Jenna Herbut: Writing a Book in Bali, Deciding to Succeed, Trusting and Surrendering, and Picking Up Chicks at the Pool - 024
Jenna is the founder of Make It Show, one of the most popular and well-attended craft shows in Canada. She's also the founder of Conscious Lab a space for igniting the creative spark and is in the process of writing her book "Make It Happen". Jenna is FULL of spark, light, power, and wisdom. She is 100% herself and that is the power of Jenna. To know her is to love her.
On this episode, I talk with the founder of the Make It Show. To know Jenna is to know someone who is absolutely unapologetically herself. While I was editing this episode I caught myself laughing and smiling at the essence that is Jenna Herbut. She's a powerhouse and a natural born entrepreneur.
During this interview, we enjoy some wine while sitting out on the patio in Ubud, Bali. Jenna and I get into some deep and extremely inspirational and REAL conversation. It will leave you feeling empowered, equipped, and with a big smile on your face.
WE TALK ABOUT
The power of the mind.
The fear of taking a risk.
Why Jenna loves Bali and the reminders it gives her around letting things happen as they're meant to.
Picking up ladies at the pool.
The importance of just allowing and leaving space for the miraculous.
How life never looks exactly as you think it will look and the importance of setting an intention and letting go of control.
How Jenna grew up listening to Tony Robbins.
The importance of listening to patterns and impulse and not sitting with decisions for too long.
Ernie and Bert feelings - what it means and why you need the balance between the two.
The importance of focused effort and "sitting your butt down in the chair".
Jenna's book called "Make it Happen" that is soon to be launched!
Her experience while writing the book.
Jenna's first business Booty Beltz and how it went from an idea to a full-fledged business.
How the Make it Show started.
Why Jenna had a bar at her first craft show and how she shook things up!
How the Make it Show has grown from its roots to where it is today.
Asking the question, what is the secret sauce to making it big?
Katie's first "business" as a kid.
The importance of making the decision to succeed.
Listening to Abraham Hicks.
The importance of making a commitment and knowing when to reach out for help.
How to know when it's time to quit and move on to the next thing.
The story of the "super hot dude" from Australia who worked at a gas station and turned down working as a model.
"Boats and bros" - we ladies deserve it ;)
The importance of asking your call as opposed to answering everyone else's cause.
The importance of letting go of attachment to any specific ideas or visions.
Why we need to "trust and surrender" in order to open ourselves up to the gifts life is trying to give us.
Why western culture has a hard time trusting ease and often sees it as laziness.
Why the things that are meant to be will be easy once we trust and surrender.
The concept of collective consciousness and the importance of who you surround yourself with.
The warm hug that is Bali.
What our "internal thermostats are" and why it's important to understand its there.
Being careful of self-sabotage.
The story of struggle that we tell ourselves and how it doesn't help us.
The importance of inviting ease into your life and believing in it.
Why we need to be aware of the energy we're bringing to any situation.
Diving deeper into Jenna's experience writing a book and the realizations she's had.
How you can look at anything with a different perspective that will shape how you feel about any specific material. It is what you make it.
How Jenna's perception of herself has shifted since writing this book.
The importance of working in a space that feels good.
Why money and your self-worth are linked and the importance of deciding that you're worth it.
The amazing question of "Who decides that you're worth it?" - The importance of deciding for yourself.
The guy who gamed trip advisor, and the power of suggestion.
How you can always tell if someone has "wobble" when they're not fully owning their value.
The importance of looking yourself in the mirror and asking yourself honestly.
Rapid Fire Questions:
If you could be frozen at any age what would it be?
If you could invite any 5 people (dead or alive) to a dinner party who would you invite?
What book are you reading right now?
What advice Jenna would give her 20-year-old self.
What is her Rebel Cause?
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