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January 30, 2024 39 mins
Many of us have felt the call to create our own professional path and start our own business. The call is especially strong when your why is deeply personal and mission driven. And, sometimes, that even means walking away from something else that, from the outside looking in, is everything you’d ever want. How do you handle these moments, make good decisions, and find the courage to step into the unknown? In today’s episode, we tackle questions that can arise when making decisions about what path to take, such as how do you avoid the sunk cost fallacy and know when to walk away? And if flooded with ideas or directions, how do you stay focused and committed to one project or path? And we’re in conversation with: SPARKED BRAINTRUST ADVISOR: Raina Kumra | LinkedIn | Website   Start-up founder, advisor, and food activist Raina Kumra. As the Founder of Spicewell, CEO of Juggernaut and partner at The Fund LA, Raina Kumra is on a mission to help people have greater access to nutrient-dense food and better health at scale. After 25 years of working in the tech industry, Raina realized that Big Food requires as much work as Big Tech and Big Pharma when she helped heal her family using Ayurvedic practices mid- pandemic. Named one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business, she’s mastered new territory in each chapter of her storied career. After a decade in digital advertising working with brands like Nike and Coke, Raina knew she could create a greater impact on the world. YOUR HOST: Jonathan Fields Jonathan is a dad, husband, award-winning author, multi-time founder, executive producer and host of the Good Life Project podcast, and co-host of SPARKED, too! He’s also the creator of an unusual tool that’s helped more than 650,000 people discover what kind of work makes them come alive - the Sparketype® Assessment, and author of the bestselling book, SPARKED. How to submit your question for the SPARKED Braintrust: Wisdom-seeker submissions More on Sparketypes at: Discover Your Sparketype | The Book | The Website Find a Certified Sparketype Advisor: CSA Directory Coaches & Leaders: Tap a Game-Changing Credential - The Certified Sparketype® Advisor Training. This powerful training and certification is designed to help you:⁣ Deliver more outstanding service while helping your clients and/or team members live a more-fulfilling life, and craft a more purpose-led, meaningful, and alive career path. ⁣ Better understand how to powerfully motivate and inspire employees or teams to perform at the highest levels, so that they generate exceptional results and do more of what makes them come alive.⁣ AND… get there much faster with next-gen tools that do what no others can⁣.  Learn more HERE. Next Training starts March 2024 Presented by LinkedIn.
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