In today’s episode of the As Told by Nomads Podcast, join me and my guest, Jenny Chang, as we talk about The Bridge Between Control and Surrender. Jenny is an entrepreneur of multiple experiential firms, a mind and soul set podcaster, a coach, and an intuitive writer. She loves sharing and guiding people to manifest and create their ideas. Jenny is also a growing influencer, especially on TikTok so, feel free to check her out!
Control What You Can, But Equally Meet Surrendering
Jenny Chang says that every entrepreneur and creator has this syndrome of wanting everything to be perfect. People want everything to be perfect to the point that they eventually don’t even start because they are stuck in the shadow of their plans instead of getting their product out there or getting connections, etc. She says that creators should change their perspective and quotes that “It’s not I wanna start this business, it’s the world that needs this business.” To intentionally create an experience that we want, Jenny says we should build the bridge between control and surrender and points out that, “Control what you can but equally meet surrendering,” which is trusting the process and not controlling something so tight that you lose grip.
About Jenny Chang:
Jenny Chang is an event planner who managed to grow with zero experience when she started at the age of 19. Her company, ROCKNEVENTS has now been recognized as one of the country’s ‘Top 50 Event Planners’ by PartySlate, and ‘Top 10’ in Los Angeles by Junebug Weddings.
Recognized as ‘Team RNE,’ her firm is filled with legendary producers who create modern and timeless experiential events, guide couples and corporate partners through the start-to-finish celebration-planning process. With that, Jenny realizes that her service is well needed. She opens up an online learning program, ‘ROCKNUNIVERSITY.’ Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, her program has reached great heights.
Outline of the episode:
[03:15] Tayo asks how Jenny Chang breaks the traditional roles of society
[08:50] Jenny Chang points out why entrepreneurs hesitate to create their ideas
[14:07] What it means to manifest according to Jenny
[18:49] Jenny decides to ask a question back to Tayo about his writing
[24:39] Jenny points out that going through problems in life is essential to strengthen our resilience
[29:21] Jenny shares a piece of advice on how she grew in social media
[40:22] To be an influencer, you have to be open-minded
[42:48] Jenny confesses that her followers help her create who she is as a person
[46:03] Where listeners can find more about what Jenny Chang do
[47:15] Jenny shares what she would do with her difference to make a difference
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