Show Notes:

In this episode of Grow Business Podcast, Cory Mosley and Lon Graham discuss strategies for entrepreneurs and small business owners to handle setbacks.

They emphasize the importance of seeking support, maintaining perspective, and understanding that problems are temporary.

Cory and Lon advocate for having a personal board for guidance and professional help when needed. The conversation also covers the necessity of financial stability, diversifying revenue streams, and listening to customer feedback.

Additionally, they touch on mental health, the power of humor, and the concept that setbacks can lead to comebacks. The hosts conclude by thanking their listeners and encouraging engagement with the podcast.


  • The hot mic moment (00:00:00)
  • Welcoming the audience (00:00:47)
  • Planning a celebration (00:02:07)
  • Mindset and setbacks (00:03:18)
  • Seeking support and guidance (00:06:09)
  • Emotional processing and life expectancy (00:11:09)
  • Perspective and progress (00:20:46)
  • The importance of grace (00:21:53)
  • Resilient mindset and learning from setbacks (00:24:37)
  • Financial stability and diversification (00:29:02)
  • Understanding customer focus and value (00:34:30)
  • Taking a step back for clarity (00:38:19)
  • Laughing at the Situation (00:43:05)
  • Value of Community (00:44:25)
  • Thanking the Listeners (00:45:05)
  • Closing Remarks (00:45:50)
  • Ending Banter (00:46:28)

Bullet Points:

  • Importance of seeking support and guidance in dealing with setbacks
  • Building a support system and personal board for navigating challenges
  • Understanding the temporary nature of setbacks and maintaining perspective
  • Addressing mental health and seeking help from professionals
  • Resilience and adaptability in business
  • Financial stability and diversifying revenue streams
  • Importance of customer feedback and communication in addressing setbacks
  • Finding humor in difficult situations as a way to relieve pressure
  • Gratitude to loyal listeners and encouragement to engage with the podcast
  • Setbacks as setups for comebacks and ending with a playful exchange between hosts