282: Face The Truth With Siobhan Barnes

Siobhan Barnes is a career coach, workshop facilitator and founder of The Neon Life Society. As an ex-corporate career climber at Face The Truth With Siobhan BarnesGoldman Sachs she is passionate about supporting women to pursue their purpose in meaningful careers and businesses they love whilst living a full life outside the office too. Her mission is to support a new wave of female leaders that are modelling a new definition of success.

Siobhan had a successful career based on the standards of others which was working for a big investment firm but she knew she wasn’t living her authentic self.  Find out on this episode what made Siobhan face the truth about herself to be the person that she is today.


Siobhan Barnes is a career coach, workshop facilitator and founder of The Neon Life Society.

Cultural Background

Siobhan is of Chinese and Irish descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

Whatever you are, be a good one.

Whatever you are, be a good one.

Definition of Self Confidence

Being comfortable in your own skin and showing up as the “real” you.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Siobhan was a people pleaser that didn’t know what she wanted. She prioritised everyone else’s needs above her own and ended up not knowing who she was or what she wanted in life anymore.

The “AHA” Moment

Breaking down on a business trip because Siobhan was done with living a life that wasn’t meaningful to her.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Honestly it wasn’t easy for Siobhan. Facing the truth of what’s not working can be difficult. But it’s been a rewarding journey. She feels it’s a continual process of peeling back the layers to get to the “real” Siobhan and build confidence to be seen for who she really is.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

Take a look at your life and ask yourself is this all that I have to give in life during my time on earth or is there more of me that I want to share?

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