“I am a work in progress but that does not mean that I am not happy with what I do. I am very proud of the content I put out there because I know how much work I put in it. I won’t let one bad video dictate my happiness.”
#004 – In this episode, Maryam and I discuss how we can keep ourselves motivated when the views are low. We talk through how to stay active on social media, the importance of asking the right people for feedback and how confidence comes from doing.
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Highlights from this episode:
[2:31] Maryam: I was always very interested in makeup but I wasn’t very good at it
[5:10] Dealing with doubts
[7:00] Maryam: I realized that equipment was not the only thing I needed
[7:45] How to get past self-criticism
[8:30] I am a work in progress
[10:56] Keeping yourself motivated when the views are low
[15:16] How to take yourself to the new level
[19:21] Things you don’t like about being a make-up content creator
[24:01] Asking feedback from the right people
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A bit about Maryam:
Maryam’s blog has been featured on Sephora TWICE. Maryam runs a make up page on Instagram on the side, she is a full time marketing professional! And she is currently in the process of launching her own fake eye lashes company – Lashier.
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You can listen to other episodes here:
EP1: Introduction to Spicy Chai
EP2: How to do what you Love and get Paid for it w/ Erin Baker
EP4: How to get past “this is NOT good enough” w/ Maryam Fazal
EP5: Your Unfair Advantage w/ Sidhant Kisshor-P1
EP7: Finding your Niche w/ Victoria Melchor-P1
EP9: The REAL truth about being a TIKTOK creator w/Ateeb Khan-P1
EP11: The Secret formula to start creating content w/Uthumi Senanayake-P1
EP13: Don’t doubt your Talent, Doubt your Work Ethic w/ Simran Kapoor-P1
EP15: How to get over Wanting your Post to be PERFECT w/ Matthew Lee Burgess-P1
EP17: Dealing with Negative comments like a BOSS w/ Fariz K Ansari-P1
EP19: Focus on the long term game w/ Cat Corchardo
EP20: Making an Impact with your Content w/ Roberta Moretti Avery
EP21: Why Quantity matters more than Quality w/ Hassan Hodges
EP22: Everything you need to know about Voice Technology with Dr. Teri Fisher