Justine Evirs is the Founder & CEO of The Paradigm Switch, a digital eco-system, filled with exclusive content, engaged community members, and resources that empower military spouses to work anywhere in the world.

As a Navy veteran & Navy spouse, Justine is proud of the work she has accomplished within military communities across the nation ranging from higher education, entrepreneurship, innovative program development, grassroots community building, to nonprofit management.

Today Justine is leading a global distributed fearless organization. Her authentic leadership style paired with her passion for building psychological safe and inclusive environments are the catalyst to the energetic and high-powered teams she leads.Kimberly Jung has called her, “a dynamic and bold leader” and Valerie Rivera referred to her as a “passionate, connected, and unstoppable when she throws her energy into a project.”

The Paradigm Switch is taking each military spouse on a journey from, “I can’t, to I CAN” and tapping into a hidden highly educated and diverse (92% women) talent pipeline.

In this Episode, you will learn:

  • Our mutual journey to where we’re at now
  • Justine’s background and experience
  • A journey of success in service and entrepreneurship
  • The other side of the story: drinking
  • The drinking cultures: military, military spouse, veteran, entrepreneur, mommy culture
  • Shame and confidence
  • Response to your potential impacts whether you realize it or not
  • Moving forward in spite of doubt
  • Imposter syndrome
  • The courage of radical honesty
  • Caring for others at the risk of self care
  • The focus of the hustle doesn’t change the outcome
  • The focus of leadership and leadership goals

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