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Peace and Possibilities

Jun 1, 2022

My guest this week is delivering happiness every day. Jenn Lim is an inspiration to me and soon, will be to you too.


When Jenn was in college and decided to change her major, against some advice, she wandered into other studies and changed gears, telling herself, "I'm gonna do this for myself".


Because she was curious and industrious, she eventually created an opening in the business world and was off to the races…until.


After some early experiences in the DOT com boom and a series of unpredictable events, she saw a demand for happiness in the world, and decided to do something about it. 


A company around happiness. How cool is that?


She asked herself:


  • Why am I chasing these things that really don't mean that much?
  • Aren't freedom, authenticity, and relationships more important?


She wanted to live and work with a heartful mind and a mindful heart.


What advice does she have for those looking for a great life/career:


  • Is this how I want to spend the minutes in my day?
  • What are your values?
  • What's your purpose?


Ask yourself these questions; you know.


When applying for any role, remember: it's a social contract; one that benefits you and the company equally to save time, money, and energy.

Finally, use curiosity more! Ask questions of yourself and others; questions can be more powerful than answers.


More about Jenn:

Jenn Lim is the bestselling author of Beyond Happiness, and the CEO of Delivering Happiness [DH], a company she and Tony Hsieh [the late CEO of] cofounded to create happier company cultures for a more profitable and sustainable approach to business. DH has worked with or spoken at more than 400 companies and organizations worldwide, including Starbucks, Sallie Mae, Lockheed Martin, Zoom, Northwell Health, and more.

In her new bestselling book, Beyond Happiness: How Authentic Leaders Prioritize Purpose and People for Growth and Impact, Jenn draws on her decades of experience in culture and strategy to translate it into a practical “how-to” framework so workplaces can adapt quicker, couple purpose and profits, and modernize org design to the Great Resignation and Great Awakening. As a result, she guides all of us—no matter our title or role—on how to live more meaningful lives through the work we do every day. Jenn has been featured in Inc., Forbes, Fortune, Entrepreneur, Fast Company, Thrive Global, MSN, Fox Business, CNBC Make It, Success Magazine, etc. and has been coined by many industry experts, thought leaders, and members of the media, as the “happiness expert.”

Follow her @byjennlim

And check out my bestselling book:

Peace, Possibilities, and Perspective: 8 Secrets to Serenity and Satisfaction in Your Life and Career