Episode #127 // The Comparison Trap with Vasavi Kumar

"You can create anything you want, and when you know that, it's pointless to compare yourself to other people."
- Vasavi Kumar

As creative entrepreneurs, it’s easy to play the comparison game and get stuck in the comparison trap, so we’ve got coach, Vasavi Kumar, joining us to talk about how to manage that comparison game and cultivate an unshakable sense of confidence—whether you’re comparing yourself to someone more accomplished than yourself or paralyzed by the guilt of your own privilege.

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Topics discussed in this episode:

  • Vasavi’s path to entrepreneurship & coaching
  • Urgency as an entrepreneur
  • Getting caught in the comparison trap and dealing with fraudy feelings
  • Breaking down the comparison trap to continue creating what you want
  • The reverse comparison trap—becoming paralyzed by privilege guilt
  • Using creativity to contribute positively to the world

You can create anything you want

VASAVI SAID:

As long as I am here, then how dare I waste my life. Click To Tweet You can create anything you want, and when you know that, it's pointless to compare yourself to other people. Click To Tweet If my art could help someone or put a smile on someone's face, it is my duty and obligation to create. Click To Tweet There's only so much you can give to others if you're not giving it yourself. Click To Tweet Start questioning your thinking and the way you talk about yourself. Say it out loud. Click To Tweet

Question how you think about and talk about yourself

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TOPICS DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE:

  • Vasavi's path to entrepreneurship & coaching
  • Urgency as an entrepreneur
  • Getting caught in the comparison trap and dealing with fraudy feelings
  • Breaking down the comparison trap to continue creating what you want
  • The reverse comparison trap—becoming paralyzed by privilege guilt
  • Using creativity to contribute positively to the world

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