Episode #134 // Rejection and Resilience with Jessica Lauren

"Your wildest dreams can happen by bootstrapping it."
- Jessica Lauren

Jessica Lauren of No Real Jewelry joins us to talk about resilience in the face of rejection, growing a style blog, and finding the balance of being vulnerable and real while still sharing a curated image of yourself on social media.

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Topics discussed in this episode:

  • Jessica’s creative entrepreneurial journey
  • Persistence in the face of rejection as an actress/performer
  • Finding purpose in your work by mixing the personal in with the professional
  • Being real and vulnerable without getting too intimate and floodlighting your audience
  • Balancing hustle with faith
  • Doing the work and having discipline to get to where you want to be
  • Balancing a beautiful Instagram feed with a real and authentic story
  • The state of blogging now
  • Turning a blog into a business and bringing on collaborators

We go through things to help others

JESSICA SAID:

It's always been my belief that we go through crap to help someone else who's in the crap. Click To Tweet If you show up and work and get specific about your vision, everything else will fall into place. Click To Tweet Your wildest dreams can happen by bootstrapping it. Click To Tweet

Your dreams can happen by bootstrapping it

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TOPICS DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE:

  • Jessica's creative entrepreneurial journey
  • Persistence in the face of rejection as an actress/performer
  • Finding purpose in your work by mixing the personal in with the professional
  • Being real and vulnerable without getting too intimate and floodlighting your audience
  • Balancing hustle with faith
  • Doing the work and having discipline to get to where you want to be
  • Balancing a beautiful Instagram feed with a real and authentic story
  • The state of blogging now
  • Turning a blog into a business and bringing on collaborators

RESOURCES DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE

MORE FROM Jessica Lauren

MORE FROM KATHLEEN

Braid Creative
The Braid Method Branding ECourse

MORE FROM EMILY

Indie Shopography
Rock Your Web Design Business
Indie Tactics Newsletter

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