Ane Axford, MS, LMFT (she pronounces it like “Annie”) notes:
“I am a highly sensitive person, who is also high sensation seeking, introverted, a licensed mental health and relationship therapist who specializes in working with highly sensitive persons.”
In her interview podcast “On HSPs as Entrepreneurs with Marie Forleo,” Ane and Marie talk about being, in Elaine Aron’s term, high sensation seeking, and how this can lead to being multipassionate and dissatisfied with routine jobs – and even a diagnosis of ADD – but it is also a strength for us as HSP entrepreneurs.
Hear an excerpt from the podcast, and read more about successful entrepreneur and coach Marie Forleo, and see videos including Marie interviewing Susan Cain, in my related Inner Entrepreneur site post – follow the link below.
Also in the post, see video with Heather Dominick – who says:
“A Highly Sensitive Entrepreneur™ is a person with highly sensitive abilities who has chosen to utilize these special traits within the world of self-employment.
“Most likely, if you are highly sensitive, you have been given the message over time that your traits are not assets but hindrances. Perhaps you heard things growing up like:
~ Stop being so sensitive.
~ Cry baby!
~ What’s wrong with you?
“But in truth you are coded to be extremely successful within the world of self-employment in what according to Dr. Elaine N. Aron, one of the primary researchers of the high sensitivity personality trait and author of the book The Highly Sensitive Person, refers to as ‘advisor role’ within society.”
Read more in the post:
Are you challenged by marketing yourself and your business?
By Sana N Choudary, founder of Own Your Sensitive Genius.
Are you doing everything but actually marketing because you are afraid being rejected?
Maybe, you are angry at yourself for not being able to get over your fear of rejection?
Well you are in luck, because in this post I will:
- Help you understand the real source of your fear of rejection (hint: it isn’t what you think) AND
- Give you the only antidote to your fear of rejection that works at the source