GBL 016: Jumping Off the Corporate Ladder to Online Entrepreneur and Author – An Interview with Farnoosh Brock

Get Busy Living Podcast 16

Would you walk away from a fancy job title and a six figure a year salary? It’d be hard to, but in today’s episode I talk to Farnoosh Brock who did just that.

It’s not easy to walk away especially when you decided to start an online business. It’s even harder when friends and family tell you that you’re crazy to do that. Despite that Farnoosh has succeeded and is now a speaker, coach, and writer of two books.

Topics we cover:

  • Climbing the corporate ladder
  • Defining herself through success
  • When she was the most miserable
  • What triggered her to think about leaving her job
  • What’s the one thing she wants you to take away from the interview
  • The drive that made her decide to finally resign
  • What difficulties she faced in her first year after going all-in
  • Ways that we can change the way we think that can help us
  • How asking “so what” can make you worry less
  • What made her husband leave his own six figure job
  • How she got her first traditional publishing deal
  • Myths about juicing
  • Difference between juicing and smoothies

Links:

Prolificliving.com – Her blog with great content

The Healthy Juicer’s Bible: Lose Weight, Detoxify, Fight Disease, and Live Long

The Healthy Smoothie Bible

Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead

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  • http://www.prolificliving.com/blog Farnoosh

    Thank you so much for having me on your fabulous podcast @bhsu21:disqus and I am delighted for you and your daily smoothie.

  • http://thewalletdoctor.com/ Leonard Carter

    Great podcast! I always find it fascinating to learn from people’s experiences leaving those high income jobs. There are so many paths people choose in life. I love to hear why one wins out over the other!

  • Tom

    Wonderful interview Benny!! Inspirational! I honestly never had a sense for your intelligence until I listened to the questions you asked here. Really well done!

    • http://getbusylivingblog.com Benny Hsu

      Thanks so much Tom! Appreciate that.

  • Shahzad Saleem Janjuah

    Benny I am glad to find you, I have wrote to you before as well, it was my laziness, that I haven’t replied to you back.

    But I am also on the same stage of life, from where you started. I am struggling to find, what to do and where to start. I am in dilemma at the moment.

    I hope from your podcast and blog, and the great friends / network partners you have, I will find my answer one day.

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  • Guest

    Benny,
    Sure do love me some Farnoosh! She is awesome as always! Great stuff, may man!

  • http://www.endingthegrind.com Steve Roy

    Benny,
    Sure do love me some Farnoosh! She is awesome as always. Great stuff, my man.

    • http://getbusylivingblog.com Benny Hsu

      Thanks my friend!