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[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

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[36:06] Come share your biggest takeaways and action steps inside the Arena of Awesome


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Yong Pratt - Amplify Your Awesome™ Podcast - Jen Ables
Amplify Your Awesome™ Podcast - Yong Pratt - Jen Ables
Your work is not your worth