E16-S7 Covid-19 & Unemployment in the Social Impact Space: The Story of Jessika Portney

Summary & Key Takeways

For the past 3 years, Jessika Portney was a manager of Leadership Programs at the prestigious Brookings Institution. That is, until 2020.  If this year is a lemon, let’s hear what type of lemonade Jessika made.  Far from letting her layoff define her, she used this opportunity to fulfill her dreams of becoming an executive and leadership coach.

In Episode 16 of Season 7 Jessika shares her story, what happened after she lost her job and how she decided to leap and build her own coaching business.

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*Episode recorded on November 2nd , 2020

Key Links:

 Jessika’s Leadership Coaching

Jessika’s Linkedin

Flow Coaching Institute

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