Power of the Pivot Podcast

009: Mixing Confidence and Talent with Julia Myles

September 02, 2021 Julia Myles Episode 9
Power of the Pivot Podcast
009: Mixing Confidence and Talent with Julia Myles
Show Notes

When things aren’t going your way, it’s easy to get sidetracked into thinking that you can never work on your passion and achieve your dream. 

In reality, there are a lot of different paths towards the future you’re imagining for yourself. There will be a lot of ups and downs, but you just need to learn how to trust the process. 

Julia Myles, an ex BBC Director turned Confident Speaker Coach, went through a series of events in her life that seemed all over the place. Taking in as many skills and knowledge, she discovered her true passion which led her to where she is today.   

In this podcast episode, you will learn the importance of confidence and how each of your experiences plays a role in the future.


[7:55] Find ways on how you can achieve your dream, regardless of how pointless and boring it can be

[9:15] Keep moving and do your best whether or not it is where you want to be, you’ll soon realize you’re on the right path

[14:00] Taking breaks and facing challenges doesn’t mean you’re on the wrong path. They will all come together in the end and actually lead you to a better path, one you have never imagined. 

[19:05] It doesn’t matter if you have a lot of opportunities. If you don’t take action, those opportunities will all be missed.

[23:20] If things aren’t going your way, how you choose to look at the situation makes all the difference. 

[24:25] Pick up and learn everything you can. Master and many skills and take in as much knowledge. They will all become useful in the future, while you work on your passion. 

[27:10] You are filled with strengths and some of them are innate. You just have to understand it, accept it, and know when it’s best to use them.

[31:50] All the skills you’ve mastered will all come together in the end. You just need to have the confidence to apply them in the right situations. 

[33:45] Learn to collaborate and delegate tasks. Most importantly, trust that the people you’ve asked help from, will and can deliver. 

[36:10] Trust and have faith that your dreams will happen in the future. After all the struggles, everything will become better and you’ll realize that they were all worthwhile. 


Learn more about Julia Myles on her website and join her summit to learn how to be your own business celebrity. 

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