Kathleen Hou is the Beauty Director at New York Magazine’s The Cut. She travels around the world to review products, try out treatments, and curate brands that are worthy of your bathroom counters. Her stories are as beautiful as they are compelling, and she even won The Cut’s first Fragrance Foundation Award for a piece on Christine Nagel, Hermès’s first female perfumer.
Kathleen shares how she was able to make the change from being in a job she hates to doing what she loves as a career. Check out her episode to listen to her story.
Kathleen Hou is the Beauty Director at New York Magazine’s The Cut.
Kathleen is of Taiwanese descent
Favorite Self Confidence Quote
You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take.
Definition of Self Confidence
Self confidence is feeling bold. It’s always a moving thing.
Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence
Kathleen had an Asian upbringing. She took musical lessons and took part in competitiom which she experienced feeling nervous for the first time.
The “AHA” Moment
Kathleen used to be a financial consultant but was unhappy with what she was doing. She started exploring the idea of trying to do something different. She really wanted to start her writing career and made the change.
Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence
Kathleen is happier doing what she loves.
The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener
You define confidence.