You Are A Badass {Jen Sincero}

Jen Sincero is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of You Are a Badass, and most recently, You Are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth. After being fed up with merely scraping by for years, Jen decided to focus on figuring money out. She took a leap of faith that led her down the path to fully embracing money and wealth, and her latest book uncovers the mental blocks she had to overcome to let the money flow. More about this episode: In this episode, you’ll learn how to detach from the icky stigma of wanting more money, seeing it instead as the energetic exchange between people that it really is. Jen also shares her insights on the association between self-promotion and shame, especially among women. Her open, no-nonsense approach will motivate and inspire you to feel excited about whatever it is you have going on. Show Notes: -How being challenged by a second grade teacher who set firm boundaries was exactly the kind of attention Jen needed as a little girl. [2:40] -Jen in her twenties: college years, landing a dream job, being ignored in a male-dominated environment, starting a rock band – all while being unsure of what she was doing with her life. [3:38] -Falling in love with her drummer, writing her first book, and constantly reinventing herself. [8:03] -Jen’s lowest point of being broke and still clueless about what she was doing with her life, her first big break, and the power of being excited about what you’re doing. [11:22] -Powerful insights on the association between self-promotion and shame (especially for women). [16:10] -On exploring her sexuality while on her first book tour, writing a sex column, and helping people get over shame. [24:39] -Tired of scraping by, Jen decided to devote her time and focus on figuring out money by reading self-help books, going to seminars, and taking a big leap of faith. [29:32] -On the energy behind money, our attitudes toward our day jobs, and Jen’s insights on making compromises. [36:29] -Still unsure of what she was doing with her life in her forties, Jen “just kept doing the next right thing.” [42:40] -Looking back on the success of her books, You Are A Badass and others, and Jen’s final words of wisdom. [44:57] References: Majo's website – Jen's website – Music by Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs – Want to support women's voices? Go to & become a bigger part of the Heroine community. Check out our rewards for supporters.

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