Have you ever thought to yourself, Now, these are my people? Do you remember the warm and fuzzy feeling that came from being seen, understood, and connected?
Now think about what made you similar to those people and what made you different. I’m willing to bet that even if your life experiences were very different, what connected you was remarkably similar. Am I right? For example, in the 10 years I’ve been a business coach for creative entrepreneurs, I’ve learned that nearly every single one of my clients has been primarily motivated to:
do work that has meaning and impacthave the freedom to choose their clients and projectsbe paid based upon their value, not the hours they work
Can you relate? I’m willing to bet if you’re reading this, you can! And achieving those things is entirely possible (I’ve been honored to witness it countless times). But there’s a teeny, tiny catch — you’re going to have to let go of fitting in and fully embrace…what makes you different and stand out from the crowd.
Sounds great on the surface, right? I mean, who doesn’t want a business and personal brand that stands out in the marketplace?
But standing out goes way deeper than a