I've been there—in that place of hopelessness and despair—waiting for something to get better. Waiting for an answer. I felt helpless many times during my adult life. I spent nearly 20 years job hopping, eager to find contentment. Each time I thought that I'd found the right path, I was wrong.
I'd tell myself, "Every job has bullshit, I just need to roll with it." In truth, all I felt was trapped and sad. I was in survival mode many times. High-stress, fast-paced, low-paying jobs made me feel trapped and they were the catalysts for a big breakdown.
And a big breakdown it was. I call it a "meltdown," but it was actually three months of rebuilding my confidence, trusting myself, and doing some serious soul searching.
I knew I couldn't go back to corporate America, but I wasn't sure what was next. I emerged as a new person—ready to be real, open and present. It was time to make a big decision and take action. I saw a life coach for help and realized almost immediately that it would be a perfect fit for me. I became a life coach in 2014, to help people who had experienced the same thing as me. For 7 years, I did career coaching and gained a lot of experience. I helped more than 300 people figure out "what's next?"
I asked myself the very same question in 2022. My business was evolving and growing - I needed a new focus. After starting my podcast, SolePower,
I realized that I love to help people just like me - people who run their own businesses. Solopreneurs! There are a lot of us and the movement is growing every day!
Whether you're just starting your own business or you've been a solopreneur for 20 years, you know we can't do it alone. We need help and community. I am focused on helping solopreneurs define their ambition, own their power and eliminate head trash so they can focus on building their business.
Let's work together, shall we?
Angela Jorden, ACC, CPC
Coaching for Self-Employed Business Owners
Associate Certified Coach (ACC) certification from International Coach Federation (ICF). Original coaching certification from Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (IPEC), the #1 coaching program in the United States. Certified as Certified Professional Coach (CPC), through IPEC.
IPEC is an accredited coaching program, through the ICF.