Sep 24, 2019
It's not uncommon for people to stick
with careers they're unhappy with just because they aren't sure
what else they'd do, especially when it comes to "finding your
passion". But what if you know what you're passionate about but
you're still unsure about taking that path? On today's episode,
Tara Laferrara found herself caught in that very dilemma. She knew
she was passionate about fitness but didn't think it would become a
viable career and make enough money from it.
She initially started teaching
classes on the side because that's where she felt lit up, that's
what she loved. But through the programming in society, from her
family, and from others, she didn't think you could just teach
classes, so she went the traditional route into the corporate
world. She decided she wanted to climb the ladder in advertising.
She ended up quitting that job only after 3 days because she just
knew that path wasn't for her and she decided to dive in head first
into her love of fitness.
Now, in under 3 years she has gone on
to co-own a brick and mortar gym, Compass fitness, in Colorado. She
also does online training through her TL method and program and has
amassed over 100k followers on Instagram. She's been featured in
Shape, Women's Health, Redbull, Finish Line, among other notable
brands and publications. She is a testament to the fact that there
is so much opportunity out there now and there are so many ways to
do things. You really can create a career out of the thing you
Here is what we chat about in this episode:
- How EVERYONE has doubt and imposter's syndrome.
- Why you should just get started where you're at.
- Why it's important to have a good support system.
- And so much more!
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