Innovating Relationship Wellness with Jenny Holmström, Coupleness

Innovating Relationship Wellness with Jenny Holmström, Coupleness

January 19, 2022

As entrepreneurs, it’s easy for us to get swept up into all of the work tasks we need to complete and forget to nourish our personal wellness and relationships in the process. Today’s guest, Jenny Holmström, CEO of Coupleness, is here to share some relationship wellness advice for entrepreneurs. Jenny shares how we can strengthen those relationships that may have been put on the backburner using active love and the Coupleness app. 

Make sure to tune in to hear more about the app and how building better relationships can help you become a better entrepreneur. 

About Jenny Holmström: 

Jenny Holmström is the CEO and co-founder of Coupleness, an innovative communication platform that seeks to promote relationship wellness for couples. She is a strategic and creative entrepreneur who isn’t afraid of a little hard work to achieve her goals. She thrives while working on her own or as a team to reach business success. Jenny is a high-energy person who is highly driven to create value in everything she does.  

Build better relationships to be a better entrepreneur

Building better relationships can make a significant impact on your journey as an entrepreneur. Here are a few examples:

Increased Trust

Trust forms the foundation of any successful business relationship. Building trust takes time, but it is essential for an entrepreneur. By being honest, transparent, and reliable, you can establish a reputation as someone others can rely on. Trustworthy entrepreneurs are more likely to attract customers, secure partnerships, and create a positive brand image. Cultivating trust is a long-term investment that pays off in terms of loyalty and sustainable growth.

Greater Collaboration

Entrepreneurial success often stems from collaboration and teamwork. Building strong relationships allows you to form partnerships and engage in productive collaborations. Collaborating with others brings together diverse skills, perspectives, and experiences, leading to innovative solutions and expanded opportunities. By leveraging the strengths of your network, you can maximize your business’s potential and achieve outcomes that surpass what you could accomplish alone.

Enhanced Creativity

Surrounding yourself with a diverse network of relationships fosters creativity. Engaging with individuals who have different backgrounds, perspectives, and expertise can stimulate fresh ideas and alternative viewpoints. Embracing diversity within your network encourages out-of-the-box thinking, unlocks untapped potential, and helps you discover innovative solutions to business challenges. The power of diverse relationships can ignite your creativity and drive your entrepreneurial ventures forward.

Increased Motivation

Building strong relationships can fuel your motivation as an entrepreneur. When you have a support system of people who believe in you and your business, you gain an extra level of motivation to succeed. Encouragement, feedback, and constructive criticism from your network can inspire you to push boundaries, overcome obstacles, and achieve your goals. Surrounding yourself with positive and supportive individuals provides the motivation and resilience necessary to navigate the entrepreneurial journey.

Building meaningful connections with your team, customers, and partners can elevate your entrepreneurial journey and lead to sustainable growth. Embrace the power of relationships and watch how they transform you into a better entrepreneur.

On Today’s Episode: 

  • Where Jenny is on her entrepreneurial journey. -2:55
  • What active love is and why entrepreneurs could benefit from practicing it. -4:19
  • What the onboarding process for Coupleness looks like. -7:36
  • How Jenny applies the concepts from Coupleness into her own relationships as an entrepreneur. -10:07
  • How staying curious in our relationships can help strengthen them and give us a stronger foundation. -12:21
  • Why believing in herself helped Jenny become a better entrepreneur. -14:16
  • What happened to cause Jenny to start Coupleness. -15:03
  • The importance of surrounding yourself with the right people to find business success. -17:15
  • How to fit more active love into your busy day as a business owner. -22:48
  • How Jenny defines success in her business journey. -24:42
  • The stigma around mental health and couples therapy. -25:11

Key Takeaways: 

  • When our core relationships are strong, we have a stronger ability to be an entrepreneur because we have a solid foundation.
  • Having designated time to work on our relationships as entrepreneurs can help us take better care of ourselves as well because it helps us grow stronger as a whole.
  • Working on your relationship doesn’t have to be a huge task. Doing small things for your partner each day can have a positive impact.
  • Surrounding yourself with the right people can make a difference in your business success because they will bring their own skill sets to help you grow.
  • Taking care of your mental health is important as an entrepreneur because if you are not strong, it is more difficult for your team and business to grow.

Creating good habits in our relationships with active love builds a more solid foundation so that we can grow and succeed in all aspects of our lives. 
[5:16] “My mission is to get people on board with the active love journey and have good habits in their relationships.”

What do you do to keep your relationships strong while growing your business? 
Tell us in the comments, and don’t forget to say hello if you would like to share your entrepreneurship story on our podcast.

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