BBW MEMBER INTERVIEW: Jill Reynolds, Founder of Brave Heart Workshops

BBW MEMBER INTERVIEW: Jill Reynolds, Founder of Brave Heart Workshops

What is your name and occupation?

Jill Reynolds, Founder of Brave Heart Workshops

How long have you been a Boston Business Women’s Member?

Less than a year

What is your instagram handle?

@braveheartretreats2020

What is your Linked in and Facebook URL?

https://www.linkedin.com/in/braveheartworkshops-jill-reynolds/ | https://www.facebook.com/BraveHeartworkshops/

Were you born and raised in Boston? If not, what brought you here?

I was born in Chicago, IL but I am an event specialist and do events in Boston

Tell us more about your job or company and what led you to your career?

My husband and I founded Brave Heart Workshops in 2016. I am a Certified Meeting and Event Specialist and I use my industry experience and professional connections with venues, booking agencies, and vendors to secure the best pricing, accommodations, food, and location possible for events. I specialize in Business Solutions Sales Skills, Sales Techniques, and Marketing Strategies, and am organized, self-motivated, and is value driven. I use these competencies to represent the best interest of her clientele.

What would your clients say about you and your company?

Jill is a passionate advocate of mental health and wellness. She has years of experience in event planning and has decided to use her skills towards creating her own boutique company, Brave Hearts Workshops. As a clinician I love doing workshops and retreats, but do not enjoy doing the planning outside of the clinical content. This is where Jill’s skills set is so very valuable. Partnering will Brave Hearts allows me to do what I love and do best and allows Jill to do the same. If you have a strong following but need support with event site planning, food, etc. I recommend partnering with Brave Hearts. Dr. Laura Wood

What is the best advice you’ve ever received?

In business to Plan your Work and Work your Plan. In Life to always put God First, your self second so you can be the best you and have energy for others. I used to put others first and had nothing left for ``Self``

What is your favorite book?

The Bible to stay close to God and be grounded and I love Brene' Browne

What is your secret weapon? An app, a tool, a organization method, anything?! (Can be a personal or professional life tool)

I can't live without my spreadsheets to stay organized. I can't do my business without my husband. He is a gem.

What is your most recent WIN? How are you slaying in your career or business?

I have just taken on an account with therapists who are trained with the Gottman Institute and an author of a book on Busyness in the Workplace.

What advice would you give to your younger self?

It's not your fault that you were abused. You are Wanted and an amazingly resilient human being. You are a true ``overcomer``

How do you enjoy your free time?

Teaching Water Aerobics. I love the water. And I love Aruba..I'd go there every month if I could

What is something that not many people know about you?

I got hired to be a Play Boy Bunny and turned it down and I worked in the music industry in the 70's and partied with all the rock and roll bands in the 70's. I taught Stevie Nicks Tai Chi backstage at a concert.

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