Episode #95 // Success without Sacrifice with Jenny Shih

"Own what you want and refuse to give up what’s most important to you."
- Jenny Shih

Today we’re talking with business and success coach, Jenny Shih about how to create a successful online business without having to work long hours or make huge sacrifices. We’re digging in about how to find the balance between big vision and daily grind, sacrifice and success, and drive and gratitude, plus how to get past some of those mental blocks associated with money and guilt.

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Topics discussed in this episode:

  • Finding the middle ground and the blend between all your different interests and skills
  • What is success + how to define success for yourself
  • Determine what you’re willing and not willing to sacrifice for success—and realizing that will change
  • Balancing gratitude and drive for achieving what’s next
  • Dealing with guilt
  • Being a boss with chronic illness + battling with Lyme Disease
  • Trusting your intuition and working smarter, not harder
  • Balancing big vision with the daily grind—achievable goals vs. big vision
  • Money mindset blocks and how to get through them

Own what you want

JENNY SAID:

Success is whatever you want—whatever matters to you. Click To Tweet Defining success for ourselves is a learned process. Click To Tweet The process of defining success is a gentle exploration. It should feel freeing. Click To Tweet What are you not willing to give up on your path to success? Click To Tweet Own what you want and refuse to give up what’s most important to you. Click To Tweet Don't jump to the end before you're ready for it. You've got to start where you are. Click To Tweet Stop using everybody else's stories to mean that your story should be different. Click To Tweet

Stop focusing on everyone else's story

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TOPICS DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE:

  • Finding the middle ground and the blend between all your different interests and skills
  • What is success + how to define success for yourself
  • Determine what you're willing and not willing to sacrifice for success—and realizing that will change
  • Balancing gratitude and drive for achieving what's next
  • Dealing with guilt
  • Being a boss with chronic illness + battling with Lyme Disease
  • Trusting your intuition and working smarter, not harder
  • Balancing big vision with the daily grind—achievable goals vs. big vision
  • Money mindset blocks and how to get through them

RESOURCES DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE

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Rock Your Web Design Business
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