759: Being Authentic Is Valuable With Chie Tamada

Chie Tamada is a lettering artist based in San Francisco who enjoys being creative and active.  She also works in the tech Being Authentic Is Valuable With Chie Tamadaindustry.  She believes there’s a creator and athlete in all of us, and flexing your creative and physical muscles can lead to a happier and healthier life.  Chie illustrates uplifting messages to spread positivity, promote active living, and encourage others to get creative.  She loves drawing and studying letterforms and she spends most of her life thinking about how she can apply her lettering to a new medium to make it unique and memorable.

Chie used to think that her voice never mattered and would keep it to herself.  She shares how she was able to build her confidence when she realized that being authentic is valuable.  Check out her episode to listen to her story.


Chie Tamada is a lettering artist and works in the tech industry.

Cultural Background

Chie is of Japanese descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

What’s the worst that could happen?

What’s the worst that could happen?

Definition of Self Confidence

Self confidence is the mental state of what matters and knowing you got this.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Chie deals with imposter syndrome every now and then.  She kept her thoughts to herself and not voice it out.

The “AHA” Moment

Chie started a rebranding project about uncovering your true self.  With her lettering, she was working under a different name but then decided to put her name and face to the lettering so that she could be more recognized.  She differentiated from herself from the rest by focusing on fitness because she loved living a fit lifestyle.  She also realized she can bring out her true self and being authentic is valuable.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Chie focuses on lettering to inspire creativity.  She is okay with being able to say no to things that don’t align with her.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

Find a skill that you want to be good at and practice everyday.

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