The Pathway To Success: Getting Through Imposter Town, Doubtsville, & Burnout City | Laura Gassner Otting

29th May, 2023

Erica Lippy

Abundance, Life Hacks, Podcasts

You are in for a ride today…quite literally as my guest walks us through what she has coined as Wonderhell. My guest, Laura Gassner Otting takes us through what many of us all experience on the path to success. We think success will bring us more happiness, but to find out there is another side to success. Is wonderful and hell at the same time. Today you will learn how to move through it with greater ease and new new found perspective to enjoy the rides in Wonderhell. 

Laura’s secret superpower is seeing your greatness and reflecting it back on you, so that you can get “unstuck” — and achieve extraordinary results. 

A serial entrepreneur who has started and sold a successful international executive search firm, built philanthropic and political action committees from scratch, and a White House appointee on the team which created the national service project, AmeriCorps, Laura is a frequent contributor to Good Morning America, The TODAY Show, Harvard Business Review, and OprahDaily. 

Laura is the Bestselling Author of three books, Wonderhell, Limitless, and Mission-Driven. Her latest book, Wonderhell: Why Success Doesn’t Feel Like It Should… and What to Do About It, debuted in April 2023 at #2 on the Wall Street Journal Bestseller List.

Today we will go through some of the rides we experience in Imposter town, Doubtsville, Burnout City so you can enjoy the journey as you climb your way to new levels of success. So get strapped in and let’s go for a ride. 


Now let’s talk about this subject:

The Pathway To Success: Getting Through Imposter Town, Doubtsville, & Burnout City

Have you ever accomplished something you didn’t think you could do, only to find on the other side of that achievement was just a greater hunger, a bigger goal, a faster pace? Do you know that there is more for you to achieve, more to your ever unfolding story, if only you could figure out how to navigate the stress and uncertainty and doubt? My guest, Laura Gassner Ottings will share insight on how successful people get through imposter town, doubtsville, and burnout city. So your pathway to success doesn’t have to be so hard.

“Action beats stagnation any day of the week”

We Talk About:

  • Her book Wonderhell
  • Common thread she learned through people that are successful
  • Where did Wonderhell inspiration come from
  • Defining what success means for you
  • Freedom with your time 
  • Seasons with your time
  • 3 towns in Wonderhell
  • Going into the different towns
  • How we can best survive Imposter town
  • Building our confidence 
  • Making your own luck- The Fortune teller 
  • How to deal with uncertainty 
  • Being intentional who we surround ourselves with
  • Moving through burn out
  • Avoiding self sabotage 

More insight…

“If you were to leave with us a piece of wisdom you have learned in your life’s journey, what would that life lesson be that you would love to share with us today?

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