In this episode, I talk to actor, personal branding coach and host of Dreaming and Doing podcast, Nicky Raby, about her career, how we find the courage to pause and reflect on what we want from our careers. We touch on making mistakes in business and finding play through flexibility. And we finish with Nicky’s one piece of advice for you.
Nicky is a huge advocate of the portfolio career; she’s an actor, personal branding coach, writer and speaker. She is passionate about supporting other women (and men!) to create a business and life that defines their version of success. She trained at Mountview and continues to enjoy a thriving career across theatre, television, film and commercial work. She has worked with Stylist Magazine, Nat West, MTV, Google to name a few.
Her podcast ‘Dreaming and Doing with Nicky Raby’ regularly features on the top 100 business podcasts on iTunes and is heard worldwide. She has worked with over 1000 clients to help them consolidate their personal brand and become visible so they can do more of what they love and get paid for it.
She has a son and a daughter and lives in London.
03:00 – The power of a portfolio career
05:41 – How Nicky has navigated the mindset behind self-promotion
08:30 – Allowing yourself to be a work in progress
12:00 – The limiting beliefs of ‘enough’
14:14 – Handling criticism in your career
18:46 – Achieving success without burnout
22:15 – How does Nicky pause? – pausing through movement
26:16 – Doing more of what you love
29:35 – Making mistakes in business
33:55 – Finding play in her work – flexibility
38:48 – Investing in yourself
44:08 – Nicky’s gift for the audience – finding the right answers
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This episode was edited by Emily Crosby Media