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The Bookkeepers' Podcast - Episode 181
How to recession proof your mindset

In this episode of The Bookkeepers' Podcast, Zoe Whitman was joined by Abigail Rogers to talk about how we can be more mindful about our thoughts and beliefs about the recession. There's a huge amount of doom and gloom on the news and as number people it's easy to get hyper focussed. How do you stay aware of relevant news without falling into an anxiety trap which holds you back? 

On this episode of The Bookkeepers Podcast we welcomed the opportunity to talk to Abi Rogers about how you can cope with your thoughts and anxieties during this turbulent economic time. If you're worried about losing clients or clients not being able to pay you, then you'll enjoy this episode as Abi shared advice and tips to help you to feel less anxious and more in control.


In this episode we covered:

  • Business owners fears and concerns at the moment

  • Practical ways to approach a recession

  • How to switch your thinking to focus on your targets and opportunities 

  • Why cutting our prices isn't the best way to help your business

  • How to help people see your value

  • Designing interactions with potential clients which are right for this time

  • Tuning into and rationalising your thought patterns 

  • The importance of deciding where we focus our attention and energy


0:00 Introduction

2:56 How we can see this as one of the constant challenges in businesses

6:30 The problem with how we tend to react to challenges

11:30 Cutting your prices

17:20 How to give free content to the people you want to support

18:00 How to approach spending 

24:00 Choosing your focus

30:57 Abi's book and free audio series

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