When life throws us a curveball, it can knock us off our feet. In this episode, Jeanette and I talk about her cancer diagnosis and how she navigated not only her thoughts and feelings, but was also a mother, publisher, and wife.
About my guest: Jeanette Bennett is a magazine publisher, entrepreneur, community activist, mother and cancer survivor. Jeanette founded Utah Valley Magazine in 2000 and has added other magazine titles since then, including BusinessQ Magazine and Utah Valley Bride. Jeanette was named a Top Woman Entrepreneur in Media in 2018, alongside Martha Stewart who won the Lifetime Achievement Award. Jeanette has a master’s and bachelor’s degree in journalism and an Honorary Doctorate in Business. Jeanette is on the Board of Trustees for Utah Valley University and is the chair of Utah Philanthropy Day. Jeanette is a mother to five, mother-in-law to two, and a wife to one. She has fought thyroid cancer and is an ongoing patient at Huntsman Cancer Institute. She loves long walks and short lines at Swig. You can learn more at utahvalley360.com