Don't Shrink!
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“You can’t shrink your way to greatness!” — Seth Godin

On this episode of the BYLU Campaign podcast, Daniel and Nathan discuss "Don't Shrink!" the August article where Nate examines his bad habit of Shrinking around successful people. Tune in as we highlight 3 approaches to being assertive along with their goto phrases, 

discuss the importance of showing up as an equal and not as a coachee amongst successful people, and explain how to present yourself in a manner that warrants respect from people of all ages. Thanks for the continued support and feel free to send any questions or feedback you have to

Time Stamped Topics:

  • [4:30] -  Intro  
  • [16:30] - Coachable Vs. Life-Long Learner 
  • [25:40] - Cutting People Off Vs. Setting Boundaries 
  • [34:00] - 3 Approches to Being Assertive 
  • [43:40] - The Challenges of Being Young & Ambitious 


The Boss Your Life Up Takeaways: 

  • Respect yourself enough not to shrink! Embrace the value you bring to the relationship.
  • The truth shouldn’t mess up the relationship.
  • There is a difference between being authentic and obnoxious.
  • The Truth is Not Bragging! 


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