You don’t have to be different to make a difference. How many mothers sing the same lullabies to their children? A baby doesn’t care half as much about the song as she does about the sound of her mother’s voice.
— Michael Port, Steal the Show
Words of wisdom from Michael Port’s new book, Steal the Show.
He puts together the seeming contradictions of authenticity and performance in a way that helps overcome the inner critic and allows you to go big and deep at the same time.
We see people going big at the price of their integrity and people preserving their integrity at the cost of living a small and safe life. But this successful actor who has become a top author and speaker teaches how to use a performance mindset to reveal your true voice without oversharing or hiding your light.
I’m not far into the book myself, but I found this quote worth sharing.
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