60: How knowing ‘Too Much’ can hold you back

Subscribe to the Podcast!

 

Have you ever gone into a situation completely ignorant or unaware and you have a completely different experience with it because you didn’t know something?

A little naivete goes a long way

Is ignorance Bliss?

I’m going to share a little story with you, about an experience I had where I ended up in at the wrong event without realizing. And because of my naivety, I was open, communicating confidently and made some incredible connections.

I was comporting myself with absolute conviction – walking, talking and interacting in a genuine manner.

But it all came to a crashing halt when I realized I wasn’t where I was meant to be… that I didn’t belong, and uncomfortable feelings of embarrassment quickly washed over me.

Well then I had a further realization that I’ve got a lot of mindset issues going on here – a lot of limiting self-beliefs – otherwise, I wouldn’t have had such a strong emotional reaction.

In this episode, we’re talking all about how ignorance really can be bliss!

Despite the fact that I ended up walking away feeling deeply embarrassed, I learned so much about the power of ignorance – and how it can be used as a confidence booster both outwardly and inward, especially when it comes to communicating with one another.

Sometimes knowledge isn’t everything!

What you’ll hear in this podcast:

  • The power of naivety
  • Ignorance is bliss
  • How ignorance can be used as a confidence tool
  • How knowledge can hold you back
  • Making the most of every situation you are in
  • Networking with an air of naivety

Work with Lara

Apply for an On-air Coaching Call!

Free Breakthrough Assessment

Got a Question? Comment? Email Lara

Corporate Trainings

Resources:

Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

Nikki Rausch – Sales Maven

Difficult Happens Podcast, Episode 59: New OSHA regulations for toxic behavior in the workplace?

Difficult Happens by Lara Currie

Show Intro music is Whispering Through by Asura

Listen for free on the go with any one of these players for both Android & iPhone

IMG_2677-1-768x102

Get my 10 best tips on how to deal with people & sticky situations!

Get tons of tips on dealing with difficult people, having tough conversations, and navigating conflict.

  • Take the guesswork out of how to respond to rude, manipulative or just plain dysfunctional people

  • Take control of the situation so that you don’t get caught up reacting instead of responding

  • Know what to say - when you don’t know what to say