Being underestimated happens to us all. It can feel insulting and mess with our confidence, but it can also be beneficial when we use it to our advantage. This week, episode 129 of the Positively Living Podcast is about the gift of being underestimated!

In this episode of the Positively Living Podcast, my guest Diane Diaz shares what it means when others underestimate you and how you can reframe your perception of it and use the space it gives you to create and grow. 

Diane and I cover the following topics:

  • Sharing our personal and professional experiences and perspectives on being underestimated. 
  • How you can use your response to their assumptions to fuel your efforts.
  • Reframing underestimation to see it as an advantage. 
  • The importance of finding your voice and using that to share your message with the world. 

It takes time and consistency but we need to keep taking action so that we can continue to grow, no matter the perceptions people have about us.

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