Episode #17 | Philanthropy for Entrepreneurs with Laura Gisborne

In This Episode:

Laura’s visibility edge is transitioning from her personal brand to the community brand of Limitless Women

How she went from behind-the-scenes running winery, retail, restaurant and real estate businesses to being a speaker and author with her own personal expression

Why her own spiritual evolution required her to come out from behind the brand and how she moved through fears of hiding to sharing her childhood story which included violence, drugs and molestation

Her practice of kindness that brought her out of the darkness and also allows her to connect with people authentically

How she honored the intuitive feeling that led her to say no to a New Zealand trip (which I was on) and be able to be there for her husband for emergency surgery

Her advice if you are struggling with trusting yourself in life or business

The signs that led to writing her first book

The 3 “D’s” which are wake-up calls that help us get clear around what really matters

How she began integrating the give-back model into her business

Why 20% of her company’s gross revenue is given to charity by their clients

How to start adding a philanthropic element to your own business as and why you should NOT do it to look good in your marketing

The direct correlation between self care and your ability to give

Gaining perspective on what we actually need if we are feeling like we aren’t enough, have scarcity or don’t have anything to give

How her community has raised $300,000 through her Limitless Women fundraiser, and why she was able to host the event again this year even though she wasn’t feeling she had the capacity to do so

About Laura Gisborne:

Laura Gisborne is a highly successful business expert with over 20 years experience.  From structuring and selling small boutique businesses to owning a multi-million dollar wine and real estate empire, Laura has owned nine businesses, her first when she was only 23 years old.

Laura is an Internationally recognized speaker and serves as a business consultant for business leaders and entrepreneurs in a wide range of industries.  The innovative business model of her company, Legacy Leaders Global, exemplifies that companies can be both profitable and purposeful. Through her initiatives, thousands of women and children are receiving regular contributions in multiple countries across 5 continents.

She has served as a Guardian Ad Litem for foster children through CASA, Parent Education Coordinator for Family Outreach, Board Member for Habitat for Humanity, The New Peaks Foundation, The Sedona Charter School and is on the Business Engagement Team of the Pachamama Alliance.

She is the author of the books, “Stop the Spinning – Move from Surviving to Thriving” and “Limitless Women” and has been featured as a guest expert on both CBS and ABC, as well as on the national hit show, “The List.”  

Connect with her at LauraGisborne.com

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