We had the good fortune of connecting with Jade Simmons and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Jade, can you walk us through the thought-process of starting your business?
I knew that being a freelancer and being at the whims of the industry and in the hands of other managers was not going to cut it. I wanted to run more like an enterprise that had the freedom to recreate as it saw fit. I wanted to bring all of myself to every stage every time and needed to be able to reinvent as the moment or season called for it. I also knew that serious profit was supposed to be the result of impacting so powerfully so I set out to create a business model that allowed for all of that.

Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
I’m a classically trained pianist turned professional speaker, content creator and coach. Today, I create experiences for large audiences that infuse music, mindset strategy, and inspiration. This combination has allowed me to differentiate powerfully in all of the fields I’m able to make an impact in. My soapbox is Purpose and I speak about differently than others, in a way that turns the spotlight on the people we are blessed enough to have an influence on.

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
In Houston, you can eat at an incredible restaurant every night of the week and never repeat! We’d center the entire time around great food including Tex-Mex, seafood, steak, Soul Food, and the international cuisine of your choosing.

The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
Team JMG, the women of Jade Media Global. These are the people who help me fulfill my dreams and ensure we reach our goals as a company.

Website: JadeSimmons.com

Instagram: @officialjadesimmons

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jade-simmons-pianistceo

Twitter: JadeSimmons

Facebook: /jademedia

Image Credits
Stephen Grant Foto Lila Photo

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