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Finding your people requires an open heart and a discerning, realistic frame of mind. Do not show your work to people just because you want them to like you. Some people secretly, or not-so-secretly, want you to fail. Others won’t get it. You must be picky as you create the conditions for the right people to adore what you do and come into your life.
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Beth Lapides is a writer, comedian, erstwhile performance artist, host of the long-running variety show Uncabaret and the ensemble audiobook So You Need to Decide, and one of the founders of the alternative comedy movement on the West Coast, which emphasizes storytelling, vulnerability, ...
Let’s say someone else tells their version of your story first. Will you seethe with envy? That’s a sign that it may be the right project for you.
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When you free yourself to feel the music, the magic, and the flow of the way things go, life starts working out for you in ways you would never have premeditated.
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