Episode 8: Marla Mattenson – How To Bring Your A-Game To Your Relationships


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Summary:

Marla Mattenson is a relationship and intimacy expert who has worked with over 12,000 couples over the span of her career. As the result of her successful work, she has been featured on NBC, ABC, FOX, and Entrepreneur magazine. She focuses primarily on entrepreneur couples who have struggles with communication due to their busy lives and have a desire to rekindle and transform both their relationship and business. Marla’s unique approach to relationship coach stems from her background in mathematics and neuroscience, as well as pattern recognition to identify the negative responses couples experience in order to help change those patterns.

In this episode, Marla speaks about the common struggles entrepreneur couples face such as time management and relationship involvement. She mentions the necessity of creating a relationship vision for each partner in a relationship in order to fully understand what one wants and needs. Marla emphasizes that through an abundance mindset and willingness to work through hardships, high-performing couples are able build a stronger bond.

Key Takeaways

02:33 – What is it like being having a relationship as a high-performing entrepreneur

04:37 – Resolving time management conflicts within couples

09:00 – Giving yourself to your partner

12:10 – Preventing the emotional and financial cost of breaking up a relationship

15:10 – Spending the necessary time nourishing relationships

16:56 – Managing relationships and business

18:17 – Creating a relationship vision

22:24 – Taking dominance in working out relationships

23:18 – Process of relationship coaching with Marla

26:08 – Shift of time, attention, energy, and focus for business rather than relationship problems

28:19 – How long it takes to see significant change in a relationship after working with Marla

31:20 – Working through hardships bonds people together

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