662: Take A Chance On Yourself With Lauren Hom

Lauren Hom is a hand lettering artist and an entrepreneur based in Detroit, schooled in New York, and raised in Los Angeles. She Take A Chance On Yourself With Lauren Homis known for her bright color palettes, playful letterforms, and quirky copywriting, She had the pleasure of creating work for clients like Starbucks, Google, AT&T, YouTube and TIME Magazine. Her work has been recognized by Communication Arts, the Type Directors Club, and the Webby Awards. Lauren is also the author of the popular blog and book Daily Dishonesty.

Lauren shares how taking a chance on herself has led her to live life on her terms doing what she loves and building her confidence in the process.  Tune into her episode to listen to her story.

Bio

Lauren Hom is a hand lettering artist and an entrepreneur.

Cultural Background

Lauren is of Chinese and Japanese descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

Treat and speak to yourself like your own best friend.

Treat and speak to yourself like your own best friend.

Definition of Self Confidence

Self confidence is feeling aligned with your work, being comfortable in you own skin and loving yourself.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Lauren was pretty confident since she had supportive parents.  She did feel like she was just existing in the world and trust the opinions of others versus her own.  She went through the job route versus going on her own because she didn’t trust her intuitions.

The “AHA” Moment

Lauren decided to take a chance on herself.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Since Lauren made the decision to take a chance on herself, she decided to quit her job and now has her own business.  She realized she is 100 percent accountable for herself and she is doing what she loves.  Lauren is grateful for her risk.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

Be kinder to yourself and take small steps to building confidence.

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