Feb. 16, 2020

The Mojo Radio Show EP 261: Develop Radical Self-Trust To Do Your Own Thing - Ash Ambirge

The Mojo Radio Show EP 261: Develop Radical Self-Trust To Do Your Own Thing - Ash Ambirge

Ashley Ambirge grew up in a trailer park and lost her family at a young age. After a career in advertising, and a relationship breakdown Ash found herself sleeping in her car. That was the moment she decided to pursue her dreams as a creative writer....


Ashley Ambirge grew up in a trailer park and lost her family at a young age. After a career in advertising, and a relationship breakdown Ash found herself sleeping in her car. That was the moment she decided to pursue her dreams as a creative writer. She built a business doing what she loved, using nothing more than the internet and her voice. Today, Ash has a global fanbase who follow her "The Middle Finger Project," an irreverent movement that helps us find our voice and teaches us how to use it to build whatever we want. When people ask Ash what she does, how does she like to reply? Does Ash ever think back to her childhood in the trailer park as a reminder of where she came? The moment Ash decided to work for herself. We resign ourselves to "sticking it out," "making the best of it," and "focusing on the good." Why do we get stuck? Sleeping in her car in a Kmart parking lot How Ash is more herself when she writes than when she meets people in person Does Ash have a certain lack of confidence meeting with people face to face? The impact on our development - not having a father figure to turn as a kid Can Ash trace the identity changes she made through her journey? Ash could have held onto the identity of the trailer park kid. Why did she believe in herself? How Ash built her writing rituals by getting up early? Finding a partner aligned to your drive and approach to life Is that voice of justification getting in the way of our great work? Radical self-trust - how do we know what voice to trust? Importance of being a thought leader How does Ash navigate being shy and quiet, yet her persona is very gregarious, outgoing and confident?   LINKS Ashley Ambirge https://www.themiddlefingerproject.org   Top 10 Cowbell songs of all time https://ultimateclassicrock.com/cowbell-songs/   The Mojo Radio Show http://www.themojoradioshow.com   The Mojo Radio Show on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TheMojoRadioShowPodcast/   The Mojo Radio Show on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/themojoradioshowpodcast   The Mojo Radio Show copyright Gary Bertwistle & Darren Robertson   Products or companies we discuss are not paid endorsements. They are not sponsored by, nor do we have any professional or affiliate relationship of any kind with any of the companies or products highlighted in the show.... sadly! It’s just stuff we like, think is cool and maybe of interest to you our listeners.   “Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming "Wow! What a Ride!” ― Hunter S. Thompson, The Proud Highway: Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman, 1955-1967
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