Regular listeners of the show would know that I am now 37 weeks pregnant, and being pregnant has really changed my perspective on freedom and flexibility. My entire mindset has changed, and that’s not even including the physical and hormonal aspect of being pregnant! Kudos to all of you pregnant women out there, and remember, don’t be too hard on yourself!
In terms of my business, being a mum is definitely going to have an impact on it. My dreams and goals also evolve over time, and I want to broaden my reach to help more people. At the same time, I try to make sure that what I’m delivering is something that people actually need.
I also have some tips and strategies for helping you achieve your dreams and goals. Don’t worry about making mistakes, and focus on doing what you really enjoy! At the end of the day, it’s important to be clear on what your priorities are. If you do what you enjoy doing, then you won’t have to be doing a balancing act between work and life!
This episode is great for people eager to find out how I balance my pregnancy and my business, as well as for those of you looking for some insight on how to achieve your dreams, whether it’s some motivational words of advice, or tips to increase productivity!
:30] Jessica’s doing something different on this episode — her friend, Ursula Williams, is going to be interviewing her to get some behind-the-scenes information!
[1:26] What’s been the biggest change in the way that Jessica perceives her business, now that she’s heavily pregnant?
[3:28] How has Jessica been managing her stress, hormone levels, and preparing for the baby, on top of running a business?
[6:02] Now that Jessica is entering a new stage in her life, has it changed her target market?
[7:34] How does Jessica get inside the mindset of her target market, now that she’s moved into a different demographic?
[10:30] Jessica has always been a person who gets up and chases her dreams. Have her dreams changed, and how does she stay focused?
[14:35] Jessica’s tenacity is something that Ursula has always admired about her. Ursula and Jessica share some of their experiences together.
[17:10] Too many people out there are too scared to embark on any new challenges. What are their fears? What is holding them back?
[19:55] Where does Jessica see herself in 5 years?
[21:44] How does Jessica go about setting goals for herself?
[22:52] How does Jessica stay motivated on a day-to-day basis?
[25:21] How does Jessica set out her day to achieve all of her goals?
[26:29] Jessica shares some tips to manage email!
[29:08] What are some tips that Jessica has for women who want to create a better lifestyle and work-life balance for themselves?
JESSICA’S TIPS DISCUSSED ON THIS EPISODE:
“Ultimately, the people who I work with, they want the same things.”
“My dreams definitely have changed over the years.”
“Even when you create something for free, … you need to make sure if this is actually delivering what people need.”
“Whenever you start something new, you don’t really realize what challenges you’ll have.”
“If you’re not looking back at your content and cringing, then there’s something wrong.”
“If you’re doing work that you enjoy doing, then it’s not really like a balancing act.”