Episode 568: How to Overcome Introversion in Your Photography Business – Cindy Ames

Have you asked yourself lately if what you’re doing in your life and your business is helping you move forward? 

In episode 568 of The Bokeh Podcast, Cindy Ames joins us to provide advice on how to move beyond introversion tendencies when running your photography business. Tune in to gain insight about behavioral tendencies, limiting beliefs, and ideas on how to shift your perspective to get the most out of your life and your business. 

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Show Notes

Brand position (3:16)

Creating a great customer experience (9:31)

Technique for time management (13:52)

Book recommendation (17:41)
Dare to Lead by Brené Brown
Fierce Self Compassion by Dr. Kristin Neff

Defining Introversion (23:25)

Is introversion learned or innate? (23:56)

Is there a reason why someone would lead a conversation stating that they are an introvert? (28:50)

How do you establish what behavioral tendencies serve you? (34:51)

5 Ways to Move Beyond Introverted Tendencies (37:45)
1. Looking at Your Mindset
2. Focus on Your Clients Needs 
3. Take small breaks and focus on breathing 
4. Schedule time to reboot after a session
5. Hire a life coach

Taking note of your behavioral tendencies (47:47)
– Self-examination
– Ask “How might I help myself?”

How to be comfortable with yourself and not taking on a client’s energy (54:03)

Madison Thomson Photography
The Untethered Soul by Michael Singer