Posts tagged confidence

Outsourcing Enoughness

As I write this, we are driving back from “my other office,” an oasis in the desert just north of Palm Springs that’s been a getaway for almost 12 years. We’ve concluded our 6th (and…

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A Letter to Our First Member

I’m going through some pretty heavy-duty upper-limit problems, impostor syndrome, and enoughness fluctuations as we expand Brand Bonnie Gillespie beyond its comfy showbiz niche. What does that mean to you? Well… nothing unless you also…

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The Myth of Enoughness

#tbt 🦋 Okay. Let’s break this down. I’m 15. Tenth grade has just begun. I’m in the drama club, show choir, literary club, yearbook staff, senior beta, and I’m about to nail a 4.0 while…

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Are You a Guru Hunter?

It wasn’t like this never happened before, it’s just really happening a LOT since Sam Christensen died. The email goes, “Dear Bonnie. I like your book and I think your advice is solid. I see…

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I Hope This Sucks!

That’s hyperbole. I don’t hope that anything I write sucks, of course. However, it’s illustrative of a point I made to a client last week that we agreed would be worth sharing with you here….

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Ready for Oprah

15 June 2016 — Look at this page from my journal. I wrote this four months before I got sober. Two months before I started my Whole30 journey. 18 months before I’d start a year-long…

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Leadership Is Lonely

One of the fundamental elements to my work with creatives is a shift in mindset. (Well, there are a few mindset shifts, not just one, but this one’s a biggie.) As artists, we’re all leaders….

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Culture Shock

I remember the first time I went to Spain. I had just turned 18 and I flew from Atlanta to Frankfurt to change airlines and get to Madrid for my vacation. I had taken three…

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