Jenny Blake is motivation personified. She is a career and business strategist and international speaker who helps people move beyond burnout and create sustainable careers they love.
She is the author of the newly released book Pivot, and previously Life After College which was based on her blog of the same name) Jenny helps leaders, employees and entrepreneurs achieve greater clarity, engagement, fulfillment and impact.Formerly, Jenny spent over 5 years at Google doing training, coaching and career development. During her time there she taught coaching best practices to Google executives all over the world as part of a global Career Guru program she helped create, later praised by CNNMoney in Google’s #2 Company to Work For acknowledgment.
She advocates looking at career as a smart phone, not a ladder (dynamic, customizable to each individual) and help employees and entrepreneurs “pivot before they leap” by finding further growth within their company or existing assets to avoid feeling like their only option is to quit.
Topics Covered:1 - Jenny’s Podcast2 - PIVOT Book3 - Launching a book4 - Working with Cheryl Sandberg at Google5 - Leaving the safety of a big job and the income that comes with it6 - The 3 Questions You Need to Answer to Find Your Dream Career7 - Barriers to entry in working for yourself 8 - Productivity - The Business Ninja Tech Toolkit9 - PIVOT Coaching10 - Passion vs Purpose11 - Reaching out to thought leaders and influencers12 - Why Career is a Smartphone, not a Ladder13 - Focus on Your Strengths, not on Doing a 18014 - What if You've Got Kids and a Mortgage?15 - Why Caring What Other People Think is a Roadblock to Personal Reinvention16 - The Power of Routine and Meditation
Show Notes:1 - David Astbury’s Brain Octane: www.amazon.com/Bulletproof-Brain…-oz/dp/B00P8E0QQG2 - PIVOT Book: www.amazon.co.uk/Pivot-Only-Move-…rs/dp/15918482023 - PIVOT Website: www.pivotmethod.com/ 4 - Life After College Blog: lifeaftercollege.org/5 - Life After College Book: www.amazon.co.uk/Life-After-Colle…ng/dp/0762441275 6 - PIVOT Podcast: itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/pivot…d1054817076?mt=2 7 - Jenny Blake's website: www.jennyblake.me 8 - The Business Ninja Tech Toolkit: www.jennyblake.me/toolkit-home/ 9 - Tools Mentioned: Zapier, Evernote, Google Drive, Google Everything, Asana.
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