554: Share Your Ideas With Rukshana Hassanali

Rukshana Hassanali is the founder of 2 startups in the education industry called Protohack and Startup League.  ProtoHack is a Share Your Ideas With Rukshana Hassanaligroup of adventurers, dreamers and conceptualists who have successfully transitioned from wantrepreneurs to bona fide entrepreneurs. Startup League is teaching high school students how to solve problems through applied creativity in a fun, competitive, and low-stakes environment. Students will learn process over outcome, preparing them to be self-starters, critical thinkers, and team players ready for an internship, college course, or first startup.

Rukshana shares how she was able to have the courage to share her ideas out to colleagues that led her to pursue her two companies and be the powerhouse woman that she is today.

Bio

Rukshana Hassanali is the founder of 2 startups in the education industry.

Cultural Background

Rukshana is of Indian descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t, you’re right.

Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t, you’re right.

Definition of Self Confidence

Self confidence is doing things that make you feel good and powerful.  Also its representing your best self.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Rukshana struggled with her self confidence.  She looked and acted a certain way to show what a confident person should look like.

The “AHA” Moment

Rukshana started working at a media company and it was the first time she felt confident to share her ideas even if she thought it was far fetched.  It gave her the confidence to share and pursue the ideas along with getting feedback.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Life is good for Rukshana.  She feels like the gate opened for every milestone she achieved and becomes more courages in sharing her ideas and vision.  She realizes she has something of value to share it and the right to share it.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

Take time out for yourself, can be as little as 15 minutes a day.

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