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Live a Fearless Life: Be Bold with Tess Marshall (Podcast #14)

An Action Plan for Dreamers is a weekly 20-minute podcast where we provide practical and actionable advice about what it takes to create the life you crave. It’s short enough to listen on your commute or coffee break and contains 3-5 practical steps you can take to move closer to your dream life.

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Show Notes

Going after any big change requires stepping outside your comfort zone and learning to be a bit bolder. However, bold is a word we throw around without truly understanding the definition. To us, being bold means realizing you are scared but moving forward anyways. In this way boldness is different for each of us and does not require comparing your life and bold living to anyone but yourself. We discuss how to live more boldly and share some of the future plans we’re making that scare us.

In this episode, we’re joined by Tess Marshall of The Bold Life. Tess shares her insights for living a fearless life based on her experience as a fear-shattering, risk taker, author, blogger and courage coach. Tess delivers practical advice and shares her open experiences in her personal quest to help you to “Be Bold”. As you seek to become more bold as you go after the live you crave, check out Tess’ e-course, “Take Your Fear and Shove It: A Step by Step guide to Be Bold, Play Big and Shine Bright”.

Action Plan Take Aways:

  1. Get clarity on your vision. Write down exactly what you want to accomplish, be clear and specific. This creates a mental image or vision. Attach feelings to it. The ability to “feel” your dream will motivate and energize you. Now place yourself in your mental image.
  2. Create a strategy. Make a plan to close the gap from where you are now to where you want to be. How are you going to get there? If you want to a write a book. Choose a topic and a title. Have a plan to eliminate distractions. Be willing to call yourself a writer and an expert on your topic.
  3. Take action. Start now. The most important thing you can do is make time to write everyday. Period.

Sponsor Love

This week’s sponsor is KEEN Footwear, our absolute favorite shoes. We’ve been wearing these since we left to travel the world in 2010 and could not imagine hiking in anything else. KEEN creates innovative and comfortable products that transition seamlessly from work to play, and enables people to pursue a Hybrid lifestyle: create, play and care. To order your next pair head over to www.KEENFootwear.com.

Coming Up

On next week’s show we’ll be talking about the right way to build a strong network of supportive people. It’s a strategy you might not have considered, and we think you’ll like it.

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Until next time, remember to take the first step and keep on moving.

You know, it’s easier to look fear in the eye when you’re confident about who you are and what you want. We wrote a book called Strip Off Your Fear: Radiate the Confidence Withinto help you do just that. Grab a copy in print or ebook today and start living your life more boldly.

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About Warren

Warren is passionate about trying new things and willing to say yes to a new adventure. He enjoys sharing his adventures through his love of photography. Warren finds that the most rewarding part of traveling the world is the people he meets and discoveries made through conversations. Travel fills his desire to learn more each day about the world around us and what drives other people to be happy. Drop him an email at wtalbot (at) marriedwithluggage (dot) com and feel free to check out his Google+ page.

Comments

  1. “boldness is different for each of us and does not require comparing your life and bold living to anyone but yourself.” Sage advice Talbots. Figure out what you want, then list the steps to get there and BOLDLY approach each one. They may not seem so daunting once you get started. :-)

  2. “boldness is different for each of us and does not require comparing your life and bold living to anyone but yourself.” Sage advice Talbots. Figure out what you want, then list the steps to get there and BOLDLY approach each one. They may not seem so daunting once you get started. :-)

  3. Great point about the importance of writing things down in order to have physical groundwork for your ambitions. Love the show.

    • Hey Mike, I often find myself writing notes about ideas and dreams I have in order to codify and make them seem more real. I think any big new endeavor can be started by writing down the intention, identifying the first set of actions you can take, and of course taking the very first step. So glad you are enjoying the podcast. We are truly loving putting them together to help others go after the lives they crave.

  4. Great point about the importance of writing things down in order to have physical groundwork for your ambitions. Love the show.

    • Hey Mike, I often find myself writing notes about ideas and dreams I have in order to codify and make them seem more real. I think any big new endeavor can be started by writing down the intention, identifying the first set of actions you can take, and of course taking the very first step. So glad you are enjoying the podcast. We are truly loving putting them together to help others go after the lives they crave.

x

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