Work Love Pray episode 5 with Nona Jones

Episode 5: Kill Comparison Before It Kills Your Confidence

In this conversation, Nona Jones discusses the issue of lack of confidence in society and the impact of toxic comparison on personal confidence. She shares her own journey of finding confidence and provides practical steps to detox from toxic comparison. Nona emphasizes the importance of reframing thoughts and celebrating sufficiency instead of grieving deficiency. She also recommends studying the story of Jonathan, Saul, and David as a resource for building personal confidence. Additionally, Nona advises controlling social media and not letting it control one’s self-esteem.

Key Takeaways

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Guest Bio:

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Nona Jones is an international speaker, preacher, author, and the head of global faith-based partnerships at Facebook. Previously, Nona held executive leadership roles across the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. A graduate of the Presidential Leadership Scholars Program, Nona was named one of Essence magazine’s Under 40 Women to Watch and Florida Trend Magazine as one of Florida’s “30-Something All Stars.” She is currently President of the Gainesville (FL) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated and serves on the University of Florida Digital Advisory Council. She most recently served as Secretary of the Florida Juvenile Justice Association Board of Directors and on the Georgia Statewide Human Trafficking Task Force. She is a graduate of Leadership Florida and the Presidential Leadership Scholars Program, a unique leadership development initiative led by President Bill Clinton and President George W. Bush. Nona and her husband lead a church together in Gainesville, Florida.  You can follow Nona at