Episode 6:

Rachel + Kyle Wright

Good Relationships = Good Business

May 30, 2019

In this episode of Zen Money Monday, we get real about our relationships...in and out of our business.

Episode in a Nutshell:


Liz welcomes to the show relationship experts Rachel & Kyle Wright. Liz talks with Rachel and Kyle about their business, the Wright Wellness Center, and their mission to build and strengthen healthy relationships and promote mental health. Rachel and Kyle share their experiences building a successful business outside of the traditional therapy model with a significant other, separating work from personal life, and making tough financial decisions together.

In detail, we covered:

  • 00:59 – Introducing today’s guests, Rachel & Kyle Wright
  • 01:49 – Rachel and Kyle explain the genesis of their business
  • 04:01 – Early feedback from Rachel and Kyle's business decisions
  • 06:06 – How Rachel and Kyle navigate this unique niche 
  • 07:59 – Rachel breaks down how the Wright Wellness Center works
  • 10:20 – Rachel and Kyle discuss their differing views on becoming entrepreneurs

  • 13:23 – The biggest hurdle to building a business with your significant other

  • 15:45 – How Rachel and Kyle handle finances within their business

  • 19:38 – Kyle discusses the idea of up-leveling

  • 21:44 – How Rachel and Kyle make business decisions together

  • 25:25 – Compartmentalizing business and personal lives

  • 26:49 – Rachel and Kyle speak to what they have done well as business owners

  • 29:39 – Rachel opens up about her struggles with anxiety

  • 30:32 – The biggest surprises Rachel and Kyle discovered from working with each other

  • 34:27 – How Rachel and Kyle divvy their workload

  • 36:26 – What Zen Money means to Rachel and Kyle

  • 37:42 – One takeaway Rachel and Kyle want the audience to know

  • 39:52 – Rachel and Kyle announce a special offer

Sound Bites:

  • "There's nothing out there between buying a book and going to therapy." (03:09)
  • "That's part of what we're trying to do: change the way that we think about relationships, sex, and mental health as a culture." (05:52)
  • "I would say when something breaks, we tend to look for a slightly better version of it. That's always  been a pretty good process for us in business." (23:44)
  • "We've really just stayed us." (28:48)
  • "It's easy to complain. It's really hard to change something." (32:26)
  • "I tell my clients all the time that if you talked to other people in your life the way you talk to yourself, you would have no friends." (38:03)

About Rachel & Kyle

Psychotherapist and Therapeutic Relationship Coach, Rachel Wright is recognized as one of the freshest voices on modern and millennial relationships. Referred to as “bridging the gap between a self-help book and a therapist’s couch, she is one half of Wright Wellness Center, where together with her husband, they are helping people have better sex, relationships, and mental health. Kyle and Rachel are on a mission to help people have better sex, relationships, and mental health through a growing catalog of masterclasses, online programs, resources, and a supportive online community.

Rachel has worked with thousands of couples on everything from anxiety to communication and is an international speaker, sex educator, writer, and she & Kyle are hosts of The Bachelor-themed podcast, The Wright Reasons. She has been featured widely in the media including Cosmopolitan, InStyle, Women’s Health, Men’s Health, NBC News Radio, Brit+Co, PsychologyToday, Refinery29, MindBodyGreen, Bustle, and dozens of other outlets.


Kyle Wright is transforming how we talk about masculinity, mental health, and relationships. Kyle has coached hundreds of couples on conflict and resolution as an international speaker, writer and the creator and host of the popular new podcast Masculinity on the Rocks. He has been featured in U.S News World Report, Bustle, Fatherly, Glam, and dozens of other outlets.


To learn more about Rachel & Kyle's work, visit www.wrightwellnesscenter.com. You can also follow @thewright_rachel + @thewright_kyle + @wrightwellnesscenter on Instagram.  

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This week's question is:


How often do you talk with your significant other about your finances? Do you discuss your business with them? How does that feel?


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Fun Free Stuff

Check out these resources we discussed in this episode:


WWC Family Meeting Toolkit: www.wrightwellnesscenter.com/family-meeting-2 - Grab this fantastic resource to make your conversations with a loved one (money and otherwise) as meaningful and connecting as possible with this free gift to our listeners from Rachel & Kyle!


#ZenMoneyMap: www.zenmoneymap.com/archetype - Learn your Zen Money Financial Archetype and start levering your unique money style to your advantage with quick wins today!

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