Jun 6, 2022

Welcome again to another episode of Engineer Your Success! Today, we are joined by Terri Levine (SAY Luh-VEEN), Terri is the founder of Heart-repreneur® and is a business marketing consultant who assists businesses worldwide with business growth, sales, and marketing. Terri has a passion for helping businesses to grow and do business heart-to-heart. With more than 40 years of experience, she has worked more than 6,000 business owners in a variety of industries

She’s also a bestselling author of dozen books, has her own tv show, and is also a keynote speaker.

Be sure to stay tuned as Terri explains how to be a great communicator by simply listening, and how she teaches this to most of her clients to be successful in their fields.

Let’s dive in!

[00:01 – 6:05] How Terri Became a Business Consultant

  • Terri came out of college with a master’s degree as a speech-language pathologist.
  • She started her own clinic, with no idea how to run it, only to figure it out in the 2nd year of running the business.
  • In 1982, she sold her first business and started an art business
  • For 31 years she has become a business consultant.

[06:06 – 17:51] Starting the Day with Gratitude, Intentions, and Delegation

  • Waking up and giving gratitude to whatever, such as waking up or having heat or air conditioning or seeing your loved ones.
  • Setting up your intentions: What do you intend to feel for the day?
    • Having fun?
    • Make great connections?
    • Having a lot of energy?
  • Delegating yourself to the universe and the things that you are not in control 
  • Be a better communicator
  • Using your energy efficiently to create solutions

[17:51 – 20:31] How to have successful business conversations

  • It is okay to say you don’t know and that it is a sign of strength
  • Terri shares how she started writing at the age of 7 and published a poetry journal at the age of 8
    by this time she has already published 47 books.
  • Terri believes that to have a conversation, one must listen and not bring opinions when working with others
    • She shares her experience with a client asking for her consultations, it took two full meetings for them

to realize that they needed to let the CEO and Director of Operations speak without interruption.

  • The client then taught their team to do it.

[20:32 – 27:30] Closing Segment

  • Terri shares: “We can’t manage people, we can only manage things, we don’t manage people, we can lead people and just get someone who can help you, whether it’s for your company, for yourself personally or professionally”
  • Get coaches and consultants that would help you.

 Reach Terri through their website at www.heartrepreneur.com

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Important Resources to Note:

 Tweetable Quotes:

“I’m going to start with a sentence it’s going, to begin with, I. Then you’re all in your head and your ego is not your amigo,
That’s all about you, so be more interested than interesting”

– Terri Levine

“Sometimes our biases are the way we’ve learned, the way that we think the way that we process information and be able to pull in some external examples or thoughts to collaborate, to try to find a better solution.”

– Dr. James Bryant, 

“One thing that I learned from kids. I love watching kids, They’re just open and curious. They don’t have, I can’t see it. They’re always trying to figure it out. There’s got to be a way.”

– Terri Levine

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