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A cutting-edge show blending business + magic + leadership, Get Gutsy serves up a potent mix of stories, lessons, and actionable tips to help you make a massive impact in the world through your sacred work. No more going it alone. No more excuses. The world needs more brave women saying YES to leadership. Join award-winning coach Jenny Fenig for incredible interviews and messages that will shift you into inspired action. Let’s GET GUTSY now. http://JennyFenig.com
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Now displaying: December, 2015
Dec 31, 2015

“To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders.” - Lao Tzu

It’s so easy to get bogged down by negativity. Watch the news, read tabloid magazines or hang out with Negative Nellys or Neds and it’s no wonder you’re taking the train to Negative-town. But your mission is too important to succumb to this low level energy.

Meditation will change EVERYTHING for you. Trust me.

In this episode of Get Gutsy, I give you a crash course on meditation. Short, sweet and simple, you’ll be meditating consistently before you know it.

In This Episode, You Will Learn:

  • What happens when you still your mind
  • My pathway to meditation
  • Why you don’t need to be afraid of meditation
  • How you don’t need to be sitting on a meditation cushion to meditate
  • A meditation for increasing positivity
  • A 1-minute meditation (so you have no excuse that you don’t have time to meditate!)

Enjoy!

xoxo

Jenny

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Dec 29, 2015

Do you ever get frustrated that things don’t happen as quickly as you thought they would? Have you questioned whether or not you can make the transition to your dream career? How would you make it all work with the many hats you wear?

Listen in as Lorena Manriquez tells of her sometimes difficult, yet extremely rewarding, transition in her 40s from successful civil engineer to a well-known and passionate professional filmmaker. She is a shining example of forging ahead bravely to reap unexpected rewards as she set and accomplished her goals and told her story to those who needed to hear it.

Lorena is also my sister in law, married to my brother Gregg. I didn’t know I had a brother until I was 25 (and Gregg was 36). This is one of my favorite episodes because it truly reminds me of the miracles that are all around us.

About Our Guest

Lorena Manríquez is an award-winning independent filmmaker based in Los Angeles. Her love of film began at an early age watching Spanish and French films in Chile, where she was born and raised. Lorena has been the recipient of several industry fellowships and has done amazing work with her first film, Ulises’ Odyssey. She started her career in engineering and has now fully transitioned into filmmaking where she is a producer, writer and director. Her new film is called Siqueiros: Walls of Passion and has received much funding and anticipation.

In This Episode, You Will Learn:

  • The passion which led her to transition from her sizable paycheck to being her own boss
  • How leading a double life for 5 years led to the ultimate jump into filmmaking
  • Why the difficulty in her new career path didn’t deter her dream
  • How her divided political family benefited from her brave pursuits
  • The hustling and holding out in faith that leads to miraculous rewards
  • How the long wait leads to unexpected and adventurous outcomes
  • Why having a goal and staying on track are crucial to success
  • How the desire to tell the story of a defiant deceased Mexican artist led to a heavily funded second film
  • How to leverage your past success to fuel and fund your future endeavors
  • How to see the greater picture and cause as a source for driving the final product
  • Even while wearing many hats in a solopreneur career, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel
  • How one victory can lead to so many other opportunities

Enjoy!

xoxo

Jenny

 

P.S. Subscribe to the podcast + leave a review + rating to spread the GET GUTSY message far + wide. Means to world to me! We are all in this together.

Dec 24, 2015

Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.” - Norman Vincent Peale

Christmas is upon us. Whether you celebrate Christmas or another holiday, let us come together and rejoice in the magic of the season.

In this episode of Get Gutsy, I share a Christmas Eve message that pulls you into the miracle of the holiday. Blessings to you!

In This Episode, You Will Learn:

  • How to bring more beauty into your world
  • The true spirit of Christmas
  • How to develop a peaceful state of mind
  • Why you’re never alone
  • Why it’s crucial to stand in the light as you do your big work in the world
  • How to free up more time to bring your biggest dreams to life

 

Enjoy!

xoxo

Jenny

 

P.S. Subscribe to the podcast + leave a review + rating to spread the GET GUTSY message far + wide. Means to world to me! We are all in this together.

Dec 22, 2015

Have you been told your business idea was nuts? Wondered how you’ll grow your mission while raising children? Wondered how to build a team and truly get them behind your ideas?

You are going to be so inspired by chocolate queen Juliette Brun of the legendary Montreal gem Juliette et Chocolat on this episode of Get Gutsy. I had the good fortune of “randomly” meeting Juliette on a recent trip to Montreal. The JOY that radiates from her is so powerful. She’s a woman with vision, a true leader with a refreshing point of view and message you need to hear.

About Our Guest

Juliette & Chocolat started with a passion and a frustration: Juliette Brun’s passion for chocolate and her frustration at not finding a hot chocolate that met her high standards. French but born in Brazil, Juliette travelled the world before settling in Montreal to study management at McGill. Her sweet tooth never left her so after obtaining her diploma she decided to open her dream restaurant: a warm and welcoming place dedicated to chocolate in all its forms, a place to treat the child in all of us.

Ten years and a lot of work later, Juliette & Chocolat now numbers six locations. The menu has grown, so has the team, but the mission is still the same: Juliette & Chocolat is a temple to chocolate, a place to indulge your sweet tooth.

In This Episode, You Will Learn:

  • What Juliette learned from her grandmother that impacted her entire career trajectory
  • How to make business decisions with your romantic partner
  • Why you MUST be genuine in your work
  • The importance of novelty in getting your business off the ground
  • How to master the art of efficiency
  • Why dreams need teams … and how to get your team behind you
  • How to convey passion to your customers
  • How becoming a mother (4 times over!) impacted the way Juliette works
  • The power of making tweaks and improving business systems
  • How Juliette didn’t let naysayers who told her the business concept was “insane” to stop her
  • Why embracing your own brand of crazy is the key to your new normal and awesome success

Enjoy!

xoxo

Jenny

P.S. Subscribe to the podcast + leave a review + rating to spread the GET GUTSY message far + wide. Means to world to me! We are all in this together.

Dec 18, 2015

Holy moly! Can you imagine being in a MASSIVE ballroom with 10,000 women? Well not only can I imagine it, I LIVED it. Electric, I tell you.

In this episode of Get Gutsy, I share gems from my recent attendance at the Massachusetts Conference for Women where I had the chance to learn from Life is Good co-founder Bert Jacobs, Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso (I have a #girlcrush on her!), Project Runway’s Tim Gunn, and TV writer, producer and director extraordinaire Shonda Rhimes.

In This Episode, You Will Learn:

  • A powerful line you can use with just about anyone to focus on the POSITIVE
  • What you need to engage in to thrive in the digital age
  • Why optimism works in business
  • Secrets to being a #GIRLBOSS
  • How to be a powerful mentor
  • Why securing your future is as simple as NOT wearing this
  • What you can learn from a Weeble
  • Who you’re really competing with
  • How to turn off at night and on weekends
  • The art of challenging conversations
  • How to be a storyteller

Enjoy!

xoxo

Jenny

P.S. Subscribe to the podcast + leave a review + rating to spread the GET GUTSY message far + wide. Means to world to me! We are all in this together.

Dec 15, 2015

Do you get frustrated because you’re not further along in your business? Do you get easily thrown off course when life throws you a curve ball?

You are going to be so inspired by powerhouse Natalie MacNeil on this episode of Get Gutsy. Natalie brings the heat around marketing, meditation, mudras, money and of course, conquering. She also gorgeously teaches the art of trusting that there is always a greater plan better than your own.

About Our Guest

Natalie MacNeil is an Emmy Award-winning media entrepreneur, author of She Takes on the World and soon-to-be-released The Conquer Kit, and the Creator of SheTakesOnTheWorld.com. She Takes On The World is one of the top sites on the planet for entrepreneurial women. It was recognized by Forbes on “Top 10 Websites for Entrepreneurial Women.” 

In This Episode, You Will Learn:

  • How a solo trip abroad at 20 years old changed Natalie’s path forever and allowed her to find her inner voice
  • The messengers and messages Natalie encountered that inspired her to pursue entrepreneurship no matter what
  • What she saw in Asia that led Natalie to proclaim, “I want that”
  • The evolution of business
  • What you need to do from day 1 if you want to be successful as an entrepreneur
  • Why people don’t succeed
  • How to demystify sales funnels
  • How Natalie kept the faith during the book publishing process
  • Why good things take time
  • How to get your hands on Natalie’s new book “The Conquer Kit,” an extraordinary business planner that will walk you through each month of 2016 for only $1 a month
  • How to use mudras to shift your energy fast
  • What you can do when things get tough to make more traction than working harder
  • Why you shouldn’t ignore the whispers
  • What you can learn from trees

Enjoy!

xoxo

Jenny

 

P.S. Subscribe to the podcast + leave a review + rating to spread the GET GUTSY message far + wide. Means to world to me! We are all in this together.

Dec 11, 2015

Do you ever hold yourself back from going after what you really want out of fear or doubt of things not working out the way you hope … or what people will say about you? Do you let negativity flow out of your mouth out of habit or when you join the crowd of complainers, criticizers or gossipers?

In this episode of Get Gutsy, I share how to speak with power, kindness and truth to create your desired reality. Don’t waste your words. Breathe life into your deepest desires as you tap into the belief that you are worth your dreams.

In This Episode, You Will Learn:

  • What your thoughts create
  • What your conscious and unconscious actions lead to
  • What happens when you compare
  • How to be mindful about what comes out of your mouth
  • How our families, friends, coworkers, colleagues influence our patterns - for better or worse
  • Taking a stand for where you’re going next
  • What you can learn from the rapper Ice Cube that is totally rad
  • A 3-step checklist you can use before you speak to create rich, abundant opportunities
  • How to get inspired - instead of jealous - by successful people who have what you want
  • How to respond vs react in most situations to avoid shame, guilt and putting your foot in your mouth

Enjoy!

xoxo

Jenny

 

P.S. Subscribe to the podcast + leave a review + rating to spread the GET GUTSY message far + wide. Means to world to me! We are all in this together.

Dec 8, 2015

Have you hit rock bottom? Been addicted to unhealthy habits like drugs, anger or bad choices?

You are going to be so inspired by visionary leader Tara Travis on this episode of Get Gutsy. Tara’s story and message paves the way for a new way of being in your business and life. She teaches you that it’s easier to make more money than less money. Tara also proves that when you dedicate your life to your Creator, you’ll live a life beyond your wildest dreams.

About Our Guest

Tara Travis is the leading authority on women entrepreneurs and personal and money mastery. She has a proven track record of coaching women to create high 5-figure months in record time (usually in less than 30 days) and has been the catalyst for many women to create a sustainable six-figure business with feminine ease and elegant grace. She coaches women to master their inner game of abundance, transform their money story and attract ideal, committed clients at premium fees doing meaningful, deeply transformational work in the world. Above all, Tara takes a powerful stand for women creating lives and businesses that are spiritually AND financially liberating.

In This Episode, You Will Learn:

  • Why Tara had to hit rock bottom
  • The gift that gave Tara the reason the wake up and change her life for the better
  • What happened when Tara decided to dedicate her life to God
  • Why there is value in hustle mixed with grace
  • What you’re here to teach (this may surprise you!)
  • What’s required to create a high income business model
  • What your faith, fortune and future is predicated on
  • Why service is more important than being a superstar
  • How to let go of control
  • What you must be willing to receive
  • Why it’s easier to make more money than less money
  • What the scriptures say about creating wealth
  • What money loves (master this and you’re set!)

Enjoy!

xoxo

Jenny

P.S. Subscribe to the podcast + leave a review + rating to spread the GET GUTSY message far + wide. Means to world to me! We are all in this together.

Dec 4, 2015

Are you always looking for evidence before you’ll believe something is possible or true? So much of the world would say yes to that question, but guess what? There’s a more powerful way to live.

In this episode of Get Gutsy, I share a miraculous story that beautifully illustrates that evidence isn’t necessary to believe that anything is possible. Faith is.

In This Episode, You Will Learn:

  • The reward of faith
  • How to pray and work
  • Making space for miracles
  • The power of allowing pain to move through you and not get stuck
  • Why you don’t need to worry about doubters and critics as you fulfill your assignment
  • My gutsy move as a 22-year-old college graduate that had many of my friends and family members questioning me

Enjoy!

xoxo

Jenny

 

P.S. Subscribe to the podcast + leave a review + rating to spread the GET GUTSY message far + wide. Means to world to me! We are all in this together.

Dec 1, 2015

Have you ever been rejected? Felt scared about making decisions? Who hasn’t?!

Say hello to award-winning wildlife photographer Suzi Eszterhas on this episode of Get Gutsy. Suzi’s story will stop you in your tracks and inspire you to follow your calling even if that means going into debt to make your dream real.

About Our Guest

Suzi Eszterhas is an award-winning wildlife photographer best known for her work documenting newborn animals and family life in the wild. Suzi's unique ability to earn the trust of her subject leads to touching imagery including groundbreaking work with tiger cubs at a den in India, newborn cheetahs on the African savanna, and brown bear cubs seeing the world for the first time in the Alaskan wilderness. Her photographs have been published in over 100 magazine cover and feature stories in publications such as TIME, Smithsonian, BBC Wildlife, GEO, Popular Photography, Ranger Rick, and National Geographic Kids.

In This Episode, You Will Learn:

  • The link between feeling scared and making decisions
  • Suzi’s journey from working a day job to supporting herself as a wildlife photographer
  • The trip that changed her life … and drained her savings
  • The power of perseverance and having a strong backbone
  • Why credit cards were a Godsend for Suzi as she built her business
  • What Suzi learned from getting rejected by her dream agent
  • Why meditation is a game-changer
  • What animals have to teach you about compassion and empathy

Enjoy!

xoxo

Jenny

P.S. Subscribe to the podcast + leave a review + rating to spread the GET GUTSY message far + wide. Means to world to me! We are all in this together.

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