Secret Episode // Cultivating Confidence

This is a little extra somethin’ somethin’ for our newsletter bosses. Confidence is what makes or breaks it for creatives who want to live what they love and pay the bills doing it. How do we define confidence? How do we get more of it? How do we create it? How do we give it to our clients? What shakes up our confidence?

This episode is brought to you by:

Freshbooks Cloud Accounting
Small Business Accounting Software Designed for You – Sign up for a free trial.

Important Announcements:

  1. Being Boss has a Facebook group! So much valuable conversation and connection is happening over there: Join us to talk about which investments you’re making/planning on making in your business over there!
  2. If you like Being Boss please rate & review us on iTunes – it helps us connect with more bosses to grow our amazing community!
  3. Do you have our Being Boss Bundle? You get Kathleen’s DIY Coaching For Creatives emails and Emily’s Get Your Sh*t Together subscription all in one! And for a lower price. Check it out here.

Topics discussed in this episode:

  • Confidence and emotions: how to keep your emotions in check to understand your feelings and flipping them or using them to your advantage
  • Finding the source of your confidence and drive, sometimes it comes from your rock bottom
  • Confidence as knowing what you want and being able to express what you want and love
  • Curiosity and being unafraid to fail as a “scientific experiment”
  • How to cultivate your own confidence: Turning on your taxi light and faking it till you make it
  • Adjusting your expectations and assuming the best—choosing to “tune in” to the success rather than the failure
  • Analyzing the worst case scenario (it’s not as bad as you think)
  • Who you hang out with affects your confidence—learning how to remove toxic people from your life and surrounding yourself with people who inspire confidence

KATHLEEN SAID:

'Happiness, and success, and money all comes down to having some serious confidence.' Click To Tweet 'The more that you can pretend to be what you want, the more you’re able to actually become it.' Click To Tweet 'I just own the things that I’m not the best at so I can focus on the things I am really good at.' Click To Tweet

EMILY SAID:

'Confidence is understanding your emotions and being able to use them to your advantage.' Click To Tweet 'A great measure of confidence is the ability to weigh pros and cons effectively.' Click To Tweet 'Fake it till you BECOME it is my confidence foundation.' Click To Tweet

Resources discussed in this episode:

More from Kathleen:

More from Emily:

Connect with us on Instagram:

Do the work.
Be boss.

NEVER MISS A BOSS MOMENT.
GET NEW EPISODES IN YOUR INBOX: