. We have to ignore all the messages from the ‘Warriors’ that we are not as good as they are. The Warriors have their bold style, which has its value. But we, too, have our style and our own important contribution to make.”
The key is, how do we do that? How do you use your highly sensitive abilities to support you in being purposeful, profitable and empowered rather than scattered, poor and undervalued? It’s why Business Miracles® was created.
You may be asking yourself, how do I know if I’m a Highly Sensitive Entrepreneur?
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