Rasha Goel is an Emmy nominated Television Host/Producer, Red Carpet Reporter, and International Correspondent. With a Bachelors Degree from UCLA in Communication Studies Mass Media, she has worked for outlets such as CNN IBN, ESPN, REELZ Channel, TV Guide Channel, AOL, as well as Warner Bros., Sony Pictures, and Disney. She is a local anchor/reporter for an Emmy winning Los Angeles news magazine, “LA This Week”. On the international front she has worked with the top south Asian networks including ZEE TV, Times Now, MTV ASIA, Star TV and the French Network F24. She has also been an invited speaker at the renown World Communication Forum in Davos, Switzerland and University of Southern California, and has served as an Emcee for local charitable events in California. Her versatility has also led her to acting opportunities in various television shows and crossover films. She’s been seen on shows such as CBS’s “Scorpion”, “S.W.AT.”, and Showtime’s “DICE”. Rasha enjoys traveling, exploring marine life, working with kids, and trying new vegetarian cuisines! She enjoys giving back to the community and is also involved with groups and activities promoting women empowerment.
In this episode, Rasha shares her ways that she was able to improve her self confidence to be the success TV host and producer that she is today while valuing her true self in the process.
Rasha Goel is an Emmy nominated TV host and producer.
Rasha is of Indian descent.
Favorite Self Confidence Quote
Believe you can and you’re halfway there.
Definition of Self Confidence
Self confidence is loving yourself and BE YOU, you must love you in order for other people to love (there’s only one of you).
Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence
Rasha grew up feeling insecure, she was the little Indian girl with two braids and glasses and though she was great academically she just never felt pretty enough. Ironically, she has chosen a career in entertainment, go figure! She thinks it was painful at times because she didn’t love herself for who she was.
The “AHA” Moment
Rasha had two AHA moments. In her teens she competed in a beauty pageant but did not win the title. Even though she did not win, a Bollywood actress personally went up to her and told Rasha how good she was at carrying herself and speaking. This help Rasha realized her capabilities of doing something great.
The second AHA moment was she listed 50 things that has accomplished which also boosted her confidence and stop worrying what others thought of her.
Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence
Rasha feels proud of who she is and secure in the decisions she makes. She realize you are going to win and lose some, especially in the business she works in and that is not a reflection of who she is. Rasha values herself and her talents and doesn’t take others decisions to heart as she used to. Also , she doesn’t worry too much about external factors anymore, she is more focused on her own growth.
The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener
LOVE YOURSELF FIRST! And don’t compare yourself to others. We all have our own individual journeys and paths. Celebrate your uniqueness and who YOU ARE. Write a list of 5 to 10 things about yourself, that are positive of course, and really appreciate the person you are. The list would be accomplishments, your personality , and even your favorite physical feature! Own who you are! You are beautiful!!