Building a Business You Love | Kerry Rowett | My Instruction Manual

Building a Business You Love

Kerry Rowett, author of Align + Attract, shares her tips on how to create a business you love. Her book focuses on entrepreneurs building businesses from scratch, but the tips she offers in this episode apply to everyone. And host Keith McArthur speaks with fitness contributor Kathleen Trotter about fitness and weight loss.

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Episode 46 Show Notes

[0:00] Welcome and Intro

[3:42] Featured interview with Kerry Rowett

Kerry is author of Align + Attract: Align Your Energy to Create a Business You Actually Love. She is a Holistic Kinesiologist living in Adelade, Australia.

In this conversation, Keith and Kerry discuss:

  • The difference between Kinesiology in Australia and North America [4:30]
  • What Kerry means by alignment [5:40]
  • How Keith relates to the Anna character [10:53]
  • Lessons Anna learns in the book:
    • You don’t need to be working all the time [13:13]
    • Let go of perfectionism [15:43]
    • Focus on being useful and helpful [18:12]
    • Celebrate your successes  [20:47]

[23:00] Kerry’s Instruction Manual

1. What are the habits you maintain every day to stay happy and healthy? [23:25]

  • Movement every day, especially walking and yoga
  • Green smoothies
  • Drinking lots of water
  • Meditation

 2. What personal development book do you recommend? [24:30]

3. Favorite personal mantra / inspirational quote [24:43] 

  • Teamwork make the dream work
  • Trust the process
  • It is what it is

4. What’s your one guilty pleasure? [27:13]

  • Wine

5. When your time comes, how do you want to be remembered? [28:02]

  • For the love she has for her family, friends and clients
  • For her book and future books

[28:37] Where to find Kerry

[29:22] Fitness contributor Kathleen Trotter on Exercise and Weight Loss

Kathleen Trotter is author of Finding Your Fit: A Compassionate Trainer’s Guide to Making Fitness a Lifelong Habit

In this conversation, Keith and Kathleen discuss:

  • Exercise should be about health benefits first, not weight loss [30:30]
  • In order to reach your goal, you need to be specific about what your goal is [33:00]
  • Kathleen’s four-step recipe for losing weight [35:00]
    • Interval cardio
    • Build muscle mass through weight training
    • Sleep and recovery
    • Nutrition
  • Where to find Kathleen [39:45]

[40:02] Closing words

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