Episode from the podcastWomen Taking the Lead with Jodi Flynn

108: Jodi Flynn on Her Journey to Women Taking The Lead

Released Wednesday, 23rd March 2016
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After a successful career in Mutual Fund Operations as the Assistant Vice President of Corporate Quality, Jodi Flynn set off on a new adventure and founded her coaching business. Her specialty is partnering with women who experience self-doubt and feel overwhelmed to overcome stress, get organized, and start creating the business and the lifestyle they dreamed of having.

Her podcast, Women Taking the Lead, inspires women from humble beginnings to overcome self-doubt and lead with confidence, integrity and a sense of humor. The podcast has hit #1 in 3 categories of iTunes’ New and Noteworthy: Business, Careers, and Society and Culture.

Playing Small Moment
This happened after Jodi decided to not complete her Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology. She was looking in the newspaper back in 2000, for a job to pay the bills. She found jobs that paid from $22,000 to $24,000 and then there was a gap. She also saw jobs that paid $30,000 and up. She played small because she ended up going for the $22,000 job, which ended up paying a lot more than the $30,000 a year jobs, since she had been promoted over five times.

The Wake Up Call
Jodi’s ‘aha’ moment happened when she was reading a book called a New Earth, by Eckhart Tolle. He compared human consciousness to the evolution of a flower and stated that we are in a time where we as humans are experiencing a leap in consciousness. Just like the flower, the environment does not fully support it. The more people that experience this awakening, the more suitable the environment will become for more and more people to shift in consciousness. This made Jodi feel like she was on fire. She has so much energy that started flowing through her body. Jodi realized at that moment, this is why she was here.

Style of Leadership
Jodi is very nurturing, supportive, and naturally looks for the strengths/skills in others. She gets a thrill out of helping someone realize how capable they are. Jodi is a leader with high expectations. She is result oriented. Jodi’s favorite clients are the action takers.

What Are You Excited About?
Jodi is doing a free webinar called How to be Recognized and Rewarded For the Work You…

Leadership Practice
Paying attention to the vibe in the room. Jodi does not make assumptions; she looks for the opportunity to connect with people.

Book to Develop Leadership
The Slight Edge: Turning Simple Disciplines into M…

Advice For Younger Self
Don't lose faith. Worry and despair represent symptoms of you trying to control things that you have no control over. Set your goals, do your best, find enjoyment, and trust that God is taking care of the rest.

Inspirational Quote
"Life shrinks, or expands in proportion to one’s courage. ~ Anaïs Nin

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” ~ Helen Keller

Interview Links
https://womentakingthelead.com

https://womentakingthelead.com/jodi-flynn/

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