The Blog by MCG

What Happens Before You're Called To Stand Out

Having moments of anxiety just before you are called to stand out, are part of your growth. If your heart races and your breath shortens just before you know it's a moment to make your mark, you are right on track.

I felt like this - yes, me - last night when I hit "join meeting" for a live Zoom with members of the Border City Rotary Club where I was the guest speaker. My long-time...

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Fresh On My Mind & Heavy On My Heart: Racism [PODCAST]

Racism is real and has rocked our beliefs in recent weeks. In this episode, I share what’s fresh on my mind and heavy on my heart about racism as I see it, as I’ve experienced it and what to do next. It’s an off-the-cuff episode where I just turned the mic on and started talking. Links to my Instagram micro-blog posts mentioned in this episode are here:
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I Wrote 24,618 Words in 7 Days. ⁣⁣

I wrote 24,618 words in 7 days.

Holy, sh*t. I’ve written my second book.

On March 21, I started the outline with Mikko supervising. It’s now April 18 and I’ve written 24,618 words.

Holy, sh*t. I’m not writing a book, I’ve written my book.

28 days. B hugged me and said, “That was fast.” The Hubbs hugged me and said, “For real, congrats”. My eyes...

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Women Change The World With Their Confidence

WOMEN CHANGE THE WORLD WITH THEIR CONFIDENCE

:: By Michele Charles Gustafson ::


When women have the sureness of self, we can do anything.
We say “yes” when they want to.
We say “no” when they need to.
 
We give when we can’t.
We give more when we can.
 
We stand up when we are compelled.
We sit down when we are ready.
 
Our words speak.
Our works speak louder....

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Hunters Not Gatherers with Sabine & Lisa | Podcast Interview

It was an honor to be a guest on my new fellow podcaster's show. Sabine and Lisa are warm, down-to-earth, real women who are genuinely interested in helping women hear unique stories of other women and their journeys in life.

In my episode, we talked about my origin story and of course my "dress in confidence" philosophy that I see as my mission to share with women as a better way to...

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Dressing For The Soul With Women's Cooperative Co. | Podcast Interview

Connecting with other women spreading the message of what creates confidence is my JAM! This week, I am the featured guest on The Women's Cooperative Company podcast with hostesses Ashleigh and Tabitha.
 
We had lively (I got a little more than passionate) and deep conversation about how I came to do my work that I see as a calling and why I’m on a mission to help women break-free...
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One Way To Blast Self-Doubt

I did a little experiment over the weekend. I sat down and figured out my impact factor, my reach, since creating the online presence portion of Hue And Style in 2016.

One hundred and fifty thousand (150,000) was my impact factor. That’s the reach - the people touched by my clients - the women who have come through my program. It’s the ripple effect of helping my clients reclaim...

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How A Confidence Expert Survived Depression [PODCAST]

Every successful person has an origin story.  Origin stories are a foundation for who you are and what you do. They are rarely all victories without some kind of knock-down defeat in there somewhere. I wanted to finally share my story.  Why? Because when we have the courage to tell our own story, we give permission to others to explore and do the same. I want to give...
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The Most Valuable Quality Time You'll Spend [PODCAST]

Time is precious thing.  In a busy world, sometimes it’s hard to remember to spend time alone listening for your ‘true self.’ See why spending time alone can be a source of power and joy with a process Michele uses herself twice per year.
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Join the wait list for the Magic Confidence Project at magicconfidenceproject.com
 
Then, let’s hang out after the...
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Finding Magic In The Little Unexpected Moments [PODCAST]

In an off-the-cuff moment, Michele shares one of her favorite poems.  Full of deep meaning and memory, it’s a call to be your best.

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