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Trailblazers.FM: Black Professionals | Entrepreneurs | Leaders


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Jun 20, 2016

Indigo Ocean Dutton is the founder of Aspiratech, Awaken Business Consulting, and Phone Buddies Peer Counseling Community. She is the author of Being Bliss and Micro Habits for Major Happiness. Listen on iTunes, Stitcher Radio or TuneIn Indigo and I discussed: 03:00 -  Whether there was any significance or meaning to the name Indigo Ocean 04:00 -  Her life's story leading up to her time spent in Bali 09:00 -  What provided the winning mindset to achieve so much after leaving Bali 13:45 -  How she went from being a 1099 business consulting contractor making $23/hr, moved up to $75/hr and then jumped ship to running her own show and getting a $300k contract inside of 2 years 25:00 -  What gets her out of her comfort zone and reaching for new and higher heights  29:30 -  She shares two (2) effective foundation steps every new entrepreneurs must get right  Links and resources mentioned: Indigo's Website Indigo Ocean on LinkedIn Indigo Ocean on Twitter Indigo Ocean on YouTube Indigo's Fav Book: The Power of Myths by Joseph Campbell Indigo Ocean's Bio Indigo Ocean Dutton, MA is the founder of the Aspiratech corporate business technology consulting and training firm and Awaken Business Consulting business development programs for spiritually oriented entrepreneurs. Indigo is also the founder of the Phone Buddies Peer Counseling Community, one of her service projects. She is also the author of Being Bliss and Micro Habits for Major Happiness. Indigo received her MA in Integral Counseling Psychology from the CA Institute of Integral Studies and her BA in International Commerce from Brown University. Indigo’s background working with youths stretches over several decades. Most recently she has taught meditation to incarcerated teenagers as an instructor at Mind, Body Awareness Institute, developed and taught a teen entrepreneur development workshop at Berkeley Youth Alternatives, and served on the Board of Directors of Future Leaders Institute. Before returning to CA in 2007, Indigo worked as a school based Behavioral Health Specialist for the state of Hawaii. Indigo began volunteering in her teens, creating a county Youth Council at the age of 15 and a summer crafts camp for younger children later that same year. She has been a dance teacher, land trust community builder, and radio talk show host, among her many work/service endeavors over the years. Thanks for Listening! We appreciate you visiting our site today and for helping to bring awareness to the Trailblazers.FM podcast. Please leave an honest review for The Trailblazers Podcast on iTunes & Stitcher! Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and greatly appreciated! They do matter in the rankings of the show. Finally, don’t forget to subscribe to get automatic updates! It’s free! Subscribe / Listen on iTunes, Stitcher Radio or TuneIn