87: Creating A Positive Impact With Alexandra Black Paulick

Alexandra Black Paulick is a business junkie at heart. Formerly working for nonprofits, she transitioned to marketing. Still Creating A Positive Impact With Alexandra Black Paulickfeeling the pull of the nonprofit mentality, she stumbled into the world of social entrepreneurs.

Inspired by individuals creating meaningful change in the world, she started the Positive Impact Podcast. This was the perfect blend of her nonprofit background, love for business and marketing outlets.

Before Alexandra created her podcast, she was feeling lost and undervalued thinking she could never even think of making a difference in the world.  Find out what it took for Alexandra to realize her own value and what she can bring to the table.

Bio

Alexandra Black Paulick is a successful podcaster with her hit show The Positive Impact and also a social entrepreneur.

Cultural Background

Alexandra is of Caucasian descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

Just do it… What’s the worst thing that can happen?

Just do it… What’s the worst thing that can happen?

Definition of Self Confidence

Belief in yourself and understanding your own value whether it’s in work, entrepreneurship, volunteering, committees or more  

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Alexandra was undervalued and a little lost.  She went through waves where she would be confident in college, then when the real world hit she lost a lot of confidence.

She overall felt very lost. Alexandra didn’t know what she wanted from my life. She didn’t know how she was going to contribute to society.  She was also starting to get bitter.

The “AHA” Moment

Alexandra was working at a nonprofit that, while a very good nonprofit, it wasn’t an ideal fit for her. Her Aha moment was when she finally decided that it wasn’t the role for her and she overcame many issues particularly loyalty to the company.

To navigate the transition and rebuild confidence in my skills, she reached out to a coach to mentor her in the right direction.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Alexandra is excited to move to Thailand with her husband and this wouldn’t have happened if she didn’t go through this journey.  She also had a huge mindset shift.

She also realized that understanding your value is huge. She is able to approach things differently and able to make decisions around her values. The most interesting experience was being able to say no to things. She was offered a full time job. But that time she had been bitten by the entrepreneurial bug. Alexandra had the confidence to choose to be an independent contractor so that she would have the flexibility to pursue her passions.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

For Alexandra it was a self inventory of her strengths and surrounding herself with individuals who believed in and supported her.

“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.”

― Jim Rohn

Surround yourself with others who collectively work to elevate each other. That type of supportive community will only be beneficial.

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