People seem to learn the most about themselves when things are at their worst. Often, when chaos strikes, we end up taking a hard look at who we are, where we’re going, and what we want. And when that happens, we come out the other side stronger, clearer and more confident than ever.
Jessica Zimmerman went from a stressed-out wedding planner with a fledgling floral business to a well-respected 7-figure business owner featured in Forbes, Southern Living, People, and more. The road was anything but smooth – her husband spent four years gravely ill, and those years were filled with uncertainty, struggle, and an unbelievable amount of self-discovery. Jessica details the whole story in her recent book, Sleeping with a Stranger, and encourages readers to determine who they are within themselves.
On this episode of the Abundantly Clear podcast, Malorie and Jessica take a deep dive into how Jessica made her hobby business into a profitable, safe space where she could thrive and introduce vulnerability into her entrepreneurship, the complete identity transformation brought on by a loved one’s illness, and the beauty and healing to be found in the aftermath of the unimaginable. Tune in for a ray of hope to light the next step of your path.
- How being her own best friend growing up helped Jessica create outstanding content for other entrepreneurs and business owners
- What happens when you recognize the “script” you were born into following and decide to walk another path
- Why a few moments of stillness are key to dimming the noise and discovering your purpose
- And much more!
“I like to view my life as these great big stepping stones. And the one that I’m on is only halfway lit… but all the blocks behind me are super lit up, I can see the whole path. And all the blocks in front of me are dark, so I have no idea what’s coming, but when I look back, I see how that prepared me for this…. each step is a preparation. And when you can look at your past and see how that has happened, it gives you some peace about where you are.”
– Jessica Zimmerman
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