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EP40: How To Outsmart Worries and Anxieties With Earned Confidence

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Episode Summary:

In this episode, I’m interviewing Matt Zinman, a difference-maker devoted to enriching the lives of at least 100 million people by 2025. He is the host of Insights to Live By, a podcast that invites guests to share their own life lessons, and CEO of The Internship Institute. Today, Matt shares his new book, Z-isms: Insights to Live By, based on his experiences and triumphs over adversity as an entrepreneur, athlete, single parent, caregiver, and nonprofit founder.

Today’s Guest

Matt Zinman

Matt is a frequent lecturer and inspirational speaker at colleges, universities, professional associations, civic organizations, and corporate events.

You’ll Learn

🖤 About Matt’s story and what happened in 2002 that was the catalyst for his re-invention.

🖤 What the term Z-ism means and what motivated him to write his book

🖤 What earned confidence is and why you are able to overcome anything that comes your way

🖤 What earned confidence looks like in romantic relationships

🖤 About what “swimming with the current” means

🖤 About the role our filters play in our relationship with others and ourselves


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Talia is the owner and founder of Rebel Love, a blog that was

 conceptualised during a difficult period of her life, that hopes to turn pain into something positive by fostering discovery and connections.

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