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Unlocking Success: Boosting Resilience and Mental Health for Small Business Owners

Top Five Mental Well-Being

March 6, 2024

As small business owners and entrepreneurs, we are no strangers to the ups and downs of the entrepreneurial journey. From exhilarating successes to daunting challenges, the path to small business success is paved with resilience and mental fortitude. That’s why I am thrilled to invite you to an upcoming session focused on Boosting Resilience and Mental Health for Small Business Success.

Imperfect Pathways LogoYour Guide to Building Resilience in Small Business

Allow me to introduce myself. I am Jane Nady, a small business owner, entrepreneur and Master Certified Mental Health Trainer and Mindset Coach with a passion for empowering small business owners to thrive in the face of adversity. Even with more than 20 years of experience in mental health and resilience, starting and building my own business was an experience that tested me in ways I had never been tested before. Now, I help other business owners and entrepreneurs learn effective tools and methods to boost their resilience and weather the storms of entrepreneurship and emerge stronger and more resilient than ever before.

I bring a unique blend of expertise derived from both my background in mental health and my experience as a small business owner. With my deep understanding of the psychological factors that impact individuals in high-pressure environments like entrepreneurship. My comprehensive knowledge of resilience-building techniques, stress management strategies and self-care practices equips me to guide small business owners towards cultivating a resilient mindset and maintaining optimal mental well-being.

My journey as a small business owner has equipped me with firsthand experience and invaluable insights into the importance of resilience and mental health in achieving small business success. Through triumphs and setbacks, I have honed my skills in navigating the challenges of entrepreneurship and cultivating a resilient mindset that propels me forward in pursuit of my goals.

Essential Insights for Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

Resilience and mental health directly impact business owners and entrepreneurs' success and well-being. Statistics reveal that the demands of entrepreneurship can take a toll on mental health, with a study by the National Institute of Mental Health indicating that approximately 72% of entrepreneurs experience mental health concerns. Research also shows that entrepreneurs are more likely to report experiencing stress, worry and anxiety compared to individuals in traditional employment roles. By addressing resilience and mental health in a structured session, business owners can equip themselves with the tools and strategies needed to navigate the challenges of entrepreneurship effectively and in turn increase the probability of success.

In this session, participants will gain practical strategies and actionable insights to boost resilience and maintain optimal mental well-being in their small business journey. Here are some of the top things you can expect to learn:

  1. Understanding Resilience: Gain a deep understanding of the concept of resilience and its critical importance in small business success. Learn how resilience can help you navigate challenges, bounce back from setbacks and thrive in the face of adversity.
  2. Mindset and Mental Health in Business: Explore the intersection of mindset and mental health in entrepreneurship. Discover how cultivating a positive mindset and prioritizing mental well-being can enhance your creativity, productivity and overall business success.
  3. Building Resilience and Its Effects on Business: Learn practical strategies for building resilience and managing stress in your small business. Discover how resilience impacts every aspect of your business, from decision-making to customer relationships, and gain insights into fostering a resilient organizational culture.
  4. Resources and Support for Immediate Implementation: Explore a range of resources, tools and support available to small business owners to boost resilience and prioritize mental health. From online courses to support groups, discover actionable steps you can take immediately to enhance your resilience and well-being.

Why Attending Is a Must for Small Business Success

As a small business owner or aspiring entrepreneur, investing in your resilience and mental health is essential for long-term success. Join me for this impactful session and take the first step towards unlocking your full potential and achieving small business success. Together, we will embark on a journey of growth, empowerment and resilience that will shape the future of your business and your life.

Learn more about boosting resilience as a small business owner by registering for the Zoom session on Wednesday, March 27 from 9 – 10 a.m.

And don’t miss the Greater Des Moines Partnership’s other Top Five events in 2024, including:

  • Wednesday, April 24: Hiring, Developing and Retaining the Ideal Team Player in Your Organization | Learn More
  • Wednesday, May 22: Five Ways to Propel Yourself Into Growth  |  Learn More
  • Wednesday, Aug 28: Five Tips for Your Brand Communications  |  Learn More
  • Wednesday, Sept 25: Meaning Over Money  |  Learn More
  • Wednesday, Oct. 23: The Scaling Leader  |  Learn More

For more information on the Greater Des Moines Partnership’s Top Five series, visit the Business Resources page. While there, be sure to register for the next Top Five series. Learn more tricks on how to maximize the potential of your business through The Partnership’s through the Small Business Resources Hub. 

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Jane Nady

Jane Nady, Owner of Imperfect Pathways, is a Human Behavior Expert, Master Certified Mindset Coach and Trainer committed to highlighting mental health's crucial role in achieving remarkable success. Her mission is to empower individuals and organizations to embrace imperfection, cultivate resilience and prioritize mental well-being.