Welcome to episode 127 of the Your Kick-Ass Life podcast! Today I’ve got yet another special guest to share with you, Jenny Blake. Jenny is an internationally-known author, speaker and career and business strategist. She’s also a fellow podcaster and has been my friend for nearly a decade.
On this episode, Jenny and I are talking about her latest book Pivot: The Only Move That Matters Is Your Next One, what pivots are and are not, and how she has learned so much from navigating pivot points in her own life.
You’ll Also Hear:
- What inspired her to write this book?
- What are the four stages of a pivot?
- The three things to test when you are in pilot mode.
- Does your life contain the clues you need to discover your next pivot?
- Does all change involve loss?
- How to trust your emotional process when pivoting.
- What has she learned from meditation?
- Why she calls 2013 her apocalypse year, and what it taught her.
- Why Jenny believes our challenges are chosen for us.
- And much more!
Even if you aren’t pivoting in some area of your life, today’s show is still one you can learn from and relate to. Jenny is a wise soul who has discovered the importance of our personal challenges, learning from them and sharing that knowledge with others.
Because change is the only constant we have, Jenny has found a way to not only deal with it but embrace it. Listen in to hear about that, and more on episode 127 of Your Kick-Ass Life!
Jenny Blake’s website
“How Meditation Re-wired my brain” podcast episode
“Post-Launch Pivot Point + Visit From The Furry Rest Monster” podcast episode
Jenny’s book Pivot: The Only Move That Matters is Your Next One
Jenny on Twitter
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Jenny Blake is an author, career and business strategist, and international speaker.
She loves helping people organize their brain, move beyond burnout, and build sustainable, dynamic careers they love.
She is the author of Pivot: The Only Move That Matters is Your Next One (Portfolio/Penguin Random House, September 2016), and Life After College (Running Press, 2011), which is based on her blog of the same name.
With two years at a technology start-up as the first employee, five years at Google on the Training and Career Development teams, and over five years of running her own business, Jenny combines her love of technology with her superpower of simplifying complexity to help clients pivot their career or business.
Jenny writes about systems at the intersection of mind, body and business at JennyBlake.me. Subscribe to the Pivot Podcast and find her on Twitter at @jenny_blake. She is based in New York City, where she imagines she’s starring in a movie whenever she walks through its crowded streets.