Show Up, Be Seen and Stand Out...
Want to show up in your business (and the rest of your life, for that matter!), and connect with people as the true you?
To step out from behind the protective walls you’ve so cleverly constructed – that you might not even know are there – and seemingly keep you safe, liked and admired?
This the journey I’m on and it’s been game-changing. Want to join me, show up, be seen and stand out too?
Ready To Show Up?
Want to find the courage to show up, be seen and stand out?
And access the resources, community and support to help you do this? Get all of that and more, as a patron of my work…
As an introvert, I don’t actually want* to be seen! I want to hide behind my computer screen doing my thing, not standing out and still be über successful. And yet…
To achieve this, you do need to show up, be seen and stand out. Because while it’s so much easier to hide the whole, true you when you’re in control of what you share and what you don’t share online, it’s this real-ness of you – the authenticity – which is exactly what people are looking (feeling) for.
There’s a lot of talk about authenticity, vulnerability and being more of our true selves, but what does it mean? How do we actually be more authentic, more vulnerable, more ‘us’ – especially in business and particularly when we’re online?
This is what my work here explores so that we can all show up, be seen, stand out and serve – online and off, in business and in life.
* And even that is part of my defence mechanism because truthfully, behind that wall there’s a part of me that desperately wants to show up, be seen – to be noticed – and yes, to stand out.
Why Listen To Me?
Hi, I’m Lea (pronounced Lee-uh, not Lee). I left the corporate world in 2004 to figure out how to create a life of more freedom by starting up my own business as a personal trainer. And for years, through several business incarnations and ideas, I thought it was all about learning the business stuff. Until I realised that it is not…
If you’re going to bother showing up and being seen authentically, don’t you want to know who it is that’s going to show up and be seen? And how you’re going to be able to stand out?
For me (as someone who considered themselves pretty self aware!), that’s required looking at where I’ve been hiding – what I’ve been hiding behind and why – and figuring out how to deconstruct the pretty smart shields I’ve used to keep myself seemingly safe, liked and loved for what I thought people valued in me.
And it’s required figuring out how to be ‘more me’, how to show this, and how to share this – especially online when it’s often easier not to, and specifically when it comes to running my business. What’s ok to share? What’s not? What’s too personal? What’s not?
How Can You Join In?
I’m currently a fan of the phrase “Me First”, in many contexts. Why Me First? Because if I’m asking you to dig deep, show up and be seen then I want to earn your trust and go there myself, first.
That’s why I share what I do on this site about my own journey and path – because when you’re being encouraged to shine a light into some of those dark corners and recesses you’ve never dared look at before, it can help if someone else goes first. So, me first…
If you’d like to embark on your own journey to really show up and truly be seen, do join me as a Patron to learn what I learn as I learn it, access the ‘best of’ resources I create and have created over the years, and ask me anything that might help you with your journey.