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The Fighter Mindset – How to withstand every situation & circumstance is the key to success with Doris Hobbs

Doris Hobbs is a San Francisco East Bay native with 15 years of integrated marketing experience across luxury fashion & beauty, business, entrepreneurship, and diabetes awareness.
Considered as a leader in her field, Doris has been featured as a keynote speaker & host for Sacramento Women’s Expo in addition to is also the internet host of Dose of Doris found on YouTube.
Globally known as the “Glamorous Diabetic” for her ongoing advocacy efforts for both Type 1 & 2 Diabetes, she has gone beyond her diagnosis refusing to wear it as a sympathy garment; instead she seeks ways to refashion how others perceive the autoimmune disease.
Apart from her media partnerships and accolades, Doris is dedicated to supporting start-up brands and businesses enhance their reputation as an accessible luxury brand. Her hobbies include: dynamic strength-training & cardio fitness, modeling, writing, mindfulness and travel


“By practicing gratitude, you can become a happier person.”

Episode Summary –

As an entrepreneur, there are times when you feel insane and question yourself “why you are continuing with this?”

The similarity between a fighter and an entrepreneur is that they have to risk everything.

Struggling & Obstacles are an invariable part for an entrepreneur, and how to withstand every situation defines your success.

In this episode, Doris Hobbs talks about how diabetes didn’t stop her from achieving success.

She refused for a disease to define her life; she fought with it by incorporating a positive mindset.
She is a true inspiration of how you can make the impossible possible by incorporating a fighter mindset


Snapshot of the Key Points from the Episode:
[02:37] Doris shares her success journey and how she fought with diabetes and created a name globally as the “Glamorous Diabetic”.
[07:47] Doris shares tips on creating an excellent PR awareness.
[09:51] Doris talks about the skillsets that have helped her succeed.
[12:34] Doris talks about how she protects her mindset from all the negativities.
[19:51] Doris talks about her most outstanding achievement.
[21:36] Doris talks about her challenges and how she navigated through them.
[27:18] What does working from your happy place mean to Doris.
[29:07] Doris’s advice to others who wants to start their entrepreneurial journey and how to be healthier both mentally & physically.


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About the Host –

Belinda Ellsworth is a Speaker, Trainer, Best-Selling Author, and Podcaster

She has been a professional speaker, mover, and shaker for more than 25 years. Having built three successful companies, she has helped thousands of entrepreneurs make better decisions, create successful systems, and build business strategies using her “Four Pillars of Success” system.

Belinda has always had a passion and zest for life with the skill for turning dreams into reality. 

Over the last 20 years, she has been expertly building her speaking and consulting business, Step Into Success.


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