The Importance of Finding Your Why

The Importance of Finding Your Why

Today Jess Ekstrom, Founder of Headbands of Hope and Author, joins us for The Importance of Finding Your Why. Jess’s journey in becoming an entrepreneur will inspire and motivate you in so many ways. She goes over why she started her company, what it was like sourcing materials for the first time, and how important it is to have a purpose behind your business. With Jess’s inspiring words and humbling experiences she shares, you won’t want today’s episode to end! Tune in to hear all the details. 

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MAIN POINTS:


  1. What is the one small task that can be done to break the barrier of facing your biggest fears?
  2. When searching for your “why” focus on the one impact you want to make.
  3. Meet people where they are at. Always be ready to adapt to your customer.

Favorite Quotes:


“We can be so quick to draw a line from our wounds to our worth. Those mistakes that we make to who we are as people; when it’s just a normal part of the process.” -Jess

“The aftermath of a no will never by life-ruining but the aftermath of a yes could be life-changing.” -Jess

“You don’t have to be a nonprofit in order to make a difference.” -Jess

“You don’t have to have it all figured out to do something good. The key to having success isn’t about having the skill set it’s about doing something you believe in.” -Jess

Where to follow and find Jess:

Headbands of Hope Website: https://www.headbandsofhope.com/

Jess’s Website: https://jessekstrom.com/notes-from-jess/

Follow her on Instagram: @jess_ekstrom & @headbandsofhope

Find Jess’s Book Here: 


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Original Air Date: May 26th, 2020
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Meredith Pomietlo
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Meredith is our Trend & Podcast Editor here at The Hub and enjoys anything involving photography, art, and design! She also has a love for fashion, especially the boho-vintage vibe. She is currently going to school for Retail.