[0:01] Have you ever taken the time to think about your work versus your self-worth? It’s definitely a conversation worth having and our guest today, Jen Ables, and I are going to dive into this topic because it’s so easy to really tie ourselves to our work and not be able to see our self-worth outside of that.
[1:13] Jen’s backstory from insurance underwriter to professional dancer to the founder of a charity and having a flag being flown in her honor in Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan.
[2:08] Jen’s path to becoming an entrepreneur
[6:45] How Jen turned a dance teaching gig for Mary Murphy, judge on So You Think You Can Dance, into a charity to help soldiers
[13:32] Separating our work from our self-worth again once we’ve decided to pivot and do something else in our lives.
[14:32] Piecing out the roles in your life
[15:30] Shifting the focus on who you are when you’re at your best from the roles you take on lin life.
[17:00] [Action Step] Write down who you are without any of your titles or roles
[18:35] Finding the igniters in your life so you can light your own fire and glow
[21:36] What’s YOUR glitter?
[22:24] On giving and receiving glitter
[24:30] How Jen ensures that her unique style of glitter is infused through the content she creates.
[26:33] Jen’s favorite way to create content.
[30:02] The intersection of improvisation and life
[30:51] Discovering what’s true for you to find great solutions.
[33:30] Choosing your responses and channeling your energy.
[34:22] [ACTION STEP] How will you choose happiness?
[35:03] Connect with Jen on her