Some people are great at maths; I’m good at vulnerability.
I used to think being human and real was a fault. I was sure my over-sharing marked weakness in me—that it proved I was deficient and had little to offer. I didn’t feel courageous; I felt ashamed. This shame kept me stuck in a job I hated, repeating negative patterns that paralysed me more with each round.
Everything changed when I started to blog about my shame. A community of voices shouted “me too!,” and I began to feel less isolated and less guilty about taking up space. As I did, I began to see my authenticity as an asset, and I gained the courage to leave a suffocating job and start my business. In this talk you’ll learn:
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