Episode 5: How Barbara Clarke Ruiz, Fashion Industry Pioneer, Leads with Emotional Intelligence

posted in: Podcast | 0

Adrian explores the importance of surrounding yourself with the right people and how to find balance in the midst of a busy lifestyle. We talk with our guest, Barbara Clark Ruiz, an entrepreneur with over 35 years of experience, a successful product designer, and the owner of a thriving dog treat company.

Barbara shares how she handles stress, the importance of having a supportive circle, and her journey of entrepreneurship. She also shares details about her dog treat company, Lick You Silly, and her support for pet rescue organizations, particularly Saint Hubert’s in New Jersey.

Don’t forget to follow Barbara on Instagram (@BarbaraClarkRuiz) and check out her dog treats on Amazon and her website (www.LeakySillyPetProducts.com).

Show Notes

00:00:00 – 00:01:00 – Introduction to the podcast and guest, Barbara Clark Ruiz.

00:01:00 – 00:06:00 – Barbara discusses her background, shares her approach to managing stress, and emphasizes the importance of a supportive circle.

00:06:00 – 00:11:00 – Insight into Barbara’s entrepreneurial journey

00:11:00 – 00:16:00 – Barbara talks about her successful marriage and the role her husband plays in her journey.

00:16:00 – 00:21:00 – The role of supportive friends in Barbara’s life, all of whom are entrepreneurs.

00:21:00 – 00:26:00 – Barbara speaks about her dog treat company, “Lick you Silly.”

00:26:00 – 00:30:00 – Barbara presents her products and their availability.

00:30:00 – 00:34:00 – Discussion on team building and the importance of passion in work.

00:34:00 – 00:36:00 – Barbara’s views on pet rescue and her support for Saint Hubert’s in New Jersey.

00:36:00 – 00:37:54 – Barbara’s final thoughts and contact information.

Thi conversation with Barbara Clark Ruiz underscores the significance of emotional intelligence in both personal and professional realms. From her entrepreneurial journey to the formation of a successful pet product company, Barbara’s story is a testament to the power of support, passion, and vision. Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or someone seeking fulfillment in your pursuits, Barbara’s insights provide valuable lessons and inspiration. So, dive into this episode, explore the nuances of entrepreneurship, and let’s make fulfillment a new normal!

#BarbaraClarkRuiz #Entrepreneurship #StressManagement #SupportSystem #LickYouSilly #DogTreats #PetProducts #PetRescue #EmotionalIntelligence #BusinessGrowth #GenerationalWealth #SaintHuberts #ConsumerProducts #Mentorship

Episode 2: Find Your Neutral

posted in: Podcast | 0

Join Adrian for Episode 2: Finding Your Neutral as he explores the importance of emotional intelligence (EI) and the role it plays in navigating life’s challenges and stressors. In this episode, Adrian deep dives into the first pillar of EI – Self Awareness. Learn why self-awareness is crucial to your emotional well-being, how it plays out in everyday scenarios, and practical steps you can take to improve it. Don’t miss out on this enlightening and inspiring discussion on the power of self-awareness in becoming a better you. Tune in!

Show Notes:

[00:00:00 – 00:01:14] – Introduction: The need for high emotional intelligence during tough times

[00:02:50 – 00:04:30] –  Self Awareness – The First Pillar of Emotional Intelligence

[00:05:35 – 00:07:00] – Practicing communication for better emotional intelligence

[00:07:20 – 00:08:59] –  The importance of authenticity and self-awareness

[00:09:00 – 00:12:35] – The significance of neutrality in emotional intelligence

[00:12:40 – 00:14:12] –  The impact of emotions on our decision-making

[00:14:15 – 00:15:19] – The value of taking a high-level view in stressful situations

[00:15:20 – 00:16:24] – The need to revisit your values in moments of emotional stress

[00:16:25 – 00:16:48] – Quantifying how you feel under stress

[00:17:00 – 00:18:49] – The importance of feedback and identifying blind spots

[00:18:50 – 00:34:47] How self-awareness plays into understanding others

[00:34:47 – 00:37:55] Closing thoughts and call to action

Adrian emphasizes self-awareness’s power in success, particularly during stressful moments. He urges the audience to stay in tune with their emotions and remain authentic in their interactions. Adrian also highlights the importance of neutrality, taking a high-level view, revisiting values, quantifying feelings during stressful moments, and seeking honest feedback from others.

Practicing these allows us to navigate life with high emotional intelligence and make the most of every moment. Tune in to the next episode as Adrian continues his series on emotional intelligence.

#BarbaraClarkRuiz #Entrepreneurship #StressManagement #SupportSystem #LickYouSilly #DogTreats #PetProducts #PetRescue #EmotionalIntelligence #BusinessGrowth #GenerationalWealth #SaintHuberts #ConsumerProducts #Mentorship