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What does having your own back even mean?
It’s much more than giving yourself a high five to celebrate a win or avoiding negative self-talk.

You know the saying – your ride or die? The person you will stick by no matter what?

It’s make you that person.

You would do anything for yourself, you trust yourself, when you make mistakes, you don’t beat yourself up.

This is important because you won’t be able to accomplish your big goals and live your life to the fullest if you don’t have your own back.

When you don’t have your own back it looks like:


having your own back

january 13, 2021

Immediately blaming yourself when things go wrong
Assuming you’re not a good fit for the job
When you lose your train of thought in a presentation, you tell yourself you’re an idiot
Sacrificing what you want or need because you convince yourself you don’t actually need it
Putting yourself last and maybe even believing that is what you’re supposed to do, that is what makes you a good leader, good mom, good partner

It’s common and totally normal to disregard your feelings, to try to will them away.
To blame yourself when things go wrong.

What you'll learn from this episode:

What it looks like when you don't have your own back

Why having your own back helps you achieve your goals

The common ways not having your own back holds you back in your career

How to have your own back once and for all

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