I’m a little embarrassed to tell you this…

Hi, and welcome to this week’s Janet Talks Business TV, I’m Janet Clark founder of the Freedom Shift. I’ve been in a reflective mode lately because my husband Steve and I are about to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary. So today I thought I’d share some insights that have come to light for me. First of all, here’s my confession- for most of my life “I’ve been in over my head”. As I reflect back on my life as a wife and mother and even on my career, I realize that for the most part I was groping in the dark yet always seeking the light.

The truth is that there was hardly ever a time when I felt totally confident. For example, when I got married at 19 years old, I had no idea how to “be” in a relationship. I barely knew how to get my own needs met, let alone meet someone else’s needs. And now that I’ve been married for 40 years, I realize that as we progressed through the stages of life, everything was new and I was pretty clueless. As far as parenting 4 sons, let me tell you that brought out my vulnerabilities more than anything! I still am in awe of the fact that it worked out so well and I take credit for perseverance and determination, and reaching out for help from God and those who went before me. Listen to more…

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