If you could have any superpower, what would it be?
Not long ago, when people asked me that question, I’d say “invisibility” almost without thinking about it. But then I realized that, for as much as I thought being invisible might be cool, I also very much wanted to be seen. Being invisible was really more about wanting to stay safe - which, as we discussed in a previous episode, is really an illusion and all about being comfortable. Something, kind of the opposite of what building a business is about.
Being invisible - especially in your business - has advantages… some hidden advantages that you’re probably not even consciously aware of. Today, we’re going to shine a light on these perks of invisibility so that you can make some empowered decisions about when to step into your spotlight and when to stay carefully tucked away in the shadows.
Podcast Show Notes
Inside this episode, we're talking about:
The secret power of being "the understudy"
How invisibility fuels the "overnight success" myth
This is Season Four, Episode Seven. This is one of my most dangerous episodes, because I'm talking about shame. I'm talking about what Dr. Brene Brown calls "Unwanted Identities" and how they can impact your ability to charge higher rates for your work. If you find yourself saying "I'm not (famous person), I could never charge […]