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Listening Time:

38 min

Episode 70: Cultivating a Habit of Courage as a Consultant—with Laura Khalil

In this Craft of Consulting podcast episode, I interview Laura Khalil, a speaker, teacher, consultant, and host of the Top 100 Apple Podcast, Brave by Design. She helps women achieve incredible success in their careers and lives by increasing their confidence and gaining the courage to do things that scare them.

In this episode, she talks about how to cultivate a habit of courage and get past common mindset traps so you can build the consulting business you most want.


Laura Khalil

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Episode Details

Laura Khalil knows the path to become more courageous in your business and life. In this podcast, we talk about:

  • Understanding that there is never going to be a perfect, magical moment to be courageous and feel ready for change

  • Taking step after step to develop the habit of courage

  • Recognizing the myriad aspects of consulting that require courage

  • Becoming a consultant after getting laid off and getting her first Fortune 500 client quickly

  • Embracing your resourcefulness and your history of overcoming things in your life

  • Overcoming the fear of conflict, which happens with client interactions all the time, and developing the skills to have challenging conversations

  • Getting out of the fearful scarcity mindset so you can make better decisions

  • Doing the pre-work of cultivating courage so you can rely on it when you need it

  • Developing the self-worth you need to create the consulting business you truly want

  • Acknowledging how common imposter syndrome is and facing it to get past it

  • Seeing how perfectionism holds you back

  • Allowing yourself to see how big your consulting business can get and networking with people that think bigger than you

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