"It’s taken me a long time to realize that sometimes the skills you think are ‘just you’ are actually gifts from God to use for His kingdom." – Katie Hornor
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In this episode of the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast, host Yvette Hampton sits down with special guest Katie Hornor to discuss the challenges and triumphs of being a working homeschool mom. Katie and her husband have dedicated their lives to ministry in Mexico, but when faced with financial challenges, they found a unique way to support their family and meet a growing need in the Spanish homeschool community. Join us as Katie shares her journey, insights on finding purpose, and the importance of embracing your uniqueness in business.
Come back Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday for the rest of this important conversation.
Watch this full conversation on our YouTube channel.
Katie Hornor is an experienced speaker, best-selling author and expat entrepreneur in a sleepy little seaside town in Mexico who has inspired millions of people with her books, programs and unique approach to business. Through her Flamingo Advantage® Framework for client experience & marketing, Katie has helped over 8,000 entrepreneurs learn to maximize the impact of their expertise by scaling their online programs without compromising their Christian faith, their core values or their non-negotiables. Katie takes her inspiration from the quirky pink flamingo and believes “Your Message Matters”, You were created to stand out not blend in, and it is possible to find joy in doing “work as worship.”
- Have you ever experienced a setback or unexpected change in your career or ministry? How did you handle it, and did it ultimately lead to new opportunities or growth?
- How do you personally view the concept of work? Do you see it as a means to an end, or do you find enjoyment and purpose in what you do?
- Do you believe that everyone has a unique purpose and set of gifts that they can use to meet needs and make a positive impact on the world? Why or why not?
- How have you navigated the tension between your responsibilities as a parent and your desire to pursue work or other interests outside of motherhood/fatherhood?
- Are there any particular skills or talents that you possess that you feel could be used to serve others and bring in extra income? How might you go about discovering and developing those gifts?
- What strategies or techniques have you found helpful for maintaining a positive attitude and finding joy in the everyday responsibilities and tasks of life, particularly in the context of motherhood/fatherhood?
- How do you personally define success in work and in life? Is it solely about achievements and accomplishments, or is there a deeper significance that you strive for?
- How do you involve your spouse in your career or business decisions? How important do you think their support and involvement is for your success and fulfillment?
- Have you experienced any cultural or societal messages that have discouraged you from embracing your uniqueness or pursuing your passions? How have you worked to overcome or challenge those messages?
- How do you pass on the idea of work as worship to your children or the younger generation? What strategies or approaches have you found effective in helping them develop a positive attitude towards work and finding purpose in what they do?
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