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Emily Jaenson is a professional speaker, podcast host, author, and consultant specializing in sports sponsorship. With 15 years of experience in the sports industry, she has served as the general manager and corporate partnerships manager of the Reno Aces. Emily’s professional journey includes selling season and group tickets for the Chicago Bulls, leading fundraising efforts for the Muscular Dystrophy Association in Chicago, and running a small marketing agency before joining the Reno Aces, where she quickly ascended from sponsorship account executive to Vice President. Her career further diversified in Houston, where she volunteered for Super Bowl 51, worked as a Sales Director for the World Corporate Games and the Houston Sports Awards Show, and managed business development through sports partnerships for Houston Methodist, the top-ranked hospital in Texas.

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Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • Emily Jaenson shares her career journey
  • The importance of curiosity and the “third-party view”
  • Why clarity and curiosity are crucial in team development
  • Learning how to celebrate milestones and deal with unmet goals
  • The importance of mentorship in Emily’s career
  • How Emily deals with imposter syndrome
  • Emily talks about her book, Let’s Go! A Guide to Increasing Your Confidence
  • Building confidence through behaviors and mindset shifts
  • The importance of increasing confidence and living a big life

In this episode…

Have you ever wondered why some individuals push beyond the conventional boundaries of their fields to achieve remarkable success? What ignites that spark of confidence and courage in them to pursue roles not typically envisioned for them?

According to Emily Jaenson, a trailblazer in the sports industry and advocate for female leadership, the answer lies in the power of self-belief and the pivotal question, “Why not you?” She argues that embracing this mindset can shift the trajectory of one’s career, encouraging individuals to step into spaces where they might not otherwise see themselves. By challenging the status quo and daring to ask what might be possible, Emily illustrates how this simple yet profound question can unlock doors to new opportunities and catalyze growth in unexpected ways.

In this episode of WRK & WIN, host Corinne Milien sits down with Emily Jaenson to discuss building confidence and navigating professional growth. They explore the critical role of self-questioning in overcoming doubt, the importance of mentorship and community support, and practical strategies for personal and professional development.

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