Starting Before You are Ready with Kristi Cronin


This episode’s interview is with the health coach, and author, Kristi Cronin. Kristi was a Nurse practitioner for a couple of years before starting her career as a health coach and author. She wrote the book “Black Balloons: Will Pop for Freedom”, a metaphor for a difficult and unexpected circumstance that enters our life.

Let’s jump into Kristi’s story of how execution and acting on your ideas before you are even ready can take you places you could only imagine before.

Things you will learn in this episode:

  • Opening Segment (1:02)
    • Let’s talks a little bit about today’s guest, Kristi Cronin, Author of Black Balloons: Will Pop for Freedom
  • Hans welcomes guest Kristi Cronin (2:34)
    • Kristi talks about her history as a Nurse and how she got into publishing
  • What to do when you are in a funk? (6:48)
    • Kristi shares a fantastic story. You will love this!
  • When you are in a funk, sometimes, you have to start before you are ready (10:54)
    • A valuable piece of advice from Kristi Cronin when you are in a funk and you want to do something else. You don’t want to miss this!
  • Seeking the right help (15:41)
    • Kristi talks about how she got into Publishing and all the people that helped her along the way
  • If you could go back on your journey, will you change anything? (20:14)
    • Kristi shares her perspective on regrets.
  • How do you look at different perspectives? (21:32)
    • Kristi weighs in on comparing perspectives.
    • What’s the purpose behind what you are doing
    • Don’t get caught up with comparing yourself to others
  • The Importance of setting time constraints (27:11)
    • Kristi gives her input on staying on track with time
    • Have a little bit of flexibility and trust the process
  • Black Balloons: Will Pop for Freedom (29:31)
    • Kristi talks about Black Balloons, her best-selling book
  • The Focus Five Segment (32:22)
  • What book have you gifted most often? 
  • If you can get an hour of somebody’s time and ask questions, who would that be and why?
  • What is one thing that you believe that most people would disagree with you on?
  • Morning routine, How do you start your day?
  • What is the best place we can connect with you online?

Tweetable Quotes: 

“Never ever compare yourself and think that what you’ve done is for lost, because it’s not!” – Kristi Cronin

“Even if you’ve chosen a career path. You can still pursue some other things. You’re not done!” – Kristi Cronin

“You have to start before you are ready.” – Kristi Cronin

“If you wait for that perfect opportunity to do something, you are never going to do it.” – Kristi Cronin

Resources mentioned in the episode:

You can connect with Kristi on LinkedIn, Instagram or visit her website

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