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211. Breaking Away From the Facade of “Smoke & Mirror” Success
Episode 21126th February 2024 • Luminary Leadership Podcast • Elizabeth Hartke
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In this episode of Luminary Leadership Podcast, I dive into the controversial topic that many entrepreneurs face: the pressure to keep up a facade of success. I talk about how harmful this "smoke and mirrors" tactic can be for both personal and business growth. Sharing from my own journey with mastermind groups, I make a case for the power of authenticity and vulnerability. I caution you against falling into the trap of the "keeping up with the Joneses" mentality. 

I want to encourage you to stay true to who you are, which I believe is the key to forging meaningful connections and achieving genuine success.

Episode Outline: 

  • The Need to Keep Up Appearances (00:03:24) 
  • The Toxic Nature of Smoke and Mirrors (00:06:41)
  • Stripping Away the Ego (00:17:42) 
  • Valuing the Wrong Things (00:20:49) 
  • Authenticity in Business (00:23:02) 
  • Revealing Possibility through Authenticity (00:25:07)

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