Jessica Honegger- Keeping The Long View In Spite Of Short-term Pain

Description:

In this episode Mandy talks with Jessica Honegger about how a pawn shop and adoption led her to start the most successful fair-trade jewelry company in the world. Also, why it’s important to value long-term efforts over short-term results.

 

Selected Links:

Jessica’s Website

Jessica’s Instagram

Noonday Collection

Jessica’s latest book

MOPS

 

Music by: Phillip E Morris "Sunshine & Blue Skies" soundcloud.com/philipemorris & pema.bandcamp.com

 

Show Notes:

1:12 Introduction- Rest, Work and Play

2:01 Women prioritizing work over rest and play

2:30 Why are men and boys the way they are

3:53 Introducing Jessica Honegger

4:33 Starting the largest fair trade jewelry company in the world

4:57 How to keep moving forward in spite of your fears

5:08 The misconception of courage

5:38 Is courage accessible to all of us?

6:30 The only way around our fears is through them

7:35 The “What if“ fears that come up

8:25 Vulnerability is being able to take a risk without being tied to the outcome

8:55 I’d rather die trying than not try at all

9:20 Why is it so tempting to “bubble wrap” our lives

10:15 I can do the best job I can as a mom and my kids can still end up in jail someday

10:45 The freedom of realizing I’m not in control

11:30 My very first trunk show… how it all started

12:20 Sometimes our desperation leads to our most courageous acts

13:00 When we are convinced that no one will show up

13:40 We really do want to show up for each other

14:26 Walking compassionately

14:45 Ambassador community of Noonday Collection

15:04 Courage is contagious

15:30 Confirming the bias we want

16:37 It’s a journey

16:57 The LIE of insta-success

17:40 You can’t google your life’s purpose

18:30 How all the “random crazy things” connect

19:30 Intrinsic and extrinsic motivational forces

20:24 What you are doing matters and has purpose

20:36 What tips do you have for women entrepreneurs

21:00 Believe in what you are doing and it’s got to be connected to your purpose

21:39 You have to take the long view over the short term pain

22:44 There’s a waiting that is expectant… you’ve just to keep at it

23:48 Thoughts for someone who’s got big dreams but feels stuck

24:38 There’s just nothing that’s going to give you proof that there will be success… you just have to move

24:50 Test the market and have the conversations

25:25 What to do if you are interested in becoming a Noonday Ambassador

26:49 What’s the best advice you never got

27:12 What are you doing in your life right now to cultivate more fun

 

Quotes:

Fear can be in the car, but it can’t be in the driver’s seat

Sometimes our desperation leads to our most courageous acts

Courage is contagious

Insta-success is a LIE

There’s a waiting that is expectant

Popsicles are a viable meal for lunch