Jen McDonough, also known as The Iron Jen, a motivational storyteller, engaging Amazon Top 100 author, and business coach, empowers the Everyday Hero to unleash their very best. Jen and her family are most known for paying off over $212,000 worth of debt and medical expenses in 4 years. Their story has been featured in local, national and international media. She is also an 8-time national weightlifter, MN Hall of Fame inductee, and 2-time US Olympic Festival medal winner as well as an Ironman triathlete. All 3 of her books have hit Amazon’s Top 100 categories including her book 5 Minutes a Day to Living Beyond Rich which hit #1 under Amazon’s budgeting category.
In this episode, Jen and Stacy discuss Jen’s incredible journey out of debt and into entrepreneurship as well as getting everything you want out of all facets of life.
Some highlights include:
What do you want in your life? At minute 2:00, Jen talks about why she started a business in a time when most people would never even think of taking that on.
When life hands you the worst, what can you do about it? At minute 8:00, Jen talks about what it took to actually move forward when everything was going wrong.
Where are you spending your money, time, and energy? At minute 19:00, Jen talks about the secret behind work-life balance.
“I love not knowing what’s coming.” At minute 24:00, Jen talks about all of the things she loves in business.
“I hate taking time out on things that aren’t making me money.” At minute 26:00, Jen talks about the necessary parts of business that she doesn’t enjoy as much as the rest.
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