Episode 44: Talk About 2020 & Mindset with Jason Mitchell Kahn
Jason Mitchell Kahn joins me to talk all about 2020 and mindset. This year has handed us a lot, so we’re digging into strategies for navigating this season of seemingly endless change for both you and your clients. We discuss everything that has affected our lives and the lives of others these last six months, and how it could and should change us in a positive way.
So listen up, because mindset is the most important tool in your entrepreneurial toolbox. No matter what this season of business has brought your way, your mindset will get you through.
Grab a glass of bubbly (you deserve it!) and listen in.
About Jason Mitchell Kahn
Jason began working full time as a wedding planner after the 2014 launch of his book Getting Groomed: The Ultimate Wedding Planner for Gay Grooms, published by Chronicle Books. He currently runs Jason Mitchell Kahn & Co. and is the Director of Weddings & Editorial for Men’s Vows Magazine.
Before launching Jason Mitchell Kahn & Co., he served as the resident Wedding Planner for Shiraz Events overseeing the company’s market in New York, Los Angeles, and London. Prior to Shiraz Events, Jason worked for several years at Soho House New York as the Event and Banquet Manager and quickly became known as the in-house wedding expert.
Jason brings to weddings his passion for drama honed from his career and education in theatre. Jason approaches all weddings with his playwriting background: What is the couple’s version of their most beautiful story to be told?
Since the COVID-19 pandemic, Jason and his team have made it their mission to help navigate these uncertain times in event planning. They offer complimentary consultations for couples without a wedding planner and provide tips for successful virtual weddings.
Key Takeaways for 2020 & Mindset
- We will forever be changed by this.
- Challenges with staying motivated
- Money vs. Humanity
- BLM & Pride
- Working through change with clients
- Staying positive
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Title Track Voiceover: Melissa Disney
Editor: M. Lynn
Photos: Courtney Paige Ray
Cover Art: Magnoliahouse Creative