The Refreshed Moms Podcast

#179 Realigning a Misaligned Business with Marlena Banks

May 25, 2021 Deanna Mason & Marlena Banks Season 8 Episode 179
The Refreshed Moms Podcast
#179 Realigning a Misaligned Business with Marlena Banks
Show Notes

Alignment - kinda a buzz word we're hearing these days.

According to Merriam-Webster, alignment means this: the proper positioning or state of adjustment of parts in relation to each other.

My question is, what does it feel like when the work that you're doing feels mis-aligned?

Well, for me it usually includes choosing between what I think is the "right" thing and the "God-inspired" thing.

Cause honestly, God doesn't always follow marketing rules. He's not always interested in increasing revenue. And he's always, always, always has his kingdom on his mind.

Can you absolutely trust God to take care of you financially - without stressing about where the money is coming from - as you allow him to guide your work?

Truth talk, it's easier said than done, but it must be done if you desire to align your work - properly positioning your work in relation with God's heart for it.

In this episode, I'm chatting with Marlena Banks, founder of Big Idea Food™, a Christian media brand that produces faith-fueling content for entrepreneurs & creatives, about how she realigned her misaligned business, and after 1,000+ book sales later she's rediscovered God's heart for her work in this season.

What you'll hear:

  • Marlena shares what it means to reconcile your purpose with what the market is saying.
  • What to do when your customers say they want something from you, but your heart is screaming no.
  • How marketing fits into your efforts to stay aligned with God's guidance.
  • Why Marlena says she'd rather be broke - and why I'm in total agreement (you'll wanna hear this)!

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Big Idea Food: https://www.bigideafood.com/

Instagram: @bigideafood
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