It’s Never Too Late to Be Great with JJ Birden – Ep#140

By July 18, 2018Podcasts
Think Bold, Be Bold Guest: JJ Birden

It’s Never Too Late to Be Great with JJ Birden – Ep#140

Overview: In this episode, JJ Birden comes back on the Think Bold, Be Bold Show! JJ is a keynote speaker, best-selling author, an ex-NFL player, and an entrepreneur. He is an engaging communicator and a leading expert at helping individuals seize their opportunities in life. Tune in to hear how JJ went from playing in the NFL to delivering keynotes across the nation!  

5 Golden Nuggets Shared:

  1. Ensure your marketing materials reflect who you are and what you’re capable of.
  2. Receiving feedback can be tough, but it’s important to learn from it and use it to your advantage.   
  3. Have a game plan ready for whatever you aspire to do in life.
  4. Your reason, your “why,” has to be big enough to keep you going when times get tough.
  5. There’s a teaching point in every story. Use your personal experiences, stories, and knowledge as content in your business.

3 Bold and Kick-Ass Quotes:

  1. “Feedback is the breakfast of champions.” – JJ Birden
  2. “You have to protect your focus like a million dollar suitcase.” – JJ Birden
  3. “Everyday you’re alive you have the opportunity to create positive memories, you have that control.” – JJ Birden

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Nicole Zeien-Cox

Author Nicole Zeien-Cox

A Copywriter and Marketing Consultant, Best-Selling Author, Keynote Speaker, Board Member at Guardian Scholars Foundation, Production Manager for Think Bold Be Bold Ventures, and Project Coordinator for Startup Syndicate, Nicole Zeien-Cox is a millennial entrepreneur who thrives in an accelerated environment, on a mission to positively impact the world. She strives to inspire everyone to find their purpose and live a fulfilled life, regardless of their past or current situation. This passion for empowering others was sparked after prevailing through a string of adversities in her own journey from foster care to a self-employed businesswoman. In just 30 days she wrote her first book, "Foster to Fosters," becoming a best-seller within a short 24 hours of publishing. This book started her platform as a Foster Care Influencer and led to sharing relatable life lessons through keynote speaking that benefits entrepreneurs, child welfare professionals, parents, and teens. Nicole is passionate about the art of storytelling and creating the slight edge necessary to bring increased awareness to the foster community. Nicole enjoys educating, advocating, and inspiring others with her knowledge and personal journey through the foster care system. Nicole has contributed to a second book, “Obsessed with Parenting,” a playbook for parents. She has been featured or seen on 93.5 The Mix, Accelerant Media Group, Mavericks Entrepreneur Magazine, Copy That Pops Podcast, Live to Grind Podcast, The Young Entrepreneur Convention, Coach on Fire Radio Network, and the CASA program. Her next adventures include an upcoming independent documentary about her life story, followed by her “Fostering 50 Podcast Tour” in which she will travel to all 50 states and interview individuals impacted by foster care.

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