The Going Scared Podcast with Jessica Honegger
The Going Scared Podcast with Jessica Honegger
Jessica Honegger
Ready for honest and vulnerable conversations that will inspire you towards action? Join Noonday Collection Founder Jessica Honegger as she asks compelling guests about their stories, their tips, and their lessons on living lives of purpose by leaving comfort and going scared. Whether she’s picking someone’s brain about parenting styles or asking the CEO of a billion-dollar company about their professional pitfalls, expect these genuine conversations to be your weekly dose of motivation.
Jessica Honegger, Celebrating 10 Years of Noonday Collection!
This week we flip the script a bit and welcome a very special guest (and host of this podcast) Jessica Honegger! In this conversation, Jessica shares with her friend and podcast producer, Eddie Kaufholz, her journey through a decade of leading the globally impactful Noonday Collection. Show Links
— Learn more about the global Noonday community! — Head to Jessica Honegger's website for info on her book, newsletter, transcripts of Going Scared episodes, and more! https://jessicahonegger.com/ Jessica's Social IG- https://www.instagram.com/jessicahonegger/ FB — https://www.facebook.com/jessicahoneggerofficial T — https://twitter.com/jessicahonegger/ LI — https://www.linkedin.com/in/jessicahonegger/  
Nov 17
43 min
Branden Harvey, Finding Hope in the Difficult
This week we are concluding our special series on Art of Difficult Dialogue with a good good good guest, Branden Harvey. Branden is a storyteller focused on the good in the world. He is also the founder of the media company Good Good Good, “An uprising of hopefuls marching against the hate, fear, and injustice in the world by celebrating and becoming accomplices in good work." Today, Branden and Jessica talk about why our brains are so drawn to the difficult, negative realities in the world and how we can pivot our lives and our dialogue to include something much more powerful – hope.  Show Links
— Head here to get more Good Good Good from Branden — Head to Jessica Honegger's website for info on her book, newsletter, transcripts of Going Scared episodes, and more! https://jessicahonegger.com/ Jessica's Social IG- https://www.instagram.com/jessicahonegger/ FB — https://www.facebook.com/jessicahoneggerofficial T — https://twitter.com/jessicahonegger/ LI — https://www.linkedin.com/in/jessicahonegger/  
Oct 27
38 min
Tess Clarke & Arturo Coto, Perspectives on Immigration in America
This week we continue our series on the Art of Difficult Dialogue with two special guests, Tess Clarke and Arturo Coto. Arturo Coto holds a senior leadership position alongside Jessica Honegger at Noonday Collection and founded XRoad Consulting. Arturo shares his story of how and why his family came to the U.S. from El Salvador and illuminates the dire realities and hopeful possibilities that immigrant families face. Tess Clarke co-founded Seek the Peace, a community of peacemakers seeking the safety, peace, and flourishing of refugees and immigrants. She will share why and how she continues to work as an advocate through this important work.  Show Links
— More on the work Tess does with Seek the Peace — Head to Jessica Honegger's website for info on her book, newsletter, transcripts of Going Scared episodes, and more! https://jessicahonegger.com/ Jessica's Social IG- https://www.instagram.com/jessicahonegger/ FB — https://www.facebook.com/jessicahoneggerofficial T — https://twitter.com/jessicahonegger/ LI — https://www.linkedin.com/in/jessicahonegger/  
Oct 20
46 min
The Honegger Family in Conversation with Police Officer Tonya Jefferson
This week we continue our series on the Art of Difficult Dialogue with a special change of format as the whole Honegger family sits down with Officer Tonya Jefferson, a police officer in Austin, Texas. In this conversation Officer Jefferson, Jessica, and her kids have a thoughtful, honest, and hopeful exchange about race in America, defending the police, and how we can live better - together. Show Links
 — Head to Jessica Honegger's website for info on her book, newsletter, transcripts of Going Scared episodes, and more! https://jessicahonegger.com/ Jessica's Social IG- https://www.instagram.com/jessicahonegger/ FB — https://www.facebook.com/jessicahoneggerofficial T — https://twitter.com/jessicahonegger/ LI — https://www.linkedin.com/in/jessicahonegger/  
Oct 13
50 min
Justine Lee, Politics at the Dinner Table
This week we continue our special series on the Art of Difficult Dialogue with the co-founder of Make America Dinner Again (MADA), Justine Lee. Following the 2016 election, Justine and her co-founder Tria felt discouraged by the results but encouraged to learn more about differing viewpoints. So, they created MADA in order to provide a safe, comfortable, productive, and delicious forum to learn from those with varying political opinions. Today, Justine and Jessica talk about what these dinners can teach all of us about engaging with those we disagree with in order to learn, grow, and preserve relationships. Show Links
 — For more on Justine and MADA: http://www.makeamericadinneragain.com/ — Head to Jessica Honegger's website for info on her book, newsletter, transcripts of Going Scared episodes, and more! https://jessicahonegger.com/ Jessica's Social IG- https://www.instagram.com/jessicahonegger/ FB — https://www.facebook.com/jessicahoneggerofficial T — https://twitter.com/jessicahonegger/ LI — https://www.linkedin.com/in/jessicahonegger/  
Oct 6
38 min
Justin Hale, Mastering Crucial Conversations
This week we continue our special series on the Art of Difficult Dialogue with master trainer and training designer, Justin Hale. Justin has traveled the world teaching businesses and individuals how to engage the art of productive dialogue by having Crucial Conversations. Today, Justin and Jessica have an incredibly helpful and practical chat about how we can better walk into our relationships ready to learn, grow, and have the conversations that are so important. Show Links
 — For more on Justin and his work with VitalSmarts: https://www.vitalsmarts.com/ — Head to Jessica Honegger's website for info on her book, newsletter, transcripts of Going Scared episodes, and more! https://jessicahonegger.com/ Jessica's Social IG- https://www.instagram.com/jessicahonegger/ FB — https://www.facebook.com/jessicahoneggerofficial T — https://twitter.com/jessicahonegger/ LI — https://www.linkedin.com/in/jessicahonegger/  
Sep 29
48 min
Eugene Cho, The Art of Not Being a Jerk
This week we continue our special series on the Art of Difficult Dialogue with pastor, speaker, author, and humanitarian Eugene Cho. Eugene is the newly minted President and CEO of Bread for the World and the Bread Institute, a prominent non-partisan Christian advocacy organization urging both national and global decision makers to help end hunger. In addition, he is the author of a brand new book with an incredible title: Thou Shalt Not Be a Jerk. Today, Eugene and Jessica chat about how to "not be a jerk" in this heated political season. In addition, they get really vulnerable about race in America and the particular effect that 2020 is having on the Asian American community. Show Links
 — Keep up with Eugene: https://eugenecho.com — Head to Jessica Honegger's website for info on her book, newsletter, transcripts of Going Scared episodes, and more! https://jessicahonegger.com/ Jessica's Social IG- https://www.instagram.com/jessicahonegger/ FB — https://www.facebook.com/jessicahoneggerofficial T — https://twitter.com/jessicahonegger/ LI — https://www.linkedin.com/in/jessicahonegger/  
Sep 22
49 min
Justin Skeesuck and Patrick Gray, Putting the Person First
This week we continue our special series on the Art of Difficult Dialogue by welcoming back our friends Justin Skeesuck and Patrick Gray. Patrick and Justin appeared on our show in 2018 to share with Jessica their remarkable story of traversing the Camino de Santiago – a 500-mile journey through northwestern Spain. This lifelong friendship and epic adventure were captured in their book and film, I'll Push You, which both document the journey made with one of them in a wheelchair and the other refusing to allow physical limitations to get in their way. Today, Justin, Patrick, and Jessica get very candid about how conversations regarding individuals with disabilities can go very wrong. They'll also share thoughtful advice for changing the trajectory to a more honoring and affirming dialogue. Show Links
 — Keep up with Justin and Patrick: https://www.pushinc.us/ — Head to Jessica Honegger's website for info on her book, newsletter, transcripts of Going Scared episodes, and more! https://jessicahonegger.com/ Jessica's Social IG- https://www.instagram.com/jessicahonegger/ FB — https://www.facebook.com/jessicahoneggerofficial T — https://twitter.com/jessicahonegger/ LI — https://www.linkedin.com/in/jessicahonegger/  
Sep 15
48 min
Sarah Stewart Holland & Beth Silvers, The Quest for Political Civility
This week we continue our special series on the Art of Difficult Dialogue by diving into the intense waters of political discourse. And there is nobody better to walk us through this than Sarah and Beth, the duo behind the popular Pantsuit Politics podcast. For a long time, Sarah and Beth were on opposite sides of the political spectrum. But because of their ability to openly, safely, and productively communicate, they've started to discover that they have much more in common than they once thought. If you've ever had visceral reactions to political conversations, then this conversation between Jessica, Beth, and Sarah is for you! Show Links
 — Keep up with Sarah and Beth: https://www.pantsuitpoliticsshow.com — Head to Jessica Honegger's website for info on her book, newsletter, transcripts of Going Scared episodes, and more! https://jessicahonegger.com/ Jessica's Social IG- https://www.instagram.com/jessicahonegger/ FB — https://www.facebook.com/jessicahoneggerofficial T — https://twitter.com/jessicahonegger/ LI — https://www.linkedin.com/in/jessicahonegger/  
Sep 8
54 min
Tim Hightower, Talking About Race in the NFL
This week we continue our special series on the Art of Difficult Dialogue with former NFL elite athlete, Tim Hightower. Tim has one of the greatest sports comeback stories ever. After suffering an injury, he spent four seasons out of the game and in recovery. Miraculously, he made his way back to the NFL and will share his story with us today. In addition, Tim talks with Jessica not just to talk about his tenacity, but about his thoughts on how race is affecting sports, and how we can all learn to not shy away from the difficult truths and honest conversations. Show Links
 — Follow Tim on Twitter — https://twitter.com/tim_hightower — Head to Jessica Honegger's website for info on her book, newsletter, transcripts of Going Scared episodes, and more! https://jessicahonegger.com/ Jessica's Social IG- https://www.instagram.com/jessicahonegger/ FB — https://www.facebook.com/jessicahoneggerofficial T — https://twitter.com/jessicahonegger/ LI — https://www.linkedin.com/in/jessicahonegger/  
Sep 1
59 min
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