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Jen McDonough "The Iron Jen"'s Discussions

FREE How to Fascinate Test in Joel and Pei Boggess show

Started Jul 22, 2014 0 Replies

Wanted to pass long a fun free assessment to try.Joel and Pei Boggess did a really great interview lately with Sally Hogshead - click…Continue

Tags: Hogshead, Sally, Fascinate, to, How

Creative Live: Free online education / possible revenue stream for those who want to promote video / webinar series

Started Jul 22, 2014 0 Replies

Hey Gang,Came across something kind of interesting for those looking to take their revenue streams into webinars / video type options as well as those who like to learn. It looked interesting and…Continue

Tags: Live, Creative, education, webinar

HARO - Good source for helping to get message out

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Hirst Apr 11, 2012. 3 Replies

Hi Gang,Thought I would post this for those looking to share a message and/or info with people using the media.I have had some great luck through …Continue

Tags: message, media, HARO

Anyone attending Kent Julian's Speak it Forward Bootcamp or are any of you on the fence about attending?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jen McDonough "The Iron Jen" Mar 11, 2012. 2 Replies

Hi Gang,Anyone else going to Kent Julian's Speak it Forward Bootcamp this May…Continue

Tags: successful, speaker, bootcamp, plunge, the

 

Motivational Storyteller, Author & Mom, Jen McDonough

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Join Dan Miller each Tuesday at 7pm Central for the 48 Days.net Weekly Brainstorming Sessions. This community is full of such incredible and inspiring "Eaglepreneurs," and we want to take a moment to highlight one of you every week.  In these 48-minute calls, Dan interviews 48Days.net members as they discuss their own triumphs and challenges and answer your questions.  Here you can ask questions, learn more about the members, and join the live chat during the call!Please find the session…See More
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Jen McDonough "The Iron Jen" commented on Chris Conley's blog post Who's teaching who? 5 things I've learned
"Chris - there really is something that we can all learn from the wonder of children - having that wonder as adults is easy to let fade away, but a joy to grab up to. Your grandkids are adorable by the way!"
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Jen McDonough "The Iron Jen" commented on Ann Musico's blog post Health: There are no Guarantees and Trust Your Gut!
"Ann - your experience and journey is certainly on that was NOT expected to say the least. SOOO glad you are on the mend. I love your attitude and willingness to share to help us all grow!"
Tuesday

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Jen McDonough "The Iron Jen" replied to Jay Lode's discussion Lulu or Createspace for ebooks? in the group DIY e-Publishing
"Congrats on your new ebook Jay! Looks like you have some great feedback for ebooks. BOOKS: While you didn't ask, wanted to pipe in if you are considering for possible future books: I really liked Createspace as Amazon is the HUGE! If you…"
Tuesday

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Jen McDonough "The Iron Jen" commented on Micki Vandeloo's blog post Put Me In Coach, I'm Ready to Play!!
"Micki - that is outstanding! You have to share this on the CWE group - nice to have that encouragement as it kind of cheers us all forward! I see the @48DaysTeam had shared you blog as well - way to go!"
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Jen McDonough "The Iron Jen" commented on Bill Ferrell's blog post Everything Is Not Equal
"Very true in that people who achieve their goals have a sense for what is essential - too easy to get caught up in the details and "busyness" of things when in fact it takes focus as well as the other great four points you give. Thanks for…"
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Jen McDonough "The Iron Jen" commented on Micki Vandeloo's blog post Put Me In Coach, I'm Ready to Play!!
"Micki- CONGRATS girl on becoming a 48Days Certified coach! Seriously that is fantastic!"
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Jen McDonough "The Iron Jen" replied to Mark Lilly's discussion Shift Work Niche Site
"Hi Mark, Oh gosh finding your niche, audience, and message is a journey in itself! What are you goals? Are you looking to speak, write, blog, podcast, etc? Are you doing this for a revenue stream type opportunity or just for fun?  If you are…"
Monday

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Jen McDonough "The Iron Jen" replied to Tom McGreevy's discussion A Cake Decorating Themed Cruise in 2016 - Registration Now Open
"Might want to add this to the events listing as well - you can hit the home key and add it to the lower left hand corner. Nice way to easily promote it."
Monday

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Jen McDonough "The Iron Jen" replied to Tom McGreevy's discussion A Cake Decorating Themed Cruise in 2016 - Registration Now Open
"Tom, what a hoot of a great time it sounds like. I forwarded this on to a friend of mine who is an incredible cake decorator. Have a blast on the cruise!"
Monday

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Jen McDonough "The Iron Jen" replied to Caleb Hamm's discussion The Power of the 48 Days Community
"Way to go on taking ownership Caleb. So many times it is easy to get lost in the muck of our own problems that we don't see a way out. Great that you are taking the bull by the horns and driving forward. Not always easy, however if it was easy…"
Monday

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Jen McDonough "The Iron Jen" commented on Erin Robison's blog post Love My Enemies?!? What does that REALLY Mean?
"Oh Erin, I love this post! HA! It definitely is NOT easy at times to love your neighbor indeed. At our church we had some folks come in to talk around forgiveness. It ended up that the her 20 year old only child was murdered by a young man. The mom…"
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Jen McDonough "The Iron Jen" commented on Ann Musico's blog post Healthy Foods: You Could Be Getting Chemicals You Didn’t Expect
"Wow Ann, would never have thought to read the label for something like rotisserie chicken! That is wild."
Monday

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Jen McDonough "The Iron Jen" commented on Bob Wilson's blog post Pick Your Push: Are You Pushing Yourself in the Right Areas?
"Bob, couldn't agree more, especially on saying NO!! Sometimes people don't realize that saying no is really saying yes to something that brings greater ROI to your purpose, passion, goals, time commitments, stages in life, etc. "
Monday

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Jen McDonough "The Iron Jen" commented on Jesse Thomas's blog post 12 Characteristics of a Good Logo
"Jesse - do you do logos. Please share your contact info that you would like people to know about."
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How did you hear about 48Days.NET, and what do you hope to get out of being a part of this community?
Dave Ramsey.
SYNERGY! I hope to add to the synergy and get to be a part of the synergy here at 48Days.net.
What is your current work situation? Employee, self-employed, generating any income on your own?
Motivational storyteller, Empowering Coach, Engaging Top 100 Amazon author, and CEO (Chief Encouragement Officer) of Iron Focus Academy (IFA).
And then...what is your goal/dream for your work life?
Goals:
I will be one heck of an awesome motivational storyteller!
I will be working, but it wouldn't feel like work...my income will be generated by getting to be passionate about what I do by serving.
I will be a tool for motivation, inspiration and hope to others in distress or just going through a non motivational time in their life.
How about your personal life? Any specific goals or achievements or dreams you are pursuing (or want to pursue)?
I will live my life with intention!
Be an outstanding mom and wife.
Train for and complete my 2nd Ironman (2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike ride, and 26.2 mile run) in the next 3-4 years.
House will be paid for in 7-9 years.
Kids will have a good chunk of college fund saved.
To continue on this path of moving forward while remaining wonderfully imperfect.
Continue to expand what God wants to do in my life.
What would you say are your strongest talents? How are you 'wired' and what can you offer to the world (it's OK if you don't know yet, but knowing is key to pursuing your dreams!)?
I help ordinary people leverage their adversity to reach their potential in order to live an extraordinary live. In my roles as a motivational storyteller, engaging author, and empowering coach I give encouragement, hope, inspiration, and motivation.

DISC profile = High "I" with a touch of D and S.

My top 5 StrengthFinders: Positivity, Futuristic, Achiever, Woo, & Empathy.
Do you have a website presence anywhere?
http://www.TheIronJen.com
More than one website?
http://www.TheIronJen.com/IFAinSession
If you have a product or service to promote (now or in the near future) this is your shot to state it! Say all you'd like:
Iron Focus Academy will be a life changer for busy entrepreneurs looking to "get it done." As a wife and mom of four, I have been successful at becoming an Amazon Top 100 Author to Living Beyond Awesome, Living Beyond Rich, and 5 Minutes a Day to Living Beyond Rich in one year all while working full-time with nearly a 2 hour daily roundtrip commute. If I can do it, YOU can do it. Let me show you how as I have learned from the BEST over the years including Dan Miller and the 48days.net gang!
Feel free to share your Twitter name, Facebook page, and any other social media way to connect with you!
Twitter: @TheIronJen
Facebook: The Iron Jen

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Jen McDonough "The Iron Jen"'s Blog

Any Journey Worth Doing, Takes Effort

Posted on January 26, 2015 at 4:43pm 3 Comments

How many times in life do we get frustrated when we are learning new things? We want to make changes in our career or personal lives, but we think, "Ah, the effort seems too much."

What can we do when we feel like the effort is too overwhelming, yet we want to try something new?

Whenever we get frustrated from learning new things, I encourage you to keep three things in mind:

1. Keep in mind that anything worth doing in life takes effort. If it was easy,…

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Meditation baby - it just rocks!

Posted on January 2, 2015 at 10:30am 0 Comments

Hi Gang,

I posted a blog on some SIMPLE and EASY meditation tips...thought I would share them here as well. If you are interested in reading the whole blog, simply click HERE:

1. Still, Quiet, and Comfortable

Find a quiet place. Whether you are sitting or laying down, be sure to be comfortable. Focus on…

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Join us this Monday, 12/22/14 for our Surviving the Crazy In-Law Teleseminar

Posted on December 20, 2014 at 11:06am 1 Comment

The holidays are here. For many of us that means….the crazy in-laws are coming.

You know what we mean by crazy…

Crazy In Laws Holidays (9)-2

  • There is the one crazy in-law that drives you crazy. He’s always finding ways to criticize what you do. When he have had a few drinks and sometimes even without a few drinks, he becomes obnoxious and crude.
  • Then there is the other crazy in-law whose conversations tend to veer towards religion and politics and when it…
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$110 Million and Losing It All

Posted on December 9, 2014 at 6:00am 3 Comments

The recent story on NBA player Antoine Walker losing $110 million is a perfect example. We think how on earth could he possibly do this? I know our family would have this several years ago as we just knew would not be "that" type of person to blow such a pot of gold away. In fact, we had plans for how we would SPEND our money if a windfall would ever come our way (notice the emphasis on SPEND with NO mention of SAVINGS). Yep, if only that would happen we dreamed.

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At 5:03pm on April 6, 2015, Erin Casey said…

Woot! Love the new look for the website! 

At 11:21am on January 12, 2015, Takis Athanassiou said…

You are welcome, Jen. I'm truly honored for accepting my request!

At 12:07pm on December 20, 2014, Josh Cook said…

Thanks for accepting Jen!  I appreciate all that you do in the 48 Days community.

At 11:18am on August 14, 2014, Jeff David said…

Jen, Just wanted to tell you how awesome it is to see your new podcast/blog post in my e-mail each weekday morning. You are rocking the world.

At 2:36pm on August 13, 2014, Lee Gaitan said…

Thanks for accepting, Jen! ;-) I am so excited that I finally have a work schedule that allows me time to focus on getting my "real life" rolling again and this group is so supportive and helpful. 

At 3:38pm on August 11, 2014, Erin Casey said…
Thanks for the shout out, Jen!
At 4:52pm on July 13, 2014, Rebecca P. Morgan said…

Hi Jen thanks for the post! Really excited to be a part of the community and learning and sharing. Currently, I am learning to navigate the site and how it all works so appreciate the tips. Thanks for checking out my blog. I do it for friends and family to keep up with the adventures here in China. It can be a little crazy at times. I went to your and WOW keep doing great work! It is Monday here and no more dreaded Mondays... being a part of the community is helping getting me going today :)

At 9:57pm on March 18, 2014, dorsey mchugh said…
thanks, Jen! I will!
At 1:40pm on March 12, 2014, Montina Portis said…

Hi, "Iron Jen!"

Looks like we both know how to get things done while working full-time!  Glad to be connected :)

At 4:02pm on March 4, 2014, Elyssa Smith said…

Thanks for the note on my wall!  I love your website and your blog and will be following you closely - I'm inspired!

 
 
 

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