Jenny Block, author of, “Be that Unicorn: Find your Magic, Live your Truth, and Share your Shine,” began her career in words teaching college English in Virginia. Before too long, she found herself writing articles and books about everything from art to rock climbing to finding love. After that came radio and television appearances, as well as speaking engagements at universities, at museums, and even on cruise ships. She has traveled the world and has had the pleasure of meeting and working with all kinds of people from all kinds of places doing all kinds of things. That’s when she discovered her magic -- bringing out That Unicorn that’s in all of us. Now Jenny spends her time and her words living her truth and sharing her shine, which she does on a lake in Nowhere, Texas with her wife Robin and her two dogs, a Chihuahua-terrier mix named Walter and a Chihuahua-dachshund mix named Aurora.
Jenny holds both her BA and her MA in English from Virginia Commonwealth University and taught college composition for nearly ten years.
She has written for a wide variety of publications and websites, including huffingtonpost.com, yourtango.com, American Way, Veranda, the Dallas Morning News, the Dallas Voice, edgedallas.com, literarymama.com, Spirit, chow.com, and ellegirl.com. She formerly wrote a weekly column for the Dallas Morning News publication Quick called "Sex Talk with Jenny Block" (quickdfw.com) and a monthly sex column for FoxNews.com.
Her essay "And Then We Were Poly" is included in Rebecca Walker's book, One Big Happy Family: 18 Writers Talk About Polyamory, Open Adoption, Mixed Marriage, Househusbandry,Single Motherhood, and Other Realities of Truly Modern Love (Riverhead Hardcover, February 2009), which received a starred review from Kirkus.
Jenny's essay "On Being Barbie" is included in book "It's a Girl: Women Writers on Raising Daughters" (Seal Press, March 2006) edited by Andrea Buchanan (The Daring Book for Girls). Jenny is the Lambda Literary Award winning author of "Open: Love, Sex, and Life in an Open Marriage" (Seal Hardcover, June 2008 and Seal Paperback, March 2009)
Being our best can sometimes be the most difficult thing we have to do every day. But it doesn’t have to be. In fact, it should be the easiest. Jenny Block brings her favorite super power to light in this lively and inspiring presentation about how to be your best and forget the rest. Because when you lead with kindness, you always shine – and so does everyone else around you – from friends to family and from coworkers to clients. Join Jenny for an experience you won’t soon forget as you learn to always live life “Horn Up!”
How to find your magic in everything you do.
How to live your truth even in the most challenging situations.
How to share your shine even when you’re feeling dull
Being our best can sometimes be the most difficult thing we have to do every day especially when you have unreasonable requests or upset customers. Jenny Block brings her favorite super power to light by giving you a new perspective to keeping your shine by being kind. When you create a pleasing experience for a customer, they become loyal fans.
How to keep your cool in challenging situations
How to create an experience your customer will remember
How to make a good impression even when you are feeling challenged
- Jenny Block
Be the Best Version of Yourself
Being a unicorn means being the magnetic person that everyone in the room is drawn to. It means being honest and true to yourself every day, no matter what. When you are really, really good at being yourself, you’ll make other people feel really, really good about themselves, too. In Be That Unicorn, Jenny Block, author of several best sellers for women, shows you how to stop putting yourself down and start finding your magic.
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