Episode 71: Jason Connolly – It’s the Failures that Have Made Me Successful

by | Dec 13, 2020 | Interviews with Leaders | 0 comments

“The fear of failure was what drove me to success.”

-Jason Connolly

Jason is founder CEO of JMC Legal Recruitment, the UK’s #1 ranked Legal Recruitment agency, which is seen as the premium legal recruitment agency in the UK. Jason launched JMC in November 2016 and has built it into a multi-million turnover business, Jason has won numerous awards for his business acumen.

Jason is an ex police officer, he served for a number of years in the Met Police. Prior to that he was cabin crew for Virgin Atlantic.

Jason went to one of the worst 5 comprehensive schools in England. Jason left school at 16 and then performed magic for a number of years. This is where he first got his taste for business. Jason has performed all over the World including in Las Vegas where he opened a show for US magician, Jeff McBride.

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Career Success Podcast by Jason Connolly
@JasonConnollyJMC on Instagram
Jason Connolly on LinkedIn

00:04:45 Welcome, Jason!
00:06:30 Finding a Voice on Social Media
00:13:19 Mental Health & Connectivity
00:19:36 Reshaping Failure
00:24:53 How We Define Success
00:28:40 Proving Yourself Valuable within an Organization
00:35:47 Working for Virgin Atlantic
00:41:54 Quantity Decreases Quality
00:45:25 Cultural Differences Between the US & London
00:54:35 Jason’s Current Work
00:56:49 The Laura DiBenedetto Connection
00:58:05 Resources Jason is Looking For
01:00:03 Jason’s Life-Changing Books
01:03:20 Connecting with Jason
01:04:00 Thank You, Jason!

Jason’s Life-Changing Book(s)
“Selling to Win” by Richard Denny
“The Secret” by Rhonda Byrne

Books Mentioned
“The Six Habits” by Laura DiBenedetto

Additional Resources
Ekaterina’s Podcast – Свежий ветер
Trey Kauffman on The Career Success Podcast
John Lewis Profit-Sharing
Virgin Atlantic
Sir Richard Branson
NYT | How George Floyd Was Killed in Police Custody
Statue of Edward Colston
Episode #63: Laura DiBenedetto on The Mosaic Life Podcast
The Six Habits of the Happiest People | Laura DiBenedetto | TEDxMcphs

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