Jessica Honegger is a pioneer. As founder and co-CEO of Noonday Collection, the world’s largest fair-trade jewelry company, she has created a new breed of social entrepreneurship that empowers women, connects cultures, and celebrates handmade beauty. Her path to award-winning business leader was anything but traditional: from serving as a midwife in Bolivia, to earning her Master’s degree in Education, to renovating and selling houses in Austin, Texas, Jessica has followed her heart down several paths, gaining once-in- a-lifetime experiences that all still guide her decisions today. A mom to three, she is also a passionate adoption advocate who initially launched Noonday Collection to help raise the needed funds to bring her and her husband’s third child home. Jessica shares her story, along with heartening encouragement, in her compelling new book, Imperfect Courage: Live a Life of Purpose by Leaving Comfort and Going Scared, available August 14, 2018.
What we chat about:
Jessica's calling and struggle to adopt her son from Rwanda
the beginnings of Noonday
how to let your calling spur you to action instead of causing shame
shifting your focus from what the world owes you to what you can offer to the world
how Jessica has seen lives changed at home and abroad through Noonday
tips on organizing jewelry
the power of shared experiences with your family
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Going Scared Podcast
The Anatomy of the Soul
The Soul of Shame
The Giving Keys
Imperfect Courage: Live a Life of Purpose by Leaving Comfort and Going Scared
Connect with Jessica:
BioClarity: 50% off your first month + free shipping with code MSW
Prep Dish: get 2 weeks free by visiting PrepDish.com/msw
Brooklinen: $20 + free shipping with code MSW
Easy Kicks: join the sneaker club today at easykicks.com/joinnow
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