I Don’t Care What You Think Of Me For Having A Dream | Rachel Hollis on Impact Theory

Last updated: Jun 1, 2023

The video is an interview with Rachel Hollis, a successful author and entrepreneur, discussing the importance of pursuing your dreams and not letting others dictate your path.

The video is an interview with Rachel Hollis, a successful author and entrepreneur, on the Impact Theory show. Hollis discusses the importance of taking ownership of one's dreams and passions, and the hard work and perseverance required to achieve them. She also talks about her new book, "Girl, Stop Apologizing," which encourages women to stop apologizing for their ambitions and to embrace their inner "savage." The interview touches on Hollis's personal journey, from a difficult upbringing to building multiple successful businesses and becoming a sought-after motivational speaker.

  • Don't give anyone ownership of what happens with you.
  • If you have a passion in your heart, it's going to be you getting up early, staying up late, running the miles, going to the gym, and doing all the work.
  • Outside motivation can only last for so long.
  • What you do before anyone else is awake and when no one is looking is what you're celebrated for.
  • Nobody else can force you to pursue your dreams.
  • Rachel Hollis is the number one New York Times and USA Today best-selling author of Girl, Wash Your Face.
  • Rachel Hollis' new book, Girl, Stop Apologizing, was inspired by Demi Lovato's song, Sorry Not Sorry.
  • Rachel Hollis emphasizes the importance of taking action and not just dreaming about your goals.
  • Believes that societal expectations often hold women back from pursuing their dreams.

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The Importance of Pursuing Your Dreams

  • Don't give anyone ownership of what happens with you.
  • If you have a passion in your heart, it's going to be you getting up early, staying up late, running the miles, going to the gym, and doing all the work.
  • Outside motivation can only last for so long.
  • What you do before anyone else is awake and when no one is looking is what you're celebrated for.
  • Nobody else can force you to pursue your dreams.
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Rachel Hollis' Background and Success

  • Rachel Hollis is the number one New York Times and USA Today best-selling author of Girl, Wash Your Face.
  • She had a rough upbringing and moved out at just 17 to pursue her dreams in Los Angeles.
  • By the time she was 22, she had started her own upscale party planning business.
  • She went on to build three thriving businesses, including the multi-million dollar juggernaut, The Hollis Company.
  • She was named by Ink Magazine as one of the top 30 entrepreneurs under 30.
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The Power of Being a Savage

  • Rachel Hollis' new book, Girl, Stop Apologizing, was inspired by Demi Lovato's song, Sorry Not Sorry.
  • The book addresses being a savage and not apologizing for pursuing your dreams.
  • Rachel Hollis also references Ariana Grande's song, Thank U, Next, as a source of inspiration.
  • The book encourages readers to identify the things they're not sorry for and to stop apologizing for pursuing their dreams.
  • As a recovering people pleaser, Rachel Hollis struggled for years with wanting to make everyone happy, but ultimately realized that she needed to prioritize her own dreams and goals.
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The Importance of Taking Action

  • Rachel Hollis emphasizes the importance of taking action and not just dreaming about your goals.
  • She encourages people to take small steps towards their goals every day.
  • She also stresses the importance of not waiting for permission or validation from others to pursue your dreams.
  • Rachel Hollis believes that everyone has the power to change their life and achieve their dreams, but it requires hard work, perseverance, and a willingness to take risks.
  • She encourages people to surround themselves with positive influences and to not let negative feedback or criticism hold them back.
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Overcoming Fear of Disappointing Others

  • Used to be afraid of disappointing others.
  • Worked on this fear, but still struggles in some areas.
  • Does not care what others think of her for having goals and dreams.
  • Recently sat in meetings with big companies and confidently shared her vision for the future.
  • Believes that women are often too afraid of what others will think of them pursuing their dreams.
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Building Confidence

  • Interviewer notes that Rachel is well-known for her vulnerability and authenticity.
  • Rachel explains that it took her over a decade to build confidence.
  • Attended a Tony Robbins conference that was a pivotal moment for her.
  • Realized that she had been driven to achieve in order to gain her father's love.
  • Realized that she had also been taught to be quiet and not speak up.
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Challenging Societal Expectations

  • Believes that societal expectations often hold women back from pursuing their dreams.
  • Notes that women are often afraid of what others will think of them if they pursue their goals.
  • Believes that shame is associated with pursuing one's dreams.
  • Believes that nobody calls out this societal expectation and encourages women to pursue their dreams.
  • Encourages women to step forward into who they are called to be.
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Importance of Persistence

  • Notes that there is no magic bullet for building confidence and pursuing one's dreams.
  • Believes that lasting change takes time and persistence.
  • Shares that she built her business slowly and steadily over time.
  • Encourages others to keep going even when progress seems slow.
  • Believes that the journey is worth it in the end.
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Understanding the Core of the Problem

  • Therapy is powerful because it helps you understand why you feel a certain way.
  • Knowing the core of the problem is necessary to move past it.
  • Deciding to no longer seek love from others in negative ways is important.
  • Being filled with love for yourself and others is key to not seeking approval from others.
  • Being intentional about showing up as the person you want to be is crucial.
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Preparing in Advance to Deal with Triggering Situations

  • Identifying the most triggering times, such as family functions and holidays.
  • Preparing in advance to deal with triggering situations as the person you want to be.
  • Using a planner to prompt yourself with questions about what you need to accomplish and what might throw you off.
  • Setting yourself up for success by eating before going to events, bringing appropriate food, and hydrating.
  • Leaving the event as the same person you walked in as is the goal.
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Processing Through Moments of Feeling Terrible

  • Processing through moments of feeling terrible is difficult but necessary.
  • Identifying what triggers negative feelings is important.
  • Preparing in advance to deal with triggering situations is key.
  • Being intentional about showing up as the person you want to be is crucial.
  • Setting yourself up for success by eating before going to events, bringing appropriate food, and hydrating.
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Being Intentional About Showing Up as the Person You Want to Be

  • Being intentional about showing up as the person you want to be is crucial.
  • Preparing in advance to deal with triggering situations is key.
  • Setting yourself up for success by eating before going to events, bringing appropriate food, and hydrating.
  • Leaving the event as the same person you walked in as is the goal.
  • Being intentional about showing up as the person you want to be is crucial for success.
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Importance of Intention

  • Recognize where you're at and be honest about your strengths and weaknesses.
  • Control your reaction to external variables and show up in the space you want to be in.
  • Establish a morning routine that includes meditation, prayer, and workouts.
  • Write down your dreams every day as if they have already happened.
  • Reset your intention every day and remind yourself of the woman you want to be.
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Results Lists vs. To-Do Lists

  • Write down the result you want to achieve, not just the tasks you need to complete.
  • Focus on the result to come up with different ways to achieve it.
  • Excuses are just crutches for why you can't achieve your goals.
  • 80% of Rachel's book is dedicated to tackling excuses.
  • Skills acquisition is important, but having the right mindset is foundational.
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The Power of Writing Down Your Dreams

  • Writing down your dreams every day can help you achieve them.
  • Writing them down as if they have already happened can make them feel more real.
  • Resetting your intention every day can help you stay focused on your goals.
  • Writing down the woman you want to be can help you show up in the world the way you want to.
  • It's important to remind yourself every day of your mission and where you're headed.
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Believing Anyone Can Accomplish Anything

  • Rachel believes anyone can accomplish anything if they work hard enough.
  • She has achieved success through 15 years of hard work and dedication.
  • Excuses are not valid reasons for not achieving your goals.
  • Having the right mindset is crucial for achieving success.
  • Believing in yourself and your abilities is key to achieving your dreams.
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