Episode 2

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6th Sep 2019

Make Your Commitment to be an Entrepreneur Featuring Jane Wesman

Jane Wesman is a president of Jane Wesman Public Relations, Inc. a consulting firm that serves the book publishing industry and has worked with some of the world’s top business leaders. 

We discuss:

  • From employment to entrepreneurship [2:56]
  • Why being passionate about your business is not enough to get you going [5:05]
  • How commitment to business has changed over the last 30 years [7:00]
  • Pushed out at age 50: Celebrate and know yourself [8:56]
  • When it is the right time to join a mastermind group [12:02]
  • How new entrepreneurs can[not] accelerate the sales process [14:23]
  • An inspiring example of supporting women entrepreneurs [17:47]
  • Why you should sit down and write a business blueprint [18:47]

She is also the author of Dive Right In - The Sharks Won't Bite: The Entrepreneurial Woman's Guide to Success, which is called "a clear and concise blueprint for the tasks of operating a business" by The New York Times. 

Jane served as president of the New York City chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners for four years and was named a Woman of Influence by the New York Business Journal. Her articles have appeared in entrepreneur.com and other business websites and magazines.

A graduate of Simmons University, Jane is currently writing her second book of advice for entrepreneurs.

Learn more about Jane at http://www.wesmanpr.comLinkedInTwitter and Facebook.

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About the Podcast

GOING SOLO
Building Your Own Successful Business After a Late Career Job Loss
Have you lost your job after 20 or 30 years in your career? Do you feel traumatized and unsure how to go forward? Would you rather work for yourself and have more control over your destiny? You are not alone. In GOING SOLO, we discuss what it’s like to go from being highly skilled and well compensated to unemployment; how to deal with the trauma of late-career job loss; and how to reinvent yourself as an entrepreneur, satisfying your soul and supporting your lifestyle.

About your host

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David Shriner-Cahn

After 28 years as a highly skilled employee, I was told that my job was over. In spite of the immediate trauma and fear, I knew that as my next step, I'd rather work for myself and have more control over my destiny. That was in 2006.

Today, I'm a thriving entrepreneur, podcaster and speaker. I guide highly skilled professionals who are recovering from a late career job loss and who yearn to impact the world with their knowledge and creativity by becoming successful entrepreneurs.