How did Emily Jabbour go from babysitting to a brave councilwoman representing one of Jersey’s busiest cities and a leading voice for families and children at one of America’s top federal agencies? By building a strong network! As a woman, the journey to Capitol Hill was “difficult” but she’s driven by the life-changing impact she has on Hoboken and America. However, before she could conquer the ballot box, Emily reveals she had to overcome lifelong battles with impostor syndrome. Now she tells us her secret sauce to creating allies, combatting cyberbullies, and how to push past your inner critic. Listen in to hear how you can harness the power of your purpose and discover the tips ceiling breakers have used to find success.
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Quotes We Keep In Mind
“When I ran for City Council, what a strange experience to have to literally show up at someone’s door introduce yourself, and say you should be confident that I’m going to do a good job at this thing I’ve never actually done before.”
“Something I learned early on, was never feed the Trolls… it gives them the life that I don’t think they deserve.”
“Everyone should be a waiter or waitress or you know, a server in some capacity during their life. Talk about life experiences that will serve you well.”