Episode 282: Pushing Through Vulnerability – Thu Tran

As an entrepreneur,  you’re forced to face uncomfortable situations and be vulnerable in multiple areas of your business.

In episode 282 of the Bokeh Podcast, Thu Tran shares how she has confronted vulnerability with comparison on social media, criticism in her work, and letting go of control to outsource in her business. Listen in as she defines what it means to be vulnerable, how you can push through those feelings, and grow as a photographer and person.

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The Lesson: Learn to create a system for yourself and advertise early on. (9:01)

Technique for Time: Schedule everything in a block schedule.

Book Recommendations: (26:28)
Anything by Brene Brown – brenebrown.com
Essentialism by Greg McKeown – bit.ly/bp-essentialism
Scrum by Jeff Sutherland – bit.ly/bp-scrum
The Obstacle is the Way – bit.ly/bp-obstacle
Trillion Dollar Coach – bit.ly/bp-trilliondollar

The Gear Bag: (30:26)
Food & Dr. Pepper Chapstick

Thu on Defining Vulnerability: Taking a risk, putting yourself out there and not know the outcome.(38:07)

Nathan on Defining Vulnerability: Putting something out there for which you’re afraid to be judged for. (38:39)

How Codependency Relates to Vulnerability (43:19)

Facing the Comparison on Instagram (47:40)

Thu’s Areas of Vulnerability:
Social Media
Criticism
Outsourcing

Links:
2tphoto.com
instagram.com/thulegit
Reawaken the Giant Within – bit.ly/bp-reawaken