Rachel Hollis on Being Made for More


Could you imagine a world where every single woman had the courage to dream as big as she wanted- and simultaneously believed that she was worthy of making it come true?

Today’s guest, the one and only Ms. Rachel Hollis, is on a mission to make that happen.

Rachel Hollis is a  #1 New York Times best-selling author of Girl, Wash Your Face, a tv personality, public speaker, podcast host, CCO of the company she founded, and mother of four. Rachel was named by Inc. Magazine as one of the “Top 30 Entrepreneurs under 30” and she is deeply passionate about empowering women in business.

In today’s episode, we dive deep into worthiness, perfection, devotion to your calling and some serious strategy on how to to gain massive success in your business, no matter what that business looks like… and most importantly, in your life.

In this episode:

  • Today’s guest, Rachel Hollis [ 2:30 ]

  • Rachel’s film, Made for More, and how you will be able to see it in the future [ 4:15 ]

  • It’s okay to begin, even if things don’t feel “perfect”  [ 6:53 ]

  • Rachel’s relationship with perfection [ 9:15 ]

  • Tips on how to gain some traction in your business [ 11:14 ]

  • How Rachel took back control of her own life [ 16:07 ]

  • How Rachel sets goals (and one of her daily practices) [ 22:35 ]

  • Claiming your life and deciding not to give away your power to others [ 31:08 ]

  • How to shift from pleasing others to pleasing yourself (in life + business) [ 37:56 ]

  • Rachel’s passion for her work and where it came from [ 49:12 ]

  • Advice on writing your first book [ 59:44 ]

  • What Rachel would say to a former version of herself [ 1:03:55 ]

Soul Shifting Quotes:

  • “If you’re not doing everything you can to try and get past the problem- then you’re choosing it.”

  • “Go bigger. Wherever you start- go bigger.”

  • “You’ve got to give your focus and your subconscious somewhere to aim; ‘cause if you aim at nothing, you are gonna hit it every time.”

  • “You become what you focus on.”

  • “It wasn’t the haters in my life that were affecting my self-perception- it was the people who loved me. The people who loved me but were afraid of the grandiose ideas that I had, and so they did their best to talk me out of them.”

  • “We’re taught that we need to be good for other people, and what that does, is we learn that other people’s happiness equals OUR worth.”

  • “You’re allowed to do the things that you love, even if they don’t make other people happy.”

  • “I just have always believed that hard work was the difference between where I was and where I wanted to be.”

  • “If we don’t have the courage to be the kind of woman who encourages others- who will?”

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Be sure to follow Rachel on Instagram and learn more about her at her website: www.msrachelhollis.com

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