20: Handling Professional Disappointments With Deidra Riggs

Today on the show, I am chatting with my friend Deidra Riggs. In the last few years, Deidra has experienced a string of professional disappointments that were 100% beyond her control. In this episode she shares her experience and some of the fall out from it.

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About our guest: Deidra Riggs is a national speaker, an editor, and the founder and host of JumpingTandem: The Retreat, a bi-annual event for writers, authors, entrepreneurs, and other fabulous people who have an amazing dream. She is wise, thoughtful, and approachable. Deidra is not afraid to tackle tough topics, but does so with grace and vulnerability. She is a storyteller who creates safe space for navigating creative and cultural tension. Deidra invites listeners to pull up a chair to the table and engage with others, with their own questions and doubts, and with the God who knows and loves them beyond belief.J

Deidra has been a featured speaker at Q Women, TEDx, and The City Gates Initiative, as well as several women’s events, including MOMCON, Allume, Winsome Retreat, the Beautiful Life Conference, and Compel. She has been a contributing writer for Incourage, and her work has been featured online at the Washington Post and Today’s Christian Woman.

Deidra is the author of Every Little Thing: Making a World of Difference Right Where You Are, and ONE: Unity in a Divided World. Deidra and her husband are the proud parents of two adult children, and the happy inhabitants of an empty nest. They live in Bloomfield, CT.  InstagramWebsite


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