One of the questions I often pose to my clients is: “What would it mean to treat yourself like your own best client?”
As lawyers, we’re trained to aggressively advocate for our clients. We fight for them in court, negotiate for them at the negotiating table, and often go against formidable opposing counsel to protect their interests. However, when it comes to ourselves, we often don’t represent our own best interests, especially if we’re part of a minority group.
On this episode, I want to talk to you about the two main reasons why we neglect advocating for ourselves in our work and personal life. We explore how your self-talk holds you back and how following internalized conditioning, and then criticizing yourself for doing so, creates a limiting force in all areas of your life.
Listen in to find out how you can begin shaking off the shackles of harmful self-talk and create incredible success in all areas of your life.
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What You’ll Learn From this Episode:
- How your self-talk prevents you from representing your own best interests.
- Some main examples of thoughts that hold you back.
- The benefits of working on your “self-talk soundtrack.”
- The detrimental and insidious effects of the social conditioning that you’ve internalized.
- An exercise that will help you begin advocating for yourself in all areas of your life.
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