This is the first of a regular series, where I share lessons learned as a life coach—based on my coaching practice and training, my personal experiences, and my favorite books.
Earlier this year, I was asked to give a keynote speech on the subject of what I’d learned after interviewing 100+ women about their midlife awakenings and reinventions—and how I’d transformed my life in the process. I wanted to say no. I voiced my doubts that I’d be a good candidate, but was pressed to reconsider.
What was holding me back? In one word: Fear.