Hans Struzyna

Hi, we’re Hans and Kristin Struzyna, a powerhouse husband and wife team, offering a real estate experience with your success as the core driver of everything we do. We believe in building authentic relationships, exceptional advice, effective communication, and constantly striving to be the best so we can deliver the best. 

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Overcoming Hardships with Joanna Dodd Massey

Today I had the pleasure of speaking with the Executive+MBA+Doctor of Psychology+Public Speaker+Mentor+TBD, and a founder of Jdmainc.com, Joanna Dodd Massey. Joanna has a passion for the corporate executive in many industries, has received her Ph.D., an MBA, and is currently writing a book. She attributes part of her success to her unique and interesting perception of overcoming hardships in life. 

Let’s jump into Joanna’s story and learn how a powerless like you can be the best version of yourself that you can possibly be.

Things you will learn in this episode:

[00:01 – 08:28] Opening Segment

  • I talked briefly about valuable information that you can take advantage of in this episode
  • I introduce guest Joanna Dodd Massey into the show
  • Joanna talks about her background 

[08:29 – 19:25] Apply your Education into New Opportunities 

  • Joanna shares an inspiring story of how she surpassed the great recession hit in the year 2008
  • Joanna shares a wonderful experience with her journey of getting a Ph.D. and MBA while working at the same time.
  • Joanna talks about her perspective about why she doesn’t see herself as an overqualified or overeducated when it comes to finding a job. 

[19:26 – 31:01] How to Overcome Hardships

  • Joanna talks about how she was able to align her educational background and experiences without having a concrete plan in the first place. 
  • Joanna shares an inspirational insight on “Giving up of control” as a way to overcome hardships. 

[31:02 – 37:28] The FOCUS FIVE Segment

  • What book have you gifted most often? 
  • Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz
  • If you can get an hour of somebody’s time and ask questions, who would that be and why?
  • My deceased father, he died when I was a teenager 
  • What is one thing that you believe that most people would disagree with you on?
  • I believe that success in life is 100% luck and zero talent
  • Morning routine, How do you start your day?
  • Meditate, make my bed, scoop cat litter.
  • What is the best place we can connect with you online?
  • See below for social links
  • Final words from me 

Tweetable Quotes: 

“Life is a perfect unfoldment ” – Joanna Dodd Massey

” Let it go and relax” – Joanna Dodd Massey 

“Powerless to let go of control” – Joanna Dodd Massey 

Resources mentioned in the episode:

You can connect with Joanna on Linkedin, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook or visit her website https://www.jdmainc.com/

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