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Let’s talk about burnout for a second. It’s not something that just happens at once, it happens in small increments until one day, you just feel like your tank is completely empty. I have to admit that I’m in that right now. I even considered not recording this episode, you’ll here why in just a few minutes. But I wanted to share this because if I’m going through it, then chances are someone else might be too.
In this episode I talk about the way burnout creeped up on me, how I am dealing with it, and the 5 things I’m focusing on in 2020 to make sure I never feel this way again, because to be candid, it’s not fun and this vulnerability is something I don’t normally show to the world.
You’re listening to episode number 11 of Permission Granted with Jessica Connery.
If 2019 was the year of the side-hustle, then 2020 is the year you super-charge it. Listen to this audio version of my newsletter for 20 ideas on how to make the most out of your newsletter. If you’d like to receive more tips like this sign up for my newsletter at www.jessicaconnery.com/signup
You’re listening to episode #10 of Permission Granted with Jessica Connery. In this weeks episode I am speaking with my long time friend, Darling Allegri, about the curvy path she has taken as an entrepreneur and how it led to her extraordinary period of self discovery. We also talk about the importance of recognizing yourself as the source of your power and energy and why taking time for self care every day can prevent burnout. Darling is an energy healer and deep self care advocate for female business owners worldwide. Darling is a compelling and captivating woman who uses her insight and intuition to help her clients discover themselves at a deep level and learn what kind of deep self-care would best help them achieve their goals. You can find Darling online at xoxdarling.com and on instagram @xoxdarling. This is episode #10 of Permission Granted. (Explicit)
Not too long ago I had a crushing realization: my business was failing. Or at least I was failing at seeing the accomplishments I had made in my business. I realized I was stuck in a scarcity mindset and I needed to shift it.
In episode #9 of Permission Granted with Jessica Connery I’m giving you permission to change the way you set and accomplish your goals. I talk about:
The realization that felt like a gut-punch
Why I had to have a “come to Jessica” talk with myself
And how I shifted my perspective to see that I wasn’t failing, I was succeeding.
If you’ve ever felt like you’re not achieving your goals and start to fall into the cycle of discouragement, this episode will be very relatable.
Serious question: what do you want to be when you grow up? Wait, don’t answer that. Why? Because the career you wind up in might not even exist yet! Listen to this episode to hear my thoughts, along with a list of 20 jobs that didn’t exist 20 years ago.
You’re listening to episode #8 of Permission Granted with Jessica Connery. In this weeks episode I am speaking with Reginald Miller about how important it is to stay open energetically, what it feels like to finally take the leap to starting your business and how REAL everything becomes, and why identifying precisely what you want in life is key to success. Reginald is the owner and lead creative at RMILLVisuals, where he films cinematic content for business owners and more. Reggie is relentlessly inquisitive and insightful. His desire to create films from the heart results in work that showcases his clients in a way standard marketing videos cannot. Reggie’s thirst for exploring life is contagious and once you listen to this episode, you’ll understand why I was so keen to talk with him. You can find him online at rmilllv.com and on instagram @rmillv. This is episode #8 of Permission Granted.
I’m 100% positive you’ve felt what I’m feeling right now - Overwhelmed. Everyone feels it at some point and today I’m talking specifically to mama business owners. I’m talking about feeling overwhelmed, in life, in business, in parenting, in marriage, all the things. I’m talking about when it feels like everything is just piling up like the laundry on your couch and all you want to do is bury your head in that laundry and come out a few months later.
I’m feeling so good about today’s episode because I think it will resonate with so many of you and I have a few tips for you on how I manage this feeling of overwhelm that I think will help you.
Entrereneurship can be messy and a little chaotic. Over the years I’ve recognized 3 mistakes that I make on repeat that cause me to keep having to clean up my own messes. In this audio newsletter I share the 3 mistakes and what I’m doing to correct them.
In this week’s episode I am speaking with Katherine Schwingel about what it feels like to realize what you thought was your lifetime career isn’t where you’re meant to be, how letting go of needing to meet other people’s expectations can result in personal happiness, and why you don’t need motivation when you’re doing what you love. Katherine is a branding photographer and stylist for creatives in Costa Mesa, CA. Kath is refreshingly enthusiastic and astute at creating meaningful relationships in her industry and with her clients and understands this is the key to her success. Kath has built her photography business by using her innate gift of styling and creating brand and product photos that tell the story of creative business owners in a way that let’s us feel like we’re part of their business. Kath’s ability to tell stories through the lens of her camera is astounding. Sooner or later you’ll love Kath as much as I do. You can find her online at www.katherineschwingel.com and on instagram @katherineschwingel. This is episode #6 of Permission Granted.
Do you feel like you never get enough done? Like your to-do list will never end and you can’t get to the fun part of your craft? In this episode you’ll find advice on how to feel like you’re accomplish more and suggestions on phrases to include in your talk that help support a productive mindset.
We are nothing more than our habits. What we do day in, and day out forms the results we get in our business and in our life. In this episode I'm spilling the 10 toxic business habits I made as I was growing my business, and see other creative business owners make far too often. If your business isn't where you want it to be, chances are you're making some of these mistakes. Get ready to make some changes and finally see the results you want in your business!
Things you'll learn:
How to ask for the sale/job/opportunity.
Why taking mini-breaks during your day is a good idea.
How taking too long to make decisions adds unnecessary stress.
Have you ever offered to be an accountability partner and then didn’t actually hold the person accountable? Or asked someone to hold you accountable and they let you off the hook? This episode explains how that doesn’t help anyone and offers a few suggestions on how to be a better accountability partner. This episode is the audio version of my weekly newsletter. If you’d like to get the newsletter and other bonus content delivered to your inbox you can signup at www.jessicaconnery.com/signup
In this episode, I am speaking with Sarah Deshaw about what it feels like to transition your business from service-based to scaled, how letting go of a part of your identity is a part of that pivo, why out-sourcing, even when you can barely afford it, will pay you back tenfold, and why having expectations can sometimes limit you. Sarah, an online educator at SarahDeshaw.com, is delightfully intuitive and has a deep understanding of how being an entrepreneur gives us an inside look at ourselves that standard employment can’t provide. Sarah has built her digital business by focusing on her core zone of genius which is showing business owners what their business could look like by making changes to their process and strategies in order to create a business that allows them to live more freely.
In this episode I'm talking with Sunny Malary, the owner and lead stylist at Lumiere Vive Wellness Salon in Oviedo Florida. Sunny shares how she envisioned her business early on, that personal values can lead to unique business ideas, what she has done differently with her salon, and how she has grown throughout the process. If you're in the Orlando area, be sure to visit Sunny at https://www.lumierevive.com. Insta: @lumierevivesalon
Hi, I'm Jess! Welcome to episode one of Permission Granted. From being a professional photographer and transforming into a coach and speaker, my goal for this podcast is to give you permission to chase your dreams by inspiring and motivating you. In this episode, I'll introduce myself and then dive into how to get started with your business idea. Like what you're hearing? Please subscribe using your favorite podcast service and say hello on Instagram @jessica.connery
As part of my new podcast, I'm excited to announce that each week my email newsletter will be released in audio form for easy consumption. This is Jessica Connery’s October 8th 2019 email newsletter as released in audio form.