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S1-EP015: How to get over Wanting your Post to be Perfect with Matthew Lee Burgess_Part 1

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“I can’t add value to people until I put something out there”

Matthew Lee Burgess

#015 – In this episode, Matthew and I discuss why Matt felt obligated to share his pastry chef knowledge with the world through his podcast.  We talk through some of the challenges that Matt faces as a food content creator, how he gets over his need to be perfect, and fear setting.

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Highlights from this episode:
[1:36] Matt’s story 

[5:26] What inspired Matt 
[9:56] Matt:I have so many things that I care and love about and I feel like I am not doing any of them well  
[10:22] Matt: Perfectionism and running out of time because I am too much of a perfectionist 
[17:33] Fears when starting a podcast 
[22:06] People who have influenced Matt on his journey

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A little bit about Matt:

Matt Burgess, “Chef Matt” is a former baker, cook, and pastry chef has his sights set on one clear mission, helping aspiring bakers and pastry chefs improve their skills without taking on a lifetime of debt.  With backgrounds in cooking, pastry, design, and customer service he works in each moment to distill his experience as pastry chef into digestible pieces of information.

Resources mentioned:
Tools of Titans

Pat Flynn
Amy Porterfield

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