Career Development with HEART with Jenn Smith

In today’s episode, Laura sits down with Jenn Smith, a seasoned career and HR consultant and the founder of Flourish Careers.

Their conversation delves into the transformative power of aligning personal values with professional life, and how leaders can foster a more fulfilling and energizing work environment.

They also explore the concept of heart-based career development, where personal fulfillment and professional success are not mutually exclusive but are interdependent. Jenn emphasizes the significance of understanding what energizes you at work and how leaders can support their teams by aligning tasks with individual strengths and passions.

Overall, Jenn shares valuable insights on aligning values with career paths, the evolving nature of work, and the importance of a heart-centered approach to leadership.

Don’t miss out on this enriching conversation, enjoy!

Thank you for tuning in! If you haven’t listened to episode 153, where Laura walks you through a values check-in exercise and helps you identify what to celebrate and what to recalibrate, then go back and check it out!

In this episode, we cover:
-Jenn’s HEART-based approach to career development.
-How leaders can support and empower their team in their career development.
-The shift towards the gig economy and portfolio careers.
-Aligning work with values.

Resources and links mentioned during this episode:
-To learn more about Jenn and her work, visit and connect with her on LinkedIn and Instagram.
-Tune into her podcast – The Flourish Careers Podcast.
-Find your Free Values Worksheet HERE and take action on what matters most today!
-Subscribe to the podcast’s YouTube channel here.
-Laura’s first book – Values First. How Knowing Your Core Beliefs Can Get You the Life and Career You Want – is now available! Grab your copy today!
-Want to work with Laura? Check out her programs and coaching services.

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More about Jenn Smith:

Jenn Smith believes career success doesn’t have to be at the expense of a radiantly happy + healthy lifestyle. As a sought-after career and HR consultant with professional roots grounded deep within corporate America, Jenn brings over 15 years of progressive, global HR leadership experience across multiple industries and Fortune 200 companies. Now, as the Founder of Flourish Careers and host of The Flourish Careers podcast, Jenn is on a mission to support heart-based, career-minded professionals in navigating the changing world of work and taking the right next steps toward a happier + healthier career.

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