Ever dream of a different pace of life in pastures new? Keen to relocate but don’t know where to begin? Certain that running your business from a beachfront location is something that only happens to others? Then think again!
Uprooting your life, loved ones and your business can seem daunting and for some, it may seem totally unthinkable, but it’s not impossible. In this month’s Elevenses with CEC, host Medeia Cohan is joined by award-winning entrepreneur and author Jessica Huie MBE, to discuss the motivation and realities of relocating to their dream locations.
From overcoming the inevitable fears, doubts and mindset blocks to practical tips for how to utilise existing connections to build new relationships, Medeia, who now resides in Western Australia and Jessica, who calls Jamaica home, explore what it takes to live abroad whilst continuing to run your business successfully.
Embracing change and stepping out of your comfort zone to realise a brand-new life somewhere unknown can open up an array of opportunities for you personally and professionally. In this episode, Medeia and Jessica share their stories to inspire, expectation manage and help you understand how anyone can do it.
More about Jessica Huie
Jessica Huie MBE is the author of Purpose, find your truth and embrace your calling and the founder of The Purpose Academy and The Purpose Retreat held annually in Jamaica.
Jessica enjoyed an accomplished career as a publicist, working with some of the world’s biggest stars and business people, including Samuel L. Jackson, Simon Cowell, Kelly Rowland & Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle, before launching Color Blind Cards, a multi-award-winning multicultural greeting card company established in 2006 which inspired early the conversation around the importance of ethnic representation in retail, becoming the first independent brand to secure a high-street presence for black cards in the UK.
Following the publication of her book Purpose, Jessica co-created the Diverse Wisdom
Initiative with Hay House to bring more authors of colour into the personal development publishing space. Now in its third year, the initiative is bringing Black, Asian, mixed heritage and indigenous authors’ stories and cultural wisdom onto bookshelves globally.
Labelled one of Britain’s Most Inspiring Entrepreneurs by the Evening Standard, in 2014 Jessica was honoured with an MBE for entrepreneurship and her contribution to diversity.