mental health conversation with Jennifer Clements

From School to Work: The Power of Vulnerable Communication about Mental Health

“Why don’t we take away the state testing and add a mental health program? Because our society is going to benefit from being taught how to handle an anxiety feeling versus how to take a stupid test.”

— Jennifer Wells

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According to a study from the National Institute of Mental Health, 72% of entrepreneurs are directly or indirectly affected by mental health issues compared to just 48% of non-entrepreneurs. But maintaining your mental health while keeping your business running doesn’t have to be a burden you carry on your own.


Meet Jennifer Wells (LinkedIn), Co-Owner of Clements Electric in Texas and Founder of League of Contractors (website). Jennifer knows how hard entrepreneurship (and life in general) can be on one’s mental health… that’s why she started League of Contractors! League of Contractors was built by contractors for contractors. It’s a free app that hosts a group of home service professionals that supports and refers work to one another. Work referrals are made in the app and contractors only have to pay if they choose to receive a referral. 


Referrals are sent to only ONE contractor, so there are no competing contractors to get leads. This app makes sure customers don’t feel like they are being overwhelmed by multiple contractors and gives contractors the chance to build their business with less hassle and effort.

”Let’s face it, we’re not raising kids, we’re raising adults. We’re not raising children to go out into the world and be children, we’re raising children to be adults. If we do not raise them adequately engage in their environment, they’re never going to succeed… so you’ve got to build the relationship of communication with them.” — Jennifer Clements


“Do “against the grain” things because that’s where your successes are because when you’re going against the grain, you’re making a mark and if you’re making a mark, you’re gonna stand out.” — Jennifer Clements Click To Tweet


Join us as we talk with Jennifer about her journey with mental health along with powerful tips and advice for growing your business through life’s hardest challenges!


In this episode we discuss:

  • The power of vulnerability and sharing your mental health journey.
  • How to know if your child/teenager’s mental health is suffering and what to do about it.
  • How Jennifer grew her business through communication, vulnerability, transparency, and technician recognition.


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Jennifer Wells is the Co-Owner of Clements Electric and Founder of League of Contractors, a group of home service professionals that supports and refers work to one another.

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Meet the Hosts:

Tersh Blissett

Tersh Blissett is a serial entrepreneur who has created and scaled multiple profitable home service businesses in his small-town market. He’s dedicated to giving back to the industry that has provided so much for him and his family. Connect with him on LinkedIn.

Joshua Crouch

Joshua Crouch has been in the home services industry, specifically HVAC, for 8+ years as an Operations Manager, Branch Manager, Territory Sales Manager, and Director of Marketing. He’s also the Founder of Relentless Digital, where the focus is dominating your local market online. Connect with him on LinkedIn.

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