BDE: The Fine Line Between Confidence and Cockiness
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We're back and this week we're talking about finding our confidence and remaining humble along the way. Steph and CoolBlkNerd document their journey's of finding their confidence and the lessons that have came with it.

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1:35 - Strategizing for the new year
2:40 - The struggle of a 10 Day green smoothie detox
4:10 - Wordpress and Meetup
6:15 - Joining the Apple Ecosystem w/ Steph
8:40 - Finding the light in the darkness in a new environment
13:00 - Why do companies accept shitty processes?
17:00 - Finding an environment that inspires you to be better
26:40 - Implementing engineering principles and optimizing your life
31:10 - Why every company doesn’t have to leave you feeling drained
33:40 - The importance of writing down what you want in a job
36:10 - What’s BDE?
37:40 - The difference between confidence and cockiness
41:40 - Faking it till you make it
44:10 - Finding the magic in who you are
50:10 - When what other people think affects your confidence
56:25 - When the cool kids make you feel uncool
58:40 - Make sure your confidence is based on things that are unique to you
1:02:00 - How just knowing you’re working on yourself helps build confidence
1:05:40 - When do you need to just accept your position?
1:09:10 - The importance of unplugging from your foundation
1:12:10 - How exposure can change your outlook on yourself
1:13:40 - Using arrogance as a front to survive
1:19:10 - How to baseline your confidence issues and create a plan to improve it
1:23:10 - The blessing that food is
1:26:10 - A very pajama story
1:29:10 - Flushing limiting beliefs down the toilet

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Intro/Outro produced by @chaisnuclear of the Tin Clock Productions

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