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Employee to Entrepreneur: Embrace A New Mindset with Denise Musselwhite

1 - start right 2 - brand messaging & positioning Mar 30, 2023

Today, Denise Musselwhite shares the moment when she decided to shift from CIO to executive coach and business owner.

Denise had been dreaming of being an entrepreneur for a long time, but the Pandemic inspired her to take the leap. Her research into the challenges that women face in STEM fields and the negative impact that the Pandemic had on them motivated her to take action!

She was a CIO for a large, independent school and had to transition the entire organization to online, sacrificing time with her family. Challenges during the Pandemic caused some women to leave their roles, as they could not make the same sacrifice. This experience, combined with her research and ongoing desire to be an entrepreneur, led her to pursue a new career path. She realized she had been teaching schools nationwide the best practices in technology and consulting them on implementation.

So, to make this transition, she sought help from a coach to help her grieve her 25-year CIO career and separate from a role she had identified with for many years. It took her over a year to uncover her purpose and passions. Hear how she let go of her old identity to make room for something new!

Tune in to hear Denise share her personal story of employee to entrepreneur and the mindset shift it takes to succeed.

About the guest: Denise Musselwhite is a Chief Information Officer turned executive leadership coach and consultant dedicated to helping tech professionals thrive and succeed as industry leaders. She is a nationally recognized and experienced technologist and leader with more than two decades of experience in the legal, non-profit, and education industries. 

Connect on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/musselwhited/ 

About me: Betsy Jordyn is the founder and CEO of Betsy Jordyn International, a boutique branding firm that offers personalized mentoring and end-to-end creative design services to help high-achieving, purpose-driven entrepreneurs build profitable consulting and coaching businesses that they love. Betsy is the host of the weekly Enough Already podcast, blog, and YouTube channel, with over 300 episodes. Through her company and her content, she is on a mission to empower accomplished professionals to make the shift from success to significance and achieve their full potential in their careers and in their personal lives.  

Connect on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/betsy-jordyn/


Download my one of my free resources to help you accelerate your success: https://www.betsyjordyn.com/downloads 

Learn more about my brand messaging and positioning services: https://www.betsyjordyn.com/services 

Schedule a consult call to talk about what you need to do to nail your messaging and rock your copy so you can stand out in the market and attract clients: https://betsyjordyn.as.me/schedule 

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